In The City

Album: In The City (1977)
Charted: 36
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  • In the city there's a thousand things I want to say to you
    But whenever I approach you, you make me look a fool
    I want to say, I want to tell you
    About the young ideas
    But you turn them into fears

    In the city there's a thousand faces all shining bright
    And those golden faces are under 25
    They want to say, they gonna tell ya
    About the young idea
    You better listen now you've said your bit-a

    And I know what you're thinking
    You still think I am crap
    But you'd better listen man
    Because the kids know where it's at

    In the city there's a thousand men in uniforms
    And I've heard they now have the right to kill a man
    We want to say, we gonna tell ya
    About the young idea
    And if it don't work, at least we said we've tried

    In the city, in the city
    In the city there's a thousand things I want to say to you Writer/s: PAUL JOHN WELLER
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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Comments: 1

  • Jeff from London, United KingdomThis was the song that got me into 'punk' in a big way, I really identified with Paul Weller coming from a similar background. I remember him once saying he'd lived in a house 'with an outside bog' - no 'rockstar' I'd ever liked had ever said things like that before. The Jam never had much success in The USA but as Weller once said'neither did The Small Faces or egg'n'chips.
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