Remote Control

Album: The Clash (1977)
  • Who needs remote control?
    From the Civic Hall
    Push a button
    Activate
    You gotta work and you're late

    It's so grey in London town
    Panda car crawling around
    Here it comes
    Eleven o'clock
    Where can we go now?

    Can't make no noise
    Can't get no gear
    Can't make no money
    Can't get outta here

    Big business, it don't like you
    It don't like the things you do
    You got no money
    So you got no power
    They think you're useless
    And so you are, punk

    They had a meeting in Mayfair
    They got you down and wanna keep you there
    It makes them worried
    Their bank accounts
    It's all that matters
    You don't count

    Can't make no progress
    Can't get ahead
    Can't stop the regress
    Don't want to be dead

    Look out, those rules and regulations

    Who needs the Parliament?
    Sitting making laws all day
    They're all fat and old
    Queuing for the House of Lords

    Repression, gonna start on Tuesday
    Repression, gonna be a Dalek
    Repression, I am a robot
    Repression, I obey Writer/s: Joe Strummer, Mick Jones, Paul Simonon, Topper Headon
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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