VARIOUS DAMNED
SONGS

BALLROOM BLITZ(1979)
 

Its been getting so hard living with the things you do to me
My dreams are getting so strange I´d like to tell you everything I see
I see a man at the back as a matter of fact his eyes are as red as the sun
And a girl in the corner let no one ignore her ´cause she thinks she's the passionate one
Oh yeah, it was like lightning, everybody was frightening
and the music was soothing and they all started grooving
Yeah, yeah Yeah, yeah, yeah
And the man at the back said: "Everyone attack" and it turned into a ballroom blitz
And the girl in the corner said: "Boy I wanna warn you" and it turned into a ballroom blitz
Ballroom blitz

Repeat 4 times

I'm reaching out for something touching nothing´s all I ever do
I softly call you over When you appear there's nothing left of you
Now the man at the back is ready to crack as he raises his hands to the sky
And the girl in the corner is everyone's moaner she could kill you with a wink of her eye
Oh yeah, it was electric, so frightfully hectic
And the band started leaping, ´cause they all stopped breathing
Yeah, yeah Yeah, yeah, yeah

CHORUS

Oh yeah it was like lightning, everybody was frightening and the music was soothing
and they all started grooving
Yeah, yeah Yeah, yeah, yeah

CHORUS

It´s, it´s a ballroom blitz -- Repeat 3 times

Yeah

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SUICIDE (1979)

IT'S TOO MUCH CONFUSION FOR A YOUNG MAN TO TAKE,
LOOK AT MY EYES THAT AINT EASY TO FAKE
I GOT NO SPIRIT LEFT TO BREAK
I'LL SLASH MY WRISTS AINT NO MISTAKE
HELP ME...OH HELP ME
HELP ME..OHH OH HELP ...ME
SUICIDE SUICIDE IT'S HAP'NIN' AGAIN
SUICIDE SUICIDE I'M LOSIN' MY BRAIN
SUICIDE SUICIDE WHAT CAN I DO ?
GONNA KILL MYSELF....BECAUSE OF YOU

I'VE LOST TRACK,OF LOGICAL THINKING
I'M SITTING IN A ROOM,NOT EVEN BLINKING
INTO THE DARKNESS I AM SINKING
ABOUT TO HEAR THE ANGELS SINGING
HELP ME,OH HELP ME
HELP ME,OH HEEEELP MEEEEEEE
SUICIDE SUICIDE IT'S HAP'NIN' AGAIN
SUICIDE SUICIDE I'M LOSING MY BRAIN
SUICIDE SUICIDE WHAT CAN I DO ?
GONNA KILL MYSELF,BECAUSE OF YOU

MY MIND'S GOIN' ROUND,FASTER AND FASTER
THE SCRIPTS BEEN READ AND THERE'S NO DISASTER
I WAS IN WITH A CHANCE BUT I'M A BASTARD
I'M LYING AWAKE IN A HOSPITAL PLASTER
HELP ME,OH HELP ME
HELP ME,OOHH HELP..ME
SUICIDE SUICIDE IT'S HAP'NIN' AGAIN
SUICIDE SUICIDE I'M LOSIN' MY BRAIN
SUICIDE SUICIDE WHAT CAN I DO ?
I'M GONNA KILL MYSELF,BECAUSE OF YOU

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THE TURKEY SONG (1979)

THERE'S A TURKEY IN THE HOUSE GET HIM OUT
GET THE TURKEY OUT GET HIM HIM OUTA THE HOUSE GET HIM OUT
THERE'S A TURKEY IN THE HOUSE GET HIM OUT
GET THE TURKEY OUT GET HIM OUTA THE HOUSE GET HIM OUT
GET TURKEY OUTA THE HOUSE
GET TURKEY OUTA THE HOUSE GET HIM OUT
GET THE TURKEY OUT GET HIM OUT

THERE'S A RHINO IN THE ROOM GET HIM OUT
GET HIM OUTA THE ROOM GET THE RHINO OUT GET HIM OUT
THERE'S A RHINO IN THE ROOM GET HIM OUT
GET HIM OUTA THE ROOM GET THE RHINO OUT GET HIM OUT
GET RHINO OUTA THE ROOM
GET RHINO OUTA THE ROOM GET HIM OUT
GET THE RHINO OUT GET HIM OUT

(SOLO)

GET TURKEY OUTA THE HOUSE
GET TURKEY OUTA THE HOUSE GET HIM OUT
GET THE TURKEY OUT GET HIM OUT
GET THAT TURKEY OUT

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DISCO MAN (FRIDAY 13TH EP - 1981)

TAKE MY HAND DISCO MAN
ARE YOU JUST A ONE NIGHT STAND
HAVE SOME FUN JUMP THE GUN
BUT WHAT'S LEFT WHEN ITS ALL DONE

BUT WHO ARE YOU TAKING FOR A RIDE
DISCO MAN
BETTER TO RUN OR ELSE TO HIDE
DISCO MAN,DISCO MAN

TALL AND NEAT WATCH HIS FEET
GOT THE GIST HE'S ALL COMPLETE
UNDERSTAND DISCO MAN'S
HEADING FOR THE GARBAGE CAN

HAVE YOU JUST CROSSED A BRIDGE TOO FAR
DISCO MAN
JUMP IN A CAB AND STEAL A CAR

THE WORST IN THE LAND
DISCO MAN
A ONE NIGHT STAND
DISCO MAN
I CANT UNDERSTAND
DISCO MAN

WHAT ARE YOU DOING
YOU'RE LIFE'S IN A RUIN
YOU'RE OUTTA YOUR HEAD
YOU OUGHT TO  BE DEAD

DOWN THE STAIRS NO ONE CARES
HE WHO WINS IS HE WHO DARES
ROCK AND SOUL LOSE CONTROL
JUST FORGET YOU'RE ON THE DOLE

BUT WHO ARE YOU TAKING FOR A RIDE
DISCO MAN
BETTER TO RUN OR ELSE TO HIDE

THE WORST IN THE LAND
DISCO MAN
A ONE NIGHT STAND
DISCO MAN
I CANT UNDERSTAND
DISCO MAN

ARE YOU READY (REPEAT TO END)
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THE LIMIT CLUB(1981 - FRIDAY 13TH EP)

I HAD A DREAM OR WAS IT TRUE
I SAW THE SUN SET OVER YOU
IN A BLOOD RED SUN'S FINAL RAYS
WE LAUGHED AT LIFE'S SUBTLE SHADOW PLAYS
INTO THE WORLD WE STARTED TO RUN
LIKE TWO BULLETS FROM A GUN
WITH PASSION AND DESIRE
LIKE TWO SCREAMING BALLS OF FIRE

AND THERE IS SURELY NOTHING ELSE
THAN GUYS AND GALS WHO KEEP ON LAUGHING

IF ALL'S A DANCE,LET THE MUSIC PLAY
SO MUCH UNSUNG,SO MUCH TO SAY
LIKE VELVET CLAWS THE NIGHT UNFOLDS
IT'S SECRET THERE,IT'S STORY TOLD
I HAD A FRIEND,HEAVEN AND HELL
HIS LIFE WAS SHORT, HE LIVED IT WELL
THE LIMIT'S HERE,THE TIME IS NOW
A LIFE TO LEAD,YOU BET - AND HOW

REPEAT CHORUS

AND I DON'T WANT NO FEELING BLUE
'COS I'VE BEEN LAUGHING TOO
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LOVELY MONEY (1982)

THEY COME TO SEE THE DUNGEONS HERE
THE TOURISTS FLOCK FROM FAR AND NEAR
THEY DO THE TOWER AND TRY THE BEER

THE PICKING POCKETS COST YOUR LIFE
AND EVERY JURY HAS ITS PRICE
THEY BRING THE KIDS AND SHOW THE WIFE

IT MAKES THEM PROUD TO BE AROUND
AND TAKE THEIR SUMMER PICCIES
TO DRINK AT NIGHT IN SOHO CLUBS
AND END UP FEELING SICKIE

AND THEY'RE ALL,MAKING MONEY
LOVELY MONEY

RUBBER NECKS WITH CASH TO BURN
EXPORT CRIMINALS RETURN
THE KEEP ON COMING NEVER LEARN

THEY FILL THEIR DIARIES PAGE BY PAGE
AND MAKE IT SOUND SO THRILLING
THEY'RE HUNTING FOR THE REAL THING
THEY'RE FLUSH AND THEY ARE WILLING

AND THEY'RE ALL MAKING MONEY
LOVELY MONEY

THE VICTORS OF THE OPIUM WARS
THEY TAKE THEIR TIPS AND OPEN DOORS
THEY STAND UP ON THE ACTUAL FLOORS

IT  MAKES THEM PROUD TO BE AROUND
AND TAKE THEIR SUMMER PICCIES
TO DRINK AT NIGHT IN SOHO CLUBS
AND END UP FEELING SICKIE

OH,YOU FELL FOR IT AND YOU PAID
YES WE HAVE GOT IT MADE
BUT DON'T LOOK AT IT THAT WAY

THROUGH THIS IRON TRAITORS GATE
THE MORE POPULAR CRIMINALS
THOSE DARLINGS OF THE CROWD
WERE TAKEN SMILING,INTO THE TOWER
MORE MONEY,MORE MONEY

RUMOUR HAS IT THAT THE BLOODSTAINS
OF CHARLES 1'S DECAPITATION WERE
NEVER ACTUALLY WASHED FROM THE STONES
MORE MONEY,MORE MONEY

NOW OF YOU GO AWAY YOU FLY
WE'VE HAD YOUR MONEY NOW GOODBYE
WE FLEECED YOU GOOD,WE BLED YOU DRY
GOODBYE,GOODBYE,GOODBYE,GOODBYE ETC...
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I THINK I'M WONDERFUL (1982 ON B-SIDE OF LOVELY MONEY)

MAYBE IT'S COS OF THE
WAY THAT I DRESS THEY SAY I
LOOK OUT OF PLACE AND MY
TASTE IS A MESS AND THERE AINT
NO POINT IN TRYING
'COS I KNOW WHAT THEY'RE TRYING TO DO TO ME
KEEP YOUR OPINIONS ON THE WAY THAT I AM
I AINT GOOD LOOKING AND I DON'T GIVE A DAMN,DAMN,DAMN
THEY'VE GOT NO SENSE OF HUMOUR
THEY ONLY SPREAD THE RUMOUR
THEY SAY I'M JUST MISGUIDED
I DON'T AGREE

I THINK I'M WONDERFUL
I THINK I'M WONDERFUL

SOMETIMES I HAVE A COUPLE
OVER THE EIGHT WHEN I GO
OVER THE TOP GET IN A
HELL OF A STATE AND THERE AINT
NO POINT IN TRYING
'COS I KNOW WHAT THEY'RE TRYING TO DO TO ME
STICK YOUR OPINIONS ON THE WAY I BEHAVE
YOU SAY I'M CRAZY BUT YOU CAN'T LOOK AWAY
IT'S JUST THE NOISE THEY'RE MAKING
LOOK AT THE TIME THEY'RE TAKING
THEY THINK I'M NOTHING SPECIAL
I DON'T AGREE

I THINK I'M WONDERFUL
I THINK I'M WONDERFUL
I THINK I'M WONDERFUL
I THINK I'M WONDERFUL

SOLO

THOUGH I'M MISTREATED
I WONT BE BEATEN
I CANT BE BEATEN NOW
AND I'M MISTRUSTED
I WONT BE BUSTED
I CANT BE BUSTED NOW

SOLO

I THINK I'M WONDERFUL
I THINK I'M WONDERFUL
I THINK I'M WONDERFUL
I THINK I'M WONDERFUL
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THANKS FOR THE NIGHT (1984)

WELL THANKS FOR THE NIGHT
THE SWAG AND A LOVELY AFFRAY
THANKS FOR THE NIGHT
YOU GIVE AND WE'LL TAKE IT AWAY

IT WAS A SMASH AND GRAB CON FLAB
AN ALL NIGHT SHOW AND WE WEREN'T NABBED
A THRILL FOR ONE AND ALL ,A BALL
JOIN US OR BE A FOOL
THANKS FOR THE NIGHT

WELL I KNOW A PLACE
WHERE WE CAN HAVE FUN TONIGHT
YEAH I KNOW A PLACE
WHERE WE CAN BE ONE TONIGHT

OLD BILL AND BEN AND ALL HIS FRIENDS WILL BE THERE
STANDING IN A ROW
THE NEWS AT TEN AND I.T.N. WILL BE THERE
DON'T BE SLOW

THE FIRES IGNITE ALL DOWN THE ROAD
THE SCENE EXPLODES AND I SAY
IT'S BEEN ALRIGHT
THANKS FOR THE NIGHT
A FINE AFFAIR,THE NARKS ARE THERE
AND WE DON'T CARE,'COS I SAY
ITS BEEN ALRIGHT
THANKS FOR THE NIGHT

THANKS FOR THE NIGHT
THE NIGHT
THE NIGHT

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NASTY(1984 - B-SIDE OF THANKS FOR THE NIGHT)

CATCH THE TIDE AT THE FLOOD
MY TV SCREEN IS SEEKING BLOOD
MY WALLS MY FLOORS,ARE RED TOO
THE NIGHT IS COMING AFTER YOU

I ONLY HEAR THE SILVER SCREAMS OF PAIN
HE'S COMING FOR YOU AGAIN AND AGAIN
THERE'S NO ESCAPE,THERE'S NO WAY OUT

CATCH CATCH THE HORROR TAXI
I FELL IN LOVE WITH A VIDEO NASTY
CATCH CATCH THE HORROR TRAIN
FREEZE FRAME GONNA DRIVE YOU INSANE

THE AXE IS SHARP AND THE BLADE IS KEEN
CREATURE FEATURES,SPIRITS ON YOUR SCREEN
SHADOWS FALL,IN ALL THIS GLOOM
YOU'RE NOT SO SAFE
IN THE SAFETY OF YOUR ROOM

ALL I WANT IS TO MAKE A KILLING
TO DRILL A KILLER MIGHT BE REALLY THRILLING
WHY ARE MY VICTIMS SO UNWILLING
YOU CANT BE SURE THAT YOU WONT SEE ME
CAREFUL WITH THAT AXE YOU MEANIE

SOLO

CATCH CATCH THE HORROR TAXI
I FELL IN LOVE WITH A VIDEO NASTY
CATCH CATCH THE HORROR TRAIN
FREEZE FRAME GONNA DRIVE YOU INSANE
CATCH CATCH THE HORROR TAXI
I FELL IN LOVE WITH A VIDEO NASTY
CATCH CATCH THE HORROR TRAIN
FREEZE FRAME GONNA DRIVE YOU INSANE
CATCH CATCH THE HORROR TAXI
I FELL IN LOVE WITH A VIDEO NASTY
CATCH CATCH THE HORROR TRAIN
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ELOISE(1986 - WRITTEN BY PAUL RYAN)

EVERY NIGHT I'M THERE
I'M ALWAYS THERE,SHE KNOWS I'M THERE
AND HEAVEN KNOWS
I HOPE SHE GOES
I FIND IT HARD
TO REALIZE THAT LOVE WAS IN HER EYES
IT'S DYING NOW
SHE KNOWS I'M CRYING NOW

AND EVERY NIGHT I'M THERE
I BREAK MY HEART TO PLEASE
ELOISE,ELOISE

 YOU KNOW I'M ON MY KNEES YEAH
I SAID PLEASE
YOU'RE ALL I WANT,SO HEAR MY PRAYER
MY PRAYER

MY ELOISE IS LIKE THE STARS THAT PLEASE THE NIGHT
THE SUN THAT MAKES THE DAY
THAT LIGHTS THE WAY
AND WHEN THAT STAR GOES BY
I HOLD IT IN MY HANDS AND CRY
HER LOVE WAS MINE
YOU KNOW MY SUN WILL SHINE

AND EVERY NIGHT IM THERE
I BREAK MY HEART TO PLEASE
ELOISE,ELOISE
YOU'RE ALL I WANT YOU GOTTA HEAR MY PRAYER
MY PRAYER

MY ELOISA
I LOVE TO PLEASE HER
I'D LIKE TO CARE
BUT SHE'S NOT THERE
AND WHEN I FIND YOU
I'D BE SO KIND
YOU'D WANT TO STAY
I KNOW YOU'D STAY

AND AS THE DAYS GROW OLD
THE NIGHTS GROW COLD
I WANNA HOLD HER NEAR TO ME
YOU KNOW SHE'S DEAR TO ME

AND ONLY TIME WILL TELL
AND TAKE AWAY THIS LONELY HELL
I'M ON MY KNEES
TO MY ELOISE

AND EVERY NIGHT IM THERE
I BREAK MY HEART TO PLEASE
ELOISE,MY ELOISE

YOU ARE MY LIFE SO HEAR MY PRAYER
YOU ARE THE PRIZE
I KNOW YOU'RE THERE,I KNOW YOU'RE THERE
YOU'RE ALL I WANT YOU GOTTA HEAR MY PRAYER
YEAH YEAH YEAH
YOU'RE ALL I NEED
BUT YOU'RE NOT THERE
OH NO YOU'RE NOT THERE
NO NO NO NO
YEAH YEAH YEAH YEAH YEAH
MY ELOISA,OH I GOTTA PLEASE HER
MY ELOISA
MY ELOISA
OH MY ELOISA,COME BACK TO ME
MY ELOISA ETC. TO FADE
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BEAT GIRL
 

She's nearly always here
digs all the modern gear
cool ,like a lager beer
Beat Girl
 

Tries anything for kicks
Lose you with her swinging hips
mates with her pretty lips
Beat Girl

(The next bit is just spoken by Vanian ,not sung)

" That's the Beat girl feeding the coins into the Jukebox,all white stockings and no make up.Big wheel setting up the coffee pot,she makes like she's not  over concerned about this extraordinary attention,keeps giving me the look,not supposed to rate this chick high"
 

Ploughs on the chicken run
goes but it ain't no fun
not unless you do the ton
Beat Girl
 

Drives in an old Sedan
Drives all the way she can
Jives like a crazy man
Beat Girl
 
 


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