Lyrics?

I've never had the patience to transcribe lyrics, they're not exactly great literature anyway... however, I am hugely grateful to Brian Dunleavy for passing on the following...

I have a Japanese copy of the Maximum Darkness LP on the Liberty label. As with most Japanese releases, it has an insert and lyric sheet. Japanese LPs usually come in beautiful packages, but the printed lyrics are often hilarious because they're obviously interpreted by someone who doesn't speak English! The Japanese Maximum Darkness LP is on the Liberty label, LLS-80396. Anyway, here are the lyrics as printed on the insert:

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Can you see the sun
Can you see the sun
Getting high
Can you see the sun
Can you see the sun
Getting high
You must start me now
Getting soft like time
It's never fallen
We can count the days
Lost in yester haze wind

Well I felt like hell
Lying where I fell
Getting high
Well I felt like hell
Lying where I fell
Getting high
Coolin' winds are blowin'
Little seeds are sowing
Farther every day
We can tease my being
I'll come back again
Why, why

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Many Are Called But Few Get Up
Look at this clean crack
Falling cross my pace
Look at all the answers
Linger cross the race
Many are called but few get up
Many are called but few get up
Such a lot of work that we all must do
You can do it all when the move is through
Many are called but few get up
Many are called but few get up

My eyes are burning
My eyes are burning
My eyes are opening
My eyes are opening

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Bananas
I got to eat bananas
Cause they got no bones
I like marahuana
Cause it gets me stoned

Forty feet into the ground
Wait for the sun to come around
Nurture with love and care
Give it time and rain and care
Yeah yeah
You got to let it grow
You got to let it grow
Come and wait for it to sprout
Then you get your little doubt

I like to eat bananas
Cause they got no bones
I like marahuana
Cause it gets me stoned

Brian also passed on the following - all the lyrics from a Japanese release of the Rhinos album. Take a deep breath, and read on...

Taking The Easy Way Out Again
Taking your shoes away
Walking on broken glass
Taking up high way straight
Hanging inside your carass
Where can we get by dawn
Washing in morning ice
Drinking in hero's wine
Seeing in stranger's eyes

*You're the one who we can hunt
Just like I began to start
When you're here he'll never put you down
Why I know that you're the land
Who will never clear our mind
Oh round and round with everyone in town

Letting too fast to seat
Running since with those feet
Talking too fast you hear
Feeling your body's squeak

La, la, la, la, la, la,
Taking the easy way out
La, la, la, la, la, la
Taking the easy way out

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The Thunder And Lightening Kid
There's my bill now I'm all on rum
There's my pills gonna have some fun
But there's no smoking kill that weed
No man saw about me, watch me bleed

*Cool winds blowing, sky is filled upon
Looks like things are turn the real wheel
Christ is Jesus, I need somebody here

Like men crushing down the road
Jesus can be out this home
Freedom just a war to me
Share with blind hours let me be

(*repeat)
Looks like somebody else
Cut his hair and shaved his beard
Woo Jesus woo
Woo trying my heart

Well I don't need trouble
Let's keep it clear
I see you in double
Where's the kick
The fuzz that I'm lying around the floor
I can't stress scene what I just saw

(*repeat)
Looks like somebody else

Kick him down to long out bar
Always do that walk at hard
Seems there is a mystery
Like I found in the light man's kick

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California Silks And Satins
California silks in silence
Russling in my ears
Clutching softly at my laughter
Touching every tear

* Turn him slowly, turn in slowly
Somebody said somebody saw you laughing

California whisky rainbow
Help me got to sleep
Thirteen hundred silver dollars
Steal but never keep

(* repeat)

California rose and sunrise
Bending till you break
All because of drunk and sleeping
Sleep until you wake

(* repeat)

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Four Day Louise
Why I told you before
My love is falling into your hand
And a woman will crawl is so big
That I just can't understand

That woman, ugly way, in my hands
Doing each day to dream
And leaving me feeling zero
We do wanna heart
To have a good feeling for him

* That woman's that free way
Will heart ends dream

Four day Louise
Is someone everyone knows
She's so easily peace
I believe that everthing's gone

(* repeat)

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Kerosene
She's a good lookin' woman
With a lot to loose
The loving's feed of fragile heart
Read what you loose
The old man said
She's worn, she's old
The young man said
She's young and she's cold

She needs a piece of everyone
To fill a hungry hollows
The hours finer and never
Don't show a crumpled soul
Her angry craws of jealousy
Keep tearing us apart
And me I'm in the kerosene
To so good buring heart

She has a horror in opening door
To you
She has a horror in opening door
To you
She has a horror in opening door

The silence scream
A rolling stream
A voice of queen
Keep you up all dream
Until you've gone

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Scotch Corner
* See them in the road house
Drifting out of sight
And talking voice of happiest days
Wounded through the night

** Some dig the silence
Somewhere to hide
Some take the chances
To single sight

This man look like a turtle
That life had worn to bits
His eyes were full of wisdom
For his mind was full of shit

God gave him nothing
Just let it die
The pockets are empty
Something inside

It's good to see a human
Too glad to be afraid
Between the nights efficient
And truck with steady rate

All lips are scarlet
All hair is tied
My love has sorrow
I know she tried

Remember sons of poverty
That turns the frame for friends
That can't be heard by
Anyone at all

Come take us angles
Who care them all
God made us care us
Two hearts of gold

(*, ** repeat)

Again, thanks to Brian for sharing this with us...

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