Brian Eno
by MGMT

Album: Congratulations (2010)
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  • So tired
    Soul searching
    I followed the sounds to a cathedral
    Imagine my surprise to find that they were produced by Brian Eno

    Past the gates
    Quite stark
    The roses trimmed and the windows dark
    I see the walls through a limestone crack
    Not red not blue not yellow but black
    And all the spaces left for you
    If the sky was synthesized you'd probably know

    He taught me many things
    The wisdom of o bleak stratagems
    The prophet of a sapphire soul
    Presented through creative freedoms
    And everything I say is true
    Cuz if I was telling lies it'd probably show

    I can tell that he's kind of smiling
    But what does he know?
    We're always one step behind him, he's Brian Eno
    Brian Eno

    When I was stuck he'd make me memorize elaborate curses
    Tinctures and formulas to ditch the choir and flip the verses
    My whole foundation came unglued
    When I tried to humanize by ambient light
    Dipping swords in metaphors yeah but what does he know?
    We're always one step behind him, he's Brian Eno
    Brian Eno!

    He promised pretty worlds and all the silence
    I could dream of Brian peter George St John Le
    Baptiste De La Salle Eno

    Well all alone by the oldest stone where the shade
    Trees grow the creature by the water feature with a
    Ghostly glow making sure that time's preserved
    Well we reap what we sow
    We're always one step behind him, he's Brian Eno Writer/s: ANDREW WELLS VANWYNGARDEN, BENJAMIN NICHOLAS HUNTER GOLDWASSER
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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