Now I'm popping a few
In the morning dew,
Do the monkey wrench.

On a Persian bench
It's a teenage night
And the vampires are right

And I want to lay my lips
On your explosive mouth

Picked up Kenny
At an art deco deli
And Zero he's a cat
With an automated hat
And I need to be free of all the
Fantasies I hide in

And I want to lay my lips on
Your explosive mouth

It's a shame for man to hide
All the things that do survive
From his past

When I jump on your horse
I gallop a course
And howl like a wolf
And I drink up the sky
And I beat on my chest
Just to punk up the rest

But I want to lay my lips
On your explosive mouth

It's a shame for man to hide
All the things that do survive
From his past


Lyrics submitted by oofus, edited by thedjb

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    This is a very cool song with a sound far ahead of its time. According to legend, Bolan refused to tune his guitar for this session leading the lead and rhythm guitars to be at a slightly different pitch. According to Tony Visconti, when he pointed this out to Marc, Bolan replied "My guitar's not out of tune, your ears are faulty!"

    thedjbon January 19, 2014   Link
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    some of the best lyrics by them tbh. it makes me ssiiiiinng :)

    bansheenoiseon March 22, 2007   Link

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