Something's Gotta Blow

Album: Into the Blues (2007)
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  • Smell of a man
    Smell of musk
    The noise of the train
    From morning till dusk
    The up escalator broken down
    The clothes on my back
    Look like they were taken out of the laundry basket
    To weary to wash
    To weary to wash

    Now there's hordes of people
    Pushing and shoving
    Sizzling noises coming out of their ears
    Hold on to the strap
    Or hold on to a stranger
    Hope that stranger's day has not been too hard

    Aggression builds up
    When the going is slow
    And you're packed like sardines
    Something's gotta blow

    Something's gotta blow
    When you work so hard
    And the sweat pours down on you
    Something's gotta blow
    When your pay don't match
    The work you slave
    And the pain you get

    Something's gotta blow
    Please stand on the right
    So I can pass on the left
    Cos Something's gotta blow
    Something's gotta blow
    Something's gotta blow

    Dodging the fare
    Ain't worth the crime
    Think of your loved ones
    Whilst you're doing your time
    Being met at the station
    No better thrill
    Than that 4x4 cruiser
    Coming over the hill
    Bringing love and relief
    From the noise and the heat
    From the suicide jumpers
    From that head nodding sleep

    From the smell of burgers
    And the rustling of sweets
    Someone lend me your phone
    So I can say which train to meet
    Let me say which train to meet

    Something's gotta blow
    When you work so hard
    And the sweat pours down on you
    Something's gotta blow
    When your pay don't match
    The work you slave
    And the pain you get

    Something's gotta blow
    Please stand on the right
    So I can pass on the left
    Cos Something's gotta blow
    Something's gotta blow Writer/s: JOAN ANITA BARBARA ARMATRADING
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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