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"Mystic Child"
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album _Ecstasy_
(Lou Reed, 2000)

written by Lou Reed
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        It was only the time of the newly born dead
        with wispy cobwebs in your head
        the polar moon looked out instead
        goin' wild

        Liquor shifting through the brain
        the manic depressive goes insane
        goin' wild
        goin' wild

        Desperate anger hits the streets
        by the foul smelling river by the meat market
        goin' wild
        mystic child

        Goin' wild
        mystic child

        In the winter with frozen toes
        looking out the big windows
        to fly
        goin' wild

        Situation X out of control
        my eyes half opened like a mole
        who smiles
        goin' wild

        Who smiles
        goin' wild

        In the mystic morning where the river meets
        the hurdy-gurdy of the hip-hop beat
        5 a.m. the viscous street

        Oh, wild
        goin' wild

        Out the window like a flash
        fallin' through a rooftop crash
        blind
        goin' wild

        Sick and misty like a pup by the curb
        he's throwin' up
        wild
        like a child

        Goin' wild
        like a child

        If he can't have all that relates
        to testify that he is great
        he'll cut someone with a broken plate
        stand upon the subway grate

        And smile
        goin' wild
        goin' wild
        with a smile

        Holy morning
        sun is up and someone
        here has lost his cups

        The dawn is tattered all cut up
        goin' wild
        like a mystic child

        Like a mystic child

        Sunday morning looking down from the rooftop
        goin' wild with a smile
        mystic child

        Top of the world he's got it made
        rings are gold, braids are jade
        jumped to the street, he's got it made
        goodbye, child

        Goodbye, child
        mystic child
        goin' wild
        like a mystic child

        Goodbye
        goodbye
        Goin' wild, ah
        goin' wild
        Like a mystic child
        holy morning
        sun is up and someone
        Going wild
        like a mystic, like a mystic, like a mystic -
        - Child
        goin'-goin', goin'-goin' wild
        Like a mystic child
        Oh-oh-oh, oh-oh
        Oh-oh-oh, oh
        Jumped to the street
        Goodbye my mystic child
        goodbye mystic child



intro   .x}                    drums
        {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}   (It was -)

        {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}   (- only the time of the newly ...)

        {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}

        {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}   (Liquor shifting through the ...)

        {Asus4}{A}

        {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}   (Desperate anger hits the ...)
        {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}   (- wild, mystic child)

        {Asus4}{A}

        {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}   (In the winter with frozen toes ...)

        {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}   (Situation X out of control ...)
        {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}   (- smiles going wild)

bass    {D}{A}{D}{A}

        {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}   (In the mystic morning where the ...)

g.solo  {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}   (- wild, going wild)

        {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}

        {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}   (Out the window like a flash ...)

        {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}   (Sick and misty like a pup by ...)
        {Asus4}{A}             (Going wild, like a child)

        {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}   (If he can't have all that ...)

g.solo  {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}   (- smile, going wild, going wild ...)
        {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}
        {Asus4}{A}

        {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}   (Holy morning, sun is up and ...)

        {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}   (The dawn is tattered all cut up ...)
        {Asus4}{A}             (Like a mystic child ...)

        {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}   (Sunday morning looking down ...)

        {Asus4}{A}{Asus4}{A}   (Top of the world he's got it ...)

        {D}{A}{D}{A}           (- child, mystic child ...)

        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Goodbye, goodbye, Going -)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (- wild, ah, going wild ...)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (- child, holy morning, sun is ...)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (- wild, like a mystic, like a ...)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (- wild, like a mystic child)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (Oh-oh-oh)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (- oh-oh, Oh-oh-oh, oh, Jumped ...)
        {A}{A}{A}{A}           (- street ...)
        ... fade out




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thanks: Taco Veenstra (taco@tppveenstra.myweb.nl)
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They are the exact words he sings,
not just lyrics I copied from the booklet.



Mystic Child
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It was only the time of the newly born dead
with wispy cobwebs in your head
The polar moon looked out instead
going wild

Liquor shifting through the brain
The manic-depressive goes insane
going wild, going wild

Desperate anger hits the streets
by the foul smelling river by the meat market
going wild
mystic child
going wild
mystic child

In the winter with frozen toes
Looking out the big windows
you fly
going wild

Situation x out of control
My eyes half opened like a mole
who smiles
going wild
who smiles
going wild

In the mystic morning where the river meets
the hurdy-gurdy of the hip hop beat
5 a.m. the viscous street
Oh wild
going wild

Out the window like a flash
Falling through the rooftop crash
blind
going wild

Sick and misty like a pup by the curb he's
throwin' up
wild
like a child
going wild
like a child

He can't have all that relates
to testify that he is great
He'll cut someone with a broken plate
and stand upon the subway grate
and smile
going wild
going wild
with a smile

Holy morning
sun is up and someone
here has lost his cups
The dawn is tattered all cut up
going wild
like a mystic child
like a mystic child

Sunday morning looking down from the rooftop
goin wild
with a smile
mystic child

Top of the world he's got it made
His rings are gold his braids are jade
He jumped to the street
He's got it made
Goodbye child
goodbye child
mystic child
going wild

Like a mystic child
Goodbye
Goodbye
Going wild
Going wild
like a mystic child
Early morning, the sun is gone
Going wild
like a mystic, like a mystic, like a mystic child
Going, going, going, going, going
like a mystic child

ooooooohhhh, ooooooohhh
don't you see


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transcribed by Shiroh KOUCHI (wildside@mx21.tiki.ne.jp)
http://ww21.tiki.ne.jp/~wildside/
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