This Is Not Love Song Lyrics

Jethro Tull


writers: Ian Anderson
album: Track 1 in album Catfish Rising
release date: 1991-9-10
popularity : 28 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Prog Rock/Classic Rock
length: 3:58
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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Winds howled. Rains spit down.
All these nights playing precious games.
Cheap hotel in some seaboard town
Closed down for the winter and whispered names.
Puppy-dog waves on a big moon sea
Snap our heels half-heartedly
And how come you know better than me,
That this is not love.
No, this is not love.

Empty drugstore postcards freeze
Sunburst images of summers gone.
Think I see us in these promenade days
Before we learned October's song.
Out on the headland, one gale-whipped tree;


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