Aesop Rock - Sick Friend Lyrics




[Intro: Unknown man]
Thou mayest indeed
Tune onto the forbidden channel
And see it like it is baby

[Record Scratch in]
You should be a champion
Never fall on me
Deceit, deceit, deceit
[Record Scratch out]

"Getting dusty in the cellar"

[Verse 1: Aesop Rock]
Yo
I was thinking about my sick friend
Stringing a ring around my whit's end
30 loops later his feet hung inches out the pig pen
Motley day goblins brought up pillage to pass the stillness
With bad javelin tip dipped inside barrel black magic brilliance
Who rose at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier?
To capture the fashion fragment choreographed in traffic dancing for nickels
Looked like sickle cells with the principles of high rotary
One hope distortion odyssey sputters itself to my how not example sample
Give me the bread crust while considering the littering
I don't pity the head rush or the whimpering, spill
Anchor to rock bottom, rocks bottom packs a ravenous catalyst
Sprung arachnid, leashed by the carnal tyrant
I choked when the cage bird sings and stings
Springs me up delirium to stitch the clipped wings
I say instinctively break through while clinging the shrieking souls
Mourning the deaths of fallen ideologues and loss and quality control
Quality control, stand still string up the banner
From the beehive to the anthill; rag dummy
Incorporate the unison of Vikings ship; throw us best of perfection
Of the twice to burn with half the stone throwers, speak your assessment
My communicative, hinderings please the needs
Of a billion hungry victims gripped by the hell that's left to splinters
Shiving up the mass of natives and it's league marvels
One component's sure to shock a mass burial, breeze
Broken penny bank fragments float up at staggered seas
Dirty work plus applicants with chatter box disease
Iron bandit, give them the stars, the head balloons and rubies
Asked for many moons and I can't stand it any more

[Unknown man]
Is that how I feel when I sling?
And the regulars were so amazed

[Record Scratch in]
I'm the mightiest slinger of them all!
There is a time for war and a time for peace
And a time to run and a time to split
[Record Scratch out]

"Getting dusty in the cellar"

[Verse 2: Aesop Rock]
I don't run a funny race, malnourished monarchs and loopy astrals
Where 99.9% swivel the broken axels
I built boats of a pack rat bats of bully club swung
Post utility inhalants nail it to stability and sail it
Lopsided Star bird bow crooked mass makeshift
Patching holes with chewing gum and sticking sail to dirty bases
Observe me sitting with my eyes tied to the clock, 'Cause
I know that once that wind kicks up you and your motors left rope to the dock
And it's the, art of clarity married to slender extension
Of blue sky of a happy neighborhood
String on my ring has left me dancing like wooden dummies in a paper nature
Marry had a case of door nails, Francis little brittle dolls of paper
In assembly, I tremble with a crocodile smile
Hiding a fish out of water complex provided upon entry
Now if I, were to, hold the speed
To levigate the game plan, would you wanna still impede
I mean I guess, I can just divorce me from the rest
And blame my chemical imbalance for the fact I've made a mess
But my loyalty supply hints [?]
And I'm thinking that damn town prior's about to fill this here bucket
It's that, grand precious that precious that part of you wants to touch
And part of you just wants to sit and be impressed with
Tainted agony induct in barnacle attachments
Mood swinging upon the barnstorm with perpendicular traffic
Spread, circle 4,000 circuits you burn to cater wings
Above alkadiene Townsman spoon-fed the shadow
I'm tired of being wired into the thief ratio
It's gnawing a hole through my scheme so I leave (know what I mean?)

[Outro: Unknown man]
It is the molotov cocktail hour
Haven't I brought you blessings without number?

[Record Scratch in]
They have plenty of nothing and nothing is plenty for them
Yea
I've never had it so good
[Record Scratch out]

"Getting dusty in the cellar" [x3]





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Aesop Rock Sick Friend Comments
  1. vaylonmagicxi

    Verse 1: Aesop Rock]
    Yo
    I was thinking about my sick friend
    Stringing a ring around my whit's end
    30 loops later his feet hung inches out the pig pen
    Motley day goblins brought up pillage to pass the stillness
    With bad javelin tip dipped inside barrel black magic brilliance
    Who rose at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier?
    To capture the fashion fragment choreographed in traffic dancing for nickels
    Looked like sickle cells with the principles of high rotary
    One hope distortion odyssey sputters itself to my how not example sample
    Give me the bread crust while considering the littering
    I don't pity the head rush or the whimpering, spill
    Anchor to rock bottom, rocks bottom packs a ravenous catalyst
    Sprung arachnid, leashed by the carnal tyrant
    I choked when the cage bird sings and stings
    Springs me up delirium to stitch the clipped wings
    I say instinctively break through while clinging the shrieking souls
    Mourning the deaths of fallen ideologues and loss and quality control
    Quality control, stand still string up the banner
    From the beehive to the anthill; rag dummy
    Incorporate the unison of Vikings ship; throw us best of perfection
    Of the twice to burn with half the stone throwers, speak your assessment
    My communicative, hinderings please the needs
    Of a billion hungry victims gripped by the hell that's left to splinters
    Shiving up the mass of natives and it's league marvels
    One component's sure to shock a mass burial, breeze
    Broken penny bank fragments float up at staggered seas
    Dirty work plus applicants with chatter box disease
    Iron bandit, give them the stars, the head balloons and rubies
    Asked for many moons and I can't stand it any more

    [Unknown man]
    Is that how I feel when I sling?
    And the regulars were so amazed

    [Record Scratch in]
    I'm the mightiest slinger of them all!
    There is a time for war and a time for peace
    And a time to run and a time to split
    [Record Scratch out]

    "Getting dusty in the cellar"

    [Verse 2: Aesop Rock]
    I don't run a funny race, malnourished monarchs and loopy astrals
    Where 99.9% swivel the broken axels
    I built boats of a pack rat bats of bully club swung
    Post utility inhalants nail it to stability and sail it
    Lopsided Star bird bow crooked mass makeshift
    Patching holes with chewing gum and sticking sail to dirty bases
    Observe me sitting with my eyes tied to the clock, 'Cause
    I know that once that wind kicks up you and your motors left rope to the dock
    And it's the, art of clarity married to slender extension
    Of blue sky of a happy neighborhood
    String on my ring has left me dancing like wooden dummies in a paper nature
    Marry had a case of door nails, Francis little brittle dolls of paper
    In assembly, I tremble with a crocodile smile
    Hiding a fish out of water complex provided upon entry
    Now if I, were to, hold the speed
    To levigate the game plan, would you wanna still impede
    I mean I guess, I can just divorce me from the rest
    And blame my chemical imbalance for the fact I've made a mess
    But my loyalty supply hints [?]
    And I'm thinking that damn town prior's about to fill this here bucket
    It's that, grand precious that precious that part of you wants to touch
    And part of you just wants to sit and be impressed with
    Tainted agony induct in barnacle attachments
    Mood swinging upon the barnstorm with perpendicular traffic
    Spread, circle 4,000 circuits you burn to cater wings
    Above alkadiene Townsman spoon-fed the shadow
    I'm tired of being wired into the thief ratio
    It's gnawing a hole through my scheme so I leave (know what I mean?)

    [Outro: Unknown man]
    It is the molotov cocktail hour
    Haven't I brought you blessings without number?

    [Record Scratch in]
    They have plenty of nothing and nothing is plenty for them
    Yea
    I've never had it so good
    [Record Scratch out]

    "Getting dusty in the cellar" [x3]

  2. MsMiguel70

    How he can seemingly just shotgun complex poetry and prose out, all to such addictive beats, is just crazy.

  3. Aaron Hodges

    Thou mayest indeed tune into the forbidden channel.... and see it like it is baby

  4. yogafire

    My favorite Aesop Rock track.

  5. Dusty Farmer

    i don't pity the head rush or the whimpering

  6. Benjamin Verheijden

    Getting dusty in a cellar!

  7. SnailBeats staeblianS

    This is the rawest lyrical dissection of addiction I've ever heard. Appleseed will always be my favorite Aesop album.

    Dusty Farmer

    SnailBeats staeblianS facts

  8. wellfuckyoumr

    Hip hop is not dead ladies and gents.

  9. Ranger Kasdorf

    God damn, this production is GOAT

  10. James Portoraro

    They had plenty of nothing and nothing was plenty for them

    Yosabreen

    My senior quote 😊

    TC TC

    Might be mine too.

  11. J Bojangles

    This is one of my favorite Aesrok tracks, Appleseeeeeeeeeddddddddd!!!!!!!!!!!!

  12. FuckOffStore74

    7 is not the number for the channel guys, it's something different entirely. Now, don't mind me being here. 77777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777777