"Umbrellahead" as written by Kai Fish, Henry William Harrison, Steven Blaine Harrison, William Rees and Kapil Trivedi....
They say if you leave a horse alone it dies
Nestles into the hay and shuts its eyes
Well I’ve dreamt of being that horse a hundred times
And I end up a pile of bones and a cloud of flies
And when you’re nine years old you don’t care
If your on your own or one of a pair
And when you get salt in your eyes, sand in your hair
Call for mum or daddy they’ll be there

Please don’t turn me into a man
Cos I don’t want to see my skin fold
Oh please wont you keep me as I am
Oh people look so lonely when they’re old, when they’re old

When you come of age it’s not the same
No umbrella over your head when it rains
And your friends would rather get high than play a game
Oh it’s such a shame the way they change
And Emily’s hung over, Bill feels rough
Thinks his girlfriend might be up the duff...again
She threw up twice last night on the bus
And I never thought growing old could be so tough

Oh please don’t turn me into a man
Cos I don’t want to see my skin fold
Oh please wont you keep me as I am
Oh people look so lonely when they’re old, when they’re old


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    General Commenti'm not sure if these are all the right words so i'm sorry if i got anything wrong,

    it is an amazing song. i love it.

    worries about having to grow up. become independant. his way of singing it makes it even more beautiful.
    heyjuderefrainon May 15, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti'm not sure if these are all the right words so i'm sorry if i got anything wrong,

    it is an amazing song. i love it.

    worries about having to grow up. become independant. his way of singing it makes it even more beautiful.
    heyjuderefrainon May 15, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti'm not sure if these are all the right words so i'm sorry if i got anything wrong,

    it is an amazing song. i love it.

    worries about having to grow up. become independant. his way of singing it makes it even more beautiful.
    heyjuderefrainon May 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song is so so so beautiful, I'm so happy they put it on the album! =)
    gullilauraon April 05, 2008   Link
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    General Commentoh i get why tis is called umbrellahead now! i was like whats the title got to do with horses?
    i love this song so much!
    beccaxsuperon October 31, 2008   Link

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