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"The Girl With No Body"

[ from the album "20 Vodka Jellies" (1996) ]

Lyrics

Rosemary walks across corridors
Across ballet school studio floors
Noon, the first day of the holidays
And the college is already closed
But she stands at the mirror
And dreams of the boy who has left her alone here to die
And the mirrors reflect to infinity
And she looks at herself with his eye

And the one boy that mattered rejected her
So she shattered the image the mirror threw back at her
Breasts too flat, legs too thin
Skin supernaturally pale
And now nobody sees her, the girl with no body
Dancing in the labyrinth alone

And she stands at the washbasin looking glass
Turns on the tap with a twist
And like Alice in Wonderland, quite unsurprised
Sees the razorbalde enter her wrist

And the one boy that mattered rejected her
So she shattered the image the mirror threw back at her
Breasts too flat, legs too thin
Skin supernaturally pale
And now nobody sees her, the girl with no body
Dying in the labyrinth alone