Can’t You Hear Me Knockin’

Yeah, you got satin shoesYeah, you got plastic bootsYou all got cocaine eyesYeah, you got speed freak jive now Can’t you hear me knockin’ on your windowCan’t you hear me knockin’ on your doorCan’t you hear me knockin’ down the dirty streetYeah Help me, baby, ain’t no strangerHelp me, baby, […]

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Bitch

Feeling so tired, can’t understand it Just had a fortnight’s sleep I’m feeling so tired, I’m so distracted Ain’t touched a thing all week I’m feeling drunk, juiced up and sloppy Ain’t touched a drink all night I’m feeling hungry, can’t see the reason Just ate a horse meat pie […]

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Sister Morphine

Here I lie in my hospital bed Tell me, Sister Morphine, when are you coming round again? Oh, I don’t think I can wait that long Oh, you see that I’m not that strong The scream of the ambulance is sounding in my ears Tell me, Sister Morphine, how long […]

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Moonlight Mile

When the wind blows and the rain feels cold With a head full of snow With a head full of snow In the window there’s a face you know Don’t the nights pass slow Don’t the nights pass slow The sound of strangers sending nothing to my mind Just another […]

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Brown Sugar

Gold coast slave ship bound for cotton fields Sold in a market down in New Orleans Scarred old slaver knows he’s doing alright Hear him whip the women just around midnight Brown sugar how come you taste so good? Brown sugar just like a young girl should Drums beating, cold […]

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Dead Flowers

Well when you’re sitting there in your silk upholstered chair Talkin’ to some rich folk that you know Well I hope you won’t see me in my ragged company Well, you know I could never be alone Take me down little Susie, take me down I know you think you’re […]

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Sway

Did you ever wake up to find A day that broke up your mind Destroyed your notion of circular time It’s just that demon life has got you in its sway It’s just that demon life has got you in its sway Ain’t flinging tears out on the dusty ground […]

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I Got The Blues

As I stand by your flame I get burned once again Feelin’ low down, I’m blue As I sit by the fire Of your warm desire I’ve got the blues for you, yeah Every night you’ve been away I’ve sat down and I have prayed That you’re safe in the […]

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