White Moon

Album: Get Behind Me Satan (2005)
  • White moon, white moon
    Breaks open the tomb
    Of a deserted cartoon that I wrote
    Creature come, creature, creature
    My own double feature
    As I´m warming the bleachers at home

    Well, my nose keeps on bleeding
    Cause it´s Rita I´m needing
    I better call out a meeting of the boys
    Of the boys
    My friends are all dying
    And death can´t be lying
    It´s the truth and it don´t make a noise

    Oh Rita, oh Rita
    If you lived in Mesita
    I would move you with the beat of a drum
    And this picture is proof
    That although you´re aloof
    You had the shiniest tooth ´neath the sun

    Easy come, easy go
    Be a star of the show
    I´m giving up all I know to get more
    To get more
    Photograph the picture
    Young grunt pin-up scripture
    For locker-tagged memories of war

    A mirage, this garage
    And a photo montage
    And a finger massage from the host
    Good lord, good lord
    The one I adore
    And I cannot afford is a ghost
    Is a ghost

    Proto-social is the word
    And the word is the bird
    That flew through the herd in the snow
    In the snow
    Lemonade me, then grade me
    Then deliver my baby
    And if my friends all persuade me, I´ll go

    Blink, blink at me Rita
    Don´t you know I´m a bleeder?
    And I promised I wouldn't lead her on
    But she met me, then led me
    And I ate what was fed me
    ´Til I purged every word in this song Writer/s: JACK WHITE
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Amanda from Los Angeles, CaRegardless of whom or what this song is about, every time I listen to it, I think of Meg :(
  • Brandon from Northeast, OhNear the end of the song (3:46 in the included video), you can hear a cymbal crash. Apparently, Meg accidentally dropped it.
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