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The Cattle; the Crowd
 
The Cattle; the Crowd
  
Those too afraid to live
 
  
Demand a sacrifice
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Those too afraid to live demand a Sacrifice
  
 
Of your life
 
Of your life
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Can you smell their stinking breath?
 
Can you smell their stinking breath?
  
Listen to them
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Listen to them wheezing and gasping and
  
Wheezing and gasping and
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Chanting their slogans
  
Chanting their slogans
 
  
It's a gravedigger's song
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It's a gravedigger's song, praising God & State
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So the Nation will live; so we all can remain as cattle
  
Praising God & State
 
  
So the Nation will live
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They demand a Sacrifice
  
So we all can remain as cattle
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Of your life
  
 
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  A|-----7-----7---6---6-6---6-6-6-7-
 
  A|-----7-----7---6---6-6---6-6-6-7-
 
  E|-0-------------------------------
 
  E|-0-------------------------------
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  or this
 
  or this
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  g------------------------------------|
 
  g------------------------------------|
 
  d------------------------------------|
 
  d------------------------------------|

Latest revision as of 00:52, 25 August 2009

"Sacrifice" (Flipper) – 6:07

The original version appears on Flipper's 1984 LP Gone Fishin' and also appears on the 1988 LP Sex Bomb, Baby!

Melvins version originally from Lysol, 1992 on Boner Records.

Lyrics

Can you hear the War Cry?

It's time to enlist

The People speak as One

The Cattle; the Crowd


Those too afraid to live demand a Sacrifice

Of your life


Can you smell their stinking breath?

Listen to them wheezing and gasping and

Chanting their slogans


It's a gravedigger's song, praising God & State

So the Nation will live; so we all can remain as cattle


They demand a Sacrifice

Of your life


[Flipper's version]:


Can you hear the War Cry?

It's time to enlist

The People speak as One

The Cattle; the Crowd


Those too afraid to live demand a Sacrifice


Can you hear them wheezing?

Listen to them, chanting their slogans


It's a gravedigger's song, demanding a Sacrifice


Can you see the fresh blood steaming from the soil?

As our fathers and mothers

Our Patriots and lovers

Admire the Military style; Praising God and State

So the Nation can remain cattle; so the Nation will survive


And the demand is a Sacrifice


Can you hear the War Cry?

It's time to enlist

Those too afraid to live, living as cattle

The Masses speak as One - they demand a sacrifice

Guitar TAB

This is the entire song, bass included.

The bass starts off first and it goes like this:

G|---------------------------------
D|---------7---5-------------------
A|-----7-----7---6---6-6---6-6-6-7-
E|-0-------------------------------
or this
g------------------------------------|
d------------------------------------|
a--------12----10--------------------|
e--0--12----12----11-11--11--11--12--|

Do this 4 times.


After the feedback part play this 4x (on guitar)

e--------------------------------------|
b--------------------------------------|
g--9--9--9-9-9-9--9--8--8--8-8-8-8--8--|
d--9--9--9-9-9-9--9--8--8--8-8-8-8--8--|
a--7--7--7-7-7-7--7--6--6--6-6-6-6--6--|
e--------------------------------------|


Then play the bass riff 5 more times.

Then the guitar riff 9 more times.

Then the bass part about 25 more times.