Gift Shop

Album: Trouble At The Henhouse (1996)
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  • The beautiful lull,
    The dangerous tug
    We get to feel small
    From high up above
    And after a glimpse
    Over the top
    The rest of the world
    Becomes a gift shop

    The pendulum swings
    For the horse like a man
    Out over the rim
    Is ice cream to him
    The beautiful lull,
    The dangerous tug
    We get to feel small
    But not out of place at all

    We're forced to bed
    But we're free to dream
    All us human extras,
    All us herded beings
    And after a glimpse
    Over the top
    The rest of the world
    Becomes a gift shop

    I don't know what to believe,
    Sometimes I even forget
    And if it's a lie,
    Terrorists made me say it
    The beautiful lull,
    The dangerous tug
    We get to feel small
    From high up above

    From high up above Writer/s: Gordon Downie, Johnny Fay, Joseph Paul Langlois, Robert Baker, Robert Gordon Sinclair
    Publisher: Peermusic Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Brent from Coquitlam, Canadawho hate sthe Tragically Hip? they're obviously have horrible taste. great song. yes!
  • Ashley from Moncton, CanadaThis is one of my favourite Tragically Hip songs and anyone who hates the Tragically Hip seriously have something wrong with their brains.
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