1901 is a song by French alternative rock band Phoenix and is featured on their fourth studio album, Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix. It was released in February 2009 as the album's lead single, originally as a free download from the band's official website, but was issued as a retail single due to the song's popularity. A music video for the song was released in May. In July, the song entered the U.S. Billboard Alternative Songs…
Counting all different ideas drifting away
Past and present, they don't matter.
Now the future's sorted out
Watch, you're moving in elliptical pattern