B i o g r a p h y
 (By John Bush)

Singer/songwriter Fiona Apple gained a recording contract in 1995 as one in a crop of mid-'90s female artists, but her confessional writing and throaty vocals made the teenager sound like much more than just the latest flavor. Born in 1977 in New York to singer Diana McAfee and actor Brandon Maggart, Fiona Apple began playing the piano at the age of eight and started composing her own songs just four years later, after the separation of her parents and her own brutal rape. After leaving high school at the age of 16, she journeyed to Los Angeles to see her father and make a demo tape of her songs. After several months of tape-passing, Sony Music signed Apple in 1995.

After recording Tidal with producer Andrew Slater, she released the album in mid-1996 and began touring. Constant video play of "Criminal" and "Shadowboxer" brought Tidal into the upper reaches of the album charts; it eventually went Platinum, and landed Apple a Grammy and an MTV Video Music Award. She made one of the most famous VMA acceptance speeches in history when she proclaimed "This world is bullshit" and quoted Maya Angelou.

The long-awaited When the Pawn Hits the Conflicts He Thinks Like a King What He Knows Throws the Blows When He Goes to the Fight and He'll Win the Whole Thing 'Fore He Enters the Ring There's No Body to Batter When Your Mind Is Your Might So When You Go Solo, You Hold Your Own Hand and Remember That Depth Is the Greatest of Heights and if You Know Where You Stand, Then You Know Where to Land and if You Fall It Won't Matter, 'Cuz You'll Know That You're Right ó the album's full title ó followed in 1999. It was a bold move on Apple's part, following her ambitious, but slightly precocious debut with an album that had 90 words in the title. But she was more confident than ever on When the Pawn, working with producer Jon Brion to craft literate, jazzy pop that played mightily to her strengths. Some of her more casual fans were turned off, but the Apple die hards only grew. And When the Pawn peaked at #13 on the Billboard charts, aided by the single "Fast as You Can," but its brash title, heady sound, and Apple's on-again off-again relationship with the public proved obstacles to repeating Tidal's Platinum success.

She wasn't heard from again until 2002-'03, when word spread throughout the Internet that Sony was unhappy with Apple's newest songs. (By now the Apple cult had grown immensely, helped along by blogs and message boards.) The controversy continued through 2004, with the facts about who was responsible for the griping - Apple, her label, or the Internet rumor mill - ranging from murky to downright unclear. But tracks had leaked, that was for sure, and while they were apparently unfinished, the fan response was mostly rabid. Apple could now add Internet sensation to her lengthy list of titles (prodigy, tease, true songwriting talent, etc.)

By summer 2005 Fiona Apple's third album had a name and a release date. Extraordinary Machine was slated for an October release; it would feature production work from Mike Elizondo and at least some of the material that had leaked, though in what form was unclear.




Tidal
- 1996 -

Sleep to dream
Sullen girl
Shadowboxer
Criminal
Slow like honey
The first taste
Never is a promise
The child is gone
Pale september
Carrion

When The Pawn ...
- 1999 -

On the bound
To your love
Limp
Love ridden
Paper bag
A mistake
Fast as you can
The way things are
Get gone
I know


Extraordinary Machine
- 04-10-2005 -

Extraordinary machine
Get him back
O' sailor
Better version of me
Tymps
Parting Gift
Window
Oh well
Please please please
Red red red
Not about love
Waltz


The Idler Wheel...
- 2012-06-19 -

Every Single Night
Daredevil
Valentine
Jonathan
Left Alone
Werewolf
Periphery
Regret
Anything We Want
Hot Knife


Non Albums Tracks

Across The Universe
After you've gone
All Alone
Angel
Angel Eyes
Blue Skies
Bridge Over Troubled Water
Crazy
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Dull Tool
Everyday
Father and son
Frosty the Snowman
I'll be Home for Christmas / Let Me Call you Sweetheart / Love Me Tender
I Want You
I Walk A Little Faster
It's Only Make Believe
Just One Of Those Things
Kissing my love
Largo
Let Me Roll It
On A Slow Boat To China
Please Come Home For Christmas
Please Send Me Someone To Love
Poem
River Stay Away From My Door
Sally's Song
Shabby Doll
Sitting in Limbo
Still I
Tonight You Belong to Me

Use me
When I Get Low I Get High
Why Try To Change Me Now
 


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Tidal

Sleep To Dream

I tell you how I feel but you don't care
I say tell me the truth but you don't dare
You say love is a hell you cannot bear
And I say gimme mine back and then go there for all I care

I got my feet on the ground and I don't go to sleep to dream
You've got your head in the clouds and you're not at all what you seem
This mind, this body and this voice cannot be stifled by your deviant ways
So don't forget what I told you, don't come around, I got my own hell to raise

I have never been so insulted in all my life
I could swallow the seas to wash down all this pride
First you run like a fool just to be at my side
And now you run like a fool but you just run to hide and I can't abide

I got my feet on the ground and I don't go to sleep to dream
You've got your head in the clouds and you're not at all what you seem
This mind, this body and this voice cannot be stifled by your deviant ways
So don't forget what I told you, don't come around, I got my own hell to raise

Don't make it a big deal, don't be so sensitive
We're not playing a game anymore

You don't have to be so defensive

Don't you plead me your case, don't bother to explain
Don't even show me your face, 'cause it's a crying shame
Just go back to the rock from under which you came
Take the sorrow you gave and all the stakes you claim
And don't forget the blame

I got my feet on the ground and I don't go to sleep to dream
You've got your head in the clouds and you're not at all what you seem
This mind, this body and this voice cannot be stifled by your deviant ways
So don't forget what I told you, don't come around, I got my own hell to raise


I got my feet on the ground and I don't go to sleep to dream
You've got your head in the clouds and you're not at all what you seem
This mind, this body and this voice cannot be stifled by your deviant ways
So don't forget what I told you, don't come around, I got my own hell to raise


Sullen Girl

Days like this, I don't know what to do with myself
All day and all night
I wander the halls along the walls and under my breath
I say to myself
I need fuel to take flight

And there's too much going on
But it's calm under the waves, in the blue of my oblivion
Under the waves in the blue of my oblivion

Is that why they call me a sullen girl, sullen girl
They don't know I used to sail the deep and tranquil sea
But he washed me shore and he took my pearl
And left an empty shell of me

And there's too much going on
But it's calm under the waves in the blue of my oblivion
Under the waves in the blue of my oblivion
Under the waves in the blue of my oblivion
It's calm under the waves in the blue of my oblivion


Shadowboxer

Once my lover, now my friend
What a cruel thing to pretend
What a cunning way to condescend
Once my lover, and now my friend


Oh, you creep up like the clouds
And you set my soul at ease
Then you let your love abound
And you bring me to my knees

Oh, it's evil babe
The way you let your grace enrapture me
When well you know I'd be insane
To ever let that dirty game recapture me

You made me a shadowboxer, baby
I wanna be ready for what you do
I been swinging all around me
'Cause I don't know when you're gonna make your move

Oh, your gaze is dangerous
And you fill your space so sweet
If I let you get too close
You'll set your spell on me

So darlin' I just wanna say
Just in case I don't come through
I was onto every play
I just wanted you

Oh it's so evil, my love
The way you've no reverence to my concern
So I'll be sure to stay weary of you, love
To save the pain of once my flame and twice my burn

You made me a shadowboxer, baby
I wanna be ready for what you do
I been swinging all around me
'Cause I don't know when you're gonna make your move


Yeah I'm a shadowboxer baby,
I wanna be ready for what you do
And I been swinging all around me
'Cause I don't know when you're gonna make your move


Criminal

I've been a bad, bad girl
I've been careless with a delicate man
And it's a sad, sad world
When a girl will break a boy just because she can

Don't you tell me to deny it
I've done wrong and I want to suffer for my sins
I've come to you 'cause I need guidance to be true
And I just don't know where I can begin

What I need is a good defense
'Cause I'm feeling like a criminal
And I need to be redeemed
To the one I've sinned against
Because he's all I ever knew of love

Heaven help me for the way I am
Save me from these evil deeds before I get them done
I know tomorrow brings the consequence at hand
But I keep living this day like the next will never come

Oh help me but don't tell me to deny it
I've got to cleanse myself of all these lies 'till I'm good enough for him
I've got a lot to lose and I'm bettin' high so I'm begging you
Before it ends just tell me where to begin

What I need is a good defense
'Cause I'm feeling like a criminal
And I need to be redeemed
To the one I've sinned against
Because he's all I ever knew of love

Let me know the way
Before there's hell to pay
Give me room to lay the law and let me go
I've got to make a play
To make my lover stay
So what would an angel say the devil wants to know

What I need is a good defense
'Cause I'm feeling like a criminal
And I need to be redeemed
To the one I've sinned against
Because he's all I ever knew of love

What I need is a good defense
'Cause I'm feeling like a criminal
And I need to be redeemed
To the one I've sinned against
Because he's all I ever knew of love

Slow Like Honey

You moved like honey in my dream last night
Yeah, some old fires were burning
You came near to me and you endeared to me
But you couldn't quite discern me

Does that scare you ? I'll let you run away
But your heart will not oblige you
You'll remember me like a melody
Yeah, I'll haunt the world inside you

And my big secret, gonna win you over
Slow like honey, heavy with mood

I'll let you see me, I'll covet your regard
I'll invade your demeanor
And you'll yield to me like a scent in the breeze
And you'll wonder what it is about me

It's my big secret, keeping you coming
Slow like honey, heavy with mood

Though dreams can be deceiving
Like faces are to hearts
They serve for sweet relieving
When fantasy and reality lie too far apart

So I stretch myself across like a bridge
And I pull you to the edge

And stand there waiting
Trying to attain
The end to satisfy the story
Shall I release you?
Must I release you?
As I rise to meet my glory

But my big secret
Gonna hover over your life
Gonna keep you reaching
When I'm gone like yesterday
When I'm high like heaven
When I'm strong like music
'Cause I'm slow like honey, and heavy with mood

The First Taste

I lie in an early bed thinking late thoughts
Waiting for the black to replace my blue
I do not struggle in your web because it was my aim to get caught
But daddy longlegs, I feel that I'm finally growing weary
Of waiting to be consumed by you

Give me the first taste
Let it begin, heaven cannot wait forever
Darling just start the chase
I'll let you win, but you must make the endeavor

Oh, your love give me a heart contusion
Adagio breezes fill my skin with sudden red
Your hungry flirt borders intrusion
And I'm building memories on things we have not said

Full is not heavy as empty, not nearly my love
Not nearly my love, not nearly

Give me the first taste
Let it begin, heaven cannot wait forever
Darling, just start the chase
I'll let you win, but you must make the endeavor

The first taste
Let it begin, heaven cannot wait forever
Start the chase, I'll let you win
But you must make the endeavor


Never Is A Promise

You'll never see the courage I know
Its colors' richness won't appear within your view
I'll never glow the way that you glow
Your presence dominates the judgements made on you

But as the scenery grows I see in different lights
The shades and shadows undulate in my perception
My feelings swell and stretch I see from greater heights
I understand what I am still to proud to mention, to you

You'll say you understand
But you don't understand
You'll say you'll never give up seeing eye to eye
But never is a promise and you can't afford to lie

You'll never touch these things that I hold
The skin of my emotions lies beneath my own
You'll never feel the heat of this soul
My fever burns me deeper than I've ever shown to you

You'll say "don't fear your dreams"
It's easier than it seems
You'll say you'd never let me fall from hopes so high
But never is a promise and you can't afford to lie

You'll never live this life that I live
I'll never live the life that wakes me in the night
You'll never hear the message I give
You'll say it looks as though I might give up this fight

But as the scenery grows I see in different lights
The shades and shadows undulate in my perception
My feelings swell and stretch I see from greater heights
I realize what I am now too smart to mention, to you

You'll say you understand
You'll never understand
I'll say I'll never wake up knowing how or why
I don't know what to believe in
You don't know who I am
You'll say I need appeasing when I start to cry
But never is a promise and I'll never need a lie


The Child Is Gone

Darling, give me your absence tonight
Take the shade from the canvas and leave me the white
Let me sink in the silence that echoes inside
And don't bother leaving the light on


'Cause I suddenly feel like a different person
From the roots of my soul come a gentle coercion
And I ran my hand o'er a strange inversion
A vacancy that just did not belong
The child is gone

Honey, help me out of this mess
I'm a stranger to myself
But don't reach for me, I'm too far away
I don't wanna talk 'cause there's nothing left to say

So my darling, give me your absence tonight
Take all of your sympathy and leave it outside
'Cause there's no kind of loving that can make this alright
I'm trying to find a place I belong


And I suddenly feel like a different person
From the roots of my soul come a gentle coercion
And I ran my hand o'er a strange inversion
As the darkness turns into the dawn
The child is gone
The child is gone


Pale September

Pale September, I wore the time like a dress that year
The autumn days swung soft around me, like cotton on my skin
But as the embers of the summer lost their breath and disappeared
My heart went cold and only hollow rhythms resounded from within
But then he rose, brilliant as the moon in full
And sank in the burrows of my keep

And all my armour falling down, in a pile at my feet
And my winter giving way to warm, as I'm singing him to sleep

He goes along just as a water lily
Gentle on the surface of his thoughts his body floats
Unweighed down by passion or intensity
Yet unaware of the depth upon which he coasts
And he finds a home in me
For what misfortune sows, he knows my touch will reap

And all my armour falling down, in a pile at my feet
And my winter giving way to warm, as I'm singing him to sleep


All my armour falling down, in a pile at my feet
And my winter giving way to warm, as I'm singing him to sleep


All my armour falling down, in a pile at my feet
And my winter giving way to warm, as I'm singing him to sleep


Carrion

Won't do no good to hold no seance
What's gone is gone, and you can't bring it back around
Won't do no good to hold no searchlight
You can't illuminate what time has anchored down

Oh, honey I've gone away
Honey I've gone away
I've gone away

Won't do no good to sing no love song
No sound could simulate the presence of a man
Won't do no good asking no questions
Your divination should acquaint you with the plan

Oh Honey I've gone away
Honey I've gone away
Honey, I've gone away

My feel for you, boy, is decaying in front of me
Like the carrion of a murdered prey
And all I want is to save you, honey
Or the strength to walk away

Won't do no good to go no distance
The space between us is as boundless as the dark
Won't do no good to throw no fist, babe
You can't intimidate me back into your arms

Because honey, I've gone away
I've gone away
I've gone away

I've gone away
I've gone away
I've gone away

My feel for you, boy, is decaying in front of me
Like the carrion of a murdered prey
And all I want is to save you, honey
Or the strength to walk away

My feel for you boy, is decaying in front of me
Like the carrion of a murdered prey
And all I want is to save you, honey
Or the strength to walk away


Oh my feel for you boy, is decaying right in front of me
Like the carrion of a, a murdered prey
And all I want is to save you, honey
Or the strength to walk away



When the pawn ...

On the bound

All my life is on me now
Hail the pages
turning
And the future's on the bound
Hell don't
know my fury

You're all I need, you're all I need, you're all
I need
You're all I need, you're all I need, you're all
I need
You're all I need

And maybe some faith would do me good
I don't know what I'm doing, don't know
should I change my mind
I can't decide, there's too
many variations to consider
No thing I do don't do no thing but bring me more to do
It's true, I do imbue by blue unto myself,
I make it bitter

Baby, lay your head on my lap one more time
Tell me you belong to me
Baby say that it's all going to be alright
I believe that it isn't

You're all I need, you're all I need, you're all I need
You're all I need, you're all I need, you're all
I need
You're all I need

And maybe some faith would do me good
And maybe some faith would do me good
And maybe some faith would do me good

To your love

Here's another speech you wish I'd swallow
Another cue for you to fold your ears
Another train of thought too hard to follow
Chugging along to the song that belongs to the shifting of gears

Please forgive me for my distance
The pain is evident in my existence
Please forgive for my distance
The shame is manifest in my resistance

To your love
To your love
To your love

I would've warned you, but really, what's the point?
Caution could but rarely ever helps
Don't be down when my demeanor tends to disappoint
It's hard enough even trying to be civil to myself

Please forgive me for my distance
The pain is evident in my existence
Please forgive for my distance
The shame is manifest in my resistance

To your love
To your love
T
o your love

My derring-do allows me to
Dance the rigadoon around you
But by the time I'm close to you
I lose my desideratum and now you, so

Now you have it, so tell me baby what's the word?
Am I your gal, or should I get out of town?
I just need to be reassured
Do you just deal it out, or can you deal with, what I lay down?

Please forgive me, for my distance
The pain is evident in my existence
Please forgive me for my distance
The shame is manifest in my resistance

To your love, to your love, to your love
To your love, to your love, to your love
To your love, to your love, to your love

Limp

You wanna make me sick
You wanna lick my wounds
Don't you, baby?

You want the badge of honour when you save my hide
But you're the one in the way of the day of doom, baby
If you need my shame to reclaim your pride

And when I think of it, my fingers turn to fists
I never did anything to you, man
But no matter what I try
You'll beat me with your bitter lies
So call me crazy, hold me down
Make me cry,
get off now, baby
It won't be long 'till you'll be
Lying limp in your own hand

You feed the beast I have within me
You wave the red flag, baby you make it run run run
Standing on the sidelines, waving and grinning
You fondle my trigger, then you blame my gun

And when I think of it, my fingers turn to fists
I never did anything to you, man
But no matter what I try
You'll beat me with your bitter lies
So call me crazy, hold me down
Make me cry, get off now, baby
It won't be long till you'll be
Lying limp in your own hand

And when I think of it, my fingers turn to fists
I never did anything to you, man
But no matter what I try
You'll beat me with your bitter lies
So call me crazy, hold me down
Make me cry, get off now, baby
It won't be long till you'll be
Lying limp in your own hand

Love Ridden

Love ridden I've looked at you
With the focus I gave to my birthday candles
I've wished on the lidded blue flames
Under your brow
And baby I wished for you

Nobody sees when you are lying in your bed
And I wanna crawl in with you
But I cry instead
I want your warm
But it will only make me colder when it's over
So I can't tonight, baby

No, not "baby" anymore, if I need you
I'll just use your simple name
Only kisses on the cheek from now on
And in a little while, we'll only have to wave

My hand won't hold you down no more
The path is clear to follow through
I stood too long in the way of the door
And now I'm giving up on you

No, not "baby" anymore, if I need you
I'll just use your simple name
Only kisses on the cheek from now on
And in a little while, we'll only have to wave

No, not "baby" anymore, if I need you
I'll just use your simple name
Only kisses on the cheek from now on
And in a little while, we'll only have to wave

Paper bag

I was staring at the sky
Just looking for a star
To pray on, or wish on
Or something like that

I was having a sweet fix
Of a daydream of a boy
Whose reality I knew
Was a hopeless to be had

But then the dove of hope began its downward slope
And I believed for a moment that my chances were
Approaching to be grabbed
But as it came down near, so did a weary tear
I thought it was a bird, but it was just a paper bag

Hunger hurts, and I want him so bad, oh it kills
'Cause I know I'm a mess he don't wanna clean up
I got to fold 'cause these hands are too shaky to hold
Hunger hurts, but starving works, when it costs too much to love

And I went crazy again today, looking for a strand to climb
Looking for a little hope
Baby said he couldn't stay, wouldn't put his lips to mine,
And a fail to kiss is a fail to cope

I said, "Honey, I don't feel so good, don't feel justified
Come on put a little love here in my void"
He said, "It's all in your head"
And I said, "So's everything'" but he didn't get it
I thought he was a man but he was just a little boy

Hunger hurts, and I want him so bad, oh it kills
'Cause I know I'm a mess he don't wanna clean up
I got to fold ťcause these hands are too shaky to hold
Hunger hurts, but starving works, when it costs too much to love

Hunger hurts, and I want him so bad, oh it kills
'Cause I know I'm a mess he don't wanna clean up
I got to fold because these hands are too shaky to hold
Hunger hurts, but starving works, when it costs too much to love

Hunger hurts, and I want him so bad, oh it kills
Because I know I'm a mess he don't wanna clean up
I got to fold because these hands are too shaky to hold
Hunger hurts, but starving works, when it costs too much to love

A Mistake

I'm gonna make a mistake
I'm gonna do it on purpose
I'm gonna waste my time

'Cause I'm full as a tick
And I'm scratching at the surface
And what I find is mine

And when the day is done, and I look back
And the fact is I had fun, fumbling around
All the advice I shunned, and I ran
Where they told me not to run, but I sure had fun, so

I'm gonna fuck it up again
I'm gonna do another detour
Unpave my path

And if you wanna make sense
What you looking at me for
I'm no good at math

And when I find my way back
The fact is I just may stay, or I may not
I've acquired quite a taste for
A well-made mistake I wanna make a mistake
Why can't I make a mistake?

I'm always doing what I think I should
Almost always doing everybody good
Why

Do I wanna do right, of course but
Do I really wanna feel I'm forced to
Answer you, hell no
I've acquired quite a taste for
A well-made mistake, I wanna make a mistake
Why can't I make a mistake

I'm always doing what I think I should
Almost always doing everybody good
Why

Fast As You Can

I let the beast in too soon
I don't know how to live
Without my hand on his throat
I fight him always and
still

O darling, it's so sweet
You think you know how crazy 
How crazy I am

You say you don't spook easy
You won't go, but I know
And I pray that you will

Fast as you can, baby
Run-free yourself of me
Fast as you can

I may be soft in your palm
But I'll soon grow hungry for a fight, and I will not let you win
My pretty mouth will frame the phrases that will disprove your faith in man
So if you catch me trying to find my way into your heart from under your skin

Fast as you can, baby
Scratch me out, free yourself
Fast as you can
Fast as you can
Baby scratch me out, free yourself
Fast as you can

Sometimes my mind don't shake and shift
But most of the time, it does
And I get to the place where I'm begging for a lift
Or I'll drown in the wonders and the was

And I'll be your girl, if you say it's a gift
And you give me some more of your drugs
Yeah, I'll be your pet, if you just tell me it's a gift
'Cause
I'm tired of whys, choking on whys,
Just need a little because, because

I let the beast in and then
I even tried forgiving him, but it's too soon
So I'll fight again, again, again, again, again
And for a little while more
I'll soar the uneven wind, complain and blame the sterile land
But if you're getting any bright ideas, quiet dear I'm blooming within

Fast as you can, baby wait watch me, I'll be out
Fast as I can, maybe late but at least about
Fast as you can leave me, let this thing run its route

Fast as you can, fast as you can
Fast as you can, fast as you can

The way things are

I wouldn't know what to do with another chance
If you gave it to me
I couldn't take the embrace of a real romance
It'd race right through me

I'm much better off the way things are
Much much better off, better by far, by far

I wouldn't know what to say to a gentle voice
It'd roll right past me
And if you chalk it up you'll see I really don't have a choice
So don't even ask me

I'm much better off, the way things are
Much much better off, better by far, by far

So keep on calling me names, keep on, keep on
And I'll keep kicking the crap till it's gone
If you keep on killing, you could get me to settle
And as soon as I settle, I bet I'll be able to move on

How can I fight
When we're on the same side
How can I fight beside you

So keep on calling me names, keep on, keep on
And I'll keep kicking the crap till it's gone
If you keep on killing, you could get me to settle
And as soon as I settle, I bet I'll be able to move on

So keep on calling me names, keep on, keep on
And I'll keep kicking the crap till it's gone
If you keep on killing, you could get me to settle
And as soon as I settle, I bet I'll be able to move on

Get gone

How many times do I have to say
To get away, get gone
Flip your shit past another lasses
Humble dwelling

You got your game, made your shot
And you got away
With a lot, but I'm not turned-on
So put away that meat you're selling

'Cause I do know what's good for me
And I've done what I could for you
But you're not benefiting, and yet I'm sitting
Singing again, sing, sing again

How can I deal with this, if he won't get with this
Am I gonna heal from this, he won't admit to it
Nothing to figure out, I got to get him out
It's time the truth was out that he don't give a shit about me

'Cause I do know what's good for me
And I've done what I could for you
But you're not benefiting, and yet I'm sitting
Singing again, sing, sing again

How can I deal with this, if he won't get with this
Am I gonna heal from this, he won't admit to it
Nothing to figure out, I got to get him out
It's time the truth was out that he don't give a shit about me

How many times can it escalate
'Till it elevates to a place I can't breathe?
And I must decide, if you must deride
That I'm much obliged to up and go

I'll idealize, then realize
That it's no sacrifice, because the price is paid
And there's nothing left to grieve
Fuckin go

'Cause I've done what I could for you
And I do know what's good for me
And I'm not benefiting
Instead I'm sitting singing again, singing again
Singing again, sing, sing, sing again

How can I deal with this, if he won't get with this
Am I gonna heal from this, he won't admit to it
Nothing to figure out, I got to get him out
It's time the truth was out that he don't give a shit about me

How can I deal with this, if he won't get with this
Am I gonna heal from this, he won't admit to it
Nothing to figure out, I got to get him out
It's time the truth was out that he don't give a shit about me

I know

So be it, I'm your crowbar
If that's what I am so far
Until you get out of this mess

And I will pretend
That I don't know of your sins
Until you are ready to confess
But all the time, all the time
I know, I know

And you can use my skin
To bury secrets in
And I will settle you down

And at my own suggestion
I will ask no questions
While I do my thing in the background
But all the time, all the time
I know, I know

Baby
I can't help you out
While she's still around

So for the time being
I'm being patient
And amidst the bitterness
If you'll just consider this
Even if it don't make sense
All the time, give it time

And when the crowd becomes your burden
And you've early closed your curtains
I'll wait by the backstage door

While you try to find
The lines to speak your mind
And pry it open, hoping for an encore
And if it gets too late
For me to wait
For you to find you love me, and tell me so
It's ok, don't need to say it

Extraordinary Machine

Extraordinary machine

I certainly haven't been shopping for any new shoes, and
I certainly haven't been spreading myself around
I still only travel by foot and by foot, it's a slow climb
But I'm good at being uncomfortable so I can't stop changing all the time

I noticed that my opponent is always on the go, and
Won't go slow so's not to focus and I notice
He'll hitch a ride with any guide as long as they go fast from whence he came
But he's no good at being uncomfortable so he can't stop staying exactly the same

If there was a better way to go then it would find me
I can't help it, the road just rolls out behind me
Be kind to me or treat me mean
I'll make the most of it, I'm an extraordinary machine

I seem to you to seek a new disaster every day
You deem me due to clean my view and be at peace and lay
I mean to prove I mean to move in my own way and say
I've been getting along for long before you came into the play

I am the baby of the family
It happens so everybody cares
And wears the sheeps' clothes while they chaperone
Curious you're looking down your nose at me while you appease
Courteous to try and help but let me set your mind at ease

If there was a better way to go then it would find me
I can't help it, the road just rolls out behind me
Be kind to me or treat me mean
I'll make the most of it, I'm an extraordinary machine

Do I so worry you
You need to hurry to my side, it's very kind
But it's to no avail
I don't want the bail
I promise you everything will be just fine

If there was a better way to go then it would find me
I can't help it, the road just rolls out behind me
Be kind to me or treat me mean
I'll make the most of it, I'm an extraordinary machine

If there was a better way to go then it would find me
I can't help it, the road just rolls out behind me
Be kind to me or treat me mean
I'll make the most of it, I'm an extraordinary machine

*** Thanx a lot to Brett & Echo & Dan who corrected a mistake ***

Get him back

One man, he disappoint me
He give me the gouge and he take my glee
Now every other man I see
Remind me of the
One man who disappointed me

But wait till I get him back
He won't have a back to scratch
Yeah, keep turning that chin
And you will see my face
As I figure how to kill what I cannot catch

So I say "and on I go"
To another one who disappoint me so, oh oh

The next one up
A contemptible snob
He lived to put things in their place
He did a commendable job
He put himself so low
He can hardly even look me in the face

But wait till I get him back
He won't have a back to scratch
Yeah, keep turning that chin
And you will see my face
As I figure how to kill what I cannot catch

Oh, he made my blood just burn
I flipped so far
I thought that I would not return

But the last one I had
Who was getting my hopes up
I might have been a little fast to dismiss
I think he let me down when he didn't disappoint me
He didn't always guess right but he usually got my gist

So wait till I get him back
I'm gonna bring him home
And I'll watch him unpack
He keep turning that chin
And you will see my face
Is fixed on the one
I'm gonna get back

I'm gonna get him back
I am
I'm gonna get him back
I really am
I'm gonna get him back
I...
I'm gonna get him back
I...
I'm gonna get him back
Gonna get him back...

*** Thanx a lot to Sophia & Stephen & Steven & for this one ***

O' sailor

I'm undecided about you again
Mightn't be right that you're not here
It's double-sided 'cause I ruined it all
But also saved myself
By never believing you, Dear

Everything good I deem too good to be true
Everything else is just a bore
Everything I have to look forward to
Has a pretty painful and very imposing before

O' sailor why'd you do it
What'd you do that for
Saying there's nothing to it
And then lettin' it go by the boards

O' sailor why'd you do it
What'd you do that for
Saying there's nothing to it
And then lettin' it go by the boards

I have too been playing with fifty-two cards
Just 'cause I play so far from my vest
Whatever I've got, I've got no reason to guard
What could I do but spend my best

O' sailor why'd you do it
What'd you do that for
Saying there's nothing to it
And then lettin' it go by the boards

O' sailor why'd you do it
What'd you do that for
Saying there's nothing to it
And then lettin' it go by the boards

And after waiting, fighting patiently on my knees
All the other stuff tired itself out first, not me
And in its wake appeared the touch and call of a different breed
One who set to get me wise and got me there and then, got me

And what a thing to know what could be instead
Oh what a blessed curse to see
It took the agenda from its place in my bed
Made a merry paramour of me

O' sailor why'd you do it
What'd you do that for
Saying there's nothing to it
And then lettin' it go by the boards

O' sailor why'd you do it
What'd you do that for
Giving me eyes to view it
As it goes by the boards

O' sailor why'd you do it
What'd you do that for
Saying there's nothing to it
And then lettin' it go by the boards

O' sailor why'd you do it
What'd you do that for
Saying there's nothing to it
Then lettin' it go by the boards

O' sailor why'd you do it
What'd you do that for
Giving me eyes to view it
As it goes by the boards

O' sailor why'd you do it
What'd you do that for
Giving me eyes to view it
As it goes by the boards

*** Thanx a lot to Steven & Brett who corrected a mistake ***

Better version of me

The nickel dropped
When I was on
My way beyond
The rubicon
What did I do

And of the games that I can handle
None are ones worth the candle
What should I do

I'm a frightened, fickle person
Fighting, cryin', kickin', cursin'
What can I do

Oooh, after all the folderol
And hauling over coals stops
What will I do

Can't take a good day without a bad one
Don't feel just to smile until I've had one
Where did I learn

I make a fuss about a little thing
The rhyme is losing to the riddling
Where's the turn

I don't want a home
I'd ruin that
Home is where my habits have a habitat
Why give it a turn

Oooh, after all the folderol
And hauling over coals stops
What did I learn

I am likely to miss the main event
If I stop to cry or complain again
So I will keep a deliberate pace
Let the damned breeze dry my face

Ooooh mister wait until you see
What I'm gonna be

I've got a plan, a demand and it just began
And if you're right, you'll agree

Here's coming a better version of me
Here it comes, a better version of me
Here it comes, a better version of me

*** Thanx a lot to Beth & Ivan & Brett & Matt & Rebecca & Ricardo who corrected a mistake ***

Tymps

Those boon times went bust
My feet of clay, they dried to dust
The red isn't the red we painted
It's just rust
And that signature thing
That used to bring a following
I have trouble now, even remembering

So why did I kiss him so hard
Late last friday night
And keep on letting him change all my plans
I'm either so sick in the head
I need to be bled dry to quit
Or I just really used to love him
I sure hope that's it

I knew that to keep in touch would do me deep in dutch
'Cause it isn't the rush of remembering, it's just mush
And that signature thing is only growing harrowing
I should have no trouble now to keep from following

So why did I kiss him so hard
Late last friday night
And keep on letting him change all my plans
I'm either so sick in the head
I need to be bled dry to quit
Or I just really used to love him
I sure hope that's it

Those boon times went bust
My feet of clay, they dried to dust
The red isn't the red we painted
It's just rust
That signature thing
That used to bring a following
I have trouble now, even remembering

So why did I kiss him so hard
Late last friday night
And keep on letting him change all my plans
I'm either so sick in the head
I need to be bled dry to quit
Or I just really used to love him
Or I just really used to love him
Or I just really used to love him
I sure hope that's it

*** Thanx a lot to Sophia & Stephen & Tess & Stan & Steven for this one ***

Parting Gift

I opened my eyes
While you were kissing me once more than once
And you looked as sincere as a dog
Just as sincere as a dog does,
When it's the food on your lips with which it's in love

I bet you could never tell
That I knew you didn't know me that well
It is my fault you see
You never learned that much from me

Oh you silly, stupid pastime of mine
You were always good for a rhyme
And from the first to the last time
The signs says 'stop'
But we went on whole-hearted it ended bad
But I love what we started
They said 'stop'
But we went on whole-hearted it ended bad
But I love what we started

I took off my glasses
While you were yelling at me once more than once
So's not to see you see me react
Should've put 'em, should've put 'em on again
So I could see you see me sincerely yelling back

I bet your fortressed face
Belied your fort of lace
It is by the grace of me
You never learned what I could see

Oh you silly, stupid pastime of mine
You were always good for a rhyme
And from the first to all the last times
All the signs says 'stop'
But we went on whole-hearted it ended bad
But I love what we started
They said 'stop'
But we went on whole-hearted it ended bad
But I love what we started

*** Thanx a lot to Shadowboxer25 & Rae who helped me with this one ***

Window

I was staring out the window
The whole time he was talking to me
It was a filthy pane of glass
I couldn't get a clear view

And as he went on and on
It wasn't the outside world I could see
Just the filthy pane that I was looking through

So I had to break the window
It just had to be
Better that I break the window
Than him, or her, or me

I was never focused on just one thing
My eyes got fixed when my mind got so
It may look like I'm concentrated on a very clear view

But I'm as good as asleep
I bet you didn't know
But take the lot of it away if you do

So I had to break the window
It just had to be
Better that I break the window
Than him, or her, or me

 I had to break the window
It just had to be it was in my way
Better that I break the window
Than forget what I had to say
Or miss what I should see

Because the fact being that
Whatever is in front of me, is coloring my view
So I can't see what I'm seeing in fact
I only see what I'm looking through

So again I've done the right thing
I was never worried about that
The answer's always been in clear view
But even when the window's clean
I still can't see for the fact
That when it's clean it's so clear
I can't tell what I'm looking through

So I had to break the window
It was in my way
Better that I break a window
Than him, or her, or me

I had to break the window
It just had to be it was in my way
Better that I break the window
Than miss what I should see

I had to break the window
It just had to be it was in my way
Better that I break the window
Than forget what I had to say

Or miss what I should see
Or breaking him or her or me
Especially me

*** Thanx a lot to Brett & Stephanie who corrected a mistake ***

Oh well

What you did to me made me see myself something different
And though I try to talk sense to myself
But I just won't listen

Won't you go away
Turn yourself in
You're no good at confession
Before the image that you burned me in
Tries to teach you a lesson

What you did to me made me see myself something awful
A voice once stentorian is now again meek and muffled
It took me such a long time to get back up the first time you did it
I spent all I had to get it back, and now it seems I've been out-bidded

My peace and quiet was stolen from me
When I was looking with calm affection
You were searching out my imperfections

What wasted unconditional love
On somebody
Who doesn't believe in the stuff

You came upon me like a hypnic jerk
When I was just about settled
And when it counts you recoil
With a cryptic word and leave a love belittled

Oh what a cold and common old way to go
I was feeding on the need for you to know me
Devastated at the rate you fell below me

What wasted unconditional love
On somebody
Who doesn't believe in the stuff

Oh, well

*** Thanx a lot to Stephanie & Bruce & Steven & Gerard & Brett & KT & Joy & Ricardo who corrected a mistake ***

Please please please

Please please please
No more melodies
They lack impact, they're petty
They've been made up already
Please please please
No more maladies
I'm so tired of crying
You'd think I was a siren
But me and everybody's on the sad same team
And you can hear our sad brains screaming

Give us something familiar
Something similar
To what we know already
That will keep us steady
Steady
Steady going nowhere

Please please please
No apologies
At best they buy you time
Till you next step out of line
Please please please
No more remedies
My method is uncertain
It's a mess but it's working
And maybe if you want to try it out
You won't like it so, when you're crying out

Give us something familiar
Something similar
To what we know already
That will keep us steady
Steady, steady
Steady going nowhere

Please please please
No more melodies
They lack impact, they're petty
They've been made up already
Please please please
No more maladies
I'm so tired of crying
You'd think I was a siren
But me and everybody's on the sad same team and
You can hear our sad brains screaming

Give us something familiar
Something similar
To what we know already
That will keep us steady
Steady, steady, steady
Steady going nowhere

Please please please
No apologies
At best they buy you time
Till you next step out of line
Please please please
No more remedies
My method is uncertain
It's a mess but it's working
And maybe if you want to try it out
You won't like it so, when you're crying out

Give me something familiar
Somethin' similar
To what we know already
That will keep us steady
Steady, steady
Steady going nowhere

Red red red

I don't understand about complementary colors
And what they say
Side by side they both get bright
Together they both get gray

But he's been pretty much yellow
And I've been kind of blue
But all I can see is
Red, red, red, red, red now
What am I gonna do

I don't understand about
Diamonds and why men buy them
What's so impressive about a diamond
Except the mining

But it's dangerous work
Trying to get to you too
And I think if I didn't have to
Kill, kill, kill, kill, kill, kill myself doing it
Maybe I wouldn't think so much of you

I've been watching all the time
And I still can't find the track
But what I want to know
Is it ok
Is it just fine
Or is it my fault
Is it my lack

I don't understand about
The weather outside
The harmony in a tune
Or why somebody lied

But there's solace, a bit in submitting
To the fitfully cryptically true
What's happened has happened
What's coming is already on its way
With a role for me to play

I don't understand
I'll never understand
But I'll try to understand
There's nothing else I can do

*** Thanx a lot to Brett & Ricardo & Joy & Ricardo & Clayton who helped with this one ***

Not about love

The early cars
Already are
Drawing deep breaths past my door
And last night's phrases
Sick with lack of basis
Are still writhing on my floor

And it doesn't seem fair
That your wicked words should work
In holding me down
No, it doesn't seem right
To take information
Given at close range
For the gag
And the bind
And the ammunition round

Conversation once colored by esteem
Became dialogue as a diagram of a play for blood
Took a vacation, my palate got clean
Now I can taste your agenda
While you're spitting your cud

And it doesn't make sense
I should fall for the kingcraft of a meritless crown
It doesn't seem right
To take information
Given at close range
For the gag
And the bind
And the ammunition round

This is not about love
'Cause I am not in love
In fact I can't stop falling out

This is not about love
'Cause I am not in love
In fact I can't stop falling out
I miss that stupid ache

"What is this posture I have to stare at"
That's what he said when I was sittin' up straight
Change the name of the game when he lost it
He knew he was wrong but he knew it too late
But I'm not being fair
'Cause I chose to listen to that filthy mouth
But I'd like to choose right
Take all the things that I said that he stole
Put 'em in a sack
Swing 'em over my shoulder
Turn on my heels
Step out of this sight
Try to live in a lovelier light

This is not about love
'Cause I am not in love
In fact I cant stop falling out

This is not about love
'Cause I am not in love
In fact i cant stop falling out
I miss that stupid ache

*** Thanx a lot to Sophia & Stephen & Mercer & Stan & Brett & TB & Jim & Jakey & Joy & Ricardo for this one ***

Waltz

If you don't have a song
To sing you're ok
You know how to get along
Humming
Hmmm

If you don't have a date
Celebrate
Go out and sit on the lawn
And do nothing
'Cause it's just what you must do
Nobody does it anymore

No I don't believe in the wasting of time
But I don't believe that I'm wasting mine

If you don't have a point to make
Don't sweat it
You'll make a sharp one being so kind
And I'd sure appreciate it
Everyone else's goal's to get big-headed
Why should I follow that beat being that I'm
Better than fine

*** Thanx a lot to Steven who corrected a mistake ***

The Idler Wheel...

Every Single Night

Every single night
I endure the flight
Of little wings of white-flamed
Butterflies in my brain
These ideas of mine
Percolate the mind
Trickle down the spine
Swarm the belly, swelling to a blaze

That's when the pain comes in
Like a second skeleton
Trying to fit beneath the skin
I can't fit the feelings in
Oh every single night's alright with my brain

What'd I say to her
Why'd I say it to her
What does she think of me
That I'm not what I ought to be
That I'm what I try not to be
It's got to be somebody else's fault
I can't get caught
If what I am is what I am
'Cause I does what I does
Then brother, get back
'Cause my breast's gonna bust open
The rib is the shell
And the heart is the yolk
And I just made a meal for us both to choke on
Every single night's a fight with my brain
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
I just wanna feel everything
I just wanna feel everything
I just wanna feel everything

So I'm gonna try to be still now
Gonna renounce the mill a little while and
If we had a double-king-sized bed
We could move in it and i'd soon forget
That what I am is what I am
'Cause I does what I does
And maybe I'd relax, let my breast just bust open
My heart's made of parts of all that surround me
And that's why the devil just can't get around me
Every single night's alright
Every single night's a fight
And every single fight's alright with my brain

I just wanna feel everything
I just wanna feel everything
I just wanna feel everything
I just wanna feel everything

Daredevil

I guess I just must be a daredevil
I don't feel anything until I smash it up
I'm caught on the cold, caught on the hot
Not so with the warmer lot
And all I want is a confidant
To help me laugh it off

And don't let me ruin me
I may need a chaperone

Say I'm an airplane
And the gashes I got from my heart-break
Make the slots and the flaps upon my wing
And I use them to give me lift

Hip hip for the lift
Hip hip for the drag
I want them all in my bag
Oh give me anything
And I'll turn it into a gift

But don't let me ruin me
I may need a chaperone

Seek me out
Look at, look at, look at, look at me
I'm all the fishes in the sea
Wake me up
Give me, give me, give me what you got
In your mind, in the middle of the night
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
And maybe you let me look out for you
Protect what I found in you
And never let it starve
And then that way, you'll let me stay
Skirting the skirt like I want to
And I will try hard to hold on
To you with open arms

But don't let me ruin me
I may need a chaperone

Valentine

You didnít see my valentine
I sent it via pantomime
While you were watching someone else
I stared at you and cut myself

It's all Iíll do 'cause Iím not free
A fugitive too dull to flee
Iím amorous but out of reach
A still-life drawing of a peach

Iím a tulip in a cup
I stand no chance of growing up
Iíve made my peace
Iím dead, Iím done
I watch you live to have my fun

I root for you, I love you
You, you, you, you
I root for you, I love you
You, you, you, you

I made it to a dinner-date
My teardrops seasoned every plate
I tried to dance but lost my nerve
I cramped up in the learning curve
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
I'm a tulip in a cup
I stand no chance of growing up
Iím resigned to sail on through
In the wake of tales of you

I root for you, I love you
You, you, you, you
I root for you, I love you
You, you, you

Oh I root for you, I love you
You, you, you, you, you, you, you
I root for you, I love you
You, you, you

Jonathan

Jonathan, call again
Take me to Coney Island
Take me on the train

Kiss me while I calculate
And calibrate and heaven's sake
Don't make me explain

Just tolerate my little fist
Tugging on your forest-chest
I don't wanna talk about
I don't wanna talk about anything
I don't wanna talk about
I don't wanna talk about anything

Jonathan, anything
And anyone that you have done
Has got to be all right with me
If she's part of the reason you are how you are
She's all right with me
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
Just tolerate my little fist
Tugging on your forest-chest
I don't wanna talk about
I don't wanna talk about anything
I don't wanna talk about
I don't wanna talk about anything

You'd like to captain
A cap-sized ship
But I like watching you live

You'd like to captain
A cap-sized ship
But I like watching you live

Jonathan, call again
Take me to Coney Island
Take me on the train
Kiss me while I calculate
And calibrate and heaven's sake
Don't make me explain

Just tolerate my little fist
Tugging on your forest chest
I don't wanna talk about
I don't wanna talk about anything
I don't wanna talk about
I don't wanna talk about anything

Left Alone

You made your major overtures
When you were a sure and orotund mutt
And I was still a dewy petal
Rather than a moribund slut

My love wrecked you
You packed to twirl your skirt at the palace
It hurt more than it ought to hurt
I went to work to cultivate a callus

And now Iím hard, too hard to know
I donít cry when Iím sad anymore, no no
Tears calcify in my tummy
Fears coincide with the tow
How can I ask anyone to love me
When all I do is beg to be left alone
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
Oh, and I tried to love
And I can love the same man
In the same bed, in the same city
But not in the same room, itís a pity
But, oh, it never bothered me before
Not until this guy, what a guy, oh god
What a good guy, and I canít even enjoy him

'Cause Iím hard, too hard to know
I donít cry when Iím sad anymore
Tears calcify in my tummy
Fears coincide with the tow
How can I ask anyone to love me
When all I do is beg to be left alone

How can I ask anyone to love me
When all I do is beg to be left
When all I do is beg to be left
When all I do is beg to be left alone
Alone, alone

My ills are reticulate
My woes are granular
The ants weigh more than the elephants
Nothing, nothing is manageable
So couldnít we skip the valedictories
I can see a door there
Shut it and forget my number

'Cause Iím hard, too hard to know
I donít cry when Iím sad anymore, no no
Tears calcify in my tummy
Fears coincide with the tow
How can I ask anyone to love me
When all I do is beg to be left
When all I do is beg to be left
When all I do is beg to be left alone

Werewolf

I could liken you to a werewolf
The way you left me for dead
But I admit that I provided a full moon

And I could liken you to a shark
The way you bite off my head
But then again
I was waving around a bleeding open wound

But you were such a super guy
ĎTil the second you get away from me
We were like a wishing well
And a bolt of electricity

But we can still support each other
All we gotta do is avoid each other
Nothing wrong when a song ends in the minor key
Nothing wrong when a song ends in the minor key
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
The lava of a volcano
Shot up hot from under the sea
One thing leads to another
And you made an island of me

And I could liken you to a chemical
The way you made me compound to compound
But Iím a chemical too
Inevitable you and me would mix

And I could liken you to a lot of things
But I always come around
'Cause in the end Iím a sensible girl
I know the fiction of the fix

But you were such a super guy
ĎTil the second you get away from me
We were like a wishing well
And a bolt of electricity

But we could still support each other
All we gotta do is avoid each other
Nothing wrong when a song ends in the minor key
Nothing wrong when a song ends in the minor key
Nothing wrong when a song ends in the minor key
Nothing wrong when a song ends in the minor key

Periphery

Oh, the periphery
They throw good parties there
Those peripheral idiots
Always have a bite to bare
Bear it if you can
If you really want to

Go to the periphery
Have them celebrate your name
Have them forge you a pedigree
And then you'll be
Left to run the races lame
Run it if you want
If you think it's worth it

But not with me
'Cause I don't appreciate
People who
Don't appreciate

All that loving must've been lacking something
If I got bored trying to figure you out
You let me down
I don't even like you anymore at all

Oh, the periphery
I lost another one there
He found a prettier girl than me
With a more even-tempered air

And if he wants her, he should get her
'Cause I think he thinks she's worth it
And maybe they'll move from the periphery
Buy themselves their own plot of land
And I'll care in a different capacity, I'll just be
Hoping he makes a good family man
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
And if he finds himself yearning
For his throne on the silly-side
There's nothing wrong as long as he's learning
Besides, he can take it up with his brethren
Or with his bride

Just not with me
'Cause I don't appreciate
People who
Don't appreciate

All that loving must've been lacking something
If I got bored trying to figure you out
You let me down
I don't even like you anymore at all

All that loving must've been lacking something
If I got bored trying to figure you out
You let me down
I don't even like you anymore at all

Oh, the periphery
Oh, the periphery
Oh, the periphery
Oh, the periphery

Stay away
Stay away
Away, away
Stay away, away

Regret

Member when we argued over the concept of regret
You were an expert even then but not me, not yet
Now all you gotta doís remind me that we met
And there you got me, thatís how you got me
You taught me to regret

Member how I asked you why are you so mean
You didnít know how to react to being seen
I tried to be your friend, you made me shamed so I'm getting even
And there you got me, thatís how you got me
You taught me to be mean
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
But I ran out of white doves' feathers
To soak up the hot piss that comes from your mouth
Every time you address me

Oh I ran out of white doves' feathers
To soak up the hot piss that comes from your mouth
Every time you address me

Member when I was so sick and you didnít believe me
Then you got sick too and guess who took care of you
You hated that, didnít you, didnít you
Now when you look at me, youíre condemned to see
The monster your mother made you to be
And there you got me, thatís how you got free
You got rid of me

But now I ran out of white doves' feathers
To soak up the hot piss that comes from your mouth
Every time you address me
I ran out of white dove feathers
To soak up the hot piss that comes from your mouth
Every time you address me

Alone
Leave me alone

Anything We Want

My cheeks were reflecting the longest wavelengths
My fan was folded up and grazing my forehead
And I kept touching my neck
To guide your eye to where I wanted you to kiss me
When we find some time alone

My scars were reflecting the mist in your headlights
I looked like a neon zebra shaking rain off her stripes
And the rivulets had you riveted
To the places where I wanted you to kiss me
When we find some time alone
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
And then we can
Do anything we want
And then we can
Do anything we want
And then we can
Do anything we want

We started out sipping the water
And now we try to swallow the wave
And we try not to let those bastards get us down

We don't worry anymore 'cause we know
When the guff comes we get brave
After all, look around
It's happening, it's happening, it's happening now

Let's pretend we're eight years old playing hooky
I'll draw on the wall and you can play UFC rookie
Then we'll grow up, take our clothes off
And you'll remember that I wanted you to kiss me
When we find some time alone

And then we can do anything we want
And then we can do anything we want
And then we can do anything we want
And then we can do anything we want

Hot Knife

If I'm butter, if I'm butter
If I'm butter then he's a hot knife
He makes my heart a cinemascope screen
Showing a dancing bird of paradise

If I'm butter, if I'm butter
If I'm butter then he's a hot knife
He makes my heart a cinemascope screen
Showing a dancing bird of paradise

He excites me
Must be like the Genesis of Rhythm
I get feisty whenever I'm with him
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
If I'm butter, if I'm butter
If I'm butter then he's a hot knife
He makes my heart a cinemascope screen
Showing a dancing bird of paradise

I'm a hot knife, I'm a hot knife
I'm a hot knife, he's a pat of butter
If I get a chance, I'm gonna show him that
He's never gonna need another never need another

If I'm butter, if I'm butter
If I'm butter then he's a hot knife
He makes my heart a cinemascope screen
Showing a dancing bird of paradise...



Non Albums Tracks

Across The Universe

( The Beatles - Pleasantville OST )


Words are flowing out like endless rain into a paper cup
They slither while they pass, they slip away across the universe

Pools of sorrow, waves of joy are drifting through my open mind
Possessing and caressing me
Jai guru de va om


Nothing's gonna change my world
Nothing's gonna change my world

Nothing's gonna change my world
Nothing's gonna change my world

Images of broken light which dance before me like a million eyes
That call me on and on across the universe

Thoughts meander like a restless wind inside a letter box
They tumble blindly as they make their way across the universe

Jai guru de va om

Nothing's gonna change my world
Nothing's gonna change my world

Nothing's gonna change my world
Nothing's gonna change my world

Sounds of laughter shades of earth are ringing
Through my open views inciting and inviting me
Limitless undying love which shines around me
Like a million suns, it calls me on and on across the universe
Jai guru de va om


Nothing's gonna change my world

Nothing's gonna change my world
Nothing's gonna change my world
Nothing's gonna change my world


Jai guru de va om, Jai guru de va om
Jai guru de va om, Jai guru de va om
Jai guru de va om

Jai guru de va om
Jai guru de va om

After you've gone

( Creamer / Live The Wiltern Theater, LA, Katrina Benefit - 22-09-2005 )

Now won't you listen honey while I say,
How could you tell me that you're goin' away
Don't say that we must part
Don't break my aching heart

You know I've loved you truly many years
I loved you night and day
Oh don't you look at me honey, can't you see my tears?
Now listen while I say

After you've gone, and left me crying
After you've gone, there's no denying
You'll feel blue, you'll feel sad
You'll miss the bestest pal you've ever had

There'll come a time, now don't forget it
There'll come a time, when you'll regret it
Some day, when you grow lonely
You heart will break like mine and you'll want me only
After you've gone, after you've gone away

After you've gone, after we break up
After you've gone, you are gonna wake up
And you will find that you were blind
To let somebody come and change your mind

After the years that we've been together
Their joy and tears and all kinds of weather
Someday, blue and downhearted
You'll long to be with me right back where you started
After you've gone, after you've gone away

Oh babe, think what you're doing
You know my love for you will drive me to ruin
After you've gone, after you've gone away

All Alone

( Irving Berlin Cover / Live at Largo 2007 )

Just like a melody that lingers on
You seem to haunt me night and day
I never realized till you had gone
How much I cared about you
I can't live without you

All alone
I'm so all alone
There is no one else but you

All alone
By the telephone
Waiting for a ring
A ting-a-ling

I'm all alone every evening
All alone feeling blue

Wondering where you are
And how you are
And if you are
All alone too

All alone
I'm so all alone
There is no one else but you

All alone
By the telephone
Waiting for a ring
A ting-a-ling

I'm all alone every evening
All alone feeling blue

Wondering where you are
And how you are
And if you are
All alone too

Angel

( Jimi Hendrix )

Angel come on down from heaven yesterday
Stayed with me just long enough to rescue me
And she told me a story yesterday
About the love between the moon
And the deep blue sea
Then she spread her wings high above me
And she said she gonna come back tomorrow

And I said

Fly on by, sweet angel
Fly on through the sky
Fly on, my sweet angel
Tomorrow I will be right by your side

Sure enough, this woman came home to me
Silver wings, silhouette against a child's own prize
Oh, angel, she said unto me
Today is the day for you to rise
Take my hand, take my hand
You're gonna rise
And then, she took me high over yonder

And I said
Fly on by, sweet angel
Fly on through the sky
Fly on, my sweet angel
Forever I will be right by your side

Ooh, ooh, ooh, hoo, ooh
I, uh-huh, I, uh-huh
Uh, uh, uh, uh, uh
I, I, uh, uh, uh, uh
Uh, uh, uh, uh, uh

Angel Eyes

( Ella Fitzgerald Cover / Live at Largo )

Try to think that love's not around
But it's uncomfortably near
My old heart ain't gaining no ground
Because my angel eyes ain't here

Angel eyes, that old devil sent
They glow unbearably bright
Need I say that my love's mispent
Mispent with angel eyes tonight

So drink up all you people
Order anything you see
Have fun you happy people
The laughs and the jokes are on me

Pardon me but I got to run
The fact's uncommonly clear
Got to find who's now number one
And why my angel eyes ain't here
Oh, where is my angel eyes

Excuse me while I disappear
Angel eyes, angel eyes

Blue Skies

( Irvin Berlin Cover / Live at Largo 2007 )

Blue skies smilin' at me
Nothin' but blue skies do I see
Bluebirds singin' a song
Nothin' but bluebirds all day long

Never saw the sun shinin' so bright
Never saw things goin' so right
Noticing the days hurrying by
When you're in love, my how they fly

Blue days, all of them gone
Nothin' but blue skies from now on

Never saw things goin' so right
Noticing the days hurrying by
When you're in love, my how they fly

Blue days, all of them gone
Nothin' but blue skies from now on
Nothin' but blue skies from now on

Bridge Over Troubled Water

( With Johnny Cash - Simon & Garfunkel Cover )

When you're weary, feeling small,
When tears are in your eyes, I will dry them all;
I'm on your side. When times get rough
And friends just can't be found,
Like a bridge over troubled water
I will lay me down.
Like a bridge over troubled water
I will lay me down.

When you're down and out,
When you're on the street,
When evening falls so hard
I will comfort you.
I'll take your part.
When darkness comes
And pains is all around,
Like a bridge over troubled water
I will lay me down.
Like a bridge over troubled water
I will lay me down.

Sail on silvergirl,
Sail on by.
Your time has come to shine.
All your dreams are on their way.
See how they shine.
If you need a friend
I'm sailing right behind.
Like a bridge over troubled water
I will ease your mind.
Like a bridge over troubled water
I will ease your mind.

Crazy

( Patsy Cline Cover / Live Largo 2007 )

Crazy, I'm crazy for feeling so lonely
I'm crazy, crazy for feeling so blue

I knew I'd love me as long as I wanted
And then someday you'd leave me for somebody new
Worry, why do I let myself worry
Wondering what in the world did I do

Crazy for thinking that my love could hold you
I'm crazy for trying and crazy for crying
And I'm crazy for loving you

Worry, why do I let myself worry
Wondering what in the world did I do

I'm crazy for thinking that my love could hold you
I'm crazy for trying and crazy for crying
And I'm crazy for loving you

Don't Get Around Much Anymore

(Lyrics by Bob Russel, Music by Duke Ellington / Live at Largo 2007)

Missed the Saturday dance
Heard they crowded the floor
Couldn't bear it without you
Don't get around much anymore

Thought I'd visit the club
Got as far as the door
They'd have asked me about you
Don't get around much anymore

Oh, Darling I guess my mind's more at ease
But nevertheless, why stir up memories

Been invited on dates
Might have gone but what for
Awfully different without you
Don't get around much anymore

Dull Tool

( ďThis Is 40" Soundtrack )

Come on out, come on out,
Whereíd you go, whereíd you go
I donít mean to play here
Figure out, figure out
What you know, what you know
Figure out how to say it clear

Cause youíre more likely to get cut
With a dull tool
Than a sharp one

You, you stuck around
You stuck around
You stuck around
Until you got me
Then, then you dropped me

You, you donít kiss when you kiss
You donít fuck when you fuck
You donít say what you mean
You donít talk loud enough
No pulse in your impulse
Celebrationís impossible

You forgot the difference
Between equanimity and passivity
You forgot you have to try
You have to try, you have to try

You forgot that glorious feeling
That you get when you get the truth
So tell that girl you donít love her
And if you do, tell her two times

'Cause youíre more likely to get cut
With a dull tool
Than a sharp one

You, you donít kiss when you kiss
You donít fuck when you fuck
You donít say what you mean
You donít talk loud enough
No pulse in your impulse
Celebrationís impossible

When you donít kiss when you kiss
You donít fuck when you fuck
You donít say what you mean
You donít talk loud enough
No pulse in your impulse
Celebrationís impossible

You donít kiss when you kiss
You donít fuck when you fuck
You donít say what you mean
You donít talk loud enough
No pulse in your impulse
Celebrationís impossible when

You donít kiss when you kiss
You donít fuck when you fuck
You donít say what you mean
You donít talk loud enough
No pulse in your impulse
Celebrationís impossible

Celebrationís impossible
Celebrationís impossible
Celebrationís impossible

Everyday

( Duet with Jon Brion / Rave On Buddy Holly LP )

Everyday, it's a gettin' closer
Goin' faster than a roller coaster
Love like yours will surely come my way
Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey

Everyday, it's a gettin' faster
Everyone says go ahead and ask her
Love like yours will surely come my way
Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey

Everyday seems a little longer
Every way, love's a little stronger
Come what may, do you ever long for
True love from me

Everyday, it's a gettin' closer
Goin' faster than a roller coaster
Love like yours will surely come my way
Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey

Everyday seems a little longer
Every way, love's a little stronger
Come what may, do you ever long for
True love from me

Everyday, it's a gettin' closer
Goin' faster than a roller coaster
Love like yours will surely come my way
Hey, hey, hey, hey, hey
Love like yours will surely come my way

Father and son

( With Johnny Cash - Unearthed LP CD3 - Cat Steven Cover )

Johnny Cash :
It's not time to make a change
Just relax and take it easy
You're still young, that's your fault
There's so much you have to know

Find a girl, settle down
If you want well you can marry
Look at me, I am old but I'm happy

I was once like you are now
And I know that it's not easy
To be calm when you've found
Something going on

But take your time, take a look
Think of everything you've got
You will still be here tomorrow
But your dreams may not

Fiona Apple & Johnny Cash :
How can I try to explain
When I do he turns away again
And it's always been the same
The same old story

From the moment I could talk
I was ordered to listen
Now there's a way and I know
That I have to go away
I know I have to go

Johnny Cash :
It's not time to make a change
Just sit down and take it slowly
You're still young, that's your fault
There's so much you have to go through

Find a girl settle down
If you want, you can marry
Look at me, I am old but I'm happy

Fiona Apple & Johnny Cash :
All the times that I cried
Keeping all the things I knew inside
It's hard, but it's harder to ignore it
If they were right, I'd agree
But it's them they know not me
Now there's a way and I know
That I have to go away
I know I have to go

*** Thanx a lot to Chogu for these lyrics ***

Frosty the Snowman

Frosty the Snowman
Was a jolly happy soul
With a corn-cob pipe and a button nose
And two eyes made out of coal

Frosty the Snowman
Is a fairy tale they say
He was made of snow
But the children know
How he came to life one day

There must have been some magic
In that old silk hat they found
For when they placed it on his head
He began to dance around

Frosty the Snowman
Was alive as he could be
And the children say
He could laugh and play
Just the same as you and me

Frosty the Snowman
Knew the sun was hot that day
So he said, "Let's run
And we'll have some fun
Now before I melt away"

Down to the village
With a broomstick in his hand
Running here and there
All around the square
Saying, "Catch me if you can"

He led them down
The streets of town
Right to the traffic cop
And he only paused a moment
When he heard them holler, "Stop!"

Frosty the Snowman
Had to hurry on his way
But he waved goodbye
Saying, "Don't you cry
I'll be back again some day

It's Only Make Believe

( Conway Twitty cover / Live 2012 )

My one and only prayer
Is that some day you'll care
My hopes, my dreams come true
My one and only you
No will ever know
How much I love you so
My only prayer will be
That some day you'll care for me
But it's only make believe

My hope if my dreams come true
I will give my life for you
My hearts a wedding ring
You are my everything
My only prayer will be
That some day you'll care for me
My hopes, my dreams come true
If you will say you love me too
But it's only make believe

Yes, my love my only prayer
Is one day that you will care
My hope, my dream come true
My one and only you
No one will ever know
Just how much I really really love you so
My only prayer will be
That some day you'll care for me
But it's only make believe

I'll be Home for Christmas / Let Me Call You Sweetheart / Love Me Tender

( Live at Christmas Spectacular, Largo, LA, 2002)
[ with Grant-Lee Phillips & Jon Brion ]

I'll be home for Christmas
You can count on me
Please have snow and mistletoe
And presents on the tree

New Year's eve will find you
Where the love light gleams
I'll be home for Christmas
If only in my dreams

Uuuh...New Year's eve will find you
Where the love light gleams
I'll be home for Christmas
If only in my dreams

Let me call you sweetheart
I'm in love with you
Let me hear you tell me that you love me too

Keep the lovelight shinning
In your eyes so blue
Let me call you sweetheart
I'm in love with you

Love me tender
Love me true
All my dreams fulfill

Oh, my darling
I love you
And I always will

Love me tender
Love me true
All my dream fulfill

For my darlin'
I love you
And I always will

For my darlin'
I love you
And I always will

*** Thanx a lot to Chogu for these lyrics ***

I Want You

( Elvis Costello Cover )

Oh my baby baby
I love you more than I can tell
I don't think I can live without you
And I know that I never will

Oh my baby baby
I want you so it scares me to death
I can't say anymore than "I love you"
Everything else is a waste of breath

I want you
You've had your fun you don't get well no more
I want you
Your fingernails go dragging down the wall
Be careful darling you might fall

I want you
I woke up and one of us was crying
I want you
You said "Young girl I do believe you're dying"
I want you
If you need a second opinion as you seem to do these days
I want you
You can look in my eyes and you can count the ways

I want you
Did you mean to tell me but seem to forget
I want you
Since when were you so generously inarticulate
I want you
It's the stupid details that my heart is breaking for
It's the way your shoulders shake and what they're shaking for
I want you
It's knowing that she knows you now after only guessing
I want you
It's the thought of her undressing you or you undressing

I want you
She tossed some tattered compliment your way
I want you
And you were fool enough to love it when she said
"I want you"

I want you
The truth can't hurt you it's just like the dark
It scares you witless
But in time you see things clear and stark
I want you
Go on and hurt me then we'll let it drop
I want you
I'm afraid I won't know where to stop
I want you
I'm not ashamed to say I cried for you
I want you
I want to know the things you did that we do too
I want you
I want to hear she pleases you more than I do
I want you
I might as well be useless for all it means to you
I want you
Did you call her name out as she held you down
I want you
Oh no my darling not with that clown
I want you, oh you

I want you
You've had your fun you don't get well no more
I want you
No-one who wants you could want you more
I want you

I want you
I want you

I want you
Every night when I go off to bed
And when I wake up
I want you
I'm going to say it once again 'til I instill it
I know I'm gonna feel this way until you kill it
I want you
I want you

I Walk A Little Faster

( The Best Is Yet To Come The Songs Of Cy Coleman )

Pretending that we'll meet
Each time i turn a corner
I walk a little faster

Pretending life is sweet
'Cause love's around the corner
I walk a little faster

Can't begin to see my future shine as yet
No sign as yet you're mine as yet
Rushing to a face I can't define as yet
Keep bumping into walls and taking lots of falls

And even though I meet
'Round each and every corner
With nothing but disaster

I set my chin a little higher
I hope a little longer
Build a little stronger castle in the air
And thinking you'll be there
I walk a little faster

Can't begin to see my future shine as yet
No sign as yet you're mine as yet
Rushing to a face I can't define as yet
Keep bumping into walls and taking lots of falls

And even though I meet
'Round each and every corner
With nothing but disaster

I set my chin a little higher
And I hope a little longer
I build a little stronger castle in the air
And thinking you'll be there
I walk a little faster

Just one of those things

( Cole Porter / Live cover 2000 )

It was just one of those things
Just one of those crazy flings
One of those bells that now and then rings
Just one of those things

It was just one of those nights
Just one of those fabulous flights
A trip to the moon on gossamer wings
Just one of those things

If we'd thought a bit, of the end of it
When we started painting the town
We'd have been aware that our love affair
Was too hot, not to cool down

So good-bye, my dear, and amen
Here's hoping we meet now and then
It was great fun
But it was just one of those things

If we'd thought a bit, of the end of it
When we started painting the town
We'd have been aware that our love affair
Was too hot, not to cool down

So good-bye, my dear, and amen
Here's hoping we meet now and then
It was great fun
But it was just one of those things

Just one of those things

Kissing my love

 ( Bill Withers )

When I'm kissing my love
I can hear a thump thumping in my head 
Mmm when I'm kissing my love
I close my eyes and see
A pretty city
With a million flowerbeds

Ah I can hear the angels sing
Songs that only angels sing
He's such a pretty thing
That I can feel my heart
Just a thumping and a skipping
When I'm kissing my love

Mmm ah when I'm kissing my love
I feel the blood pumping in my veins
Mmm when I'm kissing my love
He's such a tender sender
With a sweet young frame 

Oh he's so good at what he does
All I wanna do is kiss and hug
He's got me in love
And I can feel my heart
Just a thumping and a skipping
When I'm kissing my love

When I'm kissing my love
When he's kissing me
When I'm kissing my love
When he's kissing me
When he's kissing me
When I'm kissing my love
When he's kissing me
When I'm kissing my love

When I'm kissing my love
When he's kissing me
When I'm kissing my love
When he's kissing me
When he's kissing me
When I'm kissing my love
When he's kissing me
When I'm kissing my love
When he's kissing me
When I'm kissing my love
When he's kissing me
When I'm kissing my love

Ah when I'm kissing my love
I feel the blood pumping in my veins
Oh when I'm kissing my love
He's such a tender sender
With a sweet young frame 

Oh now he's so good at what he does
All I wanna do is kiss and hug
He's got me in love
And I can feel my heart
Just a thumping and a skipping
When I'm kissing my love

When I'm kissing my love
When he's kissing me
(repeat chorus)

Largo

( The Idler Wheel Bonus Track )

I was recently rid of a man again
So I caught me a cab to see Flanagan
I told the cabbie 'To the alley in back'
I told myself coming would keep me intact

Flanny shouts from the second floor
As I crossed the lot to the kitchen door
I see Guillermo and give him some lip
And I cross to the bar, Ellen pours me a nip
And I look to the stage it's the rock of rage, as Jon is on
And how could I listen without wanting to be with them
And how could I have thought that I was ever alone

I feel like singing and drinking and stuff
And I don't wanna care if I stumble or cry
Handle me like family and that'll be enough
To keep me from dying when I want to die

When over the rainbow's too far
Go to Largo to Largo to Largo

When over the rainbow's too far
Go to Largo to Largo to Largo

I'm hopping scotches with Loretta and Bob,
But, but barely containing my rapturous song
Jon's calling names here like Santa's reindeer
On Palmer on Leisz on Sarah on Sean

I love watching the Watkins when there rocking with Garza
I want to be part of the band though
And when Mr. Tench is on the bench I want to be the piano

I feel like singing and drinking and stuff
And I don't wanna care if I stumble or cry
Handle me like family and that'll be enough
To keep me from dying when I want to die

When over the rainbow's too far
Go to Largo to Largo to Largo
When over the rainbow's too far
Go to Largo to Largo to Largo

Let Me Roll It

(Paul McCartney cover / Fiona Apple & The Roots / Live at Late Night with Jimmy Fallon)

You gave me something I understand
You gave me loving in the palm of my hand
I can't tell you how I feel
My heart is like a wheel
Let me roll it, let me roll it to you
Let me roll it, let me roll it to you

I want to tell you and now's the time
I need to tell you that you're going to be mine, oh mine
Oh I can't tell you how I feel
My heart is like a wheel
Let me roll it, let me roll it to you
Let me roll it, let me roll it to you
Rob from always on the run dot net is so bad and copy paste is a sin
I can't tell you how I feel
My heart is like a wheel
Let me roll it, let me roll it to you
Let me roll it, let me roll it to you

You gave me something I understand
You gave me loving in the palm of my hand
I can't tell you how I feel
My heart is like a wheel
Let me roll it, let me roll it to you
Let me roll it, let me roll it to you

*** Thanx a lot to Jose for this one ***

On A Slow Boat To China

( Frank Loesser / Live Largo 2007 )

Iíd love to get you
On a slow boat to China
All to myself alone
Get you to keep you in my arms evermore
Leave all your lovers
Weeping on the faraway shore

Out on the briny
With the moon big and shinny
Melting your heart of stone
Iíd love to get you
On a slow boat to China
All to myself alone

Please come home for Christmas

Bells will be ringing the sad, sad news
Oh what a Christmas to have the blues
My baby's gone I have no friends
To wish me greetings once again

Choirs will be singing
Silent Night
Christmas carols by candlelight
Please come home for Christmas
Please come home for Christmas
If not for Christmas by New Year's night

Friends and relations send salutations
Just as sure as the stars shine above
This is Christmas, yes christmas my dear
The time of year to be with the one that you love

So won't you tell me, you'll never more roam
Tell me christmas and New Year
Will find you at home
There'll be no more sorrow
No grief or no pain
I'll be happy, I'll be happy that it's Christmas once again.

There'll be no more sorrow
No grief or no pain
I'll be happy, I'll be happy once again.

*** Thanx a lot to him who corrected a mistake ***

Please Send Me Someone To Love

( Percy Mayfield - Pleasantville OST )


Heaven please send to all mankind
Understanding and peace and mind
But if it's not asking too much
Please send me someone to love

Someone to love

Show the world how to get along
And peace we'll enter when hate is gone
But if it is not asking too much
Please send me someone to love

Please send me someone to love

And I wake up and ponder the world's trouble
And my answer is always the same
Now let's put an end to this damn all of sin
Hate will put the world in a flame, what a shame

Just because I am in misery
I don't beg for no sympathy
But if it is not asking too much
Please send me someone to love

Please send me someone to love

Just because I am in misery
And I don't beg for no sympathy
But if it is not asking too much
Please send me someone to love

Please send me someone to love

Heaven please send to all mankind
Understanding and peace of mind
But if it is not asking too much
Please send me someone to love

Poem

( Recited before performing Sleep To Dream )

"When the pawn hits the conflicts he thinks like a king
What he knows throws the blows when he goes to the fight
And he'll win the whole thing before he enters the ring
There's nobody to batter when your mind is your might
So when you go solo you hold your own hand
And remember that depth is the greatest of heights
And if you know where you stand then you know where to land
And if you fall it won't matter 'cuz you know that you're right"

River Stay Away From My Door

( Live at Christmas Spectacular on Largo, 2002 )

You keep going your way
I'll keep going my way
River stay away from my door

I just got a cabin
You don't need my cabin
River stay away from my door

Don't come up any higher
I'm so all alone
Leave my bed and my fire
That's all I own

I ain't breaking your heart
Don't go breaking my heart
River stay away from my door

Oh lord ain't been faithful
And worked damn hard in the sweat and sun
Oh lord didn't i pray for you and thanked you for all you've done
Oh lord you made the river
But won't you try to remember that you made me too
Oh lord hear me pray to you and
Make the river hear my plea

I'll keep breaking your heart
Don't go breaking my heart
Oh river stay away from my door
River stay away from my door

*** Thanx a lot to ChoguJuniperFlower for these lyrics ***

Sally's Song

( The Nightmare Before Christmas OST Special edition )

I sense there's something in the wind,
That seems like tragedy's at hand,
And though I'd like to stand by him,
Can't shake this feeling that I have,
The worst is just around the bend,
And does he notice, my feelings for him?
And will he see, how much he means to me?
I think it's not to be.

What will become of my dear friend?
Where will his actions lead us then?
Although I'd like to join the crowd,
In their enthusiastic cloud,
Try as I may it doesn't last,
And will we ever, end up together?
No i think not, it's never to become.
For I am not the one.

And will we ever end up together?
No I think not, it's never to become.
For I am not the one.

*** Thanx a lot to Kim fort his one ***

Shabby Doll

( Elvis Costello / Live duet with E.C )

Giving you more of what for
Always worked for me before
Now I'm a shabby doll
What's going on behind the green elevator door
With just a shabby doll

There's a hit man facing
A compromising situation
With just a shabby doll
And a very neat line in character assassination
She's just a shabby doll

She's just a shabby doll
She's putting him off and putting you on
She's just a shabby doll
She's just a shabby doll
You're swearing upon you know in your heart
She's gone you know in your heart
She's just a shabby doll

There's a girl in this dress
There's always a girl in distress
She's just a shabby doll
She's so sure she's self-possessed
Then again she's half undressed
She's just a shabby doll

The boy that I used to be
Showed no sign of sympathy
For just a shabby doll
I have betrayed you and me
And paid for my own bribery
With just a shabby doll

She's just a shabby doll
She's putting him off and putting you on
She's just a shabby doll
She's just a shabby doll
You're swearing upon you know in your heart
She's gone you know in your heart
She's just a shabby doll

He's the tired toy that everyone enjoyed
He wants to be a fancy man but he's nothing but a nancy boy
He's all pride and no joy

And being what you might call a whore
Always worked for me before
Now I'm a shabby doll
Untie the gag the cat's out of the bag
But won't show his claws
He's just a shabby doll

She said you must be joking
Some things are left unspoken
You're just a shabby doll
He's lying limp and soaking
He was openly broken
By just a shabby doll

She's just a shabby doll
She's putting him off and putting you on
She's just a shabby doll
She's just a shabby doll
You're swearing upon you know in your heart
She's gone you know in your heart
She's just a shabby doll
She's just a shabby doll
She's just a shabby doll

Sitting in limbo

( Jimmy Cliff )

Sitting here in limbo
And I know it won't be long
Sitting here in limbo
Like a bird ain't got a song
They keep putting up resistance
But I know that my faith will lead me on

Sitting here in limbo
Waiting for the dice to roll
Sitting here in limbo
Got some time to search my soul
They keep putting up resistance
But I know that my faith will lead me on

I don't know where I'm going
But I know where I've been
I don't know what life will show me
But I know what I've seen
Tried my hand at love and friendship
But all that is passed and gone
This little girl is moving on

Sitting here in limbo
Waiting for the dice to roll
Sitting here in limbo
Knowing that I have to go
But I know they'll keep putting up resistance
But I know that my faith will lead me on

I don't know where I'm going
But I know where I've been
I don't know what life will show me
But I know what I've seen
Tried my hand at love and friendship
But all that is passed and gone
This little girl is moving on

Sitting
Sitting
Sitting in
Sitting in limbo
Limbo

*** Thanx a lot to Reagan for this one ***

Still I

( Duet with Christophe Deluy )

Still I
Still I believe in you
And still I trust you

Into your eyes
I can see
What can be seen through

If I still
If I still love you

But so tell me you can
And whatever I do
I'll be here
I'll be there
All over around you

"Puisqu'on a mieux ŗ faire
Que rester silencieux"

Aimons-nous peu ŗ peu
Be in love step by step

Still I
Still I believe in you
And still I trust you

Into your eyes
I can see
What can be seen through

If I still
If I still love you

But so tell me you can
And whatever I do
I'll be here
I'll be there
All over around you

"Puisqu'on a mieux ŗ faire
Que rester silencieux"

Aimons-nous peu ŗ peu
So tell me you can
And whatever I do
Be in love step by step

Be in love
Be in love
Be in love step by step
Be in love step by step

But so tell me you can
And whatever I do
I'll be here
I'll be there
All over around you
And whatever I do

But so tell me you can
And whatever I do
I'll be here
I'll be there
All over around you
All over around you

Aimons-nous
Step by step

Tonight You Belong to Me

( Words & Music by Billy Rose & Lee David, 1926 / Live 2005 )

I know you belong to somebody new
But tonight you belong to me

Although we're apart
You're part of my heart
And tonight you belong to me

Way down
By the stream
How sweet
It will seem
Once more
Just to dream
In the moonlight
My honey I know
With the dawn
That you will be gone,
But tonight you belong to me

Way down, way down along the stream
How very very sweet it will seem
Once more just to dream
In the silvery moonlight
My honey I know
With the dawn
That you will be gone
But tonight you belong to me
Just to little old me


Use me

( Bill Withers / Live )

My friends
Feel it's their appointed duty
They keep trying to tell me
All you want to do is use me
But my answer
They know all that use me stuff

Yes, I wanna spread the news
That if it feels this good gettin' used
But you just keep on using me
Until you use me up

My brother
Sit me right down and he talk to me
Yeah he told me
That I ought not to let you just fuck on me
And I know, I know that my brother he meant well
But also know when our talk was through

And I said brother
If you only knew
You'd wish that you were in my shoes
You keep on using me
You keep on using me

Until you use me up
Until you use me up

It's true you really do abuse me
You git me in a crowd a high class people
And then you act real rude to me

I I I ... I wanna spread the news
That if it feels this good gettin' used
Oh you just keep on usin' me
Until you use me up
Ah...
Until you use me up

When I Get Low I Get High

( Ella Fitzgerald Cover / Live at Largo 2007 )

My fur coat's sold
Oh, Lord ain't it cold
But I'm not gonna holler
'Cause I've still got a dollar
And when I get low
Oh oh oh, I get high

My man walked out
Now you know that ain't right
Well, he better watch out
If I meet him tonight
Because when I get low
Oh oh oh, I get high

All this hard luck in this town has found me
Nobody knows how trouble goes 'round and 'round me
Oh oh oh

I'm all alone
With no one to pet me
That ol' rocking chair
Ain't never gonna get me
'cause when I get low
Oh oh oh, I get high

When I get low
When I get low
I get high

Why Try To Change Me Now

( The Best Is Yet To Come The Songs Of Cy Coleman )

I'm sentimental
So I walk in the rain
I've got some habits
Even I can't explain
Go to the corner
I end up in Spain
Why try to change me now

I sit and daydream
I've got daydreams galore
Cigarette ashes
There they go on the floor
Go away weekends
Leave my keys in the door
Why try to change me now

Why can't I be more conventional
People talk
People stare
So I try
But that can't be
'Cause I can't see
My strange little world
Just go passing me by

Let people wonder
Let 'em laugh
Let 'em frown
You know I'll love you
Till the moon's upside down
Don't you remember
I was always your clown
Why try to change me now

Don't you remember
I was always your clown
Why try to change me
Why try to change me now

Why can't I be more conventional
People talk
And they stare
So I try
But that can't be
Because I can't see
My strange little world
Just go passing me by

So let people wonder
Let 'em laugh
Let 'em frown
You know I'll love you
Till the moon's upside down
Don't you remember
I was always your clown
So why try to change me
Why would you want to change me
Why try to change me now

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