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Morrissey – Ambitious Outsider lyrics

Bolt-lock your doors
Alarm your cars
And still we move in closer
Every day
Top of the list
Is your smiling kids
But we'll be smiling too
So that's ok
Oh, and by the way
Thank you, because you're
Giving, giving, giving
And we're receiving -
No, no, we're taking
Keeping the population down
Your taxes paid, but
Police waylaid
And we knows
When the school bus
Comes and goes
We're on your street, but
You don't see us
Or, if you do
You smile and say Hello
But don't underestimate us
When you are
Giving, giving, giving
And we're receiving -
No, no, we're taking
We're just keeping
The population down
Giving, giving, giving
Well, it's your own fault
For reproducing
We're just keeping
The population down

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    The army, is taking beautiful, innocent young men and women, taking them away to be killed. Killing their innocence- metphorically - and losing their lives- literally. I love these lyrics, I love his use of "school bus" I think that is a wonderful explanation for the recruitment of young people into the army. Morrissey, your not a man, your an artist, an enigma, an icon, a god and a wonder amongst us mere mortals. This might not be the intended song meaning, but its what it means to me Thankyou for giving. Louise Woollard, 16, Scotland.
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