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House for sale
I'm moving out
I'm moving on
This bird has flown
House for sale
I'll tell you where to redirect my mail
House for sale
Take a look inside
This is where love
Once did reside
But now it's gone
And that's the reason I'll be traveling on

Well the roof has given in to the weather
And the windows rattle and moan
Paint is peeling, cracks in the ceiling
Whatever's happened to my happy home
House for sale
I've had enough
I'll send a van to get my stuff
House for sale
I'm leaving like I'm getting out of jail

Do do, do do, who who who who
Do do do do do, do do do do do

The stairs are alarmingly shaky
And the carpet threadbare and worn
Fence needs mending
Garden needs tending
How soon it's become overgrown

Oh house for sale
I've had enough
I'll send a van to pick up my stuff
House for sale
I'm leaving like I'm getting out of jail
I'm leaving like I'm getting out of jail

House for sale
I'm talking to you
Because with time, care, cash
Peace, love and understanding
It can be as good as new
House for sale
House for sale



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    UnregisteredSep 24, 2011 at 1:29 am
    This song is about a domicile brought to market, the seller of which enumerates various shortcomings of the property, whilst also recalling it's former glory. The seller also wishes to let us know that his belongings still currently remain on the property, but pledges to send an intermediary to collect them at an unspecified time. The seller also establishes that he expects you to forward his mail.

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