"The Planners Dream Goes Wrong" as written by and Paul John Weller....
Letting loose the lunatics - wasn’t the greatest of ideas
Giving them plans and money to squander
Should have been the worst of our fears
The dream life luxury living was a pleasant no. 10 whim
But somewhere down the line of production
They let out human beings

They were going to build communities
It was going to be pie in the sky
But the piss stench hallways and broken down lifts
Say the planners dream went wrong

If people were made to live in boxes
God would have given them string
To tie around their selves at bed time
And stop their dreams falling through the ceiling

And the public school boy computers
Keep spewing out our future
The house in the country designs the 14th floor
Old Mrs. Smith don’t get out much more
Coitus interrupt us cause of next doors rows
Your washing gets nicked when the lights go out
Baby’s scream in the nightmare throng
But planners just get embarrassed when their plans go wrong


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    General CommentIt's not as bad as some make out.

    Really, I think the meaning's pretty obvious. There were some ugly blocks of flats down the road from where i grew up. Horrible place. obviously it was the development of these 'boxes' that Weller's on about, designed by people who can drive home to their country houses.
    SmithersJones87on April 25, 2008   Link
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    General Commentoh dear! what was this about? a dismal song set to a calypso drum and bongos - weller losing the plot big style.
    sivillaon October 28, 2007   Link

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