Is she really going out with him?
Ah!

I got a feeling inside of me
It's kind of strange like a stormy sea
I don't know why, I don't know why
I guess these things have got to be

I gotta new rose, I got it good
Guess I knew that I always would
I can't stop to mess around
I got a brand new rose in town

See the sun, see the sun, it shines
Don't get too close or it'll burn your eyes
Don't you run away that way
You can come back another day

I got a new rose, I got it good
Guess I knew that I always would
I can't stop to mess around
I got a brand new rose in town

I never thought this could happen to me
I feel strange, why should it be?
I don't deserve somebody this great, oh, oh
I'd better go or it'll be too late

Ah!

I got a feeling inside of me
It's kind of strange like a stormy sea
I don't know why, I don't know why
I guess these things have got to be

I got a new rose, I got her good
Guess I knew that I always would
I can't stop to mess around
I got a brand new rose in town, uh

Oh!
Na-na-no!


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    IS SHE REALLY GOING OUT WITH HIM???

    this song is soo good. the lyrics are obvious to what they mean--but this song is just so good. yah for '77 style punk...mmm

    clay6986on August 19, 2002   Link
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    first punk single to break into the uk top 40. I loved this track and the album (and the sleeve).

    ramptonon June 23, 2003   Link
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    I just got into the damned great song this. My dad told me it was the first big punk song heard it thought ok I guese then found it stuck in my head for days now I listen to it daily great stuff. PUNK RULES

    Cpt-Sensibleon August 22, 2005   Link
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    punks first official release and one of the best, great hihat drums from rat scabies and brian james guitar puts heavy metal riffs into a punk format, great song

    sivillaon December 23, 2005   Link
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    Best intro of any punk song...

    Bratton February 05, 2006   Link
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    This is such a good song...shame no-one appreciates it. The drums in this kiss ass!!!

    "I never thought this could happen to me I feel so strange, oh why should it be?"

    AWESOME!!!

    HeWhoF*cksNunson June 06, 2006   Link
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    Such simple lyrics but they come out so good.

    Cpt-Sensibleon June 28, 2006   Link
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    does anyone know where the 'Is she really going out with him?' line comes from? The Shangri-Las song 'Leader Of The Pack' comes to mind because it shares the same line. dose anyone agree?

    ziggy_who?on November 27, 2008   Link
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    Apparently Dave Vanian used to be a Grave digger and save a grave with new roses on it. Suggested the idea to their team or writers and the rest as they say is history.

    OddsDataon March 21, 2022   Link

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