Queens of the Stone Age - Mosquito Song Lyrics

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I know, I know the sun is hot
Mosquito's come suck your blood
Leave you there all alone
Just skin and bone

When you walk among the trees
Listening to the leaves
The further I go the less I know
The less I know

Where will you run?
Where will you hide?
Lullabies
To paralyze

Fat and soft, pink and weak
Foot and thigh, tongue and cheek
You know I'm told they swallow you whole
Skin and bone

Cutting boards and hanging hooks
Bloody knives, cooking books
Promising you won't feel a thing
At all

Swallow and chew
Eat you alive
All of us food that hasn't died
And the light says

Somehow they pick and pluck
Tenderize bone to dust
The sweetest grease, finest meat you'll ever taste
Taste, taste
So you scream, whine, and yell
Supple sounds of dinner bells
We all will feed the worms and trees So don't be shy

Swallow and chew
Eat you alive
All of us food that hasn't died
Track Listing
CD 1
  • 0 [The Real Song for the Deaf]
  • 1 You Think I Ain’t Worth a Dollar, but I Feel Like a Millionaire
  • 2 No One Knows
  • 3 First It Giveth
  • 4 A Song for the Dead
  • 5 The Sky Is Fallin’
  • 6 Six Shooter
  • 7 Hangin’ Tree
  • 8 Go With the Flow
  • 9 Gonna Leave You
  • 10 Do It Again
  • 11 God Is in the Radio
  • 12 Another Love Song
  • 13 A Song for the Deaf / Feel Good Hit of the Summer (reprise)
  • 14 Mosquito Song
  • 15 The Lost Art of Keeping a Secret (live)
  • 16 Everybody’s Gonna Be Happy (Non-LP version)
  • 17 Gonna Leave You (Spanish version)


  • Credits
    publisher: ©DOWNTOWN MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC , Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., MECHANICAL COPYRIGHT PROTECTION SOCIETY LTD , Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: Joshua Michael Homme, Michael Melchiondo, Nick Steven Oliveri
    album: Track 14 in album Songs for the Deaf
    release date: 2002-8-17
    popularity : 102 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Alternative Rock/Stoner Rock
    length: 5:39
    producer: Eric Valentine
    accordion: Molly McGuire
    piano & guitar: Alain Johannes
    composer: Nick Oliveri, Josh Homme
    lyricist: Nick Oliveri, Josh Homme
    Album Information
    label: Interscope Records
    country(area): Japan
    format: CD
    barcode: 4988005308146
    script: Latin