Bowl of Oranges Lyrics

Bright Eyes


album: Track 6 in album Lifted or The Story Is in the Soil, Keep Your Ear to the Ground
release date: 2002-8-12
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length: 4:49

Album Information

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

Cover Art

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)