"Pale Blue Eyes" by The Velvet Underground

The Velvet Underground is way too hip a band for me to listen to (I've spent an embarrassing amount of time deconstructing NKOTB lyrics), but I can't get "Pale Blue Eyes" out of my head. It's all Adventureland's fault. Listen:



Lyrics:

Sometimes I feel so happy
Sometimes I feel so sad
Sometimes I feel so happy
But mostly you just make me mad
Baby, you just make me mad
Linger on your pale blue eyes
Linger on your pale blue eyes

Thought of you as my mountain top
Thought of you as my peak
Thought of you as everything
I've had but couldn't keep
I've had but couldn't keep
Linger on your pale blue eyes
Linger on your pale blue eyes

If I could make the world as pure and strange as what I see
I'd put you in the mirror
I put in front of me
I put in front of me
Linger on your pale blue eyes
Linger on your pale blue eyes

Skip a life completely
Stuff it in a cup
She said, "Money is like us in time
It lies, but can't stand up
Down for you is up"
Linger on your pale blue eyes
Linger on your pale blue eyes

It was good what we did yesterday
And I'd do it once again
The fact that you are married
Only proves you're my best friend
But it's truly, truly a sin
Linger on your pale blue eyes
Linger on your pale blue eyes

1 comment:

  1. Didn't know I had to be hip to listen to VU. I apologize sincerely to the hip police for the violation.

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