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CHALLENGE:

Death Star: Write a tribute to your favorite deceased celebrity. You must allude to your celebrity without using his or her name in the title or the lyrics. Include the celebrity's name in the submission email, along with your lyrics.

These are presented in the order they were ranked by the judges.

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released July 10, 2017

Example: “Black Velvet” by Christopher Ward and David Tyson, recorded by Alannah Myles. Example of failure: “Candle in the Wind” by Elton John & Bernie Taupin.

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Track Name: Sara Parsons - Crikey!
Way down yonder, I should say, "down under,"
Came a man with a passion as loud as a thunderclap
If you can imagine that
Spent his days facedown in the mud
Shoulders-deep where no sane man would ever go
That's his job, you know.

He taught us how to listen
Taught us how to love
Every living creature
From deep in the ground to the branches above
Turned fear to inspiration
And always with a smile
No I've never been to heaven, but hope it's full of crocodiles

He'd take chances in the name of advances
All the while with a drive that was truly outrageous
Positively contagious
Unafraid of a scratch or a bite
Planning trips to the deadliest places on earth
Sounds crazy, but for what it's worth

He taught us how to listen
Taught us how to love
Every living creature
From deep in the ground to the branches above
Turned fear to inspiration
And always with a smile
No I've never been to heaven, but hope it's full of crocodiles

Snakes, spiders, lizards, and crocs
Dive in the water in his shoes and socks
Freezing night or scorching day
Undone by a stingray...

He taught us how to listen
Taught us how to love
Every living creature
From deep in the ground to the branches above
Turned fear to inspiration
And always with a smile
No I've never been to heaven, but hope it's full of crocodiles
No I've never been to heaven, but hope it's full of crocodiles
No I've never been to heaven, but hope it's full of crocodiles
Track Name: Jerkatorium - Center Square
VERSE 1
I'm the center square
handsome and debonair
they all love me, when I play the clown
It starts with a smile and a wink
and then I start to drink
I got dressed up, just to dress you down

CHORUS
In teh center square
each night you'll find me there
I'm a man trapped in a box
Without the center square
this show’s a dull affair
housewives love that kinky talk

VERSE 2
So much fan mail for
this confirmed bachelor
people love it when I lisp and flounce
Everybody knows
and yes I let it show
just can't say it, or let it get around

CHORUS

BRIDGE
Everyone loves watchin' me
until I get some scotch in me
Then everyone's a target,
friend or foe the same
Kicking ass and taking names
in the alco-hall of fame
then next day I'm back
on this stupid tic tac toe game

CHORUS
Track Name: Ominous Ride - Line After Line (Wired)
The line
The straight and narrow life
Was not your style
Not your road
Not how you were wired

Saturday was your night
Not ready for prime time
Player in a New York venue.
You were young, and you knew
How to play to the crowd
In a way that they wouldn’t forget you.
All your roles on the stage
were extensions of yourself
With a white horse inspiration
You were “riding the train” for a laugh
And to keep the show going
But no one’s laughing now

The world awakened
When you were wired
What fans were saying
You felt alive

Joliet was a blues man,
Came to Hollywood in a suit
and Ray Ban glasses.
You were already known for your charm
And your tendency to flourish
In a cocaine madness.
Looking back, everything
That you did with your friends
Was just a part of the status quo.
But the weight of the fame
And the energy it took to maintain,
Is how you lost control

Line after line to the bottom
Line after line to the bottom
Line after line to the bottom
Line after line to the bottom

All they were saying
Is how you were wired
Your dream decaying
Before your eyes

There were those
who could see that you were lost
and they fought to keep up
so they could protect you.
Many times you had tried to return
but the hooks that were set
all refused to let you.
Still your heart didn’t change,
You were still just a kid on the stage
Playing for love
We were calling your name all along,
But you were too far down
That Lonesome Road.

Line after line to the bottom
Line after line to the bottom
Line after line to the bottom
Line after line to the bottom

There was an innocence about the manic image you portrayed.
Despite the needle-driven Animal that never could be caged.
And many smiles return when thinking of King Bee or Samurai.
There were no lessons learned
‘Cause 33 is much too young to die.
Track Name: Governing Dynamics - Final Flight of the Electra
19 hours is a while for the whole world to hold it’s breath
You rolled the dice a thousand times hadn’t stared down snake eyes yet

You could’ve been a castaway sleeping on a distant shore
Could’ve gone from safe and sound to a prisoner of war
Goodbye, Electra

A calculated risk, a monumental task
Failure was a question that no one thought to ask
Your talent for laughing off the impossible
Your ease for coming off as unstoppable

Could’ve been a castaway sleeping on a distant shore
Could’ve gone from safe and sound to a prisoner of war
Could have fell a thousand miles from blue above to blue below
The search party won’t stop until we know
Goodbye…

Burn the lights and break the clouds
Watch the skies, north to south
Send the signals burn the oil
Set down on the Howland soil

Could’ve been a castaway sleeping on a distant shore
Could’ve gone from safe and sound to a prisoner of war
Could have fell a thousand miles from blue above to blue below
The search party won’t stop until we know
You could’ve quit while you were ahead, beloved and slowly fading star
But if that was who you were you’d not have gone so far
Could have fell a thousand miles from blue above to blue below
The search party won’t stop until we know
Goodbye, Electra, goodbye

Burn the lights and break the clouds
Watch the skies, north to south
Burn the lights and break the clouds
Watch the skies
Track Name: W8 What - Wake Up!
Oh you guessed it would be nice
If you could touch somebody
And you know that Somebody
You touched was me.
A new song now begins
But I’m never gonna dance again
You knew you were a father figure to me.
Now everything I’ve wanted Isn’t anything I need.
But I’m happy that you finally: set your monkey free.

Just when I thought I did not give a damn.
Wham! Christmas morning, without a warning.
I did not wake you up as I was told.
I did not wake you up before I go go’d.

Wake up.

You put the boom boom boom
into my heart - but that
is something you need back.
The boom boom’s what you need.
Beats per minute true
I’d gift my heart to you.
It should have Andrew we all agree.
I do not belong to you, you don’t belong to me.
I hope that you finally got yourself some happy.

I did not wake you up as I was told.
I did not wake you up before I go-go’d.
Wake up.
Track Name: Jailhouse Payback featuring John Sievers - The Greatest Bond
Don't worry about what came before
Fake diamonds can't buy you friends
A mouth of gold, a penny earned
Is its own sick kind of sense

He was afraid of guns, but he knew just how to use one
Thunder ball was fun (that was Sean Connery)
But it was no Cannonball Run
Eyebrow cocked, another martini
Making love in the deepest of space

A star to cross as a young man,
he was known as the big knit
A (k)night at home, his gum explodes
Before you die, there is wit

He was afraid of guns, but he knew just how to use one
Thunder ball was fun (that was Sean Connery)
But it was no Cannonball Run
Eyebrow cocked, another martini
Making love in the deepest of space

Yes, there was blaxploitation
But he was the bond for my generation
he gave Duran Duran inspiration
"Shall we shag now, or shall we shag later baby? YEAH!"
"Wait, was that Austin Powers? Yeah that was Austin Powers"

He was afraid of guns, but he knew just how to use one
Thunder ball was fun (that was Sean Connery)
But it was no Cannonball Run
Eyebrow cocked, another martini
Making love in the deepest of space
Track Name: Boy on the Wall - Bail Me Out
Nine o clock is a fire
Your body warm in the glow
A million miles at midnight
Feels like yr gonna explode

But six am is a prison
Can’t get out of yr bed
Are you the gift that you offer
Or are you just the voice in your head?

But you bailed me out
While you were still in chains
You drowned it out for me
But you were still in pain

You had to travel in darkness
to find the source of the light
While everybody was laughing
You fought a hell of a fight

(chorus)

Maybe it’s not that simple
I’m sorry if I got it all wrong
Your sadness made you brilliant
Your weakness made you strong

(chorus)
Track Name: Melissa Phillips - Never the Fool
You were a step ahead
All the things unsaid
written across your face

We didn't need the words
we still heard everything
you were trying to say

You were genius, you were magic
You were always a surprise
You were joyful, you were manic
You were all of us sometimes

You lit up the room
You were gone too soon
and we felt like we'd lost a friend

You made us laugh 'til we cried
broke our hearts all the while
right up until the end

You were genius, you were magic
You were always a surprise
You were joyful, you were manic
You were all of us sometimes

Always a smile behind your eyes
But you were never the fool
we were on your side

You were genius, you were magic
You were always a surprise
You were joyful, you were manic
You were all of us sometimes
You were all of us sometimes
Track Name: Glen Raphael - One More Thing
At the start
Machines were dinosaurs
Very hard to use
Nothing you could lift yourself or carry
Not a lot to choose
One had hope
To build a thing of wonder
A glimmer of a peek
And so he tried
To implement a future
The rest of us would seek

With one more thing
You didn't know you need
Without it you'd survive
But with it you'll succeed
Just one more thing
To reinvent yourself
You'll keep it on a desk
There's one on every shelf
One more thing

Over time
Each year we'd reassemble
A presentation
Rapture for the nerds
He'd convey his vision of the future
We listen for the words
So now they fit in envelopes or pockets
Soon everyone has heard

Of one more thing
You didn't know you need
Without it you'd survive
But with it you'll succeed
Just one more thing
To organize your life
You'll want one for the kids
Your husband or your wife
Just one more thing

All too soon his time with us was over
We wonder if we'll see his like again
And though we never really knew him
We miss him like a friend
The show goes on
A little less exciting
With turtlenecks and sneakers hard to fill
And still we try
To capture back the magic
Perhaps we always will

Want one more thing
We didn't know we need
Without it we'd survive
But with it we'll succeed
Just one more thing
To fill the empty time
You never will be bored
When waiting in a line
With one more thing
One more thing
To help the world along
I even used it here
In writing this new song
Just one more thing
Track Name: Micah Sommersmith - The Sisters of Mercy Again
I could never sing like you did
I wouldn’t dare, even if I had the choice
It was tarnished, and faded, and muted
But it was always the golden voice

I sort of thought you were immortal
So preternaturally ancient and wise
Till the day that you stepped through that portal
To some kind of other side

And now I hope you run into the Sisters of Mercy again
Yes and I hope that they sweeten the dark of your unending night
I know you’ll have greeted the darkness just like an old friend
Oh but I hope there’s a big enough crack to let in some light

You’d been to the past and the future
You knew how the cycle repeats
And this chaos, deception and murder
Well it wasn’t something you needed to see

But now I hope you run into the Sisters of Mercy again
Yes and I hope that they sweeten the dark of your unending night
I know you’ll have greeted the darkness just like an old friend
Oh but I hope there’s a big enough crack to let in some light

Yes now I hope you run into the Sisters of Mercy again
Oh and I hope that they sweeten the dark of your unending night
Now I never did catch you to tell you that you were my man
But your fingerprints are on every song that I write
Track Name: Alex Valentine - Adolescent Minds
Hello
You've been idolized
You've been victimized
So much bigger than you knew
So much bigger now you're through

You've been played a million times
Everyone knows your lines
We all know what it smells like
Adolescent minds

Hello
Since you've come and gone
Your songs have all lived on
Everyone knows your name
You left behind a pain

You've been played a million times
Everyone knows your lines
We all know what it smells like
Adolescent minds

I've got one complaint
It was such a waste
I've got one complaint
Such a waste

Hello
Though you've gone away
You're a ghost that's syaed

You've been played a million times
Everyone knows your lines
We all know what it smells like
Adolescent minds

I've got one complaint
It was such a waste
I've got one complaint
Such a waste
Track Name: Little Bobby Tables - Star Man
When I was small, I saw you on the screen
showing us a hundred billion stars
talking of long ago, talking of far away
how vast the black surrounding us, how very small we are

In my imagination, I traveled in your ship
flying, though my feet stayed on the ground
captivated by galactic mysteries
miracles and secrets out there, waiting to be found

Star man, star man
how you tried to open up our eyes

Then I grew older, and came to know
the other part of what you had to say
this small blue marble, our only home
if we don't take care of it, we might slip away

We're masters of creation, dragons of eden
saints and scholars, liars, lovers, fools
butterflies who live one day, and think that it's forever
survival's the exception here, extinction is the rule

Star man, star man
we hold it in our hands, we need to understand

Many others do their best, to follow in the path you set
and carry on your message faithfully
we're all made of star stuff, but some shine brighter than the rest
to light the way for all of us to see

Star man, star man
what would you say if you were here today?
Track Name: James Young - Singularity
I took a look at the future, failed to see how it could beat today
I sang my heart out for you girl then I went and threw it all away

And so a dead star becomes a black hole
Now no light will escape
And you can't save my soul
Because a dead star becomes a black hole
Yeah no light will escape
No you can't save my soul

I flew too close to the sun and didn't notice my wings start to melt
So I fell back down to Earth then left you playing with the hand I dealt

And so a dead star becomes a black hole
Now no light will escape
And you can't save my soul
Because a dead star becomes a black hole
Yeah no light will escape
No you can't save my soul

Save yourself
Track Name: Rob From Amersfoort - The Blonde Bombshell
born a carpenter
in the sunflower state
drawn to the silver screen
by a flying magnate

burned up so fast
but you will last
baby you are missed
you're still on my list

you’re the true Blonde Bombshell
you’re the first Blonde Bombshell
you're the only Blonde Bombshell
we’ll never forget you
my platinum blonde

you played an angel from hell
only fate could break the spell

bright flames burn out fast
but if you're an actress
your fame might last

in my dreams
we're on a date
dinner at eight?
Track Name: Gorbzilla - Drowned in Moonlight
Under the rainbow, wishful drinking even though
First screen love the tender age of eight
Queen of the Nile stole Dad away but still you know
Mommy kept on singing in the rain

Drowned in moonlight, strangled by her own
Drowned in moonlight, strangled by her own

I wish I never knew this feeling of losing you
Though I know I'll see you won't be long
A dizzy princess now didn't stop the pain somehow
Instant gratification takes too long

Drowned in moonlight, strangled by her own
Drowned in moonlight, strangled by her own

A long time ago, oh it seems so far away
And I know the pain that you battled has seen it's final day
gone away

He sang right through it all, she was curled up in a ball
And you were just along for the ride
And now the doctors say self medication paved the way
We know you were fighting your dark side

Drowned in moonlight, strangled by her own
Drowned in moonlight, strangled by her own
Drowned in moonlight, strangled by her own
Drowned in moon
Track Name: Edric Haleen - In Memoriam
Mork

Garp

Adrian Cronauer

John Keating

Dr. Sayer

Peter Banning

The Genie
  Walter Brennan
  William Buckley
  Cab Calloway
  Carol Channing
  Rodney Dangerfield
  Robert DeNiro
  Arsenio Hall
  Mary Hart
  Peter Lorre
  Groucho Marx
  Jack Nicholson
  Ed Sullivan
  Arnold Schwarzenegger
  Señor Wences
  and you . . .

Leslie Zevo

Daniel Hillard

Mrs. Doubtfire

Alan Parrish

Armand Goldman

and Sean

Chris Nielsen

Patch Adams

Andrew Martin

Dr. Know

But through it all . . .

You
Track Name: Matt Walton - The Coming of Enlightenment
Gloria
Gloria
In excelsis
Deo
In excelsis
Deo

Hörst du auf das Wort deines Gottes: schreibst du was du sehst und hörst.
(Ich will nicht)
Ich will!

The healing of the sick is known to her
The structure of the heavens is known to her
The journey of the soul is known to her

In spiritus sanctus
In spiritus sanctus
Amen
Track Name: Inflatable Vegetables - Another Blackstar Fallen
I was still in diapers when your spaceship crashed to earth
Alien in warpaint and silver platform boots
Flamboyant, experimental
Androgynous, bisexual
Cocaine troubles in LA
The characters took over

Phoenix bursting into flames
And rising from the ashes
Chameleon of many names
Pushing fame and fashion
Flaunting convention
Living as performance art
Constant reinvention
Another Blackstar Fallen [Deathstar]
Another Blackstar Fallen

Satan was living in your indoor swimming pool
Heavy drinking Berlin scene, throwing up in alleys
Hitler as a rock star
Low Eno synthesizers
Voracious offstage sexuality
Commercial suicide

[CH]

And now
Shiny crabs sing in imitation
Lazarus
With Coraline black button eyes
Dissolve the corporation

[CH]​
Track Name: Megalodon - The Quiet One
He was too young for a skiffle band
We all age way too soon
Content to be known as "The Quiet One"
the Dark Horse will ride in June

It's not that easy
When you're bothers with the sun and the moon
You just have to wait for
dusk or a cloudy day

Useless words don't deserve,
(but) sliding notes touch a nerve
Whimsical, magical, beautiful sadness

And just for fun (he) formed a "Super Group"
with heroes new and old
"The Quiet One" played a mean guitar
that gently wept with gold

Just like Lord Buckley
your palace was a Crackerbox
the sun set too early
and the Starr never got in your way

Useless words don't deserve,
(but) sliding notes touch a nerve
Whimsical, magical, beautiful sadness

"it's been a long cold winter......"
Track Name: Kevin Savino-Riker - Ode to the Sportsman
This is an ode to the sportsman

You were seen by some as just a brute, in fact
But you're the one who shamed Goliath by choosing the hero's path

You wrestled your demons for years and years
For years and years

Admirers of yours far and wide sing your praise
And it carries on for days and days
For days and days

You masked your anguish despite knowing that people in masks cannot be trusted
But you just did
You had to make your way by aligning with any criminal genius who showed interest
But it wasn't your fault for being the biggest and strongest

You did something right
You didn't let it go to your head
Or compromise your giant capacity for loyalty

The biggest part of you was always your heart
When the pain drove you drunk with grief
You didn't let it defeat you, it fueled you
And it freed you to find relief by saving the day
You helped find your princess
You did it with purpose, you did it with pride
You loved with all your remarkable might

The biggest part of you was always your heart
You walked softly and carried a big everything

You did something right
You didn't let it go to your head
Or compromise your beautiful humility

You could best any other pirate on any other day
But it takes a greater kind of courage to ensure a fair fight come what may

You did something right
You were so sportsmanlike
Track Name: Army Defense - TheUltimateGift
Toward the unknown
The girl he left behind
Shootout at Medicine Bend
Sayonara

He made the worst place
A little better for me
It's what a man is

Darby's Rangers
Up Periscope
Alias Jesse James
Cass McCall
The Children's Hour
Boys night out

Boys night out
The Great Escape

The Ultimate Gift
The Battle for Terra
Superman/Shazam
Track Name: Emperor Gum - He
She said "let's talk", she wore a frown
A pearl necklace and her hair down
She said her piece, then turned her back and walked on

I went home, her things were gone
I went and put your record on
Tomorrow's romance ends just the same now that she's gone

It's over again, I'm hurtin' again, now she said we're through
When I have no one else, at least I have you

Ever since you wrote them, I've words that hold the truth
Ever since you sang them, there's an angel in my blues

They say be a man, show bravado if you can
Never let them see your pain
But you're the tender bard who set down your guard
To write songs against the grain

Others preen, you tell a tale
In three minutes, you bleed and wail
You stood still but they still laugh, weep and sway

Talent you had in spades, hidden behind your shades
You were gone much too soon
How could I ever mourn when you died 'fore I was born?
Well at least I can write you a tune

Ever since you wrote them, I've words that hold the truth
Ever since you sang them, there's an angel in my blues

Alone again, heartache again, crying overdue
When I have no one else, at least I have you
Track Name: Lucky Witch & the Righteous Ghost - Sour Boy
did your conversations kill
was it the world that called you a creep
did it leave you searching
for a piece of bliss beyond your reach
did you sign that autograph
the one that meant you sold your soul
took that southern train
because the limelight never lasts, the limelight never lasts

Sour boy, sour boy
why’d you run away
Sour boy, sour boy
why’d you run away, why’d you run away

constantly falling to pieces
in the end what still remains
your blue friend, he ran the show
a momentary cure for all the pain
when the dogs finally found you
did they lead you down to the depths
fire flicker burns a paper heart
did you sell your soul for the moment

Sour boy, sour boy
why’d you run away
Sour boy, sour boy
why’d you run away, why’d you run away
Track Name: \αlpha.ßeta\ - Relativity
E! Equals 'M' 'C' squared
Said the scientist
With the crazy hair

Relativity, dominates your frame
Keeping us together on the same space plane

Space-time, is my one true vice
God doesn't mother f'n roll the dice!

Space-time, is my one true vice,
God doesn't mother f'n roll the dice!


Fission, is the power you need
everything else is up to your speed

Entanglement, spooky action at a distance,,
your ancient theories only serve as a hindrance!

Shift!.......Shift!....... Shift!........Shift!

Red shift!
Blue shift!
Me shift!
You shift!
Track Name: Jordan Carroll - Trickle Down
[Verse 1]
Back in the 80s, a new administration
Rose from the ground in the heart of our nation
He wasn’t a saint, he wasn’t a pagan
Just a white actor with the last name of

Had a crazy idea about the way money works
If you’re off for the better, it’s better for the worse
It don’t flow up, it don’t flow down.
It don’t flow at all, it

[Chorus]
Trickles doooooown!
Son wipe that frown
Doooooooooooown!
All the clowns in the crowns say it
Trickles down

[Verse 2]
Well it didn’t work, needless to say
The rich got richer, the poor just paid
But our man don’t care, because he’s dead
Into the ground his body is laid
It trickles down.
(Chorus)
Track Name: Jubilation - The Delirious Lord Made Flesh
Vines behind the vines, A voracious glow, Adumbrating tines, Rubiginous river flow, Ophis slither-wove, Fevered iridescence, Scales darkling grove, Into clay goes the essence, Now the Lantern walks along, Born for burning chains, Smoking high the song, Toxic blood in the veins, Saturnalia transmission, The man is the mission, The whole of a dragon, Seeping in through the mouth of the flagon! Call of the Delirious Lord made flesh! An echo carried on tumult and woe, Sustained by wisdom's venom, He wears the Conquerors crown, And claws jut from mercy's hand!
Track Name: JoAnn Abbott & M.A.T. - Fly... And Be
Good Mooorrrrning!
It’s time to seize the day!
You're only given a little spark of madness.
You mustn't lose it.

Fly and be free!
The world’s open for play,
and everyone and everybody
is mockable in a wonderful way."

You know what music is?
Do you know?
God's little reminder that there's
something else besides us in this universe,
a harmonic connection between
all living beings, everywhere,
everywhere
everywhere, even the stars.

"You have this idea…
that you'd better keep working…
otherwise people…people
will forget.
All it takes is a beautiful fake smile
to hide an injured soul
and they’ll never no…
tice how broken
How broken
you are.
I used to think that the worst thing in life
was to end up alone.
It's not.
The worst thing in life is to end up with people
With people
With people who make you feel alone.

It’s not your fault
It’s not your fault
I believe in destiny.
There must be/ a reason that I am as I am.

There must be.”

I think the saddest people always try their hardest
to make people happy.
Because they know they know what it’s like to feel
absolutely worthless,
and they don’t want anybody
anybody else… to feel like that

There is still a lot to learn
and there is always great stuff out there.
No matter what people tell you,
words and ideas can change the world!
“What some folks call impossible, is just stuff they haven’t seen before
“You’re a good man. I know that. Even if you’ve forgotten it.”
So make a wish and think of me.
So make a wish and think of me.
Make your life spectacular. I know I did.
Track Name: Boffo Yux Dudes - What Ailes You (DQ)
What goes around comes around
Just deliver the news
Oh, deliver the news
And you’ve run the ship to ground
Deliver the news
Just deliver the news

You’ve messed with pundits and presidents
And now I wonder where my country went

Now were furious at the sound
When you deliver the news
Yes deliver the news

So fair and balanced so you say, you’re just another fox in the henhouse
You got a chance to say your piece though the words didn’t come from your mouth

You talked a lot, wouldn’t listen much
Won’t read the signs that say “Do Not Touch”
The spotlight is finally on you

Now the yelling will not stop
Just deliver the news
Oh, deliver the news
Set up the sides like a traffic cop
Deliver the news
Just deliver the news

Though they loved you and your plans
You did not care for the common man

And they still haven’t heard the other shoe drop
When you deliver the news
Yes deliver the news

You played your games behind the scenes, what did it finally get you?
A legacy of fear and hate, we all talk but nobody gets through.

You talked a lot, wouldn’t listen much
Won’t read the signs that say “Do Not Touch”
The spotlight is finally on you

So fair and balanced so you say, you’re just another fox in the henhouse
You got a chance to say your piece though the words didn’t come from your mouth

You talked a lot, wouldn’t listen much
Won’t read the signs that say “Do Not Touch”
The spotlight is finally on you

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Welcome, Roger. I hope you find the accommodations pleasing to you...
Oh Yeah! Look at all these women! It's going to be great!
Oh, no. You work for them...
Track Name: Zoe Gray - Play On (Shadow)
"Play On" lyrics:
We gather together here under the lights
To sing and to dream of sweet midsummer nights
We sit on a tree branch reciting your words
We tell you you saved us and hope that you heard
And under the costumes and makeup
We love and we dance and we break up
We feel and we kill and we die
Again and again just to figure out why

[chorus]
You know us
You know me
You know us
And so we
Say and say and say and say on
And we play and play and play and play on

And sometimes I wonder what you'd think of us all
You'd probably just point and laugh while we fall
You'd write ten more stories of fools and of kings
You'd write about me, you, and sorts of things
And under the masks and attire
We love like we're dancing on fire
We feel like we're then, there, and now
Again and again just to figure out how

[chorus]

I think it might be better if we don't know who you are
Cause you could be a hero or a villain or a star
A tyrant or a lover or an extra down below
It's like you could be one of us for all that we know

And under all guises and pretense
And under all layers of defense
We make laughter and sorrow and strife
Again and again just to figure out life

[chorus]
And we say and say and say and say on
And we play and play and play and play on
Track Name: Pigfarmer, Jr. - Cheeto Blues (Shadow)
He's nothing but a bully
All his lies, they never stick
His narcissistic attitude
Proves he has a little dick

He's nothing but a Cheeto
You can see he has orange hair
You can ask him his opinion
Oh, but you can tell there's nothing there

He's nothing but a liar
Even though he's sometimes right
Even a blind squirrel can find an acorn
In the middle of the night

He's nothing but a Cheeto
You can tell by his bright orange hair
I heard he once got his facts right
But you can tell there's nothing there

Well, you can blame the American people
But it isn't really our fault
When both sides nominate liars
All the people lose by default

But he's nothing but a Cheeto
With that neon bright orange hair
By our rules he won the election
But you can tell there's nothing there