Andy's Chest

Album: Transformer (1972)
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  • If I could be anything in the world that flew
    I would be a bat and come swooping after you
    And if the last time you were here, things were a bit askew
    Well, you know what happens after dark
    When rattlesnakes loose their skins and their hearts
    And all the missionaries loose their bark
    All the trees are calling after you
    And all the venom snipers after you
    Are all the mountains boulder after you

    If I could be anything of the things in this world that bite
    Instead of being a tethered ocelot on a leash
    I'd rather be your kite
    And be tied to the end of your string
    And flying in the air, babe, at night
    Because you know what they say about honey bears
    When you shave off all their baby hair
    You've got a hairy minded big bare bear
    And all the bells are rolling out for you
    And stones are all erupting out for you
    And all the cheap bloodsuckers are flying after you

    Yesterday, Daisy Mae and Biff were grooving down the street
    And just like in a movie, her hands became her feet
    Her belly button was her mouth
    Which meant she tasted what she'd speak
    But the funny thing is what happened to her nose
    It grew until it reached all of her toes
    Now, when people say her feet smell, they mean her nose
    And curtains laced with diamonds, dear, for you
    And kingdom's Christian sailors (soldiers), dear, for you
    And melting ice cap mountains, dear, for you
    And knights in flaming silver robes for you
    And bats, that with a kiss turn prince for you
    Swoop, swoop, oh, baby, rock, rock ... Writer/s: LOU REED
    Publisher: SONY ATV MUSIC PUB LLC, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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