Brick By Boring Brick

Album: Brand New Eyes (2009)
  • She lives in a fairy tale
    Somewhere too far for us to find
    Forgotten the taste and smell
    Of a world that she's left behind
    It's all about the exposure the lens I told her
    The angles were all wrong now
    She's ripping wings off of butterflies
    Keep your feet on the ground
    When your head's in the clouds

    Well go get your shovel
    And we'll dig a deep hole
    To bury the castle, bury the castle
    Go get your shovel
    And we'll dig a deep hole
    To bury the castle, bury the castle

    Ba da ba ba da ba ba da

    So one day he found her crying
    Coiled up on the dirty ground
    Her prince finally came to save her
    And the rest she can figure out
    But it was a trick
    And the clock struck twelve
    Well make sure to build your home brick by boring brick
    Or the wolf's gonna blow it down
    Keep your feet on the ground
    When your head's in the clouds

    Well go get your shovel
    And we'll dig a deep hole
    To bury the castle, bury the castle
    Go get your shovel
    And we'll dig a deep hole
    We'll bury the castle, bury the castle

    Woah

    Well you built up a world of magic
    Because your real life is tragic
    Yeah you built up a world of magic

    If it's not real
    You can't hold it in your hand
    You can't feel it with your heart
    And I won't believe it
    But if it's true
    You can see it with your eyes
    Oh, even in the dark
    And that's where I want to be, yeah

    Go get your shovel
    We'll dig a deep hole
    To bury the castle, bury the castle
    Go get your shovel
    We'll dig a deep hole
    To bury the castle, bury the castle

    Ba da ba ba da ba ba da
    Ba da ba ba da ba ba
    Ba da ba ba da ba ba da
    Ba da ba ba da ba ba

    Ba da ba ba da ba ba da
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    Ba da ba ba da ba ba Writer/s: Hayley Nichole Williams, Joshua Neil Farro
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Kailey from Atlanta, Gathis song is about a girl who has left her life, andstarted to become anorexic. she creates the fairy tale, or fantasy land of thin or beauty, and nobody else understands her, and she continues to dig her hole deeper and deeper and cant get herself out.

    thats what i think
  • Lalah from Wasilla, AkI heard this song on the radio but the DJ never said who sang it or what the title was. I knew that "wings off butterflies", "bury castle" and brick by ????ing brick". Took forever to find the stats but love the reason behind it.
  • Josh from Athens, OhI never could figure out what the heck this song was about. Great song, though.
  • Shan from Sydney, Australiabrick by boring brick is an awesome song by paramore!!
    This was very interesting!
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