Birds Fly Backwards Lyrics

Ed Harcourt


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Ed Harcourt
album: Track 9 in album Here Be Monsters
release date: 2001-6-25
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length: 3:33
mix: Dave Fridmann
additional producer: Dave Fridmann
co producer: Ed Harcourt, Tim Holmes

Cover Art


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Sad, blue, the world is upside down
And birds fly backwards
Cats, dogs, fall first upon the ground
And birds fly backwards

Packed bags in the hallway
Where we used to play all day
We're hitting the road that
Leads us back again

Sad, blue, the future's not too clear
And birds fly backwards
Clouds tower, I have nothing to fear
And birds fly backwards

Packed bags in the hallway
Where we used to play all day
We're hitting the road that
Leads us back again

To the same old world we left

Track Listing

  • 1 Something in My Eye
  • 2 God Protect Your Soul
  • 3 She Fell Into My Arms
  • 4 Those Crimson Tears
  • 5 Hanging With the Wrong Crowd
  • 6 Apple of My Eye
  • 7 Beneath the Heart of Darkness
  • 8 Wind Through the Trees
  • 9 Birds Fly Backwards
  • 10 Shanghai
  • 11 Like Only Lovers Can