Strange beside the pond
You look long and lovely
Like I remember you
I was on my break
You had time to spare
And so we tried to...talk
Or maybe just sit
Mmm-mmm

'Cause things look beautiful when they're away from you
Things look beautiful when they're so new
And thinks look beautiful when they're away from you
They seem to stay away from you

The island boats was slow
We heard the Monkeys on the radio
The only song you know
I walked on for miles
You stood on heels
I turned to wave to you
And then you started to...smile
But it was stolen away
By some devil inside of you

'Cause things look beautiful when they're away from you
Things look beautiful when they're so new
And thinks look beautiful when they're away from you
They seem to stay away from you

Am I lying to you still
I can't move
I miss you so much
I miss you so much
I was trying to fix this loss
I've given up
I just stand and look at her
I just stand and look at her

'Cause things look beautiful when they're away from you
Things look beautiful when they're so new
And thinks look beautiful when they're away from you
They seem to stay away from you


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    General Commentwow, thanks for posting this song!! i love disco pigs, and it took me forever to find this song.

    i don't know what the song means, but i'd guess it's just about 2 people who care about each other so much, but it just doesn't work anymore. finally they have to part, thus the "things look beautiful when they're away from you."

    also, this meaning goes along with the plot of disco pigs... pig and runt are best friends, but their relationship is so destructive that runt must break away from pig in order to have a life of her own and live in the world like an ordinary person.

    anyways, i'd recommend disco pigs to any fans of cillian murphy. it's a good film, but definitely not for everyone... it actually can be kind of horrible, but it's like watching a train wreck, you might hate it, but you can't turn your eyes away. riveting.
    soapiemon November 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI don't know the film but I love that song !
    His voice is..sad but so beautiful...
    I really want to watch Disco Pigs, but I'm french and I don't know where can I buy them, DVD and soundtrack.

    Sorry for my poor english...
    Thanks for posting this song and thank you 'soapiem' I almost understand the meaning of the lyrics now !, i think I 'll love that film ^^
    Adashion April 25, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti love Cillian's voice he should do more songs.
    i love this line
    "The island boats was slow
    We heard the Monkeys on the radio
    The only song you know"
    It just reminds me of simple things like going to the beach and chilling. This song is beautiful period and Disco Pigs was lucky to have Cillian write it for them jk but really the soundtrack was great and this was the icing.
    AdanaCon May 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. Cillian should record his own album!! :)
    SMUSER17185761on June 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song just fits the movie perfectly. I love them both so very much. And I love Cillian Murphy even more!
    So, I guess this song is about a guy that loves a woman so much, and things are great between them until some point. They drift, and because she can no longer be the same way around him, he can only watch her beauty from afar, and that doesn't necessarily mean in the literal sense. He just doesn't know how to get even closer to her anymore, but he still loves her so.
    mdoveon December 21, 2008   Link

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