Jobless

Story Behind The Song

This song came about after it's hook was written. "It seems like all my friends are turning up jobless" is actually true, in this modern political climate.

Song Description

"Jobless" is a song with a comedic bent about joblessness and unemployment in the modern era. It's characters are Jeff, who is struggling with an unemployment office agent, and Troy, who is trying to purchase liquor with food stamps.

Song Length 4:12 Genre Rock - Alternative, Pop - Alternative
Tempo Medium (111 - 130) Lead Vocal Male Vocal
Mood Relaxed, Tense Subject Economics, General
Similar Artists Beck, Steely Dan Language English
Era 2000 and later

Lyrics

it could happen to you
like it happened to Jeff
at the unemployment office desk

when she pulled him apart
like a wing from a breast
and she spilled her poisoned ink
stabbing at the clipboard
she's got this job

(chorus)
it seems like all my frinds are turning up jobless

it could happen to you
like it happened to Troy
at the supermarket checkout aisle

when the lady behind
called the manager here
she said you can't buy that with foodstamps
you'll have to pay cash
Troy likes to drink

(chorus)

Lyrics Kevin Hanson Music Kevin Hanson
Producer Kevin Hanson Todd Barneson Publisher Kevin Hanson
Performance Kevin Hanson
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