Image 01 Image 02 Image 03 Image 04 Image 05 Image 06 Image 07
  
Sign Up
Forgot Password?
 
Login:
Enter your password:

For ringtones, type song title, artist ot music style. For pictures, type a description:
 
   Christmas!
 
   Most Popular!
 Latest
 Pop - Dance
 Rap - Hip Hop
 R&B - Soul
 Rock
 Heavy Metal
 TV Film
 Country - Folk
 80s - Oldies
 Seasonal
 Anthems Patriotic
 Fun
 Classical - Opera
 Latin
 Sports - Football
 Name Tones
 Celebrity Tones
 Video Games
 Wake Up Tones
 Sound Effects
 Reggae & Ska

Like us on Facebook
Browse by Artist/Band:
0-9 A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Lyrics » L » Leonard Cohen » Dress Rehearsal Rag
 
Dress Rehearsal Rag
by Leonard Cohen
 
Print LyricsPRINT LYRICS Send it to a friendSEND IT TO A FRIEND Send it as ringtone to your cellphone SEND LEONARD COHEN
RINGTONES TO YOUR CELLPHONE

Four o'clock in the afternoon
and I didn't feel like very much.
I said to myself, "Where are you golden boy,
where is your famous golden touch?"
I thought you knew where
all of the elephants lie down,
I thought you were the crown prince
of all the wheels in Ivory Town.
Just take a look at your body now,
there's nothing much to save
and a bitter voice in the mirror cries,
"Hey, Prince, you need a shave."
Now if you can manage to get
your trembling fingers to behave,
why don't you try unwrapping
a stainless steel razor blade?
That's right, it's come to this,
yes it's come to this,
and wasn't it a long way down,
wasn't it a strange way down?
There's no hot water
and the cold is running thin.
Well, what do you expect from
the kind of places you've been living in?
Don't drink from that cup,
it's all caked and cracked along the rim.
That's not the electric light, my friend,
that is your vision growing dim.
Cover up your face with soap, there,
now you're Santa Claus.
And you've got a gift for anyone
who will give you his applause.
I thought you were a racing man,
ah, but you couldn't take the pace.
That's a funeral in the mirror
and it's stopping at your face.
That's right, it's come to this,
yes it's come to this,
and wasn't it a long way down,
ah wasn't it a strange way down?

Once there was a path
and a girl with chestnut hair,
and you passed the summers
picking all of the berries that grew there;
there were times she was a woman,
oh, there were times she was just a child,
and you held her in the shadows
where the raspberries grow wild.
And you climbed the twilight mountains
and you sang about the view,
and everywhere that you wandered
love seemed to go along with you.
That's a hard one to remember,
yes it makes you clench your fist.
And then the veins stand out like highways,
all along your wrist.
And yes it's come to this,
it's come to this,
and wasn't it a long way down,
wasn't it a strange way down?

You can still find a job,
go out and talk to a friend.
On the back of every magazine
there are those coupons you can send.
Why don't you join the Rosicrucians,
they can give you back your hope,
you can find your love with diagrams
on a plain brown envelope.
But you've used up all your coupons
except the one that seems
to be written on your wrist
along with several thousand dreams.
Now Santa Claus comes forward,
that's a razor in his mit;
and he puts on his dark glasses
and he shows you where to hit;
and then the cameras pan,
the stand in stunt man,
dress rehearsal rag,
it's just the dress rehearsal rag,
you know this dress rehearsal rag,
it's just a dress rehearsal rag.

 

Subscribe to Ringophone newsletter:
Be the first to know about our new cool ringtones, get free stuff and other goodies!

Enter your email:


Funny quote of the day:
When blondes have more fun, do they know it?


Artist names for identification only
Ringophone.com supports the music composers
and pays copyright fees for all ringtone downloads.

About ringtone copyrights


Affiliate Program : Promote ringophone and make money.
 
2001-2014 by Ringophone.com. All Rights Reserved. Terms of use. Privacy Policy.

Sponsored links

Amazing, Free Karaoke Player
Make Flash Menus in seconds
Download Unlimited Ringtones
Realtime wav to MIDI converter
Make Flash Text Effects in Seconds
Get Song Lyrics
Slow Down Audio, Change Pitch and More
Create web Slide Shows of your photos