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'Tis Of Thee


'tis of thee



they caught the last poor man

on a poor man's vacation

they cuffed him and confiscated his stuff

they dragged his black ass down to the station

and said, ok, th ...

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1 x 1 x 1

do you ever wonder

when the damage will be done?

do you ever feel

like one times one times one?



do your eyes scrape the pavement

as you shuffle from the sun?
...

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1 x 1 x 1

do you ever wonder

when the damage will be done?

do you ever feel

like one times one times one?



do your eyes scrape the pavement

as you shuffle from the sun?
...

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1,000,000

the air comes off the ocean

the city smells fishy

the air is full of fish and mystery

whispering who, what, when

I am warning you I am weightless

and the wind is alw ...

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1,000,000

the air comes off the ocean

the city smells fishy

the air is full of fish and mystery

whispering who, what, when

I am warning you I am weightless

and the wind is alw ...

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1000000

the air comes off the ocean

the city smells fishy

the air is full of fish and mystery

whispering who, what, when

I am warning you I am weightless

and the wind is alw ...

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1000000

the air comes off the ocean

the city smells fishy

the air is full of fish and mystery

whispering who, what, when

I am warning you I am weightless

and the wind is alw ...

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2nd Intermission

second intermission, anticipation

you know the third act

small talk drops out of the play



you're standing in the lobby

tightening your tourniquet

waiting for it

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2nd Intermission

second intermission, anticipation

you know the third act

small talk drops out of the play



you're standing in the lobby

tightening your tourniquet

waiting for it

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32 Flavors


Squint your eyes and look closer
I'm not between you and your ambition
I am a poster girl with no poster
I am thirty-two flavors and then some
And I'm beyond your peripheral vision
So you might ...

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32 Flavors


Squint your eyes and look closer

I'm not between you and your ambition

I am a poster girl with no poster

I am thirty-two flavors and then some

And I'm beyond your peripheral vision

So ...

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32 Flavors

squint your eyes and look closer

I'm not between you and your ambition

I am a poster girl with no poster

I am thirty-two flavors and then some

and I'm beyond your periphera ...

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32 Flavors

squint your eyes and look closer

I'm not between you and your ambition

I am a poster girl with no poster

I am thirty-two flavors and then some

and I'm beyond your periphera ...

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4th of July


You gotta have the right tools
For every job
So I invite myself in
Through a hole in the fence
I am tripping through the junkyard
Scanning over the piles
The thin cats raise their skin in defe ...

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78% H2O


When the joy had left your body
And you were locked into your own pulse
You used to love to sit by the water
And watch it lapping on the rocks
And every time you put your feet in
You cry o ...

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A Spade


I will not lie down
On the wrongful ground or play
While it's still a radical sound
Just to call a spade a spade
Dear friends, women and men
Please check my math once more
In the totalit ...

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Adam & Eve


Tonight you stooped to my level
I am your mangy little whore
You are trying to find your underwear
And then your socks and then the door
And you're trying to find a reason
Why you have to leave ...

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Adam And Eve

tonight you stooped to my level

i am your mangy little whore

you are trying to find your underwear

and then your socks and then the door

and you're trying to find a reason

why you ...

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Agry Anymore

growing up, it was just me and my mom against the world.

and all my sympathies were with her when i was a little girl

and i've seen both my parents play out the hands that they were deal ...

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Agry Anymore

growing up, it was just me and my mom against the world.

and all my sympathies were with her when i was a little girl

and i've seen both my parents play out the hands that they were deal ...

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Aids


Everywhere she looks
She looks through the corner of her eye
Everytime she left
She never turned to say goodbye
Swaying in the corner of the ballroom
Alone by the music
She looked like a spide ...

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Aids

everywhere she looks

she looks through the corner of her eye

everytime she left

she never turned to say goodbye

swaying in the corner of the ballroom

alone by the mu ...

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Ain't That The Way


I love you and you love me
And ain't that that way it's supposed to be?
I swing my stick legs 'round from the root
And I pile drive each foot into a platform boot.
And I'm up and I'm out cuz I' ...

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Akimbo


What dreams cause me
To abandon my pillow each night?
Push away each of them, in fact
Since there always seem to be more than one
Then wake to aching stiff neck twisted
Tits and face smash ...

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Akimbo

What dreams cause me

To abandon my pillow each night?

Push away each of them, in fact

Since there always seem to be more than one

Then wake to aching stiff neck twisted

T ...

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Amazing Grace


Amazing grace
How sweet the sound
That saved a wretch like me
I once was lost
But now I'm found
Was blind but now I see

'twas grace that taught
My heart to fear
And grace that fear relieve ...

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Amazing Grace


amazing grace

how sweet the sound

that saved a wretch like me

i once was lost

but now i'm found

was blind but now i see



'twas grace that taught

my heart to fear

...

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Angel Food


If the mattress was a table top
And the bed sheet was a page
We'd be written out
Like a couple of question marks
My convex to your concave
And we'd be lying here
At the end of a sentence
And ...

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Angry Anymore


growing up it was just me and my mom

against the world

and all my sympathies were with her

when i was a little girl

but now i've seen both my parents

play out the hands they were ...

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Ani DiFranco Complete Album

Both Hands



i am walking

out in the rain

and i am listening to the low moan

of the dial tone again

and i am getting

nowhere with you

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Ani DiFranco Complete Album

Both Hands



i am walking

out in the rain

and i am listening to the low moan

of the dial tone again

and i am getting

nowhere with you

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Animal


More and more there is this animal
Looking out through my eyes
At all the traffic on the road to nowhere
At all the shiny stuff around to buy
At all the wires in the air
At all the people ...

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Animal

More and more there is this animal

Looking out through my eyes

At all the traffic on the road to nowhere

At all the shiny stuff around to buy

At all the wires in the air

...

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Anticipate


You are subtle as a window pane
Standing in my view
But I will wait for it to rain
So that I can see you
You call me up at night
When there's no light passing through
And you think that I don' ...

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Anticipate


you are subtle as a window pane

standing in my view

but I will wait for it to rain

so that I can see you

you call me up at night

when there's no light passing through

and you ...

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Anticipate


you are subtle as a window pane

standing in my view

but I will wait for it to rain

so that I can see you

you call me up at night

when there's no light passing through

and you ...

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Anticipate

you are subtle as a window pane

standing in my view

but I will wait for it to rain

so that I can see you

you call me up at night

when there's no light passing throug ...

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Anticipate

you are subtle as a window pane

standing in my view

but I will wait for it to rain

so that I can see you

you call me up at night

when there's no light passing throug ...

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Anyday


I will lean into you
And you can be the wind
I will open up my mouth
And you can come rushing in
You can rush in so hard
And make it so I can't breathe
I breathe too much anyway
I can do that ...

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As Is


You can't hide
Behind social graces
So don't try
To be all touchy feely
Cuz you lie
In my face of all places
But I got no
Problem with that really

What bugs me
Is that you believe what yo ...

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Asked You First


Things can't get much weirder
This can't get much worse
Don't know why you wouldn't kiss me
But it's a good thing I asked you first.

You were a big strapping boy with a boner.
And I felt it i ...

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Asked You First

Things can't get much weirder

This can't get much worse

Don't know why you wouldn't kiss me

But it's a good thing i asked you first.



You were a big strapping boy wi ...

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Asking Too Much


I want somebody who sees the pointlessness
And still keeps their purpose in mind
I want somebody who has a tortured soul
Some of the time
I want somebody who will either put out for me
Or put m ...

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Back Around


My lipstick
Jumped ship
To a styrofoam cup
With the coffee gone
The conversation strong
All I got left to give
Baby, is up
But sentiments like shadows grow
Oh so long

Guess I gotta go
Do ...

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Back Back Back


Back back back in the back of your mind
Are you learning an angry language,
Tell me boy boy boy are you tending to your joy
Or are you just letting it vanquish
Back back back in the dark of your ...

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Back Back Back

back back back in the back of your mind

are you learning an angry language,

tell me boy boy boy are you tending to your joy

or are you just letting it vanquish

back back ba ...

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Bliss Like This


I said Venice
You heard Vegas
Now I say either way
Baby let's go
I get so shaky
And I just can't shake it
I bliss like this
I'm one of those

But I don't wanna wear you
Wear you l ...

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Bliss Like This

I said Venice

You heard Vegas

Now I say either way

Baby let's go

I get so shaky

And I just can't shake it

I bliss like this

I'm one of those



But ...

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Blood in The Boardroom


Sitting in the boardroom
The i'm-so-bored room
Listening to the suits
Talk about their world
They can make straight lines
Out of almost anything
Except for the line
Of my upper lip when it cu ...

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Bodily


You broke me bodily
The heart ain't the half of it
And I'll never learn to laugh at it
In my good natured way
In fact I'm laughing less in general
But I learned a lot at my own funeral
A ...

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Bodily

You broke me bodily

The heart ain't the half of it

And I'll never learn to laugh at it

In my good natured way

In fact I'm laughing less in general

But I learned a lot at ...

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Born a Lion


I'm not hurting anyone
I'm just telling my truth
And if there
If there is something wrong
Then maybe
There's something wrong with you
What's the big deal
Get over it
Relax
Just 'cause I do ...

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Both Hands


I am walking
Out in the rain
And I am listening to the low moan
Of the dial tone again
And I am getting
Nowhere with you
And I can't let it go
And I can't get through...
The old woman behind ...

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Both Hands


I am walking

out in the rain

and I am listening to the low moan

of the dial tone again

and I am getting

nowhere with you

and I can't let it go

and I can't get through...
...

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Both Hands


I am walking

out in the rain

and I am listening to the low moan

of the dial tone again

and I am getting

nowhere with you

and I can't let it go

and I can't get through...
...

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Both Hands

I am walking

out in the rain

and I am listening to the low moan

of the dial tone again

and I am getting

nowhere with you

and I can't let it go

and I ca ...

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Both Hands

I am walking

out in the rain

and I am listening to the low moan

of the dial tone again

and I am getting

nowhere with you

and I can't let it go

and I ca ...

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Brief Bus Stop


She sat there like a photograph
Of someone much further away
We shared a brief bus stop
On one of those inbetween days
She gave me her smile
And I looked underneath
At the lipstick on her teet ...

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Bubble


I hated to pop the bubble
Of me and you
But it only held enough oxygen
For a trip or two
To the moon and back again
Tell me, do you remember when
Our love had such grace
We were floati ...

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Bubble

I hated to pop the bubble

Of me and you

But it only held enough oxygen

For a trip or two

To the moon and back again

Tell me, do you remember when

Our love had such ...

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Buildings & Bridges


Buildings and bridges
Are made to bend in the wind
To withstand the world,
That's what it takes
All that steel and stone
Is no match for the air, my friend
What doesn't bend breaks
What doesn ...

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Callous


You cried and you cried and you cried wolf
So it took me a minute to understand
That you really were hurt bad
That day you deeply cut your hand
And then that look that you gave me
Sent me ...

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Carry You Around


How pleased can one
Sun setting make you
If you humble yourself
To it?
How grateful can you
Realy say that you are
Just to be here and live
Through it?
And when beauty asks a question
How ...

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Carry You Around

how pleased can one

sun setting make you

if you humble yourself

to it?

how grateful can you

realy say that you are

just to be here and live

through it? ...

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Circle of Light


Standing just outside
The circle of light
Avoiding the pool cues
Watching the game
Waiting for you
Hanging in the doorway
Like smoke
Like mistletoe
This is where I'll be
Whenever you come o ...

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Cloud Blood?


I've been wondering what you meant when you asked
Do you have a light?
I've been wondering where you went when you left
That party that night
Cloud blood smudge smeared on the sky
It's dawn's ...

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Cold & Mean


You are listening to the phone ring
Like a church bell sounding out the hour.
And the ringing cuts the silence
Like a knife leaving little pieces left of your life.
You are watching the night sh ...

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Cold And Mean

You are listening to the phone ring

Like a church bell sounding out the hour.

And the ringing cuts the silence

Like a knife leaving little pieces left of your life.

You are ...

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Cold And Mean

You are listening to the phone ring

Like a church bell sounding out the hour.

And the ringing cuts the silence

Like a knife leaving little pieces left of your life.

You are ...

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Cold And Mean (Answering Machine)

you are listening

to the phone ring

like a church bell

sounding out the hours



and the ringing

cuts the silence like a knife

leaving little pieces

left ...

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Cold And Mean (Answering Machine)

you are listening

to the phone ring

like a church bell

sounding out the hours



and the ringing

cuts the silence like a knife

leaving little pieces

left ...

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Come Away

come, come away

come away from

come away from it



come, come away

come away from

come away from it



won't you come

come away from

...

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Come Away From It


come

come away

come away from

come away from it



next to the glass ashtray

in a little plastic baggy

is a bitter rock remedy

really good stuff

but i take offense ...

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Come Away from It


Come
Come away
Come away from
Come away from it

Next to the glass ashtray
In a little plastic baggy
Is a bitter rock remedy
Really good stuff
But I take offense to the fact
That you're so ...

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Coming Up


Our father who art in a penthouse
Sits in his 37th floor suite
And swivels to gaze down
At the city he made me in
He allows me to stand and
Sollicit graffiti until
He needs the land I stand on ...

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Coming Up

your father who art in a penthouse

sits in his 37th floor suite

and swivels to gaze down

at the city he made me in

he allows me to stand and

sollicit graffiti until< ...

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Coming Up

our father who art in a penthouse

sits in his 37th floor suite

and swivels to gaze down

at the city he made me in

he allows me to stand and

sollicit graffiti until

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Company


What's the point
Of all this pointless proximity
If you won't talk
Take me for a walk
Through a little story

All these years
Have made me sick to tears
Of such mysteries
Why should ...

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Company

What's the point

Of all this pointless proximity

If you won't talk

Take me for a walk

Through a little story



All these years

Have made me sick to tears
...

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Cradle & All


Fourteenth street and the garbage swirls like a cyclone
Three o'clock in the afternoon and I am going home
F train is full of high school students
So much shouting
So much laughter
Last night's ...

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Crime for Crime


The big day has come
The bell is sounding
I run my hands through my hair one last time
Outside the prison walls
The town is gathering
People are trading crime for crime

Everyone needs to see ...

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Decree


Step up and forfeit your frontal lobe
To the sexed up stroll of celebrity
Never mind that the nanoseconds in between
Are some of the darkest darkness that you've ever seen
Keep your eye on m ...

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Deep Dish


Cold and drizzly night in chicago's deep dish
Fluorescent light of the bathroom
Shows my hands as they are
See an eyelash on my cheek
Pick it off and make a wish
And walk back out into the bar
...

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Dilate


Life used to be life-like
Now it's more like showbiz
I wake up in the night
And I don't know where the bathroom is
And I don't know what town I'm in
Or what sky I am under
And I wake up in the ...

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Dilate Complete Album

Untouchable Face



think i'm going for a walk now

i feel a little unsteady

i don't want noone to follow me

except maybe you



i could ...

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Dilate Complete Album

Untouchable Face



think i'm going for a walk now

i feel a little unsteady

i don't want noone to follow me

except maybe you



i could ...

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Doe, Re, Mi

Folks back east they say,

I'm leaving home everyday

Beating the hot old dusty way out

To the California Line

Across the desert sands they role

Trying to get out of that ...

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Doe, Re, Mi

Folks back east they say,

I'm leaving home everyday

Beating the hot old dusty way out

To the California Line

Across the desert sands they role

Trying to get out of that ...

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Dog Coffee


Perpetrating counter-culture she is walking through the park
First light ugly and more muscular than the dark
Pushing poems at the urban silence
Drawing portraits of the passers-by
Sitting on th ...

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Done Wrong


The wind is ruthless
The trees shake angry fingers at the sky
The people hunch their shoulders
Hold their collars over their earsand run by
It's a cold rain
It's a hard rain
Like the kind that ...

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Educated Guess


Looks like my crazy family
Is down one crazy daughter cuz
I'm shipwrecked in a desert that
Once was underwater just
Looking for a swift turn of phrase
Some colors to fly
As I float by
...

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Educated Guess

Looks like my crazy family

Is down one crazy daughter cuz

I'm shipwrecked in a desert that

Once was underwater just

Looking for a swift turn of phrase

Some colors to fl ...

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Egos Like Hairdos


I saw on the poster
My name was printed
Just a little bit smaller
I can tell you need to stand
Just a little bit taller
No one ever talks about it
But no one can disguise
The cloud of competi ...

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Everest


From the depth of the pacific
To the height of everest
And still the world is smoother
Than a shiny ball-bearing
So I take a few steps back
And put on a wider lens
And it changes your skin,
Y ...

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Every Angle


I'm imagining your frame
Every angle
And every plane
I'm imagining your smell
The one that mingled with mine
Once upon a time
Thoughts of you
Are picketing my brain
They refuse
To work such ...

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Every Angle

I'm imagining your frame

every angle

and every plane

I'm imagining your smell

the one that mingled with mine

once upon a time

thoughts of you

are picke ...

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Every Angle

I'm imagining your frame

every angle

and every plane

I'm imagining your smell

the one that mingled with mine

once upon a time

thoughts of you

are picke ...

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Every State Line


I got pulled over in west texas
So they could look inside my car
He said are you an american citizen
I said
Yes sir
So far
They made sure I wasn't smuggling
Someone in from mexico
Someone wi ...

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Every State Line


I got pulled over in west Texas

so they could look inside my car

he said are you an american citizen

I said

yes sir

so far

they made sure I wasn't smuggling

someone in fr ...

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Every State Line

I got pulled over in west Texas

so they could look inside my car

he said are you an american citizen

I said

yes sir

so far

they made sure I wasn't ...

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Every State Line

I got pulled over in west Texas

so they could look inside my car

he said are you an american citizen

I said

yes sir

so far

they made sure I wasn't smuggling

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Evolve


I walk in stride with people
Much taller than me
And partly it's the boots but
Mostly it's my chi
And I'm becoming transfixed
With nature and my part in it
Which I believe just signifies
I'm ...

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Evolve

I walk in stride with people

much taller than me

and partly it's the boots but

mostly it's my chi

and I'm becoming transfixed

with nature and my part in it

which I ...

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Evolve - Album: Evolve

i walk in stride with people

much taller than me

and partly it's the boots but

mostly it's my chi

and i'm becoming transfixed

with nature and my part in it

which i ...

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Evolve - Album: Evolve

i walk in stride with people

much taller than me

and partly it's the boots but

mostly it's my chi

and i'm becoming transfixed

with nature and my part in it

which i ...

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Face up & Sing


Some guy tried to rub up against me
In a crowded subway car
Some guy tried to feed me some stupid line
In some stupid bar
I see the same shit everyday
The landscape looks so bleak
I think I'll ...

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Fair Weather


For lee I'm cement, but behind the buttons on my blouse
My heart is bent between fair weather and a woman who may never be.
A woman who would be me.
Or the smell of women with a recipe.
All thos ...

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Fair Weather

for lee i'm cement, but behind the buttons on my blouse my heart is bent

between fair weather and a woman who may never be. a woman who would be me. or

the smell of women with a recipe. ...

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Falling is Like This


You give me that look that's like laughing
With liquid in your mouth
Like you're choosing between choking
And spitting it all out
Like you're trying to fight gravity
On a planet that insists
T ...

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Feakshow


Life in the circus ain't easy
But the folks on the outside don't know
The tent goes up and the tent comes down
And all that they see is the show
And the laides on the horses look so pretty
And ...

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Fierce Flawless


She was cuffed to the truth like the truth was a chair with a bright interrogation
Light in her eyes, and her conscience with a cigarette just stood there,
Waiting for her to crack, waiting for he ...

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Find A Fire

I am wading through the waters wanting you.

I don't dare look cause i'll see right through.

I tried to warm myself to sleep, but now i'm wading way too deep.

I can't scream my sir ...

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Find A Fire

I am wading through the waters wanting you.

I don't dare look cause i'll see right through.

I tried to warm myself to sleep, but now i'm wading way too deep.

I can't scream my sir ...

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Fire Door


I opened the fire door
To four lips
None of which were mine
Kissing
Tightened my belt around my hips
Where your hands were missing
And stepped out into the cold
Collar high
Under the slate g ...

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Fire Door


I opened the fire door

to four lips

none of which were mine

kissing

tightened my belt around my hips

where your hands were missing

and stepped out into the cold

collar hi ...

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Fire Door


I opened the fire door

to four lips

none of which were mine

kissing

tightened my belt around my hips

where your hands were missing

and stepped out into the cold

collar hi ...

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Fire Door

I opened the fire door

to four lips

none of which were mine

kissing

tightened my belt around my hips

where your hands were missing

and stepped out into the co ...

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Fire Door

I opened the fire door

to four lips

none of which were mine

kissing

tightened my belt around my hips

where your hands were missing

and stepped out into the co ...

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Fixing Her Hair


She's looking in the mirror
She's fixing her hair
And I touch my head to feel
What isn't there
She's humming a melody
We learned in grade school
She's so happy
And I think
This is not cool
...

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Forest For the Trees

you wander into the forest

following that shiny red ball

and by the time you looked up

you were lost, that's not all



instead of being the hero boy

he finds his way ...

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Forest For the Trees

you wander into the forest

following that shiny red ball

and by the time you looked up

you were lost, that's not all



instead of being the hero boy

he finds his way ...

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Freakshow

life in the circus ain't easy

but the folks on the outside don't know

the tent goes up and the tent comes down

and all that they see is the show

and the laides on the horse ...

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Freakshow

life in the circus ain't easy

but the folks on the outside don't know

the tent goes up and the tent comes down

and all that they see is the show

and the laides on the horse ...

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Fuel


They were digging a new foudation in manhattan
And they discovered a slave cemetary there
May their souls rest easy
Now that lynching is frowned upon
And we've moved on to the electric chair
An ...

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Fuel (spoken Word)

They were digging a new foudation in manhattan

And they discovered a slave cemetary there

May their souls rest easy

Now that lynching is frowned upon

And we've moved on to ...

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Fuel (spoken Word)

They were digging a new foudation in manhattan

And they discovered a slave cemetary there

May their souls rest easy

Now that lynching is frowned upon

And we've moved on to ...

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Garden of Simple


Some crazy fucker carved a sculpture out of butter
And propped it up in the middle of the bonanza breakfast bar
And I am stuffing toast and sausage into my pockets
Under a sign that says grand op ...

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Garden Of Simple

some crazy fucker carved a sculpture out of butter

and propped it up in the middle of the bonanza breakfast bar

and i am stuffing toast and sausage into my pockets

under a sign th ...

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Garden Of Simple

some crazy fucker carved a sculpture out of butter

and propped it up in the middle of the bonanza breakfast bar

and i am stuffing toast and sausage into my pockets

under a sign ...

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Glass House


Sitting in my glass house
While your ghost is sleeping down the hall
Watching the little birds fly
Kamikaze missions into the walls
Think I'm going to stay in today
Sit on the couch and watch t ...

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God's Country


State trooper thinks I drive too fast
Pulled me over to tell me so
I say out here on the prarie
Any speed is too slow
I miss brooklyn I miss my crew
Let's start over
I missed my cue
Guess I j ...

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Gods Country

sitting in my glass house

while your ghost is sleeping down the hall

watching the little birds fly

kamikaze missions into the walls

think i'm going to stay in today

sit o ...

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Gods Country

sitting in my glass house

while your ghost is sleeping down the hall

watching the little birds fly

kamikaze missions into the walls

think i'm going to stay in today

sit o ...

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Going Down


You can't get through it
You can't get over it
You can't get around

Just like in a dream
You'll open your mouth to scream
And you won't make a sound

You can't believe your eyes
You can't ...

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Going Once


Going once, going twice
Sold to the girl
Who ignored all the advice
Of all the people who knew better
She just stood there
On the front porch
Waiting for her will
To come and get her

She w ...

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Good Bad Ugly

it was good

good to see you again

good to meet your girlfriend

I'll try not to wonder where you are

when you go outside to kiss her

in the front seat of your car

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Good, Bad, Ugly


It was good
Good to see you again
Good to meet your girlfriend
I'll try not to wonder where you are
When you go outside to kiss her
In the front seat of your car

It is good
Good to be back ...

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Good, Bad, Ugly

it was good

good to see you again

good to meet your girlfriend

I'll try not to wonder where you are

when you go outside to kiss her

in the front seat of your car

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Grand Canyon


I love my country
By which I mean
I am indebted joyfully
To all the people throughout its history
Who have fought the government to make right
Where so many cunning sons and daughters
Ou ...

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Grand Canyon

I love my country

By which I mean

I am indebted joyfully

To all the people throughout its history

Who have fought the government to make right

Where so many cunning sons ...

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Gratitude


Thank you
For letting me stay here
Thank you for taking me in
Thank you
For the beer and the food
Thank you
For loaning me bus fare
Thank you for showing me around
That was a very kind thing ...

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Gratitude


thank you

for letting me stay here

thank you for taking me in

thank you

for the beer and the food

thank you

for loaning me bus fare

thank you for showing me around

th ...

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Gravel


I heard the sound of your bike
As your wheels hit the gravel
And your engine in the driveway, cutting off
I pushed through the screen door
And I stood out on the porch
Thinking fight, fight, fi ...

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Gravel


i heard the sound of your bike,

as your wheels hit the gravel,

then your engine in the driveway

cutting off

and i pushed through the screen door

and i stood out on the porch

...

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Grey


The sky is grey
The sand is grey
And the ocean is grey

And I feel right at home
In this stunning monochrome
Alone in my way

I smoke and I drink
And every time I blink
I have a tiny dream ...

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Half-Assed


You start trippin
And i start slippin away
I was taught to zip it
If i got nothin nice to say
And down in the texas of my heart
Driving a really big truck
Headed down a dirt road
My lo ...

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Handsome Musician


He was a handsome musician
But he had an ugly scar
You could not see it on him
But you could hear it when he played guitar

Naked and nervous silence
Therefore conversation to abuse
Stood bet ...

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Handsome Musician

he was a handsome musician

but he had an ugly scar

you could not see it on him

but you could hear it when he played guitar



naked and nervous silence

therefor ...

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Hat Shaped Hat


in walked a man in the shape of a man

holding a hat-shaped hat

he held up two fingers and said 'how many fingers?"

and i said 'Peace man, that's where it's at"

i said you are what yo ...

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Hat Shaped Hat


In walked a man in the shape of a man
Holding a hat-shaped hat
He held up two fingers and said 'how many fingers?
And I said 'peace man, that's where it's at
I said you are what you do in order ...

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Heartbreak Even


It's a heartbreak even situation
Nothing lost and nothing gained
So I'm 10 years old again
Standing in the backyard waving at a train

I feel you make love to me slightly
Every time you let a ...

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Hell Yeah


Life is a b movie
It's stupid and it's strange
A directionless story
And the dialouge is lame
But in the he said she said
Sometimes there's some poetry
If you turn your back long enough
And l ...

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Hello Birmingham


Hold me down
I am floating away
In to the overcast skies
Over my hometown
On election day

What is it about birmingham?
What is it about buffalo?
That the hate-filled wanna build bunkers
...

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Here for Now


I bet you're wondering if you woke today
Just to learn why the caged bird sings
I bet you're wondering if the goddesses are all crazy
Or just keeping it interesting
Situated slightly outside soc ...

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Here For Now

I bet you're wondering if you woke today

just to learn why the caged bird sings

I bet you're wondering if the goddesses are all crazy

or just keeping it interesting

situated sl ...

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Here For Now - Album: Evolve

i bet you're wondering

if you woke up today

just to learn why the caged bird sings

i bet you're wondering if the goddesses are all crazy

or just keeping it interesting

si ...

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Here For Now - Album: Evolve

i bet you're wondering

if you woke up today

just to learn why the caged bird sings

i bet you're wondering if the goddesses are all crazy

or just keeping it interesting

si ...

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Hide & Seek


Me and the other kids from the neighborhood

We played out on the street all summer long

Rule was, we had to go home at night when the street lights came on.

We were oblivious to the rest ...

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Hide & Seek (IS the Zygote Song!!)

Me and the other kids from the neighborhood

We played out on the street all summer long

Rule was, we had to go home at night when the street lights came on.

We were oblivious to t ...

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Hide & Seek (IS the Zygote Song!!)

Me and the other kids from the neighborhood

We played out on the street all summer long

Rule was, we had to go home at night when the street lights came on.

We were oblivious to t ...

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Hide And Seek

me and all the kids from the neighbourhood

we play out in the street all summer long

rule was we had to go home at nite when the street lights came on



we were oblivious to the ...

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Hide And Seek

me and all the kids from the neighbourhood

we play out in the street all summer long

rule was we had to go home at nite when the street lights came on



we were oblivious to the ...

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Hide Seek


Me and the other kids from the neighborhood
We played out on the street all summer long
Rule was, we had to go home at night when the street lights came on.
We were oblivious to the rest of the w ...

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Hour Follows Hour


Hour follows hour
Like water follows water
Everything is governed by the rule
Of one thing leads to another
You can't really place blame
Cuz blame is much to messy
Some was bound to get on you ...

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How Have You Been


You could always hear the rub squeaking
Of those two tree limbs
'til one day one of them came down
Taken down by the wind
But on the one that's still there
You can still see where the bark was
...

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How Long Can It Last


Two years ago
Before you felt so familiar
Before I could remember your last name
I remember now
How our bright spring green deepened
With the years the seasons changed
And we were lush as the ...

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Hypnotized


So that's how you found me
Rain falling around me
Lookin down at a worm
With a long way to go
And the traffic was hissing by
And i was homesick
And i was high

I was surrounded by a l ...

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I Know This Bar


I know this bar
With a jukebox full of medicine
And christmas lights blinking
Around a clouded mirror
Its not that far
>from voelkers bowling alley
Just go up there and turn right
Its about 3 ...

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I'm No Heroine


You think I wouldn't have him
Unless I could have him by the balls
You think I just dish it out
You don't think I take it at all
You think I am stronger
You think I walk taller than the rest
Y ...

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I'm No Heroine


you think I wouldn't have him

unless I could have him by the balls

you think I just dish it out

you don't think I take it at all

you think I am stronger

you think I walk taller t ...

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Icarus


Seems like you just
Started noticing
How noticably bad things really are
And when you walked past this couple arguing
In a rolled up window
Of a parked car
And all of that
Gesticulated bitter ...

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Icarus

seems like you just

started noticing

how noticably bad things really are

and when you walked past this couple arguing

in a rolled up window

of a parked car

and all ...

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Icarus - Album: Evolve

seems like you just started noticing

how noticeably bad things really are

and then you walk past this couple arguing

in a rolled up window parked car

an all that gesticulated b ...

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Icarus - Album: Evolve

seems like you just started noticing

how noticeably bad things really are

and then you walk past this couple arguing

in a rolled up window parked car

an all that gesticulated b ...

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If He Tries Anything


I'm invincible
So are you
We do all the things
They say we can't do
We walk around
In the middle of the night
And if it's too far to walk
We just hitch a ride

We got rings of dirt
Around ...

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If He Tries Anything

I'm invincible

so are you

we do all the things

they say we can't do

we walk around

in the middle of the night

and if it's too far to walk

we just hitch ...

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If He Tries Anything

I'm invincible

so are you

we do all the things

they say we can't do

we walk around

in the middle of the night

and if it's too far to walk

we just hitch ...

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If It Isn't Her


Standing like john wayne
She is full framed
She is center stage
And my imagination is
Rattling in it's cage
I didn't really notice
When everything else disappeared
But as far as I'm concerned ...

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If It Isnt Her

I'm invincible

so are you

we do all the things

they say we can't do

we walk around

in the middle of the night

and if it's too far to walk

we just hitch a ride ...

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If It Isnt Her

I'm invincible

so are you

we do all the things

they say we can't do

we walk around

in the middle of the night

and if it's too far to walk

we just hitch a ride ...

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Im No Heroine

you think I wouldn't have him

unless I could have him by the balls

you think I just dish it out

you don't think I take it at all

you think I am stronger

yo ...

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Im No Heroine

you think I wouldn't have him

unless I could have him by the balls

you think I just dish it out

you don't think I take it at all

you think I am stronger

yo ...

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Im No Heroine

two years ago

before we felt so familiar

and before I could remember your last name

I remember now

how our bright spring green deepened

with the heat as the seasons chang ...

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Imagine That


Imagine that I am onstage
Under a watchtower of punishing light
And in the haze is your face bathed in shadow
And what's beyond you is hidden from sight
And somebody right now is yawning
And wa ...

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Imagine That

imagine that i am onstage

under a watchtower of punishing light

and in the haze is your face bathed in shadow

and what's beyond you is hidden from sight

and somebody right ...

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Imagine That

imagine that i'm on stage under a watchtower of punishing light. and in the

haze is your face bathed in shadow and what's beyond you is hidden from sight.

and somebody right now is yawni ...

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Imperfectly


I'm okay
If you get me at a good angle
And you're okay
In the sort of light
And we don't look
Like pages from a magazine
But that's all right
That's all right

I crashed your pickup truck
...

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Imperfectly Complete Album

What If No One's Watching

if my life were a movie

there would be a sunset

and the camera would pan away

but the sky is just a little sister

tagging along b ...

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Imperfectly Complete Album

What If No One's Watching

if my life were a movie

there would be a sunset

and the camera would pan away

but the sky is just a little sister

tagging along b ...

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In Here


Even when I look right at you
I always just see through
And I always just see new things to admire about you

Am I what you thought you were getting?
Does this love we make make you proud?
D ...

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In or Out


Guess there's something wrong with me
Guess I don't fit in
No one wants to touch it
No one knows where to begin
I've got more than one membership
To more than one club
And I owe my life
To th ...

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In Or Out


guess there's something wrong with me

guess I don't fit in

no one wants to touch it

no one knows where to begin

I've got more than one membership

to more than one club

and I ...

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In Or Out

guess there's something wrong with me

guess I don't fit in

no one wants to touch it

no one knows where to begin

I've got more than one membership

to more t ...

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In Or Out

guess there's something wrong with me

guess I don't fit in

no one wants to touch it

no one knows where to begin

I've got more than one membership

to more than one cl ...

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In The Margins


Such an intent stare
One eye at a time
Your talons like fish hooks

You are a rare bird
The kind I wouldn't even mind
Writing in the margins of my books

Sometimes I see myself
Throu ...

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In The Way


No you didn't just leave
I actually kicked you out
I couldn't hardly believe
That the words came out my mouth
You couldn't hardly believe
What you heard yourself discuss
And you packed up all ...

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In The Way

no you didn't just leave

I actually kicked you out

I couldn't hardly believe

that the words came out my mouth

you couldn't hardly believe

what you heard yourself discuss< ...

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In The Way - Album: Evolve

no you didn't just leave

i actually kicked you out

i couldn't hardly believe

that the words came out my mouth

you couldn't hardly believe

what you heard yourself discuss< ...

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In The Way - Album: Evolve

no you didn't just leave

i actually kicked you out

i couldn't hardly believe

that the words came out my mouth

you couldn't hardly believe

what you heard yourself discuss< ...

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Independence Day


We drove the car
To the top of the parking ramp
4th of july
Sat out on the hood
With a couple of warm beers
And watched the fireworks
Explode in the sky
There was an exodus of birds from the ...

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Itch


I am evening the score
I am cutting the umbilical cord
Curled with my teeth against my knees
I am scratching at my consciousness
Like a bitch with fleas
I think you'll be greatly pleased
To le ...

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Joyful Girl


I do it for the joy it brings
Because I'm a joyful girl
Because the world owes me nothing
And we owe each other the world
I do it because it's the least I can do
I do it because I learned it fr ...

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Joyful Girl


i do it for the joy it brings

because i'm a joyful girl

because the world owes me nothing

and we owe each other the world

i do it because it's the least i can do

i do it because ...

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Jukebox


In the jukebox of her memory
The list of names flips by and stops
She closes her eyes
And smiles as the record drops

Then she drinks herself up and out
Of her kitchen chair
And she dances ou ...

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Kazoointoit


I love us both but I don't feel good
So I keep pulling over
And looking under the hood
I love us both but I'm at wit's end
Where does your compromise begin and mine end?
I love us both but wha ...

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Know Now Then


It's not so much that we got closer
It's that her face just go tbigger
And by the time it was filling up my whole view
I figured my face had got bigger too
So I used it ot try and way her
Say s ...

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Knuckle Down


That's just my cowgirl alter-ego
Riding on her bar room bull
Dripping with the sweat of irony
As the cowboys whoop and drool
Shooting glances at the mirror
To see if her scar is showing
...

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Lag Time


There's really no hope for me
And that three second rule
Somethin gets dropped
And still I'm the slowest damn fool
Slow to realize what's really going on
Slow to know in a moment
Who or ...

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Letter to a John


Don't ask me why I'm crying
I'm not going to tell you what's wrong
I'm just gonna sit on your lap
For five dollars a song
I want you to pay me for my beauty
I think it's only right
'cause I ha ...

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Letter to a John


don't ask me why I'm crying

I'm not going to tell you what's wrong

I'm just gonna sit on your lap

for five dollars a song

I want you to pay me for my beauty

I think it's only rig ...

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Letting The Telephone Ring


I am letting the telephone ring
Cause I don't want to know why
I don't want to hear you explain
I don't want to hear you cry
I have written so much about you
So much I thought I knew
Words lik ...

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Light of Some Kind


I wish I didn't have this nervous laugh
I wish I didn't say half the stuff I say
I wish I could just learn to cover my tracks
I guess I'm not concerned about getting away

'cause every time I t ...

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Like I Said Complete Album

Anticipate



you are subtle as a window pane

standing in my view

but i will wait for it to rain

so that i can see you

you call me up at night

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Like I Said Complete Album

Anticipate



you are subtle as a window pane

standing in my view

but i will wait for it to rain

so that i can see you

you call me up at night

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Little Plastic Castle


In a coffee shop in a city
Which is every coffee shop in every city
On a day which is every day
I picked up a magazine
Which is every magazine
Read a story, and then forgot it right away

The ...

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Looking for The Holes


I am looking for the holes
The holes in your jeans
Because I want to know
Are they worn out in the seat
Or are they worn out in the knees

There are so many ways to wear
What we've got before ...

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Loom


You always got those dark sunglasses
Covering half your face
But if you promise to take them off
I promise I won't squander your gaze
I will be picturesque
I will be nice
I won't do anything
...

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Loom

you've always got those dark sunglasses

covering up your face

but if you promise to take them off

i promise i won't squander your gaze

i will be picturesque

i will b ...

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Loom

you've always got those dark sunglasses

covering up your face

but if you promise to take them off

i promise i won't squander your gaze

i will be picturesque

i will b ...

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Lost Woman Song

-for lucille clifton

I opened a bank account
When I was nine years old
I closed it when I was eighteen
I gave them every penny that I'd saved
And they gave my blood
And my urine
A number
Now ...

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Lost Woman Song


I opened a bank account

when I was nine years old

I closed it when I was eighteen

I gave them every penny that I'd saved

and they gave my blood

and my urine

a number

now ...

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Lost Woman Song

for lucille clifton



I opened a bank account

when I was nine years old

I closed it when I was eighteen

I gave them every penny that I'd saved

and they gave my ...

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Lost Woman Song

I opened a bank account

when I was nine years old

I closed it when I was eighteen

I gave them every penny that I'd saved

and they gave my blood

and my urine

a ...

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Lullaby

fourteenth street and the garbage swirls like a cyclone

three o'clock in the afternoon and I am going home

F train is full of high school students

so much shouting

so much ...

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Lullaby

fourteenth street and the garbage swirls like a cyclone

three o'clock in the afternoon and I am going home

F train is full of high school students

so much shouting

so much ...

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Lullaby

fourteenth street and the garbage swirls like a cyclone

three o'clock in the afternoon and I am going home

F train is full of high school students

so much shouting

so much ...

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Make Me Stay


I'm gonna turn
And walk away
You can wait
Til I am far along
Then run and come
And catch my arm
And say you'd die
If I were gone
I want to hear you
Call my name
It's too easy
Just to say ...

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Make Them Apologize


My breast is cradled
In the curve of my guitar
I'm breaking strings
And other things
Playing hard
No I'm not on the rag
But I'm not on the run
I am matching the big boys
One for one
And I m ...

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Manhole


I'm holding here a book
Notable, but not the greatest
Stolen for me by the latest
In a long line of thieves
And I'm just about to drop it
Down that manhole of memories
When I realize it ...

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Marrow


The answer came like a shot in the back
While you were running from your lesson
Which might explain why years later all you could remember was the terror of the question.
Plus, you weren't listen ...

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Marrow

the answer came

like a shot in the back

while you were running from your lesson

which might explain

why years later all you could remember

was the terror of the ques ...

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Marrow

the answer came like a shot in the back while you

were running from your lesson, which might explain why years later all you

could remember was the terror of the question. plus, you were ...

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Millennium Theater


Millennium theater
Get out there and buy that water and gas
Ramadan orange alert
Everybody put on your gas mask

First leak it out about the president
Then stand up and shout "impeachment ...

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Million You Never Made

the air comes off the ocean

the city smells fishy

the air is full of fish and mystery

whispering who, what, when

i am warning you i am weightless

and the wind is alw ...

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Minerva


You wandered in
To the forest
Following that shiny red ball
And by the time you looked up
You were lost
But that's not all

You confused your journey
With my journey
You tried to na ...

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Modulation


In order to
Say thank you to you
I must do it intentionally
But tonight with every breath
I can feel my death
Sure as I can feel my knees

You were my modulation
So that's what you wi ...

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My I Q

when I was four years old

they tried to test my I.Q.

they showed me a picture

of 3 oranges and a pear

they said,

which one is different?

it does not belong

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My I Q

Most of the time I'm clear focused all around

Most of the time I can keep both feet on the ground

I can follow the path, I can read the sign

I can stay right with it, and the road un ...

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My I. Q.


When I was four years old
They tried to test my i.q.
They showed me a picture
Of 3 oranges and a pear
They said,
Which one is different?
It does not belong
They taught me different is wrong
...

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My I.Q.

when I was four years old

they tried to test my I.Q.

they showed me a picture

of 3 oranges and a pear

they said,

which one is different?

it does not belong

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My I.Q.

when I was four years old

they tried to test my I.Q.

they showed me a picture

of 3 oranges and a pear

they said,

which one is different?

it does not belong

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My IQ

when I was four years old

they tried to test my I.Q.

they showed me a picture

of 3 oranges and a pear

they said,

which one is different?

it does not belong

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My IQ

when I was four years old

they tried to test my I.Q.

they showed me a picture

of 3 oranges and a pear

they said,

which one is different?

it does not belong

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My Name Is Lisa Kalvelage

My name is Lisa Kalvelage, I was born in Nuremberg

And when the trials were held there nineteen years ago

It seemed to me ridiculous to hold a nation all to blame

For the horrors ...

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My Name Is Lisa Kalvelage

My name is Lisa Kalvelage, I was born in Nuremberg

And when the trials were held there nineteen years ago

It seemed to me ridiculous to hold a nation all to blame

For the horrors ...

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Names & Dates & Times


I know so many white people
I mean, where do I start?
The trouble with white people
Is you can't tell them apart
I'm so bad with names and dates and times
But I'm big on faces
That is, except ...

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Napoleon


They told you your music
Could reach millions
That the choice was up to you
You told me they always
Pay for lunch
And they believe in what I do
And I wonder
If you miss your old friends
Once ...

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Napoloeon


They told you your music

Could reach millions

That the choice was up to you

You told me they always pay for lunch

And they believe in what I do

And I wonder if you miss your old frien ...

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Napoloeon

They told you your music

Could reach millions

That the choice was up to you

You told me they always pay for lunch

And they believe in what I do

And I wonder if you miss y ...

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Nicotine


I hate you sometimes
But I love to be your queen
You are my muse
Got me smoking nicotine

I watch you sometimes
From oh so far away
But I can't forget you
Or anything you said

You ...

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No Reason to Come Home


Girl, what are you gonna do with this time?
You are on your own with a question on your mind.
Ain't it a funny thing to accept that you are the worst company that you have ever kept?
What are y ...

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No Reason To Come Home

Girl, what are you gonna do with this time?

You are on your own with a question on your mind.

Ain't it a funny thing to accept that you are the worst company that you have ever kept?

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Non Album Tracks

Aids

everywhere she looks

she looks through the corner of her eye

every time she left

she never turned to say goodbye

swaying in the corner of the ballroom ...

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Non Album Tracks

Aids

everywhere she looks

she looks through the corner of her eye

every time she left

she never turned to say goodbye

swaying in the corner of the ballroom ...

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North Main Street


The warmth of north main street
Shows me how I took myself through
Illogical landscapes with you
Scribbling on napkins in foreign ports
All sorts of sidewalks I don't traverse anymore
All kinds ...

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North Main Street

The warmth of north main street

Shows me how i took myself through

Illogical landscapes with you

Scribbling on napkins in foreign ports

All sorts of sidewalks i don't trave ...

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Not a Pretty Girl


I am not a pretty girl
That is not what I do
I ain't no damsel in distess
And I don't need to be rescued
So put me down punk
Maybe you'd prefer a maiden fair
Isn't there a kitten stuck up a tr ...

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Not A Pretty Girl Complete Album

Worthy

you think you're not worthy

i'd have to say i agree

i'm not worthy of you

you're not worthy of me

which of us is deserving

look at the huma ...

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Not A Pretty Girl Complete Album

Worthy

you think you're not worthy

i'd have to say i agree

i'm not worthy of you

you're not worthy of me

which of us is deserving

look at the huma ...

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Not Angry Anymore

growing up, it was just me and my mom against the world.

and all my sympathies were with her when i was a little girl

and i've seen both my parents play out the hands that they were deal ...

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Not Angry Anymore

growing up, it was just me and my mom against the world.

and all my sympathies were with her when i was a little girl

and i've seen both my parents play out the hands that they were deal ...

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Not So Soft


In a forest of stone
Underneath the corporate canopy
Where the sun
Rarely
Filters
Down
The ground
Is not so soft
Not so soft

They build buildings to house people
Making money
Or they bu ...

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Not So Soft


In a forest of stone

underneath the corporate canopy

where the sun

rarely

filters

down

the ground

is not so soft

not so soft



they build buildings to house pe ...

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Not So Soft


In a forest of stone

underneath the corporate canopy

where the sun

rarely

filters

down

the ground

is not so soft

not so soft



they build buildings to house pe ...

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O My My


Your body
Forshortened below your shoulders
Your face so close it's out of focus
Way down the hallway
Comes the sound of your shoes
This is when I think about when I think about you

If we le ...

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O My My

your body

forshortened below your shoulders

your face so close it's out of focus

way down the hallway

comes the sound of your shoes

this is when I think about when I ...

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O My My - Album: Evolve

your body

foreshortened

below

your shoulders

your face

so close

it's out

of focus

way down

the hallway

comes the sound

of y ...

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O My My - Album: Evolve

your body

foreshortened

below

your shoulders

your face

so close

it's out

of focus

way down

the hallway

comes the sound

of y ...

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O. K.


If you ask me
I'll say yes please to you today
So don't ask me
Cuz I'm weak that way
Just don't ask me o.k.

I'm so glad we got that straightened away

If you see me walk by
You better just ...

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O.K.

if you ask me

i'll say

yes please

to you today

so don't ask me

cuz i'm weak that way

just don't ask me

o.k.



i'm so glad we got that

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O.K.

if you ask me

i'll say

yes please

to you today

so don't ask me

cuz i'm weak that way

just don't ask me

o.k.



i'm so glad we got that

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Oh My My

your body

forshortened below your shoulders

your face so close it's out of focus

way down the hallway

comes the sound of your shoes

this is when I think about when I thin ...

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Oh My My

your body

forshortened below your shoulders

your face so close it's out of focus

way down the hallway

comes the sound of your shoes

this is when I think about when I thin ...

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OK

if you ask me

i'll say

yes please

to you today

so don't ask me

cuz i'm weak that way

just don't ask me

o.k.



i'm so glad we got that

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Old Old Song


I'll sing you a song that starts out descriptive
And locates a time and a place
Like a dinner table where a whole family
Is just sitting down to say grace
An old old song that moves into action
...

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One More Night


I come to your town
Like thirsty lips to a cup
I come to your town
And I wanna call you up
I don't know how you feel
But I hope you feel the same
I've broken every speed limit in your name
So ...

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One More Night

I come to your town

Like thirsty lips to a cup

I come to your town

And i wanna call you up

I don't know how you feel

But i hope you feel the same

I've broken ...

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One Times One Times One

do you ever wonder when the damage will be done? do you ever feel like one

times one times one? do your eyes scrape the pavement as you shuffle from the

sun? does your breath walk behind ...

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One Times One Times One

do you ever wonder when the damage will be done? do you ever feel like one

times one times one? do your eyes scrape the pavement as you shuffle from the

sun? does your breath walk behind ...

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Origami


I am an all powerful amazon warrior
Not just some sniveling girl
So no matter what I think I need
You know I can't possibly
Have a need in this world

Come and come for that sweet sweetne ...

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Origami

I am an all powerful amazon warrior

Not just some sniveling girl

So no matter what I think I need

You know I can't possibly

Have a need in this world



Come and come ...

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Out of Habit


The butter melts out of habit
The toast isn't even warm
The waitress and the man in the plaid shirt
Play out a scene they've played
So many times before
I am watching the sun stumble home in th ...

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Out of Habit


the butter melts out of habit

the toast isn't even warm

the waitress and the man in the plaid shirt

play out a scene they've played

so many times before

I am watching the sun stu ...

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Out Of Habit


the butter melts out of habit

the toast isn't even warm

the waitress and the man in the plaid shirt

play out a scene they've played

so many times before

I am watching the sun stu ...

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Out Of Habit

the butter melts out of habit

the toast isn't even warm

the waitress and the man in the plaid shirt

play out a scene they've played

so many times before

I am watchin ...

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Out Of Habit

the butter melts out of habit

the toast isn't even warm

the waitress and the man in the plaid shirt

play out a scene they've played

so many times before

I am watchin ...

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Out of Range


Just the thought
Of our bed
Makes me crumble like the plaster
Where you punched the wall beside my bed
And I try
To draw the line
But it ends up running down the middle of me
Most of the time ...

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Out Of Range


just the thought

of our bed

makes me crumble like the plaster

where you punched the wall beside my bed

and I try

to draw the line

but it ends up running down the middle of me ...

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Out Of Range (Acoustic)

just the thought

of our bed

makes me crumble like the plaster

where you punched the wall beside my head

and i try

to draw the line

but it ends up running down the m ...

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Out Of Range (Acoustic)

just the thought

of our bed

makes me crumble like the plaster

where you punched the wall beside my head

and i try

to draw the line

but it ends up running down the m ...

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Out Of Range Complete Album

Buildings And Bridges



buildings and bridges

are made to bend in the wind

to withstand the world,

that's what it takes

all that steel and stone

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Out Of Range Complete Album

Buildings And Bridges



buildings and bridges

are made to bend in the wind

to withstand the world,

that's what it takes

all that steel and stone

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Outta Me Onto You

no no no no no no no no no no no no

no more



it's gonna be sudden

it's gonna be strange

i'm gonna turn on a dime

give you 5 cents change

it's gon ...

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Outta Me, Onto You


No no no no no no no no no no no no
No more
No no no no no no no no no no no no
No more
No no no
No more

It's gonna be sudden
It's gonna be strange
I'm gonna turn on a dime
Give you five ...

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Outta Me, Onto You

no no no no no no no no no no no no

no more

no no no no no no no no no no no no

no more

no no no

no more



it's gonna be sudden

it's gonna be str ...

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Overlap


I search your profile
For a translation
I study the conversation
Like a map
'cause I know there is strength
In the differences between us
And I know there is comfort
Where we overlap

Come ...

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Overlap


I search your profile

for a translation

I study the conversation

like a map

'cause I know there is strength

in the differences between us

and I know there is comfort

wher ...

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Pale Purple


Pale purple nipples
Goose pimpled
She shivers shifts from a walk to a trot
Alone in the city
Infested with faces
Immune to new friendships
Interested in places she's never seen
She says every ...

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Paradigm


I was born to two immigrants
Who knew why they were here
They were happy to pay taxes
For the schools and roads
Happy to be here
They took it seriously
The second job of citizenry
My m ...

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Parameters


Thirty-three years go by
And not once do you come home
To find a man sitting in your bedroom
That is
A man you don't know
Who came a long way to deliver one very specific message:
Lock y ...

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Phase


I'll be your biggest fan, I will be your fool
I'll be your exception to every rule

And I ain't the type to bitch
I ain't the type to cry
I'll sit at your red light
And wait for your ship to g ...

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Phase

I'll be your biggest fan, I will be your fool

I'll be your exception to every rule



and I ain't the type to bitch

I ain't the type to cry

I'll sit at your red light
...

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Phase - Album: Evolve

been through and through this

i know just how it goes

you'll have no idea

you'll have no need to know

cuz i will make your body

grow wings and take flight

i will er ...

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Phase - Album: Evolve

been through and through this

i know just how it goes

you'll have no idea

you'll have no need to know

cuz i will make your body

grow wings and take flight

i will er ...

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Pick Yer Nose


How come I can pick my ears
But not my nose
Who made up that rule anyway
How can you say that's the way it is
That's just the way it goes
Why don't you decide for yourself
What you can do
And ...

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Pixie


I'm a pixie
I'm a paper doll
I'm a cartoon
I'm a chipper cheerful free for all
And I light up a room
I'm the color me happy girl
Miss live and let live
And when they're out for blood
I alway ...

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Pixie Be Nice

i'm a pixie

i'm a paperdoll

i'm a cartoon

i'm a chipper cheerful free for all

and i light up a room

i'm the color me happy girl

miss live and let live

...

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Pixie Be Nice

i'm a pixie

i'm a paperdoll

i'm a cartoon

i'm a chipper cheerful free for all

and i light up a room

i'm the color me happy girl

miss live and let live

...

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Platforms


Life knocked me off my platforms
So I pulled out my first pair of boots
Bought on the street at astor place
Before New York was run by suits
And I suited up for the long walk
Back to mysel ...

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Platforms

Life knocked me off my platforms

So I pulled out my first pair of boots

Bought on the street at astor place

Before New York was run by suits

And I suited up for the long walk < ...

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Promised Land

You're taking up lots of space
Your shit is everywhere
Your breath is all up in my face
Your hands are swarming in the air

You're the first one out the car
And then the loudest one in the bar
...

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Promised Land

you're taking up lots of space

your shit is everywhere

your breath is all up in my face

your hands are swarming in the air



you're the first one out the car

and the ...

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Promised Land - Album: Evolve

you're taking up lots of space

your shit is everywhere

your breath is all up in my face

your hands are swarming in the air

you're the first one out the car and then

...

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Promised Land - Album: Evolve

you're taking up lots of space

your shit is everywhere

your breath is all up in my face

your hands are swarming in the air

you're the first one out the car and then

...

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Providence


Who knew
At this party that i
Would walk in and I'd see you.
I guess now
We could just get drunk
Yeah, that could be our excuse
You could slip
From out of nowhere
I could be there to catch y ...

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Puddle Dive Complete Album

Names And Dates And Times

i know so many white people

i mean, where do i start?

the trouble with white people

is you can't tell them apart

i'm so bad with ...

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Puddle Dive Complete Album

Names And Dates And Times

i know so many white people

i mean, where do i start?

the trouble with white people

is you can't tell them apart

i'm so bad with ...

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Pulse


You crawled into my bed
Like some sort of giant insect
And I found myself spellbound
At the sight of you there
Cocooned in my room,
Beautiful and grotesque and all the rest of that bug stuff
B ...

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Pulse

you crawled into my bed

like some sort of giant insect

and i found myself spellbound

that night at the sight of you there

beautiful and grotesque and all the rest of that bug s ...

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Pulse

you crawled into my bed

like some sort of giant insect

and i found myself spellbound

that night at the sight of you there

beautiful and grotesque and all the rest of that b ...

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Rain Check


As dolls go I am broken
And you could just let that get us off the hook
But from under the umbrella of the unspoken
I see you giving me that look

Baby, you're right as rain about the benef ...

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Rain Check

As dolls go I am broken

And you could just let that get us off the hook

But from under the umbrella of the unspoken

I see you giving me that look



Baby, you're right as r ...

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Reckoning


You can doubt anything
If you think about it long enough
Cuz what happened always adjusts to fit
What happened after that
And it's hard to feel like you are free
When all you seem to do is refe ...

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Reckoning

you can doubt anything

if you think about it long enough

cuz what happened always adjusts to fit

what happened after that

and it's hard to feel like you are free

whe ...

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Reckoning

you can doubt anything if you think about it long enough. cause what

happened always adjusts to fit what happened after that. and it's hard to feel

like you are free. all you seem to do ...

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Recoil


Come home and my guitar
Has nothin to say to me
I recoil from all my friends
And then I'm in misery
Been so long since I've been held
Really since I was his
Probably just need to be held ...

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Reprieve


Manhattan is an island
Like the women who are
Surrounded by children in the car
Surrounded by cars

Or manhattan was a project
That projected the worst of mankind
First one and then the ...

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Revelling


You were so in love
That it was all you could talk about
And I think I felt a little left out
You were on cloud 9 all the time
Ehile I was levelling
I was wringing my hands and you were revelli ...

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Rock Paper Scissors

It's rock paper scissors as to whether I will get over you at all.
It's hand against hand and both hands are mine.
It's standing in a circular line, which is not to say that I'm not also happy.
A h ...

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Rock Paper Scissors

it's rock paper scissors as to whether

i will get over you at all

it's hand against hand and both hands are mine

it's standing in a circular line

which is not to say that i ...

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Rock Paper Scissors

it's rock paper scissors as to whether i will get over you at all. it's

hand against hand and both hands are mine. it's standing in a circular line,

which is not to say that i'm not also ...

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Rockabye


Tending the garden of noise
When I grow the traffic
And the churchbells
And the neighborhood boys
Singing to myself
As the solitude sets in
In tune with the symphony
Of south brooklyn
I sing ...

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Rockabye


tending the garden of noise

when I grow the traffic

and the churchbells

and the neighborhood boys

singing to myself

as the solitude sets in

in tune with the symphony

of s ...

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Roll With It


She says my ass hurts
When I sit down
She says my feet hurt
From just standing around
I think my body
Is as restless as my mind
And I don't know if I can roll with it
This time

Packed his ...

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Roll With It


She says my ass hurts

when I sit down

she says my feet hurt

from just standing around

I think my body

is as restless as my mind

and I don't know if I can roll with it

thi ...

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Rush Hour


Rush hour
And the day's dawning
The rain came
And pushed me under the awning
The puddles grew and threw themselves at me
With every passing car
I'm shielding my guitar
And there were some thi ...

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Rush Hour


rush hour

and the day's dawning

the rain came

and pushed me under the awning

the puddles grew and threw themselves at me

with every passing car

I'm shielding my guitar

an ...

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School Night


She went over to his apartment
Clutching her decision
And he said, did you come here to tell me goodbye?
So she built a skyscraper of procrastination
And then she leaned out the twenty-fifth fl ...

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School Night

she went over to his apartment

clutching her decision

and he said, did you come here to tell me goodbye?

so she built a skyscraper of procrastination

and then she leaned ou ...

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School Night

she went over to his apartment

clutching her decision

and he said, did you come here to tell me goodbye?

so she built a skyscraper of procrastination

and then she leaned ou ...

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Second Intermission


Second intermission
Anticipation
You know the third act
Small talk drops out of the play
You're standing in the lobby
Tightening your tourniquet
Waiting for it
And then the bell sounds
And t ...

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Second Intermission

second intermission

anticipation

you know the third act

small talk drops out of the play

you're standing in the lobby

tightening your tourniquet

waiting for i ...

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Second Intermission - Album: Evolve

second intermission

anticipation

you know the third act

small talk drops out of the play

you're standing in the lobby

tightening your tourniquet

waiting for it

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Second Intermission - Album: Evolve

second intermission

anticipation

you know the third act

small talk drops out of the play

you're standing in the lobby

tightening your tourniquet

waiting for it

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Seeing Eye Dog


You're my seeing eye dog and I am blind
You take me there every time
With that winning combination of loyal and kind
Your eyes like wells to the water of your mind

I want to take a long, c ...

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Self Evident

(inspired by the WTC disaster)

yes,

us people are just poems

we're 90% metaphor

with a leanness of meaning

approaching hyper-distillation

and once upon a time ...

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Self Evident

(inspired by the WTC disaster)

yes,

us people are just poems

we're 90% metaphor

with a leanness of meaning

approaching hyper-distillation

and once upon a time ...

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Serpentine


Pavlov hits me with more bad news every time I answer the phone
So I play and I sing and I just let it ring,
All day when I'm at home

A defacto choice of
Macro-microcosmic melancholy
But baby ...

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Serpentine

Pavlov hits me with more bad news every time I answer the phone

so I play and I sing and I just let it ring,

all day when I'm at home



a defacto choice of

macro-microco ...

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Serpentine - Album: Evolve

pavlov hits me with more bad news

every time i answer the phone

so i play and i sing and i just let it ring

all day when i'm at home

a defacto choice of macro

or microcos ...

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Serpentine - Album: Evolve

pavlov hits me with more bad news

every time i answer the phone

so i play and i sing and i just let it ring

all day when i'm at home

a defacto choice of macro

or microcos ...

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Served Faithfully


He caresses every bottle
Like it's the first one he's had
Saying
It ain't love
But it ain't bad
It's the only reward
Bestowed upon me
And I have served faithfully

I can see he is scarred
...

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Shameless


I cannot name this
I cannot explain this
And I really don't want to
Just call me shameless
I can't even slow this down
Let alone stop this
And I keep looking around
But I cannot top this

I ...

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Shameless


i cannot name this

i cannot explain this

and i really don't want to

just call me shameless

i can't even slow this down

let alone stop this

and i keep looking around

but i ...

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She Says


She says forget what you have to do
Pretend there is nothing
Outside this room
And like an idea she came to me
But she came too late
Or maybe too soon
I said please try not to love me
Close y ...

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She Says


she says forget what you have to do

pretend there is nothing

outside this room

and like an idea she came to me

but she came too late

or maybe too soon

I said please try not t ...

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Shroud


I had to leave the house of fashion
And go forth naked from its doors
'cause women should be allies
And not competitors
I had to leave the house of god
Because the cross replaced the wheel ...

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Shrug


What's with that halo hovering
Above that thick skull
Spare me
If I do say so - I think you're covering
'course there was nothing
Could've prepared me

For the side effect of this dirty drug
...

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Shrug

what's with that halo hovering

above that thick skull

spare me

if I do say so - I think you're covering

'course there was nothing

could've prepared me



for t ...

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Shrug - Album: Evolve

what's with that halo hovering

above that thick skull

spare me

if i do say so - i think you're covering

'course there was nothing

could've prepared me



for t ...

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Shrug - Album: Evolve

what's with that halo hovering

above that thick skull

spare me

if i do say so - i think you're covering

'course there was nothing

could've prepared me



for t ...

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Shy


The heat is so great
It plays tricks with the eye
It turns the road to water
And then from water to sky
And there's a crack in the concrete floor
And it starts at the sink
There's a bathroom i ...

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Shy


the heat is so great

it plays tricks with the eye

it turns the road to water

and then from water to sky

and there's a crack in the concrete floor

and it starts at the sink

th ...

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Sick of Me


How sick of me
Must you be
By now
While you're standing just outside
Of what your pride will allow
Always reaching into yourself
To find a new way to understand me
When I'm sure that there's ...

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Silver Ingrid


I always escape where I have been.
I leave you looking for my face,
Wondering what it was you've seen
Down the long dark hallway in flight heading back from which I came.
I am a creature of the ...

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Silver Ingrid

I always escape where i have been.

I leave you looking for my face,

Wondering what it was you've seen

Down the long dark hallway in flight heading back from which i came.

I ...

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Sistersong

Everybodys looking over your shoulder

Seems they can't wait to hear whats next

Everybodys saying shes looking older

Could it be there is a cruel sun

Next to all this endless a ...

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Sistersong

Everybodys looking over your shoulder

Seems they can't wait to hear whats next

Everybodys saying shes looking older

Could it be there is a cruel sun

Next to all this endless a ...

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Slide


She was hungry
So hungry
She was trying to think clear
She kept opening the fridge door
Staring at the mustard and the beer

Then finally she went out into the rain
Carrying her bicycle chain ...

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Slide

she was hungry

so hungry

she was trying to think clear

she kept opening the fridge door

staring at the mustard and the beer



then finally she went out into the rain ...

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Slide - Album: Evolve

she was hungry so hungry

she was trying to think clear

she kept opening the fridge door

looking at the mustard and the beer

then finally she went out into the rain

c ...

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Slide - Album: Evolve

she was hungry so hungry

she was trying to think clear

she kept opening the fridge door

looking at the mustard and the beer

then finally she went out into the rain

c ...

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Small World


She was shaking and talking
Louder and louder
Each sentence was sifted
To a very fine powder
Her face was wet and tight
Her grip was cold and light
A strong wind could blow you down
I heard m ...

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So What


Who's gonna give a shit
Who's gonna take the call
When you find out that the road ahead
Is painted on a wall
And you're turned up to top volume
And you're just sitting there in pause
With your ...

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Soft Shoulder


I don't keep much stuff around
I value my portability
But I will say that I have saved
Every letter you ever wrote to me
The one you left on my windsheild
Outside of that little motel
Is in th ...

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Sorry I Am


I'm sorry I didn't sound more excited on the phone
I'm sorry that after all these years
I've left you feeling unrequited and alone, brought you to tears
I guess I never loved you quite as well as ...

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Sorry I Am


I'm sorry I didn't sound more excited on the phone

I'm sorry that after all these years

I've left you feeling unrequited and alone, brought you to tears

I guess I never loved you quite a ...

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Sorry I Am

I'm sorry I didn't sound more excited on the phone

I'm sorry that after all these years

I've left you feeling unrequited and alone, brought you to tears

I guess I never love ...

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Sorry I Am

I'm sorry I didn't sound more excited on the phone

I'm sorry that after all these years

I've left you feeling unrequited and alone, brought you to tears

I guess I never loved you ...

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Studying Stones


I am out here studying stones
Trying to learn to be less alive
Using all of my will
To keep very still
Still even on the inside
I've cut all of the pertinent wires
So my eyes can't make ...

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Subdivision


White people are so scared of black people.
They bulldoze out to the country, and put up houses on little loop-d-loop streets.
And while america gets it's heart cut right out of it's chest
The be ...

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Subdivision

white people are so scared of black people

they bulldoze out to the country

and put up houses on little loop-dee-loop streets

and while america gets its heart cut right out of its ...

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Subdivision

white people are so scared of black people. they bulldoze out to the

country, and put up houses on little loop-d-loop streets. and while america

gets its heart cut right out of its chest ...

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Submerged

well your arms hang parallel to the curtains

your gaze falls perpendicular to the floor

your resign yourself to the hurting

the lines in your brow are deeper than before


...

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Submerged

well your arms hang parallel to the curtains

your gaze falls perpendicular to the floor

your resign yourself to the hurting

the lines in your brow are deeper than before


...

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Subway


The subway car smells like an animal's cage
And don't you feel like the captain riding in a rage
Oh the city's sweet as cider...sours with age

The toss between fear and freedom
Looking for a f ...

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Subway

the subway car smells like an animal's cage

and don't you feel like the captain riding in a rage

oh the city's sweet as cider...sours with age



the toss between fear and fr ...

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Sunday Morning


Sunday morning
Slow beats seething
Through the screens in
The open windows
Eggs frying
Legs shaking
After we stayed lying
So long in bed
Sunday morning
Both of us reading
And loo ...

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Swan Dive


I'm cradling the softest, warmest part of you in my hands
Feels like a little baby bird
Fallen from the nest
I think that your body is something I understand
I think that I'm happy
I think that ...

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Swan Dive

cradling the softest, warmest part of you in my hand

feels like a little baby bird fallen from the nest

i think that your body is something i understand

i think that i'm happy, i ...

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Swan Dive

sleep walking through the all-nite drug store

baptized in fluorescent light

i found religion in the greeting card aisle

now i know hallmark was right

and every pop song on the ...

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Swim


You keep telling me I'm beautiful
But I feel a little less so each time
Your love is so colorful
It flashes like a neon sign
But I finally drove out where
The sky is dark enough to see sta ...

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Swim

You keep telling me I'm beautiful

But I feel a little less so each time

Your love is so colorful

It flashes like a neon sign

But I finally drove out where

The sky is dark ...

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Swing


She cam to and her
Whole life was how she remembered it
She ha d amouth full of fur
And she was laughing
She parked her hearse across
Three spaces posted for motorcycles only
And jumped out sh ...

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Swing

she came to and her

whole life was how she remembered it

she had a mouth full of fur

and she was laughing

she parked her hearse across

three spaces posted for motorc ...

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Talk to Me Now


He said ani, you've gotten tough
'cause my tone was curt
Yeah, and when I'm approached in a dark alley
I don't lift my skirt
In this city
Self-preservation
Is a full time occupation
I'm deter ...

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Talk To Me Now


he said ani, you've gotten tough

'cause my tone was curt

yeah, and when I'm approached in a dark alley

I don't lift my skirt

in this city

self-preservation

is a full time occ ...

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Tamburitza Lingua


A cold and porcelain lonely
In an old new york hotel
A stranger to a city
That she used to know so well
Bathing in a bathroom
That is bathed in the first blue light
Of the beginning of a centu ...

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Tamburitza Lingua

a cold and porcelain lonely

in an old new york hotel

a stranger to a city

that she used to know so well

bathing in a bathroom

that is bathed in the first blue light< ...

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Tamburitza Lingua

a cold and porcelain lonely

in an old new york hotel

a stranger to a city

that she used to know so well

bathing in a bathroom

that is bathed in the first blue light ...

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The Arrivals Gate


Gonna go out
To the arrivals gate at the airport
And sit there all day
Watch people reuniting
Public affection so exciting
It even makes airports ok
Watching children run
With their arms outs ...

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The Arrivals Gate

Gonna go out

To the arrivals gate at the airport

And sit there all day

Watch people reuniting

Public affection so exciting

It even makes airports ok

Watching ...

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The Boys in Blue


I shut my mouth
Cause they are the law
And I am alone
Ohhh, the boys in blue
Have decided I need a good talking to

Though I've done nothing wrong
He is less than polite
I guess I'm not his ...

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The Boys In Blue

I shut my mouth

Cause they are the law

And i am alone

Ohhh, the boys in blue

Have decided i need a good talking to



Though i've done nothing wrong

He i ...

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The Diner


I'm calling from the diner
The diner on the corner
I ordered two coffees
One is for you
I was hoping you'd join me
'cause I ain't go no money
And I really miss you
I should mention that too
...

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The Million You Never Made


The air comes off the ocean
The city smells fishy
The air is full of fish and mystery
Whispering who, what, when
I am warning you I am weightless
And the wind is always shifting
So don't hang ...

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The Million You Never Made

the air comes off the ocean

the city smells fishy

the air is full of fish and mystery

whispering who, what, when

I am warning you I am weightless

and the wind is alw ...

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The Million You Never Made

I'm calling from the diner

the diner on the corner

I ordered two coffees

one is for you

I was hoping you'd join me

'cause I ain't go no money

and I really miss you< ...

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The Next Big Thing


Hello
It's me
I'm returning your call
It's monday wednesday friday
Between noon and three
He says i
Usually just let the phone ring
But I've always got a minute of time
For the next big thin ...

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The Slant


The slant
A building settling around me
My figure female framed crookedly
In the threshold
Of the room
Door scraping floorboards
With every opening
Carving a rough history
Of bedroom scenes
...

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The Slant


the slant

a building settling around me

my figure female framed crookedly

in the threshold

of the room

door scraping floorboards

with every opening

carving a rough histor ...

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The Slant


the slant

a building settling around me

my figure female framed crookedly

in the threshold

of the room

door scraping floorboards

with every opening

carving a rough histor ...

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The Slant Correct Lyrics

the slant

a building settling around me

my figure female framed crookedly

in the threshold

of the room

door scraping floorboards

with every openin ...

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The Slant Correct Lyrics

the slant

a building settling around me

my figure female framed crookedly

in the threshold

of the room

door scraping floorboards

with every openin ...

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The Story


I would have returned your greeting
If it weren't for the way you were looking at me
This street is not a market
And I am not a commodity
Don't you find it sad that we can't even say hello
'cau ...

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The Story

I would have returned your greeting

if it weren't for the way you were looking at me

this street is not a market

and I am not a commodity

don't you find it sad that we can' ...

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The Story

I would have returned your greeting

if it weren't for the way you were looking at me

this street is not a market

and I am not a commodity

don't you find it sad that we can' ...

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The Waiting Song


Your basic average super star
Is singing about justice
And peace
And love
And I am glaring at the radio,
Swearing
Saying that's just what I was afraid of
The system gives you just enough
To ...

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The Whole Night


We can touch
Touch our girl cheeks
And we can hold hands
Like paper dolls
We can try
Try eachother on
In the privacy
Within new york city's walls
We can kiss
Kiss goodnight
And we can go h ...

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The Whole Night


we can touch

touch our girl cheeks

and we can hold hands

like paper dolls

we can try

try eachother on

in the privacy

within new york city's walls

we can kiss

kiss ...

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This Bouquet


Got a garden of songs where I grow all my thoughts
Wish I could harvest one or two for some small talk
I'm always starving for words when you're around
Nothing on my tongue so much in my ground
...

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Tiptoe


Tiptoeing through the used condoms
Strewn on the piers
Off the west side highway
Sunset behind the skyline of jersey
Walking towards the water
With a fetus holding court in my gut
My body high ...

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Tiptoe


tiptoeing through the used condoms

strewn on the piers

off the west side highway

sunset behind the skyline of jersey

walking towards the water

with a fetus holding court in my gu ...

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Tiptoe

tiptoeing through the used condoms

strewn on the piers

off the west side highway

sunset behind the skyline of jersey

walking towards the water

with a fetus holding c ...

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Tiptoe

tiptoeing through the used condoms

strewn on the piers

off the west side highway

sunset behind the skyline of jersey

walking towards the water

with a fetus holding c ...

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Tis Of Thee

they caught the last poor man on a poor man's vacation

they cuffed him and they confiscated his stuff

and they dragged his black ass down to the station

and said "ok the streets a ...

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To Be Free


On the underside of your salutation
I can hear you turning inward
Hello is such a thin word

You're going to have to hide doubletime from me
Cuz I read our poetry, and I can see when it doesn't ...

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To Be Free

on the underside of your salutation

i can hear you turning inward

hello is such a thin word



you're going to have to hide doubletime from me

cuz i read our poetry, a ...

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To The Teeth


The sun is settin on the century
And we are armed to the teeth
We are all working together now
To make our lives mercifully brief
Schoolkids keep trying to teach us
What guns are all about
Con ...

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Trickle Down


you cease to smell the steel plant

after you've lived there for a while

smoke is snow is ash are leaves that blow

through the air aloft

all our houses dim their sliding

to the sa ...

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Trickle Down


You cease to smell the steel plant
After you've lived there for a while
Smoke is snow is ash are leaves that blow
Through the air aloft
All our houses dim their sliding
To the same soot gray st ...

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True Story Of What Was


The light blue flickering rhythm
Of the neighbor's big console T.V.
Is basking on the ceiling
Of another insomniac spree
And outside sleep's open window
Between the drops of rain
History ...

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True Story Of What Was

The light blue flickering rhythm

Of the neighbor's big console T.V.

Is basking on the ceiling

Of another insomniac spree

And outside sleep's open window

Between the drops ...

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Two Little Girls


You were fresh off the boat
From virginia
I had a year of new york city
Under my belt
We met in a dream
We were both nineteen
I remember where we were standing
I remember how it felt
Two lit ...

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Untouchable Face


Think I'm going for a walk now
I feel a little unsteady
I don't want nobody to follow me
'cept maybe you
I could make you happy you know
If you weren't already
I could do a lot of things
And ...

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Untouchable Face


think i'm going for a walk now

i feel a little unsteady

i don't want nobody to follow me

'cept maybe you

i could make you happy you know

if you weren't already

i could do a l ...

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Up Up Up Up Up

points the spire of the steeple

but god's work isn't done by god

it's done by people



up up up up up up

points the fingers of the trees

the lumberjacks

...

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Up Up Up Up Up Up


virtue is relative at best

there's nothing worse than a sunset

when you're driving due west

and i'm afraid that my love

is gonna come up short

there is no there there

i gues ...

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Used to You


I'm still here because
I've got nothing else to do
You're an asshole
But I'm getting used to you
I like the fact that
You talk incessantly
I got a thing for assholes
Who tell good stories

...

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Virtue


Virtue is relative at best
There's nothing worse than a sunset
When you're driving due west
And I'm afraid that my love
Is gonna come up short
There is no there there
I guess I'm scared
Cuz I ...

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W T C Poem

yes, yes, yes, us people are just poems

we're 90% metaphor

with a leanness of meaning

bordering upon hyper distillation



and once upon a time

we were moonshin ...

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W T C Poem

yes, yes, yes, us people are just poems

we're 90% metaphor

with a leanness of meaning

bordering upon hyper distillation



and once upon a time

we were moonshin ...

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Waiting For Susan

Susan is a connotation

At less than arms length

She has the strength of an opinion

Her promises are like the night overcast

Like the stars she doesn't show

And when ...

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Waiting For Susan

Susan is a connotation

At less than arms length

She has the strength of an opinion

Her promises are like the night overcast

Like the stars she doesn't show

And when ...

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Welcome to :


Welcome to:
No amount of stoned makes you feel ok
Welcome to:
This year's alone - brought to you by christmas day
Welcome to:
The darkness into which prayin people pray

It's quiet here excep ...

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Welcome To:

welcome to:

no amount of stoned makes you feel ok

welcome to:

this year's alone - brought to you by Christmas day

welcome to:

the darkness into which prayin people p ...

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Welcome To:

welcome to:

no amount of stoned makes you feel ok

welcome to:

this year's alone - brought to you by Christmas day

welcome to:

the darkness into which prayin people p ...

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Welcome To: - Album: Evolve

welcome to

no amount of stoned makes you feel ok

welcome to

this year's alone - brought to you by christmas day

welcome to

the darkness into which prayin people pray

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Welcome To: - Album: Evolve

welcome to

no amount of stoned makes you feel ok

welcome to

this year's alone - brought to you by christmas day

welcome to

the darkness into which prayin people pray

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What How when Where


What what what what what did you think you were doing?
How how how how how did you think this would go?
When when when when when you showed up on my radar
Where where where where where did you ...

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What How When Where (Why Who)

what what what what what did you think you were doing?

how how how how how did you think this would go?

when when when when when you showed up on my radar

where where where where ...

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What How When Where (Why Who)

what what what what what did you think you were doing?

how how how how how did you think this would go?

when when when when when you showed up on my radar

where where where where ...

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What How When Where Why Who

what what what what what did you think you were doing?

how how how how how did you think this would go?

when when when when when you showed up on my radar

where where where where ...

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What How When Where Why Who

what what what what what did you think you were doing?

how how how how how did you think this would go?

when when when when when you showed up on my radar

where where where where ...

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What if No One's Watching


If my life were a movie
There would be a sunset
And the camera would pan away
But the sky is just a little sister
Tagging along behind the buildings
Trying to imitate their grey
The little boy ...

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What if No Ones Watching

I'm still here because

I've got nothing else to do

you're an asshole

but I'm getting used to you

I like the fact that

you talk incessantly

I got a thing for asshole ...

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What if No Ones Watching

I'm still here because

I've got nothing else to do

you're an asshole

but I'm getting used to you

I like the fact that

you talk incessantly

I got a thing for asshole ...

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Whatall is Nice


Today we are only whatall is nice about us
Today we turned on in the blue light of dawn
And made love

And you were not a dot dot dot
Waiting for me to complete you
And it was like I just forg ...

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When Doves Cry


Dig if you will the picture
Of you and I engaged in a kiss
The sweat of your body covers me
Can you my darling
Can you picture this?

Dream if you can a courtyard
An ocean of violets in bloo ...

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When Doves Cry

dig if you will the picture

of you and i engaged in a kiss

the sweat of your body covers me

can you my darling

can you picture this?



dream if you can a court ...

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Willing to Fight


The windows of my soul
Are made of one way glass
Don't bother looking into my eyes
If there's something you want to know,
Just ask
I got a dead bolt stroll
Where I'm going is clear
I won't wa ...

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Willing to Fight


The windows of my soul

are made of one way glass

don't bother looking into my eyes

if there's something you want to know,

just ask

I got a dead bolt stroll

where I'm going is ...

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Wish I May


I'm losing my love of adventure
I'm losing all respect
For me and myself tonight
I wonder what happens if I get to
The end of this tunnel
And there isn't a light
Ive worn down the treads
On a ...

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Wishin And Hopin

Originally by dusty springfield

Covered by ani difranco in "my best friend's wedding" soundtrack



Wishin', and hopin', and thinkin', and prayin',

Planning and dreamin' each nig ...

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Wishin And Hopin

Originally by dusty springfield

Covered by ani difranco in "my best friend's wedding" soundtrack



Wishin', and hopin', and thinkin', and prayin',

Planning and dreamin' each nig ...

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Wishin' & Hopin'


Originally by dusty springfield
Covered by ani difranco in my best friend's wedding soundtrack

Wishin', and hopin', and thinkin', and prayin',
Planning and dreamin' each night of his charms.
T ...

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Work Your Way Out


Lying on the floor
Four stories high
In the corridor
Between the asphalt and the sky
I am caught like bottled water
The light daughter
I wonder what you look like
Under your t-shirt
I wonder ...

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Work Your Way Out


lying on the floor

four stories high

in the corridor

between the asphalt and the sky

I am caught like bottled water

the light daughter

I wonder what you look like

under y ...

Ани ДиФранко

Work Your Way Out

lying on the floor

four stories high

in the corridor

between the asphalt and the sky

I am caught like bottled water

the light daughter

I wonder what you look ...

Ани ДиФранко

Work Your Way Out

lying on the floor

four stories high

in the corridor

between the asphalt and the sky

I am caught like bottled water

the light daughter

I wonder what you look ...

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Worthy


You think you're not worthy
I'd have to say I agree
I'm not worthy of you
You're not worthy of me
Which of us is deserving
Look at the human race
The whole planet at arm's length
And we don't ...

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Worthy

you think you're not worthy

I'd have to say I agree

I'm not worthy of you

you're not worthy of me

which of us is deserving

look at the human race

the whole pl ...

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Worthy

you think you're not worthy

I'd have to say I agree

I'm not worthy of you

you're not worthy of me

which of us is deserving

look at the human race

the whole pl ...

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You Each Time


There you were day after day
Six feet
Twenty feet
Two feet away
Right in my pocket singin me a song
Makin my heart race all day long

And we talked it out and we talked it down
But yo ...

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You Each Time

There you were day after day

Six feet

Twenty feet

Two feet away

Right in my pocket singin me a song

Makin my heart race all day long



And we talked it out a ...

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You Had Time


How can I go home
With nothing to say
I know you're going to look at me that way
And say what did you do out there
And what did you decide
You said you needed time
And you had time

You are ...

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You Had Time

how can i go home

with nothing to say

i know you're going to look at me that way

and say what did you do out there

and what did you decide

you said you needed time

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You Had Time

how can I go home

with nothing to say

I know you're going to look at me that way

and say what did you do out there

and what did you decide

you said you needed time

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Your House

the wind

was applauding

my passing

your house

how tempting, I keep your key still on my ring

I have half a mind to open the gate

how easy to climb your fire escapes ...

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Your House

the wind

was applauding

my passing

your house

how tempting, I keep your key still on my ring

I have half a mind to open the gate

how easy to climb your fire escapes ...

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