Streets Been Talkin'

Album: Fatherland (2017)
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  • From the palace of Versailles
    To the streets of Peckham Rye
    You crave the dizziest of heights
    But we're caught out at the lights
    The streets been talkin'
    By now you should have known
    That all that glitters is not gold
    And there are times we must say no
    Our fathers warned us so
    The streets been talkin'

    Me and my bae's
    Going out tonight
    I'm too tired
    For another fight
    I've got no fight left

    I could write a good-time song
    That says how happy I've become
    Now I use my knife and fork
    And never forget to wash up
    The streets been talkin'
    But it would not be the truth
    Just like your DTPM tattoo
    Don't you know how dumb you look?
    Leave those days behind you
    The streets been talkin'

    Me and my bae's
    Going out tonight
    I'm too tired
    For another fight
    I've got no fight left

    I'm trying to kick a habit
    I'm trying to kick a habit
    I'm trying to kick a habit
    I'm trying to kick a habit
    Oh Xanthi, can't you see
    What these years have done to me?
    It's bad
    This time words will not explain
    Johnny Saint James caught the last plane
    And I'm tired
    I'm too tired for a fight

    From the palace of Versailles
    To the streets of Peckham Rye
    You crave the dizziest of heights
    But we're still caught out at the lights
    The streets been talkin'
    With a game of "let's pretend"
    Hiding bottles in the bin
    Life can seem a kind of blue
    When you're living in the red
    The streets been talkin'

    And me and my bae's
    Going out tonight
    I'm too tired
    For another fight
    I've got no fight left

    I'm trying to kick a habit
    I'm trying to kick a habit
    I'm trying to kick a habit
    I'm trying to kick a habit
    Oh Xanthi, can't you see
    What these years have done to me?
    It's bad
    This time words will not explain
    Johnny Saint James caught the last plane
    And I'm tired
    I'm too tired for a fight

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