B i o g r a p h y
 (by Stephen Thomas Erlewine)

Sneaker Pimps are a trip-hop trio formed in Reading, England, in 1995, following the success of Portishead's Dummy and Tricky's Maxinquaye. Borrowing heavily from Portishead and Massive Attack, Sneaker Pimps pursued a trancelike but edgy sound, highlighted by Kelli Dayton's soulful vocals. While Dayton was the focal point, Chris Corner (guitar) and Liam Howe (keyboards) are the band's leaders, writing all of the songs and producing the records. Howe and Corner had been playing in bands since the early '90s, to no success. After seeing Dayton sing with a pub band in 1995, they convinced her to join the fledgling Sneaker Pimps, who had taken their name from an article the Beastie Boys published in their Grand Royale magazine about a man they hired to track down classic sneakers. Sneaker Pimps released their first single, "Tesko Suicide," in May of 1996, and it was greeted with positive reviews in the U.K. music press. Becoming X, the group's debut, was released in August and became a critical success, with Q magazine naming it one of the best albums of the year. However, the band failed to make an impact on the pop charts in the U.K. A remix album followed in early 1998, but by the time of the follow-up Splinter, Dayton had left the group; most of the vocals were taken by Corner. Though Splinter wasn't released in America, 2002's Bloodsport earned a release on Tommy Boy.




Becoming X
- 1996-08-19 -



Low place like home
Tesko suicide
6 underground
Becoming X
Spin Spin Sugar
Post-Modern Sleaze
Waterbaby
Roll on
Wasted early sunday morning
Walking zero
How do


Splinter
- 1999-09-29 -



Half Life
Low five
Lightning Field
Curl
Destroying Angel
Empathy
Superbug
Flowers and Silence
Cute Sushi lunches
Ten to Twenty
Splinter
Wife by Two Thousand


Bloodsport
- 2002-01-22 -



Kiro TV
Sick
Small Town Witch
Black Sheep
Loretta Young Silks
M'aidez
The Fuel
Blood sport
Think Harder Think Dumb
Blue Movie
Grazes


Non Albums Tracks
- Misc -

Ashes to Ashes
Can't find my way home
Clean
Diving
Firestarter
Golden Brown
In the blue
Johnny
Lolita
Long Hard Road Out of Hell
Loretta Young Silks
(French Version)
Miami Counting
Missile
No more

Perfect one
Precious
Reward
Superstition
The Chauffeur
Unattach
Velvet Divorce
Venus as a boy
Walk the rain

 


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Becoming X

Low place like home

You walked all over, in your blunderstones
In your own road movie, with your one armed man
Gonna make it to the problem page
Trouble-shoot your life
Gonna make it to the problem page
Need some time and space

Just to find yourself
I hope you find yourself
In a low place like home
Low place like home

You talked it over from your bedroom throne
Making sense of nothing, like your one armed man,
Read your future in the magazine, search your stars for clues
Read your future in the magazine, tells you what to lose

Just to find yourself
I hope you find yourself
In a low place like home
Low place like home

You fall all over, in your small town heels
Catching hold of nothing, like your one armed man,
Treat your life like a tragedy, self-inflict abuse
Treat your life like a tragedy, precious else to choose
Crucify yourself, I hope you find yourself

In a low place like home
Low place like home

Tesko suicide

Phone me and I'll hang up
Sick and tired of being bubble gum chewed up
Dark lane, bleak house shrinking rose, You're over and out
Tie a cherry bootstring, put your candy teeth in
Choking on a sweetheart, hang up, hang up, hang up

Go on girls - solo,
Go on girls - take a chance,
Go on girls - trust it,
Go on girls - the truth is ...

Cut your hair wear a chip on your shoulder
Get ahead, get laid, get it over
Cheap show, back seat martyr's pose, you're over and out
I'm checking out of my senses, buying best defences
Putting on the trousers, hang up, hang up, hang up

Go on girls - solo,
Go on girls - take a chance,
Go on girls - trust it,
Go on girls - the truth is ...
So so ... Single ... So low ... The truth is ...

You want the day to fit to a soundtrack
Get a story get a life and get back
You've got nothing to shout about
You're over and out

I'm checking out of my senses, Buying best defences
Fired up on free-will, hang up, hang up, hang up

Go on girls - solo,
Go on girls - take a chance,
Go on girls - trust it,
Go on girls - the truth is ...
So so ... Single ... So low ... The truth is ...
So so ... Single ... So low ... The truth is ...

6 underground

Take me down, 6 underground,
The ground beneath your feet,
Laid out low, nothing to go
Nowhere a way to meet
I've got a head full of drought,
Down here, so faroff losing out
Round here,

Overground, watch this space,
I'm open to falling from grace

Calm me down, bring it round
Too way high off your street
I can see like nothing else
In me you're better than I wannabe
Don't think 'cos I understand,
I care, don't think 'cos I'm talking we're friends,

Overground, watch this space,
I'm open to falling from grace

Talk me down, safe and sound
Too strung up to sleep
Wear me out, scream and shout
Swear my time's never cheap
I fake my life like I've lived
Too much, I take whatever you're given
Not enough,

Overground, watch this space,
I'm open to falling from grace

Becoming X

You can keep breathing
I only fall when you are near me
Incomplete
I only talk when you can hear me
Keep dreaming
Can't wake up until I'm sleeping
Lost on me
Close to something I'll never be

Close to something I'll never be

If I just stay here
Close my eyes can you still see me ?
Obsolete, very nearly something to see
Still see me, I can't wake up for sleeping
Incomplete, very nearly something to be
Still see me, there's a punishment needed
Obsolete very nearly something to be

Very nearly something to be

You can keep trying, drown in sleep to be flying
See for Miles, something that I wanted to be
I can't wake this dream, prototype ends up has been
Incomplete, the consequence of something to be

*** Thanx a lot to Phil who corrected this one ***

Spin Spin Sugar

I'm everyone - I feel used,
I'm everyone - I need you,
I'm everyone - hang your label on me,
I'm everyone - Paint it black and white and easy,
I'm everyone - Sticks in me,
I'm everyone - Sticks with me,
I want perfection - I'm real need,
I've seen attention - See through me,
Call on me - Spin spin sugar
Crawl on me - Spin spin sugar
Stinks on me - Spin spin sugar
Twists for me - Spin spin sugar

I've seen attention - See through me,
I want perfection - I'm real need,
I'm everyone - Sticks in me,
I'm everyone - Sticks with me,
Call on me - Spin spin sugar
Crawl on me - Spin spin sugar
Stinks on me - Spin spin sugar
Twists for me - Spin spin sugar

Post-modern sleaze

She looks ahead, she paints her toe nails red,
She's wet and wild, a typical 90's child,

She makes every move they make,
She takes everything they take,
She must be a Thelma or Louise,
She must be a post-modern sleaze

Unscrew the wine, she'll throw a party line,
Stories extreme, she's such a drama queen,
Cries through the night, she choked on Marlboro lites,
Pure charm and grace, she hates her pretty face,

She makes every move they make,
She takes everything they take,
She must be a Thelma or Louise,
She must be a post-modern sleaze

Straw spun from gold, she craves a tortured soul,
All doom and gloom, she plays an open wound,

She takes every scene they steal,
She takes every pain they feel,
She must be a Thelma or Louise,
She must be a post-modern sleaze

Waterbaby

You're heart is served cold
You're sights are set in perfect stone,
And when you go you go alone,
And when you stand you're on your own,

I wash the streets from your skin when you come home X2

We're nothing like friends,
You have no time to lend,
And if you're guilt then I'm the shame,
And if I'm hurt then you're the blame

You wash my trace from your skin and you leave again X2

Random laid plans, 40 days of one night stands,
And when you go you go alone
You walk the cross you made your own

I wash the streets from your skin when you come home X2

Roll on

Roll on, these doors are open
Roll off, you can come next time,
I'm in love with your confusion, on your knees
When you're breathing through your elbows,
Down on me, down on me

Roll on roll off,
Roll on roll off,
Don't take that wrong
Don't take that wrong

Roll up, these doors are open,
Load up, come next time
Don't try to hurry me along,
Just walk ahead a little gone

Roll on roll off,
Roll on roll off,
Don't take that wrong
Don't take that wrong

Roll on, going down on me,
Roll off, make it easy on me,
You can't think you're someone special,
On your knees,
We're throwing punches underwater,
Sink with me, sink with me, sink

Roll on roll off,
Roll on roll off,
Something is sinking X5

Wasted early sunday morning

You're not the sun, It's just a light,
Waking early sunday morning,
You're not my church,
It's just the bells,
Ringing sweetly through the house,
And in this sense of mine,
You're not this prayer.
You're still in reach,
I please myself,
Wasting early sunday morning
You're not my lead,
You're just my help,
Talk the edge off sheer denial
And in this state of mine
You're what I want,
Nothing closeto what I need
I breathe you in X4
Suit yourself,lose myself
Breaking early sunday morning
You're not the sun
You're not my church,
I still hold some self-control,
But in this sense of mine
I'm still too high, look no hands
I breathe you in X4

Walking zero

Sacrifice my vanity, kick off my heels
A careless weight on your hetred,
Understand it's so simple, a simple please
To keep the faithful on a wounded knee,
To the madness I do confess
I never see myself as blessed
Confused, unaddressed,
Like a saviour I do caress,
The truth is boredom more or less
Unused, obsessed, my time is only given to you,
Too much to choose, it's not mine to contemplate
If I can lose, with this blood on my shoes
Compromise in full extreme, cut off my heels,
Name a price on what's sacred
Guaranteed I've got something,
A royal disease, take a flood to clean these streets
To the madness I do confess, forever see myself as blessed
Immune, obsessed, like a saviour I do caress
The truth is boredom, it's excess
Take more, give less, My time is only given up to you
Too much to choose, it's not mine to contemplate if I can lose
With this blood on my shoes.

How do

Hey ho - who is this, no one but me my dear
Please come, say how do,
The things I'll give to you,
A stroke as gentle as a feather,
Hey ho - I am here, am I not young and fair,
Please come, say how do,
The things I'll show to you
Would you have a wondrous sight,
The midday sun at midnight,
Fair maid, white and red,
Comb you smooth and stroke your hair

Splinter

Half Life

Half life wastes before it goes
It's funny how your bee sting touch
Never leaves me whole
It's not enough to stay here almost trying
You keep your last laugh watch this dying
It's just your half time vertigo
And if you want an answer
I don't know

If you had completed me
Don't think I'd be pleased with you
Don't think I'd complete with you
With half of me to take

Half life nothing I'd call home
It's lucky how these phantom limb
Bee stings never show
It's not enough to leave this falling kindly
You burn my star down twice as brightly
It's just your half light undertow
But if you need forgiveness
I don't know

If you had completed me
Don't think I'd be pleased with you
Don't think I'd complete with you
With half of me to take

Half light breaks with nothing wrong
Just a corner of my bed
Where you don't belong
It's kind of you to notice no one's dying
You had your last laugh almost crying
It's just your half life long to know
And if you need a reason so it goes

If you had completed me
Don't think I'd be pleased with you
Don't think I'd complete with you
With half of me to take

Low Five

It takes too much to please me
Attached but no real feeling
High fives and corporate anthems
Nothing comes to mind
Kitemarked for true low standards
Where more wants all and no less
Just change with no real progress
Nothing comes to mind
I want higher
But nothing comes to mind

Give me a low five
Cause I can't help myself
I'm a low five downsize no one else
Do you love yourself?

These altered states and egos
Potential less than zero
Found God in San Diego
Nothing comes to mind

Give me a low five
Cause I can't help myself
I'm a low five downsize no one else
Do you love yourself?

I half expect to find myself
In full control of nothing else
Lost hope but learnt to hopeless
Nothing comes to mind
I want higher
But nothing comes to mind

Give me a low five
Cause I can't help myself
I'm a low five downsize no one else
Do you love yourself?
(x2)

Lightning Field

Strike me down
Give me everything you've got
Strike me down
I'll be everything I'm not
Count the questions on one hand
You don't ask me what I planned
Strike me down
Should have asked me what went wrong
Strike me down
Should have stayed away too long (x2)

Strike me down
Give it everything you've got
Chance me now
I'll be everything I'm not
Hope's the child of what luck brings
Points the faith in higher things
Ask me now
Fire at everything at once
Strike me down
Take it any way you want (x2)

Strike me down
Better left it all unknown
Strike me down
Should have left it all alone
Wash the questions off my hands
I'm the fate in no one's plans
Strike me down
Give it everything you've got
Strike me down
I'll be everything I'm not (x2)
Everything I'm not
I'll be everything I'm not

Curl

Now your future's got me told
Stopped breathing on my own
I curl to break consent
To print the fact in stone
Suppose for seconds you forget your past
Neglect to turn in think straight stand out last

And I just curl now
To help me find you out
We're keeping devils down, sleeping sound
(x2)

Now your newspeak's aging thin
A pale and hanging faith
A devil sick on sin
Will curl against it's place
Suppose for seconds you forget your past
Neglect to turn in think straight stand out last

And I just curl now
To help me find you out
We're keeping devils down, sleeping sound
(x2)

Itch to scratch
To strike my past from all it's owed...
It's sold, it's sold, it's sold

And I just curl now
To help me find you out
We're keeping devils down, sleeping sound
(x2)

Destroying Angel

I know you know my head's not in this now
Nothing you could keep so keep me down
Like the stones beneath the water that you walk on
To be taller
And the hands you stuck together when you prayed
You'd wait forever
Just another fragile angel heart
Falling down on lead wings torn apart

And words beneath my skin
The ink that you put in
Destroying all the things you've left around
Earthbound's coming down, come down, come down
Come round

So what you have the nerve to call a friend
Is starved of all the sense to make amends
Cause I'm the glass you break to touch
But you never want me much
Like the view across the water from your shoes
Two feet smaller
I know it doesn't pay to be this hurt
Falling off the morning getting worse

And words beneath my skin
The ink that you put in
Destroying all the things you've left around
Earthbound's coming down, come down, come down
Come round

Cause I'm down
I'm down
(x2)
Yes I'm down
Help me, I'm down
Tell me, I'm down
I'm down

Empathy

Her innocence above me
Today is dead, she's around my head
Between my history, between my headphones
This is her home, forever her home

But I can't be her brother
To empower her to become her
Trawl through this forgiveness
My memory's so empathy low
Empathy low
Empathy low

This attitude beneath her
The evidence it denies us
Proves herself to be closer
But not me
Forever not me

This sickness avoids all cure
Imperfection my downfall
I learn myself through symptoms
My memory's so empathy low
Empathy low
Empathy low

Superbug

I aim to bug you on your vacancy
Never complicate but you talk it cheap
You sense but you don't know
Too lame to catch a cold

Slowly the signs will read you dumb
Surely the times will feel you numb
I know the pains you took to show me
And I'm nothing but your superbug for asking

I hate to bug you on your certainty
Never compromise, you're just always weak
You care but you don't show
Too proud to catch the flow
And under all the truth and facts there's faith enough
If you can't live on love alone it isn't love

Slowly the signs will read you dumb
Surely the times will feel you numb
I know the depths you sunk to show me
I want the life the world still owes me
And I'm nothing but your superbug for asking
Answer, stamp me out

And I'd love to break your fall but no one's asking me
Answer, stamp me out

Slowly the signs will read you dumb
Surely the times will feel you numb
I know the pains you took to show me
You said it hurts your head to know me
And I'm nothing but your superbug for asking
Answer, stamp me out

Flowers and Silence

We're always too always in doubt
Works on me
She's nowhere she mainlines helps me out
Now I can speak

Was heard not seen wasted nothing's free
Was black was bruised fucked up twenty two

And I'm amazed you eat you sleep you function at all
Cause my aim's so weak but I'd fail to get into my arm
Was made the first to laugh
Tried but the tribute short changed kindness
Flowers and silence
Was made the first to laugh
Charmed but the weather broke me sober
I've never been colder

Seen braver seemed braver since then
But never been
No favors no saviors no sense
It's not in me

So nothing's free ghostdrunk out of reach
So action this cared less never missed

And you preach you teach did I learn you nothing at all
I'm too dumb to see but you stooped for someone this small
Was made the first to laugh
Tried but the tribute short changed kindness
Flowers and silence
Was made the first to laugh
Charmed but the weather broke me sober
I've never been colder

You'll always be closing me down
Works on me
Denied me remind me
I'm sold out
Just skin and teeth

Left black and bruised fucked up nothing new
Was heard not seen wasted so nothing's free

Cute Sushi lunches

Pretty raw with it
Cute sushi lunches
Nineteen steps from out under your feet
Can't eat won't eat
Have, have not me

Can't eat, won't eat
Sushi lunches
(x2)

Pretty down on this
Cold feet excuses
One lane talk where art and life don't meet
Can't see, won't see
Have, have not me

Hate like a child
Hates his haircut
Can't eat, won't eat
Sushi lunches

Ten to Twenty

Different ways of counting
Fingers running through your hair
Ten to twenty lifelines
If you doubt how this compares
There's fear enough to share
A fear of loathing
So easy how you bear
The trace of me without you there

So fall like the snow
Too much too slow
So fragile to say
Hanging over every day
A breeze with contempt
To shame the others
A story's too thin
To cover all your lovers

Count me out your standards
Shadow trade in competence
Ten to twenty answers
Shouting down on confidence
Too easy not to share
To vain for secrets
There's fear enough in there
A taste of need in someone's care

So fall like the snow
Too much too slow
So fragile to say
Hanging over every day
A breeze with contempt
To shame the others
A story's too thin
To cover all your lovers
(x2)

Splinter

I see you couldn't catch your breath
Believe me, it's all that it must be
You see I never said my piece
If only you left it that easy
Fractured we have been
Since sometime sixteen
Failure was on me
Cause your ideals bore me

Does it take the fireworks to make you look in wonder?
Would you give reaction to the cause I'm under?
So colored by you
But your monkey messed it up
Surrendered by you
Your monkey's longwhile had enough
You're like scissors in my coat
You're like splinters in my cup

I know you couldn't care me less
Keep hoping, it's all only token
You know I never had my say
If only you'd kept it that open
Loser I have been
But it's so lost on me
Splintered I will be
When your peace breaks cheap

Does it take the fireworks to make you look in wonder?
Would you give reaction to the cause I'm under?
Three color blind you
But your monkey messed it up
Surrendered by you
Your monkey's longwhile had enough
You're like scissors in my coat
You're like splinters in my cup

Wife by Two Thousand

Never so complete just failing on its feet
Choking out these last few days here
Never ever lied all confidence at all times
Trying hard to love myself
I think that I need some working on
So work on me
I think that nothing's getting through
So get to me
Just another no show waste of passing go
Christ knows how we get to be here

No one's broken
No one's beaten
I can see a rainbow near them
I can see a rainbow
I can see a rainbow

Never so confused just laughed out cost abused
Aiming loosely your direction
Always too extreme all case and cause to plead
Striving hard to spite yourself
I think that I need some working on
So work on me
I think that nothing's getting through
So get to me
Just another no name taken passing blame
Christ knows how we get to be here

No one's broken
No one's beaten
I can see a rainbow near them
I can see a rainbow
I can see a rainbow

Always coming clean all case and cause to bleed
Trying hard to like yourself
Never so complete just failing on its feet
Choking out its last few breaths here
I think that I need some working on
So work on me
I think that nothing's getting through
So get to me
Just another no show scissors paper stone
Christ knows why we get to be here

No one's broken
No one's beaten
I can see a rainbow near them
I can see a rainbow
I can see a rainbow

 

Bloodsport

*** Thanx a lot to Justin who sent me corrections for these lyrics ***

Kiro TV

Ok, you had sedatives and cold champagne
They say 'that must be the price of fame'
It's not a joke if you can choke on the thought of it
You're not my friend to defend if you're loving it
So Kurt I heard that you squeezed somebody's hand
It doesn't hurt if you think about your fans

Kiro TV
They've got their visions again like it's oxygen
Kiro TV
They've got their visions again like it's oxygen
Kiro TV
They've got their visions again like it's oxygen
Kiro TV
They've got their visions again want your heroes dead

So high, if you think of the fans
So high, if you think of the fans

Ok, they got your file down at the CIA.
They say you're worse than Manson for the USA
It's not grief if you can see through the source of it
It's only true if you're bruised by the force of it
So Kurt I heard that you opened up your eyes
They call it work but it don't make it civilised

Kiro TV
They've got their visions again like it's oxygen
Kiro TV
They've got their visions again want your heroes dead

Ok, time takes your cigarette
They say it puts it in your mouth then you'll forget
No longer "live 105" can you hear me
The life expectancy of any popularity
So Kurt I heard that the side-show bet your life
It doesn't hurt but the worst go nevermind

Kiro TV
They've got their visions again like it's oxygen
Kiro TV
They've got their visions again like it's oxygen
Kiro TV
They've got their visions again like it's oxygen
Kiro TV
They've got their visions again want your heroes dead

Kiro TV
Kiro TV
Kiro TV
They've got their visions again like it's oxygen
Kiro TV
They've got their visions again want your heroes dead

So high, if you think of the fans
So high, if you think of the fans

Sick

I'll play your games with your sex, with electric shocks
Learn to let myself loose and be the dummy in your snapshots
I'll play your games learn to get on with your backward fans
Stick my body in the sun and help to get rid of the white tan

And maybe then you wouldn't get so sick of me
And maybe then you wouldn't get so sick of me
And maybe then you wouldn't get so sick of me
And maybe then you wouldn't get so sick of me

I'll play your games, mark the names with the blackest spots
If you're building me up to be the target for your cheap shots
I'll play your games keep a blind eye on the main chance
Strip my body of its skin and try to cancel out the white trash

And maybe then you wouldn't get so sick of me
And maybe then you wouldn't get so sick of me
And maybe then you wouldn't get so sick of me
And maybe then you wouldn't get so sick of me

I'll play your games if your aim is for the quick fix
Cos I know what you wanted and i know how you got it
I'll play your games if you play out in the fast lane
Learn to jump into the road and hope to save a little lost face

And maybe then you wouldn't get so sick of me
And maybe then you wouldn't get so sick of me
And maybe then you wouldn't get so sick of me
And maybe then you wouldn't get so sick of me

Small Town Witch

(Small town witch come to mess me up.. yeah)

See black, see bloom
Died on an impulse over you
Caught like a corpse crawling round a dream and loving you
And she hangs on youth
Crushing any feet to fit the shoes
Stepping it out with a size 12 mouth and cursing you

Small town witch come to mess me up
Small town witch come to mess me up
Small town witch come to mess me up again

She whored, she graced
Bitching with the bottle, saving face
Blowing it out as the jury's doubt is laid to waste
See black, see bloom
Choked up on a heartburn, bleeding through
How does it feel now the ones that feed are biting you

Small town witch come to mess me up
Small town witch come to mess me up
Small town witch come to mess me up again

Black Sheep

Don't look now, we're branded, we're the black sheep
Sewn apart and Siamese - The black sheep
When the water seems too deep
The shadows always wait beneath
But laughing loud we brave the role of black sheep

If you see me you'll be crossing the street
Or kick me and then leave me to bleed
If looks could kill wouldn't need all the pills but
I take what it needs to be easy
With the black sheep now
With the black sheep now

Don't look now we're stranded here as black sheep
Swallowed whole and out of reach, the black sheep
Unsafe enough for now
We're shepherded from higher ground
But drowned all out we saved the role of black sheep

If you see me you'll be crossing the street
Or kick me and then leave me to bleed
If looks could kill wouldn't need all the pills but
I take what it needs to be easy
With the black sheep now
With the black sheep now

If you see me you'll be crossing the street
Or kick me and then leave me to bleed
If looks could kill wouldn't need all the pills but
I take what it needs to be easy

If you see me you'll be crossing the street (if you see me you'll be crossing the street)
Or kick me and then leave me to bleed (or kick me and then leave me to bleed)
If looks could kill wouldn't need all the pills but
I take what it needs to be easy (i take what it needs to be easy)

If you see me you'll be crossing the street (if you see me you'll be crossing the street)
Or kick me and then leave me to bleed (or kick me and then leave me to bleed)
If looks could kill wouldn't need all the pills but
I take what it needs to be easy
With the black sheep now
With the black sheep now
With the black sheep now
With the black sheep now
With the black sheep now

Loretta Young Silks

Got answers for everyone, endless excuses
Not habit for anyone, cos I'm trying to break your click-track heart
Seen a vision of perfect grace, airbrushed and lifeless
All contempt and aftertaste it's like I'm waiting for the scars to heal

You're so Loretta young silks, fashioning your self-escape
You're so Loretta young silks, trading on your superwaif
All style before content, using me as bait
You're so Loretta young silks, swapping your love for hate

Soft focus for full appeal, pictured as flawless
No context for self-esteem, I'd be pushed to give you love on that
As far as the eye can see : too much perfection
Pure substance for wannabes, keeps you beating to a click-track heart

You're so Loretta young silks, fashioning your self-escape
You're so Loretta young silks, trading on your superwaif
All style before content, using me as bait
You're so Loretta young silks, swapping your love for hate

You're so Loretta young silks, fashioning your self-escape
You're so Loretta young silks, trading on your superwaif
All style before content, using me as bait
You're so Loretta young silks, swapping your love for hate

You're so Loretta young silks, swapping your love for hate
You're so Loretta young silks, swapping your love for hate
You're so Loretta young silks, swapping your love for hate
You're so Loretta young silks, swapping your love for hate

M'aidez

May days, throwaways, some things here have got to stay
A string of pearls, the strangest girl, happy with the western world
Painless Chinese burns, ties me down with daisy chains
Diamonds on her tongue and pleasure cuts and teasing

M'aidez - this is no m'aidez, open charms are lost on velvet
Maybe this is no m'aidez, m'aidez

Dead zones and half-way homes, still life lived on mobile phones
But the girl had wings and precious things under sheets with tangled limbs
Wide awake at dawn the sun will choose to shine on
Silence says it all
Reaching out and blessing

M'aidez - this is no m'aidez, open charms are lost on velvet
Maybe this is no m'aidez, m'aidez

The higher we climb the smaller we seem, mad with possibilities
No design a zigzag girl, happy with the western world
Painless Chinese burns, ties me down with daisy chains
Diamonds on her tongue, pleasure cuts and teasing

M'aidez - this is no m'aidez, open charms are lost on velvet
Maybe this is no m'aidez, m'aidez

The Fuel

I've got the fuel in my head from the flesh I need to break sweat
I've got the fuel and I might get offensive I might be some threat
Want backdoors, want blood on the sheets again
Give me backdoors, give me blood on sheets again

I feel the fuel like a thorn cuts in deep
I want to see cheap
Like a rose on the bed without scent I need myself spent
For shame's sake by any other name
When the seeds take : grows like weeds, spreads like flames

I've got the fuel but the fuel got me burning me up when it fires again, fires again
I've got the fuel but the fuel got me
Bringing me off when it cools again, cools again, cools again, cools again

I've got the fuel but the fuel got me burning me up when it fires again, fires again
I've got the fuel but the fuel got me
Bringing me off when it cools again, cools again, cools again, cools again

Blood sport

I want to be a kid again
Combed down hair and Sunday best
See me staying out bunking school
Knowing wrong from right just rules

I wish I'd never seen your face
"Better door than window" phase
I need an echo not your praise
Straying from the point you nailed

My mother, my mother, my mother never told
My mother, my mother, my mother never told me
Love is just a blood sport, love is just a blood sport
Cause love is just a blood sport, love is just a blood sport

Sex and love is not a game
A game is something you can win
And maybe something kind of fun
Cause love is just a blood sport "son" !

Think Harder Think Dumb

Drinking enough to knife to death the dumb down
Drinking yourself to death am I in touch now
You ask me how to cure your headache, use a gun
If you think you're doing something special, it's been done
So just think dumb

Think harder, sip up, sick up, your life just think dumb
Think harder, sip up, sick up, your life just think dumb
Think harder, sip up, sick up, your life just think dumb
Think harder, sip up, sick up, your life

Too nouveau for sure too rich in your opinion
The louder they come the thicker they are so dream on
If you think you got style in your limo-ed to a club
You may feel like a king but a coma looks more fun
So just think dumb

Think harder, sip up, sick up, your life just think dumb
Think harder, sip up, sick up, your life just think dumb
Think harder, sip up, sick up, your life just think dumb
Think harder, sip up, sick up, your life


Blue Movie

Get on that gospel train for my lord is coming soon

So you had me going to any dive that taste just left
In a week of soloing, getting off on electro-flesh
All the boys and all the girls, making out and taking turns
The sound was going down, I can see how Jesus wept

Get on the gospel train for my lord has come too soon
Watching movies, true blue movies
Get on that gospel train for my lord has come too soon
Watching movies, true blue movies

Exposure on a tv screen, technicolor rainbow kiss
Bruises on a solarplex, baby faced the biting lips
All the boys and all the girls, cutting ice with instant thrills
Insects on incest friends, heaven dust that judas spilled

Get on that gospel train for my lord has come too soon
Watching movies, true blue movies
Get on the gospel train for my lord has come too soon
Watching movies, true blue movies

So whatever happened to love talk and polite remarks
Mind willing and her body weak, she's a star in a galaxy of real go-fars
I'm the boy on all the girls
Taking off their bible belts soiled doves on self-destruct
And I can see how Jesus felt

Get on that gospel train for my lord has come too soon
Watching movies, true blue movies
Get on that gospel train for my lord has come too soon
Watching movies, true blue movies
Get on that gospel train for my lord has come too soon
Watching movies, true blue movies
Get on that gospel train for my lord has come too soon
Get on that gospel train for my lord has come too soon
Get on that gospel train for my lord has come too soon
Watching movies, true blue movies

Grazes

So did the sympathy for me start to fade
When your conscience is down
Fix paranoia scars when I need all
So did you ever see the north get so grey
Swallows me up, hollows the language in my last lungs

So which fucking ape is on you today
That what my head wakes up and says when I crumble

I'm the aim
To suffocate and blame
You gave less
Than you tried to possess
All the greed
Is nothing that I need
If you can't face the grazes

I can't face the grazes
I cannot contain this
I can't fake the traces
I can't fake the grazes

So the fever that I got stole my name
It opened me up, twisted my bones now I'm nothing
I knew the second time that I saw your face
The city lit up was bleeding its gifts
Now I'm sinking

Just another lonely box beneath her bed
A mark on her back a bruise in her head
Had she fallen, had she fallen
That is what she wished she had said
Two traces of time were riding the spine
Was it worth it

I'm the aim
To suffocate and blame
You gave less
Than you tried to possess
All the greed
Is nothing that I need
If you can't face the grazes

I can't face the grazes
I cannot contain this
I can't fake the traces
I can't face the grazes

Non Albums Tracks

Ashes to Ashes

( David Bowie cover )

Do you remember a guy that's been
In such an early song
I heard a rumour from ground control
Oh no, don't say it's true
They got a message from the action man
I'm happy hope, you're happy too
I've loved all i've needed love
Sordid details following

The shrieking of nothing is killing
Just pictures of jap girls in synthesis
And i ain't got no money and and i ain't got no hair
But i'm willing to care, but the planet is glowing aglow aglow
Ashes to ashes funk to funky
We know major tom's a junky
Strung out on heaven's high
Hitting an all time low.

Time and again i tell myself
I'll stay clean tonight
But the little green wheels are following me
Oh no, not again
I'm stuck with a valuable friend
I'm happy hope, you're happy too
One flash of light
But no shooting pistols,
I've never done good things
I've never done bad things
I never did anything out of the blue
Need an axe to break the ice
Want to come down right now

Ashes to ashes funk to funky
We know major tom's a junky
Strung out on heaven's high
Hitting an all time low

My mother said to get things done
You better not mess with major tom
My mother said to get things done
You better not mess with major tom
My mother said to get things done
You better not mess with major tom...

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

Can't find my way home

( 6 underground EP )

Come down off your throne
Leave your body alone
Somebody's gotta change
You're the reason i've been waiting for so long
Somebody holds the key and it ain't me
Well i'm merely ahead
And I just think at the time
What's more i'm wasted
And I can't find my way home

Come down on your own
Leave your money at home
Somebody's gotta change
You're the reason i've been waiting all these years
Somebody holds the key and it ain't me
Well i'm merely ahead
And I just think at the time
What's more i'm wasted
And I can't find my way home

*** Thanx to Marco for this one ***

Clean

( Tesko Suicide EP )

I had a dream
Last night
They came into my arms
And i held you so tight
The sky was black

And in the streets
I watched a thousand babies burn
How can I get myself, get myself clean
I watched a thousand babies burn
How can I get myself, get myself clean

It's gonna take a million watefalls to wash away the sin

The sun went black
And for its kiss 
I nailed a thousand silver nails into my saviour's wrists

And he said girl, see what I mean
It's gonna take a million waterfalls to wash yourself, wash yourself 
Clean
I watched these thousand babies burn
And in the midst of my, midst of my dream
I watched these thousand babies burn, baby burn baby burn
Clean
I watched these thousand babies burn, baby burn baby burn

Diving

( Low Five EP )

Cut the cord and swing the lead
Failure's fate the one instead
The tidemark's rising

Blossom falls and clouds the air
Powder trails the one in care
The tidemark's rising

Leaving you; Became arriving
Falling down; Became diving

Flowers bloom and take the sun
Chances left when all is done
The tidemark's rising

River swells and breaks it banks
Acting up instead of thanks
The tidemarks rising

Leaving you; Became arriving
Falling down; Became diving

Flooding cares to keep hope clear
Drowning all to keep what's dear
The tidemark's rising

Keeping undercounts as acts
Lying hard to prove a fact
The tidemark's rising

Leaving you: Became arriving
Falling down: Became Diving

Firestarter

( Prodigy Cover )

I'm a trouble-starter,
I'm a trouble-starter
I'm the instigator
I'm a fear-addicted,
I'm a fear-addicted
Danger illustrated.

I'm a firestarter,
Twisted firestarter,
I'm a firestarter,
Twisted firestarter.

I'm the bitch you hated,
I'm the bitch you hated,
Feel infatuated
I'm the pain you tasted,
I'm the pain you tasted,
Feel intoxicated

I'm a firestarter,
Twisted firestarter,
You're the firestarter,
Twisted firestarter

I'm the self-afflicted,
I'm the self-afflicted
My detonator...
I'm a wall-affected,
I'm a wall-affected,
Twisted animated.

I'm a firestarter,
Twisted firestarter,
You're the firestarter,
Twisted firestarter.

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

Golden Brown

( The Stranglers cover )

Golden brown texture like sun
Lays me down with my mind she runs
Throughout the night
No need to fight
Never a frown with golden brown

Every time just like the last
On her ship tied to the mast
To distant lands
Takes both my hands
Never a frown with golden brown

Golden brown finer temptress
Through the ages she's heading west
From far away
Stays for a day
Never a frown with golden brown

Never a frown, never a frown, never a frown,
Never a frown, never a frown, never a frown,
Never a frown, never a frown, never a frown,
Never a frown, never a frown, never a frown...

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

In the blue

( Roll on EP )

This insomnia's breaking my heart

Oh night, bright light
Oh my angel where are you, tonight?
My heart bleeds red
No-one here but the roach

In my head (in my head)
In my head (in my head)
In my head (in my head)

Distant Roar
Of a Motorbike
Speeding to a different place
I wonder what dieings like
God help me
God help me
God help me
I think I'm drowning
In this taste

Now I'm out of cigarettes
The sky looks ugly and I get soaking wet
The lookless faces look like my fears
Flood the world
Flood the world
Flood the world with my tears

So come on baby, tell me i'm wrong
Give me your fairy tales about those lucky freaks
I tell you lady, it won't be long
I think i've had more than the doctor said to take

Johnny

( Roll on EP )

I put my hand upon her knee
And she said - Do you want to see?

I put my hand upon her breast
And she said - Do you want to kiss?

Gently gently Johnny
Gently Johnny, my jingle
Gently gently Johnny
Gently Johnny, my jingle

I put my hand upoon her thigh
And she said - Would you like to try?

I put my hand upon her belly
And she said - Do you want to feel me?

Gently gently Johnny
Gently Johnny, my jingle
Gently gently Johnny
Gently Johnny, my jingle

I put my hand upon her knee
And she said - Do you want to see?

I put my hand upon her brest
And she said - Do you want to kiss?

Gently gently Johnny
Gently Johnny, my jingle
Gently gently Johnny
Gently Johnny, my jingle

*** A great thanx to SimonE For this one ***

Lolita

She was soft
She was unbroken
Dressed in the pink
That she wore as a token
To the summer
To the summer

Always clean
Always precautious
She was the devil
And she danced with the roses
In the summer...

She was rhyme
She was the reason
I left my life
For a sole that was freezing
In the summer...

Always cold, always in endearing
Sweet in the woods
She was naked and kneeling
In the summer...

A thought came down
And washed away the hurt
And there's always something
You can learn

A thought came down
And washed away the hurt
And there's always something
You can learn

Maybe wrong
Way beyond redemption
Caught between
My desire and intention
To protect her
From the summer...

I gave my word i would only teach her
Deep in believing
That the wisdom would release her
From her keepers
And the summer

Overwhelmed, primitive emotions
Struck by the river
That was screaming for the ocean
In the summer...

Silent now
No-one else beguiling
Lost in thew woods
I will always hear her crying
In the summer...

A thought came down
And washed away the hurt
And there's always something
You can learn

A thought came down
And it washed away the hurt
And there's always something
You can learn

You can learn

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

Long Hard Road Out of Hell

( With Marilyn Manson On Spawn Soundtrack )


I want to fly into your sun
Need faith to make me numb
Live like a teenage christ
I'm a saint, got a date with suicide

Oh Mary, Mary
To be this young is oh so scary
Mary, Mary
To be this young im oh so scared
I wanna live, I wanna love
But its a long hard road, out of hell
I wanna live, I wanna love
But its a long hard road, out of hell

You never said forever, could ever hurt like this
You never said forever, could ever hurt like this

Spin my way out of hell, theres nothing left this soul to sell

Live fast and die you too
How many times to do this for you?
How many times to do this for you?

Mary, Mary
To be this young im oh so scared
I wanna live, I wanna love
But its a long hard road, out of hell
I wanna live, I wanna love
But its a long hard road, out of hell

You never said forever, could ever hurt like this
You never said forever, could ever hurt like this

I wanna live, I wanna love
But its a long hard road, out of hell

Long hard road, out of hell

I wanna live, I wanna love
But its a long hard road, out of hell

Sell my soul for anything, anything but you
Sell my soul for anything, anything but you

*** A great thanx to Rafet For this one ***

Loretta Young Silks

( French Version )

Des prétextes pour chacun
Des excuses sans fin
Pas de contrat ni de loi
Pour casser les battements de mon coeur

Une illusion de perfection
Une âme sans raison
Du dégoût par dessus tout
J'attends tes désirs pour en finir

Tu es Loretta Young silks
Tu te déguises quand tu aimes
Tu es loretta Young silks
Sous ton amour halogène
Blesser comme seul plaisir
Mentir pour jouir
Tu es Loretta Young silks
Tu changes l'amour en haine

Des rendez-vous un peu flous
Que tu manques sans gêne
Tu n'es fidèle qu'à toi-même
Tu te reposes sur mes "je t'aime"

Tout ce que mon oeil peut voir
Une lutte sans victoire
Une guerre, mais sans vainqueur
Pour nourrir les battements de ton coeur

Tu es Loretta Young silks

Miami Counting

So i wake up on my way east I'm ironing out this crease that sleeps underneath me
1 for sorrow and 2 for killjoy , 3 the girl who gets to the boy
freeing the girl who gets to remote-control me

10 stops till she drops, dressed up to the 9s
8 o'clock on the dot on the 7th line
6 to the best, low 5 for the rest
I'm 4 on the floor, Miami
10 stops till she drops, dressed up to the 9s
8 o'clock on the dot on the 7th line
6 to the best, low 5 for the rest
I'm 4 on the floor, miami counting. miami counting

If she drive us down to the beach, conceiving our kids on the seat
She's a valley girl and mainstream a freak
1 for trying and 2 for escape and 3 the boy who made the mistake
Of freeing the girl with affections to rare to ease you

10 stops till she drops, dressed up to the 9s
8 o'clock on the dot on the 7th line
6 to the best, low 5 for the rest
I'm 4 on the floor, Miami
10 stops till she drops, dressed up to the 9s
8 o'clock on the dot on the 7th line
6 to the best, low 5 for the rest
I'm 4 on the floor, miami counting. miami counting
Miami counting. miami counting

1 for sorrow and 2 for killjoy , 3 the girl who gets to the boy
She remote-controls me
So i wake up on my way east with only myself to please
And after today has crashed I'm left with the aftermath

10 stops till she drops, dressed up to the 9s
8 o'clock on the dot on the 7th line
6 to the best, low 5 for the rest
I'm 4 on the floor, Miami
10 stops till she drops, dressed up to the 9s
8 o'clock on the dot on the 7th line
6 to the best, low 5 for the rest
I'm 4 on the floor, miami counting. miami counting
Miami counting. miami counting

Missile

So you came like a missile
Falling on my head
With a black sky
You think you're giving..
But you're taking my life away

Then you came with your breezeblocks
Smashing up my face like a bus-stop
You think you're giving..
But you're taking my life away

Like the drunk you convinced was sober
You keep me falling over
You think you're giving..
But you're taking my life away

With your best of intentions
You try to give an ocean directions
You think you're giving..
But you're taking my life away

So you came like a missle
Leaving me the whole world in exile
You think you're giving..
But you're taking my life away

Like the drunk you convinced was sober
You keep me falling over
You think you're getting..
But you're taking my life away
You think you're giving..
But you're taking my life away

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

No more

( Tesko Suicide EP )

No more, no more, no more, no more
And i'll never turn back 
No more
He says he's the one
He's the one I'm looking for
And i'll never turn back 
No more

Tell him where
Tell him when
Tell him where i can get found
And i'll never turn back
No more

Down on my knees
Down on my knees
Don't need to crawl
Don't wanna please

Well, I'll never turn Back
No more

Perfect One

( Ten to Twenty EP )

Place your mark on me now
Hang your star on my form
Hold your hope to my arm
Place your faith on my charm
This is how I would
This is all our time to tell
This is how we spread over rough things
Found from clipped wings

Look at me now
Look at me now
I've become the perfect one
Look at me now
Look at me now
I've become the perfect one

No such thing as "clean water"
No such thing as "clinical"
No such thing as "left to chance"
No such thing as "impartial stance"

This is how I would
This is all our time to tell
This is how we spread over rough things
Found from clipped wings

Look at me now
Look at me now
I've become the perfect one
Look at me now
Look at me now
I've become the perfect one


Precious

( 6 underground EP )

Precious
I feel precious
Ways of the unknown true
Bathing
In your present
I despise what isn't you

Precious
I feel precious
Writhing in the way
Dripping
Onto slivers
Screaming for screaming sake

Precious
I feel precious
And so afraid
Cracking
Slowly cracking
Under the neon ray

Precious
I feel precious
Writhing in the way
Dripping
Onto slivers
Screaming for screaming sake


*** Thanx to Marco & Emmalina for this one ***

Reward

( Teardrop Explodes cover )

Bless my cotton socks I'm in the news
The king sits on his face buttons all askew
All wrapped up the same
All wrapped up the same
They can't have it
You can't have it
I can't have it too
Until I learn to accept my reward

Princes stand in queues they stand accused
Live in solitude like Howard Hughes
All wrapped up the same
All wrapped up the same
They can't have it
Arrogance has it
I can have it ooh
Until I learn to accept my reward
Learn to accept my reward

Suddenly it struck me very clear
Suddenly it struck me very clean
All wrapped up the same
All wrapped up the same
They can't have it
You can't have it
I can't have it too
Until I learn to accept my reward (x3)

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

Superstition

( Stevie Wonder cover )

Very superstitious, the writings on the wall,
Very superstitious, the ladders 'bout to fall,
Thirteen month old baby, broke the lookin' glass,
Seven years of bad luck, the good things in your past.

If you believe in the things that you don't understand,
Then you suffer,
Superstition ain't the way

Very superstitious, wash your face and hands,
Very superstitious, do all that you can,
Keep me in a daydream, keep me going strong,
You don't wanna save me, sad is my song.

If you believe in the things that you don't understand,
Then you suffer,
Superstition ain't the way.

Very superstitious, nothing more to say,
Very superstitious, the devil's on his way,
Thirteen month old baby, broke the lookin glass,
Seven years of bad luck, good things in your past.

If you believe in the things that you don't understand,
Then you suffer,
Superstition ain't the way.

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

The Chauffeur

( Duran Duran cover )

Out on the tar plains, the glides are moving
All looking for a new place to drive
You sit beside me so newly charming
Sweating dewdrops glisten freshing your side

And the sun drips down bedding heavy behind
The front of your dress - all shadowy lined
And the droning engine throbs in time
With your beating heart

Way down the lane away, living for another day
The aphids swarm up in the drifting haze
Swim seagull in the sky towards that hollow western isle
My envied lady holds you fast in her gaze

And the sun drips down bedding heavy behind
The front of your dress - all shadowy lined
And the droning engine throbs in time
With your beating heart

And the sun drips down bedding heavy behind
The front of your dress - all shadowy lined
And the droning engine throbs in time
With your beating heart

Sing blue silver...

And watching lovers part, I feel you smiling
What glass splinters lie so deep in your mind
To tear out from your eyes, with a thought to stiffen brooding lies
And I'll only watch you leave me further behind

And the sun drips down bedding heavy behind
The front of your dress - all shadowy lined
And the droning engine throbs in time
With your beating heart

And the sun drips down bedding heavy behind
The front of your dress - all shadowy lined
And the droning engine throbs in time
With your beating heart

Sing blue silver
Sing, sing.. blue silver

(there's more to this kind of camouflage)
(more than just colour and shape)
(who's going now, in to a classiomatic? )

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

Unattach

( Low Five EP )

Unattach to know
Long to be so uninvolved
Try to want to know
How to follow what's being showed
Reserve the right to never tell
Silence tells you more...

I can take the rest down
I can take the rest down

Hang opinion 'round
Hope's ballooning as we wait
Never standing ground
Making moves to compensate
I can't wait to see you try
Suits me when you fail

I can take the rest down
I can take the rest down

Try so hard to plan a route
Of summer escaped from algebra
Lost, confess no claim to truth
Limit me to something more
Reserve the right to never tell
Silence tells you more

Cause I can take the rest down
Cause I can take the rest down
I can take the rest down...


Velvet Divorce

( A life less ordinary OST )

No ordinary scene
This perfect working order
I'd rather sink than swim
If I can't walk on water

Let this scandal in
This perfect world disorder
I'd rather drown than swim
I can't walk on water

This day-starved dilution
Velvet divorce, I get bored
(Velvet divorce) I get bored
(Velvet divorce, velvet divorce)
I get bored

I'd sooner sell it cheap
Than trap this limbo culture
It takes a gun to keep
This stone that we've been under

You still take me wrong
I don't need understanding
Let the damage sing
I'm asking, I'm demanding

This day-starved dilution
Velvet divorce, I get bored
(Velvet divorce) I get bored
(Velvet divorce, velvet divorce)
I get bored

I'm losing all my days
To nights of flirt salvation
I'm following your gaze
It's true, I hate creation

This day starved dilution
Velvet divorce, I get bored
(Velvet divorce) I get bored
(Velvet divorce) I get bored
(Velvet divorce) I get bored
(Velvet divorce)
(Velvet divorce)
(Velvet divorce)
(Velvet divorce)
(Velvet divorce)

*** Thanx a lot to Rafet, Matt, TeenHotaru & R for this one ***

Venus as a boy

( Björk cover )

His wicked sense of humour
Suggests exciting sex
His fingers focus on her
Touches, he's venus as a boy.
Venus as a boy, venus a boy...

He believes in a beauty
He's venus as a boy
He believes in a beauty,
Eternal...

He believes in beauty
He's venus as a boy
He believes in beauty
Eternal....
Venus as a boy, venus a boy...
Venus as a boy, venus a boy...

He's exploring
The taste of her
Arousal
So accurate
He sets off
The beauty in her
He's venus as a boy

He believes in a beauty
He's venus as a boy
He believes in a beauty,
Eternal...

He believes in beauty
He's venus as a boy
He believes in beauty
Eternal....
Venus as a boy, venus a boy...
Venus as a boy, venus a boy...

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

Walk the rain

( Spin spin sugar EP )

It brakes my heart
To see you go
I fall apart
Like a broken door
I'll surely die
If you gone too long
Your absence cries
Like a silent song

I pound the walls
With bloody hands
I curse and  I crawl
Like a desperate man

I walk the rain
I walk the rain

I see their smiles
Those crocodiles
And stich by stich
I'm such a bitch

I walk the rain
I walk the rain

** Thanx to Marco & Kaya for this one **

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