She'll come to her end
Locked in a car somewhere
With exhaust in her hair
What's she called?
I don't know
She's fucking with a slip of a man
While the engine ran

He said, "She's not dead"
"She's gone away, gone away," he said
And he said, "She's not dead"
"Just go away, go away," he said

In the car he couldn't afford
They found his made-up name
On her ankle chain
So don't call, don't call her at home
She's fucking with a slip of a man
While the engine runs

And he said, "She's not dead"
"She's gone away, gone away," he said
And he said, "She's not dead"
"She's gone away, gone away," he said
"Just gone away, gone away," he said
"She's gone away to someone else's bed"

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She's Not Dead Lyrics as written by Brett Anderson Bernard Butler

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    This song really does have an amazing back story. It concerns Brett's aunt. Brett said: "I was pretty young at the time. She had this lover and he was black and Hayward's Heath is a small town and in the early '80s I guess it was very taboo. And basically they committed joint suicide together. They drove a car into a garage and just turned the exhaust on and killed themselves."
    john-oon December 16, 2005   Link
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    pantomimehorseon March 20, 2007   Link
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    General Comment
    Yeah, I read that too - that biography's great, isn't it? I never thought of the song in the same way again after that. I love the image of death as "gone away to someone else's bed". Sends shivers up my spine!
    pantomimehorseon July 19, 2006   Link
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    What biography? I wanna read it
    bibaon October 07, 2006   Link
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    Amazing , thanks for the info.
    chicken1on April 27, 2008   Link

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