I am black keys scattered and afraid
seems like our notes could never agree
Perfectly Ivre, play me something happy
Play me something happy

The eyes that see cedar and feel melody
or those that just stare and never agree
Perfectly Ivre, play me something happy

Finding the note to end on
21 years and the same selfish song
God put you in my piano love dreams
All of my warm words are coming out mean
Finding the note to end on
21 years and the same selfsih song
God put you in my piano love dreams
Don't wake me up while I sleep

while I sleep
while I sleep

Woke up again alone
and I traced the sheets to find you gone
left side of my bed
left side of my chest
wanted something bigger than myself
and if I could take care of you taking care of me
we could be so happy
promise me that your
promise me that your
promise me that your happy

Perfectly Ivre, play me something happy

Hardest part of this is
hardest part of this is
hardest part of this is letting go


Lyrics submitted by corettascottrocks

Throwing Words At Walls (aka Piano) song meanings
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    General Commentwell this song isn't nearly as hard as their others, but it is still really good. my favorite line is:
    "Woke up again alone
    and I traced the sheets to find you gone
    left side of my bed
    left side of my chest"

    this one is about breaking up, obviously. he realizes that they weren't meant for each other, but it still hurts and he still can't help but feel a little contempt for her, "All of my warm words are coming out mean." he wants her to be happy, and he wants to get past it, but it's still hard to let go.
    corettascottrockson December 13, 2004   Link
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    General CommentSince when sis the name change?
    I'm pretty sure it says Piano on my copy of the cd.
    himynameismarqon May 27, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIvre is Seth's ex-girlfriend and this song is about her...kind of a play on words with the name "Ivre" and the "Ivory" keys of a piano.
    SpokaneMamaon July 24, 2008   Link

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