Giving a swish with your ass in the air
Don't you know what they're saying?
Charlotte, you're so refined
When you take all the love that they're giving
Sticking with every man that you find
Don't you know what they're after?
Charlotte, you've got your legs in the air
Don't you hear all the laughter?

Charlotte the harlot show me your legs
Charlotte the harlot take me to bed
Charlotte the harlot let me see blood
Charlotte the harlot let me see love

Taking so many men to your room, don't you feel no remorse?
You charge them a fiver, it's only for starters
And ten for the main course
And you've got no feelings, they died long ago
Don't you care who you let in?
And don't you know you're breaking the law with the service you're giving

Charlotte the harlot show me your legs
Charlotte the harlot take me to bed
Charlotte the harlot let me see blood
Charlotte the harlot let me see love

Oh baby
Oh, oh-oh

There was a time when you left me standing there
Picking up pieces of love off the floor
Well, Charlotte, you left me alone in there
To make your ends as a bloody whore
Well, Charlotte, you told me you love me true
Picking up pieces of love yesterday
Well, Charlotte, your draws are off color too, oh
'Cause you're making love all day
Ah, 'cause you're making
Oh
Oh yeah
Aw 'cause you're making

Giving a swish with your ass in the air
Don't you know what they're saying?
Charlotte, you're so refined
When you take all the love that they're giving
Sticking with every man that you find
Don't you know what they're after?
Charlotte, you've got your legs in the air
Don't you hear all the laughter?

Charlotte the harlot show me your legs
Charlotte the harlot take me to bed
Charlotte the harlot let me see blood
Charlotte the harlot let me see love


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"Charlotte the Harlot" as written by David Michael Murray

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  • +3
    General CommentAlthough this song was entirely written by Dave Murray, Paul Di'Anno states that Charlotte is a real person in an interview. She was a slut named High Hill Lil, everyone knew her. She'd take anyone 15 and up. Paul says that if you were to show up at her house with some booze, you were going to score.

    Who knows if that's factual or not, but I thought I'd just throw that out there.
    samsarabassiston December 22, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's a song about a prostitute. Nuff said really. Not sure of its relevance to real life, but that's what it's about.
    UpTheIronson September 23, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthe name chralotte occurs in alot of iron maiden songs, this, 22 accacia avenue, here to etertnity and some others i think, is it all the same person?
    rustyhookeron December 06, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt is true, If you go on Google earth and search for 22 acacia avenue, london, england you'll find it. its quite simply about the prostitute, It might be loosely related to Prowler though.
    slipperon May 31, 2007   Link
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    General CommentSory slipper*, but acordin 2 wikipedia Acacia Avenue is 1 of the most comon streets u get in GB, so much that it became a metaphor 4 an average middle-class suburban street. Acording to them there ar at least 60 of them in GB...
    ResistMuchon June 02, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentNot as good as 22 Acacia Avenue, but still pretty good. It starts out fast paced, then breacks into an balid. Then it picks up again. this is one of the best off the debute album.
    IronBlackZeppon April 09, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's one of 2 things.

    Dave Murray was quite into drugs around this time. It's such a comical song, maybe he was just high when he wrote it.

    Or maybe it was about a woman he loved who was a slut/prostitute.
    Eternal Destinyon June 02, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's a good song, one of Di'anno's best, but Bruces sequel, 22 Acacia Avenue, is so much better
    Maiden Maniacon February 10, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song along with the others in the saga, is about a girl, possibly and ex of paul di'anno but he re-named her for the song
    skater-maton August 14, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDi'Anno does better in the fast bits, but Dickinson is better with the ballad sction in the middle
    deathbeans9on July 08, 2010   Link

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