White Sky
Vampire Weekend Lyrics


An ancient business, a modern piece of glasswork
Down on the corner that you walk each day in passin'
The elderly sales clerk won't eye us with suspicion
The whole, immortal corporation's given its permission

A little stairway, a little piece of carpet
A pair of mirrors that are facing one another
Out in both directions, a thousand little Julias
That come together in the middle of Manhattan
You waited since lunch
It all comes at once

Around the corner, the house that modern art built
A house for modern art to keep it out the closets
The people who might own it, the sins of pride and envy
And on the second floor, the Richard Serra Skate Park

You waited since lunch
It all comes at once

Sit on the park wall, ask all the right questions
"Why are the horses racing taxis in the winter?"
Look up at the buildings, imagine who might live there
Imagining your wolfords in a ball upon the sink there

You waited since lunch
It all comes at once

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: Christopher Joseph Baio, Christopher William Tomson, Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij

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NaturalBornRebel

An ancient business
A modern piece of glass work
Down on the corner that you walk each day in passing
The elderly sales clerk won't eye us with suspicion
The whole, immortal corporation's given its permission

[Pre-Chorus]
A little stairway
A little piece of carpet
A pair of mirrors that
Are facing one another
Out in both directions
A thousand little Julias
That come together
In the middle of Manhattan

[Chorus]
You waited since lunch
It all comes at once

[Verse 3]
Around the corner
The house that modern art built
I ask for modern art
To keep it out the closets
The people who might own it
The sins of pride and envy
And on the second floor
The Richard Serra Skate Park

[Chorus]
You waited since lunch
It all comes at once

[Verse 4]
Sit on the park wall
Ask all the right questions
Why are the horses racing taxis in the winter?
Look up at the buildings imagine who might live there
Imagining your wolfords in a ball upon the sink there

[Chorus]
You waited since lunch
It all comes at once



All comments from YouTube:

Natalia San Agustín

I am listening to these songs and missing my boyfriend, thanks to him I knew the group. My bf died in 2018 Nov by a stroke

Davy Roger

@Monkeys Seems that the ratio of positive to negative responses disproves your claim. If you dont give a shit its better to just scroll by

Google Account

how old was he?

Amy Jessica

@Monkeys what a miserable excuse for a human being you are 🤦‍♀️

Amy Jessica

My childhood best friend died in 2018 of a heroin overdose at the age of 22. I bought her this album on vinyl as a birthday present for her 15th birthday. I miss her so dearly 😓

John McGlaughn

@Monkeys You had me at “Who gives a crap”

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Blue Team

God, this song makes me feel so good. Even during sad boy hours

S G

and sad cold hours outside lol

Conal O’Neill

Yeah man its important to listen to upbeat songs during sad boy hours. Dont wanna fall into the trap of sad songs that make things worse really

Blue Team

@Lukiana Pilyugin I agree

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