The City Has Sex

Bright Eyes


album: Track 4 in album Letting Off the Happiness
release date: 1998-9-2
popularity : 14 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Folk Rock/Indie Rock
length: 2:14
engineer: Andy LeMaster

Album Information

label: Saddle Creek Records
country(area): United States
format: CD
script: Latin

Cover Art

Bright Eyes Letting Off the Happiness cover art


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and the lonely once bandaged lay fully exposed

he's been strumming and screaming all night, down there.
they say it's better to bury your sadness
awake from it's sleep and burst into green.
Well I've cried, and you'd think I'd be better for it
for the rest of my life.
And I've learned and you'd think I'd be something more now
it is what you were thinking at the time.
This feeling's familiar, I've been here before.
just something that might reassure me of

And I scream, but I still don't know why I do it,
so what is the point?
The truth is all that I am is a passing event that will be forgotten.


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 If Winter Ends
  • 2 Padraic My Prince
  • 3 Contrast and Compare
  • 4 The City Has Sex
  • 5 The Difference in the Shades
  • 6 Touch
  • 7 June on the West Coast
  • 8 Pull My Hair
  • 9 A Poetic Retelling of an Unfortunate Seduction
  • 10 Tereza and Tomas