i'm jack, jack the lad i'm a nasty habit i'm the joker in the pack i'm the prize exhibit alex they call him alex smart boy alex they call him alex i'm a dreamer, i'm a dream i'm a fantasy addict i'm a ghost in a ghost town i'm a derelict i'm jack, the giant killer i'm your shocking filler i'm black i'm white i'm day and night


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    My OpinionI love this song, although it's a shame that "Punker87" couldn't take the time to split up the lines...he/she seems to do it on every one of their lyric posts...which brings the question does he/she even know what they're doing?
    LarissaLycanthropeon January 05, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about Alex Delarge from Clockwork Orange, which the Adicts love. It compares him to the great Jack The Ripper. i'm jack, the giant killer i'm your shocking filler i'm black i'm white i'm day and night, makes sense enough
    PileOfSkulls77on July 06, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti have a major crush (actually obsession) on an Alex and it just reminds me of him,plus his mate's called jack!
    punkrockgirlon May 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song makes me tingle, or such. i love it. i can't wait to meet an alex, and be able to call him smart alex.
    sexin77on June 21, 2003   Link
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    General CommentPOS i was thinking the same way man when i heard it i was like ACWO. PS that movie kicks some serious ass.
    oldskoolpunker23on October 28, 2004   Link
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    General CommentYeah I think the same thing The Adicts are heavenly into A Clockwork Orange imagery. Their recent tour was names Like Clockwork Tour.

    Horrorshow Good Cal !!
    JeffKaos71on March 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commentyea the bands whole image is based on A Clockwork Orange and i really love this song everytime i hear i cant stop moving and its one of those that just get stuck in your head and you have to listen to until it gets old, but it never gets old! I LOVE IT!!!!!HA
    thexspecialiston May 03, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAlex from ACO (a book by Anthony Burgess) to Jack the Ripper...
    Agreed, agreed.

    I love this song a lot =)
    NymphlyJesson December 20, 2005   Link
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    General CommentStillNotDead, are you retarded? Did you watch more than the first 15 minutes of the movie. Way to totally miss the point of the movie. GGNORE
    EvergreenToVon June 10, 2007   Link
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    General CommentIt's no secret that The Adicts modeled themselves after Alex and The Droogs. Great song.
    DaylightDies80on July 16, 2007   Link

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