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The Tourist (5:24)

"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…

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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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  • 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]
  • They ask me where the hell I'm goin....
  • Powerfull
  • Jonny's finest!
  • Favourite song off the record. [2] The most meaningful one too...
  • ein Fantastischer Song, love it

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