"Men Called Uncle" as written by and Elvis Costello....
Now there's newsprint all over your face, well
Maybe that's why I can read you like a book
Just when I thought I was getting my tasty bite
I go and lose my appetite
Look at the men that you'd call uncle
They'd like to sink their teeth into you
For the pride and the pleasure and the privilege of having you
If I say you're the one, do you think that I'm serious?
You get that kind of talk from older men
If I say I love you then I must be delirious
So why are you trying to put my temperature up again?
Look at the men that you'd call uncle
Having a heart attack 'round your ankles
When you wake up with x-rated eyes
When you wake up still shaking
How could I apologize as your check your effects
And you check your reflection?
I'm so affected in the face of your affection
Look at the men that you'd call uncle
Having a heart-attack 'round your ankles
I could swear, I could promise that I'll always be true to you
But we may not live to be so old
I could even say I'm going to do something new to you
Now the girls I see just leave me cold
Look at the men that you'd call uncle
Look at the men that you'd call uncle
Look at the men that you'd call uncle


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"Man Called Uncle" as written by Elvis Costello

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    General CommentAnother song from Get Happy that no one has commented on! and a classic too!

    This song is about large age differences in relationships. Particularly about a girl who throws herself at older men.

    This guy is the master of lyrics. love the first two lines though. sound great when he sings them.
    angertrainon April 20, 2009   Link

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