Pussy Willow Lyrics

Jethro Tull


publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
writers: Ian Anderson
album: Track 4 in album The Broadsword and the Beast
release date: 1982-4-10
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length: 4:44

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In the half-tone light of a young morning
She sighs and shifts on the pillow.
And across her face dancing, the first shadows fly
To kiss the ***** Willow.

In her fairy-tale world she's a lost soul singing
In a sad voice nobody hears.
She waits in her castle of make-believe
For her white knight to appear.

Pusy Willow down fur-lined avenue
Brushing the sleep from her young woman eyes.
Runs for the train, see: eight o'clock's coming
Cutting dreams down to size again.

***** Willow down fur-lined avenue,
Brushing the sleep from her young woman eyes.
Runs from the train. Hear her typewriter humming,
Cutting dreams down to size again.

She longs for the East and a pale dress flowing
An apartment in old Mayfair.
Or to fish the Spey, spinning the first run of Spring
Or to die for a cause somewhere.

***** Willow down fur-lined avenue,
Brushing the sleep from her young woman eyes.
Runs from the train. Hear her typewriter humming,
Cutting dreams down to size again.

***** Willow, ***** Willow, ***** Willow, ***** Willow.

Track Listing

  • 1 Beastie
  • 2 Clasp
  • 3 Fallen on Hard Times
  • 4 Flying Colours
  • 5 Slow Marching Band
  • 6 Broadsword
  • 7 Pussy Willow
  • 8 Watching Me Watching You
  • 9 Seal Driver
  • 10 Cheerio