Homemade Rocketship

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地下室里的火箭

Long ago, in an Indian summer, I had been woken up by strange sounds from a old antennae that was broken out in grandpa's barn

It wasn't clear, but I could faintly hear something was not from Earth.
Through the hum, someone told me to run across the universe
and meet them out there.

When I was alone, I'd work in secret using tin cans and fireworks.
When I was done, I had a homemade rocket and I sure was ready
to leave the Earth.

Where has he gone? Where has he gone? (they will say)

The night came without any rain. I knew it was time to dash.
Sparks light and woke up the night with a booming flash...

...but nobody cared.

I brought food and my favorite albums, but i think there are some things I will miss. But dodging rocks around the rings of Saturn will leave me little time to reminisce.

This soul, for the first time it glows in the dark I traverse.
And I drift slow with a comet in tow across the universe to where nobody knows.

Where has he gone? Where has he gone? (they will say)

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from Souvenirs, released June 2, 2013

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Rainbow Danger Club 上海市, China

"With riveting, epic melodies that soar and patter along majestically, RDC effortlessly skirts the line between beauty and ugliness, light and dark, innocence and depravity. One of the greatest bands to emerge from the Shanghai music scene, they never cease to amaze audiences with their grandiose musicality and adeptness at crafting songs that don’t seem to leave your head.” -The Guardian (UK) ... more

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