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Trying to hold
Hold out for now
With these ice caps
Melting down
With the transistor sound
And my Chevrolet terraplane
Going round, round, round

Come a little gamma ray
Standing in a hurricane
Your brains are bored
Like a refugee
From the houses burning
And the heat wave's
Calling your name

She's got
On a cactus crown
With a dot, dot, dot
On her brow
And she speaks
Inside crowd
With the cavalry
Turning around

Hit me
Like a gamma ray
Standing in a hurricane
And I'm pulling
Out thorns
Smokestack lightning
Out my window
I want to know
What I've lost today

Come a little gamma ray
Standing in a hurricane
When your body's bored
Like a refugee
From the houses burning
And the backbiters
Calling your name



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    rion006Jun 13, 2010 at 1:45 am
    This is an environmental song about gamma rays from nuclear explosions or nuclear power plants, ice caps melting down from global warming, mother earth making us all start paying for what we've done, and about you're brains being bored because your body is going to waste from your laxadaisical attitude toward health and the environment.

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