They Might Be Giants 9 Secret Steps Lyrics

Throw away the thing that tells you

Not to throw the thing away

You’ll forget to rue the day

You went ahead and threw the thing away

Nine secret steps

To the key to the door that you’ll

Throw in the well and let go

Of all your thwarted dreams

And visions of success

Amputate the thought that says

You shouldn’t ever amputate a thought

You’ll be overwrought until

You go ahead and amputate the thought

Nine secret steps

To unlock the potential

To forgo the knowledge

Of what can be attained as long

As nothing’s ever gained

I can’t tell you what’s in secret step five

You will know when you’re no longer alive

Inhume your gloom within a tomb

Confine your mind behind a line

There’s only doom outside your room

Confine your mind behind a line

Nine secret steps

To the key to the door that you’ll

Throw in the well and let go

Of all your thwarted dreams

Let go of all your thwarted dreams

Let go of all your thwarted dreams

Of all your thwarted dreams