I work in dark factories --- a cog in the big wheel
Driving grey satanic mills and weaving sad stories.
And faceless masters --- oh, they pay me plenty ---
Crumbs from their luncheon packs, harsh w ...
Nobody sees her here, her eyes are slowly closing.
If she should want some peace, she sits there, without moving,
And puts a pillow over the phone.
And if she feels like dancing no one will know it ...
Wet wind on the sidewalk: I'm staring at the rain.
Walking up the street, yeah, and walking down again.
And my feet are tired and my brain is numb.
See that broken neon sign saying, hey, in you com ...
Bad-yes'n she's bad-eyed and she's loveless. a young man's fancy and an old man's dream. I'm self raising and I flower in her company. give me no sugar without her cream. she's a warm fart at ch
From early days of infancy, through trembling years
Of youth, long murky middle-age and final hours
Long in the tooth, he is the hundred names of terror ---
Creature you love the least. picture his ...
You're taking chances. and your reputation's going down.
Going out in the night-time. you think you make no sound.
But you don't fool me. `cos I know what you feel.
If you ignore the things I say - ...
The mist rolls off the beaches: the train rolls into the station. weekend happiness seekers --- pent-up saturation. well, we don't mean anyone any harm, we weren't on the glasgow train. see you
E ple ...
Marty loved the sound of the stolen mandolin.
Somebody took it on a dare in the night-time.
Run up to the radio, calling out to the wind.
Now, bring it, bring it back at least an hour before flight ...
Just a little touch of make-up; just a little touch of bull;
Just a little 3-chord trick embedded in your platform soul;
You can wear a gold piaget on your semaphore wrist;
You can dance the old ad ...
From a dead beat to an old greaser, here's thinking of you.
You won't remember the long nights; coffee bars;
Black tights and white thighs in shop windows where blonde assistants fully-fashioned a w ...
In the dark of the city backwoods, something stirs then slips away.
Law and order in darkest knightsbridge. crime and punishment at play.
Hey, mr. policeman won't you come on over. hook me up to the ...
There was a time when you were so young and walked in their way.
They made you feel they loved you all-seeing they say.
You're going wrong if their game you don't play
And that the song I sing will ...
Breaking hearts in a market town. she eats filet of sole
And washes it down with sparkling wine.
Nice girl, but a bad girl's better. qualifies in both ways
To my mind. but now she's kissing willie. ...
``hello. this is `law of the bungle part ii'. by the way, I'm martin
Barre; but sometimes I'm an owl, and my feathers are really smooth,
And when I feel romantic I like to dress up in men's clothing ...
Fires on the mountain, and the dogs bark.
Crash of the ocean swelling: crickets in the dark.
The temperature is rising. the village gets no sleep.
It's hardly surprising, given the hot company they ...
Smile your little smile --- take some tea with me awhile.
Brush away that black cloud from your shoulder.
Twitch your whiskers. feel that you're really real.
Another tea-time --- another day older. ...
Now if you think ray blew it, there was nothing to it. they patched him up as good as new. you can see him every day --- riding down the queen's highway, handing out his small cigars to the kids
Cut along the dotted line --- slip in and seal the flap.
Postal competition crazy, though you wear the dunce's cap. w
In a fortnight in ibiza --- line up for the big hand out.
You'll never know unl ...
Roll yer own. don't mean you got no money.
Only that you got no opportunity to shake it with that friend of mine.
Roll yer own if you can't buy readymade;
You won't be satisfied when you feel the s ...
She moves with machinery for the fancy sports car trade.
Part of the industrial process: she sees that they stay made.
She works from early a.m.. they work her to the bone.
When I call her in the e ...
Her love is like a candle: you light it up at night.
Her heart is like a pack of cards: one chance to guess it right.
Sometimes I do.
She's got a tongue like a viper, but she can whisper like a dov ...
Oh, I feel sympathy. be grateful my son for what you get.
Expression and passion. ten days for watching the sunset;
When I was your age amusement we made for ourselves.
``permission to breathe sir, ...
Shake a leg, it's the big rush, can't find a taxi can't find a bus.
Bodies jammed in the underground evacuating london town.
Nowhere to put your feet as the big store shoppers and the pavements meet ...
The the disc brakes drag, the chequered flag sweeps across the oil-slick track. the young man's home; dry as a bone. his helmet off, he waves: the crowd waves back. one lap victory roll. gladiat
In all my lives, I never knew anyone like you before.
Woke up one day, swore I heard the sound of heaven knocking on my door.
And after all these years long passing,
Time to reflect, no time for wa ...
Down at the church the flower girl sits. legs innocent, apart.
I make the picture puzzle fit to start your heart.
Painted sister stopped beside. a word upon her saintly lip.
Perhaps admonishing the ...
Got a hair shirt round my shoulder. got a cold stew in my spoon.
And I'm falling on my head, lifting feet of lead ---
Now it's got me baying at the moon.
Well, there's a race on for tomorrow. I'm s ...
I've been about dizzy now, to be sad as a man will be.
I've been about dizzy now, to be sad as a man will be.
Don't miss my point of view, without lookin'you won't see.
You 'bout to believe it now: ...
The old rocker wore his hair too long, wore his trouser cuffs too tight. unfashionable to the end --- drank his ale too light. death's head belt buckle --- yesterday's dreams --- the transport c
I'm going up the `pool from down the smoke below
To taste my mum's jam sarnies and see our aunty flo.
The candyfloss salesman watches ladies in the sand
Down for a freaky weekend in the hope that t ...
I was in my watering-hole with some ugly friends of mine
When he door came off it's hinges like a cork from fizzy wine.
He said, ``my name is jesus: I'm the leader of the band.
Got to set up my equ ...
I review my past through wicked windows framed in silver
And hung in toughened glass, upon my face, around and over.
Now and then: memories of men who loved me.
No stolen kiss - could match their m ...