Operation Ivy - Junkie's Runnin' Dry Lyrics




I always looked up to the ones who walked away
Choosing themselves over preset ways
Of looking at a future that had no room for the
Questions they lived for
Always knew I never could have walked away myself
My self worth was beyond any help
And I didn't care to test it against the rejection I had seen before

But those I loved so much they underwent a change
They're working forty hours, they got caught in the game

Like junkies running dry
The vulnerability
Junkies running dry
They're always there on time
Junkies running dry
They can't be satisfied
Like junkies running dry

This wonderful generosity
A third of our lives to do what we please
Doesn't look that great to me
In fact it doesn't even look fair
They call it youthful idealism
And even I would have to agree with them
Except some of us grow up and it's still there

But those I loved so much they underwent a change
They're working forty hours they got caught in the game

Like junkies running dry
The vulnerability
Junkies running dry
They're always there on time
Junkies running dry
We can't be satisfied
Like junkies running dry

I grow up too slow, I don't wanna go
I grow up too slow, I don't wanna go
I grow up too slow, I don't wanna go
I grow up too slow, I don't wanna go

But those I loved so much they underwent a change
They're working forty hours, they got caught in the game

But now I'm working just like everyone else
But I'll get out
I'll get out of here

Like junkies running dry
The vulnerability
Junkies running dry
They're always there on time
Junkies running dry
We can't be satisfied
Like junkies running dry





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Operation Ivy Junkie's Runnin' Dry Comments
  1. Andynonymous

    They're working forty hours, they got caught in the game."

  2. YUNGBLVK

    Time to smoke speed

  3. Josylynn Akkerman

    I fucking love this song.... Smoke weed everyday...

  4. Fathahillah Haji

    Ga enak didenger

  5. Antonian Rama

    Tipe x - genit.. Intro same... Haha

  6. Evan

    I grow
    up too slow,
    I don't wanna go!

  7. t adiguna

    your song intro is same with band group in indonesia ,tipe x "genit" , search and listen

  8. Ellis Dee

    “I go up to SLO I don’t wanna go!”

  9. Thomas Hughes

    People actually downvote Op Ivy?

  10. keith weber

    one best punk albums ever ...energy you can listen to the whole album through what happened to punk fuck

  11. Skittles Fuzz

    Josh Homme approves this crap...

  12. Rob Heider

    Needs more cowbell. jk

  13. Brady Linn

    I need to quit my job

  14. raditya marzuki

    almost 2018.. and im still listen this! love it!

    pasikursu268

    raditya marzuki fuuucking a

  15. 七四。

    もう最高!

  16. RaineTCG

    i didn't understand a single thing

    DHT&E

    I heard the singer for DRI once say in an interview: "lyrics are real important - but you won't be able to understand 'em".

    Don't be scared homie

    I grow up too slow I don't wanna go..... they're working 40 hours they're always there on time.... now i am working just like everyone else... that's all i needed to hear to understand what this song is about.

    yosoytacoseasoning

    they used to put all the lyrics in CD inserts so I had them all memorized lol

  17. AlgorithmNation

    Best punk album of all time. So crazy it was in 87. They laid the path for so many. Screw Brit Punk.

    Black Swan Education

    Sure was. They were the best ever. This is what give me energy when all else fails.

    James Oliveira

    Hayden Carpenter screw brit punk? Some of the best punk ever is brit punk

    Akku J R I I Kone

    James Oliveira And some Finnish punk too..just a little bit

    TheCattledog2

    @James Oliveira please socal punk scene was the best. Hands down

    Rad Scooter

    So cal had it all DK, op ivy, bad religion and black flag just to name a few

  18. Nick O

    There isn't one bad song on this album

    gula-gula getah sabah

    Their second album wasn't that good

    Dank mans alley

    I only really like this album

  19. Frost sou

    Hi! very very cool shit!!!

  20. Alex Allen

    fatmikeforpresident, you are wrong.

  21. john sadler

    agree guitarmaniac! our govt is sooo corrupt....911 was done by ourselves. the bush administration did it! fucking mother fuckers! just check a video on netflix called loose change where they present facts and facts only about how we did everything on 911 to ourselves! fuck!

  22. mr pie

    oP IVY > rANCID

    joobdoob

    mr pie yeah

    Evan May

    You haven't heard enough Rancid. The lyrics on ...And Out Come The Wolves and Life Won't Wait are good enough to get tatted on yourself.

    bigbag

    OP IVY = Rancid = Tim Armstrong

    Rad Scooter

    bigbag no way my friend op ivy is 1000 times better. These aren’t Tim Armstrong lyrics

  23. Seanoftheshredz Channel

    the ;last free band!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  24. maplecreekjunction

    Similar chords maybe even the exact same, but it isn't the same song by a long shot.....it's alot more than just the chords that make a song.

  25. MrTomivory23

    Am I the only one that has realized Big City and Junkies running dry are the same song with just a small change in the chord progression...after the first 8 bars? lol....STILL THIS MUSIC IS GENIUS!

  26. e2- woah

    god fuck this band, these poets, this is music. they prove how much piece of shit music is out now in days.

  27. Slickdown

    AdBlock is the answer to your troubles

  28. wikkerman78

    Fucking sad, an advert before an OP IVY song, FUCK YOU, UPLOADER.

  29. TFrills

    anything can be a trend, it can be good if people dont abuse it or the source and motive of the trend is pure. Otherwise its just more corporate experimentation, playing with our desires like sheep waiting to be slaughtered.

  30. operation ivy321

    op ivy might be doing a reunion

    Pen Foore

    Operation Ivy I wish!!!!!

    Bozzmannguy

    really??

  31. nymetsrock

    @MrMasterdayton fuck you i listen to at least an album a day most of the time more than that

  32. master dayton

    @LJfromIB toomuch spare time loser

  33. LJfromIB

    op ivy are one of the few bands that i can listen to any one of there songs over and over again for hours on end back to back and never get tired of it

  34. holden2381

    @ncav81 I couldn't agree more. I wish all those people would jump off a bridge.

  35. Quiel Alexis Santiago

    Damn i have tight alcohol fever !

  36. Michael Smith

    27 songs of punk genius. Energy is a masterpiece, after all these years I still haven't grown old of it! Thanks for posting!

  37. N A

    wow, people arguing back and forth about who's "really" punk rock is incredibly boring. Thats all I care to contribute

  38. OOZiTen

    i always looked up to the ones who walked away

  39. OOZiTen

    i always looked up to the ones who walked away

  40. s0up3rman

    Every track on this album is fucking amazing. My favorite album of al time.

  41. Wasabi peas

    they cant be satisfied

  42. Gian Deantonio

    cowbell

  43. Bradley Sorrells

    fuck off, get JOB and realize that the music you love tells you to stop being what you already are. BURN HOT TOPIC DOWN!!!!!!!

  44. PenguinFire195

    Yeah Punk is definetly an attitude. I am def not what people would visualize as a punk music fanatic, but I do have that mentality that is staying true to who you are and not giving a damn about what anyone tells you. People who sit around dressing up to look like a punk are unsure of who their identity is so give them a break.

  45. Hubcool367

    @fatmikeforpresident yeah dude, you don't even need to go as far as having an attitude: staying true to yourself and your values is what punk always was about. I feel like killing myself when I hear of someone who starts to listen to punk after he bought a "punk" outfit at hot topic or whatever shitty store

  46. nymetsrock

    @fatmikeforpresident id say its more of a mindset then an attitude, you can be as bad ass as possible and still not fulfill what the songs talk about, its more or less do you think/use your mind or not

  47. TFrills

    Operation Ivy's lyrics are so profound. I would say its comparable to Bob Dylan.

  48. ripoutarmy

    this song sucks dry penis

  49. stainless921

    @Guitarmaniac4321 this punk was never mainstream

  50. ClairvoyantVibrations

    I LOVE the bass in all their songs :3

  51. Collin Hanes

    Everyone, you are not punk if you argue about what punk is, just listen to punk music and act punk, don't argue about whats punk

  52. Andrea Claux

    @Guitarmaniac4321

  53. Andrea Claux

    your still conforming to mainstream punks by caring what they fuck they think. its good music, with real lyrics. thats all that matters.

  54. xplat

    So weird having music like this that sneaks under the mainstream radar. Most punk music does thankfully.

  55. Jenny Kelly

    omfg i fucken love operation ivy!! you are the awesomest for having this!! first to comment whoo!!