A Picturesque Description of a Ballroom Underwater

by Mandelion

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released April 21, 2012



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Track Name: A Picturesque Description of a Ballroom Underwater
Everything is blue,
We're underwater I think
And we're on our way toward a city
She turns the music volume up in our submarine
Her hair is dark and her eyes are pretty

Dolphins wave through the window
The mermaids are jealous of her legs

Dancing on the ocean floor
Dancing on the ocean floor
Moving on the ocean floor
Dancing on the ocean floor

A celebration and a careless smile
Suddenly the Ocean King is putting us on trial
He wants me to marry his daughter, I think
But I'm in love with the last human being
Track Name: Hearts on the Wind
I've been sitting on my roof in the middle of the night
Thinking I'm wrong, but feeling I'm right
There's something about the swing of the moon and the tide
That makes young men wonder and young women cry
They don't know where they're going
They don't know where they've been
They're just watching their hearts blow away on the wind

Hearts on the wind,
Hearts on the wind
There they go--They're flying away
But where we're headed, not one of us can say

A clockwork cat whose eyes won't close
He's got rings on his fingers and bells on his toes
While the pretty lady's got his fiddle in hand
And she's rocking to the rolling of the blue boy's band
I've been watching jets fly across this coffee-stained sky
I know I can't catch them, but still I try

So roll down your windows, and hit the gas
Your future is now, and your past is past
Living for the loving of the sea and the sky
The rolling of the earth and the wind whipping by
The only thing better than not knowing you're wrong
Is knowing that you were right all along
Track Name: Tulsa 1984
Well, thats the end of that story, and I guess it leaves you with kind of a funny feeling. You must be asking yourself--"Well, why would he tell a story like that?". Well because it leads up to the question that I want to ask you, specifically, What in the World are you doing here, anyway? What in the name of heaven compels you to come to a place like this, submit yourself to this kind of Vince Lombardy, Ra Ra kinda emotional deal... Don't you see what they're trying to do here, they're trying to pump you up with a lot of hot air. Which can lead you to busting your ass, and ending up in a funny farm somewhere....
Track Name: Hennis Dopper
Hey Raymond? You get enough beer for Ben too.

What kind of beer do you like?


Heineken! Fuck that shit! PABST BLUE RIBBON!!!!