Vampire Weekend - A-Punk Lyrics

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Johanna drove slowly into the city
The Hudson River all filled with snow
She spied the ring on His Honor's finger
Oh-oh-oh

A thousand years in one piece of silver
She took it from his lilywhite hand
Showed no fear - she'd seen the thing
In the Young Men's Wing at Sloan-Kettering

[CHORUS:]

Look outside at the raincoats coming, say OH

His Honor drove southward seeking exotica
Down to the Pueblo huts of New Mexico
Cut his teeth on turquoise harmonicas
Oh-oh-oh

I saw Johanna down in the subway
She took an apartment in Washington Heights
Half of the ring lies here with me
But the other half's at the bottom of the sea

[CHORUS]
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 A-Punk
  • 2 Oxford Comma (rehearsal version)


  • Credits
    album: Track 1 in album A-Punk
    release date: 2008-2-25
    popularity : 78 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Indie Rock
    length: 2:17
    producer: Rostam
    mixer: Shane Stoneback, Rostam and Jeff Curtin
    engineer: Jeff Curtin, Shane Stoneback and Rostam
    composer: Vampire Weekend
    lyricist: Ezra Koenig
    Album Information
    label: XL Recordings
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 634904030575
    script: Latin