City With No Children

Album: The Suburbs (2010)
  • The summer that I broke my arm
    I waited for your letter
    I have no feeling for you now
    Now that I know you better

    I wish that I could have loved you then
    Before our age was through
    And before a world war does with us
    Whatever it will do

    Dreamt I drove home to Houston
    On a highway that was underground
    There was no light that we could see
    As we listened to the sound of the engine failing

    I feel like I've been living in
    A city with no children in it
    A garden left for ruin by a millionaire inside
    Of a private prison

    You never trust a millionaire
    Quoting the sermon on the mount
    I used to think I was not like them
    But I'm beginning to have my doubts
    My doubts about it

    When you're hiding underground
    The rain can't get you wet
    Do you think your righteousness
    Can pay the interest on your debt?
    I have my doubts about it

    I feel like I've been living in
    A city with no children in it
    A garden left for ruin by a millionaire inside
    Of a private prison

    I feel like I've been living in
    A city with no children in it
    A garden left for ruin by and by
    As I hide inside
    Of my private prison Writer/s: Jeremy Gara, Regine Chassagne, Richard R Parry, Tim Kingsbury, William Butler, Win Butler
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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