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Devendra Banhart releases his Nonesuch debut, Mala, on March 12, 2013. The singer/songwriter co-produced the record with his longtime bandmate, guitarist Noah Georgeson. Mala may be pre-ordered now on CD and vinyl in the Nonesuch Store with: a limited-edition, autographed print; an instant download of the album track “Für Hildegard von Bingen”; and a download of the complete album available starting release day. The Mala LP is pressed on 140-gram vinyl and includes the album on CD, an additional 7” with two bonus tracks, and an exclusive poster.

Mala, Banhart's eighth studio album, was recorded in his then-home in Los Angeles. (He now resides in New York City.) He and Georgeson played most of the instruments themselves, using borrowed equipment and a recorder they'd found in a pawn shop. The recorder is a couple of decades' old piece of gear “that a lot of early hip-hop had been made on,” says Banhart. “And knowing my songs are not hip-hop whatsoever, we thought it would be interesting to see how these kinds of songs would sound on equipment that was used to record our favorite rap. Let's see how this technology would work for us.”

Banhart also notes how his voice has developed over the years: “I don't really take care of my voice, but, just like with playing guitar, you get more familiar with it, and you get better at it. I've always said that I'm very good at not knowing how to play the guitar but, really, it's just that I'm very comfortable with the utter uncertainty of my approach.”

Banhart's previous release, 2009's What Will We Be, received critical acclaim, with Rolling Stone calling it “the best he's ever made.” The Los Angeles Times said the record “found him making comfortable, laid-back folk that didn't sound like a compromise—more like an artist growing into his own.”

Devendra Banhart was born in Houston, TX, and moved with his mother to her native Caracas, Venezuela, when his parents separated. The family relocated to Los Angeles during his teenage years; it was there that he learned to speak English, skateboard, and play music. Banhart first began to perform in public while attending the San Francisco Art Institute. He has since lived in Los Angeles, Paris, San Francisco, and New York City.

Banhart first attracted international notice with his 2002 debut album, Oh Me Oh My … The Way the Day Goes By the Sun Is Setting Dogs Are Dreaming Lovesongs of the Christmas Spirit—a collection of recordings he had made for himself. Pitchfork said in its review: “Banhart's promising debut is the sign of someone destined for great, strange things.” Subsequent albums include Rejoicing in the Hands, Niño Rojo, Cripple Crow, and Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon. He has collaborated with fellow musicians including Antony and the Johnsons, Beck, Vashti Bunyan, Os Mutantes, Swans, and Vetiver. He also has performed with both Gilberto Gil and Caetano Veloso, and was part of a David Byrne–curated concert at Carnegie Hall.

An accomplished visual artist, Banhart's distinctive, minutely inked, often enigmatic drawings have appeared in galleries all over the world, including the Art Basel Contemporary Art Fair in Miami; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Palais des Beaux-Arts in Brussels; and Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art. He has created the cover art for most of his records, including Mala, and in 2010 his artwork and packaging for What Will We Be was nominated for a Grammy.




The Charles C. Leary
- 2002-08-08 -



Bish-Bash Falls
Soothe My Soul, Mend My Mind

Sarah Sings
Mmplushumblehorse
Michigan State
Rainwater Pigfarmers

Aymama-Aymama
The Charles C. Leary
Whistling
The Thumbs Touch Too Much
Todo Los Dolores
Catastrophie
Me and Andy Sing El Rio

The Fish Are Scratched Up Flies

Artsandcrafts
(live at West 40th Street)
The Animal Map

Cada Casa Que Crece
Ride Away Like Roy Orbison
Red Lagoon Whistling
Noah
Cosmos and Damien
Aperpareplane
(early recording)
I Played Organ While Colter Played Guitar

Joe Cain


Oh me, Oh my...
- 2002-10-28 -



Tick Eats the Olive (Instrumental)
Roots (If The Sky Were a Stone)
The Charles C. Leary
Nice People
Animals In My Play
Cosmos and Demos
Michigan State
Lend Me Yourt Teeth
Hey Miss Cane
Soon Is Good
Tell Me Something
The Red Lagoon
A Gentle Soul
Happy Happy Oh
Pumpkin Seeds
Thumbs Touch Too Much
Legless Love
Marigold
Make It Easier
Ones
Little Monkey
The Spirit is Near


The Black Babies EP
- 2003-05-19 -

Bluebird
Surgery I Stole
Cosmos and Demos
Onward the Indian
Lagoon
The Charles C. Leary
Long Song
Old Thunderbird


Rejoicing in the hands
- 2004-04-24 -

This is the way
A sight to behold
The body breaks
Poughkeepsie
Dogs they make up the dark
Will is my friend
This beard is for siobhan
See saw

Tit smoking in the temple of artesan mimicry (Instrumental)
Rejoicing in the hands
Fall
Todo los dolores
When the sun shone on vetiver
There was sun
Insect eyes
Autumn's child
 

 


Nino Rojo
- 2004-09-13 -

Wake Up, Little Sparrow
Ay Mama
We All Know
Little Yellow Spider
A Ribbon
At The Hop
My Ships
Noah
Sister
Water May Walk
HorseheadedfleshWizard
An Island
Be Kind
Owl Eyes
The Good Red Road
Electric Heart


Cripple Crow
- 2005-09-13 -



Now That I Know
Santa María Da Feira
Heard Somebody Say
Long-Haired Child
Lazy Butterfly
Quédate Luna
Queen Bee
I Feel Just Like A Child
Some People Ride The Wave
The Beatles
Dragonflys
Cripple Crow
Inaniel
Hey Mama Wolf
Hows About Tellin' A Story
Chinese Children
Sawkill River (Instrumental)
I Love That Man
Luna De Margarita
Korean Dogwood
Little Boys
Ancor

Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon
- 2007-09-25 -



Cristobal
So Long Old Bean
Samba Vexillographica
Seahorse
Bad Girl
Seaside
Shabop Shalom
Tonada Yanomaminista
Rosa
Saved
Lover
Carmencita
The Other Woman
Freely
I Remember
My Dearest Friend

What Will We Be
- 2009-10-27 -



Can't Help but Smiling
Angelika
Baby
Goin' Back
First Song for B
Last Song for B
Chin Chin & Muck Muck
16th & Valencia Roxy Music
Rats
Maria Leonza
Brindo
Meet Me at the Lookout
Walilamzi
Foolin'

Mala
- 2013-03-12 -



Golden Girls
Daniel
Für Hildegard von Bingen
Never Seen Such Good Things
Mi Negrita
Your Fine Petting Duck
The Ballad of Keenan Milton (Instrumental)
A Gain
Won't You Come Over
Cristobal Risquez
Hatchet Wound
Mala
Won't You Come Home
Taurobolium

Ape in Pink Marble
- 2016-09-23 -



Middle Names
Good Time Charlie
Jon Lends a Hand
Mara
Fancy Man
Fig in Leather
Theme for a Taiwanese Woman in Lime Green
Souvenirs
Mourners' Dance
Saturday Night
Linda
Lucky
Celebration

Non Albums Tracks
- Misc -

Houses
I do dig a certain girl
Life During Wartime
Little life
London, London
Now that i know
Spiralling
Support our troops

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The Charles C. Leary

Bish-Bash Falls

There once was a man
Who really loved salt

So he tied his nose to the sea

And then God came down
From his silver throne

And said, 'Honey,
That water ain't free.

Sarah Sings

Desperado, why don't you come to your senses
You been out ridin' fences for so long now
Oh, you're a hard one
But I know that you got your reasons
These things that are pleasin' you
Can hurt you somehow

Don't you draw the queen of diamonds, boy
She'll beat you if she's able
You know the queen of hearts is always your best bet
Now it seems to me, some fine things
Have been laid upon your table
But you only want the ones that you can't get

Desperado, why don't you come to your senses
Come down from your fences, open the gate
It may be rainin', but there's a rainbow above you
You better let somebody love you,
You better let somebody love you, before it's too late

Mmplushumblehorse

We certainly are nice people
We certainly are nice people
Nice people
Certainly are nice people

In your whitest suit
And lion tattoes
In your whitest suit
And your lion tattoes
You've seen it all
Seen it all

Pale horse licks your skin begin
Begin begin begin begin begin
We certainly are
We certainly are nice people
Nice people
Certainly are nice people
Nice people

In your white suit
And lion tattoes
And your whitest suit
And lion tattoes
You've seen it all
Seen it all

Pale horse licks your skin
Begin begin begin begin begin
We certainly are nice people
Nice people
Nice people
Nice people
Nice people

Michigan State

My friend has my favorite teeth
They bend backwards when she breathes
And it whistles
And sweetness is all sweetness was
Bees are blackeyed birds that buzz
And my love has my favorite ears
They lean forwards when she hears
Well evil is all evil was
Birds are blue-eyed knees that buzz

And i said oh michigan, michigan state
How i'd love to live in you
Oh i've never been to michigan state
Still i'd wanna live in you

And you can't talk without your tongue
Don't try and drown without your lungs son
Well my snail has my favorite slow
The shell helps the snail still the skin lays low
And if my snail has my favorite slow
Then my cold has my favorite snow
But if my snail's cold and comes to a halt
Then my sea has my favorite salt
The salt keeps the sea from feeling sweet
And my toes have my favorite feet
And if i sweat salt
And the earth sweats heat

Oh michigan, michigan state
How i'd love to live in you
I've never been to michigan state
Still i'd want to live in you
Michigan state state state state

Aymama-Aymama

Ay mamá
Ay mamá, no hay que llorar.
No hay que llorar.

The Charles C. Leary

I lost the gloves that my mother gave to me
While on my ways to the make believe sea
And I lost the rings that my lover gave to me
While on my ways to the Red Salt Sea
Dadaladoo-rargh

And I lost my ways to my happy pen club
And ended up where I still can't say but
I lost my favorite pen on the way
And I lost my friend but that couldn't be
I lost the friend who sang with me
I lost my son but that couldn't be
I lost the son who sat on my knee
I lost my man but that couldn't be
I lost the one who I let inside me
And I lost my friend that my love and I shared
While on my ways to the make believe cares
Dadaladoo---rargh

And I lost the tunes that stuck to my ears
While on my ways to the make believe hears
And I saw Sapiena she sang to the sea
The only person left on the island was me
Dadaladoo---rargh

And I love the man who took care of me
He owns the ship the Charles C. Leary
Yes I love the man who took care of me

Whistling

There's one way to whistle, whistle while you work.
I know I am the plateau.
Just one way to whistle, but it's too soon.
My love the red lagoon.

The Thumbs Touch Too Much

If I were more like city girls
if I were more like city girls
If I were more like fancy girls
And thanks little bee, think of me
Here's four photographs
Just for laughs

My Miss Shipwreck sinks
Yes she sings
My Miss Pitchfork pinch
Yes she pinch
My Miss Sidewalk slips
Makes a mess, tickle flesh
When the night doesn't want you
And the sounds all surround you
And the steps to the temple
Are the breasts made of puddles

And if I were more like city girls
If I were more like fancy girls
And all my thumbs touch too much

Todo Los Dolores

Todos los Dolores ya se van
Y el grafitti dice Peter Pan
Y el zoologico de arcoiris
Arcoirá, arcoirá

En La mañana pienso en mi primo
Y todo lo español que desafino
Que dice cuando el sol sonrie
Sonreirá, sonreirá

Con tu cara de camello
Toma un bebé tan bello
Cada casa tiene llave
Por no saber, por no saber

Catastrophie

Catastrophy, imments the sea in sound
Spend a day by the beach and swimming around

Marigold, sunrays to unfold and frown
Spit past the cracks and the cataracks in sound

Cada Casa Que Crece

Cada casa que crece con piedras de mar
No puede durar
Culpa la bola y el fuego te va a encontrar

Hay un hueco escondido en un pez Peter Pan
Y adentro están las mermeladas del cuerpo alemán

(silbidos)

Raga descanso que cambia el color de tu piel
(el olor de tu voz)
¿Por qué ser infiel
Cuando el sol tiene un culo de mierda?

Hay un grillo esconcido en la cama de Andres,
Jugando ajedrez,
Sabes que está aunque nunca lo ves,
Va ganando por diez

Cada espina en tu espalda es vidrio de pez,
Uno dos tres
Tócame el cuatro y te canto al revés

Ride Away Like Roy Orbison

There's always something going on
And there's always something happening

There's always something going on
And there's always something happening

There's always something going on
And there's always something happening

There's always something going on
And there's always something happening

Don't be cruel to a heart that's true
Don't be cruel to a heart that's true

I was born in Texas state
And I moved to where my mother went
I was born in Texas state
And I moved to where my mother went

And I found my love in a happy pink glow(?)
And I found my love in a happy pink glow(?)

There's always something going on
And there's always something happening
There's always something going on
And there's always something happening

Ride away to a heart that's true
Ride away to a heart that's true
Ride away like Roy Orbison would
Ride away to a heart that's true
Ride away like Roy Orbison would

Red Lagoon Whistling

She got the happy happy oh
She got the happy happy oh
They had the falling falling oh
They had the falling falling oh
He had the coming out oh
He had the coming out oh
And I thought
Loving a man takes strength in me
When no one takes you seriously
Well sick out tonight
Now sick out tonight
With that flat out, flat out oh
With that flat out, flat out oh

Noah

Not everyone can relate, to what you and I appreciate
Not everyone can relate, to what you and I appreciate
..to what you and I appreciate

Not everyone can relate to what you and I appreciate
Noah is a cowboy but nobody knows
His cattle's on that hillside still nobody knows
Not everyone can relate to what you and I appreciate

But I know you'd like to run away
But it's hard with horseshoes made of clay
And the selfish friend that I am says stay

Cosmos And Damien

I've never told this story to another living soul
For fear it might awaken and the story would unfold
Candles in a courtyard
And a paper colored cat
While demos danced on feathers
And cosmos held the hat
Next came their profession
And a paper colored purr
And umber armed albino
And the crowd began to stir
I slid behind a linden
To swallow what I'd seen
I slid behind a linden
To swallow what I'd seen
Threads of grass and thimbles
Needles made of hair
Weaves a dance that stumbles
Limbs laughed in the air
Threads of grass and thimbles
Needles made of hair
Weaves a dance that stumbles
Limbs laughed in the air
And on the day you fall
Who's name would you call
The only thing you taught me is the only thing you know
How to start a fire once the embers cease to glow
The only thing you taught me is the only thing you know
How to start a fire once the embers cease to glow

Aperpareplane (Early Recording)

On an aperpareplane
Souls, Annie said
With jaws and arms the right length
To sing your soul to bed.

'Cause you fly an aperpareplane
Fashion from your niece
Crimson dress and nice clothes
Singing me to sleep

Fly an aperpareplane
Annie says my name
Jaws and hands the right length
No architects could blame

A life of paper airplanes
Flown from parkinglots
Smiling at the streetlights, oh dear...

And years being to roll your way
Reading a book of the way you look
Singing a song of where you belong

Oh me, Oh my...

Roots (If The Sky Were a Stone)

When the roots of the tree
Are as cold as can be
When the wind in the sea
Are the moth meets the bee
When the rays of the sun
Lick your skin with its tongue
And the grass with its green
And the grass with its green
And the shine with its sheen
And the shine with its sheen
And the trains with their tracks
And the spines with their backs
And your sway with its slow
And the wind with its blow
And your scream with its soul
I don't play rock n roll
And the people with their lungs
And the people with their paws
If the sky were a stone
Made of lips
Made of bones
Count my teeth
To keep the time

Charles C. Leary

I lost the gloves that my mother gave to me
While on my ways to the make believe sea
And I lost the rings that my lover gave to me
While on my ways to the Red Salt Sea
Dadaladoo...

And I lost my ways to my happy pen club
And ended up where I still can't say but
I lost my favorite pen on the way
And I lost my friend but that couldn't be
I lost the friend who sang with me
I lost my son but that couldn't be
I lost the son who sat on my knee
I lost my man I let inside me
And I lost my friend that my love and I shared
While on my ways to the make believe cares
Dadaladoo...

And I lost the tunes that stuck to my ears
While on my ways to the make believe hears
And I saw Sapiena she sang to the sea
The only person left on the island was me
Dadaladoo...

And I love the man who took care of me
He owns the ship the Charles C. Leary
Yes I love the man who took care of me
He sails the world on the Charles C. Leary

Nice people

Well you certainly are nice people
Yeah you certainly are nice people, nice people
Certainly are nice people

In your white ass suit and lion tattoos
In your white ass suit and lion tattoos
You've seen it all, seen it all

Pale horse licks your skin, begin
Begin, begin, begin, begin, begin
Well you certainly are, you certainly are nice people,
You certainly are nice people, nice people

In your white suit and lion tattoos
In your white suit and lion tattoos
You've seen it all, seen it all

Pale horse licks your skin
Begin, begin, begin, begin, begin, begin
Well you certainly are nice people
Nice people
Nice people
Nice people
Nice people

Animals In My Play

Gonna go out in the woods
Gonna find some animals
Gonna put them in my play
All in one day, all in one day

Gonna walk to Izabelle
Gonna have her comfort me
Izabelle spelled with a z
My sister and me
My sister and me

Cosmos And Demos

I've never told this story to another living soul
For fear it might awaken and the story would unfold
Candles in a courtyard and a paper colored cat
While demos danced on feathers and cosmos held the hat

Next came their profession and a paper colored purr
An umber armed albino and the crowd began to stir
I slid behind a linden to swallow what I'd seen
I slid behind a linden and to swallow what I'd seen

Threads of grass and thumbles, needles made of hair
Leaves a dance that stumbles, limbs laughed in the air
Threads of grass and thumbles, needles made of hair
Leaves a dance that stumbles, limbs laughed in the air

And on the day you fall, who's name would you call
The only thing you taught me is the only thing you know
How to start a fir once the umbers cease to glow
The only thing you taught me is the only thing you know
How to start a fire once the umbers cease to glow

Michigan state

My friend has my favorite teeth
They bend backwards when she breathes
And it whistles

And sweetness is all sweetness was
Bees are black eyed birds that buzz
And my love has my favorite ears
They lean forwards when she hears

Well evil is all evil was
Birds are blue-eyed knees that buzz

And I said, oh, Michigan, Michigan state
How I'd love to live in you
Oh I've never been to Michigan state
Still I want to live in you

And you can't talk without your tongue
Don't try to drown without your lungs

Well my snail has my favorite slow
The shell helps the snail still the skin lays low

And if my snail has my favorite slow
Then my cold has my favorite snow

But if my snail's cold and comes to a halt
Then my sea has my favorite salt
The salt keeps the sea from feeling sweet
And my toes have my favorite feet
And if I sweat salt
And the Earth sweats heat

Oh Michigan, Michigan state
How I'd love to live in you
I've never been to Michigan state
Still I'd want to live in you
Michigan state state state state

State state state state
Ah ah !
State state state state
State state state state
Ah ah !
State state state state
State state state state
Ah ah !

Lend me your teeth

C'mon
I'm lost in the dark
Lend me your teeth

I'm lost in the dark
Lend me your teeth

I'm lost in the dark
Lend me your teeth

I'm lost in the dark
Lend me your teeth
C'mon

I'm lost in the dark
Lend me your teeth
C'mon

I'm lost in the dark
Lend me your teeth
C'mon

I'm lost in the dark
Lend me your teeth

I'm lost in the dark
Lend me your teeth
C'mon

I'm lost in the dark
Lend me your teeth
C'mon

I'm lost in the dark
Lend me your teeth

I'm lost in the dark
Lend me your teeth
C'mon...

I'm lost in the dark
Lend me your teeth
C'mon...

Hey Miss Cane

Hi Mrs. Cain
Thanks for the phone call

Isn't it isnt it
Strange

Oh things do change
Oh they don't change at all

Isn't it isn't it
Strange

Oh some things go
Oh some things do remain

Isn't it isn't it
Strange

Blood in the veins
And love that's all over
You've got blood in your veins
And love felt all over

Isn't it, isn't it strange
Isn't it, isn't it strange
Isn't it, isn''t it strange
Isn't it
Strange

Soon Is Good

Soon is good
Sooner is best
Under evil doorsteps

The end of May
Of May, of May
Of May DALW!

Mid july
The middle of June
Evil Elvis
Good afternoon

Soon is yours
But soon to be mine
Prize beats puzzle everytime

Oh la la la da da da...

Well the end of May
The middle of June
They'll be coming home
Soon

Soon is good
But sooner is best

Tell Me Something

Tell me something
Do you love him
Does he love you too
Like I love you

I know nature is beside me
When he's inside you
I feel it too

Here's a picture of my mother
There's no one like she
And finally
I do goddamn
I do goddamn see

The Red Lagoon

There's one way to whistle
Whistle while you work
I know I am the plateau
Just one way to whistle
But it's too soon
My love the red lagoon

A Gentle Soul

He told me himself
He's a gentle soul
I saw for myself
He's a gentle soul
Camilla's a calming name
Like windowing
Camilla's a calming name
Like windowing
There's nobody else with your babe's little eyes
This is number fourteen out of how many tries
Your voice has a calming strain
All whispering
My voice wants to do the same oh brothering
All alone in your zoo of numbers and clues
Of colors and hues
He told me himself
He's a gentle soul

Happy Happy Oh

She's got the happy happy oh
She's got the happy happy oh
They had the falling falling oh
They had the falling falling oh
He had the coming out oh
He had the coming out oh
And I thought loving a man takes strength to me
When no one takes you seriously
Sick out tonight, with the flat out flat out

Pumpkin seeds

There's a lot of love
But not the kind I need
Y'ever made a soup out of a pumpkin seeds
There's a lot of skin and flesh I never should have seen
There's too many half ways in betweens

There's a lot of stays, I think I wish I done
There's a lot of leaves my true love gave to me
There's a lot of stays, I think I wish I done
There's a lot of leaves my true love gave to me

There's a lot of birds people like to draw
There's a lot of sees I wish I'd never saw
There's a lot of birds that people like to draw
There's a lot of sees I wish I'd never saw

There's a lot of love
But not the kind I need
There's a lot of love
But not the kind I need

Thumbs Touch Too Much

If I were more like city girls
if I were more like city girls
If I were more like fancy girls
And thanks little bee, think of me
Here's four photographs
Just for laughs

My Miss Shipwreck sinks
Yes she sings
My Miss Pitchfork pinch
Yes she pinch
My Miss Sidewalk slips
Makes a mess, tickle flesh
When the night doesn't want you
And the sounds all surround you
And the steps to the temple
Are the breasts made of puddles

And if I were more like city girls
If I were more like fancy girls
And all my thumbs touch too much

Legless Love Snail Along

Legless love and spider love
Webless love and fragrant mud
Caked in birds, cased in words
I buried your hair in a bed of swords
I buried your legs in a knife less snake
And I buried your songs in a drowning snail

Marigold

Catastrophy
Imments the sea in sound
Spend a day
By the beach and swimming around

La la la la la ...

Marigold
Sunrays to unfold and frown
Spit past the cracks
And the cataracks in sound

La la la la la ...

Make It Easier

To lose the love I've had
Lose the love I've had
Make it easier on me
Easier on me

Said it's cold outside
Well it's cold outside
It's so cold outside
Yes it's cold outside
We should come inside
'Cause it's cold outside
We should come inside
'Cause it's cold outside

Said it's cold outside
Yes it's cold outside
Yes it's cold outside
It's cold outside
We should come inside
We should come inside
'Cause it's cold outside

Ones

Ones the most calming tune the others the giving
Ones the softest calming lagoon
The others he's dancing
Ones the I's the O's and the rings
While the others the movement
Ones the sway it slips and sings
The mantles and the blankets
Its four and four time to sing some more
It eight and eight time to celebrate
Better not be late
Don't ya miss it
Don't ya miss it at all

Little Monkey

Little monkey swinging by me from your fig tree
Your Jewish canteen
Baby pigeon yellow diamonds, queen of catskills
So long sweet thing
Tiny spider, tender fighter
Rin tin tin with all of your fathers

The Spirit Is Near

Christmas is here, all the leaves are jumping
When will they learn, the spirit is near
All the trees are dancing, ready to burn
The spirit is near, all the roots are singing
What will they learn, they're ready to turn
My father would say certainly lovely weather, I do recall

 
The Black Babies EP

Bluebird

My baby is a redbird
Flying across the sky
My baby is a bluebird
Learning how to fly
Your feathers want to
Your feathers want to tickle me
In the shower she swims right by me
Freezing water so she's swimming rapidly
Clouds are sleeping
Sleepin in the sky
Over Sara's eyes
Lurking by the bed
And all I'm thinking are all things you said

Surgery I Stole

Surgery I stole from you
Surgery you stole from me
Have believe in apathy
Orange tree could be all a dream
All that I have seen of him
His money is such a lucky sin
Your eyes see sweet but your mouth tastes tin
The toothbrush is black
That's the place where you're at
And a snake holds the knife
And a snake holds a knife
All I see brings you close to me
All I do brings me close to you
Summer snake dance for dance's sake
Into faraway, into faraway, faraway
Into faraway

Onward the Indian

When I'm on my way for a nature walk
I don't start to sing then I'll start to talk
Where'd ya go Mrs. Sun?
Ya juice it on up
Re-tit on your tip
And you squeeze it on up
When I'm on my nerves on a shaky show
I don't start to warm 'til you start to glow
When your arms learn to breathe, they stick to your sleeve
When your sleeves learn to walk, your legs learn to leave
When your leaves learn to stay, your legs run away
I was born in May then he moved away
At the end of June into mid-July
Now I'm on my way
Now I'm on my way

Lagoon

Where'd ya go the red lagoon?
Are ya gonna be comin' back soon?
Sets stole your pack of goons and put them in this tune
I've never been to Minnesota, still I'd love to live in Maine
Never been to Salamanca, still I'd love to live in Spain
Where'd ya go the blue buffoon?
Your knuckles are out of tune
Your window doesn't face the moon
Are ya happy with whatcha prove?
I've never been to Minnesota, still I'd love to live in Maine
Never been to South Carolina, still I'd love to live in Spain

Long Song

Long song with words of all kinds
Song sung it sparkles and shines
You paint the pools that lye on their backs
Skip a stone and spit pass the cracks
Blue song sung loose on my knees
The wind sing for horseflies and bees
Well who knows, explain
Who knows, explain
The sea song besides your eyes fine
Your eyes note of colors and lines
The sad song as the weather hold hands
The love song stood loose but it stands
The movers moved away
The song sung let it stay
The sea song besides your eyes fine
Your eyes note of colors and lines
The sad song as the weather held hands
The love song stood loose but it stands
The movers moved away
The song sung let it stay
Well who knows, explain
Who knows, explain

Old Thunderbird

Old thunderbird all yellow
Old thunderbird all yellow
Old thunderbird all yellow
When the nighttime came
You looked the same
Still yellow
Still yellow

Nino Rojo

Wake Up, Little Sparrow

Wake up, wake up, little sparrow
Don't make your home out in the snow
Don't make your home out in the snow

Little bird, oh don't you know?
Your friends flew south many months ago
Your friends flew south many months ago

You're just a baby, you cannot fly
Your wings won't spread up against the sky
Your wings won't spread up against the sky

Wake up, wake up, little sparrow
Don't make your home out in the snow
Don't make your home out in the snow

Don't make your home out in the snow

Ay Mama

Ay mama
Ay mama, no hay que llorar
Ay mama
Ay mama, no hay que llorar ...

We All Know

We all know
That the wind blows
And the moon glows
And our lungs grow

We belong to the floating hand
That's made by some animals

And we all dance so
We can let go
And we move close
And trade lows

Like the type of tongue that roots from your breast
And it shakes your pretty little clavicle

A good friend
Is walking
To a homeland
And inside land

And to him I said
You can leave your eyes at the horizon's dead door
'Cause you won't need them anymore

The children
Spins the dawn in
And the morning
Disappearing

They reappeared as a seed of love
You know the earth births the vegetables

We all know
We all know
We all know
We all know

Little Yellow Spider

One, two, three, four

Little yellow spider, laughing at the snow
Well maybe that spider knows something that I don't know
'Cause I'm goddamn cold

Little white monkey, staring at the sand
Well, maybe that monkey figured out something I couldn't understand
Who knows?

Well, I came upon a dancing crab, and I stopped to watch it shake
I said, "Dance for me just one more time
Before you hibernate and you come out a crab cake"

And hey there, little snapping turtle, snapping at a shell
Ah, there's mysteries inside, I know
But what they are I just can't tell for sure

And hey ya, little baby crow, you're looking kind of mean
I think I oughta spit before you start letting off your steam
For sure

And hey there, little sexy pig, you mated it with a man
And now you're got a little kid with hooves instead of hands

And oh, all of the animals
All of the animals

And hey there, little mockingbird, they sing about you in songs
Ah, where you been? Have you broke a wing?
I haven't heard you in so long

And hey there, little albatross, swimming in the air
Ah c'mon, you know I can't fly
And I, I think we really oughta play fair

And hey there, Mr. happy squid, you move so psychadelically
You hypnotize with your magic dance all the animals in the sea
For sure

And oh, all of the animals
All of the animals

And hey there, Mr. morning sun, what kind of creature are you?
I can't stare, but I know you're there
Goddamn, how I wish I knew

And hey there, Mrs. lovely moon, you're lonely and you're blue
It's kind of strange, the way you change
But then again, we all do too

A Ribbon

One, two, three, four

I'd like to sing to you, if you'd like me too
I'd like to sing to you, if you'd like me too
I'd like to sing, sing, sing, sing, sing to you
Alone

I'd like to dance with you, if you'd like me too
I'd like to dance with you, if you'd like me too
I'd like to dance, dance, dance, dance, dance with you
Alone

I'd like to sleep with you, if you'd like me too
I'd like to sleep with you, if you'd like me too
I'd like to sleep, sleep, sleep, sleep, sleep with you
Alone

Ribbons around the fumes, we'll be sleeping soon
Ribbons around the fumes, we'll be sleeping soon
Ribbons around those fumes
Alone

At The Hop

Put me in your suitcase
Let me help you pack
'Cause you're never coming back
No, you're never coming back

Cook me in your breakfast
And put me on your plate
'Cause you know I taste great
Yeah, you know I taste great

At the hop, it's greaseball heaven
With candy pants and Archie too

Put me in your dry dream
Or put me in your wet
If you haven't yet
No, if you haven't yet

Light me with your candle
And watch the flames grow high
No, it doesn't have to try
It doesn't have to try

Well, I won't stop all of my pretending
That you'll come home
You'll be coming home, someday soon

Put me in your blue skies
Or put me in your gray
There's gotta be someway
There's gotta be someway

Put me in your tongue tie
Make it hard to say
That you ain't gonna stay
That you ain't gonna stay

Wrap me in your marrow
Stuff me in your bones
Sing a mending moan
A song to bring you home

My Ships

My ships are frozen sticks
They lay stuck to the floor
My wrists and my breasts are bleeding bricks
They don't float anymore

And my tongure, it's a carbon scroll
Doesn't burn anymore
And my friends are all useless lens
They don't see anymore

And all my chicks are all useless hens
They don't lay anymore
And my fists are plastic dice
They're the shape of the sun
Yeah

And my love is a so long song
Gone forevermore
And I like where I
Yeah, I love where I
And I like where I live

Noah

Not everyone can relate, to what you and I appreciate
Not everyone can relate, to what you and I appreciate
To what you and I appreciate

Not everyone can relate to what you and I appreciate
Noah is a cowboy but nobody knows
His cattle's on that hillside still nobody knows
Not everyone can relate to what you and I appreciate

But I know you'd like to run away
But it's hard with horseshoes made of clay
And the selfish friend that I am says stay
My friend, my friend, my friend, my friend

Sister

Sister, sister, keep the fire inside, and your dogs won't die
And now it's all clear, it's all clear, you can see the child before it's born
Yeah it's all clear, it's all clear, it's all your little sun smile for it's shone
Sister, we'll climb, we'll climb 'til the dogs, climb over us
We'll climb, we'll climb, we'll climb 'til the dogs, climb over us
Sister, what you're coming to all the lights out, I can't see no more
Now I reach out, now I feel for, now I reach out, now I feel for
Now I reach out, now I feel for, now I reach out, now I feel for

Water May Walk

Water may walk
Daughter may walk
Mother may walk
Father may walk
Marth feel asleep in a perfect fire

Water in hands
Mother in hands
Brother in hands
Held in the hands
Of one million bending bones

I know its name
You know its name
Never above
Never above
One thousand mending moans

The fire inside
The silver inside
The hollow inside
The echo inside
The red setting sun inside

The earth has its eyes
The sea has eyes too
Brown mother eyes
Blue mother blue
And eyes are the stems of space

Mother may grow
Daughter may grow
Father may grow
And swallow the seed
Of trees in the chest of my mind

I've got some to give
I've like to give some
Love will still live
When our time is done
And earth be light, be light

HorseheadedfleshWizard

Hose down the dead
Before they die
Before they die
Hose down the dead
Before they die
Before they die
Do you hear a dying fire
A dying fire
Can you feel
A golden soul
One golden soul

Now I put the ovaries in my bath
And all the dogs will die and
The devil will call the cats home
And he looks up to the sky

I put the ovaries in my mouth
And all the dogs will die
The devil will call the cats home
And he looks up to the sky

Hose down the dead
Before they die
Before they die
Hose down the dead
Before they die
Before they die
Before they die
Before they die
Before they die

*** Thanx a lot to Smigun for this one ***

An Island

And all my fingers ran off
And I just couldn't follow them
Your eyelash was an island
And your eyes were someone's friend

Oh could that have been
Well I hardly was a real sweet thing
Now when my smells grew some new smells
And I just couldn't smell them all
I smell my sister in the winter
And my father in the fall
Cross and then snow
A tired moan

Be Kind

Be kind, baby be kind
Be kind, baby be kind
The light of this might
Align your legs to time
They give me up as I got mine
Oh and that's too many times
Baby be kind
And my eyelids are fine
Don't let your eyes pop out boy
You may drop your black candy apple
From the fright of having your eyes pop out
And someone else buys seeing double
So be kind baby be kind
Won't cha be kind baby be kind
And the way he drops the ants will cover him up
I said you'd get 'em back dear
Don't cha try to puff them all up
Baby dear don't cha try
To be kind baby be kind
You know the light of this whole world and mine
Aligns your legs to time
The lake it ain't your fire
And that is all I've had
Too many had done
These eyelids mine
Don't let your eyes pop out
You might drop them on your stove
And they'll wiggle on home

Owl Eyes

Send me up hollow eyes unwinding Asia and all your little diamonds
All your little diamonds
Everybody that's inside me buries the body that's behind me
The body that's behind me

The Good Red Road

It ain't hard to adore ya
Thread ya into my town
Put your guard down, explore ya
And I'll always be around

I want to live in Jamaica
Yeah I wanna live in Jamaica

..hair down
How'd they get their nose
..your hair down

I'm in love with an anchor
I can floss with her tail
She's the island above me
And I can tell, I can tell

When ya finally break my legs
And I can never leave the house again
Then I'll finally love you
And we can have some kids

Electric heart

The electric heart shines for you
It's given up sparks
But that's nothing new

The electric heart
Spins its lightning web
The spider sparkle lights the way ahead

I eat the biscuits, a gift for her
I eat the fishes, they got no fur

The open road
Oh God's final town
I'll take a little sip from its high drip
The earth hurts sky say your name
The earth was dry until you came

A little baby begins to grow
A happy belly begins to glow

The electric sky combing in the snow
He's always high
He's a gentle soul
My winter friends with Christmas legs
And cold, cold beards
And frozen heads

We keep them shiny
We keep them shone
Cuz though they're tiny, they're valuable

I've lost my nails
But that's nothing new
And goddamn thumbs
Thumbs, goddamn you

And if all else fails
As all else do
There's someone else for sure will take my place

Now flung from dreams your voice reappears
And it almost sings like you're almost here
Singing an ancient chant, spreads his dusty lens
And I'm coming in in my head
Electric heart sang for us
Shining love

Rejoicing in the hands

This is the way

This is the soup
That i believe in
This is the smoke
I'm always breathin'
This is the way
I share my breakfast
This is the way
I serve my sentence

I know I know
I should lay low
I should stand tall

This is the beard
I'm always growin'
I know they're here
I see them floating
Her empress beards
They float so holy
Their beards are here
They gently hold me

Well who knows who knows
Yeah I may come home
Yeah I may return

This is the way
I'm always leaving
This is the soft
Voice of the evening
This is the way
I hear my father
These are the flames
That drown the water

Well I knew I knew
I could stand tall
I could lay low

This is the sound
That swims inside me
That circle sound
Is what surrounds me
This is the land
That grows around me
And these are the hands
That come in handy

Well we've known we've known
We've had a choice
We chose rejoice

A Sight to Behold

It's a sight to behold
When you've got some old words to mold
And you can make 'em your own

Still love it would be much better
Love it would be much better
I'm told

It's like golden corn
And I love its golden glow
It's the little head inside your little hole
And out spring some sparkling thoughts

Still love it would be much better
Love it would be much better
Love it would be much better
Love it would be much better

It's like finding hope
In an old folk song
That you've never ever heard
Still you know every word
And for sure you can sing along

But love it would be much better
Love it would be much better
Love it would be much better
Love it would be much better
I know, I know

The body breaks

The body breaks
And the body is fine
I'm open to yours
And i'm open to mine

The body aches
And that ache takes it time
But you'll get over yours
And i'll get over mine

And the sun will shine
And the moon will rise up

The body calls
Yeah, the body, it calls out
It whispers at first
But it ends with a shout

The body burns
Yeah, the body burns strong
Until mine is with yours
Then mine will burn on

My flesh sings out
It sings, "come put me out"

The body sways
Like the wind on a swing
A bridge through a hoop
Or a lake through a ring

The body stays
And then the body moves on
And I'd really rather not dwell on
When yours will be gone

But within the dark
There is a shine
One tiny spark
That's yours and mine

Poughkeepsie

One, two, three, four

By the banks of old Poughkeepsie
My love swam with me
Nature's tender bones are breathing lungs
Each breaths each breeze and

Have you felt it?
Have you?
I've felt it too
And so have you

Summer days she stays by her window
Her saggy flesh it sweeps the floor
Down her steps and through her hallway
Coming out her door and

Have you seen it?
Have you?
I've seen that too
And so have you

Now man holds hands hand neck shaped cobweb
White oil fills each pore
Again down your steps and through your hallways
Jumping out your door and

Have you done it?
Have you?
I've done that too
And so have you

Well, love me tender
V-v-v-v-v-v-iva Las Vegas
And now I'm all shook up
Heartbreak hotel
Lordy miss cordy
Blue moon blue suede shoes and

Have you heard it?
Have you?
I've heard that too
And I know for sure
That so have you

Dogs they make up the dark

Dogs they make up the dark
Surrounding mountains they move towards the sea
Light that shines from your womb is blinding
Mountains still move towards the sea

Will is my friend

One, two, three, four

Will is my friend
Will sings like John
Goin' back to California
Will is the west
Coast with me
Will is a past
Is a plenty
Will is a good friend of mine
With whom I spend a whole lot of my time

The lemon tree
It laughs at me
It's growing beautifully
The little veins
It would unwind
And it'll wrap your whole in time
Now let's have a glass of wine
Now let's have another glass of wine

This is the water
In which we wade
This is our father
And this is how he strayed
This is the wind
And this is the breeze
I ooooo eeee
Will is my friend
Will sings like John
Goin' back to California

This beard is for siobhan

The daughter of a man
Was a mammal
She wore the mark of fire
And of flame
Though they're both the same

Born onto the age of the golden
Oh that golden age of endless loss and endless gain
Tra la la la, now

Because my lips have split
All the little children
They are hiding in front
In the middle and in behind
La, la, la, la !

And because my nose has froze
But I can keep on smelling
I could smell my little day away
I could smell my whole day away
Na da da da !

Now because my teeth don't bite
I could take them out dancing
I could take my little teeth out
And show them a real good time
Tra la la la

Well a real good time
A good time
A real good time
Good time
A good time
A real good time
Good time
A good time
A real good time
Good time
A good time
A real good time
Good time
A good time
A real good time
Good time
A good time
A real good time
Good time
A good time
A real good time
Good time
A good time
A real good time
Good time
A good time
A real good time

See saw

Your head's a seesaw
It sees and then saw
Now get some extra fingers growing
Yeah get some extra fingers growing
In, in, in

Your eyes are ramble
Light of candle
Now get some amber fluid flowing
Get some amber fluid flowing

Your lips are graying
And your mouth is saying
Get some other diamonds sparkling
Get some other people talking

You young dumb ripe thing
You're brave and you're antsy
You strong-lunged new thing
You're here to get this baby dancing
You're here to get this baby dancing
You're here to get this baby dancing
You're here to get this baby dancing
You're here to get this baby dancing
You're here to get this baby dancing

I always knew
I always knew
I always knew

Rejoicing in the hands

In the dark we are without her empress light
In the dark we are without a light
Half asleep we're calmly waiting through her night
Half asleep we wait 'til she arrives

Clouds of birds are governing her dark blue sky
Clouds of birds are governing her sky
A rush of wind is gently playing with their wings
And yellow stones are standing on her eyes

All rejoice we are in her hands
When in here hands all rejoice
Owl eyes her sun will rise and light the land
All rejoice we are in her hands

Fall

Fall, oh catch since once burned your bread but when the night comes
Light of match will catch lay low leva? sing so long
Widow spreads like cornfields in fall she come night come
She leave no trace she don't leave her roll like cornfields in fall

Ohhhh , ohhh, ohhh

So long friend I know finally would you lie with me
And hello singer warm ring like hell wontcha sing for me
So long snake you're still old, so long snake you're still old
So long snake you're still old, so long snake you're still old oooohh oohhh
So long snake you're still old, so long snake you're still old...

*** Thanx a lot to Molly for this one ***

Todo los Dolores

Todos los Dolores ya se van
Y el grafitti dice Peter Pan
Y el zoológico de arcoiris
Arcoirá, arcoirá

En la mañana pienso en mi primo
Y todo lo español que desafino
Que dice cuando el sol sonríe
Sonrreirá, sonrreirá

Con tu cara de camello
Toma un bebé tan bello
Cada casa casa tiene llave
O no se abre, o no se abre

*** Thanx a lot to Bgasull for this one ***

All the pains are now going
And the grafitti says Peter Pan
And the Rainbow zoo
Will rainbow, will rainbow

In the morning i think of my cousin
And all the spanish I can't tune
That says when the sun smiles
It will smile, It will smile

With your camel face
Take a baby so pretty
Every house has a key
Or it won't open, or it won't open

*** Thanx a lot to Daniel for this one ***

When the sun shone on vetiver

When the sun shone on vetiver
When the sun shone on vetiver
When the sun shone down

Well they're silver and they're gold
Well they're silver and they're gold
Well they're silver and cold

And I'm longing for the land
And I'm longing for their land
For nature's forgiving hand

And we're drifting
And we're sailing
And we're drifting
And we're sailing
And we're drifting
Sailing...

Now the sun aligns you legs
And your lips and arms and breasts
And the moon pulls wet Earth

And your branches crawl around my claws
Your branches crawl around my claws
And my leaves brush up against your arms

And we're dancing
And we're dancing
And we're dancing...

In Thailand, my baby waits for me
In Graceland, my baby waits for me
In Spainland, my baby waits for me
In Ireland, my baby waits for me
In no lands, my baby waits for me
Wimpishly ...

I fall in love

There was sun

And I know I was born, I was born
When I slipped out of my mother's womb
And I know it was warm, it was warm
'Cause I slipped out on a hot afternoon
Oh waouh oh

And I know there was sun, there was sun
When I felt it on my human skin
And I know it was done, it was done
When I saw the moon rising
Ah ah ah

Insect eyes

And each strand of her hair is really insect eyes
And each hole in her tongue is always occupied
By the milk of the sun

And each head on her head is fields of gold wheat
Where I'm lying on my back
Where I'm falling asleep
Hmm hmm hmm hmm

And each lash in her eye is really white roots
And each line in her skin is really red roots
Hmm hmm hmm hmm

And the neck her head's on is a tunnel of dawn
But darkness will come
But darkness will come
For sure, it's gonna come

And the breast on her chest
Is where I take my rest
Is where I have my fun
Is where I have my fun
Mm hmm hmm hmm

And one long red nail
That shots from her toe
Is tickling my blood
And shifting its flow
Hmm hmm hmm hmm

And each strand of her hair
Is really insect eyes
And each hole in her tongue
Is always occupied
By the milk of the sun

And i'm always late, 'ways late
And i'm always late
Yeah, i'm always late
Yeah, i'm always late

Ah ah ah ah...

And your black tulips of time
And your black tulips of time
And your hands rejoice in mine

Ah ah ah ah...

And that seed, it grows all day
And that seed, it grows all night
And our veins are intertwined

Ah ah ah ah...

Autumn's child

Raise your head
Autumn's child
You sweet young thing
Stay dead horse
Stand dead horse
Run river run
Sun shine sun
Sing child sing
Sing your song
Sing your song
Autumn's child
Come raise your head Autumn's child
Sweet young thing
Sweet young thing

 

Cripple Crow

Now That I Know

Now that I know
The way it goes
You've gotta pay back every penny that you owe

Twelve years old
In your mama's clothes
Shut the blinds and lock up every door

And if you hear
Someone's coming near
Just close your eyes and make them disappear now

Years away
Finds me here today
On my own and always on my way now

So I send my friends
Gifts from where i've been
Something for the hand that never there to lend

Better keep those eyes
Climbing paradise
And don't pretend you won't reach it in the end now

Dearest dear
I know you've been here
Why'd you run, tell me why'd you disappear

Now that you're not
Here with me
'Seems to be the only time I can see you clearly

I may not know
How to treat or give you what you need
But I am a gentle man who says what he means now

And now I sing
Upon my knees
And praise the kindness of a gentle breeze

I see it swell
Like a story in me to tell
Told years away and past my day of dying

So you raise them up
To have and always have
They're unaware of share or give a hand to help some

Oh you give them away
But they'll come back to you someday
Wanna know why nobody was ever there to help them

And not it ain't fair
And if God forbid you care
It's enough to get you in a whole lot of trouble

Awww realize
It ain't wise to idealize
Or put your life in the hands of any struggle

Never renounce or ever claim to be
And never buy that freedom just ain't free now

Ella sang
Sifting in the sand
Like a hymn within to help us understand

Heaven awaits
We're making our last stand
Glory bound and sparrow in our hand

Santa María da Feira

Pensando cada dia, cada hora
Pensando en ti
Caminando, mi cesta llena de moras
Son para ti
Temprano por la tarde y por la noche
Sueño de ti

Lalalala

Comiendo pera
En Santa María de la Feira
Que placer ir
La gente buena
Solo goza nunca hay pena
Pa' que sufrir
Jugando en el mar, en la arena
Viviendo así

Lalalala

Ventana blanca
Ay que venga la mañana
Ay que venga otra vez
Esperando
Asi es como yo paso mi tiempo
Esperando a Inaniel
Y rezando por su calor, por su aliento
Sobre mi piel

Te digo todo aqui va bien
Conmigo de no dormir
Amigo, te suplico, te lo pido
Que me ayudes a mi, a mi

Buscando
Con mi ancla en la marea
Nadando en ti
Yo voy andando
Óyeme, te estoy llamando
Te amo a ti

Por el valle me encontré un rio escondido
Me ahogué ahí
Me recuerdo, hacía calor pero tenia frio
Me iba a morir

Bianca
Ay Paloma, ay Angelina
Por fin te vi
Por fin te vi
Por fin te vi

*** Thanx a lot to Nicholas & JavierAna for this one ***

Thinking every day, every hour
Thinking of you
Walking, my basket full of berries
They are for you
Early, in the afternoon and evening
I dream about you

Lalalala

Eating some pear
In Santa maría de la feira
What a pleasure to go
The good people
They just enjoy, theres no shame
What to suffer?
Playing in the beach, in the sand
Living like this

Lalalala

White window
Oh, please morning come
Oh, please come again
Waiting
This is how i spend my time
Waiting for Inaniel
And praying for his warmth, for his breath
On my skin

I tell you here everything's been ok
With me - no sleeping
Friend, I ask you, I beg you
To help me, me

Seeking
With my anchor on the tide
Swiming in you
I go by
Hear me, I'm calling
I love you

In the valley i found a hidden river
I remember, it was hot but I was cold
I was gonna die

Bianca
Oh Paloma, Oh Angelina
Finally I saw you
Finally I saw you
Finally I saw you

*** Thanx a lot to Daniel for this one ***

Heard somebody say

I heard somebody say
That the war ended today
But everyone knows it's goin' still

On mother lands and mother seas
Here's what we believe
It's simple
We don't want to kill

I heard somebody say
That the war ended today
But everyone knows its goin' still

On mother lands and mother seas
Here's what we believe
It's simple
We don't want to kill

Oh, it's simple
We don't want to kill
Oh, it's simple
We don't want to kill
Oh, it's simple
We don't want to kill

*** Thanx a lot to Jezibel for this one ***

Long-Haired Child

A mind winters day, it's cold, and I know for certain
When I go outside my head will start hurtin
It's a winter's day and I know for certain
When I go outside my head will start hurtin
So I'll wrap it up in materials
To keep my head from getting cold
I'll wrap it up in materials to
To keep my head from getting cold
And I said to all my friends when I have kids
Yeah I said to all my friends when I have kids

I'm gonna want that child to be a long-haired child
I'm gonna want that child to be a long-haired child
I'm gonna want the child to be a long-haired child
I'm gonna want the child to be a long-haired child

And I go outside and mingle in the snow
My head looks like a globe
Ain't no hair on it at all
Do I buy a wig
Should I grow my beard
And comb it upwards
And around my ears
Well I can't wait for the kids to come
No I can't wait for the kids to come
Say "hey babe you ain't going to no barber shop!"
'Cause I want yeah I want I know for certain

I want the child to be a long-haired child
I'm gonna want the child to be a long-haired child
I'm gonna want the child to be a long-haired child
I'm gonna want the child to be a long-haired child
Baby that's for sure, baby that's for sure

And when the snow it hits my temple
I wanna rush home and put on the kettle now
And warm my little brain and bald head
I'm too cold to know if I'm alive or dead

But when my baby slips out my mama's womb
When my baby slips out my mama's womb
We're gonna enter a new life
Enter a new life, that's for sure
You're gonna enter your self back through your baby's front door
Now if you want that child to be a long-haired child
You're gonna make that baby be a long-haired child that's for sure
Baby, baby, that's for sure
Shoo bop, shoo bop
Shoo bop, shoo bop

Lazy Butterfly

Lazy butterfly napping on me
Dreaming of the sky and rolli pollies
Wake up, wake up, clouds are coming, clouds are coming
Wake up, wake up, rains are falling, rains are falling

Colors in my eye are staring at me
Anchor at my side the sweetest silver
Pleasure, pleasure, don't forget her, don't forget her
Lover, love her, I won't forget her, I won't forget her

Seashell fingernail scratching at me
Brown eyed lullaby singing at me
Come on, come on, try and catch me, try and catch me
Come on, come on, try and catch me, try and catch me

Cardinal cloudsmoke I know they feel it
Rising from an oak because I feel it
He burn, he burn, mesmerizing, mesmerizing
He burn, he burn, hypnotizing, hypnotizing

Hopeful wise old worm in his temple
Digging in the dirt and staying simple
Married, married, to the dessert to the dessert
Climbing, climbing, up a ladder up a ladder

New born hummingbird in a meadow
Suckling at the flow of its shadow
See the day that fish will fist you, fish will fist you!
It's never too late, I'd like to think so, I'd like to think so

Knife stuck in her paw someone help her
Gather sticks and straw and build her shelter
Don't you, don't you, let her die yet, let her die yet
Don't let, don't let, let her die yet, let her die yet

Quédate luna

Yo no he tomado
Pero me voy a tomar un traguito ahora
Y sé que lo que más espero
Lo más que sé me enamora

Tres, siete, diez
Ya no me ves
Pero si tal vez
Te digo tu nombre
Ya sabrás quién es
Soy el perro a tus pies
Que te muerde la costilla
Y las estrellas brillan y la luna se sienta en su silla

¿Qué tomas lunita y porqué estas tan amarilla?
Bueno, ya estoy cansada y mis hijas ya me dicen viejita
Mi pelo esta seco y mi piel ya no brilla
Pero el mundo es tuyo, pero esta noche eres mía

Así que
Quédate, quédate luna
Quédate, quédate luna
Quédate, quédate luna
Quédate, quédate luna

Mira a Dios en el aire, mira a Dios en el mar
Yo te doy toda mi vida para oírte cantar
Oye a Dios en el viento, prueba a Dios en la miel
Dios vive afuera y adentro también

Así que
Dímelo, dímelo luna
Dímelo, dímelo luna
Dímelo, dímelo luna
Dímelo, dímelo luna
Dímelo, dímelo luna
Dímelo, dímelo luna
Dímelo, dímelo luna
Dímelo, dímelo luna

Yo no he tomado
Pero me voy a tomar un traguito ahora
Y sé que lo que más espero
Lo más que sé me enamora

*** Thanx a lot to AmetsakJavier for this one ***

I haven't drunk
But i'll take a drink now
And I know that the longest I wait
The more I know I fall in love with

Three, Seven Ten
You can't see me
But perhaps
If I say your name
You'll know who it is
I'm the dog at your feet
That bites your ribs
And the stars shine and the moon sits on its chair

What are you drinking moon and why are you so yellow?
Well, I'm tired and my daughters they call me old
My hair is dry and my skin has no glow
But the world is yours, but tonight you are mine

So
Stay, stay moon
Stay, stay moon
Stay, stay moon
Stay, stay moon

Look at god in the air, look at god in the sea
I give you my life just to hear you sing
Hear god in the wind, taste god in the honey
God lives outside and inside also

So
Tell me, tell me moon
Tell me, tell me moon
Tell me, tell me moon
Tell me, tell me moon
Tell me, tell me moon
Tell me, tell me moon
Tell me, tell me moon
Tell me, tell me moon

I haven't drunk
But i'll take a drink now
And I know that the longest I wait
The more I know I fall in love with

*** Thanx a lot to Daniel for this one ***

Queen Bee

Well I do like a certain girl
She moves like a dancing dream
I saw everything I've seen
And I meant everything I mean

Oh Queen Bee you're always happy and free
Oh Queen Bee land by me, by me
She's kissed everyone I've kissed
She's missed everyone I've missed
And her guess is always as good as mine
And I'm blessed, she treats me so damn kind

She's grown every seed I've grown
She's known everything I've known
And our dreams they always coincide
And our bows always firmly tied
And oh Queen Bee, I'm always happy to see you
Oh Queen Bee, sting me, sting me

I Feel Just Like a Child

Well I feel just like a child
Yeah I feel just like a child
Well I feel just like a child
Well I feel just like a child
From my womb to my tomb
I guess I'll always be a child

Well some people try and treat me like a man
Yeah some people try and treat me like a man
Well I guess they just don't understand
Well some people try and treat me like a man
They think I know shit
But that's just it
I'm a child

Well I need you to tell me what to wear
Yeah I need you to help and comb my hair
Yeah I need you to help tie my shoes
Yeah I need you to come and keep me amused
From my cave to my grave
I guess I'll always be a child

Well I need you to help me reach the door
And I need you to walk me to the store
And I need you to please explain the war
And I need you to heal me when I'm sore
You can tell by my smile
That I'm a child

And I need you to sit me on your lap
And I need you to make me take my nap
Could you first pull out a book and
Read me some of that
Cause I need you to make me take my nap

And I need you to recognize my friends
Cause they're there even though you don't see them
They got their own share of plate and a seat
You know I won't touch my food unless they eat
From the roof to the floor I'll crawl around some more
I'm a child

And I need you to help me blow my nose
And I need you to help me count my toes
And I need you to help me put on my clothes
And I need you to hide it when it shows
From being my daddy's sperm to being packed in an urn
I'm a child

And when I steal you gotta smack me 'til I cry
Don't you stop 'til the tears run dry
See I was born thinking under the sky
Didn't belong to a couple of old white guys
From sucking on my mother's breast
To when they lay my tomb to rest
I'm a child yeah

Well I'm a little child
Well I'm a little child
I guess I'm always be
A little child

Some People Ride the Wave

Some people ride the wave of generosity
Some people ride the wave of mediocrity
Me I ride the wave of never gonna drown
Oh just fooling around

Now I gots the balloons
And you you gots the mud
Me I gots the snail
And you you gots the slug
Well you got so much more than I figured was in store
Oh I ain't foolin no more

Now some people ride the cat when asleep or when awake
Some people ride a cat for riding a cat's sake
Me I ride this cat cause its claws have got my eyes
I'll get 'em back in a few more tries
Oh I'll get 'em back in a few more tries

Some people ride the books that tenderize their names
Some people ride the books that bastardize our claims
Me I write the book that's sifting in the sand
Aw, some day I'll understand
Aw, some day I'll understand

Some people write the songs that stay inside our souls
Some people write the songs that really ain't songs at all
Me I write the song that ends right when it starts
They'll split before they part
Oh they'll split before they part

The Beatles

Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr are the only Beatles in the world
Do you feel like dancing are you getting hungry
Do you wanna be my girl

"Riquitiquitiqui" canta el troubador
Como una flor tan gorda que no tiene sabor
Qué rica es la vida y qué rico es el amor
No mates al toro mata al toreador

Yo sí oigo a Donovan
Yo sí oigo a Marc Bolan
Yo sí oigo a Ben Chasny
A Six Organs me gusta a mí

*** Thanx a lot to Swampling for this one ***

Dragonflys

I don't owe me any money
You don't owe me a thing
When we drink beer
Dragonflies appear
Dragonflies appear

Cripple crow

When they come from the over the mountain
Yeah we'll run we'll run right around them
We've got no guns no we don't have any weapons
Just our cornmeal and our children

The dust drowns
The dark clouds
But not us
But not us

While we pay for mistakes with no meaning
All your gifts and all your peace is deceiving
And still our pain dissolves with believing

That peace comes, their peace comes
That peace comes, their peace comes

Now that our bones lay buried below us
Just like stones pressed into the earth
Well we ain't known by no one before us
And we begin with this one little birth

That grows on, that grows on
That grows on, that moves on

Cripple crow say something for our grieving
Where do we go once we start leaving
Well close that wound
Or else keep on bleeding
And change your tune
It's got no meaning

Inaniel

Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel

Cuando Dios
Inaniel
Va caminando
Cuando Dios va, va
Cuando Dios va cantando
Cuando Dios va, va

Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel

Cuando Dios
Inaniel
Va saltando
Cuando Dios va, va
Cuando Dios va calmando
Cuando Dios va, va

Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel

Cuando Dios se rie de mi alma
Cuando Dios se, se
Cuando Dios se rie de mi alma
Cuando el sol calienta el agua

Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel

Ese sol
Con su pierna guapa
Tu dolor
Es pura santa

Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel

When God
Inaniel
Goes walking
When God goes, goes
When God goes singing
When God goes, goes

Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel

When God
Inaniel
Goes hopping
When God goes, goes
When God goes calm
When God goes, goes

Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel

When God laughs at my soul
When God laughs, laughs
When God laughs at my soul
When the sun heats up the water

Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel Leilani
Inaniel, Miel

That Sun
With its hot leg
Your pain
It's just holy

*** Thanx a lot to Daniel for this one ***

Hey Mama Wolf

When I'm in the woods I know what to call you now
When I'm in the woods I know what to call you now
Hey Mama Wolf
Hey Mama Wolf

Well maybe the mountains know what to call you now
Maybe the mountains know what to call you now
Hey Mama Wolf
Hey Mama Wolf

When I'm in a womb I know what to call you now
And when a belly blooms I know what to call you now
Hey Mama Wolf
Hey Mama Wolf

Well out in Saint Marie I know what to call you now
Swimming in the sea I know what to call you now
And when you swim with me I know what to call you now
And when you're under me I know what to call you now
Hey Mama Wolf...

Hows About Tellin' A Story

Well how's about tellin' a story
One that's really about somebody
What they saw and what they did
How they died and how they lived
But by the time I found a name I moved onto another game
Called write a song about toes and spines, it's god damn
Now I can't think of any story lines
But you know I'd love to try and sing about a person, place, or thing
Mount Sinnai and the Wolfman, Katmandu, and Honest Abe
Something happens up in Tucson and then it happens again in Maine
San Francisco, sweet thing, ladeedada da..na na!

Chinese children

If I lived in China I'd have some Chinese children
If I lived in China I'd have some Chinese children
Well out of my toes my little black baby grows
And that's my fact

Well if I lived in China, I'd have some Chinese children
Yeah if I lived in China, I'd have some Chinese children
Well if I lived in China, if I lived in China, uh huh
Well out of my ears my little black baby hears
And that's my fact

Now if I lived in Russia, I'd have some Chinese children
If I lived in Prussia, I'd have some Chinese children
Well if I lived in India, they'd still be Chinese children uh huh
And out my toes my little blue baby grows
And that's another fact

Now if I lived in Ireland, I'd have some Chinese children
Yeah if I lived in Ireland, I'd have some Chinese children
Yeah if I lived in Ireland, if I lived in Ireland, uh huh
Well if I lived in Spainland, they'd still be Chinese children
And if I lived in Greeceland, they'd still be Chinese children
But out of my thumbs my little red baby runs
And that's another fact, an unchanging fact

Now if I lived in my land, which I do, I'd still have Chinese children
And if I lived in Iceland, I'd still have Chinese children
Well if I lived in Greenland, I'd still have Chinese children uh huh
But out of my ears my little grey baby hears
And that's my fact

Well if I lived in Thailand, I'd have some Chinese children
Well if I lived in Japan, I'd still have Chinese children
If I lived in this land, if I lived in that land, uh huh
And up from my lungs and standing on my tongue
My little green baby sung

Yeah if I lived in Brooklyn, I'd still have Chinese children
Yeah if I lived in Oakland, they'd still be Chinese children
Oh if I was an Indian yeah, if I was an Indian, uh huh
Whatever I do they're Chinese through and through, uh huh

Well I got Chinese children
I got Chinese children...

I Love That Man

I love that man when he's on stage
I hear bad things in a good way
And how I thank you all the time
So don't refuse this thank you of mine

And I arrive at your feet in peace
And I spend my time as I please
And I can't stop light from shining in
My goddamn breath keeps breathing

And at your end and your leaving
May you have no sin worth grieving
And I hope that I can someday ask
Something new to you at last

Now you talk, I'll pour
And our nearness grows
And when I'm bored, I'll let you know

This black ink cross that's on our palms
Let's keep them on
And never wash them off
It ain't for God, it's just for us

Once my friend but never again
And once we're dead, we never end
We never end, we never end, we never end

Luna de margarita

Luna de margarita es
Como tu luz,
Como tu voz y
Como tu amor

Luna de margarita es
Como tu luz,
Como tu voz y
Como tu amor

Frente a ti
El mar de las Antillas
Junto a mí
Tu caricia sencilla

Para vivir, para gozar, para soñar contigo
Para vivir, para gozar, para soñar contigo

Daisy moon is
Like your light
Like your voice and
Like your love

Daisy moon is
Like your light
Like your voice and
Like your love

In front of you
The Antillas' sea
Beside me
Your simple caress

For living, for enjoying, for dreaming of you
For living, for enjoying, for dreaming of you

*** Thanx a lot to Serge for this one ***

Korean Dogwood

Red oak sugar and Korean dogwood and Korean dogwood
Vibes turn to rubbed rum
Lit by mission moonlight
Kangas on that hillside
You are my life
And you baffle me some
Like vanilla's maple
Inca cornflower
You're my baby's blue eyes
And when you're gowndissolves in a prayer
You'll hear a sound
That rings true and fair
Black King lightning
The dawn of orange blossoms and orange blossoms
My friend Keegan
Drawing endless love songs, endless love songs
Calm breath, sweet being, show me what you're seeing
Show me what you're seeing
And though right and loud and proud
Every little word
It still ain't heard
Strange prayers looming
Over all our brothers, over all our brothers
Prison life served
But Navajo Gospel
Is a rope thrown helpful
But for sure all that we've made
Will be swallowed by the Earth
For it's got no worth

Little boys

Life is tough and love is rough
For the man who just can't ever seem to get enough
The days go by and the women come and go
So many that you decide to get rid of your front door
So you don't have to hear them all disappear

You just sit and you wait
Staring at your empty plate
And you can say I'm a lonely sailor
Rockin' gently on my dreams
'Cause I can have it all, but I don't want it all
And it ain't like I've never ever ever tried
I've just never been fully satisfied

But just a tie a little shoelace
And to share a sleeping bag
And I look ahead to the days
When I can look back at all the fun that I've had
But still, but still, but still..

I see so many little boys I wanna marry
I see plenty little kids I've yet to have
Even when the moon goes out
Even when the sea dried out
I still see so many little boys I wanna marry
I see plenty little kids I've yet to have now
Even when the sea's all freeze
And everything's lying underneath
Even when the sun ceases to shine
I won't care, I'll still have on my mind
So many little boys I wanna marry yeah yeah
I see plenty little kids I've yet to have

And in the shower I get my dreaming done
I hold my breath and I wait for the day to come
Oh little Billy, little Timmy, little Jimmy, you're the one
I may not look it, but I swear my heart is young for so many..
Little boys I wanna marry
I see plenty little kids I've yet to have you know you know

I've got many little boys I wanna marry, yeah you know
I've got many little kids I've yet to have
Oh oh, Yeah yeah
Little boys I wanna marry, yeah you know
I've got plenty little kids I've yet to have now, yeah you know
I've got so many, so many little boys I wanna marry now, marry now
So many...

Ancor

Don't the flowers at your feet smell sweet
Well they sure smell sweet to me
And don't the moon way up high shine bright
Well it sure shines bright to me

And don't the water on your lips feel good
Well it sure feels good to me
And don't the lips on your lips feel good
Well they sure feel good to me...

 

Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon

Cristobal

Ropa rota
Negra gota
Yegua vieja

Lluvia dulce
Me acompaña
Por la noche
Hasta la mañana

Hay un mundo más allá
Otro mundo más allá

Hay un mundo más allá
Otro mundo más allá

Hay un mundo más allá
Otro mundo más allá

Sangre dragón
Reyes magos
Mundo mudo
No te oigo

Por esas partes
Go home yankee
El obrero quiere estudiar
Y el estudiante sigue pa' adelante

Aguantate que fui

No te vayas si te vas
No te vayas si te vas
No te vayas si te vas...

Torn clothing
Black drop
Old mare

Sweet rain
Joins me
In the night
Until morning

There's a world out there
Another world out there

There's a world out there
Another world out there

There's a world out there
Another world out there

Blood dragon
Wise men
Silent world
I don't hear you

Around here
Go home yankee
The worker wants to study
And the student continues to advance

Hold on, i went

Don't leave and you leave
Don't leave and you leave
Don't leave and you leave

*** Thanx a lot to Bunnies for this one ***

So long old bean

Well these days I'm spread so thin
I'm getting carried up by the wind
Every time you get high
You might see me floating by

Well so long old bean
It's been a dream being with you
I couldn't tell us apart
Oh and i know neither could you

Don't tread on me
When you float downstream
On a moonbeam

So long old bean
So long old bean

Here comes the mapinguari singing awww
When's there gonna be an end to wondering
When all of our troubles are gonna end 'cause
We've had our fill of finding our empty pockets
Emptier still and there probably won't be
An end to that my friends

Now that my tralala's are dating
Little sips of the Hollywood bowl
They mute up my mind
How kind of them to mellow mellow mellow my soul
Well they're the gambling kind
As smooth as a tuba' ass on the dole
Money never beats soul
How noble

Don't forget me
When you float downstream
On a moonbeam

So long old bean
So long old bean

I'm a little firefly
Landing on you

Samba vexillographica

La bandera de
Alemania tiene tres
Ampoyas mansas llenas de
Flor y gramas en sus pies
En sus pies
Y se llaman Stei y Broshka
Y mira como van a enseñar!
Mira como van a enseñar!

La bandera de
California tiene diez
Piernas rotas llenas de
Tus tiernas gotas
Que salen al reves
Salen al revés
Salen al revés
Salen al revés
Y nosotros, nosotros, nosotros
Nos gusta así
Asi que mudate aqui amor!
Mudate p'aqui amor!

La bandera de
Asilah que se ve
Desde la Medina es rosada y divina
Pa'mi corazón
Cora-cora-cora-cora
Pa'mi corazón
Cora-cora-cora-cora

Y aunque la gente es pobre
Saben vivir feliz! feliz!
Saben vivir feliz!

El tiene una
Ella tiene una bandera, bandera
Ellos tienen una
Todos tienen una bandera
Bandera

¡Coño la cagué!

Ah-ah: Bandera!
Ah-ah: Bandera!
Ah-ah: Bandera!
Ah-ah: Bandera!

Todavía falta una mas
Una bandera
??!

La bandera de
Vida y muerte es parte
De toda la gente
Al cruzar por el puente
O pasaje lunar
Pasaje lunar
Pasaje lunar, lunar, lluunnaarr

Antes de llegar al reino del sol
A tú manera sin o con bandera

Dame mantequilla
Tráeme mantequilla
The German flag
Has three
Gentle blisters full of
Flowers and grass in its feet
In its feet
And they're named Stei and Broshka
And look and how they're going to teach
Look at how they're going to teach

The flag of
California has 10
Broken legs full of
Your tender tears
That come out backwards
Come out backwards
Come out backwards
Come out backwards
And we, we, we, we
Like it that
That you move here, love
That you move here, my love

The flag of
Asilah that leaves
From Medina is pink and divine
for my heart
Hear-ar-ar-ar
For my heart
Hear-ar-ar-ar

And although the people are poor
They know how to live happy! (happy!)
They know how to live happy

He has one
She has a flag, flag
They have one
Everyone has a flag
Flag

Fuck that shit!

Ah-ah: flag!
Ah-ah: flag!
Ah-ah: flag!
Ah-ah: flag!

There's still one more missing
A flag
??!

The flag of
Life and death is part
Of all the people
To cross through the point
Or lunar passage
Lunar passage
Lunar, lunar, lunar passage

Before arriving to the Kingdom of the Sun
In your way, with or without a flag

Give me butter
Bring me butter

( Vexillography is the designing of flags )

*** Thanx a lot to Bunnies for this one ***

Seahorse

I'm high and I'm happy and I'm free
I got my whole heart
Laid out right in front of me
And I finally can see
The way it's always been
The need for peace
Starts from within

So I leave my possesions to the wind
And I'm done with ever wanting anything
Well I can die satisfied
No desires do I hide
Not today, not today
Nor for the next one thousand lives

I want to be a little seahorse
I want to be a little seahorse
A little seahorse

I want to be a little seahorse
I want to be a little seahorse
I want to be a little seahorse...

Well I'm scared of ever being born again
If it's in this form again
Well I wanna know how why where and when and then
I wanna see you be the bright night sky
I wanna see you come back as the light
I wanna see you be the bright night sky
I wanna see you come back as the light

Bad Girl

I've been a bad girl
I ain't playin' fair
I want you to be free
But I don't wanna share
No I don't wanna let you go
But it's about time I do
I can't blame you anymore
And I still love you

Wah, wah, wah, wah, wah, wah, wah...

I know it ain't easy
Being left on your own
Why did you leave me
Well I don't really know
And why wait another day
When a day won't change a thing
Please don't ever let me say
That again

Wah, wah, wah, wah, wah, wah, wah...

Mama I ain't waiting
I ain't waiting
But I'm still holding on

Mama I ain't waiting
No I ain't waiting
But I'm still holding on
Holding on baby

Mama I ain't waiting
No I ain't waiting
But I'm still holding on

Mama I ain't waiting
No I ain't waiting
But I'm still holding on

Seaside

The shore worn
And born black
I love that
I love that

Seaside
Seaside
Seaside
Seaside

The hunter
In Heaven
Is thunder
A companion

By my side
My side
My side
My side

Now seen
Unseen, yeah
Now seen
Unseen, yeah

The sea is calm
The path on high
It swoops down
To lie

By your side
Your side
Your side
Your side

*** Thanx a lot to Bunnies for this one ***

Shabop shalom

Our story begins on a sunday afternoon
Just between halfway tree and spanish town
Where a young boy
Not yet the cock o' the walk that he would soon become,
Was lying on the grass and takin' in the sweet and sensuous scent of hibiscus
That languidly lilted along the summer breeze

It was at this precise moment that he saw her.
Her walk was soft and delicate with a thaumaturgical touch
That only a rabbi's daughter could have
Before their eyes had even met
Her luminous lips had already lured him in
Salvation winked with he promise of a briss held at pinnacle
And a congregation of sages bunny hopping and chicken dancing to yiddish mento

Then their eyes linked
An aeon blinked amharic vows were scryed upon their hearts
Just to think this could all be with a frenectomy and a few words of love.

My shabop shalom baby
Won't you shabop shalom with me
Under the old banana tree
Whoa, whoa

My sweet telavivian lamb's bread
My heart can act as an emoliant
And you'll never ever say
Get bent!

No, no
Todamama todamama
Todamama todamama
Todamama

Todamama todamama
Todamama todamama
Todamama

All the signals that i'm sendin i'll keep sending
And on the constantillionth time
I'll make you mine
Yes, i swear i will

Your sweet supple breasts are golden ghettos
Soft statues in stilettos
Two wise men instead of three

Blow a kiss just for me
I'm ever in a foul mood
I've gotta see you in your talmud
And so happy in makes me

(who who who who who)

You wanna know who
Who wrote the book of jude?
She wants to know who
(who who who who who)
Who wrote the dead sea scrolls?
Well, i did, i did
Yeah
Yes, i did, i did

I did, i did
Mm-hm!
I did, i did

Hexakosioi hexekonta hex phobia can be a fun ordeal
I swear by solomon's seal

Honey, when it comes to love
There's a fire in the deep bend of my heart
Givin' me the heeby-geebys

You see
I know the land of wood and water is
Merely fooder for the loves slaughters
And darling, I've watched you cake walk to the immaculate conception
For far too long

Walls are wailing
I'm livicated to you
Ahaba raba
Ahaba raba for you

We're in heaven
We're in heaven, it's true
I'm in ascending
I'm ascending tonight with you

*** Thanx a lot to Bunnies for this one ***

Tonada Yanomaminista

We burned all our clothes
Blew Yopo up our nose
We're a young and lazy ol' wild boar
Yep
We followed the stork
It led us to camp
We didn't get lost but we lost a chance
1901 was the year of the bleedin' horse
And I was lonely, lonely
1902 the Devil sucked off the moon
Please hold me, please hold me
My ear to your chest,
Your back to the ground,
Please move mama
Please make a sound
That war party's lookin' for you
And lookin' for me
Damn, damn, we weren't scared
Just unprepared
So we followed the caw
'Till our eyes were locked in,
We became her and she became them
And then
I heard the voice of heaven
Sayin' don't be scared of anything
I heard the voice of the land,
The beautiful land, sing
I recognize you mother
In a little playful touch from death
As above so below
You're in control of the rest
Then the six nippled frog
Ran across the golden moss
Followin' behind us, behind us
And the W.A.C.
Was pointing Remingtons at the trees
They couldn't find us
Can't find us

Rosa

Tanto, tanto, tanto claro
E tanto gris
Que é raro, raro, raro, raro
Que seja tanto assim

Sonâmbulo esquilo
Te faço gargalhar
Ah

Será que eu sou assim eu vou sem ver o que não vi.
Será que penso que me vou ainda fico aqui.

Rubro Rubro Ouro Rimo..
Desnuda o mineral
E qualquer nome lhe foi dado
Assim tá sem pensar

Pensam que não sabe nada
Que tu não pode amar
Dizem que é ver pra crer
Que é inutil explicar
Aaahh

Te tiram da tua calma e
Tua mãe a te buscar
Sem mi lábios
Sem parar
Não pode te encontrar

A vera rosa
Estranha rosa

Indio limpo, limpo lindo
Sangue é algodão
Montanha, viva, sacra, ferida, doce e celestial

Começa assim com tal tristeza
Termina tudo igual
Tudo igual
Termina tudo igual
Igual

Din-gom-durum
Din-gom-durum
(Estranha rosa)
Din-gom-durum

Estranha Rosa...

*** Thanx a lot to Igor for this one ***

So much so much so much is clear
There is so much grey
That its rare, rare, rare
That there would be so much like this

Sleepwalking squirrel
I make you laugh
Ah

Could it be that I'm like this, I go without seeing what I don't see
Could it be that I think I'm going, but I'm still here

Ablush, ablush gold I rhyme
Lays the mineral bare
And any name was given to it
Thus it is without thinking

They think it knows nothing
That you cannot love
They say you have to see it to believe it
That it is useless to explain
Aaah

They grab you from your calm and
Your mother searches for you
Without my lips
Non stop
(she) cannot find you

The true rose
Strange rose

Clean Indian, clean and beautiful
Blood is cotton
Mountain, alive, holy, hurt, sweet and celestial

So it begins with such sorrow
It all ends the same
All the same
It all ends the same
The same

Din gom durum
Din gom durum
Strange rose
Din gom durum

Strange rose...

*** Thanx a lot to Tracey for this one ***

Saved

Well I don't need nobody to rescue me,
Or help me see the way you treat me.
But I do need somebody to help me say
It's time to walk away (Alright, okay)

Too many times
Too many times
Too many times
You crossed over that line
You changed your mind
You changed your mind
You changed your mind
But I never did change mine

Still I was saved by the fire
Singing its song in my heart
That hypnotized all the demons
And tore them apart
But you make them all come back
You make them all return
You're so good at that
And I will never learn
No I never will (I never will, baby)

Well I don't need nobody to heal my pride
Cause I'm playing dead inside
But I do need somebody
To come wake me up, shake me up
Help me to stand up, stand up

You put me down
You cut me down
You turned me down
And I still stick around

You tame my soul
Swallowed me whole
I lost control
And I still couldn't let you go

But I was saved by the fire
That was burning deep inside of myself
I was a knave to desire
But I finally got a little bit of help

You ripped out my tongue
You couldn't trust me with that
You hid your trust fund
I wouldn't a judged you for that
You made me feel dumb
Well I ain't new to that

I must-a treated you wrong
And now you're treating me wrong right back
Two many times, three many times, four many times
I'm about to crack
Eight many times, nine many times
Too many times
I lost track

Still yes, I was saved by the fire
Burning deep inside my soul
Yeah I was saved by the fire
Burning deep inside my soul
(Yeah, I know, yeah I know)
Yes I was saved by the fire
Burning deep inside my soul…

*** Thanx a lot to Bigsby for this one ***

Lover

Well I-I, I wanna be your lover
I wanna be your man
I want you to understand

And I-I, I wanna open your door
And love you 'til you're sore
That works for - wait a minute, wait a minute!
Yeah

I wanna be your thing, your anything your everything oh yeah

And I-I, I wanna fill your cup (cup cup cup)
Fill it up, fill it up to the brim with love
That works for - wait a minute, wait a minute!

You'll never have to ask
I'll give you my sweet grass
I'm gonna mesmerize your ass
Just give me my first chance, it's gonna be the last
I'm gonna make you wanna stay

I-I I wanna be your cow
Give you all the milk around town
Let me see, let me see you drink it down
I-I, I wanna be the pear tree
I want you to climb all over me
Try my fruit and taste my seed

Climb right on me, lay it on me
C-climb right on me, l-lay it on me!

Just let my do my thing
Until you start to sing
I'm going down all you night long
I'm gonna build a bond
I'm pullin' out my wand
Feels so right it can't be wrong!

Yeah!

Well I-I, I wanna be your lover
I wanna be your man
I want you to understand

And I-I, I wanna be you lover baby
I wanna be your girl
Blow a kiss and change the world, yeah

We're gonna make it through
You got me and I got you
Your bleedin' heart's at my command
If you don't love me to
Then bein' friends will do
Long as you let me in your bed!

Carmencita

Ay tu primo colorado
Con barba camburada
Y llena de ballena
Inclinadose al sol
Ay tu rayo de luz roja
Besando nuestra boca
El beso que te sopla
Huele a alcohol

Tus tres ojos lunares
Extraterrestriales
Entran cuando sales
Por eso no se ven
Ay tu barba colorada
Traviesa y rebelde
Me afeito con espada
Pero devuelve

La la la la la la...

Si la noche te persigue
Entrégate a ella
O dile que tienes dolor de cabeza
Sombrita de reflejo
Dame algo tierno
Me como tu amor
Y cago el infierno

Adio, adio, adio
Berno, berno
Berne berne berne oh oh
Berne berne berne oh oh

La la la la la la la...

Ay tus ojos colorados
Azul y anaranjados
Amarillo verde y marrón
Mi amor envuelto en tu corazón
No lo sueltes por favor
Somos elefante y serpiente semejante
Tomando aguardiente
En el sol
De una flor...

La la la la la la la...

Oh, your colored cousin
With a banana-milkshakeshake beard
And full from whale
Leaning towards the sun
Oh, your red ray of light
Kissing our mouth
The kiss that
Smells like alcohol

Oh your three lunar eyes
Alien
Enter when you leave
So they don't leave
Oh, your colored beard
Mischievous and rebellious
I shave with a sword
But it comes back

La la la la la la...

If the night chases you
Surrender to her
Or tell her that you have a headache
Little shade of reflection
Give me something gentle
I devour your love
And shit hell

Goodbye, goodbye, goodbye
Berno, berno
Berne berne berne oh oh
Berne berne berne oh oh

La la la la la la...

Oh, your colored eyes
Blue and orange
Yellow green and brown
My love wrapped in your heart
Don't let it go please
We are the same elephant and serpent
Drinking brandy
In the sun
Of a flower

La la la la la la...

*** Thanx a lot to Bunnies for this one ***

The Other Woman

I walk with my head down
I mumble all the words
I keep my feelings to myself only

I never stand my ground
I just stand around
If you love me then why won't you hold me

Everything and everyone around me is changing
Now that I've been the other woman

Your music rides ten horses in the sky
And gallops through the evening
You, you have no side for me to stand by
In space, I see you and her

And everything and everyone around me is changing
Now that I've been the other woman
Oh now that I've been the other woman

Like a newlywed hummingbird
Building its home
Stick by stick above the river

You are green, you are red
You are yurple you are blue
You are gold you are silver

Well my eyes are made of lemons
My tears are made of limes
You love me, you hate me, I'm losing my mind

I've sailed the sea of love aboard the ship of hopes
I'm a skipper, I'm the captain, I'm the crew

And everything and everyone around me is changing
Now that I've been the other woman
Oh now that I am the other woman

I will always be the other woman
I'll never be the only woman
The only woman...

Freely

It ain't about a heart you find
It's about the one you sight
It's about the love you hide
It's waitin' to be let outside

And it ain't about losing your mind
But if you happen to, that's fine
But there's only one way to shine
And it's called trying to live

Freely, freely meu coracao
Freely, freely meu coracao
I'd like to live that way
I'd like to live that way

And my mother may not understand
Why I'm the way that I am
But i love her and I wanna let her in (do you love her?)
Get to know a friend

And now we gotta take some time
Get to know each other our whole lives
And I call on you to remind
Nothing's really mine
Except for

Freedom, freedom en meu coracao
Freedom, freedom en meu coracao
I'd like to live that way
Oh I'd wanna stay stay that way

You ever seen anything as kind
As the wind blowing by
I've never seen anything as wise
As the sun rise that shines

Freely, freely en meu coracao
Freely, freely meu coracao
I'd like to live that way
Oh I'd wanna live that way

I remember

I remember a faraway laugh
A sweet caress
You'd help me zip up my dress

I remember your arms around my neck
21 shells wrapped in my nest
Endlessness
Didn't last

I won't change
Given the chance

And I remember no place for me to hide
Before you came home at night
I remember you turning out the lights
All I ever saw was the red in your eyes
No big surprise
Happened nearly every night

Your own flesh and blood
I did wonder why

I remember not knowing what to say
And how calm you had remained
Your child stillborn with no name
I remember the never-ending summer rain
Oh
Please don't let what was get in the way of what's next
Don't forget
That what's to come hasn't come yet

*** Thanx a lot to Bunnies for this one ***

My Dearest Friend

I'm gonna die of loneliness, I know
I'm gonna die of loneliness, for sure

I'm gonna die of loneliness, I know
I'm gonna die of loneliness, for sure

My dearest friend
You'll soon begin to love again
To love again

 

What Will We Be

*** Thanx a lot to Michelle & Susanne for these lyrics ***

Can't Help But Smiling

Mama ain't it wild when
You can't help but smiling
What fun to not know why
We're lost in the only thing
Truly worth getting lost in
It's so nice to think you're alone
And to look up and see you home

Mama ain't it wild when
You can't help but smiling
Mama ain't it wild when
You can't help but smiling

You can't help but smiling
You can't help but smiling
You can't help but smiling

Angelika

Replenish your blossoming bacchanal
And let regret end at the start of the day
And don't take no secret back to your grave
Let everyone know
Let everyone know

Angelika, Angelika, Angelika
Angelika, Angelika, Angelika

If wildness covers the colors you sense
Then how could you think God has no friends
If life's for the living and death for the dead
And love's in your heart and hate's in your head

You got to go blank to let it appear
The garden on high grows bigger each year
Without the black stone you can't break the string
The omniverse sings of all these things

Angelika, Angelika, Angelika
Angelika, Angelika, Angelika

Cañoneros disparando
Aguinaldo en el barrio
Velero de luz que trae el cambio
Que caiga la cruz y suba dios
La lagrima en to corazon
Suelta la, suelta la mi amor
Mi amor mi amor

Angelika, Angelika

Cañoneros disparando
Aguinaldo en el barrio
Velero de luz que trae el cambio
Que caiga la cruz y suba dios
La lagrima en to corazon
Suelta la, suelta la mi amor
Mi amor mi amor

Baby

Baby
I finally know what I'm going after
I'm learning to let in all the laughter
Holy moly
You're so funny
You crack me up
You crack me up

Look out for dreams that keep returning
Cause magic ain't no hand me down yearning
You gotta feel it gotta want it
The way I want you babe

Traveling by choo choo train
We know where we just don't know when
Like some everlasting onion pulled by love

Never heard a better bad joke said out loud
You flip flop and I wild out
Can you believe it
I can't believe it but it's true

You're giving eighty billion years of giggling
A whole new world to live in
But this one's real, this one's real
This one's real

Like some bow tied kangaroo
You be the one and I'll be one too
Play it goofy or play it cool
We're on our minds

Everything that happened
You know it don't mean a thing to us
'Cause so much is gonna happen because

You showed me a sunset overflowing
But who cares where it's going
As long as you're next to me

Goin' Back

Goin' back to the place
Where it all started from
Gonna see my old friends try and have a little fun

Goin' back to the way that it once used to be
Have a couple drinks and wander aimlessly
Just like old times
Yeah just like old times

And maybe see the changes in me
Remember where I've been and never go back again
Maybe see the changes in me
Make no mistake
There's plenty of those to make

Never never never goin' back
Never ever ever goin' back

Goin' back to the place where my lover and I met
I can give her all I got
She can ring my little neck just like old times
Just like old times

Goin' back to the time when I didn't need a thing
Just the tappin' of my foot and a little song to sing
That'll do just fine
Yeah that'll do just fine

And maybe ???
?? I go, ?? I come
Take me anytime you like hon'
Take me as I am or as who I might become

Never ever ever goin' back
Never ever ever goin' back

Goin' back, goin' back, goin' back
Goin' back, goin' back, goin' back
Goin' back, goin' back, goin' back...

The First Song for B

Watch the stream run by you
Watch the Indian chief
Wrapped in blue corn leaves drift by you
Watch you take root in the son's palm
And rise out of the fire
No more being match wood
Only rising higher
I wanna see you be the one who's first light
Harbors in the new day
And see you settle into yourself
And never be afraid
Now I take everything as a good sign
Because I'm in love
I take everything as a sign from God

And now I give myself to you alone
No more knives hang above me
Oh B
Please destroy me, please destroy me
Please destroy me, please destroy me, oh, oh

Last Song for B

A movement
Attunement
A new dream
Beyond dream

A shadow
Lies wilting
A child
Born singing

I want to grow
I want to grow
I want to grow
I want to grow
Want to grow

Holding on
Unite us
This lifetime
As lovers
For all time

Chin Chin and Muck Muck

When I was a young boy
I had a lot of young boys
And we taught each other dearly how to love
Oh dearly how to love

Now that I'm an old hag
All I got's are things that sag
But it really ain't so bad
No it really ain't so bad

Look at the neighbors with their long blonde hair
Makin' their money at the Renaissance fair
They live under your dress in a massengilic mess
Singin' klang bang wang
I swear

The neighbors will hear you
The neighbors will hear you
The neighbors will hear you
The neighbors will hear you

A glass eye tends to the garden in your breast singin'
Mama you're a dog too dull to bite
My love's central sun
Hides her bells in emptiness
I hung the hangman
And I ain't afraid to fight

But he's gonna get me
He's gonna get me
He won't forget me
He's gonna get me

Well steal my face I do declare
This might be a start of a new affair
I'm gonna braid exotic birds in your hair
How can I tell
'Cause I see wildfire everywhere

???

All my thoughts are hairs
On a wild wild boar
Runnin' slowly down the lilac slope
We're tryin' not to scare
The sweet prairie hogs
As we descend on them like vultures through the fog
We're vulpinous vultures
We're elegant armchairs
We're vulpinous vultures
Give heals time to wound as we lazily spoon
Bend me over bend me back my bow
And take a little sniff
And I'll grant you every wish
Glue my belly to your gibbous rainbow

Chin Chin and Muck Muck

16th and Valencia Roxy Music

I don't know where to go
'Cause I know where to go
Well I know where not to go
'Cause I know where to go

Tonight we're gonna find our lover
Tonight we're gonna find our man

Riding six white horses
Wearing them pressed blue jeans
Gonna behead the king
And give the queen everything

'Cause tonight we're gonna find our lover
'Cause tonight we're gonna find our man
We're gonna find our

We don't know where to go
We know where to go
We don't know what to do
We know what to do
We don't know where to go
We know where to go
We don't know anymore

I know I look high
But I'm just free dancing
I know I look hypnotized
But I'm just table tapping

'Cause tonight we ain't gonna find our lovers
Tonight we ain't gonna find our man

We don't know where to go
We know where to go
We don't know what to do
We know what to do
We don't know where to go
We know where to go
We don't know anymore
We don't know anymore

Rats

One above
Heaven under
One for thirst
One for hunger

I am the dark
You are the thunder
I am the doubt
You are the wonder

Since time began
You've been the long time man
And mama ain't it grand
That I get to be the fool again
I get to be the fool again

I close my eyes and I see you dancing
Do you see me when you close yours too
'Cause every kiss that I don't give
Is another life that I don't live
And mama it's so much sweeter when I do, hey

Love
Is light ignited
And everyone
Is invited

But if you don't ever try
How can you give it one more try
If you don't ever ever try
How can you give it one more try
Give it one more try

I close my eyes and I see you dancing
Do you see me when you close yours too
'Cause every kiss that we don't give is another life that we don't live
And mama it's so much sweeter when we do
Rats

Maria Lionza

Let's drink a toast to that strange old feeling
That this is a moment without any meaning
This is a moment without any meaning

Let's make the most of when we stopped believing
Love is the only thing truly worth grieving
Love is the only thing truly worth needing

Maria Lionza
Lady hand me real arrows

Who do you love
The lover you can't forget
Who do you love
Or the lover you haven't met

Who do you love
The lover you can't forget
Who do you love
Or the lover you haven't met…

Brindo

Brindo este amor
Un amor tan raro
Brindo este amor
Un amor tan claro
Brindo este amor
Un amor tan de repente, oh
Brindo este amor
Un amor tan differente, oh

Como la orsita en el mar
Un elemento nuevo para jugar

Brindo a este amor
Que me llena de esperanza, oh
Yy brindo a esa luz allá en la distancia, oh
Venga colibrí, despierta a la diosa oh
Que canta a ti y a mi su canción preciosa, oh

Brindo a todo lo que quiero dar
A todo lo que está a punto a empezar

Brindo este amor
Que nunca se demora
Sólo el hospital está abierto a esta hora

No pienso en ti, sólo te siento
Pasando por mi, como un dulce viento
No pienso en ti, sólo te siento
Pasando por mi, como un dulce viento

Meet me at the Lookout

Before the song
Made the world we know
Before kingdom come
A story was told
To not forget
Or get caught in the wind
A candle was lit
That your father is in

From lookout point
Valley below
The sun up on high
The moon down on low

I know
My heart will find
I know
My heart will find you

I know
My heart will find
I know
My heart will find you

We're drawn into
The headless who knows
A new name for you
That nobody knows

I know
Your heart is here
I know
Your heart is hearing

I know
Your heart is here
I know
Your heart is hearing

Walilamzi

( A song sung in the Pit River dialect )

Dalilamdzi
Walilamzi
De'Landzi Delandzi
Seena Seena
Empo Empo Empo Allea Namuli Allea Hamuli
Dalilamdzi Walilamdzi
De'landzi De'landzi
Seena Seena
Coyaba wade toololaakadzi
The dawn
Is dawning
A shadow a shadow
I come home
May you may you rejoice
Rejoice grandmother
Rejoice grandmother
World over, all living
Person, you are living

Foolin'

Foolin' on the human population
I know my mind's on the front line
But when I'm lovin' on the human population
Thank God my heart's playin' its part

One day, one day at a time
One day, one day at a time

Love is the birth of a nation
Born from the good womb of humankind
All these stories of creation
Came from the same flame of the most high

One song, one song at a time
One song, one song at a time

Fearing oh I'm sure gettin' better
With every morn a new fear is born
But when I'm trusting trusting trusting
Knowing that we're in it together
Free to face unknown, free to overcome

One day, one day at a time
One day, one day at a time

 

Mala

Golden Girls

You believe
In visions and prayers
But you don't believe
In what's really there

You're a young man
On a dance floor
A young man
In a young man's world
I'm always on the run and I hate copy past for god's sake
Get on the dance floor
Get on the dance floor
Get on the dance floor
Get on the dance floor
Get on the dance floor

Daniel

We once had a time
Meet me at the castro tonight
I held a rose
You held who knows
But that's fine

We fell in love
We fell in love
At the John Reed Choir
And right there, and then
I wrote to no end
Swore to never let you go
I'm always on the run and I hate copy past for god's sake
But loves got a way of fading away
Oh, I never saw you again
I never saw you again

Waiting in line
To see suede playing
We had a time
I wished we could stay in
Waiting in line
To see suede play

Für Hildegard von Bingen

Now she's leaving
Congregation
Left the Abbey's
Suffocation

She's been dreaming
Relocation
From monastic
Regulations
I'm always on the run and I hate copy past for god's sake
Now she's working
At the station
As a VJ
On rotation

In the uptown
In the uptown
In the uptown
In the uptown...

Never Seen Such Good Things

Never seen such good things go so wrong
And everywhere we turn they're playing our song

Should have known someone so much like me
Would give me hell and send me to my knees
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
Love you're a strange fella
Sure leave your mark indelibly
Love you're a strange fella
Won't you leave your mark on me
I'm always on the run and I hate copy past for god's sake
If we ever make sweet love again
I'm sure that it will be quite disgusting
Race to the end, race to the end

The memory of a ceremony so
Empty bitter boring and hollow
Hollow

Love you're a strange fella
Sure leave your mark indelibly
May as well be forever
Love won't you come and punish me

Sad lady you win, sad lady you win
Sad lady you win, sad lady you win
Sad lady you win, sad lady you win
Sad lady you win, sad lady you win

Mi Negrita

Mi amor no tiene esperanza
Aunque te esperara
Mi corazón se lanza
Un fantasma corporeal

Mi amor no tiene venganza
Aunque te matara
Este viejo no se cansa
Siempre te perseguirá
I'm always on the run and I hate copy past for god's sake
Así que
Fe y amor, no necesita esperanza
Ven amor aqui
Feo amor no grita en mi lancha
Alrededor de ti

Vestida en mi dolor
Negrita de mi amor

Fe y amor, mosquito tan dandi
Fue un amor así
Feo amor, no quita esperanza
Ven amor, aquí
Ven amor

Mi amor no te hablo paja
Aunque no es la verdad
Mi abogado trabaja
Para que tu puedas descansar

Así que
Fe y amor, no necesita esperanza
Ven amor aqui
Ven amor, disfruta mi grasa
Alrededor de ti

Fe y amor
Feo amor
Fe y amor
Feo amor

Fe y amor
Feo amor
Fe y amor

Your Fine Petting Duck

I'll take you back
'Cause I don't really love him
No, no, no
Give me that
Won't you gimme gimme
Give me all your loving
And I'll call you
And hope that you won't say

"If he ever treats you bad
Please remember how much worse I treated you
If he doesn't try his best
Please remember that I never tried at all
And if he makes you cry a lot
Please remember that will me you never stopped
I never held on long enough to let you go"
I'm always on the run and I hate copy past for god's sake
Come back baby
I never really loved him
I'll take you back
I never really loved him

"If he don't give enough time
Please remember that I never gave you mine
And if he doesn't have a dime
Please forget how hard I worked to get you lots
You, you always knew
But you pushed it, baby
Yeah, you pushed it, baby
You looked away"

Come back baby
I never really loved him
I'll take you back
I never really loved him

"If he ever is untrue
Please remember I was too
And so much more so
If he doesn't have a clue
Please forget how much I always had a few
If he ever is unkind
At least he'll never change his mind
Not the way I always did and still will do"

Als eine flamme reißt du
Du durch das essentialisieren universum
Inzwischen trinken wia
Unser glas de himmels abstinenz

Eines tages konnten
Wir unser locher
Wieder stopfen

Eines tages konnten
Wir unser locher
Wieder stopfen
Wieder stopfen

Als eine flamme reißt du
Du durch das essentialisieren universum
Inzwischen trinken wia
Unser glas de himmels abstinenz

Yes I've been, yes I've been, yes I've been
I've been feeling it too
Yes I've been, yes I've been, yes I've been
I've been feeling it too

I've been feeling it, I've been feeling it
I've been feeling it
Yes, I've been feeling it too

A Gain

Mama had such high hopes for me
Love don't know where'd those hopes go
Mama's gonna buy me a DVD
When the saints march into the W Hotel

Mama's gonna buy me new hair gel
Love is gonna tell me love don't last
Mama's gonna tell me I ain't high class
Love is gonna be a long lost biological father
I'm always on the run and I hate copy past for god's sake
Lover's gonna give me worst day of my life
Mama's gonna tell me the world I thought was the world is not the world
Love is gonna make me a hungry man

Won't You Come Over

I used to live alone
But I found you so certain
I'm yours to take
Now I can't wait
For all the mistakes
We've yet to make

Now shake it up baby
Twist and shout
We're a war torn building
All bombed out
Love not unlike an old drunk
Pissing the night away
Love not unlike

Won't you come over and love me
Won't you come over again
Can you overcome the unnerving
Ossifying body you're in

I used to live alone
Just counting the pretty little flowers on my dress
Now I can't wait to consecrate this wondrous mess
We're a song forgotten till we sing again
Start at the bottom and then we descend
I'm always on the run and I hate copy past for god's sake
Love not unlike
Little joy ain't around no more
Love not unlike
I am woman hear me roar
Love not unlike
Larry Levan sanctified
Love not unlike

Won't you come over and love me
Won't you come over again
Help me over come the unloving
Ossifying body I'm in

Cristobal Risquez

All of the sweet things
That you say to me
Tonight I love you
And tomorrow we'll see

It ain't the end of the world
But it ain't the start of a new one
It ain't a hard card to play
When from the get-go you won

We're full of action
Un-acted upon
We are I just don't know how to do this full on

Still it ain't the end of the world
Just ain't the start of a new one
I'm no Lincoln Zapatone
Just wanna keep what I can't own

It's no good, it's no good, it's no good
I don't understand and that's well understood
I'm always on the run and I hate copy past for god's sake
I see an actor
Chase around my baby
All of the sweet, sweet things
That you never save me

It ain't the end of the world
But it ain't the start of a new one
We get the news bit by bit
But not the whole of it

Hatchet Wound

I wanna sing a song and make her feel crazy
Make her forget she always forgets me
Cause she's a top of the shelf lady
And I'm a low bottom bottle fed baby

Yeah hatchet wound is driving me crazy
And hatchet wound does truly amaze me
'Cause she's a top of the shelf lady
And I'm a low bottom bottle fed baby
I'm always on the run and I hate copy past for god's sake
You know, hatchets such a seasoned opponent
Can't wait to get the scars to show it
Gimmie a chance and I'll blow it
But this one's for the dad bands that know it

Yeah hatchet would is driving me crazy
And hatchet would does truly amaze me
'Cause she's a top of the shelf lady
And let me tell you
Nothing but her hatchet can save me

Please don't look in my eyes
Don't want you to see the sorrow
Of I don't want you tonight
If I can't have you tomorrow

I wanna sing a song and make her feel crazy
Make her forget she always forgets me
'Cause she's a top of the shelf lady
And I'm a low bottom bottle fed baby

Mala

Ya ha pasado el tiempo
Ya ha pasado el tiempo
Hay que aceptarlo
Hay que aceptarlo

Won't You Come Home

Won't you come home I surrender
I miss my sweet bag of bones, drunk and tender
Why don't you want to stay here suspended
In the dead arms of a year that has ended
I'm always on the run and I hate copy past for god's sake
Can't see the shape of the song that we're singing
River too dirty for us to go swimming
Why would you want to stay clear of adoration
That disappears when you're near when you're close

Won't you come home I surrender
I miss my sweet bag of bones, drunk and tender
Why don't you want to stay here suspended
In the dead arms of a year that has ended

Taurobolium

I can't keep myself from evil
I can't keep myself from evil
I can't keep myself from evil
I can't keep myself from evil

I can't keep myself from evil
I can't keep myself from evil
I can't keep myself from evil
I can't keep myself from evil

So much desire there left in me
So much perversion you can't see
So much desire there left in me
So much malignance you can't see
I'm always on the run and I hate copy past for god's sake
So much desire, so much desire
So much desire, so much desire

I can't keep myself from evil
I can't keep myself from evil
I can't keep myself from evil
I can't keep myself from evil

So much desire there left in me
So much perversion you can't see
So much desire there left in me
So much malignance you can't see

So much desire, so much desire
So much desire, so much desire

Keep me from evil

Ape in Pink Marble

Middle Names

I pretend when I look in your eyes
I don't know where you're going
Don't come back, please come back tonight
Just about the only thing left is a light
I wonder where you are
Then I wonder
But I won't wonder anymore
In the real world did you copy and paste too?
And I can see you now
Sitting there in front of the station
Feel the rain fall down again
I'd love to be there now
But I'm heading in the other direction
Feel the rain fall
Feel the rain fall

Why is the moon so bright
Why are you so nice
See you alone at the Walgreens at night
I used to think that you'd always return
To your woman in waiting
My love belongs to no one
And just about the only thing left is a light
I wonder where you are
Then I wonder again

And I can see you now
Sitting there in front of the station
Feel the rain fall down again

Good Time Charlie

Every look begins with a disguise
I saw it in your eyes
Me, I've worn them all
Mostly been a bathroom stall
An out-of-work blow-up doll
A memory you can't recall
Or nobody there at all
In the real world did you copy and paste too?
The desert dreams of oceans
She will never ever know
Give it a million years or so

La, la, la
La
La, la, la
La

Me and my policeman
Pulling over everyone we can
Sometimes I breathalize
And he gives the DUIs
I've asked myself once or twice
Is it love or just blood in his eyes

The devil dreams of paid vacation
Letting the old man win
But it's too easy to make man sin
The end

Jon Lends a Hand

I know the whole world says to you
But I'm gonna say it too
There's no one I ever knew
Quite as beautiful as you
As beautiful as you
As beautiful as you

Oh Jonathan, Jonathan
These are your chords
I'm borrowing them
I'm borrowing them
Just to convey
How very beautiful she looks today
See, see

I hope that you don't mind
I'll give them back after I'm done
One more chorus and it's the end of the song
In the real world did you copy and paste too?
I know the whole world says to you
But I'm gonna say it too
There's no one I ever knew
Quite as beautiful as you
As beautiful as you

As beautiful as you
As beautiful as you
As beautiful as you
As beautiful as you
As beautiful as you

As beautiful as you
As beautiful as you
As beautiful as you
As beautiful as you
As beautiful as you

Mara

Yes, yes
I confess
I fell from one trap to the next
I fell from one trap to the next
I close my eyes and see the same things
Look away
I can always recognize it by the laughter that it makes
In the real world did you copy and paste too?
Yes, yes
I confess
I only have one lie to forget
May not be real dreams but they're all you get
In a wilderness I know
There's something so familiar
Something I cannot control
Something I cannot control

I fell from one trap
I fell from one trap
I fell from one trap
I fell from one trap

Fancy Man

I heard there's a brand new zoo in Thailand
So I hitchhiked on a private flight and got there, man, fast
I've greased every palm from A to Z, “hey mister, wanna date with me?”
I know what i've got to do and I'll do it

From the day I was born
The whole world's been my stepping stone
I come from a long line of people
Who've never waited in a line

I've got a dumb dance inside my pants, man
And I've watched all the latest shows on Bing-Bong
I rode a gift horse into town
"Free subscriptions all around"
You look like you could use a night in heaven

We're so in love, everywhere we go it's walking on the water
And suddenly all the pain and all the tears are music to my ears

'Cause I'm a fancy man
Fancy man
I'm a fancy man
Fancy man
Fancy man

I looked into my eyes and I saw order
An endless row of flowers along the border
It's not ordinary tragedy
Let the credits roll on top of me
First I'm going to do it and then I'll do it
'Cause Love's the yes within the yes
And everyone's walking on the water
Only the finest worms will feast on me so be sure to RSVP
In the real world did you copy and paste too?
'Cause I'm a fancy man
Fancy man
I'm a fancy man
Fancy man
Fancy man

Fancy man
Sometimes I get to thinking
Is this fancy thinking
Is this a fancy thought
I'm pretty sure it's not

Fig in Leather

I've been waiting to tell you so close
I will make phone call and drink some wine
There's a place where all the pretty flowers grow
I will make phone call 'cause you're a lady

I'm trying to show you all about it
I will wear clean shirt in fact quite crisp
I've got Frigidaire to keep it cool
I will take the time 'cause you're a lady

You're a lady
Top quality lady
My! you're a soft lady
Quite powerful lady
A very cool lady

When do you think about me now
What do you think about me now
What do you think about when I think of you
What do you think about me now

I think of you
I think you think of me too
I think of you
You think of me don't you

Hello
Is that you
Come right in and have a seat
Remove your shoes, enjoy some fruit
Did I mention have a seat
I'm real high tech, authority
That's right, I'm quite an ace
I'm cutting edge, I think you'll agree
Have you seen my carrying case
For my head cleaner
For my tape machine
Hold message so easily
Try it now after the beep
How come everybody gets you, baby
Tell me why everybody gets you, baby
But me…

When do you think about me now
What do you think about me now
What do you think about when I think of you
What do you think about me now
You think of me don't you
In the real world did you copy and paste too?
I will buy keyboard and drink some wine
I will give good quality conversation
I know the whole world eats with its eyes
I will take the time 'cause you're a lady
You're a lady
You're a lady
You're a lady
You're a lady
You're a lady

Theme for a Taiwanese Woman in Lime Green

Love don't you worry
Even though it's time to go
And while I know you've got to hurry
Do it slow

I wanna love you once more
Even though we've never loved before

I know so very little about so many things
And oh so much about nothing
But a kiss begun
Will never end

There's no one in the world that I love
And that no one is you

Now I embody
Same song stuck on repeat
Drunk mom in the lobby
Sad cop on the beat

I wanna love you again
Even though we've yet to even meet

I'm home
When I'm nearly home
I'm only home
When I'm nearly home

Love's the only lesson everyone knows how to teach
And love's only ever pretending to be out of reach
You're nearly next to me
In the real world did you copy and paste too?
There's no one in the world that I love
And that no one is you
I can't wait to close my mouth
And not say a thing
But love's making me sing

Takes a certain persuasion
For that romantic equation

Souvenirs

Welcome to the hotel in California
He pushes her chair and wheels her inside
They can hear the train and wonder where it's going
Tuesday's rain, tuesday's rain

They used to not dare but now they love to go dancing
And with a little swivel he can spin her around
'Cause when love shows its face
The rest just falls into place
And all of the pain
All of the pain
That followed the lady in waiting
Lady in waiting
For a heart not alone anymore
In the real world did you copy and paste too?
Riding on the bus
On the way to the airport
A couple stares she knows the feeling well
But like her father used to say
“Forgive and walk away”
Tuesday's rain, tuesday's rain
Tuesday's rain

Mourners' Dance

The early writings show the sequence of the dance
The individual awakens and expands
I looked into the room
And saw the dance resume
Between the origins
Between the dawn

Learn to identify the blossom in plain view
It will consume your body when the dance is through
There is no real you there is only ever you
There is no real you there is only ever you

I looked into the verse
And saw the dance disperse
Between the images
Between the lines

Only the true disciple activates the word
It must be understood before it can be heard
The parting song, ever in our hearts
The parting song, ever in our hearts
In the real world did you copy and paste too?
The mourners' dance begins
When we remember them
The mourners' dance is through
When we remember you

We remember you
We remember you
We remember you
We remember you...

Saturday Night

It's every Saturday night and the time sure is wrong
Time to get uptight and along alone
Ask every Saturday night
Why the time sure is wrong for having fun
So get along alone now alone
Alone now alone

And a voice comes disembodied
Nothing there but you can hear it
You know how to numb the wound
But you don't know how to heal it
Try waiting for hours, days and years
You keep waiting but no one's ever gonna show up here

Please don't love me because
Don't love me because
You're through hating you

Please don't love me because
Don't love me because
You're through hating you

Why mourn the loss when life is letting
Go of us but not forgetting
Everything that made you stronger
Won't be around much longer

You're the dream of love unspoken
You're a flower that never opened
No exception will be made
We all get our own sad serenade
In the real world did you copy and paste too?
Ask every saturday night why my nose is always bleeding
I forgot what I was needing and now everybody's leaving
Can't keep your eyes from closing, you're a blue sky decomposing
As we all embrace what we've become
And our voices merge into one

Please don't love me because
Don't love me because
You're through hating you

Please don't love me because
Don't love me because
You're through hating you
You're through hating you
You're through hating you
You're through hating you...

Linda

I'm a lonely woman
Alone in the world
Drifting through town
Drifting through town

I was once loved woman
Once was all that I knew
Fodder for the fire
Picture of you
In the real world did you copy and paste too?
I drove to the place
Scattered my remains
Wild wind through the canyon
Moonlight on the plain

I'm a lonely woman
Won't leave a trace
You won't remember my name
You won't remember my face

I'm a lonely woman
Alone in the world
Drifting through town
Drifting through town
Drifting through town
Drifting through town

Lucky

When I saw you the other day
And then I saw you later
Well I just couldn't help but say
What I want to say to you
That I'm so very very lucky
That I'm so very lucky, baby

Some people want lots of people
Some people don't want none
Me, I don't want lots of people
Me, I don't want none
In the real world did you copy and paste too?
'Cause I'm so very very lucky
That's why I'm lucky now
'Cause I'm
So very lucky baby

When I'm with you I don't have to dream
'Cause when I'm with you I don't have to tell no lies
'Cause when I'm with you I don't have to wish
Oh, baby, baby it's like the sun is setting in your eyes
Oh, baby, baby I can see the sun is setting in your eyes

Another reason why I'm lucky
Another reason why I'm lucky
Another reason why I'm lucky
Another reason why I'm lucky

Celebration

Celebration
Celebration

Celebration
Celebration
Celebration
Celebration

 
Non Albums Tracks

Houses

( Voodoo-Eros compilation "The Enlightened Family: A Collection of Lost Songs" )

Ask me about my mother
And I'll tell you that I love her
'Cause she feeds me all kinds of foods
Yeah, she feeds me all kinds of foods
Don't you love your baby
Tell me tell me tell me tell me true
And all the foods you ate
Enough to fill your plate

Big houses burn
Big houses burn down
Big houses burn
Big houses burn down
Don't burn down mine

*** Thanx a lot to Minimic for this one ***

I do dig a certain girl

Well i do like a certain girl
She moves like a dancing dream
I saw everything i've seen
And i meant everything i mean

Oh, queen bee,
All is happy and free
Oh, queen bee,
Land by me
By me

She's kissed everyone i've kissed
She's missed everyone i've missed
And her guess is always good as mine
I'm blessed,
She treats me so damn kind

She's grown every seed i've grown
She's known everything i know
And our dreams,
They always coincide
And our bows,
Are always fully tied

Oh, queen bee
Who is happy to see
Oh, queen bee
Sting me
Sting me
Sting me

Life During Wartime

( Devendra Banhart with Beck - Life during wartime OST )

I tried to forgive, I tried to forget
Tried to not to relive what makes me upset
We all make mistakes so why not admit them?
I made a mistake, it's just like me now

Life during wartime
Life during wartime
Time to reflect
Time to think
Life during wartime

I try to forget, try not to forget
The things you don't get you always regret
When times are so rough and people are dying
I say that's enough, there's no use in lying

Life during wartime
Life during wartime
Time to improve
Time to do good
Life during wartime

I thought I could change the way that you think
Instead it's so strange, I've turned you to drink
Oh why did I, why did I roam around on my own?
I should've stayed home, should've stayed home
And thrown out your iPhone, thrown out your iPhone

I thought I forgave, I thought I forgot
I tried to be brave but found I could not
I made a mistake and now it's all too late
My heart's full of ache, is this what is called fate

Life during wartime
Life during wartime
Time to repeat
Time to be strong
Life during wartime

You cannot forget what can't be forget
The life that you live, is that all that you've got
Life during wartime
Life during wartime
Life during wartime
Time to repeat
Time to be strong
Life during wartime
You cannot forget what can't be forgot
The life that you live, is that all that you've got
Life during wartime

Little life

( With Josephine Foster )

Little life, how did you be so lucky
Little life, how did you be so glad
Songs arrive even in the mail box
Songs keep coming even happy to be sad

If you were a bird how would you fly
If you were a butterfly
If you were a penguin under the sea
If you were a bumble bee

Little life, how did you be so lucky
Little life, how did you be so glad
Songs arrive even in the mail box
Songs keep coming even happy to be sad

If you were a bird how would you fly
If you were a butterfly
If you were a penguin under the sea
If you were a person just like me

Oh Little life, how did you be so lucky
Oh Little life, how did you be so glad
Songs arrive even in the mail box
Songs keep coming even happy to be sad

I said songs keep coming even happy to be sad

*** Thanx a lot to Lee for this one ***

London, London

( Caetano Veloso / Duet with Cibelle )

I'm wandering round and round nowhere to go
I'm lonely in London London is lovely so
I cross the streets without fear
Everybody keeps the way clear
I know, I know no one here to say hello
I know they keep the way clear
I am lonely in London without fear
I'm wandering round and round here nowhere to go

While my eyes
Go looking for flying saucers in the sky

Oh Sunday, Monday, Autumm pass by me
And people hurry on so peacefully
A group approaches a policeman
He seems so pleased to pleace them
It's glad to live at least and I agree
He seems so pleased at least
And it's so good to live in peace and
Sunday, Monday, years and I agree
I agree

While my eyes
Go looking for flying saucers in the sky
While my eyes
Go looking for flying saucers in the sky

I choose no face to look at
Choose no way
I just happen to be here
And it's ok
Green grass, blue eyes, gray sky, God bless
Silent pain and happiness
I came around to say yes, and I say

Green grass, blue eyes, gray sky, God bless
Silent pain and happiness
I came around to say yes, and I say

But my eyes
Go looking for flying saucers in the sky

But my eyes
Go looking for flying saucers in the sky

Now that i know

Now that i know
The way it goes
You gotta pay back every penny that you owe

Twelve years old
In your mama's clothes
Shut the blinds and lock up every door

And if you hear
Someone coming near
Just close your eyes and make them dissappear now

Years away
Finds me here today
On my own and knowless of my way now

So i send my friends
Gifts from where i've been
Something for the hand that's never there to lend

Better keep those eyes
Climbing paradise
And don't pretend you won't reach it in the end now

Dearest dear
I know you been here
Why'd you run tell me why'd you dissappear now

That you're now
Here with me
Seems to be the only time i can see you clearly

I may not know
How to treat or give you what you need
But i am a gentleman who says what he means now

And now i sing
Upon my knees
And praise the kind ?gives us? A gentle breeze

I'd see that swell
Like a story in me to tell
Told years away and past my baby dying

So you raise them up
To heaven or ways to hell
They're unaware share to give a hand to help some

Spiralling

( Antony & The Johnsons Featuring Devendra Banhart )

Well and I can and I die
I can, I die

Well and I'm freezing
I'm freezing

Well it's a sly curse
A sly curse

Well and I'm spiralling
I'm spiralling

In my broken hearted game
I've got all my fives
I've got all my ones to choose from
My cave, waiting for you
Waiting for you

I'm ravage like a dog and beat
I'm gone, gone
In Carthusian Red I get cut along
I am, I'm undone
I am undone

Where go, where now
Can't stand
If I can, can die
I'm freezing
Sly curse
I'm spiralling

In my cruel life God poisoned
I was born, born
Not a girl and not a jewel
I am, I am some son
I am some bum

Where go, where now
Can't stand
If I can, can die
I'm freezing
Sly curse
I'm spiralling
Spiralling [x4]

Held Red Rook [x6]

* Carthusian Red is a monastery of the particularly austere Carthusian monastic order. Red Rook is a reference,
I think, to the old Parker Brothers card game, Rook; most decks featured a picture of a bird on the front, and different sets of decks were colored, some red.
 'I've got all my fives' because it makes since in context of the Rook: a five is the lowest scoring card in the game.

*** Thanx a lot to Austin for this one ***

Support our troops

(7'' Split Single Devendra Banhart / Xiu Xiu 2005)

Did you know you were going to shoot off
The top of a four year old girl's head
And look across her car-seat
Down into her skull
And see into her throat and did you know
That her dad would say to you
"Please Sir, can I take her body home?"
Oh wait, you totally did know...
That that would happen
Cuz you're a jock who was
Too stupid and too greedy
And too unmotivated to do anything else
But still be the biggest and still do
What other people tell you to do
You did it to still be a winner
You shot your grenade launcher
Into peoples windows and
Into the doors of peoples houses
Why should I care if you get killed

*** Thanx a lot to Moritz for this one ***

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