memorize the angles of your face
and tape record the way you say my name
relate the way you smell and taste
to tangibles no absence can erase

forget about the words youve said and meant
as words mean very little in the end
these memories made fresh i will defend
and i promise that i wont forget again

with feral fingers i will trace
and render all your features in their place
and pray that in the fruits have dug your place
is something fatal fate cannot erase
and shallow rise and fall behind your chest
a vacancy that lingers like like the dead
the lapsing in the cadence of your breath
a lifetime looking forward to forget
were i to exploit these memories
e.g. the space thats just above your knees
i.e. indulge some vulgar need
i'd hope that you'd forgive me


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    Lyric CorrectionHere are the lyrics taken from the Parenthetical Girls website:

    Memorize the angles of your face
    And tape record the way you say my name
    Relate the way you smell and taste
    To tangibles no absence can erase

    Forget about the words you've said and meant
    As words mean very little in the end
    These memories made fresh i will defend
    And i promise that i won't forget again

    With feral fingers I will trace
    And render all your features in their place
    And pray that in the fruits have dogged faith
    There's something fatal fate cannot outpace

    The shallow rise and fall behind your chest
    A vacancy that lingers like like the debt
    Collapsing in the cadence of your breath
    A lifetime looking forward to forget

    Were I to exploit these memories
    (e.g. the space that's just above your knees)
    (i.e. indulge some vulgar need)
    I'd hope that you'd forgive me
    TheThirdChildon December 29, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is what I believe the lyrics to be.

    memorize the angles of your face
    and tape record the way you say my name
    relate the way you smell and taste
    to tangibles no absence can erase

    forget about the words you've said and meant
    as words mean very little in the end
    these memories made fresh i will defend
    and i promise that i wont forget again

    with feral fingers i will trace
    and render all your features in their place
    and pray that in the fruits have dug your place
    is something fatal fate cannot erase
    and shallow rise and fall behind your chest
    (?) can see that lingers like like the dead
    the lasping in the cadence of your breath
    a lifetime looking forward to forget
    were i to exploit these memories
    and (?) the space thats just above your knees
    i need indulge some vulgar need
    i'd hope that you'd forgive me
    posh__isolationon December 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentpossibility 1: a vacancy that lingers like the dead

    possibility 2: e.g. the space that's just above your knees

    (just guessing here)
    ptcon December 29, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentactually these sound very correct. edited.
    sithieon January 19, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"TWO tangibles no absence can erase"
    ie the way you smell and taste.
    also "ITCHING the space that's just above your knees."
    admon November 20, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI feel in love with this song after watching
    Four Eyed Monsters. Brilliant.
    wanna jajajamon May 11, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentfell* Err..
    wanna jajajamon May 11, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commente.g. the space thats just above your knees
    i.e. indulge some vulgar need
    noughton September 04, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSuch a pretty songg
    danigloveon October 14, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOn a side note, this is a devastatingly beautiful song. Zac Pennington is an incredible lyricist.
    TheThirdChildon December 29, 2011   Link

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