The Flag Lyrics

Barenaked Ladies

credits


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Steven Page
album: Track 13 in album Gordon
release date: 1992-7-28
popularity : 23 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Alternative Rock
length: 3:55
lead vocals: Steven Page
vocal: Ed Robertson, Jim Creeggan and Andy Creeggan
double bass: Jim Creeggan
guitar: Ed Robertson
percussion: Andy Creeggan
snare drum & bass drum: Tyler Stewart
composer: Steven Page
lyricist: Steven Page

Album Information

label: Reprise Records
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 075992695626
script: Latin

Cover Art

Barenaked Ladies Gordon cover art

Lyrics

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The phone rings, it's early, it's seven o'clock.
He says sorry I woke you, but I just had to talk
You know last night, remember when I tried to choke you?
I didn't mean it, I was drunk, it was only a joke.
You should know that by now,
When the checkered flag comes down,
No one, no one, no one has won the race.

The next night he's over and over and under
And after he's finished she lies there and wonders
Just why does she need him and why does she stay here
And then in the darkness she'll quietly say Dear,
You've never really known that when the white flag is flown,
No one, no one, no one has won the war.

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Hello City
  • 2 Enid
  • 3 Grade 9
  • 4 Brian Wilson
  • 5 Be My Yoko Ono
  • 6 Wrap Your Arms Around Me
  • 7 What a Good Boy
  • 8 The King of Bedside Manor
  • 9 Box Set
  • 10 I Love You
  • 11 New Kid (on the Block)
  • 12 Blame It on Me
  • 13 The Flag
  • 14 If I Had $1000000
  • 15 Crazy