Rococo : The Arcade Fire

Let’s go downtown and watch the modern kids
Let’s go downtown and talk to the modern kids
They will eat right out of your hand
Using great big words that they don’t understand
They say

Rococo, rococo, rococo, rococo
Rococo, rococo, rococo, rococo

They build it up just to burn it back down
They build it up just to burn it back down
The wind is blowing all the ashes around
Oh my dear god what is that horrible song they’re singing

Rococo, rococo, rococo, rococo
Rococo, rococo, rococo, rococo
Rococo, rococo, rococo, rococo
Rococo, rococo, rococo, rococo
Rococo, rococo!
Rococo!

They seem wild but they are so tame
They seem wild but they are so tame
They’re moving towards you with their colors all the same
They want to own you but they don’t know what game they’re playing

Rococo, rococo, rococo, rococo
Rococo!
Rococo!

(Rococo)
(Rococo)

Rococo!
Rococo!

(Rococo)
(Rococo)

Rococo!

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2 thoughts on “Rococo : The Arcade Fire

  1. It all started when I liked this song and then reflected on some of my other favorite Arcade Fire songs. When I realized that most of them used kids (No Cars Go, Neighborhood #3, Ready to Start, Rococo) I put together that other post. My fav continues to be Tunnels which is like a Kid Anthem (put to excellent use in Where The Wild Things Are).

    For future lyric questions consult: http://www.arcadefire.net/lyrics/

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