"They Can't Buy The Sunshine" as written by and Oliver/paridjanian Knights....
All in all, it's been blast
But fame and fortune never last
So we'll take refuge in the sand
They burned our churches to the ground

But they can't buy the sunshine
They can't buy the sunshine
They can't buy the sun
But they can't stop the sun
Shine on, the sun, the sun, the sun

We may have sold our very souls
But the ghosts inside the radio
They warned us once and they told us twice
This life's never very nice

But they can't buy the sunshine
They can't buy the sunshine
They can't buy the sun
But they can't stop the sun
Shine on, the sun, the sun, the sun

The credit card skyline rises high
Crushing the sky, it multiplies
They're buying up souls to fill their holes
But we know the one thing they don't know

But they can't buy the sunshine
They can't buy the sunshine
They can't buy the sun
But they can't stop the sunshine
They can't buy the sunshine
They can't buy the sun
But they can't stop the sun
Shine on, the sun, the sun, the sun

Shine on, the sun, the sun, the sun
(Shine)
Shine on, the sun, the sun, the sun
(Shine)
Shine on, the sun, the sun, the sun
(Shine)
Shine on, the sun, the sun, the sun


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"They Can't Buy the Sunshine" as written by Gale Paridjanian Oliver Knights

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    General Commentmoney cant buy happiness
    alternativemeaningon January 18, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's about "selling your soul" to the music industry and not sticking to your beliefs. TB were kinda forced into recording a new single ("5 Mile") and re-releasing the 2nd album and all... This song is about not doing this anymore, and knowing they will win after all (cos they can't buy the sunshine, the can't buy happiness).
    ethersiteon March 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYou´re right. It´s about selling out. Let me just add that it´s such a perfect pop song !!!
    Shackletonon October 24, 2008   Link

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