/
  • Streaming + Download

    Purchasable with gift card

     

about

First single of the album 'Mount Modern'. One of my absolute heroes plays brass on this song. His name is Charles Spearin and he plays in Broken Social Scene and Do Make Say Think.

lyrics

There’s a cellphone tucked under your pillow
It makes me junk-sleep
And it doesn’t do a thing for growth hormones or dreams

You hear a ringtone but it’s just an electronic bleat.
It makes you junk-sleep
And the phantom-phone rings on, until we fall asleep at dawn

Was that a ghost-call or drunk-dial?
I’ll build a big fat wall, I’ll build it 20 feet tall

And when we awake it’s vampire-time,
and I’ll know you for real
And then late at night, when it’s drunk-dial time
I’ll tell you how I feel

Was that a ghost-call or drunk-dial?
I’ll build a big fat wall, I’ll build it 20 feet tall

The kids have found a weapon that will change the balance of power
They download high-pitch ringtones, that adults can’t hear with their aging ears
The kids have found a weapon, that adults can’t hear with their aging ears
That adults can’t hear with their aging years

I need a key to your tolerance-room
where you keep all your books I assume

credits

license

tags