The Human Body EP

Albums: IDIOTSNo Need To Be DownheartedThe Human Body EPThe American AdventureHoles In The Wall

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VIDEOS:
Cold World (Live 2010)
Everybody Wants (Live 2008)

Click a song for Lyrics

1. A Beating Heart
2. Cold World
3. Stupid Mistake
4. Everybody Wants
5. The Captain (U.S. Bonus Track)
6. Kick In The Teeth
7. So Much Love

A Beating Heart

What starts as make believe, becomes a plan of action
The world is not surprised to hear
That it is happening without them

And at the centre of it all, a beating heart
A human body, a foot in the past

‘Cause what starts on king and country, ends up a novelty
A reason to defend, and a hierarchy

And at the centre of it all, a beating heart
A human body with a foot in the past

So far away from letting go, I’m not about to win you over
That’s not my fault, even if I know I’m wrong

So watch me as I fall apart, with not a little leg to stand on
There’s not one thing. I would do it all again

Cold World

I wanna get rid of this feeling
I want to be a part of everything
Like the way it all should be

‘Cause I’ve been living in a cold world
The kind that has itself wrapped around you
Fumbling for some kind of love

And in the middle of the night you’ll worry about it
And it’ll never go away
You understand it all and that is way much more
Than you should ever have known

I will wait, I will hope and pray that you’ll be there

You’ve got to part with all the bad stuff
I gotta say it does you no favours
Fumbling for some kind of love

‘Cause I’ve been living in a cold world
The kind that has itself curled around you
Fumbling for some kind of love

Stupid Mistake

There’s a wind now, pulling people this way
It was my turn, a ticket out of here
Could’ve been different
Should have been so perfect
I was so young
But I’m much younger now

And what a stupid mistake
Said you could do it with your eyes closed
Still you made a good time
Just listening to the bombs roll

Could’ve been different
Should have been so perfect
I was so young
But I’m much younger now
Did you think twice
How to get out of this one
Did you always never understand

And what a stupid mistake
Said you could do it with your eyes closed
Still you made a good time
Just listening to the bombs roll

I could be loving you now
I could be doing it with my eyes closed
You could be back on your feet
But that isn’t how the song goes

Everybody Wants

Sent, you were alive at least
Sun bore down, lit up the day
Life came rushing, shone in those eyes

But everybody wants a number one
And everybody wants a golden sun
Lighting up the way that was dark before
And holding up the sky forevermore

All around felt like a dream
I was quite alright, it seemed

Kick In The Teeth

There’s a panic sweeping, and whether right or wrong
It’s high time we stopped believing
And got our own gang going on

So if you live in the city, be sure to find yourself some loving
I’m told it’s what they come here for
For little peace of mind, a little f***ing

And that’s what you’ll get:
A kick in the teeth and a bullet in the head
Will see you off to bed just fine

So if you’re living the good life, just count your lucky stars
That you’re not one of the millions who ain’t

So take a look at what you became:
You poisoned yourself, a cry for help
And you may never see things clear again
Until you’ve stared into the eyes of the devil himself

So Much Love

So much love could drag you down
Burn a hole in you, crease you like a frown

And so much love could set you free
If free is what you think you ought to be

So much love will waste away
Split your life in two, eat into your days

And so much love could set you free
If free is what you think you ought to be