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Junk Culture

TESLA GIRLS

NO NO NO
Tesla Girls Tesla Girls
Testing out theories
Electric Chairs and dynamos
Dressed to kill They’re killing me
But Heaven knows their recipe

NO NO NO

You wouldn’t believe me if I said
The things I’ve seen went over my head
I’ve been patient Heaven knows
I’ve learnt the rules and how it goes
I can’t sit still or settle down
And when I walk I don’t touch the ground
See those girls they’re Heaven blessed
I guess it’s so they know best

Tesla Girls Tesla Girls
Writing in their diaries
Now and then they’ll watch TV
Now and then they’ll speak to me
But Heaven knows their recipe

NO NO NO

You wouldn’t believe them if they said
The things they’ve seen went over their heads
They’ve been patient Heaven knows
They seem to care and so it goes
They can’t sit still or settle down
And when they walk they don’t touch the ground
See those girls they’re Heaven blessed
I guess it’s so they know best

Tesla Girls
Tesla Girls
Tesla Girls
Tesla Girls

Tesla Girls Tesla Girls
Testing out theories
Electric chairs and dynamos
Dressed to kill they’re killing me

Tesla Girls Tesla girls
I’m in love with Tesla Girls
Now and then they’ll watch TV
Now and then they’ll speak to me
But heaven knows their recipe

NO NO NO

LOCOMOTION

Crossing every ocean for the sake of Locomotion
Crossing every ocean for the sake of Locomotion

Across every ocean
For the sake of Locomotion
But I wouldn’t have a notion
How to save my soul
I walk down the sidewalk
Run down the boardwalk
Stop and make small talk
But I can’t say no to you

I can’t say no I can’t say yes
I can’t even write down my own address
I can’t touch Heaven it’s a little too far
It’s the only way to travel
Got dreaming on a par
I’m staring through the window
Wondering where you are
Moving through the landscape at a million miles an hour

Across every nation
From the harbour to the station
It’s a form of inspiration
It’s a power to the state
They run down the railways
Sail across the seaways
Fly through the airways
But they can’t say no
To you

I can’t stand up I can’t stand still
I know you wouldn’t like it if I told you how I feel
I just want to say that it’s only common sense
But the words always fail me at my own expense
I’m staring out the window
Wonder where you are
Moving through the landscape at a million miles an hour

Across every ocean
For the sake of Locomotion
But I wouldn’t have a notion
How to save my soul
I walk down the sidewalk
Run down the boardwalk
Stop and make small talk
But I can’t say no to you

APOLLO

Let’s move, Let’s shake
Let’s bleed, Let’s fake
Let’s go for broke
Let’s make mistakes
Let’s see, Let’s win
Let’s pray, Let’s cheat
Let’s have another dance
Let’s watch our feet

Let’s die in the arms
Of the girls we love
Let’s sell our souls
To the man above

Let’s move, Let’s go
Let’s hop, Let’s start
Let’s paint the town
Let’s break a few hearts
We’ll run, We’ll shout
We’ll thrash, we’ll cry
But we’ll never grow old
And we’ll never die

Lying on a bed
With Apollo in my arms
Doing everything we should
And being killed by her charms

I’ve got Apollo in my heart
She’s tearing me apart
She looks like an angel
Held here in my arms
Though I close my eyes
And I turn away
I’m not letting go
No, not at this stage
Because knowing is only half of it
No matter what they say
And seeing her is believing
From miles and miles away
She’s closed her eyes
And she’s turned away
She’s letting go
And I know she’ll say

Let’s die in the arms
Of the girls we love
Let’s sell our souls
To the man above

NEVER TURN AWAY

Save it for the next time
Hands over my head
Faintest sound of lightning
Faintest sound I heard
I’ll never, No, No
I’ll never…

All around my body
All around my feet
Please they are watching now
Placed around my feet

All around my body
Please they are watching now

Save it for the next time
Hands over my head
Faintest sound of lightning
Faintest sound I heard

I’ll never, No, No
I’ll never…
I’ll never, No, No
I’ll never…

All around my body
Please they are watching now

LOVE AND VIOLENCE

She walks real slow
Talks like an animal
What am I
Supposed to do
I’ve tried to explain
My heart’s not a radio
But I can’t seem
To get to you

Face to face
Tears on a heart of stone
When she talks
I walk away
It seems to me
It’s just a waste of time
These are words
I know she’s heard before

She’s the girl
Guess I’ll always know
And I’ve tried
I’ve tried
She always seems to know

The morning after
But not before
I haven’t slept
Worrying
I know I promised
To come see you
But now I have these
Things to do
All in all
It seems to me
You don’t understand subtlety
Shall I make it obvious
Do you really want me to make up?

She doesn’t talk
For days and days
And when she does
She always says
That I act real slow
Behave like an animal
What am I supposed to do?

And I’ve tried
I’ve tried
But she always seems to know
We don’t make sense
Love and Violence

We don’t make sense
Love and Violence


HARD DAY

What I say
Is what I know
And all I can say
Is all I’ve seen
Nobody knows
As well as me
That safety in numbers
Is just what it seems

It’s been a hard, hard day
In my life
It’s been a hard, hard day
For me

And when I walk I walk
The walk of a tired man
Talk, I talk about nothing at all
And when I see, I say It’s hard to explain
What I mean

And when I walk I walk
The walk of a tired man
Talk, I talk about
Nothing at all
See, I say It’s hard to explain
What I mean
To say

All I know
Is all I’ve seen
And what I say
Is what I mean
How can I explain
What I know
When all I know
Is all I’ve seen
And when I walk
I walk the walk of a tired man
Talk, I talk about
Nothing at all

See, I say
It’s hard to explain what I mean
And when I walk
I walk the walk of a tired man
See I say nothing at all
Talk I talk about nothing
That’s all I do

It’s been a hard, hard day
For me
It’s been such a hard day
For me
It’s been a hard, hard day
In my life
But it’s not a day
I’d choose to forget

ALL WRAPPED UP

Stop stop going around
With the girl that I love
She’s already taken
She’s all sewn up
It’ll only end in tears
She’ll only break your heart
If my fist doesn’t get you
Before she tears you apart

Stop stop going places
Where you know that she goes
I’ve heard all the stories
It’s just another pose
You’ll only get rejected
Just when you think you’ve scored
And when you think you’ve made it
She’ll be walking through that door

Every little now
And every little then
Toe to toe with my best friend
Arm in arm in luxury
Heaven knows you won’t see me
Again

Well
You’d better be careful
With the things that you say
Your mouth will get you in trouble
One of these days
I know you don’t believe me
And I know it seems absurd
But it just goes to show
How little you know that girl

Every little now
And every little then
Toe to toe with my best friend
Arm in Arm in luxury
Heaven knows you won’t see me
Again

WHITE TRASH

I’m going to get you
For the lies you’ve been telling
And I’m going to tell
The people you call your friends

I’m going to break
Every bone in your body
That perfect little body
That’s been so close to mine

We’ve been together
Just as long as I remember
But your mouth is a weapon
That is worse than any knife

TALKING LOUD AND CLEAR

Talking loud and clear
Saying just what we feel
Lying in the grass
With the sun on our backs
It doesn’t really matter
What we do or what we say
With every little movement
We give ourselves away

Opposite and opposite
Decisions are reversed
Facing one another
With words that couldn’t hurt
With every little word
You’re getting closer to me
Talking loud and clear
Saying just what we feel today

Talking loud and clear
Saying just what we feel
Lying in the grass
We’ve got time on our hands
Body next to body
With silence all around
We understand each other
But didn’t make a sound

Promises and promises
Of vows we shall return
Facing one another
I thought my heart would burn
You turn to move away
But then get closer to me
Talking loud and clear
Saying just what we feel today