Chris Butler
1996 Future Fossil Music (BMI)





The Complete Lyrics

sometimes you can fix something by just being a prick
winning by intimidation

sometimes you can fix something by just lifting your skirt
it's the ultimate distraction

i poke button
i want action
let's hear some gears and see some smoke

no dilly-dally
move your heiny
this is the age of "go for broke"

sometimes you can fix something by just kissing some ass
if you don't mind humiliation

sometimes you can fix something by just smoking a pipe
academic contemplation

so pathetic  no mechanic
no steady eye, no magic touch

no screw driver
ball peen hammer
and mr. fix-it's gone to lunch

not personal?
yeah it's personal...
what did i ever do to you?

no crap from
contraptions
just do what i tell you to do

sometimes you can fix something by just blaming your mom
everybody loves a victim

sometimes you can fix something by just cracking a joke
humor is greasy lubrication

sometimes you can fix something by just cooking the books
wealth is all about perception

sometimes you can fix something by just smoking a joint
stoner free association

broke down, lifeless
junkyard worthless
no tweezer jesus in the house  

so desperate 
so dependent
pay any price to dope it out 

i want genius
i wanna suss
the perfect kluge, the devil glitch

oh, hosanna
socket messiah
the only jesus worth a shit

JAM
sometimes you can fix something by just building a ramp
if you have that inclination!

sometimes you can fix something by just sitting around
solutions come from relaxation

sometimes you can fix something by just blowing it up
the world reacts to provocation

sometimes you can fix something by just takin' it slow
our culture loves procrastination

sometimes you can fix something by just hurrying up
we worship instant solutions

sometimes you can fix something by just looking away
zen Buddhist inattention

sometimes you can fix something with just a mistake
don't get too hung-up on perfection

sometimes you can fix something by just doing it right
craftsmanship demands precision

sometimes you can fix something with total control
aim plan for global domination

sometimes you can fix something by just playing along
give 'em enough rope to hang 'em

sometimes you can fix something by working like hell
that will not hurt your reputation

sometimes you can fix something by not working too hard
burn-out is a real problem

sometimes you can fix something by just having faith
sometimes miracles can happen

sometimes you can fix something by just saying a prayer
wait for divine intervention

sometimes you can fix something by just trusting your luck
roll them bones and see what happens

sometimes you can fix something by just being a cheat
mastermind the final outcome
sometimes you can fix something by just being tough
ya gotta learn to take rejection

sometimes you can fix something by just being scared
heros never seem to live long

sometimes you can fix something by just taking a class
learn new techniques, new information

sometimes you can fix something by just building a wall
there's such a thing as too much freedom

sometimes you can fix something by just tightening your belt
learn to live within restrictions

sometimes you can fix something by just busting loose
don't let 'em squish your self-expression

sometimes you can fix something by just shutting up
let someone smarter do the talking

sometimes you can fix something by just coming in last
but wait 'til next season

sometimes you can fix something by just holding out
wear away the opposition

sometimes you can fix something by just being a fool
innocence trumps sophistication

sometimes you can fix something by just knowing the law
when they try and pull a fast one

sometimes you can fix something by just screening your calls
they're always tryin' ta sell ya something

sometimes you can fix something by just washing your hands
eliminate contamination

sometimes you can fix something by just wearing a mask
sometimes it's best to keep 'em guessing

sometimes you can fix something by just going to hell
pave it with the best intentions

sometimes you can fix something by just telling all
exorcize your deepest demons

sometimes you can fix something by just saying "no"
take an intractable position

sometimes you can fix something by just saying "yes"
if they can meet all your conditions

sometimes you can fix something with just the right spin
make 'em question what they're seeing

sometimes you can fix something by just changing your mind
there's nothing wrong with indecision

sometimes you can fix something by just building a fort
hunker down for the duration

sometimes you can fix something by just changing sides
if you can't beat 'em...join 'em

sometimes you can fix something by just getting laid
orgasm releases tension

sometimes you can fix something by just jacking off
you can't get AIDS from masturbation

sometimes you can fix something by just getting drunk
a cure for mental constipation

sometimes you can fix something by just having one drink
everything in moderation

sometimes you can fix something by just taking the heat
or get out of the kitchen

sometimes you can fix something by just passing the buck
blame it on another person

sometimes you can fix something by just turning around
try a mid-course correction

sometimes you can fix something by just trying to cope
with patience, tact and stoicism

sometimes you can fix something by just starting to cry
people can't take raw emotions

sometimes you can fix something by running from your past
join the French Foreign Legion

sometimes you can fix something by just turning a knob
volume is a weapon

sometimes you can fix something by just toning it down
too much too fast might overwhelm 'em

sometimes you can fix something by just giving a gift
mollify the opposition

sometimes you can fix something by just taking it back
you don't wanna spoil 'em

sometimes you can fix something by just playing dumb
try to get off with a warning

sometimes you can fix something by just being sharp
stall with a brilliant explanation

sometimes you can fix something by just going to church
maybe God will pay attention

sometimes you can fix something by not going to church
I've met too many evil Christians

sometimes you can fix something by just being against being against the
establishment of the church
antidisestablishmentarianism

sometimes you can fix something by just suing the son of a bitch
tie 'em up in litigation

sometimes you can fix something by just going home
maybe the answer's back in Cleveland

sometimes you can fix something by hot-wiring the fuse
'tho you may risk electrocution

sometimes you can fix something with just a better glue
high coefficient of adhesion

sometimes you can fix something by just paying 'em off
then get on with what you're doing

sometimes you can fix something by not being home
avoid unwanted solicitations

BAND OUT
sometimes you can fix something by just having the stones
if you can't get no satisfaction

sometimes you can fix something by just listening to The Who
sing "my-my-my gen-gen-generation"

sometimes you can't fix something by just playing pinball
tho Tommy's such a stupid album

sometimes you can fix something by just speaking your mind
that right is in the constitution

sometimes you can fix something by just biting your tongue
they say "silence is golden"

sometimes you can fix something by just writing a book
go on talk shows 'round the nation

sometimes you can fix something by just reading a book
turn off that goddamn television

sometimes you can fix something by just having a snack
hunger wrecks your concentration

sometimes you can fix something by just wondering why
ain't no harm in asking

sometimes you can fix something by not wondering why
'cus sometimes answers are a prison

sometimes you can fix something by just buying the beer
get to know your new companions

sometimes you can fix something by just taking a trip
the greatest place on earth is Iceland

sometimes you can fix something by just spinning your wheels
sometimes the thing to do is nothing

sometimes you can fix something by just spinning your wheels
heat 'em up for better traction

sometimes you can fix something by just oiling your wheels
a little grease reduces friction

sometimes you can fix something by just trusting yourself
listen to your intuition

sometimes you can fix something with just a tin can
a West Virginia exhaust system

sometimes you can fix something by just pulling that switch
justice is served by execution

sometimes you can fix something by just drawing the line
there is a limit to your patience

sometimes you can fix something with just the right phrase
come up with a catchy slogan

sometimes you can fix something by just changing one word
that's how a thought becomes a poem

sometimes you can fix something by just buying some time
let things settle down some

sometimes you can fix something by just being crude
dirty jokes help male bonding

sometimes you can fix something by just pulling some strings
set things into motion

sometimes you can fix something by just having the clout
the juice to get the job done

sometimes you can fix something by just pulling rank
declare an end to the discussion

sometimes you can fix something by just giving 'em lip
there's power in sarcasm

sometimes you can fix something by just showing respect
if they deserve it, give 'em some

sometimes you can fix something by just flipping 'em the bird
'tho that invites retaliation

sometimes you can fix something with just a little paint
cover up those imperfections

sometimes you can fix something by throwing the baby out with the
bathwater
a cliche's okay if it's a good one

sometimes you can fix something with just a good excuse
say you were kidnapped by Martians

sometimes you can fix something by just taking a vote
settle on a course of action

sometimes you can fix something by just taking a poll
but rig it with tricky questions

sometimes you can fix something by just carrying a spare
crucial gear often malfunctions

sometimes you can fix something by just being vague
people will look for hidden meanings

sometimes you can fix something by just knowing some dirt 
blackmail's nasty but effective

sometimes you can fix something by just standing firm
achieve your objective

sometimes you can fix something by just stepping back
see it from a new perspective

sometimes you can fix something by just letting go
don't be too over-protective

sometimes you can fix something by just telling the truth
'tho that's totally subjective

sometimes you can fix something by just telling the truth
honesty is such a rare thing

sometimes you can fix something by just telling the truth
subject to verification

sometimes you can fix something by not telling the truth
what they don't know won't 'em

sometimes you can fix something by not knowing the truth
we all live with our delusions

sometimes you can fix something by keeping the truth to yourself
don't shatter people's illusions

CHUNK 2 - IN

sometimes you can fix something by just taking a pill
then call me in the morning

sometimes you can fix something by just making a roux
that's how I once saved Thanksgiving

sometimes you can fix something by just dropping a bomb
teach the bastards a lesson

sometimes you can fix something by just throwing a fit
ventilate all your frustrations

sometimes you can fix something by just eating some meat
protein's a part of good nutrition

sometimes you can fix something by just eating some meat
vegetarians are boring

sometimes you can fix something by not eating some meat
cow farts are ruining the ozone

sometimes you can fix something by just getting a break
just be ready when it happens

sometimes you can fix something by just sitting still
wait for that flash of inspiration

sometimes you can fix something by just sitting real still
they call that "playing possum"

sometimes you can fix something by going to the source
some things get lost in the translation

sometimes you can fix something by just making a link
that's called concatenation

sometimes you can fix something by just being strange
beyond all classification

sometimes you can fix something by just branching out
if you can get good distribution

sometimes you can fix something by just hitting Control-S
computers are always crashing

sometimes you can fix something by just finding a mate
there's nothing like a good companion

sometimes you can fix something by just being alone
ya always seem to get more work done

sometimes you can fix something by just having a kid
then move to Montclair from Hoboken

sometimes you can fix something by just throwing it away
clutter's an anal compulsion

sometimes you can fix something by giving it away
we're now accepting donations

sometimes you can fix something by just eating some corn
clean out your colon

sometimes you can fix something by just turning the page
find out who's the villain

sometimes you can fix something by just picking yourself up
and get back in the runnin'

sometimes you can fix something by just making a few tweeks
subtle modifications

sometimes you can fix something by not getting it fixed
maybe you got stuck with a lemon

sometimes you can fix something by just getting old
just outlive your competition

sometimes you can fix something by just never growing up
damn right the world owes you a living

sometimes you can fix something by just being ashamed
guilt's a valid motivation

sometimes you can fix something by just blaming the world
avoid all introspection

sometimes you can fix something by just making a choice
after weighing all your options

sometimes you can fix something with a mnemonic device
an aide to memorization

sometimes you can fix something with just a slap on the wrist
constructive criticism

sometimes you can fix something by just getting spanked
young man, I hope you've learned your lesson

sometimes you can fix something by just making a stink
blow things way out of proportion 

sometimes you can fix something by just getting a Mac
DOS is such a lousy system

sometimes you can fix something by just moving out
try a trial separation

sometimes you can fix something by just trying to hide
"nobody here but us chickens"

sometimes you can fix something by just fixin' it in the mix
'tho that is lazy production

sometimes you can fix something by just screaming "shut up"
now stop all of this bitchin'

sometimes you can fix something by just introducing yourself
make a good first impression

sometimes you can fix something by just blowing some smoke
the ancient art of obfuscation

sometimes you can fix something by just hiring a flack
improve your public relations

sometimes you can fix something by just being a crook
even Nixon got a pardon

sometimes you can fix something by just getting a shot
update all your vaccinations

sometimes you can fix something by just being upbeat
brimming with enthusiasm

sometimes you can fix something by just feeling doomed
sit back and wait for Armageddon

sometimes you can fix something by just faking your death
skip out on your obligations

sometimes you can fix something by just getting a life
everybody needs a mission

sometimes you can fix something by just looking it up
ask you local librarian

sometimes you can fix something by just looking it up
let your fingers do the walking

sometimes you can fix something by listening to NPR
especially Morning Edition

sometimes you can fix something by just losing your shirt
bankruptcy means a new beginning

sometimes you can fix something by just going to work
fill out that job application

sometimes you can fix something by just watching Fox
The X-Files or The Simpsons

sometimes you can fix something by just watching The Tick
the best thing on Saturday morning

sometimes you can fix something by just writing a note
give 'em a good recommendation

sometimes you can fix something by just taking a look
learn by careful observation

sometimes you can fix something by just being a spy
launch a covert operation

sometimes you can fix something by ordering a probe
a blue ribbon investigation

sometimes you can fix something by just saving the earth
how can we stand all this pollution?

sometimes you can fix something by checking the SCSI i.d.
you might need termination

sometimes you can fix something by just being a bitch
some men need lots of training

sometimes you can fix something by just building a bridge
try to form a coalition

sometimes you can fix something by just drying it out
shorts are caused by condensation

sometimes you can fix something by starting from the top
get it right with more rehearsing

sometimes you can fix something by just explaining it again
aim for clarification

sometimes you can fix something by just making a switch
try a clever substitution

sometimes you can fix something by believing in ghosts
witchcraft and divination

sometimes you can fix something by just seeing a ghost
that gimmick always worked for Dickens

sometimes you can fix something by just doing the right thing
ethics matter in the long run

sometimes you can fix something by finally seeing the light
but watch out for deathbed conversions

sometimes you can fix something by just dragging your butt
keep 'em waiting, keep 'em waitin'

sometimes you can fix something by just shaking things up
a total reorganization

sometimes you can fix something by just being strong
some jobs require heavy-lifting

sometimes you can fix something by just being thin
like Twiggy or Tony Perkins

sometimes you can fix something by just being fat
like Greenstreet in "The Maltese Falcon"

sometimes you can fix something by just being real
versus imitation

sometimes you can fix something by just being a fake
invent your qualifications

sometimes you can fix something by just being a quack
you still might have a gift for healing

sometimes you can fix something by just being a fraud
look what that did for P T Barnum

sometimes you can fix something by just playing God
genetic manipulation

sometimes you can fix something by just losing your voice
that hasn't hurt Bob Dylan

sometimes you can fix something by just being rare
'tho you'll end up in a museum 

sometimes you can fix something by just buying a ton
some things are cheaper by the dozen

sometimes you can fix something by just bending the rules
cut 'em some slack, make an exception

sometimes you can fix something by just being there
there's nothing better than good timing

sometimes you can fix something by not being there
an alibi that can't be shaken

sometimes you can fix something by just having some spunk
overcome all tribulations

sometimes you can fix something by just playing on the one and three
how come white folks feel that rhythm?

sometimes you can fix something by just wanting it all
either/or are bad conjuctions

sometimes you can fix something by being right-brained
and good at pattern recognition

sometimes you can fix something by being left-brained
focused linear thinkin'

sometimes you can fix something by just swinging that club
sometimes ya gotta be a caveman

sometimes you can fix something by just being unique
defy categorization

sometimes you can fix something by just blending in
observe all local customs

sometimes you can fix something by just fading away
lose yourself in oblivion

sometimes you can fix something by just deciding to die
thank you, Dr. Kevork...ian

sometimes you can fix something by just having a dick
there's nothing wrong with being masculine

sometimes you can fix something by just asking a pro
some problems need a trained technician

sometimes you can fix something by just crossing your fingers
tho that's only a superstition

sometimes you can fix something by just being wrong
mea culpa, mea culpa

sometimes you can fix something by just startin' to chant
NOM MYOHO RENGE HARE KRISHNA

sometimes you can fix something by just going New Wave
get black jeans and a Farfisa

sometimes you can fix something by just having a schtick
like Liberace's candelabra

sometimes you can fix something by just taking the train
efficient public transportation

sometimes you can fix something on the L.IR.R.
dream on, dream on, dream on

sometimes you can fix something by just joining a frat
become a Lion or a Mason

sometimes you can fix something by just polishing a turd
'til it shines like a diamond

sometimes you can fix something by just making a plan
organize your operation

sometimes you can fix something by just drinking some wine
loosen up your inhibitions

sometimes you can fix something by just being sweet
maintain a pleasant disposition

sometimes you can fix something by just being cruel
that's how horses are broken

sometimes you can fix something by just trying again
sometimes you win by being stubborn

sometimes you can fix something by just saying "oh well"
a feeble rationalization

sometimes you can fix something by just waving the flag
demogogic jingoism

sometimes you can fix something by just being numb
anesthetize your real feelings

sometimes you can fix something by just blasting away
'til you run out of ammunition

sometimes you can fix something by just studying Bird
solo with upper extensions

sometimes you can fix something by just knowing the chords
A, B minor, D eleven

sometimes you can fix something by just courting the rich
it really helps to have a patron

sometimes you can fix something by just being rich
poverty is not fun

sometimes you can fix something by just being rich
a Gen X Trustafarian

sometimes you can fix something by just killing the rich
i welcome that revolution

sometimes you can fix something by just checking your math
redo your calculations

sometimes you can fix something with just a tambourine
sweeten the track with some percussion

sometimes you can fix something by just screwing up
lower people's expectations

sometimes you can fix something by just lifting a line
i second that emotion

sometimes you can fix something by just getting a machine
automation speeds production

sometimes you can fix something by just dropping a name
it really helps to have a maven

sometimes you can fix something by just keeping a straight face
don't let 'em know you're laughing at 'em

sometimes you can fix something by just building a box
look what that did for Phillip Johnson

sometimes you can fix something by just refusing to vote
the last i cast was for McGovern

sometimes you can fix something by just checking the line
maybe it's just a loose connection
sometimes you can fix something by just putting on a show
like Mickey Rooney & Judy Garland

sometimes you can fix something by just having a good spot
location, location, location

sometimes you can fix something by just working up a sweat
success is 9/10ths perspiration

sometimes you can fix something by just getting a lock
just don't forget the combination

sometimes you can fix something by just knowing the code
some data's hidden by encryption

sometimes you can fix something by just saying it again
make you point with repetition

sometimes you can fix something by just poking around
everybody's hiding something

sometimes you can fix something by just calling a strike
go to binding arbitration

sometimes you can fix something by just having one
if you're the only one who has one!

sometimes you can fix something by just having one more
complete your collection

sometimes you can fix something by just being wild
resist domestication

sometimes you can fix something by just quitting your job
start living like a Bohemian

sometimes you can fix something by just going right now
there's too much traffic on the weekends

sometimes you can fix something by just growing a beard
avoid the misery of shaving

sometimes you can fix something with just the perfect scene
like waltzing in Grand Central Station

sometimes you can fix something by just taking a look
deputize a delegation

sometimes you can fix something by just saying "amen"
thus endeth the lesson

sometimes you can fix something by just hating the beach
that worked alright for Brian Wilson

sometimes you can fix something by calling Tom Goodkind
he's the master of shrewd thinking

sometimes you can fix something by just twisting an arm
a little gentle convincing

sometimes you can fix something by just sharing the chores
i'll wash, if you'll do the drying

sometimes you can fix something by just caring a lot
attack your problem with a passion

sometimes you can fix something by just being a square
all squeaky clean and wholesome

sometimes you can fix something by just getting a massage
work the stress out of your system

sometimes you can fix something by just saying "what if?"
tickle your imagination

sometimes you can fix something by just saying "so what?"
maintain that spirit of rebellion

sometimes you can fix something by just not paying your rent
make the landlord fix the plumbing

sometimes you can fix something by just squashing it hard
full compression, no depression

sometimes you can fix something by just getting a second job
earn a little extra income

sometimes you can fix something by just being wry
ironic juxtaposition

sometimes you can fix something by just getting it fixed
who needs this aggravation?

sometimes you can fix something by just splitting for the Coast
there's something magic 'bout the ocean

sometimes you can fix something by just getting sick
you might get cool hallucinations

sometimes you can fix something with something out of the blue
epiphanies and revelations

sometimes you can fix something by just throwing a pie
basic goofball entertainment

sometimes you can fix something by just sharing your pain
bore the world with your hurting

sometimes you can fix something by just saying "I'm sorry"
hope for some kind of absolution

sometimes you can fix something by just paying with cash
that's the way dodge the taxman

sometimes you can fix something by just parking your dough
in a bank in the Cayman Islands

sometimes you can fix something with just a running gag
that always worked for Monty Python

sometimes you can fix something by just knowing what to expect
like the Spanish Inquisition

sometimes you can fix something by just taking some speed
then cram for your examination

sometimes you can fix something by just slowing down
wait a minute, keep your shirt on

sometimes you can fix something by just being a dump
like most of Staten Island

sometimes you can fix something by just saying "fuck you"
America's real national anthem

sometimes you can fix something by just being the same
have lots of things in common

sometimes you can fix something by just changing yourself
with a nose job or liposucktion

sometimes you can fix something by just changing real fast
adapt or face extinction

sometimes you can fix something by not changing a thing
just redesign the carton

sometimes you can fix something by just playing some golf
get buddy-buddy with the big guns

sometimes you can fix something by just traveling light
rid yourself of your possessions

sometimes you can fix something by just being a king
declare it fixed by proclamation

sometimes you can fix something with coffee and cigarettes
the real breakfast of champions

sometimes you can fix something by just learning how to swim
pretend that you are Esther Williams

sometimes you can fix something by just stealin' a boat
then seek political asylum

sometimes you can fix something by just splitting hairs
point out the subtle distinctions

sometimes you can fix something by just being right
without fear of contradiction

sometimes you can fix something by not being too right 
avoid self-righteous indignation

sometimes you can fix something by just staying awake
or you might miss something

sometimes you can fix something by just taking a nap
the elves will fix it while you're sleeping

sometimes you can fix something by just saying "hi"
greetings and salutations

sometimes you can fix something by just being lost
you'll go off in new directions

sometimes you can fix something by just knowing the Mob
sometimes it helps to be Sicilian

sometimes you can fix something by just closing-up shop
put up a sign that says "gone fishing"

sometimes you can fix something by just picking up the tab
snow 'em with a lavish luncheon

sometimes you can fix something by just doing good work
you've earned that adulation

sometimes you can fix something by just being known
someone who needs no introduction

sometimes you can fix something by just being a star
tho not like Norma Desmond

sometimes you can fix something by just being clean
and above all suspicion

sometimes you can fix something by just filling your plate
help yourself, go back for seconds

sometimes you can fix something by just being a whore
there're many kinds of prostitution

sometimes you can fix something with eeny-meeny-miney-mo
the process of elimination

sometimes you can fix something by just knowing who was there
guilty by association

sometimes you can fix something by with AT and F1 enter
reinititalize your modem

sometimes you can fix something by just knowing what ya want
don't suffer fools, morons or cretins

sometimes you can fix something by just getting dressed
nudity gets boring

sometimes you can fix something by just hurting yourself
some people thrive on self-destruction

sometimes you can fix something by just camping out
build a fire, climb a mountain

sometimes you can fix something by just takin' a hike
turn in your resignation

sometimes you can fix something by just spraying the pots
resitance rises with corrosion

sometimes you can fix something by just being cool
quote Negraponte or McLuhan

sometimes you can fix something by just being cool
like Ray Milland or Robert Mitchum

sometimes you can fix something by just being cool
like Combustible Edison

sometimes you can fix something by just being real cool
like William Powell in "The Thin Man"

sometimes you can fix something by just being outta the loop
that way they can't say that you're lying

sometimes you can fix something by just saying "I can't"
ya gotta know your limitations

sometimes you can fix something by just saying "I am"
'tho don't expect someone to listen

sometimes you can fix something by just looking back
revive some retro tradition

sometimes you can fix something by just looking ahead
stick to your game plan

sometimes you can fix something by just getting mad
so what's your fucking problem?

sometimes you can fix something by just changing your tie
sharpen up your presentation

sometimes you can fix something by just being a slob
protest the fascism of fashion

sometimes you can fix something by just selling out
life has its Faustian bargains

sometimes you can fix something by just wearing a rug
'tho who do you think you're fooling?

sometimes you can fix something by just watching the clock
over-achievers are a nuisance

sometimes you can fix something by just being fast and bulbous
also tapered, that's right, Captain

sometimes you can fix something by just being blue
maybe they'll ban ya in Boston

sometimes you can fix something by just singing the blues
like Howlin' Wolf, not Eric Clapton

sometimes you can fix something by just singing the blues
but what the hell is 'Smoke Stack Lightning'?

sometimes you can fix something by just changing your strings
be sure to check your intonation

sometimes you can fix something by just getting a tip
eavesdrop on a conversation

sometimes you can fix something by just making M.A.S.H.
make a fortune on the re-runs

sometimes you can fix something by just wanting it now 
instant gratification

sometimes you can fix something by just smashing your car
the Keith Moon School of Wreckless Driving

sometimes you can fix something by just going ahead
surrender to temptation

sometimes you can fix something by just saying "hey?'
"who the hell gave you permission?"

sometimes you can fix something by just doing it anyway
over everyone's objections

sometimes you can fix something by just reading some smut
that'll get yer juices flowing

sometimes you can fix something by just gutting it out
don't let go of your vision

sometimes you can fix something by just losing your nerve
reconsider what you're doin'

sometimes you can fix something by just havin' yer doubts
maybe your idea's a dumb one

sometimes you can fix something by just plodding along
when you're way past the point of caring

sometimes you can fix something by just pulling the plug
cutting your losses shows wisdom 

sometimes you can fix something by plugging back in
lick your wounds, then come out swinging

sometimes you can fix something by just being unplugged
your record will sell millions

PAUSE - IN

sometimes you can fix something by giving your Legal I. D.
we pause for station identification...

PAUSE - OUT

sometimes you can fix something by being a good boss
not one of those modern venal strivers

sometimes you can fix something by just being dependent
on the kindness of strangers

sometimes you can fix something by getting your Phd.
'tho that won't help ya flipping burgers

sometimes you can fix something by just making that call
you might already be a winner

sometimes you can fix something by just being a thief
lots of art's appropriation

sometimes you can fix something by just saying it's art
the essence of Duchampism

sometimes you can fix something by just being a thief
lots of good ideas are stolen

sometimes you can fix something by just getting caught
then go thru rehabilitation

sometimes you can fix something by just learning to type
have a skill you can fall back on

sometimes you can fix something by not learning to type
who needs carpal tunnel syndrome?

sometimes you can fix something with just more umph
zizz-up the schmutz with zotz and goo-kum

sometimes you can fix something by just with still more umph
just get yourself a bigger engine

sometimes you can fix something by just being smug
view the world with condescension

sometimes you can fix something with just a quick fix
skip the problem, treat the symptoms

sometimes you can fix something by just holding court 
like Dorthy Parker at the Algonquin

sometimes you can fix something by just saying "no thanks"
"i decline the nomination"

sometimes you can fix something by just hitting erase
send it to magnetic heaven

sometimes you can fix something by just being a smash
the must-see hit of the season

sometimes you can fix something by just being a flop
even Steven Sondheim had 'em

sometimes you can fix something with just some vitamin E
they say it's good for the complexion

sometimes you can fix something if things just go right
no unexpected complications

sometimes you can fix something by just making a deal
enter in negotiations

sometimes you can fix something by just telling a shrink
your phobias and fixations

sometimes you can fix something by just staging a coup
a bloody act of liberation

sometimes you can fix something by just playing the long shot
tho that's a risky proposition

sometimes you can fix something by just knowing the odds
then make an accurate prediction

sometimes you can fix something by just hedging your bets
avoid a reckless speculation

sometimes you can fix something by just fipping a coin
heads you lose, tails i win

sometimes you can fix something by releasing it "as is"
de-bug it in a later version

sometimes you can fix something by just saying "i'll pass"
an act of self-preservation

sometimes you can fix something by just makin' it up
everything is fiction

sometimes you can fix something by just getting bought out
if they can meet your stipulations

sometimes you can fix something by just having no mercy
total capitulation

sometimes you can fix something by just mnusy lkspek lknaoi
yeah...i gotta work on my diction

sometimes you can fix something by just cracking the whip
c'mon, get with the program

sometimes you can fix something by just sitting by a lake
restful, peaceful meditation

sometimes you can fix something by just making a fist
there is a time for aggression

sometimes you can fix something by just knowing the way
to your final destination

sometimes you can fix something by just making your move 
after careful preparation

sometimes you can fix something by just knowing what's what
and all its implications

sometimes you can fix something by just having some style
an eye for tasteful decoration

sometimes you can fix something by just dropping a beat
are you still listening?

sometimes you can fix something by just going too far
dramatic exaggeration

sometimes you can fix something by playing on the roof
"oi 'ope we've passed the audition!"

sometimes you can fix something by just curbing your dog
shit on the sidewalk's just disgusting

sometimes you can fix something by just being a sneak
become a master of deception

sometimes you can fix something by just being a creep
back-stabbing, Machiavel-lian

sometimes you can fix something by just doin' the do
or some other slang expression

sometimes you can fix something by saying you're "concerned"
tho that's just a euphemism/tho you're scared as hell about 'em

sometimes you can fix something by just pounding away
get that thru your cran-ium

sometimes you can fix something with just a list of names 
thank 'em in the dedication

sometimes you can fix something by just using a Vox
the best British amplification

sometimes you can fix something by just dropping in
my front door is always open

sometimes you can fix something by just getting a fix
'tho dope is dumb by definition

sometimes you can fix something by just tapping your phone
do it for your own protection

sometimes you can fix something by just having long hair
i grok yer groovy vibrations

sometimes you can fix something by just dropping a frame
get things in synchronization

sometimes you can fix something by just being cute
everybody's little darling

sometimes you can fix something by just changing it's shape
they say that form follows function

sometimes you can fix something by just fixing it yourself
consider it a challenge

sometimes you can fix something by just asking for help
here...gimme that before ya break something

sometimes you can fix something by just having the knack
while other's just keep on struggling

sometimes you can fix something by just looking the other way
survive by being a good German

sometimes you can fix something by just saying "nein"
"das ist verboten"

sometimes you can fix something by just being a vamp
oozing decadent corruption 

sometimes you can fix something by just falling in love
you'll feel like a virgin

sometimes you can fix something by falling in love again
ya gotta get your head examined

sometimes you can fix something by having a backyard
hang a hammock, plant a garden

sometimes you can fix something by just living in town
my whole backyard is Manhattan

sometimes you can fix something by just knowing the trick
ignore the man behind the curtain

sometimes you can fix something by just knowin' for sure
'tho nothing is for certain

sometimes you can fix something by just paying the fine
avoid a lengthy prosecution

sometimes you can fix something by just knocking it down
this place is set for demolition

sometimes you can fix something by trying everything you can
run thru all the permutations

sometimes you can fix something on just the first try
people will think you're a magician

sometimes you can fix something if the calla lillies are in bloom
perfect for any occasion

sometimes you can fix something by just wanting the best
i wanna own the Chrysler Building

sometimes you can fix something by not  having the best
too much of a good thing

sometimes you can fix something by just being the best
XTC's the greatest pop band

sometimes you can't fix something by just being the best
XTC's still stuck in Swindon

sometimes you can fix something by just working a scam
our culture really loves a conman

sometimes you can fix something by just being possessed
by parasitic aliens

sometimes you can fix something by just being attacked
by an interstellar infestation 

sometimes you can fix something by having an evil twin
ohh...that one

sometimes you can fix something by traveling in time
escape into the 4th dimension

sometimes you can fix something with any of the above
all cheesy Star Trek plot inventions 

sometimes you can fix something by just willing it fixed
they really study this at Princeton

sometimes you can fix something by just knowing your roots
my ethnic background is suburban

sometimes you can fix something by just diggin a hole
try living subterranean

sometimes you can fix something by just wearing a hat
a derby or a turban

sometimes you can fix something with a better rhyme than that
believe me, I'm trying

sometimes you can fix everything with a smart drummer
'tho that's an oxymoron

sometimes you can fix something by just being a spud
the truth about de-evolution

sometimes you can fix something by always landing on your feet
just like Buster Keaton

sometimes you can fix something by just ordering out
Cantonese, Hunan or Szechuan 

sometimes you can fix something by just listing your strengths
too many to mention

sometimes you can fix something by just listing your faults
is that an ego deflating?

sometimes you can fix something with just some flower tops
camomile or echinacea

sometimes you can fix something by just changing your blood
flush out all those tocsins

sometimes you can fix something by just going "boom"
that's supposed to be an explosion

sometimes you can fix something by just saying "what's going on?"
"stop all this commotion"

sometimes you can fix something by saying "excuse me, dear"
"pass the suntan lotion"

sometimes you can fix something by staring off into space
dreams are the mother of creation

sometimes you can fix something by going overseas
but what's the point of Belgium?

sometimes you can fix something by just thinking big
that's a strategy for winning

sometimes you can fix something by just thinking small
i'm sure there's lots of good reasons

sometimes you can fix something by just working for yourself
not at some faceless corporation

sometimes you can fix something by just knowing their sign
I always fight with Sagittarians

sometime you can fix something by just pleading the fifth
avoiding self-incrimination

sometimes you can fix something by just ordering two
with extra cheese, pickles and onions

sometimes you can fix something otium cum dignitate
ya gotta know a little Latin

sometimes you can fix something by just starting to preach
with a timely Bibical quotation

sometimes you can fix something by just spreading the good word
convert the heathens and barbarians 

sometimes you can fix something by not starting to preach
ain't got no time for Bible thumpin'

sometimes you can fix something with a good 'nom de punk'
Armitage Shanks or Johnny Rotten

sometimes you can fix something with just a grain of salt
maintain a healthy skepticism

sometimes you can fix something by just defining your terms
eliminate confusion

sometimes you can fix something by something, something, something
i knew it once, but I've forgotten

sometimes you can fix something by just rockin' the boat
I'd like to know if you've got the notion

sometimes you can fix something by just having a smoke
nicotine is food, not an addiction

sometimes you can fix something by just brewing some beans
get some caffeine stimulation

sometimes you can fix something by just knowing where ya are
12 verses from the ending!

sometimes you can fix something by just using your head
go to experts, get opinions

sometimes you can fix something by just being polite
trust in reason and persuasion

sometimes you can fix something by just leaving it alone
let it stew in isolation

sometimes you can fix something by just holding a grudge
revenge is such a cool sensation

sometimes you can fix something by just changing its name
redefine the situation

sometimes you can fix something by just running away
avoid a messy confrontation

sometimes you can fix something by just taking a stand
but that's an awesome obligation

sometimes you can fix something by just starting a war
everybody at attention

sometimes you can fix something by just dancing all night
answers come out of exhaustion

sometimes you can fix something by just telling a lie
screw'em with mis-information

sometimes you can fix something by just taking a walk
take a break, take a vacation

sometimes you can fix something by turning the other cheek
that's what they tell ya in religion

sometimes you can fix something by just ripping it apart
maybe the damn thing wants attention

sometimes you can fix something by just smacking it around
it's a form of education

sometimes you can fix something by just giving up...




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