Squeaky swings and tall grass
The longest shadows ever cast
The waters warm and children swim
We frolicked about in our summer skin

I don't recall a single care
Just greenery and humid air
Then Labor Day came and went
And we shed what was left of our summer skin

On the night you left I came over
And we peeled the freckles from our shoulders
Our brand new coats so flushed and pink
And I knew your heart I couldn't win
Cause the seasons change was a conduit
And we'd left our love in our summer skin
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Summer Skin Lyrics

Death Cab For Cutie – Summer Skin Lyrics

Songwriters: Gibbard, Benjamin / Walla, Christopher / Mcgerr, Jason
Summer Skin lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC

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