Pyongyang
by Blur

Album: The Magic Whip (2015)
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  • I look down from my window
    To the island where I'm held
    Listen while you're sleeping
    Darkness is itself

    Tomorrow I am disappearing
    'Cause the trees are amplified
    Never ending broadcasts
    To which I do not despite

    Kid the mausoleum's fallen
    And the perfect avenues
    Will seem empty without you
    And the pink light that bathes the great leaders is fading
    By the time your sun is rising there
    Out here it's turning blue
    The silver rockets coming
    And the cherry trees of Pyongyang
    I'm leaving

    I feel like I'm floating
    Persisting autotune
    But never-ending roll on
    To the palace of the doom
    The temperature keeps falling
    Soon there will be no lights
    Just a red glow of glass coffins
    Watched by someone through the night

    Kid the mausoleum's fallen
    And the perfect avenues
    Will seem empty without you
    And the pink light that bathes the great leaders
    Is fading
    By the time your sun is rising there
    Out here it's turning blue
    The silver rockets coming
    And the cherry trees of Pyongyang
    I'm leaving

    (Soon there will be no light, someone through the night)

    Kid the mausoleum's fallen
    And the perfect avenues
    Will seem empty without you
    And the pink light that bathes the great leaders
    Is fading
    By the time your sun is rising there
    Out here it's turning blue
    The silver rockets coming
    And the cherry trees of Pyongyang
    But I'm leaving Writer/s: Damon Albarn, David Rowntree, Graham Coxon, Steven Alexander James
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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