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Monday, February 25, 2013

Roky Erickson Lyric of the Day

Posted by on Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 3:23 PM

An excerpt from "White Faces," originally released on Evil One from 1980:

Friends with the beast because of sharp teeth
the devil so red the fiery evil bleib

White faces, white faces always haunt me so beautifully
learning temples meditating churches
always bring out the white of the devil in me.

The fat, the fat of demonism as ends begin
fangs gnashing at the beauty as in reaches in.

Colorful crucifixion riding the serpent dragon
fire breathing fire breathing with his serpent tongue a'waggin'

Roky Erickson by Jason Polan
  • Roky Erickson by Jason Polan

See more of Jason Polan's work here, hear this actual song here. Send a drawing of Roky Erickson to the email address found here and I'll feature it in a similar brilliant lyrics quote by Roky Erickson.

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Whoah whoah whoah. I LOVE THIS! More and more please...
Posted by Kelly O on February 25, 2013 at 3:55 PM · Report this
Tovirus 2
Great idea for posts.
Posted by Tovirus on February 25, 2013 at 3:56 PM · Report this
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Way to keep the love alive, D! YES!!!
Posted by Totalpukoid on February 25, 2013 at 4:11 PM · Report this
Emily Nokes 4
HANDSOME DEVIL!!!
Posted by Emily Nokes on February 25, 2013 at 4:54 PM · Report this

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