May 1997
Length: 3:32
Disc: Paranoid Android single CD1 | Airbag/How Am I Driving? EP | College Karma EP
Tablature: Guitar

Other Versions:
Remix - Running From Demons EP

The obscure lyrics of this song deserve pondering. The version available on the Paranoid Android CD1 and the US Airbag EP is considered the original, and the remix is available on the Running From Demons EP. The latter has clearer production values and a slightly louder guitar at the beginning; Jonny plays a different ending on the guitar. Both versions open with both Phil and Ed on drums. Pearly* made it onto the band's live set on the latter half of the OK Computer tour.

One of those songs that you'll either really love, or think is just plain average. I'm in love with this track and everything about it :D

It was played a few times during the 2001 tour, and is now one of only 3 b-sides to make it into setlists. The other two being Permanent Daylight and Talk Show Host.

How'd you get your teeth so pearly?
Dew-drop dentures
White-washed faces
She runs from the third world, pearly

Vanilla (feel it crawl to me)
Milkshakes (crawl back again)
From Hard Rock (whatever you say)
Cafes (it won't go away)
That's where (I feel it crawl to me)
She got her (crawls back again)
Sweet tooth (it won't go away)
For white boys (whatever you say)
She runs from the third world, pearly

It hurts me
Darling it hurts me
Darling it hurts me
Darling it hurts me
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