Rosenstock, Jeff - Nausea Lyrics




Held in a bong hit, sitting in a
Hot tub in south Wisconsin. I feel
Amazing when I'm all alone
Switching between porn and Robocop
Turned off my cell phone, drank a bottle
Of wine and read a Cometbus and
Passed out naked, shriveling, stumbled
To bed in a fucked up sleepwalk

I got so tired of discussing my future
I've started avoiding the people I love
Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea

I read the worst thing ever in a
Bathrobe of off-white terry cloth
Translated by technology from
Your voice extremely inaccurately

I got so tired of discussing my future
I've started avoiding the people I love
Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
Shake and sweat and I can't throw up
I got so tired of discussing my future
That I walk through my life like I'm the only one
With evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
Shake and sweat and I can't throw up, oh no!

Cleaned up the empty bottles, let the
Smoke out through chilly windows
I used the stationary bike
And I watched the end of The Price Is Right
Ordered an egg-white sandwich and I
Drove south through mid-day traffic and I
Called up some folks I truly love and
Hung up after they said hello

I got so tired of discussing my future
I've started avoiding the people I love
Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
Shake and sweat and I can't throw up
I got so tired of discussing my future
That I walk through my life like I'm the only one
With evenings of silence and mornings of nausea





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  1. Шустрый Родригез

    Fucking Insane video

  2. Megan Tron

    "I got so tired of discussing my future that I walk through my life like I'm the only one with evenings of silence and mornings of nausea. Shake and sweat and I can't throw up." This is such a beautiful line.

  3. Q Murphy

    THE FUTURE -KAATIE

  4. dean domino

    Jeff is my Kurt Cobain, minus the death. Don't die Jeff!

  5. Steven Mendez

    Been listening to this song for a few years now. It is a bop for sure. Then you listen deeper. If you have addiction issues, it hit so deep. I can listen to this song in all moods and it works. I have definitely cried a lot to this song

  6. Tiny Moving Spaceships

    Lmao yeet

  7. Willy Patrick

    Lotta joke replies here, but real-talk: this song captures my struggles with drug and alcohol abuse and their intersection with feelings of inadequacy and depression better than any other song. And because of that, this song will always be amazing for me.


    Even from the beginning, the lyrics resonate on an all to real basis like, "I feel amazing when I'm all alone / ... / turned off the cellphone, drank a bottle". The number of times I've just wanted to get shitfaced alone and forget everything are innumerable. And after enough times doing that shit you just want to shut off everything tying you to to world -- especially your phone. The next lines hit even harder: " Passed out naked, shriveling, stumbled
    / to bed in a fucked up sleepwalk" -- what drunk doesn't resonate with that all to frequent reality?


    The chorus applied to me more when I was younger and struggling to graduate college, but I'm still dealing with the same shit of avoiding the people I love, always accompanied with, "Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea" -- despite having achieved the "future" I thought I was always chasing.


    The next run of the chorus adds a couple other lines that hit hard too: "Shake and sweat and I can’t throw up" furthers the bleak imagery of being an alcoholic and "I walk through my life like I’m the only one" captures the unwanted but inevitable isolation addiction brings.


    Verse 3 is probably the most heartbreaking for me, because I've been there soooo many times. You clean, workout -- even order a healthy meal -- but you still can't deal with/face those you love the most. The bitter irony being you know these are the folks that love you too and could help you, but you just can't. This usually led to the next bender for me.


    I can't know fully what Jeff was thinking when writing this song but I'm so glad he did. I'm trying to get sober and better but it's a struggle, and some days are better than others. All I know is whenever I can't explain to a friend or a loved one the things I feel I tell them to listen to this song and pay close attention to the lyrics because it puts words to my feelings and actions better than I ever could.


    This song (and whole album) kick ass and I'm so glad it exists.

    jaidsalgado

    My dude, keep fighting bro. Going through the same shit rn, but you really gotta want to feel happier. Just take it day by day. Each day do a little more than the day before, even if you're feeling like you don't want to. Afterwards you'll feel much better.

    William Higdon

    @jaidsalgado You both got this shit. I believe in you.

    Erin Frazier

    You guys got it! I believe in you!

    jaidsalgado

    @William Higdon thank you!!!

    jaidsalgado

    @Erin Frazier thanks fam 💪🏽🤙🏽

  8. Sir John McPoopington XVII Jr

    So you know how a lot of music videos have that comment that says "this song got me through some tough times"? Here's the one for this song. This song got me through a really shitty year last year with the line "I've got so tired of discussing my future, started avoiding the people I love". Won't go into detail as nobody here would give two shits but it was cool to hear a line that resonated with me so much an made me feel less on my own. Cheers Jeff.

  9. Jason Wacome

    Fucking perfect

  10. Mike Watkinson

    This song is definately life.

  11. Ian Good

    So fucking awesome

  12. TheGabrielbowater

    still the best thing evere lol

  13. Gabe Dennis

    Are we sure that the dude who threw the can isn’t Anthony Fantano?

  14. Andrew Overman

    [Verse 1]
    Held in a bong hit, sitting in a
    Hot tub in south Wisconsin. I feel
    Amazing when I’m all alone
    Switching between porn and Robocop
    Turned off my cell phone, drank a bottle
    Of wine and read a Cometbus and
    Passed out naked, shriveling, stumbled
    To bed in a fucked up sleepwalk

    [Chorus]
    I got so tired of discussing my future
    I’ve started avoiding the people I love
    Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea

    [Verse 2]
    I read the worst thing ever in a
    Bathrobe of off-white Terry cloth
    Translated by technology from
    Your voice extremely inaccurately

    [Chorus]
    I got so tired of discussing my future
    I’ve started avoiding the people I love
    Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
    Shake and sweat and I can’t throw up
    I got so tired of discussing my future
    That I walk through my life like I’m the only one
    With evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
    Shake and sweat and I can’t throw up, oh no!

    [Verse 3]
    Cleaned up the empty bottles, let the
    Smoke out through chilly windows
    I used the stationary bike
    And I watched the end of The Price Is Right
    Ordered an egg-white sandwich and I
    Drove south through mid-day traffic and I
    Called up some folks I truly love and
    Hung up after they said hello

    [Chorus]
    I got so tired of discussing my future
    I’ve started avoiding the people I love
    Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
    Shake and sweat and I can’t throw up
    I got so tired of discussing my future
    That I walk through my life like I’m the only one
    With evenings of silence and mornings of nausea

  15. Salma Hamed

    someone PLEASE tell me what genre this is. although I don't relate to it much it's so fun to listen to

    dad bod

    usually jeff's music is very guitar heavy but i would recommend just listening to more of his stuff, including his other projects like antarctigo vespucci and bomb the music industry

    PopeLope

    Pop Punk/Indie Rock/Alt Rock

  16. Cool Socks

    oh my fuckin god he fuckin dead

  17. Hamburger Network

    what the actual fuck

    Hamburger Network

    i agree

  18. Nerfherder

    my best friend moved away this song reminds me of him. I feel so sad every time i listen to it. I somehow knew that those years were the best of my life. and now ill never get them back. Danny if youre reading this, yes im talking about you and yes im drunk. Remember that night at checkers lol?

  19. abwhor

    Went to a Joyce Manor concert recently and saw Jeff Rosenstock live as well. This song has been stuck in my head ever since. Super fucking awesome performer live. The guy went crowd surfing while playing the saxophone!!!

  20. tahl

    666,999 views <3

  21. Keltron

    Found this through PUP's website. I am not disappointed

  22. rayan, o adolescente

    fuck, don't die jeff :'0

  23. mgk a faggot

    been binging on this bodacious dude and i gotta say, is matt sharp ghostwriting this shit???lololol jk dude i swear some of his songs sounds like they should be in. weezer.

  24. everithing means nothing to me

    the guy who stab Jeff is Ben Barnett from Kind Of Like Spiiting?

  25. Harrison TL

    jeff rosenstock fucking dies, the song

  26. jayden james

    this is my anthem!!!

  27. thesaltyspitoon

    damn Jeff is ripped

  28. Nate

    LYRICS:
    Held in a bong hit, sitting in a
    Hot tub in south Wisconsin. I feel
    Amazing when I’m all alone
    Switching between porn and Robocop
    Turned off my cell phone, drank a bottle
    Of wine and read a Cometbus and
    Passed out naked, shriveling, stumbled
    To bed in a fucked up sleepwalk

    [Chorus]
    I got so tired of discussing my future
    I’ve started avoiding the people I love
    Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea

    [Verse 2]
    I read the worst thing ever in a
    Bathrobe of off-white terry cloth
    Translated by technology
    Your voice extremely inaccurately

    [Chorus]
    I got so tired of discussing my future
    I’ve started avoiding the people I love
    Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
    Shake and sweat and I can’t throw up
    I got so tired of discussing my future
    That I walk through my life like I'm the only one
    With evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
    Shake and sweat and I can't throw up

    [Verse 3]
    Cleaned up the empty bottles, let the
    Smoke out through chilly windows
    I used the stationary bike
    And I watched the end of The Price Is Right
    Ordered and egg-white sandwich and I
    Drove south through mid-day traffic and I
    Called up some folks I truly love and
    Hung up after they said hello

    [Chorus]
    I got so tired of discussing my future
    I’ve started avoiding the people I love
    Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
    Shake and sweat and I can’t throw up
    I got so tired of discussing my future
    That I walk through my life like I’m the only one
    With evenings of silence and mornings of nausea

  29. Jester Felt

    Dang, living life to these moments! Rising up, but not against. Enjoying life, but gotta get there. Not enjoying the trip there. How ever, I’ll get there when I get there. (bread crumbs)

  30. noahz

    Craig sent me

  31. Xiwen Wang

    Held in a bong hit, sitting in a
    Hot tub in south wisconsin
    I feel amazing when I’m all alone
    Switching between porn and robocop
    Turned off my cellphone, drank a bottle
    Of wine and read a cometbus and
    Passed out naked, shriveling, stumbled
    To bed in a fucked up sleepwalk

    I got so tired of discussing my future
    I’ve started avoiding the people I love
    Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea

    I read the worst thing ever
    In a bathrobe of off-white terricloth,
    Translated by technology
    From your voice extremely inaccurately

    I got so tired of discussing my future
    I’ve started avoiding the people I love
    Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
    Shake and sweat and I can’t throw up
    I got so tired of discussing my future
    That I walk through my life like I’m the only one
    With evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
    Shake and sweat and I can’t throw up

    Cleaned up the empty bottles
    Let the smoke out through chilly windows
    I used the stationary bike
    I watched the end of the price is right
    Ordered an egg-white sandwich and I
    Drove south through mid-day traffic and I
    Called up some folks I truly love and
    Hung up after they said hello

    I got so tired of discussing my future
    I’ve started avoiding the people I love
    Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
    Shake and sweat and I can’t throw up
    I got so tired of discussing my future
    That I walk through my life like I’m the only one
    With evenings of silence and mornings of nausea

  32. Luc1an

    Usa pls

  33. Jorge Munoz

    Am I the only one that relates to this song that you get so mad ?

  34. Austin Jackson

    some lyrics for the music lovers

    Held in a bong hit, sitting in a
    Hot tub in south Wisconsin. I feel
    amazing when I’m all alone
    switching between porn and Robocop

    Turned off my cellphone, drank a bottle
    of wine and read a Cometbus and
    Passed out naked, shriveling, stumbled
    To bed in a fucked up sleepwalk

    I got so tired of discussing my future
    I’ve started avoiding the people I love
    Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea.

    I read the worst thing ever in a bathrobe of off-white terricloth,
    Translated by technology from your voice extremely inaccurately.

    I got so tired of discussing my future
    I’ve started avoiding the people I love
    Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
    Shake and sweat and I can’t throw up.
    I got so tired of discussing my future
    That I walk through my life like I’m the only one
    With evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
    Shake and sweat and I can’t throw up.

    Cleaned up the empty bottles.
    Let the smoke out through chilly windows.
    I used the stationary bike
    I watched the end of The Price Is Right
    Ordered an egg-white sandwich and I
    Drove south through mid-day traffic and I
    Called up some folks I truly love and
    Hung up after they said hello.

    I got so tired of discussing my future
    I’ve started avoiding the people I love
    Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
    Shake and sweat and I can’t throw up.
    I got so tired of discussing my future
    That I walk through my life like I’m the only one
    With evenings of silence and mornings of nausea.

  35. SoulAndre

    0:38 I can hear the Jeff saying "to me?" in my head, LUL

  36. AttackCasserole

    Literally the best music video and song ever

  37. Jeff Deyerle

    Jeff's tha shizzle fo rizzle!!!

  38. Gabriel Coimbra Galvão

    eu gostei

  39. User

    It just
    Perfect

  40. Richard the Ross Employee

    THANK YOU NATE! THIS IS JUST AMAZING :0

  41. RestWater

    what an amazing song and video - this deserves way more plays

  42. Maria tereza

    I came for Finn

  43. Voice of Treason

    close your eyes and pretend that bender is singing

  44. Atrijit Das

    this song is weirdly hard to sing along too

    stephen trueman

    "Ordered an egg-white sandwich and I"

  45. colebasaur

    actually what depression mixed with drug/alcohol abuse is like though

  46. KSabot

    shoutouts to living alone and not talking to your family

  47. No pe

    me this morning

  48. Mahesh Bhenchod

    Ben Folds knockoff...

  49. Ade Bird

    Held in the bong hit sitting in a
    Hot tub in south Wisconsin
    I feel amazing when I’m all alone
    Switching between porn and Robocop

    Turned off my cell phone
    Drank a bottle of wine and read a Cometbus
    got stoned naked, trip and stumble
    to bed in a fucked up sleep walk

    I got so tired of discussing my future
    I started avoiding the people I love
    Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea

    I read the worst thing ever
    In a bathrobe of off-white terry cloth
    Translated by technology
    From your voice extremely inaccurately

    I got so tired of discussing my future
    I started avoiding the people I love
    Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
    Sweatin’ and shakin’, dont throw up

    I got so tired of discussing my future

    That I walk through my life like I’m the only one
    With evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
    Shakin’, sweatin’, and dont throw up, oh no

    Cleaned up the empty bottles
    Let the smoke out through chilly windows
    I used the stationary bike
    I watched the end of Price Is Right

    Ordered an egg white sandwich
    And I drove south through mid-day traffic
    While I called up the folks I truly love
    Hung up after they said hello

    I got so tired of discussing my future
    I started avoiding the people I love
    Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
    Shakin’, sweatin’, don’t throw up

    I got so tired of discussing my future
    That I walk through my life like I’m the only one
    Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea

  50. Sean A. Ross

    He sounds like an out of tune kazoo with a weak constitution.

  51. pringlescan81

    I love this guy. I don't know if his music is really just THAT good or if it's only hitting me in all the right places (read: lyrics) at this point my life

  52. Troy Stiffler

    Mm. Tacos.

  53. Noroi Chan

    0:55 thought that was idubbz for a sec

  54. Powell Pressburger

    Sounds like next album, Worry., more tuneful than much of We Cool.

  55. Sean Aubin

    I see a The Weakerthans t-shirt on the girl beside the guy who threw the can.

  56. Mackenzie Adams

    Held in a bong hit, sitting in a
    Hot tub in south Wisconsin. I feel
    amazing when I’m all alone
    switching between porn and Robocop

    Turned off my cellphone, drank a bottle
    of wine and read a Cometbus and
    Passed out naked, shriveling, stumbled
    To bed in a fucked up sleepwalk

    I got so tired of discussing my future
    I’ve started avoiding the people I love
    Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea.

    I read the worst thing ever in a bathrobe of off-white terricloth,
    Translated by technology from your voice extremely inaccurately.

    I got so tired of discussing my future
    I’ve started avoiding the people I love
    Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
    Shake and sweat and I can’t throw up.
    I got so tired of discussing my future
    That I walk through my life like I’m the only one
    With evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
    Shake and sweat and I can’t throw up.

    Cleaned up the empty bottles.
    Let the smoke out through chilly windows.
    I used the stationary bike
    I watched the end of The Price Is Right
    Ordered an egg-white sandwich and I
    Drove south through mid-day traffic and I
    Called up some folks I truly love and
    Hung up after they said hello.

    I got so tired of discussing my future
    I’ve started avoiding the people I love
    Evenings of silence and mornings of nausea
    Shake and sweat and I can’t throw up.
    I got so tired of discussing my future
    That I walk through my life like I’m the only one
    With evenings of silence and mornings of nausea.

  57. Deepdarkbasement

    On a serious note this song hits hard for me since I started college...

  58. Brett

    That sidekicks t shirt

  59. Rowan

    instant classic

  60. Jesse Kremer

    Was that Oliver Ackermann at 0:59?

  61. Christopher Sparr

    Kicked ass with the Menzingers in STL, good shit guys 😃

  62. syd16packchicken

    A kid named "Ryan Watson" inspired me to check out the original song after I saw his amazing acoustic cover, thanks Ryan. I wish I would've heard of this song sooner!

  63. Random Guy123

    fun fact:jeff is made of tacos

  64. Andrew

    Who was the bald guy who threw the bottle? He looked super familiar

  65. Adrian Gechas

    its my song

  66. Zach Bee

    looks like Nathan Fielder dancing at 0:16

  67. Joey Rider

    so like... I discovered this band about 2 weeks ago while listening to a band named spraynard... and I'm honestly glad I did its absolutely amazing...

  68. nube negra

    let me guezz. jew?

  69. kris weston

    this is a direct product of american consumerism. without the dumb culture of that country, this kind of tripe would never fucking exist. DIE AMERICA!!!!

    FireproofLine

    kris weston what are you saying?

    Joey Rider

    kris weston ... what does that even mean? do you understand the meaning of the words you are typing?

    kris weston

    :D fools.

    David Raus

    This guy is a champ & you have no idea what you are talking about

  70. Sparrowhawk

    I LOVE THIS SONG

  71. Adam Henry

    um is that Nathan Fielder behind the drummer?

    Dylan Bargteil

    Nah that's me.

  72. Jaik Bieler

    Are those f**king tacos!?!?!

  73. Your Sensei Shouyou

    i really love this song

  74. Zhou Mother

    evenings of salads and mornings of nausea

  75. Yoga Cholandha

    "Switching between porn and robocop" is pure genius. Ha!

  76. Son Cosmo

    HE FUCKING SOUNDS LIKE JAKE THE DOG

    gothbitch69

    Joey Ball how dare you imply anything could ever ruin Jeff

    The Magnanimous

    +sqeekses you're right I still love him

    Shaun Mackay

    so also bender from futurama

    Mint Willow

    IKR I THOUGHT I WAS THE ONLY NOTICING THIS

    FatButta

    He sounds like Josh Gad

  77. Flcl1080

    Months before this song came out I saw Jeff at a Laura Stevenson show and asked him about his future. I wonder...

    Kate Lubell

    Flcl1080 lmao

  78. No Name

    Heeey that's pretty good

  79. darthtortugas

    I want a Jeff taco....

  80. Z xtant

    This song sucks.

    Son Cosmo

    Shut up Lawrence

    frarfarf

    Z mcdump cuck

    frarfarf

    ohh solid comeback

    frarfarf

    what do you listen to? why are you here, not only listening to something you don't like, but feeling the need to comment on it? Are you autistic or just an anti-social fucking weirdo?

  81. Chas.Chat

    This video is ridiculous in the best way possible! I don't know how I'm seeing it for the first time just now.

  82. malcolm exall

    I find this very relatable.

    Jack Gillespie

    Especially the taco part

  83. Cameron Hall

    shit i hate it when people take my fucking del taco

  84. RagingWafflez

    idk why I like this so much

  85. falkuistion

    is that nathan fielder in the crowd?

  86. adrianapiss!!!

    so sick my dude

  87. TheBaronVSP

    Southwest Wisconsin represent.

    xcbigd

    +TheBaronVSP Platteville. We really out here.

  88. Andy McH

    It's Timmy Cupcakes!

  89. Otis Murdoch

    I always took the knives to be a nod to that kid who tried getting into that BtMI! show with a backpack full of knives

  90. heywhatsup

    i dream about seeing myself in the crowd when watching this video and then posting a really quaint comment about how i'm in the video

  91. Jim Moriarty

    The lady getting stabbed at 1:39 is my old geography teacher.

  92. Level 9 YouTube hero

    Glad that hairless nerd bring me here

  93. Jade Steven

    Saw these guys open up in Denver. Fantastic show. In fact got me back into playing music.

  94. iKnowAGuy

    the only words in the first verse i could understand first time i listened to this were "porn and robocop"

    Massimo Amato

    same here

    derpypenguin74

    nice pfp from the AV album

    jacob martinelli

    I survived childhood. I hope that I'm the last person ever cursed with the name "jacob." Please learn from the past's errors. By that, I mean in a not emotionally attached sense.

    Rather, just...

    ----------------

    This boat just tips over because it's top heavy with problems. Let go of self desires and endeavors and be quietly, calmly abstract because it ain't going anywhere. Enjoy the view and don't get involved because this about sums it up.

  95. Brian Banegas

    I'm watching a playlist made up of hardcore underground hip hop and this comes up. I'm not complaining thou

    Warren Burger

    +Brian Banegas #1 I live in my momma's house..

    Brandon Levenson

    NUMBA ONE I LIVE IN MY MAMA HOUSE!!!

    HgihAsFcuk

    I'm twenty fiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiive! fuck i love jefff & btmi & asob anybody feeel freeee to leave me any music suggestions fucking please & thank you!

    Ruiz Bros. Productions

    HgihAsFcuk Soulless by Fake Problems :)

    Zorion Mclarrin

    Would you say you... Can't Complain?

  96. Raptaki

    Bomb the music industry? This is cool but what happened to the band?

    Otis Murdoch

    The last album they released was 2010 or 2011, they did a final string of shows in 2012 before a hiatus because they wanted to focus on other stuff, then came back January 2014 to do a confirmed final show (they actually did two in the row because one sold out immediately) and have been officially disbanded since. Jeff has been doing solo stuff for a few years

    John Thigpen-Kraps

    +John G Also, important to recognize that BTMI orginally was a solo project...so in my mind it's like nothing has changed :)

    Otis Murdoch

    +Johnny KRAPS II True. Also worth noting most of the regular BtMI! band helps with the Jeff stuff, as seen here, so it's a pretty smooth transition for the fans

    John Thigpen-Kraps

    Yep yep!  That's why I didn't understand the hurt over BTMI calling it a day, (also didn't quite understand the need to call it something different, except it seems Jeff has a need not to be bound by songs that people expect from him)

  97. David Zimmerman .

    i liked it, weird

  98. Ian Prado

    tacos equal suffering