When I Dream of Michelangelo Lyrics

Counting Crows


publisher: ©IMAGEM U.S. LLC
writers: James Bogios, David Lynn Bryson, Adam Fredric Duritz, Charles Thomas Gillingham, David A Immergluck, Millard Powers, Daniel John Vickrey
album: Track 9 in album Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings
release date: 2008-3-21
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length: 3:11

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Counting Crows Saturday Nights & Sunday Mornings cover art
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You know I don't like you
But you want to be my friend
There are bodies on the ceiling
And they are fluttering their wings
It's OK, I'm angry
But you'll never understand
You dream of Michelangelo
They hang above your hands

[Chorus]
And I know, she is not my friend
And I know, cause there she goes
Walking on my skin again

And I can't see why
You want to talk to me
When your vision of America
Is crystal and clean
I wanna white bread life
Just something ignorant in the rain
But from the walls of Michelangelo
I'm dangling again.

[Chorus]

Saturn on a line
The sun afire of strings and wires
Spin above my head and make it right
Anytime you'd like, you can catch a sight
Of angel eyes on emptiness and infinite
And I dream of Michelangelo when I'm lying in my bed
I see God upon the ceiling
I see angels overhead
And he seems so close
As he reaches out his hand
We are never quite as close
As we are led to understand

And I know, she is not my friend
And I know, cause there she goes walking walking walking
And I know, she is not my friend
And I know, cause there she goes
Walking on my skin again and again
On my mind
Oh Lord no
Yes she's walking on my skin again and again


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 1492
  • 2 Hanging Tree
  • 3 Los Angeles
  • 4 Sundays
  • 5 Insignificant
  • 6 Cowboys
  • 7 Washington Square
  • 8 On Almost Any Sunday Morning
  • 9 When I Dream of Michelangelo
  • 10 Anyone but You
  • 11 You Can’t Count on Me
  • 12 Le Ballet d’or
  • 13 On a Tuesday in Amsterdam Long Ago
  • 14 Come Around
  • 15 Wennen aan september (acoustic version)