Ian Kelly

  • You’re an angel, sleeping, / I give you my life for the joy you bring / / Bewildering love, / The fruit of my wife you’re my endless spring / / You’ll crawl, and walk / And if you fall and fall the…
  • Hey, It feels like there’s something to be said / The future’s now and we’re almost dead / Some are trying to fix the human fate / We’re just trying to live but we all participate / / Fear, is my hom…
  • I guess the pain is like a flower; the rain can make it grow / I don’t think that you know, why you came to the show / Sometimes I send some to my mother, but I don’t want to hurt her / Sometimes I ju…
  • Once again the sun came up / Way high over my bones / He got up late in the night / to remind me I was here / I was blinded by the light / but everything became real clear / / When the rain is pourin…
  • Brown, is a beautiful thing / It’s a wonderful spring / Am I happy or in denial / Have you left? / Will we face something hostile? / Nature’s theft / / While the lakes are drying while the trees are …
  • Oh Oh / I dream of California but I never want to leave you alone / Oh Oh / The love that I gave you, was the best that was ever shown / Smile / You’re fulfilled for a little while / / Oh oh / I smel…
  • I need to rest my feet / until the morning rises / Find something decent to eat / Not from that chain I despise / Roaming around here / Finding a town there / I found a comforting soul / Never mind th…
  • Du bois de grange, mon gun à clous / pour te bâtir une maison / J’suis impatient, certainement fou / C’est jamais la bonne saison / / Et je bois, comme je dois / Je vis parmis les loups / Et je bois,…
  • I called you up again, this is not any day / It’s the day that you say you love me / / All my dreams are in your hands, you’ve been hiding away / You’ve been scared and you may just leave me / / I s…
  • We discovered life long before America / We treat her as a wife and it makes us suffer / Is this the same old day? / Looks like I’m a judge, was written down but smudged / Now the characters are incoh…
  • Si je baisse les bras / Et je lève les yeux dans la tempête / Et j’oublie nos étoiles / / Si tu m’aimais pas / Si tu continuais quand je m’arrête / Les moments qui nous dévoilent / / Dehors, l’hiver…
  • Nothing you do, Nothing you say / Would prevent my heart from aching / I’m losing you, body and soul / You’re leaving / / There was a time, when it was whole / Now it’s broken into pieces / Too fast …
  • I was 17, I had nothing to give / We were stealing bread, we had nowhere to live / we had hopes and dreams we believed in the lies / your perfume had a taste and I blinked my eyes / / I was 23, I was…
  • Singing songs about the weather / Or just how much I love her / Rhymy lyrics don’t mean anything / The kind of poet that would drink her / A story with no future / The kind of man that don’t make the …
  • Fly away, far from this world / Where all is gay and there’s pretty little girls / You fall sometimes but you’re getting there / Where all things rhyme and everyone shares / You made a drawing for me …
  • You see this man / With the cross on his arm and his eyes full of pain / With a can in a bag and a cat in the rain / With the crack as a tag and the shame in his veins / You see this guy / With a fift…
  • It seems to me we loose again, there nothing here we need to comprehend And you know why as well as me, leave me the fuck alone and let me be ‘cause being alive is all we have, the rest don’t count at…
  • If you’re lost, and need directions / To your heart, don’t use your head / There is a cost to every action / There is nothing that you can’t bring on yourself / Is everyone depressed, has it always be…
  • Open your mouth, say what you came for / Your intentions when you pushed that door / Question yourself about your demons / Let them free there is some clearance / You better behave ‘cause your mother’…
  • The evening rain has stopped for now / There is enough sorrow on the block / you see a man beneath a dark old cloud / Out of love and out of luck / And you take a moment just to listen to his thoughts…
  • There’s a table in the corner of the diner where I love you more / Than I loved you before / And we are able to get older and forever share a single front door / And never be cold / I swear there is n…
  • If I let you down / If my world doesn’t seem to include you / Anymore / / If I let you go / When you want to tell me how you feel / But I don’t want to know / / I need your love / I want you back, I…
  • If you’re lost, and need directions / To your heart, don’t use your head / There is a cost to every action / There is nothing that you can’t bring on yourself / Is everyone depressed, has it always be…
  • You say you need this / you deserve to own it now / you can’t afford it / still you’re getting it somehow / and the dance you step into / when the monthly fee is overdue / / You will still feel me / …
  • If this world is real, it is pain that you feel / When you inhale, where man prevails / Your last meal, concrete and steel / Now the tar soup, may not appeal / The lungs that you had / Are now fatally…
  • Dressed so powerfully, thong showing’ almost see the tip of your tit / All to hide the scared girl inside show your ass give the clit / It’ll be no, when you’ll gain confidence in the brain / What you…
  • La pluie de mai, coule sur tes joues / Accrochée à ton café, les deux pieds dans la boue / Des rivières de larmes, sur tes souliers / L’amour est un fleuve à traverser / / Et tu lisais, William Shake…
  • Il n’y a jamais eu de Devin / De blessures heureuses, de morsures du temps / Et arrivera demain / Où tout peut exploser, où tout redevient blanc / / Ouvres les yeux / / Tout est en place dans l’univ…
  • Leaving through the side door / long before then end / I need to write one more / Music will transcend / / Let it all out / It is such a relief / Let it all out / What is your motif? / / Maybe I’m u…
  • Here’s a little song about a hole in a heart / about a hole in a heart / Spend a little time, shed some light on the dark / shed some light on the dark / / I want you to move on / I want you to be / …
  • f I find myself / At the end of my rope / If I lose it all / Even my hope / / I’m never home / Before the sun goes down / I don’t see my kids / Cause I’m never around / / And I know your love is slo…
  • I ran dry from shedding all these tears / Cars went by and days turned into years / Can you be this sad for that long? / We spent time just practicing for love / Words were said but meanings laid down…
  • You’d be well, with your spells / Now the curse is on and the intentions are so strong / And you know / And you know, time to grow / And the nurse is gone and your confidence is so wrong / Recognize /…
  • I’ve made up my mind / We are wasting our time / The summer days are gone and the best of you / Now rain or shine / You were never mine / But when I needed you, you would help me through / Who will sw…
  • ! She has Mason jars for glasses / She laughs at every dog that passes / She has a warm soul / / She drops a pin and we all hear it / She moves a pinky, we all see it / She has the leading role / / …
  • Marcher en silence dans la pluie / Alterner bon sens et conneries / Au milieu d’une ville qui doute / suivre la déroute / / Montréal, Montréal, oublies-moi pas / Montréal, Montréal, oublies-moi pas /…
  • Une montagne de boites sous le sapin / Y’a une file pour la file dans les magasins / Toutes les cartes que j’aie reçues, viennent de la banque / Je dépense sans compter mais y’a toujours un manque / …
  • There’s a road ahead / Take a left turn / We could start again / / Should we draw a map? / Or make amends / All I know is I’m tired / The war, the war, the foolish war / They will all be remembered /…
  • One day, I will have some answers, / I will be a wise man, I will speak the truth / One day, I will see much clearer, / I will have a good plan, I will teach our youth / / I’m not too old to die yo…
  • I’m stretching my legs, I’m bending my knees / I don’t exercise much but now I’m at ease on cement / Down at the old Parliament / I’m walking on eggs, I’ve got a beard made of bees / What appeared lik…
  • I’m feeling cheesy now, this morning blows / I wanted you somehow, I think it shows / It’s not quite raining but I see drops falling / They are coffee stains on a white table / It’s not quite raining …
  • I’m never going to lie to you / I’ll walk on water but I’d never be untrue / I’m never going to lie to you / Time flies and I recognize that I’ve made mistakes / And I’ve let you down before / Old li…
  • All he wants is to step inside maybe go for a ride or stay / He doesn’t know that you lost your pride on that hazy night of May / You were wasted and they stepped on you / You were tired and there was…
  • Sea
    I saw your eyes, and used to lie to my friends just to be with you / These small lies, became a distant sail in a faring blue / You were sparkling with love, I could only think of / Growing old with y…
  • Don’t worry / I can be oh so quiet / I’m sorry / Doesn’t mean I can change / / Our story / From the moment I met you / You knew me / But it didn’t feel strange / / Love me until the water rises abov…
  • Daddy isn’t always there to save your skin when you did something bad / I know I come to you like a virus, spreading your sins making you so sad / I came over last night to cease your fears you though…
  • I am just a little flake of snow / A little speck in the world that you know / I am just a tiny grain of sand / You wash ashore with the back of your hand / / You may draw the largest crowds / Everyo…
  • Imagine this, we live amongst the stars / And you kill us with your wars / Just be with me, we’ll lay here in our nonsense / / I made a pact, to be your final act / Oh what a day, fade our love away …
  • I see the rain is falling / And now the birds are heading down south / To a happier place / / It seems the whole world’s running late / / Who’s stolen, all of your kindness / And made you forget / W…
  • There’s a part of me that’s made entirely of generosity / Can I be a better man? / Can I go to war and make them understand / / What’s the use in generosity if I just keep it all for me? / Can I talk…
  • So you want to lay down here forever / So we never know what to make for our next meal / Isn’t love enough with a little water? / I would like to know just how you feel / / Just a little bit of warmt…
  • Hey, what do you say? / Should we take a little trip today / I want to go for a ride / See the world / Maybe swim in a river / / Now, did you know? / I believe every word that you say / I’m going to …
  • I came here, we’re over / I smiled and acted happy as I wondered / You seemed glad, I changed color / Where were you forever, you’ve always said never / I love you / / Je n’y peux rien si tu es tris…
  • Tired of mesmerized smiles you kept from me / Your enemy / Mirror, you sometime are my only company / My terror / Sleeping on a couch, springs are pocking ouch / I am not a patient man / Rocking on a …
  • You’re drunk I’m a drunk and were in love / You’re a punk he slam’s dunk you’re a whore for… / You believe self-respect is a brand of jeans / You believe in the thoughts of a Buddha / I am far from yo…
  • If you feel that time goes by to fast / You should try to live a whole year in a day / If you have nostalgia for your past / You know ants don’t ever get a chance to play / You were so strong now you’…
  • The kids are busy in the playground / The bathroom’s clean, the seat is down / We’ve got fresh daisies on the counter, I’m cooking dinner / It’s S-A-T-C on the TV / Red wine and chocolate are healthy …
  • When you call my name / In your delicate way / I forget the world / / It’s a crying shame / That you’re leaving today / let me gather my words / / When the sun goes down / on all that we know / When…
  • Bills are stacking, money’s lacking, I’m poor / I can’t take it anymore; I can’t see an end to this / Pills and mornings, my baby’s slamming the door, / She can’t take it anymore; she is leaving with …
  • Here comes the last of the wonderful humans / They’re pushed to the edge, so don’t be ashamed to be one of them / Now where is our water and our feast / Where is the color of our peace? / / The Sun h…
  • Little hands marks on the walls / Little man stands in the hall / It used to be a tiny mouse, but it’s growing and growing / And this was such a giant house / Are you dreaming of a morning when you co…
  • In the midst of all this contradictory research / You don’t know what to do / Seems like the second one always contradicts the first / And I contradict you / / You’ve got to know / When to listen to …
  • In a perfect world / You’d be here with me / With your bliss filled mind / And your reasons to love me / / Walking past the windows / Where the ducks are hung / Followed by our shadows / We’re going …
  • Bless your eyes / There’s no secret lies / It’s you, I came in this joint to see / / And the stars are bright / And they’re out tonight / It’s true, the pollution is hiding them from… / / Your eyes,…
  • Would you carry me on your shoulders / If I didn’t know any better / Then to abandon / Would you sink with me in the ocean / Would you stay with me in a prison / If I abandon / Would you drag me out o…