The things we used to have/ Are fading all too fast, ... Like a castle in the sand/ Well some things they're meant to last.
"Gareth Michael "Gaz" Coombes" is an English musician and singer-songwriter, best known as the lead vocalist and guitarist of the English alternative rock band, Supergrass. He first entered the music scene aged sixteen as the lead singer of the band The Jennifers which featured Supergrass band mate Danny Goffey. Coombes was noticeable for his large sideburns during the 1990s.More Gaz Coombes on Wikipedia.
I have a new respect for the mermaids, ... because it's very tough what they do.
It should be beautiful spectacle, ... The song has always had that kind of vibe.