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Crying Lightning
Arctic Monkeys Lyrics


Outside the cafe by the cracker factory
You were practicing a magic trick
And my thoughts got rude, as you talked and chewed
On the last of your pick and mix

Said, "You're mistaken if you're thinking that I haven't been called "cold" before"
As you bit into your strawberry lace
And then offered me your attention in the form of a gobstopper
It's all you had left and it was going to waste

Your pastimes, consisted of the strange
And twisted and deranged
And I love that little game you had called
"Crying Lightning"
And how you like to aggravate the ice-cream man on rainy afternoons

The next time that I caught my own reflection
It was on it's way to meet you
Thinking of excuses to postpone
You never looked like yourself from the side
But your profile could not hide
The fact you knew I was approaching your throne

With folded arms you occupied the bench like toothache
Stood and puffed your chest out like you never lost a war
And though I tried so not to suffer the indignity of a reaction
There was no cracks to grasp or gaps to claw

And your pastimes, consisted of the strange
And twisted and deranged
And I hate that little game you had called
"Crying Lightning"
And how you like to aggravate the icky man on rainy afternoons

Uninviting
But not half as impossible as everyone assumes you are
Crying lightning

Your pastimes, consisted of the strange
And twisted and deranged
And I hate that little game you had called
"Crying Lightning"
"Crying Lightning"
"Crying Lightning"
"Crying Lightning"

Your pastimes, consisted of the strange
And twisted and deranged
And I hate that little game you had called
"Crying"

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Written by: Alex Turner

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Mike Tucson456

LYRICS!
Outside the cafe by the cracker factory
You were practicing a magic trick
And my thoughts got rude, as you talked and chewed
On the last of your pick and mix

Said your mistaken if your thinking that i haven't been
called cold before
As your bit into your strawberry lace
And then a flip in your attention in the form of a gobstopper
Is all you have left and it was going to waste

1st CHORUS:
Your past-times, consisted of a strange
And twisted and deranged
And i love that little game you had called
>Crying Ligtning<
And how you like to aggravate the ice-cream man on rainy
afternoons

The next time that i caught my own reflection
It was on it's way to meet you
Thinking of excuses to postpone
You never look like yourself from the side
But your profule did not hide
The fact you knew i was approaching your throne

With folded arms you occupy the bench like toothache
Stood and puff your chest out like your never lost a war
And though i try so not to suffer the indignity of a reaction
There was no cracks to grasp or gaps to claw

2nd CHORUS
And your past-times, consisted of the strange
And twisted and derranged
And i hate that little game you had called
>Crying Lightning<
And how you like to aggravate the icky man on rainy
afternoons
Uninviting
But not half as impossible as everyone assumes
You are >Crying Lightning<
-------------------solo----------------------
3rd CHORUS:
Your past-times, consisted of the strange
And twisted and derrange
And i hate that little game you had called
>Crying Lightning<
>Crying Lightning<
>Crying Lightning<
>Crying Lightning<
Your past-times, consisted of the strange
And twisted and derranged
And i hate that little game you had called
>Crying<



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o p

I will do anything to listen this song for the first time ever again

Uljana Kraus

I am right now

Ethan Cyr

I got a time machine. Where u at?

gagu

Im gonna do it now

Ana B.

I remember the first time I heard it. I was doing the dishes in the kitchen and TV was turned on MTV in the living room. The bass line was somehow familiar to me and I went to see who were playing. It's funny because I've only recognized the Monkeys when I saw Nick 😆

Yaseen Rasheedi

I'm doing it for you

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「cucumber」

i love how Alex completely changes his look every album and Matt has looked the exact same for the past 15 years

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If Alex didn’t have different hair every time u looked at him we would be in the stone age

PEDRO PEDROSO

cuurrently hes bald

Irahh Dipodrono

matt is a dif breed

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