Category: VIOLENT FEMMES

4 Seasons – Violent Femmes

When spring was such a bummer How will I weather my winter When my fall was such a ballbuster It’s spring and there’ll be no spring fling When my winter was what a winner And I am taking a fall ‘Cause if I ain’t got you I got nothing at all How will I stand […]

Didgeriblues – Violent Femmes

He knew a girl who he decided to woo to under her balcony with a didgeridoo and did she know you would do the digeridoo too, if you knew she’d do, do the didgeridoo. Then a baby came one day and daddy would stay by the cradle to lay. Cooche, cooche, coo. Cooche, cooche, coo. […]

Faith – Violent Femmes

In the Lord Got my faith baby In the Lord Lord Lord And I know He’ll make everything alright No matter where a child roam That child’s gonna have a home If he’s got his faith alright I don’t believe in no car I don’t believe in General Motors I don’t believe in the President […]

Breakin’ Up – Violent Femmes

There’s a crack in my smile Dark voices are talking to me Dark voices tell me the way It’s supposed to be They said “;Breakin’ up”; They said “;It’s hard to do”; But what they say About breakin’ up Y’know it’s just not true Breakin’ up, it’s easy to do Breakin’ up, it’s easy to […]

Breakin’ Up – Violent Femmes

There’s a crack in my smile Dark voices are talking to me Dark voices tell me the way It’s supposed to be They said “;Breakin’ up”; They said “;It’s hard to do”; But what they say About breakin’ up Y’know it’s just not true Breakin’ up, it’s easy to do Breakin’ up, it’s easy to […]

Living A Lie – Violent Femmes

There’s a fire in the basement, a fire on the roof. I’m just sitting in my chair wearing a smile. I’m going to vanish in the air after awhile. Did did you get the news that I’m lost at sea Hey, hey somebody’s confused though it couldn’t be me. I wasn’t near that place. I […]

Agamemnon – Violent Femmes

I have an idea Women always have ideas Hello… Here is Agamemnon Here is Agamemnon Who? Wrong connection This is… I am a moralist An anti-militarist I am against duels I cannot stand seeing A fly in rage I cannot look at A uniform or blood That woman has seduced me And now I am […]

Promise – Violent Femmes

but my logic tells me that it aint never gonna happen and then my defense’d say I did’t want it anyway but you know sometimes I’m a lier could you ever want me to love you could you ever want me to care disregard my nervousness please ignore my vacant stares cause just what I’ve […]

Please Do Not Go – Violent Femmes

of course to me u’know she mean all the world but then she like another guy I fall down dead she never see the tears I cry please please please do not go how long can the days go on when my love is so strong and I know I cannot tell a lie I […]

Mother Of A Girl – Violent Femmes

a girl I hated more than any other girl in the world the way I let her treat me was totally a disgrace I wanted to permanently wipe that smile off her face no I’m not joking yes I was choking You look like you could be the mother of a girl a girl I […]

More Money Tonight – Violent Femmes

I always thought that that was good I always thought that I was different I always felt that that was good sometimes in school people pick on me in the gym locker room or in the hallway cruel things people do and say wait a minute wait a minute I’ll make more money tonight than […]

Prove My Love – Violent Femmes

I was reminded of just how bad it had gotten and just how sick I had become but it could change with this relationship de-de range we’ve all been thru some shit and if were a thing I think this things begun tell me now what do I have to do to prove my love […]

Love And Me Make Three – Violent Femmes

When Judas needed a band Sitting in the backseat With another woman in your hand Don’t look this way With your changing point of view Just sit on a fence And pretend to be you Christ is crying Outside your church door Don’t let him in He’ll get mud on your floor Just put on […]

Don’t Start Me On The Liquor – Violent Femmes

I’ll drink it all down straight I’ll make a toast to love But I drink the most When I got somebody to hate I’m an old man I got an old man’s pain Will the morning Will the morning ever come again Well, I’m likin’ lickin’ a lotta liquor I’m drivin’ down the drink I’ll […]

Lack Of Knowledge – Violent Femmes

I’m doing something I’m not supposed to I don’t know about that I don’t know about that I don’t know nothing bout nothing like that destroyed my people are destroyed my people are destroyed for lack of knowledge I wonder if I’m happy wonder if I’m mad I wonder why the whole wide world is […]

I’m Nothing – Violent Femmes

I-M-N-O-T-H-I-N I’m nothing’ I’m nothin’ Are you a republican or a democrat A liberal fascist full of crap I’m nothin’ I’m nothin’ Somebody somewhere might be something But everybody everywhere Knows that I’m nothin Politics and dirty tricks I got no time for stones and sticks Politics and dirty tricks I got no time I’m […]

Kiss Off – Violent Femmes

someone who’d care to love could it be you could it be you situation gets rough then I start to panic it’s not enough it’s just a habit hey kid your sick well darling this is it you can all just kiss off into the air behind my back I can see them stare they’ll […]

Jesus Of Rio – Violent Femmes

Rio de Janeiro, Rio Where they held a summit to save the world And to mark the time when development As traditionally understood-had failed And the affluent North raping the South Investment from the North means Economic bondage for the South Under the burden of debt payments I was with a whore in Copenhagan Drinking […]

Mirror Mirror (I See A Damsel) – Violent Femmes

In danger and distress I see that she is pretty I see a young girl Dressed in a dirty dress I see that she is pretty Mirror mirror on the wall Who’s the fairest one of all I see a fat girl With her hair a mess I see that she is pretty I see […]

Country Death Song – Violent Femmes

I tried so hard, I never knew still waters. Nothing to eat and nothing to drink. Nothing for a man to do but sit around and think. Nothing for a man to do but sit around and think. Well, I’m a thinkin’ and thinkin’, till there’s nothin’ I ain’t thunk. Breathing in the stink, till […]

I’m Free – Violent Femmes

I am free from your hatred I’ve parted from the part that I participated in so I’m free it was easy I know nothing of your hatred I’ve known and shone the light and the darkness abated so I’m free run skip jump play my little boy is happy look he’s smiling because he knows […]

To The Kill – Violent Femmes

all the time jacking around ain’t had no fun all the time messin mind I kick it around but if it’s alright with you if it’s alright yes I will aw c’mon babe go ahead to the kill I ain’t no kid Chicago I ain’t no Al Capone but there’s a windy city in my […]

All I Want – Violent Femmes

All I want is to talk to you I’m achin’ for your touch I’m breakin’ cause I miss you so much Do you miss me, too? All I want is to walk with you All I want is to walk with you I’m hopin’ for your kiss I’m dopin’ cause I miss you so much […]