lyrical endeavours by karl hyde; this site features lyrics for albums and singles released after the rebirth of underworld. for the lyrics to change the weather or underneath the radar try this archive.

dubnobasswithmyheadman (1993)
born slippy.NUXX (1995)
second toughest in the infants (1996)
(pearls girl) oich oich (1996)
moaner (1997)


a mere line, gentlemen.


dark & long
thunder thunder lightning ahead. long. kiss you kiss you dark and long. thunder thunder lightning ahead. bright lights shine. bright lights shine. thunder thunder lightning. thunder thunder lightning ahead. now i kiss you dark and long. thunder thunder lightning ahead. long. kiss you kiss you dark and long. long. me im just a waitress she said. i went and bought a new head she said. i look at you. i believe in you she said. screaming into the eye of the lens. i want to smash it up. i want to break it down. i want a wall of tears to wash away. thunder thunder lightning ahead. thunder thunder lightning. thunder thunder lightning ahead. now i kiss you dark and long. filled with tainted girls and motel frills. what a laugh. you was done up there mate. thunder thunder lightning ahead. i could kiss you dark and long. thunder thunder lightning ahead. now i kiss you dark and long. shout your love. the stars are black. the church is sweet. my skin is hot. thunder thunder lightning ahead. now i kiss you dark and long. shout your love.
mmm skyscraper i love you
thirty thousand feet above the earth. youre a beautiful thing. mmm skyscraper i love you. thirty thousand feet above the earth. its a beautiful thing. and youre a beautiful thing. thirty thousand feet above the earth. its a beautiful thing. everybodys a beautiful thing. and i see elvis. elvis. i see porn dogs sniffing the wind. sniffing the wind for something new. porn dogs sniffing the wind for something violent they can do. porn dogs sniffing the wind. sniffing the wind for something new. porn dogs sniffing the wind for something violent for me and you. will you be my big plaything. my total big disorientator. will you be my big plaything. my ninja power. my number cruncher. yes. yes. yes. no. yes. yes. and i see elvis. and i hear god on the phone. i see porn dogs sniffing the wind. sniffing the wind for something new. porn dogs sniffing the wind for something violent that they could do. porn dogs sniffing the wind. sniffing the wind for something new. porn dogs sniffing the wind for something violent for me and you. the city is a whore tonight. and i see god talking. elvis. god talking. pornfest pork fat jesus christ night light. elvis fresh meat and a little whipped cream. pornfast cornfat jesus christ night ride. elvis fresh meat and a little whipped cream. thirty thousand feet above the earth. thirty thousand feet above the earth. beautiful thing. youre a beautiful thing. thirty thousand feet above the beautiful earth. like i feel you.
surfboy
talk to me. talk to my machine.
spoonman
world. tuesday. watched you cry. watched you fly. watched you die. im the spoonman. talks to god. transfusion. penetration. im the spoonman. im the spoonman. shes a wound. nice bikini. steppin razor. dont put your hand where you wouldnt put your face she said a dollar rubber rat utah plates brilliant green substance unknown with a face like a peeled onion sheep in drag horseback automatic to make your home clean make it sani-flush she said now im a new skin-free crispy with this urge to phone into the nosmoking zone of stainless steel tokyo me and big white dog got to hijack pecan tarts for babylon bambi out of mercer street where the crackheads catwalk charity where teenage sex rides a stoned rhythm trading its chiliskins to the screamers come to hunt their meat to the gold diggers in kissboots and the recycled blondes in their stack heeled snatches the monster trucks the rolling rocks the poodle boys with their little bone diggers and dark stuff comes oozing out the apple core tonight like a beggars dog tasting the wind. into the blood.
tongue
thank you for the time. like a razor kiss my wound. cut me to open. im ready to use. bring the newer ending sense. i need the comfort of a stranger. eighteen years all the wait. like a razor kiss my wound. thank you for the touch. like a razor kiss my wound. cut me to open.
dirty epic
sweet in winter sweet in rain. shake well before use she said. you never touch me anymore this way. connector in. receiver out. you let me in through the back door. ride the sainted rhythms on the midnight train to romford. ride the sainted rhythms. sweet in winter sweet in rain. shake well before use she said. you never touch me anymore this way. oh no. connector connector connector connector. youre a connector connector connector connector. im so dirty. and the light blinds my eyes. youre oh so dirty. and the light it blinds my eyes. here comes christ on crutches. call me wet trampoline she said today. well i was too busy with my hand. shake well before use she said but you never touch me anymore. i was busy listening for phone sex coming through the back door. in skin-tight trunks. and we all went mental and danced. i get my kicks on channel six. i get my kicks on channel six. to the off-peak electricity. and the light blinds my eyes. and i feel dirty. and the light blinds my eyes. and i feel so shaken in my faith. here comes christ on crutches. and here comes another god. here comes another god like a buffalo thunder with a smell of sugar and a velvet tongue and designer voodoo. and i got phone sex to see me through the emptiness in my 501s. freeze-dried with a new religion. and my teeth stuffed back in my head. i get my kicks on channel six. the light it burns my eyes. and i feel so dirty. here comes christ on crutches. i will not be confused. will not be confused. they left me confused. i will not be confused with another man. this pressure of opinions. lighten up. listen to your eyes you said. but all i could see was doris day in a big screen satellite. disappearing down the tube hole on farringdon street with whiplash willy the motor psycho. and the light it burns my eyes. and the light it burns my eyes. i get my kicks on channel six.
cowgirl
everything. im invisible. an eraser of love. an erazor of love. why dont you call me i feel like flying in two. im invisible. i dont dream. (ice cream.) i scream so much. you know what i mean. this electric stream. and my tears in league with the wires and energy and my machine. this is my beautiful dream. im hurting no one. hurting no one. i want to give you everything. i want to give you energy. i want to give a good thing. i want to give you everything. everything. in one final scream of love who could climb this high she looks beautiful like a child i feel tears. and i want to scream. you know what i mean cause this is hurting no one. an erazor of love. hurt. the necessary feeling. why dont you call me i feel like flying in two. an erazor of love.
river of bass
to touch. to taste. she flows like a river of bass vibration. to touch. to taste. she flows like a river of bass vibration. sweet water. sweet water. to touch. to taste. you flow like a river of bass vibration. sunshine surrounds me. showering above their greed. sunshine surrounds me. showering above the greed. to touch. to taste. you flow like river of bass vibration. to touch. to taste. you flow like a river of bass vibration. take me down. to your river of sweet release. take me down. to your river of sweet relief. everyone is sleeping. this needle is release. sitting on a mountain. companies could see. listening to a whisper. to touch. to taste. you flow like a river of bass vibration. what is in the thornbush. a thornbush in my head. im a snowstorm. im a shaker. sometimes i regret the things i say. to touch. to taste. she flows like a river of bass vibration. take me down. to your river of sweet release. to your river of sweet relief. from chelsea to essex. every room. in every sweet cocoon. chelsea to essex. in every room. in every sweet cocoon. sometimes i feel her coming from the other side of the world. to touch. to taste. she flows like a river of bass vibration.
m.e.
(anatano yume ni watashi wo tamoteru) can you hold me in your dreams. (watashi wo kanjiru koto ga dekiruno watashi ga anata wo kanjiru youni) can you feel me like i feel you. goodbye mother earth. i dont want to kill time. i want it to live. im not wasting this life. im letting it in. you just rip off the planet and take what you want. im coming to get you if you dont give up. beautiful destination. whats it worth. beautiful destination. goodbye mother earth. i am all that surrounds you. the earth and the sky. you. youre the mouth and the money thats bleeding me dry. why. i am not a spirit of the world. i heal the spirit of the world. i am not a spirit of the world. goodbye mother earth. (kocchi da) its a beautiful destination. for what its worth. a beautiful destination. goodbye mother earth.
born slippy.NUXX
drive boy dog boy dirty numb angel boy in the doorway boy she was a lipstick boy she was a beautiful boy and tears boy and all in your innerspace boy you had hands girl boy and steel boy you had chemicals boy ive grown so close to you boy and you just groan boy she said comeover comeover she smiled at you boy. let your feelings slip boy but never your mask boy random blonde bio high density rhythm blonde boy blonde country blonde high density you are my drug boy youre real boy speak to me and boy dog dirty numb cracking boy you get wet boy big big time boy acid bear boy babes and babes and babes and babes and babes and remembering nothing boy. you like my tin horn boy and get wet like an angel. derail. you got a velvet mouth youre so succulent and beautiful shimmering and dirty wonderful and hot times on your telephone line and god and everything on your telephone and in walk an angel. and look at me your mom squatting pissed in a tube hole at tottenham court road i just come out of the ship talking to the most blonde i ever met. shouting lager lager lager lager shouting lager lager lager lager shouting lager lager lager shouting mega mega white thing mega mega white thing mega mega white thing mega mega shouting lager lager lager lager mega mega white thing mega mega white thing so many things to see and do in the tube hole true blonde going back to romford mega mega mega going back to romford hi mom are you having fun and now are you on your way to a new tension headache.
juanita : kiteless : to dream of love
your rails. youre thin. your thin paper wings. your thin paper wings. in the wind. dangling. your sun. fly high. your window shattering. your rails. youre thin. your thin paper wings. sugar box. sugar boy. riding in. sugar box. sugar boy. handheld candle. sugar boy. your rails. youre thin. your thin paper wings. your thin paper wings. in the wind. dangling. your sun. fly high. your window shattered in the wind. your coca cola sign rattling. resonator. homeless trees. gathering. outside your window bootleg babies call to you and lie among the mosquitoes. that summers fever coming. cats are gathering outside your window. homeless trees. bootleg babies calling to you. lie among. lie among the mosquitoes. your rails. youre thin. your thin paper wings. get up in your sun. fly high. dangling. dangling. your window shattered in the wind. the sun on your coca cola sign. your rails. your thin paper wings. paper wings. resonator. :: there is a sound on the other side of this wall. a bird is singing on the other side of this glass. footsteps. concealed. silence is preserving a voice. walking in the wind at the waters edge comes close to covering my rubber feet. listening to the barbed wire hanging. there is a sound on the other side of this wall. a bird is singing on the other side of this glass. footsteps. concealed. silence is preserving a voice. silver chain. thrown away. broken wing.
banstyle/sappys curry
if they dont know and they dont know theyre gonna find out soon enough. im so hot. as if that hurt. did you wash it. fester it around some. you dont even have to mind your own stuff. bring in the marines. ive heard so many other things and it was all brown. with the suction ones. the ones that suck it up. and i dont ever do the eye till i did that thing. i bet you like a blue boost. try a noose. loosen the strap where the two metal ends. rest your head against the steel. blow in to the tube. show me your legs. help me. show me a pink smile. walking up the aisle. show me the things underneath your seat. show me your tiny plastic soft drink. a song like a squealing pig. like a train with wheels. in the dark with the lights off. concealed. im thinking of you still. :: white room. little legend. fishman. nike man. red stripe. blue mercedes. big dog. salty man. full moon rising. old boy. salty girl. bunny girl. happy shopper. bouncing ball. city sun. think i found the real stuff. i think i found the real stuff. white crumbs across your bed. gray clouds cover bethnal green. white jeans. black top. nice shape. cracks a blue bitch till the son come sliding. naked beneath the knee. reflect black eyes. your knee talking. i think i found the real stuff. i think i found the real stuff.
confusion the waitress
she said you can do anything you want. she said you can be with anyone. she said you can go anywhere you want she said. she said you can say anything you need. she said you can be anywhere you feel. she said just pick up the phone. (confusion the waitress.) she said dont go dark on me again. she said. she said the silence in the silence i see you my confidence she said. she said loophole how are you. she said oh no once again the superstar. she said he loves you but can you name me his children. she said oh the god you lost again. she said the colour of your boyfriend. she said get out of bed. answer the phone. she said in the belly of st pauls again. she said goodyear rubber man. she said im smiling with the sun. she said two years is a small price. she said loophole. how are you. she said once again the superstar. she said look at the size of it. she said. she said you can do anything you want. she said you can be with anyone. she said you can go anywhere you want she said. she said you can say anything you need. she said you can be anywhere you feel. she said just pick up the phone.
pearls girl
rioja. rioja. reverend al green. deep blue morocco. the water on stone. the water on concrete. the water on sand. the water on fire. smoke. the wind. the salt. the bride boat coming. dave in the water. old man. einstein on top of his house. white deep blue andalusia red yellow red yellow black car. red light. far. black place. walls. blue chair. morocco. hamburg. paris. the pieces of the puzzle are waiting. the water of the dark boats gliding. the bride boats gone out to sea and dave is floating. dave is floating. and old man einstein crazy in his attic. crazy. white room. sun room. shadow room. night transmitting cars across the room. these things sent to dance across the room. eye watching from your bed. returning to you.
air towel
(should i want it. should i want.) bunny girl. happy shopper. bouncing ball. telephone dial. shifting sun. are you waiting for a bus. effort. effort. women sleep. who knows what happened to be my wish. the shop was open now. how bout selling some more things. bouncing ball. bunny girl. happy shopper. bouncing ball. telephone dial. setting sun. are you waiting for the bus. human pleasure. trust that girl. human wire. ---. human glad. i remember. i come woman. i come women. i come one man. bunny girl. happy shopper. bouncing ball. telephone dial. shifting sun. you are waiting for a bus. bedford sun. in the end. human pleasure. transmit love. human wire. im the same. i am glad and i come wandering. i come wandering. jane is waiting. in your software. in your blouse. in your denim. carrying her new software. little black thing is electric in the braid. in the braid. in gray. all she says now. and he says come on fuck this. im no woman. im a maniac. im on trade. im no paying senseless geezer. where the doors are opening with electric ---. in the tube hole it is sliding full of moisture. getting on now with his both hands on the red poles. on the red poles. (youre so ugly). (should i want. should i want it.).
stagger
orange in the mouth again. straighten. wearing stonewashed denim again. straighten. carrying something wrapped in plastic. straighten. curled on the blue velveteen again. straighten. straighten. siteless yellow highrise. bethnal green. straighten. corner tubeless dark and wet. straighten. ten tons slowly then again. straighten. with its glass eyes a blue formica halo. stainless steel between the fingers. straighten. pissed and leaning ponytail. licking colonel sanders fingers. the naming of killer boy. everythings going west nothings going east. straighten. theres no need to be so uptight. straighten. make up for all their messes. i could listen to you all day. what a laugh. cut me i bleed like you. ha ha. the naming of killer boy. cover your teeth. i love you. dont bite me yet. i believe in you. i found you shopping in europa on wardour street. not phoning packwidth. guilty as sin. straighten. scratches on paper. pissed in a tube hole. straighten. smelling of deep-fried beans and whispering your name. tube hole wind in my face. thunder in gentle distance. reactor. reactor. do you mind. straighten. this is a random feature. random feature. this is a random feature. naming of killer boy. wired up.
oich oich
the beatles are dead. andy warhols shit she said. yeah. reactor reactor reactor. give me a better foot in time. in luxury. in love. people said he left her for another woman. but she knew he left her for another car. a velvet craft. we slide in shaking in the hole resting beneath the ground. between the sun is cracks. it breaks above our heads. holy water hoses the whole school white porcelain against my face squatting discreet and shitless concealed.
moaner
hey kiss me i kiss you kiss me i kiss you i know about you i talk about you i've been waiting for you in everybody wants to know you wrapped up in moon river then beyond the blinds and the new white sliding into the city tunnel beneath the feet of the people in the city roamin' roamin' roamin' in the city crossway boy crossway boy downtown waterfront boy in the shadows of the she's on the phone again she's on the phone again she's calling from America she's calling from america she's searchin'(?) she's moshing and the girls are diving and the girls are up to something animal boything up on the roof again boything to be down there there's every kind of act make it down to the Delaware(?) an up in your head moaner moaner moaner moaner rudy get the get the get the get the night the city loves you city loves a boyfriend long walks with a boyfriend city loves a boyfriend friends walking with the boyfriend and the nights with the boyfriend and the city loves you loves you loves you loves everyone everyone is smiling the smiling is pushing it around pushing it around like the shadows of evolution in the dark super boys where time is all and where time is everything where time is started(?) time to earth earth wind and fire and the sun in your hair black metal walls are falling im the hunger i'm metal i'm stainless i'm milk in your plastic i'm left alone in a full moon with the only thing i can do is lie awake on the floor at night the doors are i can't awake i can't awake ah ah ah ah the water into you(?) to me constantly constantly without without without without again without again your telephone number through a glass of water the door between is opened(?) the silence is different love love love love walks with the boyfriend the city loves the boyfriend friends walking friends walking with the boyfriend the city loves the boyfriend everybody loves the boyfriend you left me alone you left me alone with a full moon full moon full moon full moon full moon boys boys boys down on the waterfront.

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