Porcelain Monkey

Warren Zevon

credits


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Warren William Zevon, Jorge Calderon
album: Track 3 in album Life'll Kill Ya
release date: 2000-1-25
popularity : 7 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: Folk Rock/Acoustic
length: 3:33

Album Information

label: Artemis Records
country(area): United States
format: CD
script: Latin

Cover Art

Warren Zevon Life'll Kill Ya cover art

Lyrics

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Warren Zevon and Jorge Calderon, Zevon Music BMI/Googolplex Music BMI
He was an accident waiting to happen
Maybe he should've gone out more often

That's how he earned his regal sobriquet
For a porcelain monkey
He threw it away for a porcelain monkey
He traded it in for a night in Las Vegas

Through the wrought iron gates to the TV room
It's a rockabilly ride from the glitter to the gloom
Left behind by the latest trends
That's how the story ends

Gave it all up for a figurine
And his face on velveteen
Hip-shakin' shoutin' in gold lame'
Then he threw it all away

Gave it all up for a figurine
And his face on velveteen

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 I Was in the House When the House Burned Down
  • 2 Life’ll Kill Ya
  • 3 Porcelain Monkey
  • 4 For My Next Trick I’ll Need a Volunteer
  • 5 I’ll Slow You Down
  • 6 Hostage-O
  • 7 Dirty Little Religion
  • 8 Back in the High Life Again
  • 9 My Shit’s Fucked Up
  • 10 Fistful of Rain
  • 11 Ourselves to Know
  • 12 Don’t Let Us Get Sick