James - Laid

James - Laid (Version 2)


"I found you sleeping next to me, I thought I was alone / You're driving me crazy, when are you coming home?"

After success with their albums Gold Mother and Seven, the Manchester band employed producer Brian Eno for a more experimental sound. 

On the title track of their 1993 LP, some radio stations switched the risque line: “This bed is on fire with passionate love / The neighbours complain about the noises above / But she only comes when she’s on top."