Black Rebel Motorcycle Club - Mama Taught Me Better Lyrics

Black Rebel Motorcycle Club Beat the Devil’s Tattoo cover art
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Can you scream the words I could never hear
Can you feel the silence begin to tear
But it just takes so much to make it real that it hardly matters
And if you could see inside yourself your world would shatter

My mama taught me better than that, don't play with angels
If my lost soul could be given back it would be fatal

Can you see a world you have never felt
When you sleep the nightmare becomes yourself
But it just takes so much to make you sick when your heart's a bullet
But if you could fill some lead in me you would pass through it

My Mama taught me better than that, don't play with angels
If my lost soul could be given back it would be fatal

Your soul keeps liftin' away
My world keeps turnin'
And it brings me down, yeah it brings me down
Oh you're so afflicted
Your love keeps burnin'
But it brings me down, yeah it brings me down

Can you scream the words I could never hear
When you speak the silence begins to tear
But it just takes so much to make you sick when your heart's a bullet
But if you could reach the edge in me, you won't break through it

My mama taught me better than that, don't play with angels
If my lost soul could be given back it would be fatal

Track Listing
CD 1
  • 1 Beat the Devil’s Tattoo
  • 2 Conscience Killer
  • 3 Bad Blood
  • 4 War Machine
  • 5 Sweet Feeling
  • 6 Evol
  • 7 Mama Taught Me Better
  • 8 River Styx
  • 9 The Toll
  • 10 Aya
  • 11 Shadow’s Keeper
  • 12 Long Way Down
  • 13 Half-State


  • Credits
    publisher: ©BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC
    writers: Peter Hayes, Robert Been
    album: Track 7 in album Beat the Devil’s Tattoo
    release date: 2010-3-8
    popularity : 38 users have visited this page.
    length: 4:46
    producer: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club
    mixer: Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and Mark Rains
    engineer: Mark Rains
    co-producer: Michael Been
    assistant engineer: Ryan Bernstein, Peter Hayes, Paul Nicgorkski and James Salter
    Album Information
    label: Cooperative Music
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 602527332673
    script: Latin