"West End Girls" as written by Neil Tennant and Christopher Lowe....
West end girls

Sometimes you're better off dead
There's a gun in your hand
It's pointing at your head
You think you're mad too unstable
Kicking in chairs and knocking down tables
In a restaurant in a West end town
Call the police there's a mad man around
Running down underground
To a dive bar in a West end town

In a West end town a dead end world
The East end boys and West end girls
In a West end town in a dead end world
The East end boys and West end girls
West end girls

Too many shadows whispering voices
Faces on posters too many choices
If when why what how much have you got
Have you got it do you get it
If so how often
Which do you choose
A hard or soft option

In a West end town a dead end world
Meet East end boys and West end girls
In a West end town in a dead end world
The East end boys and West end girls
West end girls

In a West end town a dead end world
Meet East end boys and West end girls
Ooh a West end town in a dead end world
East end boys and West end girls
West end girls

I've said it all before, I'll say it all again
We're all modern men
We've got no future, we've got no past
Here today, built to last
In every city, in every nation
From Lake Geneva to the Finland station

And a West end town, a dead end world
The East End boys and West End girls
Ooh West End town, a dead end world
East End boys, West End Girls
West End girls

You got a heart of glass or a heart of stone
Just you wait till I get you home
All your stopping, stalling and starning
Who do you think you are, Joe Stalin
Sometimes you're better off dead
There's gun in your hand
And it's pointing at your head

In a West end town a dead end world
The East end boys and West end girls
In a West end town in a dead end world
East end boys and West end girls
West end girls

West end girls


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"West End Girls" as written by Neil Tennant Christopher Lowe

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    General Commentthis song is obviously about drugs. probably cocaine or something of that nature.

    "Sometimes you're better off dead
    There's gun in your hand and it's pointing at your head
    You think you're mad, too unstable
    Kicking in chairs and knocking down tables
    In a restaurant in a West End town
    Call the police, there's a madman around"

    refering to somebody whos lost it on drugs.

    "Too many shadows, whispering voices "

    refering to the paranoia that the drug induces.

    "Faces on posters, too many choices "

    too many drugs to choose from

    "If, when, why, what?
    How much have you got?"

    if i can get it. when do you need it? why you getting it through me? what do you need? how much money do you have?

    "Have you got it, do you get it, if so, how often?
    And which do you choose, a hard or soft option?"

    asking the dealer if hes got what he came for, then debating how to take it... smoke the rock (hard) or crush it into powder and snort (soft).

    "You've got a heart of glass or a heart of stone
    Just you wait 'till I get you home "

    heart of glass referring to the pipe he smokes it out of. heart of stone reffering to the rock hes smoking. just you wait till i get you home... self-explainatory.


    anyways, it goes on and on. this is just one man's opinion though.
    risefromruinon March 30, 2005   Link

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