Cold Turkey

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on "The Best of Bitesize" this track is listed as:
Cold Turkey - previously unreleased


she sat next to me in the waiting room
i had the common cold she had a stomach flu
i was reading time when she turned my way
and she said that my breath smelled like an ashtray

i need a cigarette and a blanket

she's like a monster
she wanted me to quit like that
i really want her
she wanted me to quit like that
and then she handed me her hanky and a nicotine patch
(she's so in particular)

i was reading time when she started to flirt
she grabbed the pack from the front pocket of my shirt
threw it in her purse and then she asked me to quit
and i said that it was more than just a habit


she wanted me she wanted me dead


and now i'm alone
my nicotine patch
was no match
for the common cold.


from The Best of Bitesize, released January 22, 2014



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Bitesize Oakland, California

From 1997-2009, the San Francisco Bay Area’s Bitesize brought a little bit of sickness to indie-pop, filling their otherwise perfect two-minute long pop gems with awkward stops and starts, weird bursts of guitar noise, quirky vocals, and lots of jumping up and down. The band released two critically acclaimed CDs (The Best of Bitesize & Sophomore Slump) and received college radio airplay nationwide ... more

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