"Take Ecstasy with Me (Magnetic Fields cover)" as written by and Stephin Merritt....
You used to slide down the carpeted stairs
Or down the banister
You stuttered like a kaleidoscope
'Cause you knew too many words
You used to make gingerbread houses
We used to have taffy pulls

Take ecstasy with me, baby
Take ecstasy with me

You had a black snowmobile
We drove out under the northern lights
A vodka bottle gave you those raccoon eyes
We got beat up just for holding hands

Take ecstasy with me, baby
Take ecstasy with me


Lyrics submitted by Mellow_Harsher

"Take Ecstasy with Me" as written by Stephin Merritt

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    General CommentThose are the lyrics to the Magnetic Fields version, but they definitely aren't the lyrics to the !!! cover.
    dd59714on October 06, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is awesome.
    "We could be happy just listening to your pulse" favorite line.
    aboutaprettysunseton March 22, 2006   Link
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    General Comment!!!'s version of this song nails the experience of rolling. Dead on.
    misterhipsteron May 21, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI like the original, but this is pretty great too. It's a lot happier than the Magnetic Fields', I think.
    elleonon September 12, 2006   Link
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    General CommentSuch a good and different take on the original. !!! are nuts.
    kruschon October 06, 2007   Link
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    General Commentugh. it makes me sad when covers have different lyrics. i definitely prefer the original. not a !!! fan i guess.
    pirate-sammyon August 02, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI like the lines where we 'get beat up just holding hands' and 'be happy listening to your pulse'
    really capture the crest of that E-wave.

    I reckon it's hard to capture words to describe those feelings and that's not a bad effort.

    Now I gotta go listen to Magnetic Fields version.

    shockdelicaon May 16, 2009   Link
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    General CommentGood thing I got here after these lyrics were corrected, Mellow Harsher, or this would have been strike two for copy pasting different lyrics to a cover. You got lucky this time.
    artsluton August 05, 2009   Link

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