Landmines

Composer Dave Pirner
Length 3:14

Lyrics

Well, call me on my landline
I ain't gonna answer
I can't talk to robots
I can't take those chances
A landline's better than a landmine
I guess I'll take my chances

You'll find buried bodies
Right on down the road
Right between the landmines
Ready to explode
Landlords and lawyers on the front line
Stompin' on those landmines

So watch where you walk
Tread light
You better watch your step
One step at a time
When you're walkin' through that field of landmines

Your papa was a preacher
Your mama was a dancer
You never know
They're pretty old
They might have the answer
Left a slice out last night
Might be right where the ants were

Eggshells and earthquakes
Crackin' underfoot
You never know
When she might blow
The devil's on the loose
The telephone is ringin'
I don't need the bad news

So watch where you walk
Tread light
You better watch your step
One step at a time
When you're walkin' through a field of landmines

Well, a landline's better than a landmine
This much I know
So call me on my landline
I don't have a phone
A landline's better than a landmine
That's one thing fo' sho

So watch where you walk
Tread light
Watch your step
One step at a time
You're walkin' though a field of landmines

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