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You got wonder on what you knew
And wonder on what you do
So be careful who you're talking to

You got one eye on what you knew
And one eye on what you do
So be careful what it is you're trying to do

So be careful... !
So be careful when you're walking in the view!

Ooh-oooh-oooh
Ooh-oooh-oooh-ooh
Got one eye on the road and one on you!

Ooh-oooh-oooh
Ooh-oooh-oooh-ooh
Got one eye on the road and one on you

You got one eye on what you knew
And one eye on what you do
So be careful 'cause nothing is true

... Don't believe a word
It's just us against the world
And we just gotta turn to...

I hear those crocodiles ticking 'round the world
I hear those crocodiles ticking (you go) ticking 'round the world

Ooh-oooh-oooh
Ooh-oooh-oooh-ooh
Got one eye on the road and one on you!

Ooh-oooh-oooh
Ooh-oooh-oooh-ooh
Got one eye on the road and...

Ooh-oooh-oooh
Got one eye on the road and one on you!
Got one eye on the road and one on you



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    UnregisteredDec 31, 2011 at 4:01 pm
    I think the band have been or maybe still are in bed with the illuminati and in some ways these lyric are a warning to us all. Like the david ike point, not thought of that one.
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    UnregisteredDec 24, 2011 at 11:28 am
    I reckon this song is about drugs, and paranoia. "they got one eye watching you... One eye on what you do" - clearly a sign that he believes everyone is out watching him, and the person he's meant to be singing this to. Then this isn't much to do with the lyrics, but the chorus sounds drug-influenced... All psychedelic rock, if you have a listen.
    Finally, the bridge part: "i got my right side fighting by my left side on the chairs"... I think he's beginning to dissociate his "right side" from his "left side"... He's clearly not quite right in the head. It's a sign of depersonalization, a symptom of taking too many hallucinogenic drugs like lsd.
    I'm not a doctor, but i've looked this up on the internet; of course if there are any real doctors/medical students out there feel free to correct any mistakes i made.
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    UnregisteredDec 7, 2011 at 4:50 am
    People are going to try fight against your love (one eye watching you)
    And they will say anything to split you up (but don't believe a word)
    You have to stick together (it’s just us against the world)
    And don't be afraid to defend what you have (we just gotta turn up to be heard)
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    UnregisteredNov 21, 2011 at 9:17 pm
    Have a feeling these lyrics are wrong... They sound different to me. ,':/
    I think its chris martin warning his lover/the listener/whoever that we're being watched so much by cctv nowadays... Call me a pessimist.
    And how come its missing a verse?
    I like the ref. To the crocodile in peter pan- links to the fact that you'll be hunted all the time/or... They're always on the look out- time bomb waiting to happen type thing. Very vague.
    Here's my version of the lyrics; they work, but it might just be me...

    They got one eye watchin' you,
    And one eye on what you do,
    So be careful who it is you’re talking to,

    They got one eye on watchin' you,
    And one eye on what you do,
    So be careful what it is you're trying to do,

    And be careful when you're walkin' in to view,
    Just be careful when you're walking in to view...

    Ooh-oooh-oooh
    Ooh-oooh-oooh-ooh
    Got one eye on the world and one on you!

    Ooh-oooh-oooh
    Ooh-oooh-oooh-ooh
    Got one eye on the world and one on...

    They got one eye watchin' you
    And one eye on what you do
    So be careful 'cause nothing they say is true

    But don't believe a word
    It’s just us against the world
    And we just gotta turn up to be heard

    Hear those crocodiles ticking 'round the world
    Hear those crocodiles ticking (they go) ticking 'round the world

    Ooh-oooh-oooh
    Ooh-oooh-oooh-ooh
    Got one eye on the world and one on you!

    Ooh-oooh-oooh
    Ooh-oooh-oooh-ooh
    Got one eye on the world and one on ….

    She can hear them climbin' the stairs,
    I got my heart stopped,
    Finding one o'them magpies under the chairs...

    Ooh-ooh-oooh
    Ooh-oooh-oooh-ooh
    Got one eye on the world and one on you!

    Ooh-oooh-oooh
    Ooh-oooh-oooh-ooh
    Got one eye on the world and one on you!

    Xp
    If you dunno where i'm coming from, thats fine. Just thought i'd add my view...
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    UnregisteredNov 7, 2011 at 7:20 pm
    Allegromontroppo is thinking what im thinking. The "one eye" may refer to the eye of horus, or the eye of big brother. The ticking crocodile is possibly a reference to the crocodile in peter pan, however possibly a double meaning there with the david icke reptilian theory. Not that there's reptile aliens controlling the world but the primitive reptile consciousness thats in us all hence the "(you go) ticking around the world" just a few thoughts :)

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