Death Of A Martian

Album: Stadium Arcadium (2006)
  • Bear paws and rascal power
    Watching us in your garage
    Big girl you ate the neighbor
    The nova is over
    Wake up and play
    Balleradio
    Make room for Clara's bare feet
    The love of a Martian

    Tick tock and waiting for the meteor
    This clock is opening another door

    Lots of love just keep it comin'
    Making something out of nothin'
    These are the best that I
    I don't know how to say
    Losin' what I love today
    These are the best that I
    Lots of love just keep it comin'
    Making something out of nothin'
    These are the best that I
    I don't know what to say
    Look at what I lost today
    And these are the things that I

    Blood flowers in the kitchen
    Signing off and winding down
    This Martian ends her mission
    The nova is over
    She caught the ball
    By the mission bell
    Chase lizards bark at donkeys
    The love of a martian

    Let's bow our heads
    And let the trumpets blow
    Our girl is gone
    God bless her little soul

    Lots of love just keep it comin'
    Making something out of nothin'
    These are the best that I
    I don't know how to say
    Losin' what I love today
    These are the best that I
    Lots of love just keep it comin'
    Making something out of nothin'
    These are the best that I
    I don't know what to say
    Look at what I lost today
    And these are the things that I

    She's got sword in case
    Though this is not her lord in case
    The one who can't afford to face
    Her image is restored to grace

    Disappeared
    No trace
    Musky tears
    Suitcase

    The down turn brave
    Little burncub bearcareless turnip snare
    Rampages pitch color pages
    Down and out but not in Vegas
    Disembarks and disengages
    No loft

    Sweet pink canary cages plummet pop dewskin fortitude
    For the sniffing black noses that snort and allude
    To the dangling trinkets that mimic the dirt cough go drink it's
    It's for you

    Blue battered naval town slip kisses delivered by duck
    Muscles and bottlenosed grifters arrive in time to catch the late show
    It's a beehive barrel race
    A shehive stare and chase wasted feature who tried and failed to reach her
    Embossed beneath a box in the closet that's lost
    The kind that you find when you mind your own business
    Shiv sister to the quickness before it blisters into the new morning milk blanket
    Your ilk is funny to the turnstyle touch bunny who's bouquet set a course for bloom without decay
    Get you broom and sweep the echoes of yesternights fallen freckles, away Writer/s: MICHAEL BALZARY, JOHN ANTHONY FRUSCIANTE, ANTHONY KIEDIS, CHAD SMITH
    Publisher: MoeBeToBlame
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 16

  • Bertrand from Paris, FranceJupiter and Mars are the names of each disc which make Stadium Arcadium a double album. Fittingly enough, this song is the final track on the disc called Mars.
  • Lauren from New York, NyThe album Stadium Arcadium has a lot of weird, meaningful coincidences for me...Especially with regard to the songs Death of a Martian and Dani California.
    I lost my dog and my best friend, Dani, within 2 months of each other. My dog died at the end of the month (DOAM was the last album on the Mars CD), Dani died the first day of the month (Dani California is the first song on the next album, Jupiter). Also, RHCP was one of Dani's fave bands...

    I may be reading too much into this, but I find these concurrent circumstances a little close for comfort... That said, it,remains my favorite album.
  • Matthew from Concord, NhYes, this song (according to an interview involving Anthony and Flea's deciphers) it is about Flea's dog Martian. Martian was more than a dog and when they lost him it was an inspiration for the song "Death of a Martian".

    Here's the interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6ahiYj368Q
  • Chris from Mountain Top, Pai love this song so much, and feel bad 4 ur dogs guys, i had a dog named Buster 2.
  • Fabrice from Dolbeau, QcMartian is a really cool name for a dog:)
  • Ad. from Marikina City, MalaysiaIt's a nice song and Anthony recites the rest of the canine dirge by Flea (for the death of Martian and for the emotional loss of anything else if you are thinking of something else related).
  • Ryan from Pittsburgh, PaI don't know...I really enjoy the ending poem. It's got this doesn't-make-any-sense coolness to it.
  • Ruddy from Nowra, AustraliaI dunno if its just me but i think the end song/poem may be intentionally 'mars voltaesque'. as if omar wasnt enough lol but i like this song most from the album
  • Lexie from Haifa, Israelit's a whole lot sadder when you think the creature that died is a dog and not some weird green martian.
    it's one of the best songs on the new record, and i love the "poem" at the end, evern though i have no idea what it's supposed to mean...
  • Nikie from Stockholm, Swedenthe end in the song I meant haha.
  • Nikie from Stockholm, Swedenhere you can see Anthony and Flea talking about the song and what it means.. The end where A.K is talking he's actually saying a poem.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6ahiYj368Q&mode=related&search=
  • Kiran from Escazu, United Statesshe. martian was a girl
  • Bridget from Montreal, CanadaI think the dog was a she becasue they say "we lost our girl". It's sad, i just lost a dog I loved. It's very creative, it meantion's Flea's daughter Clara. It very creative how they mention the dog being an alien, it's great. I SAW THEM IN CONCERT IN MTL ON THRUSDAY!!!! THEY ARE AMAZING! I LOVE THEM!
  • Krysten from Odessa,tx, TxThis is a really sweet song, I like it a lot. Even though the end kinda threw me off. lol.
  • Bert from Pueblo, NmThis is one of those when you read it you will think, that it doesn't make sense, but go back and look at the lyrics. I thought it was just something that was made up when I heard what it was about too.

  • Silvana from Los Angeles, Caaccording to the rolling stones magazine with them on the front....this song was about Flea's dog who use to be the mascot for the band, he watched them write...songs and stuff. and he died...his name was martian.
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