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    "Halo Of Flies" Lyrics

    Skyclad

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    All you needed was somebody with a dream,
    A fool to crucify or to put upon a pedestal.
    Only dead fish float with the stream -
    Compared with you I seem like an extra-terrestrial.

    I'm not your Robin Hood or Peter Pan,
    I won't play Jesus Christ - Santa Claus.
    I'll never pass for a superman -
    I'm just an effect trying to find a cause.

    Tell me who am I, what am I and why am I here.

    Is it because I'm flesh and blood
    That creature comforts feel so good?
    I give my body all it needs -
    It sleeps and eats and shits and breeds.

    And if I keep my feelings stum,
    Hard luck - bibo ergo sum.
    Just trying to do the best I can
    Is a giant leap for this small man.

    All you needed was somebody with a dream,
    A fool to crucify or to put upon a pedestal.
    Only dead fish float with the stream -
    Compared with you I seem like an extra-terrestrial.

    You say that life is a miracle -
    I don't believe one word.
    Forgive me for being so cynical -
    From down here you all look absurd.

    So are you happy now we all feel the same?
    Martyrs to the cause - boredom level nearing terminal.
    You're afraid to go against the grain,
    Next to you I feel like a shining intellectual.

    James T. Kirk - Albert Einstein,
    Sitting safe aboard the Enterprise.
    If you're out there send me a sign -
    I need somebody to sympathise with.

    Tell me who am I, what am I and why am I here.

    Must I succumb to every urge -
    First feast and fast (then binge and purge).
    My spirit's strong - my flesh is weak,
    I laugh and cry and scream and speak.

    And sometimes when i feel confused,
    I walk a path I did not choose.
    Watch my life on video -
    A private homemade horror show.

    All you needed was somebody with a dream,
    A fool to crucify or to put upon a pedestal.
    Only dead fish float with the stream -
    Compared with you I seem like an extra-terrestrial.

    So are you happy now we all feel the same?
    Martyrs to the cause - boredom level nearing terminal.
    You're afraid to go against the grain,
    Next to you I feel like a shining intellectual.

    You say that life is a miracle -
    I don't believe one word.
    Forgive me for being so cynical -
    From down here you all look absurd.
    This song was submitted on March 21st, 2006 and last modified on October 18th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group.
    Written by Stephen Ramsey.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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