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Such Great Heights

This song is by Iron & Wine and appears on the movie soundtrack Garden State (2004) and on the album Around the Well (2009).

This song is a cover of "Such Great Heights" by The Postal Service.
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Such Great Heights
I am thinking it's a sign
That the freckles in our eyes are mirror images
And when we kiss they're perfectly aligned

And I have to speculate
That God himself did make us into corresponding shapes
Like puzzle pieces from the clay

And true, it may seem like a stretch
But it's thoughts like this that catch my troubled head when you're away
When I am missing you to death

When you are out there on the road
For several weeks of shows and when you scan the radio
I hope this song will guide you home

They will see us waving from such great heights
"Come down now," they'll say
But everything looks perfect from far away
"Come down now," but we'll stay

I tried my best to leave
This all on your machine but the persistent beat
It sounded thin upon listening

And that frankly will not fly
You'll hear the shrillest highs and lowest lows with the windows down
And this is guiding you home

They will see us waving from such great heights
"Come down now," they'll say
But everything looks perfect from far away
"Come down now," but we'll stay

Written by:

Benjamin Gibbard and Jimmy Tamborello