Art Lover

Album: Give The People What They Want (1981)
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  • Sunday afternoon there's something special
    It's just like another world
    Jogging in the park is my excuse
    To look at all the little girls

    I'm not a flasher in a rain coat,
    I'm not a dirty old man,
    I'm not gonna snatch you from your mother,
    I'm an art lover
    Come to daddy,
    Ah, come to daddy,
    Come to daddy

    Pretty little legs, I want to draw them,
    Like a Degas ballerina
    Pure white skin, like porcelain,
    She's a work of art and I should know
    I'm an art lover
    Come to daddy,
    And I'll give you some spangles

    Little girl don't notice me
    Watching as she innocently plays
    She can't see me staring at her
    Because I'm always wearing shades
    She feeds the ducks, looks at the flowers
    I follow her around for hours and hours
    I'd take her home, but that could never be,
    She's just a substitute
    For what's been taken from me
    Ah, come to daddy, come on

    Sunday afternoon can't last forever,
    Wish I could take you home
    So, come on, give us a smile
    Before you vanish out of view
    I've learned to appreciate you
    The way art lovers do,
    And I only want to look at you Writer/s: RAY DAVIES
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management
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Comments: 2

  • David Hanson from Puerto RicoI've been at that park! Sucks, when the Mum hates me but luvs that $$$$ - and tells the kid bad stuff! = And never knew that I paid for 27 yrs! And still telling lies! really?? ok?
  • David Hanson from Puerto Ricosaw kinks in Buffalo NY . KISS ,Buffalo Braves! Bob Macadoo, Sabres, Buffalo Aud. I saw my ist EVERYTHING! there! my Dad took me to the Circus at The Aud! my1st memory was 1971 last memory was 1977 with my Dad! my last memory at Buffalo Aud, was Kinks. Ray/Dave went to Allentown hang with Charlie Murphy, & Rick James!! Birdies 19th hole !!
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