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Children of the New World | Good Morning | Spirit | Song of Satisfaction | Have You Seen My Friend? | French Garden | Wise Man In Your Heart | She Doesn't She

CHILDREN OF THE NEW WORLD

Tell me what's it all about
What is this funny old world that
We can't do without
Tell me why we argue like we do.
We rob and rape and kill 
and still don't understand
We only rob ourselves
and then we wonder why 
we suffer like we do
soon we'll remember
and understand
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW WORLD
and THE DIFFERENT GAMES THEY PLAY
cos we made love all the night time
turned out to be the right time

now there's children everywhere

Tell me where you're really from
What is this funny old world 
the human race has won
Tell me why to die 
fills us with fear
Its not the first 
its not the last time we'll be born
Our turn will come again
Pick up put down those clothes 
of human flesh we wear
Slowly we're learning
To understand
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW WORLD
ARE THE CHILDREN OF TODAY
Soon they'll begin
Revolutionizing
and reorganising

As the old world fades away
Lets start today


GOOD MORNING

Good morning good morning 
Hey ho the cock will crow
An opening eye
A peeping toe
All the world is waking up 
and coming true now 
Ahhhhh 
I propose a buttered toast 
to marmalade
Instead of going back to bed
Until you hear the bell
You know the show must go on
s'what the showman said or else 
the night may never come again
if the clock's on strike as well
ding dong bell
but who cares how
it's now, it's now
yesterday's tomorrow
time to follow the path
right down the straight and narrow
Ishq! Moksha!

DAEVID:
But fears and tears
and how many years gone 
who knows where?

ANNA:
look here
look there
you're everywhere

DAEVID:
And the poor and the war 
and the jaws of death!
Who asked for more?

ANNA:
It's you. It's me. We ask for more!

DAEVID:
What for ?
We gonna get it 
pretty soon now if we let it 
But its THEM they say
The great grey THEY!
But who are they but us 
and me and you too

EVERYWHERE YOU LOOK ITS YOU
ME MULTIPLIED BY YOU
ITS NOTHING NEW

So love yr lady love yr man
and asking for nothing in return 
nothing.

cuz in your face the human race
is happening in some funny place
well no man can explain it
cuz it such a crazy old planet
maybe soon there won't be 
anyone left on it
Now dreamin' a dream
That everything I'm saying
Doesn't mean what it seems to mean
Doesn't seem what it seems to be
I'M GOIN CRAZY!!

ANNA:
Why do you burn, 
oh man you should know
That everything is sure to change
If you could simply smile
You'll end up laughing at yourself 

CHORUS:
Well its only the world said the girl 


SPIRIT

Spirit of the solar light
Spirit of the sky blue sky
Spirit of the cosmic ray
I work my way to you
Inside me
You guide me
To walk with you a while

(shadow self):
You with your god and yr mothers
and yr brothers 
and yr fool moon powers
and yr mainline station meditations
You with yr pen 
and yr zen 
and yr Om 
and yr lotus coitus surplus mucous
You with yr true blue zero the hero
yr picturebook of pixies 
and Gong gone wrong
and ding dang no more sing song
You with yr new dude king guru
gonna send you a miracle 
you believe it

know its true blue green grey black
is the colour of your eyes closed 

Spirit of the solar light
Spirit of the sky blue sky
Spirit of the cosmic ray
I work my way to you
Beside me
You guide me
To sing my love for humankind

Here comes the day 


SONG OF SATISFACTION 
- daevid allen

have you seen the moon tonight
it's very nearly full
so eat and drink your fill
for soon 'twill come to pass
the king will feed the grass
and sacrifice his personality
to the tree
to the sea
cos 'its not me'
oh no personality
will never pass for me
because I'm really the grass

sing a song of satisfaction
here turns the worm
pockets full of sperm
and seas that tilt and spill
while we go through the mill
and leave the cosmic bill 
for someone else
to feel the pulse
to make the choice
and waltz the night away
who pays?
Not me anyway
not today thanks
I've other fish to fry
Now I must fly
flyyyyyy


HAVE YOU SEEN MY FRIEND? 
- daevid allen

Have you seen my friend
She's gone round the bend
and I'm wonderin if she's OK
Very strange 

She's a kind of witch
She can be a bitch
But I'm wondering if she's OK
Very strange 

She's left her family 
her body and her mind
I'm finding her footprints 
are pretty hard to find
I hope you don't think I'm unkind
She reminds me of you

Have you seen my friend
She's gone round the bend
and I'm wonderin if she's OK
Very strange 

She's left her family 
her body and her mind
I'm finding her footprints 
are pretty hard to find
I hope you don't think I'm unkind
She reminds me of you


FRENCH GARDEN 
- daevid allen

In a French garden by the sea
Sittin up there 
in an old oak tree
Looking out over 
the straights of Dover
Wonderin how I can
Get back over to

See you
Sittin in your bed
Be there

In a little café 
by the Zeider Zee
Sitting there dreaming 
of a cup of English Tea
Lying there looking 
for a four leaf clover
Waiting for an albatross 
to carry me over

You gotta prove 
you're a millionaire
They search you for thoughts
and they measure your hair
They say it's a question 
of all the clothes you wear
Who knows you there
The clothes you wear 

Well I was sitting 
in this French garden by the sea
and I was sittin up high 
in this old oak tree
and I was looking out over 
the straights of Dover
Wonderin how I could
Get back over to see you
But there was this strange 
old fashioned
Customs service stopping me

See you 
Sittin in your bed 
Be there 


WISE MAN IN YOUR HEART
daevid allen, mike howlett, 
pierre moerlen 1969

I met a man a wise old man
The day I lost my pride
He told me he belonged to me
But from me he would hide
But that I would not hear his voice
Until I learned to sing
Now every time I sing 
I know that I belong to him

Singing Oh why
Singing Oh why

He told me he would teach me 
everything I tried to know
He made me see that you and me 
are dreamers in a show
and when the days were darkest then
He lit them with his moon
and then we crossed 
the rainbow bridge
and we came back too soon

Singing Oh why
Singing Oh why

He showed me where he was Atman
That man I could not see
He pointed to the sky until
A ladder I could see
I climbed for many lives 
to find the secret golden flower
But then I woke and found I'd slept 
for less than half an hour

Where is your wise man?
How is the wise man?
Who is this wise man?
Who is this wise man?

He brought us all together then
When I was all alone
He made me see that we could not
Be only flesh and bone

Well it makes you feel so beautiful
You can tell yourself apart
Every time you listen to
The wise man in your heart


SHE DOESN'T SHE 
daevid allen

she turns like a windmill
she flips like a butterfly
she turns like the water 
down deep in the morning
she breaks like the glass 
of the waterfall milky way
slowly I swim her 
my curds in her whey

she doesn't she doesn't 
she doesn't she doesn't
she doesn't she doesn't 
she doesn't she does

she smiles like a lizard and
breeds like a legend she
talks with her wizard
and he tunes her engine
she knows how to swim
so she makes herself vanish
till a true pothead pixie 
has learned to speak Spanish

ah sweet mystery of life 
at last I've found you??

she doesn't she doesn't 
she doesn't she doesn't
she doesn't she doesn't 
she doesn't she does 

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