(1-2-3-4) And you wanna know what is And also what is not Don't you, girl? It's an independent life And you want to see your eyes Reflected in the world So you go down 4th to Blanchard and to right on Roq la Rue Past the Crocodile Then you slide down 4th again Where the Claremont used to be CLA-REM-ONT Then you find the Uzbek warlord You collide with Tamerlane His teeth are brown Oh he doesn't speak he prods you Then he says a burning train is back in your hometown Then you roll down Denny Way past the pink rotating elephant EXP And you say well come what may Now I'm in my element I'm where I ought to be But Tamerlane is hot He's mounted on the elephant The coffee's on the boil And he says, what have you got? You say I don't have anything He says you must have oil So you wanna know what is and also what is not Don't you girl? It's an independent life and you want to see your eyes reflected in the world Look out baby Seven men are on their way Seven sets of appetites have got to be appeased today Ignorance comes first then comes Opportunism Greed is third Fundamental Faith Rides in backwards with his eyes shut listening for the Word In bowls number five He needs a bit of elbow room His name is Haste He fires off a slew of e-mails And says, Put your hands together, boys for six aka Waste The boys all look around They looked at number seven Reclining in his chair He's got his headphones on His head is full of paradise He isn't there And you wanna know what is And also what is not Don't you girl? It's an independent life And you want to see your eyes Reflected in the world Tamerlane and I went to The Two Bells Back on 4th Ken poured us some wine And we said How's it going Ken? He said it's going north to Canada It's going to Canada You can walk a square You can walk an oblong Even just walk straight You'll still be standing there Though you think you did the job wrong You did it great
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