Real Life Friend

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"Real Life Friend"
Real Life Friend cover
Demo by Rivers Cuomo
Album Alone XI: The EWBAITE Years
Released 2020
Writer(s) Rivers Cuomo
Status Released
This song is part of the "I Can't Find the Words" lineage of songs

"Real Life Friend" is a demo by Rivers Cuomo. The demo was released as part of the digital compilation Alone XI: The EWBAITE Years.

Appearances

Overview

The chorus for "Real Life Friend" was later used as the bridge to the 2015 demo "I Can't Find the Words".

Lyrics

This place is kinda funky and I don't think I'll ever get used to it
We're surrounded by sycophants searching for a butt to kiss
Terminator people hunting money and celebrity
Killing everything that isn't superficiality

What I need is
A real-life friend
Someone natural
And authentic
Can we both just
Let our guards down?
Can I show you?
Would you be my real-life friend?

We'd connect, low tech, intimate
Holding hands, no sweat, but it's genuine
Now and then we can have arguments
But it ain't any threat to our partnership
Would you be my real-life friend?
Would you be my real-life

It's kind of embarrassing that I met you in a place like this
I admit I was a player and you probably were a groupie chick
Guess that we were sick of all the battles that we fought and lost
'Cause now we wanna chuckle when we think about the dreadful cost

What I need is
A real-life friend
Someone natural
And authentic
Can we both just
Let our guards down?
Can I show you?
Would you be my real-life friend?

We'd connect, low tech, intimate
Holding hands, no sweat, but it's genuine
Now and then we can have arguments
But it ain't any threat to our partnership
Would you be my real-life friend?
Would you be my real-life friend?

We Photoshop profile pics on social networks
Each pixel is perfect, but something inside hurts
We all want connection to someone who gets us
But we'll never get it until we are honest

What I need is
A real-life friend
Someone natural
And authentic
Can we both just
Let our guards down?
Can I show you?
Would you be my real-life friend?

We'd connect, low tech, intimate
Holding hands, no sweat, but it's genuine
Now and then we can have arguments
But it ain't any threat to our partnership
Would you be my real-life friend?
Would you be my real-life
Would you be my real-life friend?
Would you be my real-life

See also