eggsy: Adam, do you read me over? i am going down the shop to buy ten fags. do you need a drink? or some crisps?
adam: f***in hell man you can't go down the shop lookin like that you've got tin foil wrapped round your legs
eggsy: it is not tin foil. it is my new skin. i am a robot. i am interfaced with my spectrum. behold.
adam: stop talkin like man.
eggsy: what do you mean? this is my normal speaking voice. my computer intergrated circuit is making me speak like this.
adam: stop talking like that you bellen, come on
*shuffling*
eggsy: I AM A ROBOT I AM A ROBOT A HAAAAAAAA!!
adam: fuckin... inject him man he's losing it


Binatone Spectrum, Pacman, Commodore
ZX-81, donkey kong, fucking high score
Push it to the limit, couldn't push it any more
Wanna be a fucking robot after smoking loads of draw

Bought a speak and spell, stuck it to my chest
And wraps some tin foil onto my head and to my vest
Walking down the stret, my next door neighbours not impressed
I'm a robot and buying ten fags is my quest


Eggsie's gone too far, he thinks he's robocop
He's covered in tinfoil and he's got matching metal socks
We tried to sedate him but he fucking escaped
The man robot myth starts to escalate

He tries to sell himself standing in curries
But if the police turn up, he runs in a fucking hurry
He tries to plug himself in the mains with his nob
And when he's fully recharged he goes out on the rob

Half man, half machine
What does it mean?
What does it mean?

Half man, half machine
What does it mean?
What does it mean?

Being a robot in my digital domain
Enter my world, feel my pain
I'm not like other people you might see or you might know
I made love to a BBC micro
Touching on the disk drive, the monitor got hot
I knew from then, I was a motherfucking robot
Bill Gates from Microsoft, Stephen Hawking's voice
And fucking Lara Croft

I built a lab, secret in my loft
And built a special costume that would help me to jack off
I sat there in front of the screen
For many years, this had been my wet dream
Now I've reached it, I'm finally there
Like terminator being filmed in Aberdare
So alone, when people stop and stare
Like C3PO but with pubes and hair

Robot Love
Robot
Robotic Breakdancing
Robot

the doctor's down the nuthouse said he was an headcase
cos he sticks sprayed silver egg cartons on his face
Sucking off antennas and trying to fuck the fridge
And burnt his pubic wig, with the high voltage

I am a robot
My prime directive is to's go to's the shops
And buy's ten fags
Do's you's compute?

He wants to buy ten fags, his destination is the shops
A tinfoil suit and a hat like Robocop
If your ask him then he'll do a bodypop
Like terminator, yeah he just won't stop

Put electical cable down through the eye of his cock
Plugged it in the wall and gave himself a big shock
The reason that he did it wasn't to give himself pain
Watching Terminator over again and again

Fuck man, get him, fucking restrain him man
get him fucking, fucking get him down man
inject him man, get him down
He's fucking nuts spa and he's losing it
Help me man, just get him fucking....

Half man, half machine
What does it mean?
What does it mean?

Half man, half machine
What does it mean?
What does it mean?

Half man, half machine
What does it mean?
What does it mean?

Xain?: Alright clart are you still a robot?
Eggsy: no, not any more
Xain: You sure about that man?
Eggsy: I can assure you that i am not a robot anymore thank you
Xain: *Laughing* what are you then clart
Eggsy: *pauses* woman... named Janet


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    General CommentThis is about eggsie (Mr Love-eggs, eggman), having a bit too much draw and thinking he's a robot.

    Set to be released on Monday 19th April 2004 as the Goldie Lookin' Chain's first proper single.

    With lyrics as good as these the glc will surely be huge.
    cbennetton April 16, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentQuote from Eggsie:

    "It is about me being so obsessed with Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines that I wrapped myself in tin foil."
    cbennetton April 19, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAnd now they are huge :)
    cbennetton September 20, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThe doctors found a nut
    They said he was an headcase
    'cos he sticks silver and cans on his face is actually

    "the doctors in the nut house, said he was an headcase
    coz he sticks sprayed silver egg cartons to his face
    GAZFARRon October 15, 2004   Link
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    General Commentlol goldie lookin' chain are now huge, just thought id let you know cbennett :P
    Sparuxeon October 30, 2004   Link
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    General Commentyou forgot to include the fantastic intro and outro;
    intro:
    eggsy: Adam, do you read me over? i am going down the shop to buy ten fags. do you need a drink? or some crisps?
    adam: f***in hell man you can't go down the shop lookin like that you've got tin foil wrapped round your legs
    eggsy: it is not tin foil. it is my new skin. i am a robot. i am interfaced with my spectrum. behold.
    adam: stop talkin like man.
    eggsy: what do you mean? this is my normal speaking voice. my computer intergrated circuit is making me speak like this.
    adam: stop talking like that you bellen, come on
    *shuffling*
    eggsy: I AM A ROBOT I AM A ROBOT A HAAAAAAAA!!
    adam: fuckin... inject him man he's losing it
    OUTRO
    Xain?: Alright clart are you still a robot?
    Eggsy: no, not any more
    Xain: You sure about that man?
    Eggsy: I can assure you that i am not a robot anymore thank you
    Xain: *Laughing* what are you then clart
    Eggsy: *pauses* woman... named Janet
    mr_tiananmenon November 17, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"You can't go down the shop like tha' man, you got fuckin' tin foil wrapped round yer head", not legs. Also, surely bellen would be better written as "bell end".
    Bearskion November 23, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentnah, bellen' is better, with the hyphen.
    ianfidelon December 01, 2004   Link
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    General CommentYep that's 'cos the intro and outro weren't on the early versions. I put this up in April before the single was out

    They put the intro and outro on the greatest hits but it's not on some of the earlier versions and there's a slightly different intro on another version I've got.

    The tune they're rapping over is a sample from Rumors by Club Nouveaux.
    cbennetton December 15, 2004   Link
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    General Commentbollox, the intro's always been there...its a classic now!
    soulsearchon December 25, 2004   Link

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