he's pining for her in a people carrier
there might be buildings and pretty things to see like that but architecture won't do
although it might say a lot about the city or town, i don't care what they've got keep on turning them down
it don't say the funny things she does, don't even try and cheer him up because it just won't happen

he's got the feeling again, this time on the aeroplane
there might be tellys on the back of the seats in front but rodney and del won't do..
although it might take your mind off the aches and the pains
laugh when he falls through the bar but you're feeling the same
cos she isn't there to hold your hand, she won't be waiting for you when you land

it feels like she's just nowhere near
you could well be out on your ear
this thought comes closely followed by the fear
and the thought of it makes you feel a bit ill

yesterday i saw a girl who looked like someone you might knock about with, and almost shouted
and then reality kicked in within us it seems as we become the winners
you lose a bit of summit, and half wonder if you won it at all

and don't say owt cos you've got no idea
and she's still nowhere near
and the thought comes closely followed by the fear
and the thought of it makes you feel a bit ill

despair in the departure lounge, it's one and they'll still be around at three
no signal and low battery
what's happened to me
*cough*


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    General CommentI think it's pretty obvious from the lyrics what this song is about. Turner is on tour and missing his bird. All the attractions and perks of travelling can't substitute for her.
    Even though they've hit the big time and become "winners," they've lost some parts of their lives.
    I like this track and the other tracks on the new EP. A nice alternative to the fast tracks on the album. With the exception of Riot Van, of course.
    dollmeupon April 07, 2006   Link

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