yes I sure miss the early days
I was so drunk
tied up in so many ways
looking for the sanctity of love cause
I might make you handsome
I might give you me
and handsome is getting awfully tough
oh to have my peace

now we're starting up the rain again
starting up the rain again
starting to look the same again
isn't that a shame?

and it goes fine
a fine wide mile
you'll be there for me sweety pie
you'll be there for the dream car
you go running away
cause I might make you handsome
I might if you plead
try the long way back
you could stay travel with the black cab
you can stay travelling with the black cab
baby that's alright with me

bitch slap maybelline, stay hidden, yeah remain unseen
bitch slap maybelline, stay hidden, yeah remain unseen
bitch slap maybelline, stay hidden, yeah remain unseen
bitch slap maybelline, stay hidden, yeah remain unseen

babe dont break, time breaks down
baby, at this rate time should slow down.


Lyrics submitted by mattd23

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    General CommentThis is an unrecorded interpol song. Hopefully they record it on their next cd because it is good live but probably great if it were recorded. Also, it is difficult to hear the lyrics live, so some of the above lyrics may be off a little. My interpretation of the song is that he got dumped or he dumped some girl when he was younger. When he says that their starting up the rain again, I think that means one of them is crying. Perhaps the tears are causing the mascara to run down the girls face.
    mattd23on June 28, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwhat a great song,thanks mattd23!
    cubedon July 16, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love this song so much. It's probably my favorite Interpol song. I'm just praying they record it for their next album.
    sarashambleson September 15, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti dont like the bitch slap maybelline line
    but the rest of the song is good i really like the guitar chords
    tangledvyneson September 19, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIm not a big fan of this one, but there is also a great unrecorded song by these cats thats out of this world! I think it may be called Daphney or song 8. If anyone knows what Im talking about then help me out.
    SteelyDanforeveron November 05, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIm not a big fan of this one, but there is also a great unrecorded song by these cats thats out of this world! I think it may be called Daphney or song 8. If anyone knows what Im talking about then help me out.
    SteelyDanforeveron November 05, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIm not a big fan of this one, but there is also a great unrecorded song by these cats thats out of this world! I think it may be called Daphney or song 8. If anyone knows what Im talking about then help me out.
    SteelyDanforeveron November 05, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is an excellent song, although they play a slightly altered version called "Cubed". From my listening, the lyrics are slightly different, I'll post them tonight.

    SteelyDan, I've sent you an email containing the song name (Precipitate), and instructions on how to contact me if you want a copy.
    Hestabbedbasilon December 16, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is an excellent song, although they play a slightly altered version called "Cubed". From my listening, the lyrics are slightly different, I'll post them tonight.

    SteelyDan, I've sent you an email containing the song name (Precipitate), and instructions on how to contact me if you want a copy.
    Hestabbedbasilon December 16, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI reckon, that it contains strong Christian, spiritual message. I don`t know if the author is conscious of that, but i find this song beautiful. The most shocking for me is the last part: 'time should slow down'. When i first heard songs of inteprol i thought, that theay are superficial and very similiar to each other. Now i know i was wrong...they are fantastic;]
    siostraon January 23, 2006   Link

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