The Rejects Usually Respect Your Defects

by mr sterile

Lyrics by The Residents Help us, help us, help us, Please would you make me helpless So that I could be looking for the sight of something that I cannot see I'd be floating in the ocean, floating in the sea Floating in a drifting wind, I wish that I could be floating in a liquid, nice and thick and warm Floating where there is no pleasure and there is no harm Life could be so pleasant, if we all could be Helpless, hopeless creatures just marching to the sea Would we be alive? Helpless, hopeless
Spoilt 03:56
Lyrics rewritten by mr sterile
Word by mr sterile, a nod towards the US pet Kenneth Patchen
On The Edge 03:56
Naked Greed 04:55
Words by Prince Music by prince but via a stumbling Salvation Army filter in this version
The words are adapted from Kenneth Patchen's poem 'Eve of St. Agony or The Middleclass Was Sitting on Its Fat'
Tonight 01:48
Pack of Lies 03:49
Written by WendyHouse


A solo compilation album of the last 20 years collaborations, directly with other musicians, or via interpretations of favored tunes/poems for a multiple number of reasons.


released April 26, 2020

Track 1: Written by The Residents via NoMeansNo - recorded 2017
Track 2: Adaption of the Dave Dobbyn tune Loyal - recorded 2004
Track 3: Poem by Kenneth Patchen, collaboration with Crude - recorded 2010
Track 4: On The Edge - remix and additional instrumentation for Gold Medal Famous remix project, recorded 2018
Track 5: Poem by Alan Brunton - recorded 2006?
Track 6: Written by Prince - recorded 2007?
Track 7: Like Dogs Grinning at Ghosts - words adapted from Kenneth Patchen 'Eve of St. Agony or The Middleclass Was Sitting on Its Fat', music collaboration with Olympus - recorded 2018
Track 8: Tonight - Written by GFrenzy - recorded 2003
Track 9: Pack of Lies: Written by Fatima Mansions - recorded 2000
Track 10: Written by Wendyhouse - recorded 2005?
Track 11: The Mimic Calls Back - collaboration with Antony Milton - recorded 2003
Track 12: Written by Vorn - recorded 2019

"The rejects usually respect your defects" is a line lifted from the Vorn song 'My Songs are my Children'.. all credit to Vorn the author!

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