SCOTT WALKER – If You Go Away [Ne Me Quitte Pas] (1969)

"If You Go Away" is an adaptation of the 1959 Jacques Brel song "Ne me quitte pas" with English lyrics by Rod McKuen. Created as part of a larger project to translate Brel's work, "If You Go Away" is considered a pop standard and has been recorded by many artists, including Greta Keller, for whom… Continue lendo SCOTT WALKER – If You Go Away [Ne Me Quitte Pas] (1969)


SCOTT WALKER – Pain Is Not Alone

"Phrasing" is a song from Scott Walker's last album, Bish Bosch (2012). LYRICS Pain is not alone.P-a-i-n is n-o-t alone.Pain is not a-l-o-n-e.P-a-i-n i-s not alone. Neath a protein moonin a protein sky,running protein fieldswith my protein eye. There’s a protein songhowling throughthe meat.Driving protein bodsfrom my protein street. P-a-i-n i-s n-o-t alone.Pain is… Continue lendo SCOTT WALKER – Pain Is Not Alone

SCOTT WALKER – SDSS1416+13B (Zercon, A Flagpole Sitter)

From Bish Bosch (2012) This is my jobI don't come around and put out your red lightWhen you work What's the matter?Didn't you get enough attention at home? If shit were musicLa da da, la da daYou'd be a brass band Know what?You should get an agent, oh yeah, yeahWhy sit in the dark… Continue lendo SCOTT WALKER – SDSS1416+13B (Zercon, A Flagpole Sitter)

SCOTT WALKER – Patriot (A Single)

From Tilt (1995) [Verse 1]Ja '91'See how they runI brought nylonsFrom New YorkSome had butterfliesSome had flecksI brought nylonsFrom New YorkHard flat butterfliesSome had specks [Refrain 1]The good newsYou cannot refuseThe bad newsIs there is no news [Verse 2]Tonight he'll riseHe'll sell his armsTo anyoneWho asks aboutAs-in-the windAs-in the rainAs-in-as inAs-in-without

SCOTT WALKER – Corps de Blah

From the Bish Bosch album (2012) [Verse 1]Hence went and cracked an atom age old eggBeneath my noseThe sky-clads ash with jettisoning the roostI'm bumping into leghorns in the darknessExcuse meDear god, excuse me [Verse 2]Accrue too flew and burned my teethWith kitchen matches struck on stoneBoiling owls shriekArab widow flayed cadenzasI'm wading through blue, vacant… Continue lendo SCOTT WALKER – Corps de Blah


From the album The Drift (2006) The car in front follows the long way aroundPrey movesPredator movesForeshortened angels hunting me downHalle -- halle -- halleUnderkillSticks in guttersOverkillIs personalToo many bulletsRabbi craterKeyed for actionHits the marksI wish I was in DixieSleet switches silenceTo the shredding of larksSerifotCombs of honeyKellipotSaliva's coatingBalls of moneyYou and me against… Continue lendo SCOTT WALKER – The Escape

SCOTT WALKER – The Cockfighter

Tilt is the twelfth studio album by the American/English solo artist Scott Walker, released on 8 May 1995 and reached number 27 on the UK albums chart. No singles were released from the album. It was Walker's first studio album in eleven years. Walker composed the songs for the album between 1991 and 1992 except… Continue lendo SCOTT WALKER – The Cockfighter


From the album The Drift (2006) "Milosevic couldn't care less if Bosnia was recognized" a laughing Dr. Karadzic later told a television interviewer. He said, "Caligula proclaimed his horse senator but the horse never took his seat." Polish the fork and stick the fork in himPolish the fork and stick the fork in himShinier… Continue lendo SCOTT WALKER – Buzzers


From the album The Drift (2006). "Clara" refers to Clara Petacci, Mussolini's mistress, who was captured and executed alongside the Italian fascist dictator on the 27th of April 1945, just two days prior to Hitler's suicide. In late 2011, after five years of silence, Scott Walker returned to the studio. A new album from him… Continue lendo Clara – SCOTT WALKER


Originally from the album, Scott, but, it also appears on the 1981 compilation, Scott Walketr Sings Jacques Brel My death is likea swinging doora patient girl who knows the scorewhistle for herand the passing time My death waits likea bible truthat the funeral of my youthweep loud for thatand the passing time My death… Continue lendo My Death – SCOTT WALKER