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    The Lightning Seeds / Lyrics

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    "Tales Of The Riverbank" Lyrics

    The Lightning Seeds

    Album:
    track 10
    Tilt [1999]
    Genre:Pop, Rock
    Duration:00:00:00
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    Fourteen hours of working shifts
    In early morning Mersey mists
    Too tired to taste
    The cornflakes on your tongue

    As morning hits the docks
    You dream of all the ships there must have been
    A river full of everything that it's not
    And if your life's not meant to feel like this
    Maybe it's time for someone to resist

    The riverbank could tell you tales
    Of working lives, ship with sails
    Jobs were passed from fathers to their sons

    Sometimes it comes down to you
    The many to protect the few
    Unless you cross the line your jobs are gone

    If it takes a thousand days, we'll never stop
    Tell it a thousand ways, you'll still be wrong

    Not a word in the morning paper
    Feels like we've been out for ages
    Maybe unions and players won't save us
    But there's nothing on earth can break us

    The strength to load a thousand ships
    But willing hands can turn to fists
    On picket lines emotions feelings overflow

    A decent job for decent pay
    To fight if that's the only way
    The union says well tough you're on your own

    If it takes a thousand days we'll never stop
    Tell it a thousand ways you'll still be wrong

    Not a word in the morning papers
    Feels like we've been out for ages
    The unions and prayers won't save us
    There's nothing on earth can break us
    This song was submitted on October 7th, 2012 and last modified on October 18th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC.
    Written by Ian Broudie.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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