Hunters and Collectors – Long Walk Home

Versions

Version Length Source Availability
Live 5:25 18 September 1983, Floreat Hotel, Perth, Australia Cassette The Vault digital download at True Believers, 17 September 2012.

Recommended Version.

 

Commentary

A Fireman’s Curse era unreleased Hunters and Collectors song.

 

Lyrics

Put your leather shoes back on
You’ve got a long walk home

When the trains don’t run
And the trams don’t go
Slipping on the ashes

Get that dead believers talk?
Going to walk a lot
To where the world is hard
And everything is good

But I’m up before I get there
It’s understood
I’m up before I get there
It’s understood

Sing it brother

I haven’t got a ticket
Yeh yeh
Oh I haven’t got a ticket but I don’t care
I don’t care
I haven’t got a ticket
Yeh yeh
Oh I haven’t got a ticket but I don’t care
I don’t care

Going to knock me down
Can knock me down
Going to knock me down
Can knock me down

Shh
Shh

Head that stench over every little thing?
And I hop down to the station
Get that stench jumping every little fence
All the way across the nation

Get your leather shoes back on
You’ve got a long way home

When the trains don’t run
And the trams don’t go
Slipping on the ashes

Get that dead believers talk?
Going to walk a lot
To where the world is hard
And everything is good

But I’m up before I get there
It’s understood
I’m up before I get there
It’s understood

Yeh

I haven’t got a ticket
Yeh yeh
Oh I haven’t got a ticket but I don’t care
I don’t care
I haven’t got a ticket
Yeh yeh
Oh I haven’t got a ticket but I don’t care
I don’t care

I haven’t got a ticket
Yeh yeh
Oh I haven’t got a ticket but I don’t care
I don’t care
I haven’t got a ticket
Yeh yeh
Oh I haven’t got a ticket but I don’t care
I don’t care

Going to knock me down
Can knock me down
Knock me
Down

Going to knock me down
Can knock me down
Going to knock me down
Can knock me down