Bowl of Oranges Song Lyrics

Bright Eyes

Bright Eyes LIFTED or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground cover art
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The rain, it started tapping on the window near my bed. There was a loophole in
my dreaming, so I got out of it. And to my surprise my eyes were wide and
already open. Just my nightstand and my dresser where those nightmares had just
been. So I dressed myself and left then, out into the gray streets. But
everything seemed different and completely new to me. The sky, the trees,
houses, buildings, even my own body. And each person I encountered, I couldn't
wait to meet. I came up a doctor who appeared in quite poor health. I said "(I
am terribly sorry but) there is nothing I can do for you (that) you can't do
for yourself." He said "Oh yes you can. Just hold my hand. I think that would
help." So I sat with him a while and then I asked him how he felt. He said, "I
think I'm cured. No, in fact, I'm sure of it. Thank you Stranger, for your
therapeutic smile."

So that is how I learned the lesson that everyone is alone. And your eyes must
do some raining if you are ever going to grow. But when crying don't help and

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 The Big Picture
  • 2 Method Acting
  • 3 False Advertising
  • 4 You Will. You? Will. You? Will. You? Will.
  • 5 Lover I Don’t Have to Love
  • 6 Bowl of Oranges
  • 7 Don’t Know When but a Day Is Gonna Come
  • 8 Nothing Gets Crossed Out
  • 9 Make War
  • 10 Waste of Paint
  • 11 From a Balance Beam
  • 12 Laura Laurent
  • 13 Let’s Not Shit Ourselves (To Love and to Be Loved)


  • credits


    album: Track 6 in album LIFTED or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground
    release date: 2002-8-12
    popularity : 77 users have visited this page.
    length: 4:48

    Album Information

    label: Wichita Recordings
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 5055036260343
    script: Latin