I, I know a girl
And she flies
Right off the handle
At the sound
Of scratching on the wall
Well it could go either way
But I don't mind at all
Cause I'll go, I'll go
And I'll go to Liverpool, Oh oh oh
Well I know I'll be loved there
She's no scrubber
She's my Breck Road lover
And we wash in dirty waters
And walk the streets where
She gets her name

Oh my lady
My lady clear your ears now
And open up your eyes
We're all out of sync now
And we no longer harmonise

And if lust and despair
Are two bullets in the same gun
Well we've been playing Russian roulette
For far too long

So I'll go, I'll go, I'll go
Well I'll go back to Liverpool, oh oh oh
Well I know I'll be loved there
She's no scrubber
She's my Breck Road lover
And we wash in dirty waters
And walk the streets where
She gets her name

Yes, often as we lie
On the altar of the morning
Well I call up to the sky
Light my way, and I promise I'll believe

I'll go
I'll go, I know I'll go to Liverpool
Well I know I'll be loved there
She's no scrubber
She's my Breck Road lover
And we wash in dirty waters
And walk the streets where
She gets her name

You see I, I know a girl
And she flies
Right off the handle
Always at the sound
Of scratchings on the wall
It could go either way
But I don't mind at all

Cause I'll go, no I'll go, I'll go
Well, I'll go back to Liverpool, oh oh oh
Yes I know I'll be loved there
She's no scrubber
She's my Breck Road lover
And we wash in dirty waters
And we walk the streets where
She gets her name
We walk the streets where
She gets her name




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Breck Road Lover song meanings
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    General CommentLove it. That first line is just me. "I, I know a girl, and she flies right off the handle".
    catherine87on December 15, 2005   Link
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    General Commentabsolutely adore it x
    it has to be me coz i live near liverpool and i know where breck road is haha :] one day im going to go there:]
    i love this so much it gives me shivers and it makes me feel like im loved for some reason its like :
    ill go back to liverpool, well i know i'll be loved there,
    thats appropriate for me because it shows me i'll always have my mates and that and i also AM I LOVE WITH PETE DOHERTY. END OF!!
    and his voice is absolutely the most gorgeous thing on the version i have of this song (mines from the odessa demos i think)
    timeforheroesxon November 06, 2006   Link
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    General Commenthmm, was looking for a pet shop in breck road the other day lol.never found it. well he used to live there didn't he?
    em_con April 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAnd if lust and despair
    Are two bullets in the same gun
    Well we've been playing Russian roulette
    For far too long


    simply beautiful
    upthealbionon December 31, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti live there haha
    smoochefcon May 06, 2008   Link
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    General Commentyh pete lived when he was a kid
    nickdon72on September 20, 2008   Link
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    General CommentPete didn't live in Liverpool. If you read his mum's book she says Pete's nan lived in Liverpool, on Breck Road. When Pete was about 12-13 he met a girl who also lived on Breck Road when he visited his nan's. You may think I'm bull-shitting but buy the book and see for yourself!
    hoopdoggon October 23, 2008   Link
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    My OpinionThis song's about Carl being a woman.
    LyraMemeon April 04, 2012   Link

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