Wading through a river of stars
Our lips touch like butterflies from a canon
Taking a bellybutton bath with Mr. Neptune
And my hippopotamus tennis shoes on

Moonlight bounces off the ocean
And gets stuck in your hair

Does my voice not have wings?
Yours are the only ears I want to disco
And I say, "You are who I'm breathing for"

Putting a raisin under your pillow
And a couple in your heart
To fall out when you laugh
Like a volcano laughs at a Chinese octopus
You need a cat chasing angels out of a kitchen

A blue crab apple spider
Makes a web out of banana cream

Does my voice not have wings?
Yours are the only ears I want to disco
And I say, "You are who I'm breathing for"

Lyrics submitted by Robindra

Dustin Hoffman Scrubs Too Hard and Loses Soap song meanings
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    General Commentthis song is great.
    i've never seen/heard so many metaphors and similes used in a single song.
    uglymisteryellowon May 21, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think this should be in verse
    happensallthetimeon May 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentFor those of you who have downloaded the pre-Cherry Peel demo songs, this is the final version of "Does My Voice Not Have Wings".
    LeSerpentMascaraon February 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIs there any particular reason that all these songs have Dustin Hoffman in their title?
    pbrazilon May 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentTo pbrazil: No. I doubt it. I would've liked it better if the Dustin Hoffman titles had something remotely related to the songs. But this CD is so great anyway!
    focusophobicon March 08, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti believe the story goes that all the songs on this album, being "the early four-track recordings", didn't originally have titles. when of montreal compiled them, they decided to give them all goofy names having to do with an absurd story about dustin hoffman, who has nothing to do with this album.
    henpeckingon October 27, 2008   Link

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