"Get Innocuous" as written by and James Jeremiah Murphy....
home - home in the late-night
and away - away in the half-life
except saturday - crushed by the boring
until played and plagued by the tourists again

when once you had believed it
now you see it's sucking you in

to string you along with the pretense
and pave the way for the coming release

alone and prone in the half-light
and late- late to the real-life
if you will find a way into the gold rush
you will stay until the morning comes
you will normalize
don't it make you feel alive


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    General CommentYou will normalize! Don't it make you feel alive?
    Get Innocuous... like a factory tape player

    this song is about the rat race in NYC (knowing Murphy) and its dirty little habit of turning interesting and vibrant people into mindless automatons through the pursuit of wealth status and 2.5 children.
    chowfun18on October 07, 2007   Link
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    General Commentright on panda, the GTA4 ad is great and this song compliments it hugely. Lets face it the vocals c.4.10-4.30 that set this puppy up but it's the contrast with the murky, distorted vox and almost industrial track that makes it stand out imo.

    The only reason I really bovvered to say anything though is because this is Underworld all over. If you like this song and the sound as a whole you should love everything Underworld has done until Darren Emerson left.

    Underworld were amazing but I am from Essex
    Manciniyoon May 08, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThe song is addictive, I can hardly understand what's said but I like it
    MoRoCCo6on July 06, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti have fuck all idea what these lyrics means but it makes me happy listening to this album as a starter song, albums is A+ btw give it a few tries and ull fall in love with it :]
    dannypolicarpoon September 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI can't believe there's only two comments on this song!! This is by far my most favorite song on what is an absolutely incredible album!! I just saw them in New York last weekend with Arcade Fire. They opened with this song and it was a-fucking-mazing!!
    uncletrosson October 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI've been familiar with some other LCD SS music before, but the first time I heard this was in the GTA4 TV ad in the UK. Good stuff, great groove to it. Similar to some Underworld in the mid 90s, but still unique.

    Also, the very end strings remind me greatly of "Lux Aeterna" from the 2001 soundtrack.
    ordinarypandaon April 19, 2008   Link
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    General CommentAnyone else notice how the bassline has been pretty much nicked from Kraftwerk's 'We are the robots'? Great tune though.
    mtsvelikon June 23, 2008   Link
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    General Comment@mtsvelik: i too noticed the massive similarity :P kraftwerk ftw.
    SiviLon July 08, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIs it just me that hears.. "you Can normalize" as opposed to "will"... ?
    I just love how all the songs on this album blend so seamlessly into each other. Love this.
    LemonJelly3on September 04, 2008   Link
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    General Commentyeh it's 'you can't normalise' i think.
    i think the song is about only having one chance to make it big, to have your fifteen minutes,
    and if you make it big, it really will only be short lived and then you're faced with the personal struggle of accepting normality again.
    nohigginson June 01, 2010   Link

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