South Is Only a Home Lyrics

The Fiery Furnaces


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Eleanor Friedberger, Matthew Friedberger
album: Track 1 in album Gallowsbird's Bark
release date: 2003-9-23
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length: 2:43
instrument: Matthew Friedberger, Eleanor Friedberger
drums: Ryan Sawyer
recording: Nicolas Vernhes
vocal: Eleanor Friedberger, Matthew Friedberger

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Could I hide a chain of gold from your eyes?
Sandy thinks he knows the trade, the game, the plays, the ways I made.
Do you believe in the first way to lend a hand?
It's a second chance you never planned
Just a close encounter that comes to mind
A rummage sale you barely find
And it's sold, you better believe it's freezing cold.
When it's sold, you'd better believe it's freezing cold
Oh Whitehall, Whitehall women rejoice
Tell us we're the ones with the most
And hear the sounds of our voices.
We've been waiting for our host
Brixton bunnies come in
We can see the state you're in
Nothing like a smiling face
Oh what a waste you've been.
Clapham clowns stop your frowning
Let it go you're not alone
The river may keep you drowning
But south is only a home
South is only a home



Track Listing

  • 1 South Is Only a Home
  • 2 I'm Gonna Run
  • 3 Leaky Tunnel
  • 4 Up in the North
  • 5 Inca Rag/Name Game
  • 6 Asthma Attack
  • 7 Don't Dance Her Down
  • 8 Crystal Clear
  • 9 Two Fat Feet
  • 10 Bow Wow
  • 11 Gale Blow
  • 12 Worry Worry
  • 13 Bright Blue Tie
  • 14 Tropical Ice-Land
  • 15 Rub-Alcohol Blues
  • 16 We Got Back the Plague