You look so neat
Everyday is your birthday
You're such a treat
I'm just a drip in your faucet

Before the party's over (make it on over)
Before the highway road ends
Before the day begins (make it on over, now)
There's something I need to say

There's no on else
There's no one quite so perfect
When you're foreign bound
I am the coin in your pocket

Just wait for me the night through (make it on over)
Like I do for you
There's no one left to cry boo-hoo (make it on over, now)
Play it through

You're not like me (not like me)
It seems that people stick like flies to you
And my mystery (my mystery)
Is just that I've no one to cling to

I think that it's the Chinese New Year (make it on over)
Of this I'm fairly clear
And what a better way to celebrate (make it on over, now)
Than run away with little boy blue?

Come along now now now now
Don't think on an offer that you can't refuse
Yesterday's not quite the same let's make it plain
There are things that I can do

Some day we're gonna make it all right
It's a radio that tells me so (it's just a radio)


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    General CommentThis reminds me of old Flaming Lips (which is funny since Fridmann produced many many Lips albums)
    cgnjnyon March 27, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI read that Alec recently married his girlfriend Emily Jean Stock and that this song is dedicated to her. It makes sense if you read through the lyrics with this knowledge.
    cmgonemadon May 17, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI freakin love this song.
    bestwombat11on January 04, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentamazing
    *eddie*on June 13, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think the person in this song is asking a girl to run off with him and have kids, and basically saying that it's kinda ridiculous to do anything otherwise. He's asking her not to think about or have doubts about something that's so obvious and clear to him, and that he has something to offer her.
    monkeyninjaon August 10, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of my favorite songs of all time and also I think, really romantic

    "There's no on else
    There's no one quite so perfect
    When you're foreign bound
    I am the coin in your pocket"
    crementeon June 21, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit's just a radio.
    TheWrongGirlon January 10, 2012   Link
  • -1
    General CommentSo he lost his love and he's pining for her, telling her the lengths he will go to for her, how much he cares, how he misses her, etc.... pretty straightforwards, lyrically... but such a neat song musically! I don't know, it's a pretty good, typical CYHSY song... reminds me "In This Home on Ice" musically, with Alec's voice in the middle (my mystery)
    stupid_nameon March 11, 2007   Link

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