Life on Earth Lyrics

The Divine Comedy


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Neil Hannon
album: Track 7 in album Fin de siècle
release date: 1998-8-31
popularity : 32 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Alternative Rock/Brit Pop
length: 4:24
writer: Neil Hannon

Album Information

label: Setanta Records
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 5033281610571
script: Latin

Cover Art

The Divine Comedy Fin de siècle cover art


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Build your coffin of balsa wood
Spend all that you earn
When you go you are gone for good
Never to return
Always to thine own self be true
Not to fools like me
Who'll change their minds
For the sake of rhyming schemes
Au revoir joi, bonjour tristesse
Good times come and go
Life owes nobody happiness
Only pain and sorrow
So don't rely on the starry skies
Screw the universe
You'd ought to try to live your life on Earth


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Generation Sex
  • 2 Thrillseeker
  • 3 Commuter Love
  • 4 Sweden
  • 5 Eric the Gardener
  • 6 National Express
  • 7 Life on Earth
  • 8 The Certainty of Chance
  • 9 Here Comes the Flood
  • 10 Sunrise