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King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Shanghai Lyrics

Shanghai Lyrics – King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard

Bye-bye, Shanghai, I’ve become a butterfly
Born again overnight
Bye-bye, Shanghai, bye-bye, my life
Born again overnight
Bright light’s up high, dark thoughts in my mind
Born again overnight
Bright light’s up high, grey smog all the time
Born again overnight
Bye-bye, Shanghai, I’ve become a butterfly
Born again overnight

OK, let me my trace my steps
Pour a drink, let’s recap the sequence
One minute, you’re swigging on a green tea
Next minute, floating on a pillow in a den
From there it gets a little hazy
Like a camera out of focus shaking
Slow motion in the club free-falling
Through my seat, hit the floor transforming
Undergoing complete metamorphous
From a moth caterpillar to chrysalis
Spinning in a silken house, like a spider spins a web
I’m a well known insect

Bye-bye, Shanghai, I’ve become a butterfly
Born again overnight
Bye-bye, Shanghai, bye-bye, my life
Born again overnight
Bright light’s up high, dark thoughts in my mind
Born again overnight
Bright light’s up high, grey smog all the time
Born again overnight
Bye-bye, Shanghai, I’ve become a butterfly
Born again overnight

Flying through the Yu garden to the People’s square
That’s where you find your happiness
With a little too much Szechuan in the pot
Sending sensational content
Neck stuck from looking up
At the high rise buildings trying to caress
Enlightenment through an out of body experience
You’re thriving in this environment
Come find me on almost every continent
Cold-blooded but I can’t stand the Antarctic
Guess I’ve been born again overnight

Bye-bye, Shanghai, I’ve become a butterfly
Born again overnight
Bye-bye, Shanghai, I’ve become a butterfly
Born again overnight
Bye-bye, Shanghai, I’ve become a butterfly
Born again overnight
Bye-bye, Shanghai, I’ve become a butterfly
Born again overnight
Bye-bye, Shanghai, I’ve become a butterfly
Born again overnight