Vampire Weekend - Mansard Roof Lyrics

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I see a mansard roof through the trees
I see a salty message written in the eaves
The ground beneath my feet
The hot garbage and concrete
And now the tops of buildings, I can see them too
The Argentines collapse in defeat
The admiralty surveys the remnants of the fleet
The ground beneath their feet
Is a nautically-mapped sheet
As thin as paper
While it slips away from view

Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Mansard Roof
  • 2 Oxford Comma
  • 3 A‐Punk
  • 4 Cape Cod Kwassa Kwassa
  • 5 M79
  • 6 Campus
  • 7 Bryn
  • 8 One (Blake’s Got a New Face)
  • 9 I Stand Corrected
  • 10 Walcott
  • 11 The Kids Don’t Stand a Chance


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Steve Cropper, Otis Redding
    album: Track 1 in album Vampire Weekend
    release date: 2008-1-29
    popularity : 87 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Indie Rock
    length: 2:08
    producer: Rostam
    mixer: Jeff Curtin, Shane Stoneback and Rostam
    engineer: Rostam, Shane Stoneback and Jeff Curtin
    Album Information
    label: XL Recordings
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 634904031824
    script: Latin