You were low, we were so far from home
Didn't think you'd want to be alone
You were low.
We were so far from home.

D'you wanna talk?
Do you want to.
D'you wanna talk?
Do you want to.

After tears and before the first kiss
I sat looking into your eyes.
After tears,
And before the kiss,
All there'll be is this
This is all there'll be
All there'll be is this
This is all there'll be

I'm going to have to put up with it,
Settle for what is a lot less than perfect
Stay with
Someone
I do
Not love,
Whom I cannot leave--
That I cannot do.
I am unable to.
I am unable to.

We arrived as friends and became
"More than" in less than two days
We arrived
As friends and became.
Twice in a row,
Whilst flying home.
We listened to
"From Silver Lake"

On arriving back home it was
Back home it was rainy and dark.
On arriving
Back home it was.

The small hours saw
Us agree to stop.
The small hours saw
Us agree to stop.

I'm going to have to put up with it,
Settle for what is a lot less than perfect,
Stay with
Someone
I do
Not love,
Whom I cannot leave--
That I cannot do.
I am unable to.
I am unable to.


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    My OpinionThe chopped up nature of the lyrics fits perfectly with the subject and the protagonist's obvious hesitation and ambiguity. The arrangement of the song is as close to perfection as you can possibly come, being a mere mortal. I think of this as one of the great indie masterpieces of all time.
    Myncimanon December 05, 2013   Link

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