"Obstacle 1" is a song by Interpol, from their first album Turn on the Bright Lights. The song was released as a single on November 11, 2002, then remixed by producer Arthur Baker and reissued as a single on September 15, 2003. The music video for "Obstacle 1" was directed by Floria Sigismondi. A WKQX Radio interview with the band states that they wrote the song after watching a news report about a model's recent death.
I wish I could eat the salt off of your lost faded lips
We can cap the old times make playing only logical harm
We can cap the old lines make playing that nothing else will change