Masters of the Universe
 

Released: June 94

Masters Of The Universe

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Little Girl (With Blue Eyes), Simultaneous, Blue Glow, The Will To Power, Dogs Are Everywhere, Mark Of The Devil, 97 Lovers, Aborigine, Goodnight, They Suffocate At Night, Tunnel, Master Of The Universe, Manon

Little Girl (With Blue Eyes)

You're just a / little girl (with blue eyes) / Everybody looks at you / (well, it's your day) / and you're / stepping from the black car / but you'll be getting back in soon / (and on your way) / Little girl (with blue eyes) / there's a hole in your heart / and one between your legs / You've never had to wonder / which one he's going to fill / in spite of what he said / You'll never get away / hey / you'll give it up one day / come what may / Dad's not got a shot/gun / but his look's enough to murder you / (see what you've done) / and forget about the paintings / `cos you'd better get the washing done / (oh something's wrong) / Little girl (with blue eyes) / there's a hole in your heart / and one between your legs / You've never had to wonder / which one he's going to fill / in spite of what he said / You'll never get away / hey / you'll give it up one day / come what may / Face down on the pavement / chalk lines round your little hands / (hit and run) / and now a / mother sits in silence / in a darkness she can't understand / (where you've gone) / Oh / Little girl (with blue eyes) / there's a hole in your heart / and one between your legs / You've never had to wonder / which one he's going to fill / in spite of what he said / You'll never get away / hey / you'll give it up one day / come what may.

Simultaneous

Oh, there's a place for you / You'd better stay in it / A place for everything / and of course all you can do is / talk about it / Oh, you've got it all / Yes you've got it all / Yes you've got it all / You've got it all / It let you down / Now it doesn't seem so simple / that dirt gets everywhere / And your mouth won't get you out of it / standing naked, standing bare / Oh you knew it all / Yes you knew it all / Yes you knew it all / You knew it all / It let you down / Now see it all burning, your contra ct in ashes, your clean/living lovers. your reasonable wishes, your time/tabled kisses, your well/rehearsed phrases, your separate bedrooms, your forbidden places, you're out on the moorland, you're naked and bleeding with no kind of shelter and no place to hide in, you're screaming for mercy, abandonned, forsaken, you're screaming for mercy and then you awaken / La la lala lala lala la... / Oh.

Blue Glow

So late looking up at your window / as it bathes me in your / blue midnight glow / I wonder why you're not sleeping / and I wonder / if you could know / Tonight / make it tonight / Tonight / make it tonight / Crouched down by a bush at the roadside / I wa tch as / you pass me by / Lost down by the side of the river / and no light comes / from the empty sky / Tonight / make it tonight / Tonight / make it tonight / I left home at midnight / made for the horizon / no sense of direction / I walked on for miles , oh / I hope that I find you / I hide from the headlamps / no lights in the window / the whole town is sleeping and / somewhere you lie, oh / I wish I could find you / Oh I'm lost by the river / my clothes are in tatters / my face scarred by branches / I 'm shivering with cold, no / I don't think I'll find you / Tonight / make it tonight / Tonight / make it tonight / Won't you make it tonight? / Oh say you'll meet me tonight / Won't you make it tonight? / Say you'll meet me tonight.

The Will To Power

Walking from the scene of some humiliation feeling like a dog. Walking from the scene of some romantic triumph feeling like God. Walk towards the small town lights, felt brighter than the lot of them, can have anything, can never fail. The will to power, the force of destiny and efficiency. Generations glimpse the high pitch, play it for real, four billion spectators look on; judging, analysing, losing; sinking, swimming, striving, longing, failing. Weak flesh projected through Europe on speed of all the needs; suck and sate, forces of fate. A polemic, a sharp cutter, a fashion, a spirit, a simplicity. The only choice, the only voice, in the darkness. The only choice, the only voice. 1933, where are you now? Where are the broken bottles? Where's the toffs slumming it? Where's the fanaticism? Where's truth and beauty? Walk towards the small town lights, felt brighter than the lot of them, can have anything, can never fail. The will to power, the force of destiny and efficiency. Generations glimpse the high pitch, play it for real, four billion spectators look on; judging, analysing, losing; sinking, swimming, striving, longing, failing. Weak flesh projected through Europe on speed of all the needs; suck and sate, forces of fate. A polemic, a sharp cutter, a fashion, a spirit, a simplicity. The only choice, the only voice, in the darkness. The only choice, the only voice. 1933, where are you now? Where are the broken bottles? Where's the fanaticism? Where's truth and beauty? Where's truth and beauty? ...

Dogs Are Everywhere

Dogs are everywhere / almost everywhere / that I go / They have too much and then / They have too much again / and then more / They leave their / scent behind them / everywhere they go / Oh dogs are everywhere / that I go / Oh dogs are everywhere / almost everywhere / that I go / They have too much and then / they have too much again / and then more / They leave their scent behind them / everywhere they go / Oh dogs are everywhere / yes dogs are everywhere / yes dogs are everywhere / that I go / They alwa ys wag their tails / at all the pretty girls / and older women / They find their own way in / and they rip up everything / that I believe in / Sometimes / I have to wonder / about the dog in me / Oh dogs are everywhere / yes dogs are everywhere / yes dogs are everywhere / that I go / They get down on all fours / when you walk through the door / They whine and beg around your feet / like a dog for something sweet / They sink their teeth in you / they're tearing you in two / Remains are buried out of doors / Oh I want some more / I want some more / Sometimes/ I have to wonder / about the dog in me / Oh dogs are everywhere / yes dogs are everywhere / oh dogs are everywhere / that I go / Sometimes/ I have to wonder / about the dog in me / Oh dogs are everywhe re / yes dogs are everywhere / yes dogs are everywhere / that I go / that I go / that I go / that I go / Everywhere / everywhere / everywhere / everywhere / Dogs are everywhere.

Mark Of The Devil

The mark of the devil is upon you / Your look is no happier than mine / Damnation is waiting in the mirror / but you shouldn't mind / Their legs start a feeling in your stomach / Their eyes knock you backwards with a glance / Your pride sinks unnoticed in the river / given half a chance / And your past is just a bedroom full of implements of cruelty / and a list will bind your eyes as you grow old / but you want to join the laughter sharing simple shreds of feeling / but you fidget and your heart is growi ng cold / Smiles left unfollowed start to haunt you / Chances that perished long ago / The devil is waiting in the bathroom / with your worthless soul / The years pull their weight down on your cheekbones / the nights out are hanging from your waist / The years float like dust held in the sunlight / with an aftertaste / And your past is just a bedroom full of implements of cruelty / and a list will bind your eyes as you grow old / but you want to join the laughter sharing simple shreds of feeling / but yo u fidget and your heart is growing cold / La la lala lala la la... / And your past is just a bedroom full of implements of cruelty / and a list will bind your eyes as you grow old / and you want to join the laughter sharing simple shreds of feeling / but you fidget and your heart is growing cold / And your past is justa bedroom full of implements of cruelty / and a list will bind your eyes as you grow old / and you want to join the laughter sharing simple shreds of feeling / but you fidget and your heart is growing cold / La la lala... / Oh...

97 Lovers

Ninety/seven lovers / twisted out of shape / and just one kiss / could set them straight / Ninety/seven lovers / twisted out of shape / and just one kiss / could set them straight / I know a woman / with a picture of Roger Moore / in a short towel and dre ssing/gown / pinned to her bedroom wall / She married a man / who works on a building site / Now they make love beneath Roger / every Friday night / Oh / Ninety/seven lovers / twisted out of shape / and just one kiss / could set them straight / Ninety/sev en lovers / rose to meet the sun / and when the day was over / there were only ninety/one / Another I know / well, she laughs too loud with her friends / playing it safe on the surface / to give her heart time to mend / and then one day without warning / he walks unannounced through the door / and he picks her heart up off the table / and he watches it smash on the floor / Ninety/seven lovers / twisted out of shape / and just one kiss / could set them straight / Ninety/seven lovers / rose to meet the sun / and when the day was over / there were only ninety/one.

Aborigine

Starts so slowly, just a place to stay / Somewhere warm where they can spend their days / Air is stagnant and he feels unclean / Hair hangs greasy and he smells obscene / Something's happened and it's not so good / broken bottles in the face of love / Mot tled flesh under the harsh strip/light / Nylon sheets to keep them warm at night / Once it's started it can never stop / fills his head with a dark damp fog / In the distance is a constant cry / growing louder as the years go by / Days get longer and he s tarts to drink / spews his stomach in the kitchen sink / Tells his children they should have respect / Tells his wife that she's a nervous wreck / He hates his wife and he hates them all / He hates his wife and he hates them all / Can't be bothered when i t's all the same / leave it long enough, it goes away / In the meantime stomach turns to fat / She tries to tell him but he can't have that / She's only "jealous" and she's "telling lies" / Standing naked in his flesh disguise / It took him months to get her into bed / now he's got her he just wants her dead / She wants excitement and she needs romance / all she gets are dirty underpants / Stupid animal that can't know why / something's wrong so someone has to die / The wind is blowing and the rain falls down / Sends his family on a trip down town / Sees them die in a burning wreck / Sees them burn, smokes a cigarette / He hates his wife and he hates them all / He hates his wife and he hates them all / He knows he's finished but he can't stop now / and he wants to end it but he can't see how / and it's all in pieces, thrown it all away / Oh, but he's not ugly, he just looks that way / And he wants some quiet and he needs it now / but the scream he's started's getting far too loud / and he still pretends h e does it just for now / His day will come he'll lose it all somehow / Killing time until his ship arrives / been dead ten years but he's still alive / and the time is wasted and the ship has sunk / but he hasn't noticed and he comes home drunk / and he's just dead weight, he'll never leave the ground / He tries to stand but he keeps fa lling down / and it's hard to know he doesn't count for much / He's not a has/been, just a never/was / Oh he hates his wife and he hates them all / He hates his wife and he hates them all / Hates his wife / Hates them all.

Goodnight

Now it's coming to the end of the evening / The time when the ceiling sways and objects jerk out of place / Your eyelids heavy, you make your way down the yellow streets / past rows and rows of houses / curtains drawn tight against the cold night air / to a flight of stairs / which lead to a room / where a bed is waiting for you to lie down / perhaps alone, perhaps not / and go to sleep again / They wait alone / in unused rooms / they sit and they remember / Oh, please remember / So you lie on your back i n the dark / and listen to the blood rushing in your ears / and the soft "tick, tick, tick" of your watch against the mattress springs / Patterns merge behind your eyes / Purple and green, glwoing gently / and all is soft with furry darkness / You yawn on ce / turn on your side / and fall to sleep again / They wait alone / they bathed your eyes / when nights were cold / Remember / Oh, please remember / There's something you've forgotten / When you awoke later that night the bedroom was cold and you were al one / Alone and afraid of the dark / Watching / Waiting / Watching / Waiting / As you lie on your back / naked beneath the cold sheets / Not dead, just sleeping / Sleeping / And you will never wake again.

They Suffocate At Night

His body loved her / his mind was set on other things / Keep your face out of sight / and your thoughts to yourself / And this went on for several nights / festering in silence, growing in the dark / and this they saw as love / Love / So sad to see / They suffocate at night / Oh this they saw as love / Love / So sad to see / to see it slowly die / She met his wishes / he found that he had changed his mind / Now the fit is too tight / and the bedroom too warm / The days are filled with things to do / Night /time lies so hollow and memories betray / Oh memories of love / Love / So sad to see / They suffocate at night / Those memories of love / Love / So sad to see / to see it slowly die / Two years have passed / two years of emptiness inside / and the grey s kies above / just show how far I went wrong / I wonder if she's living there / the way that I recall / the way I'll always think of you / And when I think of you / I think of love / Love / So sad to see / They suffocate at night / You know I think of love / Love / So sad to see / to see it slowly die / I wrote you a letter / I threw it away / I wrote you a letter / I threw it away / I need her / I know I don't need her / I need her / Oh / Oh/oh... / Dadalala...

Tunnel

Tunnel / The tenth of July, 1985 / Don't ask stupid questions / I got bored / I had nothing to do I was bored / I had, I had not / [?] / Fifteen weeks since the light has gone / Fifteen weeks with the same shirt on / A thousand bodies stink and sweat / an d somebody's trying to roll a cigarette / Clean mister / Clean mister / Clean missed her / Clean missed her / [?] / Relax / Clean mister / Fifteen weeks with the same shirt on / Clean mister / Clean mister / Clean missed her / Clean missed her / Just rela x and enjoy it / it's nothing really / Let's get you out of those wet clothes / C'mon, just lift yourself up / get these awful trousers off / You'll feel so much better afterwards / Just close your eyes and let it ooze all over you / Trickling down your b ack, warm and sticky / Isn't that nice? / No, don't speak / just let yourself go / and you'll sink / let yourself go / sinking down, deeper and deeper and deeper / At three o'clock that morning I awoke in an unfamiliar room / in my hands like sodden paper / it was a thick, glutinous, pale green liquid / The sunlight through net curtains / Going six hundred miles an hour into brilliant white light / There's a brass band playing somewhere / [?] / Roll over on to your back and wait for the talculm / But what 's that smell? / Pull back the light, crisp, linen sheets / and find that sweat they were / only two hours before / the bedroom tips sideways / NoNoNoNoNoNoNO! / Let me out! / Let me out! ... / I've got to get out of that stinking shit/hole / [?] / I woul d lie there / and see green fields / and see the sky blue / the sky blue above me / and be clean again / I know I'll never, ever be clean again / Never be clean again.

Master Of The Universe

I am the master of this universe / and I've got so big it hurts / Raise your eyes and graze your knees / oh for your master is displeased / because you dared to doubt his word / his polished surface dulls and cracks / Your bitter laughter breaks his back / I am the master of this universe / I taught you everything you know / now you must bear your master's curse / oh for I will not let you go / Now you must walk this town `til dawn / in every public open place / your master's look upon your face / Oh now look what you have done / you've spoilt it all for everyone / The master masturbates alone / in a corner of your home / You feed him scraps when in the mood / You beat him hard and keep him nude / You cut your master down to size / Now he cries and he cri es now / Lalalalala lalala... / And now he begs both night and day / He lets you take him on your knee / He keeps on losing consciousness / he dearly loves his new mistress / Now he repeats it every night / Every night on point of death / "You are the mas ter of this universe" / Now he cries and he cries now / "You are the master of the universe / You are the master of the universe / You are the master of the universe / You are the master of the universe!"

Manon

Manon / Manon / keeps a corpse in his home / Manon / Manon / picks the flesh from her bones / Manon / Manon / Manon / Manon / hard and white as a stone / Manon / Manon / sits alone, all alone / Manon / Manon / Manon / Oh, Manon / Manon / Manon / leave her body alone / Manon / Manon / put a match to your home / Manon / Manon / Manon / Oh, Manon / Dans les jardins / on peut voir Manon / un enfant de quarante/cinq ans / Ca femme est morte / oui, c'est vrai / mais il cueillit la peau de ces os / Derriere les arbres / il voit une jeune fille / en jouant avec son frere / Il les approche / Je vous renonce Manon / Vous etes un vrai chien / Laissez son corps en paix Manon / Manon.


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