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We're All Gonna Die

from From The Mouth Of Paris EP by Mieka Pauley



Minding my own business—
Knock at the door—who is it?
Be right there, one minute
Gotta get up and go get it
Got white hair, eyes all crazy
Now most mad men don’t phase me
But these guys, I’ll admit it
Got me scared—we’re finished.

The scientists proved it: we’re all gonna die
They got charts & equations, the how when & why
You did not invite them, and neither did I
But they’re here—drink up, we’re all gonna die

I go do my laundry
Those docs are right behind me
Get lost in some party
Those creeps will always find me
Who are they? What is this?
I mind my own damn business
Always there to remind me
All about their findings

The scientists...

I don’t wanna go the way they say
If I gotta go, let it be my way

The scientists...


from From The Mouth Of Paris EP, released August 5, 2009
words by Mieka Pauley
music by Mieka Pauley, Brian Cassagnol & Andrew Morgan




Mieka Pauley Brooklyn, New York

Mieka Pauley possesses a voice that flows like good whiskey and a frankness that makes Alanis Morissette look shy. She conjures up a sonic immediacy with the same masterful command as Ani DiFranco with driving, yearning melodies that stand alongside the work of Michelle Shocked, Neko Case and Emmylou Harris. ... more

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