Hey You

Album: Chinatown (1980)
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  • You're living in a small town
    The people there are cold
    Just living in a small town
    Just doing as you're told
    You move up to the jungle
    You find that it's a hell
    When you slip, you fall, you stumble
    They lock you in a cell

    Hey you, you've got it made
    Hey you, you've got it made
    Hey you, you've got it made
    Hey you, all your friends told you in your small town
    Hey you, you've got it made

    Just living in your home town
    Sometimes it's kinda cruel
    Living in your home town
    Where they treat you like a fool
    You move up to the city
    You find that it's tough
    And it doesn't seem very pretty
    Now you're sleeping in the rough

    Hey you, you've got it made
    Hey you, you've got it made
    Hey you
    You've got it made
    Hey you
    You're heading for the big time
    Hey you, you've got it made
    You're headed for a life of crime

    Living in this jungle
    It's like living in a hell
    When you slip, you fall, you stumble
    They lock you in a cell
    You move out to the country
    For something you have done
    You're living in the country
    Why don't you go back to where you come from?

    Hey you, you've got it made [Repeat: x5]

    Forget all these backslappers
    You don't stand a chance
    Why don't you go home?
    Go right back to where you come from
    Don't get involved in this masquerade
    This big city is going to eat you up
    All the backslapping
    Hey you, you've got it made Writer/s: BRIAN MICHAEL DOWNEY, PHILIP PARRIS LYNOTT
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 1

  • Paul from Rothesay, Nb, NbWell no one has posted a comment on this song, so I will. Got this album for Christmas they year it was released. Loved Side One, but was really disappoined with Side Two until this, the final cut on the album. Love the reggae feel evolving into the classic Thin Lizzy sound. There...we now have a "Hey You" comment!!
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