Ballet for a Rainy Day Song Lyrics

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Orange and lemon
Raincoats roll and tumble
Together, just liked fruit tipped from a tray
Pineapple wet heads
Watch new hairdos crumble
As scenery sunlight shifts away

Ballet for a rainy day
Silent film of melting miracle play

Apples and cherries
Are varnished in water
Despite, striped awnings bright dismay
I push my paintbrush
To conjure a new world

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Summer’s Cauldron
  • 2 Grass
  • 3 The Meeting Place
  • 4 That’s Really Super, Supergirl
  • 5 Ballet for a Rainy Day
  • 6 1000 Umbrellas
  • 7 Season Cycle
  • 8 Earn Enough for Us
  • 9 Big Day
  • 10 Another Satellite
  • 11 The Man Who Sailed Around His Soul
  • 12 Dear God
  • 13 Dying
  • 14 Sacrificial Bonfire


  • credits


    publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
    writers: Andy Partridge
    album: Track 5 in album Skylarking
    release date: 1986-10-27
    popularity : 70 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop
    styles: Pop Rock/Alternative Rock/Psychedelic Rock
    length: 2:54
    producer: Todd Rundgren
    lead vocals: Andy Partridge
    guest drums: Prairie Prince
    engineer: Todd Rundgren
    mastering: Ian Cooper
    composer: Andy Partridge
    lyricist: Andy Partridge

    Album Information

    label: Geffen Records
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 720642411728
    script: Latin