Climbing up to greet you
And all the suns that shine above you
Pretty bombs will sing you
To sleep and you will dream of them

Out of one chance
Out of wonder

A secret box where hides it
They put their hearts inside it
No one has the keys
And so they lie to you

Loving arms attack you
With promises for when you check out
Are they so intrigued
By far off places over there

From inside their pretty cages
They creep out and up the hill
To follow them

Going places
All the same

Peeled in grace before the sunlight
Stripped of face and so the morning...


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    General CommentThis song is so great. Perfect pop, courtesy Robert Pollard. This is probably my favorite off this album and Brides Have Hit Glass is my favorite off Isolation Drills. I still have a lot of Guided By Voices Albums to go, though.
    Eli_Cashon October 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti don't know about the lyrics, but bob's music writing abilities are staggering to say the least.
    pumkinhedon March 14, 2005   Link

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