The means to an end
The sinful distress
Of writing down mean in this words
Vaguley I've had
So the rest of the men
Can learn bout the bees and the birds
Constraint business man you haven't got it all
Been at it to rule in your heart
Stilletos and ? may be burning your eyes
Kept you you for falling apart
Inhibit generalize
Sorted and wet
Someone advised me to die
Blowing your mind
Cause you know what you'll find
When you're looking for things in the sky
Under the influence
Rotting your nerves
Cutting us off at the base
Nearing the end is your grandmother's friend
Something to do when it wrythes
Something to do when it wrythes
Something to do when it wrythes


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Julia's Song Lyrics as written by Julia Kneale Andrew Mc Cluskey

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    General Comment

    Wow, some big howlers in the lyrics above. The actual lyrics are:-

    A means to an end A sinful distress Of writing down meaningless words Vaguely off hand So the rest of the band Can learn from the bees and the birds Concentrate business man you, you haven't got long Planets are ruling your heart Stilletos and thighs may be burning your eyes But it keeps you from falling apart Heavy but generalized Sordid and wet Someone advised me to die Blowing your mind Cause you know what you'll find When you're looking for things in the sky Under the influence Rotting our nerves Cutting us off at the mains Nearing the end with your grandmother's friend Is something to do when it rains Something to do when it rains Something to do when it rains

    markovson May 29, 2019   Link
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    General Comment

    One of my favorite tunes by these guys. Not totally sure what it means, but Andy did a great job vocally, one of finest early tracks.

    Marcus7on April 13, 2006   Link
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    General Comment

    I agree entirely - great song. Interestingly not written by Andy or Paul but by a woman called Julia Kneale, who was a member of The Id and who I believe was Andy's girlfriend at the time. Hence 'Julia's Song'.

    doctorzeroon May 09, 2006   Link
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    General Comment

    Just adore this song, would love to know the meaning of it!

    Precious staron April 22, 2017   Link
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    Song Fact

    This song is about the superficiality of looks and lust which will inevitably fade away over time.

    MarcoSamyon July 22, 2017   Link

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