Looking For Cannonballs

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Looking For Cannonballs

I'm looking for the cannonballs that roll around my head
Castellations, new inventions, built around my bed
Fields of yore and porridge poured, whilst days of gold I tread
Wondrous words of mystery in magic castles said

Save me-hee, from looking inside
Stare at a gentleman
Stop me-hee, from seeking and hide
Me by my riverside

Draw the bridge and raise the flags, the forest’s on the move
Portcullises and ramparts built, they shoe the horse’s hooves
Shields of honour, swords of peace are added to the fire
The Fahrenheit of 451 is written in the mire

Save me-hee, from looking inside,
Stare at a gentleman
Stop me-hee, from seeking and hide
Me by my conker tree
Save me-hee, from looking inside
Stare at the Englishman
Stop me-hee, from seeking and hide
Me by my riverside

More than ‘chival’, less than ‘rous’ is all we can afford
Eat our potatoes, praise the Lord, and bang upon your gourd

Witches brew, now voodoo too, in village foolish grins
Invocations, susurrations, spilling down their chins
Chainmails and cyber tax, mantraps from distant lands
Change is passing faster than the sea removes our sands

Save me-hee, from looking inside,
Stare at a gentleman
Stop me-hee, from seeking and hide
Me by my conker tree
Save me-hee, from looking inside
Stare at the Englishman
Stop me-hee, from seeking and hide
Me by my riverside

Loo, ooh, ooh-ooh, looking inside
Looking for cannonballs

Spoken: I'm looking for, the cannonballs, that roll around my head...

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from MAINS HUM, track released October 11, 2014

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Buzzing strangers into the building is a dangerous pastime. Letting them back out again is kind. Buzzing Strangers came from elsewhere after hearing distorted rock music drifting across the stellar distances. They visited, stayed, and thought it was the best way to communicate... ... more

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