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Badly Drawn Boy - Disillusion

Music Video | 2000
ArtistBadly Drawn Boy
SongDisillusion
AlbumThe Hour Of Biwilderbeast
DirectorHammer, Tongs
Director of PhotographyIgor Jadoue Lillo
MusicDamon Gough
MusicThe Doves
EditorHammer, Tongs
GenrePop
GenreRock
IntroNo
OutroNo
Companies involved in ProductionHamet, Tongs
Full StoryA human taxi (Badly Drawn Boy) takes people around New York city when they can't get an actual taxi. On one of his trips he falls in love with one of his female passengers. He tries to find her but his knocked down by a get of water from a little girls fire hydrant. The woman he loves then caries him home, in the same way he was carrying her.
Guest Appearances (Musician+Label)The Doves
LabelTwisted Nerve
LyricsDamon Gough
Production time3 Days
Runtime5:19
Runtime5:19
Set LocationNew York City, New York, USA
Song AwardsThe Hour of Biwilderbeast
Song AwardsBest Album
Song Awards2000 Mercury music awards
Sound MixStereo
TalentHuman Taxi - Damon Gough (Badly Drawn Boy
Technical Specificationscolour - format unknown
Release dateSeptember 2000

Lyrics

Seems you created your own illusion
Fuelled by an image of me
Well I couldn't stay at your side
It wouldn't be right
A picture that I just don't see

Why do you have to make it so complicated
Can't it just be beautiful
I don't want to stifle your flight
I didn't mean to fall in love

Always in pursuit of the perfect people
Oh and I can see that it shows
...
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