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Dec

SONG: Marilyn Monroe’s Diary by the Tombstone Teeth



MARILYN MONROE’s DIARY performed by THE TOMBSTONE TEETH

From the Full Length album “X the Unknown”

LYRICS
In the hospital looking strained, pathetic…
panic stricken, she called me over
whispered in my ear.
Breath stink, silvered milk, her lips overflow
in my hands. Begging to take care of the situation…
disposal of the book…

Marilyn Monroe’s Diary

With the copied key given to me secretly,
I entered the apartment and approached the piano.
White, ominous and dominant, it stood like
a mystical elephant shimmering in a plush pink desert.
I approached it with caution, careful not to move
suddenly, lest I lose my concentration. Carefully
opening the lid, and there, enclosed in plastic, wrapped in twine: the battered red book.

Marilyn Monroe’s Diary

SHE MADE ME GRIT MY TEETH !
Standing on the dock, gripping tightly,
knuckles cramping. Smell of brine and barnacle
encircling me, circus style sun blaring down heinous spotlight as dockworkers milled about me with
nets, crates. And then, pausing for a only a moment
of contemplation, carrying out her wishes, the algae green book tossing
red cherry into the waves. Sinking quickly without floating,

Marilyn Monroe’s Diary

PERSONEL
Lord Claudius (Keyboards, Bass), Bread Morton (Guitar), Djangus Khan (Drums), CW Cobalt (Lyrics, Vocals), Alec Haavik (Sax)

RECORDED
Junkroom Studios, Westbeth Building NYC (engineer Beel Hamilton); Overdubs, Mixes and Mastering at Retromedia Sound Studios, Red Bank (Adam Vaccarelli, engineer)

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