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Locked Up And At Bay - Un-Recorded

She’s the talk of the town

With her red hair and shoes

And striking good looks

That she never would lose

But her mind holds a secret

From time long before

Of abuse and the torture

She used to endure

 

Her father was a drunk

A layabout a bum

And at night she would cry

At the things he’d just done

But now she lets nothing

Stand in her way

For she keeps all the memories

Locked up and at bay

 

CHORUS

And she’d cry

But now keeps her feeling inside

The pain of the memories

She tries hard to hide

And she’d fight

For the rest of her pride

Which was taken away,

Those dark lonely nights

 

Her mother she was kind

Worked hard for their keep

And knew nothing of the nightmares

Without any sleep

To her he was loving,

Caring, a friend

But something had to change

For this nightmare to end

 

Our girl she spoke up

For the very first time

And her mother broke down

On the floor as she cried

So the police came and took

The nightmares away

But she keeps all the memories

Locked up and at bay

 

CHORUS X2

 

Light The Darkness - The Year Of The Fox EP

Come put your hand in mine

I’ll guide you through all inside

Your mind.

 

Just put your trust in me

Together we’ll hide from all

You see.

 

Cos together, we can make it through the night

I will stay here, right be your side

I’ll light that dark room,

So there’s nothing you can’t see

We’ll be stronger, together you and me

We’ll be alright

 

We’ll stay up and talk all night

Eat ice cream and pillow fights

If it helps

 

I’ll always be there for you

You don’t have to make it through

By yourself

 

Cos together, we can make it through the night

I will stay here, right be your side

I’ll light that dark room,

So there’s nothing you can’t see

We’ll be stronger, together you and me

We’ll be alright

 

Bridge

Cos somethings you have to go through

You need a friend to hold your hand

Someone who won’t desert you

Just someone who understands

They will see you through the hard times

Make you laugh when things get bad

Keep the secrets to themselves

Help in any way they can

 

Cos together, we can make it through the night

I will stay here, right be your side

I’ll light that dark room,

So there’s nothing you can’t see

We’ll be stronger, together you and me

We’ll be alright

 

Come put your hand in mine

I’ll guide you through all inside

Your mind.

 

Crime Of Rights - The Year Of The Fox EP

They’re in a line

Ready to charge

Ready to fall

Trying to march

Holding back

Wait for the call

Before they can advance

 

The call comes

The crowds move on

Shouting out

Their freedom songs

All they want

Is to be heard

But no-one lends an ear

 

But they’re fighting for the rights of the people

Fighting for the rights of you and I

Fighting for the rights of the children

But it seams that speaking out is such a crime

 

Facing them

Riot gear

Batons raised in the air

Determined to stop

A peaceful march

They say it’s against the law

 

Shields out

Batons down

They swiftly move

Into the crowd

Brutal force

Is handed out

Where’s the justice in this land

 

Cos they were fighting for the rights of the people

Fighting for the rights of you and I

Fighting for the rights of the children

But it seams that speaking out is such a crime

 

Are we gonna lay down and take it

Or are we gonna fight

Cos we are living in a country

With diminishing rights

 

Cos they were fighting for the rights of the people

Fighting for the rights of you and I

Fighting for the rights of the children

But it seams that speaking out is such a crime

 

So let’s fight for the people

Let’s fight for our rights

Let’s fight for the children

Because speaking out is not a crime

 

Social Divide - The Year Of The Fox EP

Shadows of the past

Blown away but not forgotten

Memories that last

Their lies were cheap

And their talk was rotten

But it’s started again

Yet we live in a democracy

It seems your vote doesn’t count

Cos we are governed by hypocrisy

 

They say it greener on the other side

But time is fading fast

We’ve got to fix this social divide

Not just sweep it under the mat

So why’s the poor getting poorer

While the rich get fat

I don’t see how you justify

This ever increasing gap

 

Chorus

Cos I don’t wanna know

Your excuses and lies

I think nothing of your show

Because I don’t wanna know

 

Pensions of the elderly

Stripped back to their bare bones

People with disabilities

Penalised if they stay at home

Banker’s bonuses rise

Yet it was those, that got us here

So why do we have to pay

For their mistakes throughout the years

 

Chorus

 

Bridge

But shadows don’t fade away

Until the attitudes, of some have changed

Here’s our chance so let’s take it with both hands

Cos if we don’t, we are the poor man damned

 

Shadows of the past

Blown away but not forgotten

Memories that last

Their lies were cheap

And their talk was rotten

But it’s started again

Yet we live in a democracy

It seems your vote doesn’t count

Cos we are governed by hypocrisy

 

Chorus to end

 

Goodnight Lullaby - The Year Of The Fox EP

Time’s passed so slowly

Without you by my side

When you left me

You left a hole in my life

 

This is my goodnight Lullaby

 

Oh I wish I was there

When your time came

There’s a hatred deep within me

I will take to my grave

 

This is my goodnight lullaby

 

You gave me my conscience

You gave me my voice

You bought back my laughter

You gave me a choice

 

This is my goodnight lullaby

 

Through to pain

Through the tears

Raise a glass to memories

Of the years

 

This is my goodnight lullaby

 

This is my final goodbye

 

Dedicated with eternal love to Kelvin Patrick Welsh AKA Dad xxx

 

OFSTED - The Year Of The Fox EP

The bell rings in the morning

They trudge in one by one

On what should be a normal day

Just some spelling and some sums

But yesterday the call came in

That every teacher dreads

It’s time for another visit

From those bastards called Ofsted

 

The inspectors are just robots

Designed to ruin your life

Ticking all the boxes

For every minor crime

You know you won’t get outstanding

Cos your kids have personalities

It’s got fuck all to do with progress

Just the national averages

 

[Chorus]

Everything you say

Everything you do

They tell you that you’re fucking wrong

You haven’t got a clue

You dedicate your evenings

You dedicate your life

Don’t listen to the critics

Cos you doing just fine

 

 

You spend hours on your planning

And all the books you have to mark

You spend your daytimes in the class

And work at home ‘til after dark

The parents always want to speak to you

Their kids behind and it’s your fault

But it’s never just a quiet word

It’s a full on verbal assault

 

Everything you say

Everything you do

They tell you that you’re fucking wrong

You haven’t got a clue

You dedicate your evenings

You dedicate your life

Don’t listen to the critics

Cos you doing just fine

 

Now the inspectors have made their minds up

You’ve eventually made the cut

They’ll see you in a couple of years

But that time approximate

Cos they’ll keep you waiting

Until the eventually call again

At the most unfortunate time

Just to send you around the bend

 

Everything they say

Everything they do

They can’t tell you why you’re going wrong

Cos they haven’t got a clue

You dedicate your evenings

You dedicate your life

Don’t listen to the critics

Cos you doing just fine

 

Everything you say

Everything you do

They tell you that you’re fucking wrong

You haven’t got a clue

You dedicate your evenings

You dedicate your life

Don’t listen to the critics

Cos you doing just fine