And I see high jump kings with roadside stirrups on.
When I come back to meet the bear, the sheets are gone.
Take over the tombs.
Dead lock the circus.
Gawking throngs.
Hijack the meditation train.
We still belong.
In Houston, in Oslo, the contracts, the con slow
And no sex and no sleep
It’s hard toe.
It’s hard speak.
And no shoes and no shawl.
In high tents
The tribe stalls.

And I see high jump kings with roadside stirrups on.
When I come back to meet the bear, the sheets are gone.
Take over the tombs.
Dead lock the circus.
Gawking throngs.
Hijack the meditation train.
We still belong.
In Houston, in Oslo, the contents are read slow.
And no scents and no seas.
It’s hard times.
It’s hard speak.
And tongues crack and jaws fall.
In high tents and I stall out.

Then I’m already on the stairs.
My hands are dry. My legs are bare.
My feet can’t slip across the floor.
Take on the door. Take on the door.
Six seas, five prints for Houston.
Poor Mickey spits.
Sidecars will put you in the grave.
Slick sights, they treat you just the same.
Each time, we hear another call
I want it less. You want it more.
Clowns take the bitter, bitter share.
Sidestep the street. Watch what she wears.
I can’t leave you here.



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  • +1
    General Commenthmmm this is a hard one to figure out well all tapes n' tapes songs sort of are but I'm guessing it's about "saving" a girl from the circus which can really be a metaphor for her life. It's in dissarray and lonely and he doesn't want to leave her because it's making her into a mess. That's what I'm getting I'm completely obsessed with the first part of the song it's kind of sounds like Omaha another great song by them...
    AdanaCon July 10, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is fucking amazing. no clue what it means
    liambfon March 29, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI've recently started to listen to this song fairly obsessively. I don't know what it is. It's addicting.
    exitmusic(forafilm)on April 03, 2007   Link
  • -2
    General CommentCheck out another great Indie band from Minneapolis - Bridge Club. They played Tapes 'N Tapes CD release and Tapes played their CD release. They are by far the two best bands in Minneapolis now. bridgeclubmusic.com/
    heartbeats_xxxon July 25, 2006   Link

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