"Brainwash" as written by and Daniel Johnston....
Me and a friend went out one night
Walkin' in the street
We talked of God and the end of the world
I stuck my head in a fire hydrant

The night was cool. It was around the time that the bad ladies come out
While river rats broke windows and performed un-natural acts
We walked halfway across the town and sang in an amphitheater
Then we walked a little further and admired some graffiti

Dodging cars as we crossed the highway
We sure must have looked ugly
My shirt was soaked, the grass was wet
I stuck head in a fire hydrant

We talked of things in the Good Book
While there was a naked lady on TV
She had no care, she had no shame
She had little propellers on

My friend he said "I can't help
But look at this naked lady's body"
I said "dear friend you got a dirty mind
Stick yr head in a fire hydrant"

Earlier that evening
I went to a banquet
Hoping she might be there
But she wasn't so I went to this other girl's house
Who was freaked out on drugs

So later after that
After the first part of this song
On my way home I drove past this other girl's house
Who would not accept my calls

I noticed she had her light on
As I drove slowly by
I wondered if she noticed me
I stuck my head in a fire hydrant


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"Brainwash" as written by Daniel Johnston

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    General CommentThere is an incorrect lyric here.

    The copy-pasta lyric here incorrectly reads:

    "The night was cool. It was around the time that the bad ladies come out
    While river rats broke windows and performed un-natural acts."

    The correct ending lyric is "While river rats broke windows and performed a natural act" i.e. sex, as in, "it was nighttime and we came upon rats that were copulating in the privacy of darkness". quite the opposite of "un-natural acts".
    djnikyleeon September 19, 2013   Link

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