disturbance at the heron house lyrics – r.e.m.

“disturbance at the heron house”

they’re going wild, the call came in
at early morning predawn then
the followers of chaos, out of control

they’re numbering the monkeys
the monkeys and the monkeys
the followers of chaos, out of control

the call came in to party central
a meeting of the green and simple
trying to tell us something we don’t know

they’re meeting at the monument
the call came in, the monument
to liberty and honor under the honor roll

they’ve gathered up the cages
the cages and courageous
the followers of chaos, out of control

the call came in to party central
a meeting of the green and simple
trying to tell us something we don’t know

disturbance at the heron house
a stampede at the monument
to liberty and honor under the honor roll

just a gathering of the grunts and greens
the cogs and grunts and hirelings
a meeting of a mean idea to hold

when feeding time has come and gone
they’ll lose their heart and head for home
try to tell us something we don’t know
we don’t know

/ r e m lyrics