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Picture Me In a Hospital

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In many ways it is the albumís heart. Babyshambles' bass guitarist Drew McConnell suffered horrendous injuries after being knocked off his bike by a car in East London in July 2011, suffering multiple breaks to his spine and various bones. This collaboration with vocalist Peter Doherty was inspired by his slow, painful, but ultimately full recovery.
Drew told NME: "This is about Peter coming to visit me after my car accident. One of my first memories was the paramedic telling me I'd broken my spine in three places. Then my next memory is on a slab with doctors all around me. And then the memory after that is waking up to somebody brushing the hair away from my eyes, and I looked up and it was Peter."

Appearing on

Sequel To The Prequel Demos BabyshamblesFan mixtape2013-09-06
Sequel to the Prequel BabyshamblesAlbum2013-09-03
Nothing Comes to Nothing (Demo) BabyshamblesSingle2013-08-26

Concerts

Glasgow Barrowlands BabyshamblesGlasgow, Scotland2013-09-04

Lyrics

Picture me in a hospital
The blood runs red and the bags are full of...
Oh it's terrible, makes me powerful
On and on there's still a song for me
I'm still around to sing it

Each man has a secret
To hide away
And never say, never know, and so it goes

Picture me in a hospital
The blood runs cold and the halls are full of
Undesirables preaching parables
False alarm there's still a charm for me
Just you wait and see

If each man had his freedom
And it was ours to say
How to behave, ah who's to say

So picture me in a hospital
Blood runs raw and the bags are full of
You're terrible and I'm invincible
Picture me in a hospital
The blood runs red and the bags are full of
It's hysterical, and it makes me powerful

False alarm there's still a song for me
I'm just about around to sing it
On and on there's still a chance for me
And I'm still here singing

And so it goes
On and on and on and so it goes

And so it goes.

NamePicture Me In a Hospital
BandBabyshambles
CreditsPeter Doherty
Drew McConnell


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