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(Dear Vienna)
I regarded the world as such a sad sight
Until I viewed it in black and white
Then I reviewed every frame and basic shape
And sealed the exits with caution tape
(Dear Vienna)
Don't refocus your eyes in the darkness
And don't remember this place unless
I describe all the things that you cannot see
And we'll unravel the mystery

Farewell
All my friends
In textbooks
I'm going home
'Cause my blood cells
Cannot depend
On the weather
In photographs

There's a light show
Out my window
Somewhere
Way up there

Dear Vienna, are you singing?
Dear Vienna, are you swinging?
Dear Vienna, we were happy like the shades of May
When we got carried away

(Dear Vienna)

(Dear Vienna)
I regarded the world as such a sad sight
Until I viewed it in black and white
Then I reviewed every frame and basic shape
And sealed the exits with caution tape
(Dear Vienna)
Don't refocus your eyes in the darkness
And don't remember this place unless
I describe all the things that you cannot see
And we'll unravel the mystery

(Dear Vienna)

I was so far out of place
Watching those stars in outer space
'Cause I am so far
From where you are

There's a light show
(There's a light show)
Out my window
(Out my window)
Somewhere
(Somewhere)
Way up there
(Way up there)

Dear Vienna, are you singing?
Dear Vienna, are you swinging?
Dear Vienna, we were happy like the shades of May
When we got carried away

(Dear Vienna)



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  • neoyello124
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    neoyello124Oct 29, 2009 at 12:28 am
    hahahahahahahaha This is one of my favorites by owl city. textbook isn't sucha bad word is it? well, i haven't cracked one in a while either. XD
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    UnregisteredAug 30, 2012 at 7:04 pm
    It makes me cry when ever i listen to this song i just love this song it helps me fall asleep at night
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    UnregisteredDec 29, 2011 at 2:45 am
    I think, like all of adam young's songs, that it is just this view on life and on the planet in his own way of putting things. I think it could also have something to do with his battle with insomnia, because he always has to change the way he sees things and does well at it because he knows he is a unique being, and that is why he is incredible.
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    UnregisteredDec 22, 2011 at 6:14 am
    Well, at least i hope it's the city, 'cause i live near to that. But you shouldn't make the mistake to associate us only with ww2... :
    But if it is the city, he maybe sings about tue "prater" -> a vast fairground
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    UnregisteredDec 12, 2011 at 5:28 am
    I'm guessing vienna was a girl or something and this is adam's song about her... It's a happy love song. A very soft, not so jumpy owl city song. One of my favorites. :) keep up the good work, adam!

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