add artist photo
Arcade Fire
Add Explanation
Add Meaning
Arcade Fire

Neighborhood #1 lyrics

New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.
Arcade Fire – Neighborhood #1 lyrics

And if the snow buries my,
My neighborhood.
And if my parents are crying
Then I'll dig a tunnel
From my window to yours,
Yeah a tunnel from my window to yours.
You climb out the chimney
And meet me in the middle,
The middle of town.
And since there's no one else around,
We let our hair grow long
And forget all we used to know,
Then our skin gets thicker
From living out in the snow.

You change all the lead
Sleepin' in my head,
As the day grows dim
I hear you sing a golden hymn.

Then we tried to name our babies,
But we forgot all the names that,
The names we used to know.
But sometimes, we remember our bedrooms,
And our parent's bedrooms,
And the bedrooms of our friends.
Then we think of our parents,
Well what ever happened to them?!

You change all the lead
Sleepin' in my head to gold,
As the day grows dim,
I hear you sing a golden hymn,
The song I've been trying to say.

Purify the colors, purify my mind.
Purify the colors, purify my mind,
And spread the ashes of the colors
Over this heart of mine!

Lyrics taken from


Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:


      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      Min 50 words
      Not bad

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      BoldItalicLinkAdd an image new!
      20 words
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.