"Underkill" as written by and David Leslie Walls....
Eureka, eureka, eureka, the cheaper alternative
let's steal now, let's steal now, let's steal from the fashions with a [not to kill]
a [dealing, a dealing], a blow job for every corporate executive
a-when the lights go out it's you and [palace seats at home ]and turns around
you'll be there in your dressing-gown and sowing all the seams

be a [summer toth bath] 'cos you've gotta go free, you've got a backstage pass so you're V.I.P.
I bet you're happy right now but where will you be
when they ask you to beg for the cash you demand and you wake at a song 'cos it's all second-hand

so bleed it, so bleed it, so bleed like you need it, your free 60 seconds of fame
[they've seen it, they've seen it, they've seen all of bleed on the back of] again

but if you miss something don't look around there ain't no time you're losing ground
they own your flesh by pound by pound those cunts you chose to leave

CHORUS:
(it's) the cheapest thrill, and it's the quickest meal, try underkill
it's the cheapest thrill, it's the quickest meal
try underkill (x4)
(x2)
it's the cheapest thrill, and it's the quickest meal, try underkill
([a-when you don't keep still] try underkill) (x12)
I'll do anything, a-just as long as I feel
[we'll be big, tall, Nelson, live to fame]
be a rock'n'roll star [but a formula laid]
[we'll be big, tall, Nelson, live to fame]
and let's split, with the cash

(we only did it 'cos we're broke...)


Lyrics submitted by nonemoreblack

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    General CommentI think this is another one about record companies and how much they suck. They don't represent the band as they should - a problem that the Wildhearts seem to have a lot!

    Underkill could refer to a lack of exposure of the band to the public by the record company i.e. the opposite of overkill.
    Rollokon September 30, 2009   Link

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