Crazy Love, Vol. II

Album: Graceland (1986)
  • Fat Charlie the Archangel
    Sloped into the room
    He said I have no opinion about this
    And I have no opinion about that

    Sad as a lonely little wrinkled balloon
    He said well I don't claim to be happy about this, boys
    And I don't seem to be happy about that

    I don't want no part of this crazy love
    I don't want no part of your love
    I don't want no part of this crazy love
    I don't want no part of your love

    I don't want no part of this crazy love
    I don't want no part of your love
    I don't want no part of this crazy love
    I don't want no part of this crazy love

    She says she knows about jokes
    This time the joke is on me
    Well, I have no opinion about that
    And I have no opinion about me

    Somebody could walk into this room
    And say your life is on fire
    It's all over the evening news
    All about the fire in your life
    On the evening news

    I don't want no part of this crazy love
    I don't want no part of your love
    I don't want no part of this crazy love
    I don't want no part of your love

    Fat Charlie the Archangel
    Files for divorce
    He says well this will eat up a year of my life
    And then there's all that weight to be lost
    She says the joke is on me
    I say the joke is on her
    I said I have no opinion about that
    Well, we'll just have to wait and confer

    I don't want no part of this crazy love
    I don't want no part of your love
    I don't want no part of this crazy love
    I don't want no part of your love

    I don't want no part of this crazy love
    I don't want no part of your love
    I don't want no part of this crazy love
    I don't want no part of this crazy love

Comments: 3

  • John from Guildford, EnglandI wonder whether Fat Charlie The Archangel is partly Paul. If you look at pictures and videos of him around this time, he had certainly put on weight! And an archangel is a being next to God, which might be the opinion of some! (Or maybe it's a joke reference to Paul's opinion of himself!). And then there's the reference to his life being all over the evening news, which would apply to Paul. But I'm probably wrong about all this...!
  • Randi from West Boylston, MaConsidering his love life, he had good fodder for this song!
  • Dave from Cardiff, WalesActually, "The Boy In The Bubble" did chart - it peaked at No.21 in the UK in late 1986 as the follow-up to "You Can Call Me Al"
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