Corpses In Their Mouths



You tell lies when the truth will do
You're the social chameleon, what on earth we gonna do with you ?
Slip your neck into a rope
Show me a smile
You'd run a mile
Then you're free, so where's the goal ?
Where's the style ?
You want the dough
Got Dead Sea Scrolls for you
And your woman too

She's got corpses in her mouth
Still she's holding hands with you
It's cut like crystal chandeliers
I'll shine like diamonds in her ears

She smokes crack, it's off the beaten track
You're the social chameleon, yes you change to suit the people around you
It's like the waves that hit the shore
You cannot stand the force of law
Look man, I know it from your nature
Hit the deck, as the creator
Got Dead Sea Scrolls for you
And your woman too

She's got corpses in her mouth
Still she's holding hands with you
It's cut like crystal chandeliers
I'll shine like diamonds in her ears

She's got corpses in her mouth
Still she's holding hands with you
It's cut like crystal chandeliers
I'll shine like diamonds in her ears

She's got corpses in her mouth


Lyrics by:
Brown / Ibrahim

Format:
Released 1998:
Corpses (Polydor, CORPSES 1, Promo CD)
Corpses (Polydor, Promo video)
Corpses (Polydor, Promo cassette)

Released 9th March 1998:
Corpses / Jesus On The Move / Lions (with Denise) (Polydor, 569 655-2, CD)
Corpses / Jesus On The Move / Come Again (Part 1) (Polydor, 569 654-4, cassette)
Corpses / Jesus On The Move / Come Again (Part 1) (Polydor, 569 654-7, 7")

UK chart position:
#14

Also available on:
Unfinished Monkey Business (4.09)

Details:

In a January 2000 interview with Dave Haslam in Manchester magazine 'City Life', Ian Brown reveals that he fell out with Mani's girlfriend around this time: "I fell out with Mani's girlfriend; I never fell out with Mani." "Slip your neck into a rope..." casts Ian's former songwriting partner in the role of Judas Iscariot, for his gutless 'betrayal' of The Stone Roses, and speedy formation of The Seahorses. 'Iscariot' means 'dagger', which is an interesting name in light of his role in betraying Jesus - "stabbing him in the back", as the saying goes. The record shows I took the blows. Overcome with guilt for his betrayal of Jesus, Judas Iscariot hanged himself from a tree:

Corpses In Their Mouths cover artwork.


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