The Celebration Of The Lizard
testi da "Absolutely Live"

 

Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah. Yeah.

 

"Lions In The Street"

Lions in the street and roming
Dogs in heat, rabid foaming
A beast caged in the heart of the city

The body of his mother rotting in the summerground
He fled the town
Went down south and crossed the border
Left the chaos and disorder
Back there over his shoulder

One morning he awoke in a green hotel
With a strange creature groaning beside him
Sweat oozed from its shiny skin

Is everybody in?
The ceremony is about to begin!

 

"Wake Up!"

Wake up!
you can’t remember where it was
Had this dream stopped?

The snake was pale gold, glazed and shunken
We were afraid to touch it
The sheets were hot dead prisons

And she was beside me, old she’s know, young
Her dark red hair, the white soft skin

Now run to the mirror in the bathroom
Look! She’s coming in here
I can’t live through each slow century of her moving
I let my cheek slide down the cool smooth tile
Feel the good cold stinging blood
The smooth hissing snakes of rain

 

"A Little Game"

Once I had a little game
I liked to crawl back in my brain
I think you know the game i mean
I mean the game called ‘go insane'

Now you should try this little game
Just close your eyes, forget your name
Forget the world, forget the people
And we’ll erect a different steeple

This little game is fun to do
Just close your eyes, no way to lose
And I’m right here, I’m going too
Release control, we’re breaking through

 

"The Hill Dweller"

Way back deep into the brain
Way back past the realm of pain
Back were there’s never any rain

And the rain falls gently on the town
And over the heads of all of us

And in the labyrinth of streams beneath the
Quiet unearthly presence of
Nervous hill dwellers in the gentle hills around
Reptiles abounding
Fossils, caves, cool air heights

Each house repeats a mold
Windows rolled
A beast car locked in against morning
All now sleeping
Rugs silent, mirrors vacant
Dust blind under the beds of lawful couples
Wound in sheets
And daughters, smug with semen
Eyes in their nipples

Wait! There’s been a slaughter here

Don’t stop to speak or look around
Your gloves and fan are on the ground
We’re getting out of town
We’re going on the run
And you’re the one I want to come!

 

"Not To Touch The Earth"

Not to touch the earth, not to see the sun
Nothing left to do but run, run, run
Let’s run

House upon the hill, moon is lying still
Shadows of the trees witnessing the wild breeze
Come on, baby, run with me
Let’s run

Run with me, run with me, run with me
Let’s run...aah

The mansion is warm at the top of the hill
Rich are the rooms and the comforts there
Red are the arms of luxuriant chairs
And you won’t know a thing till you get inside

Dead president’s corpse in the driver’s car
The engine runs on glue and tar
Come on along, not going very far
To the east to meet the Czar

Run with me, run with me, run with me
Let's run...ah!

Some outlaws live by the side of the lake
The minister's daughter's in love with the snake
Who lives in a well by the side of the road
Wake up, girl! We're almost home, yeah

Sun, sun, sun
burn, burn, burn
moon, moon, moon
I will get you soon...soon...soon!

I am the lizard king
I can do anything

 

"Names Of The Kingdom"

we came down the rivers and highways
we came down from forests and falls
we came down from Carson and Springfield
we came down from Phoenix enthralled

And I can tell you the names of the kingdom
I can tell you the things that you know
Listening for a fistful of silence
Climbing valleys into the shade

 

"The Palace Of Exile"

For seven years I dwelt in the loose palace of exile
Playing strange games with the girls of the island
Now I have come again to the land of the fair
And the strong and the wise

Brothers and sisters of the pale forest
Children of night
Who among you will run with the hunt?

Now night arrives with her purple legion
Retire now to your tents and to your dreams
Tomorrow we enter the town of my birth
I want to be ready

 

The Doors! The Doors!
We're out of time! Thank you very much!
We're out of time!

Alright, we got time for one more,
let's do it one more time!
Yeah!

 

 

 

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