When Your Number Isn't Up
Mark Lanegan Lyrics


Did you call for the night porter?
You smell the blood running warm
I stay close to this frozen border, so close I can hit it with a stone
Now something crawls right up my spine
That I always got to follow
Turn out the lights
Don't see me drawn and hollow
Just blood running warm
No one needs to tell you that
There's no use for ya here anymore
And where are your friends?
They've gone away
It's a different world, they left you to this
To janitor
The emptiness
So let's get it on
When the sun is finally going down, and you're overdue to follow
But you're still above the ground
What ya got comin' is hard to swallow
Like blood running warm
Did they call for the night porter
And smell the blood, blood running warm
Well I've been waitin at this frozen border, so close you could hit it with a stone

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Written by: MARK LANEGAN

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Did you call for the night porter?
You smell the blood runnin' warm
I stay close to this frozen border
So close I can hit it with a stone

Now something crawls right up my spine
That I always got to follow
Turn out the lights
Don't see me drawn and hollow
Just blood runnin' warm

No one needs to tell you that
There's no use for you here anymore
And where are your friends?
They've gone away
It's a different world
They left you to this
To janitor
The emptiness
So let's get it on

When the sun is finally goin' down
And you're overdue to follow
But you're still above the ground
What ya got comin' is hard to swallow
Like blood runnin' warm

Did they call for the night porter?
And smell the blood, blood runnin' warm
Well, I've been waitin' at this frozen border
So close you could hit it with a stone



All comments from YouTube:

osiruskat

I can't believe you died today. This song got me through some real hard times. R.I.P. Mark Lanegan.

the power of experience

RIP my rock hero, in my darkest ages of my youth. .....

Adam Turner

Rest in peace Mark. You can be the night porter again now. Get it on ! .. ☝️

Rodrigo Salinas

And your number was up today... You've gone pass that frozen border. I hope is warmer on the other side. Rest in power warrior of music. Your voice will keep echoing to the eternity

Fabien Marinel

A masterpiece, et toutes mes pensées et le reste 😎

Jimmy G

Incredible track. It's about Cobain, according to recent interview in MOJO Magazine
("the night porter") was Kurt's nickname for Mark

Francesco Garbin

Yep, It was about Kurt. Rip Mark.. so sad.

Tayo The Viking Gaming

Kurt and Mark were working on a blues album together before he killed himself. I can't even imagine how good it would have been.

Jessy Dewes

Amo este som

White Noize

Increible cancion para escucharla ahora en invierno.incredible song to listen now on winter.

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