Audio

Wild & Innocent

by Fat Mannequins

Released 2014
Urban Jack Productions
Released 2014
Urban Jack Productions
Whether pushing all the faders into the red with all out rockers or lulling us to sleep with gentle sweetness, Fat Mannequins put soul and songwriting first with music that sounds at once familiar but completely fresh.
Fat Mannequins
03/24/2015
Simon Milliman

Lyrics

Tom researched for years and years

With every wiseman, every sage

Nobody's going to tell you something

Every road leads back to nothing

With telepathic ease you get in their heads

You search for answers but you find questions instead

 

Eat books like a movable feast

Down every pathway, every page

Every thought as good as the next one

Evert thought's as good as nothing

From waves of love to waves of fear

Holding nothing is everything you hold dear

 

He never knew the last frontier

Was, oh, so near

Oh, so near

He never knew the last frontier

Was, oh, so near to home

 

Sit and wonder

Sit and weep

Still there's no return

Of my dear, sweet Tom

 

Return from nowhere

Return from fate

Climb the wall

For they have locked the gate

 

He never knew the last frontier 

Was, oh, so near

Oh, so near

He never knew the last frontier

Was, oh, so near to home

Fat Mannequins
03/24/2015
Simon Milliman/Jasmin Johnson

Lyrics

Still selling lots of cars in the USA

Still popping lots of pills and turning lots of keys

You hope the kids are alright

It keeps you up at night

Still sitting and dreaming basement fantasies

With your heart on the glory and your eyes on the screen

Technology's slave

In the home of the brave

 

Oh, lift the level of the radio

Searching for some rock & roll

I'll be a modern man's Romeo

Living off of love alone

I could break your heart of stone

When I show you I'm just flesh and bone

 

Pushing in and out, in and out of the door

Riots on the street outside of every store

With buyer's regret

But still don't have enough yet

In so much need for all the things that you see

Big house, big car, big boat, big screen

Collars deep blue

That's no longer you

 

Oh, lift the level of the radio

Searching for some rock & roll

I'll be a modern man's Romeo

Living off of love alone

I could break your heart of stone

When I show you I'm just flesh and bone

 

Oh, lift the level of the radio

Searching for some rock & roll

I'll be a modern man's Romeo

Living off of love alone

I could break your heart of stone

When I show you I'm just flesh and bone

Fat Mannequins
03/24/2015
Simon Milliman/Jasmin Johnson

Lyrics

I'll wage war

Never been seen before

Don't try to tell me it's a mental condition

'Cuz I'm above all suspicion

Fallin' weak, fallin' hard

For the one I cannot have

Don't try to tell me it's a mental condition

I supersede you're intuition

 

Let it bleed with your hands up

Don't try to tell me it's a mental condition

Let it burn, get your hands up

Don't try to tell me it's a mental condition

 

Folly lies in my capacity to love dangerously

Don't try to tell me it's a mental condition

I defeat your superstition

Tattooed across my head

All my dreams, all my dread

Don't try to tell me it's a mental condition

I reject your proposition

 

Let it bleed with your hands up

Don't try to tell me it's a mental condition

Let it burn, get your hands up

Don't try to tell me it's a mental condition