This Modern Love

Album: Silent Alarm (2005)
  • To be lost in the forest
    To be cut adrift
    You've been trying to reach me
    You bought me a book
    To be lost in the forest
    To be cut adrift
    I've been paid
    I've been paid

    Don't get offended
    If I seem absent minded
    Just keep telling me facts
    And keep making me smile
    Don't get offended
    If I seem absent minded
    I get tongue-tied
    Baby, you've got to be more discerning
    I've never know what's good for me
    Baby, you've got to be more demanding
    I will be yours

    I'll pay for you anytime

    You told me you wanted to eat up my sadness
    Well jump on, enjoy, you can gorge away
    You told me you wanted to eat up my sadness
    Jump right
    Baby, you've got to be more discerning
    I've never know what's good for me
    Baby, you've got to be more demanding
    Jump left

    What are you holding out for?
    What's always in the way?
    Why so damn absent minded?
    Why so scared of romance?

    This modern love breaks me
    This modern love wastes me

    Do you want to come over and kill some time?
    Throw your arms around meWriter/s: GORDON MOAKES, KELE OKEREKE, MATT TONG, RUSSELL LISSACK
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Bethmandy from Los Angeles, CaEvery time i hear this song, i have to put it on repeat. I love the lyrics, and i do feel that I'm the girl who can't love without restrictions. Love is scary. This is a song that any woman or man can love and enjoy
  • Dhruv from New Delhi, IndiaPart of this song was used at the end of : How I Met Your Mother Season 1 Episode 22 (Come On).
  • Cyre from New York , NyI love this song so much words can't describe. People may think its silly but there is nothing like this song that can put you on a natural high and just sink to you. I have listened to this song on my ipd about 653+ times so far and i am still in love with it.
  • Cyre from New York , NyI love this song so much words can't describe. People may think its silly but there is nothing like this song that can put you on a natural high and just sink to you. I have listened to this song on my ipd about 653+ times so far and i am still in love with it.
  • Cyre from New York , NyI looooooove this song, i think its so amazing one of my tops. I've listened to this song on my ipod 481 times. I love this song.
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