"Sing" as written by and Zooey Deschanel....
Talking on the phone and watching "Cribs"
He doesn't know what kind of guy he is
He's got a gold-plated ceiling and a TV show
A broken heart and he doesn't even know
He's glad to see you, yes, he's glad to see you
Open your arms and sing
The world's been waiting
They've been waiting for years
And they've just got to hear it
The kids are waiting, they've been shedding tears
So open your arms and sing for us

The world can be quiet when you're up too late
I'm just a childhood prisoner of the garden gate
If it's broke then kick it, dust yourself off
Find a quiet place and a have a good laugh
I'm glad to see you
Yes, I'm glad to see you


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"Sing" as written by Zooey Deschanel

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  • +2
    General Commenti can't believe she references cribs in this song. ugh.
    goldmineguttedon March 29, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI love this song. It's so simple and beautiful. I especially love this line:

    The world can be quiet when you're up too late
    I'm just a childhood prisoner of the garden gate
    If it's broke then kick it, dust yourself off
    Find a quiet place and a have a good laugh
    alaskayoungon April 09, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI was initially shocked by the reference to "Cribs", but that was before I understood why it was used. The first line sets the scene, as in Zooey is talking on the phone and watching the television. In the show, which is "Cribs", the featured person has a gold plated cieling. He also apparently has a broken heart that he doesn't know about. This is where Zooey gets deeper... but it is important to realize that she was purposely setting a modern scene to show how superficial many entertainers are because they are blinded by the fame and wealth. The song's entire purpose is trying to urge the current generation of entertainers to break free from that path. There are so many opportunities to make a difference in the world, and they're just waiting for you at every corner. That theme extends to all humanity.
    xxSheandHim2xxon August 02, 2010   Link
  • -1
    General Commentyeah, kind of sucks
    okayectoplasmon April 08, 2010   Link

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