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Grinderman - Grinderman 2 When My Baby Comes

Contributors

  • ISRC:GBAJH1000437
  • Recorded:2010 Assault & Battery / State of the Ark - London, UK
  •  ©2010 Artist Intelligence Partnership Limited Under Exclusive License To Anti Inc.
  • Vocals, Guitar, Organ, Piano, Percussion:Nick Cave
  • Fender Mandocaster, Tenor Guitar, Guitar, Violin, Loops, Flute, Percussion, Backup Vocals:Warren Ellis
  • Bass:Martyn Casey
  • Drums, Percussion, Synth Drum, Backup Vocals:Jim Sclavunos

Lyrics

Thank God we don’t get all our hurts
At once that would be really really bad thing
When my baby comes
Thank God we don’t get all our olds at the one time
O listen to me talking in my hospital gown!
When my baby comes
Best thing about this place are the showers
Worst thing is the visiting hours
Hey, careful of the carpet
When my baby comes
They had pistols and they had guns
They threw me on the ground and they entered into me
I was only fifteen
When my baby comes

Just how long you gonna be, my baby?
Just how long you gonna be, my baby?
Until you come?
Just how long you gonna be, my baby?
Just how long you gonna be, my baby?
Until you come?

She got hands as white as milk
And she weaves a loop of spider’s silk that glistens
When my baby comes
There is an ancient question behind her eyes
That I can’t even begin to describe
Hey, listen don’t do that on the carpet!
When my baby comes
Is there anyone out there feel they wasted their lives?
On booze and drugs and husbands and wives and making money?
When my baby comes
Well, they had pistols and they had guns, my skirt above my head
Well, I was so much older when I crawled out
From under their mushroom cloud

Just how long you gonna be, my baby?
Just how long you gonna be, my baby?
Until you come?
Just how long you gonna be, my baby?
Just how long you gonna be, my baby?
Until you come?
Just how long you gonna be, my baby?
Just how long you gonna be, my baby?
Until you come?
When she comes
When she comes