The Real Damage Song Lyrics

Frank Turner


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Francis Edward Turner
album: Track 1 in album Sleep Is for the Week
release date: 2007-1-17
popularity : 103 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Acoustic/Punk/Folk Rock
length: 3:36

Album Information

label: Xtra Mile Recordings
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 5050954152725
script: Latin

Cover Art

Frank Turner Sleep Is for the Week cover art


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I woke up on a sofa in an unfamiliar house, surrounded by sleeping folks I didn't know.
On failing to find my friends, I decided it was clearly time to go.
So I made my way out of the door as quietly as I could - there was no one there I knew to say goodbye,
Squinting in the sadly sobering sunshine of the Sunday morning light.

I started the night with all my friends and I ended up alone.
I started out so happy now I'm hungover and down.
It was about then that I realized I was half-way through the best years of my life.

I scanned the local landmarks, trying to find out where I was, and maybe even find a bus back home,
Longing for a shower, and for clean sheets, and a charger for my phone.
Suddenly it hit me - I got paid this Friday last, and so I rifled through my pockets for some change.
But all I found was a packet of broken cigarettes and a sinking sense of shame.

I had to ask myself:


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 The Real Damage
  • 2 Vital Signs
  • 3 Romantic Fatigue
  • 4 A Decent Cup of Tea
  • 5 Father’s Day
  • 6 Worse Things Happen at Sea
  • 7 My Kingdom for a Horse
  • 8 Back in the Day
  • 9 Once We Were Anarchists
  • 10 Wisdom Teeth
  • 11 The Ladies of London Town
  • 12 Must Try Harder
  • 13 The Ballad of Me and My Friends