Humdrum

Album: Peter Gabriel (first, car) (1977)
  • I saw the man at J.F.K.
    He took your ticket yesterday
    In the humdrum

    I ride tandem with a random
    Things don't run the way I planned them
    In the humdrum

    Hey Valentina, do you want me to beg?
    You got me cooking I'm a hard boiled egg
    In the humdrum

    Empty my mind, I find it hard to cope
    Listen to my heart, don't need no stethoscope

    Seem to me that television
    She come to cut me a deep incision
    In the humdrum

    Empty my mind, I find it hard to cope
    Listen to my heart - don't need no stethoscope

    Out of woman come the man
    Spend the rest of his life gettin' back where he can
    As a bow, so a dove
    As below, so above
    From the black hole
    Come the tadpole
    With the dark soul
    In coal she burn, she burn

    As I drove into the sun
    Didn't dare look where I had begun
    Lost among echoes of things not there
    Watching the sound forming shapes in the air
    From the white star
    Came the bright scar
    Our amoeba
    My little liebe schoen Writer/s: PETER GABRIEL
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
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Comments: 1

  • Tom from Appleton, Wi"I ride tandem with the random/Things don't run the way I planned them/In the humdrum" what a great lyric!
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