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"The Tourist" was written by Jonny, who, explains Thom, was "in a beautiful square in France on a sunny day, and watching all these American tourists being wheeled around, frantically trying to see everything in 10 minutes." Jonny was shocked at how these people could be in a place so beautiful and so special and not realize it because they weren't taking the time to just stop and look around.

Jonny : "Thom didn't play a thing, he just listened… read more

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It barks at no one else but me
Like it's seen a ghost
I guess it's seen the sparks a-flowin'
No one else would know

Radiohead - The Tourist Lyrics

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  • Incredible
  • This is my favourite song of all time.
  • ツ ☔
  • ive got chills
  • Perfect ending for a masterpiece. [7]
  • V On to it.
  • The "Hey man, slow down" I've always interpreted as Thom telling me to stop my racing negative thoughts and be around instead of tied up in analyzing everything. That I guess is an analogy with the explanation of the meaning above which is comforting..
  • Perfect ending for a masterpiece. [6]
  • ey b0ss, slow down plz
  • Perfect ending for a masterpiece. [5]

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