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#1131892 - 10/31/17 08:23 AM Smokestacks and Mirrors  
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Free to distribute, record, perform, as you wish. If you record a version and feel the inclination, send me a link or copy. I'm fairly happy with my recording, but I would love to hear it performed by someone with actual talent.

https://soundcloud.com/user32224700/smokestacks-and-mirrors





There's poison in the water tap , poison in the air we breathe

Theres poisen in our minds to fear the things others believe

Spend tons of money for tons of bombs, but no medicine for the poor

And the sheep bleat on about Muslims and ISIS swords







(Chorus)

A G

And the smoke and flames belch from the mouths of smokestack Balrogs

As the demons spew out their seeds of hate and fear.

Their poisons seep in our lungs, and minds,, and conscience

Its a carney game of smokestacks and mirrors.







Cows on a cattle drive have choice. They elect which way to go

But they're driven by their fears instead of things they know

They run from yah, yip and yeehaw, the packing plant they head toward

Because yah and yehhaw translate to ISIS swords.



(repeat chorus)



Perhaps a few years from now a doctor has bad news

For someone you love so much and just cant bear to lose

He'll talk oncology, radiation, and speak of the Kemo wards

But not a single word will be mentioned of ISIS swords

And you'll wonder why the hell you been worried about ISIS swords



(repeat chorus)

#1131918 - 11/01/17 09:29 AM Re: Smokestacks and Mirrors [Re: DrHami]  
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I like the lyrics...the music needs some work.

#1131981 - 11/03/17 08:53 AM Re: Smokestacks and Mirrors [Re: DrHami]  
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Thank you for listening and commenting Neil. I am weak on the music side of songs. Is it just my mediocre performance? or should I try to come up with a better tune? I can take it either way or both :-)


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