Billy Bragg - Brickbat Lyrics

Billy Bragg William Bloke cover art
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I ought to leave
Enough hot water
For your morning bath
That I'd not thought I

Hate to hear you talk that way
But I can't bring myself to say I'm sorry
The past is always
Knocking incessant
Trying to break through
Into the present
We have to work to keep it out
And I won't be the first to shout
It's over
I used to want to plant bombs
The last night of the proms
But, now you'll find me with the baby in the bathroom
With that big shell listening for the sound of the sea

I steal a kiss from you
In the supermarket
I walk you down the aisle
You fill my basket
And through it all
The stick I take
Is worth it with the love we make

I used to want to plant bombs
At the last night of the proms
But now you'll find me with the baby in the bathroom
With that big shell listening for the sound of the sea
The baby and me

I stayed in bed
Alone uncertain
Then I met you
You drew the curtains
The sun came up
The trees began to sing
And light shone in on everything
I love you
The sun cam up
The trees began to sing
And Light shone in on everything
I love you

Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 From Red to Blue
  • 2 Upfield
  • 3 Everybody Loves You Babe
  • 4 Sugardaddy
  • 5 A Pict Song
  • 6 Brickbat
  • 7 The Space Race Is Over
  • 8 Northern Industrial Town
  • 9 The Fourteenth of February
  • 10 King James Version
  • 11 Goalhanger


  • Credits
    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    writers: Stephen William Bragg
    album: Track 6 in album William Bloke
    release date: 1996-9
    popularity : 71 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Pop Folk, World, & Country
    styles: Indie Rock/Acoustic/Folk
    length: 3:15
    producer: Grant Showbiz
    vocal: Billy Bragg
    engineer: Andy Peak
    guitar: Billy Bragg
    cello: Diedre Cooper
    strings: Terry Disley
    Album Information
    label: Cooking Vinyl
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 711297150025
    script: Latin