Jack the Ripper (Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds)

I got a woman She rules my house with an iron fist I got a woman She rules my house with an iron fist She screams out Jack the Ripper Every time I try to give that girl a kiss I got a woman She strikes me down with a fist of lead I got a woman She strikes me down with a fist of lead We bed in a bucket of butcher's knives A awake with a hatchet hanging over my head Well you know the story of the viper It's long and lean with poison tooth Yeah, you know the story of the viper It's long and lean it's got a poison tooth Well they're hissing under the floorboards Hanging down in bunches from my roof I got a woman She just hollers what she wants from where she's at I got a woman She just hollers what she wants from where she is She screams out Jack the Ripper Every time I try to give that girl a kiss