The Hitter

from Esoterica by Shanghai

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With a neon flicker in my eye…

I need a little bit, another cigarette, mixing up a drink.

Pop and swivel top, shimmy shimmy bop.

Still looking for that one fat big old score…

Incandescent light.

Goddamn those starry eyes freaks…

Teeter on the brink, sliding off a seat, waiting on a shot.

Chop and have a cut, jiggle little butt.

Getting ready for that slideshow, round we go…

Incandescent light.

Ra's all seeing eye.

Downtown tasting rubies…lamplit anenomes.

Lost in a long rhythm of warm cramps and stutters…

I can't feel anymore, nothing seems to hurt me.

Numbness in my brain, don't try and stop me.

Evil helps me through this day,

One and only true friend and companion.

Slowly as it kills me, slowly as it kills me.

I guess this is the end, all over again…

The slow ceremony of tasting rubies,

Lamplit anenomes, sea sprites hair on fair flesh,

Lost in a long rhythm of warm cramps and stutters.

Glee is extended to our fingerprints,

Whirls of wretch, into glare, creamy flare.

Drowning in innocence, tears flood.

So let the lyric meander into speech at last,

On looping tongues, lisps slips.

The trickle of clear spittle on her breast,

Fondling your lips...Bodyhammer! (Whatever...)

The slow ceremony…silverish fluttery, phantom superior.

The echo of half light, fading into brightness...


from Esoterica, released July 1, 2009
Produced, Written and Arranged by Luis Rojas and Shanghai

Recorded and Mixed by Greg Stace @ Powerhouse Studios

Mastered by Steve Wilson @ The Reactor

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Shanghai is a nine piece avant garde experimental progressive art rock band from Sydney, Australia

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