I watch a man sitting down by the park:
the flashy suit manufactured by the makers.
He's got a pen and he circles an ad.
It makes him laugh 'cause he's reading dirty papers.

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She doesn't know it but she's getting his call
He's too constrained but he wants it in a strange way.
She comes her hair; doesn't worry at all.
He could be mad but he's just another payday.

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Oh, dial it if you want to know me.

She likes to live on the poor side of town.
She's shacking down with a guy West Guiana.
The boys around always look at the ground.
Oh, what they'd give for a night with that piranha.

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Oh, dial it if you want to know me.

She doesn't have to make her money that way, she's such a pretty young girl.
I guess they love it 'cause you hear when they stay, they're crying, "Oh, oh, oh."

This guy arrives looking scared as a rat.
He needs her love but he wants it like a brother.
Three hours later he crawls out on his knees.
She's laughing loud 'cause he's calling for his mother.

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Oh, dial if you want to know me.

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(What's the number?)
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(Oh, I gotta get it, now.)
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Oh, dial it if you want to know me.


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    General CommentThe great thing about Kim Wilde is that her and her band were mixing ska and reggae with new wave way before the whole ska craze. 1984 or 85? I don't remember but this is a GREAT song. I couldn't believe there weren't other KW songs on here. Oh yeah, this song is about a call girl. duh.
    crashbangboomon September 13, 2002   Link

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