This new year is not, new anyway,
These graphs still decay.
One wants corners,
The other, curves anyway.
One wants aesthetics,
The other something that works

They're knocking down,
All the buildings,
That remind me of you.
And the new ones,
Just scrape giant holes in the blue,
And they block out.
The sun.
They pay for the ground,
So why not the sky?

It's funny how,
A building can look so tired.
It's funny how,
A building can look so tired.

They're knocking down,
All the buildings,
That remind me of you.
And the new ones,
Just scrape giant holes in the blue,
And they block out.
The sun.
They pay for the ground,
And a thousand blocked views.

Cannot bear to stand at all,
Cannot bear to stand at all,
Maybe that is why,
That's why,
Yeah, maybe that's why,
Buildings fall down.


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    General CommentThis song, to me represents a relationship, and how things can obscure things or build a wall between two people, and when the wall (or buildings) are knocked down, it lets the natural beauty of each person shine through (or the sky) and when new problems arise, (the new buildings) they build a new obsticle between two people (they block out the sky, or natural beauty). Its a beautiful song.
    sole_obsessionon August 25, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti agree i love this song i loved them eva since i saw them and hope they go far.
    shiteon April 04, 2003   Link
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    General CommentIt's "this new year is not new in any way" there is a bit of a difference seemed appropriate if you look at the date posted also.
    shiteon January 01, 2005   Link

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