Temptation Lyrics

Tom Waits


publisher: ©Peermusic Publishing
writers: Thomas Alan Waits
album: Track 4 in album Franks Wild Years
release date: 1987-8-17
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length: 3:54
guitar: Marc Ribot, Moris Tepper, Tom Waits
percussion: Michael Blair
congas: Michael Blair
maracas: Michael Blair
saxophone: Ralph Carney
electronic organ: Tom Waits
bass: Greg Cohen
horn arranger: Greg Cohen
vocal: Tom Waits
vocal arranger: Kathleen Brennan

Cover Art


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Rusted brandy in a diamond glass
Everything is made from dreams
Time is made from honey slow and sweet
Only the fools know what it means

Temptation
Temptation
Temptation
I can't resist

I just know that she is made of smoke
But I've lost my way
She knows that I am broke
So that I must play

Temptation
Temptation, yeah
Temptation
I can't resist

Temptation
Temptation
Temptation
I just can't resist

Dutch pink and Italian blue
She is there a'waiting for you
My will has disappeared
Now my confusions oh so clear

Temptation
Temptation
Temptation
I can't resist

(Temptation
Temptation
Temptation
I can't resist)

Rusted brandy in a diamond glass
Everything is made from dreams
Time is made from honey slow and sweet
Only the fools know what it means

Temptation
Temptation
Temptation
Temptation
Temptation

Track Listing

  • 1 Hang on St. Christopher
  • 2 Straight to the Top (Rhumba)
  • 3 Blow Wind Blow
  • 4 Temptation
  • 5 Innocent When You Dream (Barroom)
  • 6 I’ll Be Gone
  • 7 Yesterday Is Here
  • 8 Please Wake Me Up
  • 9 Franks Theme
  • 10 More Than Rain
  • 11 Way Down in the Hole
  • 12 Straight to the Top (Vegas)
  • 13 I’ll Take New York
  • 14 Telephone Call From Istanbul
  • 15 Cold Cold Ground
  • 16 Train Song
  • 17 Innocent When You Dream (78)