I Think Ur a Contra Lyrics

Vampire Weekend


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij
album: Track 10 in album Contra
release date: 2010-1-11
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length: 4:27
engineer: Shane Stoneback, Rostam Batmanglij, Justin Gerrish
assistant engineer: Fernando Lodeiro
guest instrument: Hamilton Berry, Shane Stoneback, Jeff Curtin
shakers: Shane Stoneback, Jeff Curtin
guitars: Rostam Batmanglij
additional instrument: Hamilton Berry, Shane Stoneback, Jeff Curtin
cello: Hamilton Berry
frame drum: Jeff Curtin
piano: Ezra Koenig
mix: Justin Gerrish, Rostam Batmanglij
producer: Rostam Batmanglij
lead vocals: Ezra Koenig

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I had a feeling once
That you and I
Could tell each other everything
For two months
But even without hope
With truth on our side
When you turn away from me
It's not right

I think you're a Contra
I think you're a Contra
And dear Contra
I think you're a Contra

My revolution thoughts
Live in lies of desire
I wanna trace them to the source
And the wire
But it's not useful now
Since we both made up our minds
You gotta watch out for yourself
So will I

I think you're Contra
I think that you lie
Don't call me Contra
Till you've tried

You wanted good schools
And friends with pools
You're not a Contra
You wanted Rock' n' Roll,
Complete control
Well, I don't know

Never pick sides
Never choose between two
But I just wanted you
Never pick sides
Never choose between two
But I just wanted you

I think you're Contra
I think that you lie
Don't call me Contra
Till you've tried




Track Listing

  • 1 Horchata
  • 2 White Sky
  • 3 Holiday
  • 4 California English
  • 5 Taxi Cab
  • 6 Run
  • 7 Cousins
  • 8 Giving Up the Gun
  • 9 Diplomat’s Son
  • 10 I Think Ur a Contra