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Artist/Band: David Byrne
Lyrics for Song: Poor Boy
Lyrics for Album: Other Songs - David Byrne



A truck parked this morning- outside the grocery store

Friends face the future- they're wearing summer clothes



Great cosmic forces- like falling dominoes

I love talking funny- it's the only song I know



Sweet smart and sexy- the day my life began

Burnt out and damaged- I dragged my body home



This slice is runny- it's dripping down my clothes

Flies stick to honey- it's the only game they know



Poor Boy-I walk into the river in my hat and shoes

Poor Boy-I'm sittin at the table with a knife and spoon



Life fast die happy- don't let your panties show



They trust market forces- it's the only song they know



So come and rock my soul- where sin and sorry lie

White horses carry me- unto the other side



Poor Boy- I'm livin in a country where my thoughts are cold

Poor Boy- I'm waitin for the harvest of the seeds I sow



A flower in the night- with thoughts of days gone by

I've got to ring that bell- and I'll be satisfied



Poor Boy- I'm wearin silver slippers and a long white gown

Poor boy- I picture in my mind the day the walls come down



Poor Boy- I'm livin in a country where I'm never free

Poor Boy- I'm writing down the names of all the things I see-


Album Lyrics: Other Songs - David Byrne


David Byrne
"Other Songs - David Byrne"


1. A Self Made Man
2. Astronaut
3. Big Blue Plymouth
4. Big Business
5. Carnival Eyes
6. Come With Us
7. Dirty Old Town (Mapeye)
8. Don't Fence Me In
9. Don't Want to be Part of Your World (Samba)
10. Dreamworld - Marco De Canaveses
11. Eggs in a Briar Patch
12. Everything That Happens
13. Fall With Me
14. Finite = Alright
15. Glad
16. Glass, Concrete And Pain
17. Good & Evil
18. His Wife Refused
19. Home
20. I Feel My Stuff
21. I Know Sometimes a Man is Wrong
22. I've Tried [Things to Do] [Knee Play 9]
23. In The Future [Knee Play 12]
24. Independence Day
25. Lazy (X-Press 2 Feat. David Byrne)
26. Lie to Me
27. Life Is Long
28. Lighthouse
29. Like Humans Do (Radio Version)
30. Loco De Amor
31. Make Believe Mambo
32. My Big Hands
33. My Fair Lady
34. Office Cowboy
35. One Fine Day
36. Poison
37. Poor Boy
38. Princess
39. Ready for This World
40. River
41. The Call of The Wild
42. The Dream Police
43. The Great Western Road
44. The Heart's A Lonely Hunter
45. The People Tree
46. The Rose Tattoo
47. The Sound of Business [Knee Play 3]
48. Tree (Today is an Important Occasion) [Knee Play 1]
49. Two Soldiers
50. Un Di Felice, Eterea
51. Under Heavy Manners
52. Unknown
53. Wanted for Life
54. Waters Of March
55. Where The Sun Never Goes Down. [Knee Play 5]
56. Women vs. Men (Bolero)
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