The Asphalt World

Album: Dog Man Star (1994)
  • I know a girl she walks the asphalt world
    She comes to me and I supply her with Ecstasy
    Sometimes we ride in a taxi to the ends of the city
    Like big stars in the back seat like skeletons ever so pretty
    I know a girl she walks the asphalt world
    But where does she go?
    And what does she do?
    And how does she feel when she's next to you?
    And who does she love in time honored fur?
    Is it me or her?
    I know a girl she walks the asphalt world
    She's got a friend, they share mascara I pretend
    Sometimes they fly from the covers to the winter of the river
    For these silent stars of the cinema
    It's in the blood stream, it's in the liver
    I know a girl, she walks the asphalt felt world

    But where does she go?
    And what does she do?
    And how does she feel when she's next to you?
    And who does she love in time-honored fur?
    Is it me or is it her?

    With ice in her blood
    And a Dove in her head
    Well how does she feel when she's in your bed?
    When you're there in her arms
    And there in her legs
    Well I'll be in her head

    'cause that's where I go
    And that's what I do
    And that's how it feels when the sex turns cruel
    Yes both of us need her, this is the asphalt world

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