Trophy Lyrics

Bat for Lashes


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: John Alexander Mcgeoch, Steven Severin
album: Track 2 in album Fur and Gold
release date: 2006-9-11
popularity : 12 users have visited this page.
genres: Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Indie Rock/Experimental
length: 4:01

Cover Art

Bat for Lashes Fur and Gold cover art
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The trophy that I made for us
In fur and gold
Got into the wrong pair of hands
And truth was sold

They bought it for, oh, so much less
Then it was worth
And every man that touched it
Found a heaven on earth

Heaven is a feeling I get in your arms
Heaven is a feeling I get in your arms
Heaven is a feeling I get in your arms
Heaven is a feeling I get in your arms

The queens and the court jesters
Clapped, adored
Their hearts swelled to overdrive
And mercy soared

Mercy this and mercy that
Let justice prevail
But I just want my trophy back
It's not for sale

Heaven is a feeling I get in your arms
Heaven is a feeling I get in your arms
Heaven is a feeling I get in your arms
Heaven is a feeling I get in your arms

Creatures of mercy, shoot, shoot
Shoot them down and set me free
Creatures of mercy, shoot, shoot
Shoot them down and set me free

When I got my trophy back
It took some time
To polish it to gold from black
And shoot the lion

When I put it back inside
And locked the door
Our trophy of mercy
Is a trophy no more

Heaven is a feeling I get in your arms
Heaven is a feeling I get in your arms
Heaven is a feeling I get in your arms
Heaven is a feeling I get in your arms

Creatures of mercy, shoot, shoot
Shoot them down and set me free
Creatures of mercy, shoot, shoot
Shoot them down and set me free


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Horse and I
  • 2 Trophy
  • 3 Tahiti
  • 4 What's a Girl to Do?
  • 5 Sad Eyes
  • 6 The Wizard
  • 7 Prescilla
  • 8 Bat's Mouth
  • 9 Seal Jubilee
  • 10 Sarah
  • 11 I Saw a Light