"Accuracy" as written by Robert James Smith, Laurence Andrew Tolhurst and Michael Stephen Dempsey....
We sit in the same room
Side by side
I give you the wrong lines
Feed you
Look into my eyes
We both smile
I could kill you
Without trying
That's accuracy
Practice all day for accuracy
Mirror mirror on the wall

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"Accuracy" as written by Michael Stephen Dempsey Laurence Andrew Tolhurst

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    General Commentrobert says this song is about the ease of seducing someone you sometimes love.
    needafixon April 12, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis song is great, pretty postpunkish for what followed later on in their career
    awakening 09on April 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentRobert said Accuracy was, "The most perfect of songs, few words, little music." I agree. Love their old stuff!
    monster36604on January 15, 2009   Link
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    My OpinionRobert actually says this is about: 'The ease and desire of hurting (not seducing) someone you sometimes love'. If he also said it was the most perfect, I could believe that.
    His explanation is succinct enough and I think needs little backing. The lyrics reflect the comfort and ease of hurting a loved one, with them being completely unknowing. It's a sense of having power over them, 'I could kill you without trying', knowing you could manipulate them and play with them and hurt them very deeply - choosing not to most of the time, but occasionally succumbing to the desire just slightly. Because you can. To prove you can. maybe. That's accuracy.
    chalkedon May 28, 2013   Link

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