COME SEAGULL COME

COME SEAGULL COME

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Well, another seagull one. My long time friend and co-music-spirator send me some lyrics some weeks ago. Knowing that mandolin is his and pirate's favourite axe - there you go. I don't really know how those little bits of chinese pentatonics got in there. Recorded in my recently most favourite studio on the balcony. Crickets tonight, seagulls tomorrow!

Lyrics: 

come seagull come
share in the rum
a bane and a boon
bring me the moon

you need no ladder
I need no bladder
all that I drink
becomes a link

a direct hotline
a secret number
between those who pine
and those who plunder

come seagull come
have some watermelon gun
reel in the fish
squish the quiche

you need no birds
I need no words
all that I say
becomes a play

a direct reference
a secret encounter
between the irreverent
and those who flounder

come seagull come
innocent chum
wicked cavorter
pickle supporter

these are the words
of a bottomless soul
sinking to rise
climbing to fall

when I am blind
I'll need no cane
come seagull come
and pick my brains



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kahlo2013's picture

Love the mandolin - great music companion for your wonderfully performed melody. Some quirky irreverent lyrics that I enjoyed - my favorite is the sixth stanza.