I checked the time, it was almost time
A curious smell, an intangible crime
I'm washing my clothes, but the stain still grows
Cover your eyes, the stain still shows

I feel the gaze against my skin
I feel the gaze against my skin
I know this feeling is a lie
I know this feeling is a lie
There's a guilt within my mind
There's a guilt within my mind
I know this feeling is a lie
I know this feeling is a lie

I don't need this pressure on
I don't need this pressure on
I don't need this pressure on
I don't need this pressure on
I don't need this pressure on
I don't need this pressure on

Oh, I should question not ignore
Oh, I should question not ignore
Songs are always buried deep
Songs are always buried deep
There's a lion in my arms
There is a motion in my arm
Oh I should question not ignore
I should believe and not ignore

I don't need this pressure on
I don't need this pressure on
I don't need this pressure on
I don't need this pressure on
I don't need this pressure on
I don't need this pressure on

I don't need this pressure on
I don't need this pressure on
I don't need this pressure on
I don't need this pressure on
I don't need this pressure on
I don't need this pressure on

I don't need this pressure on
I don't need this pressure on
I don't need this pressure on

You go down, down
Pass the talk of town
You go down Greek street
Then it's underground
Well it's Soho life
For this mobile knife
It's the place to shoot
Friday night beat route

I don't need this pressure on
I don't need this pressure on
I don't need this pressure on


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Chant No. 1 (I Don't Need This Pressure On) Lyrics as written by Gary Kemp

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    The song itself is one of those funky hybrids, like "Rapture" from Blondie. The last lines are actually rapped, not sung, as in Rapture.

    Song seems like someone's dealing with an anxiety attack. He starts in a panicked manner,("I check the time! It was almost time!") then it's like the medication takes effect and the lyrics drag out in a trippy way. ("I know this feeling is a llliiiieeee...") Then he notices the weird side effects. ("There's a lion in my arms! There's a motion in my arms!") Whatever it is, this guy can't deal with the pressure.

    logistical24on July 30, 2009   Link

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