Wish You Were Her Song Lyrics

Billy Bragg

Billy Bragg Don’t Try This at Home cover art
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There's a girl sleeping in my bed
And I'm singing unwritten songs in my head
She provided bittersweet company
I confided how much you mean to me

And this time
It's gonna take a train to pull me through
Some brief distraction from your memory
Is all that I hoped that she might be

And as I let her warm her feet on me
Wish you were her
That I wanted you to be my wife
Is the worst kept secret of my life

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: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Stephen William Bragg
    album: Track 15 in album Don’t Try This at Home
    release date: 1991-9-17
    popularity : 52 users have visited this page.
    length: 2:47
    producer: Grant Showbiz
    drums: J.F.T. Hood
    vocal: Billy Bragg
    double bass: Danny Thompson
    engineer: Victor van Vugt
    electric guitar: Billy Bragg and Wiggy
    background vocals: Lorraine Bowen, Steven Lewis, Victoria Taylor Roberts and Andy Szabo
    keyboard: Amanda Vincent
    percussion: Jody Linscott
    lyricist: Billy Bragg
    composer: Billy Bragg

    Album Information

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