Jesse Dangerously; Jacob Earl - Scales and Tails

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lyrics

Jacob:

I got some bottle rockets
We're pulling limbs from sockets
We're watching slipping sliding bodies
Drinking cocktails, fuck it

I love the pole dancers
I crave the way they rock it
I got some big credit
In my pants pocket, dig it, lapdance, hog it

During happy hour
I come down to the pleebs
Slummin' gives me power
Over all the dweebs

I feel so fucking lethargic
I feel larger than life
It feels fucking cathartic
I'm having an epiphany, just in time

Jesse:

I ordered bottle service
It's my first time, I'm nervous
Try not to show nothing on the surface
My purpose to purchase personal flattery
It's a burlesque. It's a travesty.
Prefer to be referred as your majesty
Apolitical, typical apathy
Pitiful tragedy (is that for me?)

Jacob:

On a scale of one to ten
From it sucked to I will come back again
I give a solid five
Maybe I'm so high I love this dive

Let me tell you my life story
Before I donned this three piece suit
I was a shit-eating glorious baby
You'd have licked my boot

So what if I sit and watch all day
So what if I like to pay
I'm not raining on your parade
I'm not taking your revolution away

Jesse:

On a scalle of Boyz II Men
To the end of the road & back again
I must apologize
I'm lost and I can't find my friends
Let me tell you my life story
Meter's running, you've got time for me
Feel bad, but I'm not that sorry
I heard life begins at forty
Don't rain on my parade
Don't take my revolution away...

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from Before The Flood, released December 4, 2014
Jesse Dangerously: additional lyrics and raps.

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Jacob Earl Ottawa, Ontario

Independent DIY queer producer/songwriter/photog.

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