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This Neolithic Hole

from Miracle on Neon Clown Avenue by Cannonball Statman

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In civilised obedience town,
plutocrats hold every body down;
brand new bands make the same old sounds.
Nothing ever happens in this town,

and sometimes I think I'm going insane;
doc says something's wrong with my brain.
Yeah, no shit, Sherlock, I'm in pain.
Do I even need to explain?!

No, nobody’s head stays on for long
in this Neolithic hole.

I've got a friend in New York town,
spends his life in the underground;
seems to know his way around,
but these are hard times in New York town,

and all his friends say he's insane,
'cause he's got a job, but it ain't payin',
so he stays under the roof of the E train
to protect his head from the freezing rain.

No, nobody sleeps inside for long
in that Neolithic hole.

Sun sets over this creepy old town;
dogs cry wild laments to the loons.
I could not find a fucking room;
there's no place I can sleep in this town,

and sometimes I think I'm going insane,
like there's something wrong with my brain.
Neutered on a moving train;
now I can’t stand still again,

and nobody hangs around for long
in this Neolithic hole.

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from Miracle on Neon Clown Avenue, released August 20, 2022

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Cannonball Statman is a musician from New York City. He has been described by LiveTrigger Magazine as "the king of modern anti-folk", and has often been noted for his unique sound and stage presence, described by German Shepherd Records as "pure genius". His soulful, articulate songs often tell stories in nonlinear, surreal ways, with intricate, poignant guitarwork. ... more

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