01 Something Is Squeezing My Skull I'm doing very well I can block out the present and the past now

I know by now you think I should have straightened myself out Thank you, drop dead Something is squeezing my skull Something I can barely describe There is no love in modern life I'm doing very well It's a miracle I even made it this far The motion of taxis excites me Will when you peel it back and bite me? Something is squeezing my skull Something I can barely describe There is no hope in modern life Something is squeezing my skull Something I can't fight No true friends in modern life Diazepam (that's valium) Tamazepam... lithium ...hrt, ect How long must I stay on this stuff? Don't gimmie anymore PLEASE DON'T gimmie anymore Don't gimmie anymore You swore you would not gimmie anymore Don't gimmie anymore... Please don't gimmie anymore You swore you would not gimmie anymore Don't gimmie anymore Gimmie anymore Oh you swore you swore! you swore! You swore you would not gimmie anymore Gimmie anymore... 02 Mama Lay Softly On The Riverbed Mama, why did you do it? Mama, who drove you to it? Was it the pigs in grey suits Persecuting you? Uncivil servants Unconcerned at how they frightened you? Life is nothing much to lose It's just so lonely here without you Mama, why did you do it? Mama, who drove you to it? Spare priggish moneymen Who scare the life out of you Bailiffs with bad breath I will slit their throats for you Life is nothing much to lose It's just so lonely here without you Life is nothing much to lose It's just so lonely here without you So... We're gonna run to you We're gonna come to you We're gonna lie down beside you, Mama We're gonna run to you We're gonna join you

black cloud The one I love roosts in the mind can snap this spell or. I'm throwing my arms around Around Paris because Only stone and steel Accept my love I'm. black cloud I can choke myself to please you and I can sink much lower than usual but there's nothing I can do to make you mine 04 I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris In the absence of your love And in the absence of human touch I have decided I'm. I'm throwing my arms around . I'm throwing my arms around Around Paris because Only stone and steel accept my love I'm.We're gonna lie down beside you. Mama 03 Black Cloud The one I love is standing near the one I love is everywhere I can woo you I can amuse you but there is nothing I can do to make you mine black cloud. black cloud. I'm throwing my arms around Around Paris because Only stone and steel accept my love In the absence of your smiling face I travel all over the place And I have decided I'm. increase hell I can chase you and I can catch you but there is nothing I can do to make you mine black cloud. black cloud I play the game of Favorites now I can I must I will I do I can please you or. black cloud oh. black cloud oh. I can freeze you out but there is nothing I can do to make you mine Black cloud. Mama And we will be safe And sheltered in our graves We'll come before you And we will touch you I may have one final hug.

laughing in your dreams You know who it is But you don't like what it means There's so much destruction All over the world And all you can do is Complain about me I was a small.Paris because Nobody wants my Nobody wants my Nobody needs my Nobody wants my Yes you've made Yes you've made love love love love yourself plain yourself very plain. nothing! There's a soft voice singing in your head Who could this be? I do believe it's me There's a naked man standing. 05 All You Need Is Me You hiss and groan and you constantly moan But you don't ever go away That's because All you need is me You roll your eyes up to the skies Mock horrified But you're still here All you need is me There's so much destruction All over the world And all you can do is Complain about me You bang your head against the wall And say you're sick of it all Yet you remain 'Cause all you need is me And then you offer your one and only joke And you ask me what will I be When I grow up to be a man Uhm. but you love me Either way you're wrong You're gonna miss me when I'm gone You're gonna miss me when I'm gone. 06 When Last I Spoke To Carol When last I spoke to Carol I said: "I can't pretend it gets easier. fat child in a welfare house There was only one thing I ever dreamed about And Fate has just Handed it to me ." .whoopee You don't like me.

" She said: "I've hammered A smile across this pasty face of mine Since the day I was born in 1975. 07 That's How People Grow Up I was wasting my time Trying to fall in love Disappointment came to me and Booted me and bruised and hurt me But that's how people grow up That's how people grow up I was wasting my time Looking for love Someone must look at me and see there's someone of their dreams I was wasting my time Praying for love For the love that never comes from Someone who does not exist That's how people grow up That's how people grow up Let me live before I die Oh." When I said goodbye to Carol Black earth upon the casket fell She had faded to Something I always knew To the rescue Nobody ever comes. I have edged around this narrow ledge Since the day I was born in 1975." When last I spoke to Carol I said: "I can't pretend I feel love for you. not I I was wasting my life Always thinking about myself Someone on the deathbed said "There are other sorrows too" I was driving my car I crashed and broke my spine So yes. there are things worse in life than Never being someone's sweetie That's how people grow up That's how people grow up As for me I'm ok For now anyway. not me.She said: "I've hung on. 08 One Day Goodbye Will Be Farewell Always be careful .

sentimental things that we said yesterday? 10 You Were Good In Your Time Let the heart rest lay back your head you were good in your time and we thank you You made me feel less alone . sentimental things that we said? It cannot be given and so it must be taken it cannot be given and so it must be taken All the gifts that they gave can't compare in any way to the love I am now givin g to you right here right now on the floor all the gifts that they gave can't compare in any way to the love I am now givin g to you right here right now on the floor It's not your birthday anymore there's no need to be kind to you and the will to see you smile and belong has now gone It's not your birthday anymore did you really think we meant all those syrupy. ta-ta-ta ta-ta-ta ta-ta-ta ta-ta-ta One day goodbye will be farewell So grab me while you still have the time. tell you that you smell Well. Ta-ta. ta-ta. Ta-ta. just look at me A savage beast With nothing to sell And when I die I want to go to hell And that's when goodbye should be farewell Ta-ta. ta-ta. no one can tell But one day goodbye will be farewell And you will never see the one you love again You will never see the one you love again I have been thinking What. Ta-ta.When you abuse the one you love The hour or the day. ta-ta. ta-ta. with my final brain cell How time grips you slyly in its spell And before you know goodbye will be farewell And you will never see the one you love again And the smiling children. 09 It's Not Your Birthday Anymore Your voice it might say 'no' but the heart has a will of its own your voice it might say 'no' but the heart has a heart of its own It's not your birthday anymore there's no need to be kind to you and the will to see you smile and belong has now gone It's not your birthday anymore did you really think we meant all those syrupy.

) sorry doesn't help us sorry will not save us sorry is just a word you find so easy to say..." you say: "Oh. no.. no Then came an arm around my shoulder well surely the hand holds a revolver? . please forgive. no. please forgive." but sorry doesn't help us and sorry will not save us and sorry will not bring my teen years back to me (any time soon) Forced back.. it springs right out seasoned." but sorry doesn't help us sorry will not save us sorry will not bring my love into my arms (as far as I know. surely the hand contains a knife? it's been so all of my life why change now? "it hasn't!" now this might surprise you. live and let live. it was our time and we thank you An end-of-the-ride sigh your soft smile says: "please understand. but I find I'm OK by myself and I don't need you or your morality to save me no... uninformed and hunchback Time takes all breath away you were good in your time and we thank you so You said more in one day than most people say in a lifetime. 12 I'm OK By Myself Could this be an arm around my waist? well.. you have no doubts you lied about the lies that you told which is the full extent of what being you is all about you say: "Oh." you say: "Oh.you made me feel not quite so deformed.. I must surrender.. no... so you say it anyway sorry doesn't help us sorry won't protect us sorry won't undo all the good gone wrong. live and let live." Then you grip with your hand now so small in mine are you aware wherever you are that you have just died? 11 Sorry Doesn't Help Sorries pour out of you All wide-eyed simple smiles certain to see you through like a QC full of fake humility you say: "Oh..

no. no This might make you throw up in your bed: I'M OK BY MYSELF! and I don't need you and I never have. no.it's been so all of my life why change now? "it hasn't!" now this might disturb you. but I find I'm OK by myself and I don't need you or your benevolence to make sense No! After all these years I find I'm OK by myself and I don't need you or your homespun philosophy no. I never have No! .

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