Vision of heaven
Walking up here
On my own
Windswept day

Left my white converse on the cold sand
Threw my mobile phone into the sea
I cannot be called or reached

Vision of heaven
No-one around for miles

Cut the wires and the cables
That run under the sea
The walls are white, the rooms are cruel
In the house where I worry
These days I just want to be alone
These days I just want to be alone

I cannot remember
The Lord's Prayer
I cannot remember
Oh but I don't care
I cannot recall
My best friend's face
Blurs and outlines
Eternal fall

Cut the wires…

Cut the wires…

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    General CommentI love this song, one of my favourite of Bloc Party's new songs.

    Seems to be about wanting to escape from society and everyone just to find some peace for himself. The bit about throwing the mobile phone into the sea and leaving his white converse in the sand illustrates the detachment from modern society and from being contacted by anyone in an age when pretty much everyone has mobile phone on them all the time.

    Great lyrics and a great tune.
    matt675on February 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentLeft my white converse on the cold sand
    Threw my mobile phone into the sea
    I cannot be called or reached

    great part.

    This song makes you think about your life in general and gives you peace of mind.
    I love it
    LiseMon February 19, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti thought it was
    Left my white converse on the coast and
    Threw my mobile phone into the sea
    ffafbfmvon March 24, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about running away from home, seeking a better place.

    "Threw my mobile phone into the sea
    I cannot be called or reached"
    He doesn't want to be called or found by the ones he left behind.

    "Cut the wires and the cables"
    Breaking contact with them.

    Well, that's what I think, but it could be about just finding quite and peace in this world.

    Great song by a great band
    Novocaine87on April 23, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis was originaly named "White Walls"
    jayfowenson October 01, 2007   Link
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    General CommentBrilliant song. It's just open to enterpretation for anything about wanting to be abandoned and wanting to escape the typical mod-cons of society. The subtle yet intricate guitars perfectly mirror the innocence of the vocals.
    theo_6on October 26, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think this track is about inferiority complex. it really describes the feeling and the struggle from within.
    i_will_cut_u_deepon November 01, 2007   Link
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    General CommentFirst line always reminds me of "Title and Registration" by DCFC, similar melody and rhythm. I love this song though, I think I prefer the b-sides to A Weekend In The City. This, Atonement, Cain Said To Abel, England, Emma Kate's Accident, and possibly Selfish Son could all have gone on the album. I think the album sounds a little contrived in parts.
    LightsFadingEaston January 13, 2008   Link
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    General CommentAnother great song from Another Weekend in the City (The B-sides and unreleased songs that didn't make it to AWITC).

    Defintly about just leaving society for a while and being left alone, being simplistic. An easy song to get.

    Get's you thinking about life in general huh? There's a few songs of BP like that and that's why they are my favourite band by 100000000 whatevers.
    They make every song special, even though this wasn't even on AWITC nor any B-sides (i'm aware of).
    KyleeFon February 02, 2008   Link
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    General Commentsoooooooo many good memories I have are tied to the song. this song always reminds me of them. This is easily in my top 5, all-time bloc party songs.
    huddyon June 22, 2008   Link

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