The Park Avenue Sobriety Test
From "The Park Avenue Sobriety Test" (2015) CHORUS: |C G F C| This is the...Park Avenue sobriety test, |F C G F| it's a kick in the teeth, it's the hornets nest |C G F C| It's the Park Avenue sobriety test, |F G C| |Csus4 C| It's the cold hard light of day. |C G F C| It's the pain in your heart, it's the look in your eyes, |F C| G F| when all of your friends are dropping like flies, |C G F C| it's the hole in the sky when a young man dies... |Dm G C| you just want to go to sleep. C G F C and when you finally sleep, you imagine a world F C G F that's a beautiful world filled with beautiful girls C G F C and the girls in your world, the one you imagined, Dm G C they all want to know your name C G F C so you tell them your name, and they give you their number F C G F as you're calling them up you awake from your slumber C G F C 'cause your landlord's outside, he's driving a Hummer, Dm G C and you're starting to catch a cold. CHORUS C G F C it's the kid on the street, he's having a ball F C G F and you're watching his feet,cos he's kicking a ball C G F C cause he don't need a phone and he don't need the mall Dm G C and a tear rolls down your cheek C G F C it's the guy at the bank, he's cashing the cheque F C G F that't the government sent 'cause he's out on the deck C G F C some words will not autocorrect, Dm G C like "who the fuck will pay our rent!?" C G F C Some people are wealthy, others are rich F C G F some people complain others just bitch, C G F C it might take a second to see which is which Dm G C but the devil is in the details. CHORUS C G F C It's the girl at the bar,she's pouring a drink F C G F she's taking your dough and you think that she winks C G F C so you ask her her name, and she tells you a lie Dm G C 'cause Frank's not a woman's name. |D A G D| Last call has been called, and now "Frank"'s closing down |G D A G| you're out on the street and there's no-one around |D A G D| and it's raining outside and you're still drunk |Em A D| |D Dsus4| and now you're walking across a bridge. D A G D and you're sobering up and you get to the park G D A G and it's sketchy as hell and it's totally dark D A G D when you're one of a kind you can't get on the ark Em A D so zip up your jacket and go home. CHORUS (modulate to E): |E B A E| This is the Park Avenue sobriety test |A E B A| it's a kick in the teeth it's the hornet's nest |E B A E| it's the Park Avenue sobriety test, |A B E | it's the cold hard light of day |A B E | this is the cold hard light of day |A B E *** (three beats and end cold) This is the cold...hard...light.....of day!