Bad Cover Version
by Pulp

Album: We Love Life (2001)
Charted: 27
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  • The word's on the street; you've found someone new
    If he looks nothing like me
    I'm so happy for you

    I heard an old girlfriend
    Has turned to the church
    She's trying to replace me
    But it'll never work

    'cause every touch reminds you of
    Just how sweet it could have been
    And every time he kisses you
    It leaves behind the bitter taste of saccharine

    A bad cover version of love is not the real thing
    Bikini clad girl on the front who invited you in
    Such great disappointment
    When you got him home
    The original was so good
    The one you no longer own

    And every touch reminds you of
    Just how sweet it could have been
    And every time he kisses you
    You get the taste of saccharine

    It's not easy to forget me
    It's so hard to disconnect
    When it's electronically reprocessed
    To give a more life-like effect
    Oh come on

    Ah, sing your song
    About all the sad imitations
    That got it so wrong

    It's like a later Tom And Jerry, when the two of them could talk
    Like the Stones since the Eighties
    Like the last days of Southfork
    Like Planet Of The Apes on TV
    The second side of Til The Band Comes In
    Like an own brand box of cornflakes:
    He's going to let you down, my friend Writer/s: CANDIDA DOYLE, JARVIS BRANSON COCKER, MARK ANDREW WEBBER, NICK BANKS, STEPHEN PATRICK MACKEY
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group
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