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Wallflower (from Serpentine Gallery) listen lyrics
Dollhouse (from Serpentine Gallery) listen lyrics
Soldiers (from Bread and Jam for Frances) listen lyrics
Sleep (from Bread and Jam for Frances) listen lyrics
Naked Birthday (from Three Calamities) listen lyrics
Invitation (from Three Calamities) listen lyrics


Wallflower

Underneath the soiled ground
Slowly she moves underground
Quickly now she's moving up
Seed of need it will erupt

Something is happening underneath the ground
For she's been waiting to bloom
Thinking and wondering
Of her climb up to the sun
For she's been waiting to bloom
Waiting for her

Waking so sweetly
The earth she has outgrown
For she's been waiting to bloom
On her climb up to the sun
For she's been waiting to bloom
Waiting for her

Let me grow
The soil it strangles me
Let me grow
The soil it strangles me

Something is happening underneath the ground
For she's been waiting to bloom
Thinking and wondering
Her time has just begun
For she's been waiting to bloom
Waiting to bloom

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Dollhouse

Pushing, pulling me down again
Pushing, pulling me down again
It's getting bad I can't breathe
I won't let them in
I won't let them in
Crushing, pushing me down again
Crushing, pushing me down again
I need to get away

Listen now to their hurting words
They rip and they do tear
Pushing out all of my hidden things
Hold my hands and take me there
Sickened eyes seem to mesmerize
They're melting as they glow
Memorize your alibis
They're laughing in the snow

People climbing up the walls
Breaking all of my wretched dolls
Fingernails they scratch outside
In the attic is where I'll hide
People climbing up the walls
Breaking all of my wretched dolls
Fingernails they scratch outside
In the attic is where I'll hide
I won't let them in

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Soldiers

See all the faces
Out walking in the street
You will find a way to love

See how they run
See how they fly
ooh wah wah wah
ooh wah wah wah
ooh wah wah wah
ooh wah wah wah
ooh ooh

Who are you?
Who are you?

One, two, three, four
Five, six, seven, eight
Many more to obligate

See past the surface
To all the broken hearts
Beating much too slow

See how they run
See how they fly
ooh wah wah wah
ooh wah wah wah
ooh wah wah wah
ooh wah wah wah
ooh ooh

Who are you?
Who are you?

One, two, three, four

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Sleep

I don't feel good
I don't sound good
I don't look good
I wish I was right

I don't feel good
I don't sound good
I don't look good
I wish I was right

I watch you sleep
Away the time
I watch you sleep
Sleep tight

Am I a little liar
Hiding below your bed
Am I a little liar
Wish I was right

Am I a little liar
Laying below your bed
Am I a little liar
Wish I was right

I watch you sleep
Away the time
I watch you sleep
Sleep tight

I watch you sleep
Away the time
I watch you sleep
Sleep tight

Look at my bricks,
My bricks I am laying
Look at my bricks,
My bricks I am laying
Down, down, down,
You'll fall
Down, down, down,
You'll fall
Down, down, down,...

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Naked Birthday

I know it hurts
Would you believe
That everything is just as it seems
The walls are cracked
The road is long
And I can't tell if their will is that strong
To force a change in the light
To relieve you from strife
To force a change in their heart
As it all comes crashing down

You never will see it
You never will know
You never will feel it
Where did you go

I see the fear inside your eyes
As they are falling who will confine
The ropes are broke
There's no net
And we are waiting for what's coming next
Will they land on their feet
Will they simply give in
To the loss of their land
As it all comes crashing down

Open up your eyes

You know you'll always be drifting
You know you'll never be found
A servant so empty
You'll never make a sound

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Invitation

So they visit you in the dead of night
They make love alone
They say that it's alright
That it's just the same

Do you like them
Do you want them
They've invited you
They have chosen you to take a trip

They bring promises of a nearly perfect way
So they reach for you with beauty and such grace
With their fragile hands
It's you that they've embraced
They are not the same

They've invited you to a special place
Where they never find
Will never be misplaced
They are not the same

So they've captured you
To take you far away
No matter what you do
Please don't disobey
They are just the same

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