Frank Black

Standing in the light

You're so self-congratulatory

So I guess you have the right to be so masturbatory

And like a man with his pet

You always seem to forget

That you ain't me

You ain't me

You ain't me

No, you ain't me

Did you include the question mark?

When I answered you were totally shocked

You looked at me like I was a Snark

While your head was extremely mentally blocked

I'm the guy from Wonderland

And you could never understand

That you ain't me

You ain't me

The money has been spent

I'm not saying it hasnt been earned

The customers have paid

I'm just feeling kind of burned

Tell me where have you been

Oh, black-eyed mannequin

You ain't me.


Lead songwriter and vocalist of the now reunited Pixies, Frank Black was born Charles Michael Kittridge Thompson IV. After the 1992 breakup of Pixies, Frank Black adopted a reversal of his former alias, Black Francis, and embarked on his solo career with the debut of his 1993 self-titled album, Frank Black - which contains his biggest rock radio hit, Los Angeles (#4 US Modern Rock), followed a year later by the critically acclaimed Teenager of the Year. ... Read More