Hand on My Heart
And you can say well
And you can pray yeah


What about those days we break up the alphabet
Some itch and ripple bones beneath the flesh
No hesitation keeping the theory in trim
What about that stuff that keeps on pouring in
I wouldn't cry no pleasure in doing it but
There are those days the luxury ain't too much
I wouldn't bother if it was all in the mind
It's in the body; the body still knows best

And you can say well there goes a lucky guy
Amd you can say well there goes the neighbourhood
And you can say well there goes a bob or two
And you can pray that it would or wouldn't happen to you
And all of this is not imagination
It's just me putting my hand on my heart
And all of this is not in explanation
It's just me putting my hand on my heart (x 2)


What about those days we make up a secret pact
To splash and paddle into the dark and back
No hesitation never a shadow of doubt
What about that stuff you keep on shouting out
Oh I could try to weigh it up and measure it but
Most of the time the effort is just too much
I wouldn't bother if it was all in the mind
It's in the body; the body still knows best

And you can say well there goes a lucky guy
Amd you can say well there goes the neighbourhood
And you can say well there goes a bob or two
And you can pray that it would or wouldn't happen to you

And all of this is not imagination
It's just me putting my hand on my heart
And all of this is not in explanation
It's just me putting my hand on my heart (x 2)


And you can say well there goes a lucky guy
Amd you can say well there goes the neighbourhood
And you can say well there goes a bob or two
And you can pray that it might just happen to you...

And all of this is not imagination
It's just me putting my hand on my heart
And all of this is not in explanation
It's just me putting my hand on my heart (x 2)
(x 2)


Released on:
  • Jam Science
  • Jam Science (Y Records)
  • Hand on My Heart 7"
  • Hand on My Heart square picture disk
  • Hand on My Heart 12" test pressing
  • Hand on My Heart 12"
  • Hand on My Heart Remixes picture disk
  • Evolution
  • Priests and Kanibals - The Best of...
  • Natural History - The Very Best of...
  • Live. Hatfield Polytechnic. 1984
  • Jumping on the Ribcage released on:
  • Hand on My Heart Remixes
  • Cloud of Nails released on:
  • Hand on My Heart Remixes
  • Hand on My Heart Remixes picture disk
  • Priests and Kanibals - The Best of...
  • Mistah Linn He Dead released on:
  • Hand on My Heart Remixes
  • Hand on My Heart Remixes picture disk
  • Knowledge, Power, Truth & Sex

  • Most of the lyrcal information on this page was
    taken from Phil Hetherington's Shriekback Pages .