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Songs where people are longing for the past, or unwilling to accept change.

  • Bills, Bills, Bills - ' ' "At first we started out real cool/ Taking me places I ain't never been/ But now you're getting comfortable/ Ain't doing those things you did no more/ slowly making me pay for things/ Your money should be handling"
  • Lucky Ball & Chain
  • Monsters Of Mud - "It used to be that everyone you'd see was so well scrubbed", "Everything's different now ever since the monsters of mud"
  • Push Back The Hands - The entire song is about wanting to back to a previous time, presumably when things were better, such as "You would give up your right arm to go back / To when you had a right arm"
  • Shape Shifter - "Where did my world go?", "I accepted what you were and then everything changed and I don't want to live in any place where the people are shifting their shapes"
  • (She Thinks She's) Edith Head
  • She Was A Hotel Detective
  • Sold My Mind To The Kremlin - "Fishing holes don't exist/ And country music with all those lists /Of things from yesterday you can no longer get"
  • The End Of The Tour
  • What Did I Do To You? - "What ever happened to decency? to privacy? to false-bottom suitcases?"