"VCR" as written by Oliver David Sim, Romy Anna Madley Croft, James Thomas Smith and Baria Qureshi....
You used to have all the answers
And you, you still have them too
And we, we live half in the daytime
And we, we live half at night

Watch things on VCRs
with me and talk about big love
I think we're superstars
You say you think we are the best thing
But you, you just know
You just do

I wanna find myself by the sea
In anothers company
By the sea
I wanna go out to the pier
I'm gonna dive and have no fear
Because you, you just know
You just do

Watch things on VCRs
with me and talk about big love
I think we're superstars
You say you think we are the best thing
But you, you just know
You Just do


Lyrics submitted by miss_moto, edited by bhallo, hankwarner, AnUser

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  • +7
    General CommentThis is one of my favorite songs, I agree that it is talking about the person in life who means the most and understands best. The part about diving in to the sea shows that together, they are more free. Watch the video, by the way. I think it shows a lot about the song lyrics, the two in the video don't talk, they just know what the other is thinking and lets them feel what the feel.
    It reminds that sometimes you don't need anyone to tell you that its going to be fine or help you "talk it out", sometimes you just need someone be with when you don't feel like talking.
    LOVE
    Allaireon March 13, 2010   Link
  • +5
    General Comment"You used to have all the answers"
    Tehbenbenon August 20, 2009   Link
  • +5
    General CommentThis song (I think) is about having a best friend that you can always talk to about anything. Like, you don't need anyone else in the world 'cause you've got Tea and VCR's and the one person in the world you trust with you.

    "When i find myself by the sea, in another's company by the sea
    When I go out the pier, gonna die and have no fear
    Because you, you just know, you just do"

    For me, it speaks trust...I dunno :)

    zombiieezzxxon January 02, 2010   Link
  • +4
    General CommentNone of you have actually gotten the lyrics right yet. Directly from the vinyl insert:

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    You used to have all the answers
    And you, you still have them too
    And we, we live half in the daytime
    And we, we live half at night

    Watch things on vcrs
    With me and talk about big love
    I think we're superstars
    You say you think we are the best thing
    And you, you just know
    You just do

    I wanna find myself by the sea
    In anothers company
    By the sea
    I wanna go out to the pier
    I'm gonna dive and have no fear
    Cos you, you just know
    You just do

    Watch things on vcrs
    With me and talk about big love
    I think we're superstars
    You say you think we are the best thing
    And you, you just know
    You Just do

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    This song has a lot of personal meaning to me, so I felt it necessary to signup and post the correct lyrics.
    paternzenon February 03, 2010   Link
  • +4
    General Commentthis song is simply about spending time with the person you love spending time with the most.
    the vcr reference hints at something kind of old school which would imply its someone you've known a long time.
    there's an emphasis on the fact that you don't have to be doing extraordinary things to feel as happy as you could ever feel. you could just watch things on a vcr with your favourite person.
    it's a beautiful song about love and friendship and the beauty of simple pleasures.
    anonymous1992on September 29, 2010   Link
  • +3
    My Opinionthis song means a lot to me right now

    I think its about someone meaning a lot to someone else, having all the answers and always making the other, person happy. They talk about everything and always know what to say all do. Although their in love they dont wanna talk talk about it

    this is happening to me
    heartskippedabeaton December 01, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General Commenti joined this site just to post this

    The XX rules my life!!

    no joke
    angry7019on September 22, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI think you're right zombiieezzxx.


    And my go at fixing the lyrics:

    You, used to have all the answers
    And you, you still have them too
    And we, we live half in the day time
    And we, we live half at night

    Watch things on VCR, with me and talk about big love
    I think we're superstars, you say you think we are the best thing--

    But you, you just know
    You just do

    When I find myself by the sea, in another's company
    By the sea, I wanna go out the pier, gonna dive and have no fear

    Because you, you just know
    You just do

    Watch things on VCR, with me and talk about big love
    I think we're superstars, you say you think we are the best thing--

    But you, you just know
    You just do
    nofoxon January 14, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI can't put my finger on what the VCR represents here…

    There's something utterly obsolescent about the device, something decayed or decaying, something just plain old.

    At the same time, there's something comforting and unassuming about the VCR. I can't tell which they're going for.
    switcherooon April 12, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General Comment"You say you think we are the best thing"


    <3
    misspfmon October 14, 2010   Link

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