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Track Name: Complications
Imagine if we were young again
Imagine if we were young again
If we could be safe and free again
We could live just to breathe again

No more lowly entropy
And no more lowly lies
No more standing naked
For a thousand leering eyes

I know your anger, dear
I know I made you cry
I blame our complications
On all I kept inside

No more crushing burdens
No more smiling face
One moment in a lifetime
Nothing I'd replace

I know your anger, dear
I know I made you cry
I blame our complications
On all I kept inside

Imagine if we were young again
Imagine if we were young again

I'd praise your being there
I'd raise this heart to thrive
I'd call a truce, just this once
If you will stay alive

I blame our complications
On all I kept inside
Track Name: Other Worlds
Unbreaking parts
No replacing on the long haul
Lost in my thoughts
Interfacing with the vessel
Counting down to launch
And kissing the partition
Strange, I always knew
I was destined for this mission

All I see
Is falling down away from me

Untethered hearts
Cabin filling up with droplets
Uplink in my blood
To that fast-receding object
Plunge into the dark
With impossible precision
Strange, I always knew
I was destined for this mission

All I see
Is falling down away from me

Other worlds
We'll find other worlds

Uncharted stars
Like angels flash on screen
I am riding with the ghost
Inside of this machine
Static from the com-sat
Is someone there to listen?
Strange, I always knew
I was destined for this mission

All I see
Is falling down away from me

Other worlds
We'll find other worlds
Track Name: Skull Pollution
Every shitty town
Got its one road out
Troy, Pompeii and Rome
Call it a kingdom
Don't call it a home

No skull pollution

They can grind you down to dust
Now you can just blow away
Drop the match and roll
A burning car on a burning bridge
Leaving a burning home

No skull pollution
Track Name: Crows on the Ark
I ring the bells
Going deaf with every peal
I build the towers
And bind the earth in steel
I am the insect
When the beak breaks through the bark
I am not offended
There were crows on the ark

I spared the killer
When the family begged for blood
I sewed the creeper
That choked a flower bud
I am the insect
When the beak breaks through the bark
I am not offended
There were crows on the ark
Track Name: I Serve the Realm
You don't know the pleasure
Of anonymity
Groveling obedience
To a vast authority
Wreckage and waste is all you'll find
If you pass outside these walls
I refuse to reconcile
I became this nameless thrall

Cast no shadow
I serve the realm
Track Name: Nihilistic Power Fantasy
Bam bam
Kick the can
Kick the bucket
Old man

Grand slam
I'm the man
Do what I do
Because I can

We straight strike
And knock you flat
Ten thousand likes
So kiss my ass

Running off the roof
Like Superman on LSD
It's a nihilistic power fantasy
Track Name: The Rain King
I'm the rain king

I'm the rain king
Floods I bring
And with this ring
I'm gonna marry my queen

She might be long in the tooth
She might be half alive
She might be rotting worm food
As long as she's got that storm in her eyes

I'm the rain king
Floods I bring
And with this ring
I'm gonna marry my queen

I'm searching the cities
I'm combing the towns
I'll return everyday
Until the impostors are drowned

I'll blot out the sun
And force planes to the ground
I'll mangle the moon
In my smothering clouds

When I find my queen
I'm gonna quench every fire
And bathe every beggar
Every ship is gonna rise

I'm the rain king
And floods I bring
And with this ring
I'm gonna marry my queen

I'm the rain king
Track Name: Heavy Rose
A faded wreath on a nameless plaque
The sudden rush and the long march back
Will I find you?

We toppled tyrants and the oligarchs
From pillars gleaming white and stark
Will I find you?

Beyond the basements, beyond the rains
What's in your blood keeps the city safe
Will I find you?

I'd do anything for you
I'd lift the heavy rose

The old crusaders on a narrow path
One by one reach the cenotaph
Will I find you?

I'd do anything for you
I'd lift the heavy rose
Track Name: Cop Song
He's not afraid of the president
And he's not afraid of Shariah Law
He's not the pawn of an institution
He's just one man with a long arm

He's bound to serve and sworn to protect
So you better show him a little respect
You'll learn to love him, he'll learn to fly
All of these bodies falling out of the sky

He's not a fan of the evolution
Or the ozone cracks from his diesel fuel
He knows who to blame for the ecomony
And the slow decay of the urban cesspool

He's bound to serve and sworn to protect
So you better show him a little respect
You'll learn to love him, he'll learn to fly
All of these bodies falling out of the sky

Pig pig pig

He's got a right to speak his mind
And he's got a right to stand his ground
He's got to make a snap decision
My child, he'll keep you safe and sound

He's bound to serve and sworn to protect
Don't comply and he'll break your neck
You'll learn to love him, he'll learn to fly
All of these bodies falling out of the sky
Track Name: Tin Cross
Seventeen years with a cross around her neck
The heart remembers what the body forgets
The child who comforts the mother who weeps
A rash and a ring, she had to burn the sheets

Hands too small to pray
Before she was taken away
She made

A tin cross
She made a little tin cross

Dowse the votives, bequeath the statuettes
The branch remembers what the axe forgets
The child whose faith salved a mother's doubt
A quick prayer before the lights go out

Hands too small to pray
Before she was taken away
She made

A tin cross
She made a little tin cross
Track Name: Gen. Pop.
Lock me in a vault
Gen pop won't find fault
Hood around my head
Gen pop must be fed

Pop pop pop
Gen pop

Footprint on my chest
Gen pop will be impressed
Skirt down to my knees
Gen pop will be pleased

Pop pop pop
Gen pop
Track Name: When the Money Runs Out
Gonna watch the money
Roll right in
Wave after wave
Roll right in

From Tammany Hall to the centers of production
Tired, huddled masses are yearning for instruction
From the stock exchange to the shipping lanes
All serve one essential function

Gonna watch the money
Roll right in
Wave after wave
Roll right in
Track Name: Gold Rush
Toward a false West
Under a false flag
To serve a false god
From a carpet bag

Nothing here is new
But the parasites
A bad motherfucker
With a bankroll and a smile

You are everything I'm not
You'll take anything I've got

Got a little problem commonly defined as a
Gold rush
Cut enough slack, now we're taking it back from the
Gold rush

Fuck this
Fuck this
Fuck this city
Fuck this city
Fuck this city
Un-fuck this beautiful city
Track Name: Wage a Little War
Into every life a little rain must fall
Into every life a little rain must fall
It could be the one that got away

Wage a little war
For this empty house
Wage a little war
Against yourself

It might do you some good

Down a record sleeve
A big blue tear
Soon as you catch his eye
He disappears
You won't see him again
For a hundred years

Wage a little war
For this empty house
Wage a little war
Against yourself

It might do you some good