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500 Miles

If you miss the train I'm on

Then you know that I'll be gone

You can hear the whistle blow a hundred miles

A hundred miles, a hundred miles, a hundred miles, a hundred miles
...

500 Miles

If you miss the train I'm on

Then you know that I'll be gone

You can hear the whistle blow a hundred miles

A hundred miles, a hundred miles, a hundred miles, a hundred miles
...

A Box For Black Paul

Who'll build a box for Black Paul?

Ah'm enquirin on behalf of his soul

Ah'd be beholdin to ya all

For a lil information, yes some kinda information

Just who'll dig the hole ...

A Box For Black Paul

Who'll build a box for Black Paul?

Ah'm enquirin on behalf of his soul

Ah'd be beholdin to ya all

For a lil information, yes some kinda information

Just who'll dig the hole ...

A Dead Song

This is True

Mister nothing said forever said

I can sing

Hit it! Make it a dead one

with words like

blood, soldier mother

O.K. O.k.

I want to sleep bef ...

A Dead Song

This is True

Mister nothing said forever said

I can sing

Hit it! Make it a dead one

with words like

blood, soldier mother

O.K. O.k.

I want to sleep bef ...

Aint Gonna Rain Anymore

Who'll build a box for Black Paul?

Ah'm enquirin on behalf of his soul

Ah'd be beholdin to ya all

For a lil information, yes some kinda information

Just who'll dig the hole?

Aint Gonna Rain Anymore

Who'll build a box for Black Paul?

Ah'm enquirin on behalf of his soul

Ah'd be beholdin to ya all

For a lil information, yes some kinda information

Just who'll dig the hole?

All The Pretty Little Horses

Hushaby, don' you cry

Go to sleepy little baby





When you awake you shall have cake

And all the pretty little horses.

Blacks and Bays, Dapples and Grays
...

All The Pretty Little Horses

Hushaby, don' you cry

Go to sleepy little baby





When you awake you shall have cake

And all the pretty little horses.

Blacks and Bays, Dapples and Grays
...

All The Pretty Little Horses (Traditional Version)

Hushaby, don' you cry

Go to sleepy little baby





When you awake you shall have cake

And all the pretty little horses.

Blacks and Bays, Dapples and Grays
...

All The Pretty Little Horses (Traditional Version)

Hushaby, don' you cry

Go to sleepy little baby





When you awake you shall have cake

And all the pretty little horses.

Blacks and Bays, Dapples and Grays
...

All The Pretty Little Horsies

From the Current '93 album All The Pretty Horsies



Hush-a-bye

Don't You cry

Go to sleepy little baby

Go to sleepy little baby

When You wake

You shall ...

All The Pretty Little Horsies

From the Current '93 album All The Pretty Horsies



Hush-a-bye

Don't You cry

Go to sleepy little baby

Go to sleepy little baby

When You wake

You shall ...

And No More Shall We Part

And no more shall we part

It will no longer be necessary

And no more will I say, dear heart

I am alone and she has left me



And no more shall we part

The cont ...

And No More Shall We Part

And no more shall we part

It will no longer be necessary

And no more will I say, dear heart

I am alone and she has left me



And no more shall we part

The cont ...

Are You The One That I've Been Waiting For?

I've felt you coming girl, as you drew near
I knew you'd find me, cause I longed you here
Are you my destiny? is this how you'll appear?
Wrapped in a coat with tears in your eyes?
Well take that ...

Are You the One That Ive Been Waiting For

Once there came a storm in the form of a girl

It blew to pieces my snug little world

Sometimes I swear I can still hear her howl

Down through the wreckage and the ruins

And it ...

Are You the One That Ive Been Waiting For

Once there came a storm in the form of a girl

It blew to pieces my snug little world

Sometimes I swear I can still hear her howl

Down through the wreckage and the ruins

And it ...

As I Sat Sadly by Her Side

As I sat sadly by her side

At the window, through the glass

She stroked a kitten in her lap

And we watched the world as it fell past

Softly she spoke these words to me

As I Sat Sadly by Her Side

As I sat sadly by her side

At the window, through the glass

She stroked a kitten in her lap

And we watched the world as it fell past

Softly she spoke these words to me

As I Sat Sadly By Her Side

AS I SAT SADLY BY HER SIDE



As I sat sadly by her side

At the window, through the glass

She stroked a kitten in her lap

And we watched the world as it fell past

So ...

As I Sat Sadly By Her Side

As I sat sadly by her side

At the window, through the glass

She stroked a kitten in her lap

And we watched the world as it fell past

Softly she spoke these words to me

Avalanche

Leonard Cohen)



I stepped into an avalanche

It covered up my soul

When I am not this hunchback that you see

I sleep beneath the golden hill

You who wish to c ...

Avalanche

Leonard Cohen)



I stepped into an avalanche

It covered up my soul

When I am not this hunchback that you see

I sleep beneath the golden hill

You who wish to c ...

Avalanche

I stepped into an avalanche

It covered up my soul

When I am not this hunchback that you see

I sleep beneath the golden hill

You who wish to conquer pain

You must learn to ...

Babe, I Got You Bad

Babe I got you bad

Dreaming blood-wet dreams

only madmen have

Baby I got you bad

I wish to God I never had

And it makes me feel so sad,

O, Baby I got you bad< ...

Babe, I Got You Bad

Babe I got you bad

Dreaming blood-wet dreams

only madmen have

Baby I got you bad

I wish to God I never had

And it makes me feel so sad,

O, Baby I got you bad< ...

Babe, I Got You Bad

Oh babe, I've got you bad,

Dreaming blood-wet dreams

Only mad men have;

Baby, I got you bad,

I wish to God I never had

And it a'makes me feels so sad,

Oh, baby I go ...

Babe, I'm on Fire

Father says it, mother says it
Sister says it, brother says it
Uncle says it, auntie says it
Everyone at the party says
Babe, I'm on fire
Babe, I'm on fire

The horse says it, the pig says it
...

Banks of the Roses

A traditional song which was a likely inspiration for Where The Wild Roses Grow. Nick's song is also available.



When I was a wee thing, I heard my mother say

That I was meant fo ...

Banks of the Roses

A traditional song which was a likely inspiration for Where The Wild Roses Grow. Nick's song is also available.



When I was a wee thing, I heard my mother say

That I was meant fo ...

Banks Of The Roses (Traditional Version)

When I was a wee thing, I heard my mother say

That I was meant for rambling and would easy go astray

And before that I would work, I would rather sport and play

With my Johnny on ...

Banks Of The Roses (Traditional Version)

When I was a wee thing, I heard my mother say

That I was meant for rambling and would easy go astray

And before that I would work, I would rather sport and play

With my Johnny on ...

Big Jesus - Trash Can

Artist: Nick Cave & The Badseeds



Buy Nick Cave & The Badseeds's CD



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Nick Cave & The Badseeds - Big-Jesus-Trash-Can< ...

Big-Jesus-Trash-Can

Big Jesus soulmates Trash Can

fucking rotton business this

bot feet in the bad-boot

siff in the crypt, babay, like a rock

rock-rock-rock

Big-Jesus soul-mates Trash-C ...

Big-Jesus-Trash-Can

Big Jesus soulmates Trash Can

fucking rotton business this

bot feet in the bad-boot

siff in the crypt, babay, like a rock

rock-rock-rock

Big-Jesus soul-mates Trash-C ...

Black Betty

(Leadbelly)

A traditional version is also available.



Look-a look-a yonder (3x)

Well the sun done gone





The captain can't hold her (3x)

The wa ...

Black Betty

(Leadbelly)

A traditional version is also available.



Look-a look-a yonder (3x)

Well the sun done gone





The captain can't hold her (3x)

The wa ...

Black Betty

Look-a look-a yonder [3x]

Well the sun done gone



The captain can't hold her [3x]

The way I do now



Ada got a gold mine [3x]

Way above her knees



...

Black Betty (Nick Cave Version)

Look-a look-a yonder (3x)

Well the sun done gone





The captain can't hold her (3x)

The way I do now





Ada got a gold mine (3x)

Way above ...

Black Betty (Nick Cave Version)

Look-a look-a yonder (3x)

Well the sun done gone





The captain can't hold her (3x)

The way I do now





Ada got a gold mine (3x)

Way above ...

Black Betty (traditional version)

Oh, Lawd, Black Betty,

Bam-ba-lamb,

Oh, Lawd, Black Betty,

Bamhalamb,

Black Betty had a baby,

Bambalamb,

Black Betty had a baby,

Bambalamb.


Black Betty (traditional version)

Oh, Lawd, Black Betty,

Bam-ba-lamb,

Oh, Lawd, Black Betty,

Bamhalamb,

Black Betty had a baby,

Bambalamb,

Black Betty had a baby,

Bambalamb.


Black Crow King

Mmmmm Mmmmm Mmmmm

I am the black crow king

Mmmmm Mmmmm Mmmmm

I am the black crow king

Keeper of the nodding corn

Bam! Bam! Bam! Bam!

All the hammers are a-tal ...

Black Crow King

Mmmmm Mmmmm Mmmmm

I am the black crow king

Mmmmm Mmmmm Mmmmm

I am the black crow king

Keeper of the nodding corn

Bam! Bam! Bam! Bam!

All the hammers are a-tal ...

Black Crow King

Mmmmm Mmmmm Mmmmm

I am the black crow king

Mmmmm Mmmmm Mmmmm

I am the black crow king

Keeper of the nodding corn

Bam! Bam! Bam! Bam!

All the hammers are a-tal ...

Black Hair

Last night my kisses were banked in black hair
And in my bed, my lover, her hair was midnight black
And all her mystery dwelled within her black hair
And her black hair framed a happy heart-shaped ...

Black Hair

Last night my kisses

Were banked in black hair

And in my bed, my lover,

Her hair was midnight black

And all her mystery dwelled

Within her black hair

And her ...

Blast Off

This time it's the truth

this time nothings goinna fall on through

these books

are broken up

Blast off!

Wham! bam!

Right off the shelf

Right off the sh ...

Blast Off

This time it's the truth

this time nothings goinna fall on through

these books

are broken up

Blast off!

Wham! bam!

Right off the shelf

Right off the sh ...

Bless His Ever Loving Heart

Bless his ever loving heart

Only he knows who you are

He may seem so very far

Bless his ever loving heart



And when your feeling sad

And everywhere you look ...

Bless His Ever Loving Heart

Bless his ever loving heart

Only he knows who you are

He may seem so very far

Bless his ever loving heart



And when your feeling sad

And everywhere you look ...

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson is a-coming

Tap tap tappin with his cane

Blind Lemon Jefferson is a-coming

Tap tap tappin with his cane

His last ditch lies down the road of trials

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Blind Lemon Jefferson is a-coming

Tap tap tappin with his cane

Blind Lemon Jefferson is a-coming

Tap tap tappin with his cane

His last ditch lies down the road of trials

Blind Lemon Jefferson

Bline Lemon Jefferson is a-coming.

Tap tap tappin with his cane.

Bline Lemon Jefferson is a-coming.

Tap tap tappin with his cane.

His last ditch lies down the road of trial ...

Blue Bird

I got a blue bird, a blue bird on my shoulder

I got a blue bird, a blue bird on my shoulder

I saw her standing, standing by the water

She was naked, her hair in great disorder

Blue Bird

I got a blue bird, a blue bird on my shoulder

I got a blue bird, a blue bird on my shoulder

I saw her standing, standing by the water

She was naked, her hair in great disorder

Blue Bird

I got a blue bird

A blue bird on my shoulder

I got a blue bird

A blue bird on my shoulder



I saw her standing

Standing by the water

She was naked

Her ha ...

Blundertown

Blundertown is drowned in no brainstorm

smothered in mud at the foot of the river

the color vague is slapped around stupid

blood dries to a very dull color





...

Blundertown

Blundertown is drowned in no brainstorm

smothered in mud at the foot of the river

the color vague is slapped around stupid

blood dries to a very dull color





...

Bring It On

This garden that I built for you
That you sit in now and yearn
I will never leave it, dear
I could not bear to return
And find it all untended
With the trees all bended low
This garden is our ho ...

Bring It On

This garden that I built for you

That you sit in now and yearn

I will never leave it, dear

I could not bear to return

And find it all untended

With the trees all ben ...

Bring It On

This garden that I built for you

That you sit in now and yearn

I will never leave it, dear

I could not bear to return

And find it all untended

With the trees all bended l ...

Brompton Oratory

Up those stone steps I climb
Hail this joyful day's return
Into it's great shadowed vault I go
Hail the pentecostal morn

The reading is from luke 24
Where christ returns to his loved ones
I lo ...

Brompton Oratory

Up those stone steps I climb

Hail this joyful day's return

Into its great shadowed vault I go

Hail the Pentecostal morn



The reading is from Luke 24

Where Chr ...

Brother My Cup Is Empty

Brother, my cup is empty

And I haven't got a penny

For to buy no more whiskey

I have to go home



I am the captain of my pain

Tis the bit, the bridle,

T ...

Brother My Cup Is Empty

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(l,m) Nick Cave

(p) Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

< Nick Cave: vocals; Mick Harvey: rhythm g ...

Brother, My Cup is Empty

Brother, my cup is empty
And I haven't got a penny
For to buy no more whiskey
I have to go home

I am the captain of my pain
Tis the bit, the bridle,
The trashing cane
The stirrup, the harness ...

By The Time I Get To Phoenix

(J. Webb)



By the time I get to Phoenix, she'll be rising

And she'll find that note that I left hanging on the door

And she'll laugh when she reads the part

That sa ...

By The Time I Get To Phoenix

(J. Webb)



By the time I get to Phoenix, she'll be rising

And she'll find that note that I left hanging on the door

And she'll laugh when she reads the part

That sa ...

By The Time I Get To Phoenix

By the time I get to Phoenix, she'll be rising

And she'll find that note that I left hanging on the door

And she'll laugh when she reads the part

That says: "I'm leaving"

Cause ...

Cabin Fever

The Captain's fore-arm like bunched-up rope

with A-N-I-T-A wrigglin' free on a skull'n'dagger

and a portrait of Christ, nailed to an anchor

etched into his upper...

O o o' ...

Cabin Fever!

The Captain's fore-arm like bunched-up rope

with A-N-I-T-A wrigglin' free on a skull'n'dagger

and a portrait of Christ, nailed to an anchor

etched into his upper...

O o o' ...

Cabin Fever!

The Captain's fore-arm like bunched-up rope

with A-N-I-T-A wrigglin' free on a skull'n'dagger

and a portrait of Christ, nailed to an anchor

etched into his upper...

O o o' ...

Cabin Fever!

The Captain's fore-arm like buncht-up rope

with A-N-I-T-A wrigglin free onto skull'n'dagger

and a portrait of Christ, nailed to an anchor

etched into the upper...

Slams his fuc ...

Can

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Nick Cave & The Badseeds - Big-Jesus-Trash-Can

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Big Jesus soulmate ...

Capers

All words that look prounouncable are not typos, any that look unpronouncable are probably typos. Each set of two lines is one line in the lyric book. (ie. what has not got....sir names)(one line)

Capers

All words that look prounouncable are not typos, any that look unpronouncable are probably typos. Each set of two lines is one line in the lyric book. (ie. what has not got....sir names)(one line)

Cassiels Song

Weve come to bring you home

Havent we, Cassiel?



To cast aside your loss and all of your sadness

And shuffle off that mortal coil and mortal madness

For were here t ...

Cassiels Song

Weve come to bring you home

Havent we, Cassiel?



To cast aside your loss and all of your sadness

And shuffle off that mortal coil and mortal madness

For were here t ...

Christina The Astonishing

Christina the astonishing
Lived a long time ago
She was stricken with a seizure
At the age of twenty-two
They took her body in a coffin
To a tiny church in liege
Where she sprang up from the cof ...

Christina The Astonishing

Christina the Astonishing

Lived a long time ago

She was stricken with a seizure

At the age of twenty-two

They took her body in a coffin

To a tiny church in Liege

Christina The Astonishing

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(l,m) Nick Cave

(p) Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

< Nick Cave: vocals, organ; Mick Harvey: r ...

Cindy

Words and music by Kaye - Weisman - Fuller



"The Bad Seeds performed Cindy regularly in their live sets in 1990,and indeed on a TV appearance as well. I have a version of Elvis Pre ...

Cindy

Words and music by Kaye - Weisman - Fuller



"The Bad Seeds performed Cindy regularly in their live sets in 1990,and indeed on a TV appearance as well. I have a version of Elvis Pre ...

Cindy (Traditional Version)

Wish I was an apple dangling from a tree

Every time you'd pass me by you'd take a bite of me

I wish I was a bluebird I'd never fly away

I'd sit up on your shoulder baby and sing t ...

Cindy (Traditional Version)

Wish I was an apple dangling from a tree

Every time you'd pass me by you'd take a bite of me

I wish I was a bluebird I'd never fly away

I'd sit up on your shoulder baby and sing t ...

City of Refuge

You better run You better run and run and run

You better run You better run

You better run to the City of Refuge

You better run You better run

You better run to the City of ...

City of Refuge

You better run You better run and run and run

You better run You better run

You better run to the City of Refuge

You better run You better run

You better run to the City of ...

City Of Refuge

You better run You better run and run and run

You better run You better run

You better run to the City of Refuge

You better run You better run

You better run to the City of Ref ...

City Of Refuge - Ciudad Protectora (Spanish Version)

Mejor puedes correr, Mejor puedes correr, correr y correr

Mejor puedes correr, Mejor puedes correr

Mejor puedes correr a la ciudad protectora

Mejor puedes correr, Mejor puedes cor ...

City Of Refuge - Ciudad Protectora (Spanish Version)

Mejor puedes correr, Mejor puedes correr, correr y correr

Mejor puedes correr, Mejor puedes correr

Mejor puedes correr a la ciudad protectora

Mejor puedes correr, Mejor puedes cor ...

Come Into My Sleep

Now that mountains of meaningless words

and oceans divide us

And we each have our own set of stars

to comfort and guide us

Come into my sleep

Come into my sleep, oh ...

Come Into My Sleep

Now that mountains of meaningless words

and oceans divide us

And we each have our own set of stars

to comfort and guide us

Come into my sleep

Come into my sleep, oh ...

Come Into My Sleep

Now that mountains of meaningless words

And oceans divide us;

And we each have our own set of stars

To comfort and guide us...

Come into my sleep,

Come into my sleep,

Crow Jane

Crow jane crow jane crow jane
Horrors in her head
That her tongue dare not name
She lives alone by the river
The rolling rivers of pain
Crow jane crow jane
Crow jane ah hah huh
There is one shi ...

Crow Jane

Crow Jane Crow Jane

Crow Jane

Horrors in her head

That her tongue dare not name

Lived all alone by the river

The rolling rivers of pain

Crow Jane Crow Jane

Crow Jane

Crow Jane Crow Jane

Crow Jane

Horrors in her head

That her tongue dare not name

She lives alone by the river

The rolling rivers of pain

Crow Jane Crow Jane

Cr ...

Cry

When ya walk out of here

when ya walk out

I gotta fill up that space

or fill up that no-space

I'll fill it up with tears [4 lines of this line repeated]

Cry Cry Cry ...

Cry

When ya walk out of here

when ya walk out

I gotta fill up that space

or fill up that no-space

I'll fill it up with tears [4 lines of this line repeated]

Cry Cry Cry ...

Darker With the Day

As so with that, I thought I'd take a final walk

The tide of public opinion had started to abate

The neighbours, bless them, had turned out to be all talk

I could see their fright ...

Darker With the Day

As so with that, I thought I'd take a final walk

The tide of public opinion had started to abate

The neighbours, bless them, had turned out to be all talk

I could see their fright ...

Darker With The Day

As so with that, I thought I'd take a final walk

The tide of public opinion had started to abate

The neighbours, bless them, had turned out to be all talk

I could see their frightene ...

Dead Joe

Oh-ho-ho-ho Dead Joe

Welcome to the car smash

Dead Joe

Junk sculpture turning back to junk Dead Joe

Oh joe nooooo! it's christmas time Joe

it's christmas time now fo ...

Dead Joe

Oh-ho-ho-ho Dead Joe

Welcome to the car smash

Dead Joe

Junk sculpture turning back to junk Dead Joe

Oh joe nooooo! it's christmas time Joe

it's christmas time now fo ...

Dead Man in My Bed

She sat in a wicker chair, her eyes they were downcast
She breathed in the future, by breathing out the past
The die is done, the die is shook, the die is duly cast
There is a dead man in my bed, s ...

Dead Man In My Bed

She sat in a wicker chair, her eyes they were downcast

She breathed in the future, by breathing out the past

The die is done, the die is shook, the die is duly cast

There is a dea ...

Dead Man In My Bed

She sat in a wicker chair, her eyes they were downcast

She breathed in the future, by breathing out the past

The die is done, the die is shook, the die is duly cast

There is a dead m ...

Deanna

O DEANNA

O Deanna!

O DEANNA

Sweet Deanna!

O DEANNA

You know you are my friend, yeah

O DEANNA

And I ain't down here for your money

I ain't down h ...

Deanna

O DEANNA

O Deanna!

O DEANNA

Sweet Deanna!

O DEANNA

You know you are my friend, yeah

O DEANNA

And I ain't down here for your money

I ain't down h ...

Deanna

O DEANNA

O Deanna!

O DEANNA

Sweet Deanna!

O DEANNA

You know you are my friend, yeah

O DEANNA

And I ain't down here for your money

I ain't down here for ...

Deanna - Diana (Spanish Version)

Oh DIANA

Oh Diana!

Oh DIANA

Dulce Diana!

Oh DIANA

Tu sabes que eres mi amiga, Yeah

Oh DIANA

Y no vuelvo aqui por tu dinero

No vuelvo aqui por tu ...

Deanna - Diana (Spanish Version)

Oh DIANA

Oh Diana!

Oh DIANA

Dulce Diana!

Oh DIANA

Tu sabes que eres mi amiga, Yeah

Oh DIANA

Y no vuelvo aqui por tu dinero

No vuelvo aqui por tu ...

Death is Not The End

When you're sad and when you're lonely
And you haven't got a friend
Just remember that death is not the end
And all that you held sacred
Falls down and does not mend
Just remember that death is n ...

Death Is Not The End

When you're sad and when you're lonely

And you haven't got a friend

Just remember that death is not the end



And all that you held sacred

Falls down and does not m ...

Death Is Not The End

When you're sad and when you're lonely

And you haven't got a friend

Just remember that death is not the end



And all that you held sacred

Falls down and does not mend

Deep in the Woods

The woods eats the woman and dumps her honey-body in the mud

Her dress floats down the well and it assumes the shape of the body of a little girl





Yeah I recognize that gi ...

Deep in the Woods

The woods eats the woman and dumps her honey-body in the mud

Her dress floats down the well and it assumes the shape of the body of a little girl





Yeah I recognize that gi ...

Do You Love Me

do you love me?)



I found her on a night of fire and noise

Wild bells rang in a wild sky

I knew from that moment on

That i would love her till the day that I died

Do You Love Me

do you love me?)



I found her on a night of fire and noise

Wild bells rang in a wild sky

I knew from that moment on

That i would love her till the day that I died

Do You Love Me

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Do You Love Me?

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I found her on a night of fire and noise

Wild bells rang in a wild sky

I knew from that moment on ...

Do You Love Me (part 2)

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Do You Love Me? (Part 2)

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Onward! And Onward! And Onward I go

Where no man before could be bothered to ...

Do You Love Me Part 2

Onward! And Onward! And Onward I go

Where no man before could be bothered to go

Till the soles of my shoes are shot full of holes

And it's all downhill with a bullet

This ...

Do You Love Me? (Part 2)

Onward! And Onward! And Onward I go

Where no man before could be bothered to go

Till the soles of my shoes are shot full of holes

And it's all downhill with a bullet

This r ...

Do You Love Me? (Part 2)

Onward! And Onward! And Onward I go

Where no man before could be bothered to go

Till the soles of my shoes are shot full of holes

And it's all downhill with a bullet

This r ...

Down in a Willow Garden

Down in a willow garden

Where me and my love did meet,

'Twas there we sat a courting

My love dropped off to sleep.





I had a bottle of the Burglar's wine

Down in a Willow Garden

Down in a willow garden

Where me and my love did meet,

'Twas there we sat a courting

My love dropped off to sleep.





I had a bottle of the Burglar's wine

Down In A Willow Garden (Traditional Version)

Down in a willow garden

Where me and my love did meet,

'Twas there we sat a courting

My love dropped off to sleep.





I had a bottle of the Burglar's wine

Down In A Willow Garden (Traditional Version)

Down in a willow garden

Where me and my love did meet,

'Twas there we sat a courting

My love dropped off to sleep.





I had a bottle of the Burglar's wine

Dull Day

The light from the window

falls on the floor

and after it breaks

I cut my feet

on the little bright pieces

I glow in the dark

But only when night falls

...

Dull Day

The light from the window

falls on the floor

and after it breaks

I cut my feet

on the little bright pieces

I glow in the dark

But only when night falls

...

Dumb Europe

On this European night out on the brink

The cafes and the bars still stink

The air is much too thick for seeing

But not thick enough for leaning

I leave in a catatonic craw ...

Dumb Europe

On this European night out on the brink

The cafes and the bars still stink

The air is much too thick for seeing

But not thick enough for leaning

I leave in a catatonic craw ...

Everything Must Converge

Everything must converge,

In time

And so it goes, by and by.



Everything must converge,

Some day,

Somehow, some way...



Everything must converge,

...

Everything Must Converge

Everything must converge,

In time

And so it goes, by and by.



Everything must converge,

Some day,

Somehow, some way...



Everything must converge,

...

Far from Me

For you dear, I was born
For you I was raised up
For you I've lived and for you I will die
For you I am dying now
You were my mad little lover
In a world where everybody fucks everybody else over ...

Far From Me

For you, dear, I was born

For you, I was raised up

For you I've lived and for you I will die

For you I am dying now

You were my mad little lover

In a world where eve ...

Faraway, So Close!

From the soundtrack to the film of the same name.





Empty out your pockets, toss the lot upon the floor.

All those treasures, my friend,

you don't need them anymore ...

Faraway, So Close!

From the soundtrack to the film of the same name.





Empty out your pockets, toss the lot upon the floor.

All those treasures, my friend,

you don't need them anymore ...

Fears of Gun

Gun wears his alcoholism well

Finger in Bottle and swingin' it still

From Bed to Sink and back again

Clock is crawlin' round the same

He's bustin' Clock (he hates its face) ...

Fears of Gun

Gun wears his alcoholism well

Finger in Bottle and swingin' it still

From Bed to Sink and back again

Clock is crawlin' round the same

He's bustin' Clock (he hates its face) ...

Fifteen Feet of Pure White Snow

Where is Mona?

She's long gone

Where is Mary?

She's taken her along

But they haven't put their mittens on

And there's fifteen feet of pure white snow?



...

Fifteen Feet of Pure White Snow

Where is Mona?

She's long gone

Where is Mary?

She's taken her along

But they haven't put their mittens on

And there's fifteen feet of pure white snow?



...

Fifteen Feet Of Pure White Snow

Where is Mona?

She's long gone

Where is Mary?

She's taken her along

But they haven't put their mittens on

And there's fifteen feet of pure white snow?



Where ...

Foi Na Cruz

Foi na cruz, foi na cruz

Que um dia

Meus pecados castigados em Jesus

Foi na cruz

Que um dia

Foi na cruz



Love comes a-knocking

Comes a-knocking ...

Foi Na Cruz

Foi na cruz, foi na cruz

Que um dia

Meus pecados castigados em Jesus

Foi na cruz

Que um dia

Foi na cruz



Love comes a-knocking

Comes a-knocking ...

Foi Na Cruz

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(l,m) Cave

(p) Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

< Nick Cave: vocals, piano, hammond, harmonica; ...

From Her To Eternity

Ah wanna tell ya 'bout a girl

You kno, she lives in Apt. 29

Why... that's the one right up top a mine

Ah start to cry, Ah start to cry

O ah hear her walkin

Walkin b ...

From Her To Eternity

Ah wanna tell ya 'bout a girl

You kno, she lives in Apt. 29

Why... that's the one right up top a mine

Ah start to cry, Ah start to cry

O ah hear her walkin

Walkin b ...

Gates to the Garden

Past the ivy-covered windows of

The Angel

Down Athenaeum Lane to the cathedral

Through the churchyard I wandered

Sat for a spell there and I pondered

My back to the ...

Gates to the Garden

Past the ivy-covered windows of

The Angel

Down Athenaeum Lane to the cathedral

Through the churchyard I wandered

Sat for a spell there and I pondered

My back to the ...

Gates To The Garden

Past the ivy-covered windows of

The Angel

Down Athenaeum Lane to the cathedral

Through the churchyard I wandered

Sat for a spell there and I pondered

My back to the gates ...

Girl At The Bottom Of My Glass

I can't raise my glass, without seeing her ass

Through its telescopic bottom





I can't raise my glass, without seeing her ass

Through its telescopic bottom

Girl At The Bottom Of My Glass

I can't raise my glass, without seeing her ass

Through its telescopic bottom





I can't raise my glass, without seeing her ass

Through its telescopic bottom

Girl At The Bottom Of My Glass - Mujer Al Fondo De Mi Vaso (

No puedo levantar mi vaso, sin ver su trasero

En su lejano fondo





No puedo levantar mi vaso, sin ver su trasero

En su lejano fondo





Si quieres ...

Girl At The Bottom Of My Glass - Mujer Al Fondo De Mi Vaso (

No puedo levantar mi vaso, sin ver su trasero

En su lejano fondo





No puedo levantar mi vaso, sin ver su trasero

En su lejano fondo





Si quieres ...

God Is in the House

We've laid the cables and the wires

We've split the wood and stoked

the fires

We've lit our town so there is no

Place for crime to hide

Our little church is painted ...

God Is in the House

We've laid the cables and the wires

We've split the wood and stoked

the fires

We've lit our town so there is no

Place for crime to hide

Our little church is painted ...

God Is In The House

We've laid the cables and the wires

We've split the wood and stoked

the fires

We've lit our town so there is no

Place for crime to hide

Our little church is painted white ...

Good Good Day

See the little cloud up in the sky.

It's a good good day today.

See the little cloud pass on by.

It's a good good day today.



Mary comes now, let Mary be,

Can you s ...

Good Good Day

See the little cloud up in the sky.

It's a good good day today.

See the little cloud pass on by.

It's a good good day today.



Mary comes now, let Mary be,

Can you s ...

Green Eyes

Kiss me again, rekiss me and kiss me
Slip your frigid hands beneath my shirt
This useless old fucker with his twinkling cunt
Doesn't care if he gets hurt

Green eyes, green eyes
Green eyes, gree ...

Green Eyes

Kiss me again, rekiss me and kiss me

Slip your frigid hands beneath my shirt

This useless old fucker with his twinkling cunt

Doesn't care if he gets hurt





Gr ...

Green Eyes

Kiss me again rekiss me and kiss me

Slip your frigid hands beneath my shirt

This useless old fucker with his twinkling cunt

Doesn't care if he gets hurt

Green ...

Grief Came Riding

A grief came riding

On the wind

Up the sun on river Thames

I was sittin' on the bank with my mouth open

When I felt it entering



I began thinkin' about our we ...

Grief Came Riding

A grief came riding

On the wind

Up the sun on river Thames

I was sittin' on the bank with my mouth open

When I felt it entering



I began thinkin' about our we ...

Hallelujah

On the first day of May I took to the road

I'd been staring out the window most of the morning

I'd watched the rain claw at the glass

And a vicious wind blew hard and fast

...

Hallelujah

On the first day of May I took to the road

I'd been staring out the window most of the morning

I'd watched the rain claw at the glass

And a vicious wind blew hard and fast

...

Hallelujah

On the first day of May I took to the road

I'd been staring out the window most of the morning

I'd watched the rain claw at the glass

And a vicious wind blew hard and fast

I sh ...

Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)

Hamlet fishin' in the grave

thru custard bones and stuff

he aint got no friend in there

I believe our man's in love

Hamlet's got a gun-now

he wears a crucifex

...

Hamlet (Pow, Pow, Pow)

Hamlet fishin' in the grave

thru custard bones and stuff

he aint got no friend in there

I believe our man's in love

Hamlet's got a gun-now

he wears a crucifex

...

Happy Birthday

It's a very happy day

We are at lots of fun fun fun

And it's ice-cream and jelly

and a punch in the belly

How much can you throw over the walls?





And ...

Happy Birthday

It's a very happy day

We are at lots of fun fun fun

And it's ice-cream and jelly

and a punch in the belly

How much can you throw over the walls?





And ...

Hard On For Love

It is for she that the cherry bleeds

That the moon is steeped in mild nad blood

Taht i steal like a robber

From her altar of love

O money lender! O clover gender!

I ...

Hard On For Love

It is for she that the cherry bleeds

That the moon is steeped in mild nad blood

Taht i steal like a robber

From her altar of love

O money lender! O clover gender!

I ...

Hard On For Love

It is for she that the cherry bleeds

That the moon is steeped in mild nad blood

That I steal like a robber

From her altar of love

O money lender! O clover gender!

I am th ...

He Wants You

In his boat and through the dark he rowed
Chained to oar and the night and the wind that blowed
Horribly 'round his ears
Under the bridge and into your dreams he soars
While you lie alone in that ...

He Wants You

In his boat and through the dark he rowed

Chained to oar and the night and the wind that blowed

Horribly 'round his ears

Under the bridge and into your dreams he soars

Whil ...

He Wants You

In his boat and through the dark he rowed

Chained to oar and the night and the wind that blowed

Horribly 'round his ears

Under the bridge and into your dreams he soars

While yo ...

Helpless

Written by Neil Young



There is a town in north Ontario

And I take comfort from memories there

And in my mind I still need a place to go

All my best changes were th ...

Helpless

Written by Neil Young



There is a town in north Ontario

And I take comfort from memories there

And in my mind I still need a place to go

All my best changes were th ...

Helpless

Written by Neil Young



There is a town in north Ontario

And I take comfort from memories there

And in my mind I still need a place to go

All my best changes were there

Henry Lee

Get down, get down, little henry lee
And stay all night with me
You won't find a girl in this damn world
That will compare with me
And the wind did howl and the wind did blow
La la la la la
La l ...

Henry Lee

Get down, get down, little Henry Lee

And stay all night with me

You won't find a girl in this damn world

That will compare with me

And the wind did howl and the wind did bl ...

Henry Lee (Nick Cave version)

Get down, get down, little Henry Lee

And stay all night with me

You won't find a girl in this damn world

That will compare with me

And the wind did howl and the wind did bl ...

Henry Lee (Nick Cave version)

Get down, get down, little Henry Lee

And stay all night with me

You won't find a girl in this damn world

That will compare with me

And the wind did howl and the wind did bl ...

Henry Lee (Nick Cave version)

Get down, get down, little Henry Lee

And stay all night with me

You won't find a girl in this damn world

That will compare with me

And the wind did howl and the wind did blow

Henry Lee(feat. PJ Harvey

Get down, get down, little Henry Lee

And stay all night with me

You won't find a girl in this damn world

That will compare with me

And the wind did howl and the wind did bl ...

Henry Lee(feat. PJ Harvey

Get down, get down, little Henry Lee

And stay all night with me

You won't find a girl in this damn world

That will compare with me

And the wind did howl and the wind did bl ...

Henry Lee
(feat. PJ Harvey)

Get down, get down, little Henry Lee

And stay all night with me

You won't find a girl in this damn world

That will compare with me

And the wind did howl and the wind did blow

Henry Lee
(feat. PJ Harvey)

Get down, get down, little Henry Lee

And stay all night with me

You won't find a girl in this damn world

That will compare with me

And the wind did howl and the wind did blow

Here Comes The Sun

(Harrison)

Here comes the sun, here comes the sun

And I say it's all right



Little darling, it's been a long cold lonely winter

Little darling, it feels like years since ...

Here Comes The Sun

(Harrison)

Here comes the sun, here comes the sun

And I say it's all right



Little darling, it's been a long cold lonely winter

Little darling, it feels like years since ...

Hey Joe

(W. Roberts)



Hey Joe, where you going with that gun in your hand?

Hey Joe, where you going with that gun in your hand?

I'm gonna shoot my baby, I caught her messin round ...

Hey Joe

(W. Roberts)



Hey Joe, where you going with that gun in your hand?

Hey Joe, where you going with that gun in your hand?

I'm gonna shoot my baby, I caught her messin round ...

Hey Joe

Hey Joe, where you going with that gun in your hand?

Hey Joe, where you going with that gun in your hand?

I'm gonna shoot my baby, I caught her messin round with another man



H ...

Ho-ho

Worn and gnawn

a little hole

just a small hole

letting in a sick wind

in small puffs





yo-ho hole

yo-ho hole

through which blow

a ...

Ho-ho

Worn and gnawn

a little hole

just a small hole

letting in a sick wind

in small puffs





yo-ho hole

yo-ho hole

through which blow

a ...

How Long, How Long Blues

Leroy Carr



A traditional song which was a likely inspiration for The Train Song.



How long, how long, has that evenin' train been gone?

How long, how long, baby h ...

How Long, How Long Blues

Leroy Carr



A traditional song which was a likely inspiration for The Train Song.



How long, how long, has that evenin' train been gone?

How long, how long, baby h ...

How Long, How Long Blues (Traditional Version)

How long, how long, has that evenin' train been gone?

How long, how long, baby how long.





Heard the whistle blowin', couldn't see the train

Way down in my heart I h ...

How Long, How Long Blues (Traditional Version)

How long, how long, has that evenin' train been gone?

How long, how long, baby how long.





Heard the whistle blowin', couldn't see the train

Way down in my heart I h ...

I Do Love Her So

The boatman calls from the lake
A lone loon dives upon the water
I put my hand over her
Down in the lime tree arbour

The wind in the trees is whispering
Whispering low that I love her
She puts ...

I Do Love Her So (Lime Tree Arbour)

The boatman calls from the lake

A lone loon dives upon the water

I put my hand over her

Down in the lime tree arbour





The wind in the trees is whispering

I Do Love Her So (Lime Tree Arbour)

The boatman calls from the lake

A lone loon dives upon the water

I put my hand over her

Down in the lime tree arbour





The wind in the trees is whispering

I Do Love Her So Lime Tree Arbour

The boatman calls from the lake

A lone loon dives upon the water

I put my hand over her

Down in the lime tree arbour

The wind in the trees is whispering
...

I Had A Dream Joe

I had a dream

I had a dream

I had a dream, Joe



I had a dream, Joe

You were standing in the middle of an open road

I had a dream, Joe

Your hands were r ...

I Had A Dream Joe

I had a dream

I had a dream

I had a dream, Joe





I had a dream, Joe

You were standing in the middle of an open road

I had a dream, Joe

Your hand ...

I Had A Dream Joe

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(l,m) Nick Cave

(p) Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

< Nick Cave: vocals; Mick Harvey: rhythm g ...

I Had a Dream, Joe

I had a dream
I had a dream
I had a dream, joe

I had a dream, joe
You were standing in the middle of an open road
I had a dream, joe
Your hands were raised up to the sky
And your mouth was co ...

I Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condit

Credits: Newberry / Newberry



I woke up this morning with the sun out shining in

I found my mind in a brown paper bag but then

I tripped on a cloud and fell eight miles hig ...

I Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condit

Credits: Newberry / Newberry



I woke up this morning with the sun out shining in

I found my mind in a brown paper bag but then

I tripped on a cloud and fell eight miles hig ...

I Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In

woke up this morning with the sun out shining in

I found my mind in a brown paper bag but then

I tripped on a cloud and fell eight miles high

I tore my mind on a jagged sky

...

I Let Love In

Despair and Deception, Love's ugly little twins

Came a-knocking on my door, I let them in

Darling, you're the punishment for all of my former sins





I let love in

I Let Love In

Despair and Deception, Love's ugly little twins

Came a-knocking on my door, I let them in

Darling, you're the punishment for all of my former sins





I let love in

I Let Love In

Despair and Deception, Love's ugly little twins

Came a-knocking on my door, I let them in

Darling, you're the punishment for all my former sins



I let love in


...

I Put A Spell On You

From Department of Enjoyment, NME compilation cassette; available on some bootlegs.







I put a spell on you, 'cause you're mine

You'd better stop those things that ...

I Put A Spell On You

From Department of Enjoyment, NME compilation cassette; available on some bootlegs.







I put a spell on you, 'cause you're mine

You'd better stop those things that ...

I Rowed a Little Boat

John Lee Hooker - Vocal, Acoustic Guitar (Orpheum Music, 1959)



A traditional song similar to My Little Boat Is Empty. Nick's song is also available.



You know I rowed a ...

I Rowed a Little Boat

John Lee Hooker - Vocal, Acoustic Guitar (Orpheum Music, 1959)



A traditional song similar to My Little Boat Is Empty. Nick's song is also available.



You know I rowed a ...

I Rowed A Little Boat (Traditional Version)

You know I rowed a little boat,

five miles 'cross the pond

You know I rowed a little boat,

'bout five miles 'cross the pond

I throwed my things in the little boat,

i ...

I Rowed A Little Boat (Traditional Version)

You know I rowed a little boat,

five miles 'cross the pond

You know I rowed a little boat,

'bout five miles 'cross the pond

I throwed my things in the little boat,

i ...

Idiot Prayer

They're taking me down, my friend
And as they usher me off to my end
Will I bid you adieu?
Or will I be seeing you soon?
If what they say around here is true
Then we'll meet again
Me and you
...

Idiot Prayer

They're taking me down, my friend

And as they usher me off to my end

Will I bid you adieu ?

Or will I be seeing you soon ?

If what they say around here is true

Then ...

Ill Love You Til The End Of The World

{I transcribed this as best I could from the recording.

feel free to correct any mistakes.

???Micah D. McConochie }







" (I ...

Ill Love You Til The End Of The World

{I transcribed this as best I could from the recording.

feel free to correct any mistakes.

???Micah D. McConochie }







" (I ...

In The Ghetto

As the snow flies

On a cold and grey Chicago morn

A poor little baby child is born in the ghetto



And his mama cries

Cause there's one thing that she don't need

In The Ghetto

As the snow flies

On a cold and grey Chicago morn

A poor little baby child is born in the ghetto



And his mama cries

Cause there's one thing that she don't need

In The Ghetto

As the snow flies

On a cold and grey Chicago morn

A poor little baby child is born in the ghetto



And his mama cries

Cause there's one thing that she don't need

Is ...

Into My Arms

I don't believe in an interventionist god
But I know, darling, that you do
But if I did I would kneel down and ask him
Not to intervene when it came to you
Not to touch a hair on your head
To lea ...

Into My Arms

I don't believe in an interventionist God

But I know, darling, that you do

But if I did I would kneel down and ask Him

Not to intervene when it came to you

Not to touch a ...

Jack The Ripper

I got a woman
She rules my house with an iron fist
I got a woman
She rules my house with an iron fist
She screams out jack the ripper
Every time I try to give that girl a kiss

I got a woman
S ...

Jack The Ripper

I got a woman

She rules my house with an iron fist

I got a woman

She rules my house with an iron fist

She screams out Jack the Ripper

Every time I try to give that g ...

Jack The Ripper

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(l,m) Nick Cave

(p) Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

< Nick Cave: vocals; Mick Harvey: rhythm g ...

Jacks Shadow

They dragged Jack and his shadow

From the hole

And the bulb that burned above him

Did shine both day and night

And his shadow learned to love his

Little darks and gr ...

Jacks Shadow

They dragged Jack and his shadow

From the hole

And the bulb that burned above him

Did shine both day and night

And his shadow learned to love his

Little darks and gr ...

Jangling Jack

Jangling Jack

Goes Yackety Yack

Visits the home of the brave

Hails a fat yellow cab

Jack wanna celebrate

Jack wanna big drink

Driver drops him at a bar

...

Jangling Jack

Jangling Jack

Goes Yackety Yack

Visits the home of the brave

Hails a fat yellow cab

Jack wanna celebrate

Jack wanna big drink

Driver drops him at a bar

...

Jangling Jack

Jangling Jack

Goes Yackety Yack

Visits the home of the brave

Hails a fat yellow cab

Jack wanna celebrate

Jack wanna big drink

Driver drops him at a bar

...

Jesus Met The Woman At The Well

(Traditional, Arr. The Alabama Singers)



Jesus met the woman at the well

Jesus met the woman at the well

And he told her, everything that she'd done, that she'd done
...

Jesus Met The Woman At The Well

(Traditional, Arr. The Alabama Singers)



Jesus met the woman at the well

Jesus met the woman at the well

And he told her, everything that she'd done, that she'd done
...

Jesus Met The Woman At The Well

Jesus met the woman at the well

Jesus met the woman at the well

And he told her, everything that she'd done, that she'd done



And he said, woman, look-a here woman,

Tell ...

John Finn's Wife

Well the night was deep and the night was dark
And I was at the old dance-hall on the edge of town
Some big ceremony was going down
Dancers writhed and squirmed and then,
Came apart and then writh ...

John Finns Wife

Jangling Jack

Goes Yackety Yack

Visits the home of the brave

Hails a fat yellow cab

Jack wanna celebrate

Jack wanna big drink

Driver drops him at a bar

Called ...

John Finns Wife

Jangling Jack

Goes Yackety Yack

Visits the home of the brave

Hails a fat yellow cab

Jack wanna celebrate

Jack wanna big drink

Driver drops him at a bar

Called ...

Junkyard

I am the King, I am the kind

One dead marine through the hatch

scratch and scrape this heavenly body

every ince of winning skin

there's garbage in honeys sack again

...

Junkyard

I am the King, I am the kind

One dead marine through the hatch

scratch and scrape this heavenly body

every ince of winning skin

there's garbage in honeys sack again

...

Just You and Me

First: I tried to kill it with a hammer

thought that I could lose

the head

sure! We've eaten off the silver

when even the food was against us

and then I tried to kil ...

Just You and Me

First: I tried to kill it with a hammer

thought that I could lose

the head

sure! We've eaten off the silver

when even the food was against us

and then I tried to kil ...

Katy Cruel (traditional version)

When I first came to town

They called me the roving jewel

Now they've changed their tune

They call me Katy Cruel

Oh diddle day, oh diddle lie o day





O ...

Katy Cruel (traditional version)

When I first came to town

They called me the roving jewel

Now they've changed their tune

They call me Katy Cruel

Oh diddle day, oh diddle lie o day





O ...

Kewpie Doll

Well I love that Kewpie Doll

yeah I bought her in a show

I dressed her up in a cheap red cotton dress

but everything was either fished-out or spat out

fished out or spat ou ...

Kewpie Doll

Well I love that Kewpie Doll

yeah I bought her in a show

I dressed her up in a cheap red cotton dress

but everything was either fished-out or spat out

fished out or spat ou ...

King Ink

This leaves out a lot of the repetions on this lyric sheet, and I'm pretty sure a few sections are out of order compared with the recorded song.



King Ink strolls into town

he sn ...

King Ink

This leaves out a lot of the repetions on this lyric sheet, and I'm pretty sure a few sections are out of order compared with the recorded song.



King Ink strolls into town

he sn ...

King Kong Kitchee Kitchee Ki-Mi-O

(Can you turn me up a bit?)

King kong kitchee kitchee ki-mi-o [4 times and throughout song]





Well frog went a-courtin' and he did ride

With a sword and a pistol by ...

King Kong Kitchee Kitchee Ki-Mi-O

(Can you turn me up a bit?)

King kong kitchee kitchee ki-mi-o [4 times and throughout song]





Well frog went a-courtin' and he did ride

With a sword and a pistol by ...

King Kong Kitchee Kitchee Ki-Mi-O

Mr. Frog went a-courting and he did ride

With a sword and a pistol by his side

And he rode 'til he came to Miss Mouse's door

And there he knelt down on the floor

He said, "Litt ...

Kiss Me Black

Now they put the stink on us

stuffed us fulla incubus

choc-o-block with sucubus

never more than fuck to us

c'mon and kiss me black ...

Kiss Me Black

Now they put the stink on us

stuffed us fulla incubus

choc-o-block with sucubus

never more than fuck to us

c'mon and kiss me black ...

Knockin on Joe

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

(l,m) Nick Cave

(p) Nick Cave ...

Knockin on Joe

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------

(l,m) Nick Cave

(p) Nick Cave ...

Knoxville Girl

I met a little girl in Knoxville

A town we all know well

And every sunday evening

In her home I'd dwell

We went to take an evening walk

About a mile from town

...

Knoxville Girl

I met a little girl in Knoxville

A town we all know well

And every sunday evening

In her home I'd dwell

We went to take an evening walk

About a mile from town

...

Knoxville Girl

I met a little girl in Knoxville,

A town we all know well.

And every Sunday evenin',

Out in her home I dwell.

We went to take an evenin' walk

About a mile from town.

Lament

I've seen your fairground hair,

your seaside eyes

Your vampire tooth, your little truth

Your tiny lies



I know your trembling hand, your guilty prize

Your sl ...

Lament

I've seen your fairground hair,

your seaside eyes

Your vampire tooth, your little truth

Your tiny lies



I know your trembling hand, your guilty prize

Your sl ...

Lament

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(l,m) Cave

(p) Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

< Nick Cave: vocals, piano, hammond, harmonica; ...

Lay Me Low

They're gonna lay me low (Lay me low)

They're gonna sink me in the snow

They're gonna throw back their heads and crow

When I go





They're gonna jump and shout ...

Lay Me Low

They're gonna lay me low (Lay me low)

They're gonna sink me in the snow

They're gonna throw back their heads and crow

When I go





They're gonna jump and shout ...

Lay Me Low

They're gonna lay me low (Lay me low)

They're gonna sink me in the snow

They're gonna throw back their heads and crow

When I go



They're gonna jump and shout (Lay me ...

Let It Be

(LennonMcCartney)

When I find myself in times of trouble

Mother Mary comes to me

Speaking words of wisdom, let it be

And in my hour of darkness

She is standing right in f ...

Let It Be

(LennonMcCartney)

When I find myself in times of trouble

Mother Mary comes to me

Speaking words of wisdom, let it be

And in my hour of darkness

She is standing right in f ...

Lime Tree Arbour

The Boatman calls from the lake

A lone loon dives upon the water

I put my hand over hers

Down in the lime tree arbour



The wind in the trees is whispering

Whi ...

Lime Tree Arbour (I Do Love Her So)

The boatman calls from the lake

A lone loon dives upon the water

I put my hand over her

Down in the lime tree arbour



The wind in the trees is whispering

Whispering ...

Lime Tree Arbour (I Do Love Her So)

The boatman calls from the lake

A lone loon dives upon the water

I put my hand over her

Down in the lime tree arbour



The wind in the trees is whispering

Whispering ...

Little Empty Boat

You found me at some party
You thought I'd understand
You barreled over to me
With a drink in each hand
I respect your beliefs, girl,
And I consider you a friend,
But I've already been born once ...

Little Empty Boat

You found me at some party

You thought I'd understand

You barreled over to me

With a drink in each hand

I respect your beliefs, girl,

And I consider you a friend,

Little Empty Boat

You found me at some party

You thought I'd understand

You barreled over to me

With a drink in each hand

I respect your beliefs girl

And I consider y ...

Little Ghost Song

Please forgive me

(it's impossible to say)

if I appear unkind

(it's impossible to know) but any fool can tell you,

it's all in your mind



Down in the meadow,

...

Little Ghost Song

Please forgive me

(it's impossible to say)

if I appear unkind

(it's impossible to know) but any fool can tell you,

it's all in your mind



Down in the meadow,

...

Little Water Song

Under here, you just take my breath away

Under here, the water flows over my head

I can hear the little fishes



Under here whispering your most terrible name

Under h ...

Little Water Song

Under here, you just take my breath away

Under here, the water flows over my head

I can hear the little fishes



Under here whispering your most terrible name

Under h ...

Long Black Veil

(D. Del, M. Wilkins)



She walks these hills in a long black veil

She visits my grave when the night winds wail

Nobody knows, nobody sees

Nobody knows but me

...

Long Black Veil

(D. Del, M. Wilkins)



She walks these hills in a long black veil

She visits my grave when the night winds wail

Nobody knows, nobody sees

Nobody knows but me

...

Long Black Veil

She walks these hills in a long black veil

She visits my grave when the night winds wail

Nobody knows, nobody sees

Nobody knows but me



Ten years ago, on a cold dark nigh ...

Long Time Fan

Oh, plane, take me away.

Said, I'll be sittin' here for the rest of my life

and I am really scared-- Nick's not coming tonight.





And brother, I can't even think of ...

Long Time Fan

Oh, plane, take me away.

Said, I'll be sittin' here for the rest of my life

and I am really scared-- Nick's not coming tonight.





And brother, I can't even think of ...

Long Time Man

Written by Tim Rose



Yeah, they came to take me away

Said I'd be sitting here for the rest of my life

But I don't really care - I shot my wife

And brother, I can't ...

Long Time Man

Written by Tim Rose



Yeah, they came to take me away

Said I'd be sitting here for the rest of my life

But I don't really care - I shot my wife

And brother, I can't ...

Long Time Man

Yeah, they came to take me away

Said I'd be sitting here for the rest of my life

But I don't really care - I shot my wife

And brother, I can't even remember the reason why


Long Time Man (Nick Cave version)

Written by Tim Rose



Yeah, they came to take me away

Said I'd be sitting here for the rest of my life

But I don't really care - I shot my wife

And brother, I can't ...

Long Time Man (Nick Cave version)

Written by Tim Rose



Yeah, they came to take me away

Said I'd be sitting here for the rest of my life

But I don't really care - I shot my wife

And brother, I can't ...

Love Henry

Words and Music by Bob Dylan (1993 Special Rider Music)





Original version of Henry Lee. Nick's version is also available.



"Get down, get down, Love Henry,&qu ...

Love Henry

Words and Music by Bob Dylan (1993 Special Rider Music)





Original version of Henry Lee. Nick's version is also available.



"Get down, get down, Love Henry,&qu ...

Love Henry (Traditional Version)

"Get down, get down, Love Henry," she cried,

"And stay all night with me.

I have gold chains, and the finest I have

I'll apply them all to thee."





"I can't g ...

Love Henry (Traditional Version)

"Get down, get down, Love Henry," she cried,

"And stay all night with me.

I have gold chains, and the finest I have

I'll apply them all to thee."





"I can't g ...

Love Letter

I hold this letter in my hand

A plea, a petition, a kind of prayer

I hope it does as I have planned

Losing her again is more than I can bear

I kiss the cold, white envelope ...

Love Letter

I hold this letter in my hand

A plea, a petition, a kind of prayer

I hope it does as I have planned

Losing her again is more than I can bear

I kiss the cold, white envelope ...

Love Letter

I hold this letter in my hand

A plea, a petition, a kind of prayer

I hope it does as I have planned

Losing her again is more than I can bear

I kiss the cold, white envelope

Lovely Creature

There she stands, this lovely creature
There she stands, there she stands
With her hair full of ribbons
And green gloves on her hands
So I asked this lovely creature
Yes, I asked. yes I asked
Wo ...

Lovely Creature

There she stand, this lovely creature

There she stand, there she stands

With her hair full of ribbons

And green gloves on her hands



So I asked this lovely creature ...

Lovely Creature

There she stands, this lovely creature

There she stands, there she stands

With her hair full of ribbons

And green gloves on her hands



So I asked this lovely creature

Loverman

There's a devil waiting outside your door

(How much longer?)

There's a devil waiting outside your door

It is bucking and braying and pawing at the floor

And he's howling wi ...

Loverman

There's a devil waiting outside your door

(How much longer?)

There's a devil waiting outside your door

It is bucking and braying and pawing at the floor

And he's howling wi ...

Loverman

There's a devil waiting outside your door (How much longer)

Bucking and braying and paywing the floor

Well, he's howling with pain and crawling up the walls

There's a devil waitin ...

Lucy

Last night I lay trembling

The moon it was low

It was the end of love

Of misery and woe



Then suddenly above me

Her face buried in light

Came a vision ...

Lucy

Last night I lay trembling

The moon it was low

It was the end of love

Of misery and woe



Then suddenly above me

Her face buried in light

Came a vision ...

Lucy

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(l) Cave

(m) Cave, Bargeld, Wolf

(p) Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

< Nick Cave: ...

Mack The Knife

Nick covered this in a segment in September Songs: A Tribute to Kurt Weill





See the shark with teeth like razors

And he wears them in his face

And Macheath has got ...

Mack The Knife

Nick covered this in a segment in September Songs: A Tribute to Kurt Weill





See the shark with teeth like razors

And he wears them in his face

And Macheath has got ...

Mercy

I stood in the water

In the middle month of winter

My camel skin was torture

I was in a state of nature

The wind, sir, it was wicked

I was so alone

Just as I ...

Mercy

I stood in the water

In the middle month of winter

My camel skin was torture

I was in a state of nature

The wind, sir, it was wicked

I was so alone

Just as I ...

Mercy

I stood in the water

In the middle month of winter

My camel skin was torture

I was in a state of nature

The wind, sir, it was wicked

I was so alone

Just as I predic ...

Mercy - Misericordia (Spanish Version)

Yo me pare en el agua

En el mes mas crudo del invierno

La piel de mi camello torturaba

Estaba en mi estado natural

El viento, seor, era desagradable

Estaba tan solo< ...

Mercy - Misericordia (Spanish Version)

Yo me pare en el agua

En el mes mas crudo del invierno

La piel de mi camello torturaba

Estaba en mi estado natural

El viento, seor, era desagradable

Estaba tan solo< ...

Mister Frog Went A-Courting

Mister frog went a-courting and he did ride

Uh-hmm, Uh-hmm

Mister frog went a-courting and he did ride

A sword and pistol by his side

Uh-hmm, Uh-hmm.





...

Mister Frog Went A-Courting

Mister frog went a-courting and he did ride

Uh-hmm, Uh-hmm

Mister frog went a-courting and he did ride

A sword and pistol by his side

Uh-hmm, Uh-hmm.





...

Mister Frog Went A-Courting (Traditional Version)

Mister frog went a-courting and he did ride

Uh-hmm, Uh-hmm

Mister frog went a-courting and he did ride

A sword and pistol by his side

Uh-hmm, Uh-hmm.





...

Mister Frog Went A-Courting (Traditional Version)

Mister frog went a-courting and he did ride

Uh-hmm, Uh-hmm

Mister frog went a-courting and he did ride

A sword and pistol by his side

Uh-hmm, Uh-hmm.





...

Mojo

Nick performed this for the Italian film Mojo, and it is available on a CD called Soho.





They call him Joe The Dragon

He's on the water wagon

He's got that look of ...

Mojo

Nick performed this for the Italian film Mojo, and it is available on a CD called Soho.





They call him Joe The Dragon

He's on the water wagon

He's got that look of ...

Mr. Clarinet

I have a friend in you, oh Mr Clarinet

You make me laugh, and then cry like the song of the clarinet.

Marry me, marry me alive O

I put on my coat of trumpets

Will she be th ...

Mr. Clarinet

I have a friend in you, oh Mr Clarinet

You make me laugh, and then cry like the song of the clarinet.

Marry me, marry me alive O

I put on my coat of trumpets

Will she be th ...

Muddy Water

(J. Bundrick)



Mary, grab the baby, the river's rising

Muddy water taking back the land

The old-frame house, she can't take-a one more beating

Ain't no use to stay ...

Muddy Water

(J. Bundrick)



Mary, grab the baby, the river's rising

Muddy water taking back the land

The old-frame house, she can't take-a one more beating

Ain't no use to stay ...

Muddy Water

Mary, grab the baby, the river's rising

Muddy water taking back the land

The old-frame house, she can't take-a one more beating

Ain't no use to stay and make a stand



Wel ...

Mutiny in Heaven

Well ah jumpt! and fled this fucken heap on doctored wings

Mah flailin pinions, with splints and rags and crutches!

(Damn things nearly hardly flap)

Canker upon canker upon one mi ...

Mutiny in Heaven

Well ah jumpt! and fled this fucken heap on doctored wings

Mah flailin pinions, with splints and rags and crutches!

(Damn things nearly hardly flap)

Canker upon canker upon one mi ...

New Morning

One morn I awakened

A new sun was shining

The sky was a Kingdom

All covered in blood

The moon and the stars

Where the troops that lay conquered

Like fruit lef ...

New Morning

One morn I awakened

A new sun was shining

The sky was a Kingdom

All covered in blood

The moon and the stars

Where the troops that lay conquered

Like fruit lef ...

New Morning

One morn I awakened

A new sun was shining

The sky was a Kingdom

All covered in blood

The moon and the stars

Where the troops that lay conquered

Like fruit left to w ...

New Morning - Nuevo Amanecer (Spanish Version)

Una maana desperte

Un sol nuevo brillaba

El cielo era un reino

Todo cubierto en sangre

La luna y las estrellas

fueron las tropas que se dejaron conquistar

Com ...

New Morning - Nuevo Amanecer (Spanish Version)

Una maana desperte

Un sol nuevo brillaba

El cielo era un reino

Todo cubierto en sangre

La luna y las estrellas

fueron las tropas que se dejaron conquistar

Com ...

Nick the Stripper

Nick the stripper

hideous to the eye

hideous to the ee

he's a fat little insect

a fat little insect

and OOOOOOHHHH! Here we go again





Nick the ...

Nick the Stripper

Nick the stripper

hideous to the eye

hideous to the ee

he's a fat little insect

a fat little insect

and OOOOOOHHHH! Here we go again





Nick the ...

Nobodys Baby Now

One morn I awakened

A new sun was shining

The sky was a Kingdom

All covered in blood

The moon and the stars

Where the troops that lay conquered

Like fruit left to w ...

Nobodys Baby Now

One morn I awakened

A new sun was shining

The sky was a Kingdom

All covered in blood

The moon and the stars

Where the troops that lay conquered

Like fruit left to w ...

O'malley's Bar

I am tall and I am thin
Of an enviable hight
And I've been known to be quite handsome
In a certain angle and in certain light
Well I entered into o'malley's
Said, o'malley I have a thirst
O'mall ...

Oh My Lord

I thought I'd take a walk today

It's a mistake I sometimes make

My children lay asleep in bed

My wife lay wide-awake

I kissed her softly on the brow

I tried not to m ...

Oh My Lord

I thought I'd take a walk today

It's a mistake I sometimes make

My children lay asleep in bed

My wife lay wide-awake

I kissed her softly on the brow

I tried not to m ...

Oh My Lord

I thought I'd take a walk today

It's a mistake I sometimes make

My children lay asleep in bed

My wife lay wide-awake

I kissed her softly on the brow

I tried not to make a ...

Oh, Happy Day

Oh happy day, oh happy day

When Jesus washed, oh when He washed

When my Jesus washed, He washed my sins away





Oh happy day

He taught me how to walk, fight an ...

Oh, Happy Day

Oh happy day, oh happy day

When Jesus washed, oh when He washed

When my Jesus washed, He washed my sins away





Oh happy day

He taught me how to walk, fight an ...

Oh, Happy Day (Traditional Version)

Oh happy day, oh happy day; When Jesus washed, oh when He washed

When my Jesus washed, He washed my sins away; Oh happy day.

He taught me how to walk, fight and pray, fight and pray

Oh, Happy Day (Traditional Version)

Oh happy day, oh happy day; When Jesus washed, oh when He washed

When my Jesus washed, He washed my sins away; Oh happy day.

He taught me how to walk, fight and pray, fight and pray

Omalleys Bar

I've searched the holy books

I tried to unravel the mystery of Jesus Christ, the saviour

I've read the poets and the analysts

Searched through the books on human behaviour

I tr ...

Omalleys Bar

I've searched the holy books

I tried to unravel the mystery of Jesus Christ, the saviour

I've read the poets and the analysts

Searched through the books on human behaviour

I tr ...

Opium Tea

Here I sleep the morning through

Until the call to prayer awakes me

And there is nothing to do but rise

And follow the day wherever it takes me

I stand at the window and lo ...

Oxford Tragedy (Traditional version )

From English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians, Sharp. Collected from Mary Wilson and Mrs. Townley, Kentucky, 1917





Once there was a little tailor boy

About sixtee ...

Oxford Tragedy (Traditional version )

From English Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachians, Sharp. Collected from Mary Wilson and Mrs. Townley, Kentucky, 1917





Once there was a little tailor boy

About sixtee ...

Oxford Tragedy (Traditional Version)

Once there was a little tailor boy

About sixteen years of age;

My father hired me to a miller

That I might learn the trade.





I fell in love with a Knoxville ...

Oxford Tragedy (Traditional Version)

Once there was a little tailor boy

About sixteen years of age;

My father hired me to a miller

That I might learn the trade.





I fell in love with a Knoxville ...

Papa Won't Leave You, Henry

I went out walking the other day
The wind hung wet around my neck
My head it rung with screams and groans
From the night I spent amongst her bones
I passed beside the mission house
Where that mad ...

Papa Wont Leave You, Henry

I am tall and I am thin

Of an enviable height

And I've been known to be quite handsome

From a certain angle and a certain light

Well I entered into O'Malley's

Said, ...

Papa Wont Leave You, Henry

I am tall and I am thin

Of an enviable height

And I've been known to be quite handsome

From a certain angle and a certain light

Well I entered into O'Malley's

Said, ...

PATRIPASSIAN

From the Current '93 album All the Pretty Horsies



The rivers of Babylon flow, and fall, and carry

away...Jesus is alone on earth, not merely with no

one to feel and share ...

PATRIPASSIAN

From the Current '93 album All the Pretty Horsies



The rivers of Babylon flow, and fall, and carry

away...Jesus is alone on earth, not merely with no

one to feel and share ...

Peace In the Valley

Erik wrote: "The theme is similar to the Nick's song New Morning. Note also that the line 'There'll be no sadness, no sorrow' also is in New Morning. Finally, the bright day versus black night an ...

Peace In the Valley

Erik wrote: "The theme is similar to the Nick's song New Morning. Note also that the line 'There'll be no sadness, no sorrow' also is in New Morning. Finally, the bright day versus black night an ...

Peace In the Valley (Traditional Version)

Well, I'm tired and so weary but I must go along,

Till the Lord comes and calls, calls me away, oh, yes,

And the mornin's so bright and the lamb is the light,

And the night, night ...

Peace In the Valley (Traditional Version)

Well, I'm tired and so weary but I must go along,

Till the Lord comes and calls, calls me away, oh, yes,

And the mornin's so bright and the lamb is the light,

And the night, night ...

People Ain't No Good

People just ain't no good
I think that's well understood
You can see it everywhere you look
People just ain't no good

We were married under cherry trees
Under blossom we made pour vows
All the ...

People Aint No Good

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(l,m) Nick Cave

(p) Nick Cave ...

People Aint No Good

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(l,m) Nick Cave

(p) Nick Cave ...

Plain Gold Ring

Plain gold ring on her finger she wore

It was where everyone could see

It belonged to someone, but not me

On her hand she wore a plain gold ring





Plain gold ...

Plain Gold Ring

Plain gold ring on her finger she wore

It was where everyone could see

It belonged to someone, but not me

On her hand she wore a plain gold ring





Plain gold ...

Plain Gold Ring

Plain gold ring on her finger she wore

It was where everyone could see

It belonged to someone, but not me

On her hand she wore a plain gold ring





Plain gold ring's ...

Pleasure Is The Boss

They're working us like dogs around here

'Cause pleasure is the boss

And I'm the happiest slave alive round here

'Cause pleasure is the boss

And nothing is safe that don't ...

Pleasure Is The Boss

They're working us like dogs around here

'Cause pleasure is the boss

And I'm the happiest slave alive round here

'Cause pleasure is the boss

And nothing is safe that don't ...

Rainy Night In Soho

(S. MacGowan)



I've been loving you a long time

Down all the years, down all the days

And I've cried for all your troubles

Smiled at your funny little ways

< ...

Rainy Night In Soho

(S. MacGowan)



I've been loving you a long time

Down all the years, down all the days

And I've cried for all your troubles

Smiled at your funny little ways

< ...

Rainy Night In Soho

(S. MacGowan)



I've been loving you a long time

Down all the years, down all the days

And I've cried for all your troubles

Smiled at your funny little ways



...

Rainy Night In Soho (Traditional Version)

I've been loving you a long time

Down all the years, down all the days

And I've cried for all your troubles

Smiled at your funny little ways





We watched our ...

Rainy Night In Soho (Traditional Version)

I've been loving you a long time

Down all the years, down all the days

And I've cried for all your troubles

Smiled at your funny little ways





We watched our ...

Red Right Hand

Take a little walk to the edge of town, go across the tracks

Where the viaduct looms like a bird of doom, as it shifts and cracks

Where secrets lie in the border fires, in the humming wi ...

Red Right Hand

Take a little walk to the edge of town, go across the tracks

Where the viaduct looms like a bird of doom, as it shifts and cracks

Where secrets lie in the border fires, in the humming wi ...

Red Right Hand

Take a little wak to the edge of town

Go across the tracks

Where the viaduct looms,

like a bird of doom

As it shifts and cracks

Where secrets lie in the border fires ...

Release the Bats

Whoooahh! Bite! Whoooah! Bite!

Release the bats! Release the bats!

Don't tell me that it doesn't hurt

a hundred fluttering in your skirt

don't tell me that it doesn't hurt< ...

Release the Bats

Whoooahh! Bite! Whoooah! Bite!

Release the bats! Release the bats!

Don't tell me that it doesn't hurt

a hundred fluttering in your skirt

don't tell me that it doesn't hurt< ...

Riddle House

The street is very wide

and I can't see across it

my house isn't clear to me

the cars move in between





Chorus And I say: Question

when is a door not a ...

Riddle House (Howard)

The street is very wide

and I can't see across it

my house isn't clear to me

the cars move in between





Chorus And I say: Question

when is a door not a ...

Riddle House (Howard)

The street is very wide

and I can't see across it

my house isn't clear to me

the cars move in between





Chorus And I say: Question

when is a door not a ...

Right Now I'm A-roaming

When I get home, I'm gonna clean up my house
When I get home, I'm gonna kick out that mouse
When I get home, I'm gonna put things in order
But right now, right right now, right now I'm a-roaming

...

Right Out of Your Hand

Please forgive me
If I appear unkind
But any fool can tell you
It's all in your mind

Down in the meadow
The old lion stirs
Puts his hand 'cross his mouth
He has no use for words

Poor littl ...

Right Out Of Your Hand

Please forgive me

If I appear unkind

But any fool can tell you

It's all in your mind



Down in the meadow

The old lion stirs

Puts his hand 'cross his mo ...

Right Out Of Your Hand

Please forgive me

If I appear unkind

But any fool can tell you

It's all in your mind



Down in the meadow

The old lion stirs

Puts his hand 'cross his mouth

Rock of Gibraltar

Let me say this to you
I'll be steadfast and true
And my love will never falter

The sea would crash about us
The waves would lash about us
I'll be your rock of gibraltar

Sometimes it's hard
...

Rock Of Gibraltar

Let me say this to you

I'll be steadfast and true

And my love will never falter



The sea would crash about us

The waves would lash about us

I'll be your Rock ...

Rock Of Gibraltar

Let me say this to you

I'll be steadfast and true

And my love will never falter



The sea would crash about us

The waves would lash about us

I'll be your Rock of Gib ...

Running Scared

(Orbison, Melson)



Just running scared, each place we go

So afraid, that he might show





Yeah, running scared, what would I do

If he came back and wan ...

Running Scared

(Orbison, Melson)



Just running scared, each place we go

So afraid, that he might show





Yeah, running scared, what would I do

If he came back and wan ...

Running Scared

Just running scared, each place we go

So afraid, that he might show



Yeah, running scared, what would I do

If he came back and wanted you?



Just running scared, fee ...

Rye Whiskey

Jack of Diamonds, Jack of Diamonds, I know you most of all

You've robbed my poor pockets of silver and gold

And Whiskey, you villain, you've been my down-fall

You've cuffed and yo ...

Rye Whiskey

Jack of Diamonds, Jack of Diamonds, I know you most of all

You've robbed my poor pockets of silver and gold

And Whiskey, you villain, you've been my down-fall

You've cuffed and yo ...

Rye Whiskey (Traditional Version)

I'll eat when I'm hungry,

I'll drink when l'm dry,

If the hard times don't kill me,

I'll lay down and die.





Rye whisky, rye whisky,

Rye whisky, I cry, ...

Rye Whiskey (Traditional Version)

I'll eat when I'm hungry,

I'll drink when l'm dry,

If the hard times don't kill me,

I'll lay down and die.





Rye whisky, rye whisky,

Rye whisky, I cry, ...

Rye Whiskey (tranditonal version)

I'll eat when I'm hungry,

I'll drink when l'm dry,

If the hard times don't kill me,

I'll lay down and die.





Rye whisky, rye whisky,

Rye whisky, I cry, ...

Rye Whiskey (tranditonal version)

I'll eat when I'm hungry,

I'll drink when l'm dry,

If the hard times don't kill me,

I'll lay down and die.





Rye whisky, rye whisky,

Rye whisky, I cry, ...

Sad Dark Eyes

[As sung by Mick Harvey; Nick's live versions deviate from this.]

Credits: Humphreys/Lovett/Richards/Lynch/Anderson/LPA



I look at you in your sad dark eyes

And your gypsy ...

Sad Dark Eyes

[As sung by Mick Harvey; Nick's live versions deviate from this.]

Credits: Humphreys/Lovett/Richards/Lynch/Anderson/LPA



I look at you in your sad dark eyes

And your gypsy ...

Sad Waters

Down the road I look and there runs Mary

Hair of gold and lips like cherries

We go down to the river where the willows weep

Take a naked root for a lovers seat

That rose ou ...

Sad Waters

Down the road I look and there runs Mary

Hair of gold and lips like cherries

We go down to the river where the willows weep

Take a naked root for a lovers seat

That rose ou ...

Sad Waters

Down the road I look and there runs Mary

Hair of gold and lips like cherries

We go down to the river where the willows weep

Take a naked root for a lovers seat

That rose out of ...

Sail Away

I climbed the hill, lay in the grass

A little dark-eyed girl drifted past

She said all the best is come, it could not last

And the worst, it has come true





H ...

Sail Away

I climbed the hill, lay in the grass

A little dark-eyed girl drifted past

She said all the best is come, it could not last

And the worst, it has come true





H ...

Sail Away

I climbed the hill, lay in the grass

A little dark-eyes girl drifted past

She said, "All the best has come, it could not last

And the worst is has come true"



Her hands w ...

Saint Huck

Born of the river,

Born of its never-changing, never-changing murky water

Huck standing like a Saint, upon its deck

If ya wanna catch a Saint,

then bait ja hook, let's take ...

Saint Huck

Born of the river,

Born of its never-changing, never-changing murky water

Huck standing like a Saint, upon its deck

If ya wanna catch a Saint,

then bait ja hook, let's take ...

Say Goodbye To The Little Girl Tree

O say goodbye to the little girl tree

O you know that I must say goodbye

To the little girl tree

This wall I built around you

Is made out of stone-lies

O little girl ...

Say Goodbye To The Little Girl Tree

O say goodbye to the little girl tree

O you know that I must say goodbye

To the little girl tree

This wall I built around you

Is made out of stone-lies

O little girl ...

Say Goodbye To The Little Girl Tree

O say goodbye to the little girl tree.

O you know that I must say goodbye

To the little girl tree.

This wall I built around you

Is made out of stone-lies.

O little g ...

Scum

Well, I lived with one

Well, I lived with one, I lived with two,

I even lived with a third

I wanna tell you about number one

He was a miserable shitwringing turd

Lik ...

Scum

Well, I lived with one

Well, I lived with one, I lived with two,

I even lived with a third

I wanna tell you about number one

He was a miserable shitwringing turd

Lik ...

Scum

Well, I lived with one

Well, I lived with one, I lived with two,

I even lived with a third

I wanna tell you about number one

He was a miserable shitwringing turd

Like he ...

Several Sins

This is a dead letter tale

If I could make this print talk

You made a deep mark/deep mark on me

and only saints say such things as those

so I slid under the floor

un ...

Several Sins

This is a dead letter tale

If I could make this print talk

You made a deep mark/deep mark on me

and only saints say such things as those

so I slid under the floor

un ...

She Fell Away

Once she lay open like a road

Carbed apart the madness that I stumbled from

But she fell away

She fell away

Shed me like a skin

She fell away

Left me holding ...

She Fell Away

Once she lay open like a road

Carbed apart the madness that I stumbled from

But she fell away

She fell away

Shed me like a skin

She fell away

Left me holding ...

She Fell Away

Once she lay open like a road

Carbed apart the madness that I stumbled from

But she fell away

She fell away

Shed me like a skin

She fell away

Left me holding everyt ...

She Passed by My Window

She passed by my window
Her eyes were all aglow
And bent to pick her glove she'd dropped
From the bright and brittle snow

Nature had spoken it in the spring
With apple, plum and brand new pear
...

She Passed By My Window

She passed by my window

Her eyes were all aglow

And bent to pick her glove she'd dropped

From the bright and brittle snow



Nature had spoken it in the Spring

...

She Passed By My Window

She passed by my window

Her eyes were all aglow

And bent to pick her glove she'd dropped

From the bright and brittle snow



Nature had spoken it in the Spring

With a ...

Shivers

I've been contemplating suicide,

but it really doesn't suit my style,

so I think I'll just act bored instead

who can take (alt: And Contain) the blood I would've shed?


Shivers (Howard)

I've been contemplating suicide,

but it really doesn't suit my style,

so I think I'll just act bored instead

who can take (alt: And Contain) the blood I would've shed?


Shivers (Howard)

I've been contemplating suicide,

but it really doesn't suit my style,

so I think I'll just act bored instead

who can take (alt: And Contain) the blood I would've shed?


Shoot Me Down

An old sentimental night

you roll me at your sides

you shot me down

Though I had no enemy here

you get me very near and shoot me down

shoot me down

your hands they ...

Shoot Me Down

An old sentimental night

you roll me at your sides

you shot me down

Though I had no enemy here

you get me very near and shoot me down

shoot me down

your hands they ...

Silent Scream

White dress, torture in disguise, pointing flashlight right into my eyes

Sharp pain every single night - every day I fight a hopeless fight



Look, over thirty years I've wished that ...

Silent Scream

White dress, torture in disguise, pointing flashlight right into my eyes

Sharp pain every single night - every day I fight a hopeless fight



Look, over thirty years I've wished that ...

Six Inch Gold Blade

I stuck a six inch gold blade inside the head of a girl

she: lying through her teeth

him: lying on his back

hands of this one,hands off she cried

grinning at me from hip t ...

Six Inch Gold Blade

I stuck a six inch gold blade inside the head of a girl

she: lying through her teeth

him: lying on his back

hands of this one,hands off she cried

grinning at me from hip t ...

Sleeping Analeah

(Newbury, Folger)



Yesterday the sun was shining but you're finding the sun it

Don't shine all the time

A winter day suddenly came your way

And you ran into your mi ...

Sleeping Analeah

(Newbury, Folger)



Yesterday the sun was shining but you're finding the sun it

Don't shine all the time

A winter day suddenly came your way

And you ran into your mi ...

Sleeping Analeah

Yesterday the sun was shining but you're finding the sun it

Don't shine all the time

A winter day suddenly came your way

And you ran into your mind



Sleeping Analeah, Wee ...

Slowly Goes The Night

Lover, lover, goodbye

So slowly goes the night

I trace the print of your body with my hand

Like the map of some forbidden land

I trace the ghosts of your bones

With ...

Slowly Goes The Night

Lover, lover, goodbye

So slowly goes the night

I trace the print of your body with my hand

Like the map of some forbidden land

I trace the ghosts of your bones

With ...

Slowly Goes The Night

Lover, lover, goodbye

So slowly goes the night

I trace the print of your body with my hand

Like the map of some forbidden land

I trace the ghosts of your bones

With my tr ...

Slowly Goes The Night - Despacio Pasa La Noche (Spanish Vers

Adios, amante, amante

Tan despacio pasa la noche

Recalco la silueta de tu cuerpo con mi mano

Como el mapa de alguna tierra prohibida

Recalco los fantasmas de tus huesos

Slowly Goes The Night - Despacio Pasa La Noche (Spanish Vers

Adios, amante, amante

Tan despacio pasa la noche

Recalco la silueta de tu cuerpo con mi mano

Como el mapa de alguna tierra prohibida

Recalco los fantasmas de tus huesos

Song of Joy

Have mercy on me, sir
Allow me to impose on you
I have no place to stay
And my bones are cold right through
I will tell you a story
Of a man and his family
And I swear that it is true
Ten years ...

Song Of Joy

Have mercy on me, sir

Allow me to impose on you

I have no place to stay

And my bones are cold right through

I will tell you a story

Of a man and his family

A ...

Song Of Joy

Have mercy on me, sir

Allow me to impose on you

I have no place to stay

And my bones are cold right through

I will tell you a story

Of a man and his family

And I sw ...

Stagalee

Three traditional versions of the song from Murder Ballads. Nick's version is also available. Further details (and the actual book Nick edited from) are also available.



Stagolee

...

Stagalee

Three traditional versions of the song from Murder Ballads. Nick's version is also available. Further details (and the actual book Nick edited from) are also available.



Stagolee

...

Stagger Lee

It was back in '32 when times were hard
He had a colt .45 and a deck of cards
Stagger lee
He wore rat-drawn shoes and an old stetson hat
Had a '28 ford, had payments on that
Stagger lee
His woma ...

Stagger Lee

It was back in '32 when times were hard

He had a Colt .45 and a deck of cards

Stagger Lee



He wore rat-drawn shoes and an old Stetson hat

Had a '28 Ford, had payment ...

Stagger Lee

It was back in '32 when times were hard

He had a Colt .45 and a deck of cards

Stagger Lee



He wore rat-drawn shoes and an old stetson hat

Had a '28 Ford, had payments on ...

Stagolee (Traditional Version 1)

Bad man Stagalee when he bad,

He bad wid a gun

Stagalee, Stagalee --- you must-a been a sinner

Ev'ry- Christmas eve they give Stagalee a dinner

Bad man Stagalee, when he ba ...

Stagolee (Traditional Version 1)

Bad man Stagalee when he bad,

He bad wid a gun

Stagalee, Stagalee --- you must-a been a sinner

Ev'ry- Christmas eve they give Stagalee a dinner

Bad man Stagalee, when he ba ...

Stagolee (Traditional Version 2)

Stagolee was a bad man,

Ev'rybody knows.

Spent one hundred dollars

Just to buy him a suit of dothes.



He was a bad man

That mean old Stagolee



< ...

Stagolee (Traditional Version 2)

Stagolee was a bad man,

Ev'rybody knows.

Spent one hundred dollars

Just to buy him a suit of dothes.



He was a bad man

That mean old Stagolee



< ...

Stagolee (Traditional Version 3)

chorus: Stagolee, Stagolee, he's the meanest man in town

When that boy starts gamblin', better lay your money down

Down in New Orleans where they got that Lyon's Club

Every step y ...

Stagolee (Traditional Version 3)

chorus: Stagolee, Stagolee, he's the meanest man in town

When that boy starts gamblin', better lay your money down

Down in New Orleans where they got that Lyon's Club

Every step y ...

Still in Love

The cops are hanging around the house
The cars outside look like they've got the blues
The moon don't know if it's day or night
Everybody's creeping around with plastic covers on their shoes
You'r ...

Still In Love

The cops are hanging around the house

The cars outside look like they've got the blues

The moon don't know if it's day or night

Everybody's creeping around with plastic covers on ...

Still In Love

The cops are hanging around the house

The cars outside look like they've got the blues

The moon don't know if it's day or night

Everybody's creeping around with plastic covers on the ...

Stow-a-way

Hey hey I am the stow-a-way

Hey hey I am the stow-a-way





My girl turned blue as an iceberg do

And me I'm totally shipwrecked over her

Baby baby don't blow aw ...

Stow-a-way

Hey hey I am the stow-a-way

Hey hey I am the stow-a-way





My girl turned blue as an iceberg do

And me I'm totally shipwrecked over her

Baby baby don't blow aw ...

Straight to You

All the towers of ivory are crumbling
And the swallows have sharpened their beaks
This is the time of our great undoing
This is the time that I'll come running
Straight to you
For I am captured
...

Straight To You

All the towers of ivory are crumbling

And the swallows have sharpened their beaks

This is the time of our great undoing

This is the time that I'll come running

Straight to ...

Straight To You

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(l,m) Nick Cave

(p) Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

< Nick Cave: vocals; Mick Harvey: rhythm g ...

Stranger Than Kindness

Stranger than kindness

Bottled light from hotels

Spilling everything

Wet hand from the volcano

Sobers your skin

Stranger than Kindness



You caress your ...

Stranger Than Kindness

Stranger than kindness

Bottled light from hotels

Spilling everything

Wet hand from the volcano

Sobers your skin

Stranger than Kindness



You caress your ...

Stranger Than Kindness

Stranger than kindness

Bottled light from hotels

Spilling everything

Wet hand from the volcano

Sobers your skin

Stranger than Kindness



You caress yourself

Sugar Sugar Sugar

Sugar Sugar Sugar

That man is bad

The road he drives you down

O sugar its a drag



That road it twists

That road is crossed

Its down that road

A ...

Sugar Sugar Sugar

Sugar Sugar Sugar

That man is bad

The road he drives you down

O sugar its a drag



That road it twists

That road is crossed

Its down that road

A ...

Sugar Sugar Sugar

Sugar Sugar Sugar

That man is bad

The road he drives you down

O sugar its a drag



That road it twists

That road is crossed

Its down that road

A lot of l ...

Sugar Sugar Sugar - Dulce Dulce Dulce (Spanish Version)

Dulce Dulce Dulce

Ese hombre es malo

El camino que te lleva abajo

Oh dulce es una tentacion





Ese camino es torcido

Ese camino es cruzado

Bajand ...

Sugar Sugar Sugar - Dulce Dulce Dulce (Spanish Version)

Dulce Dulce Dulce

Ese hombre es malo

El camino que te lleva abajo

Oh dulce es una tentacion





Ese camino es torcido

Ese camino es cruzado

Bajand ...

Sundays Slave

Sugar Sugar Sugar

That man is bad

The road he drives you down

O sugar its a drag



That road it twists

That road is crossed

Its down that road

A lot of l ...

Sundays Slave

Sugar Sugar Sugar

That man is bad

The road he drives you down

O sugar its a drag



That road it twists

That road is crossed

Its down that road

A lot of l ...

Swampland

Quixanne, ah'm in its grip

Quixanne, ah'm in its grip

Sinken in the mud

Patron-saint of the Bog.

They cum with boots of blud

Wit pitchfawk and with club

Chant ...

Swampland

Quixanne, ah'm in its grip

Quixanne, ah'm in its grip

Sinken in the mud

Patron-saint of the Bog.

They cum with boots of blud

Wit pitchfawk and with club

Chant ...

Sweetheart Come

Come over here, babe

It ain't that bad

I don't claim to understand

The troubles that you've had

But the dogs you say they fed you to

Lay their muzzles in your lap

Sweetheart Come

Come over here, babe

It ain't that bad

I don't claim to understand

The troubles that you've had

But the dogs you say they fed you to

Lay their muzzles in your lap

Sweetheart Come

Come over here, babe

It ain't that bad

I don't claim to understand

The troubles that you've had

But the dogs you say they fed you to

Lay their muzzles in your lap

A ...

Swing Low

How is little Thomas Magee?

Thomas Magee, he swallowed a key

Jedediah, little Thomas Magee

Holly holly, just let him be...

His wife now, little Thomas Magee

called his ke ...

Swing Low

How is little Thomas Magee?

Thomas Magee, he swallowed a key

Jedediah, little Thomas Magee

Holly holly, just let him be...

His wife now, little Thomas Magee

called his ke ...

The Ballad Of Robert Moore And Betty Coltraine

There was a thick-set man with frog-eyes was standing at the door

And a little bald man with wing-nuts ears was waiting in the car

Well, Robert Moore passed the frog-eyed man as he walke ...

The Ballad Of Robert Moore And Betty Coltraine

There was a thick-set man with frog-eyes was standing at the door

And a little bald man with wing-nuts ears was waiting in the car

Well, Robert Moore passed the frog-eyed man as he walke ...

The Ballad of Robert Moore and Betty Coltrane

There was a thick set man with frog eyes

who was standing by the door

and a little bald man with wing-nut ears

was waiting in the car

Well Robert Moore passed the frog-eyed ...

The Ballad of Robert Moore and Betty Coltrane

There was a thick set man with frog eyes

who was standing by the door

and a little bald man with wing-nut ears

was waiting in the car

Well Robert Moore passed the frog-eyed ...

The Ballad Of Robert Moore And Betty Coltrane

There was a thick-set man with frog-eyes was standing at the door And a little bald man with wing-nut ears was waiting in the car Well, Robert Moore passed the frog-eyed man as he walked into the bar ...

The Big Hurt

Nick performed this for the Italian film Mojo, along with Gallon Drunk and it is available on a CD called Soho.





Now it begins, now that you're gone

Needles and pins, twi ...

The Big Hurt

Nick performed this for the Italian film Mojo, along with Gallon Drunk and it is available on a CD called Soho.





Now it begins, now that you're gone

Needles and pins, twi ...

The Briddle Path

Luck kissed my brow and held me close

Said, ''I can no longer stay

My brother will watch over you

While I'm gone away"



"You two will get on fine," he said

B ...

The Carnival Is Over

(T. Springfield, F. Farian)



Say goodbye, my one true lover

And we'll steal a lover's song

How it breaks my heart to leave you

Now the carnival has gone


The Carnival Is Over

(T. Springfield, F. Farian)



Say goodbye, my one true lover

And we'll steal a lover's song

How it breaks my heart to leave you

Now the carnival has gone


The Carnival Is Over

Say goodbye, my one true lover

And we'll steal a lover's song

How it breaks my heart to leave you

Now the carnival has gone



Oh my love, the dawn is breaking

And my ...

The Carny

And no-one saw the Carny go

And the weeks flew by

Until they moved on the show

Leaving his caravan behind

It was parked out on the south east ridge

And as the compan ...

The Carny

And no-one saw the Carny go

And the weeks flew by

Until they moved on the show

Leaving his caravan behind

It was parked out on the south east ridge

And as the compan ...

The Carny

And no-one saw the carny go

And the weeks flew by

Until they moved on the show

Leaving his caravan behind

It was parked out on the south east ridge

And as the company cro ...

The Curse of Millhaven

I live in a town called millhaven
And it's small and it's mean and it's cold
But if you come around just as the sun goes down
You can watch the whole town turn to gold
It's around about then that ...

The Curse Of Millhaven

I live in a town called Millhaven

And it's small and it's mean and it's cold

But if you come around just as the sun goes down

You can watch the whole thing turn to gold

It' ...

The Curse Of Millhaven

I live in a town called Millhaven

And it's small and it's mean and it's cold

But if you come around just as the sun goes down

You can watch the whole town turn to gold

It's aro ...

The Dim Locator

Inanimational items elude I, and

In-an-emotional-motion I swallow my

Motive of quicker location is slammed

my dim chance of skipping this thick world is thin

They call me D ...

The Dim Locator

Inanimational items elude I, and

In-an-emotional-motion I swallow my

Motive of quicker location is slammed

my dim chance of skipping this thick world is thin

They call me D ...

The Friend Catcher

I, cigarette fingers

puff and poke

puff and poking the smoke

touches the ground





You, your lungs and your wrists

they throb like trains

choo ch ...

The Friend Catcher

I, cigarette fingers

puff and poke

puff and poking the smoke

touches the ground





You, your lungs and your wrists

they throb like trains

choo ch ...

The Good Hun

One more land gone

One more land gone

One more land...





One more land gone

One more land gone

One more land is gone...





The Good ...

The Good Hun

One more land gone

One more land gone

One more land...





One more land gone

One more land gone

One more land is gone...





The Good ...

The Good Son

One more man gone

One more man gone

One more man is gone



The good son walks into the field

He is a tiller, he has a tiller's hands

But down in his heart now ...

The Good Son

One more man gone

One more man gone

One more man is gone



The good son walks into the field

He is a tiller, he has a tiller's hands

But down in his heart now ...

The Good Son

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(l,m) Cave

(p) Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

< Nick Cave: vocals, piano, hammond, harmonica; ...

The Good Son (Nick Cave Version)

One more man gone

One more man gone

One more man is gone



The good son walks into the field

He is a tiller, he has a tiller's hands

But down in his heart now ...

The Good Son (Nick Cave Version)

One more man gone

One more man gone

One more man is gone



The good son walks into the field

He is a tiller, he has a tiller's hands

But down in his heart now ...

The Hammer Song

I set out on monday

The night was cold and vast

And my brother slept



And though I left quite quietly

My father raged and raged

And my mother wept

The Hammer Song

I set out on monday

The night was cold and vast

And my brother slept



And though I left quite quietly

My father raged and raged

And my mother wept

The Hammer Song

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(l,m) Cave

(p) Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

< Nick Cave: vocals, piano, hammond, harmonica; ...

The Hammer Song (in album kicking against the pric

(A. Harvey)



Oh please don't send me out

Said the man with the hammer, hammering the anvil

I been walking on a road of rocks

And I keep on hammering, keep on hammer ...

The Hammer Song (in album kicking against the pric

(A. Harvey)



Oh please don't send me out

Said the man with the hammer, hammering the anvil

I been walking on a road of rocks

And I keep on hammering, keep on hammer ...

The Hammer Song (in album kicking against the pricks)

(A. Harvey)



Oh please don't send me out

Said the man with the hammer, hammering the anvil

I been walking on a road of rocks

And I keep on hammering, keep on hammering, ...

The Hammer Song (in album kicking against the pricks)

(A. Harvey)



Oh please don't send me out

Said the man with the hammer, hammering the anvil

I been walking on a road of rocks

And I keep on hammering, keep on hammering, ...

The Kindness of Strangers

They found mary bellows cuffed to the bed
With a rag in her mouth and a bullet in her head
O poor mary bellows
She'd grown up hungry, she'd grown up poor
She left her home in arkansas
O poor mary ...

The Kindness Of Strangers

They found Mary Bellows cuffed tot he bed

With a rag in her mouth and a bullet in her head

O poor Mary Bellows



She'd grown up hungry, she'd grown up poor

So she lef ...

The Kindness Of Strangers

They found Mary Bellows cuffed to the bed

With a rag in her mouth and a bullet in her head

O poor Mary Bellows



She'd grown up hungry, she'd grown up poor

She left her ho ...

The Loom of The Land

It was the dirty end of winter
Along the loom of the land
When I walked with sweet sally
Hand upon hand

And the wind it bit bitter
For a boy of no means
With no shoes on his feet
And a knife ...

The Loom Of The Land

It was the dirty end of winter

Along the loom of the land

When I walked with sweet Sally

Hand upon hand



And the wind it bit bitter

For a boy of no means

The Loom Of The Land

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(l,m) Nick Cave

(p) Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

< Nick Cave: vocals, piano, organ; Mick Ha ...

The Mercy Seat

It began when they come took me from my home

And put me in Dead Row,

Of which I am nearly wholly innocent, you know.

And I'll say it again

I..am..not..afraid..to..die.

The Mercy Seat

It began when they come took me from my home

And put me in Dead Row,

Of which I am nearly wholly innocent, you know.

And I'll say it again

I..am..not..afraid..to..die.

The Mercy Seat

It began when they come took me from my home

And put me in Dead Row,

Of which I am nearly wholly innocent, you know.

And I'll say it again

I.. am.. not.. afraid.. to.. die. ...

The Mercy Seat - Santuario (Spanish Version)

Todo comenzo cuando vinieron a sacarme de casa

Y me pusieron en la cuerda

De lo cual estoy muy cerca de ser del todo inocente, tu sabes

Y lo dire nuevamente

Yo...no...temo. ...

The Mercy Seat - Santuario (Spanish Version)

Todo comenzo cuando vinieron a sacarme de casa

Y me pusieron en la cuerda

De lo cual estoy muy cerca de ser del todo inocente, tu sabes

Y lo dire nuevamente

Yo...no...temo. ...

The Moon Is In The Gutter

The moon is in the gutter

And the stars wash down the sink

I am the king of the blues

I scape the clay off my shoes

And wade down the gutter and the moon

The moon bl ...

The Moon Is In The Gutter

The moon is in the gutter

And the stars wash down the sink

I am the king of the blues

I scape the clay off my shoes

And wade down the gutter and the moon

The moon bl ...

The Moon Is In The Gutter

The moon is in the gutter

And the stars wash down the sink

I am the king of the blues

I scape the clay off my shoes

And wade down the gutter and the moon



The moon ...

The Ship Song

Come sail your ships around me

And burn your bridges down.

We make a little history baby

Every time you come around.

Come loose your dogs upon me

And let your hair h ...

The Ship Song

Come sail your ships around me

And burn your bridges down.

We make a little history baby

Every time you come around.

Come loose your dogs upon me

And let your hair h ...

The Ship Song

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(l,m) Cave

(p) Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

< Nick Cave: vocals, piano, hammond, harmonica; ...

The Singer

(Cash, Daniels)



As I walk these narrow streets

Where a million passin feet have trod before me

With my guitar in my hand

Suddenly I realize nobody knows me

...

The Singer

(Cash, Daniels)



As I walk these narrow streets

Where a million passin feet have trod before me

With my guitar in my hand

Suddenly I realize nobody knows me

...

The Singer

As I walk these narrow streets

Where a million passin feet have trod before me

With my guitar in my hand

Suddenly I realize nobody knows me



Where yesterday the multitude ...

The Six Strings That Drew Blood

Guitar thug blew into town

His eyes like wheels spinnin' round

Jerkin-off at every sound

Layin' all his crosses down

O yeah

He got Six Strings

The Six Strings ...

The Six Strings That Drew Blood

Guitar thug blew into town

His eyes like wheels spinnin' round

Jerkin-off at every sound

Layin' all his crosses down

O yeah

He got Six Strings

The Six Strings ...

The Six Strings That Drew Blood

Guitar thug blew into town.

His eyes like wheels spinnin' round.

Jerkin-off at every sound.

Layin' all his crosses down.

O yeah.

He got Six Strings.

The Six S ...

The Sorrowful Wife

I married my wife on the day of the eclipse

Our friends awarded her courage with gifts

Now as the nights grow longer and the season shifts

I look to my sorrowful wife

Who i ...

The Sorrowful Wife

I married my wife on the day of the eclipse

Our friends awarded her courage with gifts

Now as the nights grow longer and the season shifts

I look to my sorrowful wife

Who i ...

The Sorrowful Wife

I married my wife on the day of the eclipse

Our friends awarded her courage with gifts

Now as the nights grow longer and the season shifts

I look to my sorrowful wife

Who is qu ...

The Sweetest Embrace

From the album Oedipus Schmoedipus by Barry Adamson



Our time is done my love

We've laid it all to waste

One thousand moonlit kisses

can't sweeten this bitter taste ...

The Sweetest Embrace

From the album Oedipus Schmoedipus by Barry Adamson



Our time is done my love

We've laid it all to waste

One thousand moonlit kisses

can't sweeten this bitter taste ...

The Train Song

Tell me how long's the train been gone?

Tell me how long's the train been gone?

And was she there?

And was she there?

Tell me how long's the train been gone?



...

The Train Song

Tell me how long's the train been gone?

Tell me how long's the train been gone?

And was she there?

And was she there?

Tell me how long's the train been gone?



...

The Train Song

Tell me how long's the train been gone?

Tell me how long's the train been gone?

And was she there? And was she there?

Tell me how long's the train been gone?



Tell me how ...

The Weeping Song

Go son, go down to the water

And see the women weeping there

Then go up into the mountains

The men, they are weeping too.

Father, why are all the women weeping?

They ...

The Weeping Song

Go son, go down to the water

And see the women weeping there

Then go up into the mountains

The men, they are weeping too.

Father, why are all the women weeping?

They ...

The Weeping Song

Go son, go down to the water

And see the women weeping there

Then go up into the mountains

The men, they are weeping too

Father, why are all the women weeping?

They ...

The Willow Garden

Down in the willow garden, me and my love did meet

And as we sat a-courting, my love fell off to sleep

I had a bottle of burgundy wine; my love, she did not know

And so I poisoned ...

The Willow Garden

Down in the willow garden, me and my love did meet

And as we sat a-courting, my love fell off to sleep

I had a bottle of burgundy wine; my love, she did not know

And so I poisoned ...

The Witness Song

Yeah, yeah

Well, well

I took a walk down to the port

Where strangers meet and do consort

All blinkered with desire

And a winter fog moved thickly on

A winter ...

The Witness Song

Yeah, yeah

Well, well

I took a walk down to the port

Where strangers meet and do consort

All blinkered with desire

And a winter fog moved thickly on

A winter ...

The Witness Song

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(l,m) Cave

(p) Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds

< Nick Cave: vocals, piano, hammond, harmonica; ...

There is a Kingdom

Just like a bird that sings up the sun
In a dawn so very dark
Such is my faith for you
Such is my faith
And all the world's darkness can't swallow up
A single spark
Such is my love for you
Such ...

There Is A Kingdom

Just like a bird

That sings up the sun

In a dawn so very dark

Such is my faith for you

Such is my faith

A single spark

Can't swallow up

Such is my love ...

There Is A Light

Hey there sugar where ya gunna go?

I'm going downtown Daddy-O

What ya gunna do when you get there, girl?

I'm gunna get messed up in a God-Shaped Hole

Hey Mr Hophead, what y ...

There Is A Light

Hey there sugar where ya gunna go?

I'm going downtown Daddy-O

What ya gunna do when you get there, girl?

I'm gunna get messed up in a God-Shaped Hole

Hey Mr Hophead, what y ...

There Is A Light

From the batman forever soundtrack.





Hey there sugar where ya gunna go?

I'm going downtown daddy-o

What ya gunna do when you get there, girl?

I'm gunna get messed ...

There is a Town

There is a town
Where I was born
Far far away
Across the sea

And in that town
Where I was born
I would dream
That one day
I would leave
And cross the sea

And so it goes
And so it seems
...

There Is A Town

There is a town

Where I was born

Far far away

Across the sea



And in that town

Where I was born

I would dream

That one day

I would leave ...

There Is A Town

There is a town

Where I was born

Far far away

Across the sea



And in that town

Where I was born

I would dream

That one day

I would leave

And ...

Thirsty Dog

I know you've heard it all before

But I'm sorry for this three year war

For the setting up of camps

and wire and trenches

I'm sorry for the other night

I know sorry ...

Thirsty Dog

I know you've heard it all before

But I'm sorry for this three year war

For the setting up of camps

and wire and trenches

I'm sorry for the other night

I know sorry ...

Thirsty Dog

I know you've heard it all before

But I'm sorry for this three year war

For the setting up of camps

and wire and trenches

I'm sorry for the other night

I know sorry ...

Time Jesum Transeuntum Et Non Riverentum

Hidden track on the X-Files TV series soundtrack.





We were called to the forest,

and we went down.

A wind wind blew warm and eloquent,





We w ...

Time Jesum Transeuntum Et Non Riverentum

Hidden track on the X-Files TV series soundtrack.





We were called to the forest,

and we went down.

A wind wind blew warm and eloquent,





We w ...

To Be By Your Side

(Cave / Coulais)



Across the oceans across the seas,

Over forests of blackened trees.

Through valleys so still we dare not breathe,

To be by your side.


...

To Be By Your Side

(Cave / Coulais)



Across the oceans across the seas,

Over forests of blackened trees.

Through valleys so still we dare not breathe,

To be by your side.


...

Tower Of Song

From I'm Your Fan, a Leonard Cohen tribute album



Well my friends are gone and my hair is grey

I ache in the places I used to play

And I'm crazy for love but I'm not comin ...

Tower Of Song

From I'm Your Fan, a Leonard Cohen tribute album



Well my friends are gone and my hair is grey

I ache in the places I used to play

And I'm crazy for love but I'm not comin ...

Train Long Suffering

I know you've heard it all before

But I'm sorry for this three year war

For the setting up of camps

and wire and trenches

I'm sorry for the other night

I know sorry it do ...

Train Long Suffering

Woo-wooooooo Woo!

In the name of pain!

(In the name of pain and suffering)

In the name of pain!

(In the name of pain and suffering)

There comes a train!

(Ther ...

Train Long-Suffering

Woo-wooooooo Woo!

In the name of pain!

(In the name of pain and suffering)

In the name of pain!

(In the name of pain and suffering)

There comes a train!

(Ther ...

Train Long-Suffering

Woo-wooooooo Woo!

In the name of pain!

(In the name of pain and suffering)

In the name of pain!

(In the name of pain and suffering)

There comes a train!

(Ther ...

Train Long-Suffering

Woo-wooooooo Woo!

In the name of pain!

(In the name of pain and suffering)

In the name of pain!

(In the name of pain and suffering)

There comes a train!

(There come ...

Truck Love

Truck love! Right here!

Truck love! Right now!

Bewitched by pure power. That's truck love!

In the gully of your choice. Truck love!

Jam-up on a leaping tree. Head on! Head ...

Truck Love

Truck love! Right here!

Truck love! Right now!

Bewitched by pure power. That's truck love!

In the gully of your choice. Truck love!

Jam-up on a leaping tree. Head on! Head ...

Tupelo

Looka yonder! Looka yonder!

Looka yonder! A big black cloud come!

A big black cloud come!

O comes to Tupelo. Comes to Tupelo





Yonder on the horizon

Yo ...

Tupelo

Looka yonder! Looka yonder!

Looka yonder! A big black cloud come!

A big black cloud come!

O comes to Tupelo. Comes to Tupelo





Yonder on the horizon

Yo ...

Tupelo

Looka yonder! Looka yonder!

Looka yonder! A big black cloud come!

O comes to Tupelo. Comes to Tupelo.



Yonder on the horizon.

Stopped at the mighty river and

...

Tupelo Blues

(John Lee Hooker 1959)



A song which was a likely inspiration for Tupelo. Nick's song is also available.



Tupelo Blues - John Lee Hooker (3:23) (from the album The Countr ...

Tupelo Blues

(John Lee Hooker 1959)



A song which was a likely inspiration for Tupelo. Nick's song is also available.



Tupelo Blues - John Lee Hooker (3:23) (from the album The Countr ...

Tupelo Blues (Traditional Version)

Did ya read about the flood?

Happened long time ago,

In Tupelo, Mississippi.

There were thousands o' lives,

Destroyed.



It rained, it rained,

Both nig ...

Tupelo Blues (Traditional Version)

Did ya read about the flood?

Happened long time ago,

In Tupelo, Mississippi.

There were thousands o' lives,

Destroyed.



It rained, it rained,

Both nig ...

Up Jumped The Devil

O My O My

What a wretched life

I was born on the day

That my poor mother died

I was cut from her belly

With a stanley knife

My daddy did a jig

With the ...

Up Jumped The Devil

O My O My

What a wretched life

I was born on the day

That my poor mother died

I was cut from her belly

With a stanley knife

My daddy did a jig

With the ...

Up Jumped The Devil

O My O My

What a wretched life

I was born on the day

That my poor mother died

I was cut from her belly

With a stanley knife

My daddy did a jig

With the drunk ...

Up Jumped The Devil - Saltado El Demonio (Spanish Version)

Oh Mi Oh Mi

Como una desventurada vida

Yo naci el dia

Que mi madre murio

Fui cortado de su vientre

con un cuchillo inoxidable

Mi Papi hizo una jiga

Con ...

Up Jumped The Devil - Saltado El Demonio (Spanish Version)

Oh Mi Oh Mi

Como una desventurada vida

Yo naci el dia

Que mi madre murio

Fui cortado de su vientre

con un cuchillo inoxidable

Mi Papi hizo una jiga

Con ...

Viviane

These lyrics were taken from an edition of The Witness, the Official fan newsletter.



Viviane

I will love you till the last nail has been driven in





Viviane ...

Viviane

These lyrics were taken from an edition of The Witness, the Official fan newsletter.



Viviane

I will love you till the last nail has been driven in





Viviane ...

Vixo

Ah fed Vixo on ev'ry fear 'n' fret 'n' phobia

Til it nor ah could stand the strain no longer

Sucked a chicken bone, tossed it in the corner

Raisin up like Lazaurs, up, up from its ...

Vixo

Ah fed Vixo on ev'ry fear 'n' fret 'n' phobia

Til it nor ah could stand the strain no longer

Sucked a chicken bone, tossed it in the corner

Raisin up like Lazaurs, up, up from its ...

Wade In The Water

Printed in J. Silverman, American History Songbook. Nick has sung his version of this song live.



(Chorus)

Wade in the water.

Wade in the water, children.

Wade in t ...

Wade In The Water

Printed in J. Silverman, American History Songbook. Nick has sung his version of this song live.



(Chorus)

Wade in the water.

Wade in the water, children.

Wade in t ...

Wade In The Water (Traditional Version)

(Chorus)

Wade in the water.

Wade in the water, children.

Wade in the water.

God's gonna trouble the water.





Jordon's water is chilly and cold.

...

Wade In The Water (Traditional Version)

(Chorus)

Wade in the water.

Wade in the water, children.

Wade in the water.

God's gonna trouble the water.





Jordon's water is chilly and cold.

...

Wanted Man

I'm a wanted man, wanted man...

I'm wanted, I'm a wanted man...

Oh yeah...

yeah...

ah honey, I'm a wanted man





I'm a wanted man in California, I'm a w ...

Wanted Man

I'm a wanted man, wanted man...

I'm wanted, I'm a wanted man...

Oh yeah...

yeah...

ah honey, I'm a wanted man





I'm a wanted man in California, I'm a w ...

Wanted Man

I'm a wanted man, wanted man...

I'm wanted, I'm a wanted man...

Oh yeah...

yeah...

ah honey, I'm a wanted man.



I'm a wanted man in California, I'm a wanted man in ...

Watching Alice

Alice wakes

It is morning

She is yawning

As she walks about the room

Her hair falls down her breast

She is naked and it is June



Standing at the windo ...

Watching Alice

Alice wakes

It is morning

She is yawning

As she walks about the room

Her hair falls down her breast

She is naked and it is June



Standing at the windo ...

Watching Alice

Alice wakes

It is morning

She is yawning

As she walks about the room

Her hair falls down her breast

She is naked and it is June



Standing at the window

...

Watching Alice - Mirando A Alicia (Spanish Version)

Alicia despierta

Es de maana

Ella esta bostezando

Como ella camina por el cuarto

Sus cabellos caen bajo sus pechos

Ella esta desnuda y es Junio




...

Watching Alice - Mirando A Alicia (Spanish Version)

Alicia despierta

Es de maana

Ella esta bostezando

Como ella camina por el cuarto

Sus cabellos caen bajo sus pechos

Ella esta desnuda y es Junio




...

Way

***************************************

Nick Cave & The Badseeds - Stow-a-way

***************************************





Hey hey I am the stow-a-way

Hey hey I ...

We Came Along This Road

I left by the back door

With my wife's lover's smoking gun

I don't know what I was hoping for

I hit the road at a run

I was your lover

I was your man

There ne ...

We Came Along This Road

I left by the back door

With my wife's lover's smoking gun

I don't know what I was hoping for

I hit the road at a run

I was your lover

I was your man

There ne ...

We Came Along This Road

I left by the back door

With my wife's lover's smoking gun

I don't know what I was hoping for

I hit the road at a run

I was your lover

I was your man

There never wa ...

Well Of Misery

Along crags and sunless cracks I go

Up rib of rock, donw spine of stone

I dare not slumber where the right winds whistle

Lest her creeping-soul clutch this heart of thistle
...

Well Of Misery

Along crags and sunless cracks I go

Up rib of rock, donw spine of stone

I dare not slumber where the right winds whistle

Lest her creeping-soul clutch this heart of thistle
...

West Country Girl

With a crooked smile and a heart-shaped face
Comes from the west country where the birds sing bass
She's got a house-big heart where we all live
And plead and council and forgive
Her widow's peak, ...

West Country Girl

With a crooked smile

And a heart-shaped face

Comes from the West country

Where the birds sing bass

She's got a house-big heart

Where we all live

And plead an ...

What A Wonderful World

(Weiss/Douglas)



I see trees of green, red roses too

I watch them bloom for me and you

And I think to myself: What a Wonderful World





I see skies of ...

What A Wonderful World

(Weiss/Douglas)



I see trees of green, red roses too

I watch them bloom for me and you

And I think to myself: What a Wonderful World





I see skies of ...

What A Wonderful World

(WeissDouglas)



I see trees of green, red roses too

I watch them bloom for me and you

And I think to myself: What a Wonderful World





I see skies of blue, cl ...

What Can I Give You

*************************************************

Nick Cave & The Badseeds - What Can I Give You?

*************************************************

From a Frech promo CD given awa ...

What Can I Give You?

From a Frech promo CD given away with Henry's Dream.



All my life I failed to see

One good thing standing in front of me

And the planets gravitate around you

And th ...

What Can I Give You?

From a Frech promo CD given away with Henry's Dream.



All my life I failed to see

One good thing standing in front of me

And the planets gravitate around you

And th ...

When I First Came to Town

When I first came to town
All the people gathered round
They bought me drinks
Lord, how they quickly changed their tune

When I first came to town
People took me round from end to end
Like some ...

When I First Came To Town

When I first came to town

All the people gathered round

They bought me drinks

Lord, how they quickly changed their tune



When I first came to town

People took ...

When I First Came To Town

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(l,m) Nick Cave

(Inspired by the traditional song 'Katie Cruel')

(p) Nick Cave & The Bad ...

Where Do We Go Now but Nowhere

I remember a girl so very well
The carnival drums all mad in the air
Grim reapers and skeletons and a missionary bell
O where do we go now but nowhere

In a colonial hotel we fucked up the sun
A ...

Where Do We Go Now But Nowhere

I remember a girl so very well,

The carnival drums all mad in the air

Grim reapers and skeletons and a missionary bell,

O where do we go now but nowhere ?



In a colo ...

Where The Action Is

Where streets start getting wild

Well you're moving on down on the other side of the tracks

Would you cross that line baby, there ain't no turning back

Some raise and I don't ever ...

Where The Action Is

Where streets start getting wild

Well you're moving on down on the other side of the tracks

Would you cross that line baby, there ain't no turning back

Some raise and I don't ever ...

Where The Wild Roses Grow

They call me the wild rose
But my name was elisa day
Why they call me it I do not know
For my name was elisa day
From the first day I saw her I knew she was the one
She stared in my eyes and smil ...

Where The Wild Roses Grow

They call me The Wild Rose

But my name was Elisa Day

Why they call me it I do not know

For my name was Elisa Day



From the first day I saw I knew she was the one

Where The Wild Roses Grow(feat. Kylie Minogue

They call me The Wild Rose

But my name was Elisa Day

Why they call me it I do not know

For my name was Elisa Day

From the first day I saw her I knew she was the one

...

Where The Wild Roses Grow(feat. Kylie Minogue

They call me The Wild Rose

But my name was Elisa Day

Why they call me it I do not know

For my name was Elisa Day

From the first day I saw her I knew she was the one

...

Where The Wild Roses Grow
(feat. Kylie Minogue)

[Chorus:]

They call me The Wild Rose

But my name was Elisa Day

Why they call me it I do not know

For my name was Elisa Day



From the first day I saw her I knew she ...

Where The Wild Roses Grow
(feat. Kylie Minogue)

[Chorus:]

They call me The Wild Rose

But my name was Elisa Day

Why they call me it I do not know

For my name was Elisa Day



From the first day I saw her I knew she ...

Wild Rose

They call me the wild rose

but my name was Elisa Day

Why they call me it I do not know

For my name was Elisa Day



>From the first day I saw her I knew she was the o ...

Wild World

Hold me up baby for I may fall

Hold my dish-rag body tall

Our bodies melt together (we are one)

Post crucifixion baby, and all undone.





It's a wild world

Wild World

Hold me up baby for I may fall

Hold my dish-rag body tall

Our bodies melt together (we are one)

Post crucifixion baby, and all undone.





It's a wild world

Wings Off Flies

She loves me, she loves me not

She loves me, she loves me not

We-e-ll, ah've spent seven days and seven nights

tryin to get sunk in this brine

Don't turn on ya water-works< ...

Wings Off Flies

She loves me, she loves me not

She loves me, she loves me not

We-e-ll, ah've spent seven days and seven nights

tryin to get sunk in this brine

Don't turn on ya water-works< ...

Wonderful Life

Come in, babe

Across these purple fields

The sun has sunk behind you

Across these purple fields

That idiot-boy in the corner

Is speaking deviated truths

Come ...

Wonderful Life

Come in, babe

Across these purple fields

The sun has sunk behind you

Across these purple fields

That idiot-boy in the corner

Is speaking deviated truths

Come ...

Wonderful Life

Come in, babe

Across these purple fields

The sun has sunk behind you

Across these purple fields

That idiot-boy in the corner

Is speaking deviated truths

Come on, ad ...

Yard

In our yard

How many chickens can we count

on our fingers and toes

on their toes

sitting on fathers hole

siting on his chest

crushing rocks of dirt

the ...

Young Hunting (Traditional Version)

It happened on one evening late,

As the maid was going to bed,

She heard a sound, a beautiful sound,

That made her heart feel glad.





She thought it was her b ...

Young Hunting (Traditional Version)

It happened on one evening late,

As the maid was going to bed,

She heard a sound, a beautiful sound,

That made her heart feel glad.





She thought it was her b ...

Young Hunting (tranditional version)

It happened on one evening late,

As the maid was going to bed,

She heard a sound, a beautiful sound,

That made her heart feel glad.





She thought it was her b ...

Young Hunting (tranditional version)

It happened on one evening late,

As the maid was going to bed,

She heard a sound, a beautiful sound,

That made her heart feel glad.





She thought it was her b ...

Your Funeral My Trial

I am a crooked man

And I've walked a crooked mile

Night, the shameless widow

Doffed her weeds, in a pile

The stars all winked at me

They shamed a child

Your f ...

Your Funeral My Trial

I am a crooked man

And I've walked a crooked mile

Night, the shameless widow

Doffed her weeds, in a pile

The stars all winked at me

They shamed a child

Your f ...

Your Funeral... My Trial

I am a crooked man

And I've walked a crooked mile

Night, the shameless widow

Doffed her weeds, in a pile

The stars all winked at me

They shamed a child

Your f ...

Your Funeral... My Trial

I am a crooked man

And I've walked a crooked mile

Night, the shameless widow

Doffed her weeds, in a pile

The stars all winked at me

They shamed a child

Your funeral ...

Zoo Music Girl

Zoo-music girl, zoo-music girl

Our ligfe together is a hollow tooth,

spit out the shells, spit out the shells,

You know exactly what I'm talking about

Don't drag the orches ...

Zoo Music Girl

Zoo-music girl, zoo-music girl

Our ligfe together is a hollow tooth,

spit out the shells, spit out the shells,

You know exactly what I'm talking about

Don't drag the orches ...