Crosseyed And Painless

Album: Remain In Light (1980)
  • Lost my shape,
    Trying to act casual.
    Can't stop,
    I might end up in the hospital.
    Changing my shape,
    I feel like an accident.
    They're back,
    To explain their experience

    Isn't it weird?
    Looks too obscure to me
    Wasting away
    And that was their policy

    I'm ready to leave
    I push the fact in front of me
    Facts lost
    Facts are never what they seem to be
    Nothing there,
    No information left of any kind
    Lifting my head
    Looking for danger signs

    There was a line
    There was a formula
    Sharp as a knife
    Facts cut a hole in us
    There was a line
    There was a forula
    Sharp as a knife
    Facts cut a hole in us

    Still waiting (repeat)

    The feeling returns
    Whenever we close our eyes
    Lifting my head
    Looking around inside

    The island of doubt
    It's like the taste of medicine
    Working by hindsight
    Got the message from the oxygen
    Making a list
    Find the cost of opportunity
    Doing it right
    Facts are useless in emergencies

    The feeling returns
    Whenever we close our eyes
    Lifting my head
    Looking around inside.

    Facts are simple and facts are straight
    Facts are lazy and facts are late
    Facts all come with points of view
    Facts don't do what I want them to
    Facts just twist the truth around
    Facts are living turned inside out
    Facts are getting the best of them
    Facts are nothing on the face of things
    Facts don't stain the furniture
    Facts go out and slam the door
    Facts are written all over your face
    Facts continue to change their shape

    I'm still waiting Writer/s: DAVID BYRNE, CHRIS FRANTZ, TINA WEYMOUTH, JERRY HARRISON, BRIAN ENO
    Publisher: Warner Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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