Summer, summer, summer
Slowly turned into fall
Me and my baby doll
Never went to the beach
Somewhere, somewhere, somewhere
Was a place we could run
On the sand with the sun
Always just out of reach
Somewhere sunny summer's
Marching to a different drummer, singing
"Summer, summer summer's
Gonna turn into fall
You and your baby doll
Better go to the beach cause

Love is lighter than air
It floats away if you let go
Love is lighter than air
It rises through the falling snow."

A crime, crime, crime
Sin and illness is time
Neither reason nor rhyme
Can obstruct his bad dance
The nasty little swine
Slipped us mickeys in wine
Wove his hair into twine
And then tied our hands
We're forced to watch him wriggle
And endure his folsome giggle and his
Mime, mime, mime
Unforgivable mime
Our one chance is to climb
Into blimps of romance cause

Love is lighter than air
It floats away if you let go
Love is lighter than air
It rises through the falling snow


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    General Commentwow stephin merritt never ceases to amaze me with immense wit. come on, a blimp of romance metaphor? genius!
    HyperGlitteron June 18, 2006   Link
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    General Commentplus what the fuck is with the mickey part? completely random but i enjoy it anyways
    HyperGlitteron June 18, 2006   Link
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    General Commentlol true. so odd.
    hab204on July 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe stanza beginning "A crime crime crime sin & illness is time" has the most elaborate rhythm and rhyme scheme of any song I've ever heard. Astounding (it must be heard to be appreciated; the printed words don't do it justice)

    yet another reason Stephen Merritt will always be compared to Noel Coward
    foreverdroneon August 21, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThe second verse is about time as a person, that's who has slipped them mickey's, it's just another way of saying that he feels drugged and helpless as he watches summer and love slip away.
    Joelhughes2006on August 16, 2009   Link

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