Mr. Tembo

Album: Everyday Robots (2014)
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  • Injili, Injili
    Can I sing with you
    'Bout Mr. Tembo and what he's got to do
    But first I'm going back
    To the ?
    To find the mission
    And help him with his luck

    Mr. Tembo is on his way up the hill
    With only this song to tell you how he feels
    But to get there he will need a helping hand
    It's where he is now but it wasn't what he planned

    Injili, Injili
    We will sing with you
    Just like the T.V
    In Mr. Tembo's room
    Off the emphatic night
    He checked in on his own
    At Mkombozi Inn and
    Made it his home

    Mr. Tembo is on his way up the hill
    With only this song to tell you how he feels
    But to get there he will need a helping hand
    It's where he is now but it wasn't what he planned
    It's where he is now but it wasn't what he planned

    Injili, Injili
    We will sing to you
    'Bout Mr. Tembo
    And what he's going through
    Gets up early
    While you are still in bed
    Mr. Tembo, green blanket by his head

    Mr. Tembo is on his way up the hill
    With only this song to tell you how he feels
    But to get there he will need a helping hand
    It's where he is now but it wasn't what he planned
    It's where he is now but it wasn't what he planned

    Hey, you keep those lions off the front of the boat!
    Good god, man! Have you some cotton in your ears?!
    I'm trying to run this expedition in a decent manner!

    The 264 is gulf, bungalow, styles, canals, cows, haybells
    Telegraph wires, pylon power
    Farmhouse over chimneys still used
    Stone, satellites, football, pictures, favorite flags, and lots of dogs
    Neon cross on top of a block of slates on a church, not as usual

    Mr. Tembo is on his way up the hill
    With only this song to tell you how he feels
    But to get there he will need a helping hand
    It's where he is now but it wasn't what he planned
    It's where he is now but it wasn't what he planned Writer/s: DAMON ALBARN, RICHARD RUSSELL
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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