Posts tagged with: ‘genesis’

Genesis – Supper’s Ready

Genesis – Supper’s Ready

  [Lovers’ Leap] Walking across the sitting-room, I turn the television off. Sitting beside you, I look into your eyes. As the sound of motor cars fades in the night time, I swear I saw your face change, it didn’t seem quite right. …And it’s hello babe with your guardian eyes so blue Hey my […]

Genesis – Just A Job To Do

Genesis – Just A Job To Do

  It’s no use saying that it’s alright, it’s alright. But where were you after midnight, midnight. Heard a Bang, Bang, Bang; Down they go It’s just a job you do Cos the harder they run, and the harder they fall. I’m coming down hard on you. Now no-one saw what you looked like, what […]

Genesis – The Battle Of Epping Forest

Genesis – The Battle Of Epping Forest

  Along the Forest Road, there’s hundreds of cars – luxury cars. Each has got its load of convertible bars, cutlery cars – superscars! For today is the day when they sort it out, sort it out, ‘cos they disagree on a gangland boundary. They disagree on a gangland boundary. There’s Willy Wright and his […]

Genesis – Mad Man Moon

Genesis – Mad Man Moon

  Was it summer when the river ran dry, Or was it just another dam. When the evil of a snowflake in june Could still be a source of relief. O how I love you, I once cried long ago, But I was the one who decided to go. To search beyond the final crest, […]

Genesis – Ballad Of Big

Genesis – Ballad Of Big

  Big Jim Cooley commanded respect, whatever he wanted he could get. The badge on his waistcoat shone in the sun. It ain’t no lie, Big Jim was feared by everyone. In the saloon one evening Big took a bet with a rancher whose name I forget. He wanted a herd taken over the plain, […]

Genesis – Blood On The Rooftops

Genesis – Blood On The Rooftops

  Dark and grey, an english film, the wednesday play We always watch the queen on christmas day Wont you stay? Though your eyes see shipwrecked sailors youre still dry The outlooks fine though wales might have some rain Saved again. Lets skip the news boy (Ill make some tea) The arabs and the jews […]

Genesis – Paperlate

Genesis – Paperlate

  Paperlate paperlate Paperlate paperlate Paperlate, oh I’m sorry but there is no one on the line Paperlate, oh I’m sorry but rest easy no news is good news Oh it’s too easy to live like clockwork Tick tock watching the world go by Any change would take too long So dry your eyes Ooh […]

Genesis – Dance On A Volcano

Genesis – Dance On A Volcano

  Holy Mother of God You’ve got to go faster than that to get to the top. Dirty old mountain All covered in smoke, she can turn you to stone So you better start doing it right better start doing it right. You’re halfway up and you’re halfway down And the pack on your back […]

Genesis – Hold On My Heart

Genesis – Hold On My Heart

  Hold on my heart just hold on to that feeling we both know we’ve been here before we both know what can happen Hold on my heart cos I’m looking over your shoulder ooh please don’t rush in this time don’t show her how you feel Hold on my heart throw me a lifeline […]

Genesis – Many Too Many

Genesis – Many Too Many

  Many too many have stood where I stand Many more will stand here too, I think what I find strange is the way you built me up Then knocked me down again. The part was fun but now it’s over, Why can’t I just leave the stage? Maybe that’s because you securely locked me […]

Genesis – You Might Recall

Genesis – You Might Recall

  What was it you said to me Back in the days when things looked fine ’bout how we would be together Until we left the earth behind Oh, it’s funny how things can change Cos there was a time I thought I’d be the one Who’d leave and start again But now I’d stay […]

Genesis – Your Own Special Way

Genesis – Your Own Special Way

  Go far enough and you will reach, A place where the sea runs underneath. We’ll see our shadow, high in the sky, Dying away in the night. I’ve sailed the world for seven years, And left all I love behind in tears. Oh, won’t you come here, wherever you are, I’ve been all alone […]

Genesis – I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)

Genesis – I Know What I Like (In Your Wardrobe)

  It’s one o’clock and time for lunch, When the sun beats down and I lie on the bench I can always hear them talk. There’s always been Ethel: „Jacob, wake up! You’ve got to tidy your room now.“ And then Mister Lewis: „Isn’t it time that he was out on his own?“ Over the […]

Genesis – Mama

Genesis – Mama

  I can’t see you mama but I can hardly wait ooh to touch and to feel you mama oh I just can’t keep away in the heat and the steam of the city oh its got me running and I just can’t brake so say you’ll help me mama cos its getting so hard […]

Genesis – Home By The Sea

Genesis – Home By The Sea

  Creeping up the blind side, shinning up the wall stealing thru the dark of night Climbing thru a window, stepping to the floor checking to the left and the right Picking up the pieces, putting them away something doesn’t feel quite right Help me someone, let me out of here then out of the […]

Genesis – Throwing It All Away

Genesis – Throwing It All Away

  Need I say I love you Need I say I care Need I say that emotion’s, Something we don’t share I don’t want to be sitting here Trying to deceive you Cos you know I know baby That I don’t wanna go. We cannot live together We cannot live apart That’s the situation I’ve […]

Genesis – Watcher of the Skies

Genesis – Watcher of the Skies

  Watcher of the skies watcher of all His is a world alone no world is his own, He whom life can no longer surprise, Raising his eyes beholds a planet unknown. Creatures shaped this planet’s soil, Now their reign has come to an end, Has life again destroyed life, Do they play elsewhere, do […]

Genesis – Tonight, Tonight, Tonight

Genesis – Tonight, Tonight, Tonight

  I’m coming down, coming down like a monkey, but it’s alright Like a load on your back that you can’t see, ooh but it’s alright Try to shake it loose, cut it free, just let it go, get it away from me. Cos tonight, tonight, tonight – oh, I’m gonna make it right Tonight, […]

Genesis – Squonk

Genesis – Squonk

  Like father like son Not flesh nor fish nor bone A red rag hangs from an open mouth. Alive at both ends but a little dead in the middle, A-tumbling and a-bumbling he will go. All the King’s horses and all the King’s men Could never put a smile on that face. He’s a […]

Genesis – The Cinema Show

Genesis – The Cinema Show

  Home from work our Juliet Clears her morning meal. She dabs her skin with pretty smells Concealing to appeal. I will make my bed, She said, but turned to go. Can she be late for her cinema show? Romeo locks his basement flat, And scurries up the stair. With head held high and floral […]

Genesis – A Trick Of The Tail

Genesis – A Trick Of The Tail

  Bored of the life on the city of gold He’d left and let nobody know. Gone were the towers he had known from a child, Alone with the dream of a life He travelled the wide open road, The blinkered arcade, In search of another to share in his life. Nowhere. Everyone looked so […]

Genesis – Follow You Follow Me

Genesis – Follow You Follow Me

  Stay with me, My love I hope you’ll always be Right here by my side if ever I need you Oh my love In your arms, I feel so safe and so secure Everyday is such a perfect day to spend Alone with you I will follow you will you follow me All the […]

Genesis – Turn It on Again

Genesis – Turn It on Again

  All I need is a TV show, that and the radio Down on my luck again, down on my luck again I can show you I can show you some of the people in my life I can show you I can show you some of the people in my life It’s driving me […]

Genesis – The Musical Box

Genesis – The Musical Box

  While Henry Hamilton-Smythe minor (8) was playing croquet with Cynthia Jane De Blaise-William (9), sweet-smiling Cynthia raised her mallet high and gracefully removed Henry’s head. Two weeks later, in Henry’s nursery, she discovered his treasured musical box. Eagerly she opened it and as „Old King Cole“ began to play, a small spirit- figure appeared. […]

Genesis – Robbery, Assault and Battery

Genesis – Robbery, Assault and Battery

The streets were deserted though the police were alerted, They considered the phone call a hoax. Furtively glancing then jauntily prancing The youth caught the guards unaware. Slipping between them he ought to have seen then The eyes and their owner so near. With torch shining bright he strode on in the night Till he […]

Genesis – No Reply At All

Genesis – No Reply At All

  Talk to me, you never talk to me. Ooh, it seems that I can speak. But I can hear my voice shouting out. But there’s no reply at all. Look at me, you never look at me, Ooh, I’ve been sitting, staring, seems so long. But you’re looking through me Like I wasn’t here […]

Genesis – The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway

Genesis – The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway

  And the lamb lies down on Broadway. Early morning Manhattan, Ocean winds blow on the land. The Movie-Palace is now undone, The all-night watchmen have had their fun. Sleeping cheaply on the midnight show, It’s the same old ending-time to go. Get out! It seems they cannot leave their dream. There’s something moving in […]

Genesis – Taking It All Too Hard

Genesis – Taking It All Too Hard

  No not this confused again No not the same mistakes again. You’re taking it all to heart You’re taking it all too hard Why can’t you see what’s going on? I know you’d never admit You would ever be to blame Everything’s a game to you The old days are gone And they’re better […]

Genesis – Can-Utility and the Coastliners

Genesis – Can-Utility and the Coastliners

  The scattered pages of a book by the sea Held by the sand, washed by the waves A shadow forms cast by a cloud, Skimming by as eyes of the past, but the rising tide Absorbs them effortlessly claiming. They told of one who tired of all singing, „Praise him, praise him.“ „We heed […]

Genesis – Invisible Touch

Genesis – Invisible Touch

  Well I’ve been waiting, waiting here so longBut thinking nothing, nothing could go wrong, ooh now I knowShe has a built in abilityTo take everything she seesAnd now it seems I’m falling, falling for her.She seems to have an invisible touch yeahShe reaches in, and grabs right hold of your heartShe seems to have […]

Genesis – I can’t dance

Genesis – I can’t dance

  Hot sun beating downburning my feet just walking around.Hot sun making me sweat‘Gators getting close, hasn’t got me yetI can’t dance, I can’t talk.Only thing about me is the way I walk.I can’t dance, I can’t singI’m just standing here selling everything.Blue jeans sitting on the beach,her dog’s talking to me, but she’s out […]

Genesis – Land of Confusion

Genesis – Land of Confusion

  I must’ve dreamed a thousand dreams Been haunted by a million screams But I can hear the marching feet They’re moving into the street Now did you read the news today They say the danger’s gone away But I can see the fire’s still alight There burning into the night There’s too many men, […]

Genesis – Abacab

Genesis – Abacab

  Look up on the wall, there on the floor,Under the pillow, behind the door.There’s a crack in the mirror.Somewhere there’s a hole in a window-pane.Do you think I’m to blame?Tell me do you think I’m to blame?When they do it you’re never there.When they show it you stop and stare.Abacab He’s in anywhere.AbacabIf you’re […]

Genesis – Jesus He Knows Me

Genesis – Jesus He Knows Me

  You see the face on the TV screen coming at you every Sunday see that face on the billboard that man is me On the cover of the magazine there’s no question why I’m smiling you buy a piece of paradise you buy a piece of me I’ll get you everything you wanted I’ll […]

Genesis – No son of mine

Genesis – No son of mine

  Well the key to my survival was never in much doubt the question was how I could keep sane trying to find a way out Things were never easy for me peace of mind was hard to find and I needed a place where I could hide somewhere I could call mine I didn’t […]

Genesis – In Too Deep

Genesis – In Too Deep

  All that time I was searching, nowhere to run to, it started me thinking, Wondering what I could make of my life, and who’d be waiting, Asking all kinds of questions, to myself, but never finding the answers, Crying at the top of my voice, and no one listening, All this time, I still […]

Genesis – That’s All

Genesis – That’s All

  Just as I thought it was going alright I find out I’m wrong, when I thought I was right s’always the same, it’s just a shame, that’s all I could say day, and you’d say night tell me it’s black when I know that it’s white s’always the same, it’s just a shame, that’s […]