Oh, Coraline
These are the most hideous things I've ever seen
But you came out the other side of the button eyes
With a glowing stone and a cold black key
Leave that for me
In the mother's hand

Well this old man
He put his hat on and the last real rat was gone
You were victorious against evaporation
You fought a horrifying, wet, large larva thing
Inside a theatre of dogs who couldn't sing

The dog puts a flashlight down on the floor
I say it's a high price that you have to pay
For going to explore the other side of a door
Coraline

We're all old souls

If you made this other world
It begs the question
Did you also make yourself?
Is something real if it is seen by the girl named Coraline
Coraline

If you made this other world
It begs the question
Did you also make yourself?
Is something real if it is seen by this girl named Coraline
Coraline

Coraline, Coraline
Coraline, Coraline
Coraline, Coraline


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    General CommentFrom the album "Where's Neil When You Need Him?" based on the Neil Gaiman children's novel of the same name.
    Meirionaon January 23, 2009   Link
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    General CommentA great book plus a great artist. This is the best interpretation of "Coraline" I've heard so far.
    KikiKaliskion May 20, 2009   Link
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    My OpinionWhat I love about this song is how Coraline is mispronounced all through the song as CoraLEAN. It's pretty funny to sing that way about a child that complains about people mispronouncing her name.

    I'm not sure who I love more, Melora or Neil. <3
    SweetSisterTemperanceon February 05, 2016   Link

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