Brian Eno

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MGMT is an American psychedelic rock band founded by Benjamin Goldwasser and Andrew VanWyngarden. After the release of their first album, the members of their live band, Matthew Asti, James Richardson and Will Berman, joined the core band in the studio. Formed at Wesleyan University and originally … more »

So tired 
Soul searching 
I followed the sounds to a cathedral  Imagine my surprise to find that they were produced by Brian Eno

Past the gates  Quite stark
The roses trimmed and the windows dark
I see the walls through a limestone crack
Not red not blue not yellow but black 
And all the spaces left for you
If the sky was synthesized you'd probably know

He taught me many things 
The wisdom of o bleak stratagems
The prophet of a sapphire soul
 Presented through creative freedoms
And everything I say is true
Cuz if I was telling lies it'd probably show

I can tell that he's kind of smiling 
But what does he know?
We're always one step behind him, he's Brian Eno
 Brian Eno

When I was stuck he'd make me memorize elaborate curses  Tinctures and formulas to ditch the choir and flip the verses 
My whole foundation came unglued 
When I tried to humanize by ambient light
 Dipping swords in metaphors yeah but what does he know?
We're always one step behind him, he's Brian Eno
 Brian Eno!

He promised pretty worlds and all the silence 
I could dream of Brian peter George St John Le
 Baptiste De La Salle Eno

Well all alone by the oldest stone where the shade  Trees grow the creature by the water feature with a
 Ghostly glow making sure that time's preserved 
Well we reap what we sow 
We're always one step behind him, he's Brian Eno

Written by: ANDREW WELLS VANWYNGARDEN, BENJAMIN NICHOLAS HUNTER GOLDWASSER

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