Moving the Goalposts Song Lyrics

Billy Bragg

Billy Bragg Don’t Try This at Home cover art
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I put on my raincoat to make it rain
And sure enough the skies opened up again
I dreamed of you as I walked to the shops
You were dancing with the wallies on top of the pops

Once in a while
Gennady gerasimov deops his smile
And you can see that his aim's
A portfolio pregnant with gains

He's been up all night
Moving the goalposts

Like a jackdaw with a fiery brand
Spread the news all over this land

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Accident Waiting to Happen
  • 2 Moving the Goalposts
  • 3 Everywhere
  • 4 Cindy of a Thousand Lives
  • 5 You Woke Up My Neighbourhood
  • 6 Trust
  • 7 God's Footballer
  • 8 The Few
  • 9 Sexuality
  • 10 Mother of the Bride
  • 11 Tank Park Salute
  • 12 Dolphins
  • 13 North Sea Bubble
  • 14 Rumours of War
  • 15 Wish You Were Her
  • 16 Body of Water


  • credits


    publisher: ©CHRYSALIS STANDARDS, INC.
    writers: Stephen William Bragg
    album: Track 2 in album Don’t Try This at Home
    release date: 1991-9-17
    popularity : 57 users have visited this page.
    length: 2:35
    producer: Grant Showbiz
    vocal: Billy Bragg
    engineer: Victor van Vugt
    keyboard: Amanda Vincent
    flugelhorn: Dave Woodhead
    lyricist: Billy Bragg
    composer: Billy Bragg

    Album Information

    label: Liberation Records
    country(area): Australia
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin