"Pigeons" as written by and Michael/collins Rutherford....
Who put fifty tons of shit on the Foreign Office roof?
Who suffers from nine known diseases?
Who gets up in the morning when the sun comes up
And makes their beds, paper clips, bus tickets
All around their heads?
Who congregate around Trafalgar Square
Taking pot shots at the tourists?
Oh you've got to watch out
When you wander round the square in the morning
Cos they're everywhere, they're everywhere

Here we have an honest man
A civil servant to boot
He lived high up in the Ministry
And when he wished to make a point
He knew just what to do
His window ledges were all covered in grease
"I want them out of here"

He said to me, "I want them gone"
Because you see - Oh don't you see
None of us are getting any younger
You've got to follow your nose
And if it tells you that you've got to go
Well that's because, they're everywhere,
They're everywhere

So we called in those men, those horrible men
We set them to work on the rooftops
You see their van is very plain
And I know they're too ashamed
To wear their by appointment badges anymore
Sometimes they use vaseline, sometimes they use the pill
I've often seen them with a gun
But as the years go by, old habits seem to die
And nowadays they knockatize them all
Oh you've got to watch out
As you wander round the square in the morning
Oh they're everywhere, they're everywhere

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"Pigeons" as written by Mike Rutherford (gb) Anthony George Banks


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    General CommentI really like this song a lot. I hadn't heard it but recently and I've really grown to love it. It seems to me like one of those songs inspired but a silly little every day occurrence that's just fun and meaningless.
    AdamantVisionon January 31, 2008   Link
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    General Commentits certainly an odd one.
    not really sure what it means, if in fact anything! its tricky to call.
    Typhoon TAon April 01, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI've a bit of a hunch that this song might be about pigeons.

    I'd love to know how a knockatizer rids us of the pigeon menace!
    proggieon November 03, 2012   Link

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