The Face in the Embryo Lyrics

The Blood Brothers


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Alex Van Halen, Edward Van Halen, Sammy Hagar, Michael Anthony
album: Track 3 in album This Adultery Is Ripe
release date: 2000-8-28
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genres: Rock
styles: Thrash/Indie Rock/Experimental
length: 2:22

Cover Art

The Blood Brothers This Adultery Is Ripe cover art
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watching the horizon beckon for a buck knife
to bludgeon it's belly, to end the pregnancy.
I've spent seventeen nights in the city,
watching the face in the embryo,
traced by fleshy twilight, pleading for cesarean.
You can see it all from the rooftops
a swollen vagina in the sky.
Threatening birth
three shades of blood to soak its bed.
One: fiery red for the shutdown of the science bled sun.
Two: viscous black for the sex lives of the science fed youth.
Three: milk white for the impossible vista of the skyline as it shorted out,
crackled with static and was replaced by a network of newsprint.
You can see it all from the rooftops
a swollen vagina in the sky.
So close you can smell the morphine in its veins.




Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Rescue
  • 2 Doctor! Doctor!
  • 3 The Face in the Embryo
  • 4 James Brown
  • 5 Mutiny on the Ark of the Blood Brothers
  • 6 Jordan Billie Pets the Wild Horse‚Äôs Mane
  • 7 Marooned on Piano Island
  • 8 This Adultery Is Ripe
  • 9 Time for Tenderness
  • 10 Jennifer