Helicopter

Album: Silent Alarm (2005)
Charted: 26
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  • North to South
    Empty
    Running on
    Bravado
    As if to say, as if to say
    As if to say he doesn't like chocolate
    He's born a liar, he'll die a liar
    Some things will never be different

    Stop being, so American
    There's a time and there's a place
    So James Dean
    So blue jeans
    Gonna save the world
    He's gonna

    Are you hoping for a miracle?
    Are you hoping for a miracle?
    Are you hoping for a miracle?
    Are you hoping for a miracle?

    Three out of five, three out of five (it's not enough)
    Six out of ten
    Better luck next time
    Just like his dad, just like his dad (the same mistakes)
    Some things will never be different
    Hungry and dumb, hungry and dumb (so wait in line)
    Queuing up for some more junk food
    It's not my fault, it's not my fault (just this once)
    They're getting so much younger

    Why can't you be, more European?
    Bastard child of guilt and shame
    Bury your head in the sand
    I'm thinking six, six, six
    I'm thinking six

    Are you hoping for a miracle?
    Are you hoping for a miracle?
    Are you hoping for a miracle?
    Are you hoping for a miracle?

    Are you hoping for a miracle? (it's not enough)
    Are you hoping for a miracle? (it's not enough)
    Are you hoping for a miracle? (it's not enough)
    Are you hoping for a miracle? (it's not enough) Writer/s: Gordon Moakes, Kele Okereke, Matt Tong, Russell Lissack
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 14

  • I Know The Basedgod from Based WorldYa'll mf were so cringe back in the day.
  • AnonymousIt's about racism, 'some things never change' 'just like his dad'
  • Matt from Moval, Cadefinately about Bush, and why is everyone mentioning that Helicopter isn't said its called a metaphor people, and lots of bands do this listen to Zeppelin and see if half of their song titles are mentioned in their songs.
  • Sven from Huntington Beach, Ca"European bastard child of guilt and shame"? Shame shame shame, Kele!
  • Thomas from Hasselt, Belgiumlooking at the new album, IMO its about bush anyway =p
  • Jessica from Newport, PaI've listened to this song a million times, I love it, but the only thing I can understand is "Better luck next time". I love how he says "better".
  • Henry from Baltimore, MdAll you can understand from the first listen is "Doesn't like choclate."
  • Daniel from Jacksonville, Flyeh, i noticed that not one time is this song does it mention the word "helicopter"....it's kinda like "Panic at the disco", all there song names have like nothing to do with their songs...
  • Shawn from Chehalis, WaI'm surprised that no one has yet mentioned that the word helicopter is not used once throughout the song
  • Lola from Norwich, United KingdomThis song might not be much in the way of lyrics ('as if to say he doesn't like chocolate' for example) but its really catchy and addictive!
  • Viktoria from Antwerp, Belgiumi think they, as an uk band can write about bush. because the iraq war effected whole the world, and tony helped bush (tony - uk)
  • Kama from Wichita, KsBut I think this song is bashing americans in general. Not JUST GWB.
  • Kama from Wichita, KsActually, a lot of people hate America right now, and I can see why.
  • Alex from Perth, AustraliaWhy would it be about GWB when they are a uk based band? The rest of the world doesn't care about america.
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