"To Take You Home" as written by and Francis Edward Turner....
I come from the land of the Wessex downs
From the Hampshire hills near Winchester town
In the country where the soft South rivers flow down
To English channel I roam, this is where I call home
I sing for my supper and I'm pretty well fed
My cross is silent and I make my bed
Where I can find a crown and somewhere to lay my head
And the traveling day is done,
And all my songs have been sung

But honey I was lonely on the road,
I was all on my own
Hanging outside at the back of a death metal show
I saw you standing there with your hair down low
A kink in your step that made me want to know
If you would like to take me home
Who'd of thought that a French kiss
From a Parisian girl could capture an English boy

She comes from the channels of a distant shore
From the land of revolution and of Agincourt
From the Kings blood stain on a tricolour
And the culture a little too high,
For an English boy like me
She doesn't know the Island I grew up upon
The valleys and the hills that I've roamed along
And she doesn't like my clothes
And she doesn't like my songs
But she's still my Mademoiselle
And it goes to show you never can tell

Cos she was a quiet one
She was a shy one
She was the prettier at the show
She crept up so slowly
She crept up behind me
But still she pretended that she didn't know
But all that she thinks of me, and she kissed me
And she's yet to let me go though I'm far away
Across of sea I'm singing for the hope
That she would ever remember me

So honey when you're lonely on the road,
You're all on your own
Hanging outside at the back of the country show
Picture me there with hat down low
A smile upon my face to let you know
That I would like to take you home
That I would like to take you home,
To the hills that I know
I would like to take you home, to the places I go
I would like to take you home
And that's the way that a French kiss
From an English boy can capture a Parisian girl

Lyrics submitted by simon_quine, edited by khaleesiofsnow

"To Take You Home" as written by Francis Edward Turner

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    General Comment"land of the wessex counts"


    "king's blood stain on a tricolour"

    not sure about the other one, or 100% about the word 'counts'

    damn good song though
    uncrasimaticon April 01, 2008   Link
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    General Commentits "land of the wessex downs"
    didn't feel this one at first,but now one of my favourites!franky did it again.this is such a good album
    Phelony101on April 05, 2008   Link
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    General Commentagincourt, not eyes in court
    Boyotbhon April 21, 2008   Link
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    General Commentwho cares about the few wrong lyrics it dosnt matter

    yet agin a tear jerking song which is to be loved by every one!!!!

    im so excited to seeing him in leeds in oct he will be amazing

    i wonder if he would let me touch his beard???
    jakesummerson August 04, 2009   Link
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    General CommentIs it not Agincourt, not eyes in court?
    jimzillaon October 13, 2009   Link
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    Lyric Correction"the land of the Wessex downs"

    "When the travelling day is done"

    "Hanging out sad at the back of a death metal show"

    "Who'd have thought that a French kiss"

    "revolution and Agincourt"

    "She crept up so slyly"

    "Hanging out sad at the back of a country show"
    Calvinsteron March 09, 2011   Link

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