"New Feeling" as written by and David Byrne....
It's not, yesterday, anymore
I go visiting and I talk loud
I try to make myself clear
In front of a face that's nearer

Than it's ever been before
Not this close before
Nearer than before
Not this close before

It is, is a million years ago
I hear music and it sounds like bells
I feel like my head is high
I wish I could meet, every one

Meet them all over again
Bring them up to my room
Meet them all over again
Everyone's up in my room

And now, now I'm busy, busy again
I feel like sitting down but
I'm still thinking, thinking about my friends
In my garden moments

But now I'm speaking out
Speaking about my friends
Now I'm speaking out
Thinking about my friends

Lyrics submitted by weezerific:cutlery, edited by P514sub

"New Feeling" as written by David Byrne

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  • +2
    General CommentI thought it was "in my guarded moments."
    spencerrichon November 20, 2009   Link
  • +1
    Lyric Correctionagree with "guarded"
    xoqqiyon May 19, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe "The Name of this Band is Talking Heads" version of this song is absolutely fantastic.
    majestikmoose9on June 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentMajestikmoose9, you are so right! I think it's about tripping out, like when everything is overly intense for some reason and you are kind of overwhelmed but you just go with it. I think it's also about an enthusiasm for life, but maybe it's just the way he sings it, no, it's also the lyrics. Some of the lyrics remind me of the radiohead lyrics, "Everyone, Everyone around here...Everyone is so near...It's holding on" or something like that.
    thebodiesobtainedon April 18, 2008   Link

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