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

Modern Mystery song meanings
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    General CommentGotta love a Lincoln reference. God I love this band.
    Is there another song that has an opening really really similar to this one (and I know it's not Pink Bullets that I'm thinking of, although I agree they are similar). The first time I heard this song I could have sworn I'd heard that part before, although I didn't recognize the rest of the song.
    threetwooneon August 01, 2008   Link

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