Expo '86
Death Cab for Cutie Lyrics


Sometimes I think this cycle never ends
We slide from top to bottom and we turn and climb again
And it seems by the time that I have figured what it's worth
The squeaking of our skin against the steel has gotten worse

But if I move my place in line I'll lose
And I have waited, the anticipation's got me glued

I am waiting for something to go wrong
I am waiting for familiar resolve

Sometimes it seems that I don't have the skills to recollect
The twists and turns of plots that took us from lovers to friends
I'm thinking I should take that volume back up off the shelf
And crack it's weary spine and read to help remind myself

But if I move my place in line I'll lose
And I have waited, the anticipation's got me glued

I am waiting for something to wrong
I am waiting for familiar resolve
I am waiting for another repeat
Another diet fed by crippling defeat
And I am waiting for that sense of relief
I am waiting for you to flee the scene
As if you held in your hand the smoking gun
And on the floor lay the one you said you loved

And it's strange
They are basically the same
So I don't ask names anymore

Sometimes I think this cycle never ends
We slide from top to bottom and we turn and climb again
And it seems by the time that I have figured what it's worth
The squeaking of our skin against the steel has gotten worse

The squeaking of our skin against the steel has gotten worse
The squeaking of our skin against the steel has gotten worse

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: BENJAMIN GIBBARD, CHRISTOPHER WALLA

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Comments from YouTube:

Ayoub Niyaz

omg dude, how many good songs these guys hav. im tired of being impresssed by them

Zsmart

Always come back to this song.

Brad Smith

How many times since?

XCeazyX

My favorite Death Cab song. And that's a tough choice, too.

Keegan Peaco

"I am waiting for that sense of relief
I am waiting for you to flee the scene
As if you held in your hand the smoking gun,
And on the floor layed the one you said you loved."
In my opinion, one of the most powerful parts of the song.

Brandon Araya

Chandraraj same here

Chris Barcia

Ever since i bought transatlanticism, i overlooed such tracks like expo 86 and title and registration by being overshadowed by my love for tiny vessels and a lack of color. SILLY ME

Carly Vazis

this song makes me feel like living.

friendlycarrot139

"...and it's strange that they're all basically the same, so I don't ask names anymore." Love it =)

Sarah Porter

The injuries I got
learning to love you
are healing

The injuries I got
learning to love you
are scarring

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