We have nothing to fear
Even fear itself
Has been defeated now
They say

But the sorrow
Is that you'll never know
My love

It doesn't stop
It never ends
And now the night
Is closing in
When we have victory
A famous victory in our sights

So we drink ourselves stupid
In the undergrowth
We drink ourselves stupid
On the tennis court
That's overgrown
In the private grounds of the crumbling house
Your parents own

When we have victory
A famous victory in our sights

Stolen wine in the afternoon and
A thin white dress that the sun shines through
And maybe, maybe this is what skin is for

A secret look in a month of Sundays
Private schools' ceremonies
Never let you know, never let it show

That I breathe the air when you walk by
It's wider than my heart is wide
It's a secret thing, just your breath and the cold dark air

Spend the whole night on the lawn beside you
Call this love if you want me to
And we have victory, a Famous Victory, I know

We could live in Paris or London
Build a cottage on a Scottish Island
And lie there and feel the waves attack the shore

Feel the world press on our walls, but
We're not really there anymore
And this, and this, this is what our lips are for

And we have victory, a Famous Victory, in our sights.

I breathe the air when you walk by
It's wider than my heart is wide
And this, and this, this is what our skin is for

Spend the whole night on the lawn beside you
Call this love if you want me to
And we have victory, a Famous Victory,
I know


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    I think this is about a friendship where one person is in love with the other but they don't know. There is hope within the lyrics that someday they will love them back. Regardless, it sounds like they have a good relationship.
    oliver55on February 28, 2013   Link

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