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21St Century Schizoid Man lyrics

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King Crimson – 21St Century Schizoid Man lyrics

Cat's foot iron claw
Neuro-surgeons scream for more
At paranoia's poison door.
Twenty first century schizoid man.

Blood rack barbed wire
Polititians' funeral pyre
Innocents raped with napalm fire
Twenty first century schizoid man.

Death seed blind man's greed
Poets' starving children bleed
Nothing he's got he really needs
Twenty first century schizoid man.

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    The song describes the impending doom of the 21st century as man becomes more cruel and greed blind to the disasters that are directly in front of them and preferring the things his mind desires rather than the needs of his fellow 21st century schizoid man, this song really hit it right in the head aye?
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