Dandy

Album: Fingers Crossed (2016)
  • Something is happening, Mr. Jones
    My brother says you're better than the Beatles or the Stones
    Saturday night 'n Sunday morning
    You turned us into heroes, can you hear the heroes sing?

    Dandy, you're the prettiest star
    There ain't no life on Mars but we always thought there might be
    Dandy, you opened up the door
    You left us wanting more, and then we took the last bus home

    Who let the genie outta the lamp?
    And little Lord Fauntleroy, who let him outta his amp?
    Saturday night 'n Sunday morning,
    Well Trevor's getting bolder, 'n Woody likes to hit things

    Dandy, this world was black 'n' white
    You showed us what it's like to live inside a rainbow
    Dandy, You thrilled us to the core
    You left us wanting more, and then we took the last bus home

    You beat up Goliath, you had it all
    The voice, the look, the songs that shook
    The gift of the gab 'n the gall
    Saturday night 'n Sunday morning
    When all we had to look forward to was the weekend, you made our lives worth living

    Dandy, you're still the prettiest star
    There ain't no life on Mars but we always thought there might be
    Dandy, you took us to the fair
    Cabaret Voltaire - and then we caught the last bus home

    Dandy, you know we've waited long enough
    They should put a statue up in Piccadilly Circus
    Dandy, you blew us all away moutta the drab and the grey
    And then we caught the last bus home

    Dandy, the keeper of the flame, we won't see your like again
    No, Dandy was a one-off
    Dandy, look at what you've become
    I guess I owe you one, so thanks for the memories

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