MACHINE GUN ETIQUETTE
CHISWICK RECORDS 1979

LOVE SONG

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN....HOW DO ?

I'LL BE THE TICKET,IF YOU'RE MY COLLECTOR
I'LL DODGE THE FARE,IF YOU'RE MY INSPECTOR
I'LL BE THE LUGGAGE,YOU'LL BE THE PORTER
I'LL BE THE PARCEL IF YOU'LL BE THE SORTER
JUST FOR YOU,HERE'S A LOVE SONG
JUST FOR YOU ,HERE'S A LOVE SONG
AND IT MAKES ME GLAD TO SAY
IT'S BEEN A LOVELY DAY AND IT'S OK
I'LL BE THE MAIL,YOU'LL BE THE GUARD
I'LL BE THE INK ON YOUR SEASON TICKET CARD
I'LL BE THE RUBBISH,YOU'LL BE THE BIN
I'LL BE THE PAINT ON THIS SIGN IF YOU'LL BE THE TIN
JUST FOR YOU,HERE'S A LOVE SONG
JUST FOR YOU,HERE'S A LOVE SONG
AND IT MAKES ME GLAD TO SAY
IT'S BEEN A LOVELY DAY AND IT'S OK
(SOLO)
JUST FOR YOU,HERE'S A LOVE SONG
JUST FOR YOU HERE'S A LOVE SONG
AND IT MAKES ME GLAD TO SAY
IT'S BEEN A LOVELY DAY AND IT'S OK
IT'S OK
IT'S OK !!!!
 

SECOND TIME AROUND

I REMEMBER WHAT YOU SAID
SECOND TIME AROUND
DONT YOU WISH THAT WE WERE DEAD
SECOND TIME AROUND
NO MORE GETTING PUSHED AROUND
SECOND TIME AROUND
NOT LIKE WE'D GONE UNDERGROUND
SECOND TIME AROUND
NOW ITS TIME FOR YOU TO SEE
SECOND TIME AROUND
WHAT THE LOVE SONG DID FOR ME
SECOND TIME AROUND
REALLY FAMOUS STINKING RICH
SECOND TIME AROUND
STRAIGHT UP THERE WITHOUT A HITCH
SECOND TIME AROUND
NOW I REMEMBER WHAT YOU SAID
SECOND TIME AROUND
DONT YOU WISH THAT WE WERE DEAD
SECOND TIME AROUND
NO MORE GETTING PUSHED AROUND
SECOND TIME AROUND
BACK TO HAUNT YOU WITH OUR SOUND
SECOND TIME AROUND
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I JUST CANT BE HAPPY TODAY

I JUST CANT BE HAPPY TODAY
I JUST CANT BE HAPPY TODAY

A LOT DOES HE KNOW,THERE'S NOT A SMILE
THERE'S NO FEELING FUN,WITHOUT FEELING FINE
IT'S A PRICE ON YOUR HEAD
NO FUNNY SIDE WHEN JUSTICE IS READ

I JUST CANT BE HAPPY TODAY
I JUST CANT BE HAPPY TODAY

THEY'RE CLOSING THE SCHOOLS
THEY'RE BURNING THE BOOKS
THE CHURCH IS IN RUINS
THE PRIESTS HANG ON HOOKS
THE RADIO'S ON ICE
THE TELLY'S BEEN BANNED
THE ARMY'S IN POWER
THE DEVIL COMMANDS

ILLEGAL TO DANCE.FORBIDDEN TO CRY
YOU DO WHAT YOU'RE TOLD
YOU NEVER ASK WHY
IGNORE ALL THOSE FOOLS
THEY DONT UNDERSTAND
WE MAKE OUR OWN RULES

I JUST CANT BE HAPPY TODAY
I JUST CANT BE HAPPY TODAY
I JUST CANT BE HAPPY
JUST CANT BE HAPPY
JUST CANT BE HAPPY TODAY
I JUST CANT BE HAPPY
JUST CANT BE HAPPY
JUST CANT BE HAPPY TODAY
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THESE HANDS

THESE ARE THE HANDS OF A DEMENTED CIRCUS CLOWN
OUTSIDE I'M HAPPY BUT INSIDE I'M REALLY WEARING A FROWN
I SEE YOU LAUGHING AT ME
BUT BABY,IN MY DREAMS
IT'S QUITE A DIFFERENT SCENE
CHASING YOU THROUGH THE NIGHT WITH MY HANDS AROUND YOUR NECK
FUNY HOW EVERYTHING SEEMS IN TECHNICOLOUR,YET
I FIND I'M LAUGHING AT YOU
AND YOU ARE TURNING BLUE UE UE UE OH OH
HA HA HA HA ETC ETC
STOP LAUGHING
.
PLAN 9 CHANNEL 7

SHE PLAYS HER MOUTH INTO A SMILE
AND OFFERS THAT HE,STAY A WHILE
TWO HEARTS THAT BEAT AS ONE
AND EYES THAT HARDLY EVER
SAW THE SUN
HOLLYWOOD BABBLES ON
SHE LAYS A WREATH OF LILLIES ON HIS GRAVE
HIS PAIN GONE,ALONG WITH LOVE HE NEVER GAVE
NOT TO BE SEDUCED BY THOS ERED LIPS
TWO DIMENSIONAL,COMIC LIPS
HOLLYWOOD BABBLES ON
ON AND ON AND ON AND ON AND

CHANNEL 7,EYE SHADES OF GREY
TOO CLOSE BUT,TWO WORLDS AWAY
PLAN NINE,HER DOMAIN
TOO CLOSE BUT,TWO WORLDS AWAY
THEY SAY
 

( REPEAT ALL OVER)
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NOISE NOISE NOISE

IT'S 7 AM ON A BRAND NEW DAY
GONNA START IN THE PERFECT WAY
PUT THE GREATEST RECORD ON
KICK THE DOG AND KICK THE CAT
INSULT MY MUM INSULT MY DAD
SCREAM OUT LOUD AND SING ALONG
WE SAY
NOISE IS FOR HEROES
HEROES
LEAVE THE MUSIC FOR ZEROES
ZEROES
NOISE NOISE NOISE IS FOR HEROES
OH YEAH
I'M DOWN THE PUB ,THE TIME IS ONE
HIT THE JUKEBOX FOR MY FAVOURITE SONG
GONNA TURN IT UP TOO LOUD
HAVE ACOUPLE A GAMES OF POOL
ARGUE WITH A DRUNKEN FOOL
HAVE A BEER WITH THE USUAL CROWD
WE SAY
NOISE IS FOR HEROES
HEROES
LEAVE THE MUSIC FOR ZEROES
ZEROES
NOISE NOISE NOISE IS FOR HEROES
HEROES
OH YEAH
AND IT'S NOISE,THAT MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND
I CAN'T SURVIVE
WITH OUT THE SOUND
THE SOUND TORMENTS ME ,HA HA HA HA HA HA
(SOLO)
ITS 8 O CLOCK DOWN THE CHURCH HALL
I GOT AMPLIFIERS 6 FEET TALL
GONNA TURN THEM UP FULL BLAST
THE VICAR WAVES HIS ARMS AND LOOKS ABSURD
AND NOW HE CANT SHOUT HIS GODLY WORDS
AND HE CAN'T GET OUT TOO FAST
WE SAY
NOISE IS FOR HEROES
HEROES
LEAVE THE MUSIC FOR ZEROES
ZEROES
NOISE NOISE NOISE IS FOR HEROES
HEROES
OH YEAH
NOISE NOISE NOISE ( 7 TIMES)
 
 

SMASH IT UP

WE'VE BEEN CRYING NOW FOR MUCH TOO LONG
AND IF WE'RE GONNA DANCE TO A DIFFERENT SONG
I'M GONNA SCREAM AND SHOUT 'TIL MY DYING BREATH
I'M GONNA SMASH IT UP 'TIL THERE'S NOTHIN' LEFT
OHH OOHH, SMASH IT UP,SMASH IT UP SMASH IT U-UP
OHH OOHH, SMASH IT UP,SMASH IT UP SMASH IT UP
NEVER CALL ME VILLAIN OH IT'S SUCH A SHAME
MAYBE IT'S MY CLOTHES MUST BE T' BLAME
I DON'T EVEN CARE IF I LOOK A MESS
DON'T WANNA BE A SUCKER LIKE ALL THE REST
OOH OOHH SMASH IT UP,SMASH IT UP SMASH IT U-UP
OOH OOHH,SMASH IT UP,SMASH IT UP SMASH IT U-UP,SMASH IT U-U-UP
SMASH IT UP (TIMES 4)
(SOLO)
SMASH IT UP
YOU CAN KEEP YER KRISHNA BURGER
SMASH IT UP
AND YER GLASTONBURY HIPPIES
SMASH IT UP
YOU CAN STICK YER FROTHY LAGER
SMASH IT UP
AND YER BLOW WAVE HAIRSTYLES
WE'VE BEEN CRYING NOW FOR MUCH TOO LONG
AND IF WE'RE GONNA DANCE TO A DIFFERENT SONG
GONNA SCREAM AND SHOUT 'TIL MY DYING BREATH
I'M GONNA SMASH IT UP 'TIL THERE'S NOTHING LEFT
OOH OOHH,SMASH IT UP,SMASH IT UP SMASH IT UP
OOH OOHH,SMASH IT UP,SMASH IT UP SMASH IT UUUUUUUUUUUUP
AND EVERBODY'S....SMASHING THINGS DOWN,YEAH
I SAID EVERYBODY'S...SMASHING THINGS DOWN,YEAH-EH
(NIBBLED TO DEATH BY AN OKAPI,NIBBLED TO DEATH BY AN OKAPI,NIBBLED TO DEATH BY AN OKAPI.)

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