Disorder in the House Lyrics

Warren Zevon


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group, UNIVERSAL MUSIC PUB GROUP
writers: Jorge A. Calderon, Warren Zevon
album: No. 2 track in album The Wind
release date: 2003-8-26
popularity : 44 users have visited this page.
length: 4:37
engineer: Noah Scot Snyder
drums: Jim Keltner
electric guitar: Bruce Springsteen
acoustic guitar: Jorge Calderón
bass: Jorge Calderón
mix: Noah Scot Snyder
producer: Noah Scot Snyder, Jorge Calderón, Warren Zevon
lead vocals: Warren Zevon
background vocals: Bruce Springsteen

Cover Art


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Disorder in the house
The tub runneth over
Plaster's falling down in pieces by the couch of pain

Disorder in the house
Time to duck and cover
Helicopters hover over rough terrain

Disorder in the house
Reptile wisdom
Zombies on the lawn staggering around

Disorder in the house
There's a flaw in the system
And the fly in the ointment's gonna bring the whole thing down

The floodgates are open
We've let the demons loose
The big guns have spoken
And we've fallen for the ruse

Disorder in the house
It's a fate worse than fame
Even the Lhasa Apso seems to be ashamed

Disorder in the house
The doors are coming off the hinges
The earth will open and swallow up the real estate

I just got my paycheck
I'm gonna paint the whole town grey
Whether it's a night in Paris or a Fresno matinee

It's the home of the brave and the land of the free
Where the less you know the better off you'll be

Disorder in the house
All bets are off
I'm sprawled across the davenport of despair

Disorder in the house
I'll live with the losses
And watch the sundown through the portiere

Track Listing

  • 1 Dirty Life and Times
  • 2 Disorder in the House
  • 3 Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door
  • 4 Numb as a Statue
  • 5 She’s Too Good for Me
  • 6 Prison Grove
  • 7 El Amor de Mi Vida
  • 8 The Rest of the Night
  • 9 Please Stay
  • 10 Rub Me Raw
  • 11 Keep Me in Your Heart