Bitten by the Tailfly Lyrics

Elbow


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Craig Lee Potter, Guy Edward John Garvey, Mark Potter, Mark Ellis Potter, Peter James Turner, Richard Barry Jupp
album: Track 5 in album Asleep in the Back
release date: 2001-5-7
popularity : 7 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Rock Blues Folk, World, & Country
styles: Indie Rock/Experimental/Lo-Fi/Acoustic/Alternative Rock
length: 6:19

Cover Art

Elbow Asleep in the Back cover art
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You're a girl in this vicinity
I'm a dog without a collar on
This cattle-market cabaret
Is the Sabbath every Saturday

I'm full of wit and chivalry
Until you've given in to me
I'm a dog without a collar on
You're a girl in this vicinity

Bitten by the tail-fly
Too many times to change
It's a silent taxi ride away
But it's everything to get you there
You'll know when you are bitten-shy
But still you will return my stare
From a crush of blushing brides-to-be
You barely have a blossom on
Your eyes betray your diaries
I'm a dog without a collar on
I'll take you home
Get you on your own
Sweetness, don't be bashful

Your eyes betray your diaries


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Any Day Now
  • 2 Red
  • 3 Little Beast
  • 4 Powder Blue
  • 5 Bitten by the Tailfly
  • 6 Asleep in the Back
  • 7 Newborn
  • 8 Don't Mix Your Drinks
  • 9 Presuming Ed (Rest Easy)
  • 10 Coming Second
  • 11 Can't Stop
  • 12 Scattered Black and Whites