Dear Friends 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 11 in album Build a Rocket Boys!
release date: 2011-3-7
popularity : 7 users have visited this page.
length: 5:02
producer: Craig Potter
lead vocals: Guy Garvey
trumpet: Bob Marsh
mixer: Craig Potter
additional engineer: Danny Evans
flugelhorn: Bob Marsh
additional choir vocals: Hallé Youth Choir
chorus master: Gregory Batsleer
additional chorus master: Joe Duddell
lyricist: Guy Garvey
composer: Elbow

Cover Art

Elbow Build a Rocket Boys! cover art
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Dear friends
You are angels and drunks
You are magi
Old friends

You stuck a pin in the map I was in
And this is a note for a road sign
Cuttin' the breeze in this Tennessee sundown
Came the sounds of the voices I know
I've been pondering trees
On the steeliest come down
But now a moment I'm home

I've got bluster enough
For the sales of a clipper
And the truth never frays a good yarn
But it struck me to say while so far away
You are with me today
You are here are in my head, in my heart

Dear friends
You are angels and drunks
You are magi
Old friends

You stuck a pin in the map I was in
You are the stars I navigate home by


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 The Birds
  • 2 Lippy Kids
  • 3 With Love
  • 4 Neat Little Rows
  • 5 Jesus Is a Rochdale Girl
  • 6 The Night Will Always Win
  • 7 High Ideals
  • 8 The River
  • 9 Open Arms
  • 10 The Birds (reprise)
  • 11 Dear Friends