Fire and the Thud

  • You showed me my tomorrow
    Beside a box of matches
    A welcome threatening stir

    My hopes of being stolen
    Might just ring true
    Depends who you prefer

    But if it's true you're gonna run away
    Tell me where
    I'll meet you there

    Am I snapping the excitement
    If I pack away the laugther
    And tell you how it feels

    And does burden come to meet ya
    If I've questions of the feature that runs on your dream wheel

    The day after you stole my heart,
    Everything I touched told me it would be better shared with you

    With you

    And now you're hiding in my sleep
    And the book reveals your face
    And there's a splashing in my eyelids
    As the concentration continually breaks

    I did request the mark you cast
    Didn't heal as fast
    I hear your voice in silences
    Will the teasing of the fire be followed by the thud?

    And the jostling crowd
    You're not allowed to tell the truth
    And the photo booth's a liar

    And the sharpened explanation
    But there's no screaming reason to inquire
    I'd like to poke them in their prying eyes
    With things they never see if it smacked them in their temples Writer/s: ALEX TURNER
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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