Madame Geneva's Song Lyrics

Mark Knopfler


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Mark Knopfler
album: Track 11 in album Kill to Get Crimson
release date: 2007-9-14
popularity : 59 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Blues
styles: Country Rock/Southern Rock/Classic Rock

Album Information

label: Mercury Records
country(area): Germany
format: CD
barcode: 602517420724
script: Latin

Cover Art

Mark Knopfler Kill to Get Crimson cover art


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I'm a maker of ballads right pretty
I write 'em right here in the street
You can buy them all over the city
Yours for a penny a sheet

I'm a word pecker out of the printers
Out of the dens of Gin Lane
I'll write up a scene on a counter
Confessions and sins in the main
Boys, confession and sins in the main

Then you'll find me in Madame Geneva's
Keepin' the demons at bay
There's nothin' like gin for drownin' them in
But they'll always be back on a hangin' day


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 True Love Will Never Fade
  • 2 The Scaffolder's Wife
  • 3 The Fizzy and the Still
  • 4 Heart Full of Holes
  • 5 We Can Get Wild
  • 6 Secondary Waltz
  • 7 Punish the Monkey
  • 8 Let It All Go
  • 9 Behind With the Rent
  • 10 The Fish and the Bird
  • 11 Madame Geneva's
  • 12 In the Sky