The Reason they're Alive

from Protein for Everyone by Schnauser



Waking up in springtime, all alone, it’s down to her, to build a new home,
For workers and the drones,
Building a cone, making paper from the trees,
Six walls, all of equal size in every room,
Until she’s done, the reason she’s alive.

Time to start a family of twelve new baby girls, so she’s not alone,
The house becomes a home,
Hardworking ladies who gather all the food,
Altruists who give their lives for greater good,
And never question, the reason they’re alive.

Summer’s nearly over, so the girls and star-crossed young men, pair off and fly,
They mate and then he can die,
She’ll find somewhere to hide, ‘till the days are warm and dry,
But the days are numbered for the family, back at home,
The works all been done, it’s why they were alive.


from Protein for Everyone, released September 29, 2014


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Duncan Gammon Vocals, GEM Jumbo Organ, Hohner Pianet, Korg MS-20 synthesizer

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Tenor & Soprano Saxophones

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Vocals, Drums & Percussion

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