10,000 Maniacs - Cotton Alley 歌詞


one time
you made me cry
be proud that I
remember

my chin is sore
the bruise is gone
but the spot is tender

gave my hand a sister coy
to Cotton Alley where
you did enjoy
your wicked games
you curious boy

tied my laces up together
when I fell
you laughed
until your belly was sore

in the brick laid aisle behind
the five and dime store

that's how
I made you blush
but doubt if you
remember

were my tears genuine
or those of a skilled
pretender

nothing precious
plain to see
don't make a fuss over me
not loud
not soft
but somewhere in between
say sorry
let it be
the word you mean

I was a little pest who
never took a hint
could never
take a hint

you pinched my fingers
in a door
tossed my coloring book in a
rusty barrel

pulled spiders from my hair
fingers in the door

my favorite blue blouse
stained on the back
running from a berry war

can you hear me scream
in Cotton Alley
scream in Cotton Alley
in Cotton Alley



曲目リスト
CD 1
  • 1 Can’t Ignore the Train
  • 2 Scorpio Rising
  • 3 Just as the Tide Was a Flowing
  • 4 Lilydale
  • 5 Back o’ the Moon
  • 6 Maddox Table
  • 7 The Colonial Wing
  • 8 Grey Victory
  • 9 Among the Americans
  • 10 Everyone a Puzzle Lover
  • 11 Cotton Alley
  • 12 Daktari
  • 13 My Mother the War
  • 14 Tension Makes a Tangle
  • 15 Arbor Day