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album Songs of Love So Cruel Ultan Conlon

Songs of Love So Cruel

In The Mad


It's cold and lonely and my mind is bruised

It's been such a long time since the screws came loose

Now I've got time because for there are no lines to say I cant return

I live in the mad, it's wild and desolate in this no hope land

You could come for me, I'm still that man the one on bended knee


We've got the place and the pennies saved

Come on lets see a smile on that grimace face

And turn this old love into something new

Let me start by saying I'm still in love with you


In dreams we walk, a million miles from convention and thought

In dreams we will be, still young and free


To pluck your heart strings, I'll quote for you

Poetry and songs of love so cruel


Now many years have passed and I've travelled alone

I've gone so far I've made this road my home

But I dreamt last night as you lay by my side that you smiled at me with pride


In dreams we live, amongst the truths that never did

In dreams we will be, still young and free

Eternally


I would paint a pretty picture but thats not what I see

As darkness closes around me, how your blue eyes deceive

You come and you go, as you please

But I stay here eternally


I'd hold you girl for hours, take you by the hand

Lead you down through the flowers of this promised land

The air is warm, sleep with just sheets


We will stay here eternally, eternally


Will it be like this tomorrow?

Will we do it all over again?

Become a hamster on a wheel of sorrow

Become somebody who's not him/herself


Now my eyes deceive me, looking out on this minefield

Where our hearts and minds, lie in the ground like seeds

Waiting to explode, we'll watch them go up in flames

They'll burn eternally, eternally, eternally

The Lumberjack, You and Me


Along the way to the Galway railway station

With your brother there so I can't say what I'm thinking

A wry smile, we will meet in September

All political lives end in failure

We fell flat as if a tree

There was the Lumberjack, you and me

But I don't forget or let if fade

Just like the sun did on that day


Gonna follow that big sun, sink below the sea

Let the nighttime in put this old love to sleep

For all the times I held you close

So many more I let you go


Along the prom I take a walk beneath the stars

Watch boats sail in they have travelled from your parts

And I no longer see you on these streets

A place where I once saw heaven beneath your feet

Now that was many moons ago

This love it seems I cannot let go

It keeps me for all time

I don't grow I just cling to the vine


Gonna follow that big sun, sink below the sea

Let the nighttime in, put this old love to sleep

For all the times I held you close

So many more I let you go

A Place of Sanctuary


Oh lonely me, let your touch set me free

Take me to a place of warmth of sanctuary

The blizzard as I walk, the calm and quiet of night

Never believing, never leaving the past where it belongs, oh lonely me


Oh foolish me, with such far outlandish dreams

I play a daily lottery, not scratch cards for money

For this love that I can't win, for death it is the end

Death leaves only longing, oh foolish me


Oh broken me, in a tiny million pieces

Will you take a little time? Maybe some glue and a roll of twine

I promise you the truth, it's not rosy but thats life

On days I'll take you flowers to cover up the truth and all my lies


Dance to Paper Roses


They danced to 'Paper Roses' that night

They moved to the music so divine

All that was left has gone behind

Once more 'round the floor one last time


Before our hearts go their separate ways

There's a trail that we wore down throughout the years

Now a marker for young lovers they hastily

Make there way across it like the swift breeze

Takes the litter tumbling, rolling down our streets


They are together two entwined

A whisper "This dance, it's for life"

Now she draws the curtains on a sudden night

That sudden silence, suddenly he's out of sight


Now they dance to 'Paper Roses' at night

They sway to the music so sublime

No end to their trail is left behind

Once more round the floor, one last time

Bristlecone Pines


Will I stay here with you for all time

Or will I go back out to the sea?

Where the waters are as wild and as mad

As I imagine hell to be


I'll take a lunge like a cannonball

Go at it with brute force

Mind you my mind and my limbs they will mend

But there are other cracks

These ones won't


If you go I'll love you for all time

If you stay here we will only fight

For my love it grew with every mile and year that came then passed us by

Now we stand in time, like bristlecone pine


There'll come a day when the sun won't shine and the shadows loom all around

Amongst the leaves once green above our heads

Now they're faded and lie on the ground

Come on lets take this like a comets crash

Breaking through the atmosphere

Light up bold and blue in the dark of the night

With a message that reads loud and clear


If you go I'll love you for all time

If you stay here we will only fight

For the heart grows fonder with every mile and year that comes then passes by

And we'll stand in time like bristlecone pines

Lonely Avenues


I look back for one last time

As I move on into my own lifetime

I'll spend it with you

We'll have a small boy of our own

Carry you lady over the threshold

You in my arms, we've sealed our fate

I saved all my love and I've spent my rage


My blood it longs now for one thing and that is you

I have exhausted many lonely avenues

Just to hold you close, I've played great roles, I've shed real tears

Now I can look back and look forward to my years


Here we go once more on down that road

Just come from the last town, late nights and longer talks

There you told me where you'd like to be in the next two years

When we fell in love our plans they all up and they disappeared

They're somewhere in the deep blue sea


My blood it longs now for one thing and that is you

I have fallen down many lonely avenues

Just to come back round and find myself here in your arms

Now I'll hold you for all time, I'll keep you safe from harm


It's for the love of you, there's nothing else that makes this right

Not the birds that sing such a sweet song, not the stars that shine

In darkness I wake, lines scrapped in the tiles

One for each day you've been away

I try but I can't say goodbye

The Golden Sands


It was on a day I was going nowhere or homeward maybe through the town

A day I knew nothing about, one that turned my whole world upside down

I spied you there amongst the crowd, now in this world we're all incomplete

The first and last true form these eyes have seen, come sweep me off of my feet


You are my love, be it wrong or right

A love I have to hide

My hunger grows, begins to moan with me

Like a moth to a flame it's nature I'll blame

Stay away from the light, stay away from the light


Was it on a day you were going nowhere, clouds were rolling over the sky

A day you knew nothing about, this one changed your whole life

You saw a man he took your breath away, now you still hold it deep inside

I see you smile and you seem just fine, but there's a hurricane blowing inside


You are a bird, without flight

A love you have to hide

Your hunger grows, begins to wear you down

You wait for the day but it's not coming 'round


It was on a day I was so much younger in the summertime

A day I now know all about, this one changed my whole life

I laid upon the golden sands with the warm breeze over me

I am that grain that blew away, you were the golden sands on the beach


You are my love, throughout this life

A warmth and tenderness inside

No words come near

Like a moth to a flame they will burn just the same

Back into the light, straight into your arms tonight

The River Flows and the Woods Creep


I cover up the way I feel

My head rules my heart

It's got the weight of the world to bear

I keep walking even though I'm lost and it's dark

We're growing older and further apart


I've got the sun and it shines on me

My boy he rules my world

We met and fell in love you see

I waited so long for your arms to hold me

How could you sit back and watch me leave?


You turned and walked from me

The river flows and the woods creep

There's a silence and it longs to be

Screaming over the city


I heard the rain on nights gone by

I felt the days go on

Seen a million and one things

But for your smile it's been too long, hold me

I can't believe I sat back, I watched you leave


I read you the same old story

It's out there on the breeze

Silent in the still of night

Close your eyes and get some sleep, you'll see

I'll be waiting for you when you fall in deep


You turned and walked from me

The river flows and the woods creep

There's a silence and it longs to be

Screaming over the city


I run from you and I breath heavy

In dreams your pursuing me

You turned and walked from me

The river flows and the woods creep

When I Fell In Love With You


There is nothing left to do except grow old together

Watch the ripples race on water, float on like two feathers

We are the breeze and we will waltz over all kinds of weather

Hold onto me


For all that is gained there will be something lost

I give it all away for that which is true

There was something that I lost when I was a young boy

Then I found it when I fell in love with you


There is nothing left to do except grow old together

Give the younger ones a run for their hard earned pennies

If you call out my name you'll hear it echo forever

I stake my claim


For all that is gained there will be something lost

I give it all away for that which is true

There was something that I lost when I was a young boy

Then I found it when I fell in love with you


There is nothing left to do except grow old together

Take my hand walk by the river

Past that point there it gets better

I will lend an ear to all your fears

And lay them to rest


For all that is gained there will be something lost

I give it all away for you

There was something that I lost

No it was only misplaced

For I found it when I fell in love with you



Bless Your Heart Album by Ultan Conlon

Bless Your Heart

The Universe Tune


I'm going back over the great divide

On leaving everything I need behind

I've been playing and jig acting like a fool

For my penance, God knows I deserve it

You could never be to cruel


Please push me, I love it, You could never be to cruel

It's easy I've tried it. Bend the Universe out of tune


I twist it and I turn it all on my own

I broke it and I saw it walk alone

Then I saw it walk, then I saw it walk


Please push me, I love it, You could never be to cruel

It's easy I've tried it. Bend the universe just like a spoon


I would never say I would never do

Anything to harm you.


I would never say I would never do

Your greater than the universe it's true


Vessel


I need a vessel to sail in, this lagoon I swim in

Your sweet heart jumps inside me

Not to lose or to win, it's not my programe,

I need now to feel like a little child

So I can get right back in it, get right back in it, get right back in this life


He don't know her, she's a doner

And the greatest gift they say is the gift of life

Wohooo, wohooo, wohooo


A blue sea to swim in, a cliff top, a big grin

I know now what it fells like to be a little child

My heart jumos and limbs in the ocean I've been diving

It's coming closer now to a real good time

Now I feel on top of this, feel on top of this, feel on top of this world

We know them, they're waiting, not in the shadows but in the clear view of our eyes

Wohooo, wohooo, wohooo, wohoooo


I need a Vessel to sail in this lagoon I swim it's all I need, it's all I need

I need a Vessel to sail in this lagoon I swim it's all I need, it's all I need


Bless Your Heart


Bless your heart, it's close to mine

turn it up now, let the volume of love drown out oceans

The trees will burn, the sky will fall and mountains shake along with me


Out on the streets, watching from there cars, underneath the street lamps

Blushing with the trembling stars, explosive entertainment

Johnathon Ross five stars, Kubrick could not make this movie

The only place to start, is bless your heart


There maybe time, it's a long hard night

There's a very thin line to walk you could fall off either side

But it still remains, always the same

Love will burn out madness it remains beyond the grave

oh no what did I say? Pay no heed let the wind keep on blowing in the same direction please don't let it change


Out on the streets, watching from there cars, underneath the street lamps

Blushing with the trembling stars, explosive entertainment

Johnathon Ross five stars, Kubrick could not make this movie

The only place to start, is bless your heart


Old & Wise


I try but I'm not listening to my own advice

To turn and find a place for yourself to hide

Oh when you hold me something springs to life

I turn to face the road I feel I feel old and wise


Let's go out and see what adventures could there be

We're old and wise and don't have to think twice


I want to feel you when you hover in the sky

When you fly like an angel on wings I fantasice

There is a beauty in you I cant define

So we throw caution at the wind time after time


Let's go out and see what adventures could there be

We're old and wise and don't have to think twice

We'll find a place lover this not a mistake

We'll stay by each other's side


Let's go out and see what adventures could there be

We're old and wise and don't have to be shy

We won't count the days we'll do it at our own pace


We're old and wise

We're old and wise


The Boy Without



It's been a long time since my heart

Beat for a girl,A real girl,With explosion and sparks.

It's been a lonely year for this boy without a city

The boy without a kiss


The streets are over-run,By the lonely ones

Hearts that are empires waiting to be won over


Where have you been all of my life

I want to move inside you but I am still out

With my heavy breath there's a touch of sleaze

I'm not a man of mystery


The streets are over-run,By the lonely ones

Hearts that are empires waiting to be won over


We'll run for the hills,Wait untill after dark

Train through night and day,Make some bows hit the mark

No we wont hesitate it's a war for God's sake

We will open the gates,Let there be no incase anymore


In droves we'll run,Form the horizon

There wont be lonely ones


St. Dymphna's Well


St Dymphna's well I dive in for help

We cant make it on our own

The weight is too great for one man to take

It's easier to serve than sit on a throne


I lay down for you,give you my hand

I trust in you lady I know you'll understand me


All I have are these hands all I need to be is your man

All I tell are these lies I cant eat I dont sleep well at night


You bowled me over I admit that you win

But what I receive is greater than an concession prize


All I have are these hands all I need to be is your man

All I tell are these lies I cant eat I don't sleep well at night


The Will


Marry me but lets not wait until the morning time

By then it could be too late

Cause now it's playing on my mind

Like a drum and it's keeping time

hh sweet time


It's the will, Not the won't

There's something waiting down that line don't you know

Like true love, it's the kind that we've all been dreaming of


I puckered up my trembling lips, then I started out

I sailed away into a kiss, it was a memorable delight

Gonna keep it by my side

oh in sweet time


It's the will, Not the won't

There's something waiting down that line don't you know

Like true love, it's the kind that we've all been dreaming of


One more taste of what it was like

There's a longing in my eyes

You turned away and I touched the sky

I'm gonna need you by my side


It's the will, Not the won't

There's something waiting down that line don't you know

Like true love, it's the kind that we've all been dreaming of

It's the will, oh it's the will


Better Life


It blew my mind like winter leaves us without light

It feels sometimes we live far more than one life


It threw my sights fixed them on a better life

You were like a God to me ,a demi devil in the eyes of many


Take it off throw it away, we've got today


She blows my mind like a ray of bright sunshine

Fills my eyes,blinded vision but I still see lights


Don't look now it's too far ahead

Where do my words go when they're left unsaid,we'll play it by ear


You can go but you cant run you can leave but you will still bleed


Weathered Man


I'm so glad that I took the hand of your word

I swallowed every last drop that I heard

Now I plagerise the plays we put on

From the moment that your rooster crowed at the break of dawn.


Happier now that I've ever been

I've been to the wall and I've been to extremes


My lover when she ran away from me

She told me that she must be fancy free

Now I'm sitting in my bedroom singing 'Oh Lonesome Me'

The boss is pumping on the wire singing he's on fire.


Happier now than I've ever been

I've been to the wall and I've been to extremes


Play on, Play on just for me

Play on, Play on just for me


Really Gone


Sit and I wonder what to do next, the love of my life made of wood hanging over my chest

When an old scene changes a new one begins right away

Life it is different but love still is strong, I can lift with my arms but I'm dizzy and I'm stumbling along

I'm crawling, I'm crawling, I'm crawling up the wall


I miss you, now that your really gone

Oh I miss you, now that your really gone


Birds still are singing it's blue in the sky

Life is for living and millions of faces go by

My moma says life is chocolate and some you don't try

But I'll take my chances and if it goes wrong

I cry like a baby then I sit up and I move on

Cause time is a bullit and we're riding it rodeo style


I miss you now that we're out of time

I miss you, I'm holding back tears from my eyes


ohhh ohhhh ohhhhhh


One more little teardrop coming down from these eyes

Just one more little teardrop coming down from these eyes