• Artist: Tom Horne
  • Title: Nursery Rhyme
  • Genre: Pop - Adult Contemporary
  • Mood: Down/Dark/Melancholic, Sentimental/Ballad
  • Speed: Medium Slow (63-78)
  • Instruments: Acoustic Guitar (Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin), Strings, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), All Other
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 1/9/2013
  • Lyric themes: Personal Philosophy, Frustration, Self Destruction, Commitment Marriage, Addiction, Pessimism
  • Lyrics: I've stretched that rope as far as I can I've strangled every hope with my bare hands Gonna take my time, gonna make this last Gonna go too far and nowhere fast Here's the church, here's the steeple Open up, here's the people Here's the horse, here's the carriage First comes love, then comes marriage From the womb, to the cradle Off to work, see you later The wife, the kids, for nothing they lacked He went out for smokes and never came back Can't see the prison for the bars It's vehicular homicide baby, in my car Doctor, oh doctor, oh medicine man Can't heal me as good as my dealer can Here's the church, here's the steeple Open up, here's the people Here's the horse, here's the carriage First comes love, then comes marriage From the womb, to the cradle Off to work, see you later The wife, the kids, for nothing they lacked He went out for smokes and never came back Sleep baby, sleep, honey don't you cry Daddy's gonna sing you a nursery rhyme Pretty as a picture, just a prick of pain Make you never want to wake up again What's so great about all of this anyway? What's so great about all of this anyway? What's so great about all of this anyway? What's so great about all of this anyway? Knick knack, paddywhack, give the dog a bone This old man came rolling home Knick knack, paddywhack, give the dog a bone This old man came rolling home
  • Keywords: Ballad, Guitar, Desire, Heartbreak, Home, Organic

About Tom Horne

Tom Horne

Los Angeles, ca United States

TOM HORNE Word Salad

Hailing from the lush hills of East Tennessee and the noisy streets of Los Angeles, songwriter and singer Tom Horne reaches into the depths of his own psyche with the stunning solo debut, WORD SALAD, a dark musical journey where traditional instruments and clean, clear lyricism are infused with haunting production and counter melodies. This former sideman guitarist has worked with other musicians for years, often contributing his original songs to various projects. Described as ...

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