These are my twisted words
Went off the roof still walking
I know I should not look down
But I'm so sick of just talking

When are you coming back?
I just can't handle it
When are you coming back?
I just can't handle it

When are you coming back?
I just can't stand it
I just can't handle it


Lyrics submitted by lxyt, edited by rayaqin

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  • +2
    General Commentmusically excellent. released mysteriously today. will be interesting to see what info unfolds.... likely RH's new and innovative way of releasing digital material.

    lyrically, seems pretty straight-forward: longing for someone who is leaving. perhaps knowing that he should continue life's upward climb, and not look down and get scared. but doing so anyway.
    lxyton August 13, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General CommentBeautiful song. Definitely captures the feeling of being obsessed with someone who is far away and not knowing when, if you'll get to see them again in the flesh.
    befuddledon August 20, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General Commentsomeone is moving. antoher watches and tries to be happyyet cant help but question^. the long intro is like a long wait before dialogue perhaps.
    screenvalueon August 24, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis song sort of grows inside you. The beginning 3 minute instrumental has made me cry. When I first listened to it, I thought it just sort of meanders and doesn't go anywhere, but the beauty is in the short rises and falls, the small build and it's extreme intensity that seeps into every wandering note.
    HijackedAffairson September 26, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is the start of a number of new songs to be released, they're debuting new material (this included) at Reading and Leeds festivals.
    Danberlinon August 18, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentvery pink floyd esque instrumentals
    th3tawav3on August 29, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAmazing song. I believe its describing the worries that us Radiohead fans about the latest interviews where it was made clear that there wasn't goin to be a full album release in the near future. I think they are just assuring us that new songs are coming just not on a full album. I may be wrong but its comforting to believe either way.
    lioninacomaon September 22, 2009   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningI think it's about Jesus/God (or at least that that interpretation contributes significantly to the song's meaning).
    ayatollahon September 29, 2009   Link
  • 0
    My OpinionThis songs all right to chill out to, but the live version is a lot more psychedelic and fun.

    But that's to be expected

    Live Radiohead > Studio Radiohead
    degree7on November 07, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe second line is definitely "went off the roof still walking"
    derykon November 20, 2009   Link

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