Measuring miles, stretching arms across the floor
It makes you wonder what you need all that carpet for
Leaving the patterns of your evenings beneath your feet
Existing on repeat

Face to the glass from the inside looking out
A window's view from outside looking down
Hiding your health from those around the house
The king and his crown, but the crown's hanging upside down

I made sure you were sedated
Agreed to carry you across town
Imagine you like new
Nodding off to the hum of a false alarm

I'm too uptight to believe half the things I hear
I'll spend a trip to intensive care
A waiting room with patients wearing thin
Breathe out and breathe in, prescribe a prescription
a favor & fiction

I made sure you were sedated
Agreed to carry you across town
Imagine you like new
Nodding off to the hum of a false alarm

I relayed that you're sedated
I tried to carry you across the room
but stalled, you were sprawled out and reckless
seemingly weak but convincingly strong
It seems that everything is wrong

(Gaining ground)
A window's view from intensive care for
(outside now)
A window's view from
(outside now)
A window's view from


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    General CommentHow awesome is this song? Captures that mundanity and profundity that happens at the same time sometimes.

    It's about his cat. Seriously. At a show he said before this song, "This is a song about my cat." He then went on a monolouge about how fat his cat is, and about how his cat is actually fatter than this cat that was in the news for being so fat.

    So literally it's probably about taking his cat to the vet, making sure the cat was knocked out, and actually having trouble carrying him across the room.

    But what does it mean to you? There are so many other ways to interpret this musical painting of a moment. The emotions are so real in here that they could be attached to a bunch of things.

    So, even though it's about his cat, somehow it's universal. Phenomenal.
    triswebon February 23, 2014   Link

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