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The Kinks were an English rock band formed in Muswell Hill, North London, by brothers Ray and Dave Davies in 1964. Categorised in the United States as a British Invasion band, the Kinks are recognised as one of the most important and influential rock groups of the era. Their music was influenced by… more »

Everybody got something hidden
In a darkness deep inside  Everybody gotta fatal flaw
 Everybody got something to hide
Take a look into my eyes
See the fear and silent cries, phobia 
Deep inside, take another look at it, phobia  Everybody got a phobia 
Take another look, what you got, phobia  There are alleyways of your psyche 
That have gotta be analyzed  Psychological penetration
Of the fear you cannot hide
There's a key to a door to be opened 
And I wanna take a look inside 
And in the darkest shadow of your mind
What you gonna find?

Out under a technicolor ray
It all disappears on a bright, sunny day
But even on a crowded street
 Somebody you might meet
 Might trigger a repeat of phobia  Strikes again, fear of fire and being buried alive  Dizzy heights, wire coat hangers  Things that crawl and go bump in the night, phobia 
Fear of germs  Creepy crawlies that make you squirm, phobia  Images of long ago, memories that you hardly know
A minor childhood incident  Triggering something deep below 
Spiders' webs and black cats
 Cockroaches and sewer rats
Full moons and witches hats
 Creepy crawlies, vampire bats, phobia 
I'm talking about phobia 

 Crowded rooms, too many faces 
Suffocation, open spaces  Everybody gotta weird sensation
That they wanna keep trapped inside
 Maybe it's a sexual deviation
 Hiding beneath a respectable guise
If you are of this persuasion  There is just one explanation, phobia  Started out a long time ago, phobia 
When you were small you may have seen a sight 
But you were too young to know, phobia 
What you got, phobia  Everybody got phobia, what you got, phobia  Everybody got phobia, take another look, what you got?
 Everybody got phobia, what you got?

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