"Sail to the Moon. (Brush the Cobwebs Out of the Sky.)" as written by and Thomas Edward/selway Yorke....
I sail to the moon
I spoke too soon
And how much did it cost
I was dropped from
And sailed on shooting stars

Maybe you'll
Be president
But know right from wrong
Or in the flood
You'll build an Ark

And sail us to the moon
Sail us to the moon
Sail us to the moon

Lyrics submitted by ruben, edited by bildorf

"Sail to the Moon" as written by Edward John O'brien Colin Charles Greenwood

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General CommentI can't believe there aren't any posts here. Great song
    I think the song is about reliving a childhood fantasy he had of sailing to the moon. His naievty is expressed when he says 'all the presidents should fly with everyone on the moon', obviously not to be taken literally. It comes off as sort of a shagging, romantic, seductive song and I don't think his desire to sail to the moon is altogether genuine- none the less a great song and one of the best off HTTT
    letmebeon April 17, 2003   Link

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