Billy Lyrics

James Blunt


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: James Hillier Blount, Sasha Scarbeck, Amanda Ghost
album: Track 8 in album Back to Bedlam
release date: 2004-4-15
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length: 3:38
assistant engineer: John Morrical
engineer: Mike Tarantino
bass: Sasha Krivtsov
drums: Charlie Paxon
mix: Tom Rothrock
producer: Tom Rothrock
vocal: James Blunt
writer: James Blunt, Amanda Ghost, Sacha Skarbek

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Billy's leaving today (don't know where he's going).
Holds his head in disgrace (he can't escape the truth).
He knows the price that he's paid.
He admits that it's too late to admit that he's afraid.
Tomorrow comes. Sorrow becomes his soul mate.
The damage is done. The prodigal son is too late.
Old doors are closed but he's always open,
To relive time in his mind.
Oh Billy.

Billy's leaving today (don't know where he's going).
He's got lines on his face (they tell the story of his pain).
He accepts it's his fate.
He admits it took too long to admit that he was wrong.
Tomorrow comes. Sorrow becomes his soul mate.
The damage is done. The prodigal son is too late.
Old doors are closed but he's always open,
To relive time in his mind.
Oh Billy.

Once he was a lover sleeping with another.
Now he's just known as a cheat.
And he wish he'd had a mirror, looked a little clearer.
Seen into the eyes of the weak.
Tomorrow comes. Sorrow becomes his soul mate.
The damage is done. The prodigal son is too late.
Old doors are closed but he's always open,
To relive time in his mind.
Oh Billy.

Track Listing

  • 1 High
  • 2 You're Beautiful
  • 3 Wisemen
  • 4 Goodbye My Lover
  • 5 Tears and Rain
  • 6 Out of My Mind
  • 7 So Long, Jimmy
  • 8 Billy
  • 9 Cry
  • 10 No Bravery