Every morning (a)bout half past eight,
My Mummer wakes me says,
”Don’t be late”,
Get to the office, tryin’ to concentrate,
My life is just a slow train crawling up a hill.

So I stop one day to figure it out,
I’ll quit my job without a shadow of a doubt,
To sing the blues that I know about,
My life is just a slow train crawling up a hill.

Minute after minute,
Second after second,
Hour after hour goes by,
Working for a rich girl,
Staying just a poor girl,
Never stop to wonder why.

So here I am in London town,
A better scene I’m gonna be around,
The kind of music that won’t bring me down,
My life is just a slow train crawling up a hill.

Every morning (a)bout half past eight,
My Mummer wakes me says,
”Don’t be late”,
Get to the office, tryin’ to concentrate,
My life is just a slow train crawling up a hill.

So I stop one day to figure it out,
I’ll quit my job without a shadow of a doubt,
To sing the blues that I know about,
My life is just a slow train crawling up a hill.

Minute after minute,
Second after second,
Hour after hour goes by,
Working for a rich girl,
Staying just a poor girl,
Never stop to wonder why.

So here I am in London town,
A better scene I’m gonna be around,
The kind of music that won’t bring me down,
Life is just a slow train.

So here I am in London town,
A better scene I¹m gonna be around,
The kind of music that won’t bring me down,
My life is just a slow train crawling up a hill.



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    General CommentA more upbeat song on an album of mellowness. Katie released this as a single earlier in the year but didn't do very well. I think Faraway Voice or Belfast would've been better songs to release as a single.
    wiggleon October 12, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis is the song i sing to my self while at work thinking of the day that i will be sitting on stage with katie playing my guitar as she sings.
    vincent123on December 11, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThat is scary and stalkerish 0_0
    bayberry_moonon April 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI really like this song. I don't understand why people don't seem to like this as much, but I guess it is just personal taste. I recently left a horrible jub. This song seemed to describe it perfectly!
    monkfluenceon April 26, 2006   Link
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    General Commentdid John Mayall do this song before her?
    led_zeppelin_xxxon April 29, 2006   Link

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