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Black Hole Sun
4th Of July
Zero Chance
Let Me Drown
Nothing To Say
Blow Up The Outside World
Burden In My Hand
My Wave
Pretty Noose
Spoonman
The Day I Tried To Live



Black Hole Sun


IN MY EYES
INDISPOSED
IN DISGUISE
AS NO ONE KNOWS
HIDES THE FACE
LIES THE SNAKE
THE SUN
IN MY DISGRACE
BOILING HEAT
SUMMER STENCH
'NEATH THE BLACK
THE SKY LOOKS DEAD
CALL MY NAME
THROUGH THE CREAM
AND I'LL HEAR YOU
SCREAM AGAIN

BLACK HOLE SUN
WON'T YOU COME
AND WASH AWAY THE RAIN
BLACK HOLE SUN
WON'T YOU COME
WON'T YOU COME

STUTTERING
COLD AND DAMP
STEAL THE WARM WIND
TIRED FRIEND
TIMES ARE GONE
FOR HONEST MEN
AND SOMETIMES
FAR TO LONG
FOR SNAKES
IN MY SHOES
A WALKING SLEEP
AND MY YOUTH
I PRAY TO KEEP
HEAVEN SEND
HELL AWAY
NO ONE SINGS
LIKE YOU
ANYMORE

HANG MY HEAD
DROWN MY FEAR
TILL YOU ALL JUST
DISAPPEAR




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4th Of July


SHOWER IN THE DARK DAY
CLEAN SPARKS DIVING DOWN
COOL IN THE WATERWAY
WHERE THE BAPTIZED DROWN
NAKED IN THE COLD SUN
BREATHING LIFE LIKE FIRE
THOUGHT I WAS THE ONLY ONE
BUT THAT WAS JUST A LIE

CAUSE I HEARD IT IN THE WIND
AND I SAW IT IN THE SKY
AND I THOUGHT IT WAS THE END
AND I THOUGHT IT WAS THE 4TH OF JULY

PALE IN THE FLARE LIGHT
THE SCARED LIGHT CRACKS & DISAPPEARS
AND LEADS THE SCORCHED ONES HERE
AND EVERY WHERE NO ONE CARES
THE FIRE IS SPREADING
AND NO ONE WANTS TO SPEAK ABOUT IT
DOWN IN THE HOLE
JESUS TRYS TO CRACK A SMILE
BENEATH ANOTHER SHOVEL LOAD

AND I HEARD IT IN THE WIND
AND I SAW IT IN THE SKY
AND I THOUGHT IT WAS THE END
AND I THOUGHT IT WAS THE 4TH OF JULY

NOW I'M IN CONTROL
NOW I'M IN THE FALL OUT
ONCE ASLEEP BUT NOW I STAND
AND I STILL REMEMBER
YOUR SWEET EVERYTHING
LIGHT A ROMAN CANDLE
AND HOLD IT IN YOUR HAND

CAUSE I HEARD IT IN THE WIND
AND I SAW IT IN THE SKY
AND I THOUGHT IT WAS THE END
AND I THOUGHT IT WAS THE 4TH OF JULY




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Zero Chance


I think I know the answer
I stumbled on and all the world fell down
And all the sky went silent
Cracked like glass and slowly
Tumbled to the ground
They all say if you look hard
Youíll find your way back home
Born without a friend
And bound to die alone

Iím thinking of your highness
And crying long upon the loss
Iíve found
And on the plus and minus
zero chance of ever
Turning this around

Why doesnít anyone believe
In loneliness
Stand up and everyone will see
Your holiness

They say if you look hard
Youíll find your way back home
Born without a friend
And bound to die alone




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Let Me Drown


STRETCH THE BONES OVER MY SKIN
STRETCH THE SKIN OVER MY HEAD
I'M GOING TO THE HOLY LAND
STRETCH THE MARKS OVER MY EYES
BURN THE CANDLES DEEP INSIDE
YEAH YOU KNOW WHERE I'M COMING FROM

GIVE UP TO GREED, YOU DON'T HAVE TO FEED ME
GIVE UP TO FATE, YOU DON'T HAVE TO NEED ME
SO LET IT GO, LET IT GO, LET IT GO, WON'T YOU LET IT
DROWN ME IN YOU, DROWN ME IN YOU, DROWN ME IN YOU

SLIP DOWN DARKNESS TO THE MOUTH
DAMN THE WATER BURN THE WINE
I'M GOING HOME FOR THE VERY LAST TIME

SO THROW IT AWAY, YOU DON'T HAVE TO TAKE ME
MAKE NO MISTAKES I'M WHAT YOU MAKE ME
SO LET IT GO, LET IT GO, LET IT GO, WON'T YOU LET IT
DROWN ME IN YOU, DROWN ME IN YOU, DROWN ME IN YOU

I SEE YOU TURN AROUND AND BURNING DOWN
THE FEELING STARTS TO SINK
I FEEL THE HURT SURROUND ME
PLEASE DISSOLVE ME
SHE'S RESOLVED TO BE

HEAL MY WOUNDS WITHOUT A TRACE
SEAL MY TOMB WITHOUT MY FACE
I'M GOING TO THE LONELY PLACE

GIVE UP TO GREED, YOU DON'T HAVE TO FEED ME
GIVE UP TO FATE, YOU DON'T HAVE TO NEED ME
SO LET IT GO, LET IT GO, LET IT GO, WON'T YOU LET IT
DROWN ME IN YOU, DROWN ME IN YOU, DROWN ME IN YOU




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Nothing To Say


Someone says my words are out of balance
Nothing to say
Dying words I bury everyday
Nothing to say

Youíve got nothing to say, nothing to say

Bog bad words spell it with four letters
Nothing to say
Oh my God, your words are out of balance
Nothing to say

Nothing but one thing
Youíve got nothing, nothing to say




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Blow Up The Outside World


Nothing seems to kill me no matter how hard I try
Nothing is closing my eyes
Nothing can beat me down for your pain or delight
And nothing seems to break me
No matter how hard I fall nothing can break me at all
Not one for giving up though not invincible I know

Iíve giviní everything I need
Iíd give you everything I own
Iíd give in if it could at least be ours alone
Iíve given everything I could
To blow it to hell and gone
Burrow down in and
Blow up the outside world

Someone tried to tell me something
Donít let the world get you down
Nothing will do me in before I do myself
So save it for your own and the ones you can help

Want to make it understood
Wanting though I never would
Trying though I know itís wrong
Blowing it to hell and gone
Wishing though I never could
Blow up the outside world




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Burden In My Hand


Follow me into the desert
As thirsty as you are
Crack a smile and cut your mouth
And drown in alcohol
ĎCause down below the truth is lying
Beneath the riverbed
So quench yourself and drink the water
That flows below her head

Oh no there she goes
Out in the sunshine the sun is mine

I shot my love today would you cry for me
I lost my head again would you lie for me
I left her in the sand just a burden in my hand
I lost my head again would you cry for me

Close your eyes and bow your head
I need a little sympathy
ĎCause fear is strong and loveís for everyone
Who isnít me
So kill your health and kill yourself
And kill everything you love
And if you live you can fall to pieces
And suffer with my ghost
Just a burden in my hand
Just an anchor on my heart
Just a tumor in my head
And Iím in the dark

So follow me into the desert
As desperate as you are
Where the moon is glued to a picture of heaven
And all the little pigs have God




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My Wave


TAKEIF YOU WANT A SLICE
IF YOU WANT A PIECE
IF IT FEELS ALRIGHT

BREAKIF YOU LIKE THE SOUND
IF IT GETS YOU UP
IF IT BRINGS YOU DOWN

SHAREIF IT MAKES YOU SLEEP
IF IT SETS YOU FREE
IF IT HELPS YOU BREATHE

DON'T COME OVER HERE
AND PISS ON MY GATE
SAVE IT JUST KEEP IT
OFF MY WAVE

CRYIF YOU WANT TO CRY
IF IT HELPS YOU SEE
IF IT CLEARS YOUR EYES

HATEIF YOU WANT TO HATE
IF IT KEEPS YOU SAFE
IF IT MAKES YOU BRAVE

PRAYIF YOU WANT TO PRAY
IF YOU LIKE TO KNEEL
IF YOULIKE TO LAY

DON'T COME OVER HERE
AND PISS ON MY GATE
SAVE IT JUST KEEP IT
OFF MY WAVE

KEEP IT OFF MY WAVE
KEEP IT OFF MY WAVE
KEEP IT OFF MY WAVE

MY WAVE

CRYIF YOU WANT TO CRY
IF IT HELPS YOU SEE
IF IT CLEARS YOUR EYES

HATEIF YOU WANT TO HATE
IF IT KEEPS YOU SAFE
IF IT MAKES YOU BRAVE

TAKEIF YOU WANT A SLICE
IF YOU WANT A PIECE
IF IT FEELS ALRIGHT

DON'T COME OVER HERE
AND PISS ON MY GATE
SAVE IT JUST KEEP IT
OFF MY WAVE

KEEP IT OFF MY WAVE
KEEP IT OFF MY WAVE

MY WAVE




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Pretty Noose


I caught the moon today
Pick it up
And throw it away all right
I got the perfect steal
A cleaner love
With a dirty feel all right
Fallout and take the bait
Eat the fruit
And kiss the snake goodnight

Common ruse dirty face
Pretty noose is pretty hate
And I donít like
What you got me hanging from

Let your motor race
Pick it up
And get this mother gone
Out from and far away
The wooden snake
This thing has got me on

Diamond rope silver chain
Pretty noose is a pretty pain
And I donít like
What you got me hanging from

I donít care what you got
I donít care what you need
I donít want anything
And I donít like what
You got me hanging from




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Spoonman


FEEL THE RHYTHM WITH YOUR HANDS
STEAL THE RHYTHM WHILE YOU CANSPOON MAN
SPEAK THE RHYTHM ON YOUR OWN
SPEAK THE RHYTHM ALL ALONESPOON MAN

SPOON MANCOME TOGETHER WITH YOUR HANDS
SAVE MEI'M TOGETHER WITH YOUR PLAN
SAVE ME

ALL MY FRIENDS ARE INDIANS
ALL MY FRIENDS ARE BROWN AND REDSPOON MAN
ALL MY FRIENDS ARE SKELETONS
THEY BEAT THE RHYTHM WITH THEIR BONESSPOON MAN

FEEL THE RHYTHM WITH YOUR HANDS
STEAL THE RHYTHM WHILE YOU CANSPOON MAN

THANK YOU GOOD NIGHT PEOPLE




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The Day I Tried To Live


I WOKE THE SAME AS ANY OTHER DAY
EXCEPT A VOICE WAS IN MY HEAD
IT SAID SEIZE THE DAYPULL THE TRIGGERDROP THE BLADE
AND WATCH THE ROLLING HEADS

THE DAY I TRIED TO LIVE
I STOLE A THOUSAND BEGGARS CHANGE
AND GAVE IT TO THE RICH

THE DAY I TRIED TO WIN
I DANGLED FROM THE POWER LINES
AND LET THE MARTYR'S STRETCH
SINGING

ONE MORE TIME AROUND
MIGHT DO IT
ONE MORE TIME AROUND
MIGHT MAKE IT
ONE MORE TIME AROUND
MIGHT DO IT
ONE MORE TIME AROUND
THE DAY I TRIED TO LIVE

WORDS YOU SAY NEVER SEEM
TO LIVE UP TO THE ONES
INSIDE YOUR HEAD
THE LIVES WE MAKE
NEVER SEEM TO EVER GET US ANYWHERE
BUT DEAD

THE DAY I TRIED TO LIVE
I WALLOWED IN THE BLOOD AND MUD WITH
ALL THE OTHER PIGS

I WOKE THE SAME AS ANY OTHER DAY YOU KNOW
I SHOULD HAVE STAYED IN BED

THE DAY I TRIED TO WIN
I WALLOWED IN THE BLOOD AND MUD WITH
ALL THE OTHER PIGS

AND I LEARNED THAT I WAS A LIAR
JUST LIKE YOU




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