Time after time
You will forgive me
Like an animal in your care
But give it time
You will outlive me

And take the bow back you put in my hair
Made a parade of myself in the street outside your house
For the New York photographer there
I fell for crime and I fell for beauty
And here you are the only ones who ever cared.

So when I die
You can put on costumes
In the style of the clothes I wore
And sing the songs your lovers taught you
When you were too young to know that this was what they were for.

La la la la. La la la la. lalala [x2]

Like some dead relative
You will remember me most by my funeral
And on the beautiful toast you made
Take back the spade
We've both been filling up your time like we were filling in a grave

I hope you will forgive the way
I mispronounce your name and I'll forget about these ribbons in my hair
It's just the nature of the game
I am an animal in your care

An animal in your care
An animal in your care
An animal in your care

It's just the nature of the game
I am an animal in your care


Lyrics submitted by bluecadet3

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    General Commentthis song ist wonderful! i love the live songs of wolf parade, and i'm really looking forward to their new album! Then the exactly lyrics are released. I heard a file of this song played with a theremin, this was great!
    Wanjaon March 01, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThere's a song on the new album titled "An animal in your care"...we'll have to wait and see, but I bet it's the same song....
    joemitchell3on April 16, 2008   Link

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