I said I came here with ease
With my porcelain thumb
I can see for me
One day you may just need one
Well you're just becoming self therapeutic
I think it's because we're alone

It's the perfect time to try again
As we slip inside our winter skin
A sweet incline to a beating heart
It's all that there ever is

We crimewaves
Like crimewaves
Crimewaves

Spray my graffiti
From my vintage gallant tongue
Now you see through me
Until the getting is all done
Today we all save some forgiveness
Just for the castaways
I think it's because we're alone

It's the perfect time to try again
As we sleep inside our winter skin
A sweet incline to a beating heart
It's all that there ever is

We crimewaves
Just like crimewaves
Crimewaves

What you need
What you need

What you know me by
What you know me by

That's the way
(That you know me by)

That's the way
You will know me by
What you need


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    General CommentI came here with ease
    With my dorsum and thumb
    I can see for me
    One day you may just need one
    Well you're just becoming so erratic
    I think it's because we're alone

    It's the perfect time to try again
    As we slip inside our winter skin
    Speeding crimes to a beating heart
    It's all that there ever is

    We crimewaves
    Like crimewaves
    Crimewaves

    Spray my graffiti
    From my vintage gallant tongue
    Now you see through me
    Until the getting is all done
    Today we all save some forgiveness
    Just for the castaways
    I think it's because we're alone

    It's the perfect time to try again
    As we sleep inside our winter skin
    Speeding crimes your beating heart
    It's all that there ever is

    We crimewaves
    Just like crimewaves
    Crimewaves

    What you need
    What you need

    What you know me by
    What you know me by

    That's the way
    (That you know me by)

    That's the way
    You will know me by
    What you need

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    This is what I hear.
    plus he says more in the coda "it's really fine" or something like that I think
    marathonon September 09, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI can hear waves
    With my dorsum and thumb
    Now you speak for me?
    One day you may just be gone.

    We're both just becoming so direct.
    I think it's because we're alone.
    It's the perfect time to try again as we slip inside our winter skin.
    The sweet inclines of a beating heart is all that there ever is.
    We cry in waves
    Just like crimewaves.
    Crying waits.

    Spray my grafitti
    From my vintage gallant tongue.
    Now you see through me?
    Until, the getting is all done today?
    We, oh, save some forgiveness just for the castaways
    I think it's because we're alone.

    It's the perfect time to try again as we sneak inside our winter skin
    The sweet inclines of a beating heart is all that there ever is
    We cry in waves.
    Just like crimewaves
    Crying waits.

    What you need?
    What you need?
    What you know me by
    What you know me by
    What you know me by

    That's the way

    Goodbye


    Repeat

    That's the way you'll know my by baby
    What you need.


    kite420on October 30, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSounds to me like "we're both just becoming so erratic"
    indiernron September 14, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdude hahaha it's definitely erratic... so clearly pronounced... Paul is not Cedric from Mars Volta to be making up words now...
    marathonon September 22, 2010   Link
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    General Commentdude hahaha it's definitely erratic... so clearly pronounced... Paul is not Cedric from Mars Volta to be making up words now...
    marathonon September 22, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI can hear waves
    With my dorsum and thumb
    Now you see for me
    One day you'll may just need one
    We're both just becoming so erratic,
    I.. I, think it's because.. we're alone.

    It's the perfect time to try again
    As we slip inside our winter skin
    A sweet incline to a beating heart
    Is all that there ever is..

    We cry in waves,
    Like crimewaves,
    Crime waits..

    Spray my grafitti
    From my vintage gallant tongue
    Now you see through me
    Until, the getting is all done..today
    We, all, save some forgiveness just for the castaways
    I think it's because we're alone

    It's the perfect time to try again
    As we slip inside our winter skin
    A sweet incline to a beating heart
    Is all that there ever is..

    We cry in waves,
    Like crimewaves,
    Crime waits..

    What you need
    *Repeat

    What you know me by..
    *Repeat

    That's the way..
    *Repeat

    That's the way you'll know me by,
    What you need.


    Jude98on November 17, 2010   Link

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