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They're Not Dreaming, They've Just Fallen Asleep (The Wal-Martian Song) Oh, to be back in the land of the hideous hipshake where wobbling warriors worship the false and the fake Yes, this is the land of the camouflaged cupcake where the queen of quirks can cause a coast-to-coast quake Some jelly-faced jerk's laughing too loud about his own juvenile joke Billboard Billy-Bob's grimly grinning for cancer-safe coke Colesterol Kathy brags about her cardiac condition and everybody's stretching for a stroke and as the sun goes down on vintage glory town lawnmowers and leaf blowers sing a noisy lullaby deep sleep drips from the bottom of the bad boy's sullen eye Switch to another show Turn the lights down low Don't go where the wal-martians go Here comes cruising Carol, she just can't concentrate there's a brand new babbling doll which she can't help but imitate as she's getting ready for her whip-cream candy-date the stench of stale fat makes her slurp and salivate in her carnival costume she's cool as real live bait Silly Sally shops at Uggly Muggly's, she's got a dream to maintain Lame Foot Liz, she's a real Miss Whiz when she's walking with her hurry-cane Ol' Jack Obese farts in his cart as he's rolling down meat bargain lane All the cash craving crew chew on cheap cheese and artificial grain and as the sun... You're always in with the in-sect, let yourself be bitten and stung Save your saviour, pray and pay, praise at the top of your lungs you don't have to know nothin' bout nothin' to say what's right and what's wrong Yes, you can act like a man on the label of a can in your most convenient store No need to go far in your over-sized car but you gotta let the engine roar Run for office, teach 'em what tough is, and end up going to war Pinhead patriots and passionate paraders will always vote for more and as the sun... Shake the maker, you can be sure there's a taker for any kind of unbelievable trash Life on screen, the shows, the news, the ads, all day and all night the addicts are licking mash while the league of fakers, ministers, lawyers, senators, law-breakers are busy in the back room counting cash Puritan morals rule, bigoted preachers drool, politicians fool you, in every nursery, every school they teach what life's all about: money, faith and food, money faith and food, money, faith and food …...
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Wet Shoes 05:11
Wet Shoes It’s early in the morning And I got my wet shoes on Yesterday the rain kept falling All day long I’ve been staggering through muddy waters Ever since the flood came down It’s early in the morning And I got my wet shoes on The ground’s getting soft and muddy I’m sinking where I stand If this rain keeps a- falling I gotta change my plans Storm clouds are piling up All over the land The ground’s getting soft and muddy I’m sinking where I stand I got my straw hat on I know it ain’t water proof Trash bags wrapped around me Makes me look like a goof The mud sticks like glue It’s getting hard to move I got my straw hat on I know it ain’t water proof It’s early in the morning And I got my wet shoes on Yesterday the rain kept falling All day long I’ve been staggering through muddy waters Ever since the flood came down It’s early in the morning And I got my wet shoes on
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Hot Chicken Soup I'm walking down a dead end street and you know that I'm a man who never turns around Will you follow me down to the water, Babe just to watch me drown Come here Mama lay all your charms on me take me in your arms only when that clock stops a-tickin' I can feel the joys of home Mama, you've got what I need so keep me in closed loop feed me hot chicken soup make me feel alright don't leave me chewing bones of cold turkey tonight So, you paint your sailboat in rainbow colours Let me tell you, Babe the river fell dry We got to walk to get to the sea Come here Mama... I don't care for cheap things cheap things are cheap I love to pay for the promise that you never keep Let me ride with you and we will go down so deep Come here Mama..
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One And Only 03:54
One and Only At ease with everything but myself standing between sun and wind confusing freedom and solitude exposed to the sky, burning my skin Leaving someone you couldn't touch is the strangest feeling of them all when the mind still is aching for what the heart has trouble to recall You are my one and only but you’re not the only one We’re in the middle of elusiveness… To make us feel less lonely the exchange of hurt has just begun In search of truth and a lover I found out what they mean by making friends While I was working undercover secret messages I failed to send So if there's nothing for us that was really, really meant to be I guess I have to take my aspirations and bury them in the deep dark sea You are my one and only but you’re not the only one We’re in the middle of elusiveness… to make us feel less lonely the exchange of hurt has just begun I can’t be standing on this cliff forever wishing I could leave here flying I will come to be your best friend or die trying
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Missing the Feel So, how are you? Haven’t heard from you in a long time Me. I’m just getting on Drifting between the ugly and the sublime Oh yes, it’s true I’d still give all I got for the perfect rhyme But all hope has gone It’ just my stubbornness working overtime Hey, won’t you tell me what’s the matter? Let me know why you are avoiding me Is ist that your entire world’s been shattered or is ist that you only see the silly boy in me? So, how are you? Have you found a place for you to hide? Me, well, I get along I still do a little living on the side But yes, it’s true I’m stuck here watching the rising tide It all went wrong but there’s still a couple of things I haven’t tried Hey, won’t you come here to get better? Let me know what has been haunting you Is it, that you’ve been puzzled by my letter or was it my confession that has been daunting you? If I tried to call we could sit all day in some café and watch the stray dogs bide and shiver All my time I pledge to sitting on the ledge but I’ll walk the edge to meet you half-way on the bridge across the dividing river Hey, won’t you try to be on my side? We've been fighting ghosts on our own too long Are you afraid of drowning in the high tide or do you think that all we try can only turn out wrong? Hey, I will miss you just wanted you to know, that’s all
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Sweetheart Blues Couldn’t sleep last night had you on my mind Couldn’t sleep last night had you on my mind I stood there watching the dawn clouds and the sun coming up behind I felt two hearts beating two voices calling from inside I felt two hearts beating two voices calling from inside I felt like I’d been taken on a two-lane ride Got a bird who whistles got a bird who sings Got a bird who whistles got a bird who sings That makes two birds all around me flapping their wings Let me call you Sweetheart Honey, when you call on me Let me call you Sweetheart Honey, when you call on me Ah, sweethearts we will find if sweethearts we will be

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The second album - including bonus track

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released May 1, 2012

Sara Rilling - viola
Rainer Fox - saxophones
Georg van Lichtenberg - electric guitar
Joey Stevenson - bass
Christiane Günther - vocals
Michael Wolpers - drums
Halfblind Henry - vocals, acoustic guitar, dobro

recorded at ToneVision Studio by Jörg Reinke
photography by Martin Bahr

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