"Five-Finger Discount" as written by and John Kay....
A walk through the product store and 15 aisles to see
All the pretty, pretty packages staring back at me
Which is my favorite, where is my chance
To remove the product and stick it in my pants

'Cause I want to see, what's on sale what's for free
(Every time I go to shop I steal from) enemies
Who steal from me, and from you
(If only you knew, then you would steal too)

Adrenaline rushes, the products in my grip
I am only shopping, but now it's time to lift
I look for my moment, and down my pants I stick
The product I've selected is concealed against my dick

'Cause I want to see, what's on sale what's for free
(Every time I go to shop I steal from) enemies
Who steal from me, and from you
(If only you knew, then you would steal too)

Paranoid as fuck security in tow
Is he really trailing me and does he really know?
Of my little secret my pride and his shame
This is so exciting kid, it's like a fucking game
I'm almost to the counter, will I make it to the door
Will I get away like a million times before?
Or will I be caught, jailed, banned from the store?
Like if the product I've selected slips and crashes to the floor

Five finger discount!

And I want to see, what's on sale what's for free
(Every time I go to shop I steal from) enemies
Who steal from me, and from you
(If only you knew, then you would steal too)

Paranoid as fuck security in tow
Is he really trailing me and does he really know?
Of my little secret my pride and his shame
This is so exciting kid, it's like a fucking game
I'm almost to the counter, will I make it to the door
Will I get away like a million times before?
Or will I be caught, jailed, banned from the store?
Like if the product I've selected slips and crashes to the floor

I get to the door and out the door I slide
I feel a sense of dignity, I feel a sense of pride
I do a happy dance and down the street I bail
As I have a little feast of what's on sale.


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"Five-Finger Discount" as written by John Kay

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    General CommentIn the third and fourth verse, in the seventh line, it goes "or will i be jailed, caught, banned from the store?"
    Mr Melancholy111on June 08, 2002   Link
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    General CommentHe makes shoplifting sound so glamorous. I think i'll try it.
    UnseenOpon July 12, 2002   Link
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    General CommentEverytime I hear this song, it makes my heart race, as though I am the one doing the shoplifting.. It's great!
    HaveYouSeenHimon August 25, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthaaaa...this song describes the feeling that you get from shoplifting soo perfectly. a fucking good song!
    pretty_in_punkon March 07, 2003   Link
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    General Commentshoplifting is such a thrill, once you get away with it you think you can do anything, i started laughing when stza, ezra, whoever.. says "I get to the door and out the door I slide
    I feel a sense of dignity, I feel a sense of pride
    I do a happy dance and down the street I bail
    as I have a little feast of what's on sale."

    it describes it perfect, choking v morning g loc kicks arss!
    ImUnseenon April 06, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthis song kicks ass!!!!!!! and its funny
    kr3miton April 10, 2003   Link
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    General Commenthahaha this song is so about me!! stz or ez wrote perfectly in my view!! its brilliant all the thoughts that run through my head r in this song its jus brilliant. when i heard it i couldnt make out the lyrics, then i found out n was like hey!! yea i steal religously, bout 3-5 times a day, from toys, food and cds, its such a thrill, it feels like some movie or something, n its fun!! especially of the satisfaction of kinda getin somethin u want for free!! i once stole 30 items in one day, ten of which were punk records stupidly priced(fuckin sellout motherfuckers!) n the highest item i ever stole was a mini tv which was $110 which could get me in serious shit when ur over the $100 mark but under that its all good, worse comes to worse is u get banned from the store.WOW! go to wal mart of whatever(my fave) pick an item go to a camera free zone or off angle open package n stuff down your pants. u get better each time that it starts to feel like routine. its fun.im pretty poor especialy bein in college n tryin to make rent, i spend $0 a day cause of my new found stealing habit, whether its skipping train fares to bus fares u name it. n besides i steal also cause this governments fucked n it rips us off n they jack prices so insanely that all im basically doin is getting MY SHARE!!! SO GET YOUR SHARE TOO MOTHER FUCKERS! HAHA
    n_i_c_kon June 30, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI used to shoplift quite a bit and everytime I got out of the store I couldn't help but hum this song in satisfaction.
    Zedd138on December 09, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song makes me wanna shoplift. First time I heard this song I felt a strong urge to go shop lifting.... great song.
    *SlashPrettySkin*on December 23, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti just started listening to CV and this song is definately my favoritre its so awesome
    clashcityrocker123on April 09, 2005   Link

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