Flash Delirium
by MGMT

Album: Congratulations (2010)
  • Mild apprehension
    Blank dreams of the coming fun
    Distort the odds of a turnaround
    Gut screams out next to none
    So turn it on
    Tune it in
    And stay inert
    You say "I've got the backbone"
    The back way to escape the gun
    Climbing a tree with a missing limb
    And not saving anyone
    And now it hurts
    To stay at home
    And see
    Flash
    The mirror ball's throwing mold
    You can't get a grip if there's nothing to hold
    See the flash catch a white lily laugh and wilt
    But if you must smash a glass first fill it to the hilt

    Plants
    As far as I know are still
    Still bending toward the light
    And if we dance
    Until the heart explodes
    It'll make this place ignite
    And even if this hall collapses
    I can stand by my pillar of hope it's just
    A case of flash delirium

    Here's a growing culture
    Deep inside a corpse
    Ages stuck together
    Takin' it to the source
    Timeless desperation
    Pictures on a screen scream
    "Hey people, what does it mean?"

    Comfort keeps us nice
    So quick to donate everything (nothing arrives)
    Die wolken drifting blinding smiles circling (einkreisen)
    And time's tingling spines
    Attaching hands to floor
    The rosy-tinted flash

    The hot dog's getting cold
    And you'll never be as good as the Rolling Stones
    Watch the birds in the airport gathering dirt
    Crowd the clean magazine chick lifting up her skirt

    (Why close one eye and try to
    Pledge allegiance to the sun
    When plastic ghosts start terrorizing everyone
    Geometric troops aligning
    Carried up to the burial mounds
    My earthbound heart is heavy
    Your heartbeat keeps things light
    Like the violence forever threatening the night
    And even if this hall collapses
    I can stand by my pillar of hope and trust)

    Lines when I close my eyes and just
    Aim blindly at the sun
    And hear love
    When the ghosts start singing terrorizing everyone
    Geometric troops aligning
    Carried up to the burial mounds with gold
    It's a heavy load but your
    You rhythm makes it light and explode
    Like a violent star keeps threatening the night
    And even if this hall collapses
    I can stand by my pillar of hope and trust
    That our heads won't bust

    Sixty six fifty five red battleships
    Forty earth-like planets
    Three holes two tits
    One fork in its side
    Zero tears in their eyes

    Sue the spiders
    Sink the Welsh
    Stab your Facebook
    Sell sell sell
    Undercooked
    Overdone
    Mass adulation not so funny
    Poisoned honey
    Pseudo science
    Silly money
    You're my honey Writer/s: ANDREW WELLS VANWYNGARDEN, BENJAMIN NICHOLAS HUNER GOLDWASSER
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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