Transport, motorways and tramlines
Starting and then stopping
Taking off and landing
The emptiest of feelings
Disappointed people clinging on to bottles
And when it comes, it's so, so disappointing

Let down and hanging around
Crushed like a bug in the ground
Let down and hanging around

Shell smashed, juices flowing
Wings twitch, legs are going
Don't get sentimental
It always ends up drivel

One day I'm going to grow wings
A chemical reaction
Hysterical and useless
Hysterical and . . .

Let down and hanging around
Crushed like a bug in the ground
Let down and hanging around

Let down again
Let down again
Let down again

You know, you know where you are with
You know where you are with
Floor collapsing
Floating, bouncing back
And one day
I am going to grow wings
A chemical reaction
Hysterical and useless
Hysterical and . . .

Let down and hanging around
Crushed like a bug in the ground
Let down and hanging around


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Let Down (Radiohead cover) song meanings
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    General Commentthis should be under david bazan
    FrancoVonBearon April 11, 2008   Link
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    General CommentOne of the best songs ever by one of the best bands ever being covered by another one of the best bands ever = WIN.
    Willboeon February 05, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThis is the Last track on a 6 song EP (Tour EP 2004). This is a great combo and a faithful cover. I love it. It's worth seeking out.
    NativeIndieon January 11, 2012   Link

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