Night Boat to Cairo Song Lyrics

Madness

Madness One Step Beyond… cover art
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It's just gone noon, half-past monsoon
On the banks of the river Nile
Here comes the boat only half-afloat
Oarsman grins a toothless smile
Only just one more to this desolate shore
Last boat along the river Nile
Doesn't seem to care, no more wind in his hair
As he reaches his last half mile
The oar snaps in his hand before he reaches dry land
But the sound doesn't deafen his smile
Just pokes at wet sand with an oar in his hand
Floats off down the river Nile
Floats off down the river Nile

(All aboard, night boat to Cairo!)

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 One Step Beyond
  • 2 My Girl
  • 3 Night Boat to Cairo
  • 4 Believe Me
  • 5 Land of Hope & Glory
  • 6 The Prince
  • 7 Tarzan’s Nuts
  • 8 In the Middle of the Night
  • 9 Bed and Breakfast Man
  • 10 Razor Blade Alley
  • 11 Swan Lake
  • 12 Rockin’ in A♭
  • 13 Mummy’s Boy
  • 14 Madness
  • 15 Chipmunks Are Go!


  • credits


    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    writers: Cathal Joseph Smyth, Christopher John Foreman, Daniel Mark Woodgate, Graham Mcpherson, Lee Jay Thompson, Mark William Bedford, Michael Barson
    album: Track 3 in album One Step Beyond…
    release date: 1979
    popularity : 147 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Ska
    length: 3:32
    producer: Clive Langer & Alan Winstanley
    vocal: Suggs and Lee “Kix” Thompson
    bass: Mark Bedford
    background vocals: Chas Smash
    guitar: Chris Foreman
    percussion & drums: Daniel Woodgate
    keyboard: Mike Barson
    tenor saxophone & baritone saxophone: Lee “Kix” Thompson
    writer: Graham McPherson, Mike Barson

    Album Information

    label: Stiff Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin