Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall
Humpty dumpty had a great big fall
all the kings horses and all the kings men
couldn't put Humpty together again

Humpty dumpty and Betty Louise
stole a Sony and some Camembert cheese
she said "Humpty baby, take me
oooh, yeah, take me to the river
'cause I like the way it runs, yeah,
take me to the river
you know I like the way it runs, yeah"

he said, "Everything's going my way"
he said, "Maybe it's my la-lucky day"
and he said, "anything you want
i can give"
she said, "I wanna take your picture
just for me"
he said, "Anything"
she said, "Up there, baby

get on the wall, babe."

Humpty Dumpty sat on the wall
and looked at her as he was falling
all the kings horses and all the kings men
couldn't put Humpty together again

hey, Betty Louise
hey, Betty Louise
she said, "I like custard in the summer, honey
oh yeah, what it takes to be queen
hey, what it takes to be queen
what it takes to be...oh


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    General CommentTori is insane :-)
    HannahOrange7on April 08, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI don't know why, but I absolutley love this b-side.

    To me, it's about a guy who would do anything for a girl who betrays him, and in the end only has self-preservation and her own selfish interests in mind.
    wiresandwoodon July 29, 2007   Link
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    General Commentit's about who pushed humpty dumpty off the wall...it was Betty Louise...and what it takes to be Queen. I always asked myself, "who pushed humpty dumpty?" Now I know.
    oblivion_08on September 14, 2008   Link
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    General Commentlol she tricks him into sitting on a wall, and, being a giant egg, he falls and breaks open, giving her all the yolk she needs for her custard, which she loves to have in the summer time. horrifying and hilarious simultaneously.
    FireEatersWifeon October 02, 2009   Link

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