Lucretia My Reflection

Album: Floodland (1987)
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  • I hear the roar of a big machine
    Two worlds and in between
    Hot metal and methedrine
    I hear empire down
    I hear empire down

    I hear the roar of a big machine
    Two worlds and in between
    Love lost, fire at will
    Dum-dum bullets and shoot to kill, I hear
    Dive, bombers, and
    Empire down
    Empire down

    I hear the sons of the city and dispossessed
    Get down, get undressed
    Get pretty but you and me
    We got the kingdom, we got the key
    We got the empire, now as then
    We don't doubt, we don't take direction
    Lucretia, my reflection, dance the ghost with me

    We look hard
    We look through
    We look hard to see for real
    Such things I hear, they don't make sense
    I don't see much evidence
    I don't feel, I don't feel, I don't Feel

    A long train held up by page on page
    A hard reign held up by rage
    Once a railroad
    Now it's done

    I hear the roar of a big machine
    Two worlds and in between
    Hot metal and methedrine
    I hear empire down

    We got the empire, now as then
    We don't doubt, we don't take reflection
    Lucretia, my direction, dance the ghost with me Writer/s: Andrew Taylor
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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