Open Arms Lyrics

Elbow


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Guy Edward John Garvey, Craig Lee Potter, Mark Potter, Peter James Turner, Richard Barry Jupp
album: Track 9 in album Build a Rocket Boys!
release date: 2011-3-7
popularity : 6 users have visited this page.
length: 4:54
additional chorus master: Joe Duddell
chorus master: Gregory Batsleer
additional engineer: Danny Evans
cello: Adrianne Wininsky, Margit van der Zwan
mix: Craig Potter
producer: Craig Potter
lead vocals: Guy Garvey
additional vocal: Hallé Youth Choir
choir vocals: Hallé Youth Choir
lyricist: Guy Garvey
composer: Elbow

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You're a law unto yourself
And we don't suffer dreamers
But neither should you walk the earth alone

So with finger rolls and folding chairs
And a volley of streamers
We can be there for tweaks and repairs
Should you come back home

We got open arms for broken hearts
Like yours my boy, come home again

Tables are for pounding here
And when we've got you surrounded
The man you are will know the boy you were

And you're not the man who fell to earth
You're the man of La Mancha
And we've love enough to light the street
'Cause everybody's here

We got open arms for broken hearts
Like yours my boy, come home again
We got open arms for broken hearts
Like yours my boy, come home again

Everyone's here
Everyone's here
The moon is out looking for trouble
And everyone's here

Everyone's here
Everyone's here
The moon wants a scrap or a cuddle
And everyone's here

We got open arms for broken hearts
Like yours my boy, come home again
We got open arms for broken hearts
Like yours my boy, come home again

Everyone's here
Everyone's here
Everyone's here
Come home again

The moon is out looking for trouble
The moon wants a scrap or a cuddle
The moon is face down in a puddle
And everyone's here

Track Listing

  • 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