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1 iÕll have what he had

©duncan wheeler 1999

 

feeling good, i saw samantha mathis on the tv screen

iÕm driving alone in my vehicle

thinking about finding the girl of my dreams

i happen to see everyone elseÕs

couples engaging in public indecencies everywhere open air tenderest loving damn tendencies

passionate kisses couples in choo choo and theyÕre licking lips

everybodyÕs got someone else

i see men in the bars and theyÕre picking up the salad girls left and right, i wanna know what theyÕre on

90 year olds lipping and holding hands and hugging tight

i wanna know what theyÕre on

 

iÕll have what he had

what food did you chew dude

is everyone getting what i ainÕt?

 

jesus christ why is it when iÕm feeling all alone i see couples about to copulate?

rabbits, mice and insect kingdom move aside weÕve got some fight

i wanna know what theyÕre on

 

 

 

2 get on the road

©duncan wheeler 1998

 

get on the road

donÕt be no slow coach

get on the road

burning your rubber now

go!

go!

go!

burning your rubber now

 

scream through the green scenery

 

get on the road

donÕt be no slow coach

get on the road

burning your rubber now

go!

go!

go!

burning your rubber now

 

scream through the green scenery

 

let me untie all my inhibitions

the sky and the sea and in between ambition, tradition

superstition - i left that behind i donÕt have time

the beat is mine and i feel fine

the beat is mine with the feeling that thereÕs nothing stopping me

 

 

 

3 faerytale lessons

©duncan wheeler 1999

 

we teach it to our children

forget it ourselves

get on with the business

of making life hell

 

the faerytale lessons

hold for us the truth

the riddles and poems

when solved are the proof

 

and all of your fears will prove true

is that what you see?

did you push it away

like me

 

never heard before

iÕm opening the door

and to my surprise

there is something more

 

the kids already knew

what i am telling you

and nobody knows like us adults (youthless folk)

the feeling of being in a haze

 

 

 

4 the perfect spy

©duncan wheeler 1999

 

how can i remember things that never occurred

so said the young man on the tope of the needle

before he goes to sleep

the touch of silk sheets

the wind and the sleet cry behind triple glazing

all his life he will wait

beneath grey skies

(for another to come)

(the turners and the solarium)

before your eyes

(were founded by the click of a thumb)

(and fingers that would love you tonight if you knew he existed)

how can people say some things never occurred

his telescope is set on your window

the russian caviar

the frozen champagne

a dinner for one by his private creator

as he lies he is working

the perfect spy

(itÕs not a whole lotta fun)

(take your secrets and run)

before your eyes

(you wonÕt know til itÕs done)

(your feelings will be left on the floor and youÕll cry for assistance)

 

cos every spy has a mission

and in your heart you should listen

take your secrets and run baby dish

youÕre a whole lot of fun

cos every spy has a mission

and youÕre the one now girl

 

 

 

5 a.i.

©duncan wheeler 1998

 

pay my bills

be my friend

cure my ills

til it ends

 

eat my food

intravene

sensory

let me be

 

itÕs all unreal

so be my a.i.

 

plug me in

second stage

let me win

cos i paid

 

fall in love

holiday

buy some stuff

fear for me (fear for me)

 

itÕs all unreal

so be my a.i.

 

overcome

human need

sleep til dawn

golden mean

 

itÕs all unreal

 

no donÕt take my friend away

he donÕt sleep well alone

 

 

 

6 protocol

©duncan wheeler 1998

 

seems to me we spend most of our lives

trapped in a rut

we distract ourselves from the question of it all

 

we are seething beneath the superficial

i see no reason for living in the system if i canÕt let my soul be free

 

the trap of the rich is spirit annhilation

the trap of the poor the obsession

the middle class fall too easily through the cracks

 

we are seething beneath the superficial

i see no reason for living in the system if i canÕt let my soul be free

 

i see no reason for living in the system

 

donÕt believe the heirarchy

the goal of your life is to life it free

 

 

 

7 youÕll never know

©duncan wheeler 1999

what were you told

when you were young

did you believe

we wouldnÕt get old?

donÕt we just get wise

 

youÕll never know

youÕll never know

youÕll never know if your child will turn around and make you proud

youÕll never know all the things all the things thatÕll make you smile

 

but itÕs so sad

to see your face

smiling back

when youÕve gone away (so we just get by)

youÕll never know (why does it have to be)

youÕll never know (you wonÕt see all your dreams)

youÕll never know (oh everythingÕll make you smile)

youÕll never know (oh everything is going fine)

 

why does it, why does it?

iÕm still lookin out for my baby

donÕt we just get wise

 

 

 

8 i am seeing it

©duncan wheeler 1997

 

i am seeing it

why ainÕt you seeing it?

whatÕs it all about

have your scream and shout

but get back to the music

cut the bullshit

 

you ainÕt innocent

but you are preying on the innocent

i donÕt care what you believe

this is what iÕm saying - itÕs the truth

youÕre living in

your own bullshit

 

so get the real thing yeah

so get the real thing yeah

itÕs the bread and butter thing

so pull yourself in yeah

media brainwashing all the fools in world so just look at yourself today

 

all is not forgiven

so why do you keep grinning

57th floor smile

dead eyes open all the while

youÕre so cool

youÕre living in

your own bullshit

 

so get the real thing yeah

so get the real thing yeah

itÕs the bread and butter thing

so pull yourself in yeah

media brainwashing all the fools in world so just look at yourself today

 

 

 

9 closer to the moment

©duncan wheeler 1997

 

itÕs so hard to be one

when we are only two

come together with me

come together with me

 

you take me closer to the moment

you take me closer to the moment

you take me

you take me

 

eyes in time

ears in time

music playing to our love

our thoughts still vary, but to share themÉ

 

you take me closer to the moment

you take me closer to the moment

you take me

you take me

 

resolve the phrases into one into one

into one

 

 

 

10 beyond the gift

©duncan wheeler 1997

 

peace oughta satisfy me

love oughta do it to

if we could feed...

 

beyond the gift                            i wish that i could see

what lies there?                           beyond the gift

beyond the end...                                    if only i could know

beyond the moment                     oh how the universe would

when all is known                         seem to me

ohhhh!                                       if only i could know!

 

three things i know for certain:

1.the love of my family

2.we will forever question - we will never know it all

3.we do not rule

 

beyond the gift                            i wish that i could see

what lies there?                           beyond the gift

beyond the end...                                    if only i could know

beyond the moment                     oh how the universe would

when all is known                         seem to me

ohhhh!                                       if only i could know!

 

weÕre on a living journey

time isnÕt gonna wait

we gotta lotta problems

we got to solve

 

beyond the gift                            i wish that


i could see

what lies there?                           beyond the gift

beyond the end...                                   if only i could know

beyond the moment                     oh how the universe would

when all is known                         seem to me

ohhhh!                                       if only i could know!

 

everyone cares,               what then

racism ends                    what then

homophobia dies                        what then

the world at peace           what then

no more poor                  what then

meet at alien race            what then

make galactic peace         what then

transcend space              what then

transcend time                oh yeah!

everybodyÕs one              oh yeah!

meet the gods                 oh yeah!

know it all                                  

make the truth                what then

be an electron

 

beyond the gift                i wish that i could see

what lies there?               beyond the gift

beyond the end...                        if only i could know

beyond the moment         oh how the universe would

when all is known             seem to me

ohhhh!                           if only i could know!

 

 

 

11 we have today

©duncan wheeler 1997

 

give love every day, cos love is a song

a song that you play to make the heart strong

 

get ready (yeah)

oooh

 

what you give away will always  return

believing in fateÕs a song you must learn

the future was snared, it was like a beehive

the truth wasnÕt there but we came back alive

 

we have today yeah yeah yeah

so get ready for it

we have today yeah yeah yeah

so iÕm ready for anything

(if i had my time again)

 

if love is a song then give me a line

iÕll sing every day iÕll sing all the time

a piece of my heart falls away everyday

when the future arrives i wonÕt be ready

 

 

 

12 u xd da line

©duncan wheeler 2000

 

tell me what did you think youÕd find

 

you didnÕt have a clue

all the little things you donÕt do

youÕve been a naughty boy

treating everybody like your little toy

 

had enough of your face and you crossed the line

had enough of the pain and you crossed the line

had enough of the reason you crossed the line

had enough of the lies and crossed the line

 

treating everybody like your little toy

tell me what did you think youÕd find

time for the fun to begin...

like your little toy

eating everybody like some kind of pie