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Erasure : Releases : The Innocents 2009

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UK Release Date: October 2009
UK Chart Highest: N/A

Written by: Clarke/Bell
Published by: Musical Moments Ltd/Minotaur Music Ltd/Sony/ATV Music Publishing (UK) Ltd
'River Deep Mountain High' written by: Barry/Greenwich/Spector
Published by: Warner Bros Music Ltd
Produced by: Stephen Hague
Engineered by: Bob Kraushaar
 

LCDStumm 55

CD 1

1.

A Little Respect

3.33

Lyrics

MP3 Clip

2.

Ship Of Fools

4.01

Lyrics

WAV Clip

3.

Phantom Bride

3.32

Lyrics

MP3 Clip

4.

Chains Of Love

3.37

Lyrics

WAV Clip

5.

Hallowed Ground

4.01

Lyrics

MP3 Clip

6.

65,000

3.42

Lyrics

MP3 Clip

7.

Heart Of Stone

3.22

Lyrics

MP3 Clip

8.

Yahoo!

3.39

Lyrics

MP3 Clip

9.

Imagination

5.29

Lyrics

MP3 Clip

10.

Witch In The Ditch

3.07

Lyrics

MP3 Clip

11.

Weight Of The World

2.58

Lyrics

MP3 Clip

12.

When I Needed You (Melancholic Mix)

Lyrics

MP3 Clip

13.

River Deep Mountain High (Private Dance Mix)

Lyrics

MP3 Clip

CD 2

1.

Ship Of Fools (Shiver Me Timbers Mix)

 

 

 

2.

When I Needed You

 

 

 

3.

River Deep Mountain High (7" Version)

 

 

 

4.

Chains Of Love (The Unfettered Mix)

 

 

 

5.

Don't Suppose (Country Joe Mix)

 

 

 

6.

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly (The Dangerous Mix)

 

 

 

7.

A Little Respect (12" House Mix)

 

 

 

8.

Like Zsa Zsa Zsa Gabor (Mark Freegard Mix)

 

 

 

9.

Love Is Colder Than Death

 

 

 

10.

Phantom Bride (Live)

 

 

 

11.

Heart Of Stone (Live)

 

 

 

12.

Hallowed Ground (Live)

 

 

 

13.

Witch In The Ditch (Live)

 

 

 

DVD (NTSC All Regions)

 

The Innocents - Live At the NEC Birmingham, 15th November 1988

 

1.

Chains Of Love

 

 

 

2.

A Little Respect

 

 

 

3.

The Circus

 

 

 

4.

The Hardest Part

 

 

 

5.

Push Me Shove Me

 

 

 

6.

Spiralling

 

 

 

7.

Hallowed Ground

 

 

 

8.

Oh L'amour

 

 

 

9.

Who Needs Love (Like That)

 

 

 

10.

Stop!

 

 

 

11.

Victim Of Love

 

 

 

12.

Ship Of Fools

 

 

 

13.

Knocking On Your Door

 

 

 

14.

Sometimes

 

 

 

 

Previously Unreleased

 

 

 

1.

Witch In The Ditch

 

 

 

2.

Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!

 

 

 

 

The Innocents At The BBC

 

 

 

1.

Ship Of Fools (Going Live!)

 

 

 

2.

A Little Respect (Top Of The Pops)

 

 

 

3.

The Innocents - Live (Documentary)

 

 

 

 

Promotional Videos

 

 

 

1.

Ship Of Fools

 

 

 

2.

Chains Of Love

 

 

 

3.

A Little Respect

 

 

 

A Little Respect
I try to discover
A little something to make me sweeter
Oh baby refrain from breaking my heart
I'm so in love with you I'll be forever blue
That you give me no reason
Why you're making me work so hard

That you give me no
That you give me no
That you give me no
That you give me no 

Soul, I hear you calling
Oh baby please give a little respect to me

And if I should falter
Would you open your arms out to me
We can make love not war
And live at peace with our hearts
I'm so in love with you I'll be forever blue
What religion or reason
Could drive a man to forsake his lover

Don't you tell me no
Don't you tell me no
Don't you tell me no
Don't you tell me no 

Soul, I hear you calling
Oh baby please give a little respect to me

I'm so in love with you I'll be forever blue
That you give me no reason
Why you're making me work so hard

That you give me no
That you give me no
That you give me no
That you give me no 

Soul, I hear you calling
Oh baby please give a little respect to me

Soul, 
Hear you calling
Baby please give a little respect to me

Ship Of Fools
I can't believe what is happening to me
My head is spinning
The flowers and the trees are encapsulating me
And I go spinning

He was the baby of the class you know
He really didn't know that one and one was two
Two and two were four
He was the baby of the class you know
He really didn't know that, really didn't know that
Oh what a poor soul

Oooh, do we not sail on the ship of fools?
Oooh, why is life so precious and so cruel?

I close my eyes and I try to imagine
What you're dreaming
Why can't you see what you're doing to me
My world is spinning

You were the baby of the class you know
Your really didn't know that one and one was two
Two and two were four
You were the baby of the class
You were so young and so uncertain
Suffer little children
Oh what a poor soul

Oooh, do we not sail on the ship of fools?
Oooh, why is life so precious and so cruel?

He was the baby of the class you know
He really didn't know that one and one was two
Two and two were four
He was the baby of the class
He was so young and so uncertain
Suffer little children
Oh what a poor soul

Oooh, do we not sail on the ship of fools?
Oooh, why is life so precious and so cruel?

Oooh, do we not sail on the ship of fools?
Oooh, why is life so fragile and so cruel? 

Oooh, do we not sail on the ship of fools?
Oooh, why is life so precious and so cruel?

Phantom Bride
She was a shy girl from the lonely street
She had no job to do and no friends to meet
She'd sit in silence in her rented room
Dream of her childhood and invented truths

And in her mind she'd drift away
A secret place to steal away

Don't you cry, don't you cry
Let me wipe away the tears from your eyes
Don't you cry, don't you cry
Let me wipe away the tears from your eyes

He was a good boy from the upside of town
Said her could treat her right said he could win her round
Her morning sickness and the kick inside
Phantom kisses of the phantom bride

And in her mind she'd drift away
A secret place to steal away

Don't you cry, don't you cry
Let me wipe away the tears from your eyes
Don't you cry, don't you cry
Let me wipe away the teardrops from your eyes

And in her mind she'd drift away
A secret place to steal away

Don't you cry, don't you cry
Let me wipe away the tears from your eyes
Don't you cry, don't you cry
Let me wipe away the tears, no more, no more lies

Don't you cry, don't you cry
Let me wipe away the tears from your eyes
Don't you cry, don't you cry
Let me wipe away the tears, no more, no more lies

Chains Of Love
How can I explain
When there are few words I can choose
How can I explain
When words get broken

Do you remember
There was a time ahaha
When people on the street
Were walking hand in hand in hand
They used to talk about the weather
Making plans together
Days would last forever

Come to me, cover me, hold me
Together we'll break these chains of love
Don't give up, don't give up
Together with me and my baby
Break the chains of love

Do you remember
Once upon a time ahaha
When there were open doors
An invitation to the world
We were falling in and out with lovers
Looking out for others
Our sisters and our brothers

Come to me, cover me, hold me
Together we'll break these chains of love
Don't give up, don't give up
Together with me and my baby
Break the chains of love
Together we'll break these chains of love

How can I explain
When there are few words I can choose
How can I explain
When words get broken

We used to talk about the weather
Making plans together
Days would last forever

Come to me, cover me, hold me
Together we'll break these chains of love
Don't give up, don't give up
Together with me and my baby
Break the chains of love

Hallowed Ground
Everybody's intent on killing someone
The streets are closed and there's a kid on the run
The bullets scream out from gun to gun
Everybody's intent on being someone

The cold and darkness of a criminal dawn
Wrapped in blankets gotta keep ourselves warm
A child in the arms of a teenage mum
Who will be there? 
Who will be the next victim of the criminal dawn?

Old friends meet on the edge of town
Sharing conversation, hoping things will soon get better
While the children meet, got the world at their feet
Not knowing what's around the corner
Are we living for an uncertain future?

Down on the corner sits a broken man
Lives by the bottle, swears never again
Lost his money on the dogs and gin
Looks for his supper in a garbage can

The kids hang around by the old schoolground
Right by the river where the body was found
Throwing stones on hallowed ground
Who will be there? 
Who will be the next victim of the criminal dawn?

Old friends meet on the edge of town
Sharing conversation, hoping things will soon get better
While the children meet, got the world at their feet
Not knowing what's around the corner
Are we living for an uncertain future?

Can you hear them calling?

In the cold and darkness of a criminal dawn
Wrapped in blankets gotta keep ourselves warm
A child in the arms of a teenage mum
Who will be there? 
Who will be the last victim of the criminal dawn?

Old friends meet on the edge of town
Sharing conversation, hoping things will soon get better
While the children meet, got the world at their feet
Not knowing what's around the corner
Are we living for an uncertain future?

Old friends meet on the edge of town
Sharing conversation, hoping things will soon get better
While the children meet, got the world at their feet
Not knowing what's around the corner
Are we living for an uncertain future?

Sixty Five Thousand
no lyrics to this song

Heart Of Stone
I cry for your heart of stone
I'm gonna wait until you come home
Oh why I am I all alone?
I'm as good as dead yeah

Ooh I lost my sense of passion and direction
To protect myself from hurting and despair
Listen to my heart my soul is aching
Fool or saint? Cause you went and left me
And you so upset me

I can't believe that you would ever find it easy
To walk away as if you'd never really cared
Did you expect that I'd give in and beg for mercy?
Out in the gutter
Out in the gutter

I cry for your heart of stone
I'm gonna wait until you come home
Oh why I am I all alone?
I'm as good as dead yeah

Ooh I look back on the first night with affection
And if you had a heart then you'd remember too
The way we used to run around like little children
Fool or saint? My mother told me
You'd be no good for me

I cry for your heart of stone
I'm gonna wait until you come home
Oh why I am I all alone?
I'm as good as dead yeah

Listen to my heart my soul is aching
Out in the gutter
I got to break that heart of stone

I cry for your heart of stone
I'm gonna wait until you come home
Oh why I am I all alone?
I'm as good as dead yeah

I cry for your heart of stone
I'm gonna wait until you come home
Oh why I am I all alone?
I'm as good as dead yeah

Yahoo!
Better that the devil should not be called
If you wanna wed the devil's daughter
I pray to the lord on high to set you free
Better you decide to cut him loose
Than to ride on the cunning line
I pray to the lord on high to rescue me

No one should go through hard times
No one should live in sorrow
Gotta face the darker skies
Gotta lift your head up high

Yahoo! Ah higher, higher, higher
Yahoo! Ah find your way unto the lord
Ah higher, higher, higher
Yahoo! Ah find your way unto the lord

To run where the devil would fear to tread
Got to put your money where your heart is
I pray to the lord on high to set you free
Whether you decide to trade your soul
For a little of the devil's gold
I pray to the lord on high to rescue me

No one should feel so low down
And give into sweet temptation
Gotta lift your head up high
Gotta face the darker skies

Yahoo! Ah higher, higher, higher
Yahoo! Ah find your way unto the lord
Ah higher, higher, higher
Yahoo! Ah find your way unto the lord

Yahoo! Ah higher, higher, higher
Yahoo! Ah find your way unto the lord

When you look around and find yourself
Between the devil and the deep blue sea
I pray to the lord on high to set you free
If there's trouble on your mind when you sleep at night
Won't you come and put your trust in me
And I pray to the lord on high to rescue me

No one should go through hard times
No one should live in sorrow
Gotta face the darker skies
Gotta lift your head up high

Yahoo! Ah higher, higher, higher
Yahoo! Ah find your way unto the lord
Ah higher, higher, higher
Yahoo! Ah find your way unto the lord
Ah higher, higher, higher
Yahoo! Ah find your way unto the lord
Ah higher, higher, higher
Yahoo! Ah find your way unto the lord

Imagination
What do you do with yourself
When you see the storm clouds rising?
Feeling alone with yourself
As the sun fades away

The memories come to and fro
The trouble is they never want to go
They come never go

It's just your imagination rolling over the past
It can change your mind completely
It's just my imagination running wild and too fast
But I know it won't defeat me

Look into the eyes of Medusa
And she'll turn your world to stone
She'll tear at your eyes and seduce you
And your soul will be gone

The messages and hidden dreams
Of former lives and lovers never seen
A love never seen

It's just your imagination rolling over the past
It can change your mind completely
It's just my imagination running wild and too fast
But I know it won't defeat me

What do you do with yourself 
When your lost on some horizon?
Taking a hold of yourself
When you know the timing's wrong

The memories come to and fro
The trouble is they never want to go
(Go)

It's just your imagination rolling over the past
It can change your mind completely
It's just my imagination running wild and too fast
But I know it won't defeat me

It's just your imagination rolling over the past
It can change your mind completely
It's just my imagination running wild and too fast
But I know it won't defeat me
And I know it won't defeat me

Witch In The Ditch
No I would never step into your shoes
And dance in my chamber without you
I'm looking and I'm praying for a place I can dwell in
A place where our love can be true

Yes it was you my love
That made me turn around
Yes it was you mein herr
That turned me upside down

Were we never to be forgotten?
Lay down your sweet head and cry
We'll live in dreamland tonight
Oh come all ye who are faithful
Lay down your sweet head and cry
Enter the valley of light

Just watch this witch dig her heels in the ditch
As the ministry wave her goodbye
Wake from the dream with a start and a scream
And the prisoner gives out a sigh

Yes it was you mein schatz
That turned me upside down

Were we never to be forgotten?
Lay down your sweet head and cry
We'll live in dreamland tonight
Oh come all ye who are faithful
Lay down your sweet head and cry
Enter the valley of light

Yes it was you my love
That made me turn around
Yes it was you mein herr
That turned me upside down

Were we never to be forgotten?
Lay down your sweet head and cry
We'll live in dreamland tonight
Oh come all ye who are faithful
Lay down your sweet head and cry
Enter the valley of light

Were we never to be forgotten?
Lay down your sweet head and cry
We'll live in dreamland tonight
Oh come all ye who are faithful
Lay down your sweet head and cry
Enter the valley of light

Weight Of The World
Hey little wise man
You got the sweetest notion
Ooh the sweetest thing
Just once in a lifetime
You need a helping hand
Ooh a helping hand

You keep it wrapped up inside
It's like a lethal potion
Gonna find it soul destroying

Woah, don't take it any further now baby
Woah, won't lead you anywhere
Woah, it's pushing and a hurting you baby
Woah, I'll say a little prayer

No other wise man
Could take the hurt like you do
Ooh the pain like you
Putting on a brave face
But it gets to you somehow
Ooh gets through somehow

You hold your head in your hands
And the weight of the world on your shoulders
Come and pour your heart out to me

Woah, don't take it any further now baby
Woah, won't lead you anywhere
Woah, it's pushing and a hurting you baby
Woah, I'll say a little prayer

You keep it wrapped up inside
It's like a lethal potion
Gonna find it soul destroying

Woah, don't take it any further now baby
Woah, won't lead you anywhere
Woah, it's pushing and a hurting you baby
Woah, I'll say a little prayer

Don't take it any further now baby
Woah, won't lead you anywhere
Woah, it's pushing and a hurting you baby
Woah, I'll say a little prayer

When I Needed You
I'd like to be a child again
So many things to do
Playground noise and coloured toys
And everything brand new

I'd like to be a pirate ship
In search of hidden gold
On ocean waves I'd swim away
And sail around the world

Where, where were you
When I needed you most
When I needed a friend?
Where, where were you
When I needed you most
When I needed a friend?

I'd like to be a soldier
A general I would be
In battle and in glory
With ten thousand men to lead

I could be most anything
There is so much to see
I'd live a different story
If you were next to me

Where, where were you
When I needed you most
When I needed a friend?
Where, where were you
When I needed you most
When I needed a friend?

Where, where were you
When I needed you most
When I needed a friend?
Where, where were you
When I needed you most
When I needed a friend?

I could be most anything
There is so much to see
I'd live a different story
If you were next to me

Where, where

Where, where were you
When I needed you most
When I needed a friend?
Where, where were you
When I needed you most
When I needed a friend?

Where, where were you
When I needed you most
When I needed a friend?
Where, where were you
When I needed you most
When I needed a friend?

River Deep Mountain High
When I was a little girl
I had a rag doll
The only doll I ever owned
Now I love you just the way
I loved that rag doll
But only now my love has grown

And it gets stronger in every way
And it gets deeper, love it stays
It gets higher day by day

And, do I love you my oh my?
Yeah, river deep, mountain high (yeah, yeah, yeah)
If I lost you would I cry?
Oh how I love you baby, baby, baby, baby

When you were a young boy
Did you have a puppy
That always followed you around?
Well I'm gonna be as faithful as that puppy
No I'll never let you down

'Cause it goes on and on like a river flows
It gets bigger baby heaven knows
It gets sweeter baby as it grows

And, do I love you my oh my?
River deep, mountain high (yeah, yeah, yeah)
If I lost you would I cry?
Oh how I love you baby, baby, baby, baby

And, do I love you my oh my?
River deep, mountain high (yeah, yeah, yeah)
If I lost you would I cry?
Oh how I love you baby, baby, baby, baby

When I was a little girl
I had a rag doll
The only doll I ever owned
Now I love you just the way
I loved that rag doll
But only now my love has grown

And it gets stronger in every way
And it gets deeper, love it stays
It gets higher day by day

And, do I love you my oh my
Yeah, river deep, mountain high (yeah, yeah, yeah)
If I lost you would I cry
Oh how I love you baby, baby, baby, baby

I love you baby like a flower loves the spring
I love you baby like a robin loves to sing
I love you baby like a schoolboy loves his bag
I love you baby river deep, mountain high

Ah river deep
Ah river deep
Ah river deep
Ah river deep

And, do I love you my oh my
Yeah, river deep, mountain high (yeah, yeah, yeah)
If I lost you would I cry
Oh how I love you baby, baby, baby, baby

 

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