Lives are like retractable pencils
If you push them too hard they're gonna break
And people are like paper dolls
Paper dolls and people, they're a similar shape
Hmm hmm hm
Love is like a roll of tape
It's real good for making two things one
But just like that roll of tape
Love sometimes breaks off before you were done
Another way that love is similar to tape
That I've noticed
Is sometimes it's hard to see the end
You search on the roll
(search on the roll)
Search on the roll
(searching round the roll)
Search on the roll
(search)
With your fingernail
Again and again
And again and again
And again.
Brown paper, white paper
Stick it together with the tape
The tape of love
The sticky stuff
Brown paper, white paper
Stick it together with tape
The tape of love
The sticky stuff.
People people Chorus: Brown paper, white paper
Paper paper Stick it together with tape
Paper paper The tape of love
People people
People people
Pencil pencil
Pencil pencil
Paper paper
Put the pencil to the paper
Give the paper to the people
Let the people read about the sello tape
Oh baby baby
Yeah
You know, Jemaine, I've been thinking about love. And I guess it's the very stron-
gest adhesive.
Oh sorry, Bret. Were you talking to me? I was humming. What did you say?
Oh, just...nothing.
Brown paper, white paper
Stick it together with tape
The tape of love
The sticky stuff
Yeah
Ooh brown
Brown paper, white paper
Stick it together with tape
The tape of love
Say it
Sticky
Stick stick
Stick it together
Ye-yeah


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    General CommentFirst comment!?! C'mon people now.

    "You search on the roll with your fingernail." Genius.

    Ok so I think this song is about tape the tape of love bonding people together. And it's wonderful and umm yeah you get the idea by the end.
    voltafan101on January 08, 2008   Link
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    General CommentFirst comment!?! C'mon people now.

    "You search on the roll with your fingernail." Genius.

    Ok so I think this song is about tape the tape of love bonding people together. And it's wonderful and umm yeah you get the idea by the end.
    voltafan101on January 08, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song reminds a lot of the beatles song like "all you need is love" and "hey jude" where everyone joins in and sings the ending. These guys are geniuses with their songs and their show is the icing on the cake. I believe the song is called "Pencils in the Wind".
    portugalmars17on February 24, 2008   Link

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