Do you need the service
Do you need to call me daily
Do you have reasons for calling at all

Is something on your mind?
Is something wrong? I get the feeling
That you're laughing at my quiet surprise

My silhouette is changing
As I'm aging by your window
And I focus on a light by your face

Call me `the operator'
Making comments "he's so technical"
Or "I've absolutely nothing to do"

Recycle all my photographs
I'll leave a picture of the queen
And no one has to know i was there

Me, I'm so ashamed
You're all connected to my number
And the conversation's only polite

I'll wear my old Grey raincoat
Just in case you're `confidential'
Make up stories like "the screen fades away"

Today it's in a taxi
By the station, and it's raining
And i wonder how they all made it before

Lyrics submitted by ButNeverOutgunned

Do You Need the Service? Lyrics as written by Gary Anthony James Webb

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    General Commentwhat's this song about? i think the title is suggestive of performing sexual service somehow. but the song doesn't really reflect that explicitly. except maybe for the second last verse.
    verdant75on March 06, 2007   Link
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    General Commentsome robots want to become human, so they're secretly meeting with Gary about how to become a human. However Gary can't carry them all; they also have to rely on themselves. Gary is a service to them, but they have to do the work.
    robertretro86on August 21, 2016   Link

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