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Crazy Where I've Been
Music by Jeff Smoots, Wayde Cooper, Nick Valenz
Lyric by Nick Valenz
© 1992, 2012 Continuous Audio Transmission

This tangible world that you see
Don't mean a thing to me
I'm partial to my flights of fancy
Barbed wire curtains close reality

Sign by sign
Rain or shine
In a flash I'm flyin'
Shoot the sky to make you mine
There ain't a whisper in my ear
Not a clever breeze that I
Don't want to hear

Crazy where I've been
Court the Reaper just to let you in
Foolish fathers of philosophy
Sing of things their wisdom never brings

You're beautiful and that's a feral fact
Your voice at midnight makes my pulse react
I never thought the game was mine to play
Lost in convoluted rules that just won't go away

Sign by sign
Rain or shine
Cast my lot to win you
And the odds will break my spine
There ain't a doubt here in my mind
Destiny is twisted
But it always unwinds

Crazy where I've been
For a nickel I'll embrace your sin
Heady hawkers of hypocrisy
Design the lines I've drawn a thousand times

Night after night
Pulling me through the screen
Burning me alive
I could not resist your scream
Pandora's Box you evil queen
Mistress of my darkest dreams
I was a pawn, but now I'm King
Summon you before me
Gonna make you sting

[solo]

Sign by sign
Rain or shine
In a flash I'm flyin'
Shoot the sky to make you mine
There ain't a doubt here in my mind
Destiny is twisted
But it always unwinds

Crazy where I've been
Court that Reaper just to let you in
Foolish fathers of philosophy
Sing of things their wisdom never brings, oh

Crazy where I've been
Court that Reaper just to let you in
Foolish fathers of philosophy
Sing of things their wisdom never brings

oh n-no n-no

[solo]