MUSIC

LOST SONGS 95-98

Lostsongs

Released: May 2001

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LOST SONGS 95-98

1. Flame Turns Blue (4:51)

I went looking for someone I left behind
Yeah but no-one just a stranger did I find
I never noticed hadn’t seen it as it grew
The void between us where the flame turns blue

Different places but they all look the same
Dreams of faces in the streets devoured by names
I’m in collision with every stone I ever threw
And blind ambition where the flame turns blue

Words dismantled hey and all the books unbound
Conversations though we utter not a sound
I heard a rumour I don’t know if it’s true
That you’d meet me where the flame turns blue
So I venture underneath the leaden sky
See the freight train with its one fierce eye
And then I listen as it tears the night into
With a whistle and the flame turns blue

In the morning I will sing
In the morning I will sing

Through the lemon trees the diamonds of light
Break in splinters on the pages where I write
That if I lost you I don’t know what I’d do
Burn forever where the flame turns blue

Yeah if lost you I don’t know what I’d do
Burn forever where the flame turns blue

In the morning I will sing
In the morning I will sing
In the morning I will sing
Sing

2. Twilight (2:25)

Wash the twilight
From my head
Hanging on a brighter thread
Little darlin
Till I see you once again

Tell the man to
Fill my cup
Honey, I ain’t gonna stop
Little darlin
Till I see you once again

Pinch me if I’m dreaming
I’m somewhere I’ve never been when
You lead me by my hand
Into the flame
Just the rain now
On my hat
And the past
What use is that?
Little darlin’
Till I see you once again

Na na na na na na na na na na na na
Na na na na na na na na na

3. Hold On (1:54)

Hold on
Hold on to me
Hold on
Hold on to me

Sometimes theres no easy way
Got to cause somebody pain
Watching you
You hit so hard on yourself
Cos you need someone to blame

Oh now
What will you do
Oh now
What will you do
Cant help the way youre feeling
Dont want to leave him so alone
Lisa cries
Her red hair streaming down
Feels like her heart is made of stone

4. As I’m Leaving (4:32)

As I’m leaving
A change comes on my eyes
These streets persuading me
With mumbles, strange goodbyes

And through the water
Through the ring
To the soul of everything
Throw my heart out
On the stones
And I’m almost gone

And there’s no meaning
In clothes and coffee cups
Cheap hotel furniture
Where silence never stops
And through the water
Through the ring
To the soul of everything
Throw my heart out
On the stones
And I’m almost gone

And now I’m dreaming
I’m staring at the walls
At cars all frozen now
In late night waterfalls

And through the water
Through the ring
To the soul of everything
Throw my heart out
On the stones
And I’m almost

Through the water
Through the ring
To the soul of everything
Wash my heart out
On the stones
And I’m almost gone

5. If Your Love Is Real (3:33)

Three days spent staring at your photograph
Read your letter made me laugh
There’s a shadow on the path
Til I know
If your love is real

Cos it’s not as if a lot was said
Falling in and falling out of bed
But now the world’s turned on its head
Til I know
If your love is real

Spent a long time now persuading myself
That I don’t need no-one
Nobody else
That I’d felt all there was to feel
I’m in a daydream now I’m out to lunch
And should it come down to the crunch
I’m wide open for that sucker punch
Til I know
If your love is real

Til I know
If your love is real

Spent a long time now persuading myself
That I don’t need no-one
Nobody else
That who I was, I could conceal

I know if I should live one hundred years
I’d never see another face like yours
On stranger seas or brighter shores
Cos I know
That my love is real

6. Tidal Wave (2:20)

Ever since your fingertips
Ever since your eyes
Talking with the light oh
Bluer skies

Even if I wanted to
How could I explain?
Coming through my head now
This tidal wave

All your favourite eyelashes
All your bluest skin
Bring them and I’ll meet you in
That room again
Even if I told it true
Why should they believe
Coming through my head now
This tidal wave
Tidal wave

Coming over Waterloo
Dreaming of your hands
Want to run away now
Foreign lands

Even as I lie with you
Listen to you breathe
Coming through my head yeah
This tidal wave
Tidal wave
Tidal wave

7. Falling Down The Mountainside (4:49)

Without a word
You set your sights
Into the sun
When all the world
You put to rights
Was still so wrong

Pin your heart out
On your sleeve
Spouting all that make believe
From your lips
It seemed it might come true
Falling down the mountainside with you

The clothes you wore
The people stared
You looked so strange
To see you move
St. Vitus dance
Was in your veins
And never once
Afraid to know
What it feels like when you go
Out beyond
Where logic keeps the view
Falling down the mountainside with you (falling down)

If you were here
First thing I’d do
Is knock you down
You left me cold
To meet your ghost
All over town

So grind the stone
And spin the wheel
Lock the doors on what you feel
Looking back
It’s like I always knew
I’d be falling down the mountainside with you

Falling down the mountainside with you
Falling down the mountainside with you
Falling down the mountainside with you

8. January Rain (2:41)

Instrumental

9. Red Moon (3:26)

Weighing that silver
There with your hands
In no position to make demands
Got what you wanted
Oh very nice
But every kiss must have a price

I’m getting tired of
Being denied of
Saying the same old things
And those tears aren’t gonna mend
These broken wings
Red Moon

All that I’ve witnessed
Hard to believe
I can still find it in me
To be so naive
Cry on your pillow
Into the night
‘Cos saying you’re sorry
Won’t make it right

I’m getting tired of
Being denied of
Things getting in my way
And if I’m quiet
That’s ‘cos there’s nothing left to say
Yeah if I’m quiet
That’s ‘cos there’s nothing left to say

Red Moon
Red Moon
Red Moon
Red Moon

10. Clean Pair Of Eyes (4:59)

Hear me god I’m on the level
Mapping silence, seeing things
Crying, laughing like the devil

And before the might
Of all that’s seen
I’ll raise my head
And wake to dream
With a clean pair of eyes

Murdered gold and colours flashing
Time like blood, like flowing hair
Faces merging, airplanes crashing

And before the might
Of all that’s true
I’ll raise my head
And dream anew
With a clean pair of eyes

A clean pair of eyes
Don’t need no one to blame
Don’t need no disguise
No sugar to sweet my brain
A clean pair of eyes

Today I need no commentary
Today I do not need to speak
No explanation necessary

And before the might
Of all that’s seen
I’ll raise my head
And dream again
With a clean pair of eyes

A clean pair of eyes
Don’t need no right or wrong
Don’t need no disguise
No sugar to fix my tongue
A clean pair of eyes

Liquid air and flags that ripple
A tambourine of smoking suns
Love that blinds us, fear that cripples

And before the might
Of all that’s seen
I’ll raise my head
And wake to dream

And before the might
Of all that’s true
I’ll raise my head
And dream anew

And before the might
Of all unnamed
I’ll raise my head
And dream again

Dream again
Dream again
Dream again
Dream

11. Wurlitzer (2:41)

Instrumental