So there’s this kid called Donnie Darko, he’s a schizophrenic teen
And this aeroplane engine falls through his roof and lands where he’s just been
But it’s cool cos he’s out sleepwalking – as is his habit
Engaged in apocalyptic discourse with this freaky six-foot rabbit

You see our Donnie on reality doesn’t have a firm hold
The rabbit teaches him about time travel and wormholes
He burns down Patrick Swayze’s house cos the rabbit tells him to
He shags a chick called Gretchen and the rabbit shows him what to do
They throw a wicked Halloween party, with 80’s tunes and beer
Then they hop on their bikes and ride through the night and that’s when things get weird

The rabbit’s drunk behind the wheel, and Gretchen cops a car-full
So Donnie takes out his gun and shoots the rabbit through the eyeball
Then he carries his girlfriend’s body up the hill above his town
And watches as the parallel universe he’s been living in tumbles down

Then using telekinesis he rips an engine off this plane
And is sucked back through the wormhole and he’s back at the beginning again
So when the jet comes through the ceiling, he’s tucked up in his bed
And life is back to normal, except that Donnie Darko’s dead

This film’s an examination of time and space and psychosis
And a very good example of why they developed myxomatosis

Lyrics submitted by Richard2468

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    General Commentvery obviouse really. he wrote it for the movie donnie darko. (which by the way is the 3rd most bought movie in Australia) its a great song, the video clip for it is hilariouse this is the link… ENJOY!
    butterfly_girl9on March 02, 2008   Link

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