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sweet kisses on a plate

Kisses On A Plate

(Antony Harding 2011)

 

Oh Ill pick all the apples from the tree till I find the one good enough for you to eat. Singing songs youll have never heard. Singing them to you like a Blackbird. And if I drink till I cannot walk straight, well Ill still see you home to the garden gate. Giving you kisses on a plate, sweet kisses oh its not too late. Sweet kisses on a plate, sweet kisses oh its not too late.  Oh the trouble with getting older the temper grows quicker and the shoulder colder and you realise youve no more time to waste, so leave those dishes and come and have a taste of these kisses on a plate, sweet kisses  oh its not too late. Sweet kisses on a plate, sweet kisses oh its not too late. Kisses on a plate, sweet kisses oh its not too late. Sweet kisses on a plate, sweet kisses oh its not too late, its not too late, its not too late.

 

(From the CD album, The Birds Sing Goodnight To You And Me, WWNBB Collective 2012. Also a free digital single 2011 WWNBB Collective)

 

we kiss with tongues and laugh

Tongues

(Antony Harding 2000)

 

Thank you for making eyes at me you help me feel less ordinary now feel free to let those eyes undress me. I was waiting for your shadow to appear next to me but you walk too slow and I walk too quickly. And the awkward silences when nothing's said or done, I promise I won't spend them untying my tongue. Those awkward silences when nothing's said or done, I promise I won't spend them untying my tongue. You look and taste sweet to me you're unafraid to touch my knees or hold my hand as you speak to me. In the black taxi cab we kiss with tongues and laugh. It's cold so we hold each other. My bed is warm and waiting. And the awkward silences when nothing's said or done, I promise I won't spend them untying my tongue. Those awkward silences when nothing's said or done, I promise I won't spend them untying my tongue. And in the morning when you went, my bed kept your scent. And the awkward silences when nothing's said or done, I promise I won't spend them untying my tongue. Those awkward silences when nothing's said or done, I promise I won't spend them untying my tongue.

 

(From the Cures For Broken Hearts CD mini album,  Fortune & Glory Records 2000)

 

 

I know where happiness begins

Where Happiness Begins

(Antony Harding 1999)

 

I was just about to kiss your smile but there were too many eyes looking our way. I know how to break your heartstrings. I know where happiness begins. I'll place a kiss upon your lips and I won't let it dry. I'll look you in the eye and I won't look away. I'll place a kiss upon your lips and I won't let it dry. I'll look you in the eye and I won't look away. I know I should have told you that I can only carry the weight of my own little world on my shoulders. I know what the telephone rings bring. I know where happiness begins. I'll place a kiss upon your lips and I won't let it dry. I'll look you in the eye and I won't look away. I'll place a kiss upon your lips and I won't let it dry. I'll look you in the eye and I won't look away.

 

(From the  Fabulous Friends Records CD single, 1999 and also on the CD compilation album, Sad To See It's Morning, 2004 Fortune & Glory Records)

 

 

this is just the calm before the storm

(This is Just) The Calm Before The Storm

(Antony Harding 2014)

 

Wrap yourself up nice and warm this is just the calm before the storm, the calm before the storm. And those in the know were quick to warn, don't you know it's just the calm before the storm, the calm before the storm. And on the days to come you'll wish that you'd never been born and all the looks you're gonna get will be full of scorn. Dust yourself down and blow your horn, this is just the calm before the storm, the calm before the storm. And those in the know were quick to warn, don't you know it's just the calm before the storm, the calm before the storm. And on the days to come you'll wish that you'd never been born and all the looks you're gonna get will be full of scorn. So wrap yourself up nice and warm this is just the calm before the storm, the calm before the storm, the calm before the storm, the calm before the storm.

 

(A digital single from 2014 on the WWNBB Collective).

 

Now that you're free I really need to be a fly on your wall

Fly On Your Wall

(Antony Harding 2000)

 

I'm not talking if you're not listening and I'm not walking you home. If you're not kissing me then I would rather be on my own. I'm not after anything I haven't already asked for before. But now that you're free I really need to be a fly on your wall. In case you think of me on a morning when regret creeps in. In case you're missing me on a night where loneliness begins. You look like you've spent the whole day getting ready for him.Oh well I won't lose sleep as long as I can keep on looking.In case you think of me on a morning when regret creeps in. In case you're missing me on a night where loneliness begins.In case you think of me on a morning when regret creeps in. In case you're missing me on a night where loneliness begins.Oh now that you're free I really need to be a fly on your wall.

 

(On the Cures For Broken Hearts mini album CD, Fortune And Glory Records 2000)

 

 

We're heading home with sand in our shoes    We're heading home with grass in our hair

 

Heading Home

(Antony Harding 2006)

 

Were heading home with sand in our shoes, with sunburnt cheeks and dusty jeans. We keep our sleepy eyes on the white lines on the road, through the black of the summer night driving home. Were heading home with grass in our hair, with aching limbs and healthy hearts. We keep our sleepy eyes out for animals on the road, through the black of the summer night driving home. Were heading home with sand in our shoes, with sunburnt cheeks and dusty jeans. We keep our sleepy eyes, on the white lines on the road, through the black of the summer night driving home. Were heading home with grass in our hair, with aching limbs and healthy hearts. We keep our sleepy eyes out for animals on the road, through the black of the summer night, driving home.

 

(From the CD album, Footprints Through The Snow, Homesleep Records 2006)

 

All we see are Magpies these days

Magpies

(Antony Harding 2009)

All we see are magpies these days. We chased all the pretty little songbirds away. Took their homes and changed their ways. Now all we see are magpies these days. Wholl be singing in the morning, come the first days of spring? Wholl be giving the warning, to take to the wing and sing, sing? All we hear are magpies these days. A silent spring cant be that far away. Stole their seasons changed their ways. Now all we hear are magpies these days. Wholl be bringing in the morning, come the first days of spring? Wholl be giving the warning, to take to the wing and sing, sing? Wholl be singing in the morning, come the first days of spring? Wholl be giving the warning, to take to the wing and sing, sing, sing?

(From the mini album CD, These Long dark Country Roads, Acuarela Discos 2009. Also an acoustic version appears on, Birdsongs Beesongs, EardrumsPop 2009. And the demo version appears on, Music Migration, Second Language 2010).

 

 

 

 

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