Fame and Fortune

Album: Anthems for Doomed Youth (2015)
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  • Seeking fame and fortune
    We walk the streets of London
    Looking for the crossroads everywhere
    Holed up in squats in teater bars
    There's a slasher on the Holloway boulevard
    Screaming "monkey, monkey, mon-key everywhere"

    Like tin soldiers responding to the call
    To Camden we will crawl
    One and all
    Oh, fan's attraction, lordie-lord
    By icons we were lured
    One and all

    Seeking fame and fortune
    All they say's "come on then, I'll meet you in the shadows by Rochester square"
    The deal was done, the trade was rough
    Dublins down for a dubble bluff
    Dipp your quill in your bleeding heart
    Sign there and there and there

    Like tin soldiers responding to the call
    To Camden we will crawl
    One and all
    Oh, fan's attraction, lordie-lord
    By icons we were lured
    One and all

    Oh, they were as boys, tell me what then did they know
    What was it they learned and where did they go
    Now listen to the voice of the city morning air
    If you're looking for something that's never been there

    If you're seeking fame and fortune
    Walking the streets of London
    Looking for the crossroads everywhere
    Hold on to your dreams, however bleak it seems
    The world they may not listen, but the devil may care

    Like tin soldiers responding to the call
    To Camden we will crawl
    One and all
    Oh, fan's attraction, lordie-lord
    By icons we were lured
    One and all Writer/s: CARL BARAT, GARY POWELL, JOHN HASSALL, PETER DOHERTY
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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