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Neneh Cherry – Manchild lyrics

You're on your own
It's late

The girlfriend is on another date with the hero in your dream

Turn around
Ask yourself

So think you're gonna win this time
Manchild ?

Is it the pain of the drinking or the Sunday sinking feeling

The car never seems to work when it's late.
Your girlfriend's on a date and the hero with her

In your dream in your sleep it seemed like you
Turn around and ask yourself
Turn around
Ask yourself:

Manchild will you ever win

Look at the state you're in !

Could you go undercover and sell your brand-new lover
Could you
Be someone else for a night
Maybe someone else will love you

You sell your soul for a tacky song
Like the one you hear on the radio.
Turn around
Ask yourself
Turn around and ask yourself:

Manchild will you ever win

Look at the state you're in !
He will make you cry


From Monday down to Friday you're working on another mans car

Or is it in the factory ? - It doesn't matter where you are.

Just turn around and ask yourself is this communication

Accentuate the positive to give some illustrations

You're no one
I turn the microphone on

Control communication when I'm kicking it and so on
To the point where I need air that I breathe

Into an audience that's waiting and exstatic to recieve
For the meantime another mean rhyme
I keep on saying it

I know what the time is
And the crown will keep on playing it
Through the speaker boxes
Loud's my diagnosis

'cause I believe in miracles and words in heavy doses

Enough R-E-S-P-E and C-T ! Respect yourself
Express no stress

The mike is easy

Just believe that all you need is the air that you breathe !
Turn around
Ask yourself -

Manchild will you ever win

Look at the state you're in !
He's the apple of your eye.

Once bitten
Twice shy
Why don't you bite me again

Just take it in the right and go and tell your friend

Are you ready for the words
I turn the microphone on

A figure of speech to reach you at the back and so on

The style I'm stimulating dance floors
Raise your body temperature

And this demands for power in the amp
You know loud's my diagnosis

'Cause I believe in miracles and words in heavy doses !

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