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The Sound Of Business Lyrics

from Knee Plays

"The Sound Of Business" is track #3 on the album Knee Plays. It was written by Byrne, David.
"The Sound Of Business" is track #3 on the album Knee Plays. It was written by Byrne, David.

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They were driving south on the highway
Their business was in another town
Bigger than the town they were driving from
Business took place during office hours in both towns

This drive was considered business
The feeling of passing other cars
Was also considered business
A feeling of business being done

The feeling of drifting slowly
Through a field of moving vehicles
This was the real speed, speed of business
Not the numbers on the speedometer

One of them was playing with the radio
Slowly changing the channel from one station to another
Sometimes listening to both channels at once
On one channel a man was talking to another man on the telephone

The other channel was playing oldies
'Gone For Good', 'Listening Wind'
'Puzzle Power', 'Beechwood Serenade'
'Sunshine And Sugar', 'Golden Windows'
'Taste Of Believing', 'Carnival Girl'
'Love Walks Away', 'Wishing Well'

'Knew You Could', 'A Face Like That'
'Dark Highway', 'Shakin Venus'
'Colored Wheels', 'Visit Me Quick'
'Lonesome Money', 'School Of Heartache'
'Painted Smiles'
The sound of business being done


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