Hey, I hear the futurebirds,
it's called spaceships,
astronauts and all
lets trade all these types of things
for wings. (x2)

Make it happen, boys & girls(x8)

Hey, I hear the futurebirds,
it's called spaceships,
astronauts and all
lets trade all these types of things
for wings. (x2)


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    General Commenti get:

    Hey, I hear the futurebirds,
    it's called spaceships,

    i don't hear the cause.

    also, i think its.

    Make it happen, fight them (x8)
    ElbowCrumbson October 30, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThe Lyric actually is...and this is from Yannis himself....

    "Make it happen, for Boy, for Girl"

    ...i think its pretty tricky to work out the song meaning....but i guess everyone has their own thoughts on it....

    My Fave Foals song..
    Flyballoonson November 22, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think its about being free, trading in all the pressure to earn money and being free.

    opportunities for everyone, boy or girl.
    bugoffon December 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI can hear the "Make it happen, for boy, for girl" reckon it's right

    I'd agree with the theory about abandoning everything, seems to be a longing to be free of modern stresses. I think though there's a kind of joke with Yannis singing "I hear the futurebirds, it's called spaceships, astronauts and all" as in the future is supposedly all about space exploration but he's saying if he could he would literally trade all that for wings so we could all be free as a bird I guess. Sounds pretty far off probably but I do think there's a bit of a joke in this song.
    Lighthouseson January 19, 2008   Link
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    General Commentu spelt astronauts wrong.its not astronaughts.
    poeticoolon March 25, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI have been trying so hard to hear the
    "for boy, for girl"
    but i do hear "fight them"

    and poeticool, you spelled spelled wrong.its not spelt.
    Ana Balaclavaon August 18, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti also hear "boy,girl"
    but not the "for"
    Ana Balaclavaon August 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentActually Ana Balaclava, with reference to your comment to poeitcool, it depends where you're from.
    MayaMooon August 26, 2008   Link

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