SHOVE IT  novembre 1987
Paroles

Shove It
Cowboys And Indians
Contact
Heaven For Everyone
Stand Up For Love
Love On A Tightrope (Like An Animal)
Love Lies Bleeding
Rough Justice



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Shove It   

What do you do ? I said what do you do ?
You ain't wearin' a tie, you ain't got a jacket
You can't come in 'cos you're in the wrong bracket
You can shove it
VIP's and royalty get treated like they're special see
But the trick is there for all to see
They're people just like you and me
You can shove it
Girls - we love it
Cars - we love it
More girls - we love it
Late night bars - we love it
Pool - we love it
School - fantasy
What do you do ?
You can shove it
You gotta talk, act and dress right
If you ain't got money, they treat ya funny
When they say the class system's dead
If you think that's true better get a new head
You can shove it
You can shove it
You can shove it
Girls - we love it
Cars - we love it
More girls - we love it
And late night bars - we love it
Pool - we love it
School - shove it
What do you do ?
Shove it, You can shove it.
So why do people scrape and fuss
When everyman's the same as us
It's a joke on all humanity
It's privilege
And we don't need it
War - shove it
Hate - shove it
Politicians - don't cut it
Blind dates - shove it
Girls schools - we love it
Crazy rules - shove it
What do you do ?
You can shove it
You can shove it... etc.





Cowboys And Indians   

It's a long fast dance
Well the long fast dance of progress
And the long slow waltz of decay
Made such a natural born couple
They settled down right here in the USA
Dream home for two in the USA
Hot jazz, cool blues, we got country
We get rock and roll all day
Like to dance, come on down get funky
That's the way, that's the way
That's the way hey, hey in the USA
There's still cowboys and indians at home on the range
But the cowboys and indians have changed - they've changed
We've got James Dean on the silver screen
We've got James Brown he won't let you down
Now Elvis was the king of rock and roll
We got preacher men who want to save your soul
Got the motorcity with the Motown beat
Get hip to the beat on the hip hop street
Stars and bars and the biggest cars
And a rocket ship take you up to Mars
There's the east coast trip where it's real uptight
Where you work all day and you play all night
And the west coast side with the laid back scene
When you just lay back and it seems like a dream
There's a lot of places in between
There's Hollywood and the city by the bay
And the whole damn south down Louisiana way, way, way
That's the way, that's the way hey, hey in the USA
There's still cowboys and indians at home on the range
But the cowboys and indians have changed, the've changed
In the land of the free and the home of the brave
The cowboys and cowgirls and indians have changed
Baby, baby, baby
That's the way, that's the way in the USA
Cowboys and indians...
Home on the range...





Contact   

Feeling strange, turn around do it again
Feeling alright, feel like contact tonight
Well you know what it says and you know what you feel
And you know what it's like and you know it's for real
Take it to the limit, take it to the height
Take it to the limit, contact tonight
Don't speak, don't break the spell
Let's dance, you dance so well
I contact you, you contact me
Across the room our glances meet
I contact you, eye contact, eye contact
Feeling fine, feel like dynamic
Eyes speak more than words can say
Sparks fly eye contact is made
Well you know what it says
And you know what you feel
Well you know what it's like
And you know it's for real
So take it to the limit, take it to the height
Take it to the limit, contact tonight
Breathe deep let your feelings show,
Let's dance but not too slow
I contact you, you contact me, across the room
Our glances meet, I contact you...
Eye contact, eye contact
Take it to the limit, take it to the limit,
Eye contact, eye contact...





Heaven For Everyone   

While you are imagining, imagine for instance,
The sights that you can take advantage of
Look at the beautiful cloud formations below you and above you
This could be heaven
Think of the colour of the sun as it shines off the clouds
In these days, in these days, in these days of cool reflection
You come to me and everything seems alright
In these days of cold affections
You sit by me and everything's fine
This could be heaven for everyone
This world could be fed, this world could be fun
This could be heaven for everyone
This world could be free, this world could be one,
In this world of cool deception
Just smile can smooth my ride
These troubled days of cruel rejection
You come to me, soothe my troubled mind
Yeah, this could be heaven for everyone
This world could be fed, this world could be one
We should bring love to our daughters and sons
Love, love, love, love
(This could be heaven for everyone)
So take a seat and sit by my side a while
You know I like your style
(This could be heaven for everyone)
So what can we do to clean up this mess
Just feel so helpless
This could be heaven for everyone
So lift up your voice at least you'll have cared
At least you'll have dared
Listen. What people do to other souls
They take their lives, destroy their goals
Their basic pride and dignity
Is stripped and torn and shown no pity
When this should be heaven for everyone
This could be heaven, could be heaven for everyone
This could be heaven, could be heaven for everyone etc.
And this is the end of this section.





Stand Up For Love   

Clap your hands and let's groove
Clap your hands, clap your hands
There comes a time in every life
There comes a day in every mind
Now don't look back, don't look behind
Stand up straight in your own time
Stand up for love, every good man
Stand up for love, and foolish man
Stand up for love, and all the rich men
Stand up for love, and all the proud men
Stand up for love, stand up for love, stand up for love
Everybody, come on and take my hand
Everybody, you know it's time,
It's time to make your stand...
Clap your hands and let's groove
In case of fear, in case of fire, in case of some
Kinda, earthquake, or forest fire
I got my man, I got my man, right in my sights -
He looks to the left, leans to the right
You know I want you to now
Stand up for love, every good man
Stand up for love, and every foolish man
And every rich man, and every proud man
Stand up for love, stand up for love
Everybody, come on and take my hand
I said everybody you know it's time to make your stand
Die for love, this is a cry for love
Let's fly for love, gotta die for love
Stand up for love, stand up for love...





Love On A Tightrope (Like An Animal)   

Listen - trapped again
Love on a lead is what you need
Love on a leash is what you wish
Love on a tightrope is what you get
Love on a steep slope you ain't seen nothing yet
When you smile, that wide wide smile
That tiger smile, I'm trapped again
Be my dog, be my pet, like a nervous tic
You just won't quit, like a nervous tic you just won't quit
You don't need a doctor, you need a vet
And when you laugh, your crazy laugh
That wild cat laugh, I'm trapped again
Love on a tightrope, love on a tightrope
Our love's on a steep slope
Love on a tightrope
No don't give up hope 'Cos when you wish upon a star
Makes no difference who you are
Don't give up hope our love's on a tightrope
Like a tiger cat you're where it's at
Like a crocodile along the Nile
So strange and wild, some kind of reptile
Love on a lead is what you need
And when you smile, that wide wild smile
That tiger smile, I'm trapped again
Trapped again
They say never bite the hand that feeds
Just one look and my heart bleeds
Love on a tightrope, love on a tightrope
You know, our love's on a steep slope
Love on a tightrope
No don't give up hope, 'Cos when you wish upon a star
Makes no difference who you are
Don't give up hope our love's on a tightrope
Animal eyes - like a real good time
Animal lips it's a perfect crime
Animal hair it just ain't fair
Like an animal
You're an animal





Love Lies Bleeding    

(She Was A Wicked Wily Waitress)
Come on, come on
She was a waitress she looked real tine
The little temptress was so divine
A symphony of cheap perfume and pretty stale red wine
She can wait upon my table anytime
She was poetry in motion
Stiletto heels and nylons she moved up to the table
I could see she had a burger with my fries on
Love lies bleeding, listen to this, love lies bleeding
Well we parked outside a city bank
We found it all real funny
The car was running on all tanks and we stole all the money
She was a wicked wily waitress and she should be doing time
She was an ordinary waitress now she owns her own goldmine
How 'bout that
Love lies bleeding, now listen to this, love lies bleeding
She was a rebel without a cause
She was a girl who needed applause
Love in the future, love in the past
Love lies bleeding in our path
Would you believe that it gets worse
She had a loud theatrical whisper
I had a one way ticket to Palookaville
She had an equally dangerous sister
I was out of my league, they were in for the kill
She was a wicked wily waitress
And I gave her all my trust
She took the loot, gave me the boot
Now she's rich and I'm flat bust
Yeah love lies bleeding
Now that was the limit because
She was a rebel without a cause
She was a girl who needed applause
Love in the future, love in the past
Love in the future, love in the past
Love lies bleeding in our path
I dreamed this world was quite alright,
And everyone meant well
When I awoke to my surprise
I found myself in hell





Rough Justice   

Your criminal eyes, that see straight through
We criminalise - your kind of voodoo
Make me sell my soul for the easy life
Sell my mother, trade in my wife
Rough justice - alright - rough justice on the streets tonight
Rough justice - we're the chosen few
If you want to scream, if you want to fight
Better take it to the man with the big house - in white
It's rough justice
Your bleeding heart got a hold on me
Your criminal heart won't let me be
For finer feelings I didn't feel the need
When I'm dealing you'd better watch my speed, Get rough
Rough justice - alright
Rough justice - on the streets tonight
Rough justice - we're the chosen few
Rough justice - somebody loosened my screws
Vigilante man of the neighbourhood
Well I ain't like Doris Day, and I ain't no Robin Hood
It's rough justice
Your criminal eyes - don't cut no ice
We criminalise - don't take no outside advice
It's a real cruel life when you have to lose it
It's a heavy knife, when you have to use it
It's rough justice - it's rough justice
It's rough justice...
Feel The Force
You can touch but you don't feel
You ain't deaf but you don't hear
You can hurt but you can't heal
Though you ain't blind you still can't see or learn to feel
You can raise your hand but you can't reach
You can pray and you can preach
Lift up your voice no words come out
No matter how you jump and shout or let it out
Feel the force, it lifts you up and takes you out
Feel the force, it makes you sing and wanna shout
And tear down those prison walls like they aren't there at all
And if you think there's no escape
Now listen, just when you think you're trapped
You must be strong, 'cos who's to tell you
Just what's right and wrong
Your mortal mind will show you
Just which road to travel on
Feel the force, it moves you up and takes you out
Feel the force, it makes you sing and wanna shout
And tear down those prison walls like they aren't there at all
I want you to feel, I want you to feel
Feel the force.