The Prey

Album: Give Me Convenience or Give Me Death (1981)
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  • You're from out of town
    I can tell that by your shoes
    Flew in for the convention
    Getting tipsy in a bar

    You're leaving pretty late
    Gotta get up in the morning
    Thinking she's just too expensive
    And you know you're
    Probably
    Right

    There's no one on the streets
    And you can't find your hotel
    You walk a little faster
    Someone's following you

    The wallet-size bulge
    In your double-knit butt
    Has money for me
    And maybe credit cards

    You dart around the next corner
    You can't look around
    Quick now, fish for the keys for the door
    You don't even know where you are

    You walk a little faster
    I walk a little faster
    Sensing that I sense you
    Now there's no escape

    I can almost taste your dandruff
    As I reach for your face
    And I strike Writer/s: BAY RAY EAST, JELLO BIAFRA
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Lisa from Littleton, CoHey, Alexander, he isn't following a woman. He's following a man, as you can tell by the lyrics "Thinking she's just too expensive/And you know you're probably right" and "The wallet-sized bulge in your double-knit butt/has money for me and maybe credit cards."
  • Michael from Mcfarland, WiAlexander, I disagree. This is much less a 'song' than the A-side, since it has not verse or chorus, no guitar for most of the song, and no beat to speak of. That's why it's the B-side, get it?
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