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BAND: The Amps
ALBUM: Pacer
LABEL: 4AD/Elektra
RELEASED: October 1995
TEAM:
Kim Deal - Guitar, vocals
Nathan Farley - Guitar
Luis Lerma - Bass
Jim McPherson - Drums


PACER
Now I'd like to get out
I'd like to go to the other side
Just to think, you were just passin' by
Ridin' around
You spit in my eye
Just to think, you were just passin' by
We were eye to eye
Breezing by
You broke the pace
Just a twisted kid, never learned to ride
Now I'd like to get out
I'd like to go to the other side
Just to think, you were just passin' by
We were eye to eye
Breezing by
You broke the pace
Just a twisted kid, never learned to ride
Now my wheels are off the ground
They keep spinnin' 'round
Just to think, you were just passin' by
Now I'd like to get out
Go to the other side
Just to think, you were just passin' by


TIPP CITY
Cottonhead, cottonhead
I say I will not
Go to Sobercity I won't
Curtailed times,
Once all the best was mine
Tipp City, I'm still here
Tammy all day
I hate old people I do
Everything dispensed that we missed
The busting studs said it was good
Whoa... yea!
You got me going, You got me going
Peacock caught looking in a mirror
Stop drinking my beer
With dawn patrol on
I wanna be a city official
Cause no one gets ya
Whoa... yea!
You got me going, You got me going
Cottonhead, cottonhead
I have relations
With anonymous internet nation
Curtailed times
Once all the best was mine
Tipp City yea, I'm still here
Whoa... yea!
You got me going, You got me going


I AM DECIDED
I'd like to fly out
Fly away from here
Find you up with beers
Man I'm stoned
I want to change
And not make a sound
I'm out of town
I am decided
I will be better to fly tonight
I need to learn
How you look so well
And you glow
I want to know
Better watch your ass
The time is moving fast
I am decided
I will be better to fly tonight


BRAGGING PARTY
From the valley of the missing
High lonesome, no pity boy
Bragging party just beginning
All the tales, mythic noise
No cotton, no chloroform
Don't throw me off the dorm
You know what I mean
Fur is flying, I'm on your team
Here are hills, dales dales
You are what I need, to hear
So fill the air, with memorized breaths... memorized breaths
From the valley of the missing
Tam, Tammy's stoned on dope
No kids, no dogs, no fucking daughters
Just for business lip
I don't know a thing about it
Crazy dipper thanks a lot
You ride with roam in your sleep
I'm up with the last one-off
Here are hills, dales dales
You are what I need, to hear
So fill the air, with memorized breaths... memorized breaths
From the valley of the missing
High lonesome
Bragging party just beginning, mythically, mythically


HOVERIN'
Hoverin'
Hoverin' above the universe
We were floatin'
We didn't know where we were
Flyin' down the street
But our feet not touchin'
Ah we saw it all
But we don't remember nothin'
Hoverin'
That's with everybody dazed
Hoverin'
We do it everyday
Don't do it
If you plan to stick around!
Straight
Yeah, we're straight
We get high on our music
Mental (???)
Made to smoke until we're too sick
They're hoverin'
They don't need their starships
'Cause they're hoverin' they're eternally sick (?)
Hoverin'
That's with everybody dazed
Hoverin'
Through everyday
Don't do it if you plan to stick around!


FULL ON IDLE
Say you're one man's taste
Want one, fall and break
We see the new folks, in our day
One, bought that from the Pope
Finally sent away
Want it, look at
Free lust, fight our battles to the day
We were full on idle
A lie, let them say "Obey your (???)"
Each in your own way
Free reign, good rest
Break every brunette in the way
We were full on idle
A lie, let them say "Obey your violence"
It's kinda late
Say you're one man's date
Want one, fall and break
We were full on idle
A lie, let them say "Obey your violence"
Look close, hey tied or white
Broke on the last serve
Heed full idle
Okay with me in silence
What I'd like to do
With your violence
And it's ???


BREAKING THE SPLIT SCREEN BARRIER
You gave me no assist
At the holidays
Now that they're dead and gone
Power on
Humming eighty venus
Humming eighty venus
Humming eighty venus
I know you're not sane anymore
That doesn't mean you're fine
One in this alter-sound
Die around
Humming eighty venus
Humming eighty venus


EMPTY GLASSES
empty glasses
there's just ice cubes
where's the waitress?
where's my other shoe?
that's the boy I like now (?)
got this full cup
I have a chance
at the boy
I was depantsed
dry heaves on the stair
empty
empty
empty glasses
empty glasses
dry heaves on the stairs!!!
empty
empty glasses
there's just ice cubes
where's the waitress?
where's my other shoe?
(there's my other shoe)
dry heaves on the stairs
empty
empty
I had a chance
at the boy; I was depantsed
dry heaves on the stair
empty
empty


SHE’S A GIRL
Sent away for a wonderful girl
She'll mail soon
Now she's a girl
We talked on the phone
She just showed up the next day
Stay for a wonderful while
I was enriched in ways
I really can't describe
I'll whine
I'll live, no memory
I remember it I see
Here eternities
For wound and kind (?)
Like all the signs
Once you've got it
Once is all the time
Here eternities
For wound and kind
Like all the signs
Once you've got it
Once is all the time
Wonderful girl
She's a poet
You know it
Need a ride to the store
I'll whine
I'll live, no memory
I remember it I see
Here eternities
For wound and kind
Like all the signs
Once you've got it
Once is all the time


DEDICATED
If you wore one big mask
You'd never get a chance to kick ass
Demons in the spring
I can hear them sing
"I'll be coming"
Whenever no one follows, nope
Dedicated all to you (me)
Dedicated all to you (me)
Aaaaaaah hope you've got a minute
Yeah, I'd love a minute of time
Or they all go "Fuck it if your winded"
You know, given me the rhyme
Demons in the spring
I can hear them sing
"I'll be coming"
Whenever no one follows, nope
Dedicated all to you (me)
Dedicated all to you (me)
Aaaaah, hope you've got a minute
Yeah, I've got a minute of time
For they all go, "Fuck it if your wasted"
You know, givin' me a rhyme
Demons in the spring
I can hear them sing
"I'll be coming"
Whenever no one follows, nope
Dedicated all to you (me)
Dedicated all to you (me)
Dedicated all
Dedicated, dedicated, dedicated
If you wore one big mask
You'd never get a chance to kick ass
De-mons in the spring
I can hear them sing
"I'll be coming"
Whenever no one follows, nope
Dedicated all to you (me)
Dedicated all
As long as no one follows, nope
The string things out for string
So many for "moi"
Dedicated all
Dedicated, dedicated