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some = all / the effluxion of time

38 Picture of Innocence

From the Deep Purple album Bananas

Rather like Woman from Tokyo, this is not about a woman…She who is in my face again is the figurative representation of the EU Idiocracy or the PC Mafia; I'm happy to attack them both.

Political Correctness will have the effect of enlarging sensitivities to such a point that nothing can be said about anything…I only insult my friends, my friend, the rest can go to hell!…whilst the Regulators of the EU are successfully leading us to a state of de-humanisation.

Picture of Innocence

(Gillan, Glover, Lord, Morse, Paice)

I hear they're trying to make us all the same
It's mind control by any other name
Who's gonna pay the price
For this foolish paradise
Oh…Momma don't take that train

I hear it said we're headed too far south
Chinese whispers go by word of mouth
Rules for every size and shape
The nag has gone, shut the gate
Once you're in you're never getting out

I'm so misunderstood
There goes my manlihood
She's in my face again
With that picture of innocence

No drinks, No smokes
No dicking around
No dirty jokes
Straight lace, straight face
The old straight jacket
We got no hope

I hear they're gonna try out something new
I can feel it sticking to my shoe
So this is what tomorrow holds
Hopes and dreams are bought and sold
But still the world is misty green and blue

I'm so misunderstood
There goes my mannish boyhood
She's in my face again
With that picture of innocence

No deals, No strokes
No forbidden fruit
No holy smoke
What next, no sex
That's the end of the road
We got no hope

No drinks, No smokes
No dicking around
No dirty jokes
Straight lace, straight face
The old straight jacket
We got no hope

No deals, No strokes
No forbidden fruit
No holy smoke
What next, no sex
That's the end of the road
We got no hope

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