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I prayed heaven today
Would bring its hammer down on me
And pound you out of my head
I can't think with you in it

I dragged all that I owned down a dirt road
To find you my shoes worn out and used
They can't take me much farther

Something always takes the place

Of missing pieces

you can take and put together even though
You know there's something missing

The sun burned a hole in my roof
I can't seem to fix it
I hope the rain doesn't come
And wash me down the gutter

She rides in a car like a queen on a card
And the guns of her mind aim a line
Straight at mine to a heart that was broke

tried to feel but got choked in the smoke of
A desert
A beach with no leisure a night that's so blue
Feed the aching in you and the background

Birds take a flight from the earth
Where the bonfire burns and the night
Current turns on a lifeboat floating
Down a river of sleep

I can't see her hollow eyes

I'm walking along with my boots full of rocks
I can't believe these tears were mine
I'll give them to you to put away in a box

Something always takes the place of
Missing pieces you can take and put
Together even though
You know there's something missing

Something always missing always
Someone missing something

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Spirit Music Group
Written by: BECK HANSEN, CARLOS LYRA, JOHN KING, MARCOS VINICIUS DE MORAES, MIKE SIMPSON

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Most interesting comments from YouTube:

Peter Houle

I prayed heaven today
Would bring its hammer down on me
And pound you out of my head
I can't think with you in it
I dragged all that I owned down a dirt road
To find you my shoes worn out and used
They can't take me much farther
Something always takes the place
Of missing pieces
you can take and put together even though
You know there's something missing
The sun burned a hole in my roof
I can't seem to fix it
I hope the rain doesn't come
And wash me down the gutter
She rides in a car like a queen on a card
And the guns of her mind aim a line
Straight at mine to a heart that was broke
tried to feel but got choked in the smoke of
A desert
A beach with no leisure a night that's so blue
Feed the aching in you and the background
Birds take a flight from the earth
Where the bonfire burns and the night
Current turns on a lifeboat floating
Down a river of sleep
I can't see her hollow eyes
I'm walking along with my boots full of rocks
I can't believe these tears were mine
I'll give them to you to keep away in a box
Something always takes the place of
Missing pieces you can take and put
Together even though
You know there's something missing
Something always missing always
Someone missing something



Roiy Benkel

I prayed heaven today
Would bring its hammer down on me
And pound you out of my head
I can't think with you in it

I dragged all that I owned
Down a dirt road to find you
My shoes worn out and used
They can't take me much farther

Something always takes the place
Of missing pieces
You can take and put together even though
You know there's something missing

The sun burned a hole in my roof
I can't seem to fix it
I hope the rain doesn't come
And wash me down the gutter

She rides in a car like a queen on a card
And the guns of her mind aim a line
Straight at mine to a heart that was broke
Tried to feel but got choked in the smoke of a desert
A beach with no treasure
A night that's so blue
Feed the aching in you and the background
Birds take a flight from the earth
Where the bonfire burns and the night
Current turns on a lifeboat floating
Down a river of sleep
I can't see her hollow eyes
I'm walkin along with my boots full of rocks
I can't believe these tears were mine
I'll give them to you to put away in a box

Something always takes the place of
Missing pieces you can take and put
Together even though
You know there's something missing
Something always missing always
Someone missing something



Alexsandar Novak

Lyrics

I prayed heaven today
Would bring its hammer down on me
And pound you out of my head
I can't think with you in it

I dragged all that I owned down a dirt road
To find you my shoes worn out and used
They can't take me much farther

Something always takes the place

Of missing pieces

you can take and put together even though
You know there's something missing

The sun burned a hole in my roof
I can't seem to fix it
I hope the rain doesn't come
And wash me down the gutter

She rides in a car like a queen on a card
And the guns of her mind aim a line
Straight at mine to a heart that was broke

tried to feel but got choked in the smoke of
A desert 
A beach with no leisure a night that's so blue
Feed the aching in you and the background

Birds take a flight from the earth
Where the bonfire burns and the night
Current turns on a lifeboat floating
Down a river of sleep

I can't see her hollow eyes

I'm walking along with my boots full of rocks
I can't believe these tears were mine
I'll give them to you to put away in a box

Something always takes the place of
Missing pieces you can take and put
Together even though
You know there's something missing

Something always missing always
Someone missing something



All comments from YouTube:

dy120481

This might be Beck's best song, and that's saying something.

HannahBella

I so agree

Peter Houle

I prayed heaven today
Would bring its hammer down on me
And pound you out of my head
I can't think with you in it
I dragged all that I owned down a dirt road
To find you my shoes worn out and used
They can't take me much farther
Something always takes the place
Of missing pieces
you can take and put together even though
You know there's something missing
The sun burned a hole in my roof
I can't seem to fix it
I hope the rain doesn't come
And wash me down the gutter
She rides in a car like a queen on a card
And the guns of her mind aim a line
Straight at mine to a heart that was broke
tried to feel but got choked in the smoke of
A desert
A beach with no leisure a night that's so blue
Feed the aching in you and the background
Birds take a flight from the earth
Where the bonfire burns and the night
Current turns on a lifeboat floating
Down a river of sleep
I can't see her hollow eyes
I'm walking along with my boots full of rocks
I can't believe these tears were mine
I'll give them to you to keep away in a box
Something always takes the place of
Missing pieces you can take and put
Together even though
You know there's something missing
Something always missing always
Someone missing something

tj4pirates

Thx for posting the lyrics

dy120481

You're a G. Thanks.

Hitomi Tomonari

Peter Houle thank you very much

Rafaela Belmonte Prada

the instrumentation and mixing of this song reminds me of Cirque du Soleil's Ovo OST

i wish i knew more songs like this :(
its like a foggy bossa nova

beck i luv u

Rafaela Belmonte Prada

@Diego Mattos simm!! beck é mto massa. eu tenho uma playlist no spotify que chama bossa nova de gringo. fiz no desespero de encontrar músicas similares a missing kkk nenhuma é tão boa quanto, tho

Diego Mattos

Eu penso o mesmo me remete muito a nossa Bossa nova, tenho muitas músicas tecnicamente alegres que se tornam tristes no refrão , porém está é de uma complexidade absurdamente nostálgica e triste para mim, 6 anos de Beck já mais tocado no Spotify haha

Valerie

I don’t know how so much genius can fit in such a small person. This album is just beyond!

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