Who Sang Crooked? Evil Nine feat. Aesop Rock

Aesop Rock You Can Be Special Too cover art
Release information
Release Date: 2004-8-2
Genre: Electronic Hip Hop Rock Funk / Soul
Style: Breakbeat/Breaks/Downtempo/Big Beat/Psychedelic
length: 5:47
Some other versions of "Crooked"

Lyrics
Crooked
Evil Nine
[Intro]
Shh... the baby is sleeping
A blind date with CNN
a click
ouch
a click of beer man, that's the 10 year old
m_________ing deep s___e evil nine milliemeter
white noise television
f___ing 3am
gotta wonder if the roach was invented in my kitchen
shut the f___ up
don't wanna hear that s___
backwards
with the volume up to keep it all out
WE
na na na na
WE Don't ..

[Chorus]
we don't like it when the city lights start fading
when the city lights fading then we can't get down (ok)
we don't like it when the city people act crooked
when the city people crooked then we can't get down (ok)
we don't like it when the city pidgeons break wings
when the pidgeons break wings then we can't get down (ok)
we don't like it when the city fire starts spreading
when the city fire's spreading then we can't get down (YO!)

[Verse]
Soup'ed up in it, crook with a cord
with a cord with a two tonne gimmick
Deep s___e evil nine millimetre gimme
d___ needle point in this pin cushion family
Hot dam at the N.Y. resin
I soaked the bad air, the smoke we sold
So I'll stop, child's smile like a moby cobra,
low key dozer revoked me ultra,
... to promote the ulcer
chug, dro bear hug wrote the folk lore
see the man ... branch off strange when he willow
weep till the face go paisley
... bad brains dumb dumb brainiac bust out, girder, flushed out
... burn curdle in the dirt like its
Been all night at the earthworm church

- Bang-
clash with the ants and termites
ride through the wheels and fall off the dirt bike
well I still hold diamonds by the caseload
hide the prescription, miller said I'm stable
A R strike the pause
Put the flaws in a box with a ... f___ off
Mallet for the media, mallet for the laws
dragging a mallet through the city when he walks
subliminal is so nineties, get wit it,
im more like bird watch then a mobster look
...
it goes dem's good deeds
... stomach churning, round 2, quick, south of the sternum
what it is now, verse what it was, beat myself till the pain came up

dork faced boy got apocalypse charm
with a yellowy grin, metal thin, metal limb
metal kicks kiss metal bricks, kiss metal
metal with this an anti bliss missile
close to the fire when I bare skin lie
leave me the idiot box I'm fine
but if i gotta see another roller skating parrot
on animal planet on a needle point eye
eye to the needle, clean set of chompers
made me a demo tape, ... mobsters
go ahead y'all flap y'all chops
they stick wid it till their face fall off

And the evilest of nine's guaranteed to shoot crooked
And the evilest of nine's guaranteed to shoot crooked
And the evilest of nine's guaranteed to shoot crooked
And the evilest of nine's guaranteed to shoot crooked

Off your f___ing mind
shoot crooked

[Chorus]
we don't like it when the city lights start fading
when the city lights fading then we can't get down (ok)
we don't like it when the city people act crooked
when the city people crooked then we can't get down (ok)
we don't like it when the city pidgeons break wings
when the pidgeons break wings then we can't get down (ok)
we don't like it when the city fire starts spreading
when the fire's spreading then we can't get down

[Verse]
I met a girl with an angel face and two devil horns pokin out maybe with her brains replaced
She said walk to the store with her, ok
bought a carton of squares, I think I fell in love today
Now whats a pretty little thing like you doing walking with a condor circle when the city lights fade
dead walk only to redig the graves
and make it big enough to fit tv's and microwaves
Ooooh she didnt say s___ (nup)
Smiles that could melt the gloss off your whip
And before I could ask her about her high wire, homegirl walked face first straight through the fire
kill the pigs and poke th lump with a fork
if it all bleeds y'all need to shut the oven door
Here half worm dirt in the mouth
so its raining mud when the tongue lash out
cool beans, perfect dope
like Aes with a rafter and 6 feet of rope
... spill out hate in all sections,
you can get f___ed when you standing at attention

And the evilest of nine's guaranteed to shoot crooked
And the evilest of nine's guaranteed to shoot crooked
And the evilest of nine's guaranteed to shoot crooked
And the evilest of nine's guaranteed to shoot crooked

Fix the f___ing antenna

[Chorus]
we don't like it when the city lights start fading
when the city lights fading then we can't get down (ok)
we don't like it when the city people act crooked
when the city people crooked then we can't get down (ok)
we don't like it when the city pidgeons break wings
when the pidgeons break wings then we can't get down (ok)
we don't like it when the city fire starts spreading
when the fire's spreading then we can't get down (ok)

[outro]
no doubt
he ain't, he ain't got a gun in no s_____x
Face to the floor drop it
Still carry the evilest nine weapons

Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Crooked
  • 2 Devil Stuff
  • 3 Earth
  • 4 You Can Be Special (skit)
  • 5 We Have the Energy
  • 6 Snack Bar Lounge
  • 7 Help (skit)
  • 8 Pearl Shot
  • 9 You Are Not Through
  • 10 Richard & Jane (skit)
  • 11 For Lovers Not Fighters
  • 12 Even the Smells
  • 13 Restless
  • 14 You Can Be Special 2 (skit)
  • 15 Hired Goons

  • Release information
    label: Marine Parade
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 5060057940624
    script: Latin