14th Street Lyrics

Rufus Wainwright


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: Rufus Wainwright
album: Track 8 in album Want One
release date: 2003-9-23
popularity : 7 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Pop Rock
length: 4:45
producer: Marius de Vries
drums: Levon Helm
piano: Rufus Wainwright, Jimi Zhivago and Marius de Vries
trumpet: Paul Spong and Roddy Lorimer
bass: Jeff Hill
guitar: Gerry Leonard and Charlie Sexton
additional: Jenni Muldaur and Martha Wainwright
programming: Alexis Smith and Marius de Vries
trombone: Annie Whitehead
banjo: Kate McGarrigle
bass trombone: Adrian Hallowell
brass: Kick Horns
alto saxophone: Simon Clarke
tenor saxophone: Tim Sanders
baritone saxophone: Simon Clarke
composer: Rufus Wainwright
lyricist: Rufus Wainwright

Cover Art

Rufus Wainwright Want One cover art
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You've got my lost brother's soul
My dear mother's eyes
A brown horse's mane
And my uncle's name
You walked me down 14th Street
For the doctor to meet after thoughts of the grave
In the home of the brave and of the weak

But why'd you have to break all my heart
Couldn't you have saved a little bit of it?
Why'd you have to break all my heart?
Couldn't you have saved a minor part?

I could have clipped and saved and planted in the garden
Damn you guess I'll have to get a new one

I'd love to sit and watch you drink
With the reins to the world, gripping a smoke
Vaguely missing link
Don't ever change you hungry little bashful hound
I got the sheep, poor little Bo Peep
Has lost and filed for grounds.

But why'd you have to break all my heart
I could have ripped apart and thrown into the river
Wonder if there's hearts that will deliver

Don't ever change, don't ever worry
Because I'm coming back home tomorrow
To 14th Street where I won't hurry
And where I'll learn how to save, not just borrow
And they'll be rainbows and we will finally know


Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Oh What a World
  • 2 I Don't Know What It Is
  • 3 Vicious World
  • 4 Movies of Myself
  • 5 Pretty Things
  • 6 Go or Go Ahead
  • 7 Vibrate
  • 8 14th Street
  • 9 Natasha
  • 10 Harvester of Hearts
  • 11 Beautiful Child
  • 12 Want
  • 13 11:11
  • 14 Dinner at Eight