Elbow - The Bones of You Lyrics

Writer(s) : GERSHWIN, GEORGE/HEYWARD, DU BOSE/HEYWARD, DOROTHY/GERSHWIN, IRA/GARVEY, GUY EDWARD JOHN/POTTER, CRAIG LEE/POTTER, MARK ELLIS/TURNER, PETER JAMES/JUPP
Artist: Elbow Lyrics
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Album: Track 2 on The Seldom Seen Kid
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So I'm there charging around with a juggernaut brow
Overdraft, speeches and deadlines to make
Cramming commitments like cats in a sack
Telephone burn and a purposeful gait

When out of a doorway
The tentacles stretch of a song that I know
And the world moves in slow-mo
Straight to my head like the first cigarette of the day

And it's you and it's me
And we're sleeping through the day
And I'm five years ago
And three thousand miles away

Do I have time? A man of my caliber stood in the street
Like a sleepwalking teenager I know
And I dealt with this years ago
I took a hammer to every memento

But image on image like beads on a rosary
Pulled through my head as the music takes hold
And the sickener hits, I can work till I break
But I love the bones of you that I will never escape

And it's you and it's me
And we're sleeping through the day
And I'm five years ago
And three thousand miles away

And I can't move my arm
For the fear that you will wake
And I'm five years ago
And three thousand miles away

And I'm five years ago
And three thousand miles away
And I'm five years ago
And three thousand miles away

And it's you and it's me
And we're sleeping through the day
And I'm five years ago
And three thousand miles away


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