"Pump It Up" as written by and Elvis Costello....
I've been on tenterhooks
Ending in dirty looks
Listening to the muzak
Thinking about this and that
She said, that's that
I don't want to chitter-chat
Turn it down a little bit
Or turn it down flat

Pump it up
When you don't really need it
Pump it up
Until you can feel it

Down in the pleasure center
Hell bent or heaven sent
Listen to the propaganda
Listen to the latest slander
There's nothing underhand
She wouldn't understand it

Pump it up
Until you can feel it
Pump it up
When you don't really need it

She's been a bad girl
She's like a chemical
Though you try to stop it
She's like a narcotic
You want to torture her
You want to talk to her
All the things you bought for her
Putting up your temperature

Pump it up
Until you can feel it
Pump it up
When you don't really need it

Out in the fashion show
Down in the bargain bin
You put your passion out
Under the pressure pin
Fall into submission
Hit-and-run transmission
No use wishing now for any other sin

Pump it up
Until you can feel it
Pump it up
When you don't really need it

Don't really need it
Pump it up
Don't really need it
Pump it up


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"Pump It Up" as written by Elvis Costello

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