There's a little child
Running around this house
And he never leaves
He will never leave
And the fog comes up from the sewers
And glows in the dark

Baby alligators in the sewers grow up fast
Grow up fast
Anything you want, it can be done
How did you go bad?
Did you go bad?
Did you go bad?
Some things will never wash away
Did you go bad?
Did you go bad?


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    General CommentThis title is the original title that was on the bootlegs when Radiohead played it live in the time between Ok Computer and the official release on Com Lag where it achieved the title Fog.

    This song is a parent's point of view, lamenting his child's loss of innocence. The first stanza is reminiscing the innocence of his/her child's childhood. The second is lamenting the child's fall from innocence. The child may or may not have been brought up in a ruff NY neighborhood. Fog represents memories.
    Yrwelcomeon July 19, 2013   Link

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