So the wind that blows across the room
Carried cheap perfume onto your dresser
You wait for jewelry for credit cards
To tickets to a film I don’t remember
Oh one day you’ll kiss your habit’s nose
Pick up the phone to find I’ve been turned over
You’ll grab that piece of gold
Only to find that the smell is taking over
Now all the things you have
They aren’t the same as what you hold

I’m now standing in a room it’s filled with older folks
And they’re pleading “baby, listen”
And I scream as loud as anyone
But when asked to make a point I tend to whisper
And now highways turn to tidal waves
They’re asking me to export all of your insecurities
But that wind that blows across your room
Is gonna set the sail
Send me back to you

Chorus…
Sometimes
When sailors are sailing
They think twice about where they’re anchoring and
I think I could make better use of my time on land
I drink less
‘Cause lord knows I could use a warm kiss
Instead of a cold goodbye
I’m writing the folks back home to tell them
Hey I
Yea I’m doing alright

Well it’s a shame what your father did to your brother’s head
And he smashed it with a telephone
Your mother got scared and locked the door
You were only four but lord you remember it
So now you’re scared of love
Well I’m here to tell you love just ain’t some blood on the receiver
Love is speaking in code
It is an inside joke
Love is coming home

Chorus…

Yea I’m doing just fine
If she seems just as lonely as me “let her sink”

Yea I’m doing alright
Yea I’m doing just fine
If she seems just as lonely as me “let her sink”
You let her, sink
You let her…


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    General Commentthe first verse of this isn't all right.
    it's



    So the wind that blows across the room
    Carried cheap perfume onto your dresser
    You pray for jewelry, for credit cards
    To tickets to a film I don’t remember
    Oh one day you’ll kiss your habit’s nose
    Pick up the phone to find I’ve been turned over
    You’ll grab that piece of gold
    Only to find that the smell is taking over
    Now all the things you have
    They aren’t the same as what you hold
    shedoesntgetiton April 08, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentalso, its
    love is speaking in code,
    its an inside joke
    love is coming home,

    AND its let her sink, not sing
    shedoesntgetiton April 08, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentboth of you are wrong
    justin24x3on May 05, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentexcept for the sink part
    justin24x3on May 05, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit's definitely RABBIT'S nose.

    was anyone else at the show at galvin tonight?

    shut the fuck up, a mitsubishi eclipse, no fucking way.


    by the way, this song is called "If Work Permits"
    cuteiwwafon May 09, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit is not called "if work permits"

    they're two entirely different songs.
    imirish62on May 12, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentactually, "if work permits" is the same song as "wind that blows." its called "if work permits" on dog problems
    deepelmdoucheson May 14, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyeah. my mistake.. i'm listening to the album now and it's marked as work permits... it was wind that blows on the living room thing
    imirish62on May 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song it never gets old... the format kicks bum
    justin24x3on May 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdog problems = if works permits

    EP = wind that blows
    __electricicon July 27, 2006   Link

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