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Summertime
Hotel Room
Marshall's House
Lighthouse And Buildings
Cape Cod Morning
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People In The Sun
Tables For Ladies
Automat
Yawl Riding A Swell
Room In Brooklyn
Gas




Summertime
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She told the sun when to shine
Told the sky just what to do
She said she told it all she'd been through.
She made it blue

She warned the rain not to fall,
Told the clouds where to go
You bet they went there 'cos she's in the know
I love her so

Here she comes again
Not sure what she said
Think "I can raise the dead"
This season's mine
Oh yeah… summertime

From the cool grey in the hallway
To the white heat on the stairs
Every colour in its place
She put them there
But who was the genius that gave her the greenest
Eyes in the world

Here she comes again
Not sure what she said
Think "I can raise the dead"
The season's mine
Oh yeah… summertime

Here she comes again
Not sure what she said
Think "I can raise the dead"
The seasons mine
Oh yeah… summertime



Hotel Room
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Don't stop let crying I'd be lying
If I said it didn't turn me on
You sent me reeling no feeling
Left in this old heart for anyone

Can't you see? Can't you hear?
Can't you feel the end is near?
Born in a star raised by the moon
Safe tonight in your
Hotel room

Don't stop your howling you're an animal
And I get to share a cage with you
Your light still shining and I'm in
Your capable little hands all night long

Enjoy your journey, enjoy your ride
Don't let it slip outside
Born in a star raised by the moon
Safe tonight in your
Hotel room



Marshall's House
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We know a place where you can work it all out
We're going down to Marshall's House
Jimi play your black guitar
You too late too early, tomorrow too far

If you should start to feel a little ill
Don't you try to run or say what you feel
If I could only talk to you
So much to show you, so much to do

We're going down down down down
We're going down
We're going down down hand me down
Gotta catch that sound

In a rolled gold field sits a house on a hill
There's no way out, no triumph of the will
Try to help you, whenever I can
But you tripped me up and never understand

We're going down down down down
We're going down
We're going down down hand me down
Gotta catch that sound




Lighthouse And Buildings
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Lighthouse and buildings, Portland Head,
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Where the sky meets the sea and you made me
Feel like a god again

What are we afraid of? What are we afraid of?
Nothing at all, nothing at all
What are we afraid of? What are we afraid of?
Nothing at all, nothing at all

Lighthouse and buildings, Portland Head,
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Where the sky meets the sea and you made me
Feel like a god again

What are we afraid of? What are we afraid of?
Nothing at all, nothing at all
What are we afraid of? What are we afraid of?
Nothing at all, nothing at all

Swimming through the holes in dead
Swimming through the holes in dead
American painters
American painters

Lighthouse and buildings, Portland Head,
Cape Elizabeth, Maine
Where the sky meets the sea and you made me
Feel like a god again

What are we afraid of? What are we afraid of?
Nothing at all, nothing at all
What are we afraid of? What are we afraid of?
Nothing at all, nothing at all



Cape Cod Morning
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Cape cod morning
Soon I'll be free
Cape cod morning
Bring the news to me

I'm not your satellite
You're no brave new world
I'm not your satellite
And the white horses curl

Keep the home fires burning
Do my best to burn you down
Kitchen knives in the bedroom
Pillow talking suicide

I'm not your satellite
You're no brave new world
I'm not your satellite
And the white horses curl

Beep beep beep, he's outside
So lucky to be alive
Pressure rising through the mist
Heart makes itself a fist
Can't hear no radio
Blood pumping heavy flow
Cold sweat and icy palm
You lost your lucky charm
Here in the shrine to our long dead life
I wait to offer you a slice



People In The Sun
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I was split in two
I was going through
Some kind of thermal nuclear reaction

I come down to this place
To feel you on my face
Sweet and heavy just like the rain

But if you ask me who do you think you are

We'll just carry on
You'll never grind us down
Through our longest night
We'll make the sweetest sound
No we'll never run
We're the people in the sun
People in the sun
Oh in the
Sun

Your reign is at its end
Try to pretend
These every stretching shadows don't bring you down

I know there's nothing you
Would like to say or do
No reason to move, no need for distraction

But if you ask her who do you think you are

She'll just carry on
You'll never grind us down
Through our longest night
We'll make the sweetest sound
No we'll never run
We're the people in the sun
People in the sun
Oh in the
Sun

Sun
Sun
Sun (to fade)



Tables For Ladies
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Left them all behind
On a cold winter morning
Never took the time to say
Goodbye

She said you lost her voice
Somewhere deep down inside
A place she still likes
To hide

And if we ever get out of here alive
I work for you babe
We're in the wrong trade
After the ice age
We'll still be laying these
Tables for ladies

Came out of the sun
Like a perfect stranger
You can't imagined how hard it gets

And time flies by
Like a petulant glacier
With a stone in its shoes

And if we ever get out of here alive
I work for you babe
We're in the wrong trade
After the ice age
We'll still be laying these
Tables for ladies



Automat
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Some wounds never heal
They just bleed a little slower
It's never over

And if you make it home
Death white skin and bones,
Can you face the thought
Of another night alone?

Oh me, oh my
Flying saucers stopping by
It all comes flooding back
When I sit at the automat

How, how can you know
What the void holds for you
And will you make it through
All alone

Oh me, oh my
Flying saucers stopping by
It all comes flooding back
When I sit at the automat

No answers in your cup
No solace in your chains
Oh believe me
Here they come again

Oh me, oh my
Flying Saucers stopping by
It all comes flooding back
When I sit at the automat

Automat
Automat
Automat



Yawl Riding A Swell
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You wore your white hat
I wore black
You rode the prow for a while
I watched your back

And the blue churning ocean,
Could our heads and soaked us through

That's what I'm talking about
Happy now, there's no doubt
Yawl riding a swell.

Well no sharks cruise these waters
No pirates sail these seas
And the every changing horizon
Just brings you closer to me

That's what I'm talking about
Happy now, there's no doubt
Yawl riding a swell.

Oh come on now darling
I can barely lift you now
The rock you always wanted
Is tied to your feet still precious
Somehow



Room In Brooklyn
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Who sent you flowers
The scent hangs heavy in the air
Who sent you flowers
The scent hangs heavy in the air

One two three four five six seven eight flights to your door
Room in Brooklyn

You got the floor to celling window pane
Tall as your story, tall as they come

One two three four five six seven eight flights to your door
Room in Brooklyn

And it's a long way down you know
And it's the only place left to go

Room in Brooklyn
Room in Brooklyn
Room in Brooklyn
Room in Brooklyn

One flight two flight three flight four, five six seven eight at your door
One flight two flight three flight four, five six seven eight at your door

Room in Brooklyn
Room in Brooklyn
Room in Brooklyn
Room in Brooklyn



Gas
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Oh how the night shines
On pale blue cotton collar
Hope your wife don't mind
These late night speeding callers

Bye bye baby
I never heard you call
Bye bye baby
I never heard you call

There used to be a boy who loved you
He held your oily hand
Do you think he knew your secret
Or was he too young to understand

Bye bye baby
I never heard you call
Bye bye baby
I came here to break your fall

Could you be looking for someone
The mold from which I was cast
Didn't stop for your council
Your food, water or gas

Bye bye baby
I never heard you call
Bye bye baby
I came here to end it all



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