"Mucky Fingers" as written by and Gallagher....
I know you think you deserve an explanation on the meanings of life.
But what you think that you heard slipped away out the back of your mind.
You'll get your mucky fingers burned.
You get your truth from the lies you were learned.
And all your plastic believers will leave us and they won't return.

And when you look in that mirror
And you're tying up your buttons and bows.
And as you face your disease you can squeeze into the Emporer's Clothes.
You found your god in a paper bag, you get your history from the Union Jack.
And all your brothers and sisters are gone and they won't come back.

I'm fed up with life in the City,
All the phoneys have blown my mind.
When I'm gone, you look like you'd miss me,
So come along with me - but don't ask why,
'Cause it's all mine,
It's all mine.
It's all mine.
It's all mine.

[Harmonica Solo]

'Cause it's all mine
It's all mine
It's all mine
It's all mine

[Harmonica Solo 2]

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"Mucky Fingers" as written by Noel Gallagher

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    General CommentThis song rocks...plain and simple. Didn't like it that much first listen but it grew on me...which was a good sign as most Oasis songs that I love usually take a few listens for me to really love (Supersonic, Acquiese, Rock 'n' Roll Star) so it's a promising return to form :)
    jcphoenixon April 30, 2005   Link
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    General Comment@ jcphoenix.. i totally agree..
    NikoZon May 02, 2005   Link
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    General CommentHe's proved once again he has a knack for a master tune. Seems like hes moaning about life in London here?
    GangOfSinon May 08, 2005   Link
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    General Commentjcphoenix, you gotta listen to it drunk. i'm sure it how oasis would have wanted. i love this band.
    ijohnnyzon May 17, 2005   Link
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    General Comment@ijohnnyz...hahah i should've thought of that this weekend, may 2-4 here in canada.
    jcphoenixon May 25, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is Oasis' worst song. No doubt. Compared to this, The Swamp Song is a masterpiece...
    robbro7on May 29, 2005   Link
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    General CommentNoel's vocals are really good here great song sounds like Dylan
    parabola 17on May 30, 2005   Link
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    General CommentBit of a blatent rip off of I'm Beginning To See The Light by The Velvet Underground but frankly I just don't care. A brilliant song from a brilliant album.
    sloathyon June 02, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI'm Waiting For The Man even!*
    sloathyon June 02, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThe album certainly is quite good, and this is one of the best tracks. I'd bashed it before, but nonetheless I guess "Don't Believe The Truth" is a grower. For me, the songs are best when you're actually listening to them.

    As for the meaning... well, it's apparently modeled after Bob Dylan, so probably it has no actual meaning, but the word "phonies" suggests "Catcher In The Rye," and certain other bits help it out, but it's too upbeat. So it has no meaning.
    Sillstawon June 06, 2005   Link

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