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liquidswordchamber36 07-12-2012 11:39 AM

Warcloud aka Holocaust - Midnight in the garden of good
 
This being of age old grace, Architect Holocaust
Moss back, Antediluvian data plate
Embedded and preserved, expired, current departed
Lyrics crash across your head, now unzipping your face
Former antique, kissing crocodiles, flight bound
Tear open ya flesh like presents and thinner nightgowns
Toots slow down, you'll never catch Mr. Applebee
In some flaming town, you'll bury yourself, the greediest
Death before riches, kingdom of good barbarians
Circumstances of development leading up to the previous
'Where The Day Takes You', placed within the sun
Crush all the village cowards, devour 'til sin is done
One 'Bag of Bones', children gather, Easter Egg hunt
Afterwards, fruit bon-bons and safari punch
Granite hollow planet, 'Period of Adjustment'
Back to the hanging gardens and lavish buffet lunch
'Plantation Memories', stone monolith choicebound
Hoist down the use of human beings a voice sounds;
"In the prairie fields, the poppies blow
All the crosses, row and row
They are the dead, short days ago
They lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow
The torch be yours, to hold it high
If ye break faith with us, who dies?
Loved and were loved, and now they lie
cuz they didn't live life, from the ground to the sky"

(Chorus 3X: Holocaust)
Silver ants and golden beetles crawling throughout my paragraphs
Father Architect, to peal a lemon and share a drag
Snow creek lime, draw lyrics that float and colorize
Butterscotch ladybugs, candy-cane butterflies

(Holocaust)
In-line skates in a pillowcase, swinging at ya face
The sound or a combination of sounds or it's representation
In writing or printing, the text of a vocal theme
Salamander slithers into a stream where glitter fiends
Calm unique, cinema fantastique, the true castle
We build the new chapels, still bobbing for blue apples
Tackled and shackle, recycling wordage and best font
Eat off Titanic artifacts on a waterfront restaurant
World War 3, entrées, picketing crept wit me
Aqua-taxi verbalism torch, ticketed separately
Ice laid in waters, all thrilled to the heroics
Hair pin twists and turns, bottles exploded
Tomorrow land, news flash, Baskin-Robbins and Häagen-Dazs
Lens Crafter articles cleansing open ya noggin flaws
Views of marine life, mystifyingly true
Harvest scores of curiosities, just arriving see-through
Flew first class, ideal baby pandas, koalas
Gold rich Pina Coladas and experience my Katana
Those Mephistopheles, Beelzebub, Lucifierian lifestyle
Black mambo, king snake, desert gecko, the cowardly
Waffle shoe club foot, Polly slobbing for penny
Dirty six-legged pigs from New Guinea, Eric get many
For the jealous always tell us that the enemy envies hatred
And the deceitful lust greed, it shed off infinity facelifts
Takes one to know, land mammals return to sea
and the water turns to blood, chew cotton candy with glee

(Chorus 2X)

(Holocaust)
'Hang 'em High', dripping, overlooking the rolling vineyards
Sunset Stroll, hand-picked the green raisins
Rocky mountain strawberries, leisure suit for the tastebuds
My speech rinses flesh from the fossils of seen occasions
Seem patient, wasting timeless now, slim-fitted crewmen
The insects and the creatures tell riddles of dim-witted humans
One man aircraft carrier, personnel
No drinking during the sermon, extinguish the serpent's Hell
What mockery have thee traded for thy precious soul?
The voice be it starfruit or dragon fruit, re-evaluate choice
Merry-go-rounds, monkey bars, neck climbs and curvy slides
Balance beams and hide-aways, all examined my thirty rhymes
Interactive play areas, reservations required
Free wheelchair strollers and lockers for aiming higher
Plus elite catering, remarkable tasting menu
and every dollar that you spend enables it to continue
Never will concede, just work hard, determined
Either/or suburban or urban, Italian, German
Spanish, French, African, Oriental and Russian
Samoan Irish bagpipes wrestle with the percussion
Party hats, balloons and crazy string, confetti
Open field exhibit Caravans, lyrical Serengeti
Over night camping trip, foes will disappear
Heavy paragraphs, clear and truthfully engineered

liquidswordchamber36 07-12-2012 11:41 AM

anybody wanna take a shot at breaking this down?

Guarded By Martyrs 07-14-2012 05:20 PM

Anything in particular that you were wondering about ?

liquidswordchamber36 07-15-2012 08:02 PM

'Plantation Memories', stone monolith choicebound
Hoist down the use of human beings a voice sounds

Aqua-taxi verbalism torch, ticketed separately
Ice laid in waters, all thrilled to the heroics
Hair pin twists and turns, bottles exploded
Tomorrow land, news flash, Baskin-Robbins and Häagen-Dazs
Lens Crafter articles cleansing open ya noggin flaws

Could you possibly explain any of those lines to me? these particular lines I dont quite understand what hes saying or trying to say.

etze 07-15-2012 08:07 PM

what makes you think u can explain some abstract rap lines?

Mumm Ra 07-15-2012 08:18 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by liquidswordchamber36 (Post 2246800)
'Plantation Memories', stone monolith choicebound
Hoist down the use of human beings a voice sounds

Aqua-taxi verbalism torch, ticketed separately
Ice laid in waters, all thrilled to the heroics
Hair pin twists and turns, bottles exploded
Tomorrow land, news flash, Baskin-Robbins and Häagen-Dazs
Lens Crafter articles cleansing open ya noggin flaws

Could you possibly explain any of those lines to me? these particular lines I dont quite understand what hes saying or trying to say.

let us not try to understand what God is trying to say, but accept that he resides in a higher realm from us mortals and give thanks

Guarded By Martyrs 07-15-2012 11:31 PM

He's my take....

"'Plantation Memories', stone monolith choicebound
Hoist down the use of human beings a voice sounds"


"Plantation Memories" is a book reference about racism
The "Stone Monolith" could mean, comparing with the Plantation's....
What human's make or do to the earth ?
"Choicebound" ? you're bound to make a choice.

"Hoist down the use of human beings a voice sounds"

I belive this ties with the Plantation reference
In that the "Use" of human beings has been lowered : Slaves
"A Voice Sounds" I think means the songs the slaves used to sing while working.

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"Aqua-taxi verbalism tours, ticketed separately
Ice laid in waters, all thrilled to the heroics"


I heard this song when I was at school
It was the first Holocaust track I ever heard.
And I've always heard him say :

"Aqua-Taxi Verbalism Tours : Ticketed Seperately"

I belive he is saying when he's rhyming he can walk on water & transport you
The next line "Ice Laid In Waters, All Thrilled To The Heroics"
Could mean that he's not walking on water....simply walking on Ice
However everyone is still thrilled by his heroics ?
At the same time it could be that he is the Ice simply floating.
Or that his tongue is the taxi....Who knows ?

Hair pin twists and turns, bottles exploded
Tomorrow land, news flash, Baskin-Robbins and Häagen-Dazs
Lens Crafter articles cleansing open ya noggin flaws


Not a clue what the 1st line means
But the 2nd "Tomorrow Land" could be a Disney Theme Park reference
"News Flash : Baskin-Robins & Häagen-Dazs" -
As in get your ice-cream you need to see this :
"Lenscrafter Articles Cleansling" repairing your sight
"Open Ya Noggin Flaws" could mean the noggins in support of a structure....
Say a rollercoaster or someting ? haha

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I don't know man, it's all open to interpritation....
And I may be reaching with the 2nd set of lines you questioned
As that is some serious abstract matter right there.
But thats what I get from it.

He's a genius with hidden messages
It's like at times sections of his verses are a jigsaw puzzle.
You could do this with any Architect/Warcloud/Alcatraz/Robot Tank verse
It's if you are willing to or like Mumm-Ra said just leave it be.

I'm open to hear anyone else's view on any of the verses
As this is a monstrosity of a song....way way before his time on this.
I've often wondered if this was the first track he ever did ?

CEITEDMOFO 07-15-2012 11:45 PM

RoFL DUMB FUCKs I LOVE HOW WEIRDOS THINK A DRUG ADDICT FROM THE WESTCOAST IS A DEEP & MEANINGFUL LYRICIST CLASSIC :nonono:

Guarded By Martyrs 07-15-2012 11:50 PM

What a suprise....what took you so long ?

liquidswordchamber36 07-16-2012 02:31 PM

Thanks Whers appreciate it! and come on Columbiana I dislike alot his material except for a handful of his Warcloud tracks and all his original style is beast, But this track is extremley sick potentially his sickest solo track it would come down to this and One Standard Lesson.

PS Whers hook me up with your fav Alcatraz and Robot Tank tracks cause I aint feeling that stye at all yet but help change my mind!


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