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Cuckoo x 4

Ten silver spoons coming after me,
One life with one dream on repeat,
I'll escape if I try hard enough,
'Til king of the jungle calls my bluff

Oh Lord, oh Lord,
I have been told, I have been told,
That I must take, the unforsaken road,
Unforsaken road
There's a fork in the road,
I do as I am told

And I don't know, don't know, don't know, don't know
Whoo-ooo-ooo-oo I wanna be
Cuckoo x 4

You say Y-E-S to everything,
Will that guarantee you a win?
Do you think you will be good enough,
To love a dozen to be loved?

Oh Lord, oh Lord,
Now I can see, now I can see,
The cutlery will keep on chasing me

There's a fork in the road,
I do as I am told
And I don't know, don't know, don't know, don't know,
Whoo-ooo-ooo-oo, I wanna be

We are the spoons metally mean,
We scooped our way into your dreams
To knock the knives out bloody cold
And lead you down the unforsaken road

I need you down the unforsaken road,
Unforsaken road,
There's a fork in the road,
I do as I am told,
And I don't know know know,
Ooh ooh-ooh ooh ooh, I wanna be

Cuckoo x 4



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    UnregisteredAug 23, 2012 at 3:09 am
    Going down 'the unforsaken road' ie; one night stands, the whole lines point to an intoxicated view, and drugs maybe included within this. Overall it provides quite the existentialistic view on life itself. Great craftsmanship.
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    UnregisteredDec 20, 2011 at 4:56 am
    Marina and the diamonds didn't put a "meaning" in this song. The words were chosen to paint an abstract picture like van gogh, and provide consonants that give the best relationship with the instruments.
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    UnregisteredJun 5, 2012 at 2:59 pm
    Perhaps a reference to heroin? Taken using a "spoon", the haunting controlling image which follows her forcing her to be lead "down the unforsaken road"

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