A Hand of Thumbs Lyrics

Ian Anderson


publisher: ©Peermusic Publishing, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Lonnie Simmons, Rudy Taylor, Charlie Wilson, Calvin Cordazar Broadus, Chad Hugo, Pharrell L Williams
album: Track 6 in album Rupi's Dance
release date: 2003-8-19
popularity : 7 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Folk Rock
length: 4:04

Cover Art

Ian Anderson Rupi's Dance cover art
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My hand of thumbs is shaking
I am so glad to meet you
All tongue-tied and twisted
My lips stuck like glue
More than a lifetime to say, “How are you?”
More than an ocean to cross becalmed.
Less than a second to sink in silence.
Yours truly, I remain disarmed.
Saw you peeping from the corner.
Your eyes seemed to call hello.
I’m all too easily mistaken,
My feet unsteady as they go.
Was I a suave and confident trickster
I would sweep you up and carry you down
To raspberry meadows under diamond skies
and just mess around. Just mess around.


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Calliandra Shade (The Cappuccino Song)
  • 2 Rupi's Dance
  • 3 Lost in Crowds
  • 4 A Raft of Penguins
  • 5 A Week of Moments
  • 6 A Hand of Thumbs
  • 7 Eurology
  • 8 Old Black Cat
  • 9 Photo Shop
  • 10 Pigeon Flying Over Berlin Zoo
  • 11 Griminelli's Lament
  • 12 Not Ralitsa Vassileva
  • 13 Two Short Planks
  • 14 Birthday Card at Christmas