Doing It for the Money
Foster the People Lyrics


Just close your eyes
We're gonna run this light
We live our lives
Yeah, we're not wasting time
Baby, we lost our minds
We're gonna get, gonna get
Get what we can
We're not doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money

Is it wrong to rock the booze?
We gotta strike a match and light the fuse
Now I'm never looking back
It's time to leave the future with the past

I said it doesn't matter where I go
I am calling all the poets in the battle
I am shouting to the world
Let them know that we won't
Be afraid to step into the fight
When you can't see the light

So close your eyes
We're gonna run this light
We live our lives
Yeah, we're not wasting time
Baby, we lost our minds
We're gonna get, gonna get
Get what we can
We're not doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money

But if you're down I'ma soldier up
You better learn to shoot or learn to duck
There's no retreat and no escape
If we keep dreaming while we're wide awake  

I said it doesn't matter where I go
I am calling all the prophets into the battle
I am never going to change who I am
I won't bend under the pressure
When my back's on the ropes
I said it doesn't matter where I go
I am staring down the barrel of a gun
We are shouting to the world
Let them know that we are
Not afraid to step into the fight
When we can't see the light

So close your eyes
We're gonna run this light
We live our lives
Yeah, we're not wasting time
Baby, we lost our minds
We're gonna get, gonna get
Get what we can
We're not doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money

Well it's a silicone rush
And I'm addicted
I don't understand it
The winner starts kill switch
Saying what I want to
The pleasure comes with pain too
Mostly it's another fight
When it's slowly coming after you

So close your eyes
We're gonna run this light
We live our lives
Yeah, we're not wasting time
Baby, we lost our minds
We're gonna get, gonna get
Get what we can
We're not doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money

Lyrics © Downtown Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: ADAM SCHMALHOLZ, ISOM INNIS, MARK FOSTER, RYAN B TEDDER

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derasor

LYRICS
Just close your eyes
We are gonna run this light
We live our lives
Yeah, we’re not wasting time
Maybe we lost my mind
We’re gonna get, gonna get
Get what we can
But we’re not doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money

Is it wrong to write the rules?
We gotta strike a match and light the fuse
Now I’m never looking back
It’s time to leave the future in the past

I said it doesn’t matter where I go I am
Calling all the poets into battle I am
Shouting to the world let them know that we won’t
Be afraid to step into the fight
When we can’t see the light

So close your eyes
We are gonna run this light
We live our lives
Yeah, we’re not wasting time
Maybe we lost our minds
We’re gonna get, gonna get
Get what we can
But we’re not doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money

Well, if you’re down then soldier up
You better learn to shoot or learn to duck
There’s no retreat and no escape
If we keep dreaming while we’re wide awake

I said it doesn’t matter where I go I am
Calling all the prophets into battle I am
Never going to change who I am I won’t
Bend under the pressure when my back’s on the ropes
I said it doesn’t matter where I go I am
Staring down the barrel of a gun we are
Shouting to the world let them know that we are
Not afraid to step into the fight
When we can’t see the light

So close your eyes
We are gonna run this blind
We live our lives
Yeah, we’re not wasting time
Maybe we lost our minds
We’re gonna get, gonna get
Get what we can
But we’re not doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money

Well it’s a silicon rush
And I’m addicted
I don’t understand it
When it starts I can't switch
Saying what I want to do
Well pleasure comes as pain too
But mostly it’s an afterthought
And it’s slowly coming after you

So close your eyes
We’re gonna run this blind
We live our lives
Yeah, we’re not wasting time
Maybe we lost our minds
We’re gonna get, gonna get
Get what we can
But we’re not doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money



Akemi Homura

[Chorus 1]
Just close your eyes, we're gonna run this blind
We live our lives, yeah, we're not wasting time
Maybe we lost our minds
We're gonna get, gonna get, get what we can
But we're not doing it for the money, doing it for the money
Doing it for the money, doing it for the money

[Verse 1]
Is it wrong to write the rules?
We gotta strike a match and light the fuse
And now I'm never looking back
It's time to leave the future in the past

[Pre-Chorus 1]
I said it doesn't matter where I go, I am
Calling all the poets into battle, I am
Shouting to the world, let 'em know that we won't
Be afraid to step into the fight when we can't see the light

[Chorus]
So close your eyes, we're gonna run this blind
We live our lives, yeah, we're not wasting time
Maybe we lost our minds
We're gonna get, gonna get, get what we can
But we're not doing it for the money, doing it for the money
Doing it for the money, doing it for the money
[Verse 2]
Well, if you're down, then soldier up
You better learn to shoot or learn to duck
There's no retreat and no escape
If we keep dreaming while we're wide awake

[Pre-Chorus 2]
I said it doesn't matter where I go, I am
Calling all the prophets into battle, I am
Never gonna change who I am, I won't
Bend under the pressure when my back's on the ropes
I said, it doesn't matter where I go, I am
Staring down the barrel of a gun, we are
Shouting to the world, let them know that we are
Not afraid to step into the fight when you can't see the light

[Chorus]
So close your eyes, we're gonna run this blind
We live our lives, yeah, we're not wasting time
Maybe we lost our minds
We're gonna get, gonna get, get what we can
But we're not doing it for the money, doing it for the money
Doing it for the money, doing it for the money

[Bridge]
Well, it's a silicon rush
And I'm addicted
I don't understand
When it starts, I can't switch
Saying what I won't do
Well, pleasure comes as pain too
But mostly it's an afterthought
And it's slowly coming after you
[Chorus]
So close your eyes, we're gonna run this blind
We live our lives, yeah, we're not wasting time
Maybe we lost our minds
We're gonna get, gonna get, get what we can
But we're not doing it for the money, doing it for the money
Doing it for the money, doing it for the money



Muhamad Al Fazri

Just close your eyes
We're gonna run this light
We live our lives
Yeah, we're not wasting time
Baby, we lost our minds
We're gonna get, gonna get
Get what we can
We're not doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money

Is it wrong to rock the booze?
We gotta strike a match and light the fuse
Now I'm never looking back
It's time to leave the future with the past

I said it doesn't matter where I go
I am calling all the poets in the battle
I am shouting to the world
Let them know that we won't
Be afraid to step into the fight
When you can't see the light

So close your eyes
We're gonna run this light
We live our lives
Yeah, we're not wasting time
Baby, we lost our minds
We're gonna get, gonna get
Get what we can
We're not doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money

But if you die I'm a soldier up
You better learn to shoot or learn to duck
There's no retreat and no escape
If we can dream then why are we wide awake?

I said it doesn't matter where I go
I am calling all the prophets into the battle
I am never going to change who I am
I won't feel the pressure on my back
I said it doesn't matter where I go
I am staring down the barrel of a gun
We are shouting to the world
Let them know that we are
Not afraid to step into the fight
When we can't see the light

So close your eyes
We're gonna run this light
We live our lives
Yeah, we're not wasting time
Baby, we lost our minds
We're gonna get, gonna get
Get what we can
We're not doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money

They say don't rush
And I'm addicted
I don't understand it
The winner starts kill switch
Saying what I want to
The pleasure comes with pain too
Mostly it's another fight
When it's slowly coming after you

So close your eyes
We're gonna run this light
We live our lives
Yeah, we're not wasting time
Baby, we lost our minds
We're gonna get, gonna get
Get what we can
We're not doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money
Doing it for the money



derasor

Is it wrong to rock the booze? -> Is it wrong to write the rules?
But if you die I'm a soldier up -> Well, if you’re down then soldier up
If we can dream then why are we wide awake? -> If we keep dreaming while we’re wide awake
I won't feel the pressure on my back -> Bend under the pressure when my back’s on the ropes
They say don't rush -> It's a silicon rush
The winner starts kill switch -> When it starts I can't switch

also, I think
Baby, we lost our minds -> maybe we lost our minds

...and probably some other stuff



All comments from YouTube:

Linkmon99

Idk why people hate on this song, yeah it has like a “trap” feel to it but I think it’s freaking sick they took that and made it their own, it’s different but it’s amazingly good, and that’s why they are awesome, such a massive range.

coolyco

@the3spirit That "garbage" is just as viable as any music you're into, snob.

roberto caruna

gv

Louise Desquenne

Unlike anything I have ever heard is all I can say about Mark Foster’s voice. It’s the voice of a living Angel 😇

the3spirit

I'm sorry, but how is ANYTHING about this song "trap"?! This is literally the farthest removed music from that garbage.

Rig Don

I get a feeling it's a play on words vs the production of the track...mainstream sound with lyrics saying otherwise

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Keagan Finaughty

Director: "So Mark, how many dogs do you want in your video exactly?"

Mark: "Yes"

jamiechapsz A little more like

@Diogenes' Lantern TT

Diogenes' Lantern

@Lame Duck Indeed. The ImageNet ILSVRC dataset. I'm reading up on it now in the phenomenal "Deep Learning Illustrated" book

Lame Duck

The program, DeepDream, was trained using images of dogs.

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