Mosquito Song
Lyrics
I know, I know the sun is hot
Mosquitoes come and suck your blood
Leave you there all alone
Just skin and bone

When you walk among the trees
Listening to the leaves
The further I go the less I know
The less I know

Where will you run?
Where will you hide?
Lullabies
To paralyze

Fat and soft, pink and weak
Foot and thigh, tongue and cheek
You know I'm told they swallow you whole
Skin and bone

Cutting boards and hanging hooks
Bloody knives, cooking books
Promising you won't feel a thing
At all

Swallow and chew
Eat you alive
All of us food that hasn't died
And the light says

Simmering, pick and pluck
Tenderize, bone to dust
The sweetest grease, finest meat you'll ever taste
Taste, taste
So you scream, whine, and yell
Supple sounds of dinner bell
We all will feed the worms and trees So don't be shy

Swallow and chew
Eat you alive
All of us food that hasn't died
Notes
Available On: Songs for the Deaf (2002)

"If the title track is an amphetamine, "Mosquito Song" is like the reflective comedown, wiping the foam from your mouth as the sun comes up. The song is all guest vocals and an acoustic twelve string, and when Dean Ween comes in, the album's terrain changes completely: crashing toms and a horn section that sounds like the ghosts in your attic found a bottle of downers and started a marching band." - from Movie Poop Shoot's Review

Musicians:
Josh Homme - guitar, vocals
Nick Oliveri - bass
Paz Lenchantin - strings
Anna Lenchantin - strings
Alain Johannes - flamenco guitar, piano
Molly McGuire - accordion
John Gove - horns
Kevin Porter - horns
Brad Kintscher - horns

Guitar Tab

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