Pigeon Camera

by The Tragically Hip

The Tragically Hip, often referred to simply as The Hip, was a Canadian rock band from Kingston, Ontario, that was active between 1983 and 2016. The band was made up of Gordon Downie [1964-2017] (lead vocals and guitar), Paul Langlois (guitar), Rob Baker (guitar, known as Bobby Baker until 1994), G…




It was handsome at the auction
Oh but when we got it home
It grew up into 
Something we could no longer contain

Where's our pigeon camera
By now he could be anywhere
And after all that training
And after all that training
With something we could no longer contain

It's boring (boring), I'm embarrassed (embarrassed of it)
I don't endorse that (slammed in my face), I didn't want this

This house it has it politics
Over there that's my room
And that's my sister
And that's my sister
With something we could no longer contain

It's boring (boring), I'm embarrassed (embarrassed of it)
I don't endorse that (slammed in my face), I didn't want this

It's horrific (boring), I'm embarrassed (embarrassed of it)
I din't want that (slammed in my face), I didn't want this

It's like we burned our boots with no contingency plan

Written by: Gordon Downie, Gordon Sinclair, Johnny Fay, Paul Langlois, Robert Baker

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