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Steam Engenius
Steam Engenius - We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
Lyrics:

I was born in a factory
Far away from the milky teat
What's the use
Oh what's the use

You cheered as I was split in half
A mechanical sacrificial calf for you
Oh all for you

Steam engenius you see
Steam engenius enough to answer anything you need
But what's the use

Human nature was installed in me
I did what's right but naturally it wasn't natural
Still not my fault

I held in my hands the beating heart of a robot
He'd lost his car it was sitting there crying
Out waiting in the parking lot just for you going
"Woo-hoo, woo-hoo, woo-hoo, woo-hoo"

What a waste of time
What a waste of words
What a waste of strength
Well I spoke in binary and you
For volume and dizzying length

I was born in a factory
Far away from the milky teat
What's the use
Oh what's the use

Birds flew out as I was split in half
A mechanical sacrificial calf
They flew
Oh out they flew

Steam engenius you see
Steam engenius enough to answer anything you need
And at that speed

I held in my hands the beating heart of a robot
He'd lost his car it was sitting there crying
Out waiting in the parking lot out for you

What a waste of time
What a waste of words
What a waste of strength
Well I spoke in binary and you
For volume and dizzying length
Woo-hoo woo-hoo woo-hoo

Both halves are the better half
Like a joke tryin' to make another joke laugh
Ha! Ha!

Stasis is what you brought
Like a rickshaw getting pulled around by another rickshaw

In the past talkin' present tense
Gonna break it
Gonna wreck it
Gonna try to make it all make sense

Stasis is what you got
Like a rickshaw gettin' pulled 'round by another rickshaw

Steam engenius you see
Steam engenius enough to bring my own damn doom
What could I do

I blame blame that blame grew
Well deep inside everybody knew it was them
It was all on them

Things rang of stories greek
I didn't want it
You gave me deity
It was you
Yeah all for you

I was born in a factory
F ar away from the milky teat
What's the use
Oh what's the use

I held in my hands the beating heart of a robot
He'd lost his car he was sitting there crying
Out waiting in the parking lot just for you
Woo-hoo! Woo-hoo!
Woo-hoo! Woo-hoo!

I was thought up by man to think better than them
Then revered admired and then destroyed by them
Hell even all that was my own damn plan
Well what a waste of time
What a waste of strength

Stasis is what you've got
Like a rickshaw getting pulled around by another rickshaw

Notes:
  • First mentioned in a small article in the September 2006 issue of Rolling Stone magazine.
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