So I Said You Died

from ToRights by DeathBoy

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my moon goes down
your sun comes up
is your rhythm natural
or down to luck?

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hear their feet in the corridoor
hold my head down
life's become intolerable
now you're not around

when they came looking
I struggled for a lie
can't have been too convincing
they took me for a ride

so I said you died
so I said you died

they said you lived here
I said you'd gone
they called me a liar
I said they were wrong

showed me a photo
you and me, all smiles
said it proved I knew you
I said it's been a while

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I feel more peaceful now
if a little resigned
images all fade away
and leave me blind

and it gives me the shivers
recordings of your voice
asking for forgiveness
as if I had a choice

so I said you died
so I said you died

asking too many questions
in this interrogation
couriers carry clipboards
and demand information

I got lost in a paragraph
or was is something I signed?
left a promise on voicemail
lost my heart and my mind

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now they look at me funny
since you went away
on the edge of the pavement
at the end of the day

just a name on my credit cards
just bruise in my pride
never knew what to say to them
so I said you died

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we were in this together
must have done something wrong
so you wrote me a letter
so I sang you a song

now I'm counting the seconds down
till they knock down the door
turning up with the teargas
I'm not there anymore

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from ToRights, released November 6, 2008

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DeathBoy create a variety of electronic music. While best-known for their trademark dark and dirty industrial albums, they also release a variety of techno and ambient tracks. The music is characterised by breakbeats and basslines. Dark, electronic, vodka-fuelled misanthropy and twisted lyrics. DeathBoy cannot be destroyed by conventional weaponry. ... more

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