"You've Done It Again, Virginia" as written by and Matthew D. Berninger Aaron B. Dessner....
You had fun, but you couldn't get him out of the car
I guess mama's boys only go so far
You went in and put a record on
To make it sound like someone was home
And thanked yourself for pouring yourself a drink

Try to figure out and laugh yourself to the showers
Burn yourself alive and join the monster squad
They say in this place you can reinvent yourself

Well you've done it again, Virginia
Made another masterpiece while I was dreaming
How does it feel to feel like you?
Brilliant sugar, brilliant sugar, brilliant sugar, turn over

A cool, tall, drink of water
is all you ever wanted to be
And if you had another wish to wish
you'd be fun and moving

But you can't talk to people, right?
You can't tell a story
You're tall, long legged
and your heart's full of liquor
And me and everybody are just ice in a glass

Try to figure out and laugh yourself to the showers
Burn yourself alive and join the monster squad
They say in this place you can reinvent yourself

Well you've done it again, Virginia
Made another masterpiece while I was dreaming
How does it feel to feel like you?
Brilliant sugar, brilliant sugar, brilliant sugar turn over


Lyrics submitted by holybuble, edited by Brooksskoorb

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    General CommentThis is one of the few really straight forward National songs. The end, where he asks if she is still awake and then asks how close he is to losing her is really vivid. I can totally see the scene in my head. The whole thing makes me sad.
    SomethingCleveron May 21, 2006   Link

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