A coffee dessert, yes you know it’s good news,...
Cream tangerine and montelimar,
A ginger sling with a pineapple heart,
A coffee dessert, yes you know it’s good news,
But you’ll have to have them all pulled out after the savoy truffle.
Cool cherry cream and nice apple tart,
I feel your taste all the time we’re apart,
Coconut fudge really blows down those blues,
But you’ll have to have them all pulled out after the savoy truffle.
You might not feel it now
But when the pain cuts through you’re going to know, and how.
The sweat is gonna fill your head,
When it becomes too much you’ll shout aloud,
But you’ll have to have them all pulled out after the savoy truffle.
Know that what you eat you are,
But what is sweet now turns so sour.
We all know ob-la-di-bla-da,
But can you show me where you are.
Cream tangerine and montelimar,
A ginger sling with a pineapple heart,
A coffee dessert, yes you know it’s good news,
But you’ll have to have them all pulled out after the savoy truffle.
Yes you’ll have to have them all pulled out after the savoy truffle.


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  • +2
    General Commenti think clapton had worse habits than chocolate
    SCRMNGRon June 03, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI have a unique theory about this song. I think it's George poking fun at McCartney's songwriting, which John often thought too saccharine. "We all know ob-la-di-bla-da" (Paul song) "but can you show me where you are." And the title line itself "Savoy Truffle" -- "Savoy" is a reference to the retro early-century style Paul loved to noodle with in songs like "Honey Pie." In other words, many of Paul's songs are just confections with as much musical value as candy has nutritional worth. I also think Lennon's "Wild Honey Pie" on the same album is a cruder, blunter (typical John) shot at Paul's too-sweet "Honey Pie."
    curiojeffon October 14, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIt's about hubris, vanity, over-indulgence, going too far.

    'Savoy Truffle' is the ultimate high: so sweet, you'll lose all your teeth.

    But you just can't help yourself.
    TimmyGCon March 04, 2011   Link
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    General Commentworse habits like stealing george's goddamn girl
    clapton you fugger, youre "blistering" solo on while my guitar gently weeps is like grateful dead noodling or some shits. eric clapton is a great guitar player and a great songwriter, but he's boring. geroge's solo would have been way better....
    caliente!on May 07, 2005   Link
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    General CommentWe all know ob-la-di-bla-da,
    But can you show me where you are?

    Isn't this a dig at Paul?
    Boss Manon July 11, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIs it just me, or does this song almost make your teeth hurt listening to it?
    Minyaon July 28, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentAm I the only one who thinks this song is about sex?

    You might not feel it now
    But when the pain cuts through you’re going to know, and how.
    The sweat is gonna fill your head,
    When it becomes too much you’ll shout aloud,


    Sounds like a girls first time having sex and her subsequent orgasm.
    harsha112on May 06, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commentlol. I always thought:
    "But you’ll have to have them all pulled out after the savoy truffle.
    You might not feel it now
    But when the pain cuts through you’re going to know, and how.
    The sweat is gonna fill your head,
    When it becomes too much you’ll shout aloud"

    like getting a cavity filled and candy rots your teeth.
    :(
    xxlindsey1990xxon July 17, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThere is a line which refers to what is sweet now taste so sour. there is a line from the Revelation of John that describes small scrolls that John was commanded to eat that had the same effect. that they @ first tasted sweet but later tastes sour. There is also reference to the sweats is gonna fill your head. Both of these suggest another type of candy which Eric (&others) were rather fond. that is the nose & arm candy otherwise known as heroin. so perhaps the wisdom is just like the drug, it starts off sweet & when it comes too much you will shout aloud.
    ringodingoon October 07, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song gives me the cravings...
    PsychoticNekoon August 03, 2010   Link

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