Fantasy Island

Album: Heartworms (2017)
  • Long in tooth, olives and vermouth
    I dine like an ageing pilot
    And where are they now, the money and the crowd?
    Must I really come back down?

    It's like I never was a kid, the big math just wasted youth on me
    Making impressions like I did, your friends never thought that much of me
    Well now I want to fall into something else
    An origami plane to a distant island
    And I don't want to show you my feelings
    I don't want to force you to deal
    I just want to crash through the ceiling
    Before it gets too real

    All my life, compromise on wings of resignation
    The big grey eyes staring from the sky
    Am I humble enough now?
    I've always had something to hide
    My skinny arms, my evil intentions
    And back at school, hitting the fire alarms
    Desperately wanting attention

    Well I was just a boy
    Out there on my own
    Wishing I could fly
    Fantasy Island
    And I don't want to show you my feelings
    I don't want to bore you to death
    I just want to crash through the ceiling
    And get it off my chest

    It's like I never was a kid, the big math just wasted youth on me
    Making impressions like you did, your friends never thought that much of me
    Well I was just a boy
    Out there on my own
    Wishing I could fly
    Fantasy Island
    And I don't want to show you my feelings
    I don't want to force you to deal
    I just want to crash through the ceiling
    Before it gets too real
    Too real Writer/s: James Russell Mercer
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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