WÖMBAT - Pörtrāit of a Mįme

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NO ONE CARES no one cares no one cares no one cares no one cares no one cares no one cares no one cares no one cares no one cares no one cares no one cares no one cares no one cares no one cares no one cares no one cares i don't care MAKE IT HAPPEN (pt. 1) we could make it happen gonna make it happen can you hear me? no! i can't hear you oh yeah! i can hear you you sounds so true have you lost your mind? HAVE YOU LOST YOUR MIND? have you lost your mind? / specimen oh, hi! glad you could make it ...so am i i don't wanna lose my mind i don't wanna lose my mind i don't wanna lose my mind i don't wanna lose my mind no but baby you make me crazy i just lost my mind i just lost my mind but it feels alright it feels alright i'm so glad i lost my mind it's alright to lose your mind why don't you do what i tell you? why don't you do what i tell you? ALRIGHT! you look a lot like me when i'm not looking i'd like to see--hey!-- you and me cooking ok! could be dinner could be breakfast we could go shopping just to give you a taste look at you look at me look at them what do you see? SPECIMEN take my temperature take my eyeballs out take my hair i don't care anymore i'm just a specimen for invisible scientist i don't care if you stare at my tail my third eye or the wings sprouting out my back i'm a demon i’m the devil!… or an angel in disguise take my temperature dissect me in the parking lot do what it takes for the benefit of the trilobytes what the hell what are you doing to that baby sky’s full of babies baby paratroopers landing in the parking lot what do they want? take my temperature in the restaurant take my skin hang it on the wall on the waaaaaaaaall what the hell is on your wall? portrait of a mime pardon me i lost my mind i drank the wine falling from the sky PIGEONS are you ok? involved living day to day? i don’t know what’s happening outside my window there’s a line of pigeons marching carrying a human there’s a centipede preaching to her i don’t know what it is i don’t know what’s happening… there’s a tree floating away it’s very interesting but i don’t why there’s a baby growing exponentially the weatherman is drunk again i don’t know what’s happening says the children there’s a line of pigeons marching single file down to the old peculiar i said it’s time for a new occupation my friends because you will inherit the parking lot of consciousness oh shit! bring me back my burrito! why did you steal my soul? 1311 thank you, america you’re coming back gonna get down to some 1311 shit… taking baths all day in the waterfall eating fish that you catch with your bare hands making love in the sun double chaise on a riverbank making babies today ooh! 1311 it was like heaven we didn’t have cell phones saran wrap, plastic meat product from a CAFO—oh no! we didn’t know 1311 two prime numbers together who knows? maybe 1311 is itself a prime number it is very large there are chimpanzees in space calculating large sums 1311 everything made sense even the superstitions yeah you could drink the water but then you might not survive filled with blood 1311 everyone wants to go back to 1311 you know why — i don’t everyone got along with no diseases death song everyone making love in the castle walls no one got mad no one got dead even the dragons were friendly NOTHING TO UNDERSTAND there’s not much to understand there’s nothing to understand nothing even if you could understand what makes you think you understand? the illusion of our knowledge denial of our limitations we think we have it in hand but even if you’re jerking off what you have in your hand doesn’t matter as much as what you’re thinking what you imagine remember the past there is nothing to understand i don’t get it i don’t get it then you understand! (i’m lonely) THE FUTURE IS COMING BACK the future is coming back the future is coming back the future is coming back yeah, here comes the future! yeah, here comes the future! the future is coming back the future is coming back the future is coming back WHY START? i can’t do enough so why should i start? if i can’t fix it… i didn’t break it i can’t do enough why should i start? why should i start? did you ever wake up? roll over, go back to sleep what did you dream? why should i start? why should i start? COUNTRY FAIR i often dream of the same place it’s a rugged coastal finger sticking its hand into the ocean i feel very comfortable though there’s some stress someone wants what i got i guess who arranged this? i went to the country fair there was no one there i got on the ferris wheel ate some cotton candy (i need a nurse!) nurse! i’m hallucinating again at the country fair there’s a tiny man in my IV bag drinking a latte i need a nurse! a centipede crawling under my skeleton there’s a scorpion in my gelatin! i need a nurse! i need a nurse i need a nurse i need a nurse i need a nurse no one really cares at the country fair oh shit here comes a clown i gotta get outta here MORE LIKE ME i wish i was more like me don't you see it's all chemistry? once upon a time i was a baby now i’m addicted to mushroom gravy i wish i was more like me i wish i was more like me me too! i was a baby bathing in gravy born with a siver spoon next to me—it was a ladle i was just watching tv i wish you were more like me i found a dead cat underneath an RV i wish i was more like me i wish you were more like you i wish you were more like me i wish we were more like we i wish you would listen to me don’t walk away when i’m throwing my bones at the window pane this ghost of spain you look a lot like me i wish my eyes could see you look a lot like me cardboard in the rain don’t walk away take advice from that guy dressed like the lady in the tree i wish you were more like me i wish you were more like me i wish i was you like me i wish you would just like me i wish you would give me everything why don’t you like me? why don’t you like my song? i wish you were more like me we you!!! i wish you were more like me i wish you were more like me i wish you were more like me i wish you were more like me THE INTERVIEW this is the interview! you have to listen— this is the interview tell me your moment of weakness while duct taped to a wall in Fife this is your interview— you’re not doing very well ah, well there was that time i was in Fife i couldn’t clear the hole in my pipe so i got some Drano from a hardware store i broke into climbed in the window what’s your favorite marsupial? i guess a duck-billed platypus that is incorrect i guess a koala, maybe? very well, now, very well, moving on when’s the last time you watched a movie starring dustin hoffman? it might have been Tootsie with my mom, in the theater tell me about that! she laughed bring me the head of a yeti man i want you you want that it’s a wrap i’m a rat HIGHWAY’S ON FIRE well the highway’s on fire it’s just a funeral pyre automobiles burning up are you alright tonight? well, the highway’s on fire! makes me perspire ‘cause the highway’s on fire 100 miles up in flames it’s too late to feel pain there’s muscles and brain turned to ash it’s totally insane the highway’s on fire the highway’s on fire the highway’s on fire everything’s red everything orange what was alive has now been scorched highway’s on fire highway’s on fire i don’t know why i don’t know how highway’s on fire i’m just a skeleton on the freeway charred black eyes have melted out of my head because… the highway’s on fire highway’s on fire highway’s on fire on fire! highway’s on fire highway’s on fire highway’s on fire i need a nurse! MARCHING THROUGH THE GROCERY STORE marching through the grocery store i forgot what i am looking for marching through the grocery store marching through the grocery store touch the lemons squeeze the lime throw the bread i ain’t got time marching through the grocery store standing in line i lose my mind a man in a mask he steals my limes marching through the grocery store i can’t find the frozen peas and i can’t find the new diseases someone tells me get anyway from the lightbulbs today marching through the grocery store marching through the grocery store left right left right hut hut company halt! GIVE IT TO ME you got what i need but i need it when you give it to me you got what i need but i need it when you give it to me give it to me give it to me give it to me give it to me you got what i need but i need it when you give it to me when you give it to me when you give it to me when you give it to me when you give it to me did i ever tell you about my dream? don’t turn away don’t run from me my dream, my dream SMOKE BREAK SONG smoke break song smoke break song smoke break song smoke break song smoking is good smoking is right you gotta smoke every night if you don’t smoke then you just suck take my advice clean out your lungs smoke break song smoke break song smoke break song smoke break song this is a smoke break song smoke break song smoke break song smoke break song smoke break KEEP TRYING you can’t get tired gotta keep on fighting till they all die what’s going on? what is this dream? what does it mean? nothing;s what it seems you got to keep on trying i don’t know where i’m going (mental collapse) WE CAN MAKE IT HAPPEN (pt. 2) we can make it happen just put your foot forward then you put your other foot forward make it happen make it happen it’s not that hard make it happen make it happen make it happen make it happen make it happen can’t you make it happen? i think you can make it happen you can make it happen can’t you… please?

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invented on the spot
global pandemic be damned
two seemingly healthy men
in a concrete bunker
smoking cigars every
chance they get

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released July 10, 2020

Ratwing Hamwitt - guitar, vox, keys
Ratz Riverbone - drum, vox, bass
Frank Junk - add'l vox "make it happen"

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