In comes you, not the same person I knew.
Looking roughly the same, but something hungry getting restless in your brain.
So there I go.
Not the same person you used to know, peaking through a fish eye lens at you.

And the cornet blows where the oleander grows.
And us too, not the same people that our old friends knew.

And so down the street you head in the high summer heat.
White long sleeve oxford pushed up to just before your elbows.
Black pumps & a medium length black skirt, eating a path through the dark, damp earth.
I hope they've got plenty of money where you're going.

And the cornet blows, where the oleander grows.
And us too not the same people that our old friends knew.

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    General Commentmy favourite mountain goats song.
    the chorus is gorgeous.
    shewouldnton November 27, 2006   Link
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    General Commenthow has no one else commented on this song?? possibly the most heartbreaking song ive heard

    viva la MG!
    pickingpocketson December 10, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthe lyrics are wrong, they should read:

    black pumps and a medium length black skirt
    eating a path through the dark damp earth
    pickingpocketson December 11, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is bloody amazing. Jesus Christ.
    ndon March 30, 2009   Link
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    General Commentyou forgot the:

    "And, the new song, which has no title as of yet. 1, 2, 3, 4..."
    HopeSoForYouon July 03, 2009   Link

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