The Greatest Lyrics

Cat Power


publisher: ©OBO APRA/AMCOS
album: Track 25 in album The Greatest
release date: 2006-1-7
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length: 3:23
drums: Steve Potts
guitar: Mabon Hodges, Chan Marshall
piano: Chan Marshall
bass: Leroy Hodges
lead vocals: Chan Marshall
composer: Chan Marshall
lyricist: Chan Marshall

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Once I wanted to be the greatest
No wind or waterfall could STALL me
And then came the rush of the flood
The stars at night turned DEEP to dust

Melt me down
into big black armour
Leave no trace
Of grace
Just in your honor
Lower me down
TO CULPRIT SOUTH
Make 'EM WASH A SPACE IN TOWN
FOR THE LEAD
AND THE DREGS OF MY BED
I'VE BEEN SLEEPING
Lower me down
PIN ME IN
Secure the grounds
For the later parade

Once I wanted to be the greatest
TWO FISTS OF SOLID ROCK
WITH BRAINS THAT COULD EXPLAIN
Any feeling
Lower me down
PIN ME IN
Secure the grounds
FOR THE LEAD
AND THE DREGS OF MY BED
I'VE BEEN SLEEPING
For the later parade

Once I wanted to be the greatest
No wind or water fall could STALL me
And then came the rush of the flood
The stars at night turned DEEP to dust

Track Listing

  • 1 The Greatest
  • 2 Living Proof
  • 3 Lived in Bars
  • 4 Could We
  • 5 Empty Shell
  • 6 Willie
  • 7 Where Is My Love
  • 8 The Moon
  • 9 Islands
  • 10 After It All
  • 11 Hate
  • 12 Love & Communication
  • 13 Up and Gone
  • 14 Dreams