LYRICS FROM ON/OFF/SAFETY/DANGER

BREAKING PRECEDENT


BRIGHT INUIT’S RARELY DIE PROTECTING ESKIMOS NATURE. BURLEY IDIOTS RAGE DISASTER PROVOKE EVIL NOISE. BREAKING INDUSTRIES REAP DEALS PROGRAMMING EVERY NODE. BLOATED IMAGES RELAY DECISIONS PEOPLE EVACUATE NOW.  BALLISTIC IMPLOSION READY DIALED PROTECT EVERY NATION.  BLIND INSTINCT RAPID DROUGHT PRESENCE EXPECTED NOW.  BUSTED ITINERARY RANDOM DELAYS PREACHERS EXPLAIN NOTHING.  BLATANT IGNORANCE REACHING DEATH PERHAPS EVERYONE NEEDS.  BIRDS IN RAIN DIVE.  PEACE EVERYWHERE NEVER.  BIRDS IN RAIN DIVE.  PROTECT EVERYTHING NOW.  BIRDS IN RAIN DIVE.

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AIRSPACE

I KNOW THERE’S SOMETHING THAT I CANNOT SHAKE OFF TODAY.  I STUMBLE TO MY FEET MY HEART THUMPS A SLOW BEAT TODAY.  I SHUT MY HEAD DOWN AND MUTE OUT THE DEAD SOUND ALONE. I DRIFT FAR FROM MY HOME WHEN WILL IT ALL COME DOWN I DON’T KNOW.  CLEAR THE AIRSPACE.  I NEED TO CRASH.  I LEFT MY HEAD IN THE FUZZY T.V AGAIN.  ALONG WITH MY THOUGHTS THAT I THOUGHT THAT I’D NEVER LOSE AGAIN.  I TURN OVER SIDEWAYS AND TELL YOU WHY DID I SEE?  A THOUSAND LONELY FACES LOOKING BACK AT ME.  BACK AT ME.  CLEAR THE AIRSPACE.  I NEED TO CRASH.  NOTHING IS GOOD ENOUGH.  THIS WON’T LAST.  THIS WON’T LAST.  CLEAR THE AIRSPACE.  I NEED TO CRASH.

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OFF

SOMETHING CAUGHT MY EYE INSIDE MY MIND I TRIED TO FIND IT.  SOMETHING HELD MY HAND THAT SHOOK MY WORLD.  I TRIED TO CUT IT OFF.  SOMETHING PRESSED RECORD INSIDE MY BRAIN I COULDN’T STOP IT.  SOMETHING TOOK CONTROL INSIDE THE SCREEN.  I COULDN’T TURN IT OFF.  SOMETHING STOLE MY SOUL AND THREW IT OUT WITH THE RUBBISH.  SOMEONE SAID BE QUIET BOY I WISH THAT I COULD TURN YOU OFF.  SOMETHING IN THE WATER CHANGING ALL THE DIFFERENT COLOURS.  STIRRING UP THE PLACE WITH HATE.  I WISH THAT I COULD TURN IT OFF.  SOMETHING TURNED MY HEART TO BLACK SO I COULDN’T FEEL IT.  THE LIGHT BURNS MY EYES SO BRIGHT WITH FRIGHT.  I WISH THAT I COULD TURN IT OFF.  SOMETHING PRESSED RECORD INSIDE MY BRAIN.  I COULDN’T STOP IT I COULDN’T TURN IT OFF.  SOMETHING TOOK CONTROL INSIDE THE SCREEN.  I COULDN’T STOP IT I COULDN’T TURN IT OFF.  SOMEBODY STOLE MY SOUL AND THREW IT WITH THE RUBBISH.  I COULDN’T STOP IT I COULDN’T TURN IT OFF.  TURN IT OFF.

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MACHINES LIVE LIKE ORDINARY PEOPLE

TICKING SO QUICKLY I FALTER I CAN’T BREATH OR SLEEP NOW I’M FALLING SO DEEPER.  LIFE IS EXCEEDING EXPLODING THIS MESS OVERLOADING THE STATION WILL FALL.  COUGHING AND SPLUTTER THE MACHINE IS DYING AND CRYING ALONE IN A HOLE.  CASSETTE JAM IS KILLING THE TAPE DECKS THAT HOLD MEMORIES FOR US ALL.  RUNNING AND BREAKING THE RECORDS THEY’RE MAKING TO WIN FOR COMPLETE CONTROL.  SKYLIGHT IS BREAKING AND THUNDER IS CRACKING IT’S THE END FOR SURE.  CORRUPTING AND TWISTING THIS SYSTEM IS BLEEDING AND LOSING ALL THOUGHT CONTROL. BROTHERS AND SISTERS WE’RE MISSING EXISTING THE OVERALL POINT OF IT ALL.  MACHINES LIVE LIKE ORDINARY PEOPLE.  MACHINES LIVE LIKE ORDINARY FOLK.  MACHINES LIVE LIKE ORDINARY PEOPLE. MACHINES FOR ONE AND ONE FOR ALL.  MACHINES LIVE LIKE ORDINARY PEOPLE.  MACHINES LIVE LIKE ORDINARY FOLK.  MACHINES LIVE LIKE ORDINARY PEOPLE.  MACHINES FOR ONE AND ONE FOR ALL. COMING AND KNOCKING AT YOUR DOOR.  MACHINE IS DYING, DYING, DYING.

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MAN ON FIRE

THE PARTIES FADING WITH THE DUST OF THE DAYLIGHT.  EYES ARE ROLLING YOU’VE BEEN TALKING AT ME ALL NIGHT.  BONES ARE BREAKING AT THE SIGHT OF YOUR DARK SIDE.  YOU’VE TAKEN EVERYTHING. YOU THINK YOU’RE SO RIGHT. YOU’RE SO RIGHT.  YOU KEEP ON DRINKING BECAUSE YOU’RE HIDING FROM YOUR REAL SIDE.  GIVEN UP EVERYTHING BUT YOU SAY THAT YOU’VE TRIED.  YOU’RE LIKE BUILDING FALLING DOWN UPON EVERYBODY.  WITH THE DAMAGE DONE YOU RUN AWAY AND WON’T SAY SORRY.  NO.  THIS MAN’S ON FIRE.  YOU FALL DOWN AGAIN AND LOSE ALL FEELING.  THE WINDOWS SMASH AGAIN TODAY FROM ALL THIS SCREAMING.  PICK A FIGHT AND TURN IT OFF YOU HATE EVERYBODY.  YOU’RE SO ALONE IN THIS PLACE SO RUN AND TAKE THE MONEY.  RUN AND TAKE THE MONEY RUN AND TAKE THE MONEY.  THIS MAN’S ON FIRE.

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THE GHOST BIRD

TRACKING CHASING LOOKING NOT SEEING YOU.  I CAN’T KEEP THE WEIGHT FROM MY EYES.  FEELING NOTHING SHADOWS CREEPING UP THE TREES.  ALL THE WAY UP TO THE SKY.  WAITING WATCHING OBSERVING THE GREEN.  BREATHLESS IMPATIENT SHATTERS THE DREAM.  A GLIMPSE THROUGH THE WIND OF THE SIGHT I HOLD IN MY HEART.  THE THOUGHT OF NEVER SEEING YOU.  IS TEARING ME APART.  TEARING ME APART.


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ADMIRAL RED

MORE GUNS PLEASE DON’T YOU KNOW WE’RE CRAZY.  THESE SLACKING STRANGERS CAN’T WAIT THEY’RE LAZY.  FIGHT TONIGHT BEWARE OF THE CROWDS THEY GATHER LIKE CREATURES.  MORE CASH NOW CAN’T YOU SEE WE’RE PATHETIC.  SHAKING SUIT HANDS LIKE CREEPS THEY’RE READY.  SILENT SOUNDS RUN FOR YOUR LIFE.  CLEAR ALL THE TOWNS TONIGHT.  I NEED TO ESCAPE THIS PLACE.  I MIGHT END UP DEAD.  I DON’T FEEL SAFE AROUND HERE.  PLEASE HELP ME ADMIRAL RED.  I NEED TO ESCAPE THIS PLACE.  I MIGHT LOSE MY  HEAD.  I DON’T FEEL SAFE AROUND HERE.  PLEASE HELP ME RED ADMIRAL.  RED ADMIRAL.  PLEASE HELP ME ADMIRAL RED.  RED ADMIRAL.

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SLOW


I’M SICK OF ALL THE LIES.  AND THE FAKE SMILES.  STUCK AT A CROSS ROADS.  DON’T KNOW WHERE TO GO.  KILL ALL THE SATELLITES.  STOP THE MACHINES FIGHT.  HERE COMES THE BRIGHT LIGHT.  SAY GOODBYE TO THE NIGHT.  DON’T DO ME IN SLOW.  DON’T DO ME IN SLOW.  WE’D BETTER RUN AWAY.  FROM THE LIGHT OF DAY.  GET THE CHILDREN AND THE WOMEN.  I DON’T KNOW WHERE TO GO.  JUST FEELING DOWN AND LOW.  DON’T DO ME IN SLOW.  DON’T DO ME IN SLOW.  JUST MAKE IT REAL QUICK.  LIKE A MAGIC TRICK.  I HATE TO SIT AND WAIT.  IT’S GETTING TOO LATE.  TURN THE LIGHTS OUT.  AND THEN GO. DON’T DO ME IN SLOW.  DON’T DO ME IN SLOW.

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THE BIRDS AND THE ANTENNAS


SOMETIMES THE BIRDS INTERFERE WITH THE ANTENNAS.  KEEP CHECKING YOUR SCREENS AS MESSAGES WILL BE SHOWN.  INTO YOUR HOME.

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THORNS

SOMETHING I CANNOT CHANGE.  IT’S JUST HOW I AM.  I’M LIKE A GIANT THORN.  PIERCED INTO YOUR INSECTS SIDE.  CRUSHING YOU INSIDE LIKE A BAD DAY.  I GET IN THE WAY.  SO WHY DON’T I JUST STAY.  SOMETHING YOU CANNOT FIND.  LIKE MOMENTS LOST IN TIME.  LIKE WATER DOWN THE DRAIN.  OR GOING BACK SOMEWHERE YOU HATE TO STAY.  I’M LIKE THORNS.  I TWIST AND I TURN INSIDE.  I’M LIKE THORNS.  I TWIST AND I TURN INSIDE.

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COLD BLOOD

CLOSE DOWN THE SHUTTERS.  LISTEN TO THE THUNDER.  ON OLD VIDEO CASSETTE.  LEAVE ALL THIS CONFUSION.  THE WRONG WAY’S ALWAYS CHOSEN.  SAME OLD FACE ON THE SCREEN.  WHO SAY’S IT’S GOOD FOR YOUR BRAIN.  WHERE IS THE IDEAL.  NOTHING WARM TO FEEL.  COLD BLOOD IN OUR VEINS LIKE OPERATIONAL CRANES.  EMERGENCY CALL.  BROADCAST THE DOWNFALL.  WE’LL TURN THE SWITCH.  LIGHTS OUT.  GOODBYE.  COLD BLOOD.  COLD BLOOD IN OUR VEINS. NOTHING WILL REMAIN.