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Kismet Acoustic Lyrics

All lyrics © Jesca Hoop unless otherwise noted. For official lyrics, visit JescaHoop.com


Murder of Birds (Acoustic)
Intelligentactile 101 (Acoustic)
Seed of Wonder (Acoustic)
Out the Back Door (Acoustic)
Love & Love Again (Acoustic)

Murder of Birds

I’m not a bird
I’m a murder of birds
shifting my shape
when your tongue finds the words

like I hate you when I
love you the most
love you the most
love you the most

This shape of a snake
in a defensive coil
same retracted lips
of the one foolish girl

who says she hates you when she
loves you the most
loves you the most
loves you

and I’ve got demons when I need ‘ems
don’t ask to see them they’re not
supposed to be used against
you oh

Can we build a safe house
far from the bitter bride
and we’ll make a home with a brown recluse
and the cobra locked outside

For the spider we’ll give a web
to the cobra a lullaby
and keeping the demons happy
you make free for me to fly

and the shape of home baked bread
and the girl in a turned down bed
in a wake of twisted thread
from the loving words you said

mmmmm mmmm

and I think I’m alone
in desire for grace
for you unleash your mood
and I’m no longer safe

I say I hate you and I
love you the most
love you the most
love you the most

This shape of my breast
and a shape of my kiss
dement and coil
with a slither and hiss

Said I hate you and I
love you the most
love you the most
love you

and I’ve got demons
when I need ‘ems
don’t ask to see them they’re not
supposed to be used against
you oh

Can we build a safe house
far from the bitter bride
and we’ll make a home with a brown recluse
and the cobra locked outside

To the spider we’ll give a web
to the cobra a lullaby
and keeping the demons happy
you make free for me to fly

and the shape of home baked bread
and the girl in a turned down bed
in a wake of twisted thread
from the loving words you said

the shape of home baked bread
and the girl in a turned down bed
in a wake of twisted thread
from the loving words you said

‘cause I’m not a bird
I’m a murder of birds

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Intelligentactile 101

Can i borrow your bones and marrow
till i get my own
lovely lovely lovely bones till i get my own
i won’t tell me new friends that they’re on loan
they won’t know
it’s no smart thing to do when you’re far from home

can i borrow your skin blushin to get lucky in
lucky lucky lucky with a special friend
well i hear that on planet earth that it’s a sing big sin
well all the more fun for me to get lucky then

ohhh i’m gonna be a baby girl
a round ticket to a blue planet
flip a uueyy at mars
ohhh i’m gonna swim in the water first
blowin up her belly though she didn’t plan it
i took the invitation when she rocked the hammock
pullin all the wild cards
and now i’m swinging from the stars
from an umbilical chord from an umbilical chord
feels like i’ve been here before

on my tongue on my tongue
i put your fingers on my tongue
i want some intelligent tactile
when foreign play things come
i’m gonna study em with my tongue
i want some intelligantactile 101

can i borrow your hips and your lips
and your wink and curl
is i is or is i ain’t one flossy girl
i’m gonna paint that planet red
cuz i’m in the world
in the world
and leave a trail of kisses when my loves unfurled

will you steady my ground
dizzy ground when i’m turned around
dizzy dizzy dizzy ground
when i’m lost you’ll found
well i’m headed to planet earth to seach the sound
deep sound
so keep my compass wound when i’m on the ground

ohhhh i’m gonna be a baby girl...
from an umbilical chord...
on my tongue... Can i borrow your bones and marrow
till i get my own
lovely lovely lovely bones till i get my own
i won’t tell me new friends that they’re on loan
they won’t know
it’s no smart thing to do when you’re far from home

can i borrow your skin blushin to get lucky in
lucky lucky lucky with a special friend
well i hear that on planet earth that it’s a sing big sin
well all the more fun for me to get lucky then

ohhh i’m gonna be a baby girl
a round ticket to a blue planet
flip a uueyy at mars
ohhh i’m gonna swim in the water first
blowin up her belly though she didn’t plan it
i took the invitation when she rocked the hammock
pullin all the wild cards
and now i’m swinging from the stars
from an umbilical chord from an umbilical chord
feels like i’ve been here before

on my tongue on my tongue
i put your fingers on my tongue
i want some intelligent tactile
when foreign play things come
i’m gonna study em with my tongue
i want some intelligantactile 101

can i borrow your hips and your lips
and your wink and curl
is i is or is i ain’t one flossy girl
i’m gonna paint that planet red
cuz i’m in the world
in the world
and leave a trail of kisses when my loves unfurled

will you steady my ground
dizzy ground when i’m turned around
dizzy dizzy dizzy ground
when i’m lost you’ll found
well i’m headed to planet earth to seach the sound
deep sound
so keep my compass wound when i’m on the ground

ohhhh i’m gonna be a baby girl...
from an umbilical chord...
on my tongue...

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Seed of Wonder

Once my love stood still like a stagnant well for so long, you could hear
the song of spiders - strumming fibers
calling her to the web
my river sits in ebb
the little ones lean over - laughter echoes
bounce down the dark until it hits the floor
singin come on baby come on child - call your flo
like a seed of wonder - faith of mustard
o yeah, wo yeah

all is dark - all of the light is vanished it is gone
like something large
hovering high has covered up the sun
and something quiets the silken ringing
something breaks the strum...
a wish has finally come

ah oh ah no ah - all i want is to be writing
to be writing

once that wish did land
like a star in my hand - it burned and it burned and it burrowed in
soar through the source searching - hammer and ping
and tapped my virgin spring - and prime the vein with milk of mother
and wet my river bed
pearls strung up on silk thread - the starry one - beams a light
he’s working under - diggin through the dark gatherin particles
findin everything you ever wished for in your soul like a seed of wonder faith of mustard
ah no ah no ahhhno

finally that tapped spring come runnin like a river
my song it came - ahh eeeyeah ohoo noooay
right away i went writin i went writin
right away i was hummin i was hummin
right away i was singin i was singin
right away i was lovin - and goes something like...
light...
i haven’t always been under such a blue - only you
have seen such stormin in my life

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Out the Back Door

when we rock the house watch the roof go bump
watch the swingers swing on the floor
and all the brick houses
gonna shake da rump
and all the swingers gonna swing it some more
and all you players gonna round em up
and all you lovers get ready to score
the beat gets harder when the love erupts
and all the flames shootin out the back door

out the back door
out the back door
powder boost and gloss it
brush your shoulders floss it
and we’re out the back door
out the back door
left hand on the bible
cuz daddy’s got a rifle
and we’re out the back door
out the back door

and it’s one on one from moon to sun
what we do from sun until moon
we waltzin on water dippin lucy liu
and all the flames flicker red and then blue
and we cut that time in two in two
and baby i’m turnin purple like you
when we move we move with wings on our shoes
sickest angels you ever knew

out the back door
out the back door
rollin up the window
smokin up some indo
and we’re out the back door
out the back door
mellow in the cloudy
knock it back get rowdy
and we’re out the back door
out the back door

spin the vinyl cut the bopshoobop
a get down and bump hip hop
it’s a motto when it come to rock
tick tock and it do not stop
hey now tick tock and it do not stop

spin the bottle where will it stop
get down on the table top
it’s a motto when it come to rock
tick tock and it do not stop
hey now tick tock and it do not stop

out the back door
out the back door
rollin up the window
smokin up some indo
and we’re out the back door
out the back door
left hand on the bible
cuz daddy’s got a rifle
and we’re out the back door
out the back door

when we rock the house watch the roof go bump
watch the swingers swing on the floor
and all the brick houses
gonna shake da rump
and all the swingers gonna swing it some more
and all you players gonna round em up
and all you lovers get ready to score
the beat gets harder when the love erupts
and all the flames shootin out the back door

out the back door
out the back door
rollin up the window
smokin up some indo
and we’re out the back door
out the back door
mellow in the cloudy
knock it back get rowdy
and we’re out the back door
out the back door
powder boost and gloss it
brush your shoulders floss it
and we’re out the back door
out the back door
left hand on the bible
cuz daddy’s got a rifle
and we’re out the back door
out the back door
out the back door
out the back door
out the back door

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Love and Love Again

written by Jesca Hoop and David Baerwald

Comes the sun
heaven’s rays
and the stormers are gone
and the white flag is raised
golden days
and the city is in love again
and we dream
in a daze
and we drink and we dance
and we throw cares away
lovers gaze
and the city is in love

my heart was so dark dear
with you not here
and the cold wind
is all that would meet me at my door
i waved goodbye and wished you well
life’s a carousel
when it brings you round it never never tells
when you’ll find yourself in love again
love and love again
the merry-go-round never ends
i waved goodbye...

bitter rose sour plum
and the birds sing to soothe where the roses are stung
love’s begun
and the city is in love again
there’s a spell on the air
and the sailors all drift
and get lost in her hair
hearts are bare
and the soldiers come home again

my eyes they grew dark dear
with you not here
and the cold wind
is all that would dance me
round my floor

i waved goodbye...

love and love again...

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