TRANSPARENT THINGS

by Fujiya & Miyagi

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released November 17, 2017

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Track Name: Ankle Injuries
as pretty as the bend
lower case, letter S
spray painted red, it's spray painted red, yeah
your little arms swing on monkeybars in search of applause
like pixelated scraps of jazz mags in your headlights

a career littered with ankle injuries
in the mid to late 1980's yeah
as pretty as the bend lower case letter S
like pixelated scraps of jazz mags in your headlights

watching belisha beacons next to zebra crossings
my 8 year old legs stick to leatherette seat coverings
watching belisha beacons through transparent things
like pixelated scraps of jazz mags in your head lights

fujiya miyagi fujiya miyagi etc
Track Name: Collarbone
first time broke collarbone i tripped over my shoelaces x3
over my shoelaces, over my shoelaces

gotta get a new pair of shoes to kick it with her, not kick it with you x2

second time broke collarbone i tripped over my shoelaces x3
in hundred metre races, yeah hundred metre race

gotta get a new pair of shoes to kick it with her, not kick it with you x2

whatcha gonna do with a fool like you x3
whatcha gonna, whatch gonna, whatcha gonna

repeat

toe bone connected to the ankle bone
ankle bone connected to the shin bone
shin bone connected to the knee bone
knee bone connected to the thigh bone
thigh bone connected to the hip bone
hip bone connected to the backbone
backbone connected to the collarbone
collarbone connected to the neck bone
head bone connected to the neck bone
neck bone connected to the collarbone
collarbone connected to the backbone
back bone connected to the hip bone
hip bone connected to the thigh bone
thigh bone connected to the knee bone
knee bone connected to the shin bone
shin bone connected to the ankle bone
ankle bone connected to the toe bone
toe bone connected to the ankle bone
ankle bone connected to the shin bone
shin bone connected to the knee bone
knee bone connected to the thigh bone
thigh bone connected to the hip bone
hip bone connected to the backbone
backbone connected to the collarbone


suck it to me ah une dueax trois quatre now hear the word of the lord

gotta get a new pair of shoes to kick it with her, not kick it with you x2

whatcha gonna do with a fool like you x3
whatcha gonna, whatch gonna, whatcha gonna

repeat
Track Name: Photocopier
a photocopier hums yellow magic orchestra
i'm just monkeying around with your furniture
you're losing you're losing your bodily fluids
i got so i got so so monosyllabic
you butchered your setlist with vocal gymnastics
you swagger as if you're the hub of the universe
you're off your you're off your, you're off your bleedin' rocker
i'm just monkeying around with your furniture

i'm just monkeying around with your furniture uh uh
a photocopier hums yellow magic orchestra uh uh
and we were just pretending to be japanese
yeah we were just pretending to be japanese
we were just pretending to be japanese
we were just pretending to be japanese, yeah

(we gotta get it it together, uh uh etc)

i'll flatten your stomach like joseph pilates
all scientific discoveries were made by rats and monkeys
and we were just pretending to be japanese
yeah we were just pretending to be japanese

a grubby little mod with an infants thesaurus
je m'appelle david avez vous un photocopier
you're off your you're off your, you're off your bleedin' rocker
i'm just monkeying around with your furniture
a photcopier hums yellow magic orchestra
i collected acappellas and i filed them into genres
april's wearing black sucking july in the kitchen
i got a slow a slow a slow metabolism
the singer of chicago in electra glide in blue
legs flapping like bingo wings, two heterosexuals
you got me you got me barking like a dog yeah
grrrrrrrrrrrrr

sticky sticky uh uh etc
Track Name: Transparent Things
litterbugs
professional non smokers
pricks in replica kits of red and black yeah
cyclists should ride in designated
bicycle zones and not on the pavement

2 by 2
european langauge schools
they got the same coloured rucksacks on their backs yeah
uh oh
i know
they got the same coloured rucksacks, oh

i look through transparent things and i feel ok x4

litterbugs
singer/songwriters
asymmetrical ticks in grids of pale blue boxes
so so
i know
i look through transparent things and i feel ok x3
litterbugs
professional non smokers
asymmetrical ticks in grids of pale blue boxes

i look through transparent things and i feel ok x7
Track Name: Sucker Punch
ok

you can't duck a sucker punch now baby you can't duck a sucker punch
you hit me with an upper cut oh hey hey
you can't duck a sucker punch
i gotta bone to pick with you now hey hey i gotta bone to pick a with you
you can't duck a sucker punch now baby you can't duck a sucker punch

you can't duck a sucker punch now baby you can't duck a sucker punch
you can't duck a sucker punch now baby you can't duck a sucker punch
you can't duck a sucker punch
i can't duck a sucker punch

ok

you can't duck a sucker punch
i can't duck a sucker punch

sucker

sucker

you can't duck a sucker punch now baby you can't duck a sucker punch
you hit me with an upper cut oh hey hey
you can't duck a sucker punch
i gotta bone to pick with you now hey hey i gotta bone to pick a with you
you can't duck a sucker punch now baby you can't duck a sucker punch
you can't duck a sucker punch
i can't duck a sucker punch
Track Name: In One Ear & Out The Other
in one ear & out the other
in one ear & out the other
do i have to spell it out to you phonetically
or just slowly ah ah ah ah
you got to know your place on the food chain
you got to know your place on the food chain
read my lips
carefully
and release endorphins

she got me wrapped around her little finger
in one ear & out the other
in one ear & out the other
she got me wrapped around her little finger
in one ear & out the other

oh you're so, experimental
oh you think you're so
you can't stack boxes to ibiza compilations
you can't stack boxes uh oh
you got to know your place on the food chain
you got to know your place on the food chain
kinks in the isobars
my dogs are barking
my dogs are barking uh oh

she got me wrapped around her little finger
in one ear & out the other
in one ear & out the other
she got me wrapped around her little finger
in one ear & out the other

you got to know your place on the food chain x4

I I I I I I I I I I x4

she got me wrapped around her little finger
in one ear & out the other
in one ear & out the other
she got me wrapped around her little finger
in one ear & out the other

she got me wrapped around her little finger x8
Track Name: Cylinders
wooden alphabet building blocks
different colours
female left hander
your arms move to numerous instructions

she heard colours
coloured hearing
pythagoras had an inkling
your voice tastes of 3 different flavours, yeah

got no got no carbohydrates
on my eating apparatus
i've not been firing on all cylinders lately

she heard colours
coloured hearing
pythagoras had a theory
your voice tastes of 3 different flavours, yeah

i read your star sign before i read mine, oh x6
Track Name: Reeboks In Heaven
in heaven i
play golf all day
in chequered strides
my swing is perfection
my chair reclines
propellers and areodynamics i'm
in consultation

my chair reclines
i'm in heaven
this monologue
is not a dialogue so listen
my chair reclines
professor engineering
mechanics i'm in aviation yeah

yeah you described
when i was eleven
3d cars
your lines were diagonal
high frequency
transmission vibrations
professor do you wear reeboks in heaven, yeah

professor do you wear reeboks in heaven x4

yeah

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