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Get The Lifeboat In The Water

Here we go.

This one started out one morning several weeks ago when the sun was still shining…

If it’s as wet and dark as it is here, just close your eyes, I’m sure you can imagine it if you try hard enough…

Lollies, chips, and beer… what more could a chap want on his holiday?


Get The Lifeboat In The Water - A A J Russe

Lucy on a lilo
Lickin on her lolly
Leaning on a pillow
Underneath the brolly
That the nice lifeguard
Put in place
He was tight and smooth
Such a pretty face

With her kids out in the water
Husband somewhere else
She’s got a little time
Time to be herself
She dips into her book
Though she says it isn’t hers
She found it at her mother’s
Underneath a book of verse

Fifty shades of something
Now she needs a bigger hat
She’ll never get a suntan
With her legs crossed like that

Get the lifeboat in the water
Doesn’t always turn out right
Get the lifeboat in the water
Just in case we need it tonight

There’s Alice on the sea-wall
With her own bag of chips
Grease all round her mouth
See her lick her lips
But look out for the seagulls
They’ll carry her away
She’s only such a little thing
And that would be a shame

‘Cos she knows how our bodies work
And what all the bits are for
She could probably even tell you
Why you end up wanting more

Get the lifeboat in the water
Doesn’t always turn out right
Get the lifeboat in the water
Just in case we need it tonight

Here’s Hazel skipping down the pier
Watch out girl you’ll spill the beer
Though the moon is out
The wind is getting up
We like the way you sometimes dress
Don’t mind when your hair’s a mess
We just live from day to day
To hear your voice

There’s an old man in the corner there
Wonders if you’d like to chalk his cue
Fall into the water dear
Then you’ll see what it is that we do

Get the lifeboat in the water
Doesn’t always turn out right
Get the lifeboat in the water
Just in case we need it tonight

Get the lifeboat in the water
Doesn’t always turn out right
Get the lifeboat in the water
Just in case we need it tonight

Tonight…

Copyright © 2012 A A J Russe. All Rights Reserved.

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Sister Savage's avatar
Sister Savage said

Sauce.

informal grae's avatar
informal grae said

Getting into the groove. Quality across the board! Cheers, A! G:)

chris jarvis's avatar
chris jarvis said

Right up my street,alley,passage or whatever interconnecting construct passes my crib…..nice one …love the bouncy tempo and the gravelly vox….Paolo Nutini who?……..

Reefwalker's avatar
Reefwalker said

fun lyrics, Vox, cool tune!

brianclark's avatar
brianclark said

Hello Andrew
Thx for all the comments on my songs! sorry I havent shouted back sooner!! i do appreciate bro!
this is a cool song!
like the style
Brian

thetworegs's avatar
thetworegs said

Still loving it ……..

Guest said

Lovely cheeky vocals atop an infectious groove - completley digging your lower register. Very saucy. :)

Johnny Stone's avatar
Johnny Stone said

Really cool mate, excellent groove.

Howard R Music's avatar
Howard R Music said

Love The Lifeboat. You’d fit right in here in Texas.

Guest said

Delicious! Love the groove! B x

Guest said

excellent composition and mix. great growly vox.

another cultural landslide's avatar
another cultural landslide said

What a fabulous track! Also, heartfelt thanks, for you kind comment!

JamesRaimondi's avatar
JamesRaimondi said

These lyrics are prize winning! Great work!

Will Stelter's avatar
Will Stelter said

Very very cool instrumentation! I’m a sucker for water imagery as well, but love the references to current things (though James already said it). Awesome job.

darkarma's avatar
darkarma said

Enjoying a Sunday scotch and this.

Roger M. Harris's avatar
Roger M. Harris said

Aah, the English summer, love the groove….excuse me, I’m off on a cruise soon…no lifeboat’s please !!!!!

Greg Connor's avatar
Greg Connor said

Great “Feel Good” Song.

Makes me want to fill the car up and take a drive.

jip's avatar
jip said

Ha! Good one, got me swinging!Head nodding along. Like the lyrics too…old man in the corner…chalk his cue. Great.

Lady Jane's avatar
Lady Jane said

I LOVE IT! Nice and upbeat, swingy, boppy, smiley :)

Stan Gadziola AKA (gadzooks)'s avatar
Stan Gadziola AKA (gadzooks) said

this is so cool … really enjoyed the groove you got going … great vox and slid age and that organ is the icing on the cake..
Makes me want to get out my blues harp and jam…

JamesRaimondi's avatar
JamesRaimondi said

Ooh yeah here that organ poking in and out in the right channel now. Great recording. Love these lyrics.

FDR's avatar
FDR said

Feets started tappin’ straight away,this bounces along very nicely!

thetworegs's avatar
thetworegs said

Oh!you are awful….but i do like your Honkey tonk…..

JamesRaimondi's avatar
JamesRaimondi said

This was well worth the wait. Superb! I love the reference to what is current these days….hint hint..I like the entrance of the keys and organ at 2:42, masterful. Love it.

Guest said

..as ever, a highly enjoyable listen - great attitude and instrumentation - naughty, but nice!

Saved!