The Sky Is Falling, And I Want My Mommy (Falling Space Junk) Lyrics by Jello Biafra

August 03 Comments Off on The Sky Is Falling, And I Want My Mommy (Falling Space Junk) Lyrics by Jello Biafra Category: Jello Biafra

Artist: Jello Biafra
Album: The Sky Is Falling And I Want My Mommy [Performed with Nomeansno]

Nuclear satellites
Thrown up in space
Will all burn out some day
Guess where they’ll crash

We’ve been lucky so far
Every toy up there
Is another Chernobyl
Waiting to happen

Why?

Space shuttle blew up again
People drop dead
News says “DON’T WORRY”
Then the truth comes out

Since 1988
Every shuttle in space
Has carried 46
Pounds of plutonium

Why?
I don’t know
I’m scared to care

Enough plutonium
That if it blows
The fallout cancer
Could kill 5 billion people

So now it’s over
It’s really over
Space junk in the street
Irradiated atmosphere

Fallout covers the earth
Greenhouse so hot we fry
Six months, maybe years
We all know we’ll die

So – what matters now?
NOTHING matters now
Imagine what would happen
If everyone on earth
Realized this at once

Gonna go loot stores!
Piss anywhere!
Break into peoples houses
Play with their underwear
Strew all my prizes in the street
You can’t take it with you
Nothing left to do
But go home
And bolt the doors

Why?

Let’s curl up real close
And tell each other
All the things we still don’t know
About our lives

Why?

Falling space junk in the streets
Radiation in the air
Nothing left that’s safe to eat
The sky is melting
And I want my mommy

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