Humble Daisy

by 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 …

Humble Daisy 
Form a chain to hold all battleships in check 
Humble Daisy 
Knit a ladder down to nature's sunken wreck 
Ragged rug unbound 
Tangle trip the lovers 
Royal barge aground 
Brighter than all of the others on the window sill 
I'll sing about you if nobody else will 
Humble Daisy 
Cast the milk and coins of morning's cash about 
Humble Daisy 
I fell down to heaven as you picked me out 
We'll look up together 
Browsing through some old sky 
Sipping in the weather 
You've got me dizzy, the fly that climbed the sugar hill 
I'll lay upon you 'till somebody else will 
Humble Daisy 
We'll look up together


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