Nothing & Nowhere

by Emily Haines

Emily Haines (born 25 January 1974 in New Delhi, India)[citation needed] is a Canadian indie rock singer-songwriter. She is the lead singer, keyboardist and co-songwriter of the band Metric and a member of Broken Social Scene. As a solo artist, she performed with her own name and under the moniker …




Sketch of your faces I still don't know you, you aren't permanent. You want all of our moments stolen, blind alleys and hallways to basements. How are you gonna hide till you disappear?
Because nothing and nowhere is golden.

Apartments are cages I still don't know what is permanent. Maybe all my possesions were precious. Truth is, all my possesions, I somehow lost them. Been travelling so light, when we're floating it seems nothing and nowhere is golden.

Some say we're lost in space, some say we're falling off the page
Some say our life is insane but it isn't insane on paper

Playgrounds are graveyards and all of our scars are permanent. There's no replacement for places. I'll always love you, you're mine. Numb is the new high, all memories die out 'till nothing and nowhere is golden.

Some say we always only wanna get off, some say our hands are much too soft.
Some say our life is insane but it isn't insane on paper. Some say our hair is in our eyes, some say we're out of our little minds. Some say our life is insane but it isn't insane to have to ask.

Written by: EMILY HAINES

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