Love Is Like a Bottle of Gin Lyrics

The Magnetic Fields


album: Track 13 in album 69 Love Songs, Volume 3
release date: 1999-9-7
popularity : 17 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Rock Blues Pop
styles: Chanson/Pop Rock/Indie Rock/Vocal/Synth-pop/New Beat
length: 1:47
lead vocals: Stephin Merritt
composer: Stephin Merritt
lyricist: Stephin Merritt

Album Information

label: Merge Records
country(area): United States
format: CD
barcode: 036172946822
script: Latin

Cover Art

The Magnetic Fields 69 Love Songs, Volume 3 cover art


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It makes you blind, it does you in
It makes you think you're pretty tough
It makes you prone to crime and sin
It makes you say thing off the cuff
It's very small and made of glass
and grossly over-advertised
It turns a genius into an ass
and makes a fool think he is wise
It could make you regreaty your birth
or turn cartwheels in your best suit
It costs a lot more than it's worth
and yet there is no substitute
They keep it on a higher shelf
the older and more pure it grows


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 Underwear
  • 2 It’s a Crime
  • 3 Busby Berkeley Dreams
  • 4 I’m Sorry I Love You
  • 5 Acoustic Guitar
  • 6 The Death of Ferdinand de Saussure
  • 7 Love in the Shadows
  • 8 Bitter Tears
  • 9 Wi’ Nae Wee Bairn Ye’ll Me Beget
  • 10 Yeah! Oh, Yeah!
  • 11 Experimental Music Love
  • 12 Meaningless
  • 13 Love Is Like a Bottle of Gin
  • 14 Queen of the Savages
  • 15 Blue You
  • 16 I Can’t Touch You Anymore
  • 17 Two Kinds of People
  • 18 How to Say Goodbye
  • 19 The Night You Can’t Remember
  • 20 For We Are the King of the Boudoir
  • 21 Strange Eyes
  • 22 Xylophone Track
  • 23 Zebra