Midnight Oil

[Powderworks] Lyrics question: Sell My Soul

Seweryn Bialasiewicz captain_stupendous@hotmail.com
Fri, 07 Dec 2001 00:15:34 +0000

hm.. good question. and being one of my fave live songs (even tho I have 
only heard it live on CD's), I was wondering what the "creature" that the 
song reffers to is?

- Seweryn

>From: "Andy Gillcrist" <andrewg@nwlink.com>
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>Hey all!
>So in Sell My Soul, there's that part near the end where Peter goes:
>"America's great now, if you don't talk back you hide your face,
>  Crawl in rubble and smile and scorn at that snail-paced creature going up
>and down walls."
>In the version on Scream In Blue, he says it differently.  Can anyone make
>out that second part?
>It's kinda like:
>"Smile and scorn and snail's pace now, something something something
>something up and down walls."
>What is that?
>	Andy
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