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Peel Sessions
Claudine, the inflatable one
Primed & Ticking
Naked cousin


Man zize EP

Wang dang doodle
Daddy

4 tracks Demos
Reeling
Driving
Hardly wait
Easy
M-bike
Yuri-G demo
Goodnight


Down by the water EP
Lying in the sun
Somebody's down, somebody's name

C'Mon Billy EP
Darling be there
Maniac
One time too many

That Was my Veil EP
Losing ground

Who will love me now ?

Send his love to me EP
Long time coming
Harder

A perfect day Elise EP
Northwood
Sweeter than anything
The bay

The Wind EP
Nina In Ecstasy 2
The Faster I Breathe The Further I Go
Rebecca

Good Fortune EP
Memphis
66 Promises
30

A Place called Home EP
As close as this
My Own Private Revolution
Kick it to the ground

The Letter EP
Bows and arrows
The falling
The phone song

You Come through EP
Angel
Stone

Shame EP
97
Dance (7")

When Under Ether EP
Wait

The Devil EP
Liverpool Tide

Nick Cave Collaborations
Henry Lee
Death is not the end

Mick Harvey Collaborations
Harley Davidson ( Live )
Bonnie & Clyde
( Live )

Moonshake Collaborations
Just a working girl
Into deep neutral
Right to fly
We're making war
Your last friend in this town

Pascal Comelade Collaborations
Green eyes
Love too soon
Featherhead

Automatic Dlamini Collaborations
Putty
So you got a horse
Yell Hollow

Water

The Family Cat Collaborations
Colour me grey
River of diamonds

Sparklehorse Collaborations
Eyepennies
Piano fire

Spleen Collaborations
Rest Sextet
In a silent violent way

Desert Session 9 & 10 Collaborations
I wanna Make It Wit Chu
Powdered Wig Machine
There will never be a better time

Crawl Home
A girl like me

Miscellaneous Tracks
Airplane blues
( With John Parish )
Baby in a plastic bag ( With Grape )
Bitter Little Bird (Live)
Broken Homes
( With Tricky )
Evol ( Live Peel Session 2004 )
Hip Shake (Live)
Hitting the ground ( With Gano Gordon )
Janet, Johnny & James (Live)
Johnny Hit & Run Pauline ( Giant Sand )
Moon River ( Live with Vincent Gallo & John Frusciante )
Nickel under the foot ( With Rob Ellis from Cradle Will Rock Soundtrack )
Satisfaction
( Live with Bjork ) 
Shaker Aamer
Shot of love ( Music Of The Millennium Awards )
The ballad of the soldier's wife ( September Songs )
The Guns Called Me Back Again
The Nightingale
This is mine ( Stella Does Tricks )
Uh Huh Her ( Live Peel Session 2004 )
Will's song
Zaz turned blue
( With Eric Drew Feldman )
 


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Claudine, the inflatable one

Claudine, I love ya, don't be shy
Come round my place, I'll blow your mind
I'll show you heaven sure as I can lie

Come on Mister Heaven
Let me give you my my my my Mister Heaven
Um yeah, I'll be my my my my Mister Heaven

 I'll make sweet honey
I treat you nice
I'll show you sugar
Add a juggle and a dice
Nail my beard to the bathroom door
If it's what you want, baby

Come on, come on take take your Mister Heaven
Um yeah, I'll be my my my my Mister Heaven
Um yeah, I'll be my my my my Mister Heaven

Claudine je vous aimais la bÍte
( in French means : Claudine the beast I loved you ) 
I'll wash your dog, babe, don't forget
Inflate your body, my inflatable queen
Want to get right in your sack o sack o skin now Mister Heaven
Um yeah, I'll be my my my my Mister Heaven
My God, I'll be my my my my Mister Heaven
Scream blue murder, Scream blue murder...

*** Thanx a lot to Robyn who helped me for this one ***

Primed & Ticking

I believe I fell from above
Primed and ticking for your love
I believe I could rub you right
Handle all of you day and night
I believe I could stretch your hope
Widely as a mercy float
Come on, baby, give me your time
I've seen it in the stars, you're mine
 I believe my days will end with you
It's true
 I'm too young and I'm too strong
Get my blood up when I'm gone
Nothing baby's too big for me
Take me from his company
I could take you to heaven's heights
Trust me, baby, I'll rub you right
I don't eat, I don't need to sleep
Burning desire's enough for me
I believe my days will end with you
It's true
 I think I'm ticking
I think I'm ticking
I'm primed and ticking
I think I'm ticking
 I believe my days will end with you
I do
I believe my days will end with you
 You look at me like I shot your dog
Venus really the God of love
Don't you turn your back, beauty queen
Remember how I watched you glean
I could stretch your wildest oats
As widely as a mercy boat
You gorgeous stack of pancakes, you
You're going nowhere 'till I'm through
 I believe my days will end with you
It's you
I believe my lonesome days are through
It's you
 I think I'm ticking
I think I'm ticking
I'm primed and ticking
I think I'm ticking
 I believe my days will end with you


Naked cousin

My naked cousin
I see him running
All over headland
Scared as his shit as he's running
 His naked skin fries
Fries in the sun, oh my
My naked cousin can cook till he's good
Good and done
 I hate his smell and I hate his company
But, but most of all I hate that he looks just just like me
 His naked skin fries
Fries in the sun my my
But my naked cousin can cook till he's
Good and done
 He's running...
 He run from burning bushes
He run from bank of senate
He run from everything that upsets his master plan
And if he flips
And I am as good as done
My, my naked cousin
He'll just keep keep a'running
 He's running...
 Running naked through the trees
Scared the shit right out of me
Bought my ticket, take my ride
Take me to the sunny side
Running naked through the trees
Scared the shit right out of me
Bought my ticket, take my ride
Begging all to please, please, please
Please...
He's running...


Wang dang doodle


( Willie Dixon )

Tell Automatic Slim
Tell razor-totin' Jim
Tell butcher-knife-totin' Annie
Tell fast-talkin' Fannie
We're gonna pitch a ball
Down to the union hall
We're gonna romp and trump 'til midnight
We're gonna fuss and fight 'til daylight
We're gonna get your wang dang doodle all night long
 Tell cooda-crawlin' Ray
To tell Abyssinia Ned
To tell old Pistol Pete
To tell everybody he meets
Tonight we need no rest
We're gonna really throw a mess
We're gonna knock down all the windows
We're gonna kick down all the doors
We're gonna pitch a wang dang doodle all night long
 All night long X4
Tell Fats and Washboard Sam
Everybody gonna jam
Tell shaking Boxcar Joe
We got sawdust on the floor
Not tell Peggy and Collin Dine
We're gonna have a heck of a time
Now when the fish scent fills the air
There'll be snuff juice everywhere
We're gonna pitch a wang dang doodle all night long
 All night long...


Daddy
 
Daddy hold me
It seems so very dark tonight
And day
Daddy, I can't sleep
I need you to come and sing to me
 That the stars up in the sky
Will shine down gently on the two of us tonight
And soon enough it will be light
We'll hold on tightly to each other, you and I
And I won't cry
 Oh Daddy, your baby is weak and calling out your name
Oh my Daddy, oh don't leave me
I beg you, sing your song again
 That the stars up in the sky
Will shine down gently on the two of us tonight
And soon enough it will be light
We'll hold on tightly to each other, you and I
And I won't cry or call your name
And I won't
And I won't...

Reeling

I wanna bathe in milk
Eat grapes
Robert DeNiro sit on my face
I can't sleep for thinking
Send my head a reeling

I wanna go to spain
Spend nights
Just sipping on nectar and ice
I can't sleep for thinking
Send my head a reeling

You bet that I'm Wayne ...
Eliminate a whole race
Wanna make the shit hit the fan
I can't sleep for thinking
Send my head a reeling

Even Aphrodite
She's got nothing on me
Take me to the moon
Take me to the moon

Dye my hair on stage
Call on my man Romeo
Come and climb my braids
Reeling
Reeling

Even Aphrodite
She'll have nothing on me

Reeling
Reeling

Take me to the moon
Take me to the moon
Fly me to the moon
Take me to the moon

Reeling
Reeling
Reeling
Reeling

Driving

Tell him I'm driving, it's alright
Turn on this wheel
Turn on headlights
A hundred different bibles by my side
In my white gown
I go flying down
 Oh my eyes, it cannot be,; He said no, it cannot be
All that time, it cannot be,; Easy said, it cannot be
 The ghosts fly their asses off tonight
I'm just driving till it dies
Tell him I'm driving, it's alright
You tell him that I had a skin full
You tell him that I couldn't sit still
Imagine your whole self is filled with light
Your voice ringing out
Through the whole fucking town
 Oh my eyes, it cannot be ; He said no, it cannot be
All that time, it cannot be ; Oh my eyes, it cannot be
You tell him I'm driving ( X4 )

Hardly wait 

 I can hardly wait X4
It's been so long
I've lost my taste
Say angel come
Say lick my face
Let fall your dress
I'll play the part
I'll open this mouth wide
Eat your heart
I can hardly wait X4
Lips cracked dry
Toungue blue burst
Say angel come
Say lick my thirst
It's been so long
I've lost my taste
Here romeo
Make my world as great
In my glass coffin, I'm waiting X6
In my glass coffin

Easy
 
Oyster pearl, You easy girls
You're flapping in, You're shouting
You're dead good
All the men say
Legs wide hips swinging like a doorway
Easy, Easy, Easy
 I'm ranting
I'm raving
I'm taking in just everything
You're giving me no leeway
I open once and you call me devil's gateway
 Easy, Easy, Easy, Easy
And I deserve it ; I asked for it
Have to admit it ; We dress like targets
Yeah I deserve it ; Give me no leeway
I give you fine times
You can call me devil's gateway
Oh!
Easy, Easy, Easy, Easy, Easy, Easy, Easy, Easy
Easy {and I deserve it...and I deserve it} (X3 )


M-bike

 His m-bike's clean
You polish that thing
He looks her over more than me
But I won't let it get to me
Yeah he can play with
His machine
 Night or day
Wind or shine
Looks at her shape
Not at mine
 But I'm not complaining
No I think it's neat
Yeah he can play with
His machine
 But all he's speaking
And all he sees
Is just his motor-bike not me
I won't let it get to me
Can't stop thinking his god damn machine
Motor X4
Take that lady
Coast her west
Ride his motor
Over the edge
Yeah I could break her
Break her break me
But get rid of that
God damn machine
Yeah I could break her {motor}
Break her break me {motor}
But get rid of that {motor}
God damn machine {motor}
Yes I'm gonna break her {motor}
Think what you like {motor}
I fucking hate {motor}
His motorbike {motor
)

Yuri-G demo 

 Hey there Luna I'd like to tell you
How sad am I so love sick I could die
Needing water my neck's stiff my head hurts
Been looking up all night been looking up the Moon she's so bright
She's so white she's so clean
I'm telling you she's everything
I'd give it all my sorry eyes
Give just everything she's got me so mesmerized
 Yeah I wish I was Yuri-G
It's just the things that she does to me
Yeah I wish I'd been Yuri-G
She's fucked my memory
 Told by the doctor to make a figure
Needles to get her she'll be your luna
I stuck them in real clean
I stuck them in a mile
I drew her down on me
I drew her with a smile
I'd give it all you see
I'd give my sorry eyes
I'd give just everything she's got me so mesmerized
 Yeah I wish I was Yuri-G
It's just the things that she does to me
Yeah I wish I was Yuri-G
She's fucked my memory
 I stuck them in real clean
I stuck them in a mile
I drew her down on me
I drew her with a smile
I'd give it all you see
I'd give my sorry eyes
I'd give just everything she's got me so mesmerized
 Yeah I wish I was Yuri-G
It's just the things that she does to me
Yeah I thought I was Yuri-G
She's fucked my memory
Yeah I wish I be Yuri-G
I'd let her walk all over me
Yeah I thought I was Yuri-G
She's fucked my memory X4

Goodnight

Here I am
Prairieland
Got it all, got
Gun in hand
Here I sleep
Dungarees
They're all my husband
Put on me

We have the stars
We have the trees
We have everything
We need to feed

I'll make babes
You'll make chairs
We'll sell them at
The county fair
We'll walk on
We'll walk tall
We'll dance once a week
The union hall

We'll have the stars
We'll have the trees
We'll have everything
We need to feed

Here I am
Prairieland
I got it all, got
Gun in hand
I'll sweep the porch
I dust his room
We'll sleep together
On our chair at noon

We have the stars
We have the trees
We have everything
We need to feed

We have the stars
We have the trees
We have everything
We need to feed

Lying in the sun

I'm lying in the sun
I'm lying with my love
Into his blackened hair I swear I saw a dove
 He is the one, my God
Comes clear before my eyes
I'm kneeling on the ground
My love it tastes like wine
 Come on and step inside
Come on and step inside
 I'm lying in the sun
I'm lying with my love
Into his blackened hair I swear I saw a dove


Somebody's down, somebody's name

Somebody's down, somebody's name
Saw it all happen
It took place at my window, I was looking down
I had no time
Just time to say "hold on, I'm coming"
He's lying there
It's all just too late
 Somebody's down, somebody's name
Saw it fall and all take place
At my window, I was looking down
Oh for Pete's sake, hold on, I'm coming
He's moved on now
And it all passed
It's all too late
 Somebody's down, somebody's name
Saw it all with my own eyes
Saw it all as clear as day
Clear as blue
Blue fucking daylight
I say
Hold on, I'm coming
Somebody down, somebody's name
Somebody down, somebody's name
Hold on
No more
Hold on no more
Hold on, I'm coming
Don't you tell me it's too late
Somebody's down, somebody's name
Pushing up daisies out of the ground
Thought I heard him call her name
By the time he hit the ground
Another day, another town
Another body on the ground
By the time the sky went grey
Nobody down, nobody came
I just said
Oh Lord, no more X2
Oh Lord, I'm coming
Don't you tell me it's too late

Darling be there

Take me over
Pale blue water
Take me under
Take me home

Darling be there
Bring me laughter
I'll be happy
Ever more

Bring me sunshine
Bring me love
Not tomorrow
Never more

Darling be there
Bring me laughter
I'll be happy
Ever more

Darling be there
Bring me laughter
I'll be happy
Ever more
 
Maniac

I need a man
To bring me love
To make me sing
I sing I need a man
To make me feel
Like I'm a queen
I said to take me to the god eyes
And kiss the devil on the lip

I need a man
To make me moan
To make me bad
I need a man
To drive me slow
To drive me mad
I said to take me to the god eyes
And kiss the devil on the lip
To leave me oh no no no no, oh... rha.

I need a man
His heart is stone
His mother's bad
I need a man
His heart is stone
And deepest black
His heart is stone
His mother's bad
His heart is sick
The deepest black
M-a-n-i-a-c
I need...

One time too many

He sees me
So clearly
Come over
And get my number

He'd come around
He'll break down
Say baby
Don't ever leave me
ahh....

 You please me, You tease me
One time too
One time too many
ahh.,


Losing ground

Losing ground
Under my feet
There's a rumbling
There's a crack in the street
It's just no good
It's just no good anymore
Everything i do
Has been done before

Yeah I found my voice
Yeah I got nothing to say
The whole thing started
'Cause my mind has gone away
I used to get high
Now i just get lost
I used to bark at the moon
The first one i came across

Almost here, almost gone
Almost here, almost gone
Almost where, we belong

Better watch where you step
Better watch what you say
Speak the truth here, baby
Believe in what you say X2
It's just no good anymore X2

You bet i got trouble baby X4


Who will love me now ?

In the forest, is a monster
It has done, terrible things
So in the wood, it's hiding
And this is, the song it sings

Who will love me now? who will ever love me?
Who will say to me, "you are my desire, i set you free?"

{Who will love me now?}

Who will forgive, and make me live again?
Who will bring me back to the world again?

In the forest, is a monster
And it looks so very much like me
Will someone, hear me singing?
Please save me, please rescue me

Who will love me now? who will ever love me?
Who will say to me, "you are my desire, i set you free?"

Who will love me now? who will ever love me?
Who will say to me, "you are my desire, i set you free?"

{Who will ever love me?}
{Who will ever love me?}

Who will love me now? who will ever love me?
Who will love me now? who will ever love me?
Who will love me now? who will ever love me?


Long time coming

In my coat
Of many
Colors
I'm waiting
For
My child
I'm waiting
For
My journey
I'm waiting
For
My prize

My lord
My lord

Jesus
Coming
Running
Ah sweet jesus
Run
And hide
Yeah i'm on
My way
To heaven
Ah sweet jesus
Come
Inside

My lord
Long time coming

If I
Could call
My mother
Say mother
Dry
My eyes
If he's left me
In
These colors
Then he ain't
No god
Of mine

My lord
Long time coming

Harder

Oh oh my my my
My bed's up all night
Work me till i moan
Drives me out of my mind

Why it's so hard
You're made out of cold steel
Why it's so hard
Music man running my wheel

Just keep me burning

Just keep me yearning
Put my whole body on fire
Burning whole body desire

Why it's so hard
Yeah taking me over
Why it's so hard
My cold steel soldier

Harder X3
Vow

Oh oh make me beg
He's sweet in my bed
Work me till i'm done
Mad dog can sure hunt

Why it's so hard
Daddy made out of cold steel
Why it's so hard
C'mon daddy drive my wheel

Harder X3
Wow

Why it's so hard
You're taking me over
Why it's so hard
My cold steel soldier

Harder X3
Yeah


Northwood

I went out to the deep northwood
Because a fire was in my head
Thinking of the face I left
The way she looked as I left her bed

Her words still ringing in my ears
The thrill is gone after all these years


I went out to the deep northwood
Because a fire was in my head
Thinking of the face I left
The way she looked as I left her bed

Her words still ringing in my ears
The thrill is gone after all these years
Our love gets blown away

He went out to the deep northwood
Left a fire raging in my head...

Sweeter than anything

In photographs

I've seen him laugh
Hand overboard

Sun on his back

Summer was here
I remember it well
How he stood in the shade
How we both kissed and fail

How can this be
There's nothing left here
How can this be
There's nothing left here

So sad our,
so sad our
So sad our, so sad our
So sad our, so sad our
Our memory, hey

Now he talks in his sleep
Says I've never known peace
And I don't know him now
He's a stranger to me

How can this be
There's nothing left here
How can this be
There's nothing left here

We were never more than a dream
Brief as summer or spring
Sweeter than anything

The Bay

A dead man came calling my name and in need
Said Betty you're my girl
The strongest I've seen

But oh my heart is heading to break
They say God forgives
But I can't learn the same

Said Betty she's fine
And Betty she's tall
And Betty makes love
Like no woman at all
But oh my heart is heading to break
They say God forgives
But I can't learn the same

So I gave him my time
And I gave him my peace
And I gave him my heart
Gave it to keep

But oh my eyes making fools out of me
They say love is blindness
I can no longer see

Now I've no more to give
And I've no more to say
And the stars shine less bright now
Over this dead man's bay

But oh my heart is heading to break
They say God forgives
Is this love in the grave
They say God forgives
Is this love in the grave

They say God forgives
Is this love in the grave


Nina in ecstasy 2

My Nina
I feel love
I'll be safe
I'll be yours ever more
I'll be safe
Mama...
Once Nina was a young girl
Now she's dead
Grew older
Grew colder and
Lost her way
Mama...
Where's your mama gone X6
Far, far away
Far, far away

*** Thanx to Melanie for this one ***

The faster I breathe the further I go

I'm walking outside and
The headlights are blinding
I'm walking on Bleaker
The street of no cheer
The yellow cabs driving
I'm taking a ride and
The panic, the laughter, the stink of disaster

Disaster
Disaster
Disaster
The faster
The faster
I'm breathing
The further
I'm sinking
My head aches
My mouth dry
It feels like
It's war time
The heat and
The traffic
There's hell on
This planet
It's spinning
Much faster
Disaster
Disaster

Disaster
Disaster
I'm breathing
I'm breathing
I'm breathing
I'm breathing

Let's walk now
On side roads
Let's walk in
The shadows

There's lovers
They're kissing
I see something missing
He's ready
To take her
I don't even
Rate her
Loving and loving
I hear
The flies buzzing

Faster
Faster
Faster
Faster
I'm breathing
I'm breathing
I'm breathing
I'm breathing

Keep walking
Keep walking

*** Thanx to Melanie & Lili for this one ***

Rebecca

I'm walking slowly about the sea
Lover by lover I pass them on the beach
The sun is shining so bright today
Your voice is singing to me across the waves

Ahh... ah.... ah....

And
there's a young boy, makes eyes at me
Does he mouth my name or is this just a dream
I know inside that I can really love
The waves are glistening like heaven from above
And here we'll stay and sing forever of peace


I know we've found love here by the sea

Could this be heaven could this be peace
No more than sunshine and sand and water's deep
I'd always dreamed
that life could be like this
Forever high and sigh from kiss to kiss

I know I've found love here by the sea

*** Thanx to Melanie for this one and me for correct her! ***

Memphis

You're breathing in my mouth
I'll take it, I'll take it for you
You wanna sing
Then sing it through me
You've got something left to say

Untimely, you were taken away
Unlikely, out of turn
When you still got so much to say
Well I'll write it, a song for you

But oh
What a way to go
So peaceful
You're smiling
Oh
What a way to go
I'm with you
I'm singing

You said there's a special place
And it's scaring the shit out of me
In Memphis on Valentine's Day
You wrote it in a letter to me
Well I wish I had given you more time
To say thank you, my beautiful friend
But sometimes you gotta send it away
To bring it, to bring it back again

But oh
What a way to go
So peaceful
You're smiling
Oh
What a way to go
I'm with you
I'm singing

You'll always have open eyes
You'll always have a special place
In Memphis on Valentine's Day
Die suddenly at a wonderful age
Though were you ready, were you ready to go?
When you still got so much to say
Somehow I know you're drowning slow
Receiving just everything

But oh
What a way to go
So peaceful
You're smiling
Oh
What a way to go
I know that
You're smiling

Oh
What a way to go
So peaceful
I'm singing
Oh
What a way to go
I know that
You're smiling

You're peaceful
You're smiling
I know that
You're smiling
You're peaceful
You're smiling

*** Thanx a lot to Lucia who corrected this one ***

66 Promises

Sixty six promises
Fell from your lips
Sixty six kisses to
Rest on my charred fingertips
And Sixty six lovers
To come till I tell
Sixty six postions to take on this
Well-worn trail
Sixty six magicians
Deliver the goods
Documenting our marriage for some
Silent film in Hollywood

Is it not what you thought it would be?
Was it not what you wanted it to be
Was I not what you thought I would be?
Was it not what you wanted it to be?

Sixty miles talking
But making no sense
A life out of liberty
And the pursuit of
Happiness

Waiting for something
To smash a few wholes
In the wall of good fortune
And the windows to an
Outer world
And sixty six promises
They came in a kiss
Provided a meaning
Now I see how it reallly is

And it's not what I thought it would be
And it's not what I wanted ti to be
And it's not what I thought it would be
And it's not what I wanted it to be

30

Over my body the shadows played
It wasn't night and it wasn't day
Counting something what have I found
Thirty diamonds in my hand

Thirty miles
The world unfolds
Thirty miles
A pot of gold

I often think of America
I often dream of shooting a gun
Thirty years I'm still a child
Looking for something in a smile

Thirty miles
The world unfolds
Thirty miles
A pot of gold

Listen here in my song
Thirty miles won't be long

Thirty diamonds
Birds of fire
Sparkle like the summer sky
Thirty diamonds
Thirty miles
Looking for something in your smile
I'm looking for something in your smile
I'm looking for something

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

As close as this

With those eyes
You could be
In movies
In the lights

Nothing gets as close as this

With those eyes
Just a breath
Can send me back
To Bethlehem

Nothing gets as close as this
I'm hopelessly devoted

This world's alive
This room awake
With tiger's palms and rattlesnakes

And nothing gets as close as this
I'm hopelessly devoted

Every bird
Is on the wing
You fill the air
You're everything

Make me run screaming
Down the wind
Hopelessly
In love again

And nothing gets as close as this
I'm hopelessly devoted
Nothing gets as close as this
I'm hopelessly devoted


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

My own private revolution

 
Fate has always
One might say
Driven me
From place to place
 
Love on the stage
Love on the stage
Up and carried
Me away
 
I have pursued my dream
All across the sky
All across the soil
And left my joyous town
When I was young
I watched it from my door
With the eyes of a child
You seemed so clear
 
My own private revolution
My own private revolution
In my own private revolution
My own private revolution
 
Over the town
We fly out
Lovers embracing
Outside the golden gates
 
Love on the stage
Love on the stage
Nor must we endure
Any separation
 
Over the town
Revolution
We fly out
My own private revolution
Over the city
Made my own private revolution, revolving
We fly out
My own private revolution, revolving
 
I have found purity
Simplicity
Inside the face of children
The voice of divinity
In my own private revolution
 
My own private revolution
Over the town
Made my own private revolution
Over the city
Revolving
My own private revolution, revolving
Tempt me, must be heaven sent
With my own private revolution, revolving
 

Kick it to the ground

 

( A place called home 7" Single )

 

Look at what I've found

A flower on his grave

Kick it to the ground

I've got no soul to save

Nature dealt me raw

Planted me with hate

Took my only love

To an early grave

 

See these eyes of envy

Bitterness it's true

I'm looking through your ashes

Looking right at you

Ten thousand years of loving

Could never set me free

From this web of hate I've woven

This chosen misery

 

Kick it to the ground X3

 

Carry scars of sorrow

But I have no regrets

And I will return tomorrow

I'm not finished hating yet

Look at what I've found

A flower on his grave

Kick it to the ground X3

Bows and arrows

( The Letter EP B-side )

I saw your face
Whiter than purity
Then I saw savages
Standing before me

Bows and arrows
Tipped with poison
Make tenderness please
Stand by my pillow

I see evil
Everytime I dream
I see earth's poison
I hear violence sing
Even your touch
Once so pure
Comes fates cold hand
On my locked door

Won't you send those angels to watch over me?

I can't catch the bow
That this planet has thrown
I can't catch this bow
On my own
In come the arrows
Like a needle

You pierce my heart
And I taste poison
You pierce my soul
With bows and arrows

Won't you send those angels to watch over me?

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

The falling

( The Letter EP B-side )

How to walk and where to run
How to walk and where to run
I see you kissing in other peoples arms
See you kissing in cheap bars
How to walk and where to run
How to walk and where to run
I see you kissing oblivious
Loving only your pain
I'm walking in oblivion
Walking in oblivion
I walk with a childs face
Remembering our days
Walking in oblivion
Walking in oblivion
It's gotta give, it's gotta change
Today is the day

To all the men who I've loved
To all the men who I've loved
Something to free your angry hearts
I'm opening up my arms
To all the men whom I have loved
To all the men whom I have loved
Speak of the fear inside
It's time to change, there still is time
Do you remember walking?
Do you remember watching?
Our faces in the falling hearts of children
To all the men whom I have loved
To all the men whom I have loved
I dedicate my song saying
Today is the day
Today is the day

So we fall
And we fall again
And I have come
To tell you today
That I loved you
There's still time to say
We're falling hearts of our children

Through hating and loving
Through lucking and nothing
Through all manner of sorrows
That I have spoken
I open up my tender heart
I open up my tender heart
To all the men whom I have loved
All of those who I adored
But I remember something
I remember walking
When my heart was frozen
With that feeling
It's gotta give, it's gotta change
It's gotta give, it's gotta change
Turning round and round saying
Today is the day
Today is the day

So we fall
And we fall again
And I have come
To tell you today
That I loved you
There's still time to say
We're falling hearts of our children

Falling
Falling
Falling
Falling
Falling

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

The phone song

( The Letter EP B-side )

If I could tell you anything
I would tell you something
If you, if you could miss it

That's the loop
It can be broken
That's the loop
It can be broken

If I could tell you anything
If you, if you could allow it
If you, if you could hear me
That's the change
Changes can happen
That's the loop
It can be broken
That's your heart
It can be opened
That's the loop
It can be broken

That's the change
Changes can happen
That's the look
It can be broken
That's your heart
It can be opened
That's the loop
It can be broken

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

Angel

Angel, an angel's come
An angel, an angel's come
I need so, I need someone
I need so, I need someone

He's ready, look now he's ready, he's ready, ready
All of this longing just isn't heaven
Look now it's ready, it's ready, ready
Just want to be seen

The big low, the big lonely
The big low, the big lonely
Is eating not only me
Is eating not only me

I'm ready, look now I'm ready, I'm ready, ready
I'm tired of this waiting, I'm tired of pity
Look now it's ready, it's ready, ready
Just want to be seen

Falling, falling free
Falling, falling
I rise to the level, I'm empty to the topple
And I rise to the level, I'm empty to the topple

I'm ready, look now I'm ready, I'm ready, ready
I'm tired of this waiting, I'm tired of pity
Look now it's ready, it's ready, ready
Just want to be seen

I'm ready, I'm ready, I'm ready

Stone

I don't wanna kiss you
I've already kissed you
And you said 'kiss me again'
And all the hills were rolling
And all the clouds unravelled
Looked down upon our shadows
Looked down upon our history
And then you came towards me

But my heart has turned to stone
What if my heart has gone
The world is weary, tired enough
I need help to hold this love

Was it that you told me
That you'd learnt to unfold me
To read my heart like a map
To throw it away and not bring it back
No-one in this house is sleeping
We lie awake just listening
For something human, something apart
To hear something other than our own hearts

My heart has turned to stone
What if my heart has gone
The world is weary, tired enough
I need help to hold this love

But the words just grind me down
When your tears just tire us out
When the words just grind us down

97

It's already done
I'm down on my knees
Look what you've done
You've made a fool out of me

It's already too late
You've given me the taste

Look what you've done
There's no turning round
I forget today
I couldn't turn it down

It's all in the details
No reason, just face

You'd better give me some
Of the magic stuff
It's all in the thought

I'm burning
I'm burning up
It's 97 degrees
Look what you've done
You've ruined everything

You better hurry up
With that magic stuff
It's all your fault
I can't get enough

Dance

Wedding night, blade knife
Shining under orange light
See him running, caught under headlight
Don't care anyway
This scar has seen better days
Get it out of my way
That's where music playing

I'll get dancing
I'm here dancing
I'm here dancing
I'm here dancing

Maggie comes fleet foot, face full of black soot
Talking that the heat put plants in the bed but
Married on Wednesday, written on Thursday
Trial on Friday, hung herself on Saturday

I'm here dancing
I'm here dancing
I'm here dancing

Oh, oh, oh, oh, oh...

Time and time
I know time trickle by
Hung herself on washing line
This girl's drip dry

I'm here dancing
I'm here dancing
I'm here dancing
I'm here dancing

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

Wait

( B-Side from the 'When Under Ether' single )

I thought that if I waited, things might happen
There was no need to move myself, whatís happening to me?
I sit around, and sit around, my legs are underneath me
Sit around, and dream around the things I'm going to be

But I've waited so long
Forgotten what i was waiting for
Waited six long years or more
Another minute won't make any difference at all

Might even happen today, might even happen tomorrow
Everyone is waiting, everyone was sighing
Ways of moving slowly, but nobody is moving

But I've waited so long
Forgotten what i was waiting for
Waited six long years or more
Another minute won't make any difference at all

Might even happen when you are looking out the window
Might even happen when you are walking down the stairs

All I seem to do is wait
Waiting for buses, waiting for trains
But my bus is always late
All I seem to do is wait
Spend my life anticipating things that will never happen

My God I've waited so long
Forgotten what I was waiting for
Waited six long years or more
Another minute won't make any difference at all

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

Liverpool Tide

( The devil EP )

This Liverpool tide comforts my eyes
Stings like salty tears I've cried
In summer's glow I found a hope
And another love to come and go

And oh you never never know

And then the snow began to fall
Like birds it was against the wall
And then the sky began to crack
Like sticks it was upon my back

And oh you never never know
When love will come or go

Shipwrecks above Liverpool's tide
We walk alone against the sky
And when the sky begins to crack
Please hold me love, don't break my back

But oh you never never know
When love will come or go
And oh you never never know

Henry Lee

( Nick Cave )

Get down, get down, little Henry Lee
And stay all night with me
You won't find a girl in this damn world
That will compare with me
And the wind did howl and the wind did blow
La la la la la
La la la la lee
A little bird lit down on Henry Lee
I can't get down and I won't get down
And stay all night with thee
For the girl I have in that merry green land
I love far better than thee
And the wind did howl and the wind did blow
La la la la la
La la la la lee
A little bird lit down on Henry Lee
She leaned herself against a fence
Just for a kiss or two
And with a little pen-knife held in her hand
She plugged him through and through
And the wind did roar and the wind did moan
La la la la la
La la la la lee
A little bird lit down on Henry Lee
Come take him by his lilly-white hands
Come take him by his feet
And throw him in the deep deep well
Which is more than one hundred feet
And the wind did howl and the wind did blow
La la la la la
La la la la lee
A little bird lit down on Henry Lee
Lie there, lie there, little Henry Lee
Till the flesh drops from your bones
For the girl you have in that merry green land
Can wait forever for you to come home
And the wind did howl and the wind did moan
La la la la la
La la la la lee
A little bird lit down on Henry Lee

Death is not end

( Nick Cave )

When you're sad and you're lonely
And you haven't got a friend
Just remember that death is not the end

And all that you hold sacred
Falls down and does not mend
Just remember that death is not the end
Not the end, not the end
Just remember that death is not the end

When you're standing on the crosroads
That you cannot comprehend
Just remember that death is not the end

And all your dreams have vanished
And you don't know what's up the bend
Just remember that death is not the end
Not the end, not the end
Just remember that death is not the end

When the storm clouds gather round you
And heavy rains descend
Just remember that death is not the end

And there is no-one there to comfort you
With a helping hand to lend
Just remember that death is not the end
Not the end, not the end
Just remember that death is not the end

For the tree of life is growing
Where the spirit never dies
And the bright light of salvation
Up in dark and empty skies
When the cities are on fire
With the burning flesh of men
Just remember that death is not the end

And you search in vain to find
Some law-abiding citizen
Just remember that death is not the end

Not the end, not the end
Just remember that death is not the end
Not the end, not the end
Just remember that death is not the end

Harley Davidson

( Serge Gainsbourg )

Je n'ai besoin de personne
En Harley Davidson
Je ne reconnais plus personne
En Harley Davidson

J'appuie sur le starter
Et voici je quitte la terre
J'irai peut Ítre au Paradis
Mais dans un train d'enfer

Je n'ai besoin de personne
En Harley Davidson
Je ne reconnais plus personne
En Harley Davidson

Et si je meurs demain
C'est que tel ťtait mon destin
Je tiens bien moins ŗ la vie
Qu'ŗ mon terrible engin

Quand je sens en chemin
Les trťpidations de ma machine
Il me monte des dťsirs
Dans le creux de mes reins

Je n'ai besoin de personne
En Harley Davidson
Je ne reconnais plus personne
En Harley Davidson

Je vais ŗ plus de cent
Et je me sens ŗ feu et ŗ sang
Que m'importe de mourir
Les cheveux dans le vent
Que m'importe de mourir
Les cheveux dans le vent

Bonnie & Clyde

( Serge Gainsbourg )

You've heard the story of Jesse James
Of how he lived and died
If you're still in need of something to read...then fine.
Here's the story of Bonnie & Clyde.

Here 'tis
Clyde had a petite amie
She's beautiful her name is Bonnie
Together they had left the straight and narrow
The gang of two B.Parker and C.Barrow

Bonnie and Clyde
Bonnie and Clyde

I've known Clyde since we were young and carefree
He was always laid out bright and clean
For you must see the litmus society
That drove me to a life of crime and misery

Bonnie and Clyde
Bonnie and Clyde

The newspapers think they have our measure
They say we kill for cold-blooded pleasure
Well that's not true but sure it's in our nature
To shoot first and ask the questions later

Bonnie and Clyde
Bonnie and Clyde

If a Dallas cop is killed or maimed
And they have no suspect they can blame
For the police there's nothing mysterious
They hang it on Clyde Barrow and his mistress

Bonnie and Clyde
Bonnie and Clyde

There's no point in trying to settle down
To find a little house in a quiet town
By the third day there's a tac tac tac tac
Of machine gun who's making sneak attack

Bonnie and Clyde
Bonnie and Clyde

One of these days they will take my life
But I just hope that Bonnie will survive
No I don't mind how they make me pay
Bonnie here just hopes that Clyde can get away.

Bonnie and Clyde
Bonnie and Clyde

Ambushed on a road the end was nigh
The only way out for them was to die
When more than one of them went down the road
When they died Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow

Bonnie and Clyde
Bonnie and Clyde

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

Just a working girl

( Moonshake )

A sixteen year-old virgin out drinking with his mates.
A layman, with the key to the Pearly Gates,
signs his fake name in illegible scrawl,
and a right-on type, the most ashamed of all.

Just a working girl - schemes and misses appointments
Just a working girl - dreams and disappointments.

A fishmonger who hasn't washed for a week.
A graphic artist who rinses so much he squeaks.
A butcher with knotted muscles and a potted belly.
Medical students, alls schoolboy chuckles and petroleum jelly.

The overalls of bricklayers on a Saturday night.
The suits of glum professionals with midweek blight.
The glasses of computer freaks who've laid their software down,
and the arses of accountants heaving up and down, up and down.

A sales assistant with his petty hand in the till.
The gasman is collecting just one more bill.
A headmaster with a Polaroid and a pleated uniform.
The nightwatchman stops by quickly on his long walk home.

Just a working girl - schemes and missed appointments.
Just a working girl - dreams and disappointments.
Just a working girl - creams and dull apartments.


** Thanx to Jim for this one **

Into deep neutral

( Moonshake )

When you're off-kilter and the World it makes no sense
When you spy intruders at your first line of defence

Switch into deep neutral 
Drop everything you know
Switch into deep neutral
And everything goes

When everyone's so uptight their laces are undone
Keep taking the tablets, keep the darkness on the run

If you switch into deep neutral
Your consumer choice is made
Switch into deep neutral 
And the competition fades

In a deep neutral state there's no race to be won
There's nothing to do cause there's nothing to be done

Switch into deep neutral
Say "That's the way it goes"
Switch into deep neutral
And everything flows

When I make a small commitment, that's when I get the fear
I up the dose of neutral, it's the only legal gear
The cost of living's so dear

Switch into deep neutral
Drop everything you know
Switch into deep neutral
And anything goes

Talking to my best friend, she said that she was going to die
I said "Living is for losers, so there's no need to cry"

Switch into deep neutral
As you hit the endless night
Slide along the tunnel
To the distant wheel of light

*** Thanx to Lili for this one ***

Right to fly

( With Moonshake )

Bowling along the street like an empty carton
Mouthing words to music no-one else can hear
Rolling in the gutter like a stolen hubcab
The force field means no-one will come near

I've got a right to fly
And you're wrong to bring me down
I've got my head in the clouds
And my feet on the ground
I've got a right to fly
And you're wrong to bring me down
I've got a right to fly

Try and engage some conversation
But people's teeth grind and hackles rise
And then they get that glazed look in their eyes
They press a tarnished coin into my greasy mitt
My clothes catch the rain, the sun, the sweat

I've got a right to fly
And you're wrong to bring me down
I've got my head in the clouds
And my feet on the ground
I've got a right to fly
And you're wrong to bring me down
I've got a right to fly

One last soldier behind a shield of offense
People attacking with curled lips and glances
Mind grows propellers and pilots 
And retro-rockets taking off to where the alley wind dances

I've got a right to fly
And you're wrong to bring me down
I've got my head in the clouds
And my feet on the ground
I've got a right to fly
And you're wrong to bring me down
I've got a right to fly

You're wrong
You're so wrong

*** Thanx to Lili for this one ***

We're making war

( With Moonshake )

We're making war, lover
We are not getting on
I will not change to keep the peace
You won't admit you're wrong
I've got a bellyful of grudges and I will not let them out
The wreckage of your previous life
You will not sort it out

The dirt we keep on raking
The giving up, the taking
And we keep on making war, darling
The stand off is coming
The wounds should heal without a scar
But the stitches keep on breaking 
And you keep on phoning 
And I keep on moaning
And we keep on making war

Sweetheart, destroying our best laid plans
I will not explain myself and you refuse to understand
Our friends all become traitors as we wave our piece of paper
The ammunition's loaded 
And the troops are at the border
But I might be bluffing
And you might be faking
But we keep making war

*** Thanx to Lili for this one ***

Your last friend in this town

( With Moonshake )

Well, my clothes are my badge of business
My associates are satellites
My product's all that you deserve
The last ditch my merchandise
The only shelter you have found
I'm a rumour goes round 
And I'm your last friend in this town

Saw you coming from miles away
Whites of your eyes as clear as day
I'm a voice fading in from the general hum
You wouldn't believe things I have done
I'm the only safety net around
You slipped and you're going down
And I'm your last friend in this town

Last friend now
In this town

Well, one day you'll learn how to read a face
When you find your final resting place
And when you've learnt all the tricks of the trade
In my image, you'll be made
You'll be out in the hunting ground
Preying on weaknesses you've found
With your last friend in this town

*** Thanx to Lili for this one ***

Green eyes

He called me magdalene
So much my eyes have seen
Cleopatra
Would have wept for these of green
I watch the people leave
I walk this sorry town
When I saw him first
He was looking down

He called me Magdalene
My sea queen
But he would not look
Into these eyes of green
When we were there alone
No one else around
When I returned to him
He was still looking down

I came, I witnessed
Followed, found
Returned, returned
He's still looking down
Still looking down
And the people leave
Leave this girl
Leave this girl
Leave this town
And still he dares
Dares not look at me
He's drawing circles in the ground

** Thanx to Stephane who fill out some missing words **

Love too soon


I have loved
In my life
As a child
I often cried

And love too soon
Can fade away
Love too soon
Can fail away

In the sun
Light of day
I can see
Your face change

And love too soon
Faze away
Love too soon
Can fail away

And this dreadful crime to see
Breaks my heart
Into pieces

Love too soon
Can fade away
Love too soon
Can fail away

How false the heart
How false the day
When you swore your love
The branches now decay

Love too soon
I'm faze away
Love too soon
I'm faze away


** Thanx to Stephane who fill out some missing words **

Featherhead

When will we ever meet
Not in this life
When will I be a bird
Is it this life
White doves only see
From up high
When will another bird
Kiss my mind
Featherhead all fucked
Up and down days
No not another night
Another dark place
White dives only see
From up high
When will another bird
Bend my mind

*** Thanx to Melanie for this one ***

Putty

( Automatic Dlamini )

Silly putty
What he was in this sculptress' hands
Will gone bendy
Done swaying in a rubber band
And his feet gone first
Then a desert thirst in his throat
Lips gonna burst

Cap of a bottle 
Rolled down to the edge of the bin
She noticed the beer wasn't cooling him
And his feet gone first
Then a desert thirst in his throat
Lips gonna burst
The tip of her knife
Cut a nick in his vein
She said Model today?
You're all the same

Silly putty
What he was in this sculptress' hands
She cut a tension line
She had him standing
And his feet gone first
Then a desert thirst in his throat
Lips gonna burst
The tip of her knife
Cut a nick in his vein
She said Hey hey you're all the same

*** Thanx to Lili for this one ***

So you got a horse

( Automatic dlamini )

So you got a horse
Did it come in a box
Almost got my heel caught in the stirrups

Woah feeling giddy..er..giddy..er..clip clop
Mmmm I like the feel of these reins
Kind of power steering
Take her out a while
There's a bit of play

Four feet and something
Feels like nothing
Careful with that mouth of yours boy
I don't want she should bolt

So you got a horse
So what you gonna do with it
Aw she's madonna
All cloven hoof and flared nose
You whp her ass and you watch her go
Hey hey grandad, hey let it go
I'm feeling sick, I'm letting go

Four feet and something
Feels like nothing
Careful with that mouth of yours boy
I don't want she should bolt

*** Thanx to Lili for this one ***

Yell Hollow

( Automatic dlamini )

Carve yourself another tongue drum
Beat upon yourself
You find that you're resonating some?
Yell hollow

Float down this river
Make out like a pleasure boat
Make out like your day delivers

You might be someone's politician
You might be someone's wife
You might think you're someone's ticket to Eden
I think you done nothing with your life

Carve yourself into another totem
Believe it of yourself
You reckon you're filled with something?

You might be someone's politician
You might be someone's wife
You might think you're someone's ticket to Eden
I think you done nothing with your life
Yell hollow

*** Thanx to Lili for this one ***

Water

( Automatic dlamini )

Pulled the pin
Look at that guy
Count to three
Writing postcards
His arm twist like a cat's spine
Nothing on his mind
Closed his eyes and hummed
I'm confused and thirsty
Waited to explode
He got orangeena by his side
Waited to feel fine
You speak English?
Well he weren't holed up in no bunker you know
What a dummy
Just walking the bank
21 and never been unbuttoned
Watching the river go
Yeah - he was already lost
Past a queen in crocodile shoes
Still gave me a drink of course
Square-toes from out of town
Was going to ask him if he wanted
Past a fridge on wheels forgetting the news
Something in it and
Past a wrinkled breast that's
To send me a card from this little island
Going to brown
But he stood up brushing lunch
Pulled the pin
From his shirt
Count to three
And I'm already back at work
He arch his back into the sun
Look at that jerk
Saw Lawrence on the water
On Lawrance on the water
He felt the water run
He make me wanna run
He waited to explode
He make me put my head in my hands

*** Thanx to Lili for this one ***

Colour me grey

( The Family cat )

Pour yourself into a drink
It's what you think
I don't have anything to say at all
A funny mess, don't you agree
Just you and me
I don't have anything to do at all
Shall we go out tonight
Will that be alright
Shall we search for our fortune and fame
For oil on peaceful waters
Always stings the same

So just stab me in the back
And call me lover
For nothing now can ever be the same
We'll swap stories of past conquests
We'll tell each other lies
And I'll try so hard to shoulder all the blame
Shall we go out tonight
Will that be alright
Shall we search for our fortune and fame
For oil on peaceful waters
Always stings the same

*** Thanx to Lili for this one ***

River of diamonds

( The Family Cat )

As I wander madly long this sun-cracked river bed
A hundred carrion crows are circling
High above my head
They cast an evil shadow as they wheel and cry above
Me, I'm just walking down the river
Searching for

Hey
Where is the place where I belong
Carry on carry on carry on
Back to the place where you belong

The clouds hand deep and heavy
As I see the house below
A wind both kind and fragrant melts the last
Remnants of snow
I'm crazy and you know it as I walk this final mile
Me, I'm just walking down the river
Searching for

Hey
Where is the place where I belong
Carry on carry on carry on
Back to the place where you belong

A cat slinks out beneath me as I take a step inside
The dust lies thick and heavy on the things
I owned with pride
The memory of your face still lingers
And your spirit too
Me, I'm just walking down the river
Searching for

Hey
Where is the place where I belong
Carry on carry on carry on
Back to the place where you belong

*** Thanx to Lili for this one ***

Eyepennies

( Sparklehorse )

I will return here one day
And dig up my bones from the clay
I buried nails and strings and hair
And that old tooth I believe was a bear's

I held my hand in the fire
It burned me down to the wires

Blood suckers hide beneath my bed
And black fumes of skin so gently bled
I slept with a cat on my breast
Slowing my heart stealing my breath

At sunrise the monkeys will fly
And leave me with pennies in my eyes

I will return here one day
And dig up my bones from the clay
I buried nails and string and hair
And that old tooth I believe was a bear's

At sunrise the monkeys will fly
And leave me with pennies in my eyes

*** Thanx to Lili for this one ***

Piano fire

( Sparklehorse )

I got sunburnt waiting for the jets to land
Circus people with hairy little hands
Hit it boys strike up the army band
I got sunburnt waiting for the jets

How do you feel?
How do you feel?
I can't seem to see through solid marble eyes

Fiery pianos wash up on a foggy coast
Squeaky old organs have given up the ghost
Fire them up and kill the piano birds
There's creaky old organs burning on the coast

How do you feel?
How do you feel?
I can't seem to breath with a rusted metal heart
I can't seem to see through solid marble eyes

*** Thanx to Lili for this one ***

Rest Sextet

( Spleen )

I'd kill you
Or you'd kill me
I could wreck that head of yours

Move it from side to side
Then we'll see
You can't take that away from me

Try to be strong
Try to be kind
Try to pretend
But I can't live a lie
And nor he
Oh he could have been a friend to me
No matter what you think or do
It always comes back to you

Here I am
Round again
Is this the end?
Now you won't ever find me


In a silent violent way

( Spleen )

So your hearts gone round the bend
How many roads have I crossed again
With a friendly grin all over my face
It's a favourite old trick of mine
I knew you'd let me down in a silent violent way
My eyes, they're in the back of my head
How I'd love to look straight ahead
Not over my shoulder

It's an old favourite trick of mine
I knew you'd lket me down in a silent violent way
The tap drps on the verdigris
With every drop it seems to me
I've been here before

I wanna Make It Wit Chu

( Desert Sessions vols. 9 & 10 - 2003 )

You wanna know if I know where
I can't say that I do
Don't understand the evil and
Or how one becomes two
I just can't recall what started it all
Or how to begin the end
I ain't here to break it
Just see how far it will bend
Again and again, again and again

I wanna make it
I wanna make it wit chu
Again and again and again

I wanna make it
I wanna make it witchu
Anytime, anywhere

Sometimes the same is different
But mostly it's the same
These mysteries of life
That just ain't my thang
If I told you that I knew about the sun and the moon
I'd be untrue
The only thing I know for sure
Is what I won't do
Anytime, anywhere

I wanna make it
I wanna make it wit chu
Again and again, yeah yeah

I wanna make it
I wanna make it wit chu

I wanna make it
I wanna make it wit chu
Again and again

I wanna make it
I wanna make it wit chu
You

I wanna make it
I wanna make it wit chu
Anytime, anywhere

I wanna make it
I wanna make it wit chu
Again and again and again and again and again

I wanna make it

Powdered Wig Machine

( Desert Sessions vols. 9 & 10 - 2003 )

Won't you take this dance
This dance with me
Spinning
Come on
Dancing
Come on

Won't you take my hand
My hand and me
Dancing
Come on
Singing
Come on

Come on
Come to me
Spinning
Come on
Dancing
Come on

Dancing
Come on
Take off your mask
Singing
Come on
Your mask, kiss me

Spinning
Dancing
Kissing
Singing

Come on
Come with me
Spinning
Come on
Dancing
Come on

Kissing
Dance on, dance on my heart, suit your feet
Come on
Singing
Come on
Dancing
Come on
Singing
Come on

Come on
Come to me
Spinning
Come on
Dancing
Come on
Kissing
Come on
Singing
Come on

Awwwww, come on
Come on
Spinning
Spinning
Spinning
Spinning

Singing
You choked the joy right out of me
Spinning
Spinning
Spinning
Singing

Singing
Singing
Singing
Seduce my mind, make my heart sing

There Will Never Be A Better Time

( Desert Sessions vols. 9 & 10 - 2003 )

Are we going?
Oh, right

Ohhhh...
There will never be a better time
Ohhhh...
There will never be a greater time
Ohhhh...

Yeahhhh, ohhhh..
Oh, oh, oh, oh
Oh, if I could change, change everything
Yeah yeah
If I could change my name, learn to forgive
Yeah, there's never been a better time
Oh, I know, there will never be a greater time
Now I look for God and lose my way
How I look for you and lose my place
Hey, hey, hey yeahhhh...
Kissing anything that comes my way
Yeah
Burning anything that will burn
Yeah...

Oh, I wanna change, change everything
Yeah
Learn to change my name, learn to forgive
But love, love passes me by in all the wrong places
Yeah love passes me by, I lose my way
And I wanna catch them all, and there
There will never be a greater time
No, I know there
There will never be a better time

And
There will never be a better time
There will never be a greater time

Crawl Home

( Desert Sessions vols. 9 & 10 - 2003 )

No more
It's done
Crawl home
Get gone
Your love
Is evil
Lonesome
My bones

Took me such a long time to figure it out
Now is it too late, I can't do it alone
Took me such a long time to figure it out
Don't take it away, away, oh

Snowstorm
In my heart
Crawl home
Your love
Is evil
I'm lonesome
Just get more and more
Where you've dared

Took me such a long time to figure it out
Now is it too late, I can't do it alone
Took me such a long time to figure it out
Don't take it away, away, oh

Took me such a long time to figure it out
Now is it too late, I can't do it alone
Took me such a long time to figure it out
Don't take it away, away, oh

A Girl Like Me

( Desert Sessions vols. 9 & 10 - 2003 )

Hot skin in the night
In the hour when the animals are born
And crimes of passion are committed
Take me to the morning light
Take me to your leader

It took a girl like me
To bring you to your knees
You took a girl like me

You are my heart
You are my only heart
But this cold air is killing me
And as we make love
The silence, the silence
Trying to find the thread
Of failed romance

It took a girl like me
To bring you to your knees
You take a girl like me

I swing my face towards the sky
You put your hand over my mouth
Oh, take me, take me
To the frozen north
Skating, falling
Falling down, down, down
Into icy water

I'll be what you want me to be
To bring you to your knees
Your lover, your daughter
We'll move in slow motion
Falling down, down, down
Into icy water
You took a girl like me

I might never leave this room again
Shut myself inside the old photographs
The faded light of the young girl
Patterns, shadows on the walls
Painted ladies
They look a lot like me

It took a girl like me
To bring you to your knees
You took a girl like me

Airplane blues

( John parish - How Animal Move LP - 2002 )

My man's a pilot on the Birmingham airplane line
I say my man's a pilot on the Birmingham airplane line
When he comes to see me, my man sure comes a flying
I know that my flying man ain't true to me
I know that my flying man ain't true to me
But he's as true as any man can be
He takes me flying, flying, right up to the sky
He takes me flying, flying, right up to the sky
When I'm riding with my man, lord, he rides me so high

First he turns me over then he starts to loop the loop
First he turns me over then he starts to loop the loop
Takes a long long time till his whoops begin to droop
He flies me slow, he flies me fast
And I'm hoping, I'm praying he don't run out of gas
So if he ain't true, there's nothing I'm gonna say
Cause I ain't gonna let him burn that good flight away

Baby in a plastic bag

( Grape )

There was a man who told us all about his yesterdays
He said that come the come, come revolution praise
And though we talked about him, walked about his yesterdays
No crack could snap the fact, he bore them all the way
What a day

Oh what an education
Too bad, too bad
Oh what a reputation
Baby in a plastic bag

Calling out and falling out with everyone
He saw no application for this summering
Although it hurt a lot and burned a lot of offerings
No calling... turned the granary

Oh what an education
Too bad, too bad
Oh what a reputation
Baby in a plastic bag

Well I don't like your face
Well I don't like your taste
Well I don't like this place
And I don't need your embrace

Oh what an education
Too bad, too bad
Oh what a reputation
Baby in a plastic bag

Well I don't like your face
Well I don't like your taste
Well I don't like this place
And I don't need your embrace

In a white room, in a warm man
Warm bizarre
Come and get me
Come and get me
Hang it on, hang heavy
Come

Oh what an education
Too bad, too bad
Oh what a reputation
Baby in a plastic bag

*** Thanx to Lili for this one ***

Bitter Little Bird

( Live 2006 )

I will change
I will transform
I will turn myself
Into a bitter bird

Bitter why fly
To your garden
Bitter why (sit)?
By the lilac tree

I will change
I will transform
Don't (chain) me down
This bitter bird

Bitter why fly
In through your window
And bitter stories why (?)
To your sister tell

Oh this sister tell
What are your sorrows
And ask us advice (?)

Broken Homes

Choir :
Those men will break your bones,
Don't know how to build stable homes.
Those men will break your bones,
Don't know how to build stable homes.

Polly Jean Harvey :
Those men will break your bones,
Don't know how to build stable homes.


PJ Harvey & Tricky :
We loose our voice more each year,
Maybe we won't bring soon
Is there cancer in the throat ?

No stress

Polly Jean Harvey :
Maybe it's supposed to kill the success

PJ Harvey & Tricky :
Because success needs killing


Polly Jean Harvey :
Murder is media
False laugh,

Forged autograph,

PJ Harvey & Tricky :
First my body, now my corpse


Polly Jean Harvey :
Those men will break your bones,
Don't know how to build stable homes.
Alive is pain, Murder is fame,


PJ Harvey & Tricky :
And if you're famous you may get acquitted

If you did it

Polly Jean Harvey :
There's no where to runaway

PJ Harvey & Tricky :
Damn you I hope you pay

Polly Jean Harvey :
And finish the day to day
Games we play

PJ Harvey & Tricky :
Those men will brake your bones,
Don't know how to build stable homes.

Polly Jean Harvey :
I'ma stay at home

PJ Harvey & Tricky :
And talk on the telephone

Polly Jean Harvey :
There's nothing in this world I want from you,
Don't fool yourself, I won't cry....
You're too scared to live
Too quick to die


PJ Harvey & Tricky :
Those men will brake your bones,
Don't know how to build stable homes.
Those men will brake your bones,
Don't know how to build stable homes.
Those men will break your bones,
Don't know how to build stable homes.

Choir :
Don't know how to build stable homes.
Those men will break your bones,
Don't know how to build stable homes.
Those men will break your bones,
Don't know how to build stable homes.
Stable Homes
Those men will break your bones,
Stable homes
Those men will break your bones,
Stable homes.
Those men will break your bones

*** Thanx to Lili for this one ***

Evol

( Peel Session 2004 )

What do you
Know about
Love
You don't
Know what
I know
And how much
How much
Will you give me
To tell you
What some
Would kill for
About love
Yeah

Love
It'll twist out
Your lips with
Pain
It'll stomp out
Your eyes and
Everything
Love
Evol

Baby how much money
Read my lips baby
How much money
Read my lips baby
How much money
How much baby
Will you give me

Some call
I the beating heart
Some call it
The god
They're just
Romantic fools
I call it evol
Love you got a lot to answer for
Love you got a lot to answer for
Love you got a lot to answer for
Love you got a lot to answer for
Evol
Evol
Evol
Evol
Evol

Hip Shake

( j. moore / Live Cover )

I wanna tell you íbout a dance
Thatís goiní around
Everybodyís movin'
From the grownups down
Donít move your head
Donít move your hands
Donít move your lips
Just shake your hips

Do the hip shake, babe
Do the hip shake, babe
Shake your hips, babe
Shake your hips, babe

What you donít know
Donít be afraid
Just listen to me
Do what I say
Donít move your head
Donít move your hands
Donít move your lips
Just shake your hips

Do the hip shake, babe
Do the hip shake, babe
Shake your hips, babe
Shake your hips, babe
Now ainít that easy

I met a little girl
In a country town
She said what do you know
Thereís slim harpo!
Didnít move her head
Didnít move her hands
Didnít move her lips
Just shook her hips

Do the hip shake, babe
Do the hip shake, babe
Shake your hip, babe
Shake your hip, babe
Now ainít that easy

Hitting the ground

( With Gano Gordon )

I was beaten up, I was beaten down
By my life and a photographic sound
I was filled with love, I was filled with rage
My life book shook with the turning of it's page

Hitting the ground, hitting the ground
And there ain't no friend round, never be found
Hitting the ground, hitting the ground
And there ain't no-one there to help you come down

I was not on drugs, I was not on beer
I was still with love, I was full of fear
If I asked the question, life will tell no lie
Love will ask the question are you willing to die

Hitting the ground, hitting the ground
And there ain't no friend round, never be found
Hitting the ground, hitting the ground
And there ain't no-one there to help you come down

I'm gonna go way up in an aeroplane
I'm gonna go way out insane
I don't know if I'd ever come down
I don't know if I can reach the ground

Hitting the ground, hitting the ground
And there ain't no friend round, never be found
Hitting the ground, hitting the ground
And there ain't no-one there to help you come down

I'm gonna go way up in an aeroplane
I'm gonna go way out insane
I don't know if I'd ever come down
I don't know if I can reach the ground

I was beaten up, I was beaten down
By my life and a photographic sound
I was filled with love, I was filled with rage
My life book shook with the turning of it's page

Hitting the ground, hitting the ground
And there ain't no friend round, never be found
Hitting the ground, hitting the ground
And there ain't no-one there to help you come down

Janet, Johnny & James

( The Fall Cover / Live )

What if the world crashed in
Unfolding behind your eyelids
Crash your mind
Cracked your mind

Janet and Johnny and James
Crash your mind
Behind your eyelids

The people behind you
With nepotism
Explodes

All that rubbish
That you create
In the lock
Suddenly cranking
Nepotism

Janet and Johnny and James
Janet and Johnny and James

Dearest Lord, hear me now
Janet and Johnny
Coming over the mountain
From New Guinea
They see a star
They see a future
From you, our creator
They see the future
That would never happen

Johnny hit & Run Pauline

( With Giant Sand )

Shooting sterilis hypo
Sex machine drug
24 hours
Shoot Pauline between the legs
96 tears to 24 hours
Sex once an hour

Johnny hit and run Pauline
Johnny hit and run Pauline
Johnny hit and run Pauline
Johnny hit and run Pauline

L.A. bust, doors open
Kicking both doors open
Arrested on 6th street
That's when it (brought) drove our girl inside
She was spreading her legs and didn't mind dying
He was still awake

Johnny hit and run Pauline
Johnny hit and run Pauline
Johnny hit and run Pauline
Johnny hit and run Pauline

He was waking up beside the bed
Found clumps of hair
At least Pauline wouldn't co-operate
She was not what you'd call living
He was still awake

Johnny hit and run Pauline
Johnny hit and run Pauline
Johnny hit and run Pauline
Johnny hit and run Pauline

Moon River

( Frank Sinatra Cover / Live with Vincent Gallo & John Frusciante )

Moon river wider than a mile
Iím crossing you in style someday
You dream maker, you heartbreaker
Wherever youíre going Iím going your way
Two drifters off to see the world
Thereís such a lot of world to see
Weíre after the same rainbows end
Waiting round the band
My huckleberry friend, moon river
And me

Nickel under the foot

( Cradle Will Rock Soundtrack )

Maybe you wonder what it is
Makes people good or bad
Why some guy, an ace without a doubt
Turns out to be a bastard
And the other way about

I'll tell you what I feel
It's just the nickel under the heel
Oh you can live like hearts and flowers
And everyday is a wonderland tour
Oh you can dream and scheme and happily put
And take, take and put
But first be sure
That nickel's under your foot

Go stand on someone's neck while you take him
Cut into somebody's throat as you put
For every dream and scheme, depending on whether
All through the storm
You've kept it warm
That nickel under your foot

And if you're sweet then you'll grow rotten
Your pretty heart covered over with soot
And if for once you're gay and devil-may-care-less
And oh so hot

I'll know you've got
That nickel under your foot

*** Thanx to Lili for this one ***

(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction

(Mick Jagger / Keith Richards)

Live Duo With P.J Harvey


Polly Jean Harvey

I can't get no... satisfaction
I can't get no... satisfaction
And I try
And I try
And I try
And I try
I can't get no...
No no no

When I'm drivin' in my car
And the man comes on the radio
He's tellin' me more and more
About some useless information
Designed to

BjŲrk & Polly
Fire my imagination

Polly Jean Harvey
I can't get no
No, no, no
Hey, hey, hey
That's what I say

BjŲrk & Polly:
I can't get no satisfaction
I can't get no satisfaction
And I try, and I try
And I try, and I try

BjŲrk
When I'm ridin' 'round the world
And I'm doin' this and I'm signin' that
And I'm tryin' to make some dough, tell me
Baby, better come back, maybe next week
'Cause you see I'm on a losing streak
I can't get no
Oh, no, no, no

Polly Jean Harvey
Hey, hey, hey

BjŲrk

I can't get no

Polly Jean Harvey
That's what I say

BjŲrk

Satisfaction

Polly Jean Harvey
Hey, hey, hey
That's what I say

BjŲrk

I can't get no

Polly Jean Harvey
Say hey, hey, hey

BjŲrk
I can't get no

BjŲrk &
Polly
Say hey, hey, hey
That's what I say

Shaker Aamer

No water for three days
I cannot sleep, or stay awake
Four months hunger strike
Am I dead, or am I alive
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
With metal tubes we are force fed
I honestly wish I was dead
Strapped in the restraining chair
Shaker Aamer, your friend

In Camp five
Eleven years
Never charged
Six years cleared

They took away my one note pad,
And then refused to give it back
I canít think straight, I write, I stop
Your friend Shaker Aamer. Lost

The guards just do what theyíre told
The doctors just do what theyíre told
Like an old car Iím rusting away
Your friend, Shaker. Guantanamo Bay

Donít forget
Donít forget...

Shot of love

( Music Of The Millennium Awards )

I need a shot of love
I need a shot of love.

Don't need a shot of heroin to kill my disease
Don't need a shot of turpentine, to bring me to my knees
Don't need a shot of codeine to help me to repent
Don't need a shot of whiskey, help me to be president

I need a shot of love
I need a shot of love

Doctor, can you hear me? I need some Medicaid
I seen the kingdoms of the world and it's making me feel afraid
What I got ain't painful, it's just bound to kill me dead
Like the men that followed Jesus, they put a price upon His head

I need a shot of love
I need a shot of love

I don't need no alibi when I'm spending time with you
I've heard all of them rumors and you have heard em too
Don't show me no picture show or give me no book to read
It don't satisfy the hurt inside nor the habit that it feeds

I need a shot of love
I need a shot of love

Why would I want to take your life?
You've only murdered my father, raped his wife
Tattooed my babies with a poison pen
Mocked my God, humiliated my friends

I don't wanna be with nobody tonight, Veronica ain't nowhere, Mavis just ain't right
There's a man that hates me, he's swift, smooth and near
Am I supposed to set back and wait until he's here?

I need a shot of love
I need a shot of love

*** Thanx to Lili for this one ***

The Ballad of the Soldier’s Wife

What was sent to the soldier’s wife
From the ancient city of Prague ?
From Prague came a pair of high heeled shoes,
With a kiss or two came the high heeled shoes
From the ancient city of Prague.

What was sent to the soldier’s wife
From Oslo over the sound ?
From Oslo he sent her a collar of fur,
How it pleases her, the little collar of fur
From Oslo over the sound.

What was sent to the soldier’s wife
From the wealth of Amsterdam ?
From Amsterdam, he got her a hat,
She looked sweet in that,
In her little Dutch hat
From the wealth of Amsterdam.

What was sent to the soldier’s wife
From Brussels in Belgian land ?
From Brussels he sent her the laces so rare
To have and to wear,
All those laces so rare
From Brussels in Belgian land.

What was sent to the soldier’s wife
From Paris, city of light ?
From Paris he sent her a silken gown,
It was ended in town, that silken gown,
From Paris, city of light.

What was sent to the soldier’s wife
From the South, from Bucharest ?
From Bucharest he got her this shirt
Embroidered and pert, that Rumanian shirt
From the South, from Bucharest.

What was sent to the soldier’s wife
From the far-off Russian land ?
From Russia there came just a widow’s veil
For her dead to bewail in her widow’s veil
From the far-off Russian land,
From the far-off Russian land

*** Thanx to Mťlanie who corrected some mistakes ***

The Guns Called Me Back Again

( Let England Shake LP Bonus Track )

Shadows lengthening
95 steps I'm taking
With every step I'm longing
For the luck to keep on living

The drum calls me back again
To my senses
Filled with shame

I wish this night
Would never end
And on no-man's-land
The sun would not rise again

There was laughing and I could not laugh
There was singing and I could not sing
The big guns called me back again

I hear voices singing
I hear the guns beginning
Far off, far away
I hear the guns again

The Nightingale

( Let England Shake LP Bonus Track )

I have heard the sound of your call
I have chosen your path
I joined your caravan
We called you the nightingale

I remember how excited we were
The best of life lay ahead for us
We marched on wrapped in your song
For you I gave my five-year-old son

I felt him behind me
I felt him helping me
Every one of us will go to paradise
He sang to the soldiers day and night
We called him the nightingale
Get ready, get ready, get ready

His untorn steers (?) were angels around me
His untorn steers became angels around me
His untorn steers crushed these angels around me
His untorn steers were like angels around me

This is mine

( Stella Does Tricks )

All of this is mine
All of this is mine
Want it like a crime
All of this is mine

The beat
Of a bird
Too fast
For my heart

All of this

All of this is mine
All of this is mine (this is mine)
Want it like a crime (this is mine)
Give these lips of mine (this is mine)

The beat
Of a bird
Too fast
For my heart
Too fast 
For my heart

This is mine

*** Thanx to Lili for this one ***

Uh Huh Her

( Peel Session 2004 )

Rejection
Rejection
Rejection

Don't marry uh huh huh
Don't marry uh huh huh her
Don't marry uh huh huh
Don't marry uh huh huh her

The valley is crying
Don't ask me why it's grieving

Don't marry uh huh huh
Don't marry uh huh huh her
Don't marry uh huh huh
Don't marry uh huh huh her

I fill the sea
All with my tears
I drown the fields
You will remember, remember me

The valley, it's crying
The valley is grieving
He's leaving, abandoning me

Don't marry uh huh huh
Don't marry uh huh huh her
Don't marry uh huh huh
Don't marry uh huh huh her

I fail to see
All with my tears
I drown your fears
You will remember, remember me

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

Will's song

Silly boy
Have you no place to wait for me?
Wait outside
Through the window, look and see
I am here
Sitting straight up in this chair
Figuring
How a boy like you could care

I'm a girl
With a rose upon each cheek
Lady love
That a boy like you would seek

I just need
Here a bit to hold my thought
Where you can't, where you can't
See a way it could be bought

I am here
I'm a girl
I just need

Had a will

I am easy
It's too hard to say no
A request
Helps decide where I should go
Have I a will
Of my own?
It's gone away, it's gone away
To the assertive one

I am here
I'm a girl
I just need

Had a will

You deserted me one day
But I don't mind
I worked so hard to be safe
A waif here (let it rest, okay)
Happily blown out to sea

Zaz Turned Blue

Zaz had red hair
He didn't care
He always laughed loud
He wasn't proud

Just a real easy guy
Wouldn't tell a lie
But then one day
Zaz turned blue

Zaz turned blue
What were we supposed to do
Yeah, Zaz turned blue
What were we supposed to do
When Zaz turned blue

One night in the park
For a lark
Zaz let Steve Brown
Fool around

Steve squeezed his neck
Figure what the heck
But Zaz hit the ground
He was down

Oh, Zaz turned blue
What were we supposed to do
Yeah, Zaz turned blue
What were we supposed to do
When Zaz turned blue

After high school
Zaz was cool
He worked on cars
He went to bars

And then one day
He went away
He became a marine
At the age of eighteen

But he didn't want to fight
Didn't do it out of spite
And he didn't want to die
No he didn't want to die
And he seemed kind of strange
Could it be that he changed
On that night in the park
When he fainted in the dark

Zaz didn't die
Lucky guy
There were no parades
How the glory fades

Now he shoots lots of pool
And as a rule
Wears a silly grin
On his chin
It all started when

Zaz turned blue
What were we supposed to do
Yeah, when Zaz turned blue
What were we supposed to do
When Zaz turned blue


** Thanx to Eran for this one **

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