Fake Empire Lyrics

The National

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publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Bryce D. Dessner, Matthew D. Berninger
album: Track 1 in album Boxer
release date: 2007-5-22
popularity : 29 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Alternative Rock/Acoustic
length: 3:25
composer: Matt Berninger, Bryce Dessner
lyricist: Matt Berninger, Bryce Dessner

Album Information

label: Beggars Banquet
country(area): United Kingdom
format: 12" Vinyl
barcode: 607618025212
script: Latin

Cover Art

The National Boxer cover art

Lyrics

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Stay out super late tonight
Picking apples, making pies
Put a little something in our lemonade
And take it with us

We're half awake in a fake empire
We're half awake in a fake empire

Tiptoe through our shiny city
With our diamond slippers on
Do our gay ballet on ice
Bluebirds on our shoulders

We're half awake in a fake empire
We're half awake in a fake empire
Stay out super late tonight
Picking apples, making pies
Put a little something in our lemonade
And take it with us

We're half awake in a fake empire
We're half awake in a fake empire

Tiptoe through our shiny city
With our diamond slippers on
Do our gay ballet on ice
Bluebirds on our shoulders

We're half awake in a fake empire
We're half awake in a fake empire

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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Fake Empire
  • 2 Mistaken for Strangers
  • 3 Brainy
  • 4 Squalor Victoria
  • 5 Green Gloves
  • 6 Slow Show
  • 7 Apartment Story
  • 8 Start a War
  • 9 Guest Room
  • 10 Racing Like a Pro
  • 11 Ada
  • 12 Gospel