The Fake Headlines (2:32)

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I wrote the news today in a tent outside the midway rides, and as my money flew, singing to their pockets, you could only know your shame, knowing what the good ones do. And when you see the bruises on my legs from kicking pills yeah, then you see how recklessly the pages are filled. Make headlines, believe them, come back. Want to be upside down, maybe thrown from side to side. Want to fall from the clouds, sailing like a ship at sea. Want to think out so loud that the fashion police break me. I wrote the news today in a tent outside the midway rides, and as my money flew, singing to their pockets, I... I filled the whole front page with the catchiest words I could find, believe me, come back. Fake headlines, believe them, come

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  • matt1337c

    Sounds like Neutral Milk Hotel.

    28 May 1:35am Reply
  • Seederman

    I'm really a non-fan of this band, but every now and then they come up with a gem. This one is pretty irresistible.

    9 Jul 2013 Reply
  • wasoe

    A perfectly crafted pop song.

    22 Jun 2010 Reply
  • SeattleJQueen

    This is probably the best song on 'Mass Romantic'. Seriously. Fuck "Letter From an Occupant".

    18 Nov 2009 Reply
  • Krabat-

    Hell yes.

    17 Jul 2009 Reply
  • trorduja

    I aswell. It always lifts my mood for some reason :)

    18 Jun 2009 Reply
  • thedeep325

    not a single shout? i love this song.

    23 May 2009 Reply

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