Little tornado
Bane of the trailer park
Lifting houses
To leave your mark

Little tornado
Noah can build his ark
But he will never
Disembark

Make it go faster
Baby, go faster
Make it go twice the speed
Of you and me

Little tornado
You and the hurricane
Close your eyes and
Go campaign

Make it go faster
Baby, go faster
Make it go twice the speed
Of you and me

Oh no, no, we don't
No, we don't know (No, no, no, we don't know)
No, no, no, we don't
No, we don't know (No, we don't, no, we don't know)
No, no, no, we don't
No, we don't know

Little tornado
Blew out the window pane
Left the inside
To the rain

Make it go faster
Baby, go faster
Make it go twice the speed
Of you and me

Oh no, no, we don't
No, we don't know (No, we don't, no, we don't know)
No, no, no, we don't
No, we don't know (No, we don't, no, we don't know)
Oh no, no, we don't
No, we don't know


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    General CommentA dark song. I thought it might be about an abusive guy - the destructive metaphor of the tornado in the trailer park hints that way - but I'm wondering now if it's the dying thoughts of a woman in an unhappy relationship, as she is killed in a storm. Or I'm way off - I just got the album a couple days ago.
    corichon July 23, 2008   Link
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    General CommentOK, trying to think of something creative to say about this unbelievable song . . . but can only say this . . . IT'S THE BEST SONG EVER PERIOD. Other songs are great . . . Imagine, American Pie, etc, but no song hits the emotional level of Pearl Jam's Black !!!
    dolfandanon July 23, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIt might be because Aimee's vocals sound especially maternal and forlorn in this song, but I'm getting the idea that we are hearing the perspective of a mother whose daughter is growing up and abandoning her as well as the trailer park way of life.
    OmnipotentGnaton October 21, 2014   Link

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