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When Eno Sings
sometimes I cry
when the feeling fails to come
and I feel cheated
and I feel dumb
oh but I...
I feel everything
when Eno sings

Sometimes I see him waving from a tiny craft
he's the kind of guy i'm glad is in the central shaft

hands on heads off justice
as afghans stalked the earth
and tunes were just a good idea
that wasn't gonna happen

we were at the chinese opera
we were on some faraway beach
we were taking tiger mountain
we were taking tiger mountain
and I...
still feel everything
when Eno sings

Sometimes I see him waving from a tiny craft
he's the kind of guy i'm glad is in the central shaft
and there's always something happening in the solo.

a torrent of vegetable words
and I'm knocked sideways
I need helping up
I've fallen and I can't get up
I've fallen and I can't get up
but even down here I feel everything

And dome-heads everywhere
can throw their hats into the air
when Eno sings

it's a love thing, it's a feel thing
it's a love thing, it's a real thing (x3)


it's a love thing, it's a big thing
it's a love thing, it's a dig thing
it's a big thing, it's a bad thing
it's a love thing, it's the real thing

it's a love thing, it's a feel thing
it's a drug thing, it's a ... thing
it's the in thing, it's a sin thing,
it's a love thing, it's the Real thing

it's a real thing, it's a love thing (x2)
it's a love thing, it's a love thing (x2)

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Illuminate
1994 live line-up stumbled through a series of tunes and such under Butcher's direction, aided and abetted by a number of the usual suspects; Alex Lee on guitar, Alex Green on saxes, that sort of thing.
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( Creation LP;CD UK )

Insight

The Butcher Says..
It's always difficult to sing about real people, especially when they're famous. But fan records are cool.

Live Stats

3 documented performances (click to explore)
1994 1 (JBC)
2003 1 (Pat Solo)
2004 1 (Pat Solo)

Media

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  • when eno sings
    uluruhulutu[at]-remove-hotmail.com - uluruhulutu
    11Sep2006 6:36 AM (11 years 44 days ago)
    absoloutly brilliant, heard it on radio4 bout 5 years ago, got me outta a dark hole!now we want the eno cover version!!!
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    you[at]-remove-24.12.163.55
    23Jun2004 8:51 PM (13 years 123 days ago)
    It's true, you know.
  • yay!
    doombunny77[at]-remove-yahoo.ca - Daniel (PEI, Canada)
    16Dec2003 12:23 AM (13 years 314 days ago)
    Yay! I just stumbled across this site....supercool....I have a JB CDEP that I bought second hand years ago. It's great. Brian Eno is great. Some woman laughing in a library over a year ago is fucking brilliant as well. Keep spending all your money on drugs and guns! xoxoxo
  • When Eno Sings
    voiddancer[at]-remove-excite.com - Wiggy's 'Mom' (remember me?) :)
    5Jul2002 8:28 AM (15 years 112 days ago)
    Brilliant! Haven't heard the song yet, but...hope to very soon! I am a RABID Brian Eno fan and had
    better stop laughing, else they'll throw me out of the library.