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

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

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

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    General CommentMy 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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    General CommentIt'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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    General CommentHe 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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