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​The Matter Of Time

This song is by Super Furry Animals and appears on the album Guerrilla (1999).

It happened in the summertime
My cousin and I read the line
The open book shook our comfy lives
Ooh

Destiny revealed to us
Descending from his mystery bus
Ah

Till then we thought a permanent thing
Meant a permanent thing
But a permanent thing
Is no permanent thing
No we've no permanent place to play

And now and again aftershocks
Scar our thoughts with molten rocks
The scorching sun lies a touch ahead
Ooh

The matter of time taught to us
Our parents would not be there to fuss
Ah

Till then we thought a permanent thing
Meant a permanent thing
But no permanent thing
Is a permanent thing
No we've no permanent place to play

And I remember talking about time
And I remember shivers down my spine (X2)
And I remember shaking