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Take a light shining on the land,
Off the wall,
Up and down, free everything,
What you feel is all gone.
You can make everything
What you want with your head,
You’re OK and be aware
Everywhere with your mind.

Two times, goodbye love,
You’re sorting out for your room.
Too many savage songs,
Laugh with him today.
Playing everything,
You and your mind
And flying paperhouse
Way back on the laugh.

You just can’t give them no more,
You just can’t give them no more,
You just can’t give them no more.

Honey back, fake everything,
Make them feel so bad.
You can make everything
What you want with your head.
Honey back, fake everything,
Make them feel so bad.
You can make everything
What you want with your head.

Flying paperhouse,
Let’s stop in the sky.
Every day my paperhouse
Reaches out, comes in,
Every day my paperhouse
Coming in, reaching out.


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  • +1
    General CommentIt's great to see that someone uploaded tons of Can lyrics. Yay for krautrock.
    blackled222on August 05, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentAgreed.

    The lyrics don't really matter, though, as they are merely a vehicle for the singer's voice, which might as well be another instrument.
    inpraiseoffollyon December 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis has the atmosphere of a smoky backyard party near a woodsy area. I love it, it makes me think of my childhood.
    lastdinosauron November 22, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSo summery, yet so intensely sad at the same time. Funny mix
    Oh and I think "Savage songs" is actually "summer songs", makes more sense in context of the music.
    ZA81on June 06, 2008   Link
  • 0
    Lyric Correction??? light shining on the land,
    Must go off,
    I don't think anything
    Make you feel so gone.
    You can make everything
    What you want with your head,
    Youre OK and be aware
    Anywhere with your mind.

    Sometimes, in my love,
    You start to have to weep.
    Too many sad-a songs,
    Laugh with him today.
    Theyre everything,
    You and your mind
    The flying paperhouse
    Lay back on the ????.

    You just cant give anymore,
    You just cant give anymore,
    You just cant give anymore.

    I don't, think anything
    Make you feel so bad.
    You can make everything
    What you want with your head.

    Flying paperhouse,
    Lands down out of the sky.
    Everyday my paperhouse
    Reaches out, comes in.
    zepkid5678on May 21, 2010   Link
  • 0
    My Opinionthis song made me fall in love with Can , Michael Karoli's performance is really exceptional .
    gomorrhaon August 30, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentseems like this song is about sleep and dreaming
    Jackasdf1234on March 06, 2017   Link

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