Heart Of Lothian

Album: Misplaced Childhood (1985)
Charted: 29
  • Wide boys, wide boys, wide boys,
    Born with hearts of Lothian
    Wide boys, we were wide boys,
    Born with hearts of Lothian
    Wide boys, we were wide boys,
    These hearts of Lothian.

    It's six o'clock in the tower blocks
    Stalagmites of culture shock
    And the trippers of the light fantastic,
    Bow down, hoe-down
    Spray their pheromones on this perfume uniform.

    And anarchy smiles in the Royal Mile
    And they're waiting on the slyboys, flyboys, wideboys
    Rooting, tooting cowboys
    Lucky little ladies at the watering holes
    They'll score the Friday night goals.

    I was born with a heart of Lothian
    I was born with a heart of Lothian
    With a heart of Lothian

    I was born with a heart of Lothian,
    With a heart of Lothian. Writer/s: DEREK WILLIAM DICK, IAN MOSLEY, MARK KELLY, PETE TREWAVAS, STEVE ROTHERY
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Dave from Cardiff, WalesThe Heart of Lothian is a landmark on the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, which now stands in the place where witches and heretics were tried and then subsequently burned at the stake. It's now a mosaic painting and according to local superstition exists as a symbol that - if you spit on it - will bring you good luck and will guarantee that you live long enough to return to Edinburgh should you ever leave the city
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