February 23rd, 2012
In Arcade Fire’s Sprawl I (Flatland), some childhood friends ride their bikes out to the town where they grew up. They’re spotted by some cops (at 1:44). That’s when things get weird.
Cop: “Do you kids know what time it is?”
Kid: “Well sir, it’s the first time I’ve felt like something is mine, like I have something to give.”
Cop: “Well where do you kids live?”
Kid: “Well sir, if you only knew what the answer is worth, been searching every corner of the earth.”
I can only assume the cops got right back into their patrol car and drove away as quickly as they could.