Sunburn

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Owl City is an American electronica musical project by singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Adam Young formed in 2007 in Owatonna, Minnesota. Young created the project while experimenting with music in his parents' basement. Owl City developed a following on the social networking site Myspac… more »

So there we were, back home
From somewhere inside my head
Well bravely I fought off the monsters beneath her bed Pillars of post-war books supported my frame of mind While she memorized the pages that I tried to not hide behind She took my hand in hers and whispered her love for me
The lantern died that night but we didn't need to see Implying that she's the bees knees and I am the cats meow
It's funny how she recalls when I can't remember now

But when her smile came back
And I didn't feel half as horrible She gave me a heart attack
Just because she looked so adorable We both put our sunblock on
Laid on the beach and vowed that we'd live and we'd learn Yeah, but she got a tan and I got a sunburn 
I got a sunburn 
So there we were out there Unaware of where we'd been
We kicked off our flip-flops
And swung from the rooftops again
It's awkward but I'll confess she's all I can think about
And it's funny how I recall when she can't remember now

But when her smile came back
And I didn't feel half as horrible She gave me a heart attack
Just because she looked so adorable We both put our sunblock on
Laid on the beach and vowed that we'd live and we'd learn Yeah, But she got a tan and I got a sunburn 
Oh afterglow, look out below!
We'd left a trail of dust behind As we parted ways, she held my gaze,
And left an imprint on my mind
I tried not to cry as we said goodbye And hung the clouds above my town
But I shed a tear when she disappeared 'Cause now I'm a stranger on the ground 
But when her smile came back
And I didn't feel half as horrible She gave me a heart attack
We both put our sunblock on
Laid on the beach and vowed that we'd live and we'd learn But she got a tan and I got a sunburn 
She got a tan and I got a sunburn Yeah, but she got a tan and I got a sunburn

Written by: ADAM R. YOUNG

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