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Madness – Our House

Madness – Our House

  Father wears his Sunday best Mother’s tired she needs a rest The kids are playing up downstairs Sister’s sighing in her sleep Brother’s got a date to keep He can’t hang around Our house, in the middle of our street Our house, in the middle of our Our house it has a crowd There’s […]

Madness – House of Fun

Madness – House of Fun

  Good morning miss Can I help you son? Sixteen today And up for fun I’m a big boy now Or so they say So if you’ll serve I’ll be on my way Box of balloons With the feather-light touch Pack of party-poppers That pop in the night A toothbrush and hairspray Plastic grin Miss […]

Madness – Night Boat to Cairo

Madness – Night Boat to Cairo

  It’s just gone noon Half past monsoon On the banks of the river Nile Here comes the boat Only half-afloat Oarsman grins a toothless smile Only just one more To this desolate shore Last boat along the river Nile Doesn’t seem to care No more wind in his hair As he reaches his last […]