"No One Ever Does" as written by Saul Williams and Trent Reznor....
No one ever does
No one ever does

Memories are like promises that are seldom kept
Hence why Jesus wept
Every day we are torn away from the one we love
There's no God above

Only if you would spend your gift
To uphold the truth of just me and you
And we represent all the time we've spent getting to this day
There's no other way

Aren't we whom we claim to be the descendants of
Whom we place above?
We must place within and slowly begin to love

Oh, no one ever does
(No one ever does)
No one ever does
(No one ever does)

Oh, no one ever does
(No one ever does)
No one ever does
(No one ever does)

Suddenly who I thought was me was not me at all
And I feel so small
Sitting way beneath who I want to be
I don't want to be who I've grown to be

Only if I might somehow riff on the way before
Let it be some more
Lift me from this floor
If I can't walk I'll crawl to love

Oh, no one ever does
(No one ever does)
No one ever does
(No one ever does)

Oh, no one ever does
(No one ever does)
No one ever does
(No one ever does)


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"No One Ever Does" as written by Trent Reznor Saul Williams

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    General CommentAnother one of the original 14. The first thing that I wrote to the music was a poem called Pedagogue of Young Gods which Trent and I recorded one morning in Syracuse. It was a cool recording because we did it in one take at about 10 am and it really worked nicely. Later that day, my girlfriend broke up with me or rather said that she needed space. With the same music in my head I began listening to the piano line and writing very simply on top of it. I remember sitting in the dressing room, trying to hide my tears as I wrote. Honestly, I rape my emotional life for arts sake. I knew that what I was feeling was a bit melodramatic since it was actually a very clean, in fact beautiful, split, but it felt good to let out the emotion constructively. I think I recorded the song straight into my lap top first before sharing it with Trent and Atticus. CX was drinking beer in the background.
    -Saul Williams
    saulwilliams.com/cgi-bin/ubb/…
    laurelinwyntreon November 20, 2007   Link

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