Mystery Disease
by MGMT

Album: MGMT (2013)
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  • It can't pay attention
    What slips into the system
    A light touch, a whisper that puts you to sleep
    Don't sympathize with the mystery disease

    All it is is a feeling,
    Pain in a dress too revealing,
    A lost bond an old friend who likes what it sees
    You can't shake off the mystery disease

    Lovers in a past life
    Meet in the street close to midnight,
    A last look sweet like the end of a dream,
    Then fall back into the mystery disease

    Go on, tell your symptoms to me
    It's not in any of the books you can read
    It's no fun to face what you don't get to be,
    But what's one more to the mystery disease?

    Floating impatience
    Snuffs my limited sapience
    Black smoke as soon as the pressure's released
    Deep space sighs, the mystery disease

    Consumed by a weakness
    Cut with perpetual unrest
    You see stars, sunsets blurred through a screen,
    Trap what you want, waste what you need

    And when the west wind sweeps through the leaves,
    Emperors of history fall to their knees
    Small fronds can't see the wood for the trees,
    Left in the dust of the mystery disease Writer/s: ANDREW WELLS VANWYNGARDEN, BENJAMIN NICHOLAS HUNER GOLDWASSER, DAVEY JOHNSTONE, DENNY RANDELL, SANDY LINZER
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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