Old green fairy, what you’ve done to me
I see Lucy in the sky telling me I’m high
I went out for some milk three days ago
I met Dalм in the street, he knocked me off my feet
Now I start to see that all’s not well
There’s policemen in my bed telling me I’m dead
If only I could show them what I’ve seen
I’ll have to take you down below where insects run the show
Sound and vision turning inside out
The lines make you look older then you’re gone

And everyday I got someone bringing me down
I got the eyes of a madman, I’m chasing round
How does it feel to live your life where nothing is real?
So just send me down the river

The neighbours say that I need locking up
Well it wouldn’t be a first to want me in a hearse
No one sleeps for I am still awake
Pass me over La Fee Verte, I’ll give you all a scare
Dogs in handbags, everyone’s a star
You look behind your eyelids then you’re gone

And everyday I got someone bringing me down
I got the eyes of a madman, I’m chasing round
How does it feel to live your life where nothing is real?
So just send me down the river
I’m not gonna wait for tomorrow
I just look back and wait for a sign
And I’m not gonna celebrate my freedom
So just send me down the river
Na-na-na, na-na-na-na-na, na-na-na, na-na-na-na
Na-na-na, na-na-na-na-na, na-na-na, na-na-na-na
And everyday I got someone bringing me down
I got the eyes of a madman, I’m chasing round
How does it feel to live your life where nothing is real?
So just send me down the river


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    Song MeaningThe meaning of this song relates to the mental state you get in from drinking large quantities of "La Fee Verte" - "The Green Fairy" - "ABSINTHE!!!"
    craiga76on September 20, 2011   Link
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    General Commentobviously it talks about the effects of the absinthe but this song is also a tribute to the beatles!! see the 2nd verse and the melody: it remeinds me of 'strawberry fields forever','across the universe','i am the warus' and other songs.. anyway good song!
    giu318on February 06, 2012   Link
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    General CommentThis song, as mentioned by others before, id about the effects absinthe can have on you. It has a feeling of escapism, disconnecting from this world and simply dying in the end. It is also their tribute to some- Reference of Lucy, as in The Beatles' song 'Lucy With A Sky Full Of Diamonds', along with the psychedelic feel. And then referring to Dalí, which happens to be Mr. Sergio Pizzorno's favourite cartoon character (or comedian? ).
    Zeneoon September 23, 2013   Link

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