what could I ask for? what should I last for? what is the best for me? what do i know? what is that breath for? we'd be livin' too fast now gotta get me a rest, girl we wither together the day I met you it was a bad bad day for the blues oh heart I beg you don't dare to let loose the day I met you it was a bad bad day for the blues what is that past for ? what's in that glass, lord ? vanish one last time with me baby, let's sink back to the days of roses deliver me right to these moments we felt incurably alive febrile nights where no beauty has to hide oh heart I beg you don't dare to let loose the day I met you it was a bad bad day for the blues no side effects no in-between I came to last inside that dream don't step back from this abyss of mine while I drop another selfish line like "I love you" it’s too late can't stop thinking of you" oh heart I beg you don't dare to let loose the day I met you it was a bad bad day for the blues
It's Jimmy "Mumble-the-Peg" who told Billy "the Knife" what happened down at the market last night they 've got a brand new show way down at the fleet street with creatures he ain't seen in his life here at the freak show where the trouble began with a man named Frederick Treeves his life did change when he saw Joseph Merrick formally known as "the Beast" Here comes the Elephant Man Here comes the Elephant Man But his name is John Merrick and he ain't no animal well, Mr Treeves saw the chances when he saw the monster and he brought him to his office that day John was a sensation -his strange deformation and so Frederick Treeves made him stay the doctors were scared they thought Johnny was insane 'cos they kept on thinking with their eyes but then the beast started praying down on his knees and suddenly they started to realize... Here comes the Elephant Man Here comes the Elephant Man But his name is John Merrick and he ain't no animal so John lives in London up under a roof of a hospital since that day Merrick started talking, painting and working like a common man but after a while Jack the Ripper started killing and you know people are scared of the strange so they accused John Merrick of all these crimes and the trouble started again For the Elephant Man Here comes the Elephant Man But his name is John Merrick and he ain't no animal
Staring at some lips like no one's watching let's share a kiss let's force these tears "keep dropping!" longing for a face and untold smiles this shot of poison it might taste better for a while I need a system that i don't need i need a rhythm i don't feel I want a vision that ain't real want to listen but not hear Heal a wound but not too soon be grateful you still got a body left to ruin I need arrogant lipsticks faked enthusiasm hair as black as crows decomposing decisions I need to borrow a dime Need to worry for a while I want to camouflage till there is nothing left to hide Heal a wound but not too soon be grateful you still got a body left to ruin Everybody I know got terribly old and everybody I adored got terribly bored Everybody I love got terribly soft and everybody I wanted moved to London Heal a wound but not too soon be grateful you still got a body left to ruin
drag my body to the cool cool well well, the blood is drippin' on the boiling sand they stole my boots and they took my land they raped my sister and they buried a bullet in my chest it was five days ago jerry the worm told Bad Bob Kruger he found gold on my farm when I heard their horses and i heard their shots i told Mary "baby hide in the truck and pray to god!" but then the clock struck twelve i felt down on my knees I asked god for help i am a man of peace oh lord, forgive me there's a devil up my sleeve and i can hear him singing to me: "get your gun! let it sin!" There comes a time when a peaceful man got to let it sin! one by one they fell like dominos the pulse was pumping and the blood ran cold their gurgling screams died away in remorse teeth and pieces of flesh all over the floor Now I've been dragging my poor body to the cool cool well I've been thinking about the heavens while I'm wading through hell the pain is sizzling and the nerves they burn there is only one bullet left inside the gun i let it hum the devil sings along
time has come to get annoyed you're looking good gettin' paranoid day by day inch by inch I lose a bit of my former glance they say live your life as if each day was the last one someday you will be right they say if you're getting bored just eat a pill don't ache no more It's totally dull you're totally dull! it's ok you hate yourself get in line i got limited tears here's a phone call for help i've gotta go to look at you is hard to take don't ask me why just close your eyes we're used to dyin' don't strain yourself they say live your life as if each day was the last one someday you will be right they say if you're getting bored just eat a pill don't ache no more It's totally dull you're totally dull! it's ok you hate yourself get in line i got limited tears
moonlight seems to be wasted 'cos it ain't shining down on you Baby i guess we 're all guests and we're just passing through Please fill in another line I’ll cut myself a half so I can love you twice the world is done so let's have a ball I’ll pick you up at 8 o'clock and we can watch mankind fall meet you on the opposite side of the road "live the life you love" as a child I's told walking on but all i love blows up like smoke and this is all I know here i am scratching at your door just an off-tuned body that needs to be adored my opinion - just a king without a kingdom emotional phrases pull my daisies the world is crazy but I try my best wear my sunday best getting ready to confess Please fill in another line I’ll cut myself a half so I can love you twice the world is done so let's have a ball I’ll pick you up at 8 o'clock and we can watch mankind fall
"Methedrine Caroline" she was once a love of mine she was kind of borderline but love can make you oh so blind struck by love paralyzed, i thought bout her all the time Caroline, Caroline would you be my valentine ? CHORUS: but suddenly there was a robbery she took everything from me she could steal but honestly she coulda had it all for free oh what she'd done to me a robbery and now she('s) gone Anna-Belle straight from hell oh, she was a pretty girl had a smile that rang my bell the cutest, rudest drugs to sell kissing at the wishing well the best thing in the whole wide world tell me little Anna-Belle: "what happened to us all the way?" suddenly there was a robbery she took everything from me she could steal but honestly i could hat it all for free oh what she'd done to me a robbery and now she('s) gone Penny-Jane was a saint she was running 'round my brain probably she wasn't sane but that wasn't interesting i loved that girl like no other before so i knew what i had to do suddenly there was a robbery I took everything from her I could steal but honestly I coulda had it all for free oh what I've done to her a robbery and now I'm gone Watch me leave!
don't say no just do the skeleton and dance till we're sore with the skeleton and even your pa' does the skeleton if the bones don't rattle you're doin' it wrong Lisa-Marie she was 25 left her hometown barely alive she met Ted the plumber that summer and he told her how to dance the Skeleton Jive and if the bones don't rattle you're doin' it wrong we do the Skeleton Skeleton all night long! don't you stop just do the skeleton quit your job just do the skeleton you will love the skeleton if the bones don't rattle you're doin' it wrong Timmy Quince he's so shy in Junior High lonely days go by but that night he asked Peggy Sue "you wanna do the skeleton jive?" "Yes I do!" and if the bones don't rattle you're doin' it wrong we do the Skeleton Skeleton all night long!
Before you leave take this body as a gift i won't use it And if you stay you've got to be aware I can't be repaired but I’ll try do better I feel now is the time I see the saints marching in I hear the beat of a drum when did the dyin' begin? But if you still love me without any doubt now is the time spit it out I wish you the best I wish i could last a little bit longer I swear I’m tryin' And it's ok if you fade away you deserve better you're all that matters in the end Before i leave I’ll let you know: I'll take the burden that you'll be hurting I feel now is the time I see the saints marching in I hear the beat of a drum when did the dyin' begin? But if you still love me without any doubt now is the time spit it out
there was a wound I used to tease there was a truth that preferred me on my knees let's have a drink become extinct last night they found his front teeth deep inside the sink one peculiar morning he got older than he could shoulder let's start the overfeeding give me all you've got way more than I'm needing my love give me one last bite before we burst let's go! shake up the beast kill your make-up for me hoist up your necktie and breathe everything that you once despised wants to give you some good advice, like one peculiar morning he got older than he could shoulder let's start the overfeeding give me all you've got way more than I'm needing my love give me one last bite before we burst let's go!
man was made man was made to fail like the storm was made storm was made to rage don't forget to breathe in the presence of beauty lost a million miles a prophecy of lies meet you right on the edge pretending we could fly I send a toast out to to those we lost to the void chain me to the clock 'cos I'm running out of time take my body to the ocean fill me up with morning- light i need simple answer to a question i can't hide its engraved on my face but got buried by a smile and I’d rather be confused 'cos confusion ain't no lie i'm trippin', stumblin’, mumblin', weepin' waiting for a reply i need no reason for bleeding but thanks for the advice till the devil names the price i've got my system of decline I send a toast out to to those we lost to the void
Barefooted dancing lady shakin' feathers like a hen I really could get a li'l more drunk but I prefer the state I'm in I got so sick of these excuses can't hide the melody that's dripping from my tongue while you remind me of the former me love in all forms & figures sweet love pushin' fingers at my triggers Now I only ache twice a day I knew it when I heard you say: "ain't too done to die young" I hear you tappin' the bubble is bursting lips doin' their job and they keep getting thirsty and everything's good just as long as we're blooming I want you to share your loneliest moment with love in all forms & figures sweet love pushin' fingers at my triggers Now I only ache twice a day I knew it when heard you say: "ain't too done to die young" love in all forms & figures sweet love pushin' fingers at my triggers Now I only ache twice a day I knew it when I heard you say: "ain't too done to die young"
i need some cheap wine to kill some time some cheaper girls in the meanwhile pass away just a little while the master says: "i need no reason why" i'm just looking for a weak god who could take me for what i am don't tell me what i need not maybe someday i will be back again with my weak god papa i know it might sound strange but i've got some wounds to rearrange tell me i'm good tell me i'm enough tell me you're in love with my weak god i'm a little bit cleaner than i was the day before and the day before that every time i fall asleep i dream of you that's why I camouflage myself with that cheap perfume
7 a.m. socks in the fridge zombies in the bathtub looking for a hit so hard to remember with a hole in your head it's the wake-up call did you miss the wake-up call burned-out candles in the "bottle-shrine" shut down all the windows too much sun to shine the smell of rotting roses is on my mind it's the wake-up call tear-stained letter on the floor too much ego to ignore raise my hell or praise the lord it's the wake-up call did you miss the wake-up call and it's only time to lose cigarette stuck in her neck plastic flamingos in the sand the world is torn the fish is dead it's the wake-up call did you miss the wake-up call i've got my lyrics i wear my scars i'm blaming 700 bartenders in a hundred bars i nail my shadow across the wall it's the wake-up call did you miss the wake up call and it's only time to lose
sixteen years in the belly of a whale done built me a shrine of fins i've got a little house right beside the liver made by bones and bowels the whale died many years ago 100 miles down in the sea now i'm caged inside this sleepy giant and no one hears my scream welcome to the final chapter! sit down and we can rot together! spent my life in this shipwreck and i never ever spoke a word sometimes i hear the sirens sing but i don't dare to scream for help maybe i was made for this how else could I stand this hell i gotta make the best out of it down in the belly of the whale welcome to the final chapter! sit down and we can rot together!
Sally Mae told Bobby Joe meet me after school at the record store don't bring nobody else around i've got something , i need to tell you about the oldest feeling Rosaly, she was eighty-nine one year earlier her Frankie died now she's starin at the moon whispering "Frankie imma follow you" for the oldest feeling i've met you at a city dance you looked young and you felt the same you're the moment I've been searching for so let me tell you all about the oldest feeling
they call me Betty but my name is Lou-Anne this is my story don't know where to begin i've been withering on this stage since i don't know when lips as red as lobsters in a frying-pan but don't ask me how the weather was 'cos i might not know don't ask me if i crave for too much while I'm starving at a sold-out show behind the curtain just a planet away this is where i live, where they're fixing my grave the dagger in my heart i hear my mama say: "babe you can't be free as long as you're safe" so bring your worries and your sad lives, too i‘ll tell you stories and a little bit of truth i gave my youth and my madness and myself to you watch me decompose 'cos i do it for you
gotta find me peace of mind diseases and reasons i've left behind come on sun don't you dare to shine your bony hand it was made for mine let's shrink down to the bottom of the pit i believed in it when i said i adore most of the things you love me to do, when i do what i can to lose what i am the void is calling the dance is slack one more day and I won't be back i''ll never forget what grandpa' said: i'll reincarnate as a cadillac take me to the Well give me my concrete shoes take me to the Well i gon' testify for you drowning men came to stay we're still alive we just decay and if you still got some more soul to sell come on, save your tears for the well the world weighs heavy the crown is cracked the knife fits perfectly with the back come on mama let us "chain-react" the heart has to wither so the love could last let's shrink down to the bottom of the pit i believed in it when i said i adore the most of the things you love me to do, when i do what i can to loose what i am
Sally Kruger was the cream of the crop she had curly blonde hair every school boy fell in love with her and Barry Hicks was a boy with hands as big as pancakes he fell in love the moment she raised up her eyelid he asked her if she wanna take a ride with him it was fall and the leaves began to leave when the church bells rang on sunday sally hung down from a tree tell me who took tell me who took tell me who took sally the prom night Sheriff Walter Brown was staring at his boots he never saw a murder as bloody as this one was he was talking to Barry but he refused to speak he bit off his tongue and fell down on his knees it was a friday night the town was getting nervous Mr. Kruger was working and he’d been drinking since his thirties the rifle full of bullets and the body full of wine he shot down Barry Hicks as fast as teardrops leave the eye tell me who took tell me who took tell me who took sally the prom night most of the people think this is where the story ends but when barry hicks looked up and saw the rifle in Pa' Kruger's hands Barry couldn't breathe 'cos before he kept on dying he saw in the eyes of the man who took Sally's life and he could read her scars like a postcard and she never looked that alive a night before with an knife sticking out of her skull
every rose has to fade watch me go i'm head of the parade and every leaf is gonna leave a ghost is living in my memories i‘ll take my booze and my walking stick i count to ten yeah, I won't be back oh lonely world just a raging mind i try to carry on these miles of mine and I only believe in the weakness of the heart in the silence of a grave in the whisper in the dark and I only believe in the marching of the drum in the love of a life in the patience of the numb i‘ll find a place where i could rest somewhere safe i can forget there's a healing going on but I can't tell you where it belongs and I only believe in the weakness of the heart in the silence of a grave in the whisper in the dark and I only believe in the marching of the drum in the love of a life in the patience of the numb
every day i try still I'm wondering why i can't i cant make it over that mountain every word i speak tells me how absurd it is but i can't can't make it over that mountain what you gonna do when the angels turn their backs on you and you feel like you're stranded in a heart you can't sell! just another lonely tale tell me who you are how you feel where you come from, what you want? it don't mean nothing nothing by the end of this song every single truth is another jigsaw of a lie you feed your soul there's no path, there's no religion, there's no rock that's left to roll don't blame me for the scars you wear like diamonds on your skin don't tell me that you are what i never dared to be
love itself is a multiplier that sets your poor heart on fire there's no question left to ask you look beautiful behind your mask i testify i testify that nothing in this world is free you can't deny it's not much time but you can have the rest of me and i don't need no grammar i despise these words i throw kisses on the trigger till the trigger does its work and i'm hungry for a memory i'm not telling you to stop i'm the only excuse that i've got its just a lack of information that made this love so true you need the patience of a patient while I finish my song for you
it's been five long days of dyin' since my baby shot me in the back now you won't keep from crying when you get these postcards from my death bed i am standing at the crossroads in the shade of an old dead tree i am longing for salvation one day i goon' be free raise up your glass scream halleluja wake me up if i stop to rot i'm still starving i can feel it but one day i'll be free from the world hear them vultures they keep whistling while they rattle with their chains there's a hole inside this breast there's no poison left to test come on darling let's fade together
love at all costs do you really know what you are dyin' of? we can get lost all you gonna need is trust! and don't you know that nothing really matters from now on? just take my hand and together we try try try a different state of mind i can feel it in my bones my empire falls and everything i was sure about makes me feel so confused about it now
i count them one by one the saints go marching in well, the future's gone the past stumbles in i feel like a hole in the wall i steal my name from your door you're here but but i need you far away it's a private pain who gonna tie the noose? who gonna lie for you? and who gonna wear your shoes when you're six feet under the ground well, i wish i could wipe all my troubles away and i wish i could find me a brand new yesterday promise me you wake me up when i'm sleeping in my grave there is no more tears no more second left to waste i can't stand the chatter all that knocking at my door too many wounds not able to ignore welcome to the point where the drama begins down in the gullet of the truth in a ten foot cell don't ever try to stop the rot i do what i can to ache a bit, break a bit i waste what i am i try to tame tomorrow i try to hide the beast i cut myself in pieces so you can love much more of me
All your laughter reminds me of the tears your cloudy eyes at 6 o clock situation's gettin' weird your lips keep movin' but you ain't gon' say a word I'll meet you at the bottom of this world and i gon' sing for you. hear the voices they are talkin' french what did you expect, girl? i've never been a simple man another lonely body a night flyin' bird I'll meet you at the bottom of this world and i gon' sing for you. have no need for the answer no use for the truth rest my soul in arms just like you did, too forever broken forever hurt I'll meet you at the bottom of this world and i gon' sing for you….
Some men try to follow and some men stand in line i try to drink myself trough the day it helps to keep from cryIn' the old man is dripping down the table "Its the last one boys" he's sayin' you know that Cain slew abel here comes another same old story again mama mama gimme shelter just a little sip of your love and hear that storm over yonder hinkin' my way back to god just like a Three legged Dog! early early this morning a nail hammered through the door babe, i didn't get the warning you won't be hangin' here no more all my baby's left me is her lipstick on side of my brim i try to drink myself under the table livin' in that bottle of gin mama mama gimme shelter just a little sip of your love and hear that storm over yonder hinkin' my way back to god just like a Three legged Dog!
There is thunder in the alley and the leaves refuse to die i never knew how to laugh, babe since the day i saw you smile you said you never liked the winter but you'd love to share a beer i like to lay right here beside you while i endow you with all my years and i keep on waitin' while the sun crawled up the hill i got tired of foolin' myself but i'm sure i will you send out those vibrations like the strings on a guitar stuck in this dead end you're my getaway car constantly moving but still standing there chained to this mad world like an Old Rockin' Chair i know my haircut's a disaster let's put on our fancy shoes i wanna drown in your laughter and change my ways for you i like the way you do your make up how you begin your days i never knew how to dance, babe till the band refused to play
If i go back to heaven my mailbox will be full Saint Paul is on vacation the devil's on the loose and i say hey i got religion hear the work-bell ring evil crossed the border while god is out of order Hey! Hey! Judgement Day! Let me welcome you to Judgement Day! Puttin' on my grandpa’s shoes he wore the day he died he was fumbling with the noose a glimmer in his eyes lord, lord have mercy my body is caged evil crossed the border while god is out of order
Don't say nothing at all! she's got a heart full of thunder and a body like a toothpick the jukebox's obsessed with Stevie Wonder and her limits are useless she's dancin' like a raindrop and some say "she's too old to die"…poor mary she thinks that: "god is on permanent vacation" tap-dancin' in a bubble romances in the bottle she knows the words to destroy you you need a friend, go get a lawyer a screaming letter in the mailbox for you i wanna be a better beast but that's my fate always one kiss too late! i wish this cigarette could last forever i cross my heart i spit pictures on the wall wrap myself into your wig and tap-dance down the hall i know my hearts kinda incomplete and i take you with me when i go don't say nothing at all i jump outside your letter get me a taxi to the trash the world is sick of spinning when broken dames begin to laugh i hear a billion voices they're roarin' in my head and i don't get it but that's my fate always one kiss too late!
Still doin' my circles every day 9 to 5 tell me who deserves it to believe these lies ? my head's in the cellar my feet in the clouds things are getting mellow while the sky crushes down no man's able to stand a Good World no man survives this life sing it one more time! just let it go! and if i deserve it i'm gonna let you know that's my confession i'm gonna write it in my bones and it's a Good World and i don't wanna go down in the darkness i hear your breath don't you dare to make a fool out of me i've already done my best let me tell you that i care 'bout you they say it's all about love but if i'm wrong let me know, girl i'll find a better position on the cross still doin' my circles don't be afraid the day will end maybe that's ok i feel it in my belly can you feel it, too no man can stand it what this Good World can do to you
We chose the road less traveled by don't ask me why i'd have to lie you wear these tears so full of pride all these years we had to hide but now i'm standin' here confessin' this world looks so much better with you in it babe You ain't nothing but a Compliment! You ain't nothing but a Compliment! You ain't nothing but a Compliment! to all i am here you've got me singin' it again! i've got time and you've got wine i guess it's kind of beautiful mixture babe close these eyes it's alright let's get rid of these shadows for a little while today i woke up in a dream i dare to sacrifice these lovely lies of mine
Motorcycle Jonny had to two kids and a wife he's working in a coal-mine 7 to 5 gamblin' at night goin' downtown with a head full of bourbon at the "boogalow-barn" he's got black eyes black hands black is his body down in the dirt pickin' up his shovel let's go! oh baby let's go low low!!! 300 feet under the ground this is where Jonnys poor body was found he got low! oh he got low and with his last bit of breath he scratched some words in his back and this is what Jonny the pitman said he said: Don't Don't Don't Don't Go Back To The Coal Mine! Never ever ever go back inside the shaft!!! his kids and wife started to cry when the other miner carried the sack Jonny was inside his kids and wife realized that Jonny was dead his body got smashed his eyeballs got cracked he's never coming back again
My baby's got a heart as big as a wheel she shot me in the morning but i guess i love her still i'm looking for salvation the drama looks new come on let's get buried in this coffin for two the moon up in the heavens wears a diabolic smile my baby's got a heart-attack he loves to feel alive we're headin' for the highway the mirror don't like me come on let's get buried in this Coffin for Two! Heyyyy ! I want trouble no one leaves this room till we finished that bottle Heeey! we need action buried in this Coffin for Two! i don't care 'bout what the weather-men say 'cos it has been rainin' all of my days all you need is patience every lie becomes the truth come on let's get buried in this Coffin for Two put on your dress i never liked the barber countin' every minute while i'm stuck in this cadaver be my cinderella step inside the shoe Come on let's get buried in this Coffin for Two don't speak don't breath take place right there on your knees and have a little mercy the drama looks new Come on let's get buried Come on let's get buried Come on let's get buried in this Coffin for Two!
A little pain won't hurt you a little rain will show you what you've got a little pain won't hurt you a little pain will wake you up big old sky runs out of blue sometimes you get nervous and lose a little time these old love letters ain't gettin' better in a while you feel like leavin' at the crack of dawn you take your dusty boots and sneak out of the living room new years' in sweden can't get you what you’re needin' the wound is sick of bleedin' but... the waiter wears a silly tie the piano roars "as time goes by" the same old chords combined with a new fine bottle of wine the dames are meltin' in the midday heat i pawned my champagne glass to the sea when the teardrops fall you'll be all by yourself countin' all these lowdown years causes nothing but burned out tears so i will do my best and remember to forget
You've got your and i've got my very own way of decline guess someday it’ll be soon i burn this whole town down and slip back in mama's womb Poor mary's too old Poor mary's too old too old to die! let me inhale your lies like smoke it feels so good to die that slow collectin' kisses like you always do the only lie I told is to be true Poor mary's too old Poor mary's too old too old to die meet me down at the tracks with a kitchen-knife in my back i burned your pillow i love these flames poor mary's too old poor mary's too old too old to die
You've got me sliding' down to Montreux in a pick-up full of guns you said you meet me at the old church sipping' on a bottle of scotch you've got me shaken' like a flag on a pole and i'm a good boy except for drinking alcohol "my my my" the old lady said I realized she was a hooker when i woke up in her bed Oh Happy Worst Day! Another sip of Blues around! Down at the village had a table for two me and my big fat mama and her tiny broken voice she whispered mean things i didn't get I released that she was evil when she took my cigarettes so we moved back to chinatown there ain't nothing wrong with somebody who's drinking and drowning put on your sunday best and we gonna sink if the bar-man is the only who would offer you a drink
She don't like the way i'm shakin' so please fill up my glass i've never found religion and I don't believe in jazz i feel so rock'n'roll now and i still refuse to fade i never dared to be a sinner since the age that I was twelve JACKLEEN! Don't you dare to wake me from this dream! 16 grey apostles and everyone is blind they order dry martinis and buckets full of vine she's standing in the corner and all she gonna need is a hangman and butcher at the bottom of her feet JACKLEEN! Don't you dare to wake me from this dream!
tell the moon it's time to go tell the stars to fade there is still love inside my toes and mistakes left to make i wanna get Rid of it but i don't know how i wanna get rif of it! this ghost that i've been singing about so full of doubt my love tell the wound its' time to heal tell the tiller-man my tale give me love you wont give to yourself there's still air left to inhale i wanna get Rid of it but i don't know how i wanna get rif of it! this ghost that i've been singing about so full of doubt my love tell the king i'm broke as him tell the minute to linger while i balance a spoonful of world on the edge of my finger# i wanna get Rid of it but i don't know how i wanna get rif of it! this ghost that i've been singing about so full of doubt my love
Woke up next to a bloody axe shivers over my cold skin she said i love your sweet dilemma i said i love your incompletion i told her don't let us waste some time let's get married right away so i got myself a silver spade and opened up her grave we were dancing in the pale moonlight i wore my favorite tie and somewhere in the distant night i heard a lonely siren cry i wish i had a cigarette i would cover us with gas come a little closer let's suffocate on this kiss