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Common People English Hard

by Pulp

She came from Greece.
She had a thirst for knowledge
She studied sculpture at St Martin's College.
That's where I caught her eye.

She told me that her Dad was loaded.
I said "In that case I'll have rum and coca-cola."
she said "Fine,"
and then in thirty seconds time she said,
"I want to live like common people.
I want to do whatever common people do.
I want to sleep with common people.
I want to sleep with common people like you."
Well what else could I do?
I said, "I'll see what I can do."

I took her to a supermarket.
I don't know why, but I had to start it somewhere
so it started there.
I said "Pretend you've got no money."
But she just laughed and said "Oh you're so funny."
I said, "Yeah?
Well I can't see anyone else smiling in here."
"Are you sure you want to live like common people?
You want to see whatever common people see?
You want to sleep with common people?
You want to sleep with common people like me?"
But she didn't understand
she just smiled and held my hand.

"Rent a flat above a shop.
Cut your hair and get a job.
Smoke some fags and play some pool.
Pretend you never went to school.
But still you'll never get it right
'cause when you're laid in bed at night
watching roaches climb the wall
if you called your Dad he could stop it all."
"Yeah."
"You'll never live like common people.
You'll never do whatever common people do!
You'll never fail like common people!
You'll never watch your life slide out of view
and then dance, and drink, and screw
because there's nothing else to do!"

Sing along with the common people.
Sing along and it might just get you through.
Laugh along with the common people.
Laugh along even though they're laughing at you
and the stupid things that you do
because you think that poor is cool.

Like a dog lying in a corner
they will bite you and never warn you.
Look out.
They'll tear your insides out
'cause everybody hates a tourist
especially one who thinks it's
all such a laugh.
Yeah and the chip stain's grease will come out in the bath.
You will never understand
how it feels to live your life
with no meaning or control
and with nowhere else to go.
You are amazed that they exist
and they burn so bright whilst you can only wonder why?

Rent a flat above a shop.
Cut your hair and get a job.
Smoke some fags and play some pool.
Pretend you never went to school.
But still you'll never get it right
'cause when you're laid in bed at night
watching roaches climb the wall
if you called your Dad he could stop it all.
You'll never live like common people.
You'll never do what common people do.
You'll never fail like common people.
You'll never watch your life slide out of view
and dance, and drink, and screw
because there's nothing else to do.

I want to live with common people like you.
I want to live with common people like you.
I want to live with common people like you.
I want to live with common people like you.
I want to live with common people like you.
I want to live with common people like you.
I want to live with common people like you.
I want to live with common people like you.
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