Pull the final splinters
Of missing picture winters
You have to give yourself a break
What's the fascination
With lovers at the station
You have to tear yourself away

The dream again nobody understands
Walking through the long grass on your hands
It's not a job to do today
Sleep it off

Words to make her stay: you said
Leave me and the plants die
A panic smile across your face
Corrugated brow line
The hissing bitter punchline
Call when you can tie your lace

You rule my world my brother
You rule my world compare


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Not a Job Lyrics as written by Guy Edward John Garvey Craig Lee Potter

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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    General CommentHaha the video for this. At the end Elbow are at a cemetary pretending to be all sad. They're doing a very good job, but I heard in an interview that Guy was having a lot of trouble stopping himself sniggering.
    (You don't want to try and get the video off limewire. Think of the dirty stuff that comes up when you type in "not a job.)
    louisagiffardon September 14, 2006   Link

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