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Machu Picchu
The Strokes Lyrics


I'm putting your patience to the test
I'm putting your body on the line, for less
Didn't you know there was a choice?
It's never yours but someone else's voice

Sellin' your body to the street
Sending your girlfriend's to the night, for cheap
Wearing a jacket made of meat
Sealing a letter made with horse's feet
And now you've heard that

Waves turn to grey
Life in the shade
A violent crime
And that's the USA
Platinum's on the rise
Playboys in the sky
I'm just tryin' to find
A mountain I can climb

I'm putting your patience to the test
I'm putting your body on the line, for less
And didn't you know there was a choice?
It's never yours but someone else's voice
And now you've seen that

Blondes turn to grey
Life in the shade
A violent crime
And that's the USA
Porn's on the rise
Psychos in disguise
I'm just tryin' to find
A mountain I can climb

Darling, ain't nobody gonna tell us
They're gonna be oh so jealous
We're gonna be oh so silent
They're gonna be stoned in silence
I didn't want to ask you, baby
I didn't want to have to
Ask anybody, baby
Is anyone asking maybe?
Can anyone even hear me?

Why are you waiting beyond the door

Life turns to dust
And rain turns to rust
Gossip is a truth
And money pays for the lies we trust
Your love ain't a surprise
Homeless saints are in disguise
I'm just tryin' to find
A nice place for you and I

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Julian Casablancas, Nick Valensi

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