Sprawl I (Flatland)

Album: The Suburbs (2010)
  • Took a drive into the sprawl
    To find the house where we used to stay
    I couldn't read the number in the dark
    You said "let's save it for another day"

    I took a drive into the sprawl
    To find the places we used to play
    It was the loneliest day of my life
    You're talking at me, but I'm still far away

    Let's take a drive through the sprawl
    Through these towns they built to change
    And then you said "The emotions are dead"
    It's no wonder that you feel so strange

    Cops showing their lights
    On the reflectors of our bikes
    Said "Do you kids know what time it is?"
    Well, sir, it's the first time I felt like something's mine
    Like I have something to give

    The last defender of the sprawl
    Said "Well, where do you kids live?"
    Well, sir, if you only knew what the answer's worth
    Been searching every corner of the earth 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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