My Name Is Charmaine And These Are Charmaine's Names

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Recorded in March of 2012 at the Sex Dungeon in West Philly.
Greatest album you've ever heard.
"Inescapable!"
Now on cassette.

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released February 14, 2014

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Charmaine's Names Los Angeles, California

Charmaine has been crooning for insatiable fans since 2009, never quite remembering the names of the band members, who don't really exist most of the time.
Described as "Inescapable!" Charmaine's Names tours North America as often as possible, and soon Europe, so check out the website for calendar updates under the link "Plan on it" Feel free to contact me with any requests/questions.
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Track Name: Paranoid
Paranoid
Darling, I am paranoid
Paranoid
Paranoid, darling
Paranoid

I figure that I must be dumb
And everyone I know has been paid off
To make me feel that I'm ok
To watch out for my well-being

But I don't know how I feel about that
That there's someone watching over my life
With money to spend on all of my friends
But no cash for me

Cause I'm poor
Darling, I am poor
Paranoid
Poor and
Paranoid

You say that we've already met
But darling, honestly, I plumb forget
You know my face from the file photograph
And when you saw it it made you laugh

Alzheimer's
I must be developing Alzheimer's
Poverty
Paranoia and now
Alzheimer's

But I know just how I feel about you
You're the only one that I wanna do
You're the only one that I wanna do
Oh, did I just repeat myself?

Has everybody heard what I've
Been quietly thinking to myself?
What does it make you feel about me?
Why don't I have the same power as you?

Well I guess that's cause I'm lucky
I don't need to know, I'm just lucky
(To think critically, let bygone's be and to be with you)

Cause I know just
(Darlin')
I know just
(Darlin')
Paranoid, darling
You are paranoid
Track Name: I Need A Man
I need a man
I need a man in my life
Who will whisper never
And who'll shout forever,
"I love you
As much as I know you"
I need a man

Let's be frank
Let's be Barbara
I can't be guessing
While you're convalescing
Forever
From bad weather
You need a man, too

One time
As I
Sang this song somone said
That's the most
Hetero-normative bullshit I've heard all day
But did you hear a word I said?

I need a man
I need a man inside me
Who won't just jerk off
And will rip my clothes off
And take you
How you'd like me to
Just please
Be a man
Track Name: Don't Let It Pass Me By
A bus comes once an hour
And I can't turn my neck
I'm all alone out here
And my phone is dead

Blood's running down my back
And I don't know where else
And I don't know the time
Time slowly passes but no bus is
Don't let it pass me by

Don't let it pass me by
Don't let it pass me by
Don't let it pass me by
Don't let it pass me by

Got a bagel with my last cent
And I got just one token
Skater kids don't seem to notice
The bloody state I'm in

A zombie is locked in and walks towards me
And I don't know this yet
But he knows
He knows I'm at the wrong bus stop
Don't let him pass me by

Don't let him pass me by
Don't let him pass me by
Don't let him pass me by
Don't let him pass me by

Oh no
Don't let him go

Well I was delivered
A coup de grace
And no one talks about sports
Anymore
A healthier man than me
Or the zombie
Is walking towards us
To wait for the bus
He avoids my
Intense stare
And talks about the big game
With the zombie
Well I got on the bus without a scratch
Hooray!
To add to my
Many wounds
Track Name: 192
Mmmmm, 192
My favorite twin primes
Lives desperately entwined
I'd be happy if I never had to call it love

Took a book from the palace
Wrote my name on every page
My friend the butcher
Said it's not his problem
To keep them alive
Just for the slaughter

But mmmmm, 192
My favorite twin primes
Lives desperately entwined
I'd be happy if I never had to call it love

Took a hint from the palace
Now I live in the keystone state
My friend the butcher
Said it's not his problem
To keep them from starving
If they don't support his butchery this year

But mmmmm, 192
My favorite twin primes
Lives nothing like yours or like mine
I'd be happy if I never had to call it love

Cause I was called a lover once
And I've been shot dead by 70 loaded guns
And I was called a number once
And I knew where I was

At 192
My favorite twin primes
Eyes never meeting mine
I'd be happy if I never had to fall in love
Track Name: Widow
I was married to god, but I killed him
Cause I pray with my hands folded on my penis
Now I don't pray at all, so I started to believe in myself

I'm a widow I'm a widow I'm a widow I'm a widow
I'm a widow I'm a widow I'm a widow I'm a widow
I'm a widow I'm a strong widow

I'm a widow widow widow widow widow widow widow widow widow
widow widow widow widow widow widow widow widow widow widow
I'm a widow
I'm a widow, now you know

I was married to you without your knowledge
Devoted my life to loving you, constantly
Now you're dead to me, or so you tell me, so I love myself in the mirror

I'm a widow I'm a widow I'm a widow I'm a widow
I'm a widow I'm a widow I'm a widow I'm a widow
I'm a widow I'm a lonely widow

I'm a widow widow widow widowwidowwidow widow widow widowwidowwidowwidowwidowwidowwidowwidow
widowidowidowidowidowidowidowidowidowidowidowidowidowidowidowidowidowidowidow
I'm a widow, now you know what it's like

I don't know
I don't know what to do without
Someone
Someone I can lose howbout
We get together until you die literally

I'm a widow I'm a widow I'm a widow I'm a widow
I'm a widow I'm a widow I'm a widow I'm a widow
I'm an intentional widow

I don't know
I don't know what to do without
Someone
Someone I can lose

oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh
oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh
oh I'm a widow I'm a widow I'm
a widow I'm a widow I'm a wi
dow I'm a widow I'm a widow
I'm Wub-I-D-O-Wub WIDOW!

I want to be your widow
Track Name: She's
She's
So incredible she makes me feel like shit

I'm
Really boring to her but she loves me

I'm
Spinning tires, well I don't even have a car

While she's
Already in Mexico
Working on a flower farm

Can she
Only hear me if I talk quickly enough or make her laugh?

Can she
Only hear me if I've been crying?

I'm
Afraid to call and say

I love you
I just called
To say I don't wet the bed
Federico de le Fe
And Little Merced
Are my Admiral Adama
And we won't abandon ship
Track Name: Arizona
Arizona's nice
This time of year, or so I think

I dreamed it once
It was a homoerotic dream

About a friend who moved
Away

What's the difference
Between my neighbor and me?

I choose dark blue, dark grey, and black
He chooses turquoise, brown, and pink

I care about humans
He cares about his peeps

Had I never been with you I would be just like him

I could've moved to Arizona
Went to grad school
And been a rocket scientist
Working from home
And married a stocking model
Who loves me

But my brother
My brother
Would still outshine me
Even more than before
And I'd feel guilty
When he'd come to visit my desert

And my beautiful wife
Who still loves me
And worries about
My past
And she comforts me

And shoots
My enemies
Whom I'm not aware of

With her
Boyfriend's gun

Whom I'm aware of
Track Name: The Sun
You're pretty with money
And means to travel
I don't got no cash flow
I just stay at home

The sun that you longed for
Has risen and fell
The sun didn't turn its back on you
You still gape in the direction of 17 hours from now

I know what's wrong with most
The bones of ghosts don't rot in their homes

I hit you with insight
You couldn't handle
You hit me with knowledge
I would never know

If knowledge is power
And time is money
I would have the power
To make shorter analogies

The sun that I long for
Has risen and fell
The sun didn't play a trick on me
I am late in the direction of 15 hours

I wanna be your best friend at a party
I wanna tell you what I learned in school years ago
I wanna listen to your women troubles
I wanna tell ya that I've been there too

I wanna love ya, but I just don't know how
I get the feelin' you woudn't turn me down, oh no
I can't promise that I won't annoy you
I can't promise that I would be turned on by you

Pictures of a fun road trip with
Cool people who know what's hip and
Have access to a van and money
And time to go across country

There's nothing quite as trite as The Sun