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Death Cab for Cutie

Black Sun

Verse 1

There is whiskey in the water
And there is death upon the vine
There is fear in the eyes of your father
And there is "yours" and there is "mine"

Verse 2

There is a desert veiled in pavement
And there's a city of seven hills
And all our debris flows to the ocean
To meet again, I hope it will

Chorus

How could something so fair be so cruel
When this black sun revolved around you?

Verse 3

There is an answer in a question
And there is hope within despair
And there is beauty in a failure
And there are depths beyond compare

Verse 4

There is a role of a lifetime
And there's a song yet to be sung
And there's a dumpster in the driveway
Of all the plans that came undone

Chorus

How could something so fair be so cruel?
When this black sun revolved around you

Chorus

How could something so fair be so cruel?
When this black sun revolved around you

Verse 5

There is whiskey in the water
And there is death upon the vine
And there is grace within forgiveness
But it's so hard for me to find

Chorus

How could something so fair be so cruel?
When this black sun revolved around you

Chorus

How could something so fair be so cruel?
When this black sun revolved around you

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Writer(s): Benjamin D. Gibbard
Video: "Death Cab For Cutie" YouTube Channel

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