Ray X

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I warn ya -
I want ya

(wanna, wanna
wanna, wanna ...)

I'll know ya
I'll own ya

(wanna, wanna
wanna, wanna ...)

I, I, I am the eye
I, I, I am the eye

almost caught, you're
cornered -
I'm poised for
possession ...

flown, flown!
gone! gone!
who left your mind's eye
open?

I told you by and by -
I am the eye!
how could you fly,
when I am your sky?

I'll haunt ya
I warned ya

(wanna, wanna
wanna, wanna ...)

possession

tellin', yellin'
tongue fun!
hissin', spittin'
tongue fun!

tongue fun,
fun, fun! -
till someone hits the mute button

whisperin', kissin'
sweet, slow
ticklin', lingerin'
low, low

tongue fun,
fun, fun! -
till someone hits the mute button

lolling ...
falling ...
stilling ...

tongue - fun,
fun, fun!
till - .

tongue fun

can't straighten
bad-angled
mad-mapped
mangled

crushed, mushed
entangled;
inside I'm
strangled

my language
mangled,
can't reach -
can't touch; hushed

can't get straight
bad-angled
mad-mapped, man -
mangled

mangled


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I warn ya -
I want ya

(wanna, wanna
wanna, wanna ...)

I'll know ya
I'll own ya

(wanna, wanna
wanna, wanna ...)

I, I, I am the eye
I, I, I am the eye

almost caught, you're
cornered -
I'm poised for
possession ...

flown, flown!
gone! gone!
who left your mind's eye
open?

I told you by and by -
I am the eye!
how could you fly,
when I am your sky?

I'll haunt ya
I warned ya

(wanna, wanna
wanna, wanna ...)

possession

tellin', yellin'
tongue fun!
hissin', spittin'
tongue fun!

tongue fun,
fun, fun! -
till someone hits the mute button

whisperin', kissin'
sweet, slow
ticklin', lingerin'
low, low

tongue fun,
fun, fun! -
till someone hits the mute button

lolling ...
falling ...
stilling ...

tongue - fun,
fun, fun!
till - .

tongue fun

can't straighten
bad-angled
mad-mapped
mangled

crushed, mushed
entangled;
inside I'm
strangled

my language
mangled,
can't reach -
can't touch; hushed

can't get straight
bad-angled
mad-mapped, man -
mangled

mangled

do you like biology?
are you partial to physics?
dare you dabble in chemical?
I can do all three!

I is fizzing with photon
'n' exquisite electron
dancin' round totem of proton
I'm in my element,
I is scientist! -
turn up the gas and the universe says yes

do you like biology?
are you partial to physics?
do you think we have chemistry?
let's experiment

cos I can do all three
I can do all three
simultaneously
I'm in my element,
I is scientist! -
I turn up the gas and the universe says yes

do you like biology?

as I lie in the still of night
I consider you
and in the early morning light
I consider you
where you are and what
you see and do
the shapes and sounds you're
making as you move

and in this moment we share as
I consider you,

I'll tell you why:
I'm a considerate guy

my consideration,
is it wrong?
you haven't called me now
for oh so long
tell me who's around,
without and within you
in this moment we share as
I consider you

and were you in the space beside me as I lay
I'd survey you and say,

I'll tell you why:
I'm a considerate guy

I consider you

come back to before the black turned blue
when all was equal 'tween me and you
no one to be and nothing to do
it ain't much of a dance, it's true,
but -

get into the foetal position,
the foetal position, the foetal position
feet under my butt and head to my chest
in the deep delicious dark I relax and regress

feels good to cradle myself in bed
covers right up above my head
know or care not whether I'm 'live or dead
it ain't much of a dance, it has to be said,
but -

get into the foetal position,
the foetal position, the foetal position
feet under my butt and head to my chest
in the deep delicious dark I relax and regress

beyond this much is corrupt and cold
the truths we have to take and the lies we are told
no time so fine as being minus years old
like a bad hand of cards, I happily fold,
and -

get into the foetal position,
the foetal position, the foetal position
feet under my butt and head to my chest
ain't much of a dance, but I'm needing a rest

the foetal position

every second,
every sec
threat
threat
every tock,
each tick -
watch
it
each moment
every mo
oh,
no ...

attempted murder
every hour,
it's a jungle in here

each crotchet,
each quaver -
quiver
quake
plot thickening,
blood thin
hot
hot
every move a
muscle makes
could spark a
grave mistake

and every synapse
signals fear
it's a jungle in here

jungle

what is the gadget?
and where did I put it?
it was right here, goddammit!
I held it, I felt it!, but -

I had my eyes shut when I was touchin' it
I had my eyes shut when I was touchin' it

if I knew what it looked like
I might know how to find it
but all I hold is a feeling,
its seeming, its meaning,

a sensation'l sensation
for which I'm ever waiting
so tell me, brother, sis
what, where the gadget is, 'cos

I had my eyes shut when I was touchin' it
I had my eyes shut when I was touchin' it

it was speakin' my language -
in its poppin' 'n' buzzin',
shriekin' 'n' hummin'
it showed understanding

I so needed distraction,
heavy questions each moment -
gadget gave me the answer
at the push of a button, but

I had my eyes shut when I was touchin' it
I had my eyes shut when I was touchin' it

- so who's got my gadget?
has somebody grabbed it?
'twas the best one I had yet,
I miss it so bad, yeah

who did it?! who hid it?!
am I being kidded
that it ever existed?
did I imagine the gadget?

I had my eyes shut when I was touchin' it
I had my eyes shut when I was touchin' it ...

ah, ah! - I hear the hum a-comin'
oh, oh! - the button's bein' buzzed! (is the gadget back?!)
ah, ah! - I hear the hum a-comin'
oh, oh! - the button's bein' buzzed! (gimme that gadget back!)
eyes shut, wide open,
distracted by the gadget!
distracted, distracted,
distracted by the gadget! ...

what is the gadget?

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I warn ya -
I want ya

(wanna, wanna
wanna, wanna ...)

I'll know ya
I'll own ya

(wanna, wanna
wanna, wanna ...)

I, I, I am the eye
I, I, I am the eye

almost caught, you're
cornered -
I'm poised for
possession ...

flown, flown!
gone! gone!
who left your mind's eye
open?

I told you by and by -
I am the eye!
how could you fly,
when I am your sky?

I'll haunt ya
I warned ya

(wanna, wanna
wanna, wanna ...)

possession

tellin', yellin'
tongue fun!
hissin', spittin'
tongue fun!

tongue fun,
fun, fun! -
till someone hits the mute button

whisperin', kissin'
sweet, slow
ticklin', lingerin'
low, low

tongue fun,
fun, fun! -
till someone hits the mute button

lolling ...
falling ...
stilling ...

tongue - fun,
fun, fun!
till - .

tongue fun

can't straighten
bad-angled
mad-mapped
mangled

crushed, mushed
entangled;
inside I'm
strangled

my language
mangled,
can't reach -
can't touch; hushed

can't get straight
bad-angled
mad-mapped, man -
mangled

mangled

do you like biology?
are you partial to physics?
dare you dabble in chemical?
I can do all three!

I is fizzing with photon
'n' exquisite electron
dancin' round totem of proton
I'm in my element,
I is scientist! -
turn up the gas and the universe says yes

do you like biology?
are you partial to physics?
do you think we have chemistry?
let's experiment

cos I can do all three
I can do all three
simultaneously
I'm in my element,
I is scientist! -
I turn up the gas and the universe says yes

do you like biology?

as I lie in the still of night
I consider you
and in the early morning light
I consider you
where you are and what
you see and do
the shapes and sounds you're
making as you move

and in this moment we share as
I consider you,

I'll tell you why:
I'm a considerate guy

my consideration,
is it wrong?
you haven't called me now
for oh so long
tell me who's around,
without and within you
in this moment we share as
I consider you

and were you in the space beside me as I lay
I'd survey you and say,

I'll tell you why:
I'm a considerate guy

I consider you

come back to before the black turned blue
when all was equal 'tween me and you
no one to be and nothing to do
it ain't much of a dance, it's true,
but -

get into the foetal position,
the foetal position, the foetal position
feet under my butt and head to my chest
in the deep delicious dark I relax and regress

feels good to cradle myself in bed
covers right up above my head
know or care not whether I'm 'live or dead
it ain't much of a dance, it has to be said,
but -

get into the foetal position,
the foetal position, the foetal position
feet under my butt and head to my chest
in the deep delicious dark I relax and regress

beyond this much is corrupt and cold
the truths we have to take and the lies we are told
no time so fine as being minus years old
like a bad hand of cards, I happily fold,
and -

get into the foetal position,
the foetal position, the foetal position
feet under my butt and head to my chest
ain't much of a dance, but I'm needing a rest

the foetal position


About Me

Bio

For many years I've been writing, recording, and performing live: I love to PLAY.

My lyrics have rhythm (I'm a sometime drummer) - sometimes subtle pulses or purrs, sometimes a stronger sense of attack. The sound of a lyric - the music of its words - is as important to me as its story or message.

I'm inspired to get to grips with a great array of subjects: how we relate to each other - and the environment; ways in which we find each other attractive, and how we might show it; modern culture, and what it can lead us to feel - connection, tension, exclusion ... all manner of miscellaneous so-called sanities and madnesses.

I love music beyond genres - anything with authenticity and attitude - and can write for any style. I don't believe that anyone writes quite like me, so my words might suit if you're looking for something with a distinctive edge.

Like a lyric but want details tweaked, or need a piece of a different length? Just ask: few things are sacred.

CV/History

Well ... I did once win the poet of the year competition at my local night.

(Many of the greatest lyricists have had no formal qualifications).

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