"Blinded by the Lights" as written by and Michael Geoffrey Skinner....
That's the one, oy
How did he not find the baggy, with his hand in my shoe?
Way too close for me, oh well at least they allowed me through
Should be a good night in here, Ramo in the main room
People keep pushing me though, no reception on the phone
And I'm thinking

Lights are blinding my eyes

They said they'd be here they said, they said in the corner
And I'm thinking

People pushing by, and walking off into the night

These look well speckly, bit of green and blue
Threes is well cheap though, so I'll take three if I need to
Right I'm on the plan, I wish the bouncers would go away
Borrow water off this man, here goes nothing OK
And I'm thinking

Lights are blinding my eyes

That's proper rank, that tastes like hairspray
And I'm thinking

People pushing by, and walking off into the night

I hate coming to the entrance, just to get bars on my phone
You have no new messages, so why haven't they phoned?
Menu, write message, so where are you and Simone?
Send message, Dan's number, where've they gone?
And I'm thinking

Lights are blinding my eyes

Why's the message pending? where the fuck are ya?
And I'm thinking

People pushing by, and walking off into the night

Hmm, brandy or beer? Water's a good idea
Wish that bar lady'd appear and come serve over here
Where the fuck could they be? still not over in the corner
This nights a tragedy, I keep thinking I saw her
And I'm thinking

Lights are blinding my eyes

No that's not them, that's not them either
And I'm thinking

People pushing by, and walking off into the night

I'm still not feeling anything, this has got to be a dud
It's been ages since I necked it, and smoked six tabs to the nub
Belly's not even tingling, I just feel a bit pissed
No-one looks like mingling, I can't see her or him
And I'm thinking

Lights are blinding my eyes

I'm gonna do another I think, Yeah, one more, these are shit
And I'm thinking

People pushing by, and walking off into the night

These toilets are a piss take, queue's bigger than the door
Gotta get rid of this pill taste, what are they chattin' so much for?
Glad I'm not a girl in this place, they'll be here 'til dawn
Sure my belly's tingling a bit, somethings happening I'm sure
And I'm thinking

Lights are blinding my eyes

Maybe I shouldn't have done the second one, I feel all fidgety and warm

People pushing by, and walking off into the night

Whoa, everything in the room is spinning, I think I'm going to fall down
My heart's beating to quick, I'm fucking tripping out
I wonder whether they got in, turned away no doubt
Who cares, there is a tune coming in, that one noise is like
I'm thinking

Lights are blinding my eyes

My eyes are rolling back, I'm rubbing my thighs with my hand
And I'm thinking

People pushing by, and walking off into the night

Yeah yeah they cheer
Can they see my hand in the air?
Need to wave 'em over here
Swear Simone's kissing Dan
My head is twisted sever, body's rushing everywhere
They could have texted me when they were near, but I'm fucked and I don't
Care

Lights are blinding my eyes

What was I thinking about? Ah who cares, I'm mashed

People pushing by, and walking off into the night

Totally fucked, can't hardly fucking stand
This is fucking amazing


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"Blinded by the Lights" as written by Michael Geoffrey Skinner

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  • +2
    General CommentThis song is great, but definitely not about having a good time. He describes perfectly how you can feel really shit and lonely and paranoid in a club, but pills can overwhelm that feeling. It's like he's fighting against them because everything's wrong, but in the end just has to give in.
    ReActoron April 24, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commentis it just me or does this song sort of have a weird eerie edge to it?
    pumkinhedon November 14, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment4 words: fuckin' amazing

    the synth dub in this song is killer and is such a late night jam. musically, nothing on this album can really compare (but empty cans comes in a close second) mike skinner outdid himself with beauty on this one.

    "Maybe i shouldnt have done the second one, i feel all fidgety and warm..."
    a song about trying to meet up with some friends, probably his love interest, at a club and not finding them. in the mean time, skinner takes some pills and starts trippin' out.


    with the storyline of this album (life is tough, find a girl, life gradually gets better, then a fade in love from the girl and evenutally a breakup) this is a nice in between events, chill song.


    and a word about the last 2 tracks on the album, dry your eyes and empty cans:
    its a good way to sum up the end of a breakup, a very well-crafted, sad song about lost love, and then an angry angst-filled revenge-type song reolving into a rather nice string piece of realization of actions and that everything is ok.
    just something me and my friend talked about in the car while listening to this album.
    jevauon June 15, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentoh yea, should be "2 words" or "this is fuckin' amazing"

    whatever
    jevauon June 15, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentweak become heroes of the new album innit, juss this is right in the club, the other remenissing bout the clubs - best tunes on each album 2
    Boon June 23, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSkinner describes his trip perfectly.

    Anyone who didnt know what its like before, does now.
    skuon September 30, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is just another brilliant one off the album. this is 1 of the best albums i've heard in along time
    Psychotic_Bitch219on October 07, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDescribes how you feel on one of them brilliant drug fueled night
    Sjteckon October 20, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentha ha a good old E trip...he decribes evrything perfectly
    lithuimon December 09, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI saw the video for this song, amazing and kind of sad. Evidently Dan is a friend and Simone is his girlfreind. If you want to go see it just google 'The Streets' and one of the first couple links has the video.
    Armageddon_dragonon January 02, 2005   Link

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