Le Poisson

Le Poisson

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Folk - Alternative | United Kingdom
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Member Since: 2010
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Story Behind the Song

Story starts out with an elderly lady saying how the city has changed. Then moves on to how i imagined a night for a cab driver might be in London.

Lyrics

I see the city's changed
Ive lived here all my life
now take me to the place of
stage doors and laughter lines

you haven't shut the door properly
lights from the dashboard hit the seat
China Town to Leicester Square
reluctantly pay their cab fare

a couple act out intimacy
a breathy laugh for people to see
a smell of wine, an awkward line
change the subject, ask the time

pour out the clubs into the cabs
men in ripped jeans, men in drag
pecking hens an bucking stags
mark territory with piss and fags

Centre Point to Camden Town
Marble arch then turn around
Kebab Houses, Fast Food Chains
turn the light back on again

Go over bridges through tunnels
wind blows litter across the road
when someone climbs in its music
when they climb out its talk shows

A girl is sick into a bin
a friend holds her hair there's people watching
there's cheers and cries, smoke and lights
the camera angle is just right

No need to sing along i know you know the words
if i was being critical you were out of key on that verse

Deep inside vacant boarded shops
hide ghosts of peoples' pasts
on sides of old stone walls
graffitti and murals

Why so shifty in the back?
keeps avoiding eye contact
my assumptions fell flat
he pulled out notes from his rain mac

No need to sing along i know you know the words
if i was being critical you were out of key on that verse

Sunrise! My shifts about to end
presenter's changed again
street cleaner just pretends
the morning feels different

Heats on, shes on her own
wants a ride to Marylebone
see her story in my mind
door slam leaves her smell behind

I haven't blinked in quite a while
been driving for miles and miles
I dont know where i'm going
caffeine stops my eyes closing

I cant tell how i arrived
still gazing at cat's eye
I see their mouths move but i dont hear
I pull away in second gear

I confirm i'm working late
straight into a stranger's face
his three friends are quite vocal
about the final meter total

No need to sing along i know you know the words
if i was being critical you were out of key on that verse

No need to sing along i know you know the words
if i was being critical you were out of key on that verse

Sunrise! I know this city well
drop girls of at hotels
on the billboard a female
with junk they're trying to sell

Song Length
4:10
Genres
Folk - Alternative, Folk - Alternative
Tempo / Feel
Medium (111 - 130)
Lead Vocal
Male Vocal
Moods
Nervous, Anxious

Subject Matter
Taxi, Highway, Street, Road

Similar Artists
The Kinks, R.E.M.
Language
English

Lyric Credits Daniel Salmon
Music Credits Rob Eaton