Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to Island Of No Return by Billy Bragg. Please check back for more Billy Bragg lyrics.

Island Of No Return Lyrics

Artist: Billy Bragg
Album: Brewing Up With Billy Bragg

Digging all day and digging all night
To keep my foxhole out of sight
Digging into dinner on a plate on my knees
The smell of damp webbing in the morning breeze
Fear in my stomach, fear in the sky
I eat my dinner with a weary eye
After all this it won't be the same
Messing around on Salisbury Plain

Pick up your feet, fall in, move out
We're going to a party way down South
Me and the Corporal out on a spree
Damned from here to eternity

I can already taste the blood in my mouth
We're going to a party way down south

I hate this flat land, there's no cover
for sons and fathers and brothers and lovers
I can take the killing, I can take the slaughter
But I don't talk to Sun reporters
I never thought that I would be
Fighting fascists in the Southern Sea
I saw one today and in his hand
Was a weapon that was made in Birmingham

Pick up your feet, fall in, move out
We're going to a party way down South
Me and the Corporal out on a spree
Damned from here to eternity

I can already taste the blood in my mouth
We're going to a party way down south

I wish Kipling and the Captain were here
To record our pursuits for posterity
Me and the Corporal out on a spree
Damned from here to eternity

Comments/Interpretations

no comments yet








Related:
Billy Bragg Lyrics
Billy Bragg Brewing Up With Billy Bragg Lyrics

More Billy Bragg Music Lyrics:
Billy Bragg - Another Man's Done Gone Lyrics
Billy Bragg - Body Of Water Lyrics
Billy Bragg - Everywhere Lyrics
Billy Bragg - MBH Lyrics
Billy Bragg - Meanest Man Lyrics
Billy Bragg - My Youngest Son Came Home Today Lyrics
Billy Bragg - Stetson Kennedy Lyrics
Billy Bragg - Tender Comrade Lyrics