Policemen & Pirates

Ocean Colour Scene

credits


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Damon Minchella, Oscar Lloyd Harrison, Simon Fowler, Stephen Cradock
album: Track 9 in album Moseley Shoals
release date: 1996-4-8
popularity : 2 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
styles: Folk Rock/Acoustic/Brit Pop/Indie Rock
length: 4:03
producer: Brendan Lynch and Ocean Colour Scene
writer: Oscar Harrison, Steve Cradock, Damon Minchella, Simon Fowler

Album Information

label: MCA Records
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 600406000828
script: Latin

Cover Art

Ocean Colour Scene Moseley Shoals cover art

Lyrics

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The house caught on fire in the winter
And each of the workers decided to ten-fold their pay
And nobody minded the hole in the sky or the rain
But it doesn't really matter when the judgments are said
And you might burn your fingers hock your best rings for those

Of the girl who loved talking to walls and jumping at trains
And nobody minded the hole in the sky or the rain
But it doesn't really matter when the rights have been read
And I bet Nero and Pilate could easily explain

The bosses lay slain
And they saw in the mirror the sun had been shot down in flames

'cause we all take our chances to find out romance is in some others bed
Who'd have you standing naked then publicly auction the use of a hose
And it doesn't really matter when the rights have been read
And I bet Nero and Pilate could easily explain
Yeah policemen and pirates get stoned in glass houses just finding their way

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 The Riverboat Song
  • 2 The Day We Caught the Train
  • 3 The Circle
  • 4 Lining Your Pockets
  • 5 Fleeting Mind
  • 6 40 Past Midnight
  • 7 One for the Road
  • 8 It’s My Shadow
  • 9 Policemen & Pirates
  • 10 The Downstream
  • 11 You’ve Got It Bad
  • 12 Get Away