Ooh (x3)

Well, she's all geared up, walkin' down the street
And I can feel the slime, drippin' down her sleeve
Well, you can't refuse and you just can't choose what she's gonna do
Well, you can't refuse and you just can't choose what she's gonna do

Ooh
Ooh

Well, it's late at night, and I'm all alone
And I can hear her boots as she's near her home
Well, you can't refuse and you just can't choose what she's gonna do
Well, you can't refuse and you just can't choose what she's gonna do

Scratch, scratch, she's clawing at the door
Whoa, no, I can't take it anymore
Crack, crack I'm feeling so sore
I never should asked for black leather
Black leather
Ooh, black leather
Ow black leather

And you can try to hide, but you won't get far
You can let her in, and you'll start it again
Well, you can't refuse and you just can't choose what she's gonna do
Well, you can't refuse and you just can't choose what she's gonna do

Scratch, scratch, she's clawing at the door
Whoa, no, I can't take it anymore
Crack, crack I'm feeling so sore
I never should asked for black leather
Black leather
Ooh, black leather
Ow black leather

Ooh
Ooh
Black Leather (x8)


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  • +1
    General CommentThis is a song about a dominatrix pure and simple. "Black leather" refers to the whips, outfits and restraint devices used by such people. Steve Jones has said as much on several occasions. "Crack, crack, I'm feeling so sore, I never should have asked for black leather". Jones would order "Black leather" from his favorite escort service, later regret his choice, then come back for more days or weeks later. Great riff for sure and I find the lyrics humorous.
    dwatts13on August 27, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is great! Who originally sang this one? I'm sure GNR does the better version though. They always do!
    melm4402on May 19, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe Sex Pistols version is better although I do like the Guns N Roses version aswell
    Haseque39on December 11, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is not a sex pistols song even though it is credited as one. This is a Steve Jones song, he wrote it in 1980 by that time the sex pistols were already finished which was 1978.
    mary_reillyon April 23, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentand vicious was dead by 79.
    one year before this song was written.
    listen to mary_reilly. she knows what shes talkin about!
    bleedthecoloursopenon April 23, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is by The professionsal, made up of Steve Jones and paul Cook who were in the Sex Pistols. However, the 7" single of this song was critted to the Sex Pistols and bundled with a bunch of other Sex Pistols singles in a boxed set, which explains the confusion over the credits.

    This cover is alright, but the original is better. I'd have prefered a cover of a Sex Pistols song like Submission or Satellite.

    Also worth noting, Steve Jones redid the Sex Pistols song Did You No Wrong (excellent song) on his solo album Fire & Gasoline with Axl Rose on backup vocals. It's awesome and I recommend you track the song down.
    Raymileson June 27, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCould be about stalking a girl
    Sprite1on December 26, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCould be about stalking a girl
    Sprite1on December 26, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOr it could be about a girl he likes is a bad person.
    Sprite1on December 26, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is one of those songs that is hard to interpret, you really have to know what the songwriter means by "Black leather"
    Sprite1on December 26, 2008   Link

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