Second House Now

Lyrics

(1)

There's ghosts
I couldn't left on highway
WM dot C
Where ya been?
Where ya going, man? (this is reply)
Nowhere to go, this is his reply:
Ghosts are rising
Coming down
He shall return--
He's coming back!

He said I'm going to a big city
My image, black and white
Said he's going to big city
My image, black and white
The terror of muscle years

Sword of Mexico
Spirit-like
Horrible
It's sword is real!

I'm going to big city
My mirage: black and white
Sword of Mexico
And it's spirit-like
New facts emerge!

The city lights used tonight in
The AM/PM
Come chew you up
I'm going big city
My image in black and white
Apparition-like
Come on! Come on!
Everybody come on with me!

Down on the street
We're rising really
Am/P
Within, rising really!
Circle sails around

Come on! Come on!
Come on! Come on
Going to the big city
Come on! Come on! 
Everybody come on with me!
Terror of muscle years
Black and white!
 

Notes

1. Thanks to Buy Kurious!, on whose transcription this is based.

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Comments (6)

bzfgt
  • 1. bzfgt (link) | 05/08/2017
I find "muscle years" doubtful; some of the rest of this is refreshingly easy to discern...some, I say.
bzfgt
  • 2. bzfgt (link) | 05/08/2017
I feel like if "muscle years" weren't implanted from the original transcription, I might hear something different...I can't quite touch it.
Zack
  • 3. Zack | 05/08/2017
"Down On The Street" is the opening song on The Stooges' Fun House which MES has called his favorite album of all time.
gizmoman
  • 4. gizmoman | 06/08/2017
Sword of Mexico
Spirit-like
Horrible
his sword is red (bloody i guess)

The 'muscle' line seems to me to be 'the tearing of muscle years', there is a fashion at the moment for bodybuilding / big muscles. To get big muscles you have to tear the muscle fibres which then heal and enlarge. Usually done by progressive weight training.
dannyno
  • 5. dannyno | 06/08/2017
Comment #4: Weird echo of MES's contribution to the "Sex, Drugs & HIV" compilation, finally released after many years in 2012:
http://www.sexdrugsandhiv.com/tracks.html.

The MES track is titled "Blow Up Muscles".

Discussion on the FOF:
http://z1.invisionfree.com/thefall/index.php?showtopic=32330
Wrayx8
  • 6. Wrayx8 | 22/08/2017
"My mirage: black and white"

I hear that as "My mirror's black and white," which perhaps fits more snugly with "my image" elsewhere.

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