"Premarital Sex" as written by and Daniel Johnston....
First you say you will
Then you say you won't
Then you say you're waiting for that special someone
You will have some day
It's guilty temptation
Adolescent lust
Now you've got more than pimples popping out

First you say that you will
But you know you won't
But you gotta get your thrill
Don't look at me
Go ahead and take the pill
Premarital sex


At the place that I work
The guys are always talking
About sexual delights
And pleasures of the flesh
You can get it plenty
You can get it nice
You can get it anywhere at anytime
If you pay the price

First you say that you will
But you know you won't
But you gotta get your thrill
Don't look at me
Go ahead and take the pill
Premarital sex




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"Premarital Sex" as written by Daniel Johnston

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    General CommentGood, oft-forgotten tune from Songs of Pain. I like how the recording at the beginning (not sure if it's from a movie or TV show or other) is an allegory of the music Johnston chose to accompany the lyrics, as the lyrics themselves are about as self-explanatory as you can get. Although if he had included a scene from a movie/TV show where a teenage girl discovers she's pregnant or a bunch of guys are talking about sex, it would've been pretty funny I'm sure.
    thirsty_thursdayon January 16, 2010   Link
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    General CommentJust some corrections and filling in of blank spots.. btw does anyone know what the sample at the beginning is from? Please let me know if you do: iphisthesolipsist@gmail.com - subject: Daniel Johnston, please. I'd be very grateful if anyone knows. I'm watching old Twilight Zone episodes hoping it's from that lol.

    "Oh, Mr. Macorick?" (Mr. Lacord?)
    "Yes?"
    "Is there an organ in the house?"
    "An organ?"
    "Yes. When I was on the phone with Gracy last night I heard this weird organ music."*
    "...Well perhaps you heard the, uh, wind howling in the trees."
    "Well that's what I thought at first, and then... when the lights went out and I was looking for candles, I heard it again, coming from upstairs."
    "Sometimes Ms. Lenfield leaves the radio on, perhaps that's what you heard."*
    "Perhaps, Goodnight."*
    "Goodnight."
    [pause]
    "(sigh)... Mr. Macorick? ... Did you ever see 'Phantom of the Opera'?"

    First you say you will
    Then you say you won't
    Then you say you're waiting for that special someone
    You'll wed* some day
    It's guilty temptation
    Adolescent lust
    Now you've got more than just*,
    pimples popping out

    First you say that you will
    But you know you won't
    But you gotta get your thrill
    Don't look at me
    Go ahead and take the pill
    Premarital sex

    At the place that I work
    The guys are always talking
    About sexual delights,
    pleasures of the flesh
    You can get it plenty
    You can get it nice
    You can get it anywhere at anytime
    If you pay the price

    First you say that you will
    But you know you won't
    But you gotta get your thrill
    Don't look at me
    Go ahead and take the pill
    Premarital sex
    thesnarkon July 22, 2010   Link

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