fight test lyrics – the flaming lips

“fight test”

i thought i was smart – i thought i was right
i thought it better not to fight – i thought there was a
virtue in always being cool – so when it came time to
fight i thought i’ll just step aside and that time would
prove you wrong and that you would be the fool –

i don’t know where the sun beams end and the star
light begins it’s all a mystery

oh to fight is to defend if it’s not
now than tell me when would be the time that you would stand up
and be a man – for to lose i could accept but to surrender
i just wet and regretted this moment – oh that i – i
was the fool

i don’t know where the sun beams end and the star
light begins it’s all a mystery
and i don’t know how a man decides what right for his
own life – it’s all a mystery

cause i’m a man not a boy and there are things
you can’t avoid you have to face them when you’re not prepared
to face them –
if i could i would but you’re with him now it’d do no good
i should have fought him but instead i let him – i let
him take it –

i don’t know where the sun beams end and the star
light begins it’s all a mystery
and i don’t know how a man decides what right for his
own life – it’s all a mystery

/ the flaming lips lyrics