Thin Lizzy


Lyrics

The Boys Are Back In Town

Guess who just got back today?
Those wild-eyed boys that had been away
Haven’t changed, haven’t much to say
But man, I still think those cats are great

They were asking if you were around
How you was, where you could be found
I told them you were living downtown
Driving all the old men crazy

The boys are back in town

You know the chick that used to dance a lot
Every night she’d be on the floor shaking what she’d got
Man when I tell you she was cool, she was red hot
I mean she was steaming

That night over at Johnny’s place
Well this chick got up and she slapped Johnny’s face
Man we just fell about the place
If that chick don’t want to know, forget her

Friday night they’ll be dressed to kill
Down at Dino’s bar and grill
The drink will flow and blood will spill
If the boys want to fight, you’d better let them

That jukebox in the corner blasting out my favorite song
The nights are getting warmer, it won’t be long
It won’t be long till summer comes
Now that the boys are here again

The boys are back in town

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Jailbreak

Tonight there’s gonna be a jailbreak
Somewhere in this town
See me and the boys we don’t like it
So were getting up and going down

Hiding low looking right to left
If you see us coming I think it’s best
To move away do you hear what I say
From under my breath

Tonight there’s gonna be a jailbreak
Somewhere in the town
Tonight there’s gonna be a jailbreak
So don’t you be around

Don’t you be around

Tonight there’s gonna be trouble
Some of us won’t survive
See the boys and me mean business
Bustin’ out dead or alive

I can hear the hound dogs on my trail
All hell breaks loose, alarm and sirens wail
Like the game if you lose
Go to jail

Tonight there’s gonna be a jailbreak
Somewhere in the town
Tonight there’s gonna be a jailbreak
So don’t you be around

Tonight there’s gonna trouble
I’m gonna find myself in
Tonight there’s gonna be a jailbreak
So woman stay with a friend

You know it’s safer

Breakout!

Tonight there’s gonna be a breakout
Into the city zones
Don’t you dare to try and stop us
No one could for long

Searchlight on my trail
Tonight’s the night all systems fail
Hey you good lookin’ female
Come here!

Tonight there’s gonna be a jailbreak
Somewhere in the town
Tonight there’s gonna be a jailbreak
So don’t you be around

Tonight there’s gonna be trouble
I’m gonna find myself in
Tonight there’s gonna be trouble
So woman stay with a friend

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Cowboy Song

I am just a cowboy lonesome on the trail
A starry night, a campfire light
The coyote call, the howling winds wail
So I ride out to the old sundown

I am just a cowboy lonesome on the trail
Lord, I’m just thinking about a certain female
The nights we spent together riding on the range
Looking back it seems so strange

Roll me over and turn me around
Let me keep spinning till I hit the ground
Roll me over and let me go
Running free with the buffalo

I was took in Texas I did not know her name
Lord, all these southern girls seem the same
Down below the border in a town in Mexico
I got my job busting broncs for the rodeo

Roll me over and turn me around
Let me keep spinning till I hit the ground
Roll me over and let me go
Riding in the rodeo

Roll me over and set me free
The cowboy’s life is the life for me

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The Rocker

I am your main man if you’re looking for trouble
I’ll take no lip ’cause no ones tougher than me
If I kicked your face you’d soon be seeing double
Hey little girl, keep your hands off me ’cause I’m a rocker

I love to rock and roll
I get my records from the Rock On stall
Sweet rock and roll
Teddy boy, he’s got them all

Down at the juke joint me and the boys were stompin’
Bippin’ an a boppin’, telling a dirty joke or two
In walked this chick and I knew she was up to something
I kissed her right there out of the blue

I said «Hey baby, meet me I’m a tough guy»
Got my cycle outside, you wanna try?
She just looked at me and rolled them big eyes
And said «Ooh I’d do anything for you ’cause you’re a rocker»

That’s right I’m a rocker

I love to rock and roll
I get my records from the Rock On stall
Sweet rock and roll
Teddy boy, he’s got them all

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Don't Believe A Word

Don’t believe me if I tell you
Not a word of this is true
Don’t believe me if I tell you
Especially if I tell you that I’m in love with you

Don’t believe me if I tell you
That I wrote this song for you
There might be some other silly pretty girl
I’m singing it to

Don’t believe a word
For words are only spoken
Your heart is like a promise
Made to be broken

Don’t believe a word
Words can tell lies
And lies are no comfort
When there’s tear in your eyes

Don’t believe me if I tell you
Not a word of this is true
Don’t believe me if I tell you
Especially if I tell you that I’m in love with you

Don’t believe a word

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Do Anything You Want To

There are people that will investigate you
They’ll insinuate, intimidate and complicate you
Don’t ever wait or hesitate to state the fate that awaits those who
Try to shake or take you
Don’t let them break you

You can do anything you want to do
It’s not wrong what I sing it’s true
You can do anything you want to do
Do what you want to

People that despise you will analyse then criticise you
They’ll scandalise and tell lies until they realize
You are someone they should have apologised to
Don’t let these people compromise you
Be wise too

You can do anything you want to do
It’s not wrong what I sing it’s true
You can do anything you want to do
Do what you want to

Hey you you’re not their puppet on a string
You can do everything
It’s true if you really want to
You can do anything you want

Just like I do

You can do anything you want to do
It’s not wrong when I sing it’s true
You can do anything you want to do
Do what you want

Hey you
No can do
Hey you
Yes you

Elvis is dead
The king of Rock’n Roll is dead
Elvis is dead

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Whiskey In The Jar

As I was goin’ over the Cork and Kerry mountains.
I saw Captain Farrell and his money he was countin’.
I first produced my pistol and then produced my rapier.
I said stand o’er and deliver or the devil he may take ya.

Musha ring dumb a do dumb a da.
Whack for my daddy-o,
Whack for my daddy-o.
There’s whiskey in the jar-o.

I took all of his money and it was a pretty penny.
I took all of his money and I brought it home to Molly.
She swore that she’d love me, never would she leave me.
But the devil take that woman for you know she tricked me easy.

Musha ring dumb a do dumb a da.
Whack for my daddy-o,
Whack for my daddy-o.
There’s whiskey in the jar-o.

Being drunk and weary I went to Molly’s chamber.
Takin’ my money with me and I never knew the danger.
For about six or maybe seven in walked Captain Farrell.
I jumped up, fired off my pistols and I shot him with both barrels.

Musha ring dumb a do dumb a da.
Whack for my daddy-o,
Whack for my daddy-o.
There’s whiskey in the jar-o.

Now some men like the fishin’ and some men like the fowlin’,
And some men like ta hear a cannon ball a roarin’.
Me? I like sleepin’ specially in my Molly’s chamber.
But here I am in prison, here I am with a ball and chain, yeah.

Musha ring dumb a do dumb a da.
Whack for my daddy-o,
Whack for my daddy-o.
There’s whiskey in the jar-o.

And I got drunk on whiskey-o
And I love, I love, I love, I love, I love, I love my Molly-o.

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The Sun Goes Down

There is a demon among us whose soul belongs in hell
Sent here to redeem us, she knows it all to well
He comes and goes, he comes and goes, she knows it all too well
But when all is said and done
The sun goes down

She tries her best to leave him, but she is still captured by his spell
She knows now she must deceive him, he knows it all to well
She comes and goes, she comes and goes, he knows it all too well
But when all is said and done
The sun goes down

She comes and goes, she comes and goes, he knows it all too well
But when all is said and done
The sun goes down

There is a demon within us
The sun goes down
She tries her best to deceive him
The sun goes down

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David Bowie


Lyrics

Ziggy Stardust

Ziggy played guitar, jamming good with Weird and Gilly,
and the Spiders from Mars. He played it left hand,
But made it too far,
Became the special man, then we were Ziggy’s band.
Ziggy really sang, screwed up eyes and screwed down hairdo
Like some cat from Japan, he could lick ’em by smiling
He could leave ’em to hang
Came on so loaded man, well hung and snow white tan
So where were the Spiders while the fly tried to break our balls
Just the beer light to guide us,
So we bitched about his fans and should we crush his sweet hands?
Ziggy played for time, jiving us that we were voodoo
The kids were just crass, he was the nazz
With God given ass
He took it all too far but boy could he play guitar
Making love with his ego Ziggy sucked up into his mind
Like a leper messiah
When the kids had killed the man I had to break up the band
Oh yeah
Oooooo
Ziggy played guitar

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Rebel Rebel

You’ve got your mother in a whirl
She’s not sure if you’re a boy or a girl
Hey Babe, your hair’s alright
Hey Babe, let’s go out tonight
You like me and I like it all
We like dancing and we look divine
You love bands when they’re playing hard
You want more and you want it fast
They put you down, they say I’m wrong
You tacky thing
You put them on.
Rebel Rebel you’ve torn your dress
Rebel Rebel your face is a mess
Rebel Rebel how could they know
Hot tramp, I love you so
You’ve torn your dress
Your face is a mess
You can’t get enough but enough ain’t the test
You’ve got your transmission and a live wire
You’ve got your cue lines and a handful of ludes
You wanna be there when they count up the dudes
And I love your dress
You’re a juvenile success
Because your face is a mess
So how could they know?
I said, how could they know?
So what you wanna know
Calamity’s child, chi-chile, chi-chile
Where’d you wanna go?
What can I do for you? Looks like you’ve been there too
‘Cause you’ve torn your dress
And your face is a mess
Ooo, your face is a mess
Ooo, ooo, so how could they know?
Eh, eh how could they know?
Eh, eh

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Space Oddity

Ground Control to Major Tom,
Ground Control to Major Tom,
Take your protein pills and put your helmet on.
Ground Control to Major Tom
Commencing countdown, engines on
Check ignition and may God’s love be with you.
Ten, Nine, Eight, Seven, Six, Five,
Four, Three, Two, One, Liftoff
This is Ground Control to Major Tom,
You’ve really made the grade
And the papers want to know whose shirts you wear.
Now it’s time to leave the capsule if you dare.
«This is Major Tom to Ground Control,
I’m stepping through the door
And I’m floating in a most peculiar way
And the stars look very different today.
For here
Am I sitting in a tin can.
Far above the world,
Planet Earth is blue
And there’s nothing I can do.
Though I’m past one hundred thousand miles,
I’m feeling very still,
And I think my spaceship knows which way to go.
Tell my wife I love her very much she knows.»
Ground Control to Major Tom
Your circuits dead, there’s something wrong.
Can you hear me, Major Tom?
Can you hear me, Major Tom?
Can you hear me, Major Tom?
Can you…
«Here I am floating round my tin can,
Far above the Moon,
Plant Earth is blue
And there’s nothing I can do.»

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Blue Jean

Blue Jean- I just met a girl named Blue Jean
Blue Jean- She got a camouflaged face and no money
Remember they always let you down when you need ’em
Oh, Blue Jean — is heaven any sweeter than Blue Jean?
She got a police bike
She got a turned up nose
Sometimes I feel like
(Oh, the whole human race)
Jazzin’ for Blue Jean
(Oh, and when my Blue Jean’s blue)
Blue Jean can send me
(Oh, somebody send me)
Somebody send me
(Oh, somebody send me)
One day I’m gonna write a poem in a letter
One day I’m gonna get that faculty together
Remember that everybody has to wait in line
Oh, Blue Jean — look out world you know I’ve got mine
She got latin roots
She got everything
Blue Jean- I just met a girl named Blue Jean
Blue Jean- She got a camouflaged face and no money
Remember they always let you down when you need ’em
Oh, Blue Jean — is heaven any sweeter than Blue Jean?
She got a police bike
She got a turned up nose
Sometimes I feel like
(Oh, the whole human race)
Jazzin’ for Blue Jean
(Oh, and when my Blue Jean’s blue)
Blue Jean can send me
(Oh, somebody send me)
Somebody send me
(Oh, somebody send me)

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Let's Dance

Let’s dance — Put on your red shoes and dance the blues
Let’s dance — To the song they’re playin’ on the radio
Let’s sway- While color lights up your face
Let’s sway — Sway through the crowd to an empty space
If you say run, I’ll run with you
If you say hide, we’ll hide
Because my love for you
Would break my heart in two
If you should fall
Into my arms
And tremble like a flower
Let’s dance — For fear your grace should fall
Let’s dance — For fear tonight is all
Let’s sway — You could look into my eyes
Let’s sway — Under the moonlight, this serious moonlight
If you run, I’ll run with you
If you say hide, we’ll hide
Because my love for you
Would break my heart in two
If you should fall
Into my arms
And tremble like a flower
Let’s dance — Put on your red shoes and dance the blues
Let’s dance — To the song they’re playing on the radio
Let’s sway — You could look into my eyes
Let’s sway — Under the moonlight, this serious moonlight

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Heroes

I wish you could swim
Like the dolphins
Like dolphins can swim
Though nothing
Though nothing will keep us together
We can beat them
Forever and ever
Oh, we can be heroes
Just for one day

I
I will be King
And you
You will be Queen
Though nothing
Will drive them away
We can be heroes
Just for one day
We can be us
Just for one day

I
I can remember
Standing by the wall
And the guns
Shot above our heads
And we kissed
As though
Nothing could fall
And the shame
Was on the other side
We can beat them
Forever and ever
We can be heroes
Just for one day

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China Girl

I could escape this feeling with my China Girl
I feel like a wreck without my little China Girl
I hear her heart beating loud as thunder
Saw they stars crashing
I’m a mess without my little China Girl
Wake up mornings where’s my little China Girl
I hear her heart’s beating loud as thunder
Saw they stars crashing down
I feel a-tragic like I’m Marlon Brando
When I look at my China Girl
I could pretend that nothing really meant too much
When I look at my China Girl
I stumble into town just like a sacred cow
Visions of swastikas in my head
Plans for everyone
It’s in the white of my eyes
My little china girl
You shouldn’t mess with me
I’ll ruin everything you are
I’ll give you television
I’ll give you eyes of blue
I’ll give you man who wants to rule the world
And when I get excited
My little China Girl says
Oh baby just you shut your mouth
She says….sh-sh-shhh

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Ashes To Ashes

Do you remember a guy that’s been
In such an early song
I’ve heard a rumour from Ground Control
Oh no don’t say it’s true
They got a message from the Action Man
«I’m happy, hope you’re happy too
I’ve loved all I’ve needed love
Sordid details following»
The shrieking of nothing is killing
Just pictures of Jap girls in synthesis
And I ain’t got no money and I ain’t got no hair
But I’m hoping to kick but the planet is glowing
Ashes to ashes, funk to funky
We know Major Tom’s a junky
Strung out in heaven’s high
Hitting an all-time low
Time and again I tell myself
I’ll stay clean tonight
But the little green wheels are following me
Oh no, not again
«I’m stuck with a valuable friend
I’m happy hope you’re happy too»
One flash of light but no smoking pistol
I’ve never done good things
I’ve never done bad things
I never did anything out of the blue
Want an axe to break the ice
Want to come down right now
Ashes to ashes, funk to funky
We know Major Tom’s a junky
Strung out in heaven’s high
Hitting an all time low
My mama said to get things done
You’d better not mess with Major Tom

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Life On Mars

It’s a god-awful small affair
To the girl with the mousy hair
But her mummy is yelling «No»
And her daddy has told her to go
But her friend is nowhere to be seen
As she walks through her sunken dream
To the seat with the clearest view
And she’s hooked to the silver screen
But the film is a saddening bore
For she’s lived it ten times or more
She could spit in the eyes of fools
As they ask her to focus on
Sailors fighting in the dance hall
Oh man! Look at those cavemen go
It’s the freakiest show
Take a look at the Lawman
Beating up the wrong guy
Oh man! Wonder if he’ll ever know
He’s in the best selling show
Is there life on Mars?
It’s on Amerika’s tortured brow
Mickey Mouse has grown up a cow
Now the workers have struck for fame
‘Cause Lennon’s on sale again
See the mice in their million hordes
From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads
Rule Brittania is out of bounds
To my mother, my dog, and clowns
But the film is a saddening bore
‘Cause I wrote it ten times or more
It’s about to be writ again
As I ask her to focus on
Sailors fighting in the dance hall
Oh man! Look at those cavemen go
It’s the freakiest show
Take a look at the Lawman
Beating up the wrong guy
Oh man! Wonder if he’ll ever know
He’s in the best selling show
Is there life on Mars?

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Queen ft. David Bowie - Under Pressure

Um bum ba de
Um bu bu bum da de
Pressure pushing down on me
Pressing down on you no man ask for
Under pressure — that burns a building down
Splits a family in two
Puts people on streets
Um ba ba be
Um ba ba be
De day da
Ee day da — that’s o.k.
It’s the terror of knowing
What this world is about
Watching some good friends
Screaming ‘Let me out’
Pray tomorrow — gets me higher
Pressure on people — people on streets
Day day de mm hm
Da da da ba ba
O.k.
Chippin’ around — kick my brains around the floor
These are the days it never rains but it pours
Ee do ba be
Ee da ba ba ba
Um bo bo
Be lap
People on streets — ee da de da de
People on streets — ee da de da de da de da
It’s the terror of knowing
What this world is about
Watching some good friends
Screaming ‘Let me out’
Pray tomorrow — gets me higher high high
Pressure on people — people on streets
Turned away from it all like a blind man
Sat on a fence but it don’t work
Keep coming up with love
but it’s so slashed and torn
Why — why — why ?
Love love love love love
Insanity laughs under pressure we’re cracking
Can’t we give ourselves one more chance
Why can’t we give love that one more chance
Why can’t we give love give love give love give love
give love give love give love give love give love
‘Cause love’s such an old fashioned word
And love dares you to care for
The people on the edge of the Night
And love dares you to change our way of
Caring about ourselves
This is our last dance
This is our last dance
This is ourselves
Under pressure
Under pressure
Pressure

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Jethro Tull


Lyrics

Said She Was A Dancer

She said she was a dancer. If I believed it, it was my busines
She surely knew a thing or two about control.
Next to the bar we hit the samovar. She almost slipped right through my fingers.
It was snowing outside and in her soul.

Well, maybe you’re a dancer, and maybe I’m the King of Old Siam.
I thought it through… best to let the illusion roll.
I wouldn’t say I’ve never heard that tale before,
my frozen little señorita,
but if your dream is good, why not share it when the nights are cold?

Hey Moscow, what’s your story? Lady, take your time, don’t hurry.
Maybe a student of the agricultural plan.
Hey Moscow, what’s your name? If you don’t want to say, don’t worry.
It would probably be hard for me to make it scan.

With her phrase book in her silk soft hand
she spoke in riddles while the vodka listened.
I said, «Let me look up love, if I might be so bold.»
She was the nearest thing to Rock and Roll
that side of the velvet curtain
that separates eastern steel from western gold.

Hey Miss Moscow, what’s your story?
You needn’t speak aloud, just whisper.
Am I just the closest thing to an Englishman?
You’ve seen me in your magazines, or maybe on state television.
I’m your Pepsi-Cola, but you won’t take me out the can.
She said she was a dancer so she did.

She said she was a dancer. If I believed it, it was my business.
It felt like a merry dance that I was being led.
So I stole one kiss. It was a near miss.
She looked at me like I was Jack the Ripper.
She leaned in close. «Goodnight,» was all she said.
So I took myself off to bed.

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Still Loving You Tonight

It’s a lonely life I live and I live this life to go
and if I leave you with one thing it’s just that I want
you to know
I’ll still be loving you tonight.
I left flowers on your table, left the lock on your door.
Staked a claim in your heartlands, put grain in your store.
I’ll still be loving you tonight.

Got fingers on the button of that telephone dial.
Call in and move your mountains, fill your spaces while
I’m still loving you tonight.

You want to know how I can leave you?
How can I move along this way?
Too much of a good thing can make you crazy
and it’s a good thing that happened to me today.
I’ll still be loving you tonight.

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Mountain Men

The poacher and his daughter
throw soft shadows on the water in the night.
A thin moon slips behind them
as they pull the net with no betraying light.
And later on the coast road, I meet them
and the old man winks a smile.
And who am I to fast deny the right
to take a fish once in a while?
I walk with them, they wish me luck
when I ship out on the Sunday from the kyle.
And from the church I hear them singing
as the ship moves sadly from the pier.
Oh, poacher’s daughter, Sunday best,
two hundred brave souls share the farewell tear.

There’s a house on the hillside, where the drifting sands are born.
Lay down and let the slow tide wash me
back to the land where I came from.
Where the mountain men are kings
and the sound of the piper counts for everything.

Did my tour, did my duty. I did all they asked of me.
Died in the trenches and at Alamein
…died in the Falklands on T.V.
Going back to the mountain kings
where the sound of the piper counts for everything.

Long generations from the Isles
sent to tread the foreign miles
where the spiral ages meet.
Felt naked dust beneath their feet.
Future sun called winds to blow
and the past and present hard-eyed crow
flew hunting high and circling low over blackened plains of Eden.

There’s a child and a woman praying for an end to the mystery.
Hoping for a word in a letter
fair wind-blown from across the sea
to where the mountain men are kings
and the sound of the piper counts for eveything.

There’s a house on the hillside, where the drifting sands are born.
Lay down and let the slow tide wash me
back to the land where I came from.
Where the mountain men are kings
and the sound of the piper counts for everything.
Where the real mountain men are kings
and the sound of the piper counts for everything.

Feel the naked dust beneath my toes
while the future sun calls winds to blow
and the past and present black-eyed crow
flies hunting high and circling low
between dream mountains of our Eden.

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Cold Wind To Valhalla

And ride with us young bonny lass
With the angels of the night.
Crack wind clatter flash rein bite on an out-size unicorn.
Rough-shod winging sky blue flight on a Cold Wind to Valhalla.
And join with us please Valkyrie maidens cry
above the Cold Wind to Valhalla.
Break fast with the Gods. Night angels serve
with ice-bound majesty.
Frozen flaking fish raw nerve
In a cup of silver liquid fire.
Moon jet brave beam split ceiling swerve and light
the old Valhalla.
Come join with us please Valkyrie maidens cry
above the Cold Wind to Valhalla.
The heroes rest upon the sighs of Thor’s trusty
hand-maidens.
Midnight lonely whisper cries,
«We’re getting a bit short on heroes lately».
Sword snap fright white pale goodbyes in the
desolation of Valhalla.
And join with us please — Valkyrie maidens ride
empty-handed on the Cold Wind to Valhalla.

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Rocks On The Road

There’s a black cat down on the quayside.
Ship’s lights, green eyes glowing in the dark.
Two young cops handing out a beating:
know how to hurt and leave no mark.
Down in the half-lit bar of the hotel
there’s a call for the last round of the day.
Push back the stool, take that elevator ride.
Fall in bed and kick my shoes away.
Rocks on the road.

Can’t sleep through the wild sound of the city.
Hear a car full of young boys heading for a fight.
Long distance telephone keeps ringing out engaged:
wonder who you’re talking with tonight.
Who you talking with tonight?
Rocks on the road.

Tired plumbing wakes me in the morning.
Shower runs hot, runs cold playing with me.
Well, I’m up for the down side, life’s a bitch
and all that stuff:
so come and shake some apples from my tree.
Have to pay for my minibar madness.
Itemised phone bill overload.
Well now, how about some heavy rolling?
Move these rocks on the road.

Crumbs on the breakfast table.
And a million other little things to spoil my day.
Now how about a little light music
to chase it all away?
To chase it all away.

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Acres Wild

I’ll make love to you
in all good places
under black mountains
in open spaces.
By deep brown rivers
that slither darkly
through far marches
where the blue hare races.

Come with me to the Winged Isle
northern father’s western child.
Where the dance of ages is playing still
through far marches of acres wild.

I’ll make love to you
in narrow side streets
with shuttered windows,
crumbling chimneys.

Come with me to the weary town
discos silent under tiles
that slide from roof-tops, scatter softly
on concrete marches of acres wild.

By red bricks pointed
with cement fingers
Flaking damply from sagging shoulders.

Come with me to the Winged Isle
northern father’s western child.
Where the dance of ages is playing still
through far marches of acres wild.

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Another Christmas Song

Hope everybody’s ringing on their own bell, this fine morning.
Hope everyone’s connected to that long distance phone.
Old man, he’s a mountain.
Old man, he’s an island.
Old man, he’s a-walking says
«I’m going to call, call all my children home.»

Hope everybody’s dancing to their own drum this fine morning
the beat of distant Africa or a Polish factory town.
Old man, he’s calling for his supper.
Calling for his whisky.
Calling for his sons and daughters, yeah
calling all his children round.

Sharp ears are tuned in to the drones and chanters warming.
Mist blowing round some headland, somewhere in your memory.
Everyone is from somewhere
even if you’ve never been there.
So take a minute to remember the part of you
that might be the old man calling me.

How many wars you’re fighting out there, this winter’s morning?
Maybe it’s always time for another Christmas song.
Old man he’s asleep now.
Got appointments to keep now.
Dreaming of his sons and daughters, and proving
proving that the blood is strong.

[свернуть]
Another Harry's Bar

Wet wind on the sidewalk: I’m staring at the rain.
Walking up the street, yeah, and walking down again.
And my feet are tired and my brain is numb.
See that broken neon sign saying, hey, in you come.

Got the scent of stale beer hanging, hanging round my head.
Old dog in the corner sleeping like he could be dead.
A book of matches and a full ashtray.
Cigarette left smoking its life away.
Another Harry’s bar or that’s the tale they tell.
But Harry’s long gone now, and the customers as well.
Me and the dog and the ghost of Harry will make this world turn right.
It’ll all turn right.

God’s tears on the sidewalk: it’s the mother of all rain.
But in the thick blue haze of Harry’s, you will feel no pain.
And you will feel no soft hand slipping on your knee.
You don’t have to pay for memories, they will all come free.
Another Harry’s bar or that’s the tale they tell.
But Harry’s long gone now, and the customers as well.
Me and the dog and the ghost of Harry will make this world turn right.
It’ll all turn right.

Now when Harry was a young man, Harry was so debonair.
He walked a bouncy step in his shiny shoes.
And when Harry was a young man, well, Harry could walk on air.
He mixed a mean cocktail and he talked you through the late news.
You want to hear some great news?
Harry’s still here.

Wet wind on the sidewalk: I’m still staring at the rain.
Walking up the street, and I’m walking down again.
And my feet are tired and my brain is numb.
See that broken neon sign saying, hey, in you come.

Another Harry’s bar or that’s the tale they tell.
But Harry’s long gone now, and the customers as well.
Me and the dog and the ghost of Harry will make this world turn right.
It’ll all turn right.

Another Harry’s bar.
And another Harry’s bar.
And another, and another Harry’s bar.

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The Whaler's Dues

Money speaks. Soft hearts lose. The truth only whispers.
It’s the whaler’s dues.

I’ve been running on diesel. Been running on coal.
Running on borrowed time, if truth’s to be told.
Two whales in the ocean, cruising the night
search for each other before we turn out their light.

Been accused of deep murder on the North Atlantic swell
but I have three hungry children and a young wife as well.
And behind stand generations of hard hunting men
who raised a glass to the living, and went killing again.
Are you with me?

Money speaks, soft hearts lose. The truth only whispers.
Now pay the whaler’s dues.
Can you forgive me?

Now I’m old and I sit land-locked in a back-country jail
to reflect on all of my sins and the death of the whale.
Send me back down the ages. Put me to sea once again
when the oceans were full yes, and men would be men.
Can you forgive me?

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Some Day The Sun Won't Shine For You

In the morning — gonna get my things together.
Packing up and I’m leaving this place.
I don’t believe you’ll cry, there’ll be a smile upon your face.

I didn’t think how much you’d hurt me.
That’s something that I laugh about.
Bring in the good times, baby.
And let the bad times out.

That old sun keeps on shining,
But someday it won’t shine for you.
In the morning I’ll be leaving.
I’ll leave your mother too.

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A Gift Of Roses

I count the hours: you count the days.
Together, we count the minutes in this passion play.
Walk dusty miles. and I ride that train
On a first class ticket, just to be with you again.

Picking up tired feet. back from a far horizon.
Cleaned up and brushed down. dressed to look the part.
Fresh from god’s garden, I bring a gift of roses:
To stand in sweet spring water and press them to your heart.

Like the kipling cat, I walk alone
Never inviting trouble, never casting the stone.
But this badge of honour is of tarnished tin.
Light your guiding beacon to bring this fisher in.

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Minstrel In The Gallery

The minstrel in the gallery
Looked down upon the smiling faces
He met the gazes, observed the spaces
Between the old men’s cackle

He brewed a song of love and hatred
Oblique suggestions and he waited
He polarized the pumpkin-eaters
Static-humming, panel-beaters
Freshly day, glowed factory cheaters
Salaried and collar-scrubbing

He titillated men of action
Belly warming, hands still rubbing
On the parts they never mention
He pacified the nappy-suffering
Infant-bleating, one-line jokers
TV documentary makers, overfed and undertakers

Sunday paper, backgammon players
Family-scarred and women-haters
Then he called the band down to the stage
And he looked at all the friends he’d made

The minstrel in the gallery
Looked down upon the smiling faces
He met the gazes, observed the spaces
In-between the old men’s cackle

And he brewed a song of love and hatred
Oblique suggestions and he waited
He polarized the pumpkin-eaters
Static-humming, panel-beaters

The minstrel in the gallery
Looked down on the rabbit-run
And he threw away his looking-glass
He saw his face in everyone

He titillated men of action
Belly warming, hands still rubbing
On the parts they never mention
Salaried and collar-scrubbing

He pacified the nappy-suffering
Infant-bleating, one-line jokers
TV documentary makers
Overfed and undertakers

Sunday paper, backgammon players
Family-scarred and women-haters
Then he called the band down to the stage
And he looked at all the friends he’d made

The minstrel in the gallery
Looked down on the rabbit-run
And threw away his looking-glass
He saw his face in everyone

The minstrel in the gallery
Looked down upon the smiling faces

[свернуть]
This is Not Love

Winds howled, rains spit down
All these nights playing precious games
Cheap hotel in some seaboard town
Closed down for the winter and whispered names

Puppy-dog waves on a big moon sea
Snap our heels half-heartedly
And how come you know better than me
That this is not love, no, this is not love?

Empty drugstore postcards freeze
Sunburst images of summers gone
Think I see us in these promenade days
Before we learned October’s song

Out on the headland, one gale-whipped tree
Curious, head bent to see
And how come you know better than me
That this is not love, no, this is not love
This is not love, yeah?

How come you know better than me?
Well, how come you know better than me?
So how come you know better than me
That this is not love, this is not love?

Yeah, down to the sad south, smokey plumes
Mark that real world city home
Broken spells and silent gloom
Ooze from that concrete honeycomb

Puppy-dog waves on a big moon sea
Snapped our heels half-heartedly
And how come you know better than me
That this is not love, no, this is not love
No, this is not love, this is not love
This is not love, this is not love?

[свернуть]
Stuck in The August Rain

Brings jasmine tea on a painted tray
And bends to kiss my frown away
But I’m still stuck in the August rain
Stuck out in the cloudburst once again

The cover’s on, the coast is clear
We’re all battened down, only us here
But I’m still stuck in the August rain
Stuck out in the cloudburst once again
She walks between the lines
And she can read my signs

Stuck out in the August rain
Out in the cloudburst once again

Single-minded in my gloom
I appear to revel in this darkened tomb
But I’m still stuck in the August rain
Stuck out in the cloudburst once again
She walks between the lines
And she can read my signs

Stuck out in the August rain
Out in the cloudburst once again
Stuck out in the August rain
Out in the cloudburst once again

She walks between the lines
And she can read my signs

[свернуть]
Doctor to My Disease

I’ve been treated for mild depression
And I’ve been treated for growing pains
I’ve been treated for hallucinations
Now I can see it all coming again

Well, you can wind me up
Yeah, you can slow me down
You can dig a little
You can mess me around

But there’s one thing I should tell you
To which you must agree
There’s no use you playing
Doctor to my disease
Said it’s no use you playing
Doctor to my disease

I got no cure for this condition
You’ve been causing me tonight
Well, you put my heart in overdrive
Hand me the bullet, I must bite

Well, you can stir me up
And you can cut me down
You can probe a little
Push that knife around

But there’s one thing I should tell you
To which you must agree
It’s no use you playing
Doctor to my disease

No use you playing
Doctor to my disease
No use you playing
Doctor to my disease

Do you have to break my engine
So you can fix it up again?
Tuned to crazy imperfection
Just to score me out of ten

Well, you can wind me up
Yeah, you can slow me down
You can dig a little
Yeah, you can mess me around

But there’s one thing I should tell you
To which you must agree
That it’s no use you playing
Doctor to my disease

No use you playing
Doctor to my disease
No use you playing
Doctor to my disease

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Budapest

I think she was a middle-distance runner
(The translation wasn’t clear)
Could be a budding stately hero
International competition in a year

She was a good enough reason for a party
(Well, you couldn’t keep up on a hard track mile)
While she ran a perfect circle and she wore a perfect smile
In Budapest, hot night in Budapest

We had to cozy up in the old gymnasium
Dusting off the mandolins and checking on the gear
She was helping out at the back-stage
Stopping hearts and chilling beer

Yes, and her legs went on for ever
Like staring up at infinity
Through a wisp of cotton panty
Along a skin of satin sea, hot night in Budapest

You could cut the heat, peel it back
With the wrong side of a knife
Feel it blowing from the side fills
Feel like you were playing for your life
(If not the money)
Hot night in Budapest

She bent down to fill the ice box
And stuffed some more warm white wine in
Like some weird unearthly vision
Wearing only T-shirt, pants and skin

You know, it rippled, just a hint of muscle
But the boys and me were heading west
So we left her to the late crew and a hot night in Budapest
It was a hot night in Budapest

She didn’t speak much English language
(She didn’t speak much anyway)
She wouldn’t make love but she could make good sandwich
And she poured sweet wine before we played

Hey, Budapest, cha, cha, cha
Let’s watch her now
I thought I saw her at the late night restaurant
She would have sent blue shivers down the wall

But she didn’t grace our table
In fact, she wasn’t there at all
Yes, and her legs went on forever
Like staring up at infinity

Her heart was spinning to the west-lands
And she didn’t care to be that night in Budapest
Hot night in Budapest, hot night in Budapest
Hot night in Budapest, hot night in Budapest

[свернуть]

Nick Cave


Lyrics

Do You Love Me?

I found her on a night of fire and noise
Wild bells rang in a wild sky
I knew from that moment on
I’ll love her till the day that I died
And I kissed away a thousand tears
My lady of the Various Sorrows
Some begged, some borowed, some stolen
Some kept safe for tomorrow
On and endless night, silver star spangled
The bells from the chapel went jingle-jangle

Do you love me? Do you love me?
Do you love me? Do you love me?
Do you love me? Do you love me?
Do you love me? Like I love you?

She was given to me to put things right
And I stacked all my accomplishments beside her
Still I seemed so obselete and small
I found God and all His devils inside her
In my bed she cast the blizzard out
A mock sun blazed upon her head
So completely filled with light she was
Her shadow fanged and hairy and mad
Our love-lines grew hopelessly tangled
And the bells from the chapel went jingle-jangle

Do you love me? Do you love me?
Do you love me? Do you love me?
Do you love me? Do you love me?
Do you love me? Like I love you?

She had a heartful of love and devotion
She had a mindful of tyranny and terror
Well, I try, I do, I really try
But I just err, baby, I do, I error
So come find me, my darling one
I’m down to the grounds, the very dregs
Ah, here she comes, blocking the sun
Blood running down the inside of her legs
The moon in the sky is battered and mangled
And the bells from the chapel go jingle-jangle

Do you love me? Do you love me?
Do you love me? Do you love me?
Do you love me? Do you love me?
Do you love me? Like I love you?

All things move toward their end
I knew before I met her that I would lose her
I swear I made every effort to be good to her
I made every effort not to abuse her
Crazy bracelets on her wrists and her ankles
And the bells from the chapel go jingle-jangle

Do you love me? Do you love me?
Do you love me? Do you love me?
Do you love me? Do you love me?
Do you love me? Like I love you?

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Abbatoir Blues

The sun is high up in the sky and I’m in my car
Drifting down into the abattoir
Do you see what I see, dear?

The air grows heavy. I listen to your breath
Entwined together in this culture of death
Do you see what I see, dear?

Slide on over here, let me give you a squeeze
To avert this unholy evolutionary trajectory
Can you hear what I hear, babe?
Does it make you feel afraid?

Everything’s dissolving, babe, according to plan
The sky is on fire, the dead are heaped across the land
I went to bed last night and my moral code got jammed
I woke up this morning with a Frappucino in my hand

I kissed you once. I kissed you again
My heart it tumbled like the stock exchange
Do you feel what I feel, dear?

Mass extinction, darling, hypocrisy
These things are not good for me
Do you see what I see, dear?

The line the God throws down to you and me
Makes a pleasing geometry
Shall we leave this place now, dear?
Is there someway out of here?

I wake with the sparrows and I hurry off to work
The need for validation, babe, gone completely berserk
I wanted to be your Superman but I turned out such a jerk
I got the abattoir blues
I got the abattoir blues
I got the abattoir blues
Right down to my shoes

[свернуть]
Carry Me

I lay down by the river
The shadows moved across me, inch by inch
And all that I heard
Was the war between the water and the bridge
Turn to me, turn to me, turn to me
Turn and drink of me
Or look away, look away, look away
And never more think of me

Carry me
Carry me

I heard the many voices
Speaking to me from the depths below
This ancient wound
This catacomb
Beneath the whited snow
Come to me, come to me, come to me
Come and drink of me
Or turn away, turn away, turn away
And never more think of me

Carry me
Carry me away

Who will lay down their hammer?
Who will put up their sword?
And pause to see
The mystery
Of the Word

Carry me
Carry me
Carry me
Carry me away
Carry me
Carry me
Carry me
Carry me away

[свернуть]
Nobody's Baby Now

I’ve searched the holy books
I tried to unravel the mystery of Jesus Christ, the Savior
I’ve read the poets and the analysts
Searched through the books on human behavior

I traveled this world around
For an answer that refused to be found
I don’t know why and I don’t know how
But she’s nobody’s baby now

I loved her then and I guess I love her still
Hers is the face I see when a certain mood moves in
She lives in my blood and skin
Her wild feral stare, her dark hair
Her winter lips as cold as stone, I was her man

But there are some things love won’t allow
I held her hand but I don’t hold it now
I don’t know why and I don’t know how
But she’s nobody’s baby now

This is her dress that I loved best
With the blue quilted violets across the breast
And these are my many letters
Torn to pieces by her long-fingered hand
I was her cruel-hearted man

And though I’ve tried to lay her ghost down
Well, she’s moving through me, even now
I don’t know why, I don’t know how
But she’s nobody’s baby now

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As I Sat Sadly By Her Side

As I sat sadly by her side
At the window, through the glass
She stroked a kitten in her lap
And we watched the world as it fell past

Softly she spoke these words to me
With brand new eyes, open wide
We pressed our faces to the glass
As I sat sadly by her side

She said, father, mother, sister, brother
Uncle, aunt and nephew, niece
Soldier, sailor, physician, laborer
Actor, scientist, mechanic, priest

Earth and moon and sun and stars
And planets and comets with tails blazin’
All are there forever fallin’
Fallin’ lovely and amazin’

Then she smiled and turned to me
And waited for me to reply
Her hair was fallin’ down her shoulders
As I sat sadly by her side

As I sat sadly by her side
The kitten she did gently pass
Over to me and again we pressed
Our different faces to the glass

That may be very well, I said
But watch the one fallin’ in the street
See him gesture to his neighbors
And see him trampled beneath their feet

All outward motion connects to nothin’
For each is concerned with their immediate need
Witness the man reachin’ up from the gutter
See the other one stumblin’ on who can not see

With tremblin’ hand I turned toward her
And pushed the hair out of her eyes
The kitten jumped back to her lap
As I sat sadly by her side

Then she drew the curtains down
And said, oh, when will you ever learn?
That what happens there beyond the glass
Is simply none of your concern

God has given you but one heart
You are not a home for the hearts of your brothers
And God does not care for your benevolence
Anymore than he cares for the lack of it in others

Nor does he care for you to sit
At windows in judgment of the world He created
While sorrows pile up around you
Ugly, useless and over inflated

At which she turned her head away
Great tears leapin’ from her eyes
I could not wipe the smile from my face
As I sat sadly by her side

[свернуть]
Black Hair

Last night my kisses were banked in black hair
And in my bed, my lover, her hair was midnight black
And all her mystery dwelled within her black hair
And her black hair framed a happy heart-shaped face

And heavy-hooded eyes inside her black hair
Shined at me frome the depths of her hair of deepest black
While my fingers pushed into her straight black hair
Pulling her black hair back from her happy heart-shaped face

To kiss her milk-white throat, a dark curtain of black hair
Smothered me, my lover with her beautiful black hair
The smell of it is heavy. It is charged with life
On my fingers the smell of her deep black hair

Full of all my whispered words, her black hair
And wet with tears and good-byes, her hair of deepest black
All my tears cried against her milk-white throat
Hidden behind the curtain of her beautiful black hair

As deep as ink and black, black as the deepest sea
The smell of her black hair upon my pillow
Where her head and all its black hair did rest
Today she took a train to the West

[свернуть]
Into My Arms

I don’t believe in an interventionist God
But I know, darling, that you do
But if I did I would kneel down and ask Him
Not to intervene when it came to you
Not to touch a hair on your head
To leave you as you are
And if He felt He had to direct you
Then direct you into my arms

Into my arms, O Lord
Into my arms, O Lord
Into my arms, O Lord
Into my arms

And I don’t believe in the existence of angels
But looking at you I wonder if that’s true
But if I did I would summon them together
And ask them to watch over you
To each burn a candle for you
To make bright and clear your path
And to walk, like Christ, in grace and love
And guide you into my arms

Into my arms, O Lord
Into my arms, O Lord
Into my arms, O Lord
Into my arms

And I believe in Love
And I know that you do too
And I believe in some kind of path
That we can walk down, me and you
So keep your candles burning
And make her journey bright and pure
That she will keep returning
Always and evermore

Into my arms, O Lord
Into my arms, O Lord
Into my arms, O Lord
Into my arms

[свернуть]
We Came Along This Road

I left by the back door
With my wife’s lover’s smoking gun
I don’t know what I was hoping for
I hit the road at a run
I was your lover
I was your man
There never was no other
I was your friend
Till we came along this road
Till we came along this road
Till we came along this road

I ain’t sent you no letters, Ma
But I’m looking quite a trip
The world spinning beneath me, Ma
Guns blazing at my hip
You were my lover
You were my friend
There never was no other
I hope you understand
Till we came along this road
Till we came along this road
Till we came along this road

[свернуть]
O Children

Pass me that lovely little gun
My dear, my darling one
The cleaners are coming, one by one
You don’t even want to let them start

They are knocking now upon your door
They measure the room, they know the score
They’re mopping up the butcher’s floor
Of your broken little hearts

O children

Forgive us now for what we’ve done
It started out as a bit of fun
Here, take these before we run away
The keys to the gulag

O children
Lift up your voice, lift up your voice
Children
Rejoice, rejoice

Here comes Frank and poor old Jim
They’re gathering round with all my friends
We’re older now, the light is dim
And you are only just beginning

O children

We have the answer to all your fears
It’s short, it’s simple, it’s crystal clear
It’s round about and it’s somewhere here
Lost amongst our winnings

O children
Lift up your voice, lift up your voice
Children
Rejoice, rejoice

The cleaners have done their job on you
They’re hip to it, man, they’re in the groove
They’ve hosed you down, you’re good as new
They’re lining up to inspect you

O children

Poor old Jim’s white as a ghost
He’s found the answer that we lost
We’re all weeping now, weeping because
There ain’t nothing we can do to protect you

O children
Lift up your voice, lift up your voice
Children
Rejoice, rejoice

Hey little train! We are all jumping on
The train that goes to the Kingdom
We’re happy, Ma, we’re having fun
And the train ain’t even left the station

Hey, little train! Wait for me!
I once was blind but now I see
Have you left a seat for me?
Is that such a stretch of the imagination?

Hey little train! Wait for me!
I was held in chains but now I’m free
I’m hanging in there, don’t you see
In this process of elimination

Hey little train! We are all jumping on
The train that goes to the Kingdom
We’re happy, Ma, we’re having fun
It’s beyond my wildest expectation

Hey little train! We are all jumping on
The train that goes to the Kingdom
We’re happy, Ma, we’re having fun
And the train ain’t even left the station

[свернуть]
No more shall we part

And no more shall we part
It will no longer be necessary
And no more will I say, dear heart
I am alone and she has left me

And no more shall we part
The contracts are drawn up,
The ring is locked upon the finger
And never again will my letters start
Sadly, or in the depths of winter

And no more shall we part
All the hatchets have been buried now
And all of birds will sing to your
beautiful heart
Upon the bough

And no more shall we part
Your chain of command
Has been silenced now
And all of those birds
Would’ve sung to your beautiful heart
Anyhow

Lord, stay by me
Don’t go down
I will never be free
If I’m not free now

Lord, stay by me
Don’t go down
I never was free
What are you talking about?

For no more shall we part
And no more shall we part

[свернуть]
Far From Me

For you, dear, I was born
For you I was raised up
For you I’ve lived and for you I will die
For you I am dying now
You were my mad little lover
In a world where everybody fucks everybody else over
You who are so
Far from me
So far from me
Way across some cold neurotic sea
Far from me
I would talk to you of all manner of things
With a smile you would reply
Then the sun would leave your pretty face
And you’d retreat from the front of your eyes
I keep hearing that you’re doing your best
I hope your heart beats happy
In your infant breast
You are so far from me
Far from me
Far from me
There is no knowledge but I know it
There’s nothing to learn from that vacant voice
That sails to me across the line
From the ridiculous to the sublime
It’s good to hear you’re doing so well
But really can’t you find somebody else that you can ring and tell?
Did you ever care for me?
Were you ever there for me? So far from me
You told me you’d stick by me
Through the thick and through the thin
Those were your very words
My fair-weather friend
You were my brave-hearted lover
At the first taste of trouble went running back to mother
So far from me
Far from me
Suspended in your bleak and fishless sea
Far from me
Far from me

[свернуть]
Supernaturally

Through the wind swept coastal trees
Where the dead come rising from the sea
With a teddy bear clamped between her knees
She says, «Where can my lover man be?»
Well, I’m down here babe with the Eskimos
With the polar bears and the Arctic snow
With a party of penguins and who do not know
How I can get back to thee

Well I’m gonna ask you, babe
Hey! ho
Oh baby don’t you go
Hey! Ho
Oh no no no
Hey! Ho
Oh baby baby, don’t you go
All supernatural on me
Supernaturally

Once I was your hearts desire
Now I am the ape hunkered by the fire
All with my knuckles draggin’ through the mire
You float by so majestically
You’re my north, my south, my east, my west
Oh well you all other girl that I love best
Oh with an army of tanks bursting from your chest
I wave my little white flag at thee

Well can you see it, babe?
Hey! Ho
Oh baby don’t you go
Hey! Ho
Oh no no no
Hey! Ho
Oh baby, don’t you go
All supernatural on me
Supernaturally

Now I’ve turned the mirrors to wall
And I’ve emptied out the peopled halls
And I’ve nailed shut the windows and I’ve locked the doors
There is no escape, you see
And I chase you up and down the stairs
Where under tables and over chairs
Well I reach out and I touch your hair
When it cuts me like a knife

For there is always something
You’ve gotta do
Hey! Ho
Oh baby don’t go
Hey! Ho
Well baby, no no no
Hey! Ho
Oh don’t you go
All supernatural on me
Supernaturally

Hey! Ho
Hey! Ho
Hey! Ho

[свернуть]
Let The Bells Ring

C’mon, kind sir, let’s walk outside
Breathe the autumn air
See the many that have lived and died
See the unending golden stair

See all of us that have come behind
Clutching at your hem
All the way from Arkansas
To your sweet and last amen

Well let the bells ring
He is the real thing
Let the bells ring
He is the real, real thing

Take this deafening thunder down
Take this bread and take this wine
Your passing is not what we mourn
But the world you left behind

Well, do not breathe, nor make a sound
And behold your mighty work
That towers over the uncaring ground
Of a lesser, darker world

Well let the bells ring
He is the real thing
Let the bells ring
He is the real, real thing

There are those of us not fit to tie
The laces of your shoes
Must remain behind to testify
What an elementary blues

So, let’s walk outside, the hour is late
Through your crumbs and scattered shells
Where the awed and the mediocre wait
Barely fit to ring the bells

Well let the bells ring
He is the real thing
Well let the bells ring
He is the real, real thing

[свернуть]
Breathless

It’s up in the morning it’s on the downs
And little white clouds like gamboling lambs
And I am breathless over you
And the red-breasted robin beats his wings
His throat it trembles when he sings
For he is helpless before you

And the happy hooded bluebells bow
And bend their heads all a-down
Heaved by the early morning dew
At the whispering stream, at the bubbling brook
The fishes leap up to take a look
For they are breathless over you

Still your hands, and still your heart
For still your face comes shining through
And all the morning glows a new
Still your mind, still your soul
For still, the fire of a love is true
And I am breathless without you

The wind circles among the trees
And it bangs about the new made leaves
For it is breathless without you
And the fox chases the rabbit round
And the rabbit hides beneath the ground
For he is defenseless without you

The sky of daytime dies away
And all the earthly things they stop to play
For we are all breathless without you
I listen to my juddering bones
The blood in my veins, the wind in my lungs
And I am breathless without you

Still your hands and still your heart
For still your face comes shining through
And all the morning glows a new
Still your soul, still your mind
For still, the fire of a love is true
And I am breathless without you

[свернуть]
Push The Sky Away

I was riding, I was riding
The sun was rising up from the fields
I got a feeling I just can’t shake
I got a feeling that just won’t go away
You’ve gotta just keep on pushing
Push the sky away
And if your friends think that you should do it different
And if they think that you should do it the same
You’ve gotta just keep on pushing
Push the sky away
And if you feel you got everything you came for
If you got everything and you don’t want no more
You’ve gotta just keep on pushing
Push the sky away
And some people say it’s just rock and roll
Oh but it gets you right down to your soul
You’ve gotta just keep on pushing
Push the sky away

[свернуть]

Rush


Lyrics

Spirit Of The Radio

Begin the day with a friendly voice,
A companion unobtrusive
Plays that song that’s so elusive
And the magic music makes your morning mood.

Off on your way, hit the open road,
There is magic at your fingers
For the Spirit ever lingers,
Undemanding contact in your happy solitude.
Invisible airwaves crackle with life
Bright antenna bristle with the energy
Emotional feedback on timeless wavelength
Bearing a gift beyond price, almost free

All this machinery making modern music
Can still be open-hearted.
Not so coldly charted, it’s really just a question
Of your honesty, yeah, your honesty.

One likes to believe in the freedom of music,
But glittering prizes and endless compromises
Shatter the illusion of integrity.

For the words of the prophets were written on the studio wall,
Concert hall
And echoes with the sounds of salesmen. Of salesmen. Of salesmen.

[свернуть]
Closer To The Heart

And the men who hold high places
Must be the ones who start
To mould a new reality
Closer to the Heart
Closer to the Heart

The Blacksmith and the Artist
Reflect it in their art
Forge their creativity
Closer to the Heart
Yeah, it’s closer to the Heart
Philosophers and Ploughmen
Each must know his part
To sow a new mentality
Closer to the Heart
Yeah, it’s closer to the Heart

You can be the Captain and
I will draw the Chart
Sailing into destiny
Closer to the Heart

[свернуть]
Marathon

It’s not how fast you can go
The force goes into the flow
If you pick up the beat
You can forget about the heat
More than just survival
More than just a flash
More than just a dotted line
More than just a dash

It’s a test of ultimate will
The heartbreak climb uphill
Got to pick up the pace
If you want to stay in the race
More than blind ambition
More than simple greed
More than a finish line
Must feed this burning need
In the long run…

Chorus
From first to last
The peak is never passed
Something always fires the light that gets in your eyes
One moment’s high, and glory rolls on by
Like a streak of lightning
That flashes and fades in the summer sky

Your meters may overload
You can rest at the side of the road
You can miss a stride
But nobody gets a free ride

More than high performance
More than just a spark
More than just the bottom line
Or a lucky shot in the dark
In the long run…

Chorus

You can do a lot in a lifetime
If you don’t burn out too fast
You can make the most of the distance
First you need endurance
First you’ve got to last…

[свернуть]
Distant Early Warning

An I’ll wind comes arising
Across the cities of the plain
There’s no swimming in the heavy water
No singing in the acid rain
Red alert
Red alert

It’s so hard to stay together
Passing through revolving doors
We need someone to talk to
And someone to sweep the floors
Incomplete
Incomplete

The world weighs on my shoulders
But what am I to do?
You sometimes drive me crazy
But I worry about you

I know it makes no difference
To what you’re going through
But I see the tip of the iceberg
And I worry about you…

Cruising under your radar
Watching from satellites
Take a page from the red book
Keep them in your sights
Red alert
Red alert

Left and rights of passage
Black and whites of youth
Who can face the knowledge
That the truth is not the truth?
Obsolete
Absolute

The world weighs on my shoulders
But what am I to do?
You sometimes drive me crazy
But I worry about you

I know it makes no difference
To what you’re going through
But I see the tip of the iceberg
And I worry about you

The world weighs on my shoulders
But what am I to do?
You sometimes drive me crazy
But I worry about you

I know it makes no difference
To what you’re going through
But I see the tip of the iceberg
And I worry about you

Absalom

[свернуть]
Limelight

Living on a lighted stage
Approaches the unreal
For those who think and feel
In touch with some reality
Beyond the gilded cage.

Cast in this unlikely role,
Ill-equipped to act,
With insufficient tact,
One must put up barriers
To keep oneself intact.
Living in the Limelight,
The universal dream
For those who wish to seem.
Those who wish to be
Must put aside the alienation,
Get on with the fascination,
The real relation,
The underlying theme.

Living in a fisheye lens,
Caught in the camera eye.
I have no heart to lie,
I can’t pretend a stranger
Is a long-awaited friend.

All the world’s indeed a stage,
And we are merely players,
Performers and portrayers,
Each another’s audience

[свернуть]
Mystic Rhythms

So many things I think about
When I look far away
Things I know, things I wonder
Things I’d like to say
The more we think we know about
The greater the unknown
We suspend our disbelief
And we are not alone…

Mystic rhythms
Capture my thoughts
Carry them away
Mysteries of night escape the light of day
Mystic rhythms
Under northern lights
Or the African sun
Primitive things stir
The hearts of everyone

We sometimes catch a window
A glimpse of what’s beyond
Was it just imagination
Stringing us along?
More things than are dreamed about
Unseen and unexplained
We suspend our disbelief
And we are entertained

Mystic rhythms
Capture my thoughts
Carry them away
Nature seems to spin
A supernatural way
Mystic rhythms
Under city lights
Or a canopy of stars
We feel the powers and wonder what they are

Mystic rhythms
Capture my thoughts
Carry them away
Nature seems to spin
A supernatural way
Mystic rhythms
Under city lights
Or a canopy of stars
We feel the push and pull of restless rhythms from afar

[свернуть]
Tom Sawyer

A modern-day warrior
Mean mean stride,
Today’s Tom Sawyer
Mean mean pride.

Though his mind is not for rent,
Don’t put him down as arrogant.
His reserve, a quiet defense,
Riding out the day’s events.
The river

And what you say about his company
Is what you say about society.
Catch the mist, catch the myth
Catch the mystery, catch the drift.

The world is, the world is,
Love and life are deep,
Maybe as his eyes are wide.
Today’s Tom Sawyer,
He gets high on you,
And the space he invades
He gets by on you.

No, his mind is not for rent
To any god or government.
Always hopeful, yet discontent,
He knows changes aren’t permanent,
But change is.

And what you say about his company
Is what you say about society.
Catch the witness, catch the wit,
Catch the spirit, catch the spit.

The world is, the world is,
Love and life are deep,
Maybe as his skies are wide.

Exit the warrior,
Today’s Tom Sawyer,
He gets high on you,
And the energy you trade,
He gets right on to the friction of the day.

[свернуть]

The Rolling Stones


Lyrics

Paint It Black

I see a red door and I want it painted black
No colors anymore I want them to turn back
I see the girls walk by dressed in their summer clothes
I have to turn my head until my darkness goes

I see a line of cars and they’re all painted black
With flowers and my love, both never to come back
I see people turn their heads and quickly look away
Like a newborn baby it just happens ev’ryday

I look inside myself and see my heart is black
I see my red door and I must have it painted black
Maybe then I’ll fade away and not have to face the facts
It’s not easy facing up when your whole world is black

No more will my green sea go turn a deeper blue
I could not forsee this thing happening to you
If I look hard enough into the setting sun
My love will laugh with me before the morning comes

I see a red door and I want it painted black
No colors anymore I want them to turn back
I see the girls walk by dressed in their summer clothes
I have to turn my head until my darkness goes

I wanna see your face painted black, black as night,
black as coal
Don’t wanna see the sun, flying high in the sky
I wanna see it painted , painted, painted, painted black, yea

[свернуть]
She's A Rainbow

She comes in colors ev’rywhere,
she combs her hair
She’s like a rainbow,
coming, colors in the air
Oh, everywhere, she comes in colors

She comes in colors ev’rywhere,
she combs her hair
She’s like a rainbow,
coming, colors in the air
Oh, everywhere, she comes in colors

Have you seen her dressed in blue ?
See the sky in front of you
And her face is like a sail,
speck of white so fair and pale
Have you seen a lady fairer ?

Have you seen her all in gold ?
Like a queen in days of old
She shoots her colors all around like
a sunset going down
Have you seen a lady fairer ?
She comes in colors ev’rywhere,
she combs her hair
She’s like a rainbow,
coming, colors in the air
Oh, everywhere, she comes in colors

She’s like a rainbow,
coming, colors in the air
Oh, everywhere, she comes in colors

[свернуть]
Sympathy For The Devil

Please allow me to introduce myself
I’m a man of wealth and taste
I’ve been around for a long long year stolen many man’s soul and faith
I was around when Jesus Christ had His moment of doubt and pain
Made damn sure that Pilate washed his hands and sealed His fate
Pleased to meet you hope you guess my name
But what’s puzzling you is the nature of my game

Stuck around St. Petersburg when I saw it was a time for a change
Killed the Tzar and his ministers, Anastasia screamed in vain
I rode a tank held a gen’rals rank when the blitzkrieg
raged and the bodies stank
Pleased to meet you hope you guess my name. Oh yeah
Ah what’s puzzling you is the nature of my game. Oh yeah

I watched the glee while your kings and queens fought for
ten decades for the Gods they made
I shouted out «Who killed the Kennedy’s ?» when after all
it was you and me
Let me please intruduce myself I’m a man of wealth and taste
And I lay traps for troubadors who get killed before they reach Bombay
Pleased to meet you hope you guess my name. Oh yeah
But what’s puzzling you is the nature of my game. Oh yeah
Pleased to meet you hope you guess my name
But what’s puzzling you is the nature of my game

Just as every cop is a criminal and all the sinners, Saints
as heads is tails, just call me Lucifer ’cause I’m in need
of some restraint
So if you meet me, have some courtesy have some sympathy
and some taste
Use all your well learned politesse or I’ll lay your soul to waste
Pleased to meet you hope you guess my name
But what’s puzzling you is the nature of my game

[свернуть]
Gimme Shelter

Oh a storm is threat’ning my very life today.
If I don’t get some shelter,
Oh yeah, I’m gonna fade away.

War, children, it’s just a shot away, it’s just a shot away.
War, children, it’s just a shot away, it’s just a shot away.

See the fire sweepin’ out very street today,
Burns like a red coal carpet, mad bull lost its way.

War, children, it’s just a shot away, it’s just a shot away.
War, children, it’s just a shot away, it’s just a shot away.

Rape! Murder! It’s just a shot away, it’s just a shot away.
Rape! Murder! It’s just a shot away, it’s just a shot away.

The floods is threat’ning my very life today.
Gimme, gimme shelter or I’m gonna fade away.

War, children, it’s just a shot away, it’s just a shot away.
It’s just a shot away, it’s just a shot away, it’s just a shot away.

Love, sister, it’s just a kiss away, it’s just a kiss away.
It’s just a kiss away,it’s just a kiss away,
It’s just a kiss away,it’s just a kiss away.

[свернуть]
Brown Sugar

Gold Coast slaveship bound for cotton fields
Sold in a market down in New Orleans
Scarred old slaver know he’s doin’ alright
Hear him whip the women just around midnight

Brown sugar, how come you taste so good
Brown sugar, just like a young girl should

Drums beating, cold English blood runs hot
Lady of the house wond’rin where it’s gonna stop
House boy knows that he’s doin’ alright
You should a heard him just around midnight

Brown sugar, how come you taste so good
Brown sugar, just like a young girl should

Brown sugar, how come you taste so good
Brown sugar, just like a black girl should

I bet your mama was a Tent Show queen
and all her girls were sweet sixteen
I’m no school boy but I know what I like
You should have heard me just around midnight

Brown sugar, how come you taste so good
Brown sugar, just like a young girl should

I said yeah, I said yeah, I said yeah, I said oh
just like a black girl should

[свернуть]
Start Me Up

If you start me up
If you start me up I’ll never stop
If you start me up
If you start me up I’ll never stop
I’ve been running hot
You got me ticking gonna blow my top
If you start me up
If you start me up I’ll never stop

You make a grown man cry
Spread out the oil, the gasoline
I walk smooth, ride in a mean, mean machine
Start it up

If you start it up
Kick on the starter give it all you got, you got, you got
I can’t compete with the riders in the other heats
If you rough it up
If you like it you can slide it up, slide it up

Don’t make a grown man cry
My eyes dilate, my lips go green
My hands are greasy
She’s a mean, mean machine
Start it up

If start me up
Give it all you got
You got to never, never, never stop
Never, never
Slide it up

You make a grown man cry
Ride like the wind at double speed
I’ll take you places that you’ve never, never seen
Start it up
Love the day when we will never stop, never stop
Never stop, never stop
Tough me up
Never stop, never stop, never stop

You, you, you make a grown man cry
You, you make a dead man cum
You, you make a dead man cum

[свернуть]
One Hit (To The Body)

You fell out of the clear blue sky to the darkness below
The smell of your flesh excites me, my blood starts to flow,
So help me God
You burst in, in a blaze of light, you unzippered the dark
One kiss took my breath away, one look lights up the stars

And it’s one hit to the body, sure went straight to the mark,
So help me God
It’s one shot when you love me, one shot when you leave
I don’t need no security, I just need me some peace
And it’s one hit to the body, it comes straight from the heart
One voice calls out my name. It sure went straight to the mark
One punch and you knocked me down, tore my defenses apart
One round took me out of the game, you did me some permanent harm
It took just one hit…it ain’t enough for me
It’s hurting me, baby

Oh, your love is a sweet addiction, I can’t clean you out of my veins
It’s a life long addiction that has damaged my brain
It took just one hit to the body to tear my defenses apart
One hit to the body, sure went straight to the mark
One hit to the body and it comes straight from the heart

[свернуть]
Almost Hear You Sigh

I can almost hear you sigh
I can almost hear you cry
On every crowded street
All the places we would meet

What will I do without you
They say that life goes on
I’m feeling sorry for myself
I can’t believe you’re gone

You acted much too calm
You turned on all your charm
You had a cold look in your eyes

I can feel your tounge on mine
Silky smooth like wine
I’m living with these memories
That’s all that’s left of you and me

I can almost hear you sigh
Almost hear you cry
When you made sweet love to me
And you turned on all the charm
Acted much too calm
You had a cold look in your eyes

Did it mean nothing
Was it all in vain
Was I just your fool
Or was the pleasure pain

Have you set me free
Or will I wake up
In the morning
And find out it’s been a bad dream

Come on, I beg you
I want to be your main man

I can almost hear you sigh
Almost hear you cry
When you made sweet love to me
Almost see your smile
It stretched half a mile
You had a stone cold look in your eyes

[свернуть]
You Got Me Rocking

I was a butcher
Cutting up meat
My hands were bloody
I’m dying on my feet
I was a surgeon
Til I start to shake
I was a-falling
But you put on the breaks
Hey hey
You got me rocking now
Hey hey
You got me rocking now
Hey hey
You got me rocking now

I was a pitcher
Down in a slump
I was a fighter
Taken for a sucker punch
Feeling bad
Guess I lost my spring
I was the boxer
Who can’t get in the ring

Hey hey
You got me rocking now
Hey hey
You got me rocking now
Hey hey
There ain’t no stopping me
Hey hey
You got me rocking now
Hey hey
You got me rocking now
Hey hey
You got me rocking now

I was a hooker
Losing her looks
I was a writer
Can’t write another book
I was all dried up
Dying to get wet
I was a tycoon
Drowning in debt

Hey hey
You got me rocking now
Hey hey
You got me rocking now
Hey hey
There ain’t no stopping me
Hey hey
You got me rocking now
Hey hey
You got me rocking now
Hey hey
You got me rocking now

[свернуть]
Blinded By Rainbows

Did you ever feel the pain
That He felt upon the cross
Did you ever feel the knife
Tearing flesh that’s oh so soft

Did you ever touch the night
Did you ever count the cost
Do you hide away the fear
Put down paradise as lost

You’re blinded by rainbows
Watching the wind blow
Blinded by rainbows
Do you dream at night
Do you sleep at night
I doubt it

Did you ever feel the blast
As the Semtex bomb goes off
Do you ever hear the screams
As the limbs are all torn off
Did you ever kiss the child
Who just saw his father shot
Do you ever shed a tear
As the war drags on and on

Do you ever touch the night
Or is it just another job
Do you fear the final hours
Put down paradise as lost

Blinded by rainbows
And faces in windows
Blinded by rainbows
Do you dream at night
Do you sleep at night
I doubt it

Do you ever fear the night
Could it be the war is lost
Do you fear the final hours
Do you kneel before the cross

You’re blinded by rainbows
And I’m watching the wind blow
Blinded by rainbows
Do you dream at night
Do you scream at night
do you smell of fear
Is your conscience clear
Are you caked in sweat

Are your clothes all wet
Do you see the light
Is the end in sight
See the face of Christ
Enter paradise
I doubt it

[свернуть]
Out Of Control

I was out in the city
I was out in the rain
I was feeling down-hearted
I was drinking again

I was standing by the bridges
Where the dark water flows
I was talking to a stranger
About times long ago

I was young
I was foolish
I was angry
I was vain
I was charming
I was lucky
Tell me how have I changed

Now I’m out
Oh out of control
Now I’m out
Oh out of control
Oh help me now

And the girls in the doorway
And the boys on the game
And the drunks and the homeless
They all know me

And the police on the corner
Give a nod and a wave
As they point me
To my final destination

I was young
I was foolish
I was angry
I was vain
I was charming
Feeling lucky
Tell me how have I changed

Now I’m out
Oh out of control
Now I’m out
Oh out of control
Oh help me now

In the hotel I’m excited
By the smile on her face
But I wondered
How was time
Gonna change her

I was young
I was foolish
I was angry
I was vain
I was charming
I was out there
Tell me how have I changed

Now I’m out
Oh out of control
Oh I’m out
Oh out of control

[свернуть]
Saint Of Me

Saint Paul the persecutor
Was a cruel and sinful man
Jesus hit him with a blinding light
And then his life began
I said yeah
I said yeah
Augustin knew temptation
He loved women, wine and song
And all the special pleasures
Of doing something wrong
I said yeah
I said yeah
I said yeah, oh yeah, oh yeah
You’ll never make a saint of me
Oh yeah, oh yeah
You’ll never make a saint of me
And could you stand the torture
And could you stand the pain
Could you put your faith in Jesus
When you’re burning in the flames
And I do believe in miracles
And I want to save my soul
And I know that I’m a sinner
I’m gonna die here in the cold
I said yes, I said yeah
I said yeah, oh yeah, oh yeah
You’ll never make a saint of me
Oh yeah, oh yeah
You’ll never make a saint of me
Oh yeah, oh yeah
You’ll never make a saint of me
Oh yeah, oh yeah
You’ll never make a saint of me
I thought I heard an angel cry
I thought I saw a teardrop falling from his eye
John the Baptist was a martyr
But he stirred up Herod’s hate
And Salome got her wish
To have him served up on a plate
I said yes
I said yeah
I said yeah, oh yeah, oh yeah
You’ll never make a saint of me
Oh yeah, oh yeah
You’ll never make a saint of me
Oh yeah, oh yeah
You’ll never make a saint of me
Oh yeah, oh yeah
You’ll never make a saint of me
I thought I heard an angel cry
I thought I saw a teardrop falling from his eye
I thought I saw an angel cry
You’ll never make a saint of me
You’ll never make a saint of me

[свернуть]
Laugh, I Nearly Died

I’ve been travelling but I don’t know where
I’ve been missing you but you just don’t care
And I’ve been wandering, I’ve seen Greece and Rome
Lost in the wilderness, so far from home
Yeah, yeah

I’ve been to Africa, looking for my soul
And I feel like an actor looking for a role
I’ve been in Arabia, I’ve seen a million stars
Been sipping champagne on the boulevards — yes

I’m so sick and tired
Trying to turn the tide, yeah
So I’ll say my goodbye
Laugh, laugh
I nearly died

I’ve been down to India, but it froze my bones
I’m living for the city, but I’m all alone
I’ve been travelling, but I don’t know where
I’ve been wandering, but I just don’t care

I hate to be denied
How you hurt my pride
I feel pushed aside
But laugh, laugh, laugh
I nearly died

Been travelling far and wide
Wondering who’s going to be my guide

Living in a fantasy but it’s way too far
But this kind of loneliness is way too hard
I’ve been wandering, feeling all alone
I lost my direction and I lost my home…Well

I’m so sick and tired
Now I’m on the side
Feeling so despised
When you laugh, laugh
I almost died

(Been travelling far and wide
Wondering who’s going to be my guide)

I hurt my pride, hurt my pride, hurt my pride (Been travelling far and wide)
Been travelling, yeah

(Been travelling far and wide
Wondering who’s going to be my guide)

(Been travelling far and wide)

[свернуть]
Anybody Seen My Baby

She confessed her love to me
Then she vanished on the breeze
Trying to hold on to that
Was just impossible.

She was more than beautiful
Closer to ethereal
With a kind of
Down to earth flavor.

Close my eyes,
It’s three in the afternoon
Then I, I realize
That she’s really gone for good.
Anybody seen my baby?
Anybody seen her around?

Love has gone and made me blind.
I’ve looked but I just can’ find.
She has gotten lost in the crowd.

And I was flippin’ magazines
In that place on Mercer Street
When I thought I spotted her

And getting on a motor bike
Looking really lady like
Didn’t she just give me a wave?
Salty tears,
It’s three in the afternoon.
Has she disappeared?
Is she really gone for good?

Anybody seen my baby?
Anybody seen her around?
If I just as close my eyes,
I reach out and touch the prize.
Anybody seen her around?
Oh yeah, that’s a loosener

(Rapped)
We came to rock for Brooklyn
And Queens
And Manhattan
And The Bronx
And Staten Island
I can’t forget New Jersey
And Long Island
And all over the world
We came to rock for everybody, like this

Anybody seen my baby?
Has anybody seen her?
Anybody seen her around?
If I could just as close my eyes,
I will reach out,
Reach out and touch the prize.

Anybody,
(Anybody seen her around?)
Anybody seen her around?
Oh yeah, anybody,
(Anybody seen my baby?)
Anybody seen my baby?

(Anybody seen her around?)
Lost, lost and never found
Oh yeah, I must’ve,
I must’ve called her a thousand times.
Oh, sometimes I just think
She’s just in my imagination.
Oh, hey
Uh-huh, huh
Lost, lost in the crowd.

[свернуть]
You Can't Always Get What You Want

Well, I saw her today at the reception
A glass of wine in her hand
I knew she would go meet her connection
At her feet was her footloose man

No, you can’t always get what you want
aaaahhwaw
No, you can’t always get what you want
aaaahhwaw
No, you can’t always get what you want
aaaahhwaw
But if you try sometime, you just might find
You get what you need

And I went down to the demonstration
To get my fair share of abuse
Singing, «We’re gonna vent our frustration
And if we don’t, we are going to blow a 50-amp fuse», yeah

And no, you can’t always get what you want
aaaahhwaw
No, you can’t always get what you want
aaaahhwaw
Well, no, you can’t always get what you want
aaaahhwaw
But if you try sometimes you just might find
You get what you need, baby

And I went down to the Chelsea drugstore
To get your prescriptions filled
I was standin’ in line with Mr. Jimmy
And man, did he look pretty ill

We decided to have a soda
«Whatcha favorite flavor?», «Cherry red»
And I sung my song to my friend Jimmy
And he said one word back to me, that was «Dead»
I said

Oh, you can’t always get what you want
aaaahhwaw
Oh, you can’t always get what you want
aaaahhwaw
Oh, you can’t always get what you want
aaaahhwaw
But if you try sometimes, you just might find
You get what you need

Oh, you can’t always get what you want
aaaahhwaw
You can’t always get what you want
aaaahhwaw
You can’t always get what you want
aaaahhwaw
You can’t always get what you want
aaaahhwaw

And I saw her today at the reception
In her glass was a bleeding man
And she was practised that the art of deception
I could tell by her blood-stained hands

Oh, you can’t always get what you want
aaaahhwaw
Oh, you can’t always get what you want
aaaahhwaw

Oh, you can’t always get what you want
aaaahhwaw
Oh, you can’t always get what you want
aaaahhwaw
Oh, you can’t always get what you want
aaaahhwaw
Oh, you can’t always get what you want
aaaahhwaw
But if you try sometimes you just might find
You get what you need

[свернуть]
Out Of Tears

I can’t feel, feel a thing
I can’t shout, I can’t scream
Breathe it out, breathe it in
All this love from within

I won’t cry when you say goodbye
I’m out of tears
And I won’t die when you wave goodbye
I’m out of tears, out of tears

I won’t drink, I won’t eat
I can’t hear, I won’t speak
Let it out, let it in
All this pain from within

And I just can’t pour my heart out
To another living thing
I’m a whisper, I’m a shadow
But I’m standing up to sing

And I won’t cry when you say goodbye
I’m out of tears
And I won’t die when you wave goodbye
I’m out of tears

And I won’t cry, I swear my eyes are dry
Well, I’m out of tears
And I won’t cry, I’m going to tell you why
Well, I’m out of tears, out of tears, out of tears

Let it out from within
Some you lose, some you win
I can drift, I can dream
Till I float off your screen

And I just can’t pour my heart out
To another living thing
I’m a whisper, I’m a shadow
But I’m standing up to sing

And I won’t cry when you say goodbye
I’m out of tears
And I won’t die when you wave goodbye
I’m out of tears, out of tears

And I won’t cry, I swear my eyes are dry
I’m out of tears, out of tears
And I won’t cry, I’m going to tell you why
I’m out of tears, out of tears, out of tears

[свернуть]

Billy Joel


Lyrics

Piano Man

It’s nine o’clock on a Saturday
The regular crowd shuffles in
There’s an old man sitting next to me
Making love to his tonic and gin

He says, «Son can you play me a memory
I’m not really sure how it goes
But it’s sad and it’s sweet
And I knew it complete
When I wore a younger man’s clothes»

Sing us a song you’re the piano man
Sing us a song tonight
Well we’re all in the mood for a melody
And you’ve got us feeling alright

Now John at the bar is a friend of mine
He gets me my drinks for free
And he’s quick with a joke or to light up your smoke
But there’s someplace that he’d rather be

He says, «Bill, I believe this is killing me»
As a smile ran away from his face
«Well, I’m sure that I could be a movie star
If I could get out of this place»

Now Paul is a real estate novelist
Who never had time for a wife
And he’s talking with Davy, who’s still in the Navy
And probably will be for life

And the waitress is practicing politics
As the businessmen slowly get stoned
Yes they’re sharing a drink they call loneliness
But it’s better than drinking alone

Sing us a song you’re the piano man
Sing us a song tonight
Well we’re all in the mood for a melody
And you’ve got us feeling alright

It’s a pretty good crowd for a Saturday
And the manager gives me a smile
‘Cause he knows that it’s me they’ve been coming to see
To forget about life for a while

And the piano sounds like a carnival
And the microphone smells like a beer
And they sit at the bar and put bread in my jar
And say «Man what are you doing here?»

Sing us a song you’re the piano man
Sing us a song tonight
Well we’re all in the mood for a melody
And you’ve got us feeling alright

[свернуть]
New York State Of Mind

Some folks like to get away
Take a holiday from the neighborhood
Hop a flight to Miami Beach
Or to Hollywood
But I’m talking a Greyhound
On the Hudson River Line
I’m in a New York state of mind

I’ve seen all the movie stars
In their fancy cars and their limousines
Been high in the Rockies under the evergreens
But I know what I’m needing
And I don’t want to waste more time
I’m in a New York state of mind

It was so easy living day by day
Out of touch with the rhythm and blues
But now I need a little give and take
The New York Times, The Daily News

It comes down to reality
And it’s fine with me ’cause I’ve let it slide
Don’t care if it’s Chinatown or on Riverside
I don’t have any reasons
I’ve left them all behind
I’m in a New York state of mind

It was so easy living day by day
Out of touch with the rhythm and blues
But now I need a little give and take
The New York Times, The Daily News

It comes down to reality
And it’s fine with me ’cause I’ve let it slide
Don’t care if it’s Chinatown or on Riverside
I don’t have any reasons
I’ve left them all behind
I’m in a New York state of mind

I’m just taking a Greyhound on the Hudson River Line
‘Cause I’m in a New York state of mind

[свернуть]
Pressure

You have to learn to pace yourself
Pressure
You’re just like everybody else
Pressure
You’ve only had to run so far
So good
But you will come to a place
Where the only thing you feel
Are loaded guns in your face
And you’ll have to deal with
Pressure

You used to call me paranoid
Pressure
But even you cannot avoid
Pressure
You turned the tap dance into your crusade
Now here you are with your faith
And your Peter Pan advice
You have no scars on your face
And you cannot handle
Pressure

All grown up and no place to go
Psych 1, Psych 2
What do you know?
All your life is channel 13
Sesame Street
What does it mean?

(I’ll tell you what it means)
Pressure
Pressure

Don’t ask for help
You’re all alone
Pressure
You’ll have to answer
To your own
Pressure
I’m sure you’ll have some cosmic rationale
But here you are in the ninth
Two men out and three men on
Nowhere to look but inside
Where we all respond to
Pressure
Pressure

All your life is Time Magazine
I read it too
What does it mean?

Pressure

I’m sure you’ll have some cosmic rationale
But here you are with your faith
And your Peter Pan advice
You have no scars on your face
And you cannot handle
Pressure
Pressure
Pressure
One, two, three, four
Pressure

[свернуть]
A Matter Of Trust

Some love is just a lie of the heart
The cold remains of what began with a passionate start
And they may not want it to end
But it will, it’s just a question of when
I’ve lived long enough to have learned
The closer you get to the fire the more you get burned
But that won’t happen to us
Because it’s always been a matter of trust

I know you’re an emotional girl
It took a lot for you to not lose your faith in this world
I can’t offer you proof
But you’re gonna face a moment of truth
It’s hard when you’re always afraid
You just recover when another belief is betrayed
So break my heart if you must
It’s a matter of trust

You can’t go the distance
With too much resistance
I know you have doubts
But for God’s sake don’t shut me out

This time you’ve got nothing to lose
You can take it, you can leave it
Whatever you choose
I won’t hold back anything
And I’ll walk away a fool or a king
Some love is just a lie of the mind
It’s make believe until it’s only a matter of time
And some might have learned to adjust
But then it never was a matter of trust

I’m sure you’re aware love
We’ve both had our share of
Believing too long
When the whole situation was wrong

Some love is just a lie of the soul
A constant battle for the ultimate state of control
After you’ve heard lie upon lie
There can hardly be a question of why
Some love is just a lie of the heart
The cold remains of what began with a passionate start
But that can’t happen to us
Because it’s always been a matter of trust

[свернуть]
Good Night Saigon

We met as soul mates
On Parris Island
We left as inmates
From an asylum
And we were sharp
As sharp as knives
And we were so gung ho
To lay down our lives

We came in spastic
Like tameless horses
We left in plastic
As numbered corpses
And we learned fast
To travel light
Our arms were heavy
But our bellies were tight

We had no home front
We had no soft soap
They sent us Playboy
They gave us Bob Hope
We dug in deep
And shot on sight
And prayed to Jesus Christ
With all of our might

We had no cameras
To shoot the landscape
We passed the hash pipe
And played our Doors tapes
And it was dark
So dark at night
And we held on to each other
Like brother to brother
We promised our mothers we’d write
And we would all go down together
We said we’d all go down together
Yes we would all go down together

Remember Charlie
Remember Baker
They left their childhood
On every acre
And who was wrong?
And who was right?
It didn’t matter in the thick of the fight

We held the day
In the palm
Of our hand
They ruled the night
And the night
Seemed to last as long as six weeks
On Parris Island

We held the coastline
They held the highlands
And they were sharp
As sharp as knives
They heard the hum of our motors
They counted the rotors
And waited for us to arrive
And we would all go down together
We said we’d all go down together
Yes we would all go down together

[свернуть]
We Didn't Start The Fire

Harry Truman, Doris Day, Red China, Johnny Ray
South Pacific, Walter Winchell, Joe DiMaggio

Joe McCarthy, Richard Nixon, Studebaker, Television
North Korea, South Korea, Marilyn Monroe

Rosenbergs, H Bomb, Sugar Ray, Panmunjom
Brando, The King And I, and The Catcher In The Rye

Eisenhower, Vaccine, England’s got a new queen
Maciano, Liberace, Santayana goodbye

We didn’t start the fire
It was always burning
Since the world’s been turning
We didn’t start the fire
No we didn’t light it
But we tried to fight it

Joseph Stalin, Malenkov, Nasser and Prokofiev
Rockefeller, Campanella, Communist Bloc

Roy Cohn, Juan Peron, Toscanini, Dancron
Dien Bien Phu Falls, Rock Around the Clock

Einstein, James Dean, Brooklyn’s got a winning team
Davy Crockett, Peter Pan, Elvis Presley, Disneyland

Bardot, Budapest, Alabama, Khrushchev
Princess Grace, Peyton Place, Trouble in the Suez

We didn’t start the fire
It was always burning
Since the world’s been turning
We didn’t start the fire
No we didn’t light it
But we tried to fight it

Little Rock, Pasternak, Mickey Mantle, Kerouac
Sputnik, Chou En-Lai, Bridge On The River Kwai

Lebanon, Charles de Gaulle, California baseball
Starkwether, Homicide, Children of Thalidomide
Buddy Holly, Ben Hur, Space Monkey, Mafia
Hula Hoops, Castro, Edsel is a no-go

U2, Syngman Rhee, payola and Kennedy
Chubby Checker, Psycho, Belgians in the Congo

We didn’t start the fire
It was always burning
Since the world’s been turning
We didn’t start the fire
No we didn’t light it
But we tried to fight it

Hemingway, Eichman, Stranger in a Strange Land
Dylan, Berlin, Bay of Pigs invasion

Lawrence of Arabia, British Beatlemania
Ole Miss, John Glenn, Liston beats Patterson

Pope Paul, Malcolm X, British Politician sex
J.F.K. blown away, what else do I have to say

We didn’t start the fire
It was always burning
Since the world’s been turning
We didn’t start the fire
No we didn’t light it
But we tried to fight it

Birth control, Ho Chi Minh, Richard Nixon back again
Moonshot, Woodstock, Watergate, punk rock
Begin, Reagan, Palestine, Terror on the airline
Ayatollah’s in Iran, Russians in Afghanistan

Wheel of Fortune, Sally Ride, heavy metal, suicide
Foreign debts, homeless Vets, AIDS, Crack, Bernie Goetz
Hypodermics on the shores, China’s under martial law
Rock and Roller cola wars, I can’t take it anymore

We didn’t start the fire
It was always burning
Since the world’s been turning
We didn’t start the fire
No we didn’t light it
But we tried to fight it

[свернуть]
Downeaster Alexa

Well I’m on the Downeaster Alexa
And I’m cruising through Block Island Sound
I have charted a course to the Vineyard
But tonight I am Nantucket bound

We took on diesel back in Montauk yesterday
And left this morning from the bell in Gardiner’s Bay
Like all the locals here I’ve had to sell my home
Too proud to leave I worked my fingers to the bone

So I could own my Downeaster Alexa
And I go where the ocean is deep
There are giants out there in the canyons
And a good captain can’t fall asleep

I’ve got bills to pay and children who need clothes
I know there’s fish out there but where God only knows
They say these waters aren’t what they used to be
But I’ve got people back on land who count on me

So if you see my Downeaster Alexa
And if you work with the rod and the reel
Tell my wife I am trolling Atlantis
And I still have my hands on the wheel

Now I drive my Downeaster Alexa
More and more miles from shore every year
Since they tell me I can’t sell no stripers
And there’s no luck in swordfishing here

I was a bayman like my father was before
Can’t make a living as a bayman anymore
There ain’t much future for a man who works the sea
But there ain’t no island left for islanders like me

[свернуть]
And So It Goes

In every heart there is a room
A sanctuary safe and strong
To heal the wounds from lovers past
Until a new one comes along

I spoke to you in cautious tones
You answered me with no pretense
And still I feel I said too much
My silence is my self defense

And every time I’ve held a rose
It seems I only felt the thorns
And so it goes, and so it goes
And so will you soon I suppose

But if my silence made you leave
Then that would be my worst mistake
So I will share this room with you
And you can have this heart to break

And this is why my eyes are closed
It’s just as well for all I’ve seen
And so it goes, and so it goes
And you’re the only one who knows

So I would choose to be with you
That’s if the choice were mine to make
But you can make decisions too
And you can have this heart to break

And so it goes, and so it goes
And you’re the only one who knows

[свернуть]
Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)

Anthony works in the grocery store
savin’ his pennies for someday
Mama Leone left a note on the door,
she said
“Sonny, move out to the country”
Workin’ too hard can give me
a heart attack
You oughta know by now
Who needs a house out in Hackensack?
Is that what you get with your money?

*It seems such a waste of time
If that’s what it’s all about
If that’s movin’ up then I’m movin’ out.

Sergeant O’Leary is walkin’ the beat
At night he becomes a bartender
He works at Mister Cacciatore’s down
on Sullivan Street
Across from the medical center
He’s tradin’ in his Chevy for a Cadillac
You oughta know by now
And if he can’t drive with
a broken back
At least he can polish the fenders

*It seems such a waste of time
If that’s what it’s all about
If that’s movin’ up then I’m movin’ out.

You should never argue with a crazy mind
You oughta know by now
You can pay Uncle Sam with the overtime
Is that all you get for your money?

*It seems such a waste of time
If that’s what it’s all about
If that’s movin’ up then I’m
movin’ out.

[свернуть]
Honesty

If you search for tenderness
It isn’t hard to find
You can have the love you need to live
But if you look for truthfulness
You might just as well be blind
It always seems to be so hard to give

Honesty is such a lonely word
Everyone is so untrue
Honesty is hardly ever heard
And mostly what I need from you

I can always find someone
To say they sympathize
If I wear my heart out on my sleeve
But I don’t want some pretty face
To tell me pretty lies
All I want is someone to believe

Honesty is such a lonely word
Everyone is so untrue
Honesty is hardly ever heard
And mostly what I need from you

I can find a lover
I can find a friend
I can have security
Until the bitter end
Anyone can comfort me
With promises again
I know, I know

When I’m deep inside of me
Don’t be too concerned
I won’t ask for nothin’ while I’m gone
But when I want sincerity
Tell me where else can I turn
Because you’re the only one that I depend on

Honesty is such a lonely word
Everyone is so untrue
Honesty is hardly ever heard
And mostly what I need from you

[свернуть]
Uptown Girl

Uptown girl
She’s been living in her uptown world
I bet she never had a backstreet guy
I bet her mama never told her why

I’m gonna try for an uptown girl
She’s been living in her white bread world
As long as anyone with hot blood can
And now she’s looking for a downtown man
That’s what I am

And when she knows what
She wants from her time
And when she wakes up
And makes up her mind

She’ll see I’m not so tough
Just because
I’m in love with an uptown girl

You know I’ve seen her in her uptown world
She’s getting tired of her high class toys
And all her presents from her uptown boys
She’s got a choice

Uptown girl
You know I can’t afford to buy her pearls
But maybe someday when my ship comes in
She’ll understand what kind of guy I’ve been
And then I’ll win

And when she’s walking
She’s looking so fine
And when she’s talking
She’ll say that she’s mine

She’ll say I’m not so tough
Just because
I’m in love
With and uptown girl

She’s been living in her white bread world
As long as anyone with hot blood can
And now she’s looking for a downtown man
That’s what I am

Uptown girl
She’s my uptown girl
You know I’m in love
With an uptown girl
My uptown girl
You know I’m in love
With an uptown girl
My uptown girl

[свернуть]
Longest Time

Oh, oh, oh
For the longest time
Oh, oh, oh
For the longest time
If you said goodbye to me tonight
There would still be music left to write
What else could I do
I’m so inspired by you
That hasn’t happened for the longest time

Once I thought my innocence was gone
Now I know that happiness goes on
That’s where you found me
When you put your arms around me
I haven’t been there for the longest time

Oh, oh, oh
For the longest time
Oh, oh, oh
For the longest time
I’m that voice you’re hearing in the hall
And the greatest miracle of all
Is how I need you
And how you needed me too
That hasn’t happened for the longest time

Maybe this won’t last very long
But you feel so right
And I could be wrong
Maybe I’ve been hoping too hard
But I’ve gone this far
And it’s more that I hoped for

Who knows how much further we’ll go on
Maybe I’ll be sorry when you’re gone
I’ll take my chances
I forgot how nice romance is
I haven’t been there for the longest time
I had second thoughts at the start
I said to myself
Hold on to your heart
Now I know the woman that you are
You’re wonderful so far
And it’s more that I hoped for

I don’t care what consequence it brings
I have been a fool for lesser things
I want you so bad
I think you ought to know that
I intend to hold you for
The longest time

[свернуть]

Van Halen


Lyrics

Ain't Talkin' 'Bout Love

I heard the news baby
All about your disease
Yeah, you may have all you want baby
But I got somethin’ you need, oh yeah

Ain’t talkin’ ’bout love
My love is rotten to the core
Ain’t talkin’ ’bout love
Just like I told you before, yeah before

You know you’re semi-good lookin’
And on the streets again
Oh yeah, you think you’re really cookin’ baby
You better find yourself a friend, my friend

Ain’t talkin’ ’bout love
My love is rotten to the core
Ain’t gonna talk about love
Just like I told you before, before
Before, before, before

Ain’t talkin’ ’bout love
Babe, it’s rotten to the core
Ain’t talkin’ bout love
Just like I told you before, before

I been to the edge
And there I stood and looked down
You know I lost a lot of friends there baby
I got no time to mess around

So if you want it, got to bleed for it baby
Yeah, got to, got to bleed, baby
You got to, got to bleed, baby
Hey, got to, got to bleed baby

Ain’t talkin’ ’bout love
My love is rotten to the core
Ain’t talkin’ ’bout love
Just like I told you before, before, before

Ain’t talkin’ ’bout love
Don’t wanna talk about love
Don’t need to talk about love
Ain’t gonna talk about love
No more, no more

[свернуть]
Top Of The World

I know you believe in me
That’s all I ever need. Uh-huh
No no, nothin’s gonna stop it
Nothin’ will discourage me. Oh, no

Hey baby, uh-it’s the only way out
Oh, little darlin’, now come on
What’s it all about?

Standin’ on top of the world
For a little while
Standin’ on top of the world
Gonna give it all we got

Oh, I know you wanna touch
I got to have a little taste
I just wanna sink my teeth in that
Fine piece o’ real estate. Yeah

Hey bab, woo! Make it nice n’ sweet. Ooh!
Oh, little darlin’
Let’s take a walk down East Street

Standin’ on top of the world
For a little while
Standin’ on top of the world
Gonna give it all we got

(Ooo-ooo-ooo) Baby, got a feelin’
(Ooo-ooo) Oh, I wanna touch it now
(Ooo-ooo-ooo-ooo) See the whole wide world turn
upside-down

Someday, we’ll be standin’ on top of the world
For a little while
Standin’ on top of the world
Til’ we got stung
Standin’ on top of the world
For a little while
Standin’ on top of the world
Gonna give it all we got

(Standin’ on top) Hey baby
(Standin on top) Hey darlin’. Woo!
Standin on top
Standin on top
Standin on top

[свернуть]
(Don't Tell Me) What Love Can Do

It’s okay, I’ll do what I want if I choose
I can take the fall, there’s a choice
It’s my destiny in my hands
Yeah, it’s up to me

I can drive, I can shoot a gun in the streets
Score me some heroin
I can jump, be the sacrifice
Bear the cross just like Jesus Christ

And I don’t wanna hear what love can do
No, I ain’t gonna tell you what’s right for you

Is it right to take the easy way?
Close your eyes, get on your knees and pray
Now you’re saved by a higher voice
Givin’ up, givin’ up, givin’ up your choice

If I’m wrong, then I’ll pay for it
If I’m right, yeah you’re gonna hear about it
But I’ll try, yeah I’ll try for it
I’ll try and I’ll try, till I’m satisfied

And I, I’m tired of hearin’ what love can do
And I, ain’t gonna tell you what’s right for you

I’ve seen the damage done
Yeah, I heard the shotgun
And felt the settin’ sun on my kingdom come

Is it right, uh, to take the easy way?
I don’t know, I get down on my knees and pray
Now I’m saved by a higher voice
Givin’ up, givin’ up, givin’ up my choice

If I’m wrong, hey! Then I’ll pay for it
If I’m right, yeah, you’re gonna deal with it
‘Cause I’ll try, yeah I’ll try for it
I’ll try and I’ll cry, even die for it

No, I don’t wanna hear what love can do
No, I, I can’t tell you what’s right for you
Oh, I, I, I tell you what love can do
No, I, I, I can’t say when your time is through

I’ve seen the damage done
Oh Lord, I heard the shotgun
I felt the settin’ sun on my kingdom come, no

Don’t tell me what love can do, uh
Hey hey hey, uh, hey hey hey hey
Don’t tell me what love can do, alright
Hey hey hey, what love can do

[свернуть]
Jump

I get up, and nothin’ gets me down
You got it tough, I’ve seen the toughest around
And I know, baby, just how you feel
You got to roll with the punches and get to what’s real

Ah, can’t you see me standin’ here
I got my back against the record machine
I ain’t the worst that you’ve seen
Ah, can’t you see what I mean?

Ah
Might as well jump
Might as well jump
Go ahead an’ jump
Go ahead and jump

Ow oh
Hey you
Who said that?
Baby, how you been?
You say you don’t know
You won’t know until you begin

So can’t ya see me standing here
I got my back against the record machine
I ain’t the worst that you’ve seen
Ah, can’t you see what I mean?

Ah
Might as well jump
Go ahead and jump
Might as well jump
Go ahead and jump
Jump

Might as well jump
Go ahead and jump
Get it in, jump
Go ahead and jump

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Why Can't This Be Love

Oh
here it comes
that funny feeling again

Winding me up inside every time we touch.
Hey
I don’t know
oh
tell me where to begin

‘Cause I never ever felt so much.
And I can’t recall any love at all

Oh baby
this blows them all away.

It’s got what it takes
so tell me why can’t this be love?
Straight from my heart
oh
tell me why can’t this be love?

I tell myself hey
only fools rush in

And only time will tell if we stand the test of time.
All I know you’ve got to run to win

And Ill be damned ifI’ll get hung up on the line.
No
I can’t recall anything at all

oh baby
this blows them all away.
It’s got what it takes

so tell me why can’t this be love? . . .

It’s got what it takes

so tell me why can’t this be love? . . .
Baby
why can’t this be love?
Got to know why can’t this be love?
I wanna know why can’t this be love?

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I Can't Stop Lovin' You

There’s a time and place for everything,
for everyone
we can push with all our might,
but nothing’s gonna come
oh no, nothing’s gonna change
and if I asked you not to try
oh could you let it be

I wanna hold you and say
we can’t throw this all away
tell me you won’t go, you won’t go
do you have to hear me say

I can’t stop lovin’ you
and no matter what you say or
do you know my heart is true,
oh I can’t stop lovin’ you

You can change your friends,
your place in life
you can change your mind
we can change the things we say
and do it anytime
oh no, but I think you’ll find
that when you look inside your heart
oh baby, I’ll be there

Hold on
I’m holding on baby,
just come on, come on, come on
I just wanna hear you say

I can’t stop lovin’ you
and no matter what you say or
do you know my heart is true,
oh I can’t stop lovin’ you

Oh, I’m so twisted and tied
and all I remembered
was how hard we tried
only to surrender

And when it’s over
I know how it’s gonna be and true love
will never die no, not fade away

And I can’t stop lovin’ you
and no matter what you say or
do you know my heart is true,
oh I can’t stop lovin’ you
and I know what I got to do
hey ray, what you said is true
I can’t stop lovin’ you, oh
oh, I can’t stop lovin’ you

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BONUS: From Afar

If I cannot see you from afar
Look into your eyes, that hint of depth
Hidden inside

If I cannot hear you from afar
Whisper in my ear, rest assured that
You are near

And I know not what it’s like
The aforementioned
For the distance between us
As are the stars, I only have you
In my imagination
Just to love you
From afar

If I cannot kiss you from afar
Hold you in my arms, keep taste the
Sweetness of your breath

If I cannot touch you from afar
Hol you in my arms, keep you warm
And safe from harm

Though our circumstances
‘Cause separation
In the absence
There’s a presence in my heart
I will surrender, I’ll surrender to my
Quiet contemptation
I’ll just, I’ll just love you
From afar

There must be a better way
A better way of passing the time
‘Cause I can’t seem to get her out
Get her out of my mind

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George Martin — In My Life


Lyrics

Come Together - Robin Williams & Bobby McFerrin

Here come old flattop he come grooving up slowly
He got joo-joo eyeball he one holy roller
He got hair down to his knee
Got to be a joker he just do what he please

He wear no shoeshine he got toe-jam football
He got monkey finger he shoot coca-cola
He say «I know you, you know me»
One thing I can tell you is you got to be free
Come together right now over me

He bag production he got walrus gumboot
He got Ono sideboard he one spinal cracker
He got feet down below his knee
Hold you in his armchair you can feel his disease
Come together right now over me

He roller-coaster he got early warning
He got muddy water he one mojo filter
He say «One and one and one is three»
Got to be good-looking ’cause he’s so hard to see
Come together right now over me

Come Together

Here come old flattop
He come grooving up slowly
He got joo-joo eyeball
He one holy roller
He got hair down to his knee
Got to be a joker
He just do what he please

He wear no shoeshine
He got toe-jam football
He got monkey finger
He shoot coca-cola
He say I know you, you know me
One thing I can tell you
If you got to be free

Come together right now over me

He bag production,
He got walrus gumboot
He got Ono sideboard
He one spinal cracker
He got feet down below his knee
Hold you in his armchair
You can feel his disease

Come together right now over me

He roller-coaster
He got early warning
He got muddy water
He one mojo filter
He say one and one and one is three
Got to be good-looking
‘Cos he’s so hard to see

Come together right now over me

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Hard Day's Night - Goldie Hawn

It’s been a hard day’s night
And I’ve been working like a dog
It’s been a hard day’s night
I should be sleeping like a log
But when I get home to you
I find the things that you do
Will make me feel alright.

You know I work all day
To get you money to buy you things
And it’s worth it just to hear you say
You’re going to give me ev’rything
So why on earth should I moan
‘Cause when I get you alone
You know I feel ok

When I’m home ev’rything seems to be right
When I’m home feeling you holding me tight, tight, yeh

It’s been a hard day’s night
And I’ve been working like a dog
It’s been a hard day’s night
I should be sleeping like a log
But when I get home to you
I find the things that you do
Will make me feel alright.

Owww!

So why on earth should I moan
’cause when I get you alone
You know I feel ok

When I’m home ev’rything seems to be right
When I’m home feeling you holding me tight, tight, yeh

It’s been a hard day’s night
And I’ve been working like a dog
It’s been a hard day’s night
I should be sleeping like a log
But when I get home to you
I find the things that you do
Will make me feel alright.

You know I feel alright
You know I feel alright

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A Day In A Life - Jeff Beck (instrumental)

I read the news today oh, boy
About a lucky man who made the grade
And though the news was rather sad
Well, I just had to laugh
I saw the photograph
He blew his mind out in a car
He didn’t notice that the lights had changed
A crowd of people stood and stared
They’d seen his face before
Nobody was really sure if he was from the house of lords

I saw a film today oh, boy
The english army had just won the war
A crowd of people turned away
But I just had to look
Having read the book
I’d love to turn you on.

Woke up, fell out of bed
Dragged a comb across my head
Found my way downstairs and drank a cup
And looking up, I noticed I was late
Found my coat and grabbed my hat
Made the bus in seconds flat
Found my way upstairs and had a smoke
And somebody spoke and I went into a dream
Ah

I read the news today oh, boy
Four thousand holes in blackburn, lancashire
And though the holes were rather small
They had to count them all
Now they know how many holes it takes to fill the albert hall
I’d love to turn you on

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I Am The Walrus - Jim Carrey

I am he as you are he as you are me
And we are all together
See how they run like pigs from a gun
See how they fly
I’m crying

Sitting on a cornflake waiting for the van to come
Corporation teeshirt, stupid bloody Tuesday
Man you been a naughty boy. You let your face grow long
I am the eggman, they are the eggmen
I am the walrus, goo goo goo joob

Mister City Policeman sitting, pretty little policemen in a row
See how they fly like Lucy in the sky, see how they run
I’m crying, I’m crying
I’m crying, I’m crying

Yellow matter custard dripping from a dead dog’s eye
Crabalocker fishwife pornographic priestess
Boy you been a naughty girl, you let your knickers down
I am the eggman, they are the eggmen
I am the walrus, goo goo goo joob

Sitting in an English garden waiting for the sun
If the sun don’t come
You get a tan from standing in the English rain
I am the eggman, they are the eggmen
I am the walrus, goo goo goo joob goo goo goo goo joob

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See how they smile like pigs in a sty, see how they snied
I’m crying

Semolina pilchard climbing up the Eiffel Tower
Elementary penguin singing Hare Krishna
Man you should have seen them kicking Edgar Alan Poe
I am the eggman, they are the eggmen
I am the walrus, goo goo goo joob goo goo goo joob

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In My Life - Sean Connery

There are places I remember
All my life, though some have changed
Some forever not for better
Some have gone and some remain
All these places have their moments
With lovers and friends I still can recall
Some are dead and some are living
In my life I’ve loved them all

But of all these friends and lovers
There is no one compares with you
And these memories lose their meaning
When I think of love as something new
Though I know I’ll never lose affection
For people and things that went before
I know I’ll often stop and think about them
In my life I love you more

Though I know I’ll never lose affection
For people and things that went before
I know I’ll often stop and think about them
In my life I love you more
In my life I love you more

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BONUS: While My Guitar Gently Weeps - Jeff Healey

I look at you all see the love there that’s sleeping
While my guitar gently weeps
I look at the floor and I see it needs sweeping
Still my guitar gently weeps.

I don’t know why nobody told you
How to unfold your love
I don’t know how someone controlled you
They bought and sold you.

I look at the world and I notice it’s turning
While my guitar gently weeps
With every mistake we must surely be learning
Still my guitar gently weeps.

I don’t know how you were diverted
You were perverted too
I don’t know how you were inverted
No one alerted you.

I look at you all see the love there that’s sleeping
While my guitar gently weeps
Look at you all…
Still my guitar gently weeps.

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Bob Dylan


Lyrics

The Times They Are A-Changin'

Come gather ’round people
Wherever you roam
And admit that the waters
Around you have grown
And accept it that soon
You’ll be drenched to the bone
If your time to you is worth savin’
Then you better start swimmin’ or you’ll sink like a stone
For the times they are a-changin’

Come writers and critics
Who prophesize with your pen
And keep your eyes wide
The chance won’t come again
And don’t speak too soon
For the wheel’s still in spin
And there’s no tellin’ who that it’s namin’
For the loser now will be later to win
For the times they are a-changin’

Come senators, congressmen
Please heed the call
Don’t stand in the doorway
Don’t block up the hall
For he that gets hurt
Will be he who has stalled
There’s a battle outside and it is ragin’
It’ll soon shake your windows and rattle your walls
For the times they are a-changin’

Come mothers and fathers
Throughout the land
And don’t criticize
What you can’t understand
Your sons and your daughters
Are beyond your command
Your old road is rapidly agin’
Please get out of the new one if you can’t lend your hand
For the times they are a-changin’

The line it is drawn
The curse it is cast
The slow one now
Will later be fast
As the present now
Will later be past
The order is rapidly fadin’
And the first one now will later be last
For the times they are a-changin’

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It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)

Darkness at the break of noon
Shadows even the silver spoon
The handmade blade, the child’s balloon
Eclipses both the sun and moon
To understand you know too soon
There is no sense in trying

Pointed threats, they bluff with scorn
Suicide remarks are torn
From the fool’s gold mouthpiece the hollow horn
Plays wasted words, proves to warn
That he not busy being born is busy dying

Temptation’s page flies out the door
You follow, find yourself at war
Watch waterfalls of pity roar
You feel to moan but unlike before
You discover that you’d just be one more
Person crying

So don’t fear if you hear
A foreign sound to your ear
It’s alright, Ma, I’m only sighing

As some warn victory, some downfall
Private reasons great or small
Can be seen in the eyes of those that call
To make all that should be killed to crawl
While others say don’t hate nothing at all
Except hatred

Disillusioned words like bullets bark
As human gods aim for their mark
Make everything from toy guns that spark
To flesh-colored Christs that glow in the dark
It’s easy to see without looking too far
That not much is really sacred

While preachers preach of evil fates
Teachers teach that knowledge waits
Can lead to hundred-dollar plates
Goodness hides behind its gates
But even the president of the United States
Sometimes must have to stand naked

An’ though the rules of the road have been lodged
It’s only people’s games that you got to dodge
And it’s alright, Ma, I can make it

Advertising signs they con
You into thinking you’re the one
That can do what’s never been done
That can win what’s never been won
Meantime life outside goes on
All around you

You lose yourself, you reappear
You suddenly find you got nothing to fear
Alone you stand with nobody near
When a trembling distant voice, unclear
Startles your sleeping ears to hear
That somebody thinks they really found you

A question in your nerves is lit
Yet you know there is no answer fit
To satisfy, insure you not to quit
To keep it in your mind and not forget
That it is not he or she or them or it
That you belong to

Although the masters make the rules
For the wise men and the fools
I got nothing, Ma, to live up to

For them that must obey authority
That they do not respect in any degree
Who despise their jobs, their destinies
Speak jealously of them that are free
Cultivate their flowers to be
Nothing more than something they invest in

While some on principles baptized
To strict party platform ties
Social clubs in drag disguise
Outsiders they can freely criticize
Tell nothing except who to idolize
And then say God bless him

While one who sings with his tongue on fire
Gargles in the rat race choir
Bent out of shape from society’s pliers
Cares not to come up any higher
But rather get you down in the hole
That he’s in

But I mean no harm nor put fault
On anyone that lives in a vault
But it’s alright, Ma, if I can’t please him

Old lady judges watch people in pairs
Limited in sex, they dare
To push fake morals, insult and stare
While money doesn’t talk, it swears
Obscenity, who really cares
Propaganda, all is phony

While them that defend what they cannot see
With a killer’s pride, security
It blows the minds most bitterly
For them that think death’s honesty
Won’t fall upon them naturally
Life sometimes must get lonely

My eyes collide head-on with stuffed
Graveyards, false gods, I scuff
At pettiness which plays so rough
Walk upside-down inside handcuffs
Kick my legs to crash it off
Say okay, I have had enough, what else can you show me?

And if my thought-dreams could be seen
They’d probably put my head in a guillotine
But it’s alright, Ma, it’s life, and life only

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Blowin' In The Wind

Blowin’ In The Wind

How many roads must a man walk down
Before you call him a man?
Yes, ’n’ how many seas must a white dove sail
Before she sleeps in the sand?
Yes, ’n’ how many times must the cannonballs fly
Before they’re forever banned?
The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind
The answer is blowin’ in the wind

How many years can a mountain exist
Before it’s washed to the sea?
Yes, ’n’ how many years can some people exist
Before they’re allowed to be free?
Yes, ’n’ how many times can a man turn his head
Pretending he just doesn’t see?
The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind
The answer is blowin’ in the wind

How many times must a man look up
Before he can see the sky?
Yes, ’n’ how many ears must one man have
Before he can hear people cry?
Yes, ’n’ how many deaths will it take till he knows
That too many people have died?
The answer, my friend, is blowin’ in the wind
The answer is blowin’ in the wind

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If You See Her, Say Hello

If you see her, say hello, she might be in Tangier
She left here last early Spring, is livin’ there, I hear
Say for me that I’m all right though things get kind of slow
She might think that I’ve forgotten her, don’t tell her it isn’t so

We had a falling-out, like lovers often will
And to think of how she left that night, it still brings me a chill
And though our separation, it pierced me to the heart
She still lives inside of me, we’ve never been apart

If you get close to her, kiss her once for me
I always have respected her for busting out and gettin’ free
Oh, whatever makes her happy, I won’t stand in the way
Though the bitter taste still lingers on from the night I tried to make her stay

I see a lot of people as I make the rounds
And I hear her name here and there as I go from town to town
And I’ve never gotten used to it, I’ve just learned to turn it off
Either I’m too sensitive or else I’m gettin’ soft

Sundown, yellow moon, I replay the past
I know every scene by heart, they all went by so fast
If she’s passin’ back this way, I’m not that hard to find
Tell her she can look me up if she’s got the time

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It's All Over Now, Baby Blue

You must leave now, take what you need, you think will last
But whatever you wish to keep, you better grab it fast
Yonder stands your orphan with his gun
Crying like a fire in the sun
Look out the saints are comin’ through
And it’s all over now, Baby Blue

The highway is for gamblers, better use your sense
Take what you have gathered from coincidence
The empty-handed painter from your streets
Is drawing crazy patterns on your sheets
This sky, too, is folding under you
And it’s all over now, Baby Blue

All your seasick sailors, they are rowing home
All your reindeer armies, are all going home
The lover who just walked out your door
Has taken all his blankets from the floor
The carpet, too, is moving under you
And it’s all over now, Baby Blue

Leave your stepping stones behind, something calls for you
Forget the dead you’ve left, they will not follow you
The vagabond who’s rapping at your door
Is standing in the clothes that you once wore
Strike another match, go start anew
And it’s all over now, Baby Blue

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Don't Think Twice, It's All Right

It ain’t no use to sit and wonder why, babe
It don’t matter, anyhow
An’ it ain’t no use to sit and wonder why, babe
If you don’t know by now
When your rooster crows at the break of dawn
Look out your window and I’ll be gone
You’re the reason I’m trav’lin’ on
Don’t think twice, it’s all right

It ain’t no use in turnin’ on your light, babe
That light I never knowed
An’ it ain’t no use in turnin’ on your light, babe
I’m on the dark side of the road
Still I wish there was somethin’ you would do or say
To try and make me change my mind and stay
We never did too much talkin’ anyway
So don’t think twice, it’s all right

It ain’t no use in callin’ out my name, gal
Like you never did before
It ain’t no use in callin’ out my name, gal
I can’t hear you anymore
I’m a-thinkin’ and a-wond’rin’ all the way down the road
I once loved a woman, a child I’m told
I give her my heart but she wanted my soul
But don’t think twice, it’s all right

I’m walkin’ down that long, lonesome road, babe
Where I’m bound, I can’t tell
But goodbye’s too good a word, gal
So I’ll just say fare thee well
I ain’t sayin’ you treated me unkind
You could have done better but I don’t mind
You just kinda wasted my precious time
But don’t think twice, it’s all right

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Mr. Tambourine Man

Hey! Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
I’m not sleepy and there is no place I’m going to
Hey! Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
In the jingle jangle morning I’ll come followin’ you

Though I know that evenin’s empire has returned into sand
Vanished from my hand
Left me blindly here to stand but still not sleeping
My weariness amazes me, I’m branded on my feet
I have no one to meet
And the ancient empty street’s too dead for dreaming

Hey! Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
I’m not sleepy and there is no place I’m going to
Hey! Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
In the jingle jangle morning I’ll come followin’ you

Take me on a trip upon your magic swirlin’ ship
My senses have been stripped, my hands can’t feel to grip
My toes too numb to step
Wait only for my boot heels to be wanderin’
I’m ready to go anywhere, I’m ready for to fade
Into my own parade, cast your dancing spell my way
I promise to go under it

Hey! Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
I’m not sleepy and there is no place I’m going to
Hey! Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
In the jingle jangle morning I’ll come followin’ you

Though you might hear laughin’, spinnin’, swingin’ madly across the sun
It’s not aimed at anyone, it’s just escapin’ on the run
And but for the sky there are no fences facin’
And if you hear vague traces of skippin’ reels of rhyme
To your tambourine in time, it’s just a ragged clown behind
I wouldn’t pay it any mind
It’s just a shadow you’re seein’ that he’s chasing

Hey! Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
I’m not sleepy and there is no place I’m going to
Hey! Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
In the jingle jangle morning I’ll come followin’ you

Then take me disappearin’ through the smoke rings of my mind
Down the foggy ruins of time, far past the frozen leaves
The haunted, frightened trees, out to the windy beach
Far from the twisted reach of crazy sorrow
Yes, to dance beneath the diamond sky with one hand waving free
Silhouetted by the sea, circled by the circus sands
With all memory and fate driven deep beneath the waves
Let me forget about today until tomorrow

Hey! Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
I’m not sleepy and there is no place I’m going to
Hey! Mr. Tambourine Man, play a song for me
In the jingle jangle morning I’ll come followin’ you

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BONUS: Knockin' On Heaven's Door

Эту песню, думаю, можно не сопровождать лириксом )

[свернуть]

Iggy Pop


Lyrics

Beside You

I’ve been hungry way down in my heart
Waiting for a reason
I’ve been hungry like a lot of guys
I want to be beside you

Lonely people pass me in the street
Waiting for a reason

Beside you gray is turning to blue
You wake up love in me
Beside you everything is new
You wake up love in me

I’ve been hungry way down where it hurts
Waiting for a reason
I’ve been hungry like a lot of guys
I wanna be beside you

Beside you gray is turnin’ to blue
You wake up love in me
Beside you everything is new
You wake up love in me

What a world
I really need you girl
You wake up love in me

Beside you gray is turning to blue
You wake up love in me
Beside you, beside you
I want to be beside you
Beside you, beside you

I want to be beside you
I want to be beside you
I want to be beside you

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Candy

It’s a rainy afternoon
In 1990
The big city geez it’s been 20 years
Candy — you were so fine

Beautiful beautiful
Girl from the north
You burned my heart
With a flickering torch
I had a dream that no one else could see
You gave me love for free

Candy, candy , candy I can’t let you go
All my life you’re haunting me
I loved you so

Candy, candy , candy I can’t let you go
Life is crazy
Candy baby
Yeah, well it hurt me real bad when you left
I’m glad you got out
But I miss you
I’ve had a hole in my heart
For so long
I’ve learned to fake it and
Just smile along

Down on the street
Those men are all the same
I need a love
Not games
Not games

Candy, candy, candy I can’t let you go
All my life you’re haunting me
I loved you so
Candy, candy , candy I can’t let you go
Life is crazy
I know baby
Candy baby

Uou uou uou
Candy, candy, candy I can’t let you go
All my life you’re haunting me
I loved you so

Candy candy candy
Life is crazy
Candy baby

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Cry For Love

Status seekers
I never cared
Once I found out
They never dared

To seize the world
And shake it upside down
Well, and every stinking bum
Should wear a crown

Sayin’ I cry for love
Till all the plates are broken
Cry for love
Until my eyes are soakin’

Yeah, I cry for love
On every sammy morning
Yeah, I cry for love
‘Cause imitation’s boring

Cry for love
Cry for love
Cry for love

Bad TV
That insults me freely
Still I know
What I’m dyin’ to see

Been searching for
A meaningful embrace
Sometimes my self-respect
Took second place

An’ I cried for love
I did what my heart told me
Cried for love
Can’t stand it when they scold me

Yeah, I cried for love
On every sammy morning
Yeah, I cry for love
‘Cause imitation’s boring

Cry for love
Cry for love
Cry for love
Cry for love

Surfers ride for love
And wipe out when it hits ’em
Soldiers kill for love
And nobody admits it

If you’re cryin’ for love
Well, that’s okay, don’t sweat it
If you’re cryin’ for love
Then there’s still a chance you’ll get it

Cry for love
Cry for love
Cry for love
Cry for love

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Innocent World

I used to live in an innocent world
I had a car and a pretty blond girlfriend
We was too young to know what we were doing
And anyway I was just fooling around

Innocent innocent innocent world
Innocent innocent innocent world
Innocent innocent innocent world
With a cute little monkey on my back
And a total disregard for the facts
I’d run away and never get back
From my innocent world

There ain’t no reason to tell no lie
When you’re young and you’ve got a lot of pie
Now I slink around like a killer
The things they say are just a lot of filler
In my mind, in my mind

Innocent innocent innocent world
Innocent innocent innocent world
Innocent innocent innocent world
Running, laughing in the sun
And always having lots of fun
Smoking dope and just being young
In my innocent world

Innocent innocent innocent world
Innocent innocent innocent world
Innocent innocent innocent world
With a cute little monkey on my back
And a total disregard for the facts
I’d run away and never get back
From my innocent world

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Main Street Eyes

This whole country is scared of failure.
My head keeps trying to sell me ambition.
But in my heart, I want self-respect.
There’s a conflict.

Boy, I feel so outgunned today
But I’ll get up and fight back, anyway
You and I aare not huge mainstream stars
But unlike them, we’re really what we are

We got main street eyes
Watchin’ as the big boys roll by
Under rotten television skies
We got main street eyes

I saw a kitten squashed in the street
I read about a plastic surgeon and his art collection.
We are played for suckers all the time
Phony rock and roll
It’s a crime
I don’t want to dip myself in trash
I don’t want to give myself for cash

We got main street eyes
Tryin’ to do what’s decent with our lives
Under funny television skies
We got main street eyes

Walkin’ around sometimes
I see a tension under the surface
People are just about ready to explode.

So hold me, and trust me
I love you, don’t worry.
Keep your main street eyes
Keep your main street eyes
Keep your main street eyes

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Little Know It All

I’m the kid that no one knows,
I live a life I never chose,
But these thoughts in my mind,
Are my own, my own

I’m face to face with the unknown,
My scary movie will be shown,
I’ve got one evil mind,
My own, my own

[Chorus:]
We take from one another,
And never stop to wonder how it feels from the other side,
But nothing lasts forever,
When stupid turnes to cleaver,
Why are you surprised,
Little know it all (litle know it all)
Ten bucks in my hand,
Little know it all (little know it all)
Don’t cry, I understand
So…

I’m a target although smart,
They got amunition I got heart,
I’m analyized and tagged,
Before I start
So tell me who can I respect,
I feel the leash around my neck,
As I find out the shame,
In the game (in the game)

[Chorus:]
We take from one another,
And never stop to wonder how it feels from the other side,
But nothing lasts forever,
When stupid turnes to cleaver,
Why are you surprised,

And I feel like I’ve crawled outside the box
And I feel like I’m sleeping when I’m not

[Chorus:]
We take from one another,
And never stop to wonder how it feels from the other side,
But nothing lasts forever,
When stupid turnes to cleaver,
Why are you surprised,
Little know it all (litle know it all)
Ten bucks in my hand,
Little know it all (little know it all)
Don’t cry, I understand
You little know it all (litle know it all)
Ten bucks in my hand,
Little know it all (little know it all)
Don’t cry I understand,
You’ll never know it all

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Fuckin' Alone

Fast young girl wants to go
Body ‘s red mouth is whole
Got the worst in the world
But this won ‘t be hassle-free
Lovers kiss in the heat
Body crush basement suite
Mind my eyes behind my hair
Hide my face and look nowhere
Change addresses ditch that guy
Don ‘t pick up when he calls
Runaway everyday
Coffee beans and hideaways
They want these, they want those
First my nose then my toes
Presidents and super meaks
Litey dogs and love boutioues
Afternoons wakin up
Neighborhood slouch and stuff
Drifters too in a flow
Nowhere they got to go
Shave haired girl with a dog
Dressin cool not too new
I wanna talk I wanna know,
What she feels and what she knows
I m so fuckin alone
I m so fucking alone
O.k. o.k.this is me
O.k. o.k.this is me
Evening breeze river east
Music mix salsa speed
Metal rap lonely sax
Open jeep with the speakers back
Rock n roll band practicin’
Shakin those walls next to me
Everybody is in a dream
Of what they want and who they need
To feel all right to be alive
To wipe out words that they despise
From a thunder brain
That’s quick to pain
And only once to live again
When that set up gets in the way
The dreamin brain will make a play
To wipe it all outta space
Press record and then erase
’cause there’s something here
They gotta face
Everyeody in this place
It’s the same for everyone
They gotta figure out something
They gotta figure out themselves
They gotta figure on their own
They gotta figure out, ok ?
O.k. o.k. o.k. o.k.
I ‘m so fuckin alone
I’ m so fuckin alone
Oh no, being alone
I’m so fucking alone
O.k. o.k. so this is me
O.k. o.k. so this is me
This is me
O.k.
I’ m not even sure what she wanted
I ‘m not even sure what she wanted

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