Billy Bragg Fight Songs



Billy Bragg Volume 2

2006 Cooking Vinyl (CD) BRAGGBOX002
124 tracks on 10 CD boxed set inc live footage

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Track Listing


Disk 1

She's Got A New Spell
Must I Paint You A Picture
Tender Comrade
Price I Pay
Little Time Bomb
Rotting On Remand
Valentine's Day Is Over
Life With The Lions
Only One
Short Answer
Waiting For The Great Leap Forwards

Disc 2
Only One
Price I Pay
Love Has No Pride That's Entertainment
She's Got A New Spell
Short Answer
Little Time Bomb
Bad Penny
Reason To Believe
Must I Paint You A Picture
Raglan Road

Disc 3
Accident Waiting To Happen
Moving The Goalposts
Everywhere
Cindy Of A Thousand Lives
You Woke Up My Neighbourhood
Trust
God's Footballer
The Few
Sexuality
Mother Of The Bride
Tank Park Salute
Dolphins
North Sea Bubble
Rumours Of War
Wish You Were Her
Body Of Water

Disc 4
Party Of God
North Sea Bubble
Sexuality
Just One Victory
Everywhere
Trust
Bread And Circuses
Cindy Of A Thousand Lives
The Few
Revolution
Tighten Up Your Wig - Bragg, Billy & The Athenians/DJ Woody Dee
MBH
This Gulf Between Us
Piccadilly Rambler

Disc 5
From Red To Blue
Upfield
Everybody Loves You Babe
Sugardaddy
Pict Song
Brickbat
Space Race Is Over
Northern Industrial Town
Fourteenth Of February
King James Version
Goalhanger

Disc 6
As Long As You Hold Me
Who's Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Feet
Sugardaddy
Space Race Is Over
Goalhanger
Upfield
Fourteenth Of February
Qualifications
Never Had No One Ever
Thatcherites
All Fall Down

Disc 7
St Monday
Jane Allen
Distant Shore
England Half English
NPWA
Some Days I See The Point
Baby Faroukh
Take Down The Union Jack
Another Kind Of Judy
He'll Go Down
Dreadbelly
Tears Of My Tracks

Disc 8
Billericay Dickie
Mansion On The Hill
Glad And Sorry
He'll Go Down
Yarra Song
You Pulled The Carpet Out
Mystery Shoes
Tears Of My Tracks
Take Down The Union Jack
England Half English
1 2 3 4
Dry Bed
Danny Rose
She Smiled Sweetly

Disc: 9
You Woke Up My Neighbourhood
Saturday Boy
Marching Song Of The Covert Battalions
World Turned Upside Down
Dolphins
Valentine's Day Is Over
North Sea Bubble
Body Of Water
Levi Stubbs' Tears
A Lover Sings
She's Got A New Spell
Cindy Of A Thousand Lives
Accident Waiting To Happen
Waiting For The Great Leap Forwards
Tender Comrade
Tank Park Salute
Warmest Room
Sexuality
A Lover Sings
Price I Pay
Debris
Tank Park Salute
All You Fascists
Waiting For The Great Leap Forwards
A13 Trunk Road To The Sea

BACK TO MUSIC

Goalhanger
He's got the bonhomie of a game show host
And his handshake is so limp its like meeting a ghost
His apologies are tired cos he uses them a lot
His excuses are so lame if they were horses they'd be shot
He lies through his teeth with impeccable grammar
In the game of life he's just a dreadful goalhanger

Keeping all his options open till the very last minute
Checking every situation trying to work out what's in it
Trying to nail him down is like nailing water to a wall
He's incapable of making a commitment at all
Like trying to knock in a nail with an inflatable hammer
In the game of life he's just a dreadful goalhanger

Yesterday upon the stair I met a man who's never there
He won't be there again today
Well, that's what he told me to say

He's got the natural arrogance of an exclamation mark
And he wishes his bite was a big as his bark
He's appealing to the referee at every single stage
He's a fuzzy little bundle of impotent rage
And when he ought to have patience, he only has anger
In the game of life he's just a dreadful goalhanger

His lack of humility defies imagination
And he hangs round like a fart in a Russian space station
He doesn't even notice as he sells you down the river
Cos he's one of life's takers and he's looking for a giver
He smirks and shrugs his shoulders as he drops another clanger
In the game of life he's just a dreadful goalhanger