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She's An Island

from Ink by Teenage Octopus

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She’s an island
She’s a quack
She’s slipping through the cracks
She’s thin air
She’s hard to detect
But she’s breathing down my neck

She’s an island

She’s backwards
She’s lost focus
The only words she wants to hear are hocus pocus
She’s a steel trap
She’s a locked door
She’s an island and so much more

She’s an island
No one comes or goes
She’s an island

She’s loose change
She’s a sitting duck
She’s lost in my pockets and down on her luck

She’s an island
No one comes or goes
She’s an island
And no one knows


from Ink, track released March 11, 2011
Written by Bobby Lewis
Produced by Teenage Octopus and Alex Surdu
Mixed by Bobby Lewis, Alex Surdu, and Lim Wei


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Teenage Octopus Ann Arbor, Michigan

After lead guitarist Bobby Lewis formed Teenage Octopus in 2009, the band wasted no time hitting the Ann Arbor music scene with their fresh, unique sound. Influenced by alternative-rock bands such as Radiohead, Wilco and Spoon as well as jam-band pioneers Phish, the four-piece from University of Michigan's goal is to intertwine smart melodies and explorative jams. ... more

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