Now people say I'm jinxed
I got some kind of voodoo hex
Life is so complex
There's no telling what could happen next
Life on the edge,
Fuels the sickness in my head
It embeds the type of thoughts
That got a lot of brothers dead
The smarter brother knows
To keep his foes close
And I'm the type of brothers
That smarter than most
A cold hearted overdose
Of lyrical antidotes
The cure to make sure
My karma can't take me down
Up to the same old tricks
I wonder if I'll stick around

Is a penny really lucky
If you find it on the ground?
I can't figure it out
My karma crashing down
In the form of a black cloud

[Chorus: x2]
I've got a little black cloud,
That follows me
Everywhere I go
It takes over me

I'm sick
I've got an ill disposition
My intentions are pure
But there's a cure for my condition
My decisions
Put me in the wrong positions
Chasing pipe dreams
Of fame and recognition
The Epic
Not only a name
A definition
My game remains no matter the pain
I stay a charmer
The Don of Karma
I navigate like the Dalli Lama
I ain't a saint
But I've got joi de vie
And I'm the one to blame
If the cloud rains on me
I can't complain about it
Or even let regret
Provoke the energy it takes
For me to get upset

A bad boy since birth
So I can't forget
what goes around
Comes around
And it ain't got me yet
I've gotten wise in my age
And tame the treat of my rage
I've got allot to learn
And I've got money to spend
To pretend is reaping more
Than sewing ever could mend


Trade my torches for a dime
Black cloud's lifted for the light
The pressure's fading away now
A thousands cigarettes
Won't change the way we feel
The pressure's fading now
Can you bare the though of knowing truth?
Knowing truth?

I was rapping in the rain
Hoping that my luck would change
And if there's any truth
To all those all sayings
'Cause if I kill a spider
Would my house catch on fire?
If I walk under a ladder
Would it matter?
I tend to laugh
When a black cats cross my path
Break mirrors in half
Just to test the aftermath
Now here comes the rain
I protect my pain
Trying to make sense
Of these crazy things
I'm a diamond in the rough
Could I suffer enough?
I'm getting high for a living
Not giving a fuck
These hard times got me stuck
Stuck in a jam
Took time to master this
And the past
Is just a map to capture this
In the darkness
I'm force to adapt to this
I would change the past
If I could have one wish


Lyrics submitted by HoldURBreath

Black Cloud Lyrics as written by Bret Mazur Jay Gordon

Lyrics © CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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  • +2
    General CommentVerses kill the chorus; Orgy sucks balls.
    Truck101on September 29, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think this is prolly the best song i've heard by them. i really like it
    honestyormysteryon May 04, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYeah, it has the most meaning. love it
    King Nothingon June 01, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe song helped me through a really hard time, so its my favourite!
    kruemelon August 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI remember first hearing this song and it really stuck out from the rest of the album. Much of the other stuff is more pop- and mainstream oriented, but this is the song where they take the time to get really serious and talk about the darkness and heaviness that surrounds their lives. I think the line "a thousand cigarettes won't change the way we feel" is one of my favorites...out of everything I've heard from them, this song has the strongest and the most genuine feeling, and I really like that.
    lindyswingsteron October 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentumm Crazy Town is a cheesey band but I do like this song ALOT it could be Jay Gordon's vocals.
    cheren28on April 10, 2005   Link
  • -1
    General Commenti'm sorry i really hate this song. it's kind of fruity, compared to the rest of the cd. i love the words, but the way they sing it just doesn't fit in with the rest of the rap/rock cd. or maybe it's just because they sound like they're stoned, and i haven't been in a while. :(
    XDiablox666Xon June 22, 2003   Link
  • -1
    General Commentfruity ? 0_o right . anyhow , ok song . better than there other shitty songs..
    Matchb00k Romanceon April 24, 2004   Link
  • -2
    General CommentThis song rocks coz of the Orgy's help in it :P Amir Derahk and Jay Gordon made this track superb
    WiredGeekon August 28, 2006   Link

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