Come on Up to the House Lyrics

Tom Waits


album: Track 16 in album Mule Variations
release date: 1999-4-14
popularity : 14 users have visited this page.
genres: Blues Folk, World, & Country
styles: Blues Rock/Contemporary Jazz/Folk
length: 4:37
vocal: Tom Waits
writer: Tom Waits, Kathleen Brennan

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Tom Waits Mule Variations cover art
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Well, the moon is broken and the sky is cracked
Come on up to the house
The only things that you can see is all that you lack
Come on up to the house

All your crying don't do no good
Come on up to the house
Come down off the cross, we can use the wood
You gotta come on up to the house

Come on up to the house
Come on up to the house
The world is not my home
I'm just a-passing through
You got to come on up to the house

There's no light in the tunnel, no irons in the fire
Come on up to the house
And you're singing lead soprano in a junkman's choir
You got to come on up to the house

Does life seem nasty, brutish and short
Come on up to the house
The seas are stormy and you can't find no port
Got to come on up to the house, yeah

You gotta come on up to the house
Come on up to the house
The world is not my home I'm just a-passing through
You got to come on up to the house, yeah

You gotta come on up to the house
Come on up to the house
The world is not my home
I'm just a-passing through
You got to come on up to the house

There's nothing in the world that you can do
You gotta come on up to the house
And you been whipped by the forces that are inside you
Gotta come on up to the house

Well, you're high on top of your mountain of woe
Gotta come on up to the house
Well, you know you should surrender, but you can't let it go
You gotta come on up to the house, yeah

Gotta come on up to the house
Gotta come on up to the house
The world is not my home I'm just a-passing through
You gotta come on up to the house

Gotta come on up to the house
You gotta come on up to the house
Yeah yeah yeah


Track Listing

  • 1 Big in Japan
  • 2 Lowside of the Road
  • 3 Hold On
  • 4 Get Behind the Mule
  • 5 House Where Nobody Lives
  • 6 Cold Water
  • 7 Pony
  • 8 What's He Building?
  • 9 Black Market Baby
  • 10 Eyeball Kid
  • 11 Picture in a Frame
  • 12 Chocolate Jesus
  • 13 Georgia Lee
  • 14 Filipino Box Spring Hog
  • 15 Take It With Me
  • 16 Come On Up to the House
  • 17 Buzz Fledderjohn
  • 18 Big Face Money