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Lyrics:

THE SEASIDE

Jibber And Twitch, Gina Lollabridgida, Hello Mr Sparrow, It's Lovely Day, A Wooden Fish On Wheels,

Nurses Whispering Verses, Is This The Life?, A Little Man And A House, Hope Day, Dinner Time,

Ice A Spot And A Dot On The Dog, R.E.S., To Go Off And Things


JIBBER AND TWITCH

Try to relax me now (but then again)
OH NO! Isn't it good?
(but why do I feel so misunderstood?)
Could it be that I'm peeling
Look at my finger (wait here for just a moment)
Look at me wiggle.....
No wonder I'm feeling bored all of the time
Could it be that I'm wrong (I'm right)
I'm wrong but then again

Oh it would be nice for everyone
Oh what a lovely way to be

Sit me down and make me stay
to say the first things on my mind
"My Soldier..."
"Will Hay..."
Silver bells and cockle shells
and... er ... pretty maids all in a row
'cause my leg is a part of me.

I always knew what was wrong with me
I could tell by my general attitude (attitude!!!)
I always knew it would get physical
as a part of my longtitude altitude oh...

What's on the table (nicki..nicki..ni)
GOOD LORD!, look at the cakes!
I'm going to go and mess them all up
or is it that I'm dreaming
Look at my finger (wait here for just a moment)
Look at me wiggle.....
No wonder I'm feeling bored all of the time
Could it be that I'm wrong (I'm right) I'm wrong but then again

Sit me down (etc....)

It's the same, I sometimes wonder
if something or other's in my headbone...


GINA LOLLABRIDGIDA:

Here's me hidden in the underground
and so far I don't mind
that's why Ha Ha you'll find
I'm never coming here
buy me all the things I ask for
nothing's too much for me
here more often than not
a burst investigating main

Never before did it seem what it used to seem

Its right by night time
so find the right time
One day I'll be getting older
and so what happpens now on the big screen
or should I leave it all behind

You laugh and I can never hear you
never before did I know
a bigger chance to be congenial
I once had a go on my own

Oh no, see who's getting nearer
all aspects wasted now
that's why I'm right believing
everything I see
whats new?
"Bulldog Drummonds' peril?"
"The tragedy of a switchboard operator?"
another "Weekend World?"

Never before did it seem what it used to seem
It's packaged right like Gina Lollabridgida.


HELLO MR SPARROW:

My leg is on fire AH!
Isn't it a fact, I've seen it
And it appears quite a task lasting forever
I've got the mind of an eel
but I'm fizzing all the time

I'd say I'd say-ay
FINE
Accomplished day to day
bide my time in my own way
it's passing me over
you, meet me, once upon a time
but you obviously don't ignore it's ME
I'm here you see
I've got no say in it anyway

Isn't it a fact,
but a funny thing to say
Why do you stay in
on such a lovely sunny day
I'd say I'd say-ay


IT'S A LOVELY DAY:

I suppose I could start
closed behind the door
People looking at me
Watch me running around a while

Pick me up and turn me round into the disarray around me
Somedays this and somedays that it's acting so banal awhile
So ask me nicely (la la la la)
WILD THING YOU MAKE EVERYTHING GROOVY

These giraffes eat leaves
and they run oh so very fast
If you wanted to catch one
You would have to take a car

Long necks so they reach the leaves
up high in the sky in the trees
They run fast and they have a baby
They would, given half the chance to
ask me nicely (la la la la)
WILD THING YOU MAKE EVERYTHING
turn around me all of the time
It seems to be all of the time

So welcome all to the ugly bug ball
Isn't it a lovely day?
(ha ha ha ha)
See the big ships sailing by.


WOODEN FISH ON WHEELS:


Going around all the shops always closing
Never time to persue my interests
Will I ever find the time for a quick taste of the high life?

I'm so perplexed though it doesn't really seem
To affect the high and mighty
And I can't see you ever turning up trumps into my life

See me coming up and coming whoops-a-daisy
One...two...Nothing counts in his c-complex world
Lights are in the making, Never see them changing
Always stay the same for me

(later)
Out in the air, on the top in the open
Conversation is to be expected
And I can't form the words so I just maintain my silence

My breathing space is limited
The people always walking round my hallway on the stairs below
Always seem to end up on the road before me
Things they really seem to bore me

Driven around all the shops always closing
And it appears that I've been mended
And I can't see me ever turning up trumps into your life

 


NURSES WHISPERING VERSES:

You're never in, I called again, I've been around twice today
No friend of mine, no enemy, so who exactly are you
when you're nearer me now and then but
never before did it seem so far away and hostile to me
The nerve is bare the sense is real

Theres places and houses, spires inspire
To find the time to find the time, times are fine
The nurses find me in again

Oh now simpering nurses whispering verses
Spoiling out vacant ever changing pointless situation
To stay here, or even to play here
Rather than be kept in on my own

We only know what goes to show what to do and ask me why
Oh we're in again, and we're all the same
Turning around it seems so strange now
Don't mind the unbalanced mind
It's mine and mine is yours to share with me
(and me is clean and...)

Oh now simpering nurses whispering verses
Hold me away from you I'll stay but I don't really think so...
Maybe...
I don't think I care
Close me slowly round and round and we'll see
Ah well another day.


IS THIS THE LIFE

Following around to see a life
That's never in
Always calling itself on its own phone
Though it's never quite at home in the world today
See it to arranging the day
Prepared in its own special way with
Added loving care though it's not been there
since yesterday

Looking so hard for a cause and it
Don't care what it is
And never really ever seeing eye to eye
Though it doesn't really mind
Perhaps its why it never really saw
Never really saw
Saw


A LITTLE MAN AND A HOUSE

Leaving early, just before the hour
A few moments won't make any difference, not to me anyway
(The early bird catches the worm)
I don't really want to go in tomorrow
the man will tell me off for leaving early yesterday
(close your eyes dear, never mind)

And there's voices inside me they're screaming they're telling me
THATS THE WAY WE ALL GO
There's thousands of people just like me all over, but
THATS THE WAY WE ALL GO

What can I do when everyone's been so helpful
How can I have the right to say I'm different to you?
Bur I'm lost not for words or for kindness or sympathy
THATS THE WAY WE ALL GO
And if you're bigger you fall a bit harder but
THATS THE WAY WE ALL GO

There's a pain in my side it's a lesson I learned from a while ago
I'll be screaming inside, I'll be biting my nails but it won't show
There's a knock at the door as I fall to the floor bit I still don't know
That the people outside shed a tear for my pride but they still won't go
Why should I think I'm alone, the whole factory thinks
THATS THE WAY WE ALL GO
Then there's Washington Tokyo New York and Moscow thinks
THATS THE WAY WE ALL GO
They're all crying and arguing down the telephone but
THATS THE WAY WE ALL GO
Then there's me standing here with my whole life to spare thinking
THATS THE WAY WE ALL GO
It's easier when you know how obviously but that's how it goes
Look at me now, I know something that you don't but
THATS THE WAY WE ALL GO
The turning wheel reeks of the whale and the whaler but
THATS THE WAY WE ALL GO
The early bird catches the worm, does the worm think that
THATS THE WAY WE ALL GO

HOPE DAY:

Don't pity me! my sun shines only for me
Occasionally gives me hope for the day I always wanted
I know the part that's never learned by anyone-two-so
Stick it up your ass by the left Mr Soldier
I'm safer on my own
When you go home you'll all be in boxes so piss on you
Fighters right or wrong.

Look at me now, wow, I'm impressed, you'll see when you
See me on the beach
See me on the beach it gives me
Hope for the day I always wanted

Uniform a man of action, uniform a man of action
Blame him to save blaming me I can't quite reach him
(Seeing is believing, but it never occured to me to do so anyway)

I feel as high as the moon but never mind it's hope day soon it's
Plain to see I'm only bluffing, man of action, see him suffering
Dead men tell no tales it seems that I'm halfway home

Blame him to save blaming me and hurting someone pointlessly is
As easy as A.B.C. so carve me out an effigy

1) Passive action leaves no traces
2) Dead soldiers with silly faces
3) Mrs "S" holds all the aces
4) Playing games and winning races

My soldier, I kill you though I loved you more than all the world
The thought of dying makes me ill, I'm scared because I want to kill, so
Blame him to save blaming me and hurting someone pointlessly is
As easy as A.B.C. so carve me out an effigy


DINNER TIME (Is at home, not here):

Thinking back now
Lazing on hazy days although in many ways
It's always a task
What we used to see on the TV
on Saturdays seems so far away
I think to myself now's the time to self indulge
And on the other side is a program
about someone who died

I get so tired Dinner time is at home not here
Mine is the truth never ending year after year

A change of scene, I know
Oh happy days meeting people on the way
and on the TV screen
(oh dear, what's the time, you used to be a friend of mine)
It's time to go now La la la, la la la, la la la, la la la
I'm turning round now La la la, la la la, la la la, la la la

What's happening now, I never see eye to eye
All ideas blown up high in the sky

I'm so sorry which I cannot show
But I can't say anymore
I've got to go home into my own world

Time.....
You used to be a friend of mine
I can sense a change in mind.


ICE A SPOT AND A DOT ON THE DOG:

Its not the same no matter what
Constantly I find myself in hot water again
Bumping into things (another twist)
Knocking on the door on the see saw
and I wonder would I be missed

D'you know what I mean to say
I meant to say to you today
A day goes by, I try
Thats why I try to speak to you today
Today it's pointless to assume it means the same
(Doggy noises coming up to me!, it's a crime)
everybody plays there little games
what they always said to me
do you know what the things you said
you'd know I'd hoped you'd know you know
just what you always said to me

But I laugh and I cry but I don't really mind
though it seems to be as always

Sing me lullabies, make me close my eyes
Always seemed so frail

Can't talk to me can't talk to you
you just ignore the things I do
bumping into things there always twisting
knocking on the door on the see saw
and I wonder would I be missed

D'you know what I mean to say (etc...)

I meant to say to you the nasty things you do
make me see it through back round to the start
always in the dark
it seems strange but now's the time for
me or you to certify our never coming here


R.E.S.

A stitch in time saves nine in time
to stay alive 'cause we are so divine
In my mind I can't stop dying
I wish there was no stopping me now
In the hope I'm to grow old
I've been told to keep my head down to the ground
It's like standing in the playground
looking at the ground trying not to notice
all the kids around

The will to be kind is mine but
THAT'S THE WAY WE ALL GO
The people subsiding are always advising that
THAT'S THE WAY WE ALL GO

Calling is craving is letting the rain in
It peers at me and is it understanding?
HA!
Holding me with all its derelict charm
Rushing round me and slipping but never falling
DOWN!
"Give me something I don't need"
my friend cried till his face bled really really red
It stays here all my life, it fears towards me

The will to be kind is mine but
THAT'S THE WAY WE ALL GO
The higher the chances the higher the climb, but
THAT'S THE WAY WE ALL GO

IS EVERYBODY HAPPY?

My hope day is forever coming closer
My hopes and fears are uncommon and it's he
who asks for me now
So I'll stay here until it's saving my life
sing la la la la la la la
outside!


TO GO OFF AND THINGS:

Squalor is at large in tidy suburbia
Filth and dirt abound in every corner yes
Things left on the floor
Abandoned foodstuffs and things left on the floor
Piles of dirty stuff left to go off and things
To go off and things

Got to tidy up my room tidy my room
Put my things away and make it spick and span
Make things spick and span

Cast aspersions on my lifestyle (x4)
(Take it Sarah)

SQUALOR..
IS..
AT LARGE..
IN..
TIDY..
SUBUR-
BIA

Squalor is at large in tidy suburbia
Filth and dirt abound in every corner yes
To go off and things.