The Only Answer

by Mike Doughty

Mike Doughty ( /ˈdoʊtiː/ DOH-tee; born June 10, 1970) is an American indie and alternative rock singer-songwriter and author. He led the band Soul Coughing in the 1990s, and in the 2000s, became a solo artist. His best known songs include "Looking at the World from the Bottom of a Well" "I Hear the…




Upon the rails, among the weeds,
I had a moment of serenity.
I saw you standing, in all the green,
Upon the rusting rail, balancing.

You were the only answer.
My plans spun all around you.
Five years in the wrong, I am assured,
My name to you is just
Another word.

And in your bed, in Morsetown, 
You had magazines thrown around, from under them, 
The phone had rang, and in the margin there you wrote the number down.

You were the only answer,
My plans spun all around you,
Five years in the wrong, I am assured,
My name to you is just
Another word.

Another word.
Another word.
The only answer.
Another word.
The only answer.
The only answer.
The only answer.

Written by: MIKE DOUGHTY

Lyrics © BMG Rights Management

Lyrics Licensed & Provided by LyricFind

© Lyrics.com