"Something To Do" as written by and Martin Lee Gore....
My little girl
Won't you come with me
Come with me
And tell me
Is there something to do
I'm going crazy with boredom
Come with me
Tell me
Grey sky over a black town
I can feel depression
All around
You've got your leather boots on
I can't stand another drink
It's surprising this town
Doesn't sink
You've got your leather boots on
Your pretty dress is oil stained
From working too hard
For too little
You've got your leather boots on
You're feeling the boredom too
I'd gladly go with you
I'd put your leather boots on
I'd put your pretty dress on

Lyrics submitted by Fistan

"Something to Do" as written by Martin Gore

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    Song MeaningI think this song is about a working girl

    'Your pretty dress is oil stained
    From working too hard'

    This isn't an oil :)
    liron70108on March 11, 2015   Link
  • 0
    General CommentA very underrated song of theirs, but very good nevertheless.
    C'mon, let's go out and party and enjoy living.
    Major Valoron September 20, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is so-o-o-o-o obvious. The guy is saying the young lady he has the sparks for, "howzabout a date, gorgeous?"
    CuteSparkinaon April 17, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song is about SEX.

    BTW. "I'd put your pretty dress on..." gotta love Martin.
    raid357on March 04, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentVery good song, I've felt that way before, small town, bored, wanting something to do.
    IndyModeon August 24, 2008   Link
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    General CommentAhhhh....the 80s. This song is sooo cooool. One of their overlooked and under-rated songs...I think.
    monster36604on January 20, 2009   Link
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    Song Meaningdoes anyone know what "I'd put your leather boots on" and "I'd put your pretty dress on" mean?
    katerinaDMon February 22, 2013   Link

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