A horse, a horse
My kingdom for a horse
Rattling on magnetic fields

Yes, I did use up
The last box of sparklers
Before they went bad
Got wet or decayed

Homecoming queen, homecoming queen

Teeth what were sharp
Is ground down and done
Our crooked spine becoming more brittle
What once grew straight
And tall toward the sun
Absorbing back down
To dirt like a sponge

Homecoming queen, homecoming queen
Homecoming queen, homecoming queen

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"Homecoming Queen" as written by Mark Linkous

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  • +1
    General Commenta horse, a horse
    my kingdom for a horse

    i know those lines are from richard III by Shakespeare, a tragedy.
    Boys_Like_Girlson January 12, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentoh, and also, this song was sampled in an old episode of popular.
    Boys_Like_Girlson January 12, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think this is the best one.
    comaspeedon December 05, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBeing the first song on their debut album, I wonder... could this song be where the band got their name? They talk about horses and sparklers, it's a longshot, but... :P
    Gorgeous song.
    Willboeon April 19, 2010   Link
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    My OpinionThat's exactly what I thought too Willboe, and I think you're right. It's sort of an introduction of the band I guess. I think from the up tempo songs "Cow" is their best one and for the slow burners nothing hurts quite as much as "Most Beautiful Widow in Town".
    iattbyhon May 26, 2010   Link

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