back Iced Honey

Song Information
Written By Lou Reed & Metallica
First Release Lulu
Times Played 4
First Played November 08, 2011 - London, England
Last Played December 07, 2011 - San Francisco, CA


You canít put a butterfly in a jar
If the effortís too high no matter who you are
You canít catch the moon, or the sun or the stars
It doesnít matter who you are
Iced honey

Now me Iíve tried a million tricks
To make life cold and make it stick
Not running heat that flames then out
But the proud piece of ice that always floats
Iced honey

If I canít trap a butterfly or a bee
If I canít keep my heart where I want it to be
If no matter how much soul and heart
I put to the wood
If a flaming heart is not that good
Iced honey

If you canít put a butterfly in a jar
If violence mars your final hour
If you make others feel like jam
Poured on a piece of charbroiled lamb

If itís all mixed up and you cannot shout
And your oxygen starts to run out
If your final gasp has the recipe wrong
And instead of hello you say so long

If your energy starts to leak out
And people wonder what youíre all about
A heartbreaker with an unattached heart
The story of love gives them all a start

And me, Iíve always been this way
Not by choice, just this way
I canít put my honey pot in a jar
Or a heart or a fist of some young boy

If you canít put a butterfly in a jar
No wonder no need to wonder where you are
It might seem like hell, the River Styx
Your affection never sticks

No matter what you say, no matter what you do
A butterfly heart flies right past you
Thereís nothing to say, nothing to do
See if the ice will melt for you
Iced honey

Date Location Venue Content
12/7/2011 San Francisco, CA The Fillmore PhotoVideoSetlistDownload
11/13/2011 Milan, Italy Che Temp Che Fa @ Rai Studios Setlist
11/11/2011 Cologne, Germany 1Live Radio @ WDR Studios PhotoSetlist
11/8/2011 London, England Later... with Jools Holland @ BBC Television Centre PhotoSetlist

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