Only Solitaire Lyrics

Jethro Tull

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album: Track 8 in album War Child
release date: 1974-10-14
popularity : 16 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Symphonic Rock/Prog Rock/Classic Rock
length: 1:30
composer: Ian Anderson

Album Information

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

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Jethro Tull War Child cover art

Lyrics

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winsome actor spewing spineless chilling lines ---
the critics falling over to tell themselves he's boring
and really not an awful lot of fun.
Well who the hell can he be when he's never had V.D.,
and he doesn't even sit on toilet seats?
Court-jesting, never-resting --- he must be very cunning
to assume an air of dignity
and bless us all with his oratory prowess,
his lame-brained antics and his jumping in the air.
And every night his act's the same
and so it must be all a game of chess he's playing ---
``But you're wrong, Steve: you see, it's only solitaire.''


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Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 War Child
  • 2 Queen and Country
  • 3 Ladies
  • 4 Back‚ÄźDoor Angels
  • 5 Sealion
  • 6 Skating Away on the Thin Ice of the New Day
  • 7 Bungle in the Jungle
  • 8 Only Solitaire
  • 9 The Third Hoorah
  • 10 Two Fingers