I'm smearing a bug, in a bottomless pit.
I am sending my love, but they won't let it in.
You are dragging me down, I am clutching a tree.
When I fall back now, deeper and deeper.

You've got them long nails, I'm dreaming of your goddamn long nails.
You've got them long nails, I'm dreaming of your goddamn long nails.
You have your finger so deep.

Listening is really just a fabulous feat.
When you live underground, it's the way that you see.
It's the light in your hair, it's the weight of the breeze
And when I fall back now, deeper and deeper.
Deeper and deeper, deeper and deeper.
Deeper and deeper, deeper and deeper.

You've got them long nails, I'm dreaming of your goddamn long nails.
You've got them long nails, I'm dreaming of your goddamn long nails.
You have your finger so deep.


Lyrics submitted by GoodOmens, edited by abolire

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  • +1
    General CommentI think that it says

    Listening is really just a valueless deed.
    When you live underground, it's the way that you SEE. (Not Sleep)


    Overall an easy to listen to jam. I hope to see more great thigns out of Bear Hands. I think I read somewhere the other day that Bear Hands had opened for MGMT and Silversun Pickups before. I feel I can pick up on both of those sounds.
    chasemon February 25, 2011   Link
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    General Commentshit god damn this song is so good
    provethatIexiston March 05, 2011   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionWhat I hear is:

    "Listening is really just a fabulous feat,"

    As if to say acquiring the ability to really listen is an accomplishment, which would tie in to the next line,

    "When you live underground, it's the way that you see,"

    If you were to actually live underground, it would take more listening to get around rather than seeing, which would increase your ability to hear things and listen to things. Although the song isn't literally talking about living underground, I think it's talking about being a lonely person, or just isolating yourself.
    masonwilliamhatchmanon October 08, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI hear "I'm smearing a BUG in a bottomless pit," which I'm not so sure about, and "You are dragging me down, I am CLUTCHING a tree," which I'm pretty much positive about.
    pumkinhedon January 14, 2012   Link

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