"Box Full o' Honey" as written by and Floyd Nathaniel/le Bon Hills....
At the sharp end of the view, the edge of me and you
And all good sense had tread no further
And as the ghost will shiver trees, how I'm tremblin' on my knees
But I'm still drawn on by the murmur

Are you laughin' at me now?
In my circumstance when still I wear your crown
My life's penitence, for what?
What's so funny? A box full o' honey

What I thought a pretty tune was howling at the moon
To keep me company this evening
It's so lonely in the dirt, a scratchin' at the hurt
But I so generously did leave you

Are you laughin' at me now?
In my circumstance when still I wear your crown
Some cruel penitence, for what?
What's so funny? Box full o' honey

Is she flirting with me now?
Ooh, is she dallying with me now?
Ooh, are you flirting with me now?
You'll always be my queen of tumble down, Miss Melancholy

Are you laughin' at me now?
In my circumstance when still I wear your crown
And my life's a penitence, for what?
What's so funny? Ain't it funny? A box full o' honey




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"Box Full O'Honey" as written by Simon Lebon Nate Hills

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    General Comment"Chronicles Volume 1" by Bob Dylan. John gave this to me. I like Dylan and I loved the Scorsese documentary about him. I like his music, you know, the whole singer songwriter thing, as I aspire to write songs like him. Listen to "Box Full of Honey" off our new album. I hope, maybe, there's a little Dylan in there."
    -Simon on
    duranduran.com/bookclub/
    laurelinwyntreon November 13, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"How I'm tremblin' on my knees
    But I'm still drawn on by the the murmur"

    Seems a bit similar around the edges to:

    "Howling bloody murder
    but it's nothing just a murmur"
    -Skin Divers by Duran Duran

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    "Was howling at the moon to keep me company"

    "Howling bloody murder
    but it's nothing just a murmur"
    -Skin Divers by Duran Duran
    laurelinwyntreon November 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThey seem to have the word "howling" in many of the songs on this album. It calls to mind "Hungry Like the Wolf".
    Canadaon November 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentConfusion in loneliness.
    UsedXEyelineron November 24, 2007   Link
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    General CommentDuran Duran has always been my favorite band. Even though most people in my area view them as an '80's gay band (moron KISS fans), I’ve always loved their lyrics and melodies. I will always delight in signing any of their songs, this one, probably one of my favorites.
    alphon August 06, 2008   Link

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