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You stood beside a burning bush
And let the trumpetmen catch fire
You squeezed a flood out of a stone
And all the people drank it dry
So all the ships returned to land
The birds could swim
The fish could fly
The angels couldn't understand
How everyone could get it right
Circus composer, you let us get closer
You stood below a tangerine
And let the fruit roll melt away
And all the world was you
And we thought it were better anyway
Circus composer, could you write this all down?
You let us get closer,
You let us be found
Circus composer, could you make me a star?
If I tied myself to the wrecking ball

Lyrics submitted by shadowboxing

Bush song meanings
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    General CommentClearly, some religious reference. As in a lot of their songs.

    I love Page France.
    groundfloweron March 13, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti agree with ground flower.
    clearly it is talking about jesus' miracles.

    very cute song.
    aliciasaidsoon March 21, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis really just seems trippy to me.

    i'm not catching the religious reference...
    except maybe 'circus composer, you let us get closer, you let us be found.'
    loveinvincibleon May 10, 2007   Link
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    General CommentOther religious references:

    burning bush, flooding, fruit, angels...
    smileforthecameraon June 01, 2007   Link
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    General Comment... does he really sing "fruit roll" ???

    because.. it doesn't make sense,
    and it also doesn't sound like that's what he's singing.
    loveinvincibleon January 12, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI love this song.
    It paints a pretty good picture of God like a Circus Composer.
    He has a plan, a purpose, and a design. But just like a circus things can get pretty crazy.
    CircusComposeron March 12, 2009   Link

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