Soul Driver

Straighten your collar and smile‘Cause you’ve never been lazy‘Cause you in a styleCall the shots every day Soul DriverDon’t hurryIt’s my timingIt’s not your worryAnd I’m taking my timeAnd laying my rootsSince I’ve been so far away You’re such a practical manYou work so hard for your livingYou make me […]

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Profit In Peace

All the people under broken homes Don’t wanna fight no moreAll the people nursing shattered bonesDon’t wanna fight no moreBut there’s no profit in peaceSo we’ve gotta fight some more And all those who are in foreign landsDon’t wanna fight no moreAnd all those who lost their feet or handsDon’t […]

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No One At All

You’re a southern manYou’re a northern soulYou’re a west-enderYou got eastern soulBut you’re no-one at all You’re a rich manYou’re a poor manYou’re a this manThen you’re that manBut you’re no-one at all You’re a liarYou’re a winnerAnd expert and a beginnerBut you’re no-one at all When the wind blowsThat’s […]

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So Low

If anyone rises at 6.31And fakes all day thatThey’re having their funThey never did get it right Since they got it so low To anyone drinking the morning awayThe afternoon will prove a mistakeThey never will get it rightNow they’ve got it so low And we laugh and we drinkAnd […]

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I Won't Get Grazed

I’m going away to see my ownAnd tread my earthI’ve got no ordinary gainBy to set my worthI get enough and I get too lateAnd if I fall down on the roadThen I won’t get grazed I cannot let you take my timeOr till my earthYou’ve had enough of life […]

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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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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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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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Families

Mother and Stan don’t blame yourself for RoseShe was out there playing in the roadBetter to let her know not to forgetAll that schooling goes right through their heads They take back allAnd/When you give them lovingFall you to your kneesThen give back nothingBut looking through loveYou know there’s something… […]

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Step By Step

We’re gonna take it step by stepLittle by little, that’s allAnd a though it may be a long timeIf you and I’m strong, that’s all Winter froze us like a blue MondaySo you and I we battened our defences overnightCome the spring and I’ll be on the road thenI just […]

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Jane She Got Excavated

Jane she got excavatedBy a trader dealing in old linesThen she got a paperFrom a mailer telling her more lies Chorus (sing first half on first chorus):So here we goDown an endless road where we knowNothing good here will ever growWe’re wasting our own timeAnd better knowEveryday life will carry […]

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