We Real Cool (Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds)

Who took your measurements? From your toes to the top of your head Yea, you know Who bought you clothes and new shoes And wrote you a book you never read Yea, you know Who was it, yeah you know, we real cool On the far side of the morning, Who was it, yeah you know, we real cool Now I hope you're listening, are you? Who was it you called the good shepherd, Rounding up the kids for their meal Who chased your shadow running out behind Clinging to your high flying heels Your high flying, high flying, high flying heels Who was it, yeah you know, we real cool On the far side of the morning, who was it Yeah you know, we real cool And I hope you're listening too Who measured the distance from the planets Right down to your big blue spinning world And heartbeats and tears and nervous laughter Spilling down all over you, girl Who was it, yeah you know, we real cool And the world keeps on turning Who was it, yeah you know, we real cool And I hope you're listening, are you? Sirius is 8.6 light years away Arcturas is 37 The past is the past and it's here to stay Wikipedia's heaven When you don't want to remember, you know On the far side of the morning Who was it, yea you know, we real cool And I hope you hear me, and you'll call Yeah, we real cool Yeah, we real, real cool