Canary in a Coalmine

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The Police was an English rock band formed in London in 1977. For the vast majority of their history, the band consisted of Sting (lead vocals, bass), Andy Summers (guitar) and Stewart Copeland (drums). The Police became globally popular in the late 1970s and are generally regarded as one of the fi… more »

First to fall over when the atmosphere is less than perfect Your sensibilities are shaken by the slightest defect
You live you life like a canary in a coalmine You get so dizzy even walking in a straight line
You say you want to spend the winter in Firenza You're so afraid to catch a dose of influenza You live your life like a canary in a coalmine You get so dizzy even walking in a straight line Canary in a coalmine Canary in a coalmine Canary in a coalmine Now if I tell you that you suffer from delusions You pay your analyst to reach the same conclusions You live your life like a canary in a coalmine You get so dizzy even walking in a straight line Canary in a coalmine Canary in a coalmine Canary in a coalmine First to fall over when the atmosphere is less than perfect Your sensibilities are shaken by the slightest defect
You live your life like a canary in a coalmine You get so dizzy even walking in a straight line Canary in a coalmine

Written by: GORDON SUMNER

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