High Ideals Song Lyrics

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There's a laddered tear in my high ideals
Like I took a chair on the battle field
And any noble fire that was burning in my chest
Is acid in my belt at the very best

There's a bayonet in my family things
It was made in the USA to defend the king
And though the sinew that thrust
And all the bones it splintered are dust
It's passed from hand to hand
With the wedding rings

Oh settle down little heart of mine
Oh settle down you're doing double time
You're so far away and she's right there

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


  • credits


    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 7 in album Build a Rocket Boys!
    release date: 2011-3-7
    popularity : 57 users have visited this page.
    length: 5:40
    producer: Craig Potter
    lead vocals: Guy Garvey
    trumpet: Bob Marsh
    mixer: Craig Potter
    violin: Stella Page
    viola: Stella Page
    cello: Margit van der Zwan
    flugelhorn: Bob Marsh
    lyricist: Guy Garvey
    composer: Elbow

    Album Information

    label: Fiction Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 602527623283
    script: Latin