Machismo of Desperation

from by The Atomic Atoms

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She's not a stripper, she's an exotic dancer
Her body's a temple... yeah, and a breeding cancer
"It's serendipitous," she whispers serenely
You don't acknowledge her pouting but you can't ignore her preening

She's always on graveyard making all them ends meet
Better living a lie than living out on the street
There's a fool for sale wherever money tends to be
but the wolves don't smile they just show off their teeth, boys

She's the mouthpiece
and the lips
and at best you're just whatever's left
She's the mouthpiece
and the lips
and you're nothing
at all

I know a man who falls in love each night
when he's not getting love he's getting into a fight
So calm, collected, and cruel (cool) just like a vampire on the prowl
but you don't stick your neck out for him he only wants you to howl

He's the mouthpiece
and the lips
and at best you're just whatever's left
He's the mouthpiece
and the lips
and you're nothing
at all

The ubiquitous gaze from the door watches you
"God" is on the clock. He's at your 10, your 5, and your 2
but that's just my opinion

Of course I'm the mouthpiece
and I'm the lips
or at best maybe I'm just whatever's left
'cause you're the mouthpiece
and you're the lips
or you're nothing
at all

credits

from Digging Up Ed Sullivan, released April 5, 2016
addamn Anonymous- Vocals, rhythm guitar
aTommy Cappel - bass guitar, lead guitar
Jay M. $$ - drums

All songs lovingly cared for for all eternity at Cappel Recording, Cincinnati OH.
www.cappelrecordingstudio.com

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The Atomic Atoms Cincinnati, Ohio

The Atomic Atoms (Adam Singer and Tommy Cappel) are a stupid band with a stupid name that writes stupid songs.
We don’t play shows. We barely, if ever, promote ourselves. We are so ‘Indy’ we aren’t sure if -we- have even heard of us. It’s sure to go over like a lead zeppelin.
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