"I'm A Man" as written by Jarvis Branson Cocker, Nick Banks, Candida Doyle, Stephen Patrick Mackey and Mark Andrew Webber....
Laid here
With your advertising sliding past my eyes
Like cartoons from other people's lives
I start to wonder
What it takes to be a Man

Well, I learned to drink
And I learned to smoke
And I learned to tell
A dirty joke
Oh, if that's all there is then there's no point for me, oh

So please can I ask just why we're alive
'Cause all that you do seems such a waste of time?
And if you hang around too long you'll be a ma-a-a-a-a-a-a-an
Tell me about it

Your car can get up to a hundred and ten
You've nowhere to go but you'll go there again
And nothing ever makes no difference to a ma-a-a-a-a-a-a-an

So you stumble into town with your stomach in
Show 'em what you've got (though they've seen everything)
Yeah, you're a beauty, but they've seen your type before, oh

You've got no need
But still you want
To go and book
That restaurant
The wine will flow
And then you'll just fly away, yeah

So please can I ask just why we're alive?
'Cause all that you do seems such a waste of time
And if you hang around too long you'll be a ma-a-a-a-a-a-a-an
Tell me about it

Your car can go up to a hundred and ten
You've nowhere to go but you'll go there again
And nothing ever makes no difference to a ma-a-a-a-a-a-a-an

Oh, tell me 'bout it

Please can I ask just why we're alive?
'Cause all that you do seems such a waste of time
And if you hang around too long you'll be a ma-a-a-a-a-a-a-an
Oh tell, c'mon, tell me about it

Your car can get up to a hundred and ten
You've nowhere to go but you'll go there again
And nothing ever makes no difference to a ma-a-a-a-a-a-a-an
To a ma-a-a-a-a-a-a-an
To a ma-a-a-a-a-a-a-an

Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh
Ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh-ooh
To a man, that's what I am


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"I'm a Man" as written by Jarvis Branson Cocker Candida Doyle

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    General CommentWell, I learned to drink
    And I learned to smoke
    And I learned to tell
    A dirty joke
    Oh, if that's all there is then there's no point for me

    So please can I ask just why we're alive
    'Cos all that you do seems such a waste of time?
    And if you hang around too long you'll be a ma-a-a-a-a-a-a-an








    ....................And nothing ever makes no difference to a ma-a-a-a-a-a-a-an

    love this song
    dansron February 15, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is a just a great track. Love it. Perhaps a jab at machismo? Anyways, great tune.
    Marcus7on April 11, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"love this song". "love it". Well OF COURSE you do. It's sheer class.

    How this album failed to do well commercially I will never know. In lots of ways it's their best.
    ShineYouDiamondon July 25, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIm so agree with ShineYouDiamond ;)
    littleladyblueon January 07, 2008   Link

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