"Consolation Prizes" as written by and Frederic Moulin Christian Mazzalai....
It started all in early September
When my god given little became a lot older
Goodbyes seal my broken heart
Hold on to your teardrops, You got a long way to go

Did you get older doing nothing today?
Don't you wanna stop complaining?
If one is easy then hard is two
No one knows where you're heading to
Once my private collection, always betting on you

No consolation prizes
Spit out your lies & chewing gum
Cut off your hair yeah that's it!
If you look like that I swear I'm gonna love you more

I thought about this for a long time
Never had the chance to try and make it better
My heart is waiting for a new you
And there's no other option on the schedule

Love like ours should never die with years
Once you start you can't ever go backwards
Cause if dark is one then bright is two
No one knows where we're heading to
No matter what it takes, never give up on you

I want you to change it all
I am gonna make it better

No consolation prizes
Spit out your lies & chewing gum
Cut off your hair yeah that's it!
If you look like that I swear I'm gonna love you more

No consolation prizes
Spit out your lies & chewing gum
Cut off your hair yeah that's it!
If you look like that I swear I'm gonna love you more

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"Consolation Prizes" as written by Frederic Moulin Christian Mazzalai

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  • +1
    General Commentcatchy beats in this song, like it a lot. Love their sound, it's so original
    yyynnnuuubbbon June 21, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentGreat song! This album has a more cohesive and consistent sound compared to the previous two(United&Alphabetical)

    Ccoletta86on September 24, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI noticed the song practically from the moment I heard it. Even better when Mars singing the part, "Cut off your hair yeah that's it! If you look like that I swear I'm gonna love you more, more, more..."
    It's funny because I was actually in the same situation when this guy whom I had history with suddenly turned out to someone I've never known. His whole appearance changed and I hope he'd be back like he used to be, the one I like. But then I realize it's just simply a false alarm, he's not the one.
    TheWalnutTreeon August 04, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is one of the best phoenix songs, ever. the music, everything, it is just soo...perfect. happy sad yes no love hate!
    slinkstersarson May 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti really like this song alot
    bloc_party15on August 28, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwhat's this song about?
    Oelieon October 15, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI don't really get what the song is about but I love the line "My heart is waiting for a new you." This song is really good, it puts me in a happy mood.. even though some of the lyrics don't seem very positive.

    "Did you get older doing nothing today?"
    FSU Kellyon January 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about a guy who's in a relationship with a girl that's changed and he doesn't like the new her. They've taken a break and he's saying he'll love her more when she changes back to who she was.

    Not sure if that's correct though!

    Gun song though!! Phoenix are awesome =].
    Lou-Louon January 26, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHuh the best song in the history of human kind. No doubt this is a banger.
    Celtic_FCon May 08, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think that Lou-Lou is correct as far as thinking that the guy does no like the way his godgiven has evolved; he does not like the current her. However I do not think that he wants her to be the old her as Lou-Lou wrote, rather I think he wants her to better herself ("change it all") and for their relationship to be #1 ("I am gonna make it better"), no consolation prizes.
    mbcon June 06, 2007   Link

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