Compact Cargo

by Tinnitis

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Compact is a collection of demo recordings, extras from Stealth Studios, and pre-Tinnitis songs from 1998.

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released April 1, 2005

Produced by Tinnitis.
Music and lyrics by MC Tourettes except:
Best Kind of Everything: Music and lyrics by Uncle Don
California Dreaming: Music and lyrics by John and Michelle Phillips
Cover art by MC Toruettes

(c) 2005, Tinnitis. All rights reserved.

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Tinnitis New Jersey

Tinnitis: A Different Kind of Music

Founded 2000

Recording since 2004

Featuring MC Tourettes

Featuring DJ Slow (2005-2007)

Is Tinnitis for real? Or just kidding? The world may never know.
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Track Name: Lazer Tag (demo)
Uno, Dos, Tres, Cuatro

If you walk into the heart of town today
You will find yourself an internet cafe
Rewind twenty years and on that very site
All us kids would play Lazer Tag every night
Shooting other soldiers' chestplates and headgear
Tha'ts where I first met the woman I hold dear

It was love at first sight
And to think I first seen her
At the Lazer Tag
Lazer Tag arena


She dashed 'round the ring dressed in a mini-skirt
And she wore a Strawberry Shortcake T-shirt
Big hair sprayed to be motionless as she fought
Gaurd was down so I thought I'd give her a shot
Aimed pointblank and missed. I guess I played the worst
'Cause she aimed at my heart and struck me first

It was love at first sight
And to think I first seen her
At the Lazer Tag
Lazer Tag arena


We cried in each others' arms the day they came to town.
Bulldozers, wrecking balls- they came and knocked it down.
All that remained was rubble. How could they tear apart
The place where she fired on my heart?


Came home once and to my surprize I seen a
Retro living room lazer tag arena
Smiling my girl said she got it on E-Bay
While net-surfing at the internet cafe
I asked how could she afford this thoughtful thing
To my surprize she pawned off her wedding ring

It was love at first sight
And to think I first seen her
At the Lazer Tag
Lazer Tag arena

It was love at first sight
And to think I first seen her
At the Lazer Tag
Lazer Tag arena

Cha cha cha!
Track Name: I've Lost My Mind
I've lost my mind
Can you help me find it?
I checked the fridge
inside and behind it
It means a lot to me
I need it to think
To breathe, and to tell my eyes
When they're s'pposed to blink

INTERLUDE:
HEY, YOU STUPID IDIOT!
WHAT? HAVE YOU LOST YOUR MIND?

Uh... yeah.

OH. OKAY

if i had it back inside me
I'd remember where I put it
But then it wouldn't need to be
Looked around for, would it?
I know that in my cranium
Is where it's supposed to be
But I have to take it out
Before Watching MTV

CHORUS 1:
I've lost my mind
I don't know what to do
I've lost my mind
And I lost my car keys too
I've lost my mind
now I can't use my head
I've lost my mind
So I'll just sit here instead

I lost a pair of glasses once
On top of my forehead
Once I lost my wedding band
Inside a loaf of bread
I thought I lost my marbles
But I pooped them out instead
But I need to find my mind
To fill the space that's in my head

CHORUS 2:
I lost my mind
I'm an imbecile without it
I lost my mind
I have no mind to doubt it
I've lost my mind
Now it's really pretty bad
I've lost my mind
It's the only one I had

I can't believe I did this
How could I be so careless
It's got to be here somewhere
I just wish I knew where this
Brain of mine's been hiding
I'm starting to get worried. It
Is looking more and more
Like my dog took off and buried it.

CHORUS 3:
I've lost my mind
I don't know what to do
I;ve lost my mind
Did you lose your mind too?
I've lost my mind
now I can't use my head
I've lost my mind
So I'll just sit here instead

CHORUS 2
Track Name: Don't Call Me That
VERSE 1:
You can call me a liar
You can call me cheap
You can call me a swindler
You can call me a creep

You can call me ugly
You can call me fat
Do what you want
But don't call me that

VERSE 2.:
You can call me a cheater
in the game of love
And you can tell me all the things
That you think I'm full of

Go ahead: tell my friends
I'm a sleazy rat
Do what you please, but please
Don't call me that

CHORUS:
You can call me anything that you want
You can call me anything that you want
You can call me anything that you want
But don't call me that
Don't call me collect

VERSE 3:
You can smear my good name
On the Fox Evening News
You can ruin me for life
Hey! I won't sing the blues

But no matter the charges
Just one thing I plea:
Don't tell an operator
To reverse them on me

CHORUS:
You can call me anything that you want
You can call me anything that you want
You can call me anything that you want
But don't call me that
Don't call me collect

CODA:
You can call me anything that you want
You really can!
You can call me anything that you want
That's okay!
You can call me anything that you want
I Don't mind!
You can call me anything that you want
Go ahead!
You can call me anything that you want
"Call me!"
You can call me anything that you want
You can call me anything that you want
[repeat and fade]
Track Name: Pygmalion (demo)
I drew an image of a woman
With stunning beauty in her face
And fell in love with her likeness
Unable to break away my gaze

I am the artist who became self-tortured
Captivated by my namesake portrait

Once she was only a part of me
But she's taken on a life of her own
The Venus who had no possibility
Without my work to make her known

I am the artist who became self-tortured
Captivated by my namesake portrait
I am the artist who became self-tortured
Captivated by my namesake portrait

Rendered in intricate detail
She's rendered me a helpless man
I've been incomplete without my female
I'm her work of art though I don't understand

I am the artist who became self-tortured
Captivated by my namesake portrait
I am the artist who became self-tortured
Captivated by my namesake portrait

Am I in charge of my creation
Or has she taken charge of me?
The mind, the soul, no rationalization
Of concepts that the eye can't see

I am the artist who became self-tortured
Captivated by my namesake portrait
I am the artist who became self-tortured
Captivated by my namesake portrait

The artist is drawn by his drawing
And likewise, thus closing a circuit
In his soul the paradox is gnawing
He's torn as he finds no way to work it

I am the artist who became self-tortured
Captivated by my namesake portrait
(6x)
Track Name: One In A Billion (demo)
Somewhere in this world there has to be somebody who....
Track Name: Cold War Nosgtalgia (demo)
One, two, three and four
I miss the threat of global war
DEFCON four, three, two and one
Where have all the missiles gone?
No one can threaten like the Russians could
I long for the day when again they would

I miss the threat of nuclear war
Back in the decade of fun
And my life has become such a big bore
Since they've taken away my gun

Gorby gave in and tore down the wall
Replaced it with a shopping mall
Capitalism works everywhere that it's tried
But won't life be dull when the world's on our side?
Take me from this Hades back to the 1980s
The age of Ronald Reagan and neon-wearing ladies

I miss the threat of nuclear war
Back in the decade of fun
And my life has become such a big bore
Since they've taken away my gun
I miss the threat of nuclear war
Back in the decade of fun

DEFCON five, four and three
All the world's an atomic spree
Help me Mr. Time Machine, I long for the day
When the apocalypse was just a finger away
Take me from this Hades back to the 1980s
When life was one big party with my sexy neon ladies

I miss the threat of nuclear war
Back in the decade of fun
And my life has become such a big bore
Since they've taken away my gun
I miss the threat of nuclear war
Back in the decade of fun
And my life has become such a big bore
Since they've taken away my gun
Track Name: Nuke Cray-Z (demo)
Salaam Salaam
It's time to drop the bomb
(more later)