"Song for No One" as written by Pontus Johan Winnberg, Christian Karlsson and Andrew Wyatt Blakemore....
I met you on the palisades
The sun was spilling kerosene
And I was feeling wide awake
Girl, you can be so obscene
And when you sang a lullaby
A missionary called your name
You disappeared and hopped a flight
For the Serengeti plain

Tell everyone you know
Open up the door
Tell everyone you know
Open up the door

When your love has gone
You carry on
This is her song
This is a song for no one
This is a song for no one

I think I own a photograph
That shows her in the freezing rain
With the Italians on the bank
They know how to entertain
A string of pearls behind your hair
A music box to catch your tears
Now call your mother in L.A.
She hasn't heard your voice in years

Tell everyone you know
Open up the door
Tell everyone you know
Open up the door

When your love has gone
You carry on
This is her song
This a song for no one (x3)

When your love has gone
You carry on
This is her song
This a song for no one

You can jump a ride
But don't ask why
And don't close your eyes

This a song for no one (x3)


Lyrics submitted by 5oclock, edited by DArkB0mb

"Song for No One" as written by Christian Karlsson Andrew Wyatt Blakemore

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Downtown Music Publishing

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  • +1
    General CommentI've always just thought of this song as portraying the human will - when things go bad, and we lose that which we love, we have the ability to keep going and try and move past it.

    I think the singer is dedicating this song to his love in order to "carry on;" through artwork and expression, he finds solace and rejuvenation.

    Oh, and this is easily my favorite Miike Snow song. So damn good.

    SoldYourSoulon November 06, 2010   Link

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