Paralysis through analysis
Yellow moral ugly decay
Silent fear seems to help me now
The sunshine it fades away

Symbols have now disappeared
How could this happen to me?
How could this happen to me?
But now, I feel so weak

Dead trees and traffic islands
never need
Is this
Is this my defeat

Expected to forget in our
Dead trees and traffic islands
Tolerance slips away
Body shrugs his eyes hollow once more

Hate the walls within my mind
Clandestine brave finish period
Lips still cryin' such a sound
I show little defense

But now I feel so weak
Dead Trees and Traffic Islands
never need
Is this

Is this my defeat
This purgatory for beginners
Dead Trees and Traffic Islands


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    My Interpretation

    I read somewhere that Nicky Wire wrote a script intended for Jimmy McGovern for a tv drama where a serial killer dumps bodies on traffic islands, not sure whether tongue in cheek but an interesting conceptual idea which apparently partially inspired the lyrics.

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