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As part of our weekly song Wednesday YouTube project, we present this first song! View the video on youtube.com/thedoubleclicks

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When I wake up on the wrong side of the planet
and the creamer for my coffee has gone bad
and the people on the streets should really can it
cause I don't think they would like me when I'm mad

Down at the bottom, I have a secret trick
I have a thing to bring me up when I am low
it's simple and it's easy and it's real quick
and it went extinct two hundred million years ago

Dimetrodon
They ate sharks and were 10 feet long
Dimetrodon
it's a thought that I can count on

When my darkest thoughts have got a hold on me
I close my eyes and I remember all their giant teeth
to shake off all the problems I've piled on
I picture the sail-backed giants of Dimetrodon

I am walking in a mall or in an airport
and I'm filling up with loneliness and fear
like I'm not really a member of this species
and I don't think I am special, I'm just weird

when I am feeling this, one thing will make me smile
there are other folks who never quite fit in
they're kinda mammals but they look like reptiles
but I bet that difference never bothered them


Dimetrodon
They ate sharks and were 10 feet long
Dimetrodon
it's a thought that I can count on
When my darkest thoughts have got a hold on me
I close my eyes and I remember all their giant teeth
to shake off all the problems I have piled on
I picture the sail-backed giants of Dimetrodon

be yourself
count on your inner strength
find your people
hunt the weak

Dimetrodon
They ate sharks and were 10 feet long
Dimetrodon
it's a thought that I can count on
When my darkest thoughts have got a hold on me
I close my eyes and I remember all their giant teeth
to shake off all the problems I have piled on
I picture the sail-backed giants of Dimetrodon
Dimetrodon, Dimetrodon

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from Weekly Song Wednesday, track released October 2, 2013
Written by Angela Webber
Performed by The Doubleclicks
Produced by Aubrey Webber
Album art by Jade Gordon
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The Doubleclicks Portland, Oregon

The Doubleclicks are a pair of Portland-based sisters who sing about Dungeons and Dragons, Mr. Darcy, and Dinosaurs.
The Doubleclicks' clever brand of nerdy folk music has been called "relentlessly likable" and "face-meltingly wry."
Their fans tend to be software developers, writers and their loved ones, as well as anyone who loves Star Trek, grammar, dinosaurs or video games.
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