"Last Of The Small Town Playboys" as written by Carl Barat, Gary Powell, David Jonathan Hammond and Anthony Rossomondo....
To think that the last of the small town playboys was a little bit like me
Hold on
Well what could that mean?
Well Im still looking around for leads
Cos when it comes to playboys
Small towns are bursting at the seams
England's getting fat
But this suit is wearing thin
So deal me another hand
Before the games begin
Well what do you do if the world owes you something?
What else is there to do
When the world owes you something new?
I want you just to forget myself
I need you just to forget myself
I want you just to forget myself
And so the last of the small town playboys
Is a little bit like me
Hold on
Now what could that mean?
No hope of hope and glory
Spilling down the Camden Road
Im in it for the story
That you spit at me in code
Well, my hearts in a headlock and my soul goes on unsung
Unsung for the lonely
Well what do you do when your world owes you something?
Oh what is there to do
When the world owes you something new?
I want you just to forget myself
I need you just to forget myself
I've got you just to forget myself
I need you
I want you
Ive got you just to forget myself
I need you
I want you
I've got you just to forget myself


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"Last of the Small Town Playboys" as written by Carl Barat

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    General Commentpete?
    Naggerson June 04, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwanker.
    dillygirlon June 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI meant the guy in front was, not Pete. And this really isn't the place to argue who's better.

    As for meaning.. "big fish in little ponds" from the man himself. People who expect stuff to just happen for them because 'the world owes them something'.
    dillygirlon July 19, 2006   Link
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    General Commentdude dirty preety things is way beter tha babyshambles
    and pete ei cool but hes a junkie and it was his fault that the libertines (that are beter than dirrty pretty things and babyshambles) split up
    rodrigo_on July 24, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song's title seems to be a response or related to morrissey's last of the international playboys
    jscott33on July 25, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIs it just me or is anyone else in total awe of carls guitar fills?

    Another ace song :o) very morrissey i think.

    x
    gin&milkon July 27, 2006   Link
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    General CommentCarl has said he didn't know of Morrissey's song until after he wrote this, and he would have named the album Last of the Small Town Playboys as well if someone hadn't told him of it. So no, not in response to Moz.
    Very much agreeing with gin&milk on the guitar fills. Great song.
    purplelighton October 06, 2006   Link
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    General Commentno.. babyshambles are way better than dirty pretty things anyway. and pete dohertys not a wanker.
    im_the_new_canceron July 17, 2006   Link

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