Such Great Heights Lyrics

The Postal Service


publisher: ©OBO APRA/AMCOS
album: Track 1 in album Give Up
release date: 2003-2-18
popularity : 229 users have visited this page.
length: 4:27
keyboard: Benjamin Gibbard, Benjamin Gibbard
guitars: Benjamin Gibbard
additional instrument: Benjamin Gibbard
guitar: Benjamin Gibbard
programming: Jimmy Tamborello
recording: Chris Walla
background vocals: Jen Wood, Jen Wood
guest vocal: Jen Wood
lyricist: Benjamin Gibbard

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I am thinking it's a sign
That the freckles in our eyes
Are mirror images
And when we kiss they're perfectly aligned

And I have to speculate
That God Himself did make
Us into corresponding shapes
Like puzzle pieces from the clay

And true it may seem like a stretch
But it's thoughts like this that catch
My troubled head when you're away
And when I am missing you to death

And when you are out there on the road
For several weeks of shows
And when you scan the radio
I hope this song will guide you home

They will see us waving from such great heights
"Come down now" they'll say
But everything looks perfect from far away
"Come down now" but we'll stay

I tried my best to leave
This all on your machine
But the persistent beat
It sounded thin upon the sending

And that frankly will not fly
You'll hear the shrillest highs
And lowest lows with the windows down
And this is guiding you home

They will see us waving from such great heights
"Come down now" they'll say
But everything looks perfect from far away
"Come down now" but we'll stay

They will see us waving from such great heights
"Come down now" they'll say
But everything looks perfect from far away
"Come down now" but we'll stay

(They will see us waving from such great heights)
(Come down now)
They will see us waving from such great heights
(Come down now)

Track Listing

  • 1 The District Sleeps Alone Tonight
  • 2 Such Great Heights
  • 3 Sleeping In
  • 4 Nothing Better
  • 5 Recycled Air
  • 6 Clark Gable
  • 7 We Will Become Silhouettes
  • 8 This Place Is a Prison
  • 9 Brand New Colony
  • 10 Natural Anthem