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Billie and my friend the saint,
You're perfect in so many ways,
But you never looked hard
at a fetus in a jar
you never saw your mama change.

And this wonderland of spite,
Does not shine into your night,
Like widows are seen
As stigmatised beings,
Who ought to have second chance.

And hurricanes spin
Like debutantes in a trance.

Sue the fortune-teller,
Rue the rising tide,
General Washington,
patented that skull,
Throw him out.

Ship that hollandaise,
Feel the heart fell of touch
See the longer you tease,
The stronger the needs,
The highs and the fruit are long.

Up to the one a kid,
Call the bluff when the money's in,
You're a hungry matron,
And you are just what I need,
I was tired of the best years of my life.

Sue the fortune-teller,
Rue the rising tide,
General Washington,
Patented that skull,
Throw him out.


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  • +1
    General Commentwow. this is one of the best if not the best off the album, and its sad to see so many obviously wrong lyrics...
    thedrizzleon March 09, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commentam i the only one who's bothered with the chorus? the way it takes a 180 degrees turn is very disturbing, and for some reason not in a very good way.
    heartbeats_xxxon August 07, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI can't believe no-one has commented on this song. I especially like the beginning of the song and it's probably my favourite track off Terror Twilight.
    gdson August 26, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is my favorite from that album, too.
    pinkgloveon October 05, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbillie is about billy graham, and i believe at least partially about his relationship with pope john paul II.
    iamjustanoteon February 12, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think it's a boy who got some minor errors (heh) when his mother gave birth to him in the way when they cut the stomach (whats it called? seizers cross or something) and its about telling this kid that life is great and that he's special in so many ways
    alas.awayon March 16, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentalas.away, it is called "caesarean." i agree with heartbeats on the chorus. it doesn't fit with the rest of the song
    pandora_ash_avalieon July 31, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentalas.away, it is called "caesarean." i agree with heartbeats on the chorus. it doesn't fit with the rest of the song
    pandora_ash_avalieon July 31, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment'Up to the one a kid,
    Call the bluff when the money's in,
    You're a hungry matron,
    And you are just what I need,
    I was tired of the best years of my life...' ...is great. just the right doseages of hope and ennui in his voice and lyrics. 'i was tired of the best years of my life' is as weary a line as i've ever heard.
    a m droneson January 27, 2008   Link
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    General Comment'Up to the one a kid,
    Call the bluff when the money's in,
    You're a hungry matron,
    And you are just what I need,
    I was tired of the best years of my life...' ...is great. just the right doseages of hope and ennui in his voice and lyrics. 'i was tired of the best years of my life' is as weary a line as i've ever heard.
    a m droneson January 27, 2008   Link

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