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The Beautiful South

The Beautiful South was an English pop group formed at the end of the 1980s by two former members of Hull group The Housemartins, Paul Heaton and Dave Hemingway. Other members were Sean Welch (bass), Dave Stead (drums) and Dave Rotheray (guitar) and a succession of female vocalists - Briana Corriga… more »

This is my life and this is how it reads 
For every chapter, a thousand memories 
A murder, a mystery where everybody bleeds 
A fantasy, a thriller with romance and disease 

Diary entry 9th of May '62 
We've had some ugly babies but none were quite like you 
Diary entry '62 end of May 
It looks as if the nose and chin are definitely here to stay 
They're here to stay, they're here to stay 

If my lips start smiling and my knees start a-knocking 
I'm a failure 
You are, you are 
And if I seem half-hearted, it's because I'm broken hearted 
And I'm a failure 
You are, you are, you are (I am) 
You are, you are, you are (I am) 

This is my life and this is how it reads 
A documentary that nobody believes 
Albert Steptoe in 'Gone with the Breeze' 
Mother played by Peter Beardsley, father by John Cleese 

Diary entry '68 end of the year 
A cardboard Apollo Six has given the all clear 
11th December '68 Captain's log 
Proposed trip to Mars is cancelled due to fog 
It's due to fog, it's due to fog 

If my lips start smiling and my knees start a-knocking 
I'm a failure 
You are, you are 
And if I seem half-hearted, it's because I'm broken hearted 
And I'm a failure 
You are, you are, you are (I am) 
You are, you are, you are (I am) 

This is the play, it was I who wrote the script 
Terry meets June in 'Tales from the Crypt' 
It was going to be a film but the camera person slipped 
They later found him scolding a banana 

Diary entry tenth of April '89 
The world is going mad but me I'm doing fine 
I'm doing fine 

Back to bed, back to reality 
Just fine.

Written by: NELLEE HOOPER, BERESFORD ROMEO, CARON WHEELER, SIMON LAW, PAUL HEATON, DAVE ROTHRAY

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC

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