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I've only myself to blame,
Now that I'm tangled up in chains,
So you say, ooh, so you say
Caught in this human cage,
Trapped, and I'm fired up with rage
And somebody's got to pay
I can never talk about it,
I can never say what I want to say
So I'll take your tip and I'll bite my lip
And hope it goes away
You say I'm a man of straw
Well, baby, I'm gonna break your law
Then it's war, ooh, yes it's war
Love on a thin white line,
Love that was just a waste of time,
Oh, not anymore
I can feel it coming at me,
I can feel it coming like the wind
But, I'm locked away and I'm bound to stay,
So no one can get in
I'm a man in chains, I'm a man in chains
Oh, I'm a man in chains, I'm a man in chains
I only pray that before I die,
Just like a phoenix I will rise and fly
Tell me who's to blame,
Oh, I'm a man, now I'm a man in chains
There must be a reason why
You're pulling the wool down on my eyes
It's a lie, it's a lie
Dragging this ball and chain,
Oh, how long can I take this pain?
But somebody has to try, yeah
Oh, I can feel the pressure on me,
I can feel it taking me from the start
Sticks and stones will smash my bones,
But never break my heart
I'm a man in chains, I'm a man in chains
Oh, I'm a man in chains, I'm a man in chains
I only pray that before I die,
Just like a phoenix I will rise and fly
Tell me who's to blame,
Oh, I'm a man, now I'm a man in chains
I can never talk about it,
Oh, I can never say what I want to say
So I'll take your tip and I'll bite my lip
And hope it goes away
I'm a man in chains, I'm a man in chains
Oh, I'm a man in chains, I'm a man in chains
I only pray that before I die,
Just like a phoenix I will rise and fly
Tell me who's to blame,
Oh, I'm a man, now I'm a man in chains



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