B i o g r a p h y
 (by Matt Collar)

British pianist/vocalist Jamie Cullum mixes jazz with melodic pop and rock into a crossover style that calls to mind such artists as Harry Connick, Jr. and Norah Jones. In that vein, Cullum will just as often cover a swinging jazz standard as a modern rock song, and his original compositions deftly move from earnest ballads to songs of sardonic wit. Having played guitar and piano since age eight, Cullum developed an avid interest in jazz passed down from his older brother Ben. Inspired by such piano icons as Oscar Peterson and Dave Brubeck, Cullum spent some of his formative years living in Paris, where he honed his abilities performing in jazz clubs. Pointless Nostalgic Cullum eventually earned a degree from Reading University, during which time he recorded his first album, Heard It All Before, at age 19. Its surprise success eventually put him in contact with jazz bassist Geoff Gascoyne, who offered Cullum the opportunity to play on his album Songs of the Summer. With Gascoyne's encouragement, Cullum eventually recorded his second album, Pointless Nostalgic, released in 2002. The album benefited from a boost of publicity as it received heavy airplay on TV and radio personality Michael Parkinson's BBC 2 radio show. Cullum eventually signed with Universal Records and released his third album, Twentysomething, in 2003. Catching Tales and the compilation/mixtape album In the Mind of Jamie Cullum followed in 2005 and 2007, respectively. In 2009, Cullum was nominated along with Clint Eastwood for a Golden Globe Award for Best Original Song for their composition "Gran Torino." A year later, he released the album The Pursuit. In 2013, Cullum returned with his sixth studio album, Momentum; it performed respectably the U.K., reaching 20 on the album charts, but didn't make much of a ripple in the U.S. Cullum's seventh album, Interlude, saw release in October of 2014 in most parts of the world -- including his native U.K., where it entered the charts at 19 -- but wasn't scheduled for U.S. release until 2015.




Heard it all Before
- 1998 -



Old devil moon
They can't take that away from me
Night and day
My one and only love
Caravan
I've got you under my skin
Speak low
God bless the child
Love for sale
Sweet Lorraine
 

Pointless Nostalgic
- 2002-07-15 -



You and the night and the music
I can't get started
Devil may care
You're nobody till somebody love you
Pointless nostalgic
In the wee small hours of the morning
Well you needn'
t
It ain't necessarily so
High and dry
Too close for comfort
A time for love
Lookin' good
I want to be a popstar
 

Twentysomething
- 2003-10-20 -



What a difference a day made
These are the days
Singing in the rain
Twentysomething
But for now
Old devil moon
I could have danced all night
Blame it on my youth
I get a kick ou of you
All at sea
Wind cries Mary
Lover, you should have come over
It's about time
Next year baby

Catching Tales
- 2005-09-26 -



Get your way
London skies
Photograph
I only have eyes for you
Nothing I do
Mind Trick
21th century kid
I'm glad there is you
Oh God
Catch the sun
7 days to change your life
Our day will come
Back to the ground
Fascinating Rhythm
My yard

The Pursuit
- 2009-11-09 -



Just One Of Those Things
I'm All Over It
Wheels
If I Ruled The World
You And Me Are Gone
Don't Stop The Music
Love Ain't Gonna Let You Down
Mixtape
I Think I Love You
We Run Things
Not While I'm Around
Music Is Through
Gran Torino
Grace Is Gone
 

Momentum
- 2013-05-20 -



The Same Things
Edge Of Something
Everything You Didn't Do
When I Get Famous
Love For $ale
Pure Imagination
Anyway
Sad, Sad World
Take Me Out (Of Myself)
Save Your Soul
Get A Hold Of Yourself
You're Not The Only One
Momentum
(Deluxe edition)
Unison (Deluxe edition)
Comes Love (Deluxe edition)

Interlude
- 2014-10-06 -



Interlude
Don't You Know
The Seer's Tower
Walkin'
Good Morning Heartache
Sack O' Woe
Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
My One And Only Love
Lovesick Blues
Losing You
Out Of This World
Make Someone Happy

Non Albums Tracks
- Misc -

After You've Gone
Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite
Bittersweet
Bodies
Canít we be friends
Comes Love
Cry Me A River
Dream on
Everlasting love
Everybody Wants to Be a Cat
Everyone's Lonely
Fire & Rain
Frontiní
Give me the simple life
Greatest mistake
Hallelujah, I love her so
I'd Probably Do It
I Get Along Without You Very Well
I Get The Sweetest Feeling
I Love This
If I Only Had a Brain
Intermission Music
It Had To Be You


Non Albums Tracks
- Misc -

I've Got A Woman
Jump for joy
Land of Begin Again
Let It Snow
Liar Liar
Lost
Love cats
Move On Song
Mrs. Robinson
Nature Boy
One for my baby
Rocket Man
Sail On Sailor
Seven Nation Army
Sweet Insomnia
Teardrop
The Road Less Travelled
Trippin' Up
Well I never
Where is Your Heart At
Why Do Today What You Can Do Tomorrow
You keep the cold away

 

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Heard it all Before

Old Devil Moon

( Ella Logan & Donald Richards Cover )

I looked at you and suddenly
Something in your eyes I see
Soon begins bewitching me

It's that old devil moon
That you stole from the sky
It's that old devil moon in your eyes

You and your glance makes this romance too hot to handle
Stars in the night blazin' their light can't hold a candle
To your razzle dazzle
You've got me flyin' high and wide
On a magic carpet ride
Full of butterflies inside
I just wanna cry
Wanna croon
Wanna laugh like a loon
It's that old devil moon in your eyes

Just when I think I'm free as a dove
Old devil moon deep in your eyes
Blinds me with love, love, love, love

I looked at you and suddenly
Something in your eyes I see
Soon begins bewitching me

It's that old devil moon
That you stole from the sky
It's that old devil moon in your eyes

You and your glance makes this romance too hot to handle
Stars in the night blazin' their light can't hold a candle
To your razzle dazzle
You've got me flyin' high and wide
On a magic carpet ride
Full of butterflies inside
I just wanna cry
Wanna croon
Wanna laugh like a loon
It's that old devil moon in your eyes

Just when I think I'm free as a dove
Old devil moon deep in your eyes
Blinds me with love

They Canít Take That Away From Me

( George and Ira Gershwin Cover )

The way you wear your hat
The way you sip your tea
The memory of all that
No, no, they can't take that away from me

The way your smile just beams
The way you sing off key
The way you haunt my dreams
No, no, they can't take that away from me

We may never never meet again
On that bumpy little road to love
Still I'll always, always keep the memory of

The way you hold your knife
The way we danced till three
The way you changed my life
No, no, they can't take that away from me
No they can't take that away from me

The way you wear your hat
The way you sip your tea
The memory of all that
No, no, they can't take that away from me

The way your smile just beams
The way you sing off key
The way you haunt my dreams
No, no, they can't take that away from me

We may never never meet again
On that bumpy little road to love
Still I'll always, always keep the memory of

The way you hold your knife
The way we danced till three
The way you changed my life
No, no, they can't take that away from me
No they can't take that away
No they can't take that away
They can't take that away from me

Night And Day

( Fred Astaire Cover )

Night and day
You are the one
Only you beneath the moon
Ond under the sun
Whether near to me or far
It's no matter darling where you are
I think of you night and day
Day and night
Why is it so
That this longing for you
Follows wherever I go
In the roaring traffic's boom
In the silence of my lonely room
I'd think of you night and day

Oh day and night
Under the hide of me
There's an oh such a hungry yearning burning inside of me
And this torment won't be through
Until you let me spend my life making love to you
Day and night, night and day

Night and day, you are the one
Only you beneath the moon or under the sun
Whether near to me, or far
It's no matter darling where you are
I'd think of you, night and day

Day and night, why is it so
That this longing for you follows wherever I go
In the roaring traffics boom
In the silence of my lonely room
I'd think of you, night and day

Oh day and night
Under the hide of me
There's an oh such a hungry yearning burning inside of me
And this torment won't be through
Until you let me spend my life making love to you

Day and night, night and day
Day and night, night and day

My One and Only Love

( Words & Music by Robert Mellin & Guy Wood / Frank Sinatra Cover )

The very thought of you
Makes my heart sing,
Like an April breeze
On the wings of spring
And you appear in all your splendor
My one and only love

You fill my eager heart with
Such desire
Every kiss you give
Sets my soul on fire
I give myself in sweet surrender
My one and only love

The touch of your hand is like heaven
A heaven that I've never known
The blush on your cheek
Whenever I speak
Tells me that you are my own

You fill my eager heart with
Such desire
Every kiss you give
Sets my soul on fire
I give myself in sweet surrender
My one and only love

The touch of your hand is like heaven
A heaven that I've never known
The blush on your cheek
Whenever I speak
Tells me that you are my own

You fill my eager heart with
Such desire
Every kiss you give
Sets my soul on fire
I give myself in sweet surrender
My one and only love

Caravan

( Duke Ellington Cover )

Night and stars above that shine so bright
The mystery of their fading light
That shines upon our caravan

Sleep upon my shoulder as we creep
Across the sand so I may keep
This memory of our caravan

This is so exciting
You are so inviting
Resting in my arms
As I thrill to the magic charms

Of you beside me here beneath the blue
My dream of love is coming true
This memory of our caravan

Night and stars above that shine so bright
The mystery of their fading light
That shines upon our caravan

Sleep, oh, upon my shoulder as we creep
Across the sand so I may keep
This memory of our caravan

This is so exciting
You are so inviting
Resting in my arms
As I thrill to the magic charms

Of you beside me here beneath the blue
My dream of love is coming true
This memory of our caravan

ve Got You Under My Skin

( Cole Porter / Frank Sinatra Cover )

I've got you under my skin
I've got you deep in the heart of me
So deep in my heart
That you're really a part of me
I've got you under my skin

I've tried so not to give in
And I've said to myself this affair
Never will go so well
Why should I try to resist
When darling I know so well
I've got you under my skin

Well I'd sacrifice anything come what might
For the sake of having you near
In spite of a warning voice
That comes in the night
And repeats, and repeats in my ear

Don't you know little fool
That you never can win
Oh oh, use your mentality and wake up to reality
And each time I do, just the thought of you
Makes me stop before I begin
And I've got you under my skin

Well I'd sacrifice anything come what might
For the sake of having you near
In spite of a warning voice
That comes in the night
And repeats, and repeats in my ear

Don't you know little fool
That you never can win
Oh oh, use your mentality and wake up to reality
And each time I do, just the thought of you
Makes me stop before I begin
And I've got you under my skin
And I've got you under my skin
And I've got you under my skin

Speak low

( Ogden Nash / Kurt Weill )

Speak low when you speak, love
Our summer day withers away too soon, too soon
Speak low when you speak, love
Our moment is swift, like ships adrift
We're swept away, too soon

Speak low, darling, speak low
Love is a spark, lost in the dark too soon, too soon
I feel wherever I go that tomorrow is near
Tomorrow is here and always too soon

Time is so old and love so brief
Love is pure gold and time a thief
We're late, darling, we're late
The curtain descends, everything ends too soon, too soon
I wait, darling, I wait
Will you be low to me and love and soon

Speak low when you speak, love
Our summer day withers away too soon, too soon
Speak low when you speak, love
Our moment is swift, like ships adrift
We're swept away, too soon

Speak low, oh darling, speak low
Our love is a spark, lost in the dark too soon, too soon
I feel wherever I go that tomorrow is near
Tomorrow is here and always too soon

Time is so old and love so brief
Love is pure gold and time a thief
We're late, darling, we're late
The curtain descends, everything ends too soon, too soon
I wait, darling, I wait
Will you be low to me and love and soon

God Bless The Child

( Billie holiday Cover / Arthur Herzog jr. )

Them that's got shall get
Them that's not shall lose
So the Bible said and it still is news
Mama may have, papa may have
But God bless the child that's got his own
That's got his own

Well the strong gets more
While the weak ones fade
Empty pockets don't ever make the grade
Mama may have, papa may have
God bless the child that's got his own
That's got his own

Money, you've got lots of friends
Just crowding round the door
When you're gone, spending ends
They don't come no more

Well the strong gets more
While the weak ones fade
Empty pockets don't ever make the grade
Mama may have, papa may have
God bless the child that's got his own
That's got his own

Money, you've got lots of friends
Just crowding round the door
When you're gone, spending ends
They don't come no more

Well the strong gets more
While the weak ones fade
Empty pockets don't ever make the grade
Mama may have, papa may have
God bless the child that's got his own
That's got his own

Love For Sale

( Fred Waring & His Pennsylvanians with the Three Waring Girls )

Love for sale
Appetising young love for sale
If you want to buy my wares
Follow me and climb the stairs
Love for sale

Who, who will buy
Who would like to sample my supply
Love that's fresh and still unspoiled
Love that's only slightly soiled
Love for sale

Let the poets pipe of love
In their childish way
I know every type of love
Better far than they

If you want the thrill of love,
I've been through the mill of love
Old love, new love
Anything but true love

Love for sale
Appetising young love for sale
If you want to buy my wares
Follow me and climb the stairs
Love for sale

Love for sale
Appetising young love for sale
If you want to buy my wares
Follow me and climb the stairs
Love for sale

Who, who will buy
Who would like to sample my supply
If you want to buy my wares
Follow me and climb the stairs
Love for sale

Let the poets pipe of love
In their childish way
I know every type of love
Better far than they

And if you want the thrill of love
I've been through the mill of love
Old love, new love
Anything but true love

For sale
Appetising young love for sale
If you want to buy my wares
Follow me and climb the stairs
Love for sale

Appetising young love for sale
Love for sale

Sweet Lorraine

( Jimmie Noone's Apex Club Orchestra Cover / M.Parish, C.Burwell )

I just found joy
I'm as happy as a baby boy
With another brand-new choo-choo toy
When I'm with my sweet Lorraine, Lorraine

She's got a pair of eyes
That are sweeter than a summer sky
In one second you will realize
Why I love my sweet Lorraine

Now when it's raining, I don't miss the sun
For it's in my baby's smile
To think that I'm the lucky one
Who will lead her down the aisle

Each night I pray
That no one will steal her heart away
I can't wait until that lucky day
Till I marry sweet Lorraine

Now when it's raining, I don't miss the sun
For it's in my baby's smile
To think that I'm the lucky one
Who will lead her down the aisle

Each night I pray
That no one will steal her heart away
I can't wait until that lucky day
Till I marry, oh, sweet Lorraine
Sweet Lorraine
Till I marry, sweet Lorraine

Pointless Nostalgic

You and the night and the music

( Winifred Shaw & Dick Powell Cover )

You and the night and the music
Fill me with flaming desire
Setting my being completely on fire
You and the night and the music
Thrill me but will we be one
After the night and the music are done

Until the pale light of dawning and daylight
Our hearts will be throbbing guitars
Morning will come without warning
And take away the stars

If we must live for the moment
Love till the moment is through
After the night and the music die
Will I have you

Until the pale light of dawning and daylight
Our hearts will be throbbing guitars
Morning will come without warning
And take away the stars

If we must live for the moment
Love till the moment is through
After the night and the music die
Will I have you

I can't get started

( Ira Gershwin / Vernon Duke Cover )

Iím a glum one
Itís explainable
I met someone unattainable
Lifeís a bore
The world is my oyster no more

All the papers
Where I lead the news
With my capers
Now will spread the news
Superman turned out to be
A flash-in-the-pan

Iíve flown around the world
In a plane
Iíve settle revolutions in Spain
The North Pole I have charted
But I canít get started with you

Around the golf course Iím under par
And all the movies want me to star
Iíve built a house and show place
But I canít get no place with you

Youíre so supreme
Lyrics that I write of you
Scheme, just for a sight of you
And I dream
Both day and night of you
And what good does it do
In 1929, I sold short
In London, Iím presented at court
But youíve got me down hearted
'Cause I canít get started with you

Youíre so supreme
Lyrics that I write of you
Scheme, just for a sight of you
And I dream
Both day and night of you
And what good does it do
In 1929, I sold short
In London, Iím presented at court
But youíve got me down hearted,
Cause I canít get started with you, with you

Devil may care

( Warren/Burke )

No cares for me
I'm happy as I can be
I've learned to love and to live
Devil may care

No cares and woes
Whatever comes later goes
That's how I'll take and I'll give
Devil may care

When the day is through
I suffer no regrets
I know that he who frets
Loses the night
For only a fool
Thinks he can hold back the dawn
He who is wise never tries to revise
What's past and gone

Live love today
And come tomorrow what may
Don't even stop for a sigh
It doesn't help if you cry
That's how I'll live and I'll die
Devil may care

Devil may care
Devil may care

When the day is through
I suffer no regrets
I know that he who frets
Loses the night
For only a fool
Thinks he can hold back the dawn
He who is wise never tries to revise
What's past and gone

Live love today
And come tomorrow what may
Don't even stop for a sigh
It doesn't help if you cry
That's how I'll live and I'll die
Devil may care
Devil may care
Devil may care
Devil may care

You're nobody till somebody love you

( James Cavanaugh / Russ Morgan / Larry Stock - Cover )

You're nobody till somebody loves you
You're nobody till somebody cares

You may be king
You may posses the world and its gold
But gold won't bring you happiness when you're growing old

The world is the same
You'll never change it
As sure as the sun shines above you

You're nobody till somebody loves you
So find yourself somebody to love
You're nobody till somebody loves you
You're nobody till somebody cares

You may be king
You may posses the world and its gold
But gold won't bring you happiness when you're growing old

The world is the same
You'll never change it
As sure as the sun shines above you

You're nobody till somebody loves you
So find yourself somebody
You don't need just anybody
Find yourself somebody to love

Pointless nostalgic

Ainít thinking about love today
Lost in the sunlight
Walking down memory lane

Ainít think about you today
People from the past that I knew
Are slowly slipping away
Seems so long ago
Since we were carefree

Photographs lost in time are all I see
A pointless nostalgic
Thatís me
Thatís me

Thoughts running round me head today
Times from the past popping up where theyíre from I donít know
Reminiscing my cares away
Wishing I could go back and change the points that were low
Till Iíve realised what lifeís meant to be

Photographs lost in time are all I see
A pointless nostalgic
Thatís me
Thatís me

Reminiscing my cares away
Wishing I could go back and change the points that were low
Till Iíve realised what lifeís meant to be

Photographs lost in time are all I see
A pointless nostalgic
Thatís me
Thatís me

Itís all Iíll ever be
Itís all Iíll ever be
'Cause thatís me
Itís all Iíll ever be
'Cause thatís me

In the wee small hours of the morning

( Bob Hilliard / David Mann - Frank Sinatra Cover )

In the wee small hours of the morning
While the whole wide world is fast alseep
You lie awake thinking of the girl
Never even think of counting sheep

While the whole wide world has learned its lesson
She'd be yours if only she would call
In the wee small hours of the morning
It's the time I miss her most of all

In the wee small hours of the morning
While the whole wide world is fast asleep
You lie awake thinking of the girl
Never even think of counting sheep

While the whole wide world has learned its lesson
She'd be yours if only she would call
In the wee small hours of the morning
It's the time I miss her most of all

Well you needn't

You're talkin' so sweet well you needn't
You say you won't cheat well you needn't
You're tappin' your feet well you needn't
It's over now, it's over now

You're dressin' with class well you needn't
You're holdin' your sass well you needn't
You think you're a gas well you needn't
It's over now, it's over now

It's over now, it's over now
You've had your fun, so take a bow
You oughta know, you lost the glow, the beat is slow, the shadows grow,
The lights are low, it's time to go, let's close the show down

You're taking off weight well you needn't
You're looking just great well you needn't
You're settin' the bait well you needn't
It's over now, it's over now

You're talkin' so sweet well you needn't
You say you won't cheat well you needn't
You're tappin' your feet well you needn't
It's over now, it's over now

You're dressin' with class well you needn't
You're holdin' your sass well you needn't
You think you're a gas well you needn't
It's over now, it's over now

It's over now, it's over now
You've had your fun, so take a bow
You oughta know, you lost the glow, the beat is slow, the shadows grow,
The lights are low, it's time to go, let's close the show down

Oh ou're taking off weight well you needn't
You're looking just great well you needn't
You're settin' the bait well you needn't
It's over now, it's over now
It's over now, it's over now
It's over now, it's over now
It's over now, it's over!

It ain't necessarily so

( George and Ira Gershwin Cover )

It ain't necessarily so
It ain't necessarily so
The things that you're liable
To read in the Bible
It ain't necessarily so

Now David was small but oh my
Little David was small but oh my
He fought big Goliath
Who lay down and dieth
David was small but oh my

To get into heaven
Don't snap for a second
Live clean forget your faults
I take the gospel whenever I'm able
But with a grain of salt

Now Jonah he lived in a whale
Jonah he lived in a whale
He made his home in
That fish's abdomen
Jonah he lived in a whale

To get into heaven
Don't snap for a seven
Live clean forget your faults
I take the gospel whenever I'm able
But with a grain of salt

Methuselah lived nine hundred years
Methuselah lived nine hundred years
Who calls that livin'
When no gal will give in
To no man what's nine hundred years

It ain't necessarily so
It ain't necessarily so
The things that you're liable
To read in the Bible
It ain't necessarily so

Ain't necessarily so
Ain't necessarily so
Ain't necessarily so

High and dry

( Radiohead Cover )

Two jumps in a week
I bet you think that's pretty clever don't you, boy
Flying on your motorcycle
Watching all the ground beneath you drop
You'd kill yourself for recognition
You kill yourself to never ever stop
You broke another mirror
You're turning into something you are not

Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry

Drying up in conversation
You will be the one who cannot talk
All your insides fall to pieces
You just sit there wishing you could still make love
They're the ones who'll hate you
When you think you've got the world all sussed out
They're the ones who'll spit at you
You will be the one screaming out

Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry

It's the best thing that you have ever had
Itís the best thing that you have ever had

Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry
Don't leave me high
Don't leave me dry

Too close for comfort

( Jerry Bock / Larry Holofcener / George Weiss - Frank Sinatra Cover )

Be wise, be fair, be sure
Be there, behave, beware

Be wise, be smart, behave, my heart
Donít upset your cart when sheís so close
Be soft, be sweet, but be discreet
Donít go off your feet, sheís too close for comfort

Too close, too close for comfort, no, not again
Too close, too close to know just when to say "when"

Be firm, be fair, be sure, beware
On your guard, take care, while thereís such temptation

One thing leads to another
Too late to run for cover
Sheís much too close for comfort

Be wise, be fair, be sure, be there

Put on your old thinking cap, boy
'Cause if you don't look out
You will find out that you are much too
You're too close for comfort

You're heading for a mishap, boy
The first thing that you know
She will have you up that old tree
She's too close for comfort

Too close, so close
Too close

Be firm and be fair, be absolutely sure, beware
On your guard, take care, when there's such temptation

One thing leads to another
Too late to run for cover
Much too, too close for comfort now

One thing leads to another
Too late to run for cover
Much too, too close for comfort now

One thing
One thing leads to another
Much too, too close for comfort now

Be wise, be fair, be sure
Be there, behave, beware
Sheís too close, too close for comfort now

A time for love

A time for summer skies
For hummingbirds and butterflies
For tender words that harmonize with love

A time for climbing hills
For leaning out of windowsills
Admiring the daffodils above

A time for holding hands together
A time for rainbow coloured weather
A time of make believe
That we've been dreaming of

As time goes drifting by
The willow bends and so do I
But all my friends whatever skies above
I know a time for spring
A time for fall
But best of all
A time for love

A time for holding hands together
A time for rainbow coloured weather
A time of make believe that we've been dreaming of

As time goes drifting by
The willow bends and so do I
But all my friends whatever skies above
I know a time for spring
A time for fall
But best of all
A time for love

Lookin' good

As long as you're lookin' good

You can win the admiration
Of the common population
You can be a star
As long as you're lookin' good

If you have made the main connection
You can win the next election
Don't care who you are
Just leave them mesmerised
Give their eyes a picture to play with
And you will be so surprised
At how much you can get away with
As long as you're lookin' good

Let that be your main credential
You'll get treatment preferential
It's a rule that's still essentially iron-clad
Remember you can't look bad
As long as you're lookin' good

You can tell the world to shove it
Show 'em crap and make 'em love it
Uh!
You can run their life
As long as you're lookin' good

They'll believe you walk on water
Even trust you with their daughter
Sometimes with their wife
Don't have to know a thing,
Just look like you're a sensation
Don't have to dance or sing to get that standing ovation
As long as you're lookin' good

You can show up late for dinner
Play the saint or play the sinner
A blag, a crank, a rank beginner
Or just a cad
Remember you can't look bad
As long as you're looking good!

As long as you're sounding good
As long as you're looking good

I want to be a popstar

Why is it all these fakers
Seem to make the morning papers
They're selling records by the million
Seems so easy in my opinion

Look at the Jazz Star
He really needs some guts
Playing from seven to midnight
Surviving on peanuts

Selling records by the dozen
Probably sold his tenor to make 'em
With artwork designed by his brother
And liner notes by his mother

Told what to do, miming to a tape
While a team of experts make sure you're looking great
Taking a limo to your own private bar
My God! I want to be a popstar!

Going to get on the T.V
And go on dates with only the pretty
Maybe next year I'll pretend to be gay
I'll sell some more records in a flash that way

Makes no difference if I look like a nut
Every kid in the world is going to copy my haircut
I'll advertise some trainers, maybe even a car
Shrewd product placement will guarantee I'm a star

An ugly guy will write my songs
Surely there is nothing wrong
Retiring when I'm twenty two
With a house a car and nothing to do

Instantaneous satisfaction it will be
Got no need for artistic credibility
With this attitude I'm pretty sure to go far
My God! I want to be a popstar

Maybe it's too easy
To move so quickly so far
I want to be a popstar

Where's the middle ground
It's hard to make a living with you own true sound
What road am I going to tread
What the hell would I do instead

And maybe no tours in Roma
Or drug-induced designer coma
No teenage girls when show is over
I prefer my women older

Maybe I don't know what I'm talking about
Sometimes it'd be nice to play a place and sell out
Driving to a gig in my brand new sports car
My God! I want to be a popstar!

I want to be a popstar

Maybe it's too easy
To move so quickly so far
Who wants to be a popstar

 

Twentysomething

What a difference a day made

( Dorsey Brothers Cover )

What a difference a day made
Twenty four little hours
Brought the sun and the flowers
Where there used to be rain

My yesterday was blue, dear
Today I'm a part of you, dear
My lonely nights are through, dear
Since you said you were mine

Oh, what a difference a day made
There's a rainbow before me
Skies above can't be stormy
Since that moment of bliss that thrilling kiss

It's heaven when you
Find romance on your menu
What a difference a day made
And the difference is you, is you

My yesterday was blue, dear
Still I'm a part of you, dear
My lonely nights are through, dear
Since you said you were mine

Oh, what a difference a day makes
There's a rainbow before me
Skies above can't be stormy
Since that moment of bliss that thrilling kiss

It's heaven when you
Find romance on your menu
What a difference a day made
And the difference is you, is you, is you

These are the days

( Ben Cullum )

These are the days that Iíve been missing
Give me the taste, give me the joy of summer wine
These are the days that bring new meaning
I feel the stillness of the sun and I feel fine

Sometimes when the nights are closing early
I remember you and I start to smile
Even though now you donít want to know me
I get on by, and I go the extra mile

These are the times of love and meaning
Ice of the heart has melted away and found the light
These are the days of endless dreaming
Troubles of life are floating away like a bird in flight

These are the days
These are the days
These are the days

I thought you said our love would last forever
Believing that the tears would end for good
I told you that we'd get through any weather
Mayby that didn't work out
But we did the best we could

These are the days that Iíve been missing
Give me the taste, give me the joy of summer wine
These are the days that bring new meaning
I feel the stillness of the sun and I feel fine


Singing in the rain

( Ukelele Ike / Cliff Edwards )

I'm singing in the rain
Just singing in the rain
What a glorious feeling
I'm happy again
I'm laughing at clouds
So dark up above
The sun's in my heart
And I'm ready for love
For love

Let the stormy clouds chase
Everyone from the place
Come on with the rain
I've a smile on my face
I'll walk down the lane
With a happy refrain
Singing, singing in the rain
In the rain

I'm singing in the rain
Just singing in the rain
What a glorious feeling
I'm happy again
I walk down the lane
With a happy refrain
I'm singing, singing in the rain
In the rain
In the rain

Twentysomething

After years of expensive education
A car full of books and anticipation
Iím an expert on Shakespeare
And thatís a hell of a lot
But the world donít need scholars
As much as I thought

Maybe Iíll go travelling for a year
Finding myself, or start a career
I could work the poor
Though Iím hungry for fame
We all seem so different
But weíre just the same

Maybe Iíll go to the gym
So I donít get fat
Arenít things more easy
With a tight six-pack
Who knows the answers
Who do you trust
I canít even separate love from lust

Maybe Iíll move back home
And pay off my loans
Working nine to five
Answering phones
But donít make me live for Friday nights
Drinking eight pints and getting in fights

I don't want to get up, just let me lie in
Leave me alone, I'm a twentysomething

Maybe Iíll just fall in love
That could solve it all
Philosophers say that thatís enough
There surely must be more

Love ainít the answer, nor is work
The truth eludes me, so much it hurts
But Iím still having fun and I guess thatís the key
Iím a twentysomething and Iíll keep being me

I'm a twentysomething, let me lie in
Leave me alone, I'm a twentysomething

But for now

( Bob Dorough Cover )

Sure I know you'd like to have me
Talk about my future
And a million words or so to fill you in about my past
Have I sisters or a brother
When's my birthday, how's my mother
Well my dear in time I'll answer all those things you ask

But for now, I'll just say I love you
Nothing more seems important somehow
And tomorrow can wait, come whatever
Let me love you forever but right now
Right now

Some fine day when we go walking
We'll take time for idle talking
Sharing every feeling
As we watch each other smile

I'll hold your hand, you'll hold my hand
We'll say things we never had planned
Then we'll get to know each other in a little while

But for now let me say I love you
Later on there'll be time for so much more
But for now meaning now and forever
Let me kiss you my darling then once more
Once more

But for now let me say I love you
Later on I must know much more of you
But for now, here and now, how I love you
As you are in my arms I love you
I love you, I love you

Old devil moon

( Ella Logan & Donald Richards Cover )

I looked at you and suddenly
Something in your eyes I see
Soon begins bewitching me

I looked at you and suddenly
Something in your eyes I see
Soon begins bewitching me

It's that old devil moon
That you stole from the sky
It's that old devil moon in your eyes

You and your glance makes this romance too hot to handle
Stars in the night blazin' their light can't hold a candle
To your razzle dazzle
You've got me flyin' high and wide
On a magic carpet ride
Full of butterflies inside
I just wanna cry
Wanna croon
Wanna laugh like a loon
It's that old devil moon in your eyes

Just when I think I'm free as a dove
Old devil moon deep in your eyes
Blinds me with love

I looked at you and suddenly
Something in your eyes I see
Soon begins bewitching me

I looked at you and suddenly
Something in your eyes I see
Soon begins bewitching me

It's that old devil moon
That you stole from the sky
It's that old devil moon in your eyes

You and your glance makes this romance too hot to handle
Stars in the night blazin' their light can't hold a candle
To your razzle dazzle
You've got me flyin' high and wide
On a magic carpet ride
Full of butterflies inside
I just wanna cry
Wanna croon
Wanna laugh like a loon
It's that old devil moon in your eyes

Just when I think I'm free as a dove
Old devil moon deep in your eyes
Blinds me with love

I could have danced all night

( Music by Frederick Loewe, Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, Julie Andrews Cover from the musical "My Fair Lady" )

I could have danced all night
I could have danced all night
And still have begged for more

I could have spread my wings
And done a, a thousand things
I'd never ever done before

I'll never know what made it so exciting
But all at once, my heart took flight
I only know when she began to dance with me
I could have danced, danced, danced, danced, danced, danced

Bed, I couldn't go to bed
My head's too light to try to settle down
Sleep, I couldn't sleep tonight
Not for all the jewels in the crown

I'll never know what made it so exciting
But all at once my heart took flight
I only know when she began to dance with me
I could have danced, danced, danced, danced all night

Blame it on my youth

( Edward Heyman / Oscar Levent - Freddy Martin & his Orchestra Cover )

If I expected love
When first we kissed
Blame it on my youth

If only just for you
I did exist
Blame it on my youth

I believed in everything
Like a child of three
You meant more than anything
You meant all the world to me

If you were on my mind
All night and day
Blame it on my youth

If I forgot to eat
And sleep and pray
Blame it on my youth

If I cried a little bit
When first I learned the truth
Don't blame it on my heart
Blame it on my youth

I get a kick ou of you

( Cole Porter / Ethel Merman Cover )

I get no kick from champagne
Mere alcohol doesn't thrill me at all
So tell me why should it be true
That I get a kick out of you

Some get their kicks from cocaine
I'm sure that if I took even one sniff
That would bore me terrifically too
That I get a kick out of you

I get a kick every time I see you
Standing there before me
I get a kick though it's clear to me
That you obviously do not adore me

I, I get no kick in a plane
Flying too high with some gal in the sky
Is my idea of nothing to do
But I get a kick out of you

I get no kick from champagne
Mere alcohol doesn't thrill me at all
So tell me why should it be true
That I get a kick out of you

Some get their kicks from cocaine
I'm sure that if I took even one sniff
That would bore me terrifically too
That I get a kick out of you

I get a kick every time I see you
Standing there before me
I get a kick though it's clear to me
That you obviously do not adore me

I get no kick in a plane
Flying too high with some gal in the sky
Is my idea of nothing to do
But I get a kick
She gives me the boot
I get a kick out of you

All at sea

Iím all at sea
Where no-one can bother me
Forgot my roots
If only for a day
Just me and my thoughts
Sailing far away

Like a warm drink it seeps into my soul
Please just leave me right here on my own
Later on you could spend some time with me
If you want to, all at sea

Iím all at sea
Where no-one can bother me
I sleep by myself
I drink on my own
I donít speak to nobody
I gave away my phone

Like a warm drink it seeps into my soul
Please just leave me right here on my own
Later on you could spend some time with me
If you want to, all at sea

Now I need you more than ever
I need you more than ever, now

You donít need it every day
But sometimes donít you just crave
To disappear within your mind
You never know what you might find
So come and spend some time with me
We will spend it all at sea

Like a warm drink it seeps into my soul
Please just leave me right here on my own
Later on you could spend some time with me
If you want to, all at sea

Oh if you want to, all at sea
If you want to

Wind cries Mary

( Jimi Hendrix Cover )

After all the jacks are in their boxes
And the clowns have all gone to bed,
You can hear happiness
Staggering on down the street
Footprints dress in red

And the wind whispers Mary

A broom is drearily sweeping
Up the broken pieces of yesterday's life
Somewhere a Queen is weeping
Somewhere a King has no wife

And the wind cries Mary

The traffic lights turn blue tomorrow
Shine their emptiness down on my bed
The tiny island sags downstream
'Cause the life that they lived is dead

And the wind screams Mary
Oh oh yeah

Will the wind ever remember
The names it has blown in the past
With this crutch, its old age and its wisdom
It whispers, "No, this will be the last."

And the wind cries Mary

Lover, you should have come over

( Jeff Buckley Cover )

Looking out the door I see the rain fall upon the funeral mourners
Parading in a wake of sad relations as their shoes fill up with water
Maybe I'm too young to keep good love from going wrong
But tonight you're on my mind so you never know

I'm broken down and hungry for your love with no way to feed it
Where are you tonight, you know how much I need it
Too young to hold on and too old to break free and run

Sometimes a man he gets carried away
When he feels like he should be having his fun
And he's much too blind to see the damage he's done
'Cause sometimes a man must awake to find that really he has no one

So I'll wait for you and I'll burn
Oh will I ever see your sweet return
Oh will I ever learn
Oh lover, you should've come over
'Cause it's not too late

Lonely is the room, the bed is made, the open window lets the rain in
Burning in the corner is the only one who dreams he had you with him
My body turns and yearns for a sleep that will never come

Sometimes a man he gets carried away, when he feels like he should be having his fun
And he's much too blind to see the damage he's done
'Cause sometimes a man must awake to find that really he has no one

So I'll wait for you and I'll burn
Will I ever see your sweet return
Oh will I ever learn
Oh lover, you should've come over
'Cause it's not too late
'Cause it's not too late

It's about time

Walking down to the waterís edge
Where I have been before
If I donít find my love sometime
Iím walking out that door
Some may come and some may go
But no-one seems to be
The person Iíve been searching for
The one whose meant for me

Biding my time
Trying to find a heart thatís lonely
Looking for her, my love my one and only
Maybe Iíll dream
Tonight about the girl whoíll be coming my way
So Iíll take this chance and celebrate the day

When Iím making my way through an open door
Iíve got some love and so much more
And Iím ready to make someone mine
Making my way through an open door
Iíve got some love and so much more
And Iíll find her, Ďcause itís about time

You try too hard and it feels just like
Youíre running on thin air
Why does luck happen by surprise
If you donít really care
The past is gone, the flames are out
From fires that have burned
New ideals and different thoughts
From lessons I have learned

Biding my time
Trying to find a heart thatís lonely
Looking for her, my love my one and only
Maybe Iíll dream
Tonight about the girl whoíll be coming my way
So Iíll take this chance and celebrate the day

When Iím making my way through an open door
Iíve got some love and so much more
And Iím ready to make someone mine
Making my way through an open door
Iíve got some love and so much more
And Iíll find her, Ďcause itís about time

Got the feeling this could take a pretty long while
To find that smile
I put my faith in another piece of good advice
Well I tried that twice
Waiting for a little something more
To inspire, take me higher

And Iím ready to make someone mine
Making my way through an open door
Iíve got some love and so much more
And Iíll find her, Ďcause itís about time
Itís about time

Next year baby

Next Year
Things are gonna change
Gonna drink less beer
And start all over again

Gonna read more books
Gonna keep up with the news
Gonna learn how to cook
And spend less money on shoes

I'll pay my bills on time
File my mail away, everyday
Only drink the finest wine
And call my Gran every Sunday

Resolutions
Well baby they come and go
Will I do any of these things
The answers probably no
But if thereís one thing, I must do
Despite my greatest fears
Iím gonna say to you
How Iíve felt all of these years
Next year, next year

I'm gonna tell you how I feel
I'm gonna tell you how I feel

Well, resolutions
Baby they come and go
Will I do any of these things
The answers probably no
But if thereís one thing, I must do
Despite my greatest fears
Iím gonna say to you
How Iíve felt all of these years
Next year, next year, next year

 

Catching Tales

Get your way

Dinner at eight, that sounds fine
I suppose that means youíll turn up round nine
Bought a bunch of flowers just for her
She says the burdenís on the receiver

I open the door and you walked in
The scent of wild jasmine
The room seemed to freeze in time
My regular table will be just fine

Radiant and elegant you might be
But your concentration is so go-lightly
Both of your eyes reflecting the moon
You really think you own the room

So what game shall we play today
How about the one where you donít get your way
But even if you do thatís ok

So what game shall we play today
How about the one where you donít get your way
But even if you do thatís ok

Try to pick it up, Iím reading the signs
Itís turning out to be a real good time
Now whoíd have thought that entertainment
Lies in the winter of your discontent

Now we sit at the table face to face
Queen takes pawn, check on check mate
I feel your foot brush against my leg
Iím not that easily led

You flutter your eyes and you toss your hair
I have to say it is kind of unfair
Now let me tell you baby whatís in store
Youíll win the battle but Iíll win the war

So what game shall we play today
How about the one where you donít get your way
But even if you do thatís ok

So what game shall we play today
How about the one where you donít get your way
But even if you do thatís ok

This has been fun, I suppose
Although my feelings are all juxtaposed
But the truth be told, Iím as fickle as hell
But gentleman never kiss and tell

So what game shall we play today
How about the one where you donít get your way
But even if you do thatís ok

So what game shall we play today
How about the one where you donít get your way
But even if you do thatís ok

London skies

Paint a picture
Clear-cut and pale
On a cold winterís day

Shapes and cool light
Wander the streets
Like an army of strays
On a cold winterís day

Will you let me romanticise
The beauty in the London skies
You know the sunlight always shines
Behind the clouds of London skies

Patient moments
Youíre chilled to the bone
Under infinite greys

Vision hindered
Mist settling low
Like a ghostly ballet
On a cold winterís day

Will you let me romanticise
The beauty in the London skies
You know the sunlight always shines
Behind the clouds of London skies

Nothing is certain
Except everything you know can change
You worship the sun
But now can you fall for the rain

Will you let me romanticise
The beauty in the London skies
You know the sunlight always shines
Behind the clouds of London skies

Photograph

Her name was written on a photograph
Right next to her red sunburned face
It all had happened in that long tall grass
About a mile from her old place
I canít remember how it started
And if it lasted that day in the sun

We said that we were going to study hard
We held our books instead of hands
She held a blanket over cans of beer
I canít deny I was so full of fear

Itís just another story caught up in another photograph I found
And it seems like another person lived that life a great many years ago from now

When I look back on my ordinary, ordinary life
I see so much magic though I missed it at the time
When I look back on my ordinary, ordinary life
I see so much magic though I missed it at the time

And thereís that first time that I tried that stuff
I think I look a little green
I remember throwing up behind a bush
And I found it hard to use my feet
And whoís that easily led little boy whoís really off his head

It was the same night that I kissed that girl
The tall one with the auburn hair
I remember laughing Ďcause to kiss me
She had to sit down on a chair
And she tasted like the schnapps sheís drunken
And the cigarettes sheíd stolen from her mum

And itís just another story caught up in another photograph I found

When I look back on my ordinary, ordinary life
I see so much magic though I missed it at the time
When I look back on my ordinary, ordinary life
I see so much magic though I missed it at the time

When I look back on my ordinary, ordinary life
I see so much magic though I missed it at the time

I only have eyes for you

( Al Dubin / Harry Warren - Dick Powell & Ruby Keeler Cover )

Are the starts out tonight
I donít if itís cloudy or bright
ĎCause I only have eyes for you, dear
My love must be some kind of blind love
I donít see anybody but you

The moon may be high
But I canít a thing in the sky
ĎCause I only have eyes for you
I donít know if weíre in a garden
Or on a crowded avenue

You are here, so am I
Maybe millions of people go by
But they all disappear from view
I only have eyes for you
My love must be some kind of blind love
I donít see anybody but you

Nothing I do

We were so drunk last night
When we had that stupid fight
You called me a useless, selfish prick
So Iím in a fix right now
And weíll measure the truth somehow
Love is a funny thing to me

Then you stormed out
And grabbed your coat whilst
Slamming shut the door
A ruthless move so cold
You left your keys inside the door

Can nothing I do make you happy anymore
Can nothing I say put a smile upon your face
Can nothing I say bring us back together
Can nothing I say put a smile upon your face

Well okay

The next day I called you back
And you called me a stupid twat
And then you were crying on the phone
You sounded so upset, you said
I wasnít the man youíd met
Three years and seven months ago
I pleaded with her take me back
Iíll change my sorry ways
So tell me why mysteriously
Iím annoyed instead of shamed

Can nothing I do make you happy anymore
Can nothing I say put a smile upon your face
Can nothing I say bring us back together
Can nothing I say put a smile upon your face

Iím pondering it all after that call
I think it is clear
If I am here youíre from another stratosphere
Now all the things she said
They run around my head and come out my ear
And not before long, this stubborn soul
Think heís done no wrong

As grander questions flutter round my head like butterflies
My head spins out reflecting on another loveís demise

Can nothing I do make you happy anymore
Can nothing I say put a smile upon your face
Can nothing I say bring us back together
Can nothing I say put a smile upon your face

All together, oh one, two, three

Mind trick

I missed the opportunity
To get you babe to stay with me
Never thought
Iíd regret the excuse that Iíve made
Like a song, it will fade

If thereís music in the night
And itís really really right
Itís the only thing I need
It intoxicates your mind
All your troubles left behind
So come on and take my lead
Itís not just me who feels it
Music plays a mind trick
Watch me forget about missing you

So I put my feelings out to dry
Love, one day again Iíll have to try
Falling out, making up
It seems such a silly game
Why do I never gain

If thereís music in the night
And itís really really right
Itís the only thing I need
It intoxicates your mind
All your troubles left behind
So come on and take my lead
Itís not just me who feels it
Music plays a mind trick
Watch me forget about missing you...

21st century kid

Thereís a way I can tell you
ĎCause everyday things continue
To get more compromised,
So who will fantasize
A new generation politicised

When things are done in our own name
Are we as much to blame
Now itís become clear to me
But only lately
And the ground is removed underneath

Shout it from the brink
Youíre louder than you think

21st century kid
Surrounded by illusion and confusion
So maybe if youíre holding out for the truth now
Could it be the greatest weapon
Could it be the greatest weapon
Your weapon

Nothing is certain except a memory
And thatís soon washed away by a low sea
Now sit yourself down my one
And see what you become
Ignoring a smouldering gun

The white doveís flown
Do you think weíre on our own

21st century kid
Surrounded by illusion and confusion
So maybe if youíre holding out for the truth now
Could it be the greatest weapon

21st century kid
Surrounded by illusion and confusion
So maybe if youíre holding out for the truth now
Could it be the greatest weapon
Could it be the greatest weapon
Your weapon

m glad there is you

( Jimmy Dorsey & his Orchestra Cover )

Said I many times
Love is illusion
A feeling result of confusion
With knowing smile
And blasť sigh
A cynical so and so, am I

I feel so sure, so positive
So utterly unchangeably certain
Though I never was aware of loving you
Till suddenly I realised there was love in you and oh

In this world of ordinary people
Extraordinary people
Iím glad there is you

In this world of overrated pleasures
And underrated treasures
Iím glad there is you

I live to love
I love to live with you beside me
This role so new
Iíll muddle through with you
If youíll guide me through

In this world
Where so many play at love
And hardly any stay in love
Iím glad there is you

More than ever
Iím glad there is you

Said I many times, love is illusion...

Oh God

I know itís been a while
Since I have talked to you
But maybe youíre the one
Who makes the wind blow
Weíre looking at the stars without explanation
We contemplate as kings and simple men on trial
Out little worldís fragile

Oh God
Can you tell us when itís going to stop
Maybe itís not just down to you
Oh God
Can we win back what we have lost
So whoís the last resort
Oh God

Tumbling towards unclear destinations
Do they wash away the pain,
The wind and the searing rains
As our powers interchange

Oh God
Can you tell us when itís going to stop
Maybe itís not just down to you
Oh God
Can we win back what we have lost
So whoís the last resort
Oh God

Oh God
Can you tell us when itís going to stop
Maybe itís not just down to you
Oh God
Can we win back what we have lost
So whoís the last resort

Catch the Sun

( Doves Cover )

Every day it comes to this
Catch the things that you might have missed
You say, go back to yesterday

I ainít ever going back
Back to the place that I canít stand to stay
But I miss the way you lie

Iím always misunderstood
Pulled apart and ripped in two
But I, I miss the way you lie

Catch the sun, before itís gone
Here it comes, up in smoke and gone
Catch the sun, it never comes
Cry in the sand, lost in the fire

I never really understood
Why I didnít feel so good
But I, I miss the way you lie

Iíve always been up and down
Never wanted to hit the ground
But I miss the way you lie

Catch the sun, before itís gone
Here it comes, up in smoke and gone
Catch the sun, it never comes
Cry in the sand, lost in the fire...

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Your deepest despair Iíll make it stop
Just 19,95, all major credit cards
And youíll stay alive and youíll go far

In just seven short days
Youíll change your life
All of your innocence found
Youíll even lose a few pounds
See yourself making a mint
Quality time with your kids
Send me your money
And Iíll change your life

I know sometimes your life is a bitch
So come purchase my easy fix
Iíve been there myself
Sad, fat and bald
But soon with my help, youíll have it all

Iíll build you back up for the fight
Youíll be so wound up your stomachís tight
Youíre the life of the party
Youíll get yourself laid
Surely youíll trust me, once Iíve been paid

In just seven short days
Youíll change your life
All of your innocence found
Youíll even lose a few pounds
See yourself making a mint,
Quality time with your kids
Send me your money
And Iíll change your life

So many years ago
I was so low and lonely
And depressed
I hadnít left my flat in weeks
And never even bothered getting dressed
And I was smoking weed
And I was in a mess

And thatís when it happened
So I opened up the blinds
To let the light in on my sorry life
I dreamed about success and money, muscles,
Women, cars and even wives
And they would always tend to my every need
So do you see what you can be
Baby when youíre with me

In just seven short days
Youíll change your life
All of your innocence found
Youíll even lose a few pounds
See yourself making a mint,
Quality time with your kids
Send me your money
And Iíll change your life

Our day will come

( Mort Garson / Bob Hilliard - Ruby & the Romantics Cover )

Our day will come
And we'll have everything
We'll share the joy
Falling in love can bring

No one can tell me that I'm too young to know
ĎCause I love you so and you love me, love me

Our day will come
If we just wait awhile
And no tears for us
Think love and wear a smile

And our dreams are meant to be
ĎCause we'll always stay
In love this way
Our day will come

Our day will come
If we just wait awhile
And no tears for us
Think love and wear a smile

And our dreams are meant to be
ĎCause we'll always stay
In love this way
Our day, our day, oh day, will come

Back to the ground

Lately, Iíve left myself go
Iíve been screening the calls
From my friends to my foes
Although Iíve been a weak
Far for so very long

I gotta get myself
I gotta get myself
I gotta get myself
Back to the ground

Sultry siren
Messed with my song
Iím gonna send her back
To where she belongs
I keep my enemies
Much much much too close

I gotta get myself
I gotta get myself
I gotta get myself
Back to the ground

When youíre attracted to the danger
And tasting every flavour
Then bring it on and
Bleed yourself dry
Really is twisted,
Your mindís getting shoplifted
Is there underneath an innocent guy

So clearly,
Iíve let myself go
So does admission
Take my sins to a new low
And when youíre way down there
Youíll find all those old friends used to know
And theyíre gonna help you
Get yourself back to the ground

Fascinating Rhythm

( Alan Edwards, Adele & Fred Astaire Cover )

Got a little rhythm, a rhythm a rhythm
That pitter pats through my brain
So darn persistent, the day isnít distant
When itíll drive me insane

Comes in the morning
Without any warning
And hang around all day
I have to sneak up to it
Some day Iíll speak up to it
And hope it listens when I say

Fascinating rhythm you got me on the go
Fascinating rhythm, Iím all quiver
What a mess youíre making
The neighbours want to know
Why Iím always shaking
Just like my grandmother

Each morning I get up with the sun
To find at night no work has been done
I know that once it didnít matter
But now you doing wrong
When you start to patter,
Iím so unhappy
Wonít you take a day off
Decide to run along
Somewhere far away off
And make it snappy

Oh how I long to be
The man I used to be
Fascinating rhythm
Why donít you stop picking on me

My yard

So hail a taxi cab
And come around here
And I will meet you right outside
I got some DVDs and a couple of beers
If you want to we can stay up all night

Itís nothing fancy just a little couch and me
And conversation for your mind
So letís explore all the possibilities
Of the things that we both talked about last time

Take a trip to my yard
Donít you know the grass is greener on the other side
Take a trip to my yard
Donít you know the love that youíve been dreaming of is mine

Iíll be your neighbour at the other end of town
And the benefits you soon will find
So letís enjoy the fact weíre on our own
And we will answer to nobody else this time
Tonight might be nothing but the moon and me
Any time that we take the script and flip it baby
Take a trip to my yard

Take a trip to my yard
Donít you know the grass is greener on the other side
Take a trip to my yard
Donít you know the love that youíve been dreaming of is mine

The Pursuit

Just One Of Those Things

( Cole Porter Cover )

I'm sorry to say I didn't know her name
The fact the last six hours are a haze
Piecing together the fragments of a frame
Why my motor skills are out of face
I feel like I've woken in a mace
Though we've never met before, baby, I am sure

One, two
One two, three, four

It was just one of those things
Just one of those crazy flings
One of those bells that now and then rings
One of those things

It was just one of those nights
Just one of those fabulous flights
A trip to the moon on gossamer wings
It was one of those things

If we'd thought a bit about the end of it
As we started painting the town
We'd have been aware that our love affair
Was too hot not to cool down

So goodbye and amen
Here's hoping we'll meet now and then
It was great fun
But it was just one of those things
One of those things

If we'd thought a bit about the end of it
As we started painting the town
We'd have been aware that our love affair
Was too hot not to cool down

So goodbye, goodbye and amen
Here's hoping we'll meet now and then
It was great fun
But it was just one of those things

I'm sorry to say I didn't know her name
The fact the last 6 hours are a haze
Piecing together the fragments of a frame

I'm All Over It

Hello innocence
Though it seems like we've been friends for years
I'm finishing
How I wish I had never begun
Though it should be the last one
And it's dragging me down to my knees
Where I'm begging you please
Let me go, don't you know

I'm all over it now
And I can't say how glad I am about that
I'm all over it now
'Cause I worked and I cursed and I tried
And I said I could change and I lied
Well, there's something still moves me inside, yeah

She's a melody
That I've tried to forget but I can't
It still follows me
When I wake in the dead of the night
And I know that I can't find
That song going round in my head
Like the last things she said
Please don't go, you think I know

I'm all over it now
And I can't say how glad I am about that
I'm all over it now
'Cause I worked and I cursed and I cried
And I said I could change but I lied
Well, there's something still moves me inside

No, I won't come back
No, I won't come back
No, I won't come back
No, I won't come back

One dark morning
She left without a warning
And took the red eye back to London town

I'm all over it now
I'm all over it now
I'm all over it now
I'm all over it now

I'm all over it now
And I can't say how glad I am about that
I'm all over it now
'Cause I worked and I cursed and I cried
And I said I would change but I lied
There's something still moves me inside, yeah

Hello innocence
Though it seems like we've been friends for years
I'm finishing, how I wish I had never begun

Wheels

Every day you live a life so full of hope
Shouldn't drag your soul around, you're like a leather vogue
You remember everything you thought your life would be
Well, it's falling through the cracks of ancient history

Whoa, this is something that I never
Something that I never had
Whoa, this is something that I never
Something that I never had

Tell you what I've heard
The wheels are falling off
The wheels are falling off the world

Friday night and everything is a okay
We are living like we've always known a different way
We are taking all the different roads before I go
It will bring you back around to the one you know

Whoa, this is something that I never
Something that I never had
Whoa, this is something that I never
Something that I never had

Tell you what I've heard
The wheels are falling off
The wheels are falling off the world
The wheels are falling off the world
The wheels are falling off the world

Whoa, this is something that I never
Something that I never had

Tell you what I've heard
The wheels are falling off
The wheels are falling off the world
The wheels are falling off the world
The wheels are falling off the world

If I Ruled The World

( Leslie Bricusse / Cyril Ornadel )

If I ruled the world
Every day would be
The first day of spring
Every heart would have a new song to sing
And we'd sing of the joy every morning would bring

If I ruled the world
Every man would be as free as a bird
Every voice would be a voice to be heard
Take my word
We would treasure each day that occurred

My world would be a beautiful place
Where we would weave such wonderful dreams
My world would wear a smile on its face
Like the man in the moon has when the moon beams

If I ruled the world
Every man would see the world was his friend, yeah
There'd be happiness that no man could end
No, my friend, not if I ruled the world

Every head would be held up high
There'd be sunshine in everyone's sky
If the day ever dawned when I ruled the world

Every head would be held up high
There'd be sunshine in everyone's sky
If the day ever dawned when I

You And Me Are Gone

Every time I see what's written on your mind
I turn away and drop my guard
Your high horse will be the leader of the blind
Tender love and truth aside

I'm in possession of so many tones
I loved it all my life
Feel the rhythm in your very bones
I never sleep at night

You and me are gone
You and me are gone
Winter's bitter song
You and me are gone, gone away

Truthfully I've got the most upper hand
I never seem to finish loving
You train your eye and force yourself to make a stand
When it dies a warmer stuffing

Lose yourself and on the edge of reason
Teenage ears so drown
Even I don't know what I am feeling
Lost you till I'm found

You and me are gone
You and me are gone
Winter's bitter song
You and me are gone, gone away
Yeah

See the joyous pro's have left my tongue
For other warmer climes
Battle songs are written to be sung
A million toxic lies

You and me are gone
You and me are gone
You and me are gone
You and me are gone
You and me are gone
You and me are gone

Don't Stop the Music

( Rihanna cover )

It's getting late
I'm making my way over to my favourite place
I gotta get my body moving, shake the stress away
I wasn't looking for nobody when you looked my way
Possible candidate, yeah

Who knew
That you'd be up here looking like you do
You're making staying over here impossible
Baby I must say your aura is incredible
If you don't have to go, don't

Do you know what you started
I just came here to party
But now we're rocking on the dance floor
Acting naughty
Your hands around my waist
Just let the music play
We're hand in hand
Chest to chest
And now we're face to face

ĎCause I wanna take you away
Letís escape into the music
DJ let it play
I just can't refuse it
Like the way you do this
Keep on rocking to it
Please don't stop the
Please don't stop the music

I wanna take you away
Letís escape into the music
DJ let it play
Like the way you do this
Keep on rocking to it
Please don't stop the music
Please don't stop the
Please don't stop
Please don't stop the music

Please don't stop the music
Please don't stop the
Please don't stop
Please don't stop the
Please don't stop the music
I say baby
Baby are you ready Ďcause it's getting close
Don't you feel the passion ready to explode
What goes on between us no one has to know
This is a private show, oh

Do you know what you started
I just came here to party
But now we're rocking on the dance floor
Acting naughty
Your hands around my waist
Just let the music play
We're hand in hand
Chest to chest
And now we're face to face

I wanna take you away
Letís escape into the music
DJ let it play
I just can't refuse it
Like the way you do this
Keep on rocking to it
Please don't stop the
Please don't stop the music

I wanna take you away
Letís escape into the music
DJ let it play
Like the way you do this
Keep on rocking to it
Please don't stop the music
Please don't stop the
Please don't stop the
Please don't stop the music, hey
Please don't stop the music

Love Ain't Gonna Let You Down

Everyone knows that I'm rightfully yours
So bring out your dead from your previous wars
So lay thee to rest 'cause I'm chasing away
All the dust that you're leaving behind

Because love ain't gonna let you down
Love ain't gonna let you down no more
Because love ain't gonna let you down
Love ain't gonna let you down no more
'Cause I'll turn your world around
And love ain't gonna let you down

So you wear your heart
Like a brooch for all to see
But the blood that pumps through
So will you save that for me?
I've sweetened my tongue
And I've sharpened my words and my wit
And I've written my lines

Because love ain't gonna let you down
Love ain't gonna let you down no more
Because love ain't gonna let you down
Love ain't gonna let you down no more
'Cause I'll turn your world around
And love ain't gonna let you down

Feel it burning like a bomb raging
A thousand summers grazing on your skin
Restlessly anticipating so many tiny things

Think as you'll love and choose us all
I'll be your for peace, well, at the war
Do you dream about a direction for
Busting with all other ways of a million rhymes

Because love ain't gonna let you down
Love ain't gonna let you down no more
Because love ain't gonna let you down
Love ain't gonna let you down no more
Because love ain't gonna let you down
Love ain't gonna let you down no more

Yeah, because love ain't gonna let you down
Love ain't gonna let you down no more
'Cause I'll turn your world around
And love ain't gonna let you down

Everyone knows that I'm rightfully yours
So bring out your dirt from your previous wars
So lay thee to rest 'cause I'm chasing away

Mixtape

Everything I know is you
Let me tell you what we're listening to
I'm a gentle soul I'm sure
But on the stereo I'm a dictator

Do you even have a tape machine
To facilitate my plastic dreams
All the things that I have seen
From Morrissey to John Coltrane

And Cinematic Orchestra
De La Soul, the Shangri-La's
An adolescent love letter
A sparkling jewel of manual labor

I'll make you a mixtape that's a blueprint of my soul
It may sound grand but babe, it's all you need to know
I'll make you a mixtape that will charm you into bed
It details everything that's running 'round my head
That is running 'round my head

Fondling, record and play
Without you it's records night and day
This ain't no disc of MP3's
This one's handmade, fashioned lovingly

Plant the rhythm in your bones
You're the only angel in headphones
My love can paint a million tones
From Nine Inch Nails to Louis Armstrong

So resurrect your stereo
And the swathes of melodies will flow
Thelonious, Maurizio
I tell you babe, it will make your heart glow

I'll make you a mixtape that's a blueprint of my soul
It may sound grand but babe it's all you need to know
I'll make you a mixtape that will charm you into bed
It details everything that's running 'round my head

I Think I Love You

I think I love
Every single little crack on your face
I think I love
Even our most casual embrace
You don't have to try
ĎCause I've made up my mind
Baby, I think I love you today

Remember that time
You threw a can of beer at me like a stone
You drunk too much wine
And threw up in the taxi cab on the way home
You looked like a mess
But I must confess
Baby, I think I love you today

When I think what we could do
If I could only say to you, yeah
All of these things
Well do I dare
And would you care

'Cause I think I love
Everytime you honor me with a kiss
I think I love
Well, there are just a million things I could list
Should let you know
But maybe tomorrow
Baby, I think I love you today

We Run Things

We run things another way
We run things another way
Getting love if you can love (yeah)
Getting love if you can love (yeah)
Nothing left for you to say
Trouble melts and ridence stay
Don't stop 'cause it's getting tense now

We run things another way
We run things another way
I draw a face on a dartboard (yeah)
I wear it out like a record (yeah)
Tired eyes and razor blades
Tearing through a radio wave
Don't stop 'cause it's getting tense now

'Cause I'm trying to hold on to something, yeah
'Cause if you let me, I'll show you
I'll do it, can you hear it

We run things another way
We run things another way
We run things another way
We run things, another way yeah

We run things another way,
We run things another way,
Get on top 'cause I'm falling (yeah)
I never stop with your calling (yeah)
I shiver now I feel the raise
I batter time and wasted days
Don't stop if you wanna tense now

'Cause I'm trying to hold on to something, yeah
'Cause if you let me, I'll show you
I'll do it, can you hear it
We run things another way
We run things
I'm trying to hold on to something, yeah
'Cause if you let me, I'll show you
I'll do it, can you hear it

We run things another way
We run things another way
We run things another way
We run things, another way

Not While I'm Around

Nothing's gonna harm you
Not while I'm around
No one's gonna hurt you
Not while I'm around

Demons are prowling everywhere
Nowadays
I'll send them howling
I've got ways

No one's gonna hurt you
No one's gonna dare
Others can desert you
Not to worry
Whistle, I'll be there

Demons'll charm you with a smile
For a while, but in time
Nothing can harm you
Not while I'm around

Demons'll charm you with a smile
For a while, but in time
Nothing can harm you
Not while I'm around

Music Is Through

If you wanna get with me
Then you've got to pin me down
Cover everything you see
In the sweat that I could drown

Watch it fall and let it die
The rain will cut you open now
All the words are plagiarized
They crystallize your tears somehow

If you look like you wanna
Baby, I don't mind if I do, do, do
Girl, I got your number
Call you when the music is through, through, through

If you look like you wanna
Baby, I don't mind if I do, do, do
Girl, I've got your number
Call you when the music is through, through, through

If you wanna fuck with me
Lord'll never bring me down
All the things you never see
In the sweat that I could drown

If you wanna fuck with me
Then you gotta get me down
All the things you never see
In the sweat that I could drown

If you look like you wanna
Baby, I don't mind if I do, do, do
Girl, I've got your number
Call you when the music is through, through, through

If you look like you wanna
Baby, I don't mind if I do, do, do
Girl, I've got your number
Call you when the music is through, through, through

If you wanna get with me
Then you've got to pin me down
Everything you see is for free
In the sweat that I could drown

If you look like you wanna
Baby, I don't mind if I do, do, do
Girl, I've got your number
Call you when the music is through, through, through

If you look like you wanna
Baby, I don't mind if I do, do, do
Girl, I've got your number
Call you when the music is through, through, through

Girl, I've got your number
Call you when the music is through

Gran Torino

( Gran Torino OST )

Clint Eastwood :

So tenderly your story is
Nothing more than what you see
Or what you've done or will become
Standing strong do you belong
In your skin; just wondering

Gentle now the tender breeze blows
Whispers through my Gran Torino
Whistling another tired song

Engine humms and bitter dreams grow
Heart locked in a Gran Torino
It beats a lonely rhythm all night long
It beats a lonely rhythm all night long
It beats a lonely rhythm all night long

Jamie Cullum :

Realign all the stars above my head
Warning signs travel far
I drink instead on my own oh! how Iíve known
The battle scars and worn out beds

Gentle now a tender breeze blows
Whispers through a Gran Torino
Whistling another tired song

Engines humm and bitter dreams grow
Heart locked in a Gran Torino
It beats a lonely rhythm all night long

These streets are old they shine
With the things Iíve known
And breaks through the trees
Their sparkling

Your world is nothing more
Than all the tiny things you've left behind

So tenderly your story is
Nothing more than what you see
Or what you've done or will become
Standing strong do you belong
In your skin, just wondering

Gentle now a tender breeze blows
Whispers through the Gran Torino
Whistling another tired song
Engines humm and bitter dreams grow
A heart locked in a Gran Torino
It beats a lonely rhythm all night long

May I be so bold and stay
I need someone to hold
That shudders my skin
Their sparkling

Your world is nothing more
Than all the tiny things you've left behind

So realign all the stars above my head
Warning signs travel far
I drink instead on my own oh how Iíve known
The battle scars and worn out beds

Gentle now a tender breeze blows
Whispers through the Gran Torino
Whistling another tired song
Engines humm and better dreams grow
Heart locked in a Gran Torino
It beats a lonely rhythm all night long
It beats a lonely rhythm all night long
It beats a lonely rhythm all night long

Grace Is Gone

( Bonus iTunes Track / from Grace Is Gone OST )

Can't find all the words yet
It's still not the time yet
And my mind can't think of anything
It only sees you

You know I am trying
God knows I am trying
And why does the wind keeps shouting out
It's still not over

I keep on trying
I think I'm learning
To live in hearts you leave behind
Is not to die, Grace

Can't find the right place
Is there a right place
Where I can make it all make sense somehow
And face tomorrow

I keep on trying
I think I'm learning
To live in hearts you leave behind
Is not to die, Grace

The world go 'round some
We move along some
To live in hearts of theirs and mine
Is not to die
Grace...

 

Momentum

The Same Things

In oversharing times
Under some weary skies
Forgotten how to try
Everything you say sounds like a lie

The fog that greets the man
As old as time began
Is no more clearer now
I think we understand even less somehow

The bottle green of the water on the streets
Itís climbing higher and higher in defeat
We never drown Ďcause we keep kicking our feet
So rally all of your friends Ďcause theyíre your fleet
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
Itís just the same things that we donít know
Itís just the same things
Itís the same things, itís the same things

Itís just the same things that we donít know
Itís just the same things
Itís the same things, itís the same things

What is a truthful state
Is it one you create
A boat you built for sea
All you need now is some company

I no longer share my bed
With anyone who said
ďSo I enjoyed your show
Now you can tell me where you want to goĒ

I wish the chaos could swirl right out of me
So whoís cut out for this world that you can see
If I was trying Iíd never make the team
Just making peace with my fickle hopes and dreams

Itís just the same things that I donít know
Itís just the same things
Itís the same things, itís just the same things

Itís just the same things that I donít know
Itís just the same things
Itís the same things, itís the same things

You paint the picture of future memories
Then mod a fire with sticks and dirty leaves
So grab a hold of the only one who sees
And see it clearly you're never gonna be

It's just the same things that I don't know
It's just the same things
It's the same things, it's just the same things

It's just the same things that I don't know
It's just the same things
It's the same things, it's the same things

It's just the same things, oh
It's just the same things
It's the same things, it's the same things

It's just the same things
Just the same things, just the same things
It's the same things, it's the same things

It's just the same things that we don't know
It's just the same things
It's the same things, it's the same things


Edge Of Something

Iíve got some ways of forgetting now
What youíre finding out, what youíre finding out
Iíve got some ways of believing now
What youíre leaving out, what youíre leaving out
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
So take a reach down inside your soul
What you gonna find, what you gonna find
And itís so deep down inside your soul
What you leave behind, what you leave behind

I can hear it calling
Canít you tell

Iím on the edge of something
So I just keep running every time
I lose my head

Iím on the edge of something
So I just keep falling every time
I lose my head, yes

Are there some secrets embedded down
In the frozen ground, in the frozen ground
Under a cold moon and a fractured sky
Thereís a universe, there behind those eyes

Youíre gonna make good on promises
That you know you could, that you know you could
ĎCause no one here worships suddenness
Though you wish they would, though you wish they would

I can hear it calling
Canít you tell

Iím on the edge of something
So I just keep running every time
I lose my head

Iím on the edge of something
So I just keep falling every time
I lose my head

I donít need a vision
Iím just waiting on collisions of the brain and the heart
Iím patient for decisions and some stormy revelations
I can claim from the start

Iím kicking up a storm
In the valley I was born
I can hear the tower ring
Out here on the edge of something

Iím on the edge of something
So I just keep running every time
I lose my head

Iím on the edge of something
So I just keep falling every time
I lose my head

Everything You Didn't Do

I will meet you in the city
When itís lit up by the stars
In the moonlight weíre all pretty
ĎCause it papers over scars

Ever feel like you belong
To a story you ainít heard
Doesnít matter if itís your song
And you donít know all the words

We should put up a sign
We are citizens of all you can see
Weíve got nothing but time
ĎCause youíll find

Everything you didnít do
Everything you didnít do
Is standing right in front of you

A euphoric combination
Of a thousand dirty hands
Thereís no need for complication
On the shoulders we will stand

Itís a patient exploration
Where discovery is free
Thereís no need for complication
We exist where we can see

We should put up a sign
We are citizens of all you can see
Weíve got nothing but time
ĎCause youíll find

Everything you didnít do
Everything you didnít do
Is standing right in front of you

I donít even know what to say
About every little thing
ĎCause Iím tired and I want to go to sleep

Itís so clear now, itís so clear now
Itís so clear now, itís so clear now
Itís so clear now, itís so clear now
That youíll find
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
Everything you didnít do
Don't give up because you want it all, don't give up
Everything you didnít do
Don't give up because you want it all, don't give up
Everything you didnít do
Don't give up because you want it all, don't give up
Everything you didnít do
Don't give up because you want it all, don't give up
Is standing right in front of you


When I Get Famous

Thereís diamonds hiding in my hands
Theyíre gonna cut through the windows
Ainít no one messing with my plans
Right now my star is in limbo
Sit back and watch my scrawny frame
Invade your feelings
All the years you caused me pain
Iíve got some wounds that need healing

Well you were just too damn aloof
Wearing your Morrissey t-shirt
The kind of girl thatís born for youth
Well thatís a blessing and some curse
I tell you son beware of those
Who peak too early
ĎCause all that magic canít be froze
And now itís you who ainít worthy

So baby when I get famous
Everybodyís gonna see
Oh oh oh
You never really knew me

Does it make sense to simplify
Now weíre knotted in riddles
But I donít care, do you know why
The girls are falling like skittles
Whoever said you needed rights
To tame your beauty
Iíll say goodbye to lonely nights
Girls form an orderly queue please
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
So baby when I get famous
Everybodyís gonna see
Oh oh oh
You never really knew me

So given knowledge given time
Iíd take us out of recession
Iíd tell the world that all was fine
And that there freedom Ďs a blessing
ĎCause when Iím looking from the top
Youíll all seem smaller
Ainít that what all us humans want
To stand that little bit taller

So baby when I get famous
Everybodyís gonna see
Oh oh oh
You never really knew me

Love For $ale

(Feat. Roots Manuva)

Love, love for sale, appetizing young love, love for sale
If you want to buy my wares follow me and climb the stairs
Love for sale

Who, who will buy
Who would like to sample my, sample my supply
Love thatís fresh and still unspoiled
Love thatís only slightly soiled, love, young love for sale

Let the poets pipe of love in their childish way
Iíve been through the mill of love, better far than they
If you want a thrill of love, Iíve been through the mill of love
Old love, new love anything but true love
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
Love, young love for sale
Appetizing young love, love for sale
If you want to pay the price, for a trip to paradise
Itís love; itís love for sale

Task master gimme that raw uncut love
Flying the dove higher than high
He never come down
We illiní ready to stick that neck out
Switcher get sticky now we get the heck out
All grown up now with a feeling for the deepness
Restless, looking for a brand new outlook
Paradise without, paradise within
The devils design is enticing things
He without sin may frown on us.
Keep schtum mate take it to the ground and such
Its nobodyís business to be in the business
You can have it all just put it on your wish list
All becomes fair in love and war
Less becomes more
More becomes less
When you fight for your right to do for love ainít a thing that we wonít do for love
Short term part time dancing on the timeline
Defy definition with the ultimate position of
Karma Sutra, suit yourself
Pick up a love gun and shoot yourself
Feels so good to wanna die for love
Whatever the reason what type of love
Quick love slow love never gonna know love
Shame on you, we could make a home
Second to none and jump the outdone
Beat your chest Ďcause youís a love champion

If you want to pay the price, for a trip to paradise
Itís love; itís love for sale, young love for sale
Young love, young love for sale

Pure Imagination

Come with me
And youíll be
In a world of
Pure imagination

What youíll find
When you look
Into your imagination

Weíll begin
With a spin
Travelling in the world of my creation

Living there
You will see
What you truly wish to be

If you want to view paradise
Simply look around and view it
Anything you want to, do it
Want to change the world
Thereís nothing
To it

There is no
Life I know
That compares with
Pure imagination

What youíll find
When you look
Into your imagination
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
If you want to view paradise
Simply look around and view it
Anything you want to, do it
Want to change the world
Thereís nothing
To it

There is no
Life I know
That compares with
Pure imagination

Living there
Youíll be free
If you truly wish to be

Anyway

Two bit philosopher with pointless proclamations on his t-shirt
Holding it together through a futuristic world that canít be much worse

What did you say, what did you do, what did you lose
You know that love ainít gonna make itself
Sleep through the day, nothing to prove, how do you choose
With all the colours taken off the shelf

I ainít gonna mind read, mind read
Cut me I will still bleed, still bleed
When youíve burned through the lies
All the jokes all the rhymes
No oneís gonna stop you from falling

Though Iíd do it anyway, Ďcause thereís nothing left for us to say
I know I shouldnít - but I did it anyway
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
Always remember the terrorists of time well they ainít friendly
All those decisions baby, their empty sound rings so profoundly
Summers they ache, summers they break, summers they waste
Your empty body of the bitter tears
Youíve run around, chasing a sound, youíve never found
To keep you going through the leaner years

Patience ainít a virtue, virtue
Dreamers canít hurt you, hurt you
If you live through it all
May as well lose it all
Nothingís gonna stop you from falling

Though Iíd do it anyway, Ďcos thereís nothing left for us to say
I know I shouldnít - but I did it anyway

Sad Sad World

So whatís your game plan
Walking among the wasteland
I guess you out ran all of the people you can
A line on your hand tells me that you might know the way
You see those faces blinking up out the darkness now
Itís just the traces of everyone youíve loved and how
So donít erase it maybe then youíll know what to say
Let it fall
When it meets you on the other side baby
Let it fall
Weíre all prisoners in a simple mind baby
Let it fall
You can grip my arm to pass the time baby
Let it fall

Will you help me paint a smile
On this sad, sad world
Will you help me paint a smile
On this sad, sad world
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
Your lashes dancing making my aching heart sing
The lights are flashing stirring up all this feeling
My hands are burning every time Iím touching your face
Let me surround you with all the love that you deserve
The dawníll tell you of everything that you are worth
The blood it runs through everything we know of our fate

Let it fall
When it meets you on the other side baby
Let it fall
Weíre all prisoners in a simple mind baby
Let it fall
You can grip my arm to pass the time baby
Let it fall

Will you help me paint a smile
On this sad, sad world
Will you help me paint a smile
On this sad, sad world

Take Me Out (Of Myself)

There was an age the battered times were coiled up around you like a diamond cage
Though your sparkle Ďs long resigned it flickers like the embers of a dying blaze
These might be the last days of the blinding lights
So you and me should go and get so high tonight

Take me take me take me
Take me out of myself
You and me should go and get so high tonight
Just like everyone else

Take me take me take me
Take me out of myself
You and me should go and get so high tonight
Just like everyone else
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
We crossed the line so many times
Itís nothing more than chalk wiped off a darkened wall
Speeding through those crystal nights
Clearly punctuated by some bloody falls
What used to seem so magical now seems so trite
So one more time lets go and get so high tonight

Take me take me take me
Take me out of myself
You and me should go and get so high tonight
Just like everyone else

Take me take me take me
Take me out of myself
You and me should go and get so high tonight
Just like everyone else

You and me should go and get so high tonight
You and me should go and get so high tonight

Take me take me take me
Take me out of myself
You and me should go and get so high tonight
Just like everyone else
Just like everyone else

Save Your Soul

Know this, itís a universal truth
People let you down
So reach out for the things that you can use
Buried in the ground

I think Iíve been misunderstood
Not all my choices have been good
In the fading light
So we should put this one to bed
Before it bursts out of my head
Ready for the fight

When it gets too late
And I find my place
Who will save your soul and love me here
When it gets too far
Well let down your guard
Who will save your soul and love me here

Inside of another tiny life
Full of big ideas
It strikes me with the baggage left behind
I could dry those tears

All of my secrets they are free
Now watch them tumble out of me
Into better days
So save those homiletic tones
And conjure singing from the moans
And youíll hear me say
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
When it gets too late
And I find my place
Who will save your soul and love me here
When it gets too far
Well let down your guard
Who will save your soul and love me here

So step away from castle walls
Those voices calling in the halls
They are moving on
So Iíll keep my side of the street
Cleaner than where our pounding feet
Ever walked upon

When it gets too late
And I find my place
Who will save your soul and love me here
When it gets too far
Well let down your guard
Who will save your soul and love me here

Get A Hold Of Yourself

As I sit and wait for some answers
The questions go round like a Kamikaze pilot
Enlightenmentís just a romancer
I wish it were here burning brightly though the skylight

Get a hold of yourself
Get a hold of yourself, now boy
Get a hold of yourself
Get a hold of yourself, now

If everyone here is invited
Iím more in the dark than I ever even guessed
Should I cling on to something solid
I wish they were here dressed up in their Sunday best
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
Get a hold of yourself
Get a hold of yourself, now boy
Get a hold of yourself
Get a hold of yourself, now

Get a hold of yourself
Get a hold of yourself, now

You're Not The Only One

Right now the world looks so exciting
But that first rung it feels so cold
The air up there looks so inviting
Youíll do the rest when you are old
The printed pictures they stain your hands
Itís like a memory you donít own
The architecture of your grand plans
Designed to put you on the throne
The bitter taste of the unknown

Iíll tell you for nothing youíre not the only one singing singing
Trying to bring to life your dreams
Iíll tell you for nothing youíre not the only one who believes
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
I donít know if youíre gonna make it
How many girls youíre gonna know
I donít know if youíll pay your dad back
With front row tickets to your show
Right now your snare drum is a trash can
Your bedroom shadows are your stage
Your old best friend he is your one fan
Heíll watch the light inside you fade

Iíll tell you for nothing youíre not the only one singing singing
Trying to bring to life your dreams
Iíll tell you for nothing youíre not the only one who believes

Iíll tell you for nothing youíre not the only one singing singing
Trying to bring to life your dreams
Iíll tell you for nothing youíre not the only one fading away

Momentum

Will you confess
When it lived inside all of your progress
Used to help you keep going and think less
Used to keep you from slowing to stop

Like a warm breeze
All the power you had in your twenties
With a small troop of friends
And few enemies
And you'd give everything that you've got
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
It's just another wretched lesson learned
And underneath the engine starts to turn

I feel it coming now
I feel it coming now
It's a familiar sound

Can you feel, can you feel, can you feel the
Can you feel, can you feel, can you feel the
Momentum

Can you feel, can you feel, can you feel the
Can you feel, can you feel, can you feel the
Momentum

It's a new phase
It's a hangover lasting for three days
And a stubborn resistance to real change
When there's never an answer for why

You're a saviour
Who can't always explain the behaviour
Of another forgotten ex-raver
Who could paint all the lights in the sky

I think about it everywhere I go
Feel more acutely things I used to know

I feel it coming now
I feel it coming now
It's a familiar sound

Can you feel, can you feel, can you feel the
Can you feel, can you feel, can you feel the
Momentum

Can you feel, can you feel, can you feel the
Can you feel, can you feel, can you feel the
Momentum

So as our new creation learns to walk
Beautiful cycles blowing back and forth

I feel it coming now
I feel it coming now
It's a familiar sound

Can you feel, can you feel, can you feel the
Can you feel, can you feel, can you feel the
Momentum

Can you feel, can you feel, can you feel the
Can you feel, can you feel, can you feel the
Momentum

Unison

( BjŲrk )

Born stubborn me
Will always be
Before you count
One two three
I will have grown my own private branch
Of this tree

You gardener
You discipliner
Domestically
I can obey all of your rules
And still be

I never thought I would compromise
I never thought I would compromise
I never thought I would compromise

Let's unite tonight
We shouldn't fight
Embrace you tight
Let's unite tonight

I thrive best hermit style
With a beard and a pipe
And a parrot on each side
But now I can't do this without you
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
I never thought I would compromise
I never thought I would compromise
I never thought I would compromise

Let's unite tonight
We shouldn't fight
Embrace you tight
Let's unite tonight

Let's unite tonight
We shouldn't fight
Embrace you tight

Let's unite tonight
We shouldn't fight
Embrace you tight

Comes Love

( Lew Brown / Sammy H. Stept / Charles Tobias )

Comes a rainstorm
Put your rubbers on your feet
Comes a snowstorm
You can get a little heat
Comes love
Nothing can be done

Comes a fire
Then you know just what to do
Blow a tire
You can buy another sure
Comes love
Nothing can be done
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
Don't try hiding
'Cause there isn't any use
You start sliding
When your heart turns on the juice

Oh comes a heat wave
You can hurry to the shore
Comes the summer
You can hide behind the door
Comes love
Nothing can be done

Nothing
Nothing can be done

That's all, brother
If you've ever been in love
That's all, brother
You know what I'm speaking of

Oh comes a nightmare
You can always stay awake
Comes depression
You may get a lovely break
Comes love
Nothing can be done

Comes love
Nothing
Comes love
Nothing, nothing, nothing, nothing
Nothing can be done

Comes love
Nothing, nothing
Nothing can be done

 

Interlude

Interlude

( Sarah Vaughan )

One, two, three, four

I live in a dream for a moment
We'd loved in a midnight solitude
Well I never knew at the moment
Love was just an interlude

I thrill as your arms would enfold me
A kiss of surrender says the mood
Then heaven fell down when you told me
Love's a passing interlude

The magic was unsurpassed
Too good to last
The magic my heart once knew
Is dressed in blue
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
The shadow of night all around me
I walk in a moonlight solitude
When I thought romance really found me
Love was just an interlude

The magic was unsurpassed
Too good to last
The magic my heart once knew
Is dressed in blue

The shadow of night all around me
I walk in a moonlight solitude
When I thought romance really found me
Love was just an interlude

Don't You Know

( Ray Charles )

Well, don't you know, baby
Well, don't you know, baby
Now, don't you know, baby
Little girl, little girl, don't you know
Please listen to me baby
Girl, I'm in love with you so

Now turn your lamp down low
I said turn your lamp down low
Wooo, turn your lamp down low
And turn your lamp down low
Come on now now baby
Girl I'm in love with you so

Now you know I've been away
For such a long time
But now baby
I can't get you off of my mind

So come on, now baby
Come on, come on now baby
Wooh listen to me baby
Love your daddy all night long
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
Now if you love me
Like I love you
We can do all the things that we used to do

So come on, now, baby
Come on come on now baby
Now baby come on
Love your daddy all night long

Have you heard baby
I'm back in town
And nothing wrong
See what I'm putting down

So come on now baby
Come on, come on now child
Come on, come on now baby
Love your daddy all night long

So turn your lamp down low
'Cause I love you so
Baby, baby please come on
Baby, baby please come on
Now you hear me talkin' with me baby
Love your daddy all night long

The Seer's Tower

( Sufjan Stevens )

In the tower above the earth
There is a view that reaches far
Where we see the universe
I see the fire, I see the end

Seven miles above the earth
There is Emmanuel of mothers
With his sword, with his robe
He comes dividing man from brothers

In the tower above the earth, we built it for Emmanuel
In the powers of the earth, we wait until it rails and rails
In the tower above the earth, we built it for Emmanuel
Oh, my mother, she betrayed us, but my father loved and bathed us
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
Still I go to the deepest grave
Where I go to sleep alone

Walkin'

( Nat King Cole )

I'm walking out the door with you on my mind
I'm walking out the door with you on my mind
But every step away from you, I feel like crying

I walked into the street, talking to myself
I walked into the street, talking to myself
No matter what my conscience says
I'm thinking about nobody else

I met a brand new girl, phone to make a date
I met a brand new girl, phone to make a date
But when I rang her number up
I got your number by mistake
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
You say you love me, baby, don't know what to do
You say you love me, baby, don't know what to do
I'm sure of one thing, I'm in love with you

Good Morning, Heartache

( Billie Holiday / feat. Laura Mvula )

Good morning, heartache, you ole gloomy sight
Good morning, heartache, thought we'd said goodbye last night
I turned and tossed until it seemed you had gone
But here you are with the dawn

Wish I'd forget you
But you're here to stay
It seems I met you
When my love went away
Now everyday I start by saying to you
Good morning, heartache, what's new
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
Stop haunting me now
I can't shake you, no how
Just leave me alone
I've got those Monday blues
Straight through Sunday blues

Good morning, heartache, here we go again
Good morning, heartache, you're the one who knew me when
Might as well get used to you hanging around
Good morning, heartache, sit down

Stop haunting me now
I can't shake you, no how
Just leave me alone
I've got those Monday blues
Straight through Sunday blues

Good morning, heartache, here we go again
Good morning, heartache, you're the one who knew me when
Might as well get used to you hanging around
Good morning, heartache, sit down

Sack O'woe

( Duke Ellington )

Always screaming 'cause I'm suffering so
Lifestyle dealt me such a terrible blow
The bag I'm in is just a sack o'woe

Misery company and I'm feeling low
Trouble follows me wherever I go
The bag I'm in is just a sack o'woe

Trouble one thing I understand
Seems to be a part of me
Misery and me go hand in hand
Never ever let me be
Sure as I'm born one thing I know
The bag I'm in is just a sack o'woe
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
Always screaming 'cause I'm suffering so
Lifestyle dealt such a terrible blow
The bag I'm in is just a sack o'woe-woe

Misery company and I'm feeling low
Trouble follows me wherever I go
The bag I'm in is just a sack o'woe

Trouble one thing I understand
Seems to be a part of me
Misery and me go hand in hand
Never ever let me be
Trouble I'm born one thing I know
The bag I'm in is just a sack o'woe

Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood

( Nina Simone Cover / Feat. Gregory Porter )

Baby, you understand me now
If sometimes you see that I'm mad
Don't you know that no one can always be an angel
When everything goes wrong, you see some bad

But I'm just a soul whose intentions are good
Oh Lord, please don't let me be misunderstood
Understand me, understand me

Baby, sometimes I'm so carefree
With a joy that's hard to hide
Sometimes it seems again that all I have is worry
Then you're bound to see my other side

I'm just a soul whose intentions are good
Oh Lord, please don't let me be misunderstood

If I seem edgy
I want you to know
I never mean to take it out on you
Life has its problems
I've got my share
That's one thing I never mean to do
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
Now baby I'm only human
I got faults like anyone
Sometimes I find myself alone regretting
Some little foolish thing
Some simple thing I've done

I'm just a soul whose intentions are good
Oh Lord, please don't let me be misunderstood
Understand me, understand me, understand me

I'm just a soul whose intentions are good
Oh Lord, please don't let me be misunderstood

My One And Only Love

( Frank Sinatra )

The very thought of you makes
My heart sing
Like an April breeze
On the wings of spring
And you appear in all your splendor
My one and only love

The shadows fall
And spread their mystic charms
In the hush of night
While you're in my arms
I feel your lips so warm and tender
My one and only love

The touch of your hand is like heaven
A heaven that I've never known
The blush on your cheek
Whenever I speak
Tells me that you are my own
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
You fill my eager heart with
Such desire
Every kiss you give
Sets my soul on fire
I give myself in sweet surrender
My one and only love

You fill my eager heart with
Such desire
Every kiss you give
Sets my soul on fire
I give myself in sweet surrender
My one and only love

Lovesick Blues

I'm in love, I'm in love, with a beautiful girl
That's what's the matter with me
I'm in love, I'm in love, with a beautiful girl
She don't care about me
To make her love me I tried
And how I sighed and I cried
But she just refused
And ever since she's gone away
I've got those lovesick blues
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
I got the feeling called the blues
Since my baby said "Goodbye"
Seems I don't know what to do
All day long I sit and cry

That last long day we spent alone
I'm yearning for it yet
She thrilled me, filled me with a kind of loving
That I will never forget
The way she called me "sweet daddy"
It was just a beautiful dream
I hate to think that it's all over
I lost my heart it seems

'Cause I got so used to her somehow
I'm nobody's baby now
Gee it's awful when you're lonesome
I've got those lovesick blues

I got the feeling called the blues
Since my baby said "Goodbye" (goodbye)
I hate to think that it's all over
All day long I sit and cry

That last long day we spent alone
Well I'm yearning for it yet
She thrilled me and filled me with a kind of loving
That I will never forget

I've got those lovesick blues
I've got those lovesick blues
I've got those lovesick blues

Losing You

( Randy Newman )

Was a fool with my money
But I lost every dime
The sun stopped shining
And it rained all the time
It did set me back some
But I made it through
But I'll never get over losing you

Do you know how much you mean to me
Should've told you but it's true
I'd get over losing anything
But I'll never get over losing you

When you're young
And there's time
To forget the past
You won't think that this time but you will
And I know that I don't have time enough
'Cause I'll never get over losing you
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
I've been cold
I've been hungry
But not for awhile
I guess most of my dreams have come true
With it all here around me
No peace do I find
'Cause I'll never get over losing you
No, I'll never get over losing you

Out of This World

( Ella Fitzgerald )

You're clear out of this world
When I'm looking at you
I hear out of this world
The music that no mortal ever knew

You're right out of a book
A fairy tale I read when I was so high
No armored knight out of a book
Was more enchanted by Loralie than I

After waiting so long for the right time
After reaching so long for a star
All at once from a long and lonely night time
And despite time, here you are
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
I cry, out of this world
If you said we were through
So let me fly out of this world
And spend the next eternity or two with you

You're right out of a book
A fairy tale I read when I was so high
No armored knight out of a book
Was more enchanted by Loralie than I

After waiting so long for the right time
After reaching so long for a star
All at once from a long and lonely night time
And despite time, here you are

I cry, out of this world
If you said we were through
So let me fly out of this world
And spend the next eternity or two with you

Make Someone Happy

( Jimmy Durante )

Make someone happy
Make just one someone happy
Make just one heart the heart you sing to
One smile that cheers you
One face that lights when it's near you
One girl you're everything to

Fame if you win it
Comes and goes in a minute
Where's the real stuff in life to cling to
Love is the answer
Someone to love is the answer
Once you've found her, build your world around her
I'm always on the run and I hate copy paste for god's sake
Make someone happy
Make just one someone happy
And you will be happy, too

Fame if you win it
Comes and goes in a minute
Where's the real stuff in life to cling to
Love is the answer
Someone to love is the answer
Once you've found her, build your world around her

Make someone happy
Make just one someone happy
And you will be happy, too

Non Albums Tracks

After You've Gone

( H.Creamer, T.Layton / Jamie Cullum In The Mind LP )

After you've gone
And left me crying
After you've gone
There's no denying

Someday when you grow lonely
Your heart will break like mine for you for me only
After you've gone
After you've gone away

After you've gone
And left me crying
After you've gone
There's no denying

You'll feel blue
You'll feel sad
You've missed the dearest pal that you ever had

There'll come a time
Don't you forget it
There'll come a time
When you're gonna regret it

Someday when you grow lonely
Your heart will break like mine for you for me only
After you've gone
After you've gone away

Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite

( The Beatles Tribute )

For the benefit of Mr. Kite
There will be a show tonight on trampoline
The Hendersons will all be there
Late of Pablo Fanques' fair, what a scene
Over men and horses hoops and garters
And lastly through a hogshead of real fire
In this way Mr. K will challenge the world

The celebrated Mr. K
Performs his feats on Saturday at Bishopsgate
The Hendersons will dance and sing
As Mr. Kite flies through the ring, don't be late
Messers K. And H. Assure the public
Their production will be second to none
And of course Henry the Horse dances the waltz

The band begins at ten to six
When Mr. K performs his tricks without a sound
And Mr. H will demonstrate
Ten somersets he'll undertake on solid ground
Having been some days in preparation
A splendid time is guaranteed for all
And tonight Mr. Kite is topping the bill

Bittersweet

( With Relax on Pirates Among Puppets LP )

As I'm reflecting
About what happened I'm putting some doubts among my actions, suggestions
Why I said goodbye
Cause I detected
A little to late made some mistakes have to accepted, digested
This reason I cry.
How I tried to find a better way
Was confused about which path to take
Determined to make this go away
This non communicative thing
I'm sleeping on drinks at night
Just to dry those eyes
I'm telling how I feel right now
I'm lost in this cry. "Can't let go"

All I want it to be was a part of you, me
Suddenly lonely me is all that's left I'm on hold
All I want it to be was a part of you, me
Seems to be bittersweet, still I don't know where it goes

Got so many questions
That I've been asking up in my mind
I'm counting my blessings, your lessons about taking my time
That's why Iím thanking you for loving me and learning me to reckon
Understanding, those things in life
So excuse me for the moves I made
Now I'm scared to see you face to face
I can't describe this nagging pain, for now I let it rain
I'm sleeping on drinks at night, just to dry those eyes
I'm telling you how I feel right now
I'm lost in this cry. "Can't let go"

All I want it to be was a part of you, me
Suddenly lonely me is all that's left I'm on hold
All I want it to be was a part of you, me
Seems to be bittersweet, still I don't know where it goes

And all the time I think about the emptiness I feel like every day
You know, so she's steady always on my mind, thatís right
And all the time I think about the happiness she will find along the way
She sways. Should I just be the one that let's it fade

All I want it to be was a part of you, me
Suddenly lonely me is all that's left I'm on hold
All I want it to be was a part of you, me
Seems to be bittersweet, still I don't know where it goes

Still I don't know where it goes

Bodies

( Live / Robbie Williams Cover )

God gave me the sunshine
Then showed me my lifeline
I was told it was all mine
Then I got laid on a ley line
What a day, what a day
Then Jesus really tried for me
Then Jesus really tried for me

UK and entropy
I feel like it's fucking me
Wanna feed off the energy
Love living like a deity
What a day, one day
And your Jesus really died for me, oh oh
That Jesus really tried for me

Bodies in the Bodhi tree
Bodies making chemistry
Bodies in the way of me
Bodies in the Bodhi tree
Bodies in the way of me
That's the way it's gonna be

All weíve ever wanted
Is to look good naked
Hope that someone can fake it
God save me rejection
From my reflection
I want perfection
I want perfection
I want perfection

Canít we be friends

( Twentysomething Special Edition LP / Music : Kay Swift / Lyrics : Paul James )

I thought I'd found the girl of my dreams
So it seems, this is how the story ends
She's gonna turn me down and say
"Can't we be friends?"

I thought for once it couldn't go wrong
Not for long, I can see the way this ends
She's gonna turn me down and say
"Can't we be friends?"

Never again, I'm through with love
And through with them
They play their game without shame
And who's to blame

I thought I'd found a girl I could trust
What a bust, now I see the way this ends
She's gonna turn me down and say
"Can't we be friends?"

Never again, I'm through with love
And through with them
They play their game without shame
And who's to blame

I should have see the signals to stop
What a flop, now I see the way this ends
I'll let her turn me down and say
"Can't we be friends?"

I thought I'd found the girl of my dreams
So it seems, this is how the story ends
I'll let her turn me down and say
"Can't we be friends?"

Comes Love

( Judy Canova Cover / Live )

Comes a rainstorm, put your rubbers on your feet
Comes a snowstorm, you can get a little heat
Comes love, nothing can be done

Comes a fire, then you know just what to do
Blow a tire, you can get another shoe
Comes love, nothing can be done

Don't try hiding, 'cause there isn't any use
You'll start sliding, when your heart turns on the juice

Comes a headache, you can lose it in a day
Comes a toothache, see your dentist right away
Comes love, nothing can be done

Comes a rainstorm, put your rubbers on your feet
Comes a snowstorm, you can get a little heat
Comes love, nothing can be done

Comes a fire, then you know just what to do
Blow a tire, you can get another shoe
Comes love, nothing can be done

Don't try hiding, 'cause there isn't any use
You'll start sliding, when your heart turns on the juice

Oh comes a headache, you can lose it in a day
Comes a toothache, see your dentist right away
Comes love, nothing can be done...

Cry Me A River

( Live )

Now you say you're lonely
You cry the long night through
Well, you can cry me a river
Cry me a river
I cried a river over you

Now you say you're sorry
For being so untrue
Well, you can cry me a river
Cry me a river
I cried a river over you

You drove me, nearly drove me, out of my head
While you never shed a tear
Remember, I remember, all that you said
You told me love was too plebeian
Told me you were through with me and

Now you say you love me
So, just to prove that you do
Well you can cry me a river
You can cry me a river
I, I cried a river over you
Over you

So tell me you need me
Tell me you want me
On the phone
You must have me confused
You must have me confused
When you're all alone
To cry me a river
To cry me a river
You can cry me a river

You drove me, nearly drove me, out of my head
While you never shed a tear
Remember, I remember, all you said
You told me love was too plebeian
You told me you were through with me and

Now you say you love me
So, just to prove that you do
Well you can cry me a river
You can cry me a river
I, I cried a river over you
Over you
So cry me a river
So cry me a river

Dream on

( With Marco Borsato / TMF Awards 2005 )

I used to wake up in the morning to a better place
I used to open up my eyes and I would see her face
But nowadays when I awake there's nothing here I need
I should have gone, I should have gone right back to sleep

Let me dream on
Let me dream on
Let my heart relive the times of days gone by
Let me dream on
Let me dream on
So I awake me please, let me believe
Oh let me dream

Tienduizend kleuren in de lucht
Het regent tranen van geluk
De wolken dansen
En de zon lacht naar de maan
Geen oorlog, armoede geen pijn
Alles precies hoe het moet zijn
En waar mijn blik ook reikt
Zie ik haar naast me staan

I used to wake up in the morning to a better place
Ik heb het echt,
But those I've tried,
Geprobeerd
Sit a while
Maar het lukt me niet.
But I just don't succeed

Everlasting love

( Twentysomething Special Edition LP / Buzz Cason / Mack Gayden - Robert Knight & Love Affair Cover )

Hearts gone astray
Deeping up when they go
I went away
Just when you needed me so
You won't regret
I'll come back begging you
Won't you forget
Welcome love we once knew

Open up your eyes
Then you'll realize
Here I stand with my
Everlasting love

Need you by my side
Girl to be my pride
You'll never be denied
Everlasting love

Hearts gone astray
Deeping up when they go
I went away
Just when you needed me so
You won't regret
I'll come back begging you
Won't you forget
Welcome love we once knew

Open up your eyes
Then you'll realize
Here I stand with my
Everlasting love

Need you by my side
Girl to be my pride
You'll never be denied
Everlasting love

From the very start
Open up your heart
Feeling you falling
Everlasting love

Need a love to last forever
Need a love to last forever
Need a love to last forever
Need a love to last forever

I need a love to last forever

Everybody Wants to Be a Cat

(Jazz Loves Disney)

Everybody wants to be a cat
Because a cat's the only cat
Who knows where it's at
Everybody's pickin' up on that feline beat
Everything else is obsolete

A square with a horn
Make you wish you weren't born
Every time he plays
With a square in the act
You can set music back
To the caveman days

I've heard some corny birds who tried to sing
Still a cat's the only cat
Who knows how to swing
A purr between two furry friends may be old hat
But everybody wants to be a cat

A square with that horn
Makes you wish you weren't born
Every time he plays

With a square in the act
You can set music back
To the caveman days

Everybody wants to be a cat
Because a cat's the only cat
Who knows where it's at

While playing jazz you always has a Welcome mat
'Cause everybody wants to be cat

Everybody, everybody, everybody wants to be cat
Sing Hallelujah everybody
Everybody now
Everybody wants to be cat

Sing Hallelujah everybody
Everybody now
Everybody wants to be cat

Sing Hallelujah, Hallelujah
Hey, everybody wants to be cat

Everyone's Lonely

( The Pursuit Deluxe Edition )

Love's like a carousel
Such a ruthless invention
But if you never fell
It shines like a bold revelation
You find yourself on your own
Force you to look into your bones
So maybe you never know
Such power prevails now that you're home

Everyone's lonely
Everyone's lonely these days
Can you save me from the clichť
'Cause did I mention I was lonely these days

Turns out a skinny boy
Mournfully crooning a sad song
He'll ruminate upon
This chemical high generation
So maybe you're just too young, yeah
Maybe you're through ever searching
So just here for the fun
I may be single and looking

Everyone's lonely
Everyone's lonely these days
Could you save me from the clichť
'Cause did I mention I was lonely these days

Tell me does it cheapen the cracks in your soul
Every single person's got a story to tell
Heartache is worth so much more when it's old

Sometimes I give away
More of myself than I'd like to
Sometimes I throw away
Lyrics I wrote that were untrue

Everyone's lonely
Everyone's lonely these days
Everyone's lonely, seems like
Everyone's lonely these days
Everyone's lonely
Everyone's lonely these days

Did I mention that you should stay
Seems everybody's lonely these days
These days

Fire & Rain

( James Taylor Cover / Live )

Just yesterday morning they let me know you were gone
Susanne the plans they made put an end to you
I walked out this morning and I wrote down this song
I just cant remember who to send it to

Iíve seen fire and Iíve seen rain
Iíve seen sunny days that I thought would never end
Iíve seen lonely times when I could not find a friend
But I always thought that Id see you again

Wonít you look down upon me, Jesus
Youíve got to help me make a stand
Youíve just got to see me through another day
My bodyís aching and my time is at hand
And I wonít make it any other way

Oh, Iíve seen fire and Iíve seen rain
Iíve seen sunny days that I thought would never end
Iíve seen lonely times when I could not find a friend
But I always thought that Id see you again

Been walking my mind to an easy time my back turned towards the sun
Lord knows when the cold wind blows itíll turn your head around
Well, thereís hours of time on the telephone line to talk about things to come
Sweet dreams and flying machines in pieces on the ground

Oh, Iíve seen fire and Iíve seen rain
Iíve seen sunny days that I thought would never end
Iíve seen lonely times when I could not find a friend
But I always thought that Id see you, baby, one more time again, now

Thought Iíd see you one more time again
Thereís just a few things coming my way this time around, now
Thought Id see you, thought Id see you fire and rain, now

Frontiní

( Pharrell Williams Cover / Twentysomething Special Edition LP )

One, two, three, four

Donít want to sound full of myself or rude
But you ainít looking at no other dudes
ĎCause you love me
So you think about a chance
You find yourself trying to do my dance
Maybe Ďcause you love me

So when we tried
I think to slow down because you werenít used to how fast we touched
Then we locked eyes
I knew I was in there and I was gonna tear your ass up

I know that I'm carrying on
Nevermind if I'm showing off
I was just frontiní
You know I want you babe
I'm ready to bet it all
Unless you don't care at all
But you know I want you
You should stop frontiní babe
Yeah, yeah, yeahÖ

Trying to be the best girlfriend you could be
Still you sneak and you look at me
And girl I love it
Then you give your other girl a shove
Tell her youíre gonna call her ass how it was
Sheís gonna love it

So when we tried
I think to slow down because you werenít used to how fast we touched
Then we locked eyes
I knew I was in there and I was gonna tear your ass up

I know that I'm carrying on
Nevermind if I'm showing off
I was just frontiní
You know I want you babe
I'm ready to bet it all
Unless you don't care at all
But you know I want you
You should stop frontiní babe
Yeah, yeah, yeahÖ

I know that I'm carrying on
Nevermind if I'm showing off
I was just frontiní
You know I want you babe
I'm ready to bet it all
Unless you don't care at all
But you know I want you
You should stop frontiní babe
Yeah, yeah, yeahÖ

Give me the simple life

( Harry Ruby/Rube Bloom - Meet The Robinsons OST )

I don't believe in fretting and grieving
Why mess around with strife
Guess I was cut out to step and strut out
Give me the simple life

It must be pleasant dining on pheasant
Using the proper knife
I want tomatoes, mashed potatoes
Give me the simple life

A cottage small is all I'm after
Not one that's spacious and wide
A heart that rings with joy and laughter
With the ones that you love inside

You take the high road, I'll take the low road
Free from all care and strife
Sounds corny and seedy, oh yes, indeed
Give me the simple life

A cottage small is all I'm after
Not one that's spacious and wide
A heart that rings with joy and laughter
With the ones that you love inside

You take the high road, I'll take the low road
Free from all care and strife
Sounds corny and seedy, oh yes, indeed
Give me the simple life
Give me the simple life

Greatest Mistake

( Handsome Boy Modeling & Jamie Cullum )

Open up your eyes baby
Let the truth and sun shine in
One day, one day, one day youíll understand
Youíll grow up and youíll see
Thereís a truth between friends and enemies

And I should have listened to my intuition of the way
When your moves and your moods were saying
They were sayiní no more, no more, no more, no more
Canít stick around until you take me down
And Iím alone and dealing
With the confusion that Iím feeling

I made the greatest mistake of my life
When I let you get away baby
And I, I made the greatest mistake
And still am, still am, still am

I can see clearly
That thereís no love lost between us
Misguided, lost child I pray, I pray for you
I hope that your lies can keep you warm

Oh if I, I could rewind the time
And keep those records playiní, playiní, playin'
I say play on, play on, play on, play on
About the love we never left behind
Forget about the broken hearted
We got to pick up where we started

I made the greatest mistake of my life
When I let you get away baby
And I, I made the greatest mistake
And still am, still am, still am

Wish I read the writing on the wall we made around us now baby
Mistakes can turn your world go round and build it up and tear it down baby

I made the greatest mistake of my life
When I let you get away baby
I made the greatest mistake of my life
Make the greatest mistake
And itís still there, still there, still there

I made the greatest mistake of my life
I never should have let you get away baby
I made the greatest mistake of my life
Make the greatest mistake
And youíre the real thing, the real thing

Still am

I made the greatest mistake of my life
When I let you get away baby

Hallelujah I Love Her So

( Ray Charles Tribute )

Let me tell you about a girl I know
She is my baby and she lives next door
Every morning Ďfore the sun comes up
She brings me coffee in my favorite cup
That's why I know, yes, I know
Hallelujah, I just love her so

When I'm in trouble and I have no friend
I know she'll go with me until the end
Everybody asks me how I know
I smile at them and say, "She told me so"
That's why I know, oh yes I know
Hallelujah, I just love her so

And when I call her on the telephone
And tell her that I'm all alone
By the time I count from one to four
I hear her [knock knock knock] on my door

In the evening when the sun goes down
When there is nobody else around
She kisses me and she holds me tight
And tells me, "Daddy, everything's all right"
That's why I know, yes, I know
Hallelujah, I just love her so

Now, if I call her on the telephone
And tell her that I'm all alone
By the time I count from one to four
I hear her [knock knock knock] on my door

In the evening when the sun goes down
When there is nobody else around
She kisses me and she holds me tight
And tells me, "Jamie, everything's all right"
That's why I know, yes, I know
Hallelujah, I just love her so
Hallelujah, I just love her so
Hallelujah, I just love her so
Hallelujah, I just love her so

I'd Probably Do It

( Get Your Way EP )

I met a girl at the beach
It was underneath a blazing sun,
Just like usual I was looking for a little fun,
I was sitting and chilling out
And listening to the braking waves
Thatís when the day really started to change

Rising out of the sea like Excaliburís sword,
All the men they're staring and the women they scorn
A glorious vision, the seventh deadly sin,
Tall, tanned and lovely like songs from Jobim

I started to gather my one thousand things,
The sandís in my shoes and my skins' been burning
Itís very different where I'm from
So its hard to be like a true beach bum
I just get dizzy in the midday sun

She seems to dance around, she's born for this place,
Always next to her she keeps the same old battered books
Sometimes right over her face
A beautiful full moon party
She lives in the light of day
And is she reading 'A Picture of Dorian Gray'
Okay

She's a towering inferno of restless energy
But she's as patient as students of ornithology
She seems to wait for nothing but the close of the day
Then all of a sudden, just like I had prayed
I see her start to look my way
I'm as self-conscious and nervous as a first time virgin drug smuggler
I'm doing my best to keep my eyes from constantly being obvious and staring at her
I play with my phone, start texting a mate,
I hope they call back, that sucks
íCause I'm here, she's hot and itís great

I take a little walk, over to the bar on the beach
The other English guys are as burnt as me
I order a beer 'cause I'm feeling real thirsty
I know it should be water 'cause this'll dehydrate me

To my surprise as I am sitting here
She sits right down right next to me and orders a beer
She speaks just like a native girl, she's humming a song
I'm resisting every tempting moment where I'm thinking I can just sing right along
Singing along

And now I can't believe it
But she asked me where I'm from,
Her accent is thick
I definitely wasn't wrong,
I tell her I'm from London
And she seems impressed
We start joking about the cold
The wind, the rain and the fog
Well all I try and do is stop staring at her chest

She'd love to move away and pursue her career
She studied at the university over here
She said she had some trouble getting hold of a visa
I said I would marry her, seem to please her

It was all going well so I ordered some shots (shots)
It went straight to my head 'cause I was tired and hot (hot)
This girl she had no problems with all of the tequila
I was just so shamelessly trying to feed her

I knew I was mangled when I tried to stand
I had double vision and the room span
She grabbed my arm to keep me steady
And she asked me in that cute voice "Are you feeling horny?"

We were staggering up the four flights of stairs together
I began to imagine me pursuing pleasure
As we entered the room she began to undress
She seductively asked me to turn around quickly to increase the suspense
Closing my eyes was like entering a vortex
Was I even going to manage to get through the sex
And so before it even all began
She battered me over the head with the bedside lamp

I awoke the next morning
And I was feeling like crap
All that was left was the shirt on my back
She must have spiked my drink
I could feel it in my throat
On the side of the table she'd left me a note
Thanks for last night, I don't need a visa
Why would I move, life is just easier

There's no moral in this tale
Which I guess is a shame
Cause the truth be told
I'd probably do it again
I'd probably do it again

I Get Along Without You Very Well

( Live / Hoagy Carmichael Cover )

I get along without you very well
Of course I do
Except when the soft rains fall
And drip from the leaves, then I recall
The thrill of being sheltered in your arms
Of course I do
But I get along without you very well

I've forgotten you just like I should
Of course I have
Except to hear your name
Or someone's laugh that is just the same
'Cause that would surely break my heart in two

What a guy
What a fool I am
To think my breaking heart could kid the moon
What's in store
Should I phone once more
No I guess I should stick to my tune

'Cause I get along without you very well
Of course I do
Except to hear your name
Or someone's laugh that is just the same
'Cause that would surely break my heart in two

I Get The Sweetest Feeling

The closer you get
The better you look baby
The better you look
The more I want you

When you turn on your smile
I feel my heart go wild
I'm like a child with a brand new toy

And I get the sweetest feeling
Honey the sweetest (sweetest feeling)
Oh honey the sweetest (sweetest feeling)
Loving you

The warmer your kiss
The deeper you touch me baby
The deeper you touch
The more you thrill me

It's more than I can stand
Girl, when you hold my hand
I feel so grand that I could cry

And I get the (sweetest feeling)
Honey the sweetest (sweetest feeling)
Oh, honey the sweetest (sweetest feeling)
Loving you

The greater your love
The stronger you hold me baby
The stronger your hold
The more I need you

With every passing day
I love you more in every way
I'm in love
And I want to say

And I get the (sweetest feeling)
Oh, honey the sweetest (sweetest feeling)
Honey the sweetest (sweetest feeling)
Honey the... (sweetest feeling)
Oh honey the sweetest (sweetest feeling)

I Love This

( The Pursuit Deluxe Edition )

Now every single part of me
Is burning possibilities
My tired eyes are blinking in the glare
Now you and I should make out 'til we're drunk
And have to both come up for air

Now rolled up socks and empty halls
Guerrilla games of cup football
The only goal I ever really scored
The truth is I can climb a tree
And joke about our history, remembers me

I love this
Better than anything
I love this
Everything falls apart
Thinking you can mend my broken heart
'Cause I love this

Wearing your survivors role
Tiny deaths do take their toll
And every single second of your youth
It's just another secret
In the rusty confused version of the truth

Puts it in perspective
If you're feeling too reflective
Just bones and earth remain of what you are
And have you seen the beauty in the cares
That surrounds you like the stars

I love this
Better than anything
I love this
Everything falls apart
Thinking you can mend my broken heart
'Cause I love this, yeah

Truthfully I loved like I'm a dyslexic
Upside down and back to front, couldn't fix it
Every heart, a lonely road, a million love lone things
Well this time, don't let me down, yeah

I love this
Better than anything
I love this
Everything falls apart
Thinking you can mend my broken heart
'Cause I love this

If I Only Had a Brain

( Harold Arlen / E.Y. Harburg Cover - The Wizard of Oz )

I'd like to dedicate this next song
To the president of the United States

I could while away the hours
Conferrin' with the flowers
Consultin' with the rain
And my head, I'd be scratchin'
While my thoughts were busy hatchin'
If I only had a brain

I'd unravel every riddle
For any individ'le
In trouble or in pain

With the thoughts you'd be thinkin'
I  could be another Lincoln
If you only had a brain

Oh, I could tell you why
The ocean's near the shore
I could think of things I never thunk before
And then I'd sit and think some more

I would not be just a nuffin'
My head all full of stuffin'
My heart all full of pain
I would dance and be merry
Life would be a ding-a-derry
If I only
If I only had a brain

Intermission music

( With Beady Belle )

This is a pause
Weíre just at half-time
Sequelís the intervalís end
We go to break
An intermission
Weíll be together again

We take a rest
Just for a moment
Our mutual story goes on
Stay tuned throughout
This interval signal
Promising much more to come

Now I go
But Iím coming back to you
One day I will return
I promise to come if you love me
And I know that you do
I know that you do

Where we leave off
Weíll put a bookmark
So that we know where to start
Donít be upset
I wonít run away
Iíve given you all of my heart

It had to be you

( Isham Jones & His Orchestra Cover )

It had to be you
It had to be you
I wandered around and finally found
The somebody who
Could make me be true
Could make me be blue
Or even be glad Just to be sad
Thinking of you

Some others I've seen.
Might never be mean
Might never be cross
Or try to be boss
But they wouldn't do
For nobody else gave me a thrill
With all your faults I love you still
It had to be you, wonderful you
It had to be you

Some others I've seen.
Might never be mean
Might never be cross
Or try to be boss
But they wouldn't do
For nobody else gave me a thrill
With all your faults I love you still
It had to be you, wonderful you
It had to be you

I've Got A Woman

( Live / Ray Charles Cover )

I've got a woman
Way over town
She's good to me oh yeah
I've got a woman
Way over town
She's good to me

She give me money
When I'm in need
Yeah, she's a kind of friend indeed

I've got a woman
Way over town
She's good to me
She's good to me

Jump for joy

I lost my way
On a lazy day
And before too long
I was missing you
Itís been a while, maybe 20 weeks
Since we were here
And I was kissing you

Youíre on my mind, always
Wonít be long, just days
And weíll meet under a sky thatís made for two

Iíll jump for joy
When I see you baby
Iíll jump for joy
When I see you baby
Iíll jump for joy

Over sea of green
Thereís a distant dream
But it feels more real
As the days move on
And itís good to know, that even though
Weíre far apart
The heart grows strong

I think of you, always
Wonít be long, just days
And youíll find me right here where we were before

I know that the distance between us doesnít matter
I hope you feel the same until we decide itís time
That 5000 miles is too much space in the middle
And weíve got to get together
So I can really call you mine

Iíll jump for joy
When I see you baby

Land of Begin Again

(Hughie Charles / Ross Parker / Live Festival of Rememberance 2009 )

There's a land of begin again
On the other side of the hill
Where we learn to love and live again
When the world is quiet and still

There's a land of begin again
And there's not a cloud in the sky
Where we'll never have to grieve again
And we'll never say goodbye

There aren't any signposts to guide you
You don't need permission to stay
And you'll find there's something inside you
Showing you the way

There's a prize we can win again
And together, somehow, we will
There's a land of begin again
On the other side of the hill

Let It Snow

( Vaughn Monroe Cover / Live )

Oh the weather outside is frightful
But the fire is so delightful
And since we've no place to go
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

It doesn't show signs of stopping
And I've bought some corn for popping
The lights are turned way down low
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

When we finally kiss goodnight
How I'll hate going out in the snow!
But if you'll really hold me tight
All the way home I'll be warm

The fire is slowly dying
And, my dear, we're still goodbying
But as long as you love me so
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

When we finally kiss goodnight
How I'll hate going out in the snow!
But if you'll really hold me tight
All the way home I'll be warm.

The fire is slowly dying
And, my dear, we're still goodbying
But as long as you love me so
Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

Liar Liar

I find treasure under every stone
I make other people's songs sound like they're my own
I turn stories into 24 karat gold
I keep my worries buried deep within my soul
'Cause I'm just a liar like you
A liar like you

I got women all around the globe
And I'm captain of the football team at home
Now will I ever ever tell you the truth?
Well that depends on what the truth means to you
'Cause I'm just a liar like you
A liar like you

Oh I want to lose myself in a beautiful lie
Something or anything, maybe a song that shows my best side
'Cause I'm just a liar like you
A liar like you
I'm just a liar like you
Go to the top of the page

Lost

( Live )

Somewhere in the month of June
Crept swiftly through my room
Everything was there for me
Early summer's bloom
I tell you I have rubbed my eyes
To prove to me these visions may be true

Cause I'm lost, lost, lost, lost, lost, lost
Cause I'm lost, lost, lost, lost, lost, lost
Without you

So chase the wind out through the door
Like you never have before,
My jealous eyes, your steady hand
The Thinker's pose resumes once more
I raise my hand, take in the blue
I tell it no one's lovelier than you

Cause I'm lost, lost, lost, lost, lost, lost
Cause I'm lost, lost, lost, lost, lost, lost
Without youÖ

Love cats

( The Cure cover / Live Brits 2005 with Katie Melua )

Let's go and throw
All the songs we know
Into the sea
You and me
All these years and no one heard
I'll show you in spring
It's a treacherous thing
We missed you hissed the lovecats
We missed you hissed the lovecats

We move like cagey tigers
Oh - we couldn't get closer than this
The way we walk
The way we talk
The way we stalk
And the way we kiss
We slip through the streets
While everyone sleeps
Getting bigger wider and wiser
Let's go and throw
All the songs we know

Into the sea
You and me
All these years and no one heard
I'll show you in spring
It's a treacherous thing
We missed you hissed the lovecats
We missed you hissed the lovecats

We're so wonderfully wonderfully wonderfully
Wonderfully pretty
You know that I'd do anything for you
We should have each other to dinner
We should have each other with cream
Then curl up by the fire and sleep for awhile
It's the grooviest thing it's the perfect dream

Into the sea
You and me
All these years and no one heard
I'll show you in spring
It's a treacherous thing
We missed you hissed the lovecats
We missed you hissed the lovecats

Into the sea
You and me
All these years and no one heard
I'll show you in spring
It's a treacherous thing
We missed you hissed the lovecats
We missed you hissed the lovecats

We move like cagey tigers
Oh we couldn't get closer than this
The way we walk
The way we talk
The way we stalk
And the way we kiss

We slip through the streets
While everyone sleeps
Getting bigger and wider and wiser
We bite and scratch and scream all night
Let's go and throw
All the songs we know
 
Into the sea
You and me
All these years and no one heard
I'll show you in spring
It's a treacherous thing
We missed you hissed the lovecats
We missed you hissed the lovecats...

Move On Song

( The Pursuit Deluxe Edition )

Pictures that I can't throw away
Worn like, a tattoo
So it's been several months and a day
Since we were referred to, as me and you
So even though your heart has gone dry
You won't deny me my dreams
At least that's what it seems

Now that you're gone
I had to write this move on song
Just for me

So as I figure where it went wrong
A channelled soul of Elton John
The tea's gone cold and salty with tears
A friend's beckoned me out, for comeback beers
The truth be known like sun on the lawn
I've always been drawn to the clouds
Where I'll sit for hours

Now that you're gone
I had to write this move on song
Just for me

So I resent you've been a bitch
Self preservation of that leather trick
Even had the guts to call time
On a wounded wild
And ragged rhymes

The truth be known like sun on the lawn
I've always been drawn to the clouds
Where I'll sit for hours

Now that you're gone
I had to write this move on song
Just for me

Right now, lost on a name, slam my fist right through the door
It's sad now, gather myself from all these pieces on the floor

So serve me up some shots of my words
I choke on the lessons I've learnt
That darkens my world

Now that you're gone
I had to write this move on song
Just for me

Mrs. Robinson

( Simon And Garfunkel Cover / Live )

And hereís to you, Mrs. Robinson
Jesus loves you more than you will know
(Wo wo wo)
God bless you, please Mrs. Robinson
Heaven holds a place for those who pray
(Hey hey hey Ė hey hey hey)

Weíd like to know a little bit about you for our files
Weíd like to help you learn to help yourself
Look around you, all you see are sympathetic eyes
Stroll around the grounds until you feel at home

And hereís to you, Mrs. Robinson
Jesus loves you more than you will know
(Wo wo wo)
God bless you, please Mrs. Robinson
Heaven holds a place for those who pray
(Hey hey hey Ė hey hey hey)

Hide it in a hiding place where no one ever goes
Put it in your pantry with your cupcakes
Itís a little secret, just the Robinsonís affair
Most of all youíve got to hide it from the kids

Coo coo ca choo, Mrs. Robinson
Jesus loves you more than you will know
(Wo wo wo)
God bless you, please Mrs. Robinson
Heaven holds a place for those who pray
(Hey hey hey Ė hey hey hey)

Sitting on a sofa on a Sunday afternoon
Going to the candidatesí depate
Laugh about it, shout about it
When youíve got to choose
Every way you look at it you lose

Where have you gone, Joe DiMaggio?
A nation turns its lonely eyes to you
(Woo woo woo)
Whatís that you say, Mrs. Robinson
ĎJoltin Joeí has left and gone away?
(Hey hey hey Ė hey hey hey)

Nature Boy

( Nat King Cole Cover / live )

There was a boy
A very strange enchanted boy
They say he wandered very far, very far
Over land and sea
A little shy and sad of eye
But very wise was he

And then one day
A magic day, he passed my way
And while we spoke of many things
Fools and kings,
This he said to me
"The greatest joy you'll ever learn
Is just to love and be loved in return."

One for My Baby

( With Toots Thielemans )

It's quarter to three
There's no one in the place except you and me
So set 'em' up Joe
I got a little story you wanna know

We're drinking my friend, to the end
Of a brief episode
Make it one for my baby
And one more for the road

I've got the routine
So drop another nickel in the machine
I'm feeling kind of bad
Wish you make the music easy and sad

I could tell you a lot, but you've
Got to be true to your code
So make it one for my baby
And one more for the road

You'd never know it
But buddy I'm a kind of poet
And I've got a lot of things I'd like to say
But when Iím gloomy, you simply got to listen to me
Until it's talked away

Well, that's how it goes
And Joe I know you're getting anxious to close
So thanks for the cheer
I hope you didn't mind
My bending your ear

This torch that I found
It's gotta be drowned
Or it soon might explode
Make it one for my baby
And one more for the road

That long, long road

The Road Less Travelled

( Clare Teal and Jamie Cullum )

More than the waves in the ocean
More than the clouds in the sky
More than a nerve needs emotion
I love you more than the reasons why

Higher than a kiss from an angel
Prouder than a proud mother's pride
Richer than ambrosia and nectar
Swifter than the turn of the tide

Break free and take the road less travelled
Where time forgets the tide
Where worried souls can begin to come unravelled
To reveal something fresh, something pure, something so so alive

Stranger than the luck of a beginner
Slyer than a cat with the cream
Stronger than a god craves a sinner, man
Brighter than the brightest sunbeam

Bigger, better, brighter, faster, sharper than a world-class invention
Prettier than a falling star
You know you're braver than a man with the best of intentions
Wiser than the people who live just as they are

Live long, live free down the road less travelled
There's no guarantee but strive
To give yourself a little time to unravel
To reveal something fresh, something pure, something so so alive

Bigger, better, brighter, faster, sharper than a world-class invention
Prettier than a falling star
You know you're braver than a man with the best of intentions
Wiser than the people who live just as they are

Live long, live free down the road less travelled
There's no guarantee but strive
To give yourself a little time to unravel
To reveal something fresh, something pure, something so so alive

Rocket Man

( Live )

She packed my bags last night pre-flight
Zero hour nine a.m.
And i'm gonna be high as a kite by then
I miss the earth so much I miss my wife
It's lonely out in space
On such a timeless flight

And I think it's gonna be a long long time
Till touch down brings me round again to find
I'm not the man they think I am at home
Oh no I'm a rocket man
Rocket man burning out his fuse up here alone

Mars ain't the kind of place to raise your kids
In fact it's cold as hell
And there's no one there to raise them if you did
And all this science i don't understand
It's just my job five days a week
A rocket man, a rocket man

And I think it's gonna be a long long time
Till touch down brings me round again to find
I'm not the man they think I am at home
Oh no I'm a rocket man
Rocket man burning out his fuse up here alone

Sail On Sailor

( The Beach Boys Cover / Live )

I sailed an ocean, unsettled ocean
Through restful waters and deep commotion
Often frightened, unenlightened
Sail on, sail on sailor

I wrest the waters, fight Neptune's waters
Sail through the sorrows of life's marauders
Unrepenting, often empty
Sail on, sail on sailor

Caught like a sewer rat alone but I sail
Bought like a crust of bread, but oh do I wail

Seldom stumble, never crumble
Try to tumble, life's a rumble
Feel the stinging I've been given
Never ending, unrelenting
Heartbreak searing, always fearing
Never caring, persevering
Sail on, sail on, sailor

I work the seaways, the gale-swept seaways
Past shipwrecked daughters of wicked waters
Uninspired, drenched and tired
Wail on, wail on, sailor

Always needing, even bleeding
Never feeding all my feelings
Damn the thunder, must I blunder
There's no wonder all I'm under
Stop the crying and the lying
And the sighing and my dying

Sail on, sail on sailor
Sail on, sail on sailor
Sail on, sail on sailor
Sail on, sail on sailor

Seven Nation Army

( The White Stripes Cover / Live )

I'm gonna fight 'em off
A seven nation army couldn't hold me back
They're gonna rip it off
Taking their time right behind my back
And I'm talkin' to myself at night
Because I can't forget
Back and forth through my mind
Behind a cigarette

And the feeling coming from my bones says find a home...

Sweet Insomnia

I watch the room spin slowly
Through heavy sunken eyes
My head is filled with echoes
Of sleepless lullabies

The ceiling's started splitting
The shadows cross the light
My mind will gently crumble
As I stumble through the night

I'm no weeping lover
I've got my work covered
My balance is not in the red
I've known recent sorrow
Nor dread it tomorrow
So why can't I lay down my head
Don't wake me from my sweet insomnia

I'm cold, relentless hunger
My sanity is spent
I'm drowning in the melody
Of lonely nights' lament
The ceiling crack is spreading
The shadows ebb and flow
My mind is softly breaking
As my waking hours grow

The curtains are drawn
Concealing the dawn
I'm happily quilted in bed
No bones in the cupboard
That could be discovered
So why can't I lay down my head
Don't wake me from my sweet insomnia

I'm dreamless drifting heartache
A restless shade of blue
My ticking clock is melting
And the numbers are askew
The ceiling is collapsing
The shadow's on my soul
I'm softly broken minded
As my blinded hours grow

No solace in song
And the pills don't last long
I don't know what else I can do
The day seems uncertain
As I draw back the curtain
Could it be that I'm longing for you
Don't wake me from my sweet insomnia

Teardrop

( Massive Attack Cover / Live )

Love, love is a verb
Love is a doing word
Feathers on my breath
Gentle impulsion
Shakes me makes me lighter
Feathers on my breath

Teardrop on the fire
Feathers on my breath

Trippin' Up

( Get Your Way EP )

I see my life running in cycles
Except the other day I felt like a change
Watch as I break this vicious circle
You've gone and made me see some things in a different way

Now need not explain it
See with you, girl, no need to hide
Time, time waits for no man
Or am I just using these old clichť ideals

Here it comes again
Itís that something I can't explain
Like a drug in my brain
It won't be long before I hit the ceiling and lose my mind
But you'll stop me
From trippin' up this time

It doesn't feel like other times
I met with disaster like it was my good old friend
I had some trouble with the signs
Like another language I couldn't even comprehend

Now need not explain it
You see with you, girl, no need to hide
Youíre, youíre just so different
You see with you, my dear, I really can confide

Here it comes again
Itís that something I can't explain
Like a drug in my brain
It won't be long before I hit the ceiling and lose my mind
But you'll stop me
From trippin' up this time

Here it comes again
Itís that something I can't explain
Like a drug in my brain
It won't be long before I hit the ceiling and lose my mind
Maybe it is a sign

Here it comes again
Itís that something I can't explain
Like a drug in my brain
It won't be long before I hit the ceiling and lose my mind
But you'll stop me from trippin' up this time

Well I Never

Well I never
If it isn't you
Do you remember all the things we didn't do
All the scenery we didn't view

Well I never

Well I never
If it ain't your ghost
Do you still sing to all the hits we miss the most
All the futures that we didn't toast

Well I never

Well I never did what I wanted to
Have you fall for me like I fell for you
Of all the love affairs
That were so big and so clever
It was you I wanted most
But well,
Well I never

Well I never thought we'd meet again
Do you think back to all the trips we took on cancelled trains
Of all the men who caused you love sweet pain

Well I never

Where is Your Heart At

( Rufus Wainwright lyrics Ė Meet the Robinsons OST )

You asked me over, and over and over
Have you seen my peacock-feathered hat?
If it was under a four-leaf clover
I'd be on the lawn looking for that

Where is your heart at
Nobody knows that,
Even though you've him, her, me, and an army searching
I've got a feeling, you will be reeling
When you are bad and the circus comes to town
And you'll see me leaving dressed up as a magician or something like that

Your satin flip-flops are hidden in the pockets of your velvet dressing gown
Your diamond cufflinks are hidden in the ruffles of your silk white shirt from town

Where is your heart at
Nobody knows that,
Even though you've him, her, me, and an army searching
I've got a feeling, you'll be reeling
When you are bad and the circus comes to town
And you'll see me leaving dressed up as a magician or something like that

Why Do Today What You Can Do Tomorrow

( Live at Blenheim )

Heaven sent
The days like these
Here with you
Snoozing in a breeze
Tomorrow means
Today won't interest me
Today I'll be
Procrastinatory

There's a lot to be said
About wasting your time
I don't really care
As long as some day you're mine
I don't know what I want
But I wish I knew about love

Why do today what you can do tomorrow
Why do today what you can do tomorrow

So come with me and we'll waste a day
Somewhere warm and somewhere far away
So vote for me, it really isn't that complex
My politics of laziness

There's a lot to be said
About wasting your time
I don't really care
As long as some day you're mine
I don't know what I want
But I wish I knew about love

Why do today what you can do tomorrow
Why do today what you can do tomorrow
Why do today what you can do tomorrow
Why do today what you can do tomorrow

So come with me and we'll waste a day
Somewhere warm and somewhere far away

You keep the cold away

I was walking in, working for my fee
Through a distant land of nothing
Spring was creeping in, slowly through the breeze
You surely made me into something
A drifting spirit, wanting, needing, thought that I was doomed to dreaming
It really gave my life its meaning

You give me all the love I need,
To keep the cold away
And you could never mean more to me than you do today
ĎCause you, you keep the cold away
Oh you keep the cold away

Throughout all the shouts, throughout all the tears
Through the nightmares and the romance
We just tumble through, well, thank the lord for you
Well maybe we just thank circumstance
We collided, we rebounded,
Always knew that we had found it
Always knew that we had found it

You give me all the love I need
To keep the cold away
You could never mean more to me, than you do today
You could never mean more to me, than you do today
ĎCause you, you keep the cold away
Oh you keep the cold away

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