Category: PRETTY THINGS

Lost That Girl – Pretty Things

I bought myself some blue suede shoes I took down my suit and I pressed it. I shook up my body, and I lost that girl. Well I made my first mistake Asking that little girl to wait She was the icing on my cake And now she’s gone, and I lost that girl. She […]

Cries From The Midnight Circus – Pretty Things

We members of the midnight circus, Our bodies so brightly adorn In your long sedans and your Oldsmobiles, Through that slit in your face, you ask me, How it feels. Can you hear me, can you hear me, I’m a-telling you again. Daughters of Satan all stand in line, With faces greased and a mouth […]

Belfast Cowboys – Pretty Things

Cast against the dark Revolution spark Bitter tears they flood the sea They’re drowning me. Frightened soldiers fighting for a queen Streets of Orange and Green Ancient building scream As exploding motor cars Leave their scars. Hey, Belfast Cowboys, What you gonna do, where’re you gonna run. Towards the dawn the lights of power burn […]

Allnight Sailor – Pretty Things

Join one line there’s no other Cement mixer backroom fixer join one line Theres’s no other I’ve been through this town I think I’ve stayed too long There’s some truth in what I say Even though it’s getting late I must be moving on I can’t stand vampire day You whose hand shakes witness stand […]

Is It Only Love – Pretty Things

It’s time to speak the truth Say what I feel inside There’s nothing left to lose Only time can turn the tide. Is it only love that lets you down Is it only love that lets you Is it only love that lets you down. The morning came, it brought the rain Waking up to […]

She’s A Lover – Pretty Things

To wear as her disguise. Then catching cosmic rays She uses them for eyes. She’s a lover And you know she’s coming through She’s a lover And you know she’s coming through With warm breezes She will wipe away the sigh. In the green folds of her skirt A tired traveller lies, She’s a lover […]

Falling Again – Pretty Things

Where the moonlight’s on the sleeping sea A pretty girl stood there at the bus stop She said hey Johnny come and see about me. She said Doop Doop. So many seamen able and willing Have passed through these arms on their way to the sea They leave me tokens of love and affection When […]

Bitter End – Pretty Things

But honey the strain I’m under, it’s ruining my health When we first met as lovers, we walked together hand in hand But now that bridge of love has shattered, I’m such a lonely man I’m not gonna be your monkey, I’m not gonna be your fool I’m not gonna stand round waiting While you’re […]

No Future – Pretty Things

Do you remember last night It was a party, down on the block, Honey do you think that was right Is it so easy for married women to hide their Rings in their coat pocket Take out a youth from some scene, and really Think they really got it. Take it, eat it, put it […]

Over The Moon – Pretty Things

And I guess I never will Bluebird of love has knocked me down Sang her songs then left town Oh the lady sang so sweet Had the kids up on her feet Playing the town hall she took her bow Left me this letter I’m reading now Chorus I was over the moon but my […]

Havana Bound – Pretty Things

Feeling so sick I couldn’t say When the cat next to me Said let’s take it down to Cuba way Well his manner wasn’t nice But his hand grenades looked very mean And the luger down his trousers Well that was twice as obscene When we touched down in Cuba The temp was a 105Ўг […]