Tangled in feathers
Tired and hoarse
Caught up in tethers
You are the source

We start every morning
With two little jabs
Won’t it be strange when
We stop splitting cabs?

Whenever you’re drifting
From pillow to pillow
You always expect me
To lift up my window

Whenever you finish
Taking on trouble
You always expect me
To start seeing double

Carry the weekend
Fist in the air
Tonight you’ll be back with
Hands in my hair

Whenever you’re drifting
From pillow to pillow
You always expect me
To lift up my window

Whenever you finish
Taking on trouble
You always expect me
To start seeing double

I’d rather see you in colour
I’d rather see you in colour
I’d rather see you in colour





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    General CommentI think this song is about an off-and-on relationship where the girl is always going out "taking on trouble" and she expects him not to use sound judgment by taking her back (seeing double, read: drunk) or seeing her other (double) side that is good.

    "Tangled in feathers" refers to feathers from a feather pillow/mattress.
    "tired and hoarse" means from sex and breathing during sex.
    "Caught up in tethers you are the source" means he's tied to her and can't get away/he's on her tether.

    "Whenever you're drifting from pillow to pillow, you always expect me to lift up my window" means she sleeps with other guys, but always wants to come back to him)

    "I'd rather see you in color" refers to how you can only really see shades of gray at night- which is when the girl gets lonely or wants to be with him. The whole cones and rods thing with night and day and you optical nerves...

    "Carry the weekend, fist in the air. Tonight you'll be back with hands in my hair" means she'll go out ready to have an exciting weekend, but she'll want to come back to him at night.

    I LOVE this song....
    tvictoriaon June 03, 2009   Link

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