Crying Lightning

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Arctic Monkeys are an English indie rock band. Formed in 2002 in High Green, a suburb of Sheffield, the band currently consists of Alex Turner (lead vocals, lead/rhythm guitar), Jamie Cook (rhythm/lead guitar), Nick O'Malley (bass guitar, backing vocals) and Matt Helders (drums, backing vocals). Fo… more »

Outside the cafe by the cracker factory
You were practicing a magic trick
And my thoughts got rude, as you talked and chewed On the last of your pick and mix

Said your mistaken if your thinking that I haven't been called cold before As you bit into your strawberry lace
And then a flip in your attention in the form of a gobstopper Is all you have left and it was going to waste 
Your past-times, consisted of the strange And twisted and deranged And I love that little game you had called Crying lightning And how you like to aggravate the ice-cream man on rainy afternoons

The next time that I caught my own reflection It was on it's way to meet you Thinking of excuses to postpone You never look like yourself from the side
But your profile did not hide
The fact you knew I was approaching your throne 
With folded arms you occupy the bench like toothache Stood and puff your chest out like you never lost a war
And though I try so not to suffer the indignity of a reaction There was no cracks to grasp or gaps to claw

And your past-times, consisted of the strange And twisted and deranged And I hate that little game you had called Crying lightning And how you like to aggravate the icky man on rainy afternoons
 Uninviting But not half as impossible as everyone assumes
You are crying lightning

Your past-times, consisted of the strange And twisted and deranged And I hate that little game you had called Crying lightning Crying lightning Crying lightning Crying lightning 
Your past-times, consisted of the strange And twisted and deranged And I hate that little game you had called Crying

Written by: ALEX TURNER

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