Golden Parachutes

Payola, Desaparecidos

Contributors
Bass, Vocals: Landon Hedges
Keyboards: Ian McElroy
Guitar, Vocals: Conor Oberst
Drums: Matt Baum
Guitar: Denver Dalley
Lyrics

Services that don't exist
Swapping the derivatives
When you're betting on both red and black
It's dealer's choice the deck is always stacked

Now he runs the company
Cable news celebrity
They put him on the front of Forbes
He parades the bull like he's a matador

It’s a frat house full of silver spoons
Watching pornography of busts and booms
It’s a locker room of CEOs
Telling dirty jokes

They're all betting men who never lose
And float away on golden parachutes
It’s a bonus not a shake down
And they're worth every penny
in my bank account

Now that you're too big to fail
You'll never have to go to jail
When you own it you can rob the bank
A bloated Dillinger a spray-tanned Jesse James

It’s a frat house full of silver spoons
Watching pornography of busts and booms
It’s a locker room of CFOs
Telling racist jokes

They're all betting men who never lose
And float away on golden parachutes
And if Main Street wants a hand out
In their underwater houses let them drown

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Artist Bio

Desaparecidos

Desaparecidos

Formed in 2001 in Omaha, Nebraska, Desaparecidos released one album, Read Music / Speak Spanish in 2002 on Saddle Creek Records. Though the band never "broke ...

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Hey guys- WOW! Our Late Night with Seth Meyers performance of City on the Hill is back online!

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Hey guys- WOW! This old album of ours turns 16 today- old enough to drive! https://t.co/I5Gm0BBvX3

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Fair enough!

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Cursive, Desaparecidos, Sorry About Dresden, The White Octave - Knitting Factory, NY - 10.21.01 - $10

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Hey guys- WOW! Our Late Night with Seth Meyers performance of City on the Hill is back online!

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@desaband

Hey guys- WOW! This old album of ours turns 16 today- old enough to drive! https://t.co/I5Gm0BBvX3

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Hey guys- WOW! This old album of ours turns 16 today- old enough to drive!

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@desaband

“Look, the people you are after are the people you depend on. We cook your meals, we haul your trash, we connect yo… https://t.co/Sjnkagx1mJ

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Sale over at Ink Tank from Midnight Central Time through Sunday, if you need a $5 t-shirt or two: https://conoroberst.inktankmerch.com/black-friday-sale

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