Van Der Graaf Generator

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1. A Louse Is Not a Home

Sometimes it's very scary here, sometimes it's very sad; Sometimes I think I'll disappear; betimes I think I have; There's a line snaking down my mirror; Splintered glass distorts my face; And though ...

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2. A Place To Survive

(Hammill); It's easy to say, when you're so down, that everything's pointless;; your eyes burn, your ears howl, your limbs are disjointed. Barren fields, the barren earth, never more will it flower. R...

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3. A Plague Of Lighthouse Keepers

( Hammill ); No time now for contrition; the time for that's long past; The walls are thin as tissue and if I talk I'll crack the glass; So I only think on how it might have been; locked in silent mon...

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4. Abandon Ship!

Oh, the heptagenarians got behind the decks; while the skeleton crew went through the motions. It was only the medication that was keeping them erect. Yeh, the devil got the best tunes; so god knows w...

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5. After The Flood

(Hammill); Continuing the story, humanity stumbles -; gone is the glory, there's a far distant rumble. The clouds have gathered and exploded now:; axes shattered, there is no North or South. Far off, ...

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6. Afterwards

(Hammill); You stare out in yellow eyes larger than my mind;; in viscous pools of joy, relaxing, we glide... it's all too beautiful; for my mind to bear; and, as we shimmer into sleep, something's uns...

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7. Aquarian

(Hammill); Now we sit here in our special place, all wearing our happy faces gladly. Sunlight appears in our world; our joy; has been turned from badness. Now we've moved and left alone; and it's easi...

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8. Arrow

(Hammill); Stub towers in the distance, riders cross the blasted moor; against the horizon; Fickle promises of treaty, fatal harbingers of war, futile orisons; swirl as one in this flight, this mad ch...

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9. Black Smoke Yen

Instrumental

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10. Cat's Eye / Yellow Fever (Running)

(Smith); I was walking in the evening,I was; looking for something good, clean, fine, pure, straight, but instead I found; the bunker wall and gate. It was open: I was free. I gave a; token guarantee,...

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11. Chemical World

(Hammill); "Well what's the harm? It's good clean fun.... why don't you just; go on and have another one? When there's hanky-panky in the; boardroom, wooly-bully on the farm, what's the harm? It's qui...

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12. Childlike Faith In Childhood's End

(Hammill); Existence is a stage on which we pass, a sleepwalk trick for mind and heart:; it's hopeless, I know, but onward I must go; and try to make a start; at seeing something more than day-to-day;...

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13. Darkness (11/11)

(Hammill); Day dawns dark, it now numbers infinity. Life crawls from the past, watching in wonder; I trace its patterns in me. Tomorrow's tomorrow is birth again. Boats burn the bridge in the fens;; t...

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14. Door

(Hammill); He's a blind man, crouching by the pavement, only seeing with his third eye, and clutching at the astral shadow; of every passer-by. ; He's a wise man, trumping all the answers;; she's a wi...

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15. Every Bloody Emperor

Every Bloody Emperor; By this we are all sustained: a belief in human nature; and in justice and parity...all we have is the faith to carry on. ; Imperceptible the change as our votes become mere gest...

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16. Ferret And Featherbird

(Hammill); Time has come between us:; in the passing months I've felt you slip away; as your words and mine came like nursery rhymes; till there was nothing left to say. ; Distance came between us lon...

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17. Forsaken Garden

Where are all the joys of yesterday? Where, now, is the happiness and laughter that we shared? Gone, like our childhood dreams, aspirations and beliefs;; Time is a thief, and he ravages our gardens, S...

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18. Highly Strung

The beat, the beat at my temples;; My pulse, my pulse in a rush. I'm feeling increasingly mental, Legs shaking , my face flushed. ; The lights so bright in a dazzle, The pumping that thumps at my ches...

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19. House With No Door

(Hammill - Jackson); There's a house with no door and I'm living there; at nights it gets so cold and the days are hard to bear inside. There's a house with no roof, so the rain creeps in, falling thr...

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20. In Babelsberg

The city's spread beneath my feet, but not the one that I was after; while I've been pounding out this beat; the length of the Kudamm. Street legends on the tourist map, a fading script in Gothic, out...

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21. Into A Game

(Hammill, Part II : Vanblow); I never thought it could come to this, as you sit there crying, hanging on with your fingertips; to something that's already dead. Now we're into a game; and it's all a b...

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22. Killer

(Hammill - Banton - Smith); So you live in the bottom of the sea, and you kill all that come near you .... but you are very lonely, because all the other fish; fear you ..... And you crave companionsh...

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23. La Rossa

(Hammill); Lacking sleep and food and vision; here I am again, encamped upon your floor, craving sanctuary and nourishment, encouragement and sanctity and more. The streets seemed very crowded, I put ...

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24. Last Frame

(Hammill); Pretty keen - yes, my hobby keeps me busy; and if I talk to myself, what's the crime? In the darkroom I am a dealer in space and time.... When all memory is mellowed, when the photograph is...

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25. Lemmings

I stood alone upon the highest cliff-top, looked down, around, and all that I could see; were those that I would dearly love to share with; crashing on quite blindly to the sea... I tried to ask what ...

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26. Lemmings (Including COG)

( Hammill ); I stood alone upon the highest cliff-top, looked down, around, and all that I could see; were those that I would dearly love to share with; crashing on quite blindly to the sea:; I tried ...

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27. Lizard Play

(Hammill); Frozen moment, cold blood time:; the Iguana lady is saying goodbye. She's not quite ready, she wants to stay, she wants to be perfect, but not in the way. He tries to be cautious, one more ...

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28. Lost (i) Dance In Sand And Sea

So here we are, or rather, here I am, quite alone, I'm seeing things that were shared before, long ago ... my memory stretches and I am dazed: you know I know; how good the time was and how I laughed ...

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29. Lost (ii) Dance In Frost

I wore my moods like so many different sets of clothes; but the right one was never around;; and as you left I heard my body ring; and my mind began to howl; It was far to late to contemplate the mean...

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30. Man-Erg

The killer lives inside me: yes, I can feel him move. Sometimes he's lightly sleeping; in the quiet of his room, but then his eyes will rise and stare through mine;; he'll speak my words and slice my ...

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31. Masks

(Hammill); He's a man of the past and one of the present, a man who hides behind a mask behind a mask;; a clown, a fool, believing it cool to be down; or that the game is all about who laughs the last...

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32. Mathematics

Here be numbers transcendental, On an imaginary axis spun, Decimal places without limit; And zero and one. ; Mathematics, Simply pure beyond belief. ; E to the power of I times pi plus one is zero; E ...

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33. Medley, parts of: (ii) The Sleepwalkers

(Hammill); Tonight, before you lay down to the sweetness of your sleep; do you question your surrender to the drop from Lover's Leap; or does the anaesthetic darkness take hold on its very own? Does y...

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34. Medley, parts of:(i) A Plague Of Lighthouse Keepers

(i) Eyewitness; ( Hammill ); Still waiting for my saviour, storms tear me limb from limb; my fingers feel like seaweed, I'm so far out I'm too far in. ; On the table lies blank paper / and my tower is...

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35. Meurglys III, The Songwriter's Guild

(Hammill); These days I mainly just talk to plants and dogs, all human contact seems painful, risky, odd, so I stay acting god in my own universe; where I trade cigarettes in return for songs. The dea...

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36. Mirror Images

(Hammill); If I'm the mirror and you're the image; then what's the secret between the two, these 'me's and 'you's, how many can there be? Oh, I don't mind all that around the place, as long as you kee...

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37. My Room (Waiting For Wonderland)

(Hammill); Searching for diamonds in a sulphur mine, leaning on props that are rotten, hoping for anything, looking for a sign; that I am not forgotten. Lost in a labyrinth of future mystery, tracing ...

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38. Nadir's Big Chance

(Hammill); I've been hanging around, waiting for my chance; to tell you what I think about the music; that's gone down; to which you madly danced - frankly, you know that it stinks. I'm gonna scream, ...

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39. Necromancer

(Hammill); Yes I live in the black woods, where you dare not even; speak my name. If there is evil in your heart and you will come near to me you will; lose your sane. My form is mystic, but my heart ...

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40. Nutter Alert

It might come in a letter, darkness falls in a telephone call;; I await the unexpected; with one ear to the party wall. Is it the pricking of the conscience, is it the itching of hair shirt, is it the...

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41. Octopus

(Hammill); I want to paint you long poems full of fire, you who I do not know. ; Now my mind is tested with love which; twists and wavers from side to side and which; some day soon you may see... I wa...

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42. On The Beach

If we had all the time in the world; we might talk about how it used to be. We could have thrown in our cards; when the going got hard; but evidently we went on interminably. ; Right now I want to wal...

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43. Orthenthian Street (Part I)

(Hammill); I feel a calling for the sea, I want to walk on the sand dunes... I hope you'll forgive me if I say I can't take you:; at some times I've got to get away, if just to get a break from the pl...

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44. Orthenthian Street (Part II)

(Hammill); Can't stop for a second:; we might see how silly we all are. Can't get out, even for a moment:; might be hit by a passing car. Dreams shatter and fall into dust, as long as we're travelling...

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45. Out Of My Book

(Hammill - Jackson); We sat by ourselves, still looking for company;; there could have been peace, but that eluded me -; all I could think of was what was on my mind. You tried to be kind, but I block...

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46. Pilgrims

Sometimes you feel so far away, distanced from all the action of the play, unable to grasp significance, marking the plot with diffident dismay, stranded at centre stage, scrabbling through your diary...

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47. Pioneers Over C

(Hammill - Jackson - Band); Left the earth in 1983, fingers groping for the galaxies, reddened eyes stared up into the void, 1000 stars to be exploited; Somebody help me I'm falling, somebody help me,...

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48. Refugees

(Hammill); North was somewhere years ago and cold:; Ice locked the people's hearts and made them old. South was birth to pleasant lands, but dry:; I walked the waters' depths and played my mind. East ...

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49. Running Back

(Hammill); I thought I'd give it up for good, 'cause none of my actions are understood. I thought I'd really leave, and my coming back's something you'd never perceive. I thought I'd make it;; Yes, I ...

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50. Sci-Finance

(Hammill); You got some shares in a speculative venture, you got some stock in a gilt-edged bond, you stretched out tight by the terms of debenture, the game is on... You chase the bulls in eternal co...

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51. Scorched Earth

(Hammill - Jackson); Just one crazy moment while the dice are cast, he looks into the future and remembers what is past, wonders what he's doing on this battlefield, shrugs to his shadow, impatient, t...

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52. Ship Of Fools

(Hammill); The captain's in a coma, the lieutenant's on a drunk;; the owner's in his cabin with his special friend, the monk;; the midget's on the bridge, dispensing platitudes and junk -; those wild ...

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53. Still Life

(Hammill); Citadel reverberates to a thousand voices, now; dumb:; What have we become? What have we chosen to be? Now, all history is reduced to the syllables of; our name-; nothing can ever be the sa...

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54. The Aerosol Grey Machine

(Hammill); Just one breath, and it's instant death, it's the Aerosol Grey Machine! Just one breath, and it's instant death, it's the Aerosol Grey Machine! You're walking along the road one day, up com...

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55. The Boat Of Millions Of years

(Hammill); Horus, the son of Isis, lay in the marshes of Buto, poisoned by Set. She called out to the High God Ra; to kill this evil, that her child may live yet. Casting aside her present fears; she ...

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56. The Emperor In His War-Room (i) The Emperor

(I) The Emperor; Standing in the space; that holds the silent lace of night; away from you... You think that you can hold; the searing, moulten gold between; your fingers... But it slips through, tear...

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57. The Emperor In His War-Room (ii) The Room

(ii) The Room; Live by sword and you shall die so, All your power shall come to nought, every life you take is part of your own, death, not power, is what you've bought. ; Cringing in your room as the...

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58. The Habit Of The Broken Heart

(Hammill); Oh, the Sisters of Blindness; from the Convent of the Broken Heart, they want to smother it with kindness, they want to tear it all apart. And there's a rock of sterile virtu'; in the centr...

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59. The Siren Song

(Hammill); Letters in pencil, some of them as heavy as lead, as dated as carbon, as black as coal, but burning as red. Clues faintly stencilled: the message, though leeched, is unbled, as secret as ma...

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60. The Sleepwalkers

(Hammill); At night, this mindless army, ranks unbroken by dissent, is moved into action and their pace does not relent. In step, with great precision, these dancers of the night; advance against the ...

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61. The Sphinx In The Face

(Hammill); I remember what it felt like at; seventeen:; I was a cat, a snake, a lizard, a mouse. Still got an interest in the limousine; and a spouse and a brat, country house, London flat. ; I'm gonn...

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62. The Sphinx Returns

So near, so wrong, you're so young, you're so old; You're so queer, you're so strong, such a drag to be told; You're so here, you're so gone; you're so young, you're so old; You're so near, you're so ...

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63. The Undercover Man

(Hammill); Here at the glass - all the usual problems, all the habitual farce. You ask, in uncertain voice, what you should do; as if there were a choice; but to carry on miming the song; and hope tha...

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64. The Wave

(Hammill); The wave hits the beach, writing words on the sand;; to the academic man, this could be the answer.... In fact, it's no more than a hunch. Still we try to eat it -; I think we're all pretty...

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65. Urban

(Hammill); Sometimes living for the moment; sometimes going with the flow; sometimes professing to be an exponent; of the quiet life; while night life; surrounds me I sit; and go crazy alone; too many...

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66. W

Life is an endless succession of waves, you're happy and you're sad; and you don't appreciate the good times; until you'e in the bad.... You wake up one morning - w -; and you're twice as unhappy; as ...

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67. Whatever Would Robert Have Said ?

(Hammill); I am the suck of air you take; that you've had many times before;; I am the blow you try to fake, but which still throws you out the door;; I am the air that fills your lungs, but leaves yo...

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68. When She Comes

(Hammill); Slow motion in the quiet of the room;; so potent is the smell of her perfume; that you think she's eternal, that you think she is everything... but no-one knows what she is. Repentance for ...

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69. White Hammer

(Hammill); In the year 1486 the Malleus first appeared, designed to kill all witchcraft and end the papal fears:; prescribing tortures to kill the Black Arts;; and the Hammer struck hard. ; Malleus Ma...

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70. Wondering

(Banton - Hammill); I will arise:; in the depths, I will open my eyes;; as my breath almost fails me, survive. ; Wait - there's something unclear, there's something I fear now drawing close. Could it ...

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71. Your Time Starts Now

Your time starts now; Without a question, Without a clue, Your response will attest; To suggestion's power, so strong; And growing stronger. With self-belief; You've pulled through but you belong here...

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