"Kitchener" as written by Henry Dartnall, Thomas Dartnall and Oliver Askew....
It's nice to be wanted,
It's good to be useful,
Get myself a discipline,
Get my head down and digging.

It's good to be wanted,
To be hunter or hunted,
Now I've got some meaning,
and I'm feeling real feelings.

Kitchener was a temptation (x4).

It's a noble tradition,
So tell me my mission,
Oh I'm an explosion,
Oh I am nuclear fission.
My mind is a weapon,
It's my final expression,
Let's put our warheads together,
'Cause I am dying to test them.

Kitchener was a temptation (x8).
Oh, a temptation, oh, a temptation, a temptation! Oh, a temptation! Oh, a temptation. A t-t-t-t-t-temptation, a temptation, a temption!

It's not just the money,
And it's not just the action,
He's keeping me busy,
Well, that's the fatal attraction.
The fatal attraction, the fatal attraction,
Is keeping me busy, well that's the fatal attraction.
Kitchener was a temptation, Kitchener was a temptation!


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    General CommentAccording to the bonus DVD on The Young Knives' album 'Voices of Animals and Men' this song was influenced by a box of chocolates.

    Apparently there was a box of Cadbury's Temptations was in the kitchen when writing this song. The original lyrics were:

    "In the kitchen there was a box of temptations"

    Over a period of time it ended up being "Kitchener was a temptation" which fits in better. Also, instead of the guitar solo, it was just the band shouting out the names of the different chocolates instead.

    Great song!
    kevteabmton September 04, 2006   Link

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