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Brendan Perry – The Bogus Man lyrics

I can see it in your eyes
The vacant stare, the empty lie
I can see it in your smile
I give you an inch, you take a mile

Model citizen
Blind ambition

I can see through your disguise
The rent four piece suit and ties
For mothers' sons will fight your wars
So rich men can reap the rewards

Model citizen
Cold ambition

Hail Father Ubu, here comes the Grand Guignol
Opportunist, you change your tune to suite the times
Sycophantic, cold-blooded, reptilian
Careering, profiteering, the party line

The party line

Hail Father Ubu, here comes the Grand Guignol
Manipulator, corrupt curator, of human lives
Sycophantic, cold-blooded, reptilian
Procrastinator, the fake orator, the bogus man

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