Velvet Sky

by Peter Bjorn and John

Peter Bjorn and John (unofficially abbreviated as PB&J) are a Swedish indie rock band, formed in Stockholm in 1999 and named after the first names of the band's members: Peter Morén (vocals, guitar and harmonica), Björn Yttling (bass guitar, keyboards and vocals) and John Eriksson, known in his…




Down the street, side by side with a dust cart
Waking up but we never went to sleep

And we take a seat in a beat up city
There's a sign saying don't fear the reaper
Too many sun-kissed lies against a velvet sky

At the table, the sound is turning hollow
We dissolve, it's beginning to dawn on me

From a weeping smile to a broken vow
Looking up just to stare into your red eyes
Make it brief, just tell me it's over
It's over

There's a million ways to die
There's a million ways to die
Under a velvet sky

Written by: Peter Moren, Bjorn Yttling, John Eriksson

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