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New Year's Day (Automatic Writing)

by Future Boy

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Oh look at the time It's quarter to five I've got to go to the dep Please don't slip on the steps Even back in the day When I was a real player I couldn't catch her eye Believe me, I tried CHORUS Lonely moonshine Shiny lonely moon I hope you come home soon At nine o'clock last night I woke with a start I was sweating like mad But it's only a fad Last year about this same time I was green in the gills I took me some pills It was only gingivitus CHORUS A crumbly cookie couch Now that was just my imagination Maybe if I lay down I will be able to frown All the milk has gone sour But I still drink it It doesn't make me nauseaus I try to be cautious CHORUS X2
Quick, quick, before it runs out It's getting away from you there I don't mean to shout But I'm afraid of your reclining chair Look, there it goes across the yard Try not to get tangled in the ivy I know that your vision is hard But your liver is really quite lively CHORUS Hanging from the clothesline Dripping with pearls Lost in a dumpster My two baby girls If you follow it to a conclusion I think you'll find it makes sense And living alone in seclusion Is worse than a new picket fence Eat the meatballs right now I seasoned them my very own self They're formed from the heart of a cow And aged on the very top shelf CHORUS
Cavity 01:00
My tooth hurts I tried to pull it out but it was stuck I've got bad luck I always brush often But apparently I don't brush often enough My life is tough Take away candy It's obviously rotted my enamel away What a sad day I'll visit the dentist He'll lecture me about flossing and other dental hygene issues He offer me tissues He'll drill my tooth And he won't offer me novocain first because I deserve to suffer What a tough lover I'll show the filling To all of my friends and aquaintances so that they will be impressed After I'll rest
Seaman is dead Sing a song of sorrow He didn't get fed We'll bury him tomorrow His smile was so sweet His eyes always glimmered In heaven we'll meet For now I will simmer He spoke with such grace With precision and wit I remember his face A lopsided twit I know I forgot To feed him for weeks But it was not My intention A single tear I shed For his passing was sad My heart has now bled But my spirit is glad Long live the Seaman A fish with a face He was but a wee man With a wet embrace
Ice Skating 02:35
Wait wait wait I thought I said Didn't you understand me I wish you were dead CHORUS Touch the giblets Lick my chin Rub up against some leather Ice skating Please please please Go away right now No I can't talk I'm on the phone CHORUS Yes yes yes Of course I understand I speak english too Please stop speaking French CHORUS Up up up The temperature is rising I have a good thermometer I like mercury CHORUS
Ok, so I lied about being a man Look just be glad I'm still attracted to you No, I don't expect you to still go out with me But can we still sleep together? If you insist on going away At least take your smelly underwear with you I don't appreciate the way you soil the bed Especially when I have to sleep in it So, does my ambiguous sex make you uncomfortable I could wear a strap on to ease your mind If you'd just calm down for a second You'd see that it's actually a very interesting viewpoint Sure, kick me out if you want to I don't mind living on the street I can turn tricks for lots of money Not everybody is as uptight as you A year from now you'll see me and wonder How I survived in the street all alone But you'll be pushing a stroller with a kid in it And living with a well-off man I don't mind if you start wearing cardigans And sweatpants with buttons up the sides You can join the Rotary club for all I care It's certainly no skin off my nose Will you enjoy your bridge games at the home? I think you'll miss my mysterious pelvis It's my understanding most old men are incontinent Not that you care about the urinary tract
Dopey Soap 01:50
Skree skra in the mee maw Dump the sump pump You dopey soap I hope you are a kaleidescope Botch the swatch watch Meet and greet elite Mayors and soothsayers Please pass the ketchup Jitter and twitter Glitter for fitter sitters If it is a swift lift Sift a new sniff Keep up the hose Give me one of those He's not what I chose Stop wearing clothes Cats and bats with hats Kitten mittens Sit in the kitchen That would be bitchin Maybe we could go there Turn right at the light Duck under the bridge She won't move a smidge
You are lost to the world Your brain is oozing toast What was left of the cheese A red station wagon Don't leave the door open It's cold outside My mind is a meat locker Passion fruit is smelly CHORUS Even if you go away You come back after you leave You leave after you come back You return later Teach me how to read My syllable is missing A watch stopped ticking Please clean the table Yesterday was a nice thing Icicles on the balcony The cat puked on the sofa Germantown is a nice place CHORUS Leave the dishes for me I enjoy scrubbing bubbles Rinse off the skis I skinned my knees CHORUS
Hoidle 01:34
CHORUS You are all tartar sauce Dripping on the table Only the bad guys get killed Hoidle Hoidle Hoidle You guys are Hoidle animals They are square with a head It's not a giraffe or a dinosaur It's just a made up thing With a beak that goes up high And snaps at her from earth CHORUS You are Hoidle Hoidle All the ice the months All even in summer or in the spring or in the fall There's two, they never die, They never get old You are Hoidles CHORUS It can snap all the planets off earth Higher than earth Into outer space Higher than space The space the galaxy To the end of the galaxy Your necks get longer as you grow older You are Hoidles
Tinkertoys tell a tall tale Fudging fingers fiddle with me Please put away the pot It smells like snake CHORUS Make me mutatinous Marshmellow mush Meet my moot point What a nice joint Alliteration leaves little room Let's stop now Take the bark away Bite off the tip CHORUS Push button programming Television gum Chew on that you scoundrel CHORUS
Resolutions 01:57
Take a long trip to Hong Kong Build my own bong Get comfortable wearing a thong Write a new song Make carrots and peas Try a new cheese Cover my face when I sneeze Try not to freeze Buy a new crayon Wear lots more rayon Get my glasses to stay on Learn to use a bayonette Stab a few folks Learn some new jokes Hope my rich aunt croaks Start saying 'blokes' These are my resolutions
One More 01:23
One more for the road One more for the pasture One more for the little child Sleeping in my lap One more for the flag One more for my country One more for the fleas That torment my cat One more for the team One more for management One more for the cubicle That I love so much One more for the cops One more for the albatross One more for the mouse That lives in my house


This Album-A-Day was written and recorded between 3am and 11am on New Year's Day, 2005, after returning home from a New Year's Eve party. The lyrical style is inspired by an improvised song performed by one of the children at the party named Milo. He was almost 5. Some of the words of his song were written down and they appear on this album as the song Hoidle. All of the lyrics were written in the space of about 30 minutes in a semi-stream of consciousness way. The keyboard being used is a Rhodes Mark I Stage Piano, which I was baby-sitting for a friend of mine. It was fun to play, but kind of hard on my wrists.


released January 2, 2005


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