I'm leaving out the parts I don't like
Oh, I ought to learn, to learn, I ought to learn I can't please myself every time
I say bring me sunflowers and bring me a landscape of clouds and rain
And let the sky give up her many, heavy hammered warnings
I'll take her warning
But you assumed, when I left, Mommy would wash my body back to you
Back to you

How many things?
How many things can I say to you?
And expect shock-horror, shock-horror, shock-horror, hallelujah
To descend again in sweet oblation
Your God's a lion, recently fed, drowsy
And the body, the body, the body, the body, the body, it waits for obliteration

Come on fire
Don't leave me waiting for the world to replace me
Replace me
Oh, replace me

I'll tell the truth
I have been sleeping with the lights on
Ever since I left you
Since I left you

Lyrics submitted by daturkel

Pity Dance song meanings
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    General CommentAstonishing! One of the best male voices I've heard in a long while.

    "The body, the body, the body, the body, it waits for obliteration."
    baroquepopon April 04, 2009   Link
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    General Commenthis voice reminds me so much of Daniel Rossen. gorgeous, gorgeous voice. saw DM open for Sufjan Stevens last night, never having heard of him, and was totally blown away.
    deepseadiveron November 13, 2010   Link

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