You can hear the room on these long,
Winter nights if you’d just… if you’d just… if you’d just be quiet.
Beneath the word, there’s the whisper of pipes.
There’s the stretch of the wood.
There’s the chink of the light.
And the wires conduct.
And the water runs down to the sea.
But stay away from the drink.
Stay away from the diaries.
It doesn’t matter.
It does not matter.



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    General CommentNo comments on this song at all? What a shame. It's a beautiful song, wonderfully composed and enigmatic to listen to. It has a very alluring sound to it that draws the listener in and the lyrics are intriguing. Whenever I listen to it, I like to sit still and it does feel like I can hear the room. It's a very very well composed and orchestrated song.

    Lyrical interpretation is curious and a bit abstract. I'm never quite sure what to make of them. Sometimes they mean one thing to me, and then other times they mean something else. I think that's part of their charm though.
    carnivaljunkieon March 21, 2012   Link

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