No Bright Side/Plankton lyrics...

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No Bright Side/Plankton lyrics...

Postby brother abnego » Mon Dec 04, 2006 11:34

Josh-Like Sparky wrote:post up the lyrics to "No bright side" and "Joining the plankton" when it comes, if it ain't too much in the way of trouble?


here they are...

NO BRIGHT SIDE

While Mother keepest
watch while and weepest
'till memories crowd.

And Father mourneth
absence he burneth
grief will cry aloud.

And no-one lives
the spores have landed
there is no bright side.

Silence is golden
even my spirit sleeps in my open hands.

Wettened every flap of England's flag
proclaimed that all around are free
and millions earthly joy remains.
Fiery sparks, the eye of breaking hearts,
producing to the mind in every shape and kind.
Produce the mind.

Had no idea, no-one did, make it quick,
and I don't want to hurt,
she is my witness.
One more stab and its back to the shop
or leave as things are.

Vain deceit of grief,
show of unbelief,
hope to blind and brief.

Hide my beloved,
death is passed,
again no more to me.

JOINING THE PLANKTON

Die time!
Jump out of lifes egg and join the plankton
Inking off across the beds
Inking off across the, and across the thing,
'cross the thing.

Ink me!
Come to me exploring ah!
And joining the plankton inking off across the beds,
Inking off allways.
So we'll swim and froth with limbs the blue.

This much, the ultimate in devotion,
And sensitive suckers beating and cleaning and
keeping me sweet and serene,
Inked in my face and jetted off.
Enough please, RELEASE MY HEAD!
Hand offered with thanks
mistakes my turgid gland for my hand.

Die time!
Jump out of lifes egg and join the plankton
Inking off across the beds
Ink my face and froth with limbs the blue-ah!
Jetting off with thanks mistakes my turgid gland
for my hand.
:D

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Re: No Bright Side/Plankton lyrics...

Postby frostbyte » Mon Dec 04, 2006 16:14

abnego wrote:
Josh-Like Sparky wrote:post up the lyrics to "No bright side" and "Joining the plankton" when it comes, if it ain't too much in the way of trouble?


here they are...

So we'll swim and froth with limbs the blue.

:D


that has been a favorite line of mine for years, its also in "snakes - a - sleeping"

anyway, sounds like a squid song to me. :-P
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Postby schlep » Mon Jul 02, 2007 19:29

Belated thanks for posting these lyrics - No Bright Side is sort of a sleeper isn't it?
I mean, it's subtle & doesn't demand your attention the first time you hear.
The lyrics are apocalyptic, or... relevant to our daily headlines year 2007 anno domini.
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Postby Batesy » Wed Jul 04, 2007 14:15

schlep wrote:Belated thanks for posting these lyrics - No Bright Side is sort of a sleeper isn't it?
I mean, it's subtle & doesn't demand your attention the first time you hear.
The lyrics are apocalyptic, or... relevant to our daily headlines year 2007 anno domini.


I've ranted about this somewhere else but No Bright Side is one of my favourite Cardiacs moments - there's a real driving, pounding force behind it. I find myself punching the air just thinking about it*. I only have it on vinyl - I hope it makes it onto a new CD compilation one day soon...

*I might have to stop in a minute because my arms aching and my colleagues are looking at me funny.

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Postby Made Of Worms » Wed Jul 04, 2007 14:59

Hmm, more turgid glands in hands, inking off across the beds, eh.

Let's give Tim the benefit of the doubt and say this time he's a coral reef experiencing his time of the month, or something.

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Postby Bubby » Wed Jul 04, 2007 20:19

Nuvver choon bout wankin innit?

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Postby actionfish » Thu Jul 05, 2007 20:19

Froth with limbs?
Shaking people by the turgid gland?

Filth.

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Postby zombiegod » Thu Oct 18, 2007 17:47

I always though it was about swimming with an Octopus. :oops:
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Postby calico-colored guinea pig » Thu Oct 18, 2007 17:56

Cardiacs tunes are about things? :shock:
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Postby Guardian Angel » Thu Oct 18, 2007 18:00

Thanks for reminding me I still haven't heard No Bright Side... :cry:
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Postby zombiegod » Thu Oct 18, 2007 18:19

There is no brightside...
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Postby Guardian Angel » Thu Oct 18, 2007 18:22

Guess you're right zombiegod...
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Postby schlep » Thu Oct 18, 2007 18:23

calico-colored guinea pig wrote:Cardiacs tunes are about things? :shock:


Peruse some of these 'Lyrics' threads if you want a good laugh at us trying to make sense of Timmy's word stews.

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Postby calico-colored guinea pig » Thu Oct 18, 2007 18:26

Yeah, I've had a few "misheard lyrics" moments...let alone trying to decipher their intent or meanng.

"Little Man and a House," however, hits very close to home.
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Postby Guardian Angel » Thu Oct 18, 2007 18:30

Not just Tim's, who can forget Desmond Deckers' "My Ears are Alight" or Queen's "Belezebub has a Devil for a Sideboard"?
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