B SIDES

 

Le b-sides sono in ordine cronologico di uscita.



WASH

oh please, let it rain today
this city is so filthy, like my mind in ways
oh there was the time, like a clean, new taste
smiling eyes before me, inches from my face
wash my love
wash my love
wash my love, yeah...
sin the sale, buying just a need
just who planted all the devils seeds
and what's the truth, and the truth that lies at home
it's on the inside, and i can't get it off, yeah...
wash my love
wash my love
wash my love, yeah...
what's clean is pure, but hey, i'm white on the outside, though i stray
what she don't know today, might kill us both tomorrow, bring it back some way
bring it back, bring it back, back to...to the clean form, to the pure form
wash my love
wash my love
wash my love

FOOTSTEPS

don't even think about reachin' me, i won't be home
don't even think about stoppin' by, don't think of me at all
i did, what i had to do, if there was a reason, it was you...
don't even think about gettin' inside
voices in me head...ooh, voices
i got scratches, all over my arms
one for each day, since i fell apart
i did...oh, what i had to do, if there was a reason, it was you
footsteps in the hall, it was you, you...oh...
pictures on my chest, it was you, it was you...
hey...i did, what i had to do...oh, and if there was a reason
oh, there wasn't no reason, no
and if, there's something you'd like to do
just let me continue, to blame you
footsteps in the hall, it was you, you...oh...
pictures on my chest, it was you, you...oh...


YELLOW LEDBETTER

unsealed on a porch a letter sat
then you said, i wanna leave it again
once i saw her on a beach of weathered sand
and on the sand i wanna leave it again yeah
on a weekend i wanna wish it all away yeah
and they called and i said that i want what i said
and then i call out again
and the reason oughta' leave her calm i know
i said i know what i wear not the boxer or the bag
ah yeah can you see them
out on the porch yeah but they don't wave
i see them round the front way yeah
and i know and i know i don't want to stay
make me cry
i see ooh i don't know why there's something else
i wanna drum it all away
oh i said i don't i don't know whether i was the boxer or the bag
ah yeah can you see them
out on the porch yeah but they don't wave
but i see them round the front way yeah
and i know and i know i don't wanna stay at all
i don't wanna stay yeah
i don't wanna stay
i don't wanna stay
i don't... i don't wanna oh yeah ooh ohh

DIRTY FRANK

dirty Frank Dahmer he's a gourmet cook yeah
i got a recipe for anglo-saxin soup yeah
wanted a pass so she relaxed
now the little groupie's getting chopped up in the back
i got a cupboard full of fleshy fresh ingredients
a very careful at the same time quite expedient
eats meat a release
bus driving's harder on your head than on your feet
dirty frank
dirty frank
dirty frank
dirty frank
dirty frank
keeps it clean a keeps it copaseptic
a-little boys and girls their heads are all collected
a-not crazy a per se
just a little strange when he gets hungry
city, state, your town, he will continue
a stadium, tiny clubs, every venue
a-his bus a-your trust
there goes another turned into crust
dirty frank
dirty frank
dirty frank
dirty frank
yeah oh watch it now
why that dirty frank was a bad mother...shut your mouth
hey man, i'm just talking about dirty frank
cookoo, their fucking crazy, these kids are driving me crazy
oh middle of the night we're stopped the freeway shoulder
a-frank's shoveling to bury the leftovers
a-they're sunk he's drunk
now he's gonna drive, i'm hiding in my bunk oh
the band all knows we're too afraid to mention
a-don't want to be part of frank's luncheon
a-lose weight a-be safe
where's mike McCready
my god he's been ate
dirty frank
dirty frank
dirty frank
dirty frank
oh he's gone fruit loops it's the perfect job
cook 'em just to see the look on their face
i cook 'em just to see the look on their face
cook 'em just to see the look on their face
i cook 'em just to see the look on their face
mommy mommy Iíll just sing mommy no no ahh
why
why that dirty frank was a bad mother...shut your mouth
hey i'm just talking about dirty frank
dirty frank
dirty frank
dirty frank
oh why that dirty frank was a bad mother...shut your mouth
hey man i'm just talking about dirty frank woo
dirty frank
dirty frank
dirty frank
dirty frank
ok i think that's enough

ALONE

wide awake and he shakes in a panic
never woke up alone ever before
had his woman long as he can remember
tries to forget, but he can't, he can't...
out of bed and he dreams in the shower
she's standing naked and apologizing
reaches for her `till his mind becomes blood hot
woken up to be burned, burned, again...
go it alone
you got it, so it goes
i wanna breathe and i said
i can't take it any other way
on the streets he's walkin', wounded
doesn't smile for the child at play
thoughts of suicide and alleviation
anything to get his heart off of the coals
does he fly away or just talk about it
like a seagull born to cry in the wind
all experiences lead to a young girl
alone you will meet the one who lies in wait
go it alone
you got it, so it goes
try to breathe, but you can't
you can't take it any other way, yeah, yeah...
..myself, don't talk to me
i can help myself, don't talk to me
i can help myself, myself
i can help myself, don't talk to me
i can help myself, don't talk to me
i can help myself, don't talk to me
i can help myself, myself...
..myself, don't talk to me
i can help myself
wide awake and he shakes in a panic
never woke up alone ever before
had his woman long as he can remember
tries to forget, but he can't, he can't, he can't, he can't...

OUT OF MY MIND

out of my mind
out of my mind
all of the time
wish you could help me mister
wish you could lift me up
wish you could pack my parachute mister
wish you could pull me up
the winds of change...i'm stuck beneath the rain
i wish you could help me up
out of my mind
out of my mind
once inside, i'm out of my mind out
out of my mind
out of my mind yeah
once inside, i'm out of my mind
wish you could help me...give me a pill
a-just a little drink that i could swill
a little something anything anything, i'll try it all
i ain't got nowhere to go from here
i'm just about this far from drowning in my very own tears
out of my mind
out of my mind
once inside, i'm out of my mind yeah
out of my mind
out of my mind
i don't feel so fine
out of my mind
where do i go...where do i stay
i got no place to lay on the hay
where do i go to soothe my head
guess i'll turn on music instead
where do i see...where do i shine
no one wants to take my mind
where do i go...how do i feel
guess i'll waste away in here
out of my mind
out of my mind
out of my mind
out of my mind
out of my mind every single time

I GOT SHIT

My lips are shakin', my nails are bit off
Been a month since I've heard myself talk
All the advantage this life's got on me
Picture a cup in the middle of the sea

And I fight back in my mind...
Never let's me be right, oh...
I got memories, I got shit
So much it don't show...

I walked the line
When you held me in that night
I walked the line
When you held my hand that night...

An empty shell seems so easy to grab
Got all these questions, don't know who I could even ask
So I'll just lie alone and wait for the dream
Where I'm not ugly and you're lookin' at me

And I'll stay in a bed
Oh, goodbye, I've seen him
If just once, I could feel loved
Oh, stare back at me, yeah...

But I walked the line
When you held me in that night
Oh, I walked the line
When you held my hand that night
Oh, I walked the line
When you held me close at night
I paid the price, never held you in real life...



LONG ROAD

And I wished for so long, cannot stay
All the precious moments, cannot stay
It's not like wings have fallen, cannot stay
But still something's missing, cannot say, yeah...

Holding hands are daughters and sons
And their faiths just falling down, down, down, down...
I have wished for so long
How I wish for you today

Will I walk the long road? Cannot stay...
There's no need to say goodbye...

All the friends and family
All the memories going round, round, round...
I have wished for so long
How I wish for you today

And the wind keeps roaring
And the sky keeps turning gray
And the sun is set
The sun will rise another day...

Ahh...yeah...
I have wished for so long
How I wish for you today
I have wished for so long
How I wished for you today

Will I walk the long road? } (3x)
(We all walk the long road)

DEAD MAN

settling of my every step inching off of the earth
is magnified by the things i've done
the thing that i've become
every lift of my hand coffee cup up and back
is magnified by the things i've done
the things i've seen the things i've caused
i'm a dead man walking
the hammer that i once brung down now hovers over me
cast a shadow, a cross onto me
the hallways are all mocking me
what i've become, they're all mocking me
i'm a dead man walking a dead man walking
a dead man walking
i'm a dead man walking dead man walking
dead man walking

BLACK RED YELLOW

exponentially serving
perpetually unnerving
vehicle swerving
the adjectives they are all a blurring
Freud walking the sidelines
clipboard scoring the brain
black magic painted traits
makes me sane
hormones firing like a fifty foot roman
please don't make me explain
don't matter anyway
phantom pain in my brain
it's all that's left of my leg
black and red and yellow and black and red and yellow
heard you repeat a what ya heard
me knowing the truth i cannot concur na-na
hormones firing like a fifty foot roman
please don't make me explain
doesn't matter anyway
hormones firing like a fifty foot roman yeah
please don't make me explain
yo bro tell us what's happenin' um i'm on the west
west side of, on the west coast
give me a jingle uh when you get in
from where the fuck you're at
hormones firing like a fifty foot roman
please don't make me explain
doesn't fucking matter anyway
hormones firing like a fifty foot roman
please don't make me explain

LEATHERMAN

i heard about a man to whom i may be related
he's leatherman
died a long time ago in the 1880's
leatherman
leatherman
covered with leather but it wasn't tight
underneath a moon in the woods at night
making the rounds ten miles a day
once a month they'd spot him and here's what they'd say
here he comes he's a man of the land
he's leatherman
smile on his face, axe in his pack
he's leatherman, leatherman, leatherman
comes out of the caves once a day to be fed
he wasn't known to say much but thanks for the bread
so modern day i walk my way with my jacket faded
just like a man of leather to whom i may be related
rolled cigarette for which he'd ask for a light
appeared to be an animal yet so polite
making the rounds ten miles a day
once a month they'd spot him and here's what they'd say
here he comes he's a man of the land
he's leatherman
smile on his face axe in his hand
he's leatherman, leatherman, leatherman
leatherman
leatherman
shake his hand, he's leatherman
bake some bread, he's leatherman
shame he's dead, i saw his bed
it's all that's left of
leatherman
leatherman
give me some skin leatherman

U

thought it was easy to fall in love but you you you
you're different this much i know yea you you you
it might be your guile it could be your mind
it might be the way you take your time
oh you you you
you it's you it's you you you
oh you it's you it's you you you
i never know how much to say with you you you
i like to go deep but is it safe with you you you
it might be your needs it could be your eyes
it might be the way you sympathize
oh you you you
you it's you it's you you you
oh you it's you it's you you you
you break laws and pay no fines
you get yours and then get mine
i don't think it's easy to stay in love
but you you you you
but you yes you it's you you you
you it's you it's you you you
ah you
it's you
it's you
it's you
ah you you you yes you
with you you you you ah

DOWN

Down,...fell by the wayside
no getting out
down,...cry me a river
dried up and damned

the names,...can be changed
but the place,... is still the same
i am loaded,told that alls for naught
holds me down

rise,...the world is in motion
im stuck in line
rise,...you cant be neutral
on a moving train

one day,...the symptoms fade
think ill throw,..these pills away

and if hope could grow dirt like me
it can be done

wont let the light escape from me
wont let the darkness swallow me

UNDONE

last stop on the westcoast line
south of the northern border
one small corner - home tonite
everybody, they know me there
don't get any second glances
chances are that they don't care

the world, it's come undone
like to change it everyday
change don't come at once - it's a wave,
building before it breaks

can't wait for election day
where the nasty occupation
corporations rule the day
but ya know the pendulum flows
farther out to the one side - swinging,
has to sweep back the other way

the world has come undone
another day and who can wait
change don't come at once - it's a wave,
building before it breaks

all this hope and nowhere to go
this is how i used to feel, but no more

the world has come undone
like a game that you can play
change don't come from one - it's a wave, building before it breaks

OTHER SIDE

Its not the same without you here
can't find my wheels
your absence is what breeds this fear
warm breath and all it steals

you can't know how it feels
to be in here
all the dark horse fields, befriendin' me

well it ain't the same without you here
come to hate the Golden Rule
Can not seem to make the dots connect
mornin' light don't show you near

you can't know what its like
to breathe from here
the black 'n dull goes white
it goes, nowhere

oooooo,oooooooo
oooooo,oooooooo

Can't think the same without you here
I make the others run and hide
I need your sweet scene to make it worse
all this noise inside the quiet

I can't hold on,
the way, you been
my body 's broken fast
please lift me up

you can't know what its like
to be inside,
your fadin' melody can't beat my need

I'm not the same without you here
how can I quit to be there?
sit 'n stare,stare
beggin' for a prayer

MAN OF THE HOUR

tidal waves don't beg forgiveness
crash, then on their way
father, he enjoyed collisions
others walked away
the snowflake falls in may
and the doors are open now
as the bells are ringing out
cause the man of the hour
has taken his final bow
goodbye for now
nature has its own religion
gospel from the land
father ruled by long division
young men, they pretend
old men comprehend
and the sky breaks at dawn
shedding light upon this town
we all come 'round
cuz the man of the hour
has taken his final bow
goodbye for now
and the road, the young man paved
the broken seams along the way
the rusted signs, they're just for me
he was guiding me, love, his own way
now the man of the hour
has taken his final bow
as the curtain comes down
i feel that this is just
goodbye for now