Carnival Song Lyrics

Mark Lanegan


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Mark Lanegan
album: Track 4 in album Whiskey for the Holy Ghost
release date: 1993
popularity : 54 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Alternative Rock/Indie Rock/Blues Rock/Folk Rock
length: 3:41
recorded by: Terry Date
additional recorded by: Jack Endino
composer: Mark Lanegan

Album Information

label: Sub Pop Records
country(area): Germany
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Mark Lanegan Whiskey for the Holy Ghost cover art


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Where in the world have you been
It's as strange as I've ever lived
So you're comin' along to the sideshow
I'll be fallin' all over like dominos
For girls are sad in their eyes
They're all standin' around bein' hypnotised
And walkin' me back to the firin' line
Ya smile to get in the door
Ya can't keep it closed anymore
Tell your ma that you're gone to the freakshow
I'm crawlin' all over the carnival
Just scratchin' a stitch in a skin
I'm moanin' for more of the medicine
In the mornin' you're wonderin' where ya been
Just turnin' your back to the ghost


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 The River Rise
  • 2 House a Home
  • 3 Kingdoms of Rain
  • 4 Carnival
  • 5 Riding the Nightingale
  • 6 El Sol
  • 7 Borracho
  • 8 Dead on You
  • 9 Shooting Gallery
  • 10 Sunrise
  • 11 Pendulum
  • 12 Beggar's Blues