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Ocean Rising

(Sullivan)

I dream of the ocean and the beautiful skies rolling out to sea
I dream of the ocean and the rip of the tide west of Finnistair
The weight of the water pouring down, holding on to me
I dream of the ocean, rising, rising

I dream of the ocean - through the night the ghosts are sailing still
The James Caird steering east by north-east through the wild Atlantic swell
The men lie soaked and cold beneath the sail on a bed of ballast stone
They hear the boss cry out - I can see them now, the snow-capped peaks of land
But it was the ocean, rising, rising

A forty foot wall of water crashing down
They held their breath and prayed to God in the hour of death
To save them
From the ocean, rising, rising
I dream of the ocean, rising, rising

And so the years they flow and journey's end
The old crew sailed south again
And they buried the boss by the melting snow
In the summer winds on the island
And now the ice it cracks and falls away, driven in the storms
And I'll be there - where the sky touches the sea
At the edge of the ocean where the beautiful world fades into the grey
I dream of the ocean, rising, rising
I dream of the ocean, rising, rising
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Today Is a Good Day - CD (9/09)
Today Is a Good Day - Double LP (9/09)

(London Astoria, 16/12/03) - Live 161203 - DVD (5/04)

Navigating by the Stars - CD (2/03)
(Single Version) - Ocean Rising 1 - CD Single (4/03)
(Single Version) - Ocean Rising 2 - CD Single (4/03)
1980-2010 - Triple DVD (2/11)

(Europe, UK Tour 02-03) - Justin Sullivan and Friends - Tales of the Road - CD (3/04)
Justin Sullivan and Friends - DVD (10/04)

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One Bullet

(Sullivan)

In a ring of men, with money changing hands
All the gypsy kings, they were gathered from miles around
I was tapped on the shoulder, stripped to the waist
But I was quick, quicker than all of them
I watched him fall, then he staggered back
There was blood on my hands, but my face was intact
I picked up all my money and I walked away
It was like I was chosen, but I did not choose

I was in love, just the one time
It was years ago, I still have her photograph
I look at it sometimes, when I’m on my own
I think of her sometimes, when I’m on my own
We fought the once and she went down
I’m sorry now, but you can’t go back
I was wrong and I have paid
Carry it with me for the rest of my days

Ch:
So tell me
Do you keep one bullet left for yourself
For when it’s all over and done?

My grandmother’s house, it’s all empty now
I live here alone, nobody bothers me
I work on shift down at the bakery
And I fix up the house and I try to be happy
My father’s rage is still in me
I bury it down where nobody sees
Everyone knows me here, but they don’t speak
Maybe that’s just the way that I like it to be

Ch

I’ve gone to ground - just like the animals
In the fading light where all men go
Gone to ground - just like the animals
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BD3 2 - CD Single (5/06)
BD3 EP - CD (11/06)

Red Sky Coven Volume 3 - CD (1/01)

23/07/96 - Justin Sullivan - Kaue, Gelsenkirchen
Aug. 98 - Justin Sullivan - Germany Tour
Jan. 99 - Red Sky Coven - Germany Tour
Mar. 99 - Red Sky Coven - UK Tour
30/09/99 - Justin Sullivan - Markthalle, Hamburg (Move for Mumia)

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One of the Chosen

(Sullivan/Nelson/Dean/White/Gill)

It was I that was lost and they that were searching
It was I that was weak and they had the power
So I went with the others to the bus that was waiting
And we drove out for miles to a place in the country
We were ten to a room, the windows don't open
We were woken for prayer at four in the morning
All wired with hunger and energy crackling
And through the corridors I could hear chanting . . .

The hall was lit with candles and all the light was golden
And I felt something bursting, something down inside me
Singing out aloud about God and Love and Healing
And everything was moving and I'm on the floor kneeling
I am part of something I am one of the Chosen
I am part of something I am one of the Chosen

There is something in us all that wants to surrender
To be guided through it all like star-eyed children
And I hated the world as I've come to know it
And they hated the world with just the same vengeance
And I wanted reasons and they gave me reasons
And I wanted purpose, they gave me purpose
And here from the inside all the lights are blazing
And the view of the old world is dull and grey and joyless
Let it burn inside me, let it burn inside me
Let it burn inside me, let it burn inside me
Now we are the Holy Fools, we are the fearless
We are the Holy Fools we are the fearless
And I am part of something I am one of the Chosen
I am part of something I am one of the Chosen

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High - CD (8/07)

(High Tour 07/08) - Fuck Texas, Sing for Us - CD (11/08)
(Hamburg Markthalle, 07/11/07) - 1980-2010 - Triple DVD (2/11)

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Orange Tree Roads

(Justin Sullivan)

It was late, we were driving home in the rain
I thought I saw something flying across the two-lane
It was white like an angel - or like curse
There and gone in a second in front of us
In our house all the trophies are gathering dust
All the things we remember - but only just
We won’t need them anymore

Ch:
Once we were lost but we can be found
On the Orange Tree Roads, on the trail heading south
Standing in the sun, in the fields of grain
Will you still love me when everything is changed?

In the shadows of the mountains we were watching the sky
Hale Bopp flying motionless out across the night
You turned to me and said with a smile
Everything these days seems to be some kind of sign
No one cares anymore where you’ve been
So you find a quiet place to shed that old skin
You won’t need it again

Ch
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Eight - CD (1/00)
(Remastered) - Great Expectations - The Singles Collection - CD (10/03)
Original 20 - CD (3/04)

(London Astoria, 16/12/03) - Live 161203 - DVD + CD (5/04)

03/07/99 - Justin Sullivan and Friends - Forestglade Festival, Wiesen
Nov. 99 - UK/Europe Tour

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Over the Wire

(Sullivan/Heaton)

Behind all the rusting cranes, in the lengthening shadows of the Empire days
there's a world that waits, but it's not needed . . .
In the teeming rows behind the goal yelling for blood on the pitch below;
where does all the passion go when it's not needed?
Over the wire, and into the darkness . . .

Come evangelists of the Grand New Age proclaiming the future that they stole,
condemning the things they can't control - just like the priests before;
and now I can hear them call the ghosts of the 1914-18 war . . .
Where do all the innocents go when they're not needed?
Over the wire and into the darkness . . .

And the dawn it will come like blood across the sky,
Not the way that you think, not the way that you dream . . .
In the silence of God, in the fullness of time,
like blood across the sky - the dawn it will come - the dawn it will come . . .

All still, like the pitshafts and the two-mile-down where they buried their hearts;
where does all the loyalty go when it's not needed?
In the plastic seats behind the goal yelling for blood on the pitch below;
where does all the passion go when it's not needed?
Over the wire and into the darkness . . .
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Strange Brotherhood - CD (4/98)
Strange Brotherhood - CD (plus Bonus CD) (4/98)
Strange Brotherhood - Triple LP (7/98)
(French Remix) - Lost Songs - Double CD (2/02)

(Cologne, Bizarre Festival, 17/8/96) - Bizarre Festival 1996 - Video (97)
(Nottingham Rock City, 25/05/98) - New Model Army . . . & Nobody Else - CD (8/99)

(Nottingham etc.) - Rock City 23-10-2000 - Video (2001???)
(London Astoria, 16/12/03) - Live 161203 - DVD + CD (5/04)
(Taubertal Festival, 13/08/06) - BD3 EP - CD (11/06)
(Cologne, Bizarre Festival, 17/08/96) - 1980-2010 - Triple DVD (2/11)
(Paris La Cigale, 16/05/98; promo video without much of a live sound) - 1980-2010 - Triple DVD (2/11)

Dec. 94 - UK Tour/Feb. 95 - Europe Tour
Jun.-Jul.95 - Europe Festivals
21/04/96 - Shepherds Bush Empire, London
Aug.-Oct. 96 - Europe Festivals
Jun.-Aug. 97 - Europe Festivals
Feb.-May 98 - Nobody Else Tour (UK, Europe)
Jun.-Sep. 98 - Europe Festivals
Oct.-Dec. 98 - Europe, UK Tour
Jul.-Aug. 99 - Europe Festivals

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The Pack

(Sullivan?)

17 days and it will be done
Another messy war that nobody won
And the wind blows cold and the seasons change
[Dortmund: And the land lies burned and the seasons change]
And I'm never gonna run with the pack again
I'm never gonna run with the pack again

Like an old gun fighter, you're standing at the bar
With an untouched drink and a thousand yard stare
And all the kids watch from the corners of their eyes
Yeah, they're nervous and twitching, waiting their time
So we smile that far away smile again
'Cause we're never gonna run with the pack again
We're never gonna run with the pack again

Remember the days up on New Cross Street
When we were young and brave and we were safe in our belief
In a faith that we still hold
On the back roads where no one goes
And these new dogs, they seem so bold
But these days they do whatever they are told
In the smoky rooms with the same old jokes
Well I heard them all the first time round
Yeah, better told
[Dortmund: Long ago]

So we rolled the dice up at the end of the pier
[Dortmund: So we spun the dice up at the end of the pier]
And we rolled with the rip far away from here
And now I just like looking out to sea
They all run around asking what's wrong with me
Another shell-shocked generation breaks on the shore
Like mine and the one before
Another bloody revolution fought in vain
The cruel patterns of the world don't seem to change
Oh and these new dogs, they all seem so lame
So I'm never gonna run with the pack again
I'm never gonna run with the pack again
I'm never gonna run with the pack again

Thanks to Emma and Eva who posted the lyrics on the NMA noticeboard in 2002!
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17/01/01 - Red Sky Coven - Lagerhalle, Osnabruck
30/08/01 - Jes'n'Dean - Live Station, Dortmund

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Paekakariki Beach

(Sullivan)

I saw you walking away from the battlefield
Through the clearing smoke to the other side
Lay down your weary head
And gazing up two ocean birds are wheeling, turning

Paekakariki Beach on the other side
By the green of the hills and the roaring tide
I lay down in the ashen sand
And high above the ocean birds were
wheeling, turning, circling flying

And you have seen too much
Too many causes lost and won
The wild desires all drowned in the seven seas

And so we walk away from the battlefield
Through the clearing smoke to the other side
Lay down in the morning sun
and high above the ocean birds are
wheeling, turning, circling, flying…
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Eight - CD (1/00)

(Europe, UK tour Jan. 04) Red Sky Coven Volume 5 - CD (1/09)

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Paralysed

(Sullivan)

Screeching finger nails across the room
Desperate clawing in the dirt
Scratching spacemen on the cavern walls
Searching for the second word
I don't know what I'm waiting for
Am I dreaming, did it die a long time ago?

Ch:
Paralysed - Waiting for the shot between the eyes
I'm waiting for the time to come to set me free

Don't be frightened of the mysteries
I remember what she saw
The night is still and calm, the stars are bright
Like the calm before the storm
We're in the eye of the hurricane
And I wish the skies would crack and the rains come on down

Ch
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(Demo) - Vengeance - The Whole Story 1980-84 - Double CD (12/12)

(Keighley Funhouse Bar, 14/09/81) - Unreleased Songs 83-85 - Bootleg Tape

14/09/81- Funhouse Bar, Keighley

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The Passenger

(Iggy Pop)

I am a passenger
And I ride and I ride I
ride through the city's backside
I see the stars come out of the sky
Yeah, they're bright in a hollow sky
You know it looks so good tonight

I am a passenger
I stay under glass
I look through my window so bright
I see the stars come out tonight
I see the bright and hollow sky
Over the city's a rip in the sky
And everything looks good tonight

Ch:
Singin' la la la la la-la-la la
La la la la la-la-la la
La la la la la-la-la la la-la

Get into the car
We'll be the passenger
We'll ride through the city tonight
See the city's ripped insides
We'll see the bright and hollow sky
We'll see the stars that shine so bright
The sky was made for us tonight

Oh the passenger
How how he rides
Oh the passenger
He rides and he rides
He looks through his window
What does he see?
He sees the sided hollow sky
He see the stars come out tonight
He sees the city's ripped backsides
He sees the winding ocean drive
And everything was made for you and me
All of it was made for you and me
'cause it just belongs to you and me
So let's take a ride and see what's mine

Ch

Oh, the passenger
He rides and he rides
He sees things from under glass
He looks through his window's eye
He sees the things he knows are his
He sees the bright and hollow sky
He sees the city asleep at night
He sees the stars are out tonight
And all of it is yours and mine
And all of it is yours and mine
Oh, let's ride and ride and ride and ride . . .

Ch
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(Sung by Carl McCoy (Fields of the Nephilim)) - Oct.-Dec. 90 - Impurity Tour (UK, Europe)

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Peace is Only

(Sullivan, Nelson, Dean, White, Gill)

I'm always restless like bubbling water
As all of Nature explodes out of the Earth
You only get a moment in the eye of the storm
You can catch your breath before stumbling on
I can feel the air, I can feel my pulse
And everything burning up on everything else

And where the grass grows through the concrete
It lays a path to follow, it shows a path to follow
I chose this way to follow

On the edge of something, there were you and I
Turning wild circles on a fairground ride
I couldn't hear what you were trying to say
I was falling in love but you were falling away
We arced into the city and back into the night
And now I don't know which is earth and which is the sky

Electricity crackles from pole to pole
From cradle to grave, from soul to soul
And where the grass grows through the concrete
It lays a path to follow, it shows a path to follow
I chose this way to follow

Peace is only for the dead and the dying . . . .
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Today Is a Good Day - CD (9/09)
Today Is a Good Day - Double LP (9/09)

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The Pink Panther Theme

(Mancini)

Instrumental
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23/08/89 - Highbury Town & Country Club, London (as Raw Melody Men)

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Poem

(Sullivan?)

I said that I wanted to meet him
The young boy so brash and brave and bold
By the bridge where the lights are dancing
And the water runs so black and cold
The river so fast and black and cold

Some distance, silent/sirens cross the city
She said in the darkness, "Be my friend"
But my heart was pounding out a warning
Some things are better left undone
Maybe some things, they are better left undone

Silhouetted he stands by the headlights
Story a thousand times untold
And there's something goes floating down the river
The water so fast and black and cold
The river so fast and black and cold
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(Demo) - Betrayal - Bootleg CDR

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Poison Street

(Sullivan/Heaton)

We were singing in the rain
Like we invented singing
There's a light in the sky
From a million street lights
And we danced all the steps
From all those old time movies
Rolling down the hill
With laughing hearts
In Poison Street they guard the gates
With bitter, bitter tongues
In Poison Street we'll laugh out loud
Till the shadows go melt away

And I love you now
Like I love you always ever
Kissing in the dark
Like a couple of kids
You gave me live
You gave me light and thunder
Like a blind man sees
For the very first time
In Poison Street we'll go crashing
through the walls that history made for us
In Poison Street we'll spring the traps
And race away

Ch:
So just a kick
For this dark damned city of ours
And a kiss
Yeah a kiss for you
And just a drink
A toast to the days to come
Now Poison Street won't break us any more

We were singing in the rain
Like we wrote that song
There's a light in the sky
From the streetlights all around
You gave me life
You gave me light and thunder
Like a man makes fire
For the very first time
In Poison Street . . .
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The Ghost of Cain - CD (9/86)
The Ghost of Cain - LP (9/86)
(Remastered) - The Ghost of Cain - Double CD (5/05)
Poison Street - 12" (2/87)
Poison Street - 12" (plus Bootlegged Bootleg) (2/87)
(Extended Mix) - Poison Street - 12" (2/87)
(Extended Mix) - Poison Street - 12" (plus Bootlegged Bootleg) (2/87)
(Remastered Extended Mix) - The Ghost of Cain - Double CD (5/05)
Poison Street - 7" (2/87)
(Extended Mix) - Lights Go Out - 12" (3/87)
(Single Mix) - Lights Go Out - 12" (3/87)
History - The Singles 85-91 - CD (3/92)
History - The Singles 85-91 - LP (plus Bonus 12") (3/92)
The Best - CD (2001)
(Remastered Extended Mix) - Great Expectations - The Singles Collection - CD (10/03)
Original 20 - CD (3/04)

(Nottingham etc.) - Rock City 23-10-2000 - Video (2001???)
(London Astoria, 16/12/03) - Live 161203 - DVD + CD (5/04)
(High Tour 07/08) - Fuck Texas, Sing for Us - CD (11/08)
(Duesseldorf Philipshalle, 16/04/90) - 1980-2010 - Triple DVD (2/11)

(London Town and Country Club, 23/12/86) - Join the Army - Bootleg LP
(Bonn Biskuithalle, 25/10/88) - In This Together - Bootleg LP

(Bonn Biskuithalle, 25/10/88) - State of Mind - Bootleg CD
(Nottingham Rock City, 28/02/89) - Like a Storm - Bootleg CD

(Duesseldorf Philipshalle, 16/4/90) - Heroes of a Ghost Town - Bootleg CD
(Duesseldorf Philipshalle, 16/4/90) - European Tour '90 - Bootleg CD

(Hamburg Logo, 23/03/91) - Raw Melody Men - Bootleg LP
(Norwich Waterfront, 31/05/91) - New Model Army - Bootleg CD

Aug.-Dec. 86 - Ghost of Cain Tour (UK, Europe, USA, Canada)
Mar. 87 - Northern Europe Tour
06/06/87 - Reichstag, Berlin
Aug. 87 - USA Tour
Sep.-Oct. 87 - UK, Europe Tour
Jul. 88 - Northern Europe Festivals
Sep. 88 - UK Tour
25/10/88 - Biskuithalle, Bonn (WDR Rocknacht)
Jan.-Apr. 89 - Thunder and Consolation Tour (Europe, UK)
May-Jun 89 - USA, Canada Tour
Jun.-Jul. 89 - Europe Festivals
16/04/90 - Philipshalle, Duesseldorf (WDR Rocknacht)
Jun. 90 - UK Tour, Europe Festivals
Oct.-Dec. 90 - Impurity Tour (UK, Europe)
Mar.-May 91 - Europe Tour (Partly as Raw Melody Men)
May-Jun. 91 - UK Tour
Jun. 91 - Germany Festivals
Sep. 91 - USA, Canada Tour
Dez. 91 - UK, Germany Tour
Jul. 92 - Europe Festivals
Feb.-Jul. 93 - Love of Hopeless Causes Tour (Europe, UK, USA, Canada)

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Prayer Flags

(Sullivan/Dean)

I met a Moko man from the other side
The room began to capsize as he was telling me his tales
And all my beliefs and best belongings
Were flying useless through the air
And when they all were lost - then we were brothers

By the wheel the teller stands shaking numbers from his hands
His face is masked and his coats tails are waving
He cries 'Round and round and round She goes
Where She lands nobody knows, but hey thank you for asking'

The Prayer flags are flying in the wind...

In the last days of winter, just a few of us remained
We built a fire of remembrance on the frozen land
And as the sparks flew up into the night to dance around the stars
Beneath our very feet the ground was shifting

The Prayer flags are flying in the wind
The Prayer wheels spinning in the wind

And there She blows - our time is gone
And in the womb a new head is beginning to turn
Beyond these Carnival lights there is nothing at all
Just the distant screams and the endless fall

A single drop of rain falls on my windscreen
We're closer to the very edge than we realise
The bridges all have been washed away or bombed out
And the water runs fast and black and cold...
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Carnival - CD (9/05)

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The Price

(Sullivan/Morrow)

Splashing through the water on the motorway
The headlights shine in every drop of rain
And every mile takes a minute and every minute lasts an hour
And there's so many miles till I'm home again

And staring through the gathering mists on the windscreen
I see that paying the prices came so soon
And I swear that those eyes cut deeper into me
Than they've ever cut into you

Ch:
And still the fires won't go out
That no power of the mind can drive away
And still all I ever see are your eyes calling
And the sadness and the hatred and the love and the pain

Everybody knows this aching like an old friend
And everybody feels it the same
But I'm out here in this desperate night in the middle of nowhere
Driving faster, faster through the rain

Ch:
And still the fires won't go out
And still I wish I was home
And still all I ever see are your eyes calling
And still I love you with my whole soul

Am I trying to raise a toast when the glass is already empty?
Am I paying the price now the wasted years are through?
I swear that those eyes cut deeper into me
Than they'll ever cut into you
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The Price - 12" (10/84)
The Price - 7" (10/84)
Vengeance - The Independent Story - CD (6/87)
Vengeance/Radio Sessions - Double Picture CD (6/95)
Smalltown England - Double CD (97)
(Remastered) - Great Expectations - The Singles Collection - CD (10/03)
Original 20 - CD (3/04)
(Remastered) - Vengeance - The Whole Story 1980-84 - Double CD (12/12)

(Europe, UK tour Jan. 04) Red Sky Coven Volume 5 - CD (1/09)

(Brixton GLC Festival, 84 (= London Brockwell Park, 04/08/84 ?)) - No Rest - 12" (plus Bootlegged Bootleg) (4/85)

Apr.-Jun. 84 - UK Tour
Sep.-Dec. 84 - Northern Europe, UK Tour
Jun. 85 - UK Tour
Sep.-Nov. 85 - Brave New World Tour (Europe, Japan, UK)
Feb.-Mar. 86 - UK Mini Tour
05/04/86 - Breekend Festival, Bree (Belgium)
Mar. 87 - Northern Europe Tour
06/06/87 - Reichstag, Berlin
Oct.-Dec. 90 - Impurity Tour (UK, Europe)
Mar.-May 91 - Europe Tour (Partly as Raw Melody Men)

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Prison

(Sullivan)

The curtain breathes, the air swims
The sweat dries cold on the shivering skin
The sheets they twist and turn again
Round and round
My mother she feeds and cares for me
Shackled to responsibility
All her precious dreams for me
Crashing down

Ch:
Tell them all to go away
Tell them all I'll be OK
Tell them all just not today

They're building special facilities
Laboratory animals die for me
I live with my humility - humility
November 1989
They're dancing on the Berlin Wall tonight
I feel the flow of history
And have no part

Ch

A little night in town we said
Oh I remember very well
They'll be out of prison soon
And me I'm locked forever in this . . .

I went for my mother to a holy shrine
The wheelchairs rattled through the afternoon
Over the cobbles and up the hill
In an ordered procession of desperate will
It hurts just the way it hurts today
Those moments come, then recede away
Better to accept what you cannot change
The less the pain . . .

Ch
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Get Me Out - Maxi CD (9/90)
Get Me Out - 12" (9/90)
Get Me Out - 10" (9/90)
Get Me Out - 7" (9/90)
B-Sides and Abandoned Tracks - CD (9/94)
(Remastered) - Impurity - Double CD (5/2005)

(Demo; Working title "Guilt") - The Curse - Bootleg CDR (2009?)

(Nobody Else; Bielefeld PC 69, 09/05/98) - New Model Army . . . & Nobody Else - CD (8/99)

(Nobody Else) - Feb.-May 98 - Nobody Else Tour (UK, Europe)

Nov.-Dec. 93 - Justin Sullivan and Dave Blomberg - Europe Tour

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Pull the Sun

(Sullivan/Dean)

Impossible desire, impossible the dream
We lined them all up together and set off on the chase
Now the years they are gone like thieves in the dark
Did your eyes follow after them into the night?

Ch:
I watched you as you tried and tried
To pull the sun from out of the sky
The colours all run and the clouds collide
But that was never enough
And me, I've got a black place in my heart
My favourite chord, my favourite card
That I draw every time on these occasions

If you leave a fire to burn it will burn itself away
It's a long way back through the dirty waters for you and me
Are you still haunted by the hands always letting you go
And if I told you not to look, would you do that for me this one time?

Ch:
But I watched you as you tried and tried
To pull the sun from out of the sky . . .

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Between Dog and Wolf - CD (9/13)
Between Dog and Wolf - Double LP (9/13)

(Between Dog and Wolf Tour 13) - Between Wine and Blood - Double CD (9/14)
(Between Dog and Wolf Tour 13) - Between Wine and Blood - Double LP (9/14)

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Purity

(Sullivan)

The rains move in eastwards
In waves of succession
Drawing lines of grey across the sky
With history just as close
As a hand on the shoulder
In hunger and impatience we cry
The battle against corruption
Rages in each corner
There must be something better, something pure
And the call it is answered
From the caves to the cities
Come the dealers of Salvation on Earth

We've seen the restless children
At the head of the columns
Come to purify the future with the arrogance of youth
Nothing is as cruel as the
Righteousness of innocents
With automatic weapons and a gospel of the truth

Ch:
Revolution for ever
Succession of the seasons
Within the blood of Nature
All raised to rot and die
This purity is a lie

Now immaculate conception in sterilised laboratories
How this vanity goes on
Or in the message of the preacher
With his morals and obsessions
The wars that we wage upon ourselves
Purity is a virtue, purity is an angel
Purity is for madmen to make fools of us all
So forgive yourself my friend
All this will soon be over
What happened here tonight is nothing at all

Ch

I will always see Brendan
At that broken down piano
His fingers thick and red shaking on the keys
Battered by the years
Of alcohol and working
Still playing with the faith that never leaves
So sit us down, buy us a drink
Tell us a good story
Sing us a song we know to be true
I don't give a damn
That I never will be worthy
Fear is the only enemy that I still know
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Impurity - CD (9/90)
Impurity - LP (9/90)
(Remastered) - Impurity - Double CD (5/05)
(Full Length Version) - Puritiy - Maxi CD (10/90)
(Full Length Version) - Purity - 12" (10/90)
(Full Length Version) - Purity - 10" (10/90)
Purity - 7" (10/90)
Collection - LP (5/91)
History - The Singles 85-91 - CD (3/92)
History - The Singles 85-91 - LP (plus Bonus 12") (3/92)
History - The Videos 85-90  - Video (3/92)
The Best - CD (2001)
(Remastered U.S. Edit) - Great Expectations - The Singles Collection - CD (10/03)
Anthology - Double CD (2/11)
1980-2010 - Triple DVD (2/11)

(Hamburg Sporthalle, 06/11/90) - Raw Melody Men - CD (5/91)
(Hamburg Sporthalle, 06/11/90) - Raw Melody Men - Double LP (5/91)
(Berlin Eissporthalle, 05/11/90) - BBC Radio One Live in Concert - CD (12/93)

(Cologne, Bizarre Festival, 17/08/96) - Bizarre Festival 1996 - Video (97)

(Nottingham etc.) - Rock City 23-10-2000 - Video (2001???)
(London Astoria, 16/12/03) - Live 161203 - DVD + CD (5/04)
(Remastered) - Impurity - Double CD (5/05)
(Cologne, Bizarre Festival, 17/08/96) - 1980-2010 - Triple DVD (2/11)
(Cologne Palladium, 16/12/06) - 1980-2010 - Triple DVD (2/11)
(2006) - 1980-2010 - Triple DVD (2/11)

(Norwich Waterfront, 31/05/91) - New Model Army - Bootleg CD

Jun. 90 - UK Tour, Europe Festivals
Oct.-Dec. 90 - Impurity Tour (UK, Europe)
14/02/91 - Marquee, London
Mar.-May 91 - Europe Tour (Partly as Raw Melody Men)
May-Jun. 91 - UK Tour
Jun. 91 - Germany Festivals
Sep. 91 - USA, Canada Tour
Dez. 91 - UK, Germany Tour
Feb.-Jul. 93 - Love of Hopeless Causes Tour (Europe, UK, USA, Canada)
Jul.-Aug. 93 - Europe Festivals
Aug.-Oct. 96 - Europe Festivals
Jun.-Aug. 97 - Europe Festivals
Jun.-Sep. 98 - Europe Festivals
Oct.-Dec. 98 - Europe, UK Tour
Feb. 99 - UK Tour
Jul.-Aug. 99 - Europe Festivals
Nov. 99 - UK, Europe Tour

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