House Of Cards

Album: Band of Joy (2010)
  • Oh the rain is falling
    And the wild wind roars
    It'll shake your windows
    And rattle your doors
    Oh blow down this house of cards
    Blow down this house of cards

    And they're washing the streets (blow blow down)
    With the blood of your kind (blow blow down)
    Ah just look over your shoulder (blow blow down)
    They are right behind (blow blow down)
    Oh blow down this house of cards
    Blow down this house of cards

    And the birds are wheeling
    Up above your head
    And your days are numbered
    And you're as good as dead
    This is a very fine house
    Of great renown
    But it's cracked and it's shaking
    It goes tumbling, tumbling, tumbling down

    Blow blow down this house of cards
    Blow down this house of cards
    Blow down this house of cards
    Oh blow down this house of cards Writer/s: RICHARD THOMPSON
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Lif from Quemado, NmThe only song on the whole Band of Joy album where you get an echo of Robert Plant as he was. His voice is still great, but through much of the album it sounds like he's saving it - where in his youth, he spent it freely, gave it away to all of us.
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