Flogging the horses
Report in the office
Camels walking free
Drinking honey tea

Flogging the horses
Report in the office
Camels walking free
While they're drinking honey tea
Let's encourage the freedom of speech
Then kill it with a bullet down on its knees
Rampant remains, shattered in disdain
Your work is gone, the trauma lives on
Rampant remains, shattered in disdain
Your work is done, the trauma lives on

Let chickens escape their torturous fate
Let the eagles fly in the wild
Let knowledge be learnt from the chosen child (jesus)
Wait for something wild
You talk of the sane, so show is the way
This world is ours to feed
But then you open the door and
Everyone hits the floor
Why should these people bleed?

No sign of the boots
To free and to loot, all they can see
We travelled so far, we travelled so far
Boots on the loose, goose in a noose
Why all this envy and hate?
Shape me a tooth, to replace like a spoof
Still it looks real all the same
Still it looks real all the same

Let apes roam free
Let people be (let people be)
What they are and are
Nine to to five ain't the same in the wild
Nine to to five ain't the same in the wild
Nine to to five ain't the same in the wild

Let apes roam free
Let people be (let people be)
What they are and are
Nine to to five ain't the same in the wild
Nine to to five ain't the same in the wild
Nine to to five ain't the same in the wild

Washed up crows and unwashed clothes
The mile isn't done 'til you run through the hum
Empty shoes drowned by those fools
All together, bitter weather
It's the same as ever, it's the same as ever, when is never?
(Pecking, pecking) this week we weep
Then back asleep we fall
Into the same old shoe
Into the same old shoes, you fall into
The same old shoe
You fall into the same old shoe





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    General Commentit sounds to me like its on about animal cruelty
    rob_sandersonon December 14, 2006   Link
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    General Commentall the references to animal cruelty- isn’t mikee just using them to show how caged humans are in a modern life style, as in we cant be what we are and are
    abre_los_ojoson January 16, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyea i think mikee's is saying we are caged by society. with the "9-5" schedule of working life.

    why cant we be like the animals is an ironic question, because even the animals are caged themselves in zoos!

    i think the outro bit describes how we walk through life and how much society has taken it up. and clings to our path in life so much that our shoes are taken off and drowned!

    saying it puts us in our place and doesnt let us adventure/discover.

    i think shoes can also be described in the way society forces us to walk their way of life by us moving unfreely like a puppet.

    there i'm done

    it (the hum) slows us down
    davidovon May 13, 2007   Link

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