Jacob's Ladder Song Lyrics


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Jacob's ladder
Like rusty old nails, at the bottom of the sea
Telling no tales, for the good of the Admiralty
You jump when you're told to, through the open door
And the King of Norway, hes the man you all died for

On this, Jacob's Ladder
The only way up is down
Three days in the water
Watching all the secrets drown
Jacob's Ladder

"And they sent him to the wars to be slain, to be slain
And they sent him to the wars to be slain"

Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Salt Fare, North Sea
  • 2 Jacob's Ladder
  • 3 All in Vain
  • 4 Home With Me
  • 5 If It Is to Be, It Is Up to Me
  • 6 Don't Try This at Home
  • 7 Song for Len Shackleton
  • 8 Without Rhyme or Reason (The Killing of Harry Stanley)
  • 9 Don't Pass Go
  • 10 One Way or the Other
  • 11 When I'm Bad
  • 12 Sewing Up Crap
  • 13 After Shelley

  • credits

    publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Judith Abbott, Duncan Bruce, Neil Ferguson, Davy Graham, Darren Hamer, Nigel Hunter, Alice Nutter, Louise Watts, Allan Whalley
    album: Track 2 in album Readymades
    release date: 2002-6-18
    popularity : 119 users have visited this page.
    genres: Electronic Rock
    styles: Folk Rock/Pop Rock/Punk/Techno/Drum n Bass/Experimental
    length: 3:23

    Album Information

    label: Universal Records
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    script: Latin