Album: Vampire Weekend (2008)
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  • It's gonna take a little time
    While you're waiting like a factory line
    I'll ride across the park
    Backseat on the 79
    Wasted days you've come to pass
    So go, I know you would not stay
    It wasn't true, but anyway
    Pollination, yellow cab

    You walk up the stairs
    See the French kids by the door
    Up one more flight
    See the Buddha on the second floor
    Coronation, rickshaw grab
    So go, I know you would not stay
    It wasn't true, but anyway
    Racist dreams you should not have

    No excuse to be so callous
    Dress yourself in bleeding madras
    Charm your way across the Khyber Pass
    Stay awake to break the habit
    Sing in praise of Jackson Crowter
    Watch your step along the arch of

    No excuse to be so callous
    Dress yourself in bleeding madras
    Charm your way across the Khyber Pass
    Stay awake to break the habit
    Sing in praise of Jackson Crowter
    Watch your step along the arch of glass Writer/s: Christopher Joseph Baio, Christopher William Tomson, Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij
    Publisher: Wixen Music Publishing
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Max from Detroit, MiI LOVE M79! One of the best songs ever, and Vampire Weekend is amazing. Easily their best song!
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