Kirsty McGee

Kirsty McGee

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Folk - Americana | Manchester, England, United Kingdom
Total Song Plays: 189   
Member Since: 2018
   Last Login: over 30 days ago
   Sounds Like: Norah Jones, Tom Waits

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Story Behind the Song

Madness - 'sixteen hives of killer wasps and seventeen of bees...I hear them when the lights turn low'

Lyrics

i hear them scratching in the middle of the night
i hear the voices in the walls
there's a bird trapped in the chimney
i hear him when the lights turn low

i run the water and it splutters in the bowl
irises and yellow flag and crimson daisies grow
beyond the wall there lies a dusty bed of stones
i see them when the lights turn low

i am the sole recipient of autumn's vivid dream
i see things where there are not things
i see things you've never seen
i see rats around the edges
of the crevices and holes
i am the final great believer
in the twisting of the human soul

i taste the water but i do not swallow down
angels and promises have run me out of town
there's a bird trapped in the chimney
i hear him when the lights turn low

i am the sole beneficiary of winter's broken scheme
there are stones around my ankles
they are tied to me with string
sixteen hives of killer wasps
and seventeen of bees
i hear them when the lights turn low


© 2008 kirsty mcgee / big oak songs

Song Length
2:14
Genres
Folk - Americana, Jazz - General
Tempo / Feel
Medium Fast (131 - 150)
Lead Vocal
Female Vocal
Moods
Frenetic, Frantic

Subject Matter
Worry, Suspicion

Similar Artist
Django Reinhardt
Era
2000 and later

Lyric Credits Kirsty McGee
Music Credits Kirsty McGee
Producer Credits Mike West
Publisher Credits Touch Tones
Performance Credits Kirsty McGee, Mike West, Colin Mahoney, Mat Martin, Katie Euliss
Label Credits Hobopop Recordings