Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to Jimmy Sharman's Boxers by Midnight Oil. Please check back for more Midnight Oil lyrics.

Jimmy Sharman's Boxers Lyrics

Artist: Midnight Oil
Album: Red Sails In The Sunset

From the red dust north of Dalmore Downs
Sharman's tents roll into town
Twelve will face the auctioneer
Sharman's Boxers stand their ground
Their days are darker than your nights
But they won't be the first to fall
Children broken from their dreams
But they won't be the first to fall

Fighting in the spotlight
Eye's turn blacker than their skin
For Jimmy Sharman's boxers
It's no better if you win
Standing in the darkness
Lined up waiting for the bell
The days are wasted drinking
At the first and last hotel

Why are we fighting for this?
Why are you paying for this?
You pay to see me fall like shrapnel
To the floor
What is the reason for this?
There is a reason for this?
What is the reason they keep coming back for more?

The blows now bring him to his knees
But still the crowd calls out for more
The drums are burning in his ears
The man keeps counting out the score



no comments yet

Midnight Oil Lyrics
Midnight Oil Red Sails In The Sunset Lyrics

More Midnight Oil Music Lyrics:
Midnight Oil - Helps Me Helps You Lyrics
Midnight Oil - Knife's Edge Lyrics
Midnight Oil - Outside World Lyrics
Midnight Oil - Quinella Holiday Lyrics
Midnight Oil - Short Memory Lyrics
Midnight Oil - Stand In Line Lyrics
Midnight Oil - Tin Legs and Tin Mines Lyrics
Midnight Oil - What Goes On (in album Redneck Wonderland) Lyrics