"On The Air" as written by and Peter Gabriel....
Built in the belly of junk by the river my cabin stands
Made from the trash I dug out 'the heap, with my own fair hands
Every night, I'm back at the shack I don't know why I do it there
I'm putting the aerial up, so I can go out on the air

On the air
On the air
On the air

Every morning I'm out at dawn with the dwarfs and the tramp
For a silent communion lit from above by the sodium lamps
Everyone I meet on the street acts as if I wasn't there
But they're all going to know who I am 'cause I can go out on the air

On the air
On the air
On the air

Leaving the car down leafy lane
Turning out Tarzan for my Jungle Jane
anyone at all
From Captain Zero and his brand of superhero
standing by a call
Oh it's not easy
No it's not easy
Making real friends

Don't give me your steak-reared milk boys, milk boys
Half alive on empty white noise, white noise
I got power, I'm proud to be loud; my signal goes out clear
I want everybody to know that Mozo is here

On the air
On the air
On the air


Lyrics submitted by Golgotha, edited by countstrong

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    MemoryLast tape went to who asked for it numerous times. Save the last dance for me?
    Pete: Can’t help but think that’s it’s an exceptionally long lunch


    From Captain Zero and his brand of superhero
    standing by a call
    Oh it's not easy
    No it's not easy
    Making real friends

    huh?
    sillybunnyon August 24, 2012   Link

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