Wrapped in Grey Song Lyrics



publisher: ©EMI Music Publishing
writers: Andy Partridge
album: Track 14 in album Nonsuch
release date: 1992-4-1
popularity : 52 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock Pop
styles: Power Pop/Psychedelic Rock
length: 3:47
producer: Gus Dudgeon
guest violin: Stuart Gordon and Gina Griffin
guest drums: Dave Mattacks
mixer: Nick Davis
background vocals: Colin Moulding and Dave Gregory
guest cello: Rose Hull
background vocals & lead vocals: Andy Partridge
bass guitar: Colin Moulding
piano & synthesizer: Dave Gregory
guest viola: Florence Lovegrove
percussion & tambourine: Andy Partridge
composer: Andy Partridge
lyricist: Andy Partridge

Album Information

label: Virgin Japan
country(area): Japan
format: CD
barcode: 4988037014565
script: Latin

Cover Art

Xtc Nonsuch cover art


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Some folks see the world as a stone
Concrete daubed in dull monotone
Your heart is the big box of paints
And others, the canvas we're dealt
Your heart is the big box of paints
How colored the flowers all smelled
As they huddled there, in petaled prayer
They told me this, as I knelt there
Awaken you dreamers
Adrift in your beds
Balloons and streamers
Decorate the inside of your heads
Please let some out
Do it today
But don't let the loveless ones sell you


Track Listing

CD 1
  • 1 The Ballad of Peter Pumpkinhead
  • 2 My Bird Performs
  • 3 Dear Madam Barnum
  • 4 Humble Daisy
  • 5 The Smartest Monkeys
  • 6 The Disappointed
  • 7 Holly Up on Poppy
  • 8 Crocodile
  • 9 Rook
  • 10 Omnibus
  • 11 That Wave
  • 12 Then She Appeared
  • 13 War Dance
  • 14 Wrapped in Grey
  • 15 The Ugly Underneath
  • 16 Bungalow
  • 17 Books Are Burning