posted on December 5, 2009 at 7:54 am

yeah i type type type
i climb in n out of planes
i fly to adelaide
i fly to melbourne
i getta terrible cold
my head like concrete inside
feel weird achey n dizzy
take codral cold relief
mm pseudo-ephedrine
its a speedball gonna knock yer cold for six
but last night
im feeling weird real weird
i have a smoke n a wee drink
man im out of it by the time i hit the stage
the cold makes me feel kinda hollow n numb
i play a good gig
tim has a good night
we whip up some enthusiasm
i feel giddy and strange
i keep seeing things outta the corners of my eyes
i sing pretty good all things considered
we get better n better as the night goes on
by the time we hit the encores
rocknroll has healed my cold
lordy be praised the power of rocknroll
we’re loud
we’re brutal
we’re whatever you like
and thats about it

25 Responses to “just another stage”

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    fantasticandy | 5 December 2009 at 8:24 am #

    healing vibes!

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    ASSMIDGET | 5 December 2009 at 9:26 am #

    That would make a good cold medicine commercial.
    "head like concrete inside, hollow and numb" Made me fill kinda sick.

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    Persephone | 5 December 2009 at 10:16 am #

    I must've tapped into the universal consciousness as last night I was feeling weird, dizzy and shaky all night long and I'm not even sick. Hope you feel better soon and play some great shows. I'm just hoping that the power of rock-n-roll via my iPod will cure me as I'm flying to a winter wonderland in a little while now. Will probably have no such luck, ha!


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    Anonymous | 5 December 2009 at 11:08 am #

    loud and brutal…thats a great summary…absolutely fucking mind blowing…mesmerizing and raw…undiluted energy…sonic assault…fuck…it was a privilege to see you guys again…

    thank you

    Marc in Adl

  5. avatar
    veleska1970 | 5 December 2009 at 12:28 pm #

    hope you're feeling better soon.

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    Ady | 5 December 2009 at 12:28 pm #

    Look after those vocal chords Mr K. Your voice sounded a little husky first few songs in Byron, wondered if you were getting a cold…..

    Good to hear your music heals you, it certainly has healed me over the years. The Church helped me escape/ transcend a traumatic period as a teenager (along with good books & films). None of my friends were into the Church so I went to gigs by myself (from 14 onwards)
    It had a profound effect on me to see you play again, it's been over 15 years. Thank you so much for all the beautiful, poetic art & music you create.

    My 10 year old son really enjoys your music, he fell asleep listening to Untitled #23. He mumbled to me "it's very soothing" as he drifted off…

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    Freddie | 5 December 2009 at 12:47 pm #

    You mean after all those years of rock and roll,
    you’re just now figuring out that it heals?!!

    Woo hoo!!!! It’s SNOWING here today! 😀

  8. avatar
    bc | 5 December 2009 at 12:50 pm #

    right on!
    lordy be praised the power of rocknroll
    and codeine…

  9. avatar
    davem | 5 December 2009 at 1:02 pm #

    Hope the cold is better soon and I trust the folk down there are appreciating the opportunity to see the best band on this planet.

  10. avatar
    lily was here | 5 December 2009 at 1:58 pm #

    you are in main sequence stage, like the sun – burning bright, unextinguishable, a source of life and light

    ps bless you! look after that code

  11. avatar
    Axman | 5 December 2009 at 2:36 pm #

    Say 10 Hail-O Marylous and be healed!

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    cazziem | 5 December 2009 at 8:02 pm #

    Some singers sound sexy when they have a cold, but your voice doesn't need any enhancements. Just make sure you rest up in between gigs, cos it's a busy time for you now. I already know that music is one of the best therapies of a whole range of things, but I'll have to try and remember that it works for colds too. Have fun!!

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    littleredhen | 5 December 2009 at 8:42 pm #

    That strange thing visible out of the corner of your eye might well have been the drunken silverhaired Chris-Walsh's-brother shadowing the stage at all sides and looking for a good spot to throw his air guitar shapes.

    We had a luvverly time — loved hearing blisters raised on the surface of Tantalized… and I can vouch for the healing power of the sonic waves (which were considerable about three people back from the stage, where we were standing). My bronchial-slash-pneumoniac husband made a reasonable recovery next day.

  14. avatar
    Brien Comerford | 5 December 2009 at 9:28 pm #

    Kilbey is a progressive/psychedelic rock God and we the illuminati know it.

  15. avatar
    Hellbound Heart | 5 December 2009 at 9:33 pm #

    dr kilbey is in the house…..take one gig and see me in the morning……

    love always…..

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    princey | 5 December 2009 at 11:47 pm #

    Hi sk, thanks for a great night of music from the greatest band on earth last night! The theatre and its double was a highlight for me, but of course the whole set was mindblowing as always!
    Looking forward to the acoustic set this evening, see you there.
    Love Amanda

  17. avatar
    emptiness is my business said | 6 December 2009 at 12:25 am #

    while the cat's away…..

  18. avatar
    Melquiades | 6 December 2009 at 2:40 am #

    partially speaking, I love you steven kilbey

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    Melquiades | 6 December 2009 at 2:45 am #


  20. avatar
    Melquiades | 6 December 2009 at 3:01 am #

    The Wrong Road…….pure bliss… are

  21. avatar
    Anonymous | 6 December 2009 at 4:05 am #

    Have you ever been asked to do Homebake?

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    Anonymous | 6 December 2009 at 4:11 am #

    pics of the Adelaide gig here…

    hopefully you can see them…luddite on the puter…

    nice pic of MWP in professorial pose (pic church 006, with spectacles delicately perched on nose)


    Marc, Adl

  23. avatar
    Anonymous | 6 December 2009 at 7:49 am #

    What's going on with MWP? He looks like he has been sleeping on a park bench under newspaper.

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    iseult | 6 December 2009 at 12:59 pm #


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    Anonymous | 6 December 2009 at 1:01 pm #

    Weren't feeling 100%, Killer?

    Wouldnae known!

    We'd just been commenting, isn't SK looking dashing, fit, a mighty rocknroll machine?!

    A brutal show indeed last night. Just loved it.

    And tonight at the Workers… equally splendid.

    What a privilege it is to see you guys rock every time. Colds 'n all!

    Thanks SK.

    mave xx

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