Electrolite

Album: New Adventures in Hi-Fi (1996)
Charted: 29 96
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  • Your eyes are burning holes through me
    I'm gasoline
    I'm burnin' clean

    Twentieth century, go to sleep
    You're Pleistocene
    That is obscene
    That is obscene

    You are the star tonight
    Your sun electric, outta sight
    Your light eclipsed the moon tonight
    Electrolite
    You're outta sight

    If I ever want to fly
    Mulholland Drive
    I am alive

    Hollywood is under me
    I'm Martin Sheen
    I'm Steve McQueen
    I'm Jimmy Dean

    You are the star tonight
    Your sun electric, outta sight
    Your light eclipsed the moon tonight
    Electrolite
    You're outta sight

    If you ever want to fly
    Mulholland Drive
    Up in the sky
    Stand on a cliff and look down there
    Don't be scared, you are alive
    You are alive

    You are the star tonight
    Your sun electric, outta sight
    Your light eclipsed the moon tonight
    Electrolite
    You're outta sight

    Twentieth century, go to sleep
    Really deep
    We won't blink

    Your eyes are burning holes through me
    I'm not scared
    I'm outta here
    I'm not scared
    I'm outta here Writer/s: John Michael Stipe, Michael E. Mills, Peter Lawrence Buck, William Thomas Berry
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • AnonymousIt is no coincidence this song sounds similar to "Nightswimming" except not as melancholy - the song is about the happiness to be found in the here and now, and that you don't have to look back to your past to find happiness, your "golden days" are the days you want them to be.
  • Karl from Ingatestone, United Kingdomi have seen this on Nevermind The Buzzcocks where Rick Wakeman and Bill Bailey speak about REM guitarist Peter Buck's air rage. but, for me, this is a great REM song
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