Catfish And The Bottlemen - Basically Lyrics




Textbook, I tried to clean the house before you woke up
I left recording finishing the same hook
I was singing when we come in from dinner
And there's a tune on
That's slightly reminiscent of an old song
That my father used to play when he was on one
They say I act just like him

Basically, I do this all the time
Cause lately we, seem to have it right

And when I finally found a place, I said I'd get you round
To talk through all the things you thought that I'd forget about
But nothing's really changed, between then and now
We're trying to play this off like it's not all we think about

Textbook, I tried to count my blessings in the lift up
I'd leave but Steve is giving me the same look
That he gives me when I've turned up for stage late
And I'd be working my ticket but I know that I'll be all night
I think we best just get The Balance right

Cause basically, I do this all the time
And lately we, seem to have it right

And when I finally found a place, I said I'd get you round
To talk through all the things you thought that I'd forget about
But nothing's really changed, between then and now
We're trying to play this off like it's not all we think about

And without a doubt
When I'm running out
Of ideas
I'll be coming straight back here

Cause when I finally found a place, I said I'd get you round
To talk through all the things you thought that I'd forget about
And nothing's really changed, between then and now
We're trying to play this off like it's not all we think about

Cause basically, I do this all the time
And lately we, seem to have it right
Cause basically, I do this all the time
And lately we, seem to have it right
And basically, I do this all the time





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Catfish And The Bottlemen Basically Comments
  1. Kсеня Dorozhkina

    I’m in love 💜

  2. Astralspeckles

    this is my favorite song from theme! even though its not one of the most popular ones on Apple Music hahah they don't know anything

    textTBOOK I TRIED TO CLEAN THE HOUSE BEFORE YOU WOKE UP

  3. israel vieira santos

    BASICALLY.... THIS MUSIC IS AMAIZING

  4. James Allen

    Blink 182 has always been my favorite band since 99. But these guys stole that position in 1 weekend!!!

  5. Matt

    I wish they played this song live at citadel :/

  6. Joe Williams

    The bridge sounds like the bridge from Whatever by Oasis with the tone the guitar makes which is the same as what the strings did on Whatever

  7. Nasrin Hesari

    I like that

  8. Ed James

    Textbook ❤❤

  9. Esther Rosas

    Textbook, I tried to clean the house before you woke up
    I left recordin', finishin' the same hook
    I was singing when we come in from dinner

    And there's a tune on that's slightly reminiscent of an old song
    That my father used to play when he was on one
    He said I'm just like him, and basically

    I do this all the time
    'Cause lately we seem have it right
    Yeah, when I've finally found the place
    I said I'd get you 'round
    Talk through all the things you thought that I'd forget about
    Nothing's really changed between then and now
    Trying to play this off like it's not all think about

    Textbook, I tried to count my blessings in the lift up
    I'd leave but Steve was giving me the same look 
    that he gives me when I've turned up for stage late
    And I've been working my ticket but I know that I'll be all night
    I think we best just get the balance right

    'Cause basically, I do this all the time
    And lately we seem have it right
    Yeah and I've finally found the place
    I said I'd get you 'round
    Talk through all the things you thought that I'd forget about
    Nothing's really changed between then and now
    Trying to play this off like it's not all think about

    And without a doubt, when I'm puttin' out
    Those ideas, I'll be coming straight back here

    Yeah and I've finally found the place
    I said I'd get you 'round
    Talk through all the things you thought that I'd forget about
    And nothing's really changed between then and now
    Trying to play this off like it's not all think about
    'Cause basically, I do this all the time
    And maybe we seem have it right
    Basically, I do this all the time
    'Cause lately we seem have it right
    And basically I do this all the time

  10. Alex GT505

    That solo at 2:04 it's so awesome, I LOVE it.

  11. van mctrashcan

    i wonder where they got the intro from. sounds like native american men at a powwow drums chanting hmm

  12. Faye Hayward

    Best song on the new album 😍

  13. YAMAHA R6 LOVER

    the beginning of this song before van starts is so good, the song itself is amazing, but the start of the song is just too good

  14. Teteux MB

    For me, the best song on the album, the solos give me chills.
    For sure the best álbum of the year, congrats guys!!

  15. Dr. ácvla

    Lyrics
    TEXTBOOK, I TRIED TO CLEAN THE HOUSE BEFORE YOU WOKE UP
    I LEFT RECORDING FINISHING THE SAME HOOK
    I WAS SINGING WHEN WE COME IN FROM DINNER
    AND THERE’S A TUNE ON
    THAT’S SLIGHTLY REMINISCENT OF AN OLD SONG
    THAT MY FATHER USED TO PLAY WHEN HE WAS ON ONE
    THEY SAY I ACT JUST LIKE HIM

    BASICALLY, I DO THIS ALL THE TIME
    ‘CAUSE LATELY WE SEEM TO HAVE IT RIGHT

    AND WHEN I FINALLY FOUND A PLACE
    I SAID I’D GET YOU ROUND
    TO TALK THROUGH ALL THE THINGS YOU THOUGHT THAT I’D FORGET ABOUT
    BUT NOTHING’S REALLY CHANGED
    BETWEEN THEN AND NOW
    WE’RE TRYING TO PLAY THIS OFF LIKE IT’S NOT ALL WE THINK ABOUT

    TEXTBOOK, I TRIED TO COUNT MY BLESSINGS IN THE LIFT UP
    I’D LEAVE BUT STEVE IS GIVING ME THE SAME LOOK
    THAT HE GIVES ME WHEN I’VE TURNED UP FOR STAGE LATE
    AND I’D BE WORKING MY TICKET BUT I KNOW THAT I’LL BE ALL NIGHT
    I THINK WE BEST JUST GET THE BALANCE RIGHT

    ‘CAUSE BASICALLY, I DO THIS ALL THE TIME
    AND LATELY WE, SEEM TO HAVE IT RIGHT

    AND WHEN I FINALLY FOUND A PLACE
    I SAID I’D GET YOU ROUND
    TO TALK THROUGH ALL THE THINGS YOU THOUGHT THAT I’D FORGET ABOUT
    BUT NOTHING’S REALLY CHANGED
    BETWEEN THEN AND NOW
    WE’RE TRYING TO PLAY THIS OFF LIKE IT’S NOT ALL WE THINK ABOUT

    AND WITHOUT A DOUBT
    WHEN I’M RUNNING OUT
    OF IDEAS
    I’LL BE COMING STRAIGHT BACK HERE

    ‘CAUSE WHEN I FINALLY FOUND A PLACE
    I SAID I’D GET YOU ROUND
    TO TALK THROUGH ALL THE THINGS YOU THOUGHT THAT I’D FORGET ABOUT
    AND NOTHING’S REALLY CHANGED
    BETWEEN THEN AND NOW
    WE’RE TRYING TO PLAY THIS OFF LIKE IT’S NOT ALL WE THINK ABOUT

    ‘CAUSE BASICALLY, I DO THIS ALL THE TIME
    AND LATELY WE, WE SEEM TO HAVE IT RIGHT
    BASICALLY, I DO THIS ALL THE TIME
    ‘CAUSE LATELY WE, SEEM TO HAVE IT RIGHT
    AND BASICALLY, I DO THIS ALL THE TIME

  16. Ginger Skate

    If you say all the balance songs sound the same ur wrong in the mind broo

  17. James Mitchell

    why have 9 people disliked it then

  18. Chris Fuller

    Bondy smashed this

  19. Camila

    im. so. fucking. exited about this tour

  20. Charlie Malkin

    I got into catfish from the very beginning when they were on the BBC programme before the balcony came out and this is my favourite catfish song

  21. Laura McCann

    Basically, a perfect song with a beautiful lyrics.

    I love all The Balance lyrics, like, they're getting sooo professional and they have a lot of experience supporting them

    come to Argentina 💙 don't forget us, cause we didn't forget you, never!

  22. Laura McCann

    Basically, a perfect song with a beautiful lyrics.

    I love all The Balance lyrics, like, they're getting sooo professional and they have a lot of experience supporting them

    come to Argentina 💙 don't forget us, cause we didn't forget you, never!

  23. Steven Chives

    How haven’t all these new songs got more views. One of the best bands and albums out there at the moment.

  24. Ultra Gameplays

    AAAA PAPAI QUE ISSO

  25. El demonio que entró en Lolita Ayala

    Catfish and the bottlemen - Basically

    Textbook, I tried to clean the house before you woke up
    I left recording finishing the same hook
    I was singing when we come in from dinner
    And there's a tune on
    That's slightly reminiscent of an old song
    That my father used to play when he was on one
    They say I act just like him

    Basically, I do this all the time
    Cause lately we, seem to have it right

    And when I finally found a place, I said I'd get you round
    To talk through all the things you thought that I'd forget about
    But nothing's really changed, between then and now
    We're trying to play this off like it's not all we think about

    Textbook, I tried to count my blessings in the lift up
    I'd leave but Steve is giving me the same look
    That he gives me when I've turned up for stage late
    And I'd be working my ticket but I know that I'll be all night
    I think we best just get The Balance right

    Cause basically, I do this all the time
    And lately we, seem to have it right

    And when I finally found a place, I said I'd get you round
    To talk through all the things you thought that I'd forget about
    But nothing's really changed, between then and now
    We're trying to play this off like it's not all we think about

    And without a doubt
    When I'm running out
    Of ideas
    I'll be coming straight back here

    Cause when I finally found a place, I said I'd get you round
    To talk through all the things you thought that I'd forget about
    And nothing's really changed, between then and now
    We're trying to play this off like it's not all we think about

    Cause basically, I do this all the time
    And lately we, seem to have it right
    Cause basically, I do this all the time
    And lately we, seem to have it right
    And basically, I do this all the time

    Andrew Cruz

    Your forgot the demon clown laughing in the beginning🤡👺

  26. Thomas Morgan

    basically- matt turpin is using this song to express his hidden sexual and lustful desires

  27. Sonja

    My fave song from the new album xx love this so much

  28. Lauchlan Music

    Who else a total slut for the guitar solo in this track. Cause I definitely am.

  29. Wesley Walker

    Please, come to brazil

  30. Will Robinson

    This is , and I can not stress this enough, the best song on this album.

    Blossom Armstrong

    This and encore and mission for sure

    LOFO

    Agreed! Guitar work is class and melody is sick!!

    Ragerr

    This , encore , and coincide best songs

    Detailed Designs Auto Spa

    I keep coming back to this and Mission. They hit me straight in the feels.

    Detailed Designs Auto Spa

    You've clearly not heard other songs on this album. Each is honestly the best.

  31. Burt

    HELL UEA

  32. Olivia Layla

    I LOVE IT !!!!!

  33. xse.

    A lot of people say that every song sounds the same while I'm just here thinking "this one is my favorite" at every song... damn such a good album!! JUST as The Ride and The Balcony, not comparing them. All three of them are great. I love them

    Jb A

    xse. Sonically and style wise the albums and songs have changed, it’s more lyrically and song structure that is repetitive. Regardless I’m still in love with the band

  34. Danhxnter

    People are saying that every song sounds the same? They just dont.. this year they’ve up there game for sure!

    Blossom Armstrong

    For real tho. I can't wait to go hear these live!

    Reyes v2

    3 identical albums and the bottlemen

    falling_veil_brides

    personally I prefer their other albums but only because I have memories attached to them, this album is still amazing!

    Dylan Painter

    @Reyes v2 you upload fortnite ya absolute yute

    Reyes v2

    @Dylan Painter salty

  35. Eduardo Flores

    New favorite song :D

  36. Padawan Skywalker

    😍🎶

  37. Fernando Reyes

    🐱🐟 & the 🍾👨 4ever 🤘

    Cory Price

    Fernando reyes you just assumed that guys gender

    Fernando Reyes

    @Cory Price sorry i didnt catch quit that.

    Blue Cotton Candy

    Lol. Very creative 😁

  38. Cirillo Poersch

    bondy owned this track

    LUFC9302

    Cirillo Poersch Bondy, is owning this Album; unlike, the Ride

  39. Dylan McKim

    I like the songs when I hear them from this album but all the tracks are forgettable except the singles and sidetrack. I miss the cruchier vocals from the balcony and somewhat on the ride. I feel like they've produced a very safe album without much risks taken and more importantly without half as many memorable earworms from the past two albums (longshot & 2all are bangers tho and fluctuate is pure made for arenas)

    Adrian Sant

    Nothing but arguing but nothing change the fact that the album sucks. And I'm a huge fan of CATB

    Sam Maertens

    @Adrian Sant That's completely subjective. The good thing is, though, that you can just NOT LISTEN to the album. Such a simple fix. Go listen to The Balcony and cry about the fact that CATB have changed and are not going back to that sound. It's reality, it's music, and you whining about it doesn't make a difference at all. Again, L A M E!

    Adrian Sant

    @Sam Maertens For me is just that maybe they had a bunch of these songs and wanted to release them. That's it. I dont get the feeling that they pre-selected the songs. Looks like they took a couple of those 200 songs that Van already has wroten and recorded them. I bet you they will release a new album faster than the last time. And I'm not being rude. Im just saying I dont understand how they selected those songs to record. Van knows how a good song sounds. It impress me. And I prefer the ride

    Sam Maertens

    @Adrian Sant Because they liked those songs????? That's a silly question to have. You enjoyed The Ride, but don't like this? That leaves me even more dumbfounded. Oh whale, the times they are a changin'.

    Robert Mckoy

    I bet you do.

  40. Tye Robertson

    What a fucking tune