Mercury Poisoning

Album: Squeezing Out Sparks (reissue) (1979)
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  • No more pretending now, the albatross is dying in its nest
    The company is crippling me
    the worst trying to ruin the best, the best
    Their promotion's so lame
    They could never ever take it to the real ball game
    Maybe they think I'm a pet
    Well I've got all the diseases
    I'm breaking out in sweat, you bet, because

    I got, Mercury poisoning
    It's fatal and it don't get better
    I got, Mercury poisoning
    The best kept secret in the west, hey the west

    The boys and me are getting real well known around town
    But every time we try to spread the action
    Someone always brings it down, down
    I ate the orange and I don't feel well
    For them it's inconvenience for me it's hell
    The geriatric staff think we're freaks
    They couldn't sell kebabs to the Greeks, the geeks
    Inaction speaks, and

    I got, Mercury poisoning
    It's fatal and it don't get better
    I got, Mercury poisoning
    The best kept secret in the west, hey the west

    Is this a Russian conspiracy, no it's just idiocy
    Is this a Chinese burn
    I gotta dinosaur for a representative
    It's got a small brain and refuses to learn

    Their promotion's so lame
    They could never ever take it to the real ball game
    Listen I ain't a pet
    I ain't a token hipster, in your monopoly set G
    You bet because

    I got, Mercury poisoning
    It's fatal and it don't get better
    I got, Mercury poisoning
    The best kept secret in the west, hey the west

    Yeah the best kept secret in the west The best kept secret in the west Writer/s: GRAHAM THOMAS PARKER
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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  • Stymie from Earth Graham is the balls ! Glad he stuck it yo an inept mercury records with this killer tune ! Scathing lyrics !!!
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