Album: Tinderbox (1986)
Charted: 34
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  • Sickly sweet, his poison seeks
    For the young ones who don't understand
    The danger in his hands
    With a jaundiced wink see his cunning slink
    Oh trust in me my pretty one
    Come walk with me my helpless one

    Syrup lies upon your tongue
    Ge latine saliva spills
    The flash of a guillotine a smile

    Candyman - oh candyman
    No pity for him, their misery screams
    Unspeakable things

    A cool missile, yes it's in his smile
    With open arms to welcome you
    Beware the masked pretender
    He always lies, this candyman
    Those lips conspire in treachery
    To strike in cloak and dagger, see!

    Candyman - oh candyman
    And all the children, he warns ''don't tell,''
    Those threats are sold
    With their guilt and shame they think they're to blane
    For candyman - oh candyman Writer/s: MARK WILLIAMS, MATTHEW DAVID CLAYDEN
    Publisher: CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Nina H from Nyc Yes. This was also bad American crime history as well.
  • Don from San Antonio, TxReally? I thought it was about a certain historical killer. You know, "Flash of the guillotine, a smile". He lures them in with candy & kills 'em.
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