Because a guy I used to know
Is returning now to show
That the wrong way to be
Is rubbing off on me
I guess we were never going to be friends
I've never really liked people that are too right on
Mind you, I'd love to turn my back on everything I've preached for years
I bet that's a right laugh

Because a guy I used to know
Is returning now to show
That the wrong way to be
Is rubbing off on me
And no you can't come back to mine
Because I know that you will find
That the wrong way to be
Is rubbing off on me

You were funny the other night
You were just name dropping
Talking about scene hopping
Dreaming of chart topping
I remember, just before I walked away
Wondering to myself
How someone that lives so much of their lives through other people
Could possible have so much to say

Because a guy I used to know
Is returning now to show
That the wrong way to be
Is rubbing off on me
And no you can't come back to mine
Because I know that you will find
That the wrong way to be
Is rubbing off on me

You know, your scene has got a lot to answer for
Like all these clued up arseholes
Trying to set us and Wakefield at war

You know it's not right but it's something you like

Because a guy I used to know
Is returning now to show
That the wrong way to be
Is rubbing off on me
And no you can't come back to mine
But you will always blow my mind
Yeah the wrong way to be
Is rubbing off on me




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    General Commentfucking anthem man
    fucking anthem song
    stereocaseon June 27, 2007   Link
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    General Commentis it about the cribs saying that gettin big is wrong to another person from another band then that same person trys to diss em cuz they got a bit bigger?
    i hope theyr dissin knobhead ricky wilson although i know their mates
    stereocaseon June 27, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti love when the little chant begins about 2 and a half minutes into the song.
    jessieagogoon January 18, 2008   Link
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    General CommentWell, I wouldn't be surprised if the song is about a band like Kaiser Chiefs. First being 'indie' and all, and then 'selling' themselves.

    ''Mind you, I'd love to turn my back on everything I've preached for years''
    Sarcastically saying that 'the guy he used to know' has given up everything he stood for.
    Reinton September 30, 2009   Link

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