Tuesday , 7 July 2020

Adrian Belew

I Am What I Am

I (belew/omega) "friends seen an’ unseen…to you that are ridin’ along In your automobile…to you that are sitting at you table I greet you with the holy word ‘peace’… For with my infinite mind i thinks constructively… And i’m able to draw whatsaever i want into my immediate Surroundin’…for yo’ minds are my mind And my mind is yo’ mind …

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Raining

Rain on my face Tears on the window Water down the drain It’s all the same Pain in the sky Heart full of thunder Now i’m under the weather It’s bound to change It’s only raining Raining Raining on me

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Men In Helicopters

Wouldn’t it be great To see the african plains Before they lay them to waste And only the bones remain Wouldn’t it be poetry To shoot holes in the poachers we see With an elephant gun Men in helicopters fly Shooting rhinos from out of the sky Why do we always assume The planet is ours to ruin? What a …

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Save Me

(belew/fetters) I was a monkey dancing in the trees Out where the jungle used to be Before the lumber company Took my home away from me Save me, save me Speaking for those who cannot speak Save me It takes a thousand years to make What can be wiped out in a day Bulldozers plowing through the rain Another forest …

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Small World

Someday when i’m flying far away Somewhere over germany Someday when you least expect I’ll be singing in your hair Once upon a time in a different era When great fat cadillacs roamed the earth Oh, it’s a small world on a two-inch t.v. Yes, it’s a small world on a two-inch t.v. screen Small world Someday when i’m lost …

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Sex Sleep Eat Drink Dream

Sex sleep eat drink dream Primal tribal apple egg Vegetable eel I have a new canoe But it does not have a wheel Sex sleep eat drink dream Private velvet animal Oldsmobile mind I’m sitting in the fireplace Burning up my time Sex sleep eat drink dream Private velvet animal Empty t.v. They’re fishing in the kitchen But they haven’t …

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Phone Call From The Moon

"hello, honey, i hope i didn’t wake you up, But i had to hear your voice I’m standing in another phone booth, Somewhere on the moon I’m alright, i guess, except for all the stuff i miss The things we used to do I never knew i could be this blue It’s so quiet here Like the stars are sayin’, …

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Sleepless

In the dream i fall into the sleepless sea With a swell of panic and pain My veins are aching for the distant reef In the crush of emotional waves Alright, get a hold of yourself An’ don’t fight it, it’s over your head It’s alright, the rumble in your ears It’s alright to feel a little fear An’ don’t …

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Gunman

(belew/bowie) Gunman, my sort of star, we put you there You’re all of us now, you’re all over town On wrappers and cans, you’re bigger than life You’re braver than dad You’re a gunman, holding your own You’re a gunman, never alone Gunman, leader of packs, shadow of death, Killer in chic, never betrayed, friend of our kids You’re a …

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Superboy

(belew/fetters/nyswonger) I see you as a real live superboy Wide-eyed at a world brand new Can’t wait to get your hands in the machinery Make me think there’s nothing you won’t do Welcome here, dear fearless superboy Never bother with the training wheel Off the sidewalk to the middle of the street Look ma, no hands, no feet You’re on …

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