The Earth can be any shape you want it
(Hold me, baby)
Any shape at all
(Love me, darling)
Dark and cold or bright and warm
(Believe me, honey)
Long or thin or small
(etc...)
But it's home (home, baby) and all I ever had
And maybe why for me the Earth is flat

Friends have often asked me why
I'm sensitive about my height
I would look around and say
Hmm, I thought I was immune
All my life I have waited
to be given any word
It was screaming to be heard

(Please please please remember)
The Earth can be any shape you want it
(All night... Hold me, baby)
Any shape at all
(Love me, darling)
Dark and cold or bright and warm
(Believe me, honey)
Long or thin or small
(please remember)
But it's home (home, baby) and all I ever had
(All night... Hold me, baby)
And maybe why for me the Earth is flat
(etc...)

Turn the island to the storm tonight
Ooooo, turn it

Then when they spill the demon seed
Turn and face into the wind
All along you still believed
Believed you were immune
And if love is all you're missing
Look into your heart
Is anybody home?

(Please please please remember)
The Earth can be any shape you want it
(All night... Hold me, baby)
Any in the world
(Love me, darling)
But don't you point that raygun at me
(Believe me, honey)
I might just explode
(please remember)
There are stones (home, baby) buried in your soul
(All night... Hold me, baby)
And only a fool would blame the death of rock and roll, yeah
(etc...)

And in time (time, baby) you'll come to understand
This flat old Earth is in your gentle hands


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    My OpinionThis song has one of TD's best lines: And if love, is all you're missing... Look into your heart, is anybody home?

    Just terrific.

    When he plays this song live now, he uses samples of Martin Luther King's speeches.

    When they spill the demon seed, turn and face into the wind - in other words, don't expose yourself to the lies and hatred being spread around. Instead, turn away from it.

    I think what he's saying here is that we shape the world we want to live in. Just as he believed he was immune to other people noticing his height sensitivity, he suggests that we are also blind to our own hatreds and bigotry. We need to examine our own hearts and minds - the Earth only LOOKS flat to our eyes...
    ctlizyrdon March 28, 2012   Link

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