Joe Walsh - Time Out Lyrics | SongMeanings
Goin' through the motions
Tryin' not to snore
Didn't know the gun was loaded
Rowin' through the ocean
Caught without an oar
Someone said they all exploded

Time out, save the play
Try to make the line last
Any old way you can
Signed out all the way
When you speak your mind out
Never say what you plan

The maids are in the hallway
Bangin' on the door
Askin' what the funny smell was
Wake you up and tell you
It's okay to sleep some more
By the way, is there any you could sell us?

So the case is gettin' hotter
Guilty 'til you're tried
Stick 'em up, you've just been busted
Your basement's full of water
Forgot about the tide
Hope to God the pump ain't rusted

Signed out, blown away
When you speak your mind out
Never say what you plan
Time out, save the play
Try to make the mind last
Any old way you can


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae, edited by taterzpop, Ms Diane

Time Out Lyrics as written by Joseph Fidler Walsh

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentThis and "Welcome to the Club" are generally about grinning and bearing it when things suck. This one seems to be about trying to avoid getting caught when you know you're screwed--the line about "wake you up to tell you it's OK to sleep some more, by the way is there any you can sell is?" is naturally about drugs, likely marijuana.
    bugoffon July 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAll over the web these lyrics are wrong. Somebody put them up wrong and they got copied and pasted everywhere. It is a more clever song if your have the words right:


    Goin' through the motions
    Tryin' not to snore
    Didn't know the gun was loaded
    Rowin' in the ocean
    Caught without an oar
    Someone said they always floated

    Time out, save the play
    Try to make the line last
    Any old way you can
    Signed out, blown away
    When you speak your mind out
    Never say what you plan

    The maids are in the hallway
    Bangin' on the door
    Askin' what the funny smell was
    Wake you up and tell you
    It's OK to sleep some more
    By the way, is there any you can sell us?

    So the case is gettin' hotter
    Guilty till your tried
    Stick 'em up, you've just been busted
    Your basement's full of water
    Forgot about the tide
    Hope to God the pump ain't rusted

    Signed out, blown away
    When you speak your mind out
    Never say what you plan
    Time out, save the fray
    Try to make the line last
    Any old way you can
    taterzpopon April 17, 2013   Link

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