Sleeping With the Dog Song Lyrics

Jethro Tull


writers: Ian Anderson
album: Track 11 in album Catfish Rising
release date: 1991-9-10
popularity : 47 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Prog Rock/Classic Rock
length: 4:27
composer: Ian Anderson
lyricist: Ian Anderson

Album Information

label: Chrysalis
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 094632188625
script: Latin

Cover Art

Jethro Tull Catfish Rising cover art


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Her love is like a candle: you light it up at night.
Her heart is like a pack of cards: one chance to guess it right.
Sometimes I do.
She's got a tongue like a viper, but she can whisper like a dove.
Soft touch like brushed velvet: till she hits you from above.
And sometimes she does.
She leaves me breathing: down like a fallen log.
Just when I feel like dancing
I wake up sleeping with the dog.
And it goes: sleeping with the dog.

I have to guess at the mysteries of her unfathomable soul.
Guess when the time seems right
to make a broken spirit whole
and that time is due. C'mon.


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 This Is Not Love
  • 2 Occasional Demons
  • 3 Roll Yer Own
  • 4 Rocks on the Road
  • 5 Sparrow on the Schoolyard Wall
  • 6 Thinking Round Corners
  • 7 Still Loving You Tonight
  • 8 Doctor to My Disease
  • 9 Like a Tall Thin Girl
  • 10 White Innocence
  • 11 Sleeping With the Dog
  • 12 Gold-Tipped Boots, Black Jacket and Tie
  • 13 When Jesus Came to Play