From Red to Blue Lyrics

Billy Bragg


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Billy Bragg
album: Track 1 in album William Bloke
release date: 1996-9
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length: 3:20
engineer: Andy Peak
guitar: Billy Bragg
Hammond organ: Terry Disley
producer: Grant Showbiz
vocal: Billy Bragg
lyricist: Billy Bragg
composer: Billy Bragg

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Another day dawn's grey
It's enough to make me spit
But we go on our way
Just putting up with it
And when I try to make my
Feelings known to you
You sound like you have changed from red to blue

You're a father now
You seen things in different ways
For every parent will
Gain perspective on their wilder days
But that alone does not explain
The change I see in you
The way you've drifted off from red to blue

Sometimes I think to myself
Should I vote red for my class
Or green for our children
But whatever choice I make I will not forsake

So you bought it all
The best your money could buy
And I watched you sell your soul
For the bright shining light

Where are the principles
Of the friend I thought I knew
I guess you let them fade from red to blue
I hate the compromises
That life forces us to make
We all must all bend a little
If we are not to break
But the ideas you've opted out of
I still hold them to be true
I guess they weren't so firmly held by you

Track Listing

  • 1 From Red to Blue
  • 2 Upfield
  • 3 Everybody Loves You Babe
  • 4 Sugardaddy
  • 5 A Pict Song
  • 6 Brickbat
  • 7 The Space Race Is Over
  • 8 Nothern Industrial Town
  • 9 The Fourteenth of February
  • 10 King James Version
  • 11 Goalhanger