Okkervil River No Key, No Plan Lyrics

[Verse 1]
When I'm hosed and they're closing in, maybe only then
Really, I'll try to get right with myself
So I'll grope down that ladder again, until I'm tumbling
But really, I just want to slide, I want to crash-land
While my friend, my associate, he's a regal man
He bindles and he twists and ties, gives the reckoning
And then it's back on the road again with maybe thirteen grand
Moralize all you might like, I don't believe in it

[Chorus]
You've never earned your soul. I know[x3]
But I'm going to try, though, I'm going to try

[Verse 2]
I'm a rich young sophisticate, I've got girls and friends
I'm doing what I really like and getting paid for it
There is no key, there's no plan; I discovered that
And, truly, I don't think you'll find a happier man

[Chorus]
You've never earned your soul. I know[x3]
But I'm going to try, though, I'm going to try
You float up high and it isn't a sin
And there isn't a hell where we'll be sent
There's only now, and there isn't then. So just breathe it in

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