Saturday, June 10, 2006

Penguins (Lyle Lovett)

Language: Russian

I think a lot of people misunderstood this song. It's really very simple, though. Lyle is for the penguins, so the penguins are sensitive to his needs. Co-dependent? Maybe. But not excessively complicated.

-Jessi

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I'm not for fancy automobiles,
for the diamond rings
or film stars,

I am for the
lord of penguins.
I'm for the penguins.

Throw your money from the door;
we'll all sit around
and observe as it becomes snow.
I am for,
oh, the lord of penguins.

I'm for the penguins
so penguins are sensitive
so penguins are sensitive
penguins are so sensitive
to my needs

so penguins are sensitive
so penguins are sensitive
penguins are so sensitive
to my needs
my needs
my needs
my needs

so penguins are sensitive
so penguins are sensitive
penguins are so sensitive
to my needs
my needs my needs
to my needs [repeated]

2 comments:

Jim said...

The lyrics convey the meaning but the words aren't correct. He's not talking about the mammal "penguin", I think it's a type of classy women or something.

Jessi Guilford said...

You're new here, right?