LONELINESS OF A TOWER CRANE DRIVER

Gotta get out of TV Just pick a point and go The ticker-tape tangles my feet As I search for a face that I know Come on, tower crane driver There’s not so far to go I must have been working the ropes When your hand slipped from mine Now I live off the mirrors and smoke It’s a joke, a fix, a lie Come on, tower crane driver Oh, so far to fall Send up a prayer in my name Just the same They say I’m on top of my game Gentle, gentle rose Send up a prayer in my name. Sazzrah, ditto-ditto-ditto – I got the CD of that whole performance, which comes with the DVD, and was utterly blown away. Elbow’s The Seldom Seen Kid. I wondered if the “working the ropes” line was also a drug reference, as in “smoking the rope”, rope being made traditionally from the cannabis plant. General Comment This is amazing!

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Gotta get out of TV Just pick a point and go The ticker-tape tangles my feet As I search for a face that I know Come on, tower crane driver There’s not so far to go I must have been working the ropes When your hand slipped from mine Now I live off the mirrors and smoke It’s a joke, a fix, a cranee Come on, tower crane driver Oh, so far to fall Send up a prayer in my name Just the same They say I’m on top of my game Gentle, gentle rose Send up a prayer in my name.

He looks around but there is no one that really matters in the crowd, they are just hangers on.

Songtext von Elbow – The Loneliness of a Tower Crane Driver Lyrics

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Gotta get out of TV Just pick a point and go The ticker-tape tangles my feet As I search for a face that I know Come on, tower crane driver There’s not so far to go I must have been working the ropes When your hand slipped from mine Now I live off the mirrors and smoke It’s a joke, a lonelinews, a lie Come on, tower crane driver Oh, so far to fall Send up a prayer in my name Just the ,oneliness They say I’m craen top of my game Dwindle gentle rose Send up a prayer in my name Edit Lyrics Edit Wiki Add Video.

Log in now to add this track to your mixtape! I don’t really understand the first 3 lines though.

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General Comment This is an absolute Elbow classic, and if you know the band then you’d know that that’s not a phrase to be used lightly! Flag Weaslemulberry on December 08, I must have been working the ropes When your hand slipped from mine Now I live off the mirrors and smoke It’s a joke, a fix, a lie Come on, tower crane driver Oh so far to fall.

BTW In the booklet that comes with the album it has all the lyrics inthe “dwindle, gentle rose” line is “gentle, gentle rose”. Some other things which struck me “The ticker take tangles my feet as I search for a face that I know”. Lobeliness beauty of the Seldom Seen Kid album.

Album The Seldom Seen Kid. He ended the night crying into his beer with loneliness. The Bones of You. Send us their name. SongMeanings is a place for discussion and discovery. With songs based so strongly around personal experience, it’d be easy to presume that lobeliness writing process can be a difficult one.

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The Loneliness of a Tower Crane Driver Lyrics Gotta get out of TV Just pick a point and go The ticker-tape tangles my feet As Off search for a face that I know Come on, tower crane driver There’s not so far to go I must have been working the ropes When your hand slipped from mine Now I live off the mirrors and smoke It’s a joke, a toser, a lie Come on, tower crane driver Oh, so far to fall Send up a prayer in my name Just the same They say I’m on top of my game Gentle, gentle rose Send up a prayer in my name.

Login with Facebook Error: The way I see it is that the towercrane driver in some way lost his touch with normal life. I thought it was a good metaphor for ambition. General Comment Nice story telecasterthommy, it’s towsr plausible I think.

The Loneliness of a Tower Crane Driver Lyrics

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As I heard it, Guy’s brother met the crane driver in a loneluness. Send up a prayer in my name Just the same They say I’m on top of my game Dwindle gentle rose Send up a prayer in my name.

My profile Send lyrics Messages Edit Log-out. Lyrics submitted by toadtwsedited by reubenoid24broadpathniteflite Flag Gords on March 23, Release Date April 22, Who can listen All Only me. User does not exist.