Copyright: Writer(s): Paul Banks, Daniel Kessler, Carlos Dengler, Samuel Fogarino Lyrics Terms of Use, I wish I could eat the salt Making that nothing else will change The song was written before “Obstacle 1” for Interpol’s debut album, Turn on the Bright Lights. We kind of had a down phase. 2. “Obstacle 2” finds lead singer Paul Banks expressing his appreciation for a girl and letting her know that he’s willing to change for her. ”‘Obstacle’ 1 and 2 actually came from Daniel, he was working on those. 1 of 19. Album: Miscellaneous. 2. Her stories are boring and stuff But it's different now that I'm poor and aging But it's different now that I'm poor and aging But she can read, she can read 2. C/B. And we can top the old times [Verse 1] She packs away, she packs away In my mind She can read, she can read, she's bad 2. Spend it all today Obstacle 1 Lyrics: I wish I could eat the salt off of your lost faded lips / We can cap the old times, make playing only logical harm / We can cap the old lines, make playing that nothing else will He’s now older and sad he can never see her again because she “stabbed herself in the neck,” which can just be another way of saying she got herself killed. 1 of 22. Find the accurate lyrics from sing365.com. It took time, then I found you I came up with those names, and they were just our working titles, and everyone was like, ‘Those are great names.’ We wrote ‘Obstacle 2’ first and ‘Obstacle 1’ second, and I do think it was relating to the fact that, for some reason we’d had a drought in our writing. It's in the things that she puts in my head Cmaj7. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. She can read, she's bad, oh she's bad It's in the way that she walks We can find new ways of living make playing only logical harm You go stabbing yourself in the neck [Pre-Chorus] There is no strumming pattern for this song yet. We can cap the old lines plain that nothing else will change 1 of 15. She packs it away (Take my love in these small doses) We have an official Obstacle 1 tab made by UG professional guitarists. We can cap the old times make playing only logical harm She puts the weights into my little heart Chords. 3. I wish I could eat the salt Off of your lost faded lips We can cap the old times Make playing only logical harm We can cap the old lines It's in the things that she puts in my hair I'll never see this face again If you don't trust yourself for at least one minute each day Her heaven is never enough We can cap the old times [Pre-Chorus] 3. Make playing that nothing else will change, But she can read, she can read, she can read The only correlation between the two songs is that they both ended a phase of writer’s block the band had been experiencing for a few months. Interpol Obstacle 1 Lyrics. 4. And she gets in my room and she takes it apart 2. But it's different now that I'm poor and aging Interpol - Obstacle 1 Lyrics. You go stabbing yourself in the neck 3. We have an official Obstacle 1 tab made by UG professional guitarists. Tambourine Man’; June 21, 1965, Lyricapsule: Nirvana Drop ‘Bleach’; June 15, 1989, Lyricapsule: Derek and the Dominos’ First Gig; June 14, 1970. [Verse 2] I said, "She puts the weights into my little heart" One possible interpretation is the singer mourning the death of a woman he was with in his youth. If you can fix me up, girl, you'll go a long way You'll go stabbing yourself in the neck Lead singer and guitarist, Paul Banks, revealed to Pitchfork in 2003 why the song is named “Obstacle 1.”, I’ve just never really been all that interested in titles, so either I’m very inspired, or it’s just, whatever, the working title,“ he said. She puts it, she puts the weights into my little heart. She can read, she can read, she can read, she's bad I wish I could eat the salt off your last faded lips We can cap the old times make playing only logical harm We can cap the old lines plain that nothing else will change The repeated lyric, “She can read… She’s bad,” can mean she was rebellious, leading to an accident which killed her. I'm gonna pull you in close, gonna wrap you up tight [Chorus] You go stabbing yourself in the neck 1. We can cap the old times, make playing only logical harm Highlight. She puts the weights in my heart 3. (Take my love in these small doses) She packs away, she packs away (Take my love in these small doses) [Pre-Chorus] It's different now that I'm poor and aging In an interview, the band said the song was written when they saw a report of a model who had recently committed suicide by stabbing herself in the neck. [Chorus] I'll never see this place again [Chorus] She can read, she can read [Outro] 1. So it was sort of related to that. I'll showcase on route 7 when I find the right place [Chorus x2] But she can read, she can read, she can read It's in the way that she walks If you can fix me up, girl, you'll go a long way She packs it away, she packs it away So it was sort of related to that. I said she puts the weights into my little heart It takes a long time just to get this all straight She's always calling my bluff 1. Strumming. Gonna play with the braids that you came here with tonight F. 2. 1 of 26. [Chorus 2] Make playing only logical harm Fmaj7. She puts it, she puts the weights into my little heart Make playing only logical harm Download Pdf. I'll never see this face again Spend it all today 3. She puts the weights in my heart Fmaj7. It's in the things that she puts in my hair I'll never see this face again We can cap the old times make playing only logical harm She puts the weights in my heart Download Pdf. And we can find new ways of living It took time, then I found you 1. If you can fix me up, girl, you'll go a long way (Take my love in these small doses) Obstacle 1 (Arthur Baker's Return to New York Mix), Obstacle 1 (Arthur Baker's Return to New York Mix) [Edit], Stella Was a Diver and She Was Always Down, Lyricapsule: The Surfaris Drop ‘Wipe Out’; June 22, 1963, Lyricapsule: The Byrds Drop ‘Mr. © 2020 METROLYRICS, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. But she can read, she can read I'll stand by all this drinking if it helps me through these days If you can fix me up, girl, you'll go a long way 3. I'll never see this face again She puts the, she puts the weights into my little heart Guitar Ukulele Piano new. And she gets in my room and she takes it apart She packs it away Check out the tab » Backing track. Check out the tab » Backing track. She puts the weights into my little heart We kind of had a down phase. And we can find new ways of living Let's go go stabbing yourself in the neck It's in the way that she posed, It's in the things that she puts in my head Her stories are boring and stuff. ", I wish I could eat the salt off of your lost faded lips, But she can read, she can read, she can read, she can read, But it's different now that I'm poor and aging, It's different now that I'm poor and aging, She puts the, she puts the weights into my little heart, Obstacle 1 (Arthur Baker Mix) by Interpol (Ft. Arthur Baker), Stella Was a Diver and She Was Always Down. She can read she's bad Make sure your selection It's in the way that she posed Guitar Ukulele Piano new. ", Because friends don't waste wine when there's words to sell, If you can fix me up, girl, you'll go a long way, I'll stand by all this drinking if it helps me through these days, It takes a long time just to get this all straight, I've spent a long time corresponding in my own way, Stella Was a Diver and She Was Always Down.