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released July 19, 2013

Written by Nick Portus and Howard Price
Performed by C is for Calculus: Nick, Howard, Emma, Paul and Rob

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Track Name: Whirlow Grass
List your schemes and plans
And draw them to scale
They tend to nothing
If you back up a ways

It's a hive mind
You know you might find
A shill for a shilling
Coalition of the willing again

Back in Monte Carlo
We worked it all out
Threw your head ten times
For such a sorry tail

Still the Whirlow Grass keeps growing
Track Name: Factory Mentality
We have to raise our own factory. (Help me!)
What would Vladimir Lenin say?
Can I be a production line?
Manufacture something else with my time
I know that's what my bosses make me do (the means of production is key)
But we have to raise our own factory.

What else are you gonna do with your time?

So now our wage doesn't count
So find another way out.
Track Name: The Library of Alexandria
(Neither lender nor a borrower be)
It's FOUND SOUNDS, but you put him in irons

(Neither lender nor a borrower be)
Well it's FOUND SOUNDS, but I'll put him in irons

You can take my freedom
(I am an archivist)
But you'll never take my four track
[Nothing grazing]
You can take my freedom
(I am an antichrist) **deliberate mispronunciation gag**
But you'll never take my four track
[All this razing]

3..2..1... See ya

As the tongues reach the alcove
(Quiet in the library)
On whose orders?
Well I don't know, I don't know
[I won't come, I won't come quietly]

It won't be very long
Til Alexandria falls
Track Name: You Fight Like a Dairy Farmer
Only ramparts in the sea
And he was such a charmer
Only ramparts in the sea
You fight like a dairy farmer

Are you really quite happy? True/False

A ratchet job with a hatchet factor
Hopeless actor
O my captain
Make twine the through line

Long cut
It's a long wide cut
It's a long cut

Exoskeleton
ONE TWO THREE
Back into the shell
O my captain

I'm laughing all the way to the blood bank
And this face is intentionally blank
Track Name: Leipzig's Ghosts
1789 wasn't that long ago
Prize the up the tarmac, there's cobblestones
Goodbye Vienna for some time on the road
The trail still burns, still affecting our soles/souls

Potsdam is so far away
Leipzig we maybe could stay
Waltz with the spectres Kraft and Teyber
No melodies return the favour though
Because of Leipzig's ghosts.

I feel so barren, an empty house
Melodies/rhythm all migrated south
Driven by spirits out of our Saxony
Will they return just to live in our city?

Potsdam is so far away
Leipzig we maybe could stay
Waltz with the spectres Kraft and Teyber
No melody will return the favour though.

200 years attending this way
No composer really could stay
To live up to standards this high
And if someone asks you why, just say
It's because of Leipzig's ghosts.