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This song is performed by Elliott Smith and appears on the album Either/Or (1997) and on the soundtrack Good Will Hunting (1997).
This song has been covered by Chris Garneau under the title "Between the Bars".
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Drink up, baby. Stay up all night with the things you could do, you won't but you might
The potential you'll be that you'll never see. The promises you'll only make
Drink up with me now and forget all about the pressure of days, "do what I say"
And I'll make you okay and drive them away, the images stuck in your head

People you've been before that you don't want around anymore
That push and shove and won't bend to your will. I'll keep them still

Drink up, baby, look at the stars. I'll kiss you again, between the bars
Where I'm seeing you there with your hands in the air, waiting to finally be caught
Drink up one more time and I'll make you mine, keep you apart, deep in my heart
Separate from the rest, where I like you the best. And keep the things you forgot

People you've been before that you don't want around anymore
That push and shove and won't bend to your will. I'll keep them still

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Elliott Smith

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