Switch Hitter

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on "The Best of Bitesize" this track is listed as:
Switch Hitter - 1998 from the album "Freaks of Nature"

lyrics

it's the bottom of the ninth the winning run is on third
and i am bored to death standing out in left field
and i would rather be sitting in the bleachers
hanging with the girl in the yellow t-shirt
she smiles like she's awaiting a curtain call
waves her arms around like she is magical
i stick out of the ground like a tombstone
i blew the big play and fractured my collar bone

a year from now i'll be the center of attention
(i swear my mind's made up)
after i have had my sex change operation

i could look you in the eye and i could make you nervous
thinking that i look like i was 60 celsius
and you could clown around and make a couple wisecracks
and i could laugh along like a broken laugh track
i'll smile like i'm awaiting a curtain call
wave my arms around like i'm magical
brought back down to earth by a curve ball
i threw the all star game and shattered my clavicle

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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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