The Suburbs

Album: The Suburbs (2010)
  • In the suburbs I
    I learned to drive
    And you told me we'd never survive
    Grab your mother's keys we're leavin'

    You always seemed so sure
    That one day we'd fight in
    In a suburban world
    your part of town gets minor
    So you're standin' on the opposite shore
    But by the time the first bombs fell
    We were already bored
    We were already, already bored

    Sometimes I can't believe it
    I'm movin' past the feeling
    Sometimes I can't believe it
    I'm movin' past the feeling again

    Kids wanna be so hard
    But in my dreams we're still screamin' and runnin' through the yard
    And all of the walls that they built in the seventies finally fall
    And all of the houses they build in the seventies finally fall
    Meant nothin' at all
    Meant nothin' at all
    It meant nothin

    Sometimes I can't believe it
    I'm movin' past the feeling
    Sometimes I can't believe it
    I'm movin' past the feeling and into the night

    So can you understand?
    Why I want a daughter while I'm still young
    I wanna hold her hand
    And show her some beauty
    Before this damage is done

    But if it's too much to ask, it's too much to ask
    Then send me a son

    Under the overpass
    In the parking lot we're still waiting
    It's already passed
    So move your feet from hot pavement and into the grass
    Cause it's already passed
    It's already, already passed!

    Sometimes I can't believe it
    I'm movin' past the feeling
    Sometimes I can't believe it
    I'm movin' past the feeling again

    I'm movin' past the feeling
    I'm movin' past the feeling

    In my dreams we're still screamin'
    We're still screamin'
    We're still screamin' Writer/s: Jeremy Gara, Regine Chassagne, Richard R Parry, Tin Kingsbury, William Butler, Win Butler
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • David Stagg from TexasThis has got to be my favorite album of all time neck and neck with dark side of the moon. I get more feels from the suburbs though which makes it the winner
  • Travis from Yosemite, CaPowerful song, even more powerful music video. This video is dripping nostalgia and it it'll make feel more than most music does.
    The line
    "So can you understand
    Why I want a daughter while I'm still young?
    I want to hold her hand
    And show her some beauty before this damage is done
    But if it's too much to ask, if it's too much to ask
    Then send me a son"
    touches me more than any song ever has. I have a daughter and the love that we have is so much more beautiful than that of a son. Talented band and glad to be along for the ride.
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