New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

Sun's coming up. like a big bald head. poking up over the grocery store. it's sharkey's day. it's sharkey's day today. sharkey wakes up and sharkey says: there was this man... and there was this
...and if only I could remember these dreams... I know they're trying to tell me...something. ooooeee. strange dreams.(strange dreams). oh yeah. and sharkey says: I turn around, it's fear. I tur
Und aagain and it's love. oh yeah. strange dreams. and the little girls sing:oooee sharkey. and the manager says: mr. sharkey? he's not at his desk right now. could I take a message? and the lit
Irls sing:oooeee sharkey. he's mister heartbreak. they sing: oooeee sharkey. yeah. he's mister heartbreak. and sharkey says: all of nature talks to me. if I could just figure out what it was try
O tell me. listen! trees are swinging in the breeze. they're talking to me. insects are rubbing their legs together. they're all talking. they're talking to me. and short animals- they're buckin
On their hind legs. talking.
Talking to me. hey! look out! bugs are crawling up my legs! you know? I'd rather see this on tv. tones it down. and sharkey says: I turn around, it's fear. I turn around again, and it's love. no
Knows me. nobody knows my name. and sharkey says: all night long I think of those little planes up there. flying around. uyou can't even see them. they're specks! and they're full of tiny people
Ng places. and sharkey says: you know? I bet they could all land on the head of a pin. and the little girls sing: ooooeee. sharkey! he's mister heartbreak. they sing: oooeee. that sharkey! he's
W dance on the edge of the lake. he's a whole landscape gone to seed. he's gone wild! he's screeching tires on an oil slick at midnight on the road to boston a long time ago. and sharkey says: l
! camera! action! timber! at the beginning of the movie, they know they have to find each other. but they ride off in opposite directions. sharkey says: I turn around, it's fear. I turn around a
And it's love. nobody knows
Me. nobody knows my name. you know? they're growing mechanical trees. they grow to their full height. and then they chop themselves down. sharkey says: all of life comes from some strange lagoon
Rises up, it bucks up to it's full height from a boggy swamp on a foggy night. it creeps into your house. it's life! it's life! I turn around, it's fear. I turn around again, and it's love. nobo
Ows me. nobody knows my name. deep in the heart of darkest america. home of the brave. ha! ha! ha! you've already paid for this. listen to my heart beat. and the little girls sing: oooeee sharke
's a slow dance on the edge of the lake. they sing:ooooeeee. sharkey. hee's mister heartbreak. paging mr. sharkey. white courtesy telephone please. and sharkey says: I turn around, it's fear. i
Around again, and it's love. and the little girls sing:ooooeee sharkey. yeah. on top of old smokey all covered with snow. that's where I wanna, that's where I'm gonna that's where I'm gonna go.



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/l/laurie_anderson/sharkeys_day.html

Correct | Report

Please input the reason why these lyrics are bad:

songmeanings

      Write about your feelings and thoughts

      Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
      U
      Unregistered
      Min 50 words
      Not bad
      Good
      Awesome!
      Explain

      Write an explanation

      Your explanation
      Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
      10 words
      Good
      Cool
      Awesome!
      Explanation guidelines:
      • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
      • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
      • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
      Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
      ×