"Coal Digger" as written by Eddie Argos and Dyan Genevra Valdes....
It's gone 2:30, and I'm not up yet
You're home early, and unexpected
I'm sorry the house is such a tip
I meant to do housework, but I didn't get around to it
I know it looks a lot like I've just been lying in bed
But I'm working really hard writing songs in my head

See that ambitious look in my eyes
This week I mop floors, next week I make fries
It's not gonna be like this forever
It's just until I get my shit together

Dinner with your parents is tough to get through
Avoiding the question "What is it that you do?"
But, to be fair, no one who works in a chip shop wants to be there
There's no money on my credit card, it's an awkward situation
When I try to pay the restaurant bill with just my imagination

See that ambitious look in my eyes
Last week I mop floors, this week I make fries
It's not gonna be like this forever
It's just until I get my shit together

It's hard to not let your ambitions fall flat
Coming home every night smelling like chip fat
There's a nicotine stain on my brain
From trying to turn my life 'round again

See that ambitious look in my eyes
Any problems, I take them in my stride
It's not gonna be like this forever
It's just until I get my shit together

See that ambitious look in my eyes
To work part time I put some money aside
It's not gonna be like this forever
It's just until I get my shit together


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    Song MeaningA response to "Gold Digger" by Kanye West, featuring Jamie Foxx.

    In Eddie's words:
    Kanye West patronizes the chip-shop janitor who is working his way towards cooking the fries. Everybody Was In The French Resistance … Now! know that the janitor is just working to make ends meet until he gets his shit together and releases a hit record.
    Vague Ranton February 22, 2010   Link

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