"Killed By The Boom" as written by and Finn Andrews....
He stared at the skyline with a look of avarice
he smelled the diesel of a passing train
he fell with both hands still in his pockets
killed by the boom and washed away

Oh no what a tragedy
say what you want about him
I say goddamn

He wasn't no drug dealer momma
he was a dancer
with the dull eyes of a steer and a lions mane
bear me no public opinion it never answers
whatever intuition cannot explain.


Oh no what a tragedy
say what you want about him
I'll say goddamn

No recognition by the state nor senate
no epitaph to sing aloud his sweet name
no fourteen stations and the nineteenth sonnet
he weren't no wealthy man but he was a man all the same


Oh no what a tragedy
say what you want about him
Oh no what a fucking tragedy
say what you want about him
I say goddamn

It weren't the rain that killed him
and it weren't his muddy ears
it weren't the rain that killed him
he was killed by the boom

he was killed by the boom


Lyrics submitted by UncleJoe

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    General CommentI thought that this was a really 'new' sound for The Veils. Obviously they pulled it off incredibly, as per usual. I'm not sure, but I got the impression that this song was about a working class man, who died? If a world leader dies then people make a fuss, writing 'sonnets' and the like. That's the way I took it anyway.
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    TwistedAgainon April 11, 2009   Link

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