B i o g r a p h y
 (by Andy Kellman)

Salad was a somewhat underrated U.K.-based pop group that included vocalist/keyboardist Marijne Van Der Vlugt, bassist Pete Brown, drummer Rob Wakeman, and guitarist Paul Kennedy. Thanks to Van Der Vlugt's amiable, joyous stage presence (along with her notoriety as a video jockey for MTV Europe), Salad gained a reputation as an energetic pop group comparable to other bouncy outfits like Sleeper and Elastica. They formed in 1992 and released three full-lengths — 1995's Drink Me, the same year's Singles Bar, and 1997's Icecream — before breaking up in the late '90s. Despite being part of the Brit-pop scene in terms of sound, they never quite received the same amount of attention given to their peers.




Drink me
- 1995-03-16 -



Motorbike to heaven
Drink the elixir
Granite statue
Machine of menace
Overhear me
Shepherds' isle
Muscleman
Your ma
Warmth of the heart
Gertrude Campbell (Instrumental)
Nothing happens
N°1's cooking
A man with a box
Insomnia


Icecream
- 1997-05-19 -



U.V
Yeah yeah
Written by a man
Broken bird
Wanna be free
A size more woman than her
Cardboy king
Namedrops
Foreign cow
Terrible day
Wolves over washington
The sky's our terminal

Non Albums Tracks
- Misc -

Bridesmaids' gimmicks
Clear my name
Come back tomorrow
Decade of the brain
Diminished clothes
Down at monty'
s
Dream a little dream
Heaven can wait
I want you
Kent
Love song
Mistress
Moon above my shoulder
On a leash
One imitation smile
One in the bag
Palm trees on the moon
Party
Planet in the ocean
Problématique
Sleepwalking
The king of love
Ugly fashion town
What do you say about that

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Drink me

Motorbike to heaven

I'm gonna drive my motorbike to heaven
I'm gonna slice a lemon in two
And when the charcoal's burning bright
We'll be there, in heaven
I'm gonna fly my motorbike to you

I don't know why
But I've got a good idea that we'll meet again some day
It makes me cry
There's a memory of you standing in the woods
And then they sigh
Cos they've got a good idea that my hair is full of ferns

I'm gonna shine my hair in blooms
Because my mind is full of you
I think I'm gonna dust my room
Cos there's a notice in my head
I'm gonna shine my bike instead
Cos that's what the notice said

Repeat 1st verse

I don't know why
But I've got a good idea that we'll meet again some day
It makes me cry
You're standing on a yacht and I don't know what to say
I dreamt last night
We were playing kiss and tell then I watched you fly away

Well there's a diamond in my car
And it's shining like a star
I feel I'm coming home to you
Cos there's a message in my soup
And it could be like yesterday
I wish you'd never gone away
Repeat 2nd and 3rd verses

Drink the elixir

The ground is getting frosty
Then small drops of mint on my scarf
My lifespan is an unknown
I've never strayed far from the path

I'll wrap myself in bandages
And leopard skin and bandages
And nobody will bother me
I'll wrap myself in bandages
Till it gets ridiculous
And nobody will bother me

Drink the Elixir

With Saturn on the stopwatch
There's hope for me yet on this Earth
But Venus had an off day
A century's gone by since my birth
I'll wrap myself in bandages...

Granite statue

Sitting in a garden with a face like a granite statue
I am winter solstice waiting like a granite statue

Just like a granite statue
I will come when the weather's fine
Just like a granite statue
I want to know what's on your mind

Every single time that I come here I can't tell you what I feel
I am so polite to you and courteous
I know that it's not real

I long to grab a hold of you and take you in my arms tonight
But when I feel I'm going to my courage flies away and I turn cold

Chorus

Just like a granite statue
Statue, is that you, statue

Just like a granite statue
I will come when the weather's fine
But I'm a granite statue
And I know you'll not ever be mine
Just like a granite statue
Statue, is that you, statue...

Machine of menace

I'm versatile, Removable
I'm reversible, So edible
I'm the Machine of Menace

You put me in your place
So go on, the pleasure's mine
I gotta see your face
You put me in your place
So go on, I gotta see your face

I'm versatile, I'm flexible
I'm physical, Quite murderous
I'm the Machine of Menace

Chorus

Show me your face
I gotta see your face
Cos you put me in your place
So go on, the pleasure's mine
I gotta see your face

Incurable, Rememberable, I'm increasable
In fact delectable, Machine of Menace

Overhear me

The Bechstein was our lifeline
We could see our faces in the shine
And know it wasn't over

You never said you loved me
Even when we crowded out the children from the sofa

I hope you overhear me
I hope you overhear me
When I'm uttering my name for you

In case collected copies of The Times get faded before ninety nine
The trunk will stay locked shut

In the garden the ritual was acted out under every tree
Shame my favourite scenes were cut

Shepherds' isle

Don't take me there tonight
To the Sheperd's Isle
They say there's people walking in towelling dressing gowns
Awaiting trial

I don't want to go
I don't need to know
I don't want to go, a-ha...

The hounds hunt in fives
Gnashing teeth will eat you alive
So board this boat with me
Why so shaky, can't you see?

Chorus

Come all ye faithful
Tractor salesmen from hell
And when we're walking walking
We know we don't walk too well
I feel like crumbling buildings
With dust on the windowsills
It's such a mindless island
I feel like paying boredom bills
This boredom really kills

Muscleman

He's a muscleman, Such a muscleman
Muscle up to him, He'll let you rub his tan
He's a muscleman, Such a muscleman
Muscle in with him, He'll let you hold his hand

I'm now an apple. that suits me fine
And I'm out of time, But we'll all be fine
And now I'm knackered and feeling kind
But I'm not even worth a dime
And that suits me fine, And that suits me fine

Chorus

He's a muscleman, Such a muscleman
He's a muscleman, Yeah, he's my muscleman

I'm not an apple in a line, I'm in that way inclined
For God's sake be mine, And please don't go blind
Cos I've got this apple, And it needs a habit
And now I'm out of time, But you're a friend of mine
And we'll both be fine, And not out of line
Again you'll be mine, And that suits me fine
Yeah that suits me fine, He's a muscleman...
He's my muscleman

Your ma

I've got an itch that I can't fix
I'm gonna get your mother to mix me a drink
Just think

She takes my hand to put it up her skirt
I'll call you up to dish the dirt on her
So it doesn't reoccur

Your Ma will do it

I don't know where to hide
Before I know it her hand's inside
I know the damage that she can do with her hands untied
I try to keep her on hubbie's work
But if I don't stop she'll think I'm a jerk
A jerk

Chorus

Go on!
Upper grade...

I've got a problem with someone's mum
But she relieves me of my daily humdrum
And while I stand there taking off her dress
I guess I'm in a mess
Cos she wants a boy with the teenage drive
And knock his socks off his teenage life
And then I remember - She's your daddy's wife

Warmth of the hearth

Say it's not so
I can't even chant in the bath
I'm so alone
I'm coming home
I need the warmth of the hearth
The antique phone

Here comes the hearth
We're almost there baby
I'm on the path
Missing you already
Here comes the hearth
We're almost there baby
On the path

Say it's not so
Many's the dog that we've sent on the way
Down below I'm coming
I need the warmth of the flames
On my bones

Nothing happens

Waiting upstate in the pines
There's a man
Whose arms are twisted round the vines
Looking out for her to show
But she's late
The sound of the crickets all around
In the heat

In the heat
They say you'll sell your body to the heat

So he takes his muslin bag
To the well
Runs his fingers through his hair
He's unwell
Then the sea comes into view
And he moves downhill
Meets his car down by the bay
Drives away

Chorus

Come on now - gotta take it in your stride...
Well a fugitive can run but he can't hide

Nothing happens in the town
Nothing moves
A lone mosquito settles down
On a shoe

N°1's cooking

Everyone is twisted
Except the girl with the funny tattoo on her ankle
Funny tattoo on her knee, (I wish it was me)

Money and pleasure make me tick,
Enough to make you sick
She's a modern muse, With a mixed up bruise

Whichever way you're looking
No.1's the one that's cooking

But we've all got our place, This planet's got its funny ways
We just have a good time, (They have a bad time)

It's just awful doing nothing, When everything's so fine
Treading on a fragile line, We can't ignore the suffering
(But we do)

Chorus

And when the leaves turn brown
I hope I've still got my feet on the ground
It's too easy to feel guilty

Basically it's got to be said, That anyone with a pretty head
Could save the world instead, And I'm a guilty girlish thing
But charity makes my ego ring

Chorus

And all that is just twisted

A man with a box

In the 1920s a man with a box came to stay
In the 1930s the man with a box went away
In the 1940s a man with a box went beserk
In the 1950s the man with a box left for work

A man with a box could be loving and he knows it
But a man with a box don't work that way
A man with a box could be loving if he tried it
But his rainclouds are permanently grey

In the 1960s a man with a box opened up
In the 1970s the man with a box drained his cup
In the 1980s a man with a box came along
And in the 1990s a man with a box wrote this song

Chorus

A man with a box made a train escape from Euston
While his butterflies went wild in the woods
The police report stated that every year at Margate
The daisies grew a different shade of brown
Man...

Insomnia

Some say I'm ill
Sick as a parrot, bone-chilled
How does my face look today?
Don a smart cane in a dandy way
My head is full
I cannot think
Slip downstairs for a secret lemonade drink
Lemonade drink

Sleep cures everything
Sleep cures, if it's deep enough
Sleep cures everything but insomnia
Insomnia

Money - a modern factor
A quick rub down or a chiropractor
I kid you, you kid me
Take a close look at the family tree
Sex dreams, nightmares
Wake me up to the fact that nobody cares
Nobody cares

Chorus

I go out like a light
Clutch the heart of the night
I go out like a light
Clutch the heart of the night

Yoga turns, watering plants
Even a flapping limb dance
Anything but the job in hand
Gotta lift my head clean out of the sand
Out of the sand



Icecream

U.V

Stacey has informed me that
The 60's borrowed 20's fashion
I've lost all sense of city taste
I'll pick out all my favourite garms
And wear them with the tightest passion
I've lost the feeling in my face

The Jeweller blew me away
With his demands of green
To circle fingers in gold
I'll need a man less mean

I'm leaving pink for UV to see

Getting into flowers it seems
Birds a current living hobby
I needn't dress for the wild of life
It's pointless to complete with petals
Collars flapping, never take off
So de-wing with my pocket knife

The Jeweller blew me away
With his demands of green
To circle fingers in gold
I'll need a man less mean

I'm leaving pink for UV to see

The Jeweller blew me away
With his demands of green
To circle fingers in gold
I'll need a man less mean

I'm leaving pink for UV to see X2

Yeah yeah

Step outside the house and leg it into town
It's snowing now, the air is growing cold
I rubbed the dirt and stared in through the windowpane
I almost lost my mind - ooh yeah

They take you home and show you the street
Yeah yeah yeah yeah
Got a lot of places where your friends all meet
Yeah yeah yeah yeah
And I don't care if you got long air
Yeah yeah yeah yeah
Your mum's all right when she's out of the fight
She says you is mine but I don't know that's right

Go into the public house and drink them blind
Get kicked out and wake up in the road
When I peered inside with my binoculars
I almost lost my mind - ooh yeah

They take you home and show you the street
Yeah yeah yeah yeah
Got a lot of places where your friends all meet
Yeah yeah yeah yeah
And I don't care if you got long air
Yeah yeah yeah yeah
Your mum's all right when she's out of the fight
She says you is mine but I don't know that's right

They take you home and show you the street
Yeah yeah yeah yeah
Got a lot of places where your friends all meet
Yeah yeah yeah yeah
And I don't care if you got long air
Yeah yeah yeah yeah
Your mum's all right when she's out of the fight
She says you is mine but I don't know that's right

Written by a man

Get a boy with a toy
He'll never cease to amaze you
And every time he makes you smile
He'll never cease to please you
So get a boy as a toy
He'll never cease to amaze you
And every time he makes you smile
He'll never cease to please you
And when he leaves you having pleased you
He'll never cease to move you
Now when he calls at your door
He'll never cease to lose you

He was written by a man
Come and get it if you can
He was written by a man
On the side of a far grand grander plan
He was written by a man
Come and get it if you can

If you wanna play then play it safe
Into his hand of this man and his plan

Get a boy plus a toy
He'll never cease to amaze you
And when he smiles he takes his time
He'll never cease to please you
And when he leaves you having pleased you
He'll never cease to move you
Now all the time he gets annoyed
Find someone who loves you
So never mind if you find that
He's walked out on you
Now when he calls at your door
He'll never cease to lose you

He was written by a man
Come and get it if you can
He was written by a man
On the side of a far grand grander plan
He was written by a man
Come and get it if you can

On a count of eight let's participate
With this man and his plan

He was written by a man
Come and get it if you can
He was written by a man
On the side of a far grand grander plan
He was written by a man
Come and get it if you can

If you wanna play then play it safe
Into his hand of this man and his plan

Broken bird

The backroom card game under smoky mobiles
The lift attendent who's been riding for miles
Safari season is upon us once more
The lion's share to the man by the door

She twists her body like a broken bird
And staggers to the lift without a single word

Her taking leave of the spinning room
Leaves rain unwatched under eyeing moon
In third floor peace dwelling on he fate
She dents the side of the bed with her sparrow weight

She twists her body like a broken bird
And cranes her neck down slowly to the water

As luck would have it she desired that man
So she threw away hearts to weaken her hand
The winner in a grey suit fills the frame
Unaware that she's still playing her game

She twists her body like a broken bird
As waves roll up the shore and break softly

Wanna be free

And you say that you wanna be free
But you can't cos you're looking at me
Hold you tight in my arms and you'll see
I am the one

Awake in sweat, the air is hot and thick
And the pillow's wet, I'm feeling kind of sick
You're lying there alive and breathing deep
Your frown is tight - you've been thinking in your sleep

And you say that you wanna be free
But you can't cos you're looking at me
Hold you tight in my arms and you'll see
I am the one

I'll hold you down with promises and threats
Remind you how it was when we first met
Let's take a boat to tha dark side of the lake
And share a joke cos there's music in the trees

And you say that you wanna be free
Well you can't cos you're looking at me
Hold you tight in my arms and you'll see
I am the one

I was the one - the oyster to your pearl
I've loved you more than a thousand other girls
So we'll sing our song - it's been haunting us for years
Spin me to the sun and we'll kiss the world our cheers

And you say that you wanna be free
But you can't cos you're looking at me
Hold you tight in my arms and you'll see
I am the one

A size more woman than her

It's a magical phase I'm going through
But it means so little without you
Hold my hand and we'll feel better
Let's go outside as the sky goes redder
Other girls don't do it this way
And you knew it otherwise why would you have stayed
All the things that the world keeps bringing
They're very nice but they just mean nothing

Oh - I loved you so
But now I'm back on my feet
My life is really sweet
So don't come begging for more
Cos all I'll do is slam the door
No - you've sunk too low
She's got a wardrobe to please
Thinks you're the bee's knees
And she may have a pretty purr
But I'm a size more woman than her

It's a magical phase I'm going through
Never been so happy without you
Her eyes are blue but her lipstick's faded
Her teeth are nice but her skin is jaded
She's got a front but I'll tell you this much
Underneath is a token cleavage
Got to steer round her lips while kissing
And that's no joke cos her lips are missing

Oh - I wish you'd go
After all you got a girl
But now you know full well
That she can't even count to three
So who's sorry now, well not me
Oh - I wish she'd go
She's got a taster for you
Loves all that you do
But you can't rest your head in her curves
Cos I'm a size more woman than her .....

Cardboy king

Wait until the caller ends
The conversation with his mother
Then take his place inside the box
And plaster one wall then the other
Pictures do the work of words
Adverts for the modern lover

He's the cardboy king
And he's distributing as always
The girls can stay indoors
And then he visits them in turn

Take a daily risk of up to
A grand and half as much again
He's mapped out his career of sorts
But going nowhere no matter how many men
Will his heart shack up with any of
Polly, Tanya, Kim or Pen
Dear old Pen

He's the cardboy king
And he's distributing as always
The girls can stay indoors
And then he visits them in turn

Messing up the BT decor
Till they've fallen on the floor
Messing up the BT decro
Till they've fallen on the floor

It doesn't go down popular
With the generation libido free
Catch him in the act and they will
Throw him over their collective knee
But seeing wrinkle echo wrinkle
Wouldn't that be lovely ?
Lovely

He's the cardboy king
And he's distributing as always
The girls can stay indoors
And then he visits them in turn

He's the cardboy king
And he's distributing as always
Always distributing

He's the cardboy king
And he's distributing as always
The girls can stay indoors

Namedrops

You don't even know your name
You get on a bicycle
And bend the frame

Samson in a cage
Gave him some wine and Danish
Man, was he depraved

Raindrops, teardrops
Give me some real food
Like out on the balcony

Hamish in a den
Now that I'm seventeen
He must be ten

You don't seem to love me any more
I gave you my word of honour
You sprinkled your path with gravel
Angels fell from the sky

You don't even know your name
You get on a bicycle
I get on a plane

Namedrops on a hill
Perhaps in a distant valley
They'll be still

You don't seem to love me any more
I gave you my word of honour
You sprinkled your path with gravel
Angels fell from the sky

You don't seem to love me any more
I gave you my word of honour
You sprinkled your path with gravel
Angels fell from the sky

Namedrops on a hill
Perhaps in a distant valley
They'll be still

Foreign cow

So she waltzes by
Her sky is as high as sky
The apple of her eye
She doesn't even try

She knows she's a foreign cow
She knows it and how
She knows she's a foreign cow
She knows it and how

You give them shit
And they take it
Spend a little energy just for kicks
But remember for a second
That you're not Bill Hicks

Give a little bit
You know there's time for it
Give a little bit
You know you want it
Give a little bit
You know you're gonna be sick
Of slapping everyone around

Freedom is the key
Just how free do you wanna be
She's taken it too far
Now she wants a bigger car

She knows she's a foreign cow
She knows it and how
She knows she's a foreign cow
She knows it and how

Royalty doesn't make you sound
Spend a little money on a house in town
Don't you know your face is ugly
When you pull that frown

Give a little bit
You know there's time for it
Give a little bit
You know you want it
Give a little bit
You know you're gonna be sick
Of slapping everyone around

I want a piece of that pie
And no-one's gonna take it away
And if you cross my path
You know I'm gonna hate you
You know I'm gonna hate you all day

Give a little bit
You know there's time for it
Give a little bit
You know you want it
Give a little bit
You know you're gonna be sick
Of slapping everyone around

Give a little bit
You know there's time for it
Give a little bit
You know you want it
Give a little bit
You know you're gonna be sick
Of slapping everyone around X3

Terrible day

It's a terrible day for you
Cos he's left you feeling blue
All alone all alone all alone - you're all alone
All alone all alone all alone - the seeds are sown

Well the seeds are sown
Of discontent
And you're washed your hands of the incident
Washed your hands

It's a terrible day for you
Cos he's run away with someone new
All alone all alone all alone - you're all alone
All alone all alone all alone - the seeds are sown

Oh yeah the seeds are sown
Of discontent
And you've put your bedsit up for rent

All alone all alone all alone - you're all alone
All alone all alone all alone - Your hopes have flown
Yeah your hopes have flown

Well your hopes have flown
Into air
Cos you throught you had a life to share
Life to share

Wolves over washington

Space looks good today
It doesn't realy change
Looking up from 5th street
The moon's within your range

Space looks good today
Take us for a ride
I can see the big apple
And it's 50 wings wide

Wolves over Washington
Fly with me tonight
The streets of New York want you
Fly with me tonight

Space looks good today
It's a jester ride on the giant slide
Is that a manicure or do they just grow that way ?

Space looks good today
A card game on the way
Our glasses reflect everything
When's the big day ?

Wolves over Washington
Fly with me tonight
The streets of New York want you
Fly with me tonight

Wolves over Washington
Fly with me tonight
The streets of New York want you
Fly with me tonight

Space looks good today
I'm glad we're on our way
If we get there really quick
We can call ourselves
Aerodynamic

Wolves over Washington
Fly with me tonight
The streets of New York want you
Fly with me tonight

The sky's our terminal

Hit the mission abort button
Coitus interruptus
Tried to leave the world free spinning
Someone surely stopped us

Wait a day
Second engine is OK
Here we go again
One more delay
Couldn't think what to say
This is no test
We've been told

The sky's our terminal

There's a message come through from my other home
It's my daughter's birthday
If I feel over the moon about that special new
I'd end up in a worse way

Wait a day
Second engine is OK
Here we go again
One more delay
Couldn't think what to say
This is no test
We've been told

The sky's our terminal X2

Hit the mission abort button
Coitus interruptus
Tried to leave the world free spinning
Someone surely stopped us

Wait a day
Second engine is OK
Here we go again
One more delay
Couldn't think what to say
This is no test
We've been told

The sky's our terminal X4 ...

Non Albums Tracks

Bridesmaids' gimmicks

(Cardboy king EP Part 1)

You just give me
Bridesmaids' gimmicks
There's a glacé cherry
On your wedding cake

Your ex-boyfriend's crying
In the background
Hiding behind
The easter candle

Glasgow italian ice cream family
Makes you feel better in the rain
Driving around in a musical van
Helps you hide the pain

I wish I could be home for easter
To light the votive candle
But all I do is paint my toes
This family's too hard to handle

You just give me
Bridesmaids' gimmicks
Silver tin foil and ribbons and lace
Confetti and painted faces

*** A great thanx to Oba For this one ***

Clear my name

(Disminished Clothes)

I have to clear my name
My name has been defamed
The bastards got me now, now

I have to run away
It's been a feteful day
I'd better learn to pray, to pray

Clear my name on this fateful day
Clear my name on this fateful day

You know the heavy crew
They're playing nearby you
Peddling themselves, peddling themselves

Clear my name on this fateful day
Clear my name on this fateful day

Come back tomorrow

(Disminished Clothes)

Come on baby - I want your milt

Come back tomorrow, I won't be getting home till then
Come back tomorrow, we'll trip the light fantastic in my bed

Don't you know that it's true, my hair was an igloo
Built from varnish and glue
All the love in the world could never heal it

Come round tomorrow, Take my advice and bring a silver comb
If you still love me, we'll sit a while between the shows

And they said that it's true, Brighton pier holds a message for you
All the seagulls that fly there whisper it softly
Well you got to wear it out, one false move will let it fall out
Yeah you gotta let it out, don't leave it hanging all about

And if your heartbeats are round you'll know that you are breathing
All these thoughts are profound, They take us up to touch the ceiling

Come back tomorrow, we'll trip the light fantastic in my bed

Decade of the brain

(I want you EP Part 1)


Since the many sided coin
Went up into the air
And never came back down
That's when I got scared

It's the decade of the brain
But whose?
Pick up empty matter grey
That's blown a fuse

Since the many sided coin
Fell into the lap of
The gods at the party
That's when I relaxed


*** A great thanx to Oba For this one ***

Diminished clothes

(Disminished Clothes)

It's nautical with weirdos
The cinema stays dry
The underground its heroes
They're queueing up, my oh my

The polythene wigwam ritual
She's got a blue bikini
Two kisses and you're captive
Like something from Fred Fellini

The need to play grew up with the admiring
Of those in diminished clothes

They're marching in defiant
They carry their flags on high
The military hatchet people
Are giving their battle cry

There's Latin sounds on Sunday
With caramel crêpes at large
We haven't got a drift net
For happenings free of charge

The need to play grew up with the admiring
Of those in diminished clothes

Down at monty's

(Cardboy king EP Part 1)

The biggest laugh to be had in town
Is down at monty's
The paint is drying on the skirting board
The place is empty

I use the submarine ashtray
So it feels wanted
Nicotine stains will once again
Coat walls at monty's

But what is this apologetic fanfare?
I hope there's life after death

Backstage at the aftermath
The manager's pat
In two years from now
Who knows where you're at

The jokes are hanging saliva
Off his spent mouth
His lines on public lips
North west and east and south

The biggest laugh to be had in town
Was down at monty's
The paint's dried and it's curling up
The joint lies empty

*** A great thanx to Oba For this one ***

Dream A Little Dream

( Help LP - With Terry Hall )

Marijne :
Stars shining bright above you,
Night breezes seem to whisper, "I love you";
Birds singin' in the sycamore tree;
Dream a little dream of me...

Terry Hall :
Say "nighty-night" and kiss me,
Just hold me tight and tell me you'll miss me;
While I'm alone and blue as can be,
Dream a little dream of me...

Marijne :
Stars fading, but I linger on, dear,
Still craving your kiss;
I'm longing to linger til dawn, dear,
Just saying this:

Terry Hall :
Sweet dreams til sun beams find you,
Sweet dreams that leave our worries behind you;
But in your dreams, whatever they be,
Dream a little dream of me

Marijne & Terry Hall :
Stars fading, but I linger on, dear,
Still craving your kiss;
I'm longing to linger til dawn dear,
Just saying this:

Marijne & Terry Hall :
Sweet dreams til sun beams find you,
Sweet dreams that leave our worries far behind you;
But in your dreams, whatever they be,
Dream a little dream of me.

*** A great thanx to Rafet For this one ***

Heaven can wait

(Kent EP)

You say you don't even care about love, well that's alright baby
I've got a face in my hair, I've got a face in my hair,
I've got a face in my yeah yeah yeah

You know what I should do with you now
I'll take you in hand, and walk you to a new land

Now I'm right about love, Now I'm right about hate
Now I'm right about tomorrow, Cos heaven can wait

You say you don't even care about toys, well that's alright baby
I've got a fish in my pond, I've got a fish in my pond
I've got a fish in my pond, I've got a fish and of it I'm fond

They say I shouldn't stand by the drinks machine
They tell me that the lime's run out

Now I'm right about love, Now I'm right about hate
Now I'm right about tomorrow, Cos heaven can wait

You say you don't even care about love, well that's alright baby
I've got a fish in my pond, I've got a fish in my pond
I've got a fish in my pond, I've got a fish in my pond
I've got a face in my hair, I've got a face in my hair,
I've got a face in my hair, I've got a face in my yeah yeah yeah

I want you

( I want you EP )

You know I loved you
When I first set eyes on you
And now you tell me
You felt the same way too

Now I want you
I want you
Yes I want you to know that
Loving you has changed my life

My life was empty
A meaningless charade
Before I met you
I played the losing card

Sad as I was
I always knew that
Love would come to me
Now that you're here
My happiness is
Boundless as can be

Yes I want you to know that
Loving you has saved my life

*** A great thanx to Oba For this one ***

Kent

(Kent EP)

Casanova you had it all, but you had to die one day
Duchess Topless you had it all, but you had to cry one day
Cry one day, cry one day

Why don't you live in a house in Kent
Spend all your money in Brent
Why don't you live in a house in Kent
And don't ever move
Why don't you live in a house in Kent
Believe that it's heaven sent
Live in a house in Kent
And don't ever move

Senôr Picasso you had it all, but you had to die one day
Brandon Marlow you had it all, but you got to cry one day
Cry one day, cry one day

Why don't you live in a house in Kent
Spend all your money in Brent
Why don't you live in a house in Kent
And don't ever move
Why don't you live in a house in Kent
Believe that it's heaven sent
Live in a house in Kent
And don't ever move

Move, move, move ...

All you comedians you made us laugh, but you got to die one day
And cathedrals standing tall, well you got to fall some day
Fall some day, fall some day

Why don't you live in a house in Kent
Spend all your money in Brent
Why don't you live in a house in Kent
And don't ever move
Why don't you live in a house in Kent
Believe that it's heaven sent
Live in a house in Kent
And don't ever move

Move, move, move...

Love song

(Yeah yeah EP Part 2)

I'm just so beside myself
With my endless love for you
Love for you
Can't respond to things I see or touch
The way I normally do
Normally do

I can't seem to get on without you

I'm so glad you're here
All I need is a nice cup of tea
And a comedy
A comedy
Keeps me up there with the stars
With my feet on the ground
No one else around

When I walk beside you in the dark
I know I'll love you
For ever
When I put my hand upon your shoulder
Feel it moving
Moving closer


*** A great thanx to Oba For this one ***

Mistress

(Kent EP)

I'm so young and curvy at the hips
You can't wait to kiss my rosy lips
Hold me in between your finger tips
But It's you that I've got in my grip

Bring me flowers, make sure you're not seen
Put down the phone, pick up a magazine

Trouble

I'm so tired of hanging in the dark
Ignite me with your mother loving spark
When the hell you gonna leave your wife ?
Come on honey, what about My life

Bring me flowers, make sure you're not seen
Put down the phone, pick up a magazine

Trouble

Moon above my shoulder

(Cardboy king EP Part 2)

It's coming quick
It's shining down
It comes
From all around

I've got the moon above my shoulder

And now I know
Just what to do
I'm running fast
To be with you

I've got the moon above my shoulder

I know what I need
My baby knows it too
When we return to earth
We'll tell a tale or two

I'll take you down
To the long grass
And we will kiss
And we will clasp
It takes us up
Aaaah
The moonlit sky
Shines down on us

And now the moon's upon our bodies
Yes the moon's upon our bodies

*** A great thanx to Oba For this one ***

On a leash

(On a Leash EP)

I ripped your picture off the wall, I put it on a leash
I ripped your picture off the wall, yes indeed how come you never sent my letters home
You left them in the trash, when I sent you my best wishes, you only did a dash

I took your picture off the wall, I put it on my leash
When you wrote my epitaph, did you have to be so beefy ?
Did you have to be so beefy ?, Did you have to be so beefy ?
Beefy, beefy

I ripped your picture off the wall, I put it on a leash
You know the fact that you're so tall, I have to reach from underneath

No you don't know what I do
You just stake a claim on booze
You say you will be in the news
You just stake a claim on blues
And when I tell you I'm no friend
You just go round and round the bend
And everyone's a little mad
On a voyage round their dad

I ripped your picture off the wall
I put it on a leash
Perhaps I wasn't there at all
When you were underneath

How come you never called me your best friend ?
You leftme on the wall
When we went skating on that icy pond
You seemed to help me fall

No you don't know what I do
You just stake a claim on booze
You say you will be in the news
You just stake a claim on blues
And when I tell you I'm no friend
You just go round and round the bend
And everyone's a little mad
On a voyage round their dad

I ripped your picture off the wall
I put it on a leash

One imitation smile

(Cardboy king EP Part 2)

I can sleep in a chair
When the air is close
And the book is hardly started
You know I never pray
But i might one day
For those around departed

One imitation smile
Curls round your glass
I can see through white wine
One imitation smile
Curls round your lips
I can see right through you

I'm modelled in wax
But in good hands now
I'll burn up at both ends
Half dead with fatigue
In a social storm
I can gather all my close friends

I get the heaviest blues
And the shortest fuse
When the glutton party beckons
My rattle is a draw
On the restaurant floor
They'll soon be up for seconds

Right through

*** A great thanx to Oba For this one ***

One in the bag

(I want you EP Part 2)

There's one in the bag
For the laughing hag

There's one in the bag
For the fool on the hill
And one in the bag for you
There's one in the bag for you

There's one in the school
For the laughing moose
And one in the leg for you
Yeah there's one in the head
For the laughing moose
And everyone's herring fool

Mary's vineyard of toys
Will open my eyes to her joys

As I walk down her path
Her eyes beckon me to her bath

Oh, oh, I am in love with her

But there's one in the bag
For the laughing hag


*** A great thanx to Oba For this one ***

Palm trees on the moon

(Yeah yeah EP Part 1)


Stick palm trees on the moon
Eradicate the gloom
The place needs clearing up and dusting down

We'll sunbathe through the day
And sip on chardonnay
Until the earth comes up
Then we'll bed down

I was first one in the line
The waiting taking time
I counted two suns up
And one moon down

Ticket number one
Ticket number two

(I'm a loony passenger with you)

Ticket number one
Ticket number two

Gonna stick those plastic green fantastic
Palm trees on the moon

Devoid of coconut
I'll shout across to you
"What weather here!"

i'll want to tell my friends
when the holidaying ends
that they should book up early
for next year

Postcard send it fast class!

*** A great thanx to Oba For this one ***

Party

(Yeah yeah EP Part 2)

Party, take her to the party
Give the girl some smarties
She's the lucky one now
Banging banging party
Footprints on the carpet
The people look enticing
The pillows look inviting
Pull up her pyjamas
Her pyjamas

Forgetting her own simon
Talking to the doorman
Wants to take him surfing
She thinks he is Keanu
She gets what she deserves
He's a lucky fella
Toes are touching tiles now
Touching in the bathroom
In the bathroom

Party
At the party

I guess you're wondering
Why I asked you here today
Party, she gets through her candy
Brings her girlfriend mandy
Hope she loosens up now
Before the midnight hour
Get him in the shower
Wants to be deflowered
She likes watching parties


*** A great thanx to Oba For this one ***

Planet in the ocean

(On a Leash EP)

Somebody told me there's a planet in the ocean
We call it love of the girl
But we don't wanna be the potion
It's such a savoury world
There's a planet in the ocean
They call it love of the girl
Such a commotion
Cos it's apparently curled

Dichotomy, It's all around me now
It's all around me now
I'll wait for you somewhere

Well there's a planet in the ocean
They call it love of the girl
Did you bring the suntan lotion
And the parasol furled
In the ocean
It's a terrible world
Careful with the axis
This planet's love of the girl

Dichotomy, It's all around me now
It's all around me now
I'll wait for you somewhere

Problématique

(On a Leash EP)

I don't have a problem, why don't you come to me
I don't have a problem, do you believe in me
I don't have a problem, but always say please
I don't have a problem, now get down on your knees

I don't have a problem, with les valseuses
i don't have a problem, do you, do you

Mesdames et Messieurs, Fumer interdit
Les valseuses du facteur, Mesdames et Messieurs
"Votre" bagage s'il vous plait, J'ai le cafard comme tu vois
La boulangerie se trouve tout droit
La maison est jolie, L'oiseau chant avec les doigts trois fois
Ecoutez, le chat s'est assis sur le tapis
Merci, now down on your knees
And always say please

I don't have a problem
Why don't you come to me
i don't have a problem

Sleepwalking

(Yeah yeah EP Part 1)

I walk about and then I wake up
I scream and shout before I wake up
But the thing is I'm aware of this hell
You go to bed waiting for my yell

You ask me questions and I reply
It's an obsession, you ask me why
You don't understand I'm in sleepwalking land
Just leave me alone or give me a hand

They call it sleepwalking
I'd say it's more like bedroom stalking
I'm gonna hurt someone

I've been sleepwalking
I'd say it's more like bedroom stalking
The harm has been done

I've been asleep generating heat
And suddenly I'm out in the street
I feel blue, I am you
Up against the wall out across the hall
Next time it won't be such a close call

They call it sleepwalking
I'd say it's more like bedroom stalking
I'm gonna hurt someone

I've been sleepwalking
I'd say it's more like bedroom stalking
It's the weirdest thing I've done

I've been sleepwalking
My mouth now does it own talking
Don't know where I'm coming from

I've been sleepwalking
My mouth now does it own talking
Tomorrow should be fun


*** A great thanx to Oba For this one ***

The king of love

(Kent EP)

The king of love sits in a field with his head in his hands
Says it's alright, in fact it's the way it was planned
We don't love his face, we don't love his hands
It's his mace, and the things we don't understand

The king of love - Oh no

Drinks white rum, says it's the liquor of kings
Phones his mum, "Where d'you hide my wig ?"
When the fridge opens wide, out jump Mungo and Madge ... Midge
No no, no no, no no, I don't need this bridge

The king of love - Oh no

Steeplechase, it's very popular here
They set it up to knock down the beer
You see them at lunch, all in a bunch year after year
But you never see them when the fat lady sings

The king of love - Oh no
The king of love - Yeah
The king of love - Oh no

Ugly fashion town

(I want you EP Part 1)

Well it's an ugly fashion town
And I don't want to get you down
But it's an ugly place to live

The boys and girls look so serene
In their professionally torn jeans
But their smiles are insincere

Well it's an ugly fashion town
And the people who mill around
Seem to share a vacant stare
As they walk across the village square

There's a marina and a mall
Where you can see them on the pull
In their silken padded shirts

The chimneys bellow grisly smoke
And the freeways are choked
It's such an ugly place to live

There's a marina and a mall
Where you can see them on the pull
In their floral pleated skirts

Well it's an ugly fashion town
And I don't want to settle down
I'm getting the first train west
I can almost feel the sweet clean air
Returning to my chest

*** A great thanx to Oba For this one ***

What do you say about that

(On a Leash EP)

I met a man yesterday, The sludge of love was in his way

What do you say about that ? what do you say ?
What do you say about that ? say you what do ?
What do you say about that ? Hey what do you mean ?
What do you say about that ? Gimme shelter

I met a man yesterday, He fell over yesterday
Sludge was in his way,
The sludge of love, I hear you say

What do you say about that ? what do you say ?
What do you say about that ? say you what do ?
What do you say about that ? Where are you coming from ?
Well hang loose girl

Lada, lada, give me your lada
Lada, lada, give me your lada

What do you say about that ? what do you say ?
What do you say about that ? what do you say ?
What do you say about that ? Say what do you do ?
What do you say about that ? How do you do ?

What do you say about that ? @\^@\``-[ ?
What do you say about that ? Larry touché
What do you say about that ? Gary toupé
What do you say about that ? Barry cliché

Well, swing it, swing it baby

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