"Such a Scream" as written by and Tom Waits....
Pale Face said
To the Eyeball Kid
She just goes clank and boom and steam
A halo, wings, horns and a tail
Shoveling coal inside my dreams
There are no laws
She's made of cream
She's such a scream

Qui bon tres bien, nails in cement
A donnie gal from mortal clay
The plow is red
The well is full inside
The dollhouse of her skull
A cheetah coat fills up with steam
She's such a scream

All crooked lines
Her fireplace
A milktrain so clean
Machine gun haste
You'll ride the only wall of shame
And drag that chain across the state
Her lips are red
She is the queen
She's such a scream


Lyrics submitted by Dr_Colossus, edited by Mellow_Harsher

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    General CommentThis one seems to be about his wife, Kathleen Brennan, as he's used some of the phrases in it to describe her in interviews.
    pearcedon October 20, 2010   Link
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    General CommentTitle should be "Such A Scream" -- mistyped as "Such A Sceam"
    JackTHornon May 11, 2011   Link

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