Separations
 

Released: July 92

Separations

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Love Is Blind, Don't You Want Me Anymore? She's Dead, Separations, Down By The River, Countdown, My Legendary Girlfriend, Death II, This House Is Condemned

Love Is Blind

Oaw / Give me the city / Give me the sea / Give to me everything I need / The future is shining / like a giant metal beast / It shines so bright tonight / with its legs open wide / and love is blind / falls in love with itself again / like it never should / the way it always can / and she is mine / but the world is much bigger now / Oh tell me / should I hold her hand / and give her love / or take her heart / and throw it far away? / Oh now is the time / to jump into it all / I'll just hold my nose / and try not to fall / To seek and to find / instead of walking around / with eyes glued to the sky / I turn them down to the ground / Oh and I used to think / that maybe one day / I'd find the love of my life / Oh but it's so far away / Oh I don't know why / Oh but I / I want it all tonight / and love is blind / falls in love with itself again / like it never should / the way it always can / oh and she is mine / but the world is so much bigger now / Oh tell me / should I hold her hand / and give her love or / take her heart / and throw it far away? / We held hands / and we looked out of the bedroom window / We could see all the buildings collapsing around us / So we kissed / and we laid on the bed / and we waited for the ceiling to fall in / But it never did / In the morning it was all still there / the spilled milk and the dog/turds / in that grey ashtray morning light / I could hear thousands of people / and they were all singing this song: / La lala lala... / Hey butcher! / Oh, oh, oh hey butcher! / What's your name? / Oh hey butcher, what's your game? / Ah, you take all their love / and you suck out their eyes / and then you rip out their hearts / and you eat their insides / Yeah, then you just walk away / with a smile on your face / Hey butcher / hey but cher / I've seen your face before / La ladadow da lalala... / And love is blind.

Don't You Want Me Anymore?

On the night / that I was leaving / the moon rose in the sky / As I came / to fetch my suitcase / and then you began to cry / I've never seen you / look so ugly / as the way you did that night / That night was / eighteen months ago / Now I'm two hours / f rom the station / Yeah I'm coming home again / I'm gonna show / this town who's master / soon as I get off this train / You're gonna love me / more than ever / and the sun will shine again / and I will kiss your face / and I will make you smile again / an d then the whole damn town will come on out to welcome me / Oh they will open all the doors and give it all to me / Oh no but still your voice is ringing in my ears / Don't you want me anymore? / Don't you want me anymore? / And I can't / I can't believe it's happening / I know that / oh there must be some mistake / You've found yourself / another lover / and you're glad we made the break / Oh you don't even / you don't even want to see me / You just wanna wave and say "Goodbye / Go away now, and leave us alone / No this house is not your own." / Yeah / And now the whole damn town has come around to laugh at me / Oh yeah / Oh they can stare for evermore; you do not care for me / Oh no / Oh they can stare now for a hundred thousand years / Don't you want m e anymore? / Don't you want me anymore? / Don't you want me anymore? / Don't you want me anymore?

She's Dead

She's dying / everybody came to see / She's falling / and I know I'll never see her face again / And I don't really know / just why she's leaving / All she ever said / was she just had to go / And I watch her / as she walks away from me / Yeah, I can see her / then I know that in a moment she'll be gone / Yeah, she'll be gone and / and then I'll say / "You've got to understand / She's not really breathing / no not at all / those years of endless rain / they just washed her away." / Oh and I know she's lea ving / Yeah she's going for good / Oh and I'd love to go with you / but I never would / Face it / you've blown it this time round / Now I understand / just why she's leaving / Oh / If she'd have hung around with me / well you know she'd never go, no nonon o / Oh and I know she's leaving / Yeah, she's going for good / and I'd love to go with you / but I never would / Oh and I know she's leaving / Yeah, she's going for good / and I'd love to go with you / oh but I never would / No I never would / No I never would / No I never would / Oh no / Dadadada dadada... / She's never coming back / Face it / She's gone / Oh / Lalalala lalala... / No I never would / No I never would.

Separations

As the sun shines down on the land / so her heart is crying for love / And there is no/one there / no/one to hear her voice / and she will sleep alone again tonight / Now the moon is high in the sky / In her room she calls out his name / But he is somewhe re else / somewhere she cannot see / oh and the night is dark between them now / "My god, my God, why did he go away?" / Now the sun shines on a new town / With a smile he gets off the train / He lights a cigarette / leans back to see the sky / Oh and he thinks how much better off he is / without her hanging round / Let's do it / And the day is passing by him / and he has nowhere to stay / At a lonely bar/room table / his mind goes back to yesterday / to the girl who's dead and buried / but her face lives in his eyes / He must forget that face forever / Make the future start tonight / Forget her / But the meal he eats is dead flesh / there is cancer in his cigarettes / and the drinks won't do a thing for him / but revive some stupid memories / Then a hair style that reminds him / makes him run into the night / where the moon hangs high above him now / The same moon that she's praying on tonight / But the wind catches her words / and the moon swallows them whole / Now the moon is high in the sky / In her ro om she calls out his name / The night is cold and dark / and she is all alone / The bed is empty now / Her body screams for love / She wants to be with him / oh but he's so far away / oh and the night is dark between them now / "My God, my God, why did he go away?"

Down By The River

Nadadum dadadada dada da... / Take me down / to the river / where I would not go before / through the trees and the rushes / to a place we both know / And I'm feeling much younger / as I kneel on the ground / Dip my toe in the water / of the river where I watched you drown / Nadadum nananana nana na... / Oh when the river ran dry that next year / I could not find your body / Now I'm standing here ready at last / to dive down and reach you again / And I long to be with you / Now these cold nights have come / oh I go down to the river / but the river will stop for no/one / though I ask it it keeps flowing on / When I ask it, it tells me you're gone / Dadow...

Countdown

Oh I was seventeen / when I heard the countdown start, it started slowly / and I thought it was my heart but then I realised / that this time it was for real there was no place to hide / I had / to go out and feel, but there was time to kill / and so I, I walked my way around town I tried to love the world / oh but the world just got me down and so I looked for you / in every street of every town I wanted to see your face / I wanna / I wanna see you now / I wanna see you now / Oh and so it went / Oh so it went for several years I couldn't stand it / No / oh it must be getting near now that / you just don't know / oh no you, you just don't understand how many people have seen you / in the arms of, of of some other man / I've got to meet you / and find you / and take you by the hand / oh my God / my God / you've got to understand / that I was seventeen / I didn't / I didn't know a thing at all / I've got no reason / I've got no reason at all / Oh no / The time / of my life / oh I think you came too soon / Y eah you came too soon then / Oh and it could / it could be tonight / if I ever leave this room / (I never leave this room no) / Oh I wasted all my time on all those stupid things that only get me down / Get down, oh / Oh and the sky / is crying out tonigh t / for me to leave this town / so I'm gonna leave this town / Goodbye / O.K. / Yeah you can leave me / oh you, you can go some other place / you can't forget it / Yeah / you know, you know that's O.K. / `cos, `cos I own this town / Yeah, yeah I brought i t to its knees / Can you hear it crying? / Can you? / Can you hear it begging to me "Please?" / I know it's coming / so soon now / oh, oh it's on it's way / Oh no / oh no / oh I can hear them say / they say I can't survive / They say I, I'll never leave t he ground / They say it's all a lie / and now / and now it's coming down / Oh baby now / Time / of my life / oh I think you came too soon / Yeah you came too soon now / Oh and it could / oh it could be tonight / if I ever leave this room / (I never leave this room now) / Oh oh oh / I wasted all my time on all those stupid things that only get me down / Get down, oh / Oh and the sky / is crying out tonight / for me to leave this town / So I'm gonna go / gonna be there / I'm gonna go / Bub/bye / It's O.K. / You don't have to care / Really / Oh, oh really, I swear / No, no you owe me nothing / You owe nothing to me / And if I messed it up baby / Then, that's all up to me / And if you go / then, then I won't follow, no, no / `cos so many times I've been, I've been thinking maybe, oh maybe I should / No, I, I'm gonna stay / I, I'm gonna make my way / Oh, I'm gonna get on through babe / I'm gonna make it all some day / Oh, time / of my life / no I think you came too soon / You came too soon then / Oh and it cou ld / it could be tonight / if I ever leave this room / (I never, I never leave this room, no) / Oh oh oh / I wasted all my time on all those stupid things that only get me down / Get down, oh / And the sky / is crying out tonight / for me to leave this to wn / So I'll leave this town / the sky / is crying out tonight / for me to leave this town / yeah I'm gonna leave this town / Time / is crying out tonight / for me to leave this town / So I'm gonna go yeah / I'm gonna go / Yeah / Bub/bye / I'm gonna leave this town / You're not gonna have me around / Oh / The sky and stars and God will never ever laugh / Me and stars and moon are falling down.

My Legendary Girlfriend

You know sometimes ... when we're lying together ... and I know you're asleep ... I can hear the soft sound of your breathing ... so I get up ... and I go to the window ... Outside ... I can see all the houses ... curtains shut tight against the night ... asleep beneath the roof/tiles ... and as I stand here ... I wonder ... I wonder how many more times ... I'm gonna come here ... I wonder how many more times ... I'm gonna lie here ... and most of all ... most of all I wonder ... I wonder what it means .. . I just wanna know what it means ... So I woke her ... and we went walking through the sleeping town ... down deserted streets ... frozen gardens grey in the moonlight ... fences ... down to the canal ... creeping slowly past the cooling towers ... deser ted factories ... looking for an adventure ... I wandered the streets calling your name ... jumping walls ... hoping to see a light in the window ... let me in ... let me come in ... let me in tonight ... oh I see you shivering in the garden ... silver go ose/flesh in the moonlight ... she's balancing ... there are so many others ... with unbroken eyes ... no cellulite afternoons ... and she is balancing ... balancing on the edge of ugliness tonight ... She is balancing ... good God! / My legendary girlfri end / she is crying tonight / Oh no she doesn't feel right / She's got no/one to hold / Her love is a sham / He is dancing somewhere / Oh no he doen't care / oh well, he'll never know / Jump ... touch my hair ... I wanna ... I don't care ... `cos tonight ... we could, maybe we ... maybe we can touch the sky ... do you think that we can ... do you think that we can ... touch the sky ... please ... I know ... I know it's not forever ... but tonight I don't care ... your skin so pale in the moonlight ... and the way your lips swell up when you're asleep ... nothing else matters ... do you know how much I want you? ... Can you feel how much I want you? ... Oh / Pitsmoor Woman / oh let / oh let me in tonight / My legendary girlfriend / she is crying tonight / Oh no she doesn't feel right / She's got no/one to hold / Her love is a sham / He is dancing somewhere / Oh no he doen't care / oh well, he'll never know / And all the stars came out tonight / and the moon came on it's face / It shone right though the clo thes she wore / it shone right through the dress she wore / Good God ... Oh, y'know ... listen ... listen ... please ... oh ... I just wanna ... I just wanna... ... He falls to sleep again ... no cheese tonight ... she knows / My legendary girlfriend / sh e is crying tonight / Oh no she doesn't feel right / She's got no/one to hold / Her love is a sham / He is dancing somewhere / Oh no he doen't care / oh well, he'll never know / And all the stars came out tonight / and the moon came on it's face / It shon e right through the dress she wore / it shone right through the clothes she wore / And the stars and the moon / And the stars all came down today / Oh please love me tonight / Good God now!

Death II

Oh / uh/uh/uh Oh / Hey / Oh now the lonely nights begin / and there is nowhere left to go / but watch my spirit melt away / down at the D/I/S/C/O / I must have died a thousand times / The next day, I was still alive / And I still believe in you / Yes I do / Let's do it now / No / I was not crushed, I did not cry / You know that everything's O.K. / It's just sometimes I wake at night / All alone and see your face / Oh, thousands feel the same / but the night/ time falls away / Oh no but still sometimes I f eel / oh sometimes I feel like Jesus Christ now / Hey / I feel this night will never end / and I will never see the day / Oh I was nothing when you came / I'm no/one now you've gone away / Oh all I do is just O.K. / All of my nights, and all of my days / Oh/oh if you came home right now / I'd run away / Oh run away now / O.K. now / Alright / You can go out and make love to whoever, or whatever you like babe / So I go out and fill my eyes with other women / Oh they look good to me and I think that I might kiss them / Oh now it's two a.m. and I'm still stood here waiting / so I go home and wonder why I bother going / Yeah every week turns out the same / the sun, the wind, the snow, the rain / Oh no but still sometimes I feel / oh sometimes I feel like Jesus Christ now / Hey / I feel this night will never end / and I will never see the day / Oh I was nothing when you came / I'm no/one now you've gone away / Oh all I do is just O.K. / All of my nights, and all of my days / Oh/oh if you came home right now / I 'd run away / I can't believe it / I can't remember your face anymore / or the sound of your voice / or any touch of your skin / is a legend / By the way / did I tell you that I loved you? / Oh if I didn't I'm so sorry / You know I / I really, I really me ant to tell you / it's O.K. there's no need to hurry / but the bed is full of memories / full of memories of you / oh I've tried to get them out but / but there's nothing I can do / Oh if I knew the moon I'd ask him / Shine his light in through your windo w / and send your body home to me today / Hey / I feel this night will never end / and I will never see the day / Oh I was nothing when you came / I'm no/one now you've gone away / Oh all I do is O.K. / All of my nights, and all of my days / Oh/oh if you came home right now / I'd run away / Run away / Run away.

This House Is Condemned

He's in a room / He sees the floor / He sees the wall / He sees the roof / He sees the door / It's nine thirty/eight / So he goes up to the door / and he finds himself in another room / identical to the one before / The clock still reads nine thirty/eight / So he goes out of that room / but he finds himself in a parallel room / a mirror image of the one before / He hits the floor / He hits the wall / He hits the door / He hits the door / The clock reads nine thirty/eight / He throws it at the roof / He br eaks a hole / He climbs out / He sees the moon / He sees the stars / He sees the sky / The stars are small lightbulbs / set in a black cardboard dome / He climbs out / He sees the stars, he sees the sky / The stars are small lightbulbs / set in a black ca rdboard dome / He hits the floor / He hits the wall / He hits the roof / He hits the dome / He hits the dome / Condemned / This house / This house is / This house is / Is this house / This house / Is this house / Fill in housing form / Buy one clock / Tim e again / Sort housing papers / Still nine thirty/eight / Two thousand years from now / it will still be ticking / He hits the floor / Wall, roof, door / The clock reads nine thirty/eight / He hits the dome / Door, wall / Space, floor / Time / He sees the moon / He sees the stars / for some romantic reason / Space, dome, door, wall, clockface / Space, time, place, floor, wall, door, roof / This is one small step for mankind / one giant leap for man / Ten / Nine / Eight / Seven / Six / Five / Four / Three / Two / One / Zero / We have lift/off / He takes the clock, he breaks the dome, he sees the moon, he sees the stars, he sees the sky, he sees the Earth for some romantic reason / He takes the clock, he breaks the dome, he sees the moon, he sees the stars, he sees the sky, he sees the Earth / Space, time, place, condensed / Space, time, place, condemned / This is house is / This house is / This house is / condemned / This house is / This house is / This house is / condemned.


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