Neil Halstead

Thursday 02 August, 2012 at 9:39 am

Neil Halstead from the band Mojave 3 also has a singer/songwriter career. Witless Or Wise demonstrates what the simplest chord progression can do when it’s in the right hands. Add genius lyrics and you’ve got yourself a recipe for pure magic:

Witless Or Wise

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Lyrics

Sturdy and bright
Oh giver of life
Are you witless or wise?
Government warning
This lover may bore you
Tattooed to my back

Tenements fell from the skies
When love lights fell from your eyes
Flags flying high
Weary patient may rise
I don’t think so no
I don’t think so at all

Chasing the cars
Down around marble arch
A memory too far
Once lost in your eyes
Now caught between thighs
Should we ask for the bill?

Never did get to the edge
Never jumped no my life carried on
Flags flying high
Weary patient may rise
I don’t think so no
I don’t think so at all

Should I give you my head?
My kidney
My bed
Should I run far away
Those ghosts in your eyes
Well they cry when you smile
And it hurts to be near

Tenements fell from the skies
When love lights fell from your eyes
Flags flying high
Weary patient may rise
I don’t think so no
I don’t think so at all
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