Sisters of Mercy

Well, Baron von E has gotten quite a following now, though many complain about his later releases. (I actually like Vision Thing, and think it has some great tracks like Ribbons and such.....). This is a long file, but eventually I will totally HTMLize it so you can just link up to the song you want and it will take you there. Until then.....


                            SISTERS OF MERCY LYRICS
   
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   This page has the complete lyrics of the Sisters Of Mercy, as provided
   by Malcolm malcolm@els.ee.man.ac.uk
   
                                   CONTENTS
                                       
          Adrenochrome
          Afterhours
          Alice
          Amphetamine Logic
          Anaconda
          Black Planet
          Blood_Money
          Body_and_Soul
          Body_Electric
          Colours
          Burn
          Bury_Me_Deep
          The_Damage_Done
          Dance_On_Glass
          Detonation_Boulevard
          Doctor_Jeep
          Dominion_Mother_Russia
          Driven_Like_The_Snow
          Fix
          Driver
          Emma
          Finland Red, Egypt White
          First and Last and Always
          Flood_I
          Flood_II
          Floorshow
          Garden_of_Delight
          Ghostrider
          Gimme_Gimme_Gimme
          Gimme_Shelter
          Giving_Ground
          Good_Things
          Heartland
          Home_of_the_Hitmen
          I_Was_Wrong
          Jihad
          Jolene
          Kiss the Carpet
          Knockin on Heavens Door
          Louie Louie
          Lights
          Lucretia
          Marian
          More
          Neverland
          Nine While Nine
          No Time To Cry
          On The Wire
          Poison Door
          Possession
          Rain from Heaven
          Red Skies Disappear
          Ribbons
          A Rock and a Hard Place
          Sister_Ray
          Some Kind of Stranger
          Something Fast
          Teachers
          Temple of Love
          This Corrosion
          Torch
          Train
          Under the Gun
          Valentine
          Vision Thing
          WalkAway
          Watch/a>
          When You Dont See Me
          Wide_Receiver
          You Could Be The One
          1959
          1969
          
   
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Adrenochrome



We'll turn away in a passive decision
We'll take the steps through the unmarked door
A look back for another collision
But the boys of the spires
Are boys no more

Not black and red boys
Frightened by the night
By the Catholic monochrome
The Catholic girls now
Stark in their dark and white
Dread in monochrome
the Sisters of Mercy
High tide
Wide eyed
Sped on adrenochrome
For the Sisters of Mercy
Filled with
Panic in their eyes
Rise
Dead on adrenochrome

We had the power
We had the space
We had a sense of time and place
We knew the words
We knew the score
We knew what we were fighting for
For the freedom
The time to choose
But time to think
Is time to lose
The signals clash
And disappear
The shade too loud
And the sound unclear
For the

High tide
Wide eyed
Dread in monochrome
Denied in spite
Disliked in monochrome
Panic in their eyes
Rise
Dead and monochrome
The Sisters of Mercy
Spite
On adrenochrome

The way is clear
The road is closed
The damage done
And the course
Imposed you

[repeat 1 & 2]

   
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Afterhours



One more night spent on your mirror
Black Mariah, in your eyes
This stuff so strange and lonely
England fades away
In your eyes

Two O'clock in the morning
Ninety-four degrees

Through the stillness through the heat
The cars go by on fifth and breathing slow
Get up off the floor and angel put your clothes on
It's time for us to go

Let's take a ride

   
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Alice



Alice pressed against the wall
          (live version is 'She stands pressed...')
So she can see the door
In case the laughing strangers crawl and
Crush the petals on the floor

Alice in her party dress
She thanks you kindly
So serene
She needs you like she needs her tranqs
To tell her that the world is clean
To promise her a definition
Tell her where the rain will fall
Tell her where the sun shines bright
And tell her she can have it all
Today
Today

Pass the crystal spread the Tarot
In illusion comfort lies
The safest way the straight and narrow
No confusion no surprise

Alice in her party dressed to kill
She the thanks you turns away
She needs you like she needs needs her pills
To tell her that the world's okay
To promise her a definition
Tell her where the rain will fall
Tell her where the sun shines bright
And tell her she can have it all
Today
Today

Alice
Don't give it way

   
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Amphetamine Logic



Watch them do
The falling over
Watch them do
The standing still

CHORUS
Nothing but the knife to live for
One life all I need
Give me one good reason
Give me more s.....

(Women)
And the women come and go
(Talk)
Talking about me like they know
(Men)
Bought and sold
And the world keeps turning
People cold
And people burning

CHORUS [x2]
(Amphetamine logic)

Hit up
Steel in hand
Lit up
Like candles
Burning
Like Catherine wheels
Turning
On

CHORUS [x3]
(Amphetamine logic)
CHORUS [x3]

   
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Anaconda



Baby buy an Anaconda baby buy a thing to wear
She go walking she go crawling she go sliding through the air
She go talking warm and fashion she go talking debonair
But see her face turn to a mask and passion turn to she don't care

CHORUS
She will she will she will she will let it take her breath away
She will she will she will she will let it take her life away
Let it wrap itself around her till it kill her in it's way
She will she will she will she will blow away

Baby hit the rush hour traffic get a ride to anywhere
Baby buy the number three she pay the man she pay the fare
Baby hit the wild blue yonder on the mainline on the side
Steal to feed the Anaconda will not see the suicide

CHORUS

Baby finger on the trigger baby shot formaldehyde
Turn into a marble figure turn the matter dead inside
Turn into a China doll maybe go to the final ride
Baby go where I don't follow baby to the other side

CHORUS

   
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Black Planet



(In the western sky)
(My kingdom come)

So still so dark all over Europe
And I ride down the highway 101
By the side of the ocean headed for sunset
For the kingdom come
for the

CHORUS
Black
Black planet
Black
Black world
[repeat]

Run around in the radiation
Run around in the acid rain
On a
Black
Black planet
Black planet hanging over the highway
Out of my mind's eye
Out of the memory
Black world out of my mind

Still so dark all over Europe
And the rainbow rises here
In the western sky
The kill to show for
At the end of the great white pier
I see a

CHORUS

Run around in the radiation
Tune in turn on burn out in the acid rain on a..

CHORUS[repeat to fade]

   
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Blood Money



(Flesh)
(Bone)
(Splinters on the telephone)
(Whispers)
Bullet in the head
Down
Head
Down
Got power to burn
Got means
Got flowers to burn
Between those pretty dreams
Hold out for cover
Hold out your hands to me
For...

CHORUS
Blood, blood money
Blood, blood money, money, money, money

(Kiss...)
Children.....kiss the ring
Children.....kiss the blade

CHORUS

Which hand holds your hand?
holds?

CHORUS

   
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Body and Soul



All your hidden faces
Your seven veils unfold
Give me forbidden places
All your tales untold
Give me ever and always
Ever and always
Body and soul

Heaven and hope eternal
Over your heart of gold
Sun and sunset
Burning in the flame you hold
Ever and always
Give me ever and always
Body and soul

Yesterday
Today
Tomorrow
Body and soul

Give me ever the years you wept inside when cold
All the sins and secrets never cried
All the dreams you kept and the tears you sold
Give me
Give me ever and always
Ever and always
Body and soul

Your heart
Your mind
Your body and soul

   
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Body Electric



Through the cables and the underground now
The faceless breathless calls
This is Babel, sensurround now
This place is death with walls [repeat x4]

Too much contact, no more feeling
The Sound around them all
Acid on the floor so she walk on the ceiling
And the body electric flashes on the bathroom wall [repeat x2]
Crawling to the corners where the idiot children call
See the body flashing on the bathroom wall

[repeat all]

   
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Colours



You reap what you sow
Put your face to the ground
Here come the marching men
Your colours wrapped around

   
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Burn



Burn me a fire in the reptile house
In the colour and the carnage fall me down
My face in the fire in the reptile house
And the kissing and the colour come crashing down

In the fire in the reptile house
In the colour and carnage fall me down
My face in the fire in the reptile house
the kissing and the colour come crashing down
Down down down
Down around me
Down down down
Down around

Face in the fire on the reptile house
In the colour and the carnage fall me down
My face in the fire in the reptile house
And the kissing and the colour come crashing down
Down down down
Down around me
Down down down
Around

My Face in the fire my faith in the fire
In the
In the burn me down my
My burning down
In the fire in the reptile house
In the colour and the carnage fall me down
My face in the fire in the reptile house
And the kissing and the colour come crashing
Down

Crashing down

   
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Bury Me Deep



Call it superstition     Lie beside and
Followed and fell     Bury me
Under the falling     Deep
Under the spell
Singing
Bury me
Bury me
Spoken in tongues
Of many colours
In the colours of heaven
In the colours of hell
In the cannot
Would not tell
In the broken temple bells
In the ringing
Oh, Marian
I can hear those voices singing
Bury me
Deep
Inside
Lie beside and
Bury Me
Deep
In the spoken in tongues
Cover me over
Unsung
Unsaid
Not borrowed, broken and torn
On the bed tomorrow, mourning
Before you sleep
Bury me deep
Bury me
Inside
Lie beside and
Bury me bury me bury me bury me deep
Call it superstition
Followed and fell
Under the falling
Under the spell
Bury me
Deep
Inside

   
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The Damage Done



Somebody tell me about the rhythm of the 4th floor.
Somebody tell me about the rhythm of the dance floor
Somebody tell me about the perfect bomb
The royal valley on a blitzkrieg bomb
Somebody tell me how to use my gun tools
Kiss the napalm in the afternoon

I saw the film, I saw the place
I live to work for the killing sake
When I think you're knocked, when the radio died
And the rhythm played from every side

See the rebel and the damage done
See the debris and the damage done
See the wreckage and the damage done
See the film, see the damage done

Somebody tell me about the rhythm of the 4th floor.
     (This is the image, this is the place)
Somebody tell me about the rhythm of the dance floor
     (This is the way the world will end)
Somebody tell me about the ...
     (The waltzing man have dancing eyes)
I need to know about the ...
     (This is the way the world will end)

Me I'm lost and the radio's dead
Now I'm relaxed and the radio's dead
The rhythms gone, the radio's dead
And the damage done inside my radio.

   
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Dance On Glass



Roll of the thunder
Kiss and the scream
Hold out my arms and scars start to show
Howling for the glory of the innocent
But don't despair for the shame I know
The taste of ash on my tongue
Faith and prayers, wanton dust
Chanting strangers, blood on their cheeks
Haunt my dreams all covered in blood

CHORUS [x2]
Dance
Dance on glass
Saints and martyrs

Tarnish, taint and punish me softly
Cut that bleeds and burning skin
Screaming in the darkness torn and ragged
For the love of god, my dreams look dim
So...
CHORUS

A whisper and a promise lit on fire
Kiss the hand where the angels dread
Love is the corpse that draws on dreams
Rips them apart and tears them to shreds
So...
CHORUS

Tarnish, taint, and punish me softly
Hold out the heat and burning skin
Screaming in the darkness torn and ragged
For the love of god, my dreams look dim

A whisper and a promise lit on fire
Kiss the hands where the angels dread
Love is the corpse that draws on dreams
Rips them apart and tears them to shreds
So...
CHORUS

Dance,
Dance on glass

   
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Detonation Boulevard



On Detonation Boulevard...
Through the angel rain
Through the dust and the gasolene
Through the cruelty of strangers
To the neon dream
Long distance information
Just tell me where the manholes steam
A little girl waits on my station
With a new machine
     On Detonation Boulevard...
I got wrecked out here
In a Eldorado
I got wired, white-walled
This hot-wired sedan
I caught something weird in Encenada
I've a brother of sorts in Torquemada
Long distance information
Disconnect me if you can
     On Detonation Boulevard...
Pink noise, white noise,
And a violet whining sound
It burns inside this car
No cops, no signs, no left, no right
No stops, no turning round
Well you can run but you can't ride
You won't get far
     On Detonation Boulevard..
Bang Bang

     On Detonation Boulevard...
Through the angle rain
Through the rust and the gasolene
Through the cruelty of strangers
To the neon dream
Long distance information
I'll take the same
I got the fuel for the transformation
I'm a naked flame
     On Detonation Boulevard...
Bang Bang

   
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Doctor Jeep



Everybody shouts on I Love Lucy
Pee Wee reads the evening news
A pre-owned song or a second-hand Uzi
Everybody got a job to lose
Here come the golden oldies
Here come the Hizbollah
Businessmen from South Miami
Humming AOR

Meanwhile...

I like Cal and his dog Napalm
I like Ike and his itty-bitty A-bomb
Everybody got one, I want mine
You can order it up on Channel Nine
     Meanwhile, in the Sheraton,
     Doctor Jeep plays on and on and on
There was a time but it's long gone
Janie got a crush on the Viet Cong
Burning through downtown Saigon
Me, I'm sold - down the Mekong
     Meanwhile, in the Sheraton,
     Doctor Jeep plays on and on and on
Guns and cars and accidents
The threatened witness my defence
You can sell one another for fifteen cents
Well bye-bye mother, it's common sense
     Meanwhile, in the Sheraton,
     Doctor Jeep plays on and on and on

Everybody shouts on I Love Lucy
Pee Wee reads the evening news
A pre-owned song or a second-hand Uzi
Everybody got a job to lose
Here come the golden oldies
Here come the Hizbollah
Businessmen from South Miami
Humming AOR
     Meanwhile, in the Sheraton,
 Doctor Jeep plays on and on and on

   
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Dominion/Mother Russia



In the heat of the night
In the heat of the day
When I close my eyes
When I look your way
When I meet the fear that lies inside
When I hear you say
In the heat of the moment
Say, say, say

Some day, some day, some day, Dominion
Come a time
Some day, some day, some day, Dominion
Some say prayers
Some say prayers
I say mine

In the light of the fact
On the lone and level
Sand stretch far away
In the heat of the action
In the settled dust
Hold hold and say
In the meeting of mined
Down in the streets of shame
In the betting of names on gold to rust
In the land of the blind
Be...King, king, king, king

Some day, some day, some day, Dominion
Come a time
Some day, some day, some day, Dominion
Some say prayers
Some say prayers
I say mine

Some day, some day, some day, Dominion
Some say prayers
Some say prayers
I say mine

In the heat of the night
in the heat of the day
When I close my eyes
When I look your way
When I meet the fear that lies inside
When I hear you say
In the heat of the moment
Say, say, say

Some day, some day, some day, Dominion
Some say prayers
Some say prayers
I say mine
I say mine
I say mine

We serve an old moan in a dry season
A lighthouse keeper in the desert sun
Dreamers of sleepers and white treason
We dream of rain and the history of the gun
There's a lighthouse in the middle of Prussia
A white house in a red square
I'm living in films for the sake of Russia
A Kino Runner for the DDR
And the fifty-two daughters of the revolution
Turn the gold to chrome
Gift...nothing to lose
Stuck inside of Memphis with the mobile home, sing:

Mother Russia
Mother Russia
Mother Russia rain down down down
Mother Russia
Mother Russia
Mother Russia rain down

   
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Driven Like The Snow



Still night, nothing for miles,
White curtain come down,
Kill the lights in the middle of the road
And take a look around.....
It don't help to be one of the chosen
One of the few, to be sure
When the wheels are spinning around
And the ground is frozen through, and you're
Driven, like the snow
Pure in heart
Driven together
And given
Away to the west
A white dress
ÉTil the river don't run
A black dress
Looking like mine
ÉTil the sun don't shine no more
Where the sky meet the ground
Where the street fold round
Where the voice you hold don't
make no sound, look
Snow on the river and two by two
Took a lot to live a lot like you, I don't
Go there now, but I hear they sung
Their öFuck Me And Marry Me YoungĽ
Some wild idea and a big white bed, now
You know better than that, I said,
Like a voice in the wind blow little crystals down
Like brittle things will break before they turn
Like lipstick on my cigarette
And the ice get harder overhead
Like think it twice but never never learn...

And the mist will wrap around us
And the crystal, if you touch it...

And the cars
Lost in the drift
Are there
And the people that drive
Lost in the drift
Are there
And the cares I've
Lost in the drift
Are there
Theirs, ours,
Lost in the drift
Are..
Driven
Driven together
And driven
Apart

   
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Fix



Love for the party love for the nation
Love for the fix for the fabrication
Love for the corpse for the corporation
Love for the death and for the defecation
Romance and assassination
Give me the love of genocide
Give me love

   
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Driver



Lay me down the long white line
Leave the sirens far behind me
Home to weakness
Home to silence
Follow me when the sun goes down
We will find a heartless highway
We will wind the windows down
... me at the mounted towers
Then the marvels, ... friends abound ...
While the wheels go wheeling round and round
Life is short and life is cruel
But we have beer and we have fuel
We are never coming down
Push the creature on it's back
Lines across the middle ...
Houses vacant everafter
Gusting through the cold and shadow
While the ... flashes past
Around we ... the big black car
... touch the sky

... sell your bracelets
We are never coming down
We will be forever wild
The wheels go wheelings round and round
And the wheel ...s come in silence
Follow me when the sun goes down
We will fly along the highway
We will wind the windows down
... me at the mounted towers
When the ... turns around
Reason ... power
While the wheels go wheeling round and round

   
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Emma



We were together since we were five
She was so pretty
Emma was a star in everyone's eyes
And when she said she'd be a movie queen
Nobody laughed
With her face like an angel
She could be anything

CHORUS
Emmaline
Emma
Emmaline
I'm gonna write your name high on the silver screen
Emmaline
Emma
Emmaline
I'm gonna make you the biggest star this world has ever seen

At seventeen
We were wed
And I worked hard to earn our daily bread
And every day
Emma would go out searching for that play
That never, ever came her way
And sometimes she come home and she'd be so depressed
I'd hear her crying in the back room and be so distressed
And I'd remember back when she was five
To the words that used to make Emmaline come alive
It was...

CHORUS

It was a cold and dark December night
When I opened up the bedroom door
To find her lying
Cold and still upon the bed
A love letter lying on the bedroom floor
IT read,
öDarling I love you
But I just can't keep living on dreams no more
I've tried so hard not to leave you alone
But I just can't keep trying no moreö
CHORUS

   
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Finland Red, Egypt White



Overall length: 870mm
Length of barrel: 415mm
Length of sighting line: 378mm
Weight of magazine empty: .42kg
Weight of magazine loaded: .92kg
Overall weight with loaded magazine: 4.8kg
Chamber pressure: 4550psi
The 7.62mm kalashnikov rifle fire a 7.2662mm round and one ...
Muzzel velocity: 710m/s, 2380ft/s
Specified rate of fire: 600 rounds per minute
600 rounds per minute, 600 rounds per minute
Service ammunition is divided into full cartridge and special purpose cartridge
Full ammunition is used to destroy personal
Special ammunition depending upton its construction is designed for target
identification and correction of fire, ignition of fuel and hightly flammable o
bjects and for
destroying lightly armoured targets.
Tracer cartridges are used for target indication, fire adjustment, signal purpo
ses
and destroying personel. And destroying personel.
Tracer bullets can ignite, can ignite
The path of the bullet is indicated by a red flame.
AP incendary cartridges are used for destroying fuel, gasoline and for
destroying targets protected by thin armour
The standard cartridge for the AK-47 is the M43
Bullet weight: 122 grains
Powder weight: 25 grains
Standard markings: full ... and ... No colour
Tracer model: 3453?
API model BZ: black and red tip
Special cartridges: Plastic blank with metal case
Finland: Red, Germany: Black, Egypt: White.
Shortrange cartridges: full, round nosed, laquered steel case, white tip.
Tracer: round nosed, laquered steel case, white about green tip.

There are three basic models of the AK;
AK47: Machine receiver, no bayonet lug, polished bolt and bolt carrier, side ..
.
AKM: Stamped receiver, bayonet lug, ... bolt, ... tail full grip, side a...
RPK: Squad MMG, larger barrel, equiped with 70 round drum loading, 40
round box magazine or may even a 74 round magazine. Despite those specification
s, its ....
Extensive experiance ... approx 800 rounds per minute.

Destroy personel
Destroy personel
Destroy personel

   
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First and Last and Always



See a body and a dream of the dead days
A following lost and blind
Living far from here
Tomorrow is hard to find
And it seems like twenty five years of
Promises and give me more
Scenes of a hand-me-down in
Dresses heard before

CHORUS 1
First and last and always: Étil the end of time
First and last and always: Mine [echo]

Maybe it's not so easy
Maybe it's a way to long
Say, say you'll be by me
When the evidence comes along

CHORUS 2
First and last and always: My calling, my time
First and last and always: Mine [echo]

My calling
My time

See a place and a dream of the dead days
A following lost and blind
Cross my heart with silver
Here's the key behind
Seems like twenty five years of
Ever after ever more more more
Seems I wore this face for you
Far too long before

CHORUS 2
CHORUS 1 [x2 and fade]

   
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Flood I



And her hallway
Moves
Like the ocean
Moves

At the head of the river
At the source of the sea

Sitting here now in this bar for hours
Trying to write it down
Fitting in hard with harder to come
Trying to fight it
Down the river there's a ship will carry you
Down river down stream
Down the river there's a ship will carry the
Dream
Dream of the flood
Down the river there's a ship will carry the
Dream of the flood

And her hallway...
As the water come rushing over
As the water come rushing in
As the water come rushing over
Flood...Flood...

Push the glass, stain the glass
Push the writer to the wall
It may come but it will pass
Some say we will fall
Dream of the flood...
Flood...

And her hallway...

Oh, maybe, in terms of surrender,
On a backcloth of lashes and eyes
In a flood of your tears, in sackcloth
And ashes and ashes and ashes and ashes
And ashes and ashes and lies...



And her hallway...
Like...
As the water come rushing in
As the water come rushing over

Sitting here now in this bar for hours
While these strange men rent strange flowers
I'll be picking up your petals in another few hours
In the metal and blood, in the scent and mascara
On a backcloth of lashes and stars
In a flood of your tears, in sackcloth
And ashes and ashes and secondhand passion
And stolen guitars

And her hallway...
As the water come rushing in
(Like the sea)
As the water come rushing over
(Dream of the flood)
In a flood of your tears, in sackcloth
And ashes and ashes
And ashes and ashes
And ashes and ashes
And ashes and ashes and lies...

As the water come rushing in, rushing in

At the head of the river
At the source of the sea

And her hallway...
Like...

Flood...

   
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Flood II



And her hallwayMoves
Like the oceanMoves
And her hallwayMoves
Like the sea
Like the sea

She says no no no no harm will come your way
She says bring it on down, bring on the wave
She says: nobody done no harm
Grace of God and raise your arms
She says: face it and it's a place to stay

This, this is the way it was
This, this is the way it is
When the water come rushing, rushing in

CHORUS
She says
She says anytime
Raise your arms
Flood

And her hallway
Like...
Like...

Like a million voices call my name
Like a million voices calling
Not now, not never again...
Sitting here now in this bar for hours
Strange men rent strange flowers
Seconds to the drop but it feels like hours and I
Think I'm going to...going to...

This, this is the way it was
This, this is the way it is
When the water come rushing, rushing in

CHORUS

And her hallway...

CHORUS

   
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Floorshow



The bodies on the naked on the low damp ground
In the violet hour to the violent sound
And the darkness the blinding the eyes that shine
And the voices and the singing and the line on line
This is the floorshow the clapping hands
Animal flow from the animal glands
In the violet hour to the violent sound
Going round and around and around and around and around

I feel the bite I feel the beat I see the dancing feet
I feel the light I feel the heat I see the new elite
I see the final floorshow I see the western dream
I see the faces glow and I see the bodies steam

See them shimmy see them go
See their painted faces glow
Slow slow quick quick slow
See those pagans go go go go go

This is the floorshow the last ideal
It's populist got mass appeal
The old religion redefined
For the facile futile totally blind

Mundane by day inane at night
Pagan playing in the flashing light
In the violet hour to the violent sound
Going round and around and around and around and around
And the bodies naked on the low damp ground
In the violet hour to the violet sound
And the darkness the blinding the eyes that shine
And the voices singing line on line

See them shimmy see them go
See their painted faces glow
Slow slow quick quick slow
See those pagans go go go go go

   
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Garden of Delight



Shimmering over all those wistful faces
And the promise burning brightly in their eyes
In this violent flesh the cut that bleeds the kiss that stings
Desperate snows fall from desperate skies

CHORUS
Take my hand and lead me
To the garden of delight
Take my hand and lead me
Home.....

Reflections in the liquid windswept mirror
The breathless world elegance and charm
The treasured touch, the first touch of a stranger
It charmed me, entranced me, no harm
So...

CHORUS

This child of death, kissing in the playground
Senses swirling, faithful to the kill
Playing with fire,a chance among the playsound
Covered in burns and turn away, they're dancing still
So...

Take my hand and lead me
To the garden of delight
Take my hand and lead me
To the garden
Of delight

Of delight
[repeat]

CHORUS

Home (home)
Home (home)
Home (home)
Home (home)

   
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Garden of Delight

   (alt.lyrics)
   


See the dancing laughing naked faces
And the promise burning brightly in their eyes
This violent flesh the cut that bleeds the kiss that stings
Desperate snows fall from shimmering skies

CHORUS
So
Take my hand and lead me
To the garden of delight
Take my hand and lead me
To the garden
Of delight

Reflections in the windswept liquid mirror
Of the breathelsss world elegance and charm
The treasured first kiss of a stranger
It charms entranced me i know you mean me no harm

CHORUS

This happy death, kissing in the playground
Senses swirling, faithful to the kill
I'm playing with fire dancing in the flames
I'm covered in burns that just won't heal

CHORUS

Of delight

CHORUS

Of delight

CHORUS

   
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Ghostrider



Ghostrider, motorcycle hero
Bebebebebebebe he's lookinÉ so cute
SneakinÉ round round round in a blue jumpsuit

Ghostrider motorcycle hero
Bebebebebebebe he's a-blazinÉ away
PackinÉ stars stars stars in the universe

Ghostrider motorcycle hero
Bebebebebebebe he's a-screaminÉ the truth
America, America is killinÉ its youth

Bebebebebebebe he's a-screaminÉ away
America, America is killinÉ its youth
America, America is killinÉ its youth
Ghostrider
Ghostrider

   
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Gimme Gimme Gimme (a Man After Midnight)originally by ABBA



Half past twelve
And I'm watching the lateshow
In my flat all alone
How I hate to spend the evening on my own

Autumn winds blow
Outside the window
As I look around the room
And it makes me so depressed to see the phone

PRECHORUS
There's not a soul out there
No one to hear my prayer

CHORUS
Gimme gimme gimme a man after midnight
Won't somebody help me chase these shadows away
Gimme gimme gimme a man after midnight
Take me through the darkness to the break of the day


Movie stars
Find the end of the rainbow
Get that fortune to win
It's so different from the world I'm living in

Tired of TV
I open the window
And I gaze into the night
But there's nothing there to see no one in sight

PRECHORUS
CHORUS
PRECHORUS
CHORUS
CHORUS

   
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Gimme ShelterOriginally performed by the Rolling Stones



Oh, see the storm is threatening
My very life today
If I don't get some shelter
Yeah, I'm gonna fade away

War, children
It's just a kiss away
It's just a kiss away
[repeat]
Yeah

Oh, see the fire is sweeping
Down through the streets today
Burning like a bright red carpet
Another fool who lost the way

Rape. Murder.
It's just a kiss away
It's just a kiss away
[repeat]
Yeah

[repeat verse one]

Love, sisters
It's just a shot away
It's just a shot away
Love, sisters
It's just a shot away
Shot away
Shot away

War, children
It's just a kiss away
It's just a kiss away
War, children
It's just a kiss away
Kiss away
Kiss away



Rape. Murder.
It's just a kiss away
It's just a kiss away
Rape. Murder.
It's just a kiss away
Kiss away
Kiss away

[repeat previous three x2]

[repeat love chorus]

War, children
It's just a kiss away
Kiss away
Kiss away

   
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Giving Ground



Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme, Gimme
In the place, through which we wander
Reason turned around
And every fool
Will see his madness drowned
And every truth is swallowed up
By ... is giving ground

CHORUS
What you have lost can never be found
Words are just dust in deserts of sound
Everything is lost and your choice lies broken
And the truth is drowned

I watch
Surrender
Because I know
...
Now I know you will not see
The madness we have seen
Now I know you cannot be
All that your fright has been

CHORUS

Words are just dust
I stood but you just could not wait
Behind
Because I know you cannot be
All that your fright has been

CHORUS

Everything is lost in the giving ground
Everything is lost
Everything is lost in the giving ground
Turned around
Reason, turned around
In the giving ground
Ground
In the giving ground
Everything is lost
In the giving ground

   
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Good Things



The cracks appear along the wall wall wall wall wall
See the people stoop back, once stood tall tall tall tall tall
I see the buildings crumble see the empires fall
But I see no more and I don't recall

Because I see
Nothing but the good things
Because I see
Nothing but the good things
Because I see
Nothing but the good things
Nothing but the good good good
Nothing but the good things

Well nothing ventured nothing lost
Count the changes count the cost
A reformation so uncertain
Keep your station draw the curtain

Because out there the snipers work the ridges
Building bombs and blowing bridges
Out there on a darkened road
The lines are dead and the cars explode

But in here
There's nothing but the good things
In here
Nothing but the good things
In here
Nothing but the good things
Nothing but the good good good good good
Nothing but the good things

I see a green sea a pleasant land land land land land
Nothing legal underhand
On the fence or in the sand
Well I take no chances and I take no stand

Against the wall
Against the wire
Against the fall
Against the fire
Against the sale
Against the hire
They say the profits high
But I know the cost is higher

Still I see
Nothing but the good things
Still I see
Nothing but the good things
Still I see here see do talk see
Nothing but the good things
Nothing but the good good good good good
Nothing but the good things
Nothing but the good things
Nothing but the good good good good things
No!

   
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Heartland



Lay me down the long white line
Leave the sirens far behind me
Paint my name in black and gold
My heart my flame my heart my road
My heartland fade across the line
Heartland sing the faces shining
In the failing failing failing
Heartland make the places mine

Clearly now the past mistakes
The giant steps we had to take
The path that ever promise made to
Die in dream dissolve and fade

CHORUS
My heartland heartland heartland [repeat x3]

Behind the lines a face that glimmers
Still looking for a face that shines
In the promise in the places
I'm going to make them mine

CHORUS [repeat x40]

   
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Home of the Hitmen



The sun shines on the aluminium
I guess this must be the home of the hitmen

   
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I Was Wrong



You say stay and never leave
You say meant for ever
I could believe you, but I don't
You say we're almost all alone together
All alone
You say
You say you will
I know you won't

CHORUS
     I was wrong
     I was wrong to ever doubt
     I can get along without
     I can love my fellow man
     But I'm damned if I'll love yours

In a bar that's always closing
In a world where people shout
I don't wanna talk this over
I don't wanna talk it out
I was quite impressed until I hit the floor
Isn't that what friends are for?
Pain looks great on other people
That's what they're for
CHORUS

[Repeat 1]

CHORUS

In a bar that's always closing
In a world where people shout
I don't wanna talk this over
I don't wanna talk it out
I was quite impressed until I hit the floor
Isn't that what friends are for?
Pain looks great on other men
That's what they're for

CHORUS

   
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Jihad



Two, Five, Zero, Zero, Zero
Jihad
[Repeat ad infinitum]

   
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Jolene



Jolene Jolene Jolene Jolene
I'm begging you please don't take my man
Jolene Jolene Jolene
Please don't take him just because you can

CHORUS
Your beauty is beyond compare with flaming locks of auburn hair
With ivory skin and eyes of emerald green
Your smile is like a breath of spring your voice is soft as summer rain
And I cannot compete with you Jolene

He talk about you in his sleep
There's nothing I can do to keep
From crying when he calls your name Jolene
And I can easily understand
How you can easily take my man
But you don't know what he means to me Jolene

CHORUS

Well you could have your choice of man
But I could never love again
He's the only man for me jolene
I have to have this talk with you
My happiness depends on you
Whatever you decide to do
Jolene

CHORUS

   
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Kiss the Carpet



She got red eyes
She wear dust
I went over over over
I went bust
I kissed I kissed the carpet
I climbed the curtain
I was certain
And I said yeah
Yeah

She got red eyes
She wear dust
I went over over over
I went bust
I kissed I kissed the carpet
I climbed the curtain
I was certain
But I said
Next Time I look before I
Next time the carpet
Next time I look before I
Kiss the carpet should I
Kiss
Kiss
Kiss

   
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Knockin' on Heaven's DoorOriginally by Bob Dylan



Mama take this badge from me
I can't use it anymore
It's getting dark too dark to see
Feel I'm knockinÉ on heaven's door

CHORUS
Knock knock knockinÉ on heaven's door [repeat x3]

Mama wipe this blood from my face
I'm sick and tired of all this war
There's a long hard feelinÉ and it's hard to chase
Feel I'm knockinÉ on heaven's door

CHORUS

Mama put these guns to the ground
I can't shoot them anymore
There's a long black train and it's cominÉ round
Feels like knockinÉ on heaven's door

CHORUS

   
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Louie, LouieOriginally performed by Richard Berry, the Sisters use the adapted
lyrics used by the Stooges



Louie Louie, me gotta go.  Louie Louie, me gotta go.
A fine girl, she wait for me.  Me catch the ship across the sea.
I sailed the ship all alone.  I never think I'll make it home.
Louie Louie, me gotta go.
Three nights and days we sailed the sea.  Me think of girl constantly.
On the ship, I dream she there.  I smell the rose in her hair.
Louie Louie, me gotta go.
Me see Jamacan moon above.  It won't be long me see me love.
Me take her in my arms and then I tell her I never leave again.
Louie Louie, me gotta go.
Lights

The lights shine clear through the sodium haze
The night draws near and daylight fades
Ignore the voices discard the day
For the brand new darkness for the bright new way
Hit
Well there have been better plans
But none that I could ever understand
Emerald signal the green on black
The lights say move say never look back
And so I find a place where I've never been seen
Find another place where the red turns green
Where the emerald glistens through the darkness again
Where the emerald glistens through the rain

The lights shine clear through the sodium haze
The night draws near and the daylight fades
But there's a voice in the distance quiet and clear
Saying something that I never ever wanted to hear

Well there have been better plans
But none that I could ever understand
I see the emerald signal see the green on black
I see the light say move say never look back
And so I find another place where I'll never been seen
Find another place where the red turns green
Where the emerald glistens through the darkness again
Where the emerald glistens through the rain rain rain
And I'm happy here
In the rain
In the rain
In the rain rain rain
I'm happy here
In the rain
Where the emerald
Glistens
Through the rain

   
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Lucretia



I hear the roar of a big machine
Two worlds and in between
Hot metal and methedrine
I hear empire down
I hear empire down

I hear the roar of a big machine
Two worlds and in between
Love lost, fire at will
Dum-dum bullets and shoot to kill, I hear
Dive, bombers, and
Empire down
Empire down

I hear the sons of the city and dispossessed
Get down, get undressed
Get pretty but you and me,
We got the kingdom, we got the key
We got the empire, now as then,
We don't doubt, we don't take direction,
Lucretia, my reflection, dance the ghost with me

We look hard
We look through
We look hard to see for real
Such things I hear, they don't make sense
I don't see much evidence
I don't feel. I don't feel. I don't Feel

A long train held up by page on page
A hard reign held up by rage
Once a railroad
Now it's done...

I hear the roar of a big machine
Two worlds and in between
Hot metal and methedrine
I hear empire down...

We got the empire, now as then,
We don't doubt, we don't take reflection,
Lucretia, my direction, dance the ghost with me...

   
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Marian (version)



In a sea of faces, in a sea of doubt
In this cruel place your voice above the maelstrom
In the wake of this ship of fools I'm falling further down
If you can see me, Marian, reach out and take me home.....

CHORUS
I hear you calling Marian
Across the water, across the wave
I hear you calling Marian
Can you hear me calling you to
Save me, save me, save me from the
Grave...
Marian

Marian, there's a weight above me
And the pressure is all too strong
To breathe deep
Breathe long and hard
To take the water down and go to sleep
To sink still further
Beneath the fatal wave
Marian I think I'm drowning
This sea is killing me

CHORUS

Was ich kann und was ich konnte (What I can do and what I could do)
Weiss ich gar nicht mehr        (I just don't know anymore)
Gib mir wieder etwas schones    (Give me something beautiful again)
Zieh mich aus dem meer          (Drag me from the sea)
Ich hore dich rufen Marian      (I hear you calling Marian)
Kannst du mich schreien horen   (Can you hear me calling?)
Ich bin hier allien             (I am here alone)
Ich hore dich rufen Marian      (I hear you calling Marian)
Ohne diene hilfe verliere ich mich in diessem ort
                                (Without your help I am lost in this place)

CHORUS
[repeat Marian til end]

   
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More



Some people get by
With a little understanding
Some people get by
With a whole lot more
I don't know
Why you gotta be so undemanding
One thing I know
I want more
I want more

(and I need all the love that I can't get to)
(and I need all the love I can get)
(and I need all the love that I can't get to)

D'you get scared to feel so much?
To let somebody touch you?
So hot, so cold, so far so out of control
Hard to come by, and harder to hold

Some people get by
With a little understanding
Some people get by
With a whole lot more
I don't know
Why you gotta be so undemanding
I want more

(and I need all the love I can get)
(and I need all the love that I can't get to)
(and I need all the love I can get)
(and I need all the love that I can't get to)

There are parts of me that don't get nervous
Not the parts that shake
You won't get what you deserve
You are what you take
Learning to cry for fun and profit
I'm not done yet
Counterfeit dollars or the English zloty
Anything I can get

Some people get by
With a little understanding
Some people get by
With a whole lot more
I don't know
Why you gotta be so undemanding
One thing I know
I want more

(and I need all the love I can get)
(and I need all the love that I can't get to)
(and I need all the love I can get)
(and I need all the love that I can't get to)

All the love that you can get
All the love
That I can't get to...

   
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Neverland)



a fragment

I had a face on the mirror
I had a hand on the gun
I had a place in the sun and a
Ticket to Syria

I had everything within my reach
I had monkey and stuff
Each and every call
Too much but never enough
Tear it up and watch it fall

   
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Nine While Nine)



And it's passing strange
And I'm waiting for the train
Caught up on this line again
And it's passing slowly
Killing time but it's
Better than living in what will come and I've
Still got some of your letters with me and I
Thought sometimes or I read too much
And I think you know let's
Drink to the dead lying under the water and the
Cost of the blood on the driven snow and the
Lipstick on my cigarettes
Frost upon the window pane
Nine while nine and I'm waiting
For the train.....

She said do you remember a time when angels
Do you remember a time when fear
In the days when I was stronger
In the days when you were here she said
When days had no beginning
While days had no end when
Shadows grew no longer I
Knew no other friend but you
Were wild
You were wild.....

Frost upon these cigarettes
Lipstick on the window pane and I've
Lost all sense of the world outside but I
Can't forget so I call your name and I'm
Looking for a life for me and I'm
Looking for a life for you and I'm
Talking to myself again and it's
So damn cold it's just not true and I'm
Walking through the rain
Trying to hold on waiting for the train and I'm
Only looking for what you want but it's
Lonely here and I think you knew and I'm
And I'm waiting
And I wait in vain
Nine while nine and I'm waiting
For the train.....     [repeat last verse x2]

   
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No Time To Cry)



It's just a feeling
I get sometimes
A feeling
Sometimes
And I get frightened
Just like you
I get frightened too
but it's...

CHORUS

(no no no) No time for heartache
(no no no) No time to run and hide
(no no no) No time for breaking down
(no no no) No time to cry

Sometimes in the world as is you've
Got to shake the hand that feeds you
It's just like Adam says
It's not so hard to understand
It's just like always coming down on
Just like Jesus never came and
What did you expect to find
It's just like always here again it's...

CHORUS

Everything will be alright
Everything will turn out fine
Some nights I still can't sleep
And the voices pass with time
And I keep
[repeat]
No time for tears
No time to run and hide
No time to be afraid of fear
I keep no time to cry

CHORUS

   
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On The Wire)



Now the ground comes up too fast
Too fast to meet you
In clouds of dust erupting
Thick around your feet, be careful
In the rubble in waiting
Wall to wall where you tread
Now the quick and the dead and the same old
Fates come calling cards away
How do you think it came to pass you
By the hard way by desire
How do you think it came to pass you by?
On the wire

I don't sleep so I don't dream
So I don't wake up frightened
Everything is what it seems if
You look deep enough tonight and
See.....

On the wire
On the wire
On the wire
I will not fall

[repeat]

[repeat x4]

   
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Poison Door)



Behind the door
The poison door
We search the still hours
Looking
For a place to hide(For a place to hide)
Behind the door
Where dreams collide(Where dreams collide)
Behind the door
The poison door
We sit in silence waiting
For a deadly friend
Behind the door
Where dreams descend(Where dreams descend)
And the shadows smile

Lips dark and wild
The shadows smile
And kiss the sky
Behind the door
The poison door
The puppets dance on a burning floor
Like dying flames
Behind the door
Shoot me down again

[repeat to first break]

And kiss your memory goodbye
And the shadows smile
But their lips are ssss...

And the shadows smile
Lips dark and wild
And the shadows smile
Kiss your memory goodbye
And the shadows smile
Lips dark and wild
And kiss the sky

   
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Possession)



Carrion child,
Prey for me,play your
Wild card, see the house come down around your
Head, home to me, so much dreaming
Some say Ém growing cold and
Taking over
Nothing, cuts, two ways.....
Possession: taking over
Stand these pictures on your shelf
And wear your heart upon my sleeve,
Wear a dress that you can see through,
See yourself inside;
I'll be your imagination,
Tear apart what you believe,
Make a mess of your conviction,
Take away my pride and leave,
Nothing, but the debris,
Cuts, two ways,
Carrion child,
Prey for me, play your
Wild card, see the house come down around your
Possession: taking over.....
Possession: shake shake shake shake shake shake;
Possession: taking over.....
Somehow the fact takes over, and the fiction coming through,
Somehow I do my crying breaking down for you,
This way doubt takes over, contradiction coming through,
This way I do my lying, making up and making out for you.....
Possession: taking over
Child     (nothing)
Prey for me     (but the debris)
Play your wild card     (cuts two ways)
Some say I'm growing cold and
Taking over.....Down around your
Head     (nothing)
Home to me     (but the debris)
So much dreaming, see the house come down around your
Possession: shake shake shake shake shake shake shake
Possession: taking over.....
Possession: shake shake shake shake shake shake shake
Possession: taking hold

   
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Rain from Heaven



We forgive as we forget
As the day is long
As the day is long
Rain from Heaven

We forgive as we forget
As the day is long
As the day is long
[Repeat x6]

We forgive as we forget
As the day is long
As the day is long
Rain from Heaven
[Repeat]


As the water flows over the bridge(We forgive as we forget)
As we walk on the floodland(As the day is long)
As we walk on the water     (As the day is long)
We forget
We forget
Rain from heaven     (Rain from Heaven)
[Repeat to fade]

   
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Red Skies Disappear



Out of our hands
Something's calling
Catch me crying
Calling your name
Marian
Do no more than
Watch you try and understand me
Well i've found
It worth the ***
All around me
All around me
Marian
Take my hand
Lay beside me on the burning sand

CHORUS
Marian
Only you can
Say the words i need to hear
Marian
Only you can
Make these red skies disappear

Marian

CHORUS

Marian
Can you hear me calling?
Touch me now
In my hour of need
Speak to me softly
Lay down beside me
Marian
I think you know
I need you near me
Don't try to understand
The sun is falling
Burning sand
Can you hear me calling?
Marian

CHORUS

   
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Ribbons



I'm lying on my back now
The stars look all too near
Flowers on the razor wire
I know you're here
We are few
And far between
I was thinking about her skin
Love is a many splintered thing
Don't be afraid now
Just walk on in
(Flowers on the razor wire)
(Walk on in)
Her eyes were cobalt red
Her voice was cobalt blue
I see no purple light
Crashing out of you
So just walk on in
(Flowers on the razor wire)
(Walk on in)
Her lovers queued up in the hallway
I heard them scratching at the door
I tried to tell her
About Marx and Engels, God and Angels
I don't really know what for
But she looked good in ribbons
So just walk on in
She looked good in ribbons
So just walk on in

Tie a red red red red red red ribbon
Love is a many splintered thing
Tie a red red red red ribbon
Don't be afraid
Just walk on in

Just walk on in
(Incoming...)
(Incoming...)
Just walk on in
Just walk on in
Flowers on the razor wire
Just walk on in...
INCOMING!

   
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A Rock and a Hard Place



And she came to look for me
Sold me name and innocence
Took my key
And told me to follow her
Down from igor with her bangles and her reference
One from the church from the valley of the
Well she wanted a haven and a place to hide
So I gave her an alibi took her inside but

A rock and a hard place await for for me
Between the devil and the deep blue sea
Everything I ever did right or wrong
Hid out of sight where I belong, belong

And I didn't have the heart to tell her
Why
And there wasn't a part of me that
Didn't want to say goodbye but

Cause and effect go hand in hand with
The devil may care but I don't mind and I
Thought she'd never quite understand so I
Left her there that night but will she
Find me? I don't think so, no
When you go, you go alone
And I'm gone.............
far away [x4]

And I didn't have the heart to tell
Why
And there wasn't a part of me that
Didn't want to say goodbye but...

CHORUS [to fade]

   
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Sister Ray



Duck and Sally inside
They're cooking for the Down Five
Who's staring at Miss Rayon
Who's busy looking up her Pig Pen

I'm searching for my mainline
I said I couldn't hit it sideways
I couldn't hit it sideways
Just like Sister Ray said

Rosie and Miss Rayon
They're busy waiting for her Brewster
Who just got back from Carolina
She said she didn't like the weather

They're busy waiting for her sailor
?????   in pink and leather
He said he's here from Alabama
He wants to know the way to earn a dollar

Cecil's got his new piece
He cocks and shoots it between 3:00 and 4:00
He aims it at the sailor
Shoots him down dead on the floor

Ah, you shouldn't do that
Don't you know you'll stain the carpet
Don't you know you'll stain the carpet
By the way, have you got a dollar?

No I haven't got the time time
She's too busy sucking on my ding-dong
She's too busy sucking on my ding-dong
She does it just like Sister Ray said

Now who is that knocking
Who's knocking at my chamber door
Now could it be the police?
They're gonna take you for a ride ride

   
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Some Kind of Stranger



And yes I believe in what we had
But words got in the way
And only yesterday
As I was leaving
Lord knows I've tried to say but I've
Heard a million conversations
Going where they've been before
Seen the way that careful lingers
Undecided at the door

CHORUS
And all I know for sure
All I know for real
Is knowing doesn't mean so much
When placed against the feeling
The heat inside
When bodies meet
When fingers touch

All my words are secondhand and
Useless in the face of this
Rationale and rhyme and reason
Pale beside a single kiss
And I've heard so many things I
Fail to understand at all
I'd settle anytime for
Unknown footsteps in the hall outside

CHORUS

Because the world is cruel and
Promises are broken
Don't try to tell me
Anything don't try to tell me
You'll be true to me you know the
Real truth is never spoken
And I know the world is cold but
If you hold on tight to what you
Find you might not mind too much though
Even this must pass away and
Memories may last for years but
Names are just for souvenirs
Some kind of angel let me
Look into your eyes
Don't give me whys and wherefores
Reason or surprise
I don't care for words that don't belong
And I don't care what you're called
Tell me later if at all
I can wait a long long time
Before I hear another love song

Come here I think you're beautiful
My door is open wide
Some kind of angel come inside

Come here I think you're beautiful
I think you're beautiful beautiful
Some kind of angel come inside

Come here I think you're beautiful
I think you're beautiful
Some kind of angel come inside

Come here I think you're beautiful
My door is open wide
Some kind of stranger come inside

Come here I think you're beautiful
I think you're beautiful beautiful
Some kind of stranger come inside

Come here I think you're beautiful
I think you're beautiful
Some kind of stranger come inside

[repeat last three verses to fade]

   
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Something Fast



All the things
We never needed
I don't need them now
All the things
Were always confidential
And hidden from me anyhow

     You can stand all night
     At a red light anywhere in town
     Hailing maries left and right
     But none of them slow down
     I seen the best of men go past
     I don't want to be the last
     Gimme something fast

God knows everybody needs
A hand in their decision
Some of us are not so sure
I seen his own held out
For a ride on television
I think he's still in Baltimore

You can stand all night
At a red light anywhere in town
Hailing maries left and right
But none of them slow down
I seen the best of men go past
I don't want to be the last
Gimme something fast

   
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Teachersbased on the Leonard Cohen song.



I met a man who lost his mind in some lost place I had to find
Follow me the wise man said, but he walked behind
I walked into a hospital where none were sick and none was well,
When at night the Sisters left, I could not walk at all.

Some girls wander by mistake into the mess that scalpels make.
Are you the teachers of my heart? We teach old hearts to break.

A met a woman long ago, her hair the black the black can go
Are you the teacher of the heart? Soft she answered, no.
I met a girl across the sea,
Her hair the gold that gold could be.
Are you the teacher of the heart? Yes, but not for thee.

I spent my hatred every place, on every work, on every face
Is my passion perfect, No! Do it once again.

Oh teachers are my lessons done? I cannot do another one,
They laughed and laughed and laughed and said,
Child are your lessons done?

I was handsome, I was strong, I knew the words of every song
Did my singing please you? No, the words you sang were wrong.

   
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Temple of Love



1
With the fire from the fireworks up above me
With a gun for a lover and a shot for the pain at hand
You run for cover in the temple of love
You run for another but still the same
For the wind will blow my name across this land

2
In the temple of love you hide together
Believing pain and fear outside
But someone near you rides the weather
And the tears he cried will rain on walls
As wide as lovers eyes

CHORUS
In the temple of love: Shine like thunder
In the temple of love: Cry like rain
In the temple of love: Hear my calling
In the temple of love: Hear my name

3
And the devil in black dress watches over
My guardian angel walks away
Life is short and love is always over in the morning
Black wind come carry me far away

4
With the sunlight died and night above me
With a gun for a lover and a shot for the pain inside

5
You run for cover in the temple of love
You run for another it's all the same
For the wind will blow and throw your walls aside
With the fire from the fireworks up above
With a gun for a lover and a shot for the pain

6
You run for cover in the temple of love
I shine like thunder cry like rain
And the temple grows old and strong
But the wind blows longer cold and long
And the temple of love will fall before
This black wind calls my name to you no more

7
In the black sky thunder sweeping
Underground and over water
Sounds of crying weeping will not save
Your faith for bricks and dreams for mortar
All your prayers must seem as nothing
Ninety-six below the wave
When stone is dust and only air remains

CHORUS 2
In the temple of love: Shine like thunder
In the temple of love: Cry like rain
In the temple of love: Hear the calling
And the temple of love is falling
Down

(end of single version. extended version's additional lyrics follow)

CHORUS

[repeat verse 7]

the only haven you can trust

[repeat verse 3]

With the fire from the fireworks up above
With a gun for a lover and a shot for the pain you

[repeat verse 6]

[repeat verse 2]

CHORUS 2

   
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This Corrosion



Gimme the Ring, kissed and toll'd
Gimme something that I missed     (Gimme the ring)
A hand to hold, wild and what it seems(Gimme the ring)
Kill the king, when love is the law,
And the we'll turn round...     (Gimme the ring)
Gimme dream child
And do you hear me call?     (Gimme the ring)
On the loan and on the level
...still on the floor     (Gimme the ring)
Sing dream child
And do you hear at all?

CHORUS
(Sing)
(Sing)
Hey now, hey now now, sing This Corrosion to me
Hey now, hey now now, sing This Corrosion to me
Hey now, hey now now, sing This Corrosion to me
Hey now, hey now now, sing...

Gimme siren, child and do you hear me?
Gimme siren, child, and do you hear me call?
Sing, child, of right and wrong
Gimme things that don't last long
Gimme siren, child, and do you hear me call?

CHORUS

On daze, like this
In times like these
I feel an animal deep inside
Heel to haunch on bended knees
Living on if and if I tried,
Somebody send me... please...
Dream wars and a ticket to seem
Giving out and in
Selling the don't belong
Well, what do you say
D'you have a word for Giving Away?
Got a song for me?
CHORUS

I got nothing to say I ain't said before
I bled all I can, I won't bleed no more
I don't need no one to understand
Why the blood run hold
The hired hand
On heart
Hand of God
Floodland and Driven Apart
Run cold
Turn
Cold
Burn
Like a healing hand
Like a healing hand
Like a healing hand
Like a healing hand

   
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Torch



And now the torch
And shadows lead
Were it not so black and not so hard to see
How can it help you when you don't know what you need
How can anybody set you free?

Would he walk upon the water
If he couldn't walk away?
And would you
Would you carry the torch
For me?

And what if I gave you the key
To the doors of your design...
Lit the corridors of desire?
Where if not so black
And not so hard to see
What use to you then any fire?

Would he walk upon the water
If he couldn't walk away?
And would you
Carry the torch for me?

Would he walk upon the water
If he couldn't walk away?
And would you
Would you carry the torch for me?

Would you carry the torch
For me?
Would you carry the torch
For me?
Would you carry the torch
For me?

   
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Train



Train [x3]

Take a last decision and the cars to move it
Past information
Tunnel vision and the scars to prove it
Everybody got a reservation
Far beyond the black horizon
Beyond the things you know
Everybody got a destination
Everybody got a place to go

Take a walk downtown to where the victims go
Take your shadow to the end to the very last window
Everybody got friends got shot upside and over
Down the line
Everybody got assignations
I got mine

Take a one-way ticket to the chain-reaction
Out a hole between the ground and sky
Make a railway track for the main attraction
Cross my heart and take a ride
Far beyond the black horizon
Beyond the things you know
Everybody got a destination
Everybody got a place to go

   
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Under the Gun



You don't have to say you're sorry
To look on further down the line
Into the sun
Too close at heaven
Love is fine
But you can't hold it like a...

Two worlds apart two together
Into that good night kiss away
One takes the hard, one the other
Kiss away


Are you living for love?
Are you living for love?
When the road gets too tough
Is your love strong enough?

Are you living?
Are you living for love?
Are you living for love?
[Repeat]

Do you feel your head is full of thunder?
Questions never end?
Empty nights alone?
No wonder
It all comes back again

Are you living for love?
Are you living for love?
I've been under the gun
I've lost and I've won
[Repeat]


(two, three, four)


Forget the many steps to heaven
It never happened and it ain't so hard
Happiness is a loaded weapon and a
Short cut is better by far
Explosive bolts, ten thousand volts
At a million miles an hour
Abrasive wheels and molten metals
It's a semi-automatic, get in the car
Corrosive heart and frozen heat


We're worlds apart where we could meet

Where the street fold round and the motors start
And the idiot wields the power
Where the chosen hold the highest card
On the field of honour where the ground is hard
So the highest hand is joking wild
And the house soon fold and no one stand
I put my finger on and dialled
The tower, the moon, the gun and
Nine nine nine, singer down
Cloudburst and all around
The first are last, the blessed get wired
The best is yet to come
I put my finger on and fired
Heat-seeking, out of the sun
You can set the controls for the heart or the knees
And the meek'll inherit what they damn well please
Get ahead, go figure, go ahead and pull the trigger
Everything under the gun

   
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Valentine



The razor bites and the shriek subsides
He arches clutching at his sides
Across the floor across the tiles
The man is dead and the razor smiles
A shiny love song a quick incision
Cut him down on television

A people come to this
Beyond the age of reason
A people fed on famine
A people on their knees and
People eat each other
A people stand in line
Waiting for another war and
Waiting for my valentine

For a million empty faces
For a million hollow smiles
Cancer for my education
Watch the body hit the files
Waiting for another war and
Waiting for my valentine

   
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Vision Thing



Twenty-five whores in the room next door
Twenty-five floors and I need more
I'm looking for the can in the candy store
Two thousand Hamburg four
And colours I ain't seen before
     It's a small world and it smells funny
     I'd buy another if it wasn't for the money
     Take back what I paid
     For another motherfucker in a motorcade
In a long black car
With the prettiest shit
From Panama
When the sirens wail
And the lights flash blue
My vision thing come
Slamming through
     It's a small world and it smells bad
     I'd buy another if I had
     Back
     What I paid

For another motherfucker in a motorcade
Slamming through
Slamming through
     What do wee need to make our world come alive?
     What does it take to make us sing?
     While we're waiting for the next one to arrive?
     One million points of light
     One billion dollar Vision Thing

Another black hole in the killing zone
A little more mad in the methedrome
One blinding flash of sense
Just like the president's
Well, I don't mind
Out of my mind
Blizzard king
Bring it on home
     It's a small world and it smells bad
     I'd buy another if I had
     Back
     What I paid
     For another motherfucker in a motorcade

And a vision thing
And a vision thing
And a ...
Sha la la la
     What do we need to make our world come alive?
     What do we need to make us sing?
     While we're waiting for the next one to arrive?
     One million points of light
     One billion dollar Vision Thing

Sha la la la

   
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Walk Away



And in the summer when the clouds show through
I might go the same way too if
You and I could talk together
Well what am I supposed to do with
You and I would walk together
Then with always close around and
Now you gaze toward the doorway
When the weather comes falling down

CHORUS
And when the rain comes down
Would you choose to walk or stay
Would you choose to walk
Would you choose to stay
Would you
Walk walk walk walk walk away
(away) (away) away away (away) away
away away walk away
Would you choose to walk away

And when the rain comes down
Would you choose to walk or stay
Would you choose to walk
Would you choose to stay
Would you
Walk walk walk walk walk away

Though when the day is nearly
Through I might see the same way too if
You would name the things
That bring you down on me so I could say it's
Not quite true if you don't really
Know or understand the circumstance
Behind then I might clear your
Mind and you won't have to go so

CHORUS

   
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Watch



Here's the story
No time to lose (like the present)
Now I've lost my friends
Now I've lost friends
It's not my party,
Never will be
Feeling out-of-place,
I'm not happy
A touch of the storm cloud...
Roughage in a comradeship and conversations
Conversations, everything's so run-of-the-mill
We stand still...

And time slips back,
And time slips back...
Back to the garden,
Time slips back
Back in the dark rooms
Time slips back
Back in the dark room
Back to the dark age
Put me on the rack
We stand still
Time slips back
Recount movements
Recount movements
Watch us grow
Watch us fall from grace
Watch us fall flat on our face
But you always fall on your feet
Tell me how you always
Fall on your feet
Tell me how
Tell me how
Tell me how
Oh tell me how

   
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When You Don't See Me



     When you don't see me...
It's not a matter of going to grow
It's not a matter of time or how I feel
I'm throwing off the shadow of a better man now
What you see is what you never had
Get real
Get another
     I don't exist when you don't see me
     I don't exist when you're not here
     What the eye don't see won't break the heart
     You can make believe when we're apart
     But when you leave I disappear
     When you don't see me...
Oh, it's kind of different when your there
You can lease the peace of mind
You bought a mask, I put it on
You never thought to ask me
If I wear it when you're gone
Get real
Get another
     I don't exist when you don't see me
     I don't exist when you're not here
     What the eye don't see won't break the heart
     You can make believe when we're apart
     But when you leave I disappear
     When you don't see me...
You never learned
You bought me
Everything and less
I turned
You couldn't let me move
I guess, I don't deny, it don't disprove
What you see is what you lost
If I were you I wouldn't try
Get real
Get another
     I don't exist when you don't see me
     I don't exist when you're not here
     What the eye don't see won't break the heart
     You can make believe when we're apart
     But when you leave I disappear
     When you don't see me...

   
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Wide Receiver



You say
Where is my believer
Waiting for the sign
Those feet off the ground
...
... the skies go wild
Tattered and torn your feet never bleed
You say never mattered ...
... is over and the hour is ...

And where's your wide receiver
Over the line

Where's your wide receiver
Over the border
Where's your wide receiver
Over the line
Where's your wide receiver
Over the edge and
Too far forward
Where's your wide receiver
Over the line
[Repeat to fade]

   
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You Could Be The One



All gods children give good phone
I called Jesus, he's not home
So I'm so pleased to talk to you
Trees and walks I love them too
Threatened species they adore me,
Flower children never bore me
But all the this you share
Are better left unsaid
When you can give me there
And run your fingers through my hair

CHORUS
Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, You could be the oneWe can meditate
Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, You could be the oneLet's call it fate
Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, You could be the oneTo get your flowers pressed
Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, You could be the oneJust get undressed

I'm so glad to find you here
Mystic people they're so dear
I don't like the rest
Your signs the best
Whatever it is
I'm most impressed
I don't need to understand
The laying on of hands
I'm in a hurry to get my collar straight
Life is short and I can't wait
But don't worry about the state
Of this pretty little thing in the armour plate

CHORUS

I'm so pleased that you believe
Just open up a little let the good times in
We're, going fo a ride
Destiny can't be denied
But all those precious things are better left unsaid
When you can keep me here
And run your fingers though my hair

CHORUS

Love, is all you need.

   
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1959



Living as an angel in the
Place that I was born
Living on air
Living in heaven
Giving the lie down, the line
To the
There's my heaven

And I know
Which way the wind blows
In nineteen fifty-nine

Which way the wind blows
In nineteen fifty-nine

And the wind blows still
And the wind blows wild again
For a little child an never kill this clean
This way
And it feels like me today
Tell me
Do you feel the same?
Isabelle?
Or do you feel like nineteen fifty-nine?
...Do you feel like nineteen fifty-nine?

And the wind blows wild again
And the wind blows wild

In nineteen fifty-nine
In fifty-nine
Isabelle
Do you, do you fell the same?

Come with me
Like a little child
Like another gun
Like homeless, restless, known to none, like
Way beyond the line
Like it never was
In nineteen fifty-nine

   
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1969



Well alright!

CHORUS
It's 1969 ok
We got a war across the USA
There's nothing here for me and you
We're just sitting here with nothing to do

There's nothing here for me and you
Another year with nothing to do
Now last year I was 21
I didn't have a lot of fun
Now I'm gonna be 22
So, oh my, I'll boohoo
Now I'm gonna be 22
So, oh my, I'll boohoo

CHORUS

Well it's 1969, Baby
Well it's 1969, Baby
It's 9,9,9,9,9,9,9,9,9,9,9,9,9,9,9,9,9,9-teen 69
Teen 69 [repeat x3]

Yow! [repeat x3]