Sleepyhead

Album: Manners (2009)
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  • And everything is going to the beat
    And everything is going to the beat
    And everything is going

    And you said, it was like fire around the brim
    Burning solid, burning thin the burning rim
    Like stars burning holes right through the dark
    Flicking fire like saltwater into my eyes
    You were one inch from the edge of this bed
    I dragged you back a sleepyhead, sleepyhead

    They couldn't think of something to say the day you burst
    With all their lions, with all their might and all their thirst
    They crowd your bedroom like some thoughts wearing thin
    Against the walls, against your rules, against your skin
    My beard grew down to the floor and out through the doors
    Of your eyes, begonia skies like a sleepyhead, sleepyhead Writer/s: Mary O'hara, Michael Angelakos
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • John from Tulsa, OkYou people are insane. This song is HORRENDOUS. I only came here to try to make sense of it. It seriously sounds like rabbits being raped by synthesizers.
  • Mayank from North Olmsted, OhThis song is also a main aspect of the PS3 game Little Big Planet. Great song, great game!
  • Mike from Boston, MaThe line at the beginning of the song, "...And everything is going to the beat", is a sped up sample of a spoken word album by Jack Kerouac
  • Mary from New York, NyOh boy. This one's rad. :) I read a review that called Passion Pit "MGMT goes to Oz." I think that description's pretty accurate and it's really exemplified in this aaawwweesssooommee song.
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