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Neutral Milk Hotel

Neutral Milk Hotel was an American indie rock band formed by singer, guitarist and songwriter Jeff Mangum in the early 1990s. The band was noted for its experimental sound, obscure lyrics and eclectic instrumentation. more »

For I am an engine and I'm holding on
 Through endless revisions to state what I mean
For sweetness alone who flew out through the window 
And landed back home in a garden of green 

You're riding alone in the back of a steamer 
And steaming yourself in the warm shower spray
And water rolls on off the round captain's belly 
Who's talking to tigers from his cafeteria tray

And sweet babies cry for the cool taste of milking 
That milky delight that invited us all
And if there's a taste in this life more inviting 
Then wake up your windows and watch as those sweet babies crawl away
Oh oh dee dee dee dee dee dee dee dee


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