ITEOTWAWKI

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Nobody really seems to know what the lyrics to this song are. Neither do I. However, here's my best shot by listening carefully and reading what others think they hear.

(Caps are on the beat.  !! means a beat with no word.)

that's GREAT it STARTS WITH an EARTH-QUAKE,
BIRDS and SNAKES, an AIRplane.  !!
LENNY BRUCE is NOT afRAID.  !! !!
EYE of a HURRIcane,
LISTEN to yourSELF churn.
WORLD serves its OWN needs.
DUMMY serves his OWN needs.
SPEED it up a NOTCH.  speak, GRUNT, no, STRENGTH.
the LADDER starts to CLATTER with FEAR fight DOWN height.
WIRE in a FIRE, repreSENTing seven GAMES in a GOVernment for HIRE at a COMbat SITE.
LEFT of west and COMING in a HURRY with the FURIES breathing DOWN YOUR NECK.  !!
TEAM by team rePORTers babble TRUMPTED tethered CROPPED.
look at THAT low PLANE!
FINE, THEN.
UH oh, OVERflow, POPulation, COMmon food but IT'll do.
SAVE yourself, SERVE yourself.
WORLD serves its OWN needs.
LISTEN to your HEART bleed.
TELL me with the RAPture and the REVerend and the RIGHT.  RIGHT.
you VITriolic PATriotic SLAM fight BRIGHT light FEELing PRETTY PSYCHED.

It's the end of the world as we know it.
It's the end of the world as we know it.
It's the end of the world as we know it.
And I feel fine.

1m8s:

SIX o'clock - TV hour.
DON'T get caught in FOReign towers.
SLASH and burn, REturn.
LISTEN to yourSELF churn.
LOCKING in, UNIforming, BOOK burning, BLOOD letting.
EVery motive ESCalate.
AUtomotive inCINerate.
LIGHT a candle, LIGHT a votive.
STEP down, STEP down.
WATCH a heel CRUSH, crush.
UH oh, THIS means NO fear, CAValier.
RENagade STEER clear.
a TOURnament, a TOURnament, a TOURnament of LIES.
OFFer me soLUTions, OFFer me alTERnatives, and I DEcline. !!

It's the end of the world as we know it.
It's the end of the world as we know it.
It's the end of the world as we know it.  (I want some time alone.)
And I feel fine.
I feel fine.

It's the end of the world as we know it.  (I want some time alone.)
It's the end of the world as we know it.  (I want some time alone.)
It's the end of the world as we know it.  (I want some time alone.)
And I feel fine.

2m23s:

the OTHER night i TRIPped a nice, CONtinental DRIFT divide.
MOUNTains set IN a line.
LEONard BERNstein, LEonid BREZhnev, LENny bruce, and LESter bangs.  ?
BIRTHday party, CHEESEcake, JELLY bean.
BOOM!
you SYMbiotic PATriotic SLAM book NECK!
RIGHT?  !! right. !!

It's the end of the world as we know it.  (I want some time alone.)
It's the end of the world as we know it.  (I want some time alone.)
It's the end of the world as we know it.  (I want some time alone.)
And I feel fine.

(a capella)
It's the end of the world as we know it.
It's the end of the world as we know it.
It's the end of the world as we know it.  (I want some time alone.)
And I feel fine.

It's the end of the world as we know it.  (I want some time alone.)
It's the end of the world as we know it.  (I want some time alone.)
It's the end of the world as we know it.  (I want some time alone.)
And I feel fine.
(ad nauseam)