RUFUS WAINWRIGHT THE LYRICS

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11:11 14th Street Agnus Dei April Fools Baby Barcelona Beautiful Child Beauty Mark Between My Legs California Cigarettes And Chocolate Milk Crumb By Crumb Damned Ladies Danny Boy Dinner At Eight Do I Disappoint You Evil Angel Foolish Love Gay Messiah Go Or Go Ahead Going To A Town Greek Song Grey Gardens Hallelujah Harvester Of Hearts Hometown Waltz I Don't Know What It Is I'm Not Ready To Love Imaginary Love In A Graveyard In My Arms Leaving For Paris No. 2

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Little Sister Matinee Idol Memphis Skyline Millbrook Movies Of Myself Natasha Nobody's Off The Hook Oh, What A World Old Whore's Diet One Man Guy Peach Trees Poses Pretty Things Rebel Prince Release The Stars Rules And Regulations Sally Ann Sanssouci Shadows Slideshow The Art Teacher The Consort The One You Love The Tower Of Learning This Love Affair Tiergarten Tulsa Vibrate Vicious World Waiting For A Dream Want

11:11
Woke up this morning at 11:11 Woke up this morning and it wasnt in heaven Those are the reason 'bout Where I was sleeping but I was alive I was alive Woke up this morning at 11:11 John was half-naked and Lulu was crying Those are the babies That'll (or that dont) let me go crazy But I was alive And till the end of this world, We'll all load in a dump truck of human 11:11 What else can I do, What else can I do Woke up this morning and Something was burning Realized that everything really Does happen in my lifetime Thoughts were of characters And afternoons lying with you And you were alive Ohh, the hours we are seperate

11:11 is the precious time we wasted So pack up your bleeding heart And put away your posies I don't want to have a drink Or play ring around the rosie with you Oh no, no Ohh, the hours we are seperate 11:11 is the precious time we wasted So let the blind fight the blind and see, As the fall take over summer Bringing the lattice roses And as winter brings the spring rain And to the end of this world, We'll all load in a dump truck of human 11:11

14th Street
You've got my lost brother's soul My dear mother's eyes A brown horse's mane And my uncle's name You walked me down 14th Street For the doctor to meet after thoughts of the grave In the home of the brave and of the weak But why'd you have to break all my heart Couldn't you have saved a little bit of it? Why'd you have to break all my heart? Couldn't you have saved a minor part? I could have clipped and saved and planted in the garden Damn you guess I'll have to get a new one I'd love to sit and watch you drink With the reins to the world, gripping a smoke Vaguely missing link Don't ever change you hungry little bashful hound I got the sheep, poor little Bo Peep Has lost and filed for grounds. But why'd you have to break all my heart

I could have ripped apart and thrown into the river Wonder if there's hearts that will deliver Don't ever change, don't ever worry Because I'm coming back home tomorrow To 14th Street where I won't hurry And where I'll learn how to save, not just borrow And they'll be rainbows and we will finally know

Agnus Dei Agnus dei Agnus dei Qui tollis peccata mundi Agnus dei Agnus dei Qui tollis peccata mundi Dona nobis pacem Dona nobis pacem pacem Dona nobis pacem [Translation:] Lamb of God You who take away the sins of the world Lamb of God You who take away the sins of the world Give Us Peace Give Us Peace Peace Give Us Peace. .

in every planet It ain't hard for me and dear jo jo to see That you will believe in love And all that it's supposed to be But just until the fish start to smell And you're struck down by a hammer . you were swift When the handsome greek boys dropped by with gifts You are suave Thanks to ribbons that open sesame But in the stars and closer to home. life's a train that goes from february on Day by day But it's making a stop on april first And you will believe in love And all that it's supposed to be But just until the fish start to smell And you're struck down by a hammer Sure.April Fools Oh what a shame that your pockets did bleed on st. valentine's And you sat in a chair Thinking "boy i'm such a prince!" Well.

So let it all go by Looking at the sky Wondering if there's clouds and stuff in hell And you will believe in love And all that it's supposed to be But just until the fish start to smell And you're struck down by a hammer .

Baby Nothing so bright Nothing so small Nothing so pure as my baby All of my life Days into nights All i did dream was my baby Until the day Darkness entwined with silver eyes Was my baby staring at me And since then I can't see straight And since then My smile's been fake Funny. i know the troubles i've seen But through one eye only that's clean If you bring along your needles Then i'll bring my sharpened pencils And draw one more comic tragedy So call up the child players From madame we'll rent the parlor .

And dance to death till i can't see My baby .

Barcelona The summer sun set a vicious circus When shadows held the world in place But today i felt a chill in my apartment's coolest place Fuggi regal fantasima The village larks cannot be heard Cause all the crows got panderers I can't escape these velvet drapes Don't want my rings to fall off my fingers Fuggi regal fantasima The mirror i find hard to face Cause i fear it's a long way down Got to get away from here Think i know which hemisphere Crazy me don't think there's pain in barcelona They dance you round a waltz confound But i fear it's a long way down This road Even if that straw i pulled And i got to fight that bull Nothing really does compare to barcelona Besides in spain don juan's to blame But i fear it's a long way down .

And i fear i won't be around Got to get away from here Think i know which hemisphere Make sure i have all my papers Laying out my summer clothes Search for traps in vain like scratching So my suitcase i can close Fuggi regal fantasima .

how ill feel like a beautiful child again Such a beautiful child again When i have finally found my room filled with toys Be banging on my crib excited with noise Oh.Beautiful Child When i am older than all these goddamned hills And theres no reason for my mind to be still Oh. how ill feel like a beautiful child Such a beautiful child again And when theres nothing to gain Or bring me pain or pin the blame On you or myself And when they finally fall These wailing walls and burning crosses Gods twilight and all How ill feel like a beautiful child Such a beautiful child again .

Beauty Mark I never had it I never wanted it I never had your beauty mark Nor did i have your black hair And hazel eyes My early childhood was not as simple As yours set in the country No i did not have a fear of nuns who dressed in black But i do have your taste I had no radio show Nor did i have home-made clothes Home-made curtains of the same material I never had it I never wanted it I never had your beauty mark But i do have your taste And i do have your round face and long hands I think Callas sang a lovely "norma" You prefer Robson in "deep river" I may not be so manly But still i know you love me Even if i don't have your beauty mark .

dancing And I'll write about you. they all buckle And everybody's packing up their station wagons There's a number you can call. like a breast that you can suckle And we quietly will exit as it all is happening Again. they all buckle And everybody's packing up their station wagons There's a number you can call. I missed you Now that you're away. lying on the bed while I'm at the piano All I can say is I can't fake it When the rocket ships all fall. wearing my heart between my legs? But when I know you're naked. and the bridges. I'm out there without you And I shed a tear between my legs Though we live in the same city. You live in another state far away from me and all of my unfaded charms But when the rocket ships all fall. and the bridges. I'm afraid of one thing. like a breast that you can suckle And we quietly will exit as it all is happening again .Between My Legs You can go out. dancing without you And I'll shed a tear between my legs When you were here. Will I walk away from love knowing nothing.

underneath the town towards the sea.'Cause there's a river running underground. That only I know all about On which from this city we can flee On which from this city we can flee .

part time models So much to plunder That I think I'll sleep instead I don't know this sea of neon Thousand surfers.California California. little me drooling That's Entertainment's on at eight Come on Ginger slam I don't know this sea of neon Thousand surfers. whiffs of freon And big nights back east with Rhoda California please There's a moment I've been saving A kind of crucifix around this munchkin land Up north freezing. whiffs of freon And my new grandma Bea Arthur Come on over Ain't it a shame that at the top . California You're such a wonder that I think I'll stay in bed Big time rollers.

whiffs of freon Ain't it a shame That all the world can't enjoy your mad traditions Ain't it a shame that all the world Don't got keys to their own ignitions Life is the longest death in California California You're such a wonder that I think I'll stay in bed So much to plunder that I think I'll sleep instead You're such a wonder that I think I'll stay in bed So much to plunder that I think I'll sleep instead .Peanut butter and jam they served you Ain't it a shame that at the top Still those soft skin boys can bruise you Yes I fell for a streaker I don't know this sea of neon Thousand surfers.

accuse me of just singing about places .Cigarettes And Chocolate Milk cigarettes and chocolate milk these are just a couple of my cravings everything it seems i like's a little bit stronger a little bit thicker a little bit harmful for me if i should buy jellybeans have to eat them all in just one sitting everything it seems i like's a little bit sweeter a little bit fatter a little bit harmful for me and then there's those other things which for several reasons we won't mention everything about them is a little bit stranger a little bit harder a little bit deadly it isn't very smart tends to make one part so broken-hearted sitting here remembering me always been a shoe made for the city go ahead.

a little bit irish a little bit tower of pisa whenever i see you so please be kind if i'm a mess cigarettes and chocolate milk .with scrappy boys faces have general run of the town playing with prodigal songs takes a lot of sentimental valiums can't expect the world to be your raggedy andy while running on empty you little old doll with a frown you got to keep in the game maintaining mystique while facing forward i suggest a reading of 'a lesson in tightropes' or 'surfing your high hopes' or 'adios kansas' it isn't very smart tends to make one part so broken-hearted still there's not a show on my back holes or a friendly intervention i'm just a little bit heiress.

Crumb By Crumb Maybe in you I'll believe Maybe I'll believe in you The future of my understanding of love Many a time I've before Before I've many a time Knocked a stranger's door Discretion hardly I'm known for Probably has nothing to. here Suddenly you are the one Who opens the gates to this unruly garden Come and let this man go. you 'Cause baby I got to get through Crumb by crumb in this big black forest Maybe in you I'll believe . nothing at all in the world to do with you Just your lower lip on the floor But baby I gotta get through Crumb by crumb in this big black forest Maybe in you I'll believe Maybe I'll believe in you Suddenly I'm not myself Behind the facade is a lonely fountain.

. crumb by crumb in this big black forest. crumb by crumb in this big black forest You I'll believe..Maybe I'll believe in you Suddenly you're not yourself Behind the facade is a lonely angel.. still Suddenly I am the one who opens the gates to this now gloomy garden Come and let this man go crumb by crumb in this big black forest You I'll believe.

why did you marry him? You knew his mother was a bitch And would keep hold of him Oh pamina got away from mama Before the age of rambo opera . don't believe the creep I see it in his eyes And why don't you ladies believe me when i'm screaming I always believe you Violetta. keep your man locked up Or like cio-cio You will end up burned by love or sickness And why don't you ladies believe me when i'm screaming I always believe you There is a knock at the door Tell me it's not mimi again Or is it Gilda's waiting passion to be stabbed and killed again Katya kabanova. do not go to sleep Brown-eyed tosca.Damned Ladies Desdemona.

Damned ladies of orpheus Your arias cause a stir in my sad and lonely heart .

i wake I wake with a hard heartache I go down to your place We sit and chat about new york And trips to the bayou . like poor job in the bible by god Day comes. danny boy I was had at the doorstep Played. like a two to a four-set Had.Danny Boy Your skin is cold But the sun shines within your hold Your hair is gold But you see through a goldfish bowl I feel old. and tired We walk the streets Gently staring. wondering what to do The sun in sheets Pouring down those streets to eyes green and blue And a ship with eight sails could come round the bend Or a heard of bulls charging stoplights red I'd be blind You broke my heart. sick. danny boy Not your fault.

My smile. danny boy Not your fault. a trick Tricking me and trying not to scare you And a ship with eight sails could come round the bend Or a heard of bulls charging stoplights red I'd be blind You broke my heart. danny boy I was had at the doorstep Played. like poor job in the bible by god . like a two to a four-set Had.

Dinner At Eight No matter how strong I'm gonna take you down With one little stone I'm gonna break you down And see what you're worth What you're really worth to me Dinner at eight was okay Before the toast full of gleams It was great until those old magazines Got us started up again Actually it was probably me again Why is it so That I've always been the one who must go That I've always been the one told to flee When it fact you were the one long ago Actually in the drifting white snow You left me So put up your fists and I'll put up mine No running away from the scene of the crime God's chosen a place Somewhere near the end of the world .

Somewhere near the end of our lives But 'til then no. don't be surprised If I wanna see the tears in your eyes Then I know it had to be long ago Actually in the drifting white snow You loved me No matter how strong I'm gonna take you down With one little stone I'm gonna break you down And see what you're worth What you're really worth to me . Daddy.

in just being lonely? And not one of the elements that you can call your one and only Why does it always have to be water? Why does it always have to be holy wine? Destruction Of all mankind And do I disappoint you? Do I disappoint you in just being like you? Tired of being the reason the road has a shoulder And it could be argued. in just being human? And not one of the elements. baby. no. 'Cause. that you can light your cigar on Why does it always have to be fire? Why does it always have to be brimstone? Desire Cool this body down Do I disappoint you. why they all return to the order Why does it always have to be chaos? Why does it always have to be wanderlust? Sensational I'm gonna smash your bloody skull.Do I Disappoint You Do I disappoint you. you can't see inside .

baby. no.No. you can't see my soul Do I disappoint you? Do I disappoint you? .

Evil Angel For to see my depth of sorrow You are not allowed to follow me Into this town square And then run away Evil angel with your cleft tongue When you kissed me On this town square All the lights came on at sunset Thought you'd stay Evil angel bearing apples When you kissed me On this drawbridge As the boats do How was I to know you'd flee Tear down these monuments Bury the coat of arms And build for me a factory Evil angel when you're faced with hatred's Daggers in my honor You're no match no scratching hearts that no longer bleed .

Oh Evil angel tear down the monuments Evil angel Bury the coat of arms And rebuild for me these memories For to see my depth of sorrow .

Foolish Love I don't want to hold you and feel so helpless I don't want to smell you and lose my senses And smile in slow motion With eyes in love I twist like a corkscrew The sweetness rising I drink from the bottle. weeping Why won't you last? Why can't you last So i will walk without care Beat my snare Look like a man who means business Go to all the poshest places With their familiar faces Terminate all signs of weakness Oh. all for the sake of a foolish love I will take my coffee black Never snack Hang with the wolves who are sheepish Flow through the veins of town Always frown .

i'll stay in and slumber Oh. all for the sake of a foolish love So the day noah's ark floats down park My eyes will be simply glazed over Or better yet I'll wear shades on sunless days And when the sun's out. the princess Oh. all for the sake of a foolish love All for the sake of a foolish love Cause i don't want to hold you and feel so helpless I don't want to smell you and lose my senses And smile in slow motion With eyes in love .Me and my mistress.

Gay Messiah He will then be reborn From 1970's porn Wearing tubesocks with style And such an innocent smile Better pray for your sins Better pray for your sins 'Cuz the gay messiah's coming He will fall from the stars Studio 54 And appear on the sand Of Fire Island's shore Better pray for your sins Better pray for your sins 'Cuz the gay messiah's coming No it will not be me Rufus the baptist I be No I won't be the one Baptized in cum What will happen instead .

Someone will demand my head And then I will kneel down And give it to them looking down Better pray for your sins Better pray for your sins 'Cuz the gay messiah's coming .

look in her eyes Forget about the ones that are crying Look in her eyes.Go Or Go Ahead Thank you for this bitter knowledge Guardian angels who left me stranded It was worth it. I'll never know What you have shown to other eyes Go or go ahead and surprise me Say you've lead the way to a mirage Go or go ahead and just try me Nowhere's now here smelling of junipers Fell of the hay bales. steel eyed vampires of love You see over me. feeling abandoned Makes one hardened but what has happened to love You got me writing lyrics on postcards Then in the evening looking at the stars But the brightest of the planets is Mars Then what has happened to love So I will opt for the big white limo Vanity fairgrounds and rebel angels You can't be trusted with feathers so hollow Your heaven's inventions. look in her eyes . I'm over the rainbows But of Medusa kiss me and crucify This unholy notion of the mythic power of love Look in her eyes.

Forget about the ones that are crying Go or go ahead .

America . America I've got a life to lead Tell me. America Making my own way home. ain't gonna be alone I've got a life to lead. enough of thinking everything that you've done is good I really need to know. or might as well You took advantage of a world that loved you well I'm going to a town that has already been burnt down I'm so tired of you. do you really think you go to hell for having loved? Tell me.Going To A Town I'm going to a town that has already been burnt down I'm going to a place that has already been disgraced I'm gonna see some folks who have already been let down I'm so tired of America I'm gonna make it up for all of The Sunday Times I'm gonna make it up for all of the nursery rhymes They never really seem to want to tell the truth I'm so tired of you. after soaking the body of Jesus Christ in blood I'm so tired of America I really need to know I may just never see you again.

ain't gonna be alone I've got a life to lead. America I've got a life to lead I got a soul to feed I got a dream to heed And that's all I need Making my own way home. ain't gonna be alone I'm going to a town That has already been burnt down .Making my own way home.

let's go all the pearls of china fade astride a volta don't sew bee-lines to anybody's hide save your poison for a lover who is on your side one way is rome and the other way is mecca on either side on either side of our motorbike one way is home and the other way is papa on either side . you turn me on you have to know you who were born where the sun she keeps her distance you turn me on.Greek Song you who were born with the sun above your shoulders you turn me on. you turn me on but so does she you who were born there where beauty is existence you turn me on. you turn me on your body heals my soul you who were born where you shiver and you shudder you turn me on the girl is gone so come on.

prepared to strike all the pearls of china fade astride a volta don't sew bee-lines to anybody's hide save your poison for a lover who is on your side .on either side.

over you But beware my heart can be a pin A sharp silver dragonfly Trying to get my mansions green After I've Grey Gardens seen In between tonight and my tomorrows Tadzio where have you been In between tonight I know it's Tadzio Tadzio don't you fight Honey can you hear me In between been dragging a dragonfly Trying to get my mansions green After I've Grey Gardens seen Honey won't you hold me tight Get me through Grey Gardens tonight .Grey Gardens Honey I'm a roller concrete clover Tadzio. Tadzio Arm wrestle your mother Simply over Tadzio.

Tadzio Tadzio. Tadzio Trying to get my mansions green After I've Grey Gardens seen Honey won't you hold me tight Get me through Grey Gardens tonight Tadzio. Tadzio . Tadzio Tadzio.Tadzio.

the major lift The baffled king composing Hallelujah Hallelujah Hallelujah Hallelujah Hallelujah Your faith was strong but you needed proof You saw her bathing on the roof Her beauty and the moonlight overthrew you She tied you To a kitchen chair She broke your throne. and it pleased the Lord But you don't really care for music. and she cut your hair And from your lips she drew the Hallelujah Hallelujah. Hallelujah Hallelujah.Hallelujah *from "Shrek" soundtrack I've heard there was a secret chord That David played. the fifth The minor fall. do you? It goes like this The fourth. Hallelujah .

Hallelujah There was a time You let me know What's real and going on below But now you never show it to me. do you? And remember when I moved in you? The holy dark was moving to And every breath we drew was Hallelujah Hallelujah. I've walked this floor I used to live alone before I knew you I've seen your flag on the marble arch Love is not a victory march It's a cold and it's a broken Hallelujah Hallelujah. Hallelujah Hallelujah. Hallelujah Hallelujah. . Hallelujah Maybe there's a god above And all I ever learned from love Was how to shoot at someone who outdrew you And it's not a cry you can hear at night.Mabye I have been here before I know this room.

Hallelujah Hallelujah. Hallelujah Hallelujah. Hallelujah Hallelujah.It's not somebody who's seen the light It's cold and it's a broken Hallelujah Hallelujah. Hallelujah .

Harvester Of Hearts If a person should ever like a person Then a person should like you Being that I'm only just a person What would you do? If a person should ever like a person Then a person should like me Being that you're only just a person It must be Still I find it hard to get an answer From the harvester of hearts Always find it hard to get an answer From the harvester of hearts If a person should ever like a person How funny that would be If a person should ever like me Not that I have that much to offer God knows I have so much to gain From the harvester of hearts From the harvester of pain If a person should ever like a person Then a person should be free Free to like whomever that they want to Even though it ain't me Not that I have much to offer .

God knows I have so much to gain From the harvester of hearts From the harvester of pain .

Ever ever ever find a way? . Ever ever ever fly away? Will you ever ever ever go.Hometown Waltz The drummers and jugglers in Montreal Don't even exist at all So I'm tearing up these tarot cards and Venetians clowns Antique shops and alcoholic homosexuals You may ask why I want to torch my home town Partly it's bitterness and hopping 'round and 'round again On Ontario Street looking up Maybe I'll catch him on his way to the show You travel the world and find all the answers Everything operates on the unattainables And then you hear your mother laugh attached to the phone Could have walked around the block 'cause all roads lead to home Say. will you ever ever ever know.

I Don't Know What It Is I don't know what it is But you got to do it I don't know where to go But you got to be there I don't know where to fall But I know that its comfortable where I don't know where it is Putting all of my time In learning to care And a bucket of rhymes I threw up somewhere Want a locket of who Made me lose my perfunctory view Of all that is around And of all that I do So I knock on the door Take a step that is new Never been here before Is there anyone else here too In love with beauty Playing all of the games Who thinks three's company .

or Limburgh or Lower Manhattan Find myself running around I don't know what it is so get me over . put away by the crossing hand We'll be heading for Portland.Is there anyone else who wears slightly mysterious brusies I don't know what it is Take a lookin around At friendly faces All declaring a war on far off places Is there anyone else who is through with complaining about what's Done unto us So I knock on the door And I am on the train Going god knows where to To get me over To get me over Give me heaven or hell Calais or Dover I was hoping the train Was my big number Stopping in Santa Fe and the arches of Topeka Though I'm chugging along.

I don't know what it is so get me over I don't know what it is so get me over To get me over You gotta do it. You gotta be there. .

I'm Not Ready To Love I'm not ready to love. but I'm not ready to . say goodbye I'm not ready to love. I'm not ready to to fly I'm givin' up ?? in the sky So you can take my sin in up above on high. I'm not ready to love I'm not ready to love until I'm ready to love you the way you should be loved Until I'm ready to hold you the way you should be held You should be held. I'm not ready for peace I'm givin' up the dove to the beast I'm not ready to surrender to another glove murderer I'm not ready to love.

what a room Champagne brings such happy faces Happy faces . what grace Green back seat against the red of your face Oh. to look at you In a cab Back of your head across my lap Oh. to look at you Any old grand hotel Drunken demands give way to reservations Oh.Imaginary Love Every kind of love Or at least my kind of love Must be an imaginary love to start with Guess that can explain the rain waiting walking game Schubert bust my brain to start with Cause every kind of love Or at least my kind of love Must be an imaginary love to start with Guess that can explain the rain waiting walking game Schubert bust my brain to start with Oh.

.. . baby Guess that can explain the rain waiting walking game Schubert bust my brain to start with Oh.Cause every kind of love Or at least my kind of love Must be an imaginary love to start with Guess that can explain the rain waiting walking game Schubert bust my brain to start with Cause every kind of love Or at least my kind of love Must be an imaginary love to start with. oh.

In A Graveyard Wandering properties of death Arresting moons within our eyes and smiles We did rest Amongst the granite tombs to catch our breath Worldly sounds of endless warring Were for just a moment silent stars Worldly boundaries of dying Were for just a moment never ours All was new Just as the black horizons blue Then along the bending path away I smiled in knowing I'd be back one day .

In My Arms You gave me all your love in one day You gave it all and almost faded away I'm going to take this sad and unread issue In my arms tonight Looking at hospitals victorian Feeling as helpless as the elephant man Wish you were here To chain you up without shame In my arms tonight So if you should feel a bit out of place This vision not unlike a shooting star I have embraced Cause you gave me all your love in one day You gave it all and almost faded away I'm going to take this sad and unread issue In my arms tonight Looking at hospitals victorian Feeling as helpless as the elephant man Wish you were here To chain you up and without shame .

In my arms tonight I ain't a soft and saccharine wannabe Still i pray to god this song will end happily So i offer you a place to rest and forget yourself In my arms tonight A place to rest and forget yourself In my arms Tonight .

won't you try to take care of yourself? Just you try to take care of yourself. don't you try to find out where I am Just you try to take care of yourself 'Cause I'm leaving. I'm leaving for Paris I pray you won't follow through the crooked streets behind me I pray you won't follow. yes I'm leaving 'Cause I'm leaving.Leaving For Paris No. 'cause I'm leaving Yes. no I don't think that I need to So I'm leaving for Paris. like so many who I've roamed there So I'm leaving for Paris. 2 I'm leaving for Paris. no I don't think that I'll see you I'm leaving for Paris. yes I'm leaving for Paris Goodbye .

just for a while 'Til your hair becomes a powdered wig And I become a total bastard Feet that hardly reach the pedal Sewn to a tremendous shadow Ave. history is still a game So complain have no shame and remember that round one has just been played And you are poised for centuries to claim Follow examples from no longer a choice . beside me And we'll play a tune on this old piano.Little Sister Little sister come and sit beside me. just for a while You may have to use your hips as fodder Still putting your best foot forward Madame didn't stack the cupboard ended up like Mother Hubbard Ave. history is on my side So complain have no shame And remember that your brother is a boy Though it seems the stakes contain some integrity We all feel it still is based on good old intrigue Just for a while. just for a while. forte Just for a while. but hey. just for a while. ave.

The world be just a ball to pass or gaze upon And one more thing Before we go round again Let's end this maze Keep out the threat of a kid Oh my little. little sister .

Matinee Idol This is the day The day of the death The death of the matinee idol Still so beautiful as the angels As the angels came down from high So sweet and so soft So charmingly daft So young was the matinee idol Lips of crimson. slightly open As the flash and all fame put to rest Walk along that wall No it is not from the academy Walk along that wall From this moment on You'll cease to be the undying love of the public eye And so goes one more away from the maze Away for to sit at the table above babel Far from this world While standing on the boulevard Walk along that wall .

No it is not from the academy Walk along that wall From this moment on You'll cease to be But still Whomever has looked at beauty is marked out already by death Still so beautiful as the angels As the angels came down from high .

and I will leave with him Relax the cogs of rhyme Over the Memphis sky Turn back the wheels of time Under the Memphis skyline always hated him for the way he looked In the gaslight of the morning Then came hallelujah sounding like Ophelia for me in my room living So kiss me. my darling stay with me till morning Turn back and you will stay Under the Memphis Skyline .Memphis Skyline Never thought of Hades Under the Mississippi But still I've come to sing for him So southern furies Prepare to walk for my harp I have strung.

out of a book Zion mistaken for the state of Millbrook .Millbrook The boys and girls of millbrook are on a train from new york Wearing new hats Shooting the shit Deep in the heart of duchess county bounty And all the evening breakdowns will soon be washed from their hands The next very day As they make way Eating the apple to the chapel holy Don't even try They'll get away with murder Sure as the rain washes away And brings thunder Oh tell me can you see it? The gentle tower rising Over the pines.

a person. get me to the garden of sleep Make that high gate speak. I'm saying that you're the only one Don't run for the border. Perrier out of a paper bag Looking like a hag And start giving me something A love that is longer than a day Start making my heart sing something that it doesn't want to say I'm handing it over. I'm singing that you're the only one Don't run for the border. turn that corner Already you've run in movies of myself Darling don't you ever let go Wrap your loving arms around me While the cold winds blow Tell me what I really want to know Cause I'm looking for a reason. stop me making movies of myself Put that old dog down. a painting A Saturday Evening Post Edition by Jesus An old piece of bacon never eaten by Elvis So I'll say start giving me something A love that is longer then a day Start making my heart say something it doesn't want to say I'm handing it over. turn that corner .Movies Of Myself Stop me falling down. stop me making movies of myself Bring the carriage 'round.

In movies on myself Oh I've seen it all before in movies of myself .

. Natasha All I can do Is write a song for you Natasha Oh Natasha For you I sit alone on the cozy ground floor On a bench by the garden Waiting also Waiting for love and thinking of all of the .Natasha You walk alone in the valley of life In the shadow of love under the trees of happiness You walk alone like a baby unborn Like a father unknown Like a pocket penniless I'm happy that you really care But do you really know How scary This is for you and is for me? Oh do you you really know? Do you really know? oh.

Catty remarks I also swallow And as I've often asked before Does anybody know How scary This is for you and is for me? Does anybody know? Anybody know? oh... Natasha All I can do Is write a song for you Natasha Oh Natasha All I can do Is write a song for you Natasha .

you ain't no crook 'Cause nobody's off the hook I remember you when. and bring you to your knees Threatening to break it for the final time . your heart with those little boys Haven't fallen down in a while.Nobody's Off The Hook Haven't fallen down in a while Sitting here walking the line Well that's ok. I ain't no book 'Cause nobody's off the hook See you looking so sad Trying to live your life in style Well that's ok. 'cause I have looked And nobody's off the hook 'Cause life will take that little heart. looking like a teenager How you have become a man with all the power Running the moon aground Who would ever have thought. sitting here walking the line Well that's ok. hanging with a homo and hairdresser You would become the one desired in every woman's heart But you never will lose.

yes. nobody's off the hook . you will believe it But look.And you'll believe it.

What A World Men reading fashion magazines Oh what a world It seems we live in Straight man Oh what a world We live in Why am I always on a plane or a fast train Oh what a world my parents gave me Always Travelin' but not in love Still I think I'm doin' fine Wouldn't it be a lovely headline Life is Beautiful on a New York Times Men reading fashion magazines Oh what a world It seems we live in Straight man Oh what a world We live in .Oh.

Why am I always on a plane or a fast train Oh what a world my parents gave me Always Travelin' but not in love Still I think I'm doin' fine Wouldn't it be a lovely headline Life is Beautiful on a New York Times Oh what a world We live in Why am I always on a plane or a fast train Oh what a world my parents gave me Always Travelin' but not in love Still I think I'm doin' fine Wouldn't it be a lovely headline Life is Beautiful .

gets me going in the morning [Repeats] Hell. either here or Hell will do Either here or Hell will employ you Suicidal assistance An old whore's diet .Old Whore's Diet An old whore's diet Gets me going in the morning Ain't nothing like it Gets me going in the morning To say I love you Gets me going where I want to Oh. gets me going Oh.

One Man Guy People will know when they see this show The kind of a guy I am They'll recognize just what I stand for and what I just can't stand They'll perceive what I believe in And what I know is true And they'll recognize I'm a one man guy Always was through and through People meditate Hey that's just great Trying to find the inner you People depend on family and friends And other folks to pull them through I don't know why I'm a one man guy Or why I'm a one man show But these three cubic feet of bone and blood and meat are all I love and know 'Cause I'm a one man guy in the morning Same in the afternoon One man guy when the sun goes down I whistle me a one man tune One man guy a one man guy .

Only kind of guy to be I'm a one man guy I'm a one man guy I'm a one man guy is me I'm gonna bathe and shave And dress myself and eat solo every night Unplug the phone. sleep alone Stay way out of sight Sure it's kind of lonely Yeah it's sort of sick Being your own one and only Is a dirty selfish trick 'Cause I'm a one man guy in the morning Same in the afternoon One man guy when the sun goes down I whistle me a one man tune One man guy a one man guy Only kind of guy to be I'm a one man guy I'm a one man guy I'm a one man guy is me .

Peach Trees Is true love a trip to Chinatown Or being held in one's opium gaze Under the peach trees There I'll sit and wait Is true love a long walk through Bryant park Or being held in the month of May under the peach trees There I will be. will be until you come and get me Cause I'm so tired of waiting in restaurants reading the critics and comics alone With a waiter with a face made for currency Like a coin in ancient Rome And I really do wish you were here next to me cause I'm going to see James Dean There I will be Under the peach trees with him .

Poses The yellow walls are lined with portraits And I've got my new red fetching leather jacket All these poses such beautiful poses Makes any boy feel like picking up roses There's never been such grave a matter As comparing our new brand name black sunglasses All these poses such beautiful poses Makes any boy feel as pretty as princes The green autumnal parks conducting All the city streets a wondrous chorus singing All these poses oh how can you blame me Life is a game and true love is a trophy And you said Watch my head about it Baby you said watch my head about it My head about it Oh no oh no oh no Oh no oh no no kidding Reclined amongst these packs of reasons For to smokes the days away into the evenings .

All these poses of classical torture Ruined my mind like a snake in the orchard I did go from wanting to be someone now I'm drunk and wearing flip .flops on Fifth Avenue Once you've fallen from classical virtue Won't have a soul for to wake up and hold you In the green autumnal parks conducting All the city streets a wondrous chorus Singing all these poses now no longer boyish Made me a man ah but who cares what that it And you said watch my head about it Baby you said watch my head about it My head about it Oh no oh no oh no Oh no oh no well you said Watch my head about it Baby you said watch my head about it My head about it Oh no oh no oh no Oh no oh no no kidding .

Pretty Things Pretty things. so what if I like pretty lies From where you are. around the planets of our phase Everything's a sign of my astrology From where you are. to where I am now I need these pretty things. to where I am now Is its own galaxy Be a star and fall down somewhere next to me And make it past your color TV This time will pass and with it will me And all these pretty things Don't say you don't notice them . so what if I like pretty things Pretty lies.

Rebel Prince Where is my master the rebel prince Who will shut all of these windows It's these windows all around me It's these windows who are telling me To rid my dirty mind of all of its preciousness Where is my master the rebel prince Bet breaking everything trying to get to me In this two-bit hotel Just to me before this windowsill Does rid my dirty mind of all of its preciousness Oh I can see him now Though it's so far away Amongst the roving crowd Going the other way Confounded anger burning with love for me Oï est mon ma¤tre le prince rebelle Qui va fermer toutes ces fen†tres Ce sont ces fen†tres autour de moi Ce sont ces fen†tres qui m'appellent. Qui m'appellent .

Marigold Marigold. Marigold. Marigold. Marigold. Marigold. Marigold. Marigold. Marigold I'm leaving the Roosevelt hotel Marigold. Marigold I'm leaving the room we knew so well Marigold.Marigold. Marigold Marigold. Marigold Marigold. Marigold .

release your love. you are no match for the public that has seen no ?? Didn't you know that old Hollywood is over? Old Hollywood is over So why not just release the gates and let them all come out? Remember that without them there would be no Paramount No paramount need to hold on to what isn't yours Release the stars Release the stars. can't you see all the good that celebrity can do for those in the dark? Yes of course.Release The Stars Why do you keep all your stars in from your studio on Melrose Avenue? You've lost all your assets ?? in life-long contracts to you Didn't you know that old Hollywood is over? Oh. release the stars . I am speaking in metaphors for something more in your heart Didn't you know that old Hollywood is over? So why not just release the gates and let them all come out? Remember that without them there would be no Paramount No paramount need to hold on to what isn't yours Release the stars The more that you fight. then the more they will scrutinize and realize just your size And believe me.

'cause Hollywood is over Why do you keep all your stars in from your studio on Melrose Avenue? .Release your love.

and the trees. and the bees The earth. and the bees The earth. not to mention the gods All my little life I've wanted to roam Even if it was just inside my own home Then one little day I chanced to look back Saw you sittin' there. these are just the rules and regulations And I like every one. not to mention the gods These are just the rules and regulations Yeah. according to the board of public citations These are just the rules and regulations Of the birds. and the trees. according to the board of human relations I will never fly as high as you.Rules And Regulations I will never be as cute as you. Not to mention the gods. Not to mention the gods. yes I like every one Must follow them . being a sad culprit These are just the rules and regulations Of the birds.

Sally Ann My true love did breathe by the sally ann so softly That while walking through town Only my heart did hear him In views of the city There ain't many folks by the sally an so pretty That while walking through town Many a twisted feature made a terrible beauty And then i knew I'd been there before One thing you must know by the sally ann directly Is that the pockets don't hold any more sunken treasure After baptism by whiskey But when leaving the bar by the sally ann just barely That old angel may allow light from above the mountain And red brick walls blooming. you might see And then you'll know You've been there before .

. only I don't care.Sanssouci Who will be at Sanssouci tonight? The boys that made me lose the blues tonight. The candles seem to all have been blown out . playing games of cards Gambling the tiny shards of brass. once my heart Who will be at Sanssouci tonight? I'm lookin' through the window from the garden Waitin' for the call to my hotel room I'm tired of writing elegies to boredom I just want to be at Sanssouci tonight Who will be at Sanssouci tonight? Surely not the one that loves me truly. only He's probably down at the stables. there Gently polishing my cabriolet. and then my eyesight All together.. tonight. I really want to go So I'm opening the door wide to the ballroom Callin' up some dude from my hotel room I'm tired of writing elegies in general I just want to be at Sanssouci tonight Tonight.

all will vanish Ain't nobody at Sanssouci tonight Tonight. that sweet mystery Who will be at Sanssouci tonight? It's only when you're outside that you notice Only from the window you can see them Once the door is open. tonight .Cupid's wings have cobweb rings and no one's about Could it be I came to the wrong place? But I swear I saw them climb the stairs.

Shadows Who will keep Keep me in this evening Even though They are not here with me I could be a great star Still I'm far from happy Finally Feel the world around me Fighting through Fighting through the whiskey I could be a great star Still I'm far from happy Out of these shadows Comes the light Shadows comes the light You will keep Keep me in this evening Even though You are not here with me .

I could be a great star Still I'm far from happy I could be a great star I could be a great star I could be a great star I could be a great star Out of these shadows Comes the light Out of these shadows Comes the light Shadows comes the light .

you know? And if I am not prominently featured in your next slideshow I don't know what I'm gonna do Do I love you. or is this feeling just a little pain? A treasure chest is broken easily open And usually I am such a happy prince Behind the iron curtain. the city walls a solid prison And I better be prominently featured in your next slideshow 'Cause I paid a lot of money to get you over here.Slideshow Do I love you because you treat me so indifferently? Or is it the medication? Or is it me? Do I love you because you don't want me to rub your back? Or is it the medication? Or is it you? Or is it true? And I better be prominently featured in your next slideshow Because I paid a lot of money to get you over here. you know? And if I am not prominently featured in your next slideshow I don't know what I'm gonna do! .

Do I love you? Do I love you? Yes I do Do I love you? Yes I do .

I own one Here I am in this uniformish. never have I turned to any other man All this having been said. Never have I loved since then He was not that much older than I was He had taken our class to the Metropolitan Museum He asked us what our favorite work of art was. I married an executive company head All this having been done.The Art Teacher There I was in uniform Looking at the art teacher I was just a girl then. I wish I could have told him I looked at the Rubens and Rembrandts I liked the John Singer Sargents He told me he liked Turner Never have I turned since then No. But never could I tell it was him Oh. I wish I could tell him -Oh. pant-suit sort of thing. Thinking of the art teacher I was just a girl then. a Turner . .

Never have I loved since then No. never have I loved any other man .

The Consort Prepare your things Dissolve your mind 'Cause I'm your consort beautiful queen of seventeen a blood red moon has spared our bed But not your rivals beautiful queen prepare to reign no more to hide with I your faithful consort by your side Let streamers fly and cannons roar on your arrival beautiful queen tomorrow night prepare to walk on anyone her highness ever wants Entrust in me you're not alone together we'll wreak havoc on the throne Entrust in me .

you're not alone even though my throne's slightly smaller than yours beautiful queen together we'll wreak havoc you and me together we'll wreak havoc you and me together we'll wreak havoc you Prepare your things Dissolve your mind 'cause I'm your consort beautiful queen of seventeen .

Jerusalem See what he's picked up in the park" Let's f**k this awful art party Want you to make love to me and only to me in the dark I'm only the one you love Am I only the one you love? . the screaming's done without moving One little move and for sure you will be stung I'm singing "Oh. trying to tell you All that I can in a sweet and velvet tongue But no words ever could sell you Sell you on me after all that I have done I'm only the one you love Am I only the one you love? The Lady Gloom and her hornets circling round Is now before us.The One You Love The mind has so many pictures Why can't I sleep with my eyes open The mind has so many memories Can you remember what it looks like when I cry I'm Trying. Jerusalem oh.

We've traded in our snap shots We're going through the motions Into the view. I'm leaving you Down Conduit Avenue into the early morning Into the early morning The one I love Are you only the one I love? .

The Tower Of Learning I'm looking for the tower of learning I'm looking for the copious prize I saw it in your eyes what I'm looking for I saw it in your eyes what I'm looking for I really do fear that I'm dying I really do fear that I'm dead I saw it in your eyes what I'm looking for I saw it in your eyes what will make me live All the sights of Paris Pale inside your iris Tip the Eiffel Tower with one glance Stained glass cathedrals with one glint You smashed it with your eyes What I'm looking for One blink and then my heart wasn't there no more I'm looking for the tower of learning I'm looking for the copious prize .

This Love Affair I don't know what I'm doing I don't know what I'm saying I don't know why I'm watching all these white people dancing I don't know where I'm going But I do know that I'm walking Where? I don't know Just away from this love affair I can't say that I'm cruisin' Not that I don't like cruisin' Just that I'm bruisin from you I can't say that I'm waltzin' Not that I don't like waltzing Would rather be waltzin' with you So I guess that I'm going I guess that I am walking Where? I don't know Just away from this love affair .

Tiergarten
Won't you walk me through the Tiergarten? Won't you walk me through it all, darling? Doesn't matter if it is raining Won't you walk me through it all? Even if the sun, it is blazing Even if the snow, it is raging All the elements, we must conquer To get to the other side of town I have suffered shipwreck against your dark brown eyes I have run aground against your broken down smiles Believe me when I tell you I have no place to go But to go where the wild flowers grow and the stone gardens bloom. Won't you walk me through the Tiergarten? Won't you walk me through it all, darling? Doesn't matter if it is raining, We'll get to the other side of town.

Tulsa
You taste of potato chips in the morning Your face has the Marlon Brando club calling And who would have thought that I'd owe it all to Tulsa? And that fat guy with the green shirt that we both signed together Once he hears the song, won't live it down forever Your suit was the whitest thing since you-know-who I fear that that savior I mentioned may be you And who would have thought that I'd owe it all to Tulsa? And that poor girl who waited in the rain for hours to meet me (not you, baby!) Once she hears that song, won't live it down completely And I owe it all to Tulsa, Oklahoma This is just a reminder of the antique shop that I want to go back to and visit when it's open In Tulsa, Oklahoma Just in case you don't appreciate this song about you!

Vibrate
My phone's on vibrate for you Electroclash is karioke too I try to dance Britney Spears I guess I'm getting on in years My phone's on vibrate for you God knows what all these new drugs do I guess to have no more fears But still I always end up in tears My phone's on vibrate for you But still I never ever feel from you Pinocchio's now a boy Who wants to turn back into a toy So call me Call me in the morning Call me in the night So call me Call me anytime you like My phone's on vibrate for you For you

turn 23 Oh Lord. what have I done to myself? What have I done to myself? In this vicious world Such a vicious world There isn't anything you can do In this vicious world Soaking on the ice.Vicious World Thought that maybe we'd fall in love over the phone Thought that maybe I'd really love being alone Everybody but Heaven knows how I was wrong Oh Lord. makin' eyes all by myself Didn't realize you were so top of the shelf Just you want and see when you turn. what have I done to myself? What have I done to myself? In this vicious world Such a vicious world There isn't anything you can do In this vicious world Such a vicious world .

There isn't anything you can do In this vicious world There isn't anything you can do In this vicious world .

for the present to pass Waiting for a dream to last You are not my lover. and you never will be 'Cause you've never done anything to hurt me There's a fire in the priory And it's ruining this cocktail party Yesterday I heard they cloned a baby Now can I finally sleep with me? Diving through the rising. to find me There's a fire in the priory And an ogre in the oval office Once again we all will be so broken Now can I finally sleep again? .Waiting For A Dream Waiting for the present. through the rising waves of night Keeping a reflection of you in hindsight But in turning back the brackish waters will not reflect you After you have turned the color black of death or something like that There's a fire in the priory And it's ruining this cocktail party Yesterday I heard the plague is coming Once again.

no I really don't want To be John Lithgow or Jane Curtain But I'll settle for love Yeah.Want I don't want to make it rain I just want to make it simple I don't want to see the light I just want to see the flashlight I don't want to know the answers To any of your questions I don't want. I'll settle for love Before I reached the gate I realized I had packed my passport Before security realized I had one more bag left I just want to know . no I really don't want To be John Lennon or Leonard Cohen I just want to be my Dad With a slight sprinkling of my mother And work at the family store And take orders from the counter I don't want to know the answers To any of your questions I don't want.

If something's coming for to get me Tell me. will you make me sad or happy And will you settle for love Will you settle for love .

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