Who Sang Railroad Boy? The Magnetic Fields

The Magnetic Fields Distant Plastic Trees cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Electronic Rock Pop
Style: Lo-Fi/Synth-pop
Some other versions of "Railroad Boy"

Lyrics
I will not sing your ugly song
I won't put on your ugly play
I cannot join your ugly priesthood
And if I die I won't come home
Railroad boy of mine...
I bought you crows and candelabra
And I went moth-eating with you
I held you down when you had seizures
And read to you at bedtime
Railroad boy of mine...
We went to see a beaver dam
We went to see a coral reef
But life is more than going to see things
And that's too bad
Railroad boy of mine
Railroad boy of mine...




Tracklist
CD 1
  • 1 Railroad Boy
  • 2 Smoke Signals
  • 3 You Love to Fail
  • 4 Kings
  • 5 Babies Falling
  • 6 Living in an Abandoned Firehouse With You
  • 7 Tar‐Heel Boy
  • 8 Falling in Love With the Wolfboy
  • 9 Josephine
  • 10 100,000 Fireflies
  • 11 Plant White Roses

  • Release information
    label: Red Flame Records
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: CD
    barcode: 5021639000013
    script: Latin