"Sidewalk Surfer Girl" as written by Huw Bunford, Cian Ciaran, Dafydd Ieuan, Guto Pryce and Gruff Rhys....
Patty Whitebull fell asleep for 15 years
Then unexpectedly she woke to joy and tears
She ordered pizza and then asked about her kids
They're all grown up now on the reservation grid

Sidewalk Surfer girl
I'd do anything to catch you falling
Sidewalk surfer girl
I'd do anything to be with you, sometimes

Since Patty fell asleep things got so extreme
Surfer boys and girls searching for a dream
Paraglide from space die your bungee best
Set yourself alight whilst famine kills the rest

Sidewalk Serfer girl
I'd do anything to catch you falling
Sidewalk surfer girl
I'd do anything to be with you, sometimes

She fell through the net
Tarred and feathered girl
Sidewalk Serfer girl
I'd do anything to catch you falling
Sidewalk surfer girl
I'd do anything to be with you, sometimes


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    General CommentIs this based on anything in particular? Was there a girl called Patty Whitebull who fell asleep for 15 years?
    Random Boyon March 09, 2005   Link
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    General CommentNot a girl, but a grown woman, a Native American, I believe.
    CosmicWolfyon October 21, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"That comes from a demo I wrote that was about 15 seconds long. Initially it was about Patti Whitebull who slept for 15 years. She was in some kind of coma but they could tell she was dreaming. She woke up in 1999 and asked for pizza.

    "Everyone's had a lot of input musically. We didn't really know what we were doing and it's a lot more interesting for it. It's an amalgamation of the lyrics of different songs. I had a period of being totally disgusted by extreme sports. They're what people who don't suffer do to taste what suffering's like. My outlook on the subject is a bit milder now - it's probably better that people throw themselves off bridges on a bit of string than fight. It's probably a war replacement."
    ModestMon July 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThe last verse is wrong.

    What I hear is:
    When fun is outlawed, only outlaws will have fun.
    She cruised the streets that night, she left home on the run
    She never talks to me, thinks that I'm a major yawn
    (I can't figure out this part), I ain't no clone.
    pumkinhedon January 14, 2010   Link

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