Modern Man

Album: The Suburbs (2010)
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  • So I wait my turn, I'm a modern man
    And the people behind me, they can't understand
    Makes me feel like
    Makes me feel like

    So I wait in line, I'm a modern man
    And the people behind me, they can't understand
    Makes me feel like
    Something don't feel right

    Like a record that's skipping
    I'm a modern man
    And the clock keeps ticking
    I'm a modern man
    Makes me feel like
    Makes me feel like

    In my dream I was almost there
    And you pulled me aside and said you're going nowhere
    They say we are the chosen few
    But we're wasted
    And that's why we're still waiting
    On a number from the modern man
    Maybe when you're older you will understand
    Why you don't feel right
    Why you can't sleep at night now

    In line for a number but you don't understand
    Like a modern man
    In line for a number but you don't understand
    Like a modern man

    Oh I had a dream I was dreaming
    And I feel I'm losing the feeling
    Makes me feel like
    Like something don't feel right
    I erase the number of the modern man
    Want to break the mirror of the modern man
    Makes me feel like
    Makes me feel like

    In my dream I was almost there
    But you pulled me aside and said you're going nowhere
    I know we are the chosen few
    But we're wasted
    And that's why we're still waiting
    In line for a number but you don't understand
    Like a modern man
    In line for a number but you don't understand
    Like a modern man

    And you feel so right
    But how come you can't sleep at night?
    In line for a number but you don't understand
    Like a modern man

    I'm a modern man
    I'm a modern man
    I'm a modern man
    I'm a modern man Writer/s: Jeremy Gara, Regine Chassagne, Richard R Parry, Tim Kingsbury, William Butler, Win Butler
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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