Inside Looking Out

Album: Absolute Animals 1964-1968 (1966)
Charted: 12 34
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  • Sittin' here lonely like a broken man
    Sell my time and do the best I can
    I wasn't boss this around in me
    But I don't want your sympathy, yeah
    Oh baby, oh baby, I just need your tender lovin'
    To keep me sane in this burnin' oven
    When my time is up, be my reaper
    Like Adam's work on God's green earth
    My reaper, my reaper baby, yeah me is my reaper, yeah

    Yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah, baby baby baby c'mon c'mon c'mon, yeah

    Ice cold waters runnin' in my brain
    And they drag me back to work again
    Pains and blisters on my minds and my hands
    From living daily with those canvas bags
    Thoughts of freedom their drivin' me wild
    And I'll by happy like a new born child
    We'll be together, girl, you wait and see
    No more walls to keep your love from me

    Yeah, can't you feel my love
    Baby, baby, need you, squeeze you,
    Nobody but, nobody but, you girl, I love you, need you
    All right

    I said everything's gonna be all right
    And if you don't believe what I say
    Just listen baby and I'll tell you
    Can't you feel my love
    Can't you see my skill
    Can't you yell my love
    It's getting louder
    It's getting louder
    A little closer, yeah

    I said baby, I need you, c'mon, squeeze, please
    Lord, I love you, I need you, yeah
    Yeah, right by my side
    I need you here by my side
    But I can't help it baby
    But I'll be home soon
    I'll be home soon, yeah
    All right
    Whoa!!! Writer/s: ALAN LOMAX, BODIE CHANDLER, BRYAN JAMES CHANDLER, ERIC VICTOR BURDON
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn February 6th 1966, the Animals performed "Inside - Looking Out" on the CBS-TV program 'The Ed Sullivan Show'...
    Exactly two weeks later on February 20th it entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #96; and on March 27th it peaked at #34 (for 1 week) and spent 7 weeks on the Top 100...
    Was track 6 of side 1 on their fourth studio album, 'Animalization', the album reached #20 on Billboard's Top 200 Albums chart...
    Two other tracks from the album also made the Top 100; "Don't Bring Me Down" (at #12) and "See See Rider" (at #10)...
    When "See See Rider" was released as a 45 RPM record the label read 'Eric Burton and the Animals'; all prior releases it was just the 'Animals'...
    R.I.P. original bassist 'Chas' Chandler (1938 - 1996).
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