No Joy in Mudville

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Death Cab for Cutie is an American alternative rock band formed in Bellingham, Washington in 1997. The band consists of Ben Gibbard (vocals, guitar, piano), Chris Walla (guitar, production, keyboards), Nick Harmer (bass) and Jason McGerr (drums). Death Cab for Cutie's music has been labeled as indie rock, indie pop, emo, and alternative rock, and is noted for its use of unconventional instruments as well as Gibbard's unique lyrical style. The band has released seven studio albums, five EPs, and one demo to date. The group takes its name from a song by The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band featured in The Beatles' 1967 film, Magical Mystery Tour. more »


Year:
2000
6:03
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Last night I dreamt that I was you
I was dressed all in black with dark glasses and attitude
Such a pose I could simply not hold 
Through days in a northern town that I had once called a home
And your studies of fringe New York Streets
I was reading the pavement in every word you would speak
To a brownstone up three flights of stairs and it's on

Buying drinks for the poets upstate
The southern corruption tows you down the interstate
And they all said that you were the king 
Of a gloomy disruption that surfaced when you would sing
And this town simply cannot begin to compete 
So I'm packing my Bullets and Silvertones and heading east 
To a brownstone up three flights of stairs and it's on, on, on, on, it's

I could have had my way, this year would bridge '66 again

Trust fund hipsters were casing the room 
Chock-full of amphetamines
The overturned kick drum boom 
Set the pace with incomparable cool
And if the tempo was lousy it was lost on all but you 
And your studies of fringe New York Streets
I was reading the pavement in every word you would speak
To a brownstone up three flights of stairs and it's on, on, on, on, it's

If I could have had my way, this year would bridge '66 again

If I could have had my way, this year would bridge '66 again

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Written by: BENJAMIN GIBBARD, CHRISTOPHER WALLA, NICHOLAS HARMER

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