Holly Up on Poppy

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XTC was a New Wave band from Swindon, England, active between 1977 and 2005. The band enjoyed some chart success, including the UK and Canadian hits "Making Plans for Nigel" (1979) and "Senses Working Overtime" (1982), but are perhaps even better known for their long-standing critical (rather than … more »

Holly up on Poppy
Canter never stop
She has escaped from the world
Where they bake beautiful girls

Holly up on Poppy
Trotting to the top
She talks and banners unfurl
Their secrets crayoned in swirls

Everyday I have to pluck up
Courage to look her in the eyes
The eyes of storms

Anyway I
Love to watch her
Ride and play the alchemy
That love performed
Laughing

Holly up on Poppy
Canter never stop
She has escaped from the world
Where they bake beautiful girls

Every time I
Look at my watch
I'm reminded we are poor
In hours per day

Every second
Spent with her
Is a bulging wallet overstuffed
With angels pay
Laughter!

Holly up on Poppy
Holly up on Poppy
Holly up on Poppy

Written by: ANDY PARTRIDGE

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC

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