Rook

XTC Buy

FAVORITE (0 fans)

XTC

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 commercial) success. more »


Year:
1992
135 Views
Playlists:
#6

 The easy, fast & fun way to learn how to sing: 30DaySinger.com

Rook, rook, read from your book
Who murders who and where is the treasure hid?
Crow, crow, spill all you know
Is that my name on the bell?

Rook, rook, gaze in the brook
If there's a secret, can I be part of it?
Crow, crow, before I'll let go
Say, is that my name on the bell?

Soar up high, see the semaphore from the washing lines
Break the code of the whispering chimneys and traffic signs
What's the message that's written under the base of clouds?
Plans eternal, I know you know, so don't blurt out loud

Rook, rook, by hook or by crook
I'll make you tell me
What this whole thing's about
Crow, crow, why can't you show
If that's my name on the bell?

On the wings of night, I fly too, above field and stream
My head bursting with knowledge 'til I wake from the dream
If I die and I find that I had a soul inside
Promise me that you'll take it up on its final ride

Rook, rook, gaze in the brook
If there's a secret, can I be part of it?
Crow, crow, before I'll let go
Say is that my name on the bell?
Is that my name on the bell?

 Watch: New Singing Lesson Videos Can Make Anyone A Great Singer

Written by: ANDY PARTRIDGE

Lyrics © BMG Rights Management

Lyrics Licensed & Provided by LyricFind

Discuss the Rook Lyrics with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add these lyrics to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Rook Lyrics." Lyrics.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 5 Dec. 2020. <https://www.lyrics.com/lyric/1542778/XTC>.

    Missing lyrics by XTC?

    Know any other songs by XTC? Don't keep it to yourself!

    Watch the song video

    Rook

    5,198
    65     2

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant explanation for any lyrics that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant explanation for any acronym or abbreviation that hits you anywhere on the web!

    XTC tracks

    On Radio Right Now

    Loading...

    Powered by OnRad.io


    Think you know music? Test your MusicIQ here!