"The Ballad of Helen Keller and Rip Van Winkle" as written by and Kimya Dawson Adam Green....
Burn it all up
Hanging in the street

Enlightenment
Whining mercy me

Take my hand now love
Down the stairs your father walks

I will lead the way
His hair is falling gray


Leave them behind
Run into the sea

Don’t make a sound
Twitching silently

Take my hand now love
Down the stairs your father walks

I will lead the way
His hair is falling gray


No matter what they say
I can make you stay.


Lyrics submitted by God2005

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    General Commentthis song is great
    deffinetally one of the peaches more serious songs

    i think it's about one of their dads that died or possiably somthing deeper.

    take my hand now love
    down the stairs your father walks
    AlAnAP0563on February 12, 2005   Link
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    General CommentOh. Kind of paints the picture of a wedding to me. All nervous her father is to take her down the isle to her future-husband.

    Hmm.
    courtofmiracleson February 17, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think of some teenagers having sex upstairs while the parenst ahve no clue and jsut do tehre routine and think nothing of there daughter/son upstairs with there otherhalf. But while tehre upstairs the girls all into it and the guys alittle nervous because her fathers downstairs.
    its a beautiful song
    megastroson July 01, 2007   Link

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