Suspended in Gaffa Lyrics – Kate Bush

English 290 November 2, 1982
"Suspended in Gaffa" by Kate Bush is a song with lyrics that carry a unique blend of metaphor and imagery, making it open to various interpretations. The song depicts a yearning for completeness, but also the recognition of personal limitations, fear, and the need for readiness before achieving one's aspirations. It’s about the struggle between desire, uncertainty, and the obstacles that hinder the path to fulfillment. Let's explain the meaning of each paragraph. ...Read More

Suspended in Gaffa Lyrics

[Verse 1: Kate Bush]
Out in the garden, there's half of a heaven
And we're only bluffing
We're not ones for busting through walls
But they've told us unless we can prove that
We're doing it, we can't have it all
I want it all
He's gonna wangle a way to get out of it
She's an excuse and a witness who'll talk when he's called
But they've told us unless we can prove that
We're doing it, we can't have it all
I want it all, I want it all
We can't have it all
I want it all

[Pre-Chorus 1: Kate Bush]
I caught a glimpse of God
All shining and bright

[Chorus: Kate Bush]
Suddenly my feet are feet of mud
It all goes slow-mo
I don't know why I'm crying
Am I suspended in gaffa?
Not until I'm ready for you
Not until I'm ready for you
Can I have it all?

[Verse 2: Kate Bush]
I try to get nearer, but as it gets clearer
There's something appears in the way
It's a plank in me eye
With a camel who's trying to get through it
Am I doing it? Can I have it all now?
I want it all
I pull out the plank and say, “Thank you for yanking me
Back to the fact that there's always something to distract
But sometimes it's hard to know if I'm doing it right”
Can I have it all now?
I want it all
Can I have it all now?
I want it all
Can I have it all?
I want it all
I can't have it all

[Pre-Chorus 2: Kate Bush]
We all have a dream… maybe

[Chorus: Kate Bush]
Suddenly my feet are feet of mud
It all goes slow-mo
I don't know why I'm crying
Am I suspended in gaffa?
Not until I'm ready for you
Not until I'm ready for you
Can I have it all?

[Verse 3: Kate Bush]
I won't open boxes that I am told not to
I'm not a Pandora, I'm much more like
That girl in the mirror between you and me
She don't stand a chance of getting anywhere at all
I want it all
Not anywhere at all
I want it all
No, not a thing
I want it all
She can't have it all

[Pre-Chorus 3: Kate Bush]
“Mother, where are the angels?
I'm scared of the changes”

[Chorus: Kate Bush]
Suddenly my feet are feet of mud
It all goes slow-mo
I don't know why I'm crying
Am I suspended in Gaffa?
Not until I'm ready for you
Not until I'm ready for you
Suddenly my feet are feet of mud
It all goes slow-mo
I don't know why I'm crying
Am I suspended in Gaffa?
Not until I'm ready for you
Not until I'm ready for you
Can I have it all now?

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Who is the singer of "Suspended in Gaffa" song?

"Suspended in Gaffa" song is sung by Kate Bush.

Who is the lyrics writer of "Suspended in Gaffa" song?

"Suspended in Gaffa" song lyrics written by Kate Bush.

Who is the music producer of "Suspended in Gaffa" song?

"Suspended in Gaffa" song music composed & produced by Kate Bush.

When was "Suspended in Gaffa" song released?

"Suspended in Gaffa" song was released on November 2, 1982.