The 5th track off of Formula 5's second studio album "Edging on Catastrophe"


He took the wind out Magellan's sail
He drank whiskey from the holy grail
He told Cain how to deal with Able
He lives truth but recites a fable
He doesn't really have a master plan
But don't tell him he's a thoughtless man
It's just an urge to defy tradition
To stir the pot is his only mission

Pedro Pedro, worldly man
Chaos theory's biggest fan
A ripple in the water's not taboo
But don't let him get too close to you
Pedro Pedro, you can't see
The world ain't waiting on your decency
The path you chose is only yours
Don't expect us to be on all fours

He made millions in the Great Depression
Said nothing at his only Confession
He's got a way to turn shit to gold
A Royal Flush and he'll surely fold
He broke bread with the devil's own
Was on his knees when he got back home
Pagliacci could sure relate
Keep laughing toward a painful fate

Pedro Pedro, turned around
Never had a friend to back you down
Denied your pride long ago
Now you've gained weight, your sinking slow
Pedro Pedro, find the line
Tow it, by God and strip the mine
It won't work out the way you wish
Cause you never will truly catch that fish


from Edging on Catastrophe, released April 15, 2014
Song written by Joe Davis.
Lyrics by Bill Shattuck.
Featuring Bryan Brundige on trombone and Adam Siegel on alto saxophone. All horn parts arranged by Bryan Brundige.


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With a diverse catalogue of distinctive originals and familiar covers, Formula 5 will keep your feet moving and your mind engaged. Blending high-energy Rock n Roll with tasteful grooves, there is an emphasis on collective, goal-driven improvisation. Every performance is unique, leaving the listener excited for where the band may venture with their broad range of styles at their next show. ... more

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