"Black Swan" as written by and Thomas Edward Yorke....
What will grow crooked, you can't make straight
It's the price that you gotta pay
Do yourself a favor and pack you bags
Buy a ticket and get on the train
Buy a ticket and get on the train

Cause this is fucked up, fucked up
Cause this is fucked up, fucked up

People get crushed like biscuit crumbs
And laid down in the bitumen
You have tried your best to please everyone
But it just isn't happening
No, it just isn't happening

And it's fucked up, fucked up
And this is fucked up, fucked up
This your blind spot, blind spot
It should be obvious, but it's not.
But it isn't, but it isn't

You cannot kick start a dead horse
You just crush yourself and walk away
I don't care what the future holds
Cause I'm right here and I'm today
With your fingers you can touch me

I'm your black swan, black swan
But I made it to the top, made it to the top
This is fucked up, fucked up

You are fucked up, fucked up
This is fucked up, fucked up

Be your black swan, black swan
I'm for spare parts, broken up

Lyrics submitted by black_cow_of_death, edited by lightnlogic

"Black Swan" as written by Ian Alexander Smith Brad Germain

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    General CommentUnfortunately "hippy morons" are not in the majority except when it comes to groups such as "fans of left-wing, socially-conscious musicians/bands" (that shouldn't really be in quotation marks but it helps to define the sentence).

    And I don't see how someone is a "hippy moron" if they are merely concerned with the fact that the human race is unlikely to be in existence in 20 years time if we keep going the way we currently are. I prefer the term "sensible, logical people" to the term "hippy morons" as it is far closer to the truth. So take some acid and chill out with a big spliff man, that way you can at least momentarily forget about the ticking time-bomb that is this planet.......(!!!) ha, blah...spa
    badgeon July 30, 2006   Link

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