"McGreggor" as written by and Guy Edward John/potter Garvey....
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There was lying at the table
Crying on the stairs
A raven on the gables singing
'Jesus doesn't care'
A woman at the window
With her hands on her hips
Staring out across the ocean
Like the prow of a ship
No blinking or emotion
Like the prow of a ship
Just endeavor and devotion

Like the prow of a ship,
Oh rest in your bed
Oh, McGreggor's dead
The kids were in the kitchen
Carving up the will
When the long line of limousines
Snake down the hill

They think they're winning
And shaking hands with the prodigal
And pompous who knew the man
Father figures and motherfuckers
Who knew the man

God's torment at the party
As if God knew the man
Oh, rest in your bed
Oh, McGreggor's dead

Recall his lies
Pick up the pen
Record his reign
For the bitch that bore him
Is in heat again
Oh


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"McGreggor" as written by Guy Edward John Garvey Craig Lee Potter

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    General CommentThe video for this is really funny. Sort of like a cross between Time Bandits and the Labyrinth. With Guy Garvey in it dodging around tables and stuff
    louisagiffardon September 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentMom thinks, Guy behind that desk with a bottle of wine looks like field-curate Katz from the story of the Soldier Svejk *rofl*

    Guy said, the song is about an old landlord who died and no one of his family really knew him...
    and technically it came, when Craig Potter played "Picky Bugger" in half speed by accident...
    tamedlamiaon November 30, 2007   Link
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    General CommentMy god this is an undiscovered gem. Some of guy's best scene-creating, in my opinion. Absolutely wonderful.
    dractionon August 16, 2009   Link
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    Lyric Correction"God's torment at the party
    As if God knew the man"

    should read

    "God's doorman at the party
    As if God knew the man"

    God's doorman being a priest, and McGreggor apparently not being overly familiar with his God.
    sevenswansailon August 23, 2010   Link

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