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Suicide In the Trenches

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Appearing on

L'Album De La Semaine Peter DohertySession2009-03-02

Concerts

BST, Hyde Park, London The LibertinesHyde Park, London2014-07-05
Royal Albert Hall Live Peter DohertyLondon, UK2008-07-12
The Mass Peter DohertyBrixton, London2008-06-17

Lyrics

I knew a simple soldier boy
Who grinned at life in empty joy,
Slept soundly through the lonesome dark,
And whistled early with the lark.

In winter trenches, cowed and glum,
With crumps and lice and lack of rum,
He put a bullet through his brain.
No one spoke of him again.

You smug-faced crowds with kindling eye
Who cheer when soldier lads march by,
Sneak home and pray you'll never know
The hell where youth and laughter go.

NameSuicide In the Trenches
BandPeter Doherty