Song for Dan Treacy
by MGMT

Album: Congratulations (2010)
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  • He spends his time
    Or maybe half of his time
    Or part of the time wandering
    'Round the creeks and cobble stones of hackney lanes

    With a tear in his eye
    As the children walk by, he's thinking of a song
    Then stops to paint a picture of a frown
    Walking around

    Dan Treacy's smile
    Leaves you trying to decide who's the victim, what's the crime?
    No rest for the mind
    That's seen it all before

    And I don't know where he lives
    But he's a myth of a man
    And Texas Bob the cameraman
    Is off to fix his seat before the show

    Yeah, but where did he go?
    To know when your time's up
    You flip the glass and watch the hours quickening
    Oh oh oh oh oh

    In the back of the station
    Fluorescent lights about to quit their flickering
    Well he speaks his mind
    He says "What is crime?"

    Dan Treacy's eyes
    In the middle of the park
    When the underground is dark,
    He's a poet he's a lark

    He starts thinking about a place that no one knows
    And when the creeks run dry
    He stays frozen in time
    Strange lights in the sky

    Start blinking
    I can see the car outside but he's listening
    He's listening
    And he's making up his mind

    He made his mind up
    To get things done and overcome
    He made his mind up
    Yeah he's gonna let it go

    He made his mind up
    In the park and at the station
    He made his mind up
    Yeah, he's gonna get it done

    He made his mind up
    Ooh yeah he's gonna get it done
    He made his mind up
    Yeah, he's gonna let it go

    No matter the time
    Oh oh
    When the creeps run by
    Oh no

    He's making his mind up
    Oh oh oh oh
    Yeah he's gonna get it done whoa
    Oh yeah, when the creeks run dry whoa oh

    Yeah, he's gonna listen to his soul,
    Yeah, when the creeps walk
    "Come here boy, look me in the eye"
    Bow to the heart, back to the beat of
    Dan Treacy Writer/s: ANDREW WELLS VANWYNGARDEN, BENJAMIN NICHOLAS HUNER GOLDWASSER
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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