The New Day Started

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The new day startedJust like the day beforeBig enough not to ignore That it was hollowAnd not build to have a viewOn the the sea We wiped away our blanketsFound a dog lying underneath Hey come on, let’s playAnd later we’ll sleep againI know someone will do itWhispered the ceiling fan The light starts to […]

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Lola’s View

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From my window I see peopleLooking to the groundCounting steps on their way home Their shoes make different soundsAnd they try to keep their concentrationThey say the numbers loudI’d walk backwards to where I startedIf there was any doubt But it’s hard to concentrateWhen pavements all you seeI got to rewindMy memory In some windows […]

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Punkrock Song

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Somewhere things move slower than hereIf you have a feeling it lasts a long yearThe rain is not fallingIt seems like it’s crawling down the sky Right beneath their housesPeople are burning their trousersAnd displace themAnd play guitarsAnd burn all cars My head’s up in the cloudsFlying to the sunAnd it won’t returnTrying hard to […]

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Gakutensoku

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The night they left I was aloneI was picking up the phoneI looked your number upThe room was darkThe only light came from the parkI always walk through with my dogThen I saw them on the grassWith a bunch of shopping bagsLooking to the skyBut I was to afraid to guessThat they could leave so […]

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The Bird

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Walking by the riverI found a bird I used toShe sat there by the waterAnd watched the boats come and go She watched the helicoptersOn their daily patrol flightsIn the daylight you can see themBut you just hear them at night I went over just to ask her ifShe could remember meBut with every step […]

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Pete & Pete

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When I close my eyesI see a TVAnd we are in front andWe’re watching Pete & PeteAll day, All day long You say, I love the episode With the always ringing phoneI say, I love it tooBut it’s rarely shown So we buy snacks and sodaCoffee and ice creamThe door is always openAnd the summer […]

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The Secret Mall

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I’m walkig throughThe shopping mallAnd just forgot what I was looking for It must have something to doWith a carBut I am not sure Later I will look for my catHe’s been away for some days Tuesday, WednesdayThursday, FridaySaturday, SundayMonday, Tuesday His brother is lonely and walks ‚round the houseTo the places he usually stays […]

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Call From My Sister

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I got a call from my sisterShe lives far across the seaI don’t feel so but I miss herHow she was looking down to me And she says: Come and visit meOn the beach. It could be fun!And I say: I’d really like to goBut I think I’ll never come. Don’t fear the terror.Better go […]

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Heartbeatspeed

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I dreamed I was a secretThat no one really knowsExcept the woman who told meShe wrote my name into the snow And I was about some numbersOn a computer screen somewhereAn empty office with no windowsAnd freezing cold conditioned air While their dogs keep waitingFor their humans to come homePatiently and regardlessIn empty homes alone […]

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Moonboy

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For my first christmas on the moonIn my snow-white refurbished roomI got a chinese futon bed and brand new flatscreen setAnd a map of the starsI had a heavy teenage heartWhile christmas-shopping in moon martI was 25 years old and the gravity was lowAnd it felt just like 16 while jumping‘ To the ceiling so […]

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Gremlins

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I couldn’t hear it, I slept too tightAs the Gremlins sneaked in and started a riotThey came through the window and danced on the floorAte all of my stuff and left through the door I dreamed I was king with long golden hairI had two children, girl brave and boy fairWe sat on a platform […]

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Is This Goodbye, Charlie Brown?

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Is this goodbye Charlie Brown?My parents say, we leave townOn sunday and for goodYour sad face don’t mean a thingAnd you don’t smile, you don’t grinI can’t tell when you are downAnd every time I see you I just seeA great big frown Charlie will you take my catYou know the one that makes you […]

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Lady Di

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Three weeks after Lady DiGot killed in that late August nightWe packed our bags, put on our shoesLeft early in the afternoonWe drove off to DisneylandTo shake the puppets clumsy handsParis lay in fog that dayBut for us it was okay We could go skiing, ride a bikeCommand ourselves through pillow fightsFrom beds that were […]

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Hypermarché

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Shampoo and cornflakesJuice and rubber snakesFish and alcoholYou can have it allIf you can payYou just have to drive to the nearest Hypermarché Socks and sodapopsMilk and daytime jobsBread and party snacksCocktails and christmas lightsThat shine brightWe’re open from 9am until 10 in the night Soups and cigarettesBlondes and brunettesCooking magazines And flat computer screensAnd […]

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Afghan Hounds

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Red is the spraypaint on my skinThe livingroom I’m living inRed is the sunset skyline skyA camera flashing surprised eyes You got sick the other dayI just turned the other wayWhen I call you I pretendYou’re okay The leaves have fallen down covering streetsYou cannot see the concrete groundThe wealthy districts dogpound wasn’t lockedNow everywhere […]

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Autumn, Winter, Spring

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Little black cat by the window sillYou haven’t eaten in a week and you’re getting thinBut you still make that purr-fect sound when I come close to youAnd when I touch your face you lift your chin We don’t know what it is that keeps you starvingBut you sneak around your dishes every dayAnd you […]

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Woody Allen Song

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All the birds fell dead down from the cedar treeWhen the crashing airplane briefly struck its needle leavesThere were scratches on the paintThere was scream and death and faintThe computers said the pilots were to blame Now everybody thinks about the reason whyThey think that it’s not over though they think they’ll dieMaybe this is […]

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Cheese on Bread Song

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Lying on the street with my back turned to the skyI’m soaking up the heat of the day that just went byIt must have been looking like I was going to dieBut I softly fell asleep as the turquoise tram drove byDogs they chew on bones and schoolgirls chew on gumOld men chew on tobacco […]

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Lushly

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A home I once hadI no longer knewSo many new angles a different viewThe sky is still the sky, but upside downThere was a soundA secret strong waveFlickering shadow of flames in a caveI’m just trying to be honest withI don’t what the fuck it is I do I want to fall in loveWith a […]

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Smallest Sign of Change

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Shots of rusty buildings Wooden beams decayed Commander in the sky Let nature overtake The passing an attraction The saints that passed away Parading my direction Waiting for the smallest sign of change Sadness like my hometown, The finger of my crippled hand Sadness much like family I could try and pretend That she don’t […]

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Deep Blue Sky

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Hello darkness my old friend Would you let me drown Make me think I’m going up When I’m going down Let the sun with its reflections Trick my brain and trick my eye Deep blue sea Deep blue sky I smoked between the sheets you warmed And I drank by your side Hello darkness my […]

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Seven Sleepers

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The morning when we stayed up ‚til the break of dawnThe same morning when we thought,We could use a walkWe got out of the houseTo forget the white heat In the cold and clean sunlightWatched our breath turn to eyesFelt like seven sleepers waking upWith half closed eyesLike babies just being born And the whole […]

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Olympic Village Blues

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She’s got David Bowie’s eyes Looking into different skies Wakes up singin‘ lullabies, she does Run like hell is at her heels When they ask her how she feels She tells the cameras mighty fine There is a thing, they can’t put on the news It’s just in her mind It is the Olympic Village […]

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Sadderdays

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I see your face in the rearview again You follow me everywhere I’m going How many roads does it take to get to the coast? How many nights at the graveyard must I spend to shake the same old ghost? How many demons do I have to fight? Before sadderdays go by? You’re still lost […]

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