We’ve Got to Plug You In

I got us tickets to a fourth dimension We got them free from a man in London Yeah he was going off a recommendation He said he’d really like to speak to you But you’re just sitting in a broken armchair Oh won’t you even look me in the eye yeah? Now are you going to say anything yeah? Oh …

Kaleidoscope

I wash my dirty window in my sleep I wake up and I mess it up again You don’t know I’m here You don’t know the measures that I take to keep you here But hello it’s my pleasure To see this transformation in this room A canvas comes to life and starts to bloom You don’t know that I’ve …

Deep Sea Diver

This is the last of the locks I’m fixing before I start on something new and now your clothes are armour plated and there’s a wardrobe full of deep sea diver suits The lengths that I must go to, to keep the flies away but now you’ll be ok You’ve got a year’s supply of produce take it easy and …

When the Stars Fall from Grace

She said she doesn’t like sugar so why do you say that sweetness makes the lover and then you told her she reminds you of your mother and she doesn’t like butter so why do you slide around under those covers melting through her hands and down the gutter She’s not biting cos she don’t like it when it’s rare …

Murder in the Garden

Darling, you know I love you But there’s something I think you should know About the boy you fell in love with Well I killed him and watched his garden grow Every night that we spend together Every day that we are apart I attempt to murder my demons But you know I’m finding it so hard And darling I …

Journey Through the Slugs

Well I used to walk with you A mile and a third and I was blue That treacherous journey through the slugs And the bugs and the rain And we’re treading in the mud again I should have worn those corduroys today Better still I should have told you I’m head to toe in creosote Oh you know how much …

The Diplomat

Now you’ve got his full attention You forgot to even mention All the precious things you left behind Is it time for intervention? Don’t you want the aggravation? Don’t you think it’s time you crossed that line? Everything requires a negotiation You should have got a job at the United Nations Everything requires some consideration He’s got a big old …

Respond

You sit there like a lizard weighing up the food Waiting for the moment to arrive But the moment is upon us and still you hardly breathe And I want to know if you are still alive I light a match before you and bring it to your face Illuminate the windows to your soul I don’t see no reflection …

Someone Just Took Our Babies

I’m in a fix, I can’t believe what I’ve just seen in a magazine It really can’t be so – no no no I’m in a daze, I can’t believe what I’ve just seen on a TV screen These slaughtering dogs It really can’t be so – no no no All these babies are falling Babies falling down the well …

Where I Once Was

I can see the daylight trying to get through And when I watch it, it takes me back to you I feel the goodness in everything I’ve lost I want to be there right where I once was Come on back, I’ll let you in You make me feel like I should be in heaven Come on in and touch …

They’ve Got Tanks and Everything

These aren’t the men I thought would be here today This doesn’t look quite right This is not ok So I run and I run and I run all the way back home Six or seven shadows that don’t want to leave me alone Got to get myself back home But there’s a question mark – a hole in the …

Electric Towers

Where did you go? Wandering round for hours Well it’s all right now Let’s sit down and let’s try and work it out Over the bridge and past the electric towers That’s a long long way But at least now we’ve something to say You can have all my time Time that you need to find how to destroy that …