Zoo time is she and you time
The mammals are your favourite type, and you want her tonight
Heartbeat, increasing heartbeat
You hear the thunder of stampeding rhinos, elephants
And tacky tigers
This town ain't big enough for both of us
And it ain't me who's gonna leave
Flying domestic flying
And when the stewardess is near do not show any fear
Heartbeat increasing heartbeat
You are a khaki-coloured bombadier it's hiroshima
That you're nearing
This town ain't big enough for both of us
And it ain't me who's gonna leave
Daily, exept for sunday
You dawdle in to the cafe where you meet her each day
Heartbeat, increasing heartbeat
As twenty cannibals have hold of you, they need their
Protein just like you do
This town ain't big enough for both of us
And it ain't me who's gonna leave
Shower, another shower
You've got to look your best for her and be clean everywhere
Heartbeat, increasing heartbeat
The rain is pouring on the foreign town, the bullets
Cannot cut you down
This town ain't big enough for both of us
And it ain't me who's gonna leave
Census, the latest census
There'll be more girls who live in town though not
Enough to go ground
Hearbeat, increasing heartbeat
You know that :
This town isn't big enough
Not big enough for both of us
This town isn't big enough
Not big enough for both of us
And I ain't gonna leave


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    General CommentOriginally a single by 'THE SPARKS'. On the Siouxsie and the Banshees COVERS album 'Through the looking glass'.
    CultWhoreon September 08, 2010   Link
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    General CommentSEVERIN: "The first idea we came up with was Sparks, so we went through all the singles before realising that the best choice was the most obvious one: 'This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us'." Source: The Authorised Biography 2002.
    JJKelsallon December 01, 2012   Link

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