Template:Rocking Horse Road

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lyrics for
Rocking Horse Road

The chains from the bridle and the reins fell from my hands
And the engines are idle and the ship sails on dry land
I stood there stupefied, I thought I recognised
Walking down Rocking Horse Road - getting lost

Shot through Vaseline, he picks up the paper from the lawn
And tucks "The Suburban Assassin" underneath his arm
He smiles weakly and turns away
I know I'll never come to harm
Walking down Rocking Horse Road - it's so peaceful

It's like a photograph
From the other side of the world
I said "I want you only"
And then I left you alone
Crying on Rocking Horse Road - or somewhere quite like it

The cemetery gardens, there are names, not numbers, on the gateposts
And the eyes in the curtain follow you like a smirking ghost
I know I must not look back
'Cos part of me is waiting still
There on Rocking Horse Road for you
In a little dreamhouse made for two
Well you were the one who made your escape
In your stocking feet and your sticky tape
All the way down
All the way down
All the way down
All the way down
All the way down

Walking down Rocking Horse
Rocking Rocking Rocking Horse...