JOHN PARISH & POLLY JEAN HARVEY
DANCE HALL AT LOUSE POINT

GIRL (Harvey/Parish)
ROPE BRIDGE CROSSING (Harvey/Parish)
CITY OF NO SUN (Harvey/Parish)
THAT WAS MY VEIL (Harvey/Parish)
URN WITH DEAD FLOWERS IN A DRAINED POOL (Harvey/Parish)
CIVIL WAR CORRESPONDENT (Harvey/Parish)
TAUT (Harvey/Parish)
UN CERCLE AUTOUR DU SOLEIL (Harvey/Parish)
HEELA (Harvey/Parish)
IS THAT ALL THERE IS? (Leiber/Stoller)
DANCE HALL AT LOUSE POINT (Harvey/Parish)
LOST FUN ZONE (Harvey/Parish)
























GIRL

Instrumental











ROPE BRIDGE CROSSING

And I remember everything
Sunrise on a blue horizon
With you, your hand in mine
I remember the things you said

Said "I'll be your lady, way through it all
Be there to catch you, after the fall
Run through the red light, out of my hair
Run from the darkness here to the day"

And I dream of running
And in the dream I myself could run
And I feel the ground beneath my feet
And I move like music,
You move me, like music

Head out of my way
Head out to red light
"Hold on" the dream says
Head out of my life
You said "I'd be there"

Now I'm treading very carefully
And I hope that I don't scream
And I hope that I don't fall
Off your bridge, crossing over
Sunny mountain, Swollen riverfall
You said "I'd be there"
You said "I'd be there", through it all

Head out of my way
Head of to red light
"Hold on" the dream says
Head out of my life

All over my way
Head out to red light
"Hold on" the dream says
Head out of my life
You said "I'd be there"












CITY OF NO SUN

Love me tenderly my darling
In the city of light and truth
For this moment forever sing
For my darling that I love you

The city of no sun (city of no sun)
No peace (no peace)
In my heart (no joy in my heart)
You left me nothing (with nothing)
You left me broken (broken)
Once sad (sad)
Once greed (greed)
Once said (he loved me)
He loved me (he loved me)
He loved me

Outside the fields
In sunlight
The singing breeze
And the silence

Lover release me (lover release me)
I can't move I can't breathe (I can't move I can't breathe)
No heart, no peace (no heart, no peace)
No more nothing (nothing, peace, love me)
Long day, long night (long day, long night)
Too long, love lies (too long, love lies)
Love lies












THAT WAS MY VEIL

It starts at daylight
I see him
Before my sad eyes
I hear him breathing
Oh lover, need you to lead me
No never thought that you'd leave

That was my veil
That was my time
Once held secret
But now lies

No words can
Heal my heart
Inside I'm broken
Now it's done
Was she a pretty girl
Does she have pretty hair
Was she soft-spoken
Was there a love there

That was my veil
That was my time
Once held secret
But now lies

Give back my veil
Give back my time
No more secret
You give me lies
Give me back my veil
Give back my life
No more secret
You give me lies
Lies












URN WITH DEAD FLOWERS IN A DRAINED POOL

I need your light
Darling love lies
And if you gave it to me
I'd hold it in the palm of my hand
Like a good luck charm or a vice
And I'll reach up like a child to receive it

There is no more sad
There is no more leave
I've got sun on my back
I'm in love again

Take me inside
Your war love light
And if he took me
I'd hold him up to the light
Like a god, or a good luck charm, or a vice
And I'd open up like a child to believe it

There is no more sad
There is no more leave
I've got sun on my back
I'm in love again

But still you can't give your peace to me












CIVIL WAR CORRESPONDENT

Words leave my heart dry
Words can't save life
Love has no place here
No joy, no tears

Darling, time's changed
Time leaves, time fades
Please see through my eyes
Save your tears for the next who dies

I shout but he don't hear
I put down on a page
Darling spare me your tears
Just send me the light of day

I shout but he don't hear
Just put down on the page
Darling spare me your tears
Dear God, please send me the light of day

I can feel his heart wired
Heart like gunfire
Gunfire
Gunfire
Gunfire












TAUT

Jesus save me
Jesus save me

Can I tell you something
Can I tell you a story
It's about me and Billy
Because I remember
I remember it all started when he bought that car
It was the first thing he ever owned, apart from me
And the colour was red
And the colour was red and he drove me
He drove me out of my mind
I am over it now
It was spring or summer 65, I don't remember
Steaming and sweating and sticking against the wheel
And I could see the tendons stand out in the back of his neck
And he used to make me pray, wearing a mask like a death's head
When he put me there in the back seat, and he said

Jesus save me
Jesus save me

Inherited his father's hate, that's what he'd say
And he's cussed enough to strip the pain off heaven's gate
But somehow
He could make joy come loose inside
I would feel really, I would feel really and truly alive
And I would do anything for him
He just wasn't enough
He was never enough
He'd turn to me and say
He'd, he'd say "Even the son of god had to die, my darling"
And he'd wanted everything
He wanted everything
He wanted the honey from the king
He used to make me
He used to make me pay
Hidden in the backseat, such a, Jesus
He'd make me pray
He wanted everything
He wanted all that means from the king
Say it!
"Even the son of god had to die my darling"
"C'mon say it!"

Jesus save me
Jesus save me












UN CERCLE AUTOUR DU SOLEIL

She lay
Breathing
Sunshine
Between
Time here
Lingers
Trace with
My finger
A circle
A circle
Round the sun
The sun
The sun
The sun

No more
Laughter
Since the
Black come
But head down
Get high
Up there's
Blue sky
And a circle
A circle
Around the sun
The sun
The sun
The sun

Time here
Lingers
Can trace with
My fingers
A circle
A circle
Around the sun
The sun
The sun
The sun












HEELA

I was lost in love
I was lost inside
Till he said to me
You've gotta lovely smile

Now I'm saved
Saved
Now I'm saved
Now I'm saved

Heal me with his hands
Heal with his heart
When he said to me
No no, we'd never part

Heal me with his hands
Heal with his heart
When he said to me
No no, we'd never part

Oh she feel as though she hit upon paradise
She was a hoola girl, she got her hair done nice
She said "I've given all I got to my healer man
He put his hands on me, showed me what I am"

And I'm saved

When I got my healer by my side
And I'm pushing daylight, pushing night
When I got the healer by my side
And I'm pushing daylight, pushing night












IS THAT ALL THERE IS?

I remember when I was a girl
Our house caught on fire
And I'll never forget the look on my father's face
As he gathered me in his arms and raced to the burning building out on the pavement.
And I stood there shivering and watched the whole world go up in flames.
And when it was all over I said to myself "Is that all there is to a fire?, Is that all there is?"

Is that all there is?
If that's all there is, my friends, then let's keep dancing
Let's break out the booze and have a ball
If that's all there is

And when I was twelve years old, my Daddy took me to the circus
'The greatest show on earth'.
And there were clowns and elephants, dancing bears, and a beautiful lady in pink tights flew high above our heads.
And as I sat there watching, I had the feeling that something was missing
I don't know what but when it was all over I said to myself "Is that all there is to the circus?"

Is that all there is?"
If that's all there is, my friends, then let's keep dancing
Let's break out the booze and have a ball
If that's all there is

And then I fell in love with the most wonderful boy in the world.
We'd take long walks down by the river or just sit for hours gazing into each other's eyes.
We were so very much in love and then one day he went away and I'd thought I'd die, but I didn't.
And when I didn't, I said to myself "Is that all there is to love?"

Is that all there is?
If that's all there is, my friends, then let's keepů

I know what you must be saying to yourselves if that's the way she feels about it,
Then why doesn't she just end it all.
O no, not me, I'm not ready for the final disappointment
Cause I know just as well as I'm standing here talking to you,
That when that final moment comes and I'm breathing my last breath,
I know what I'll be saying to myself "Is that all there is?"

Is that all there is?
If that's all there is, my friends, then let's keep dancing
Let's break out the booze and have a ball
If that's all there is












DANCE HALL AT LOUSE POINT

Instrumental











LOST FUN ZONE

I believe I am here to stay
I believe His Son was sent to say
The fun zone is here
Right free so
Take me one more time
Take me one more time
Take me one more time
I don't believe
That I gotta die some day
Please take me one more time
Take me one more time
Take me one more time

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