John Wayne Gacy, Jr.

Album: Illinoise (2005)
  • His father was a drinker and his mother cried in bed
    Folding John Wayne's t-shirts when the swing set hit his head
    The neighbors, they adored him
    For his humor and his conversation

    Look underneath the house there
    Find the few living things, rotting fast, in their sleep

    Oh the dead
    Twenty-seven people
    Even more, they were boys, with their cars, summer jobs
    Oh my God
    Ooh, are you one of them?

    He dressed up like a clown for them
    With his face paint white and red
    And on his best behavior
    In a dark room on the bed he kissed them all

    He'd kill ten thousand people
    With a slight of his hand, running far, running fast to the dead
    He took off all their clothes for them
    He put a cloth on their lips, quiet hands, quiet kiss on the mouth

    And in my best behavior
    I am really just like him
    Look beneath the floor boards
    For the secrets I have hid Writer/s: SUFJAN STEVENS
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
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