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The Million-pound-semi-detached


by kinks. Buy album CD: Other Songs TO - Y


Haven't we come a long way
From newly-weds in our bed-sitter flat?
We skimped and scraped every penny
For a down payment on our semi-detached.
New towns for all the young hopefuls,
A garden suburb with mortgage attached,
Oh, look at us now, sale all agreed, now it's time to exchange the contracts
With the people who sold us a million-pound semi.

Straight out of national service,
Demob suits and short back and sides,
And saw the bomb sites turned air-raid shelters,
Where their families lived all of their lives.
Then the nation built them a utopia,
With pebbledash on the outside, oh,
Look at them now, they've come a long way, they are affluent and bursting with pride.
Soon we'll be sitting inside that million-pound semi-detached,
Detached, in our million-pound semi-detached.
Looking back at the past of this million-pound semi.

Two up two down, a back garden, that was the dream,
Two kids, a cat and a dog, that was the scheme.
Then the kids both grew up and got married and moved out of home,
Then we were strangers again, together alone.
Look at us now, what are we like,
Sitting alone in our million-pound semi-detached?

They're all taking early retirement, the sum total of all of their lives.
Now the country is fat with inflation, immigration has helped us survive.
Once an Englishman's home was his castle,
Now it's a freehold investment to buy, oh,
Look at us now, our debts are all paid, and the Empire has really struck back.
We're the proud owners of a one-million-pound semi-detached,
So detached in our million-pound semi-detached.
A new generation is buying and starting anew,
And learning by all their mistakes the way people do.
Like all the young hopefuls we're buying the future from you,
We hope that one day we'll understand what you've both been through.
Look at us now, what are we like,
Sitting alone, in our million-pound semi-detached?
Look at us now, what are we like,
Sitting alone, in our million-pound semi-detached?



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  1. Too serious
  2. True story
  3. Visionary dreamer
  4. Voices in the dark
  5. When the wind blows
  6. Where do you come from
  7. Wild man
  8. Wild thing
  9. X-Ray
  10. A Little Bit Of Sunlight
  11. All Aboard
  12. All Night Stand
  13. Americana
  14. And I Will Love You
  15. Animal
  16. Are You Ready Girl?
  17. Berkeley Mews
  18. Climb Your Wall
  19. Did You See His Name?
  20. Do You Wish To Be A Man?
  21. Don't Ever Let Me Go
  22. Elevator Man
  23. Emptiness
  24. Eternity
  25. Good Luck Charm
  26. Hold My Hand
  27. I Believed You
  28. I Bet You Won't Stay
  29. I'll Get Over
  30. I'm A Hog For You Baby
  31. I'm Crying
  32. I've Got Your Number
  33. King Of The Whole Wide World
  34. Ladder Of Success
  35. Listen To Me
  36. Little Man In A Little Box
  37. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
  38. Mr. Songbird
  39. My Diary
  40. New World
  41. Nobody's Fool
  42. Oh! What A Day It's Gonna Be
  43. One Fine Day
  44. Oobadiooba
  45. Sand On My Shoes
  46. She's My Girl
  47. Tell Me Now So I'll Know
  48. The Million-pound-semi-detached
  49. The Shirt
  50. There's A New World Just Opening For Me
  51. This I Know
  52. Time Will Tell
  53. To The Bone
  54. Tokyo
  55. Toymaker
  56. Unfinished Business
  57. When The Wind Blows (Emergency)
  58. Yours Truly, Confused N10

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