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Astronomy

This song is by Blue Öyster Cult and appears…

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Song of the Day
August 23, 2008
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Astronomy
The clock strikes twelve and moondrops burst
Out at you from their hiding place
Like acid and oil on a madman's face
His reason tends to fly away
Like lesser birds on the four winds
Like silver scrapes in May
And now the sand's become a crust
And most of you have gone away

Come Susie dear, let's take a walk
Just out there upon the beach
I know you'll soon be married
And you'll want to know where winds come from
Well it's never said at all
On the map that Carrie reads
Behind the clock back there, you know
At the Four Winds Bar

Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey!

Four winds at the Four Winds Bar
Two doors locked and windows barred
One door let to take you in
The other one just mirrors it

Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey!

In hellish glare and inference
The other one's a duplicate
The Queenly flux, eternal light
Or the light that never warms
Or the light that never, never warms
Or the light that never
Never warms
Never warms
Never warms

The clock strikes twelve and moondrops burst
Out at you from their hiding place
Miss Carrie nurse and Susie dear
Would find themselves at Four Winds Bar
It's the nexus of the crisis
And the origin of storms
Just the place to hopelessly
Encounter time and then came me

Hey! Hey! Hey! Hey!

Call me Desdinova
Eternal light
These gravely digs of mine
Will surely prove a sight
And don't forget my dog
Fixed and consequent

Astronomy -- a star
Astronomy -- a star
Astronomy -- a star
Astronomy -- a star

Credits

Written by:

Albert Bouchard / Joe Bouchard / Sandy Pearlman

Trivia:

The single edit of the Imaginos version features the following spoken introduction by Stephen King Wikipedia16:

Imaginos, performed by Blue Öyster Cult... A bedtime story for the children of the damned.
From a dream world paralleling our Earth in time and space, the Invisible Ones have sent an agent who will dream the dream of history. With limitless power, he becomes the greatest actor of the 19th century. Taking on many disguises, he places himself at pivotal junctures in history, continually altering its course and testing our ability to respond to evil.
His name... is Imaginos.

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