When you’re listening to a silent movie
And you find your mind thinking of me
Don’t bother looking to find my number
‘Cause there’s nobody home
And if you’re tryin’ to find your answers
But you don’t have a question to vex
Don’t smile at me ’cause I’m not lookin’
And tonight I’m gonna lose
What else can I do?

When the drum beast hastens
And it smiles our faces
And the tears become nothing but you
Don’t bother asking for explanation
But what else can you do?
What else can I do?

When you’re asleep and hear the phone ring
Pick up, you know there’s no one there
Don’t bother asking for my wrong number
I’d have nothing to say
And if you’re tryin’ to paint a picture
But the canvas just absorbs your pain
Don’t yell out ’cause no one’s listening
And yet I feel the same
What else can I do?

When the drum beast hastens
And it smiles our faces
And the tears become nothing but you
Don’t bother asking for explanation
But what else can you do?
What else can I do?

And as the pain drips down,
Down to the ground
And stains the teardrops from before
And your fear grows cold
As the thoughts grow old
And there’s nothing left for you
What else can I do?

When the drum beast hastens
And it smiles our faces
And the tears become nothing but you
Don’t bother asking for explanation
But what else can you do?
What else can I do?

And you know that there is something missing
Some chance that you just never took
Don’t bother trying to get back to
The place you were before
‘Cause now you’re all alone in darkness
But a darkness that’s as bright as day
No matter how you try to reach me
I won’t hear what you say
Won’t hear what you say

When the drum beast hastens
And it smiles our faces
And the tears become nothing but you
Don’t bother asking for explanation
But what else can you do?
What else can I do?

And the drum beast hastens
And it smiles our faces
And the fear has finally found you
Don’t bother searching for exculpation
And I know you’re not a fool
No you’re not a fool
What else can I do?
What else can I do?