Pleasure and Pain

Album: What a Life! (1985)
Charted: 76
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  • Lover lover why do you push
    Why do you push, why do you push
    Baby baby, did you forget about me

    I've been standing at the back of your life
    Back row center just above the ice
    Please don't ask me how I've been getting off
    No please don't ask me how I've been getting off

    Break my body, with the back of your hand
    Doesn't make sense from where I stand
    Baby, baby why you want to mess it up
    Sooner or later I'll find my place
    Find my body better fix my face
    Please don't ask me
    How I've been getting off
    No please don't ask me
    How I've been getting off

    It's a fine line between pleasure and pain
    You've done it once you can do it again
    Whatever you've done don't' try to explain
    It's a fine, fine line between pleasure and pain

    It's all the same
    It's all the same
    It's all the same Writer/s: SIMON PHILIP THORNE, THOMAS EDET ASIDO JONES
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Pete from CheltenhamGreat video, brilliant album. Had it on cassette since mid 80's
  • Steve from Sydney, AustraliaThe Divinyls video for this song was shot over one night in Balmain Power Station in Sydney, Australia, in 1985. The station had been decommissioned and was closed because it was full of dangerous asbestos. The huge structure has since been demolished and a harbourside housing complex now occupies the site. I was a newspaper reporter in Sydney at the time and I witnessed and I wrote a feature story about the making of the video. It was a long, exhausting night of shooting, but Christina Amphlett was very professional and put a lot of effort into the task.
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