Abel Lyrics

The National


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Matthew D. Berninger Aaron B. Dessner
album: Track 1 in album Alligator
release date: 2005-4-11
popularity : 5 users have visited this page.
length: 3:37
mastering: Greg Calbi
mix: Peter Katis
recording: Paul Mahajan

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My mind's not right
My mind's not right
My mind's not right

My mind's not right
My mind's not right
My mind's not right

Abel, come on, give me the keys, man
Everything has all gone down wrong
Abel, come on, give me the keys, man
Everything has all gone down wrong

I see water on the bridge
Well, you better hold my hand through this
Turn around, turn around, take me back
I can't calm down
Turn around, turn around, take me back
I can't calm down

My mind's not right
My mind's not right
My mind's not right

My mind's not right
My mind's not right
My mind's not right

Abel, come on, give me a reason
I am not as bright as I could be
Abel, come on, take me with you
Everything has all gone down wrong

You turn me good and god-fearing
Well, tell me what am I supposed to do with that
I'm missing something
Yeah, I'm missing something
My mind's gone loose inside its shell
My mind's gone loose inside the shell
Well, I'm missing something
Yeah, I'm missing something
Abel, my mind's gone loose inside the shell

My mind's not right
My mind's not right
My mind's not right
[repeat]

Track Listing

  • 1 Secret Meeting
  • 2 Karen
  • 3 Lit Up
  • 4 Looking for Astronauts
  • 5 Daughters of the Soho Riots
  • 6 Baby, We'll Be Fine
  • 7 Friend of Mine
  • 8 Val Jester
  • 9 All the Wine
  • 10 Abel
  • 11 The Geese of Beverly Road
  • 12 City Middle
  • 13 Mr. November