When the train comes to stop
Oh, I don't wanna move
And blunder back into it all

When the plane come to land
I wanna stay inside
And rise up to the clouds again

Cause dealing with the real world
Is sometimes not too fun
When baby says she loves you
Whilst holding up a gun

Thank goodness
I've got imaginary creatures
Laying on the advice
By my side
By my side

When the film credits roll
I stay right till the end
Then wander the streets with my eyes ablaze

All I really want to do
Is go straight back and watch it again
Playing a different person every time

Oh, cause living in the real world
Can sometimes get so strange
When you fall in love with statues
And cockateels in a cage

Well, it seems I've got imaginary lovers
They say they're protecting the space
By my side
By my side


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    General Commentit's way too bad that the new album got such bad reviews... I didn't like it at first but it has really grown on me. I think it's just different...

    This song is one of my favorites... I think it's pretty straightforward... about a dreamer maybe. I always imagine his "imaginary lovers" as guardian angels or something like that, protecting the space by his side. very sweet stuff, and I LOVE the music, strange indian ripoff or not.
    Srahon September 04, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI like this, particularly the start, but it is in places very like We're Here.
    deltasunlighton October 23, 2008   Link

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