This Is the Place

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Red Hot Chili Peppers are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1983. The group's musical style primarily consists of rock with an emphasis on funk, as well as elements from other genres such as punk rock and psychedelic rock. Live, they incorporate many aspects of jam rock due to the impr… more »

This is the place where all 
The junkies go 
 Where time gets fast 
But everything gets slow 

Can I get some Vaseline 
Step into a modern scene 
Take a chance of that 
 Which seems to be 
The making of a dream 

I don't want to do it 
Like my daddy did 
I don't want to give it 
To my baby's kid 

This is my calling 
I said my darling 
Shocking, appalling 
All I can do to you
 Hammers are falling 
I said my darling 
Shocking, appalling 
All I can do to you

This is the place  Where all the devils plead
 Their case to take from you
What they need

Can I isolate your gene
Can I kiss your dopamine 
In a way I wonder 
If she’s living in a magazine 

I don’t want to say it
If it isn’t so
I don’t want to weigh it
But I’ve got to know

This is my calling 
I said my darling 
Shocking, appalling 
All I can do to you
 Hammers are falling 
I said my darling 
Shocking, appalling 
All I can do to you

Ooh
Ooh
I saw you out there yesterday
What did you want to say
A perfect piece of DNA  Caught in a flashing ray
I caught you out there in the fray
What did you want to say
A masterpiece of DNA  Caught in a flashing ray

Can I smell your gasoline 
Can I pet your wolverine 
On the day my best friend died
I could not get my copper clean

I don’t want to take it up
With Little Joe
I don’t want to fake it
But I've got to know

This is my calling 
I said my darling 
Shocking, appalling 
All I can do to you
 Hammers are falling 
I said my darling 
Shocking, appalling 
All I can do to you

I am a misfit 
I’m born with all of it
The fucking ultimate
Of love inside the atom split 

I’m in a flash ray
A mash of DNA  Another poppin’ Jay
Who thinks he’s got
 Something to say

Ooh
Ooh

Written by: MICHAEL BALZARY, JOHN FRUSCIANTE, ANTHONY KIEDIS, CHAD SMITH

Lyrics © MoeBeToBlame

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