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Nothing Better
The Postal Service Lyrics


I am thinking it's a sign
That the freckles in our eyes
Are mirror images and
When we kiss they're perfectly aligned

And I have to speculate
That God himself did make us into
Corresponding shapes like puzzles pieces
From the clay

True, it may seem like a stretch
But it's thoughts like this
That catch my troubled head
When you're away, when I am missing you to death

When you were out there on the road
For several weeks of shows
And when you scan the radio
I hope this song will guide you home

They will see us waving from such great heights
"Come down now," they'll say
But everything looks perfect from far away
"Come down now," but we'll stay

I've tried my best to leave
This all on your machine
But the persistent beat
Sounded thin upon listening

That frankly will not fly
You will hear the shrillest highs
And lowest lows with the windows down
When this is guiding you home

They will see us waving from such great heights
"Come down now," they'll say
But everything looks perfect from far away
"Come down now," but we'll say...

Lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: Benjamin D Gibbard, Jimmy Tamborello

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

Oom El

Will someone please call a surgeon
Who can crack my ribs and repair this broken heart
That you're deserting for better company?
I can't accept that it's over
And I will block the door like a goalie tending the net
In the third quarter of a tied-game rivalry

So just say how to make it right
And I swear I'll do my best to comply

Tell me: Am I right to think that there could be nothing better
Than making you my bride and slowly growing old together?

I feel I must interject here
You're getting carried away feeling sorry for yourself
With these revisions and gaps in history
So let me help you remember
I've made charts and graphs that should finally make it clear
I've prepared a lecture on why I have to leave

So, please back away and let me go
I can't my darling I love you so
Oh, oh

Tell me: Am I right to think that there could be nothing better
Than making you my bride and slowly growing old together?
Don't you feed me lines about some idealistic future
Your heart won't heal right if you keep tearing out the sutures

I know that I have made mistakes
And I swear I'll never wrong you again
You've got a lure I can't deny
But you've had your chance so say goodbye
Say goodbye



All comments from YouTube:

CaptainPajamaPants

This was my jam in high school. Trying to explain it to people was also my favorite thing.

"Imagine a guy singing to a girl who broke up with him and the girl is telling him that the relationship was never what he remembers it as, but with Mario sounds as the backing music."

monke

Lol

Jet of OZ 1107

good post bro

Children's Program

This is SO FUCKING WHOLESOME

Carmy Nezuko

This is still my jam in 2021.

ANATURA

@Chris Cwhat a great comment

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Martin Cruz

Listened to this song when I got my heart broken as a teen, and now here I am in my 30s listening to this a divorced man 😔

Randy Bobandy

Oof...I'm sorry man. I was almost there...almost broke up with my partner after 9 years but we figured it out...for now.

Boobie Johnson

Same. Except I'm getting divorced

John Murray

I didn't touch this album for years post-divorce. I listened to a lot of agonizing lofi hiphop. But this album became like Chernobyl to me. Just now coming in to the exclusion zone 3 or 4 years on...

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