Lock up your brain
Because I'm here again
I'm never bored to steal your chords
Ooh-ooh Zerox Machine
Ooh-ooh Zerox Machine

Give me a line
Or a middle eight
I've got the best so I want the rest
Ooh-ooh Zerox machine
Ooh-ooh Zerox machine

Lets get together before its too late
Collect up the ideas, duplicate
Filling up the forms, send them off tonight
And you'll be the owner of the copyright
Of the copyright, of the copyright

Time of the essence get your ears to the
Ground
However else can the hits be found?

I may look happy, healthy and clean
A dark brown c voice and suit pristine
But behind the smile there is a Zerox
Machine

I'm a Zerox machine


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Zerox Lyrics as written by Adam Ant

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    "get your ears to the ground, however else can the hits be found" saying that underground music is always better then the pop music. then adam ant became popular haha.

    right2interpreton July 08, 2009   Link
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    It's about David Bowie and his thieving ways! His name was even mentioned in the original demo version. It's about him stealing ideas for songs and image, having lots of success and becoming "the owner of the copyright". The ears to the ground bit I imagine refers to the underground punk scene which he would have had to plunder at the time of the song Zerox to remain contemporary.

    Juveale31on July 29, 2013   Link

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