Light Worms And Old Dancing Ladies

Artwork by Fulvia Giaccardi

Release

"Light Worms And Old Dancing Ladies" digipack CD, 2013.

Lyrics

Palladium

 

Pilgrim's gone into the cave
where the light was dim and slowly faded in his mind
He has reached the place where
words of men for years and for today listened by

 

An old preacher in a golden yellow tunic on a throne
with a palm leaf in his hands
the palladium seal was removed and throwed in the sacred flames
he said "your life follows a plan"

 

So the pilgrim asked to him
"can I see the meaning of my life, wise old man?"
The old man has desappeared
someone told him that he's dead and gone long time ago.

 

A young preacher in a black fur tunic with his mellow voice
said "he's the meaning of your life,
you spent your time searching for the truth and now your time has come, you are going to die"

Black Opal

 

In the blue flames you will go
into the deep
every moment seems so long
ev'rything freeze, he stomps
from the green lower tower house he walks
to the stone

 

The black cat tells you why
he is so free
and a lightning from the sky
draws the great circle
over that magic boat on the mystical deep blue sea
I'm alone...

 

Uh let's call the captain
Uh we need the magic wheel
Uh take the black magic ring
Uh black opal

That Sweet-Smelling Shop

 

I was walkin' on that road, one day
in Arkansas my mind flew away

It was captured by a coloured and small
little shop that smelled so good

 

Images of a kid, flying upon a field
in which grew roses

Don't know why, but it was me
and I felt good

 

I was trying to remember, "who I am?"
I cannot find the right answer

Confusion in my head I was that kid,
I entered there

Recieved by a man with a magician's hat
in which were candies
Sweets and colours everywhere
and I felt good

 

It was the temple of my life
(where did I come from?)
Darkness wasn't in my mind
it was gold

 

It was the temple of my life
(where did I come from?)
Darkness wasn't in my mind
(now I know where I came from)
Magic candies everywhere
(Oh my lord where I come from?)
That was that sweet-smelling place where I came from

I came from
I came from
I came from



Keep On

 

I've got potential,

i can be what i want to be,

i am essential,

and if you don't believe it run and run and pray.

Yeah!

 

The sun is dying

because my eyes are tired of the light,

the water's flowing

because my mind needs a gentle sound to fly high.

Yeah!

 

Keep on Baby,

i'm not dying.

Keep on Baby, 

you will cry, yeah!

 

The fire is burning

because my skin now is too cold.

The birds are flying

because the sky is my tv.

Yeah!

 

Keep on Baby,

i'm not dying.

Keep on Baby, 

you will cry.

You're gonna die because you need me,

you're gonna cry because you're not free,

if you want your future

you got to save me.

 

Keep on Baby,

i'm not dying.

Keep on Baby, 

you will cry.

You're gonna die because you need me,

you're gonna cry because you're not free,

if you want your future

you got to save me.

State Of Eternity

 

Now you're with us, welcome to the land

look how the grass is green and the sand is blue.

Your face is exhausted, you seem so weak

you're like a soldier in the battlefield

 

I think that the weather had bring you down

i think that you can sit down and feel the sun

in the State Of Eternity.

I hope you like our way of life

in the State Of Eternity.

 

Now you're with us, welcome to the land

you're in the grass, not in the sand.

We'll take care of you, the secret of life

is in your head and in your eyes

 

I think that the pistols had bring you down

i think that you can sit down and feel the sun

in the State Of Eternity.

I hope you like our way of life

in the State Of Eternity

Perpetual Season

 

The summer's gone and the autumn leaves vanished, yeah
Perpetual season is coming, it will never leave us, yeah


Winter is the only word we say in this lonely world
White clouds surround the sun, regret I can't move around

Beauty of the mother earth was here, can't forget it now
Although the streets of the city are desert

 

Although the streets of the city are desert
I think that they will come to rescue me

 

And the sky seems so blue
I'm dying in the gloom


Someone tries to get back, I'm here, trying to save myself
Mother (mother) Heaaaarth

 

Although the streets of the city are desert
I think that they will come to rescue me

 

And the sky seems so blue
I'm dying in the gloom
My eyes are blind but I can see
The snowflakes glisten on the tree (cit.)

 

Colder, it's getting colder, it's getting colder
Nowhere, I'm going nowhere, I'm going nowhere
Colder, it's getting colder, it's getting colder
Over, my life is over, my life is over!


My Clown

 

You say you don't need me
now I'm not around
I think you decieve me
you are just my clown

 

But I love my clown
more than you know
stop foolin around

 

Sometimes you slip my hold
and your mind goes free
but dont think that you can
do better than me

 

'Cause I love my clown
more than you know
stop foolin around

 

When my minds fill your head
just remember things I said

don't no thinking paper head
just remember things I said

 

 

You say you don't need me
now I'm not around
I think you decieve me
you are just my clown

but I love my clown
more than you know
stop foolin around

Light Worms & Old Dancing Ladies

 

Kaleidoscopic moment,

early morning breeze,

turning into colors,

dandelion seeds.

And Oh, there's a fat old lady, she screams,

the white rabbit's dancing, i see,

a policeman singing his tune in the wood.

Oh, i know...

 

Call me please i want to play

with the rabbit, "Worm" and Jane.

 

Dear old lady, screaming at me, 

join the dance of the beautiful queen,

another land is waiting for us to come.

Black and blue, purple and pink,

the man who wouldn't talk is green

welcome to the world of thousand dreams.

 

You are the hands of fate,

you are all dancing great.

 

Ah, come with me

in the world of thousand dreams,

in the sea

follow me...

Useless

 

Where can i get a couple of bottles
of that wine that changed my life?
Never realized that your wife is so pretty?
An orgasmic passion for you and your friends.

 

You're an useless man
with the money in your hands
you're an useless man.

 

Do you realize that your life is disgusting?
Drowning yer pain and yer tears into wine.
Do you remember when you were riding horses?
Happines has come out of your eyes.

 

You are, you are!

You're an useless man
with the money in your hands
you're an useless man.

 

You are useless, you are useless, you are useless, you are useless!

You're an useless man


with the money in your hands
you're an useless man
and you can't understand
that you're not a man,
you can do it again and again and again and again, now!

You, useless!

Young Old Fashioned Girl

 

The girl's alone in her big house
She doesn't want to see the world around her
uuuuuuuuh

Her style's inspired by the past
her closet's full of vintage clothes
uuuuuuuuuh

 

(pa pa pa!) she needs a man
(pa pa pa!) and doesn't find him
(pa pa pa!) she'got a plan
(pa pa pa!) to get married

 

The world is so hard for a young old fashioned girl
So she cries
Getting out alone day and night the world is in her hands
So she tries
So she tries

 

(pa pa pa) And in the great starless sky
(pa pa pa) that she is watching right now
(pa pa pa) she looks for an answer in her past
(pa pa pa) what does she did wrong?

 

The world is so hard for a young old fashioned girl
So she cries
Getting out alone day and night the world is in her hands
So she cries
So she cries
So she tries
So she tries

 

No one knows our destiny
Uuh like a flower
Uuh her life's got to blossom out.

Peeping John

 

Johnny was a Peeping Tom and he was very barmy,

but he didn't know that he was going to lose his money.

Shelly was a simple girl and she was very funny,

Johnny followed her down to the park but she was crying.

 

"Girl, why are you crying?

Dry your tiny eyes.

Girl, now, look at me!

What's wrong? Tell me!"

 

Shelly was scared 'cos she didn't know this man,

he was too much friendly, he was trying to lend a hand.

But she recalled his face to his voyeur fame,

so she started screaming, the policemen heard her crying.

 

"Girl, why are you screaming?

Dry your tiny eyes.

Girl, now, look at me!

What's wrong? Tell me!"

 

"Girl, come on, tell me your problem!

Please, don't be scared of this man!"

"No man, i call the policeman, 

jail is waiting for you!"

 

Now he is in jail,

deceived by his fame.

Johnny, look at me,

what's wrong? Teel me.

Black & White Rainbow

 

I found in the ground a big and black key, but it's faded.

I dream all the time in my mind scarlet angels.

 

But they're not real, they're just in my mind, 

they look me whit their colorful eyes,

i try to talk but they can't hear me.

Dreaming...

 

This is not a dream, everyone can see what i see: 

blue and white sky, and the Black and White Rainbow.

 

But this is real, it's not in my mind,

they look it, it's not a game of the light,

i can't explain the secret of the rainbow.

I feel strange, there's cold in my eyes,

there's no need to sing this song but i...

...I try to talk, but i'm not dreaming.

Dreaming...

 

But this is real, it's not in my mind,

they look it, it's not a game of the light,

i can't explain the secret of the rainbow...

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- Il Maglio, Torino, 30 November

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