It's all over, it's all over. It's all over
Which I always find interesting to listen or read people not in the background or profession to excoriate such places, but do so with a tinge of fondness while in full knowing of the reality.
And of course, there is this line which like the mark of any great writer, meaning is delivered one sentence at a time:
You have to accept that the only redemption for the large, cheap machinations of life is the redemption of experience, the only thing you can control.
Experience. Genuinely best enjoyed with others. And only you are in charge of that reality.
Come for the writing. Stay for the Cookie Monster singing Tom Waits.