I be a man, kinda mystery man
Be a doll, be a baby doll
It can't be fun, not anyway
It can't be found no way at all
A distant man can't sympathise
He can't uphold his distant laws
Due to form on that today
I got a feeling then I hear this call

I said neat neat neat
She can't afford no cannon
Neat neat neat
She can't afford no gun at all
Neat neat neat
She can't afford no cannon
Neat neat neat
She ain't got no name to call
Neat neat neat

No crime if there ain't no law
No cops left to mess you around
No more dreams of mystery chords
No more sight to bring you down
I got a crazy got a thought in my mind
My mind's on when she falls asleep
Feelin' fine in her restless time
Then these words upon me creep

I said neat neat neat
She can't afford no cannon
Neat neat neat
She can't afford no gun at all
Neat neat neat
She can't afford no cannon
Neat neat neat
She ain't got no name to call
Neat neat neat

I be a man, kinda mystery man
Be a doll, like a baby doll
It can't be fun, not anyway
It can't be found no way at all
A distant man can't sympathise
He can't uphold his distant laws
Due to form on that today
I got a feeling then I hear this call

I said neat neat neat
She can't afford no cannon
Neat neat neat
She can't afford no gun at all
Neat neat neat
She can't afford no cannon
Neat neat neat
She ain't got no name to call
Neat neat neat
She can't afford no cannon
Neat neat neat
She ain't got no name to call
Neat neat neat
She can't afford no cannon
Neat neat neat
She ain't got no name to call
Neat neat neat


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  • +2
    General Comment

    i think its about not letting people get to you.

    tropical icelandon August 21, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Rather innovative lyrics for it's time, the song this album came from (Damned, Damned, Damned) predates never mind the bollocks by about 9 months I think.... although they did have that spunk album.. Great band. Influenced many bands to come I'm sure.

    Tricky1979on November 05, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    You're a fucking idiot.

    ZING!

    WHERE'S MY NAME!on May 12, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Who Zing i like this song neat neat neat should be said more often like hey man what's up Oh nothing man it neat neat neat all good i guese Um ok that um great. Wow that;ld be fun

    Cpt-Sensibleon May 17, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Wait what does Zing mean and who's a fucking idiot.

    Cpt-Sensibleon June 28, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    who cares? This song has one of the most driving bass lines ever.

    Staticburn89on July 27, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I agree with tropical iceland.

    oh what's up Cpt-Sensible, is everything neat neat neat? lolz

    *sway*on October 10, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    you guys sure its not about anacrhy anarchy ANArchy!!

    OnikJohn3on April 27, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    It actually sounds like he's beating his girlfriend and the cops won't stop him.

    sangsueon September 24, 2019   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I think the song is about living by your rules and not caring what others thinks. I believe the words "neat neat neat" are an apathetic response to the world. A distant who can't sympathize has distant laws, he lives his life how he chooses, even if it's difficult for others to understand him.

    neattyon May 14, 2020   Link

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