"Coping" as written by Damon Albarn, Graham Coxon, Steven Alexander James and David Rowntree....
Primal, evil what am I
Tongue-tied 'til the day I die
There's no love made with mermaids
It's just distraction so they say

And I'm too tired to care about it
Can't you see this in my face, my face

When I feel this strange can I go through this again?
When I feel this strange can I go through this again?

It's a sorry state you're getting in
The same excuse is wearing thin
There's no self control left in me
What was not will never will be

And I'm too tired to care about it
Can't you see this in my face, my face

When I feel this strange can I go through this again?
When I feel this strange can I go through this again?
(Or am I just coping?)

And I'm too tired to care about it
Can't you see this in my face
The emphasis on coping
Can't you see this in my face, my face

When I feel this strange can I go through this again?
When I feel this strange can I go through this again?
When I feel this strange can I go through this again?
When I feel this strange can I go through this again?
(Can I be dreaming? Or am I just coping?)


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae, edited by tpfang56

"Coping" as written by David Rowntree Steven Alexander James

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    General CommentNo comments? Really? This is one of my favourite Blur songs.
    elevator_elevatoron June 02, 2007   Link
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    General CommentSame!

    I think the explaination is in the title:a very clear cut blur tune methinks (unlike the other ones on MLIR)
    BombTheBourgeoisieon March 22, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about his girlfriend breaking up with him and he feels strange on his own (when i feel this strange) And he wonders if that happens to him again if he can go through it (can i go through this again) and he's stressed and tired (i'm too tired to care about it) and he's wondering if maybe it's a dream or he's just trying to cope with bein' alone (could I be dreaming or just coping) oh and at the end of the song doesn't he say could i be dreaming or just coping?
    Sergant123on August 20, 2011   Link
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    General Commentwell....does sound like he's going thru stress...
    iloveiguanason September 09, 2011   Link
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    General Commentthe title is a jab a Julian Cope
    ant in the carpeton May 30, 2012   Link

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