Spider in My Room Lyrics

Barenaked Ladies


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Jim Creeggan
album: Track 10 in album Born on a Pirate Ship
release date: 1996-3-19
popularity : 2 users have visited this page.
length: 4:04
electric guitar: Jim Creeggan
bass: Ed Robertson
toy piano: Tyler Stewart
musical saw: Gene Hardy
guest instrument: Gene Hardy
lead vocals: Jim Creeggan

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There's a spider in my room
There's a spider in my room

Then the voice above my head
Said if that spider were made dead
I'd better grow some fins 'cause
It would make it easier to swim

I don't like spiders and snakes
The way they crawl, the way they shake
If a spider gets killed, how does that make it rain?
How could I be the one to blame?

A whisper drizzled down from the ice in its eyes
It said, "Try pickin' on your own damn size."
But the Hoover was quick, termination complete
In its bedroom home not a chance to eat

In the corner beside my bed
Very busy spinning thread
Eight legs and a little head

I hear the thunder from outside
And the water's gettin' high

I don't like moths and bugs
They buzz, they get in the rugs
But where does a guy find some room
In this liferaft home, a little rubber tomb

In the corner beside my bed
Very busy spinning thread
Eight legs and a little head

There's a spider in my room
There's a spider in my room
Spider

Track Listing

  • 1 Stomach vs. Heart
  • 2 Straw Hat and Old Dirty Hank
  • 3 I Know
  • 4 This Is Where It Ends
  • 5 When I Fall
  • 6 I Live With It Every Day
  • 7 The Old Apartment
  • 8 Call Me Calmly
  • 9 Break Your Heart
  • 10 Spider in My Room
  • 11 Same Thing
  • 12 Just a Toy
  • 13 In the Drink
  • 14 Shoe Box