'A Big 10-8 Place' Part One Lyrics - Negativland

Negativland A Big 10-8 Place cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1983-10
Genre: Electronic Rock Non-Music
Style: Illbient/Abstract/Spoken Word/Experimental
length: 13:30

(13:22)



HUUH! HUUH! HUUH!

....Now go to sleep Tommy.

.. the end of the line, (we're in Concord) all passengers please disembark.

Tommy?

The first thing that happens is that the bone splinters.

Tommy?

We're moving to Concord.

Yes? Yes? Yes?

Press the button. The door opens to let you in.

... at the end of the line,(we're in Concord) all passengers please disembark.

Over here now.

Then the door closes behind you in safe and secure comfort.

Tommy? (Tommy?)

Noises heard. Resident believes possibly MMAs(?) are in the area.

Okay, kids, the car's packed. Now go and get your father and we'll look at

Some more new houses.

Tom! Tom! (Tom! Tom! Tom! Tom!)

I see a new house (knock knock knock postman!)....I smell gasoline

(groceries!) ....

Mm hmm hmm ....

Clowns and

We'd have a swimming pool and a dishwasher and clothes washers and dryers

And air-conditioning....

Sex!

Yes?

You can assure your family's safe, secure comfort...but hurry! But hurry!

But hurry! But hurry!

(oooohhh ... stop it, stop it stop it!)

Tommy?

The second thing that happens is that the butcher loses control.

Hahahahahah! We didn't mean any harm....we just want to go home!

We'd have a swimming pool and a dishwasher and clothes washers and dryers

And air-conditioning....

...ho ha ha, you don't know shit do ya, ya piece of shit.

Don't use your washer or dryer, your electric range, dishwasher, or pool

Filter pump.

Oh fuck you too, ya son of a bitch.

Hahahahahaah! We didn't mean any harm....we just want to go

Hahahaha

You lying piece of shit!

Piece of shit.

You mother-fucking son of a sack of .. piece of shit!

.. how can you people treat JJX like that...it's easy how they could treat

JJX like that....

Look how they treated Jesus Christ....

(Tom! Tom! Tom! Tom!)

Clowns and ballerinas here and there, clowns and ballerinas ervywhere....

(hahahah .... we jus)

Okay kids, the car's packed. Now go and get your father and we'll look at

Some more new houses.

Hm. Funny light tonight. Look at my shadow.

Hmmmmm hmmmm....

Hm. Still my shadow, but no people here that I know....

(sporadic ... very sporadic)

Yes?

Yes?

>cough<

Oh fuck you too, ya son of a bitch....

Okay kids, looks like whe're going to be here for a while.

Tom! Tommy?

Clowns and ballerinas, here and there, clowns and ballerinas ervywhere....

Tommy? (Hmmmmmm hmmmmm.....) Tommy? Tommy? Tommy? Tommy? Tommy?

Tommy?

Everybody welcome. How do they know we're here?

Oh, so uh, you know about all the jamming techiniques too.

That proves you're a jammer. Only a jammer would know all those rare

Jamming techniques.

That's interesting. Nobody else would have thought of that but you. That

Proves that you jam, jam, jam...

We'd .. we'd have a dish .. swimming pool ...

Tom! Tommy?

Tom! Tom-m-m-m-m-y?

Clouwns and balleri-i-i-i-i-inas here and there....

... ho ho ho, you don't know shit, do ya, ya piece of shit....

Now go to sleep Tommy go to sleep Tommy go to sleep Tommy Nownownow go

To sleep Tommy go to sleep Tommy go to sleep Tommy....

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Tracklist
Vinyl 1
  • 1 Theme from 'A Big 10-8 Place'
  • 2 'A Big 10-8 Place' Part One
  • 3 Clowns and Ballerinas
  • 4 Introduction
  • 5 Four Fingers
  • 6 180-G: 'A Big 10-8 Place' Part Two