Night of the Long Knives

Album: A Fever Dream (2017)
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  • Hold me on this night of the long knives
    Hold me on this night of the long knives
    It's coming (Shame about your neighborhood)
    It's coming (Shame about your neighborhood)

    There's a flood on the street, there's a tide and it's coming in now
    Yet the concrete burns at the back of your skull
    And they're saying it's a wave but it feels like a dribbling now
    There's a light bulb flickering but it never goes on

    Yes the bomb may be falling
    In the lies where you stood
    Man I know it's a real big shame about your neighborhood
    I'm the wrong kind of people
    Why'd you listen to me?
    Just the island of breathing in and out

    And it was a long time coming
    It was a long time coming

    It's coming (Shame about your neighborhood)
    It's coming (Shame about your neighborhood)

    There's a car overturned and it isn't stopping anytime soon
    But the front seat sure beats lickin' some toads
    And the sparks make the dark uncanny like a living cartoon
    What the hell do you mean when you talk about roads?

    Yes the bomb may be falling
    Vaporized where you stood
    Man I know it's a real big shame about your neighborhood
    I'm the wrong kind of people
    Why'd you listen to me?
    Just the island of breathing in and out

    And it was a long time coming
    It was a long time coming

    It's coming (shame about your neighborhood)
    It's coming (shame about your neighborhood)

    Hold me on this night of the long knives
    Hold me on this night of the long knives
    I've been dying all my life
    I've been dying all my life
    I've been dying all my life
    I've been dying all my life

    It's coming (shame about your neighborhood)
    It's coming (shame about your neighborhood)
    It's coming (it was a long time coming)
    It's coming (it was a long time coming) Writer/s: Alexander Kaines Robertshaw, Jeremy Joseph Pritchard, Jonathan Joseph Higgs, Michael David Spearman
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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