Lyrics Depot is your source of lyrics to Towers Of London by XTC. Please check back for more XTC lyrics.

Towers Of London Lyrics

Artist: XTC
Album: Black Sea

Towers of London
when they had built you
did you watch over the men who fell
Towers of London
when they had built you
Victoria's gem found in somebody's hell

Pavements of gold leading to the underground
Grenadier Guardsmen walking pretty ladies around
fog is the sweat of the never never navvies who pound
spikes in the rails to their very own heaven

Bridges of muscles spanning so long and high
merchants from Stepney walking pretty ladies by
rain is the tears of the never never navvies who cry
for the bridge that doesn't go
in the direction of Dublin

And I've seen it in a painting
and I've seen it in engraving
and I've seen it in their faces
clear as children's chalk lines on the paving

Towers of London
la la Londinium.

Comments/Interpretations

no comments yet








Related:
XTC Lyrics
XTC Black Sea Lyrics

More XTC Music Lyrics:
XTC - Day In Day Out Lyrics
XTC - Harvest Festival Lyrics
XTC - Holly Up On Poppy Lyrics
XTC - Radios in Motion Lyrics
XTC - River Of Orchids Lyrics
XTC - Rocket From A Bottle Lyrics
XTC - Statue of Liberty Lyrics
XTC - Super-Tuff Lyrics