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Hello Seattle, I am a mountaineer
In the hills and highlands
I fall asleep in hospital parking lots
And awake in your mouth

Hello Seattle, I am a manta ray
Deep beneath the blue waves
I'll crawl the sandy bottom of Puget Sound
And construct a summer home

Hello Seattle, I am the crescent moon
Shining down on your face
I will disguise myself as a sleeping pill
And descend inside of you

Hello Seattle, I am a cold seahorse
Feeling warm in your sand
I sing about the tide and the ocean surf
Rolling in the evening breeze

Hello Seattle, I am an albatross
On the docks and moored boats
I sail above your inlets and interstates
Through the rain and open wind

Hello Seattle, I am an old lighthouse
Throwing beams of bright lights
Red in the morning, blue in the evening sun
Taking heed for everyone

Hello Seattle, I am a mountaineer
In the hills and highlands
I fall asleep in hospital parking lots

Take me above your light
Carry me through the night
Hold me secure in flight
Sing me to sleep tonight

Take me above your light
(Hello Seattle, I am a mountaineer)
Carry me through the night
(In the hills and highlands)
Hold me secure in flight
(I fall asleep in hospital parking lots)
Sing me to sleep tonight



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  • t
    +4
    taylortheamazingDec 16, 2008 at 12:49 am
    to me it is about how amazing seattle is.
    =]
    btw it totally is.
    i go there like every month (i live in Tacoma)
    it is so beautiful, and green, and big, and the view of the Pudget Sound from the boardwalk is awesome.
    x]
  • alfian29
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    alfian29Jan 19, 2010 at 11:38 pm
    this song is sound peaceful with everyone who like quiet music like this,also is the best poem song this year beside fireflies his other song i love fireflies song is awesome with the toys on it genius.
  • b
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    BROKENCYDEJan 7, 2010 at 11:02 pm
    This song is poetry really, i mean all of his work is basically poetry. It's better than rapping!!! i love you adam
  • klambert
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    klambertDec 12, 2009 at 9:30 pm
    I love this song so much! Owl City writes so many amazing songs! Fireflies is really good too. Owl City is so unique and AWESOME!
  • t
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    TarloJan 5, 2010 at 7:47 am
    I totally agree. I love Seattle... I live here. This song is a nice description of how unique the Pacific Northwest is.

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