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Chumbawamba – The Big Issue lyrics
There are those, spend the night under bridges
Over by the river, down in the park through the winter
But there's a house that I know, safe and warm
And no-one ever goes there down where the priests bless the wine

She's been born into a wrong time she keeps nonsense on her mind
She's a poet, she's a builder, she's as bored as bored can be
She's a have-not, she's a know-all, she knows just how to say yes
She's skating frozen chaos 'till the no-good gods are dead

Sometimes in the dead of night
Woken by the city lights
She wonders how she keeps alive...

This is the girl who lost the house
Which paid to the man who put up the rent sign
And threw out the girl to feather his own sweet home

She's a clueless social climber likes the wrong side of the bed
She's a pick-me-up and she's a drink-to-me in the company of friends
She's tried every variation, she's so common, she's so cold
She's homesick for a future can't stomach what she's told

On every street in every town
All her days are up and down
At home among the lost-and-founds...

This is the girl who lost the house
Which paid to the man who put up the rent sign
And threw out the girl to feather his own sweet home

Here's the good Samaritan, looks away and carries on
Looks away and carries on

This is the girl who lost the house
Which paid to the man who put up the rent sign
And threw out the girl to feather his own sweet home
This is the girl who lost the house
Which paid to the man who put up the rent sign
And threw out the girl to feather his own sweet home
This is the girl who lost the house
(There are those, spend the night under bridges)
Which paid to the man who put up the rent sign
(Over by the river, down in the park through the winter)
And threw out the girl to feather his own sweet home
This is the girl who lost the house
(But there's a house that I know, safe and warm)
Which paid to the man who put up the rent sign
(And no-one ever goes there down where the priests bless the wine)
And threw out the girl to feather his own sweet home

Thank you for every tree and flower, thank you for every sky of blue
Thank you I should be every hour, truly thanking you
_______

(I only know two tunes - "Silent Night" and "God Save The Queen"
And I only know which is which 'cause one of them, everyone stands up for)
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