Besides Yourself

Before I let you all go Before I pull you from this show Before I wave to you I’d like to say to you I wish you never to be alone Besides yourself what can you say Millions apart and miles away Besides yourself what do you need Some feel […]

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July

It’s warm outsideBut I can hear the snowFalling on my windowI had to go awayTo somewhere deeper downI know it’s my mistakeTo take off out of this townAnd June becomes July This road’s on fireAnd my train’s running slowIt rains against my windowI had to get awayTo somewhere no-one knowsI […]

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Cool Cool Water

Cool cool water where I rest my head You keep me running to a single bed Yellow moon rising on the riverboat wild You keep me running like a child Yellow moon rising on the riverboat wild You keep me running like a child Bobby don’t know He’s got a […]

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One Of Those Days

And it looks like one of those days When my valentine ain’t so funny yeah Ain’t so funny yeah And it looks like one of those days When I’m holding the same old conversation Losing concentration And it looks like one of those days When I’m holding the same old […]

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Emily Chambers

Emily Chambers would make it payEveryone knew she’d turn out that wayShe turned her back and she’ll be okayBut she’s not okay at all Every night with the radio onEmily fears that the day won’t comeThe moon is there to do her harmShe’s not all right at all Don’t get […]

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Tele He’s Not Talking

Tele he’s the one he knows what to say Knows how to find his own way He knows the roads by night and by doorways But watching the light in a hall Won’t change a thing or say at all What it is that he says Still he says that […]

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Alibis

You told so many lies Your tongue is black with fireflies But you spit them out and pretend you’re sneezing And every word is such a joke With so many pasts you’d be ninety years old Don’t you wonder why the room keeps on leaving Hey, hey – what’s that […]

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Penny Pinching Rainy Heaven Days

Every morning traffic Every night I’ve had enough Every day compromise Life’s no surprise after much ‘Someday people’ lock themselves away Saving up for another empty Penny pinching rainy heaven day No-one talks at night They scream and fight and say too much My wife dreams all day My life […]

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I Am The News

I am the news and I’ll say no moreI am the stranger at your doorI am the the deep beneath the seaThe threat of flood tide risingI am the banks bearing refugeesAlways a cause not solutionA constant fear or a fleeting joyYour only friend who needs using I am the […]

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Giving It All Away

She never has to stop and think Never makes you lose a thing She is so enchanting I always have to stop a while Cross my hands and close my eyes I am so demanding When she smiles she opens wide Touching you inside to lie Life can be so […]

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I Wanna Stay Alive With You

I’m not one to judge that much And anyway I just wanna get high on you But thirteen year old girls in hotels on the other side of the world Seems a little much for me Yeah, I wanna stay alive with you… But they look you in the eye […]

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Mrs Jones

What are you gonna do today Mrs Jones Are you gonna chase the pain away Mrs Jones Or leave it sitting there waiting outside your door Hoping to find the things you hoped would tell you more About the dreams that seem to slip away What are you gonna do […]

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Outside Of A Circle

Saturday afternoon The sunshine pours like wine Through your window But I know that golden June can turn an empty grey ‘Gainst your window And I feel like I’m on the outside of a circle And if I walk by the trees I catch the falling leaves If the wind […]

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Sway

I want to say yes to what you say If there’s a movement then I want to sway Get a piece of the action, uh huh And I want to see you in the crowd And I want to point your face out very loud Get a piece of the […]

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