brickbat lyrics – billy bragg

i ought to leave enough hot water
for your morning bath, but i’d not thought
i hate to hear you talk that way
but i can’t bring myself to say i’m sorry
the past is always knocking incessant
trying to break through into the present
we have to work to keep it out
but i won’t be the first to shout it’s over
i used to want to plant bombs at the last night of the proms
but now you’ll find me with the baby, in the bathroom,
with that big sh*ll, listening for the sound of the sea
i steal a kiss from you in the supermarket
i walk you down the aisle, you fill my basket
and through it all, the stick i take
is worth it for the love we make
i used to want to plant bombs at the last night of the proms
but now you’ll find me with the baby, in the bathroom,
with that big sh*ll, listening for the sound of the sea
the baby and me
i stayed in bed, alone, uncertain,
then i met you, you drew the curtains,
and sun came up, the trees began to sing
and light shone in off everything. i love you.
and sun came up, the trees began to sing
and light shone in off everything. i love you.

/ billy bragg lyrics