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So he wrote it on a wall
The hollowest of halos
Is no halo at all
Televisions selling plastic figurines of leaders
Saying nothing at all
And you chime
Stars in heaven align
Ohhhhhhhh I

Son, don't ask
Neither half full or empty is the glass
Cling to the mast
Spend your whole life living in the past
Going nowhere fast



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    trentpysarchikDec 7, 2008 at 8:59 am
    Here are the lyrics to the whole song:

    Scared of losing all the time
    He wrote it in a letter
    He was a friend of mine

    He heard you could see your future
    Inside a glass of water
    The ripples and the lines
    And he asked
    Would I see heaven in mine?

    That is just the way it was
    Nothing could be better
    And nothing ever was

    Oh they say you can see your future
    Inside a glass of water
    The riddles and the rhymes
    Will I see heaven in mine?
    Oh Oh Oh Oh I

    Son, don't ask
    Neither half full or empty is the glass
    Cling to the mast
    Spend your whole life living in the past
    Going nowhere fast

    So he wrote it on a wall
    The hollowest of halos
    Is no halo at all
    Televisions selling plastic figurines of leaders
    Saying nothing at all
    And you chime
    Stars in heaven align
    Ohhh I

    Son, don't ask
    Neither half full or empty is the glass
    Cling to the mast
    Spend your whole life living in the past
    Going nowhere fast

    What are we drinking when we’re done?
    Glasses of water

    Hope this helps
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    carela123Jan 16, 2009 at 12:29 am
    to ambercat:there is a whole part missing bu its just a repeat of the second half.by the way i LOVE this song and i LOVE coldplay!!!This song is like telling someone that there stuck in the past and they need to catch up with the future.
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    ambercatNov 29, 2008 at 9:49 pm
    Did you listen to the song, or did you just read the lyrics? Because this isn't the whole song.
    Anyway, I love this song. It's definitely different territory for Coldplay, which is probably why it's on the EP instead of VLV. But it's still great.
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    here4everNov 29, 2008 at 7:56 pm
    i like how the song gave a childish feeling to it. how it is set on someone giving explanation to someone else of "the future". Besides THIS ISN'T THE WHOLE SONG...there was a whole part it was missing...this is only the second half.Did anyone even listen to the song...or did you guys read the lyrics only...its a good song to me though.
  • blob4ever
    -4
    blob4everNov 13, 2008 at 11:33 pm
    Coldplay rocks but isn't this song a little short? AND WHOEVER IS VOTING ME DOWN, I DON'T CARE, IT MEANS NOTHING TO ME!

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