Easy to Slip Away Song Lyrics

Peter Hammill


writers: Peter Hammill, Peter Joseph Andrew Hammill
album: Track 2 in album Chameleon in the Shadow of the Night
release date: 1973-5
popularity : 52 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Art Rock/Prog Rock/Psychedelic Rock
length: 5:23

Album Information

label: Charisma
country(area): United Kingdom
format: Vinyl
script: Latin

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Peter Hammill Chameleon in the Shadow of the Night cover art


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My, friends, I never really thought you'd go,
But, then, we know that's the way it happens here
Now time is like cat's cradle in my hands
We gather up the strands much to slowly
The refugees are gone... They take their separate paths,
Obliterate the past, figures in an ash shroud
Susie, I guess you're on your way to be a star,
But I don't know where you are, the only time I seem
To see you is on T.V.
It's so easy just to slip away...

It's a year or two since I've seen you...
I might
Have dropped you a line if I'd had time


Track Listing

Vinyl 1
  • 1 German Overalls
  • 2 Easy to Slip Away
  • 3 In the End
  • 4 Slender Threads
  • 5 What's It Worth
  • 6 Rock and Role
  • 7 Dropping the Torch
  • 8 (In The) Black Room