A-Punk

Album: Vampire Weekend (2008)
Charted: 55
  • Johanna drove slowly into the city
    The Hudson river all filled with snow
    She spied the ring on his honor's finger
    Oh, oh, oh

    A thousand years in one piece of silver
    She took it from his lily white hand
    Showed no fear she'd seen the thing
    In the young men's wing at Sloan Kettering

    Look outside at the raincoats coming, say oh
    Look outside at the raincoats coming, say oh
    Hey, hey, hey, hey
    Hey, hey, hey

    His honor drove southward seeking exotica
    Down to the pueblo huts of New Mexico
    Cut his teeth on turquoise harmonicas
    Oh, oh, oh

    I saw Johanna down in the subway
    She took an apartment in Washington Heights
    Half of the ring lies here with me
    But the other half's at the bottom of the sea

    Look outside at the raincoats coming, say oh
    Look outside at the raincoats coming, say oh
    Look outside at the raincoats coming, say oh
    Look outside at the raincoats coming, say oh
    Hey, hey, hey, hey
    Hey, hey, hey, hey Writer/s: Christopher Joseph Baio, Christopher William Tomson, Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij
    Publisher: FARO MUSIC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 6

  • Nady from Adelaide, Australia"cut his teeth on turquoise harmonica..." just wanted to know if it was a reference to something. settle down. it can make as much sense as you like..thats why it's so good:D
  • Reta from Frisco, Tx...is this song supposed to make sense?
  • Kelsey from Rustburg, VaHow can someone not know what a harmonica is for god's sake?
  • Joe from Phoenix, AzA turquoise harmonica is a free reed wind instrument that's colored an opaque, blue-to-green color.
  • Alex from Pompton Plains, Nji love this song, vampire weekend have such a unique sound it's great! and yeah what is a turquise harmonica? haha
  • Nady from Adelaide, AustraliaWhats a turquoise harmonica??bah who cares its a goooooood song
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