North by north, lest we have to settle down
We can sail without the wind in this town
Things that London never saw
Northern winters start to thaw
To islands on the sea
Lands I've never seen
Things will get calmer, follow me

You said a long long time ago
You were happy being someone
Let's go far, far, far from home
I'll be glad to be with someone

Land pneumonia, your engines in repair
Plant begonias and orchids in your hair
Continents all made of clay
Dreamers leaving every day
To islands on the sea
Lands I've never seen
Things will get calmer, follow me

Someone told me you had oceans in your eyes
Cold as shadows over European skies
Coasting out the shallow day
Leaving London in decay
To islands on the sea
Lands I've never seen
Things will get calmer, follow me


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North By North song meanings
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    General CommentI just realized that the band name was wrong after adding all the lyrics.

    Sorry about that.
    bananaheroon November 13, 2009   Link

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