No hope for the village, no hope for the village
There's a merchant in our midst and with a barrel fist
He's coloured every surface, he's slapped up a portrait
And yes, it is his own! He's gonna take your home!
Have you seen our visitor? Look! Over the treetops!
Newly conjured erections are making him a killing
And Richmond St. is illing, so the graduates are willing
To buy in to the pillage, now there is no hope for the village

Prisoners, be silent, be silent and be sharp

When he was a young man, he conjured up a firemare
And burnt off both his eyebrows and half a head of hair
And then as an apprentice, he took a Drowish mistress
Who bestowed upon his youthfulness a sense of Champagne Chic
Oh seduction, his seduction to the world of construction
Now his mind will start to wander when he's not at his computer
Now his massive genitals refuse to co-operate
And no amount of therapy can hope to save his marriage

Prisoners, be silent, be silent and be sharp
Can you hear them talking? Listen through the wall:

Nothing to do, nothing to do
Living rent-free is boring me
Got no use for my PE Degree
Got no use for my pedigree

I feed you every morning and ask so little
Hedi Slimane
But you belittle all the work that I do
And Agnes B
When you take that walk without permission
I'm not content
I'm not defensive, I'm just saying this cause I love you
I'm not content
You know I hate it when your friends are in the pool
Donna Karan
Old money stinks, send those faggots back to Forest Hill
And Kara Saun
Contentment? What contentment? I am bald and impotent
I'm not content
Is that what it's about? Oh honey, honey, shut your mouth
I'm not content


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    General CommentPossibly the most beautiful song of 2006. It'll be hard to top.
    Nodimaon April 12, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAgreed.

    I love the Kara Saun/Project Runway reference. These lyrics are straight from Owen, by the way.
    proposalson April 12, 2006   Link
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    General Commentone of my top favorite final fantasy songs. this guy is a master!
    stoplayinguitaron April 24, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti listen to the song on constant repeat. by far my favourite off the new album. it's a really good burn too. read here - goodhodgkins.com/

    owen is hilarious.
    mrxsleazeon April 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentDoes anyone know where I could find sheet music for this? I'd love to be able to play this on the piano.
    scattered_miseryon June 12, 2006   Link
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    General CommentBased on Conjuration School of Magic.
    noseovertail711on September 04, 2006   Link
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    General Comment^in addition to Brad J. Lamb, of course.
    noseovertail711on September 04, 2006   Link
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    General CommentBrad J. Lamb interview: torontoist.com/archives/2007/01/…
    Andolusiaon January 11, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"Prisoners, be silent, be silent and be sharp
    Can you hear them talking? Listen through the wall:

    Nothing to do, nothing to do
    Living rent-free is boring me
    Got no use for my PE Degree
    Got no use for my pedigree"

    ^His voice is so angelic when he sings this.
    Sure, he struggles to hit the high notes, but his voice pierces your heart. This song sounds amazzingg live!
    annematronicalon October 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThe second I saw the song title I had to download it. I fucking hate those Brad J. Lamb adverts. fuck! I also have to give Owen props on the Hedi Slimane thing. ;)
    karaokepartybuson October 18, 2007   Link

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