Life Between The Wars

Album: Life Between The Wars (1995)
  • Paul Gervaise picks up the Herald
    And sees the face of Zelda Fitzgerald
    She's part of the scene
    Of life between the wars

    The tropic sun is sticky and warm
    And it bakes the head of Somerset Maugham
    Who is writing a scene
    Of life between the wars

    You're waiting by the hotdog stand
    In the onion air
    As the ball flies through the park
    Violet and Vita run
    Through the streets of Paris
    Their laughter floating through the dark

    A fog that fell is swallowing London
    Coco Chanel came back with a suntan
    To brighten the scene
    Of life between the wars

    There will be a pint of milk
    And a Hovis loaf
    At the end of every street
    You can hear a silver band on the radio
    And it makes the grocer tap his feet

    The King is leaving Buckingham Palace
    It's all too cold
    He'd rather have Wallis
    They're part of the scene
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