Lovely Creature

Album: Murder Ballads (1996)
  • There she stands, this lovely creature
    There she stands, there she stands
    With her hair full of ribbons
    And green gloves on her hands

    So I asked this lovely creature
    Yes, I asked; yes, I asked
    Would she walk with me a while
    Through this night so fast

    She took my hand, this lovely creature
    "Yes," she said; "Yes," she said
    "Yes, I'll walk with you a while."
    It was a joyful man she led

    Over hills, this lovely creature
    Over mountains, over ranges
    By great pyramids and sphinxes
    We met drifters and strangers

    Oh, the sands, my lovely creature
    And the mad, moaning winds
    At night the deserts writhed
    With diabolical things

    Through the night, through the night
    The wind lashed and it whipped me
    When I got home, my lovely creature
    She was no longer with me

    Somewhere she lies, this lovely creature
    Beneath the slow drifting sands
    With her hair full of ribbons
    And green gloves on her hands Writer/s: Blixa Bargeld, Martyn Casey, Michael Harvey, Nicholas Cave, Thomas Wydler
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Andrea from Australia Who needs to read when you have the brilliant Nick Cave to vocalize. I can feel at least 10 emotions through every song, you can FEEL every character; you can imagine yourself in that setting, as someone looking from above. Nick is majestic, I have never felt the emotions I do through Nick, I have Nick days where I'm teary (come sail your ships around me) and days where I want to go lottie on the world. I could watch and listen to him for hours (not in a creepy way). This man has made me see , question and understand things through his lyrics that I could never Express.
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