Change The World #2

from by The Henchmen

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There's all these stony faced and solemn
Public servants at the Olim's
They're drinking whiskey, sculling beer, ingesting pain.
And I'm headed down the avenue
Where the junky flats stand proud
And the oldest buildings leave without remains
And there's booner cars and pedestrians
Fighting over William Street
There's women wearing nothing but their chains
There's a bunch of sirens screaming
And the groovers they're all dreaming
And the suburban kids are shaking off their shame

And I don't wanna change the world no more
I don't want you to be my girl no more... Uh huh

Well I'm swimming in the sea
Where the gangs of children flee
On a Saturday night when things get rough
Oh baby life is one big show
And it's a fine line we toe
Between illusion and make believe
And I'm sitting in your seat
Your black jacket torn and beat
I want you and me to believe
That you know God is free
And he roams this city
He's got tidal waves and a magic bow

And I don't want to change the world no more
And I don't want you to be my girl no more

You can rub my dirty feet
I lie and I cheat
And sometimes I forget my own name
There's a .22 on the stove
There's a bill in my grey purse
Would someone call a nurse... right now
Coz this girl with golden streaks
She came in from the streets
And she's massaging my soul with a glove
I got lost in Kings Cross
Where my body somehow got lost
And I'm born again and I'm in love

And I don't want to change the world no more
And I don't want you to be my girl no more


from The Henchmen, released June 7, 2014



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The Henchmen blasted into musical existence in the early 2000s. Springing from Canberra, Australia, they released one album and then dissolved in a rock & roll supernova of day jobs and responsibility. But now... they are back.

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