The Ministry of Social Affairs

Album: The Hope Six Demolition Project (2016)
  • See them sitting, in the rain
    As the sky is darkening
    Three lines of traffic are edging past
    The ministry of social affairs
    At a junction on the ground
    An amputee and a pregnant hound
    Sit by the young men with withered arms
    As if death had already passed

    Through every alleyway, and left
    A million beggars silhouettes
    Near where the money changers sit
    By their locked glass cabinets
    What has happened, let go and ask
    The ministry of social affairs
    Near where the money changers sit
    By their locked glass cabinets

    That's what they want, oh yeah
    Money, honey
    That's what they want, oh yeah
    Money, honey
    That's what they want, oh yeah
    Money, honey
    That's what they want, oh yeah
    Money, honey
    That's what they want, oh yeah
    Money, honey
    That's what they want, oh yeah
    Money, honey Writer/s: JERRY MCCAIN, POLLY JEAN HARVEY
    Publisher: EMBASSY MUSIC CORPORATION, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
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