Manchester Song Lyrics

The Beautiful South


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Dave Rotheray, Paul Heaton
album: Track 2 in album Superbi
release date: 2006-5-15
popularity : 73 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Brit Pop
length: 3:57
percussion: Gary Hammond
composer: Dave Rotheray, Paul Heaton
lyricist: Paul Heaton

Album Information

label: Sony BMG Music Entertainment
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 828768311424
script: Latin

Cover Art

The Beautiful South Superbi cover art


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From Northenden to Partington, it’s rain
From Altrincham to Chadderton, it’s rain
From Moss Side to Swinton, hardly Spain
It’s a picture postcard of 'Wish they never came'

And whilst that deckchair in the garden it makes no sense
It doesn’t spoil the view or cause offense
Those Floridas, Bavarias and Kents
Make gentlemen wear shorts but don’t make gents

So convertible stay garage bound
Save after sun for later
If rain makes Britain great
Then Manchester is greater


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 The Rose of My Cologne
  • 2 Manchester
  • 3 There Is Song
  • 4 The Cat Loves the Mouse
  • 5 The Next Verse
  • 6 When Romance Is Dead
  • 7 Meanwhile
  • 8 Space
  • 9 Bed of Nails
  • 10 Never Lost a Chicken to a Fox
  • 11 From Now On
  • 12 Tears