Return To Oz

Album: Scissor Sisters (2004)
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  • Once there was a man,
    Who had a little too much,
    Time on his hands,
    He never stopped to think,
    That he was getting older.
    When his night came to an end,
    He tried to grasp for his last friend,
    And pretend,
    That he could wish himself health,
    On a four-leaf clover.

    He said is this the Return to Oz?
    The grass is dead
    The gold is brown
    And the sky has claws.
    there's a wind-up man
    Walking round and round.
    What once was Emerald City's
    Now a Crystal Town

    It's three o'clock in the morning,
    You get a phone call
    From the queen with a hundred heads
    She says that they're all dead
    She tried the last one on
    It couldn't speak, fell off
    And now she just wanders the halls
    Thinking nothing
    Thinking nothing at all

    She says is this the Return to Oz?
    The grass is dead
    The gold is brown
    And the sky has claws.
    there's a wind-up man
    Walking round and round.
    What once was Emerald City's
    Now a Crystal Town

    The wheelies are cutting pavement
    And the Skeksis at the rave met
    To hide deep inside
    Their sunken faces
    And their wild rolling eyes
    But their callous words reveal
    That they can no longer feel
    Love or sex appeal
    The patchwork girl has come to cinch the deal

    To return to Oz
    We've fled the world
    With smiles and clenching jaws
    Please help me friend from coming down
    I've lost my place and now it can't be found
    Is this the Return to Oz?
    The grass is dead
    The gold is brown
    And the sky has claws.
    there's a wind-up man
    Walking round and round.
    What once was Emerald City's
    Now a Crystal Town Writer/s: Jason Sellards, Scott Hoffman
    Publisher: Spirit Music Group, THIRD SIDE MUSIC INC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Nick from Cambridge, EnglandAmazing song. Possibly the best on the album.
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