FOOT OF THE MOUNTAIN

 

ORIGINAL RELEASE

 

2009

   
01. The Bandstand 01. The Bandstand
02. Riding The Crest 02. Riding The Crest
03. What There Is 03. What There Is
04. Foot Of The Mountain 04. Foot Of The Mountain
05. Real Meaning 05. Real Meaning
06. Shadowside 06. Shadowside
07. Nothing Is Keeping You Here 07. Nothing Is Keeping You Here
08. Mother Nature Goes to Heaven 08. Mother Nature Goes to Heaven
09. Sunny Mystery 09. Sunny Mystery
10. Start The Simulator 10. Start The Simulator
   
REMIXES  
11. Foot Of The Mountain (BohŤme 7" Remix)  
12. Foot Of The Mountain (Erik Ljunggren Remix)  
13. Foot Of The Mountain (Radio Edit)  
14. Foot Of The Mountain (Rough Mix)  
15. Mother Nature Goes To Heaven (Demo Version)  
16. Nothing Is Keeping You Here (Rough Mix)  
17. Nothing Is Keeping You Here (Single Edit)  
18. Nothing Is Keeping You Here (Steve Osborne Remix / U.K. Remix / Radio Edit)  
19. Shadowside (New Single Version)  
   
DELUXE EDITION LIVE BONUS  
20. Foot Of The Mountain (SWR3 Hautnah Live-Version)  
21 Riding The Crest (SWR3 Hautnah Live-Version)  
   
DELUXE EDITION BONUS STUDIO VIDEO  
1. Foot Of The Mountain (Video)  
2. Shadowside (Video)  
3. Nothing Is Keeping You Here (Video)  

 

Magne Furuholmen: Keyboards, Strings Arrangements

 

Morten Harket: Lead Vocal

 

Paul Waaktaar-Savoy: Guitars, Strings Arrangements

 
Additional Musicians:
 
Guitars: Steve Osborne, Roland Spremberg, Chris Papendieck, Albert Bjerglund
 
Bass: Steve Osborne, Roland Spremberg
 
Drums: Karl Oluf Wennerberg, Jens Carstens, James Frazee
 
Keyboards: Erik Ljunggren, Roland Spremberg, Chris Papendieck
 
Strings: Andrť Orvik, Harald Aadland, Vergard Johnsen, Eileen Siegel,
JÝrn Halbakken, Alyson Read, Hans Morten Stensland, ōyvind Fosshelm,
Bogumila Dowlasz-Wojcikowska, Dorthe Dreier, Stig Ove Ose, Ida Bryhn,
Hans Josef Groh, Cecilia GŲtestam, Johannes Martens
 
Track 01 - Produced by Mark Saunders
Tracks 02, 03, 05, 09 - Produced by Steve Osborne, Erik Ljunggren and a-ha, with elements produced by Mark Saunders
Tracks 04, 06, 07 - Produced by Roland Spremberg
Track 08 - Produced by Roland Spremberg, with elements produced by Mark Saunders
Track 10 - Produced by Mark Saunders and Roland Spremberg
 
Mixed by Steve Osborne at Real World Studios, UK
 
Strings arranged by Kjetil Bjerkestrand
 
Programming by Erik Ljunggren, Mark Saunders, Pete Davis, Roland Spremberg, Chris Papendieck & Jochen Schmalbach
 
Engineered by Erik Ljunggren, Manfred Faust, James Frazee & George TanderÝ; Assisted by Robin Baynton and Adam Daniels
 
Mastered by Tim Young at Metropolis/Kevin Metcalfe at The Soundmasters, UK
 
Recorded at Water Music, Beat 360 & The Alabaster Room (NYC); Yoga Studio, Alabaster Cottage, Malabar Studio & Rainbow Studio (Norway); Gaga Studios & Boogie Park Studios (Germany); Real World Studios (UK)

 


 

THE BANDSTAND
(Music: Magne F. / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
(Lyrics: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

You stand in the doorway,

A block up the street

Ringing the doorbell

There's tapping of feet

High yellow hair

And a worn brown suit...

Enter, and break the news

Now tell me the story

I give it the time

No need to worry

Everything's fine

I'll take you away

From this name-calling scene

Sure... You can bring your magazine

Cold and windblown on the old bandstand

You and I walking hand in hand

A neon glow-shining

Down on us

Don't wait up for us

Don't wait up for us

Now tell me the story

I'll give it the time

When you stop looking

Then you will find

I'll take you away

From this name-calling scene

Just bring your magazine

Cold and windblown on the old bandstand

You and I walking hand in hand

A neon glow-shining

Down on us

Don't wait up for us

Don't wait up for us

Cold and windblown on the old bandstand

You and I walking hand in hand

A neon glow-shining

Down on us

Don't wait up for us

Don't wait up for us

Don't wait up for us

Don't wait up for us

Don't wait up for us

Don't wait up for us

Don't wait up for us

Don't wait up for us

Don't wait up for us

Don't wait up for us

Don't wait up for us

Don't wait up for us

 


 

RIDING THE CREST 
(Music: Magne F. / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
(Lyrics: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 

You search your mind

That's what it's there for

Check all the whys'

And all the wherefores'

In your mind

You're tall and and brave

Riding the crest

Of a high and beautiful wave

You make your movements known

And where you want to be

And everybody knows

That's how it's got to be

In the sheltered morning sun

In the sheltered morning sun

Internally

You make your own rules

You have excuses

The ones that you choose

In the end

You're deem unsafe

Riding the crest

Of a high and beautiful wave

You make your movements known

And where you want to be

And everybody knows

That's how it's got to be

In the sheltered morning sun

In the sheltered morning sun

There comes a time

You don't even know what's missing

Some sugar to make the pill go down

You need a line

A push in the right direction

Some sugar to make the pill go down

(Note: The text was written down wrong in the booklet: "The sugar that makes the pill go down")

True

True to form

True to pre-existing norms

Truly wasted

At a rave

Riding the crest

Of a high and beautiful wave

Riding the crest

Of a high and beautiful wave

You make your movements known

And where you want to be

And everybody knows

That's how it's got to be

In the sheltered morning sun

In the sheltered morning sun

In the sheltered morning sun

In the sheltered morning sun

Aaahhh...

In the sheltered morning sun

 


 

WHAT THERE IS
(Music: Magne F. / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
(Lyrics: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

Empty glass

Gets another round

Squeaky chair

Makes another sound

There is a gentle breeze

Playing in your hair

Come take a bow

While you're still

All there

It's what it is

It's what it was

And what will be here

(Note: The text was written down wrong in the booklet: "It's what will be here")

After us

There is no memory

There is no recall

No recollection

(Note: The booklet mentions "Recollections" but that's not what Morten Harket sings)

At all

Your dark glasses

Sliding down your nose

Bring these proceedings

(Note: The booklet mentions "Now bring these proceedings" but the word is not sung)

To a close

It's what there is

It's what it was

(Note: The booklet mentions "It's what there was" but "there" was replaced by "it" in the sung version on the album)

And what will be here

(Note: The text was written down wrong in the booklet: "It's what will be here")

After us

Your dark glasses

Sliding down your nose

Bring these proceedings

To a close

It's what it is

(You can make it all worthwhile)

It's what it was

(You can lend yourself some style)

And what will be here

(You can give them all the reasons)

After us

(All the facts that you have seasoned)

It's what there is

(You can hear them hoot and holler)

It's what it was

(As you come across a scholar)

And what will be here

(You can set your name in lights)

(Note: The text was written down wrong in the booklet: "YOU name" instead of "YOUR name")

After us

(You can make two wrongs a right)

Ooohhhh

(You can make it all worthwhile)

(You can lend yourself some style)

(You can give them all the reasons)

(All the facts that you have seasoned)

(You can hear them hoot and holler)

(As you come across a scholar) 

 


 

FOOT OF THE MOUNTAIN 

(Music: Magne F. / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

(Lyrics: Magne F. / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy / Martin Terefe)

 

 

Keep your clever lines

Hold your easy rhymes

Silence everything

Silence always wins

Itís a perfect alibi

Thereís no need to analyze

It will be all right through the longest night

Just silence everything

But we could live by the foot of a mountain

We could clear us a yard in the back

(Note: The text was written down wrong in the booklet: "clear us yard" instead of "clear us A yard")

Build a home by the foot of the mountain

We could stay there and never come back

Learn from my mistake

Leave what others take

Speak when spoken to

And do what others do

Silence always wins

So silence everything

It will be all right in the morning light

Just silence everything

But we could live by the foot of a mountain

We could clear us a yard in the back

(Note: The text was written down wrong in the booklet: "clear us yard" instead of "clear us A yard")

Build a home by the foot of the mountain

We could stay there and never come back

We could stay there and never come back

You know it

We could leave tonight

But we could live by the foot of a mountain

We could make us a white picket fence

Build a home by the foot of the mountain

We could stay there and see how it ends

Yes, we could stay there and see how it ends

We could stay there and see how it ends

 


 

REAL MEANING
(Music: Magne F. / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
(Lyrics: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

Don't change me

I'm gonna break if you try

Don't change you

You know the tears

I'm gonna cry

And I sure will

Miss us when we're gone

You're the real meaning of the sun

It shows you off to everyone

You're the real meaning of the sun

It shows you off to everyone

The real meaning

I want the real meaning

Don't fix me

It breaks my heart

To see you try

Don't fix you

And leave me for

Some other guy

And I sure will

Miss us when we're done

You're the real meaning of the sun

It shows you off to everyone

You're the real meaning of the sun

It shows you off to everyone

When I'm thinking about you fondly

Then I'm thinking about the only

Real meaning of the sun

Of the sun

Of the sun

Of the sun

You're the real meaning of the sun

It shows you off to everyone

You're the real meaning of the stars

That guides me to the place you are

(Note: The text was written down wrong in the booklet: "They guide me" instead of "That guides me")

The real meaning, yeah

I want the real meaning, mmh

The real meaning

I want the real meaning, yeah

 


 
SHADOWSIDE 
(Music: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy )
(Lyrics: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
 

 

The shadowside

You say I have

Is making everything

Go bad

You say I don't

Care enough

For all the things that

I have got

But I do

And I will

I don't want to see myself descend

Into the shadowside again

If you ever let me go again

In the shadowside I'll end

The shadowside

Where I go

I'm never where

I'm needed so

You say I don't

Give enough

That I don't care for

All I've got

But I do

And I will

I don't want to let myself descend

Into the shadowside again

If you're letting go of me again

In the shadowside I'll end

But I do

And I will

Yes I will

I don't want to let myself descend

Into the shadowside again

If you're letting go of me again

In the shadowside I'll end

In the shadowside I'll end

 


 

NOTHING IS KEEPING YOU HERE
(Music: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
(Lyrics: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

 

The lights change on the hill

The air seems strangely still

Everyone's asleep

The floorboards creak at dawn

As you walk out on the lawn

The grass is wet beneath

You think it rather strange

You think it rather weird

It's fair to say that

Nothing is keeping you here

Nothing is keeping you here

Nothing is keeping you here

The phone is off the hook

As you sink into a book

You don't know where you are

From the world detached

Unto a girl you latched

It never got too far

And everybody's down

(Note: The text was written down wrong in the booklet: "And everybody talks")

And everybody cares

(Note: The text was written down wrong in the booklet: "And everybody stares")

It's fair to say that

(Note: The text was written down wrong in the booklet: "It's safe to say that")

Nothing is keeping you here

Nothing is keeping you here

Nothing is keeping you here

And everybody talks

(Note: The text was written down wrong in the booklet: "And everybody's down")

And everybody stares

(Note: The text was written down wrong in the booklet: "And everybody cares")

You knew your day to shine

Would come without you here

Come without you here

Nothing was keeping you here

Here...

Nothing is keeping you here

 


 

MOTHER NATURE GOES TO HEAVEN
(Music: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
(Lyrics: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

Wrong

You never got it wrong

You always got it right

But now some time has passed;

You're ever so slightly off

Things you could do asleep

In a not too distant past,

Are trying your patience

Harder now

And though

Everything moves along

You hope that the rumour's wrong

That Mother Nature

Goes to Heaven

Right

You never got it right

It always got away

When you had it nailed

It was ever so slightly off

Sending you somewhere else

Than where you had to be

Making it back is much

Harder now

And though

You're struggling to get on track

It pales somewhat to the fact

That Mother Nature

Goes to Heaven

And there will be no sadder day

When all the birds

Have flown away

I'm trying your patience harder now

And though

Everything moves along

You hope that the rumour's wrong

That Mother Nature

Goes to Heaven

Mother Nature

Goes to Heaven

 


 

SUNNY MYSTERY
(Music: Magne F.)
(Lyrics: Magne F.)

 

You can run through every forest

You can sail the seven seas

You can climb the highest mountain

To try dissolve these memories

In case you never knew it

You can't undo it

You can jump of the edge of the world

(These things you'll never find)

Hide out in some monestary

(Out of sight and out of mind)

Lose your mind in meditiation

(These things you'll never find)

And never put your mind at ease

(Out of sight and out of mind)

You think you're running to it

But you are wading through it;

A sunny mystery

You think you're running to it

But you are wading through it;

A sunny mystery

A sunny mystery

Life is the dream that you wake up to

(These things you'll never find)

Dreams are the life from which you wake

(Out of sight and out of mind)

Everybody makes the extra effort

(These things you'll never find)

Never knowing what to do

(Out of sight and out of mind)

But you know the answer

Yeah, you know the score

It feels just like before

It's a sunny mystery

And that's how it's got to be

Because no-one knows for sure

The outcome of this

Sunny mystery...

 


 

START THE SIMULATOR
(Music: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)
(Lyrics: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

Start the simulator

Controllers, listen up

What's your status, Guidance?

Let's take it from the top

Coming up on docking

The beginnings of a tear

Clearing the tower

We take to the air

Start the simulator

Give your tanks a stir

The bright ejecta blanket

All is in a blur

Switch to Omni Bravo

B Bus under volt

Roll right to zero

Steady as she goes

We're gonna fly so high

Into the rendered sky

We're gonna be all right

Inside the endless night

Start the simulator

I.S.O. valves are gray

EDS to manual

Translation looks okay

Save it for the splash down

Things you want undone

You're in command now

Your home away from home

You're in control now

Now you're on your own

Now you're on your own

You're in control

You're in control

 


 
REMIXES

 


 

FOOT OF THE MOUNTAIN (BohŤme 7" Remix) 

(Music: Magne F. / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

(Lyrics: Magne F. / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy / Martin Terefe)

 

* This remix was released as a I-tunes download version of the song.

It was also available on a special FOOT OF THE MOUNTAIN two track bonus CD in Japan

 

 

Clear...

Clear...

Clear...

(We could...)

Clear...

(We could...)

Clear...

(We could...)

Clear...

Keep your clever lines

Hold your easy rhymes

Silence everything

Silence always wins

Itís a perfect alibi

Thereís no need to analyze

It will be all right through the longest night

Just silence everything

But we could live by the foot of a mountain

We could clear us a yard in the back

Build a home by the foot of the mountain

We could stay there and never come back

Learn from my mistake

Leave what others take

Speak when spoken to

And do what others do

Silence always wins

So silence everything

It will be all right in the morning light

Just silence everything

But we could live by the foot of a mountain

We could clear us a yard in the back

Build a home by the foot of the mountain

We could stay there and never come back

We could stay there and never come back

But we could live by the foot of a mountain

We could make us a white picket fence

Build a home by the foot of the mountain

We could stay there and see how it ends

Yes, we could stay there and see how it ends

(We could...)

Clear...

(We could...)

Clear...

(We could...)

 


 

FOOT OF THE MOUNTAIN (Erik Ljunggren Remix) 

(Music: Magne F. / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

(Lyrics: Magne F. / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy / Martin Terefe)

 

* This remix was released as a I-tunes download version of the song.

It was also available on a special FOOT OF THE MOUNTAIN two track bonus CD in Japan

 

 

We could live by the foot of a mountain

We could clear us a yard in the back

Build a home by the foot of the mountain

We could stay there and never come back

Keep your clever lines

Hold your easy rhymes

Silence everything

Silence always wins

Itís a perfect alibi

Thereís no need to analyze

It will be all right through the longest night

Just silence everything

But we could live by the foot of a mountain

We could clear us a yard in the back

Build a home by the foot of the mountain

We could stay there and never come back

Learn from my mistake

Leave what others take

Speak when spoken to

And do what others do

Silence always wins

So silence everything

It will be all right in the morning light

Just silence everything

But we could live by the foot of a mountain

We could clear us a yard in the back

Build a home by the foot of the mountain

We could stay there and never come back

We could stay there and never come back

We could leave tonight

But we could live by the foot of a mountain

We could make us a white picket fence

Build a home by the foot of the mountain

We could stay there and see how it ends

Yes we could stay there and see how it ends

We could stay there and see how it ends

 


 

FOOT OF THE MOUNTAIN (Radio Edit) 

(Music: Magne F. / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

(Lyrics: Magne F. / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy / Martin Terefe)

 

* This is a slightly edited version of the song. I was released on the "Foot Of The Mountain" 5" CD Single.

 

 

Keep your clever lines

Hold your easy rhymes

Silence everything

Silence always wins

Itís a perfect alibi

Thereís no need to analyze

It will be all right through the longest night

Just silence everything

But we could live by the foot of a mountain

We could clear us a yard in the back

Build a home by the foot of the mountain

We could stay there and never come back

Learn from my mistake

Leave what others take

Speak when spoken to

And do what others do

Silence always wins

So silence everything

It will be all right in the morning light

Just silence everything

But we could live by the foot of a mountain

We could clear us a yard in the back

Build a home by the foot of the mountain

We could stay there and never come back

We could stay there and never come back

You know it

We could leave tonight

But we could live by the foot of a mountain

We could make us a white picket fence

Build a home by the foot of the mountain

We could stay there and see how it ends

We could stay there and see how it ends

 


 

FOOT OF THE MOUNTAIN (Rough Mix) 

(Music: Magne F. / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

(Lyrics: Magne F. / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy / Martin Terefe)

 

* This version of the song was released on a German acetate two track sample promo CD. It is apparently a demo version.

 

 

MISSING

 


 

MOTHER NATURE GOES TO HEAVEN (Demo Version)

(Music: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

(Lyrics: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* That same version of the song was later released on the bonus CD of the CAST IN STEEL DELUXE edition.

 

Wrong

You never got it wrong

You always got it right

But now some time has passed;

You're ever so slightly off

Things you could do asleep

In a not too distant past,

Are trying your patience

Harder now

And though

Everything moves along

You hope that the rumour's wrong

That Mother Nature

Goes to Heaven

Right

You never got it right

It always got away

When you had it nailed

It was ever so slightly off

Sending you somewhere else

Than where you had to be

Making it back's much

Harder now

And though

You're struggling to get on track

It pales somewhat to the fact

That Mother Nature

Goes to Heaven

And there will be no sadder day

When all the birds

Have flown away

I'm trying your patience harder now

And though

Everything moves along

You hope that the rumour's wrong

That Mother Nature

Goes to Heaven

Mother Nature

Goes to Heaven

 


 

NOTHING IS KEEPING YOU HERE (Rough Mix) 

(Music: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

(Lyrics: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* This version of the song was released on a German acetate two track sample promo CD. It is apparently a demo version.

 

 

MISSING

 


 

NOTHING IS KEEPING YOU HERE (Single Edit)

(Music: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

(Lyrics: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* This version of the song was released on the "Nothing Is Keepin You Here" 5" CD Single.

 

 

The lights change on the hill

The air seems strangely still

Everyone's asleep

The floorboards creak at dawn

As you walk out on the lawn

The grass is wet beneath

You think it rather strange

You think it rather weird

It's fair to say that

Nothing is keeping you here

Nothing is keeping you here

Nothing is keeping you here

The phone is off the hook

As you sink into a book

You don't know where you are

From the world detached

Unto a girl you latched

It never got too far

And everybody's down

And everybody cares

It's fair to say that

Nothing is keeping you here

Nothing is keeping you here

Nothing is keeping you here

And everybody talks

And everybody stares

You knew your day to shine

Would come without you here

Come without you here

Nothing was keeping you here

Here...

Nothing is keeping you here

 


 

NOTHING IS KEEPING YOU HERE (Steve Osborne Remix / U.K. Remix / Radio Edit)

(Music: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

(Lyrics: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* This version of the song was released on the "Nothing Is Keepin You Here" 5" CD Single.

 

The lights change on the hill

The air seems strangely still

Everyone's asleep

The floorboards creak at dawn

As you walk out on the lawn

The grass is wet beneath

You think it rather strange

You think it rather weird

It's fair to say that

Nothing is keeping you here

Nothing is keeping you here

Nothing is keeping you here

The phone is off the hook

As you sink into a book

You don't know where you are

From the world detached

Unto a girl you latched

It never got too far

And everybody's down

And everybody cares

It's fair to say that

Nothing is keeping you here

Nothing is keeping you here

Nothing is keeping you here

And everybody talks

And everybody stares

You knew your day to shine

Would come without you here

Come without you here

Nothing was keeping you here

Here...

Nothing is keeping you here

 


 

SHADOWSIDE (New Single Version / Single Edit) 

(Music: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy )

(Lyrics: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* This is an edited version of the song. I was released on the "Shadowside" 5" CD Single.

 

 

The shadowside

You say I have

Is making everything

Go bad

You say I don't

Care enough

For all the things that

I have got

But I do

I don't want to see myself descend

Into the shadowside again

If you ever let me go again

In the shadowside I'll end

The shadowside

Where I go

I'm never where

I'm needed so

You say I don't

Give enough

That I don't care for

All I've got

But I do

I don't want to let myself descend

Into the shadowside again

If you're letting go of me again

In the shadowside

But I do

And I will

Yes I will

I don't want to let myself descend

Into the shadowside again

If you're letting go of me again

In the shadowside I'll end

In the shadowside I'll end

 


 
DELUXE EDITION LIVE BONUS

 


 
FOOT OF THE MOUNTAIN (Live) 

(Music: Magne F. / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

(Lyrics: Magne F. / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy / Martin Terefe)

 

* This live version was recorded for SWR3 Hautnah. It was released on the FOOT OF THE MOUNTAIN bonus DVD.

 

Keep your clever lines

Hold your easy rhymes

Silence everything

Silence always wins

Itís a perfect alibi

Thereís no need to analyze

It will be all right through the longest night

Just silence everything

But we could live by the foot of a mountain

We could clear us a yard in the back

Build a home by the foot of the mountain

We could stay there and never come back

Learn from my mistake

Leave what others take

Speak when spoken to

And do what others do

Silence always wins

So silence everything

It will be all right in the morning light

Just silence everything

But we could live by the foot of a mountain

We could clear us a yard in the back

Build a home by the foot of the mountain

We could stay there and never come back

We could stay there and never come back

You know it

We could leave tonight

But we could live by the foot of a mountain

We could make us a white picket fence

Build a home by the foot of the mountain

We could stay there and see how it ends

We could stay there and see how it ends

We could stay there and see how it ends

 


 

RIDING THE CREST (Live) 

(Music: Magne F. / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

(Lyrics: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

* This live version was recorded for SWR3 Hautnah. It was released on the FOOT OF THE MOUNTAIN bonus DVD.

 

You search your mind

That's what it's there for

Check all the whys'

And all the wherefores'

In the end

You're deem unsafe

Riding the crest

Of a high and beautiful wave

You make your movements known

And where you want to be

And everybody knows

That's how it's got to be

In the sheltered morning sun

In the sheltered morning sun

Internally

You make your own rules

You have excuses

The ones that you choose

In your mind

You're tall and and brave

Riding the crest

Of a high and beautiful wave

You make your movements known

And where you want to be

And everybody knows

That's how it's got to be

In the sheltered morning sun

In the sheltered morning sun

There comes a time

You don't even know what's missing

Some sugar to make the pill go down

You need a line

A push in the right direction

Some sugar to make the pill go down

Down-down-down

True

True to form

True to pre-existing norms

Truly wasted

At a rave

Riding the crest

Of a high and beautiful wave

Riding the crest

Of a high and beautiful wave

You make your movements known

And where you want to be

And everybody knows

That's how it's got to be

In the sheltered morning sun

In the sheltered morning sun

Aaahhh...

Sheltered morning sun

Oooooh

The sheltered morning sun

 


 
DELUXE EDITION BONUS STUDIO VIDEOS

 


 

FOOT OF THE MOUNTAIN (Video) 

(Music: Magne F. / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

(Lyrics: Magne F. / Paul Waaktaar-Savoy / Martin Terefe)

 

Keep your clever lines

Hold your easy rhymes

Silence everything

Silence always wins

Itís a perfect alibi

Thereís no need to analyze

It will be all right through the longest night

Just silence everything

But we could live by the foot of a mountain

We could clear us a yard in the back

Build a home by the foot of the mountain

We could stay there and never come back

Learn from my mistake

Leave what others take

Speak when spoken to

And do what others do

Silence always wins

So silence everything

It will be all right in the morning light

Just silence everything

But we could live by the foot of a mountain

We could clear us a yard in the back

Build a home by the foot of the mountain

We could stay there and never come back

We could stay there and never come back

You know it

We could leave tonight

But we could live by the foot of a mountain

We could make us a white picket fence

Build a home by the foot of the mountain

We could stay there and see how it ends

We could stay there and see how it ends

 


 

SHADOWSIDE (Video) 

(Music: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy )

(Lyrics: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

The shadowside

You say I have

Is making everything

Go bad

You say I don't

Care enough

For all the things that

I have got

But I do

I don't want to see myself descend

Into the shadowside again

If you ever let me go again

In the shadowside I'll end

The shadowside

Where I go

I'm never where

I'm needed so

You say I don't

Give enough

That I don't care for

All I've got

But I do

I don't want to let myself descend

Into the shadowside again

If you're letting go of me again

In the shadowside

But I do

And I will

Yes I will

I don't want to let myself descend

Into the shadowside again

If you're letting go of me again

In the shadowside I'll end

In the shadowside I'll end

 


 

NOTHING IS KEEPING YOU HERE (Video)

(Music: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

(Lyrics: Paul Waaktaar-Savoy)

 

The lights change on the hill

The air seems strangely still

Everyone's asleep

The floorboards creak at dawn

As you walk out on the lawn

The grass is wet beneath

You think it rather strange

You think it rather weird

It's fair to say that

Nothing is keeping you here

Nothing is keeping you here

Nothing is keeping you here

The phone is off the hook

As you sink into a book

You don't know where you are

From the world detached

Unto a girl you latched

It never got too far

And everybody's down

And everybody cares

It's fair to say that

Nothing is keeping you here

Nothing is keeping you here

Nothing is keeping you here

And everybody talks

And everybody stares

You knew your day to shine

Would come without you here

Come without you here

Nothing was keeping you here

Here...

Nothing is keeping you here

 


 

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