On the Streets I Ran

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Steven Patrick Morrissey (born 22 May 1959), known as Morrissey, is an English singer and lyricist. He rose to prominence in the 1980s as the lyricist and vocalist of the band The Smiths. The band was highly successful in the United Kingdom but broke up in 1987, and Morrissey began a solo career, m… more »

Ooh, a working-class face glares back 
At me from the glass and lurches 
Oh forgive me, on the street's I ran
 Turned sickness into, popular song
 Streets of wet black holes
On roads you can never know
You never have them
But, they alway's have you
'Till the day that you croak 
(it's no joke)
Ooh, a working-class face glares back
At me from the glass and lurches 
Oh forgive me, on the street's I ran
 Turned sickness into unpopular song
And all these street's can do
Is claim to know the real you
And warn if you don't leave 
You will kill or be killed  Which isn't very nice
Here everybody's friendly 
But nobody's friends 
Oh, dear God when will I 
Be where I should be?
And when the Palmist said:
"One Thursday you will be dead"
I said "No, not me, this cannot be,
Dear God, take him, take them, take anyone 
The stillborn, 
The newborn 
The infirmed, 
Take anyone 
Take people from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 
Just spare me!"

Written by: JESSE ALEJANDRO TOBIAS, STEVEN MORRISSEY, STEVEN PATRICK MORRISSEY

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.

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