Like his dad you know that he's had
Animal nitrate in mind
Oh in your council home he jumped on your bones
Now you're taking it time after time

Oh, what turns you on, oh?
Now he has gone
Oh, what turns you on, oh?
Now your animal's gone

Well he said he'd show you his bed
And the delights of the chemical smile
So in your broken home he broke all your bones
Now you're taking it time after time

Oh, what turns you on, oh?
Now he has gone
Oh, what turns you on, oh?
Now your animal's gone

What does it take to turn you on, oh?
Now he has gone
Now you're over twenty-one, oh
Now your animal's gone

Animal, he was animal, an animal, oh
Animal, he was animal, an animal, oh
Animal, animal, oh
He's just an animal, an animal oh
Animal, he was animal
He's just an animal, an animal oh
Animal, he was animal
He's just an animal, an animal oh


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Animal Nitrate Lyrics as written by Bernard Butler Brett Anderson

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    Song MeaningSo many of you are not getting the point. This is not about abuse, but aftermath. The predator/animal is gone, and if you've been in that situation, the hard question is "what turns you on?" (now) and the irony is that you're no longer wanted, but you're not supposed to like being left alone. Something is supposed to turn you on, but it doesn't.
    wick6on December 31, 2010   Link

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