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Cape Canaveral lyrics

  • Artist: Conor Oberst (Conor Mullen Oberst)
  • Album: Conor Oberst
  • Translations: Croatian, Spanish
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Cape Canaveral

Oh, oh, oh brother totem pole
I saw your legends lined up
And I never felt more natural
Apart, I just came apart
 
Please, please, please sister Socrates
You always answer with a question
Show some kindness to a petty thief
Forgive, you did forgive
 
Saw the migrants smoke in the old orange grove
And the red rocket blaze over Cape Canaveral
You’ve been a father to me
In 1960’s speak
In the comatose joy that we’re on TV
While the mountain side was shining
Wild colors of my destiny
 
I watched your face age backwards
Changing shape in my memory
You told me victory’s sweet
Even deep in the cheap seats
 
Hey, hey, hey mother interstate
Can you deliver me from evil
Make me honest make me wedding cake
Atone, I will atone
 
Wait, wait, wait mighty outer-space
All that flying saucer terror
Made me lazy drinking lemonade
A waste, it just went to waste
 
Like the Freon cold out the hotel door
Or the white rocket fade over Cape Canaveral
You’ve been a daughter to me
Your buried shoe-box grief
I felt your poltergeist love like Savannah heat
While the waterfall was pouring
Crazy symbols of my destiny
 
I watched your face die backwards
Little baby in my memory
You taught me victory is sweet
Even deep in the cheap seats
 
And you don’t judge me
That’s not your style
But I won’t see you for a little while
And there’s no worries
Whose got time
All these changes are going to fill your mind
 
Like the citrus glow off the old orange grove
Or the red rocket blaze over Cape Canaveral
It’s been a nightmare to me
Some 1980’s grief
Gives me parachute dreams
Like old war movies
While the universe was drawing
Perfect circles for infinity
 
I saw the stars get smaller
Tiny diamonds in my memory
I know that victory is sweet
Even deep in the cheap seats
 
Thanks!
Submitted by milomilomilomilo on 2014-01-23
Last edited by Miley_LovatoMiley_Lovato on 2017-05-12

 

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