Fake Empire (The National)

C F G 1. Stay out super late tonight picking apples, making pies C F G Put a little something in our lemonade and take it with us Am F G R: We're half awake in a fake empire Am F G We're half awake in a fake empire 2. Tiptoe through our shiny city with our diamond slippers on Do our gay ballet on ice, bluebirds on our shoulders R: We're half awake... C F G 3. Turn the light out say goodnight, no thinking for a little while C F G Let's not try to figure out everything at once C F G It's hard to keep track of you falling through the sky R: We're half awake...