Border Reiver Lyrics

Mark Knopfler


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Mark Knopfler
album: Track 1 in album Get Lucky
release date: 2009-9-11
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length: 4:35

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Southern bound from Glasgow town, she's shining in the sun
My Scotstoun lassie, on the border run
We're whistling down the hillsides and tearing up the climbs
I'm just a thiever, stealing time
In the Border Reiver.

Three hundred thousand on the clock and plenty more to go
Crash, box and lever, she needs the heal and toe
She's not to cold in winter but she cooks me in the heat
I'm a six foot driver but you can adjust the seat
In the Border Reiver

Sure as the sunrise, that's what they say about the Albion
Sure as the sunrise, that's what they say about the Albion
She's an Albion, she's an Albion

The ministry don't worry me my paperwork's alright
They can't touch me, I got my sleep last night
Its knocking out a living wage in nineteen sixty nine
I'm just a thiever, stealing time
In the Border reiver.

Sure as the sunrise, that's what they say about the Albion
Sure as the sunrise, that's what they say about the Albion
She's an Albion, she's an Albion

Track Listing

  • 1 Border Reiver
  • 2 Hard Shoulder
  • 3 You Can't Beat the House
  • 4 Before Gas and TV
  • 5 Monteleone
  • 6 Cleaning My Gun
  • 7 The Car Was the One
  • 8 Remembrance Day
  • 9 Get Lucky
  • 10 So Far From the Clyde
  • 11 Piper to the End
    DVD-Video 2
  • 1 Get Lucky (Behind the Scenes Photo Shoot)
  • 2 Cleaning My Gun (Band Performance at British Grove)
  • 3 Remembrance Day
  • 4 Mark and Band Members Recording Backing Vocals
  • 5 Studio Tour With Mark and Chuck
  • 6 In the Control Room With Mark and Chuck