The Lonesome Friends of Science

Album: The Tree of Forgiveness (2018)
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  • The lonesome friends of science say
    "The world will end most any day"
    Well, if it does, then that's okay
    'Cause I don't live here anyway
    I live down deep inside my head
    Well, long ago I made my bed
    I get my mail in Tennessee
    My wife, my dog, my kids, and me

    Poor old planet Pluto now
    He never stood a chance no how
    When he got uninvited to
    The interplanetary dance
    Once a mighty planet there
    Now just an ordinary star
    Hangin' out in Hollywood
    In some ol' funky sushi bar

    The lonesome friends of science say
    "The world will end most any day"
    Well, if it does, then that's okay
    'Cause I don't live here anyway
    I live down deep inside my head
    Well, long ago I made my bed
    I get my mail in Tennessee
    My wife, my dog and my family

    The Vulcan lives in Birmingham
    Sometimes he just don't give a damn
    His head is full of bumblebees
    His pride hangs down below his knees
    Venus left him long ago
    For a guy named Mars from Idaho
    The Vulcan sent a wedding gift
    Three-legged stool and a wheelchair lift

    The lonesome friends of science say
    "This world will end most any day"
    Well, if it does, then that's okay
    'Cause I don't live here anyway
    I live down deep inside my head
    Well, long ago I made my bed
    I get my mail in Tennessee
    My wife, my dog and my family

    Those bastards in their white lab coats
    Who experiment with mountain goats
    Should leave the universe alone
    It's not their business, not their home
    I go to sleep and it never rains
    My dog predicts hurricanes
    She can smell a storm a mile away
    That's all the news we have today

    The lonesome friends of science say
    "The world will end most any day"
    Well, if it does, then that's okay
    'Cause I don't live here anyway
    I live down deep inside my head
    Well, long ago I made my bed
    I get my mail in Tennessee
    My wife, my dog and my family

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