• Artist: National Ghost
  • Title: Oliver Reed
  • Genre: Rock - Hard Rock/Classic, Rock - Indie Rock
  • Mood: Up/Positive
  • Speed: Fast (130-160)
  • Instruments: Textures/pads, Real Drums/Drum Kit, Electric Guitar (Clean, Overdriven), All Other, Bass, Keyboards/Organs
  • Track type: Lyric - Full Length
  • Date added: 10/6/2011
  • Lyric themes: Egotism Selfishness, Reminiscing, Hope, Alcohol, Longing, Casual Sex
  • Lyrics: I used to dream I was Oliver Reed A swinging, hip Brit with flare Bill Sykes with a gin up my sleeve Pull my party trick out on a dare A man's man and a ladies man A girl on one arm and a pint in my other hand Gerald Crich has gotten into me I want to be Oliver Reed Oliver Reed was a streetwise saint The Errol Flynn of his day A womanizer and a fearsome drunk Who never succumbed to his fame Self destructive with a cockeyed grin Asked Richard Madley why he had orange skin Shelly Winters might disagree, but I want to be Oliver Reed If I could recommend viewing "Women in Love" with a special friend Watch in awe while he's on the screen, the best damn musketeer you've seen And if there's time we'll have a drink he liked the way it helped him think And if there's time for another one I'll raise a glass to you Everybody has a dream Someone they would rather be Now there's nothing wrong with that Your secret's safe with me Everybody dreams How they want to be seen I told you who I am Who do you want to be? Who are you? (Breakdown x 4) John Wayne, Al Capone, Bruce Lee, Joey Ramone James Dean, Cary Grant, Lou Reed, Mel Blanc Tom Waits, Jacques Cousteau, Johnie Ray, Gordie Howe Lenny Bruce, Michael Cain, Vincent Price, Ayn Rand All the greats I've ever known.
  • Keywords: peppy, cheerful, upbeat, rock, Bass, Guitar, Garage, Lo-Fi

About National Ghost

National Ghost Nov. 2008

THE “NATIONAL GHOST” STORY
What sound do you get when you put five seasoned musicians who never played together before in a room? The end result can be heard in this new band called National Ghost.
The musical amalgamation of ideas, inspirations and talents of the individual members - all former players of various Detroit rock n’ roll bands - melded together instantaneously and created a diverse sound that is eclectic yet familiar. It’s groove rock ...

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