11 Nov 2008
Goldmine Blues is a song we're working on right now.
Occasionally, lyrics are changed. It's all part of the process.
This particular quatrain originally ended with
"and I've got a mind, and it's a got black box."
Martha hated it, saying that she felt she was singing "vagina."
So this is what went down: I step away from my computer. Martha sits in the computer chair, and starts typing potential rhymes.
And one of us came up with the brilliant WARLOCK grrr.
Unfortunately, that's been replaced with a much weaker lyric, but luckily, Martha immortalized our little gem with a screen capture: