Hyperballad

Album: Post (1995)
Charted: 8
  • We live on a mountain right at the top
    There's a beautiful view from the top of the mountain
    Every morning, I walk towards the edge
    And throw little things off
    Like car-parts, bottles and cutlery
    Or whatever I find lying around
    It's become a habit a way to start the day

    I go through all this
    Before you wake up
    So I can feel happier
    To be safe up here with you

    I go through all this
    Before you wake up
    So I can feel happier
    To be safe up here with you

    It's early mornin' no-one is awake
    I'm back at my cliff still throwing things off
    I listen to the sounds they make on their way down
    I follow with my eyes 'til they crash
    Imagine what my body would sound like
    Slammin' against those rocks
    And when it lands will my eyes be closed or open?

    I go through all this
    Before you wake up
    So I can feel happier
    To be safe up here with you

    I go through all this
    Before you wake up
    So I can feel happier
    To be safe up here with you

    I go through all this
    Before you wake up
    So I can feel happier
    To be safe up here with you

    Safe up here with you
    Safe up here with you
    Safe up here with you
    ... Writer/s: BJORK GUDMUNDSDOTTIR
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Rachel from Bristol, TnVery lovely song. No, it's not about suicide. Of all the artists out there, you cannot take this woman's lyrics at face value - there's always a deeper meaning. There is a live version of this from the Jools Holland Show, and is absolutely gorgeous. She's one of the last true artists, in my opinion.
  • Brittany from Florissant, Modude, is this song about her wanting to commit suicide or sumthing. as the lyrics say "On their way down I follow with my eyes 'til they crash
    Imagine what my body would sound like Slamming against those rocks".
    like does she wish she would jump off the cliff or sumthin?

  • Dennis from Chicagoland Burrows, IlThis song is also incredible on the "Telegram" disk, it is performed with a quartet string arrangement, and they sound like seagulls diving at one point. Bjork is Beautiful.
  • Patrickman from Makati City, Othermy most favorite Bjork song! i like the way it progresses from simple drum beats to trance at the end. cool and imaginative lyrics! Bjork is the goddess of alternative rock!!!
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