Red Dress

Album: Dear Science (2008)
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  • Hey Jackboot
    Fuck your war
    Cause I'm fat and in love
    And no bombs are falling on me for sure
    But I'm scared to death
    That I'm living a life not worth dying for

    And your plow shear
    It's a sword
    And its wide arcing swing chops the heads off of many things
    Mono crops... Laughter roars
    Oh high hilarity
    Oh muck bury me
    Oh standard bearer carry me burning home from another tour

    Go ahead put your red dress on
    Days of white robes have come and gone
    Come and gone
    Oh you rivers, oh you waters run
    Come bear witness to the whore of Babylon

    "Hey Slave" They called
    And we caved
    We answered
    To a new name
    Shout it loud shout it lame
    But black face it
    You're such a good dancer
    Oh you're a star
    You're carnival
    Jacaranda petals fall
    Mix with the blood of the saints
    Shot down in the square
    Don't track it in on the soles of your shoes
    When you're dragged into the back of this car

    Go ahead put your red dress on
    Days of white robes have come and gone
    Come and gone
    Oh you rivers, oh you waters run
    Come bear witness to the Whore of Babylon

    It's a trap
    That much is plain
    Still,maybe send snapshots
    Of all your sweet pain
    Playing tortuous games
    It goes: Lense, light, fame
    Read my names on your lips
    When the man cracks the whip
    And you'll all shake your hips
    And you'll all dance to this
    Without making a fist
    And I know that it sounds mundane
    But it's a stone cold shame
    How they got you tame
    And they got me tame.

    So go ahead put your red dress on
    Days of white robes come and gone
    Come and gone
    Oh you rivers, oh you waters run
    Come bear witness to the Whore of Babylon Writer/s: BABATUNDE OMOROGA ADEBIMPE, DAVID ANDREW SITEK, DAVID KYP JOEL MALONE, GERARD ANTHONY SMITH, JALEEL BUNTON
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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