Long in tooth, Olives and vermouth
I dine like an aging pilot
Where are they now, the money and the crowd?
Must I really come back down?

It's like I never was a kid
The big math just wasted youth on me
Making impressions like I did
Your friends never thought that much of me

Well, now I wanna fall into something else
An origami plane to a distant island
And I don't wanna show you my feelings
I don't wanna force you to deal
I just wanna crash through the ceiling
Before it gets too real

All my life, compromise on wings of resignation
Big gray eyes, staring from the sky
Am I humble enough now?
I always had something to hide
My skinny arms, my evil intentions
And back at school, hitting the fire alarms
Desperately wanting attention

Well, I was just a boy, out there on my own
Wishing I could fly to fantasy island
And I don't wanna show you my feelings
I don't wanna bore you to death
I just wanna crash through the ceiling
Get it off my chest

It's like I never was a kid
The big math wasted youth on me
Making impressions like I did
Your friends never thought that much of me

Well, I was just a boy, out there on my own
Wishing I could fly to fantasy island
And I don't wanna show you my feelings
I don't wanna force you to deal
I just wanna crash through the ceiling
Before it gets too real
Before it gets too real
Before it gets too real
Real
(Real)


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Fantasy Island song meanings
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    General CommentI think this song is about someone reminiscing on his own childhood and how much he's seemed to have changed but realizing that deep down he's pretty much the same -- and he doesn't like that. He'd rather run away "to fantasy island" and pretend to be different to please those around him.
    salamandooron June 01, 2017   Link

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