Hot Air Balloon
Owl City Lyrics


We wrote a prelude
To our own fairy tale
And bought a parachute
At a church rummage sale

And with a mean sewing machine
And miles of thread
We sewed the day above L.A.
In navy and red
We wound a race track
Through your mom's kitchen chairs
And fought the shadows back
Down your dark basement stairs

I lit a match, then let it catch
To light up the room
And then you yelled as we beheld
An old maroon hot air balloon

I'll be out of my mind
And you'll be out of ideas
Pretty soon
So let's spend
The afternoon in a cold hot air balloon
Leave your jacket behind
Lean out and touch the treetops over town
I can't wait
To kiss the ground
Wherever we touch back down

We drank the Great Lakes
Like cold lemonade
And both got stomach aches
Sprawled out in the shade

So bored to death you held your breath
And I tried not to yawn
You made my frown turn upside down
And now my worries are gone

I'll be out of my mind
And you'll be out of ideas
Pretty soon
So let's spend
The afternoon in a cold hot air balloon
Leave your jacket behind
Lean out and touch the treetops over town
I can't wait
To kiss the ground
Wherever we touch back down

I'll be out of my mind
And you'll be out of ideas
Pretty soon
So let's spend
The afternoon in a cold hot air balloon
Leave your jacket behind
Lean out and touch the treetops over town
I can't wait
To kiss the ground
Wherever we touch back down

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: ADAM R. YOUNG

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

Disney Freak

*We wrote a prelude
To our own fairy tale
And bought a parachute
At a church rummage sale
And with a mean sewing machine
And miles of thread
We sewed the day above L.A.
In navy and red
We wound a race track
Through your mom's kitchen chairs
And fought the shadows back
Down your dark basement stairs
I lit a match, then let it catch
To light up the room
And then you yelled as we beheld
An old maroon hot air balloon
I'll be out of my mind
And you'll be out of ideas
Pretty soon
So let's spend
The afternoon in a cold hot air balloon
Leave your jacket behind
Lean out and touch the treetops over town
I can't wait
To kiss the ground
Wherever we touch back down
We drank the Great Lakes
Like cold lemonade
And both got stomach aches
Sprawled out in the shade
So bored to death you held your breath
And I tried not to yawn
You made my frown turn upside down
And now my worries are gone
I'll be out of my mind
And you'll be out of ideas
Pretty soon
So let's spend
The afternoon in a cold hot air balloon
Leave your jacket behind
Lean out and touch the treetops over town
I can't wait
To kiss the ground
Wherever we touch back down
I'll be out of my mind
And you'll be out of ideas
Pretty soon
So let's spend
The afternoon in a cold hot air balloon
Leave your jacket behind
Lean out and touch the treetops over town
I can't wait
To kiss the ground
Wherever we touch back down*

I heard this song as a maybe eight year old. I fell in love with it instantly! This song shaped some of the best of my childhood. Thank. You. So. Freakin. Much. For. This.



All comments from YouTube:

Selina

Ashley really did that.

Master Piece_

lmao i came here bcs of her

Checkmate

Yooooo I'm here from that too lmao

Mystery Creature

@wario heaven same! Just saw it rn xD

wario heaven

I'm here from that,too!

Orange Fairy

@Cooper Henricksen https://youtu.be/vUgY4fZW3J0

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Metafron

Some people don't seem to understand the lyrics. To me the lyrics capture the essence of what it means to be a kid full of imagination and wonderment. To look at everyday like a grand adventure. They are fun, innocent and lighthearted.

Benjamin Lepine

This guy is a genius, all of his song are original and unique composition

SpeedStriker

Not anymore. God I wish the old Owl City would come back. But the old Adam is gone, like the sands of a once sunny beach.

cadence rose

IKR some of the best music I've ever heard

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