[Chorus:]
Postcard stowaway within
Pristine indigo without
Banded ottoman as such
Sofa seated one too much
All along the range, all along the range
Ages of you
Ages of you
Ages of you

[Chorus:]

Train pulls over hanging bridge
Conductor looks up, thinks
Out and down, hands stuck to the left
To the right, you should fall,
The horses just don't gossip anymore

[Chorus:]

Ages of you
Ages of you
Ages of you


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Ages of You Lyrics as written by Peter Buck Bill Berry

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    One of the best songs on Dead Letter Office. It would have fit on Reckoning very well (although Peter Buck said that the band had got tired of the song).

    The lyrics are a bit strange, but I think it's about someone remembering a girl he loved long qgo. All her postcards are stowed away in a drawer, but whenever he looks at them again, he remembers the past (earlier "ages" of her).

    The second verse is even less clear, but I think the train is a metaphor for love, and the hanging bridge is the relationship that's over with the moment when the train falls.

    reptileon June 24, 2006   Link
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    FWIR this song was originally recorded for the Chronic Town EP. I think the lyrics not making sense was somewhat intentional.

    quampon March 28, 2023   Link

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