"Contact" as written by and Alan Gordon Garry Bonner....
The tires are the things on your car
That make contact with the road
The car is the thing on the road
That takes you back to your abode

The tires are the things on your car
That make contact with the road
Bummed is what you are
When you go out to your car and it's been towed

I woke up one morning in November
And I realized I love you
It's not your headlights in front
Your tailpipe, or the skylight above you
It's the way you cling to the road
When the wind tries to shove you
I'd never go riding away
And come back home without you

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"Contact" as written by David Gordon Joe Elliot


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    General CommentPhish is such a kick ass band..the way they use a car as a metaphor is awesome! Who else could do it?!
    KristiNHon March 05, 2003   Link
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    General Commentamen to that kristinh. this song has so much meaning to me
    mellowed-outon December 11, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI find it amazing how Phish can have such simple lyrics, and the listener can still be so interested in what they are saying.
    S_Richon August 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentProbably just an excuse to do a silly song with a bass intro for Mike Gordon to play....
    joejefferyCTon February 08, 2013   Link

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