That Black Bat Licorice

Album: Lazaretto (2014)
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  • What?
    Behave yourself
    Behave yourself
    You need to behave yourself, boy

    Yeah, she's built for speed like a black castrum doloris
    Good for the needy, like Neechy, Froyd and Horris
    But I'm skin, flint, broke, making no money, making jokes
    But baby, I won't joke with you

    My feet are burning like I roll 'em in hypocaust
    But the Roman's are gone, they changed their name because their lost
    She writes letters like a jack chick comic
    Just a bunch of propaganda, make my fingers histrionic; like this, and this

    I mean, she's my baby
    But she makes me get avuncular
    And when my monkey is jumping
    I got no time for making up for her

    I fantasize about the hospital
    The army, a silo, confinement, in prison
    Any place where there's a time to clear my vision

    I spit it out
    Whatever's in my mouth
    Just like that Black Bat Licorice
    Yeah, that Black Bat Licorice
    That Black Bat Licorice
    That Black Bat Licorice
    Yeah

    I wanna cut out my tongue and let you hold onto it for me
    Cause without my skull to amplify my sounds it might get boring
    I've got the wit of the stickers with atomic lock precision
    And the faces of the moon directing all of my deicisons like this

    Women need to know, I play dumb like a lumbo
    And get my feelings hurt and move to NY like i'm Dumbo
    Don't you want to lose the part of the brain that has opinions?
    To not even know what you are doing
    Or care about yourself or your species in the billions

    Yeah, I have to spit it out
    Oh, whatever's in my mouth
    I have to spit it out (behave your self)
    Just like that Black Bat Licorice
    That Black Bat Licorice
    That Black Bat Licorice, I never liked it, I never will
    Now state the same damn thing with the violin

    Whatever you feed me
    I feed you right back
    But it will do no good Writer/s: JACK WHITE
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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