"Little Faces" as written by Stewart Armstrong Copeland, Les Claypool and Trey Anastasio....
In the dawn
When my toes are cold
They spread their little trinkets on the ground
In the hall
By the closet door
They creep into my bed without a sound
On a cube
In a plastic egg
A hundred fabric figures in a pile
See them march
Toward me in a line
And dance across the floor in single file

Little faces keep no track of time
Little faces speaking out in rhyme
Little faces smiling in my mind

Tiny doors
For walking through
While sticky fingers clutch forbidden things
And the phone
For talking through
They often pull the cable when it rings
Sinking ships
On a foamy sea
That roll and tumble slowly from
the motion of their filthy
Little hands
Their little hands

Little faces keep no track of time
Little faces speaking out in rhyme
Little faces smiling in my mind

In the dark
When their eyes are wide
They listen to the secrets that I tell
In a ball
On their tiny beds
Or beneath them where the shadow people dwell
And the moon
Beams that split the night
Leave bars of yellow pasted on their faces
As they drift into a dream
In a dream

Little faces keep no track of time
Little faces speaking out in rhyme
Little faces smiling in my mind


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"Little Faces" as written by Stewart Copeland Les Claypool

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    General CommentAs I understand it theres a current rumor stating that the song was conjuerd up the same way lucy in the sky with dimonds was. As the story goes I belive it was Les who's son told him this imaginative story of The Little Faces, Les loved the imaginative idea and drafted an idea of the figment creatures; later to be further developed into a song mostly due to the work of Trey. Theres another addition to the tale, the claims rthe child singing in the last momments of the song is Les's child singing the original story, or so it is told.
    GreenAndyon February 27, 2006   Link
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    General Commentlittle faces = sperm?
    juliog.juarezon July 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentLucy in the sky with diamonds was obviously an acid trip that's just something they made up, the picture Julian gave John Lennon isn't very closely connected to the song Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds. It's possible you are right about this one but it's problem an acid trip again or something
    SherlockHolmeson May 06, 2007   Link
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    General Commenthe is talking about children... i would think, his own.. since they "creep into his bed without a sound"..

    lol.sperm....
    LisIsFreshon January 01, 2011   Link

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