Underneath the Bottle

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Lou Reed

Lewis Allan "Lou" Reed (born March 2, 1942) is an American rock musician, songwriter, and photographer. He is best known as guitarist, vocalist, and principal songwriter of The Velvet Underground, and for his solo career, which has spanned several decades. Though the Velvet Underground were a comme… more »

Oooohh whee, look at me, looking for some sympathy 
It's the same old story, of a man and his search for glory 
And he found it, underneath the bottle 

 Things are never good, things go from bad to weird 
Hey gimme another Scotch with my beer
I'm sad to say, I feel the same today, as I always do
 Gimme a drink to relax me

 Oooohh whee, liquor set free, I can't do no work
The shake's inside me
Ah shucks, I got the lousiest luck, I'm sick of this
 Underneath the bottle 

 Seven days make a week, on two of them I sleep 
I can't remember what the heck I was doing 
I got bruise on my leg from I can't remember when
I fell down some stairs 
I was lyin' underneath the bottle 

 Oooohh whee, son of a B.
You get so down, you can't get any lower 
So long world, you play too rough 
And it's getting me all mixed up
I lost my pride and it's hiddin'
There, underneath the bottle 


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