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Old 06-12-2006, 07:06 PM   #721
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Thanks, I think I was the first to hear that interpretation. After listening more I think what I had was almost perfect. To my ears that is. The only line I think is different than what I had was the Peanuts parents/peanuts dance line. I now hear Peanuts parents.

Here is my transcription with that line fixed.


Alrighty then
Picture this if you will

10 to 2 am and actually eating an emptied out box of Krispy Kremes
in my need to know post just outside of area 51
Contemplating the whole chosen people thing
When just then a flaming stealth banana split the sky, like, wide open
I didn't really expect to see it in a place like this
then their reticle put just a diamond sun right on my Birkenstock's, had me yelping
HOLY FUCKING SHIT!

Then the X-file being who looked like some kind of blue-green Jackie Chan
with Isabella Rosellini lips and breath that reeked,
did a wicked jump and in a slow mo made the sound abananadabanana
So then I opened up my bug eyes, my gaping jaw, and my sweaty L. Ron Hubbard upper lip
and all I could think was.
I hope Uncle Martin here doesn't notice that I pissed my fucking pants.

So light in his way
Like an apparition he, had me crying out
Fuck Me!
It's gotta be!
Dead head, chemistry
Blotter got right on top of me
Got me seein'
E motherfuckin' T

And after calming me down with some orange slices and some fetal spooning
ET revealed to me his singular purpose
He said, “You, are the chosen one.”
“The one who'll deliver the message.”
“A message of hope for those who choose to hear it, and a warning for those who do not.”
Me, the chosen one. They chose me, and I didn't graduate from fuckin' high school.

You had better
You had better
You had better
You had better, listen

Then he looked right through me
With somniferous almond eyes
Don't even know what that means
Must remember to write it down
This is so real
Like the time Dave floated away
See my heart is pounding
'cause this shit never happens to me

Can't breath, right now

It was so real
Like I woke up in Wonderland
All sort of terrifying
I don't want to be all alone
when I tell this story
and can anyone tell me why, all of them sound like Peanuts parents
Will I ever be coming down
This is so real
Finally it's my lucky day
See my heart is racing
'cause this shit never happens to me

Can't breath right now

You believe me don't you
Please believe what I just said
See the Dead aint touring
and this wasn't all in my head

See they took me by the hand
and invited me right in
Then they showed me something
I don't even know where to begin

Strapped down, to my bed
feet cold
eyes red
I'm out of my head
Am I alive, am I dead
Can't remember what they said
God damn, shit the bed

Heyyyy.....Heyyyy...Heyyyy....I....iiiii...high... i..iiiii....high....high....ohh ohhhh ohh........

Overwhelmed as one would be
placed in my position
such a heavy, burden now to be, the one
born to bear and read t' you all, the details of our ending
to write it down for all the world to see
but I forgot my pen
shit the bed again
typical


Strapped down to my bed
feet cold
eyes red
I'm out of my head
Am I alive, am I dead
Sunkist, Sudafed
gyroscopes, and infrared
wont help the brain dead
Can't remember what they said
God damn, shit the bed

Iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii....cant remember what they said, to me!
Can't remember what they said, to, make, me out, to, be, a hero
can't remember what he said

God(but)...help me
can't remember what he said

Don't know,won't know, don't know, won't know, don't know, won't know, don't know, won't know, don't know, won't know, don't know, won't know, don't know, won't know, don't know, won't know, don't know, won't know, don't know, won't know, don't know, won't know, don't know, won't know

God damn, shit the bed!
Ok, i like most of this. I still think the opening line is "begain at 2am" and not "10 to 2 am"

I think when you have "blotter got right on top of me" im pretty sure it's "bottom got right on top of me"

and the line "see the dead aint touring" I just dont think it makes sense to the song. Yes there's the dead head chemistry part, but i don't think it works with the song. I personally think it's "see they're telling children" I dunno. Well...maybe Maynard will enlighten us at some point.
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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

Yes, I registered just to read this thread.
A few things I think could use some work:

1. So I lay this way
Like an apparition
Can't you hear me crying out "Fuck me!" etc etc

2. Peanuts to paris? When I hear it, I hear a "g" where everyone seems to hear the "p" in Paris. It has always sounded to me like the last word is "guest".

3. Fetal spooning is so much of a better visual than anything else offered (although you have to wonder at its redundancy -- is there any other way to spoon someone than in the fetal position?).

4. I hear "stripped down" instead of "strapped down" during the first chorus.

5. "...woke up in Wonderland, AWESOME BUT TERRIFYING" is what I hear (I notice that changes from post to post).

6. I'm voting for "The bottom fell out on top of me" just because it's a great line, although I'll admit that part is so muddled with distortion he could be saying anything.
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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

"I would never expect to see it in a place like this.
Anyway, I thought I was gonna die but something ran over my Birkenstocks an had me yelping... HOLY FUCKING SHIT!"

"My partner doesn't notice that I pissed my fuckin' pants." - (How anyone hears anything different is amazing...)
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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

Yall are spending way too much time analyzing this shit...Just sit back and rock out, man. It'll all come with time, it always does. One day, youll be sitting in your car, all stoned and shit, and then itll click. So, youll restart the song and rock out like you never rocked out before!
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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

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Yall are spending way too much time analyzing this shit...Just sit back and rock out, man. It'll all come with time, it always does. One day, youll be sitting in your car, all stoned and shit, and then itll click. So, youll restart the song and rock out like you never rocked out before!
If you don't want to "waste [so] much time" with analyisis, then why did you register on this forum?
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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

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If you don't want to "waste [so] much time" with analyisis, then why did you register on this forum?
You got me there. I guess im just as full of shit as the rest of yall
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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

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Yall are spending way too much time analyzing this shit...Just sit back and rock out, man. It'll all come with time, it always does. One day, youll be sitting in your car, all stoned and shit, and then itll click. So, youll restart the song and rock out like you never rocked out before!

Ladies and gentlemen, Harry Manback has left the building.
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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

lol, whats all this? I was only saying sit back and enjoy the song, wasn't trying to down anyone, relax fellas
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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

I kind of agree with Qwalabare... No one has really offered anything new or constructive in a long time. It's all a bunch of rehashed, repeated, tired comments.

Yes there are some lines that may still be wrong. Yes there are some parts that are probably right but not everyone agrees on them. Oh well. Posting for the 15th time that, "There's just no way that [insert line] can be right. I don't see how anyone hears this" is not going to accomplish anything other than wasting space and people's time. But hey, the album's only been out for 6 weeks now... If you're STILL entertained by fretting over those last few syllables... then more power to ya. But honestly, they aren't going to change the overall meaning of the song. We all get the point of what's trying to be said. I'm content to enjoy the album and wait for Maynard to post his version. But maybe that's just me...
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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

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"My partner doesn't notice that I pissed my fuckin' pants." - (How anyone hears anything different is amazing...)
I used to think this too, but "I hope Uncle Martin here doesn't notice that I pissed my fucking pants." is pretty clear in the 5/2/06 Seattle recording.
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"I hope my partner doesn't realize I pissed my fucking pants" The live lyrics being mentioned might be exactly that: a live reference Maynard did, as many a singer is prone to do from time to time. As for what's on the CD however, I'm fairly certain it's "my partner" not "Uncle" whatever.

"With some infrared-sonic eyes / don't even know what that means" (nor would I, hence the second line perhaps)

"and can anyone tell me why also my penis hurts" Struggled with this one a bit because the grammer is fairly bad, but it fits within the context of the frenzied character telling the story.

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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

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"With some infrared-sonic eyes / don't even know what that means" (nor would I, hence the second line perhaps)
It's definitely somniferous on this, somniferous meaning "sleep inducing".
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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

somniferous almond eyes
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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

Maybe this was already said or mentioned, can't remember, anyway, just minor corrections:

- born to BARE and read to all the details of our...
- like the TIDE they floated away...

Quote:
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I kind of agree with Qwalabare... No one has really offered anything new or constructive in a long time. It's all a bunch of rehashed, repeated, tired comments.

Yes there are some lines that may still be wrong. Yes there are some parts that are probably right but not everyone agrees on them. Oh well. Posting for the 15th time that, "There's just no way that [insert line] can be right. I don't see how anyone hears this" is not going to accomplish anything other than wasting space and people's time. But hey, the album's only been out for 6 weeks now... If you're STILL entertained by fretting over those last few syllables... then more power to ya. But honestly, they aren't going to change the overall meaning of the song. We all get the point of what's trying to be said. I'm content to enjoy the album and wait for Maynard to post his version. But maybe that's just me...
Couldn't agree more. Goes for the other songs as well.
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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

Borne to bear (as in bear witness)
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Like the time Dave floated away.
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Is it "E-motherf_cking_T" or "E to the motherf_cking T"? Just wondering.
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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

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"I hope my partner doesn't realize I pissed my fucking pants" The live lyrics being mentioned might be exactly that: a live reference Maynard did, as many a singer is prone to do from time to time. As for what's on the CD however, I'm fairly certain it's "my partner" not "Uncle" whatever.
Yes it is that. because i also hear it. also, we are trying to decipher the ALBUM lyrics not Live.


"and can anyone tell me why also my penis hurts" Struggled with this one a bit because the grammer is fairly bad, but it fits within the context of the frenzied character telling the story.[/QUOTE]

Thats a good one, i never thought about that but it could be this "and can anyone tell me why all of sudden my penis hurts." saying the "penis hurts" with an accent.
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Borne to bear (as in bear witness)
Uhm...
I thought it was "bear" as in "carry" or "be the medium for" (as in bear a burden"

And then I suggested "bare" as in expose, unearth, bring to attention.

I meant to suggest "bare" as another option, because both work well in the context. As a matter of personal taste, I pick bare, tho.
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Is it "E-motherf_cking_T" or "E to the motherf_cking T"? Just wondering.
The former.

The delay/distortion/whatever effect on the vocals makes it sound like E-motha-motha-fuckin´-T.
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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

I've been playin around in a sound editor trying to figure this stuff out.

I always thought he was saying "my partner" but it's definitely Uncle something. Sounds like Quark or Clark.

Also it's definitely "Can anyone tell me why they all sound like Peanuts Parents"

The "Th" in they is spoken very quickly is is almost left out. it's also pretty much combined with all. Or maybe he's saying "Y'all"

Definitely the last part is "sound like Peanuts Parents" though.
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"peanuts parents" Would fit within the song, especially given the way it's mentioned as a non-sequitor to the story. 'By the way, why do you all sound like this?' Not much more I can say about that, but I thought "my penis hurts" was also a great non-sequitor as well :)

"somniferous" sounds possible/plausible, but I do not hear "almond" no matter how many times I listen to it. And still, "somniferous almond eyes" seems like an awefully descriptive phrase for the character to use only to immediately say he doesn't know what it means. The word following "somniferous" has to be the key because "somniferous almond eyes" is actually just a good poetic description, but not really all that incomprehensible. I gather instead that the character is attempting to describe an object and/or it's function and is struggling to relay both what it is and what it does.
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"somniferous" sounds possible/plausible, but I do not hear "almond" no matter how many times I listen to it. And still, "somniferous almond eyes" seems like an awefully descriptive phrase for the character to use only to immediately say he doesn't know what it means. The word following "somniferous" has to be the key because "somniferous almond eyes" is actually just a good poetic description, but not really all that incomprehensible. I gather instead that the character is attempting to describe an object and/or it's function and is struggling to relay both what it is and what it does.
somniferious almond eyes makes no sense whatsoever. It fits perfectly.
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I always thought he was saying "my partner" but it's definitely Uncle something. Sounds like Quark or Clark.

Maybe not Quark but Mork... from Ork? Remember when Robin Williams was funny? Me either.
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Is it just me or does the stanza sound more like this...

""Fuck me, It's gotta be dead-head chemistry
The bottom's gotten on top of me
Got me [seeing/thinking], eat my breath[??????????] so I can see"

Now I doubt it's eat my breath so I can see... But I'm much more sure that it isn't E-Motherfuckin-T... if you listen, you can hear "so I can"... I honestly have just listened to that line over 20 times and I can't hear "E-Motherfuckin-T" as much as I want to. That line has too many syllables to be e motherfuckin t.
For clarification I started hearing it the way he meant it to be heard. His lisp was playing tricks on my ears :) instead of "T" I hear "tse" (which is pretty much say due to said lisp). And with the "fu" of "fucking" I heard "fo-i." Dunno where that came from.
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"peanuts parents" Would fit within the song, especially given the way it's mentioned as a non-sequitor to the story. 'By the way, why do you all sound like this?' Not much more I can say about that, but I thought "my penis hurts" was also a great non-sequitor as well :)

"somniferous" sounds possible/plausible, but I do not hear "almond" no matter how many times I listen to it. And still, "somniferous almond eyes" seems like an awefully descriptive phrase for the character to use only to immediately say he doesn't know what it means. The word following "somniferous" has to be the key because "somniferous almond eyes" is actually just a good poetic description, but not really all that incomprehensible. I gather instead that the character is attempting to describe an object and/or it's function and is struggling to relay both what it is and what it does.
IMO i think he's not saying he doesn't know what "somniferous almond eyes" means, i think relaying/reliving a moment when the alien looked at him with his almond eyes that made him feel sleepy and then told him something telepathically. he didn't know what that telepathic message meant so he says "don't even know what that means...(the way he sings it sounds to me like he's drowsy from looking into the aliens somniferous almond eyes)...must remember to write it down (still sounds drowsy to me)."

it's like if you hear something that's just a little over your head, you can think "i get it" but if you don't write it down right at that moment when you get it or rehearse it in your head over you won't really understand it later when you try to explain it to someone else.
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Alrighty, then ... picture this if you will.

Began at 2 AM, and
actually eating up an entire
box of Krispy Kremes,
at my need-to-know post
just outside Area 51 contemplating
the whole "chosen people" thing
when a flaming, stealth banana split the sky, like, wide open.
I never expected to see it in a place like this.
I do believe I spilled a diamond sundae
right on my Birkenstocks.


Then he had me yelping...........Holy fucking shit!

Then the X-Files beings,
who were in some kind of blue-green jet ship
with Isabella Rossellini lips with breath that reeked,
did a wicked jump there
also while making the sound a-banana-da-banana
that's when I opened up my bug-eyes,
my gaping jaw,
and my sweaty lower and upper lip,
and all I could think was
"I hope Uncle Martin here doesn't notice
that I pissed my fuckin' pants."

So alive in this way
Like an apparition,
He had me crying out,
"Fuck me
It's gotta be
The Deadhead
Chemistry
The bottom got on top of me
Got me seein' E-motherfuckin'-T!"

And after calming me down
with some orange slices
and some fetal spooning,
E.T. revealed to me his singular purpose.
He said, "You are the Chosen One,
the One who will deliver the message.
A message of hope to those who choose to hear it
and a warning to those who do not."
Me. The Chosen One?
They chose me, and I didn't graduate from fuckin' high school.

You'd better...
You'd better...
You'd better...
You'd better listen.

Then he looked right through me
With somniferous almond eyes
Don't even know what that means
Must remember to write it down
This is surreal
Like the time dave floated away
See, my heart is pounding
'Cause this shit never happens to me

I can't breathe right now!

It was so real,
Like I woke up in Wonderland.
Also a bit terrifying
I don't wanna be all alone
When I tell this story.
And can anyone tell me why
It was a neat experience
Will I ever be coming down?
This is so real
Finally, it's my lucky day
See, my heart is racing
'Cause this shit never happens to me

I can't breathe right now!

You believe me, don't you?
Please believe what I just said!
See they're telling children
And this wasn't all in my head.
See, they took me by the hand
And invited me right in.
Then they showed me something
I don't even know where to begin.

Strapped down on my bed
Feet cold, eyes red
I'm out of my head
Am I alive? Am I dead?
Can't remember what they said
God damn, shit the bed

hey.....hey....hey....hey....hey
hey.....hey....hey....hey....hey
hey.....hey....hey....hey....hey
hey.....hey....hey....hey....hey
hey.....hey....hey....hey....hey
hey.....hey....hey....hey....hey
hey.....hey....hey....hey....hey


Overwhelmed as one would be, if placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be the One
Born to bear and read you all the details of our ending,
To write it down for all the world to see.

But I forgot my pen
Shit the bed again ...
Typical.

Strapped down on my bed
Feet cold and eyes red
I'm out of my head
Am I alive? Am I dead?
Sunkist and Sudafed
Gyroscopes and infrared
Won't help, brain dead
Can't remember what they said
God damn, shit the bed

I can't remember what they said to me
Can't remember what they said to make me out to be a hero
Can't remember what they said
God help me!
Can't remember what they said

Don't know, won't know (x12)

God damn, shit the bed!
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Alrighty Then?

Please TOOL NATION HELP me settle a bet.....unless there are two versions of the CD out there, I believe I am right in the following; and would like your comments... I believe at the beginning of the song that he says "Alrighty then, picture this if you will..." while my tone deaf buddy say he is saying "Alright then..." (NO "ty" on the Alright).....The second verse in question in "Got me seein "E Mother Fucking T"...he believes it is "E Fuckin T"??? I know it is trivial, but he says Im just a sheep in the Lyrics heard, and I say he is a tone-deaf dumfuck....Please post your thoughts.....
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Re: Alrighty Then?

[x] alrighty then
[ ] alright then

[x] E mother fucking T
[ ] E fucking T

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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

i dont think it says dont know wont know... maybe woh now calm down??
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Please TOOL NATION HELP me settle a bet.....unless there are two versions of the CD out there, I believe I am right in the following; and would like your comments... I believe at the beginning of the song that he says "Alrighty then, picture this if you will..." while my tone deaf buddy say he is saying "Alright then..." (NO "ty" on the Alright).....The second verse in question in "Got me seein "E Mother Fucking T"...he believes it is "E Fuckin T"??? I know it is trivial, but he says Im just a sheep in the Lyrics heard, and I say he is a tone-deaf dumfuck....Please post your thoughts.....
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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

wasn't this already figured out. why are you people still babeling?
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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

Just want to know...what the hell is a diamond sundae? For some reason, that line bothers me, perhaps it's because I have no idea what's being said :)
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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

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Just want to know...what the hell is a diamond sundae? For some reason, that line bothers me, perhaps it's because I have no idea what's being said :)
Neither does anyone else... They only *think* they do. I'd recommend you just enjoy the album and wait for MJK to post his lyrics...
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I love Rosetta Stoned, the song.

I love Rosetta Stoned, the song.
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i pissed my pants. not quite as cool as shitting the bed. i'm trying though.
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Just want to know...what the hell is a diamond sundae? For some reason, that line bothers me, perhaps it's because I have no idea what's being said :)
it's funny. "google" diamond sundae and all you get is lyrics to this song.

... although i have heard of sundaes with gold and diamond shavings on them.
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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

He's eating out a box of Krispy Kremes, its somewhere in the neighborhood of 2 a.m., and just outside Area 51 would put him in the desert.

What the fuck would he be doing with a sundae of any kind, let alone a diamond sundae, which is apparently an item that has never existed in anyone's vocabulary prior to May 2, 2006.
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[x] alrighty then
[ ] alright then

[x] E mother fucking T
[ ] E fucking T

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It is E Mother fucking T


and it is "Alright then"

No one can convicne me otherwise.
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Re: 08 - Rosetta Stoned lyrics

I've gone through rosetta stoned, slowed it down, and this is what i've got:

Alrighty, then ... picture this if you will.

10 to 2 AM,
after eating up my
box of Krispy Kremes,
at my need-to-know post
just outside Area 51 contemplating
the whole "chosen people" thing,
because the most flaming, stealth banana split the sky, like, wide open.
I never expected to see it in a place like this.
I do believe I poured myself a
diamond sundae
right on my Birkenstocks.
Then he yelled at me

Holy fucking shit!

Then the X-Files beings,
who was like some kind of blue-green jackie chan
with Isabella Rossellini lips with breath that reeked,
did a wicked jump there
also while making the sound a-banana-da-banana
that's when I opened up my bug-eyes,
my gaping jaw,
and my sweaty lower and upper lip,
and all I could think was,
"I hope Uncle Martin here doesn't notice
that I pissed my fuckin' pants."


So alive in this way
Like an apparition,
He had me crying out,
"Fuck me
It's gotta be
Deadhead
Chemistry
The bottom got on top of me
Got me seein' E-motherfuckin'-T!"

And after calming me down
with some orange slices
and some fetal spooning,
E.T. revealed to me his singular purpose.
He said, "You are the Chosen One,
the One who will deliver the message.
A message of hope to those who choose to hear it
and a warning to those who do not."
Me. The Chosen One?
They chose me, and I didn't graduate from fuckin' high school.

You'd better...
You'd better...
You'd better...
You'd better listen.

Then he looked right through me
With somniferous almond eyes
Don't even know what that means
Must remember to write it down
This is so real
Like the time they floated away
See, my heart is pounding
'Cause this shit never happens to me

I can't breathe right now!

It was so real,
Like I woke up in Wonderland.
Also a bit terrifying
I don't wanna be all alone
When I tell this story.
And can anyone tell me why
Those are the peanut’s parents
Will I ever be coming down?
This is so real
Finally, it's my lucky day
See, my heart is racing
'Cause this shit never happens to me

I can't breathe right now!

You believe me, don't you?
Please believe what I just said!
See they're telling children
And this wasn't all in my head.
See, they took me by the hand
And invited me right in.
Then they showed me something
I don't even know where to begin.

Strapped down on my bed
Feet cold, eyes red
I'm out of my head
Am I alive? Am I dead?
Can't remember what they said
God damn, shit the bed

hey ...

Overwhelmed as one would be, placed in my position.
Such a heavy burden now to be the One
Born to bear and read you all the details of our ending,
To write it down for all the world to see.

But I forgot my pen
Shit the bed again ...
Typical.

Strapped down on my bed
Feet cold and eyes red
I'm out of my head
Am I alive? Am I dead?
Sunkist and Sudafed
Gyroscopes and infrared
Won't help, brain dead
Can't remember what they said
God damn, shit the bed

I can't remember what they said to me
Can't remember what they said to make me out to be a hero
Can't remember what he said
God help me!
Can't remember what he said

Don't know, won't know (x12)

God damn, shit the bed!
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