I was daily growing
Dressed in red from head to toe
You were all the thought I was knowing

And the sun gave shine, no care the season
While I learned my one, two, three's and
You fell in to teach me treason

And now I spend my each day busy
Jumping on the monkey show
Jumping on the monkey show
Searching for a face I know

And I just walk for hours down the red-brick march of market street
Of market street
I spend my each days in repeat

And lady, she's all right with me
Done borrowed all my empathy
Now you know she got the best of me
'Cause she's not lying next to me

And all things fine, sweet day beginning
I got up and fell right in
Climbed up to where you was living

And you stood in the backdoor yawning
And I caught where you turns me on

You're the reason I wake each morning

And sunshine plays the puddles through the mornings evenings afternoons
Mornings evenings afternoons
I count my thoughts with coffee-spoons

And something reeks of heave 'neath the highway where the hobos sleep
Where the hobos sleep
And laugh about the pains I keep

And lady, she's a friend of mine
'Cause I know how to take my time
But I can't say that without lyin'
So I'll try not to try next time



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    General CommentI fucking love it.
    siegel219on October 14, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI fucking love it too.
    Black Sativaon November 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAs do I. I love the bass in this song.
    RiversideGuitariston November 12, 2007   Link
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    General Commentskipped a verse...

    and i ain’t got no one to bear my burden, though i could pay with sips of wine. old men like me just tuck their shirts in. too busy runnin’ out, though we do our best to do without, still too busy runnin’ out of time. and lady i can’t take no rest, with all this weight across my chest. yesterday i love the best, done borrowed all my happiness.
    JoeyGoBoomon March 25, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI was daily growing
    Dressed in red from head to toe
    You were all the thought I was knowing

    And the sun gave shine, no care the season
    While I learned my one, two, three's and
    You fell in to teach me treason

    seems like this part is about his mother.

    I'm not quite sure what the rest of the song is about. Either about his Oedipus-complex, or just about his mother.

    i love the phrase 'i ain't got no one to bear my burden, though i could pay with sips of wine'
    jan.ron April 12, 2008   Link
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    Lyric Correction"And you stood in the backdoor yawning
    And I caught where you turns me on"

    sounds more like

    "And you stood in the backdoor yawning
    In that cruel way that leads me on"
    Yodwinderon March 20, 2012   Link
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    General CommentI'm not too sure if this song was meant to be cruel anyway. In my opinion, the singer was simply telling stories. This is the reason why he is so passionnate in singing them. No one is implied. No animal were hurt in the making of the film. The girl who once dressed in red could have also been called a zombie. She could have been depicted wearing a shirt covered with blood although I doubt he could have fallen in love with the second one or with any types of artefacts.
    lethurton May 14, 2012   Link

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