by Citizen Fish

Citizen Fish is a ska punk band that has been together since 1990. The band often makes strong social and political statements, dealing with themes such as anti-consumerism, vegetarianism, questioning the status quo, and encouraging people to get along with one another. The band and the Subhumans s…

Blind people must fall in love with a sense of mind a sense of touch/but when
You insist on finding shadows in which to kiss/and down the lights to cover
The sights of your nakedness/it feels so restrained/are we really ashamed/of
What we possess?/it's just nakedness/feeling too fat feeling too thin/needing
Some clothing to cover the skin/thinking in terms of original sin/not knowing
Where the other one's been/afraid to discuss the difference between/falling
In love and physical need/a thousand distant painted looks/staring from adver-
Ts and top shelf books/makes us afraid of what we reveal/how it's portrayed is
Not how it feels/it feels so individual/it feels so other-personal/dresses up
Creates fiction/under restriction/fear of not being what the other one sees/
Image contradicting what lies underneath/all the protection comes off in the
End/nothing left to judge you by - nothing to defend/covered up the truth so
Long it seemed it wasn't there/here it is so laugh aloud or tell me why you're


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