A Balloon On A Broken String

Album: Law of the Playground (2009)
  • I'm not a boy,
    I'm a big, fat balloon
    Flapping in the wind
    Floating over the treetops
    On a broken string
    I've never been tied down
    To anything

    Because I'm free
    I suppose
    I can go
    Where I want to go

    I drift carelessly
    On a summer breeze
    I bounce above the trees
    I try to be cheerful
    But I can feel myself
    Deflating all the time
    Up in the sky.

    Because I'm a balloon
    On a broken string
    I'm not attached to
    Anyone or anything
    Anymore
    Oh-oh-oh
    Schooby-doo
    Tra-la-la

    I'm sad and alone
    But you'd never know
    It to look at me
    I look ever so happy
    Up here by myself
    But I wish sometimes I looked
    The way I felt

    Because I'm a balloon
    On a broken string
    I'm don't belong to
    Anyone or anything
    Anymore
    Anymore

    I'm a balloon
    On a broken string
    I'm not attached
    To anyone or anything

    I'm a balloon
    On a broken string
    I don't belong to
    Anyone or anything

    And I know I look shiny and bouncy
    But I'm all empty inside
    And I worry that if I was to just burst suddenly
    That nobody would even notice me

    I know I look shiny and bouncy
    But I'm all empty inside
    And I worry that if I was to just burst suddenly
    That nobody would even notice me

    I know I look shiny and bouncy
    But I'm all empty inside
    And I worry that if I was to just burst suddenly
    That nobody would even notice me

    I know I look shiny and bouncy
    But I'm all empty inside
    And I worry that if I was to just burst suddenly
    That nobody would even notice me Writer/s: JONTHAN OWEN, PETER HOBBS
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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