Great Southern Land Song Lyrics



publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
writers: Ivor Davies
album: Track 5 in album Primitive Man
release date: 1982
popularity : 158 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Rock Pop
styles: Alternative Rock/Art Rock/Pop Rock/Ballad
length: 5:22
writer: Iva Davies

Album Information

label: Chrysalis
country(area): Germany
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Icehouse Primitive Man cover art


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Standing at the limit of an endless ocean
Stranded like a runaway, lost at sea
City on a rainy day down in the harbour
Watching as the grey clouds shadow the bay
Looking everywhere 'cause I had to find you
This is not the way that I remember it here
Anyone will tell you its a prisoner island
Hidden in the summer for a million years

Great Southern Land, burned you black

So you look into the land and it will tell you a story
Story 'bout a journey ended long ago
Listen to the motion of the wind in the mountains
Maybe you can hear them talking like I do


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Uniform
  • 2 Street Cafe
  • 3 Hey Little Girl
  • 4 Glam
  • 5 Great Southern Land
  • 6 Trojan Blue
  • 7 Love in Motion
  • 8 Mysterious Thing
  • 9 One by One
  • 10 Goodnight, Mr. Matthews