"Great Expectations" as written by and Cat Power Chan Marshall....
I am like powder
I am like relaxation
I am the snow
I am the snow
I am the snow

I dig in this ocean
And I try to fill it with gold
Fill it to the top X3
Do you look for hope in other people's eyes
Well that may be your worst redemption
Do you feed and clothe yourself
Well that may be your best defense

I am from the moon X3
So they say X2

Facing, confronting, branding each other
We were made through one another

Great expectations X2
So they say X3

I am the snow X2
I happen to be the snow

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"Great Expectations" as written by Chan Marshall


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    General Commentthis song has some missing lyrics after the "I am the snow" part.
    i've heard of cat power and the acclaim from the critics, but never really got into her until i heard this song. it's song original. it's so manic depressive and dark and distant. i love this. and cat power, now, too.
    prettywhnsedatedon November 04, 2007   Link
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    General CommentDefinitely about cocaine. lol
    CovinSon March 28, 2008   Link
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    General Commentyeah it's for sure an uppers song
    not the way it sounds...but the lyrics and the tone of voice how dark it is
    prettywhnsedatedon April 11, 2008   Link
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    My InterpretationI love this song, it's so dark...I think it's about drugs...
    drownnsodaon February 03, 2015   Link

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