"Real Child of Hell" as written by and John Doe Exene Cervenka....
Men of flesh hitch a ride shorts and tans and greasy thighs at night drive into slimy bars and piss it out on our front yards they're looking in our window now real child of hell nobody's seen him real child of hell nobody knows what shape she takes st paddy's day, old irish man shamrocks painted on his face mumbles warnings from ireland in the back I sense a fight and that old man has done his deed real child of hell nobody's seen him real child of hell nobody knows what shape he takes this stage I'm on gets repossesed by vigilantes acting bored the mindless fan wants my dress and I can't tell which one is worse and I can't see the cursing child real child of hell nobody's seen him real child of hell nobody knows what shape she takes







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"Real Child of Hell" as written by John Doe Exene Cervenka

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    General CommentThe X documentary "The Unhead Music" shows John Doe in the writing process for this one. In it, he states:

    "I was inspired by a guy named Robert P. Williams, a blues guy. And he said 'no man or woman knows what trouble really is in this world', and I took it to mean [that] it could always get worse. And that's the sort of thought you can never really identify true trouble or the blues or whatever because always it can go further.

    "And so the song's about the real child of hell, which you never really see. You're in a bar, or you're in some place, and something strange starts happening, and then all of a sudden you feel like that thing is there, that real child of hell is there, and causing this thing, working its evil way. You turn around to look for it and you can't see it. Turn around to get and it's not there."
    porcineon December 30, 2013   Link

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