Aluminum Lyrics

Barenaked Ladies


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Steven Page
album: Track 10 in album Everything to Everyone
release date: 2003-10-21
popularity : 3 users have visited this page.
length: 4:35
mix: Mike Shipley
producer: Ron Aniello

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How in every visible way you shine
As if the stars in your wake align
Almost impossible to malign

But just below where you shine you burn
Although I know it, I never learn
Just goes to show that I can't discern

[Chorus]
Aluminum to me
Aluminum to some
You can shine like sliver all you want
But you're just Aluminum

Illuminating just what you want to show
You'll never rust, but I'll never know
You can't be trusted; I can't let go

[Chorus]

Every time you're here I forget
When you leave, you leave only regret
Every time you're near I forget
Everything

You're so lightweight, how can you survive
Recycling moments from others lives?
You're not as precious as you contrive

[Chorus]

Track Listing

  • 1 Celebrity
  • 2 Maybe Katie
  • 3 Another Postcard
  • 4 Next Time
  • 5 For You
  • 6 Shopping
  • 7 Testing 1,2,3
  • 8 Upside Down
  • 9 War on Drugs
  • 10 Aluminum
  • 11 Unfinished
  • 12 Second Best
  • 13 Take It Outside
  • 14 Have You Seen My Love?
  • 1 Celebrity
  • 2 Maybe Katie
  • 3 Another Postcard
  • 4 Next Time
  • 5 For You
  • 6 Shopping
  • 7 Testing 1,2,3
  • 8 Upside Down
  • 9 War on Drugs
  • 10 Aluminum
  • 11 Unfinished
  • 12 Second Best
  • 13 Take It Outside
  • 14 Have You Seen My Love?
  • 15 Yes! Yes!! Yes!!!
  • 16 Celebrity (5.1 mix)
  • 17 Maybe Katie (5.1 mix)
  • 18 Another Postcard (5.1 mix)
  • 19 Next Time (5.1 mix)
  • 20 For You (5.1 mix)
  • 21 Shopping (5.1 mix)
  • 22 Testing 1,2,3 (5.1 mix)
  • 23 Upside Down (5.1 mix)
  • 24 War on Drugs (5.1 mix)
  • 25 Aluminum (5.1 mix)
  • 26 Unfinished (5.1 mix)
  • 27 Second Best (5.1 mix)
  • 28 Take It Outside (5.1 mix)
  • 29 Have You Seen My Love? (5.1 mix)
  • 30 Yes! Yes!! Yes!!! (5.1 mix)
  • 31 Maybe Katie (acoustic)
  • 32 Celebrity (acoustic)
  • 33 Another Postcard (acoustic)
  • 34 Next Time (acoustic)
  • 35 For You (acoustic)
  • 36 Testing 1,2,3 (acoustic)
  • 37 Upside Down (acoustic)
  • 38 Aluminum (acoustic)
  • 39 Second Best (acoustic)
  • 40 Take It Outside (acoustic)
  • 41 Have You Seen My Love? (acoustic)
  • 42 Introduction / Aluminum (acoustic studio session)
  • 43 Celebrity (acoustic studio session)
  • 44 Another Postcard (acoustic studio session)
  • 45 For You (acoustic studio session)
  • 46 Have You Seen My Love? (acoustic studio session)
  • 47 Maybe Katie (acoustic studio session)
  • 48 Next Time (acoustic studio session)
  • 49 Second Best (acoustic studio session)
  • 50 Take It Outside (acoustic studio session)
  • 51 Testing 1,2,3 (acoustic studio session)
  • 52 Upside Down (acoustic studio session)
  • 53 Song Discussion
  • 54 Ty's Scotsman
  • 55 Chimps Vox
  • 56 Rewriting Lyrics
  • 57 Yes! Yes! Yes!!! (in the studio)