Cornerstone


Lyrics

Thought I saw you in the battleship
But it was only a look-a-like
She was nothing but a vision trick
Under the warning light

She was close, close enough to be your ghost
But my chances turned to toast
When I asked her if I could call her your name

I thought I saw you in the rusty hook
Huddled up in a wicker chair
I wandered over for a closer look
And kissed whoever was sitting there

She was close, and she held me very tightly
'Til I asked awfully politely,
"Please, can I call you her name?"

And I elongated my lift home,
Yeah I let him go the long way round
I smelt your scent on the seat belt
And kept my shortcuts to myself

I thought I saw you in The Parrot's Beak
Messing with the smoke alarm
It was too loud for me to hear her speak
And she had a broken arm

It was close, so close that the walls were wet
And she wrote it out in letraset
No, you can't call me her name

Tell me where's your hiding place
I'm worried I'll forget your face
And I've asked everyone
I'm beginning to think I imagined you all along

I elongated my lift home
Yeah, I let him go the long way 'round
I smelt your scent on the seat belt
And kept my shortcuts to myself

I saw your sister in the cornerstone
On the phone to the middle man
When I saw that she was on her own
I thought she might understand

She was close, well you couldn't get much closer
She said, "I'm really not supposed to, but, yes,
You can call me anything you want."


Faixas

  • My Propeller
  • Crying Lightning
  • Dangerous Animals
  • Secret Door
  • Potion Approaching
  • Fire and the Thud
  • Cornerstone
  • Dance Little Liar
  • Pretty Visitors
  • The Jeweller's Hands