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A Fine Life


by Olive. Buy album CD: Trickle


NANCY: Small pleasures, small pleasures,
Who would deny us these?
Gin toddies -- large measures --
No skimping if you please!
I rough it. I love it.
Life is a game of chance.
I'll never tire of it --
Leading this merry dance.
If you don't mind having to go without things,
It's a fine life!

ALL : It's a Fine life!

NANCY : And though it ain't all jolly old pleasure outings,
It's a fine life!

ALL: It's a Fine life!

NANCY: When you've got someone to love,
You forget your cares and strife.
Let the prudes look down on us.
Let the wide world frown on us.
It's a fine, fine life!

ALL: It's a fine, fine life

BET:Who cares if staight laces
Sneer at us in the street
Fine airs and fine graces,

NANCY:Don't have to sin to eat

BOTH: We wonder through London

NANCY:Who knows what we may find

BOTH:There's pockets left undone
On many a behind

NANCY:If you don't mind takin' it like it turns out,
It's a fine life!

ALL:It's a fine life!

NANCY:And keep the candle burn until it's burned out
It's a fine life!

ALL:It's a fine life!

NANCY:Though you sometimes do come by
The occasional black eye
You can always cover one
'Til he blacks the other one
But you don't dare cry!

BET: No flounces, no feathers,
No frills and furbelows.
All winds and all weathers
Ain't good for fancy clothes.

NANCY: These trappings,

BET: These tatters,

BET and NANCY: These we can just afford.

NANCY: What future?

BET: What matters:

BET and NANCY: We've got our bed and board.

NANCY: If you don't mind having to deal with Fagin,
It's a fine life!

ALL: It's a Fine life!

NANCY: And though diseased rats threaten to bring the plague in,
It's a fine life!

ALL: It's fine life!

NANCY: But the grass is green and dense
On the right side of the fence.
So we take good care of it
That we get our share of it

ALL: And we don't mean pence!

BET and NANCY: If you don't mind having to like or lump it,
It's a fine life!

ALL: It's a Fine life!

NANCY: Though there's no tea-sippin' and eatin' crumpet,
It's a fine life!

ALL: It's a Fine life!

NANCY: Not for me, the happy home:
Happy husband, happy wife.
Though it sometimes touches me,
For the likes of such as me,
Mine's a fine.

ALL: Fine life!



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Album: Trickle (2000) Lyrics
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  1. A Fine Life
  2. As Long As He Needs Me
  3. Be Back Soon
  4. Boy For Sale
  5. Consider Yourself
  6. Food Glorious Food
  7. Food Glorious Food 2
  8. Good Morning Starshine
  9. I Shall Scream
  10. I'D Do Anything
  11. Jean
  12. Long Time Coming
  13. My Name
  14. Oliver, Oliver!
  15. Omm Papa
  16. Oom Pah Pah
  17. Reviewing The Situation
  18. Sunday Mornin'
  19. The Greatest Story Ever Told
  20. Where Is Love?
  21. Who Will Buy?
  22. You've Got To Pick-A-Pocket Or Two
  23. Love affair
  24. Trickle
  25. I'm Not In Love
  26. Smile
  27. All you ever needed
  28. Indulge Me
  29. Speak To Me
  30. Liberty
  31. Push
  32. Trust you
  33. Creature of comfort
  34. Beyond The Fray
  35. Take My Hand

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