Cousins

You found a sweater on the ocean floor
They’re gonna find it if you didn’t close the door
You and the smart ones sit outside of their sight
In a house on a street they wouldn’t park on at night

Dad was a risk-taker
His was a shoemaker
You, greatest hits 2006 little list-maker,
Heard codes in the melodies
You heeded the call
You were born with ten fingers and you’re gonna use em all

Interesting colors I discovered myself
If your art life is gritty, you’ll be toasting my health
If an interest in culture should be lining the wall,
When your birthright is interest you could just accrue it all

Me and my cousins and
You and your cousins
It's a line that’s always running

Me and my cousins and
You and your cousins
I can feel it coming

You could turn your back on the bitter world

Me and my cousins and
You and your cousins
It’s a line that’s always running

Me and my cousins and
You and your cousins
I can feel it coming


Music by Ezra Koenig, Rostam Batmanglij, Chris Tomson and Chris Baio / Lyrics by Ezra Koenig / Produced by Rostam Batmanglij


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