Hitsville UK

Album: Sandinista! (1981)
Charted: 56
  • They cried the tears, they shed the fears
    Up and down the land
    They stole guitars or used guitars
    So the tape would understand
    Without even the slightest hope of a thousand sales
    Just as if there was a Hitsville in UK
    Know the boy was all alone, till the Hitsville UK

    They say true talent will always emerge in time
    When lightening hits small wonder
    It's fast rough factory trade
    No expense accounts, or lunch discounts
    Or hypeing up the charts
    The band went in 'n' knocked 'em dead in two minutes and fifty-nine

    No slimey deals, with smarmy eels, in Hitsville UK
    Let's shake 'n' say we'll operate in Hitsville UK
    The mutants, creeps and muscle men
    Are shaking like a leaf
    It blows a hole in the radio
    When it hasn't sounded good all week
    A mike 'n' boom, in your living room - in Hitsville UK
    No consumer trials, or A.O.R. in Hitsville UK
    Now the boys and girls are not alone
    Now the Hitsvilles hit UK Writer/s: JOE STRUMMER, MICK JONES
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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