When Your Garden's Overgrown

Album: Sonik Kicks (2012)
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  • Bobby's off on holiday
    Away across the sea
    Setting up his easel
    A new scene to see
    Says that he's had enough
    Of standing in the rain
    Now he's looking for the good life
    With European pain
    Did you know
    Your garden's overgrown
    And what is shown?
    Meeting all these pretty girls
    Singing golden hair
    He's in touch with the painter's mind
    And Syd's unflinching stare
    Drinking wine in the Moulin Rouge
    Sipping kaffee in Berlin
    Might take in the colored lights
    In the city they call sin

    He could see
    The writing on the wall
    Ten feet tall
    But oh there are times
    He wished the world
    Would fade just into sight
    And oh, the feelings that changed
    Were thicker than the brush
    Strokes of fame
    Now he rides the dirt roads
    Of old southern Spain
    And when senoritas sing
    He can hear them say
    Did you know
    Your garden's overgrown
    And what is shown?
    He could see
    The writing on the wall
    Ten feet tall Writer/s: PAUL JOHN WELLER, SIMON DINE
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group
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