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Lyrics

Mercy
She steps right off the pages of a book that's long been banned
And into the saloon bar, where I'm waiting for my man.
It's ludicrous. She's luminous. I can't stay in the room.
The pathology of passion says that I shall be consumed.

She's everything you think you want, perhaps a little more,
As far away as China, with three bolts upon the door;
The first of these is reason, the second bolt is time,
The third one's self-destruction, but that part suits me fine.

Fishy no - don't do this, because you won't get through this.
You've already let this pass you by. My, my.

Fishy no - don't do this, because you won't get through this.
She's already let you pass her by. My, my.

Oh, Mercy, there's no beauty without cruelty.

© Pat Fish 2006

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Live Stats

24 documented performances (click to explore)
2006 2 (Pat Solo)
2007 1 (Pat Solo)
2008 1 (Pat Solo)
2009 2 (Pat Solo)
2010 4 (Pat Solo)
2011 3 (Pat Solo)
2012 5
3 (Pat Solo)
2 (JBC)
2013 3
1 (Pat Solo)
2 (JBC)
2014 3 (JBC)

Media

4 Recorded Live Performances
2014-08-20 NN Cafe - Northampton, England
Credit: Philip Snow
2014-08-20 NN Cafe - Northampton, England
Credit: Tot Barling
2013-06-17 The Cake Shop - New York, USA
Credit: John Leon
2007-10-24 The 12 Bar Club Club - London, England
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