Temporary Secretary

Paul McCartney

About Temporary Secretary

"Temporary Secretary" is a song by Paul McCartney, featured on his 1980 album McCartney II. In 2013, Rolling Stone ranked it the #36 all-time McCartney post-Beatles song, calling it a "cult favorite" and an "oddly catchy electro-pop nugget, about a slightly creepy-sounding guy looking to hire a temp." In 2014, "Temporary Secretary" was ranked as one of the greatest songs of all time by critics of NME magazine. They described it as "wonky electropop that didn't sound so much ahead of its time as out of it altogether. " 


Year:
2003
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Mister marks can you find for me 
Someone strong and sweet fitting on my knee 
She can keep her job if she gets it wrong 
Ah, but mister marks I won't need her long 
All I need is help for a little while 
We can take dictation and learn to smile 
And a temporary secretary is what I need for to do the job 

I need a 
Temporary secretary, temporary secretary 
Temporary secretary, temporary secretary 

Mister marks could you send her quick 
'cause my regular has been getting sick 

I need a 
Temporary secretary, temporary secretary 

Mister marks I can pay her well 
If she comes along and can stay a spell 
I will promise now that I'll treat her right 
And will rarely keep her 'til late at night 

I need a 

She can be a belly dancer 
I don't need a need romancer 
She can be a diplomat 
But I don't need a girl like that 
She can be a neurosurgeon 
If she's doin' nothing' urgent 
What I need's a temporary, temporary secretary 
I need a, I need a 
Temporary secretary. temporary secretary 
Temporary secretary, temporary secretary 
Temporary secretary, temporary secretary 

Now mister marks when I send her back 
Will you please make sure she stays on the right track 

Spoken: 
Well I know how hard it is for young girls these days in the face of everything to stay on
The right track 

What I need's a temporary, temporary secretary 
Temporary secretary I need a / 
Temporary secretary, temporary secretary, 
Temporary secretary I need a 
Temporary secretary. temporary secretary, 
Temporary secretary.

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Paul McCartney

Sir James Paul McCartney MBE (born 18 June 1942) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and composer. With John Lennon, George Harrison, and Ringo Starr, he gained worldwide fame as a member of the Beatles, and his collaboration with Lennon is one of the most celebrated songwriting partnerships of the 20th century. After the group's break-up, he pursued a solo career, later forming the band Wings with his first wife, Linda, and singer-songwriter Denny Laine. more »

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