Once upon a crime, with the radio on I was trampled underfoot
By the prince far guard broadcasting
To your living room two miles from bangledesh
I will walk your rope without that safety net this member is dismembered
But who still remembers that we're all pretenders

Watch your step because the mule is an empty
Because the mule is free

Fifth time on the mission
Her volcano erupted so respect equal's embarassment testasterone coward
i' m ashamed to be a pig amongst the pork
That fights the war against the wounded
And disabled the life I've encountered

Take the time dont you hold your breath
Cuz as the years pass by we turn blue
You can't be absolute within the obsolete
So don't whisper and murmur like a fool
Pick a card from the shuffling base
But all your kings and queens are gone
So how the hell do you expect to swim in all your filthy cesspool of psalms

Motel coffin deposit, down and out on 6th st. a la japan

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    This song is amazing. it really shows cedrics vocal range
    redefyneon March 29, 2005   Link
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    listen to the mrs volta, then you`ll really know
    RyanMurphyon April 16, 2005   Link
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    RyanMurphyon April 16, 2005   Link
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    BTW in the beginning of the song he says "There's a place I call home And It's not there anymore"
    harumscxarumon March 27, 2006   Link
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    What's the chorus of this song? I can't make out the words in the beggining of the chorus.
    paletaon April 13, 2006   Link
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    ^haha thats funny, i love the mars volta though....theyre both cedric dont hate
    xtuffxon September 27, 2008   Link
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    Mars Volta showing off his vocal skill? I laugh at such an idea, it's just a shell of what Atdi was, can't stand that stuff ERRRR SCRATCHHH BACKMASKINGGGG ERRR SPANISH WORDS...I just wrote a Mars Volta song! I better copyright it before they get their hand on it!...amazing song true atdi!
    Blink0on April 10, 2007   Link

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