"That Damned Fly" as written by Jack William Egglestone, Andrew Falkous and Kelson Louis Tregurtha Mathias....
Wading through the chaos to where the crones sit,
It’s where my bones fit, where I’m comfortable.
No-one can deny me my natural instincts:
They’re what I’m drawn to, where I waste my time.

Rationalise your own revolution:
It can be easily compressed.
Touch his skin, he feels like a man.
Touch his skin, he feels like a man.
Make light of greedy promoters:
They can be easily bypassed.
Touch his skin, he feels like a man.
Touch his skin, he feels like a man.

That fly, that damned fly
Makes me sick, leaves me compromised.
There must be a logic behind the madness.
If it’s financial then it’s deeply flawed.
Someone should remind them that in this business
Bad acoustics are an awful start.

Rationalise your own revolution:
It can be easily compressed.
Touch his skin, he feels like a man.
Touch his skin, he feels like a man.
Make light of greedy promoters:
They can be easily bypassed.
Touch his skin, he feels like a man.
Touch his skin, he feels like a man.

That fly, that damned fly
Makes me sick, leaves me compromised.

Rationalise your own revolution:
It can be easily compressed.
Without the young and the desperate,
They won’t have anyone left.


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    Song MeaningThis song is about the chain of UK venues called "Barfly".
    JAStewarton August 25, 2010   Link
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    General CommentAye, I hear that this is to do with Falco's dissatisfaction with some barfly venues not being up to scratch despite pupporting themselves as live venues. He thinks money should be cut from other areas in bars (drinks promotion is one he suggested) to improve the overall acoustics and atmosphere of a performing area. Find it hard to disagree with him.
    icecreamscusemeon October 21, 2010   Link

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