I was so young when I was born
My eyes could not yet see
And by the time of my first dawn
Somebody holding me ... they said,

I welcome you to Crackerbox Palace
We've been expecting you
You bring such joy in Crackerbox Palace
No matter where you roam know our love is true

While growing up or trying to
Not knowing where to start
I looked around for someone who
May help reveal my heart ... someone said,

While you're a part of Crackerbox Palace
Do what the rest all do
Or face the fact that Crackerbox Palace
May have no other choice than to deport you

I welcome you to Crackerbox Palace
We've been expecting you
You bring such joy in Crackerbox Palace
No matter where you roam know our love is true

Sometimes are good, sometimes are bad
That's all a part of life
And standing in between them all
I met a Mr. Grief ... and he said,

I welcome you to Crackerbox Palace
Was not expecting you
Let's rap and tap at Crackerbox Palace
Know that the Lord is well and inside of you.

And we welcome you to Crackerbox Palace
We've been expecting you
You bring such joy in Crackerbox Palace
No matter where you roam know our love is true
You bring such joy in Crackerbox Palace
No matter where you roam know our love...know our love is true


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    General Commentthe music video is awesome
    apple scruffon July 04, 2004   Link
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    General Commentdang catchy.
    weezerific:cutleryon April 20, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhen I was five or six, my dad played this song for me, and I've loved George Harrison music ever since. Every time I hear it, I still remember wanting to hear this right before going to bed, so that it would be stuck in my head as I was going to sleep.

    allmusic.com has a good article on the backstory of this song, including who was the real Mr. Grief. I kind of wonder if the naming of the Pixies' character Mr. Grieves was at least partially inspired by this song.
    bokononiston May 15, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is an awesome song. I was amazed to find out how George actually lived there! Wow!
    foreveragoon January 12, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is addictive, and the video scares me. Check it out on youtube.
    AlamoBasementon June 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of my top favorite songs by George.I love the way it sounds and the intro is so awesome.
    JohnLennonLover96on July 22, 2011   Link
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    General CommentMy favourite Beatle.
    thecrossboneon December 23, 2015   Link
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    General CommentIt's about having diarrhea in the back of a tour bus.
    OddLeggedOswldon September 14, 2016   Link

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