When I get home it's late at night,
I'm black and bloody from my life,
I haven't time to clean my hands,
Cuts will only sting me through my dreams.

It's well past midnight as I lie
In a semi-conscious state.
I dream of people fighting me
Without any reason I can see.

In the morning I awake,
My arms my legs my body aches,
The sky outside is wet and grey
So begins another weary day.
So begins another weary day.

After eating I go out,
People passing by me shout.
I can't stand this agony
Why don't they talk to me?

In the park I have to rest
I lie down and I do my best,
The rain is falling on my face
I wish I could sink without a trace.

In the morning I awake,
My arms my legs my body aches,
The sky outside is wet and grey,
So begins another weary day.
So begins another weary day.

In the park I have to rest
I lie down and I do my best,
The rain is falling on my face
I wish I could sink without a trace.

In the morning I awake,
My arms my legs my body aches,
The sky outside is wet and grey,
So begins another weary day.
So begins another weary day.



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Grey Day Lyrics as written by Christopher John Foreman Cathal Joseph Smyth

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    The English Way of Life

    You drink all weekend to forget you've worked all week.

    You worked all week because you've got to pay for what you and your mates drink.

    Americans: they eat fast food all week hoping they won't be caught in a gunfight next weekend.

    Canadians: we watch hockey games during the week then we all go seal-hunting on weekends.

    Bankrobberon April 12, 2008   Link
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    I love this song so much.

    These Madness guys, all of 'em, you can't help falling in love when you watch their old clips. I mean, even I, a lass, can appreciate their sound without pictures. But it's too late for me now. I'm madly in love with 20-years-old Bedders.

    I'll have to find some look-alike to die a happy girl.

    Bankrobberon April 12, 2008   Link
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    I know the meaning of this song is quite clear to anyone, but 0 comment in how many years??? Grey Day made UK's Top 10, might be in the top 5?

    Bankrobberon April 12, 2008   Link
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    Actually, it went to #4.

    Bankrobberon April 12, 2008   Link
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    Do I always end up talking about the song's video? Yes, I do. Well, in that one Suggs' in bed and cannot sleep, Chas has a mad clown painted face and they're having a gig in a shop window.

    The best clips on YouTube are the one with the original 30 seconds comic intro. All their first clips have one. Grey Day's not the best, only three of the boys seems naked in bed and show us signs with the song's title.

    Bankrobberon April 12, 2008   Link
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    I laughed the first time I saw that intro showing someone leaving a b&b, suddenly Barson pops out of nowhere and says: Woo, tha was the Bed and Breakfast Man!

    Baggy Trousers' intro is so nutts I let you see for yourself.

    Suggs plays a car salesman in Shut Up.

    Chris, or maybe Lee makes a warning speech to kids viewers telling them not to plug electric guitar prior to play in a pool such as in "It Must Be Love".

    Bankrobberon April 12, 2008   Link
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    Actually it's Chris Foreman who pops up and sez whoa that was the bed and breakfast man

    Mr Smashon April 27, 2008   Link
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    So begins another weary day, so begins another weary day .... like hammerblows to the soul.

    jimqukon April 13, 2019   Link
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    I always thought the song is about a homeless man

    federicojyon April 25, 2021   Link
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    Could of been me:(

    Blackrosebeauty80on April 25, 2021   Link

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