Sexx Laws
by Beck

Album: Midnite Vultures (1999)
Charted: 27
  • Can't you hear those cavalry drums
    Hijacking your equilibrium
    Midnight hags in the mausoleum
    Where the pixilated doctors moan
    Carnivores in the Kowloon night
    Breathing freon by the candlelight
    Coquettes bitch slap you so polite
    Till you thank them for the tea and sympathy

    I want to defy
    The logic of all sex laws
    Let the handcuffs slip off your wrists
    I'll let you be my chaperon
    At the halfway home
    I'm a full grown man
    But I'm not afraid to cry

    Neptune's lips taste like fermented wine
    Perfumed blokes on the Ginza line
    Running buck wild like a concubine
    Who's mother never held her hand
    Brief encounters in Mercedes Benz
    Wearing hepatitis contact lens
    Bed and breakfast getaway weekends
    With Sports Illustrated moms

    I want to defy
    The logic of all sex laws
    Let the handcuffs slip off your wrists
    I'll let you be my chaperon
    At the halfway home
    I'm a full grown man
    But I'm not afraid to cry

    I want to defy
    The logic of all sex laws
    Let the handcuffs slip off your wrists
    I'll let you be my chaperon
    At the halfway home
    I'm a full grown man
    But I'm not afraid to cry Writer/s: BECK HANSEN
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • Chico from GlasgowGreat Tune.
  • Eric from Boston, MaThe style of this song would not at all have been out of place on a Bowie album from the mid 70s.
  • Karl from Ingatestone, United KingdomOne of Beck's greatest songs from Midnite Vultures and probably one of his best yet.
  • Cornflakes from Bfe, TnOne of the best songs from 'Midnite Vultures.' I can't believe this is the first comment on this clearly underrated song.
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