"Round The Bend" as written by Richard Greentree, Robin Jones, John Maclean and Stephen Mason....
I'm going totally round the bend
I don't wanna see my friends
I don't wanna see my mad friend
Cause he's driving me insane
I don't wanna see my friends
I'm going totally round the bend
Earlier on today I tried to walk down the street
But my feet kept slipping on the pavement

I found myself at ninety degrees to the rest of the world
It's not much fun you take it from me
I'm not having too good a time
There's people worse off than me,
Don't think I don't realise that but
I'm going round the bend again the last thing I wanna do
Is see my friends again
I'm going quietly round the bend again

I try to function as a normal human being
I washed my car earlier on this evening
And now I'm trying to get it together
To cook a little meal
Before I go for a drink with my friends
But I got no food I got no time to go to the supermarket
It's not that I couldn't make time
It's more that I get confused when I get there
People walking past, see the green tray outside
They see a nice little flat imagine a person inside
He's having a great old time
Well I wish I was having a greater time
Than they could possibly imagine that I'm having
All I wanna do is go far away and see things I've never seen before
I like the pyramids they weren't built in a day y'know
? pyramids don't fit the equation

But I'm so paranoid I can't even make it to the supermarket
Let alone go to Egypt and see my favourite pyramid

I go round to Robin's and try and eat some food there
Sometimes its better if you're in the company of a man
He's just said he's had a glass of red wine
So why am I had mine
I listened to The Beach Boys just a minute ago, Wild Honey
It's not the best album but its still pretty good
They've got some funny little love songs on there
It's not really a Brian's production
So its probably not as good as something like Pet Sounds

I'm going totally round the bend
Don't wanna see my friends again
I just wanna be left alone
And never bothered ever again

Never again, ever again
Ever again


Lyrics submitted by numb

"Round the Bend" as written by Robin Jones Richard Greentree

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group, DOMINO PUBLISHING COMPANY

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    General Commentreally? no comments??? i LOVE this song. it is the most perfect, misanthropic, sort of harmless sociopathic song in the world. the hermit's theme song. i just wanna be left alone and never bothered, ever again. come on! it's just wonderful.
    muhreeuhon April 18, 2009   Link
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    General CommentHell yeah, this song is a trip itself in its own right.
    caralhovoadoron April 27, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI love when he just starts rambling about the Beach Boys...
    zsson June 28, 2011   Link

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