This is the breakfast club

Bring me coffee in the know
See the taffu on the send
I got sunshine, I got you, oh
There's nothing, nothing life can do oh oh oh

Yeah yeah, ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya
Yeah yeah, ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya
Yeah yeah, ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya
Yeah yeah, ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya

Bring me junkie in the love
He said nothing in the tongue
To kill the model from my door, oh yeah
To kill the model from my door

Yeah yeah, ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya
Yeah yeah, ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya
Yeah yeah, ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya
Yeah yeah, ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya ya

To kill the model from my door, oh yeah
To kill the model from my door
From my door
From my door
Yeah yeah yeah yeah, yeah yeah yeah
Yeah yeah yeah yeah, yeah yeah yeah
Yeah yeah yeah yeah, yeah yeah yeah
Yeah yeah yeah yeah, yeah yeah yeah
Yeah yeah yeah yeah, yeah yeah yeah
Yeah yeah yeah yeah, yeah yeah yeah
Yeah yeah yeah yeah, yeah yeah yeah


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Man Research (Clapper) Lyrics as written by Jamie Hewlett Damon Albarn

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  • +2
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    It's about mental insanity. There's little real meaning to the lyrics themselves, but through the tone of his singing, Damon Albarn communicates insanity and a sense of paranoia which leads to aggression or full on dementia from verse to verse: "To kill the model from my door" being the peak of the dementia. I'm not saying i'm a psychologist or know anything about psychology, but I make this observation as it fits my own parallel experience with insanity.

    Spank Thruon March 30, 2007   Link
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    i think this song is talking about some kind of sci-fi human research facility, where they feed the humans certain foods and medications to test their health and mental stability.

    "This is a breakfast club!!": With the wacky voice saying that at the begining, it sounds like maybe the specimens in the facility have been brainwashed into thinking that their members of a special club of some sort, and have no idea that they are specimens...

    "bring me coffee in the know see the taffu on the send i got sunshine, i got you there’s nothing, nothing life can do bring me junkie in the love he said nothing in the tongue": this sounds like its going into the mind of one of these specimens and what they are thinking about as they are taken through the stages of the day...

    "to kill the model from my door": This is a stretch, but this might be reffering to when certain specimens aren't adequete enough, they give them drugs that kill them immediately so they dont suffer any pain...

    Man Research, I think, reffers to the research that is being done on the specimens...

    ...This is just what I think of when I hear the song. It's kinda weird, but whatever...

    wannabroosky22on July 16, 2007   Link
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    Metal Insanity does sound right, considering the WAY he sings the song.

    Weirdguy1616on August 10, 2007   Link
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    This song has references here's wat I pulled from it. "Like the sunshie I got you" refers back to clint eastwood "I got sunshine in a bag" also the song is called man research as in looking deeply into wat we are. I think this saong is has a similar title meaning to new genius (brother)

    Lizatar5on April 10, 2010   Link
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    not every gorillaz song is about drugs, but this is by far one of their druggiest. without enough knowledge of the context we cant give an accurate idea of what albarn was trying to express. but from what i can see, i think its about being miserable and having relations with another man's woman, and the 'keep him from my door' stuff is hiding from him. "I got sunshine I got you/Theres nothing, nothing I can do" could be he wants to go out with her but cant because shes taken. but i have no idea about how the breakfast and coffee stuff goes into this, im probably way off. or it could just be about drugs, almost every line could be read into to reference substances.

    radioactiverumcloudon June 12, 2011   Link
  • +2
    Lyric Correction

    I laughed as I read "see the taffu on the send."

    These lyrics are not correct as "taffu" is not a word.

    The word that should be there instead is "Tafil" which is a type of prescription tranquillizing drug (like Xanax).

    I also think the word "send" in that line is "sand" so the line is: "I see the Tafil on the sand"

    because the next line is, "I got sunshine, I got you" The two lines together suggesting he's laying in an environment with lots of sun such as the a beach, or a desert.

    The word "model" is also incorrect, should be male (as others have suggested.)

    Also in the second chorus, after he goes "yayayayayaya," it then goes, "lover, lover, lover, lover, lover -la, lover -la, lover -la-la-la..."
    just an extra word that may suggest some meaning, who knows.

    Gbo93on October 21, 2012   Link
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    This is one boss song to chill too, i dont have a clue what its about though but do any Gorillaz songs actually mean anyhtin cause there all quite strange, one of Gorillaz best!

    Junglemanon May 12, 2002   Link
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    I always thought it was "Kill that man in front of my door"

    OpiumForThePeopleon July 26, 2005   Link
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    Its obviously about a extasy trip cause hes at his climax of the extasy trip and he just feels good

    RyanZiggyon July 31, 2005   Link
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    I thought he was saying... "Peel the marrow from my bones" but I guess I'm just dark like that...

    nosoulboy13on September 01, 2006   Link

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