All I thought I wanted was a front door
All I thought I wanted was a place in the country
Now I realise I wanted so much more
Some I love but you I adore

You think you're really swinging
But you're off the beat
The moves your brains a thinking
Doesn't reach your feet
You got to get this complication out of your head
Or find another man instead

All I thought I wanted was a front door
All I thought I wanted was a place in the country
Now I realise I wanted so much more
Some I love but you I adore

You listen very close to what the bad girls said
In all those crumby articles and in my bed
They say I'm just a stripper not afraid to strip
I got my brains rattlin' my hips

(Okay Marco let's hear what you can do!*)

All I thought I wanted was a front door
All I thought I wanted was a place in the country
Now I realise I wanted so much more
Some I love but you I adore

You've got the kind of looks
That make a dead man stare
But when it comes to working honey
You ain't there
I try to tell you nicely but the screaming starts
You're playing ping pong with my heart

All I thought I wanted was a front door
All I thought I wanted was a place in the country
Now I realise I wanted so much more
Some I love but you I adore

All I thought I wanted was a front door
All I thought I wanted was a place in the country
Now I realise I wanted so much more
I've heard enough don't wanna hear no more


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Place In The Country Lyrics as written by Adam Ant Marco Pirroni

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    My favourite song from such a, um, famous, um, musician. (The early 80's were shocking)

    Love the guitar strumming solo. I think this song is about leaving the city for some peace and quiet in the country.

    bkat004on March 03, 2006   Link
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    It's a bit of an open ended letter to his girlfriend, that. It is amazing how very personal his songs turned out to be, in the end. I believe that is what makes them so worthy of listening to.

    commoneron January 28, 2007   Link
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    He was brilliant! Come on, like this doesn't get you and make you want to dance around like a loon!

    Adam Ant is probably the most under rated artist of the last 20 years, because of all the high tom-foolery of things like Prince Charming etc. Friend And Foe, the album, is bloody brilliant, and this is just a slice.

    xdvron September 11, 2007   Link

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