Basic Space Lyrics

The xx


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Oliver David Sim, Romy Anna Madley Croft, James Thomas Smith, Baria Qureshi
album: Track 1 in album xx
release date: 2009-8-17
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length: 3:08
engineer: Rodaidh McDonald
bass guitar: Oliver Sim
drum machine: Jamie Smith
guitar: Romy Madley Croft
keyboard: Baria Qureshi
mix: Rodaidh McDonald, Jamie Smith
producer: Jamie Smith
vocal: Romy Madley Croft, Baria Qureshi, Oliver Sim

Cover Art


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Nick just waits to fly
Easy to take
You could take me in for us
Make me a deal
A day apiece
Take it off, just stay a week

I'll take you in pieces
We can take it all apart
I've softened shipwrecks right from the start
I've been underwater
Breathin' out and in
I think I'm losin' where you end and I begin

[Chorus]
Basic space
Openin'
Don't look away
When there's nothin'
There

I'm setting us in stone
Piece by piece before I'm alone
Air tight before we break
Keep it in
Keep us safe

This pool of boiling wax
I'm giving in that is sick
Got to fill this in
Gotta just?
Why don't we learn how to keep what I have
Preserved

[Chorus]

Hot wax
Has left me with a sign
Wouldn't know if I've been left behind
Second skin
Second skin

I can let it out
I still let you in
I can let it out
I still let you in

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Intro
  • 2 VCR
  • 3 Crystalised
  • 4 Islands
  • 5 Heart Skipped a Beat
  • 6 Fantasy
  • 7 Shelter
  • 8 Basic Space
  • 9 Infinity
  • 10 Night Time
  • 11 Stars