It's a pointless, small place,
On a map in outer space.
Every second, every day you're gone,
I've got a job, but I can't keep working on it,
Yeah.

I think you are so anointed,
That's why you get so disappointed.
I swear you are so important,
Nothing you do is pointless,
Yeah.

There is no modern mystery,
No mystic chords of memory.
There is no modern mystery,
We're making up our history.

Woah-oowoah, Woah-oowoah, Woah-oowoah, Woah-oowoah.
Woah-oowoah, Woah-oowoah, Woah-oowoah, Woah-oowoah.

And I'm so loud I don't hear you say no.
And I'm so loud I don't hear you say no.

You could really put me in my place,
On a map in outer space.
You've got a real cool constitution,
and it's a come on, but it's not an illusion,
Yeah.

There is no modern mystery,
No mystic chords of memory.
There is no modern mystery,
We're making up our history.

There is no modern mystery, (Oooh)
No mystic chords of memory. (Oooh)
There is no modern mystery, (Oooh)
We're making up our history. (Oooh)

There is no modern mystery,
No in-between ancestry.
I didn't mean to hurt ya.
Thought I was dumb/done?,
But I heard ya.

There is no modern mystery, (Oooh)
No mystic chords of memory. (Oooh)
There is no modern mystery, (Oooh)
We're making up our history. (Oooh)

Woah-oowoah, Woah-oowoah, Woah-oowoah, Woah-oowoah.
Woah-oowoah, Woah-oowoah, Woah-oowoah, Woah-oowoah, Woah-oowoah.

And we may fight with each others shadows,
It's not so bad, I don't hear you say no.
Yeah,
I'm not so bad, I don't hear you say no.
I'm not so bad, I don't hear you say no.


Lyrics submitted by cynical_catastrophy, edited by asSTARSfallx

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    General Commenti was reading a quote by abraham lincoln and the phrase "mystic cords of memory" was used which triggered my recollection of this song

    "We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic cords of memory will swell when again touched as surely they will be by the better angels of our nature.”
    sun_gianton June 17, 2008   Link

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