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The Amber Waves Have Let Me Down

Purple Mountain’s mercury From sea to oily sea/ The amber waves have let me down/ Some men sleep on currency Some men sleep on ground/ The amber waves have let me down/ Coca-Cola Disney Halliburton Fox/ The amber waves have let me down/ Run ‘em through a combine Put ‘em in a box/ The amber waves have let me down/ Home is where the coma is I feel so numb tonight I cannot say it better No, I cannot say it better/ The amber waves have let me down/ Disease seems like a cure to me The weeds are looking good/ The amber waves have let me down/ This scene seems like a curse to me The burning bush is clown/ The amber waves have let me down/ Home is where the coma is I feel so numb tonight I cannot say it better No, I cannot say it better/ The amber waves have let me down/ So I’ll try to shed some light tonight And dream of fruited plain/ The amber waves have let me down/ Someone get a corkscrew Won’t someone pray for rain/ The amber waves have let me down/ Home is where the coma is I feel so numb tonight I cannot say it better No, I cannot say it better/ The amber waves have let me down -Al Rose Chicago, 2004