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Gary Numan – Down In The Park lyrics

Down in the park
Where the machmen meet
The machines are playing 'kill-by-numbers
Down in the park with a friend called 'five

I was in a car crash
Or was it the war?
Well, Ive never been quite the same
Little white lies like I was there

Come to zom-zoms, a place to eat
Like it was built in one day
You can watch the humans
Try to run

Oh, look, there's a rape machine
Id go outside if it looks the other way
You wouldn't believe
The things they do

Down in the park
Where the chant is death, death, death
Until the sun cries morning
Down in the park with friends of mine

We are not lovers
We are not romantics
We are here to serve you
A different face but the words never change

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    Revdrdark, wrong! The lyricsc printed are correct, its not marked men. G. N. Wrote a sci fi book (never released) when he was a teenager, where in a dark work, there were Machmen, that were (evil?) dark law-keeping robots. And its 5 not fire. You really should do you research when writing on sites.
    And the meaning of the song: read it: its one mans image of a dark picture of what a future could be like.
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  • r
    These lyrics are all wrong and now they have become viral. It's "Marked Men, not machmen." Also, "I was in a car crash/it wasn't the war/but I've never been quite the same/little white lies like I was there (i. E., in the war)
    and down in the park with a friend called 'fire'. Now it seems everyone posting lyrics, whether it be to the Numan, Manson, or Foo-Fighter versions post this tripe. Good going, tosser.
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