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Australia (Peter Bjorn & John Remix) by The Shins from album Turn On Me
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Born to multiply, born to gaze into night skies
All you want is one more Saturday
But look here, until then they're gonna buy your life's time
So keep your wick in the air and your feet in the fetters 'til the day
We come in doing cartwheels
We all cut out by ourselves
And your shape on the dance floor
Will have me thinking such filth I'll gouge my eyes
You'd be damned to be one of us, girl
Faced with the dodo's conundrum
I felt like I could just fly
But nothing happened every time I tried
A duotone on the wall, the selfless fool who hoped he'd save us all
Never dreamt of such sterile hands
You keep them folded in your lap and raise them up to beg for scraps
You know he's holding you down with the tips of his fingers just the same
Will you be pulled from the ocean
But just a minute too late?
Or changed by a potion?
We'll find a handsome young mate for you to love
You'll be damned to pining through the windowpanes
You know you'd trade your life for any ordinary Joe's
Do it now or grow old
Your nightmares only need a year or two to unfold
Been alone since you were twenty-one
You haven't laughed since January
You try and make like this is so much fun
But we know it to be quite contrary
Damned to be one of us, girl
Facing the android's conundrum
I felt like I should just cry
But nothing happens every time I take one on the chin
You're Himmler in your coat, you don't know how long I have been
Watching the lantern dim, starved of oxygen
So give me your hand and let's jump out the window