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Black Tambourine
Beck Lyrics


Black hearts in effigy
We sing a song that was hated
All dressed in rag and bones
Sharks smell the blood that I'm bleeding
I know there's something wrong
Might take a fire to kill it
Might take a hurricane
Don't know what life that I'm livin'

Oh oh oh
Black tambourine
Oh oh oh
Black tambourine

My baby run to me
She lives in broken down buildings
Can't pay the rent again
These spider webs are my home now
And when the sun is down
We'll shake and rattle our bodies
To keep it warm at night
My tambourine is still shaking

Oh oh oh
Black tambourine
Oh oh oh
Black tambourine

Black hearts in effigy
We sing a song that was hated
All dressed in rag and bones
Sharks smell the blood that I'm bleeding
I know there's something wrong
Might take a fire to kill it
Might take a hurricane
Don't know what life that I'm livin'

Black tambourine
Oh oh oh
Black tambourine

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Peermusic Publishing
Written by: ELLIS EUGENE BLACKNELL, BECK DAVID (BECK US2) HANSEN, JOHN KING, MICHAEL SIMPSON

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Roiy Benkel

Black hearts in effigy
We sing a song that was hated
All dressed in rag and bones
Sharks smell the blood that I'm bleeding
I know there's something wrong
Might take a fire to kill it
Might take a hurricane
Don't know what life that I'm livin

Black tambourine

My baby run to me
She lives in broken down buildings
Can't pay the rent again
These spider webs are my home now
And when the sun is down
We'll shake and rattle our bodies
To keep it warm at night
My tambourine is still shaking

Black tambourine



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Jen R.

Beck was my first rockstar crush in the late 90s. I've rediscovered him and it's 2018 and I want to listen to this song everyday.

DonJuanDeMarco2

I LOVE when Beck gets funky.

Stabitha Lmfao

So always. <3

BarbaraGans

Psychodylic/Funk

Edward Booker

The video alone is pretty freaking awesome! The Song is fantastic!

GordosMama1111

@Stephen Fletcher
this is from 2004.

JustAFocus

I wish I knew exactly how he got that badass guitar sound at 1:39. OK, distortion and tremolo, right? But it sounds like something more than just that. So chunky and groovy. Beck is a master at finding the right sounds for his songs.

Fat Phil

Sounds like a vibe.. which is chorus

Mikethareaper

JustAFocus it’s a 🐍

Natasha Benitez

Well this was 2004 Beck uses samples as well he has a gift to make sounds from sounds
His Ability to be the original hip guy ..he wants Everyone to feel good..to be able to use music as you see it..as well he doesn't need a pat on the shoulder for doing good for people...That's Character mixed with Creative Artis.

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