Heat, like a dead weight
Still coverin' the street outside
So heavy that the dogs can't hide
In the hot, hot rays

Out on the sidewalk
It's a river where the children go
Come and join in the August show
In the hot, hot rays
In the hot, hot rays

In the hot rays I get old

I could never know what the dead man sees
I could never know what the deaf man hears
Or know what the dead man fears
Even if you were incomplete

Brother let it go
And I'll find my way
If you want to know indian summer
I will make it back here to you somehow
Under the fire
Underneath the fire

I try to play god
Do my best to keep the heat at bay
Maybe that would make you want to stay
In the hot, hot rays
In the hot, hot rays
In the hot, hot rays


Lyrics submitted by wonderfulmetropolis, edited by AnytimeAnyhow

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  • +1
    General Commenthe does NOT say "OUT ENJOYING..." it's "COME AND JOIN THE ???? SHOW"

    "AFTER show" makes sense?

    it's not "ARCTIC" though
    iangurteenon April 30, 2009   Link
  • +1
    Lyric CorrectionThe 8th line should be
    "Come and join in the August show"

    The 19th line should be
    "Under the fire"

    The last line should be
    "In the hot, hot rays"
    casiopt10on October 05, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOops! I misspelled the second to last hot
    wonderfulmetropolison March 30, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentooh my god this song is just amazing!!!! i love the guitar! i'm not sure what it's about.. maybe it was just really hot when he wrote this song? and someone was leaving? 'maybe that would make you want to stay' idk
    xocouturecoutureon February 23, 2009   Link

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