Who Sang Man‐Sized Wreath? R.E.M.

R.E.M. Accelerate cover art
Release information
Release Date: 2008-3-28
Genre: Rock Pop
Style: Alternative Rock
length: 2:34
Lyrics
Turning on the TV and what do I see?
A pageantry of empty gestures all lined up for me, wow!
I'd have thought by now we would be ready to proceed
But a tearful hymn to tug the heart
And a man-sized wreath, ow!

[Chorus]
Throw it on the fire
Throw it in the air
Kick it out on the dance-floor like you just don't care, oh

Give me the sound

Wave the palms, steal the alms, fists in the air
A motorcade up benign shows the people that you care, ow!
Nature abhors a vacuum but what's between your ears?
Your judgment clouded with fearful thoughts
A headlights and a deer, ow!

[Chorus]

Look at what I've found

Everybody look around
Everybody looking like they just don't care, oh
Give me the sound

Well I'm not deceived by pomp and odious conceit
But a tearful hymn to tug the heart
And a man-sized wreath-ow!

[Chorus]

Look at what I've found
Everybody look around
Everybody looking like they just don't care

[Chorus]

Give me the sound
Give me the sound
Give me the sound

Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Living Well Is the Best Revenge
  • 2 Man‐Sized Wreath
  • 3 Supernatural Superserious
  • 4 Hollow Man
  • 5 Houston
  • 6 Accelerate
  • 7 Until the Day Is Done
  • 8 Mr. Richards
  • 9 Sing for the Submarine
  • 10 Horse to Water
  • 11 I’m Gonna DJ

  • Release information
    label: Warner Bros. Records
    country(area): Germany
    format: CD
    barcode: 093624988588
    script: Latin