PHOTOBOOTHS IN MUSIC

Albion

Babyshambles Down in Albion (Rough Trade, 2005)

Down in Albion
Theyre black and blue
But we dont talk about that
Are you from round here?
How do you do?
Id like to talk about that

Talk over
Gin in teacups
And leaves on the lawn
Violence at bus stops
And a pale thin girl with eyes forlorn

Gin in teacups
And leaves on the lawn
Violence in dole queues
And the pale thin girl behind the checkout

If you're looking for a cheap sort
Set in false anticipation,
I'll be waiting in the photo booth
At the underground station
So come away, wont you come away
We can go to
Deptford, Catford, Watford, Digbeth, Tuebrook
Anywhere in Albion

Yellowing classics
And canons at dawn
Coffee wallahs and pith helmets
And an English song
Oh Reebok classics
And canons at dawn
Terrible warlords, good warlords
and an English song

But if you're looking for a cheap tart
All glint with perspiration
There's a four mile queue
Outside the disused power station

Now come away, won't you come away
We'll go to
Satsworth, Senford, Weovil, Woomoyle, Newcastle
Anywhere in Albion
Anywhere in Albion
Anywhere in Albion
Anywhere in Albion...

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