Put your dukes up John,
Yeah, put your dukes up John,
You were preened and sanitised,
Struck dumb by good advice.

Your integrity was bruised,
Your celebrity a ruse,
They pulled the rug from under,
Made way for new pretenders.

Change your tune and change your hair
Or you�re not going anywhere
Change your tune and change your hair
Or you�re not going anywhere
Be a C_Y_N_I_C_
Be a C_Y_N_I_C_

The profit margin blinds them,
They groomed and ostracised him,
His calm makes my blood boil,
His calm makes my blood boil,

Change your tune and change your hair
Or you�re not going anywhere
Change your tune and change your hair
Or you�re not going anywhere
Be a C_Y_N_I_C_
Be a C_Y_N_I_C_



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Put Your Dukes Up John (Little Flames cover) song meanings
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    General CommentThis is the 1st B-side which is a cover on their new single 'Leave Before the Lights Come on', just thought I'd add the lyrics
    check it out
    Danny_L.I.Fon August 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI don't really like this. It's very repetitive and a little annoying.
    ifyouleaveon November 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is actually a cover of a Little Flames song.
    BensonRosson March 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI like.. 'They pulled the rug from under,
    Made way for new pretenders'..
    Janneke90on March 31, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI know this isn't an Arctic Monkeys original, but they should play this live more often...it's a song that's got that kind of anthemic feel to it. I can see the crowd go absolutely insane to this song. I think it was made to be a little hard rocker just for rocking out purposes, that's why it's kind of repetitive.
    bueller84on May 31, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwtf is a C.Y.N.I.C?

    I have absolute no clue to this one.
    afrojoeon July 04, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentcynic .. a person who believes that only selfishness motivates human actions
    carlywetzlon August 13, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI don't enjoy this cover.
    peaceasyon July 05, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think it's aggressive and nice
    sedativeon September 28, 2008   Link

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