Old Friends (2:35)

Cover of Bookends

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  • MotherofMersey

    deceptively gentle and delicate, but really it carries the weight of a tonne of bricks

    4 Aug 2014 Reply
  • Lenzo357

    "How terribly strange to be seventy" a simply chilling thought.

    23 Jul 2013 Reply
  • Sooperglitcher

    Special. & warming.

    22 May 2013 Reply
  • WinsomeWinnower

    Old friends, old friends, Sat on their parkbench like bookends A newspaper blown through the grass Falls on the round toes of the high shoes of the old friends Old friends, winter companions, the old men Lost in their overcoats, waiting for the sunset The sounds of the city sifting through trees Settle like dust on the shoulders of the old friends Can you imagine us years from today, Sharing a parkbench quietly How terribly strange to be seventy Old friends, memory brushes the same years, Silently sharing the same fears

    22 Feb 2013 Reply
  • silversurfer250

    To all my old friends here at LAST.FM. Thanks for all the fish! Stay in touch! Hang out on Google +?

    24 Dec 2012 Reply
  • BearPolar

    The intro recalls Erik Satie's "Gymnopedies, No.1".

    18 Oct 2012 Reply
  • wolfy76484

    A great track

    6 Oct 2012 Reply
  • PhoenixBloom

    Incredibly beautiful, perfection, highly sentimental but that is why it is beautiful. <3

    16 Aug 2012 Reply
  • ReachDown

    Wow, the first time I heard it... Wow... No words

    30 May 2012 Reply
  • ravenclaw94

    One of their best. And now they both are 70. :)

    20 Dec 2011 Reply
  • roadsidesbloom

    I love this song. I also love that you can hear in it, so easily, that Sgt. Pepper's was released the year before...

    15 Oct 2011 Reply
  • towngirl

    Harmonies to make you melt.....just beautiful.

    26 Jul 2011 Reply
  • Psycho_snacky

    The Soramimi award song of 2011!

    20 Apr 2011 Reply
  • nemu_no_mune

    Tough but beautiful song to listen through!

    10 Feb 2011 Reply
  • alnage

    Me like. -borat

    15 Jan 2011 Reply
  • Lalena87

    peaceful, pure beauty ...

    27 Jul 2010 Reply
  • ComradeKellybug

    I can't believe I ignored this song for so long...

    4 Jun 2010 Reply
  • barearse

    Less is more \o/

    22 Nov 2009 Reply
  • larry1299

    TIME HAS SEPARATED US FROM ARE OLD FIENDS,BUT THERE ARE MEMORY'S,OH THE MEMORY'S.

    9 Nov 2009 Reply
  • Bookman1974

    If I had any friends, they'd all be very old. :~((

    5 Nov 2009 Reply
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