"People Of The Sky" as written by Jay Ferguson, Chris Murphy, Patrick Pentland and Andrew Scott....
I once knew a pair that used to fit very tight
But now a man standing tall in the wake of this night
(na na na na na)
His eyes are watering in anger at the thought of her sight
(na na na na na)
The scene of adultery sets the stage for his plight

On an innocent trip, how can one ruin so much
A belief in a soul, in a beauty, or in a touch
(ba ba bada ba)
It's like a three-legged dog in search of a crutch
(ba ba bada ba)
Dissecting in past all the motives of such

She once loved this person in a trial out of sight
But disposing of their present situation, it felt right
(ba ba bada ba)
Two winters and summers passed over like a sound
(ba ba bada ba)
And now the two of them are lost in a screaming battleground

With support all around him like a fence or a drink
He realises in sadness that now he must begin to think
(ba ba bada ba)
To filter his energy upon losses and fame
(ba ba bada ba)
She'll think of the restful, the peaceful or the gain

His sister's a friend, she's like a relative to both
Obliged through her brother under silhouetted oath
(ba ba bada ba)
But she's there for the two with her bias undone
(ba ba bada ba)
And she'll help see it through under moonlight or sun

But today they've still yet to look each other in the eye
And in a second he manages to dip to the other side
(ba ba bada ba)
Up to the people of the sky
(ba ba bada ba)
And now he'll never die!

Lyrics submitted by becky_salami

"People of the Sky" as written by Chris Murphy Andrew Scott

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General Commentwhy has no one commented on this song? the song is great, the lyrics are great, sloan is great.
    greatguru89on April 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI looooove this song. Sloan kicks ass.
    pinklemonadeon August 24, 2007   Link
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    General CommentEverything is pretty clear, this is an intense song, except the end. He's with the people in the sky? I hope that doesn't mean what I think it means!
    myhamismadon May 22, 2009   Link
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    My Interpretationunfortunately, ham, i think you're right.

    catches his once true love cheating on him, they stay together for two more years, but it all falls apart and he just can't take it anymore.

    catchy song and rough lyrics... classic sloan.
    thestarmanon May 15, 2010   Link

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