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Tracey Ullman – The B Side lyrics

B sides! No, I never play them.

Ya, I once played one once, but I, I thought it was the A side. I thought, hey, this is really funny, what's this A side doing on the B side? I thought they made a mistake. And I thought, maybe this record could be worth a lot of money. You know, like stamps when there's a mistake on them? They're worth more money. But it wasn't.

B sides! Oh, go way! I don't know why they have them. I mean, why do you have to buy two sides of a single anyway? I mean, if you wanna T-shirt, they don't make you buy two, do they? I mean, if it just had the A side, singles would be half the price, wouldn't they?

Hi! I'm Val from the band, and I'm here on your B side, goin' round and round on the turntable. ??? A big??? Mess in your bedroom, innit! People ask us, you know, with the band. And they say, "What comes first?" You know. "Words or music?" Well, I guess the case is, the words 'cause, like the band hasn't arrived yet.

Eh, I done a lot of B sides. Ehm, I started of doing F & G sides, but, nah, it wouldn't really get me anywhere. And eh, my manager, he told me that, you know, career wise, we'd better do some B sides. So-a, I started doing B sides. Basically.

Well I formed this band. We used to have these two other girls and a bloke. And it was, you know, it was going alright for a while. Eh, we was gigging about. Then eh, we got to know each other, eh, and then we split up

We did our first gig in my bedroom, but it weren't that good because, well, my little sister sleeps in there. And eh, you know, we kept waking her up. 'Cause eh, we had to put speakers on her bed you see to give us the right sort of amount of room, that's it, you know.

Eh, stardom? No. Hadn't affected me. I'm still the same old, er, slag, that I always was. But I bought me mum a little house. Oh, she loves it, she loves it right. She never stops playing with it. It's one of those where the, well like, the whole front comes off, you know. So you can move thing around a lot easier. You know, I put a lots of little furniture, to go in it, it's great. Eh, she loves, my mum. Eh, she's, she's, she's been like a mother to me.

I like eh, well I, I like all junk foods. Hamburgers and fish and chips??? Shops or even??? Greasy. I mean, I mean, when you're on the road, there's not much else to eat, you know, oh, and tarmac, yeah, I like tarmac. But uh, oh Graham, Graham, he's like even crazier, you know, he likes pork scratchings, dipped in marmalade and, sort of, strawberries and mustard and ah, he's... Oh, hi, Graham, this is Graham, he's our drummer. Ah, he's good ain't he? Eh, alright Graham, that's enough. It's enough, graham! Pack it in!

Words are very important in our songs. I mean, if words weren't there, eh, it'd be very different, I mean, eh, it wouldn't be songs for a start. Ehm, er, people say, "Is there a message in 'em?". And there is! You know. The message is, go out and buy the record! It is as simple as that. Oh, here come the rest of them. Hi, hi everyone, hi. Right, we just gonna get ourselves together and erm, we start the music. Ok. Alright you guys, alright. Ok. A-One, a-two, a-one two three four.

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