Cool Zombie

Album: Is The Blueblack Hussar In Marrying The Gunners Daughter (2013)
  • For a time he lived in Tennessee
    A brilliant hillbilly
    A cool zombie
    The People there were real friendly
    Flat top cats and dungarees
    A cool zombie
    The town of Dayton suited me
    54 Pickup, eggs over easy
    Zombie

    Took him a trip to London town
    Goldfish eyes and a permanent frown
    A cool zombie
    We haven't seen ya in a while
    Would give you anything but a smile
    A cool zombie
    The pink's shilling
    And the body was willing
    But not playing with a full deck

    The dead man eyes a giveaway
    His baby blues a thousand miles away
    A cool zombie

    (Come closer)
    Dead man with a famous head
    (Come closer)
    Earning him a crust of bread
    (Come closer)
    I'll sign my book of the dead
    (Come closer)
    I might even sign your leg
    (Come closer)
    Here's my best side baby
    (Come closer)
    Ten words in my vocabulary

    I bought an A-framed house to suit me
    On top of the Vale in Tennessee
    The place that made world history
    The Monkey Trial of 23
    Cool zombie

    The kind of place a lost soul could hide
    Hadn't changed since Bonnie and Clyde
    This goes out to Ronnie B
    The sailor man on his Harley
    Showed me how good life could be
    A real-life tour of God's country
    The good folk there were good to me
    They never ever twigged
    I was a cool zombie

    Yeah! Writer/s: ADAM ANT, CHRIS MCCORMACK
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments

Be the first to comment...

Editor's Picks

70s Music Quiz 1Music Quiz

The '70s gave us Muppets, disco and Van Halen, all which show up in this groovy quiz.

Cy Curnin of The FixxSongwriter Interviews

The man who brought us "Red Skies" and "Saved By Zero" is now an organic farmer in France.

Andy McClusky of OMDSongwriter Interviews

Known in America for the hit "If You Leave," OMD is a huge influence on modern electronic music.

Emilio Castillo from Tower of PowerSongwriter Interviews

Emilio talks about what it's like to write and perform with the Tower of Power horns, and why every struggling band should have a friend like Huey Lewis.

Chris TomlinSongwriter Interviews

The king of Christian worship music explains talks about writing songs for troubled times.

Booker T. JonesSongwriter Interviews

The Stax legend on how he cooked up "Green Onions," the first time he and Otis Redding saw hippies, and if he'll ever play a digital organ.