no lullaby lyrics – jethro tull

keep your eyes open and pr*ck up your ears
rehe*rs* your loudest cry
but there’s folk out there who would do you harm
so i’ll sing you no lullaby

there’s a lock on the window, there’s a chain on the door
and a big dog in the hall
but there’s dragons and beasties out there in the night
to sn*tch you if you fall

so come out fighting with your rattle in hand
thrust and parry light
a match to catch the devil’s eye
bring across of fire to the fight

and let no sleep bring false relief
from the tension of the fray
come wake the dead with the scream of life
do battle with ghosts at play

and gather your toys at the call of arms
and swing your big bear down
upon our necks when we come to set
you sleeping safe and sound

it’s as well we tell no lie
to chase the face that cries
and little birds can’t fly
so keep an open eye
it’s as well we tell no lie
so i sing you no lullaby

it’s as well we tell no lie
to chase the face that cries
and little birds can’t fly
so keep an open eye
it’s as well we tell no lie
so i sing you no lullaby

keep your eyes open and pr*ck up your ears
rehe*rs* your loudest cry
there’s folk out there who would do you harm
so i’ll sing you no lullaby

there’s a lock on the window, there’s a chain on the door
and a big dog in the hall
but there’s dragons and beasties out there in the night
to sn*tch you if you fall

so come out fighting with your rattle in hand
thrust and parry light
a match to catch the devil’s eye
bring across of fire to the fight

and let no sleep bring false relief
from the tension of the fray
come wake the dead with the scream of life
do battle with ghosts at play

gather your toys at the call of arms
and swing your big bear down
upon our necks when we come to set
you sleeping safe and sound

it’s as well we tell no lie
to chase the face that cries
and little birds can’t fly
so keep an open eye
it’s as well we tell no lie
so i sing you no lullaby

it’s as well we tell no lie
to chase the face that cries
and little birds can’t fly
so keep an open eye
it’s as well we tell no lie
so i sing you no lullaby

/ jethro tull lyrics