"My Grey Overcoat" as written by and Bryan Fink....
The sun is coming up
I kissed you in the church
Under the statue of Mary white and good
I was looking for something new and pure
In the alleys of your neighborhood

Now I run down the road in my grey overcoat
Reaching to the sky
It's so lovely I could cry

Train's gonna leave
Got my wallet in my pocket
Got a vision in my head I gotta share
With somebody I love
It's two seagulls circling the waves
Oh my God, oh my god
You'd love it here
I visit but I can't stay.


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    General CommentTrain's gonna leave
    Got my wallet in my pocket
    Got a vision in my head I gotta share
    With somebody I love
    It's two seagulls circling the waves
    Oh my God, oh my god
    You'd love it here
    I visit but I can't stay.

    best part of the song lyric and music wise
    prettywhnsedatedon October 23, 2008   Link
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    MemoryI've listened to this album dozens of times, and only now did this song really catch my attention. Reminds me of my travel-crazy penpal in northern England. He and I have been writing letters for two years, and we always send them in the care of our imaginary carrier gulls. My heart swelled in my chest when I really heard these lyrics for the first time tonight.
    chelsboiiion August 05, 2012   Link

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