ALLEY PALLY PARADISO The Lyrics


RITUAL IDEAS (Jones/Letts) (E=MC2)

Somebody I never met But in a way I know Didn`t think that you could get So much from a picture show Man dies first reel People ask what`s the deal? This aint how it`s supposed to be Don`t like no aborigine Took a trip in Powis Square Pop star dyed his hair No fans to scream and shout When mobsters came to flush him out Gangland slaying underground New identity must be found On the left bank for a while Insanity Bohemian style Ritual ideas relativety Only buildings no people prophecy Timeslide place to hide nudge reality Foresight minds wide magic imagery And I met a dwarf that was no good Dressed like little Red Riding Hood Bad habit taking life Calling card a six inch knife Ran off really fast Mumbled something `bout the past Best sex I`ve ever seen As if each moment was the last Drops of blood colour slide Funeral for his bride But it`s him who`s really dead Gets to take the funeral ride Ritual ideas relativety Only buildings no people prophecy Timeslide place to hide nudge reality Foresight minds wide magic imagery Space guy fell from sky Scratched my head and wondered why Time slide into time Across international dateline Scientist eats bubblegum Hall of fame baseball Senators a Hoodlum Big chiefs in the hall Ritual ideas relativety Only buildings Timeslide place to hide nudge reality Foresight minds wide magic imagery And my stray thoughts fear to tread Placed upon the screen instead Shes my flame too hot to hold Had to settle for her cold Bloodlust - Greek God - Gold discovery Gone bust - Tight wad - Slow recovery Axe job - Flame thrower - Ironbar and gun Betting shop - New owner - A walk in the sun Ritual ideas relativety Only buildings no people prophecy Timeslide place to hide nudge reality Foresight minds wide magic imagery Come on and spread the news the Maestros back With a beat-box soundtrack The King of brains - Queen of the sack Executives get heart attack It`s assault course celluloid The money makers would avoid Sometimes notions get reversed In the centre of the universe Ritual ideas relativety Only buildings no people prophecy Timeslide place to hide nudge reality Foresight minds wide magic imagery Ritual ideas relativety Only buildings no people prophecy Timeslide place to hide nudge reality Foresight minds wide magic imagery Ritual ideas relativety Only buildings no people prophecy Timeslide place to hide nudge reality Foresight minds wide magic imagery

BABE (Jones/Letts) (BABY, DON`T APOLOGISE)

"This is the new BAD group" "Babyyyyyyy..." I stand and sing Hit wood and string Like many men before I try my best And wish the rest Know what I`m going for Baby Don`t apologise Never had regrets Wait Un`till eternity Sorry you won`t get I`m standing here A target clear My head is in the stock It rains refuse Some shout abuse And other`s throwing rocks Baby Don`t apologise Never had regrets Wait Un`till eternity Sorry you won`t get What it is Is what it is Not what it could be What you see Is what you get Without apology What I am Is loud and clear For all to see For all to hear For what I am Ain`t no excuse I tried to change but it`s no use Baby Don`t apologise Never had regrets Wait Un`till eternity Sorry you won`t get Baby Don`t apologise Never had regrets Wait Un`till eternity Sorry you won`t get Baby Don`t apologise Never had regrets Wait Un`till eternity Sorry you won`t get

FREE (Jones/Donovan) (KICKIN` IN)

It should be kickin` in by now "A new one called Free!" It should be kickin` in by now It should be kickin` in by now If I do what I wanted I just don`t have the time I wanna ride my motorcycle Into the sunshine My TV`s laughin` We could only feel small Like I sat in this cell All I see is these walls And I never wanna see another shopping mall Oh Free To be what I will Oh Free I`ll keep it up `till I`m Free But I won`t have nothing at all This is my life Believe it I will But why should I care about all that today I need a head start And I don`t wanna stall Gonna take a bulldozer break down the walls And I never wanna see another shopping mall Oh Free To be what I will Oh Free I`ll keep it up `till I`m Free But I won`t have nothing at all But I wake up on the graveyard Turn out toss and shout I`m gonna get out on the highway Now that love is back There`s a small town in the mountains Where I do my It`s discredit for livin` High five`s skies for this I wanna see the river turn into the falls They`ve been down so long I wanna stand tall So I pack up my desires into the small loft And I never wanna see another shopping mall Shopping mall Oh Free To be what I will Oh Free I`ll keep it up `till I`m Free But I won`t have nothing at all Oh Free To be what I will Oh Free I`ll keep it up `till I`m Free But I won`t have nothing at all Oh Free To be what I will Oh Free I`ll keep it up `till I`m Free But I won`t have nothing at all

MESSIAHS OF THE MILK BAR (Jones/Letts) (HOLLYWOOD BOULEVARD)

The investigation`s in your mind The investigation`s in your mind The investigation`s in your mind The Messiahs of the milk bar Hellraisers to the end Had a drop to many In a toast to all their friends Movie stars and writers Are present A to Z Now these ain`t common people They`re personalities And they`ve all got a story Tattle talk from Tinseltown Some of them survivors And others gone to ground There`s Brendan B and Hunter T What`s a poet got to say Hunter`s looking for a story About the IRA Lenny isn`t laughing `Cause he nearly lost his life A transexual from the Transvaal Slipped in as his wife It`s a star studded scandal So raise your glass my friend The Messiahs of the milk bar Hellraisers to the end Ain`t nothing going on at the VAT You got a place to be If you wanna listen to me There`s Brendan B and Hunter T What`s a poet got to say Hunter`s looking for a story About the IRA Lenny isn`t laughing `Cause he nearly lost his life A transexual from the Transvaal Slipped in as his wife Bukowski wants to talk But he`s had too much to drink And he threw up in the piano `Cause he thought it was the sink Little Richard and Sal Dali Singing out of key Both hallucinated The Sandoz was for free Now Osbornes at a party Colin Wilson`s on the line Saying listen Johnny Baby That catchphrase is mine" Flynn and Reed in conversation Reowned throughout the land They`re gonna use a calculator Workout who`s the better man Errols` got the looks And Ollis` got the strenght One is talking numbers And the others` talking lenght Fattys feeling frisky So he orders more champagne Women run out screaming "Oh no not again!" And they`ve all got a story Tattle talk from Tinseltown Some of them survivors Others gone to ground Come on now It`s a star studded scandal So raise your glass my friend The Messiahs of the milk bar Hellraisers to the end The Messiahs of the milk bar Hellraisers to the end

CITY LIGHTS (Trainer/Wuthrich/Desjardins/Wuthrich)

"Nick`s gonna show you what a great guitarist he is on this one!" Secret life No revoires Have no time for memories Come with me don't be afraid Don't hide away The windows closed the lights are off Is it dusk or is it dawn Telephone is off the line Turn on TV You`ve gotta try To get away from this endless night You`ve gotta try I`m gonna help you to see the light You`ve gotta try Get out and see some city lights I need some shelter for a while Get away from funny smiles Are you ready Is it time You gotta trust someone You`ve gotta try To get away from this endless night You`ve gotta try I`m gonna help you to see the light You`ve gotta try To get out and see some city lights Always there Always there Always there You`ve gotta try To get away from this endless night You`ve gotta try I`m gonna help you to see the light You`ve gotta try To get out and see some city lights

SITUATION NO WIN (Jones) (RUSH/CHANGE OF ATMOSPHERE)

If I have my time again I would do it all the same Ain`t change a single thing Even when I was to blame For the heartache and the pain That I caused throughout the years How I`d love to be your man Through the laughter and the tears Situation no win Rush for the change of atmosphere I can`t go on so I give in Gotta get myself right outta here Now I`m fully grown And I know where it`s at Somehow I stayed thin While the other guys got fat All the chances that are blown And the times that I`ve been down I didn`t get too high Kept my feet on the ground Situation no win Rush for the change of atmosphere I can`t go on so I give in Gotta get myself right outta here And of all my friends You`ve been the best to me Soon will be the day When I`ll pay you handsomely Broken hearts are hard to mend I know I`ve had my share But life just carries on Even when I`m not there Situation no win Rush for the change of atmosphere I can`t go on so I give in Gotta get myself right outta here Situation no win Rush for the change of atmosphere I can`t go on so I give in Gotta get myself right outta here "Thank you very much, thank you!"

ALL ST`S ROAD (Jones/Letts) (THE BATTLE OF ALL ST. ROAD)

"This is called The Battle of All Saints Road" Everybody talkin`at me But I don`t hear a word they`re saying I leave you`re echoes off my mind A couple of years ago down Ladbroke Grove The Dreads uptight sittin` on a treasure trove A skinny white dude came in and took a chair He had a black leather jacket And greased back hair That`s milk cream baby Call me Well they ain`t seen nothing like it down the Mangrove Plugged his guitar into a flat iron stove All the brothers they began to stare Hillybilly cat blew `em on the derriere Way behind way behind It`s the booze that picks you up And throws you against the wall Sometimes there`s a drought Can`t get no sense at all Now they had the grass he had the song The Rocker and the Ras began to get along Looking around for something to bang They all joined in and this is what they sang Joined in We fired our guns and the coppers kept a coming There wasn`t quite as many as there was a while ago We fired once more and they began a running Over Vauxhall Bridge and Via Pimlico Cow foot curry herbage and macheté `57 Chevy in a Rondolet Red stripe BM a game of dominoes Zebra serenade the honky`s and negros Well it ain`t Mozart Nowadays all quiet on the All Saints Road Cops and yups come in by the truckload A condo stands where the grass used to grow Race attacks filofax and nobody goes It`s the booze that picks you up And throws you against the wall Lost my vallet and my mind At the carnival Seven Eleven McDonalds and Ho-Jo`s Gettys` on the jetty watch the river flow The Lambeth walk`s like 42nd Street Well folks I gotta tell you this town can`t be beat That`s tree you now Nice view Thank you very much, thank you!"

I`M ON THE RIGHT TRACK (Jones/Donovan) (CONTACT)

"It`s called Contact!" Feelings fly around Around up in the air Bouncing off the walls Getting under my hair On the carpet in the weave Up in trees on the leaves Feelings flying everywhere I`m on the right track For what I want to say I got to get it out There ain`t no other way To make contact There ain`t no getting away From how I feel today Feelings flying around Around up in the air Out in the hall And sitting on my chair I`ve seen them on the train Coming down with the rain Feelings flying everywhere I`m on the right track For what I want to say I got to get it out There ain`t no other way To make contact There ain`t no getting away From how I feel today Feelings flying around Around up in the air Some are really small They come from over there Hard to ignore I see them all the more Feelings flying everywhere I`m on the right track For what I want to say I got to get it out There ain`t no other way To make contact There ain`t no getting away From how I feel today I`m on the right track For what I want to say I got to get it out There ain`t no other way To make contact There ain`t no getting away From how I feel today I`m on the right track For what I want to say I got to get it out There ain`t no other way To make contact There ain`t no getting away From how I feel today I`m on the right track For what I want to say I got to get it out There ain`t no other way To make contact There ain`t no getting away From how I feel today "Thank you very much!"

1999 (Prince)