We got pretty neon veins and streets straight and wide
All the surfers look the same and all the suburbs go for miles
Got bells in a tower that ring in every hour
Hangin round
In my sleepy little deathtoll town

We got readings from the good book and preachers going bad
Got drunks in the parks in their brown paper bags
The sailors hit the streets now to pick up any disease going round
In my sleepy little deathtoll town

And it rains down so damn hard in this city
Don’t it cleanse our souls man
Don’t they shine pretty like a crown
In my sleepy little deathtoll town

And all the girls are dreaming
Of screen stars and health spa’s
Of facials and massage
And all the boys
The boys just want the girls to settle down
In my sleepy little deathtoll town

And it rains down so damn hard in this city
Don’t it cleanse our souls man
Don’t they shine pretty like a crown
In my sleepy little deathtoll-

Life and death beach guards
Helping anyone who wants to drown
In my sleepy little deathtoll-
Crash your cool cars kids and watch the citizens all gather round
In my sleepy little deathtoll town


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    General CommentYay! A beautiful song about my city, Perth. Everything is this song is spot on.
    Amélie_23on August 28, 2005   Link
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    General CommentYay! A beautiful song about my city, Perth. Everything is this song is spot on.
    Amélie_23on August 28, 2005   Link
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    General CommentYay! A beautiful song about my city, Perth. Everything is this song is spot on.
    Amélie_23on August 28, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is awesome i kant believe only 2 ppl havve written about it, this song is so happy its kool 2 listen 2
    thomasrobertson December 19, 2005   Link
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    General Commentsaw this band last night and they were awesome. Very relaxed spacey atmosphere,very charming frontman as well.
    Dressed2Depresson August 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentOh yeah and the song is about Perth
    Dressed2Depresson August 24, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti love this songgggggggggggggggggggggggggg.
    flyingsnailson February 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song, by one of Perth's most promising groups, paints such an accurate reflection of our city, an explanation of Perth for the outside world, the feeling of isolation, stillness, and the integration of the beach into our communal mentality.
    ladygregon November 02, 2008   Link

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