Waiting For The Asteroid

by Drinking Bird Experiment

/
  • Streaming + Download

    Includes unlimited streaming via the free Bandcamp app, plus high-quality download in MP3, FLAC and more.

      £0.99 GBP

     

about

Just when you think you're in the musical safety of 2015, a 1980s electropop asteroid crashes through your roof and lands on your dinner table. Take a flashlight and make your way to the shelter...

lyrics

Reboot, Evolve

Verse 1 & 2:
Empty suits in office chairs
Serve themselves and no one cares
Their suits will not protect them from their doom

Adverts, lies and double-speak
Humanity displaced by greed
Our pockets will be emptied very soon

Chorus:
And we're waiting, waiting
Waiting for the Asteroid

Verse 3 & 4:
Indoor kids, computer pale
Your mummies say you cannot fail
The Asteroid will teach you otherwise

Prissy, zombie, Barbie wives
Gift wrapped, self-important lives
Luxury is a blindfold in disguise

Chorus

Verse 5 & 6:
Our tropospheric ignorance
A shooting rock in hostile space
The cotton sky will strip away and burn

Religions poison open minds
The Death Ray heralds closing time
Pray no religious wars when we return

Bridge:
Its strange that we should wish this on the lives
Of friends; their kids and wives
But that is just the way it needs to be

We've made a species which is not a species to be proud of
And its time to let this species cease to be.

Chorus

Reboot, Evolve

credits

released November 6, 2015
Waiting For The Asteroid (words and music by Gary)
with
Vocals: Maddy
Backing Vocals: AlterEgo
OP-1, Synthesizers & Bass guitar: Gary

tags

license

all rights reserved

about

Drinking Bird Experiment UK

Drinking Bird Experiment are:
1 bird, 3 drinks, ∞ experiments
Maddy - vocals
David - guitars
Gary - bass guitar and synthesizers
Dougie - drums

contact / help

Contact Drinking Bird Experiment

Streaming and
Download help