Friday, January 27, 2012

Jukebox Friday: Elbow - Lippy Kids (live at Rock Werchter 2011)



Elbow are a rock band from Ramsbottom near Manchester, England. Their most recent album is Build A Rocket Boys!, released in March 2011. The album title is taken from the lyrics to "Lippy Kids", in this instance performed live at the Rock Werchter festival here in Belgium in the summer of 2011.


Lyrics:

Lippy kids on the corner again
Lippy kids on the corner begin
Settling like crows
Though I never perfected the simian stroll
The cigarette senate was everything then

Do they know those days are golden?
Build a rocket boys
Build a rocket boys!

One long June
I came down from the trees
and kerbstone cool
You were a freshly painted angel
Walking on walls
Stealing booze and hour-long hungry kisses
And nobody knew me at home anymore

Build a rocket boys!
Build a rocket boys
Build a rocket boys!

Lippy kids on the corner again
Lippy kids on the corner begin
Settling like crows
And I never effected that simian stroll
No

Do they know those days are golden?
Build a rocket boys
Build a rocket boys!

One long June
I came down from the trees
And kerbstone cool
You were a freshly painted angel
Walking on walls
Stealing booze and hour-long hungry kisses
And nobody knows me at home anymore

Build a rocket boys!
Build a rocket boys
Build a rocket boys! 

2 comments:

  1. Nice post! I heard this song in Spinning on Friday :)

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  2. That's something to make me take up spinning!

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