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The Wedding Present - Watusi

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Watusi

Sep 1994 - UK LP (Island ILPS 8014/524 044-1)
Sep 1994 - UK MC (Island ICT 8014/524 044-4)
Sep 1994 - UK CD (Island CID 8014/524 044-2)
Sep 1994 - NL CD (Island 74321 23545 2)

1 So Long, Baby (2.24)
2 Click Click (4.25)
3 Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah (3.12)
4 Let Him Have It (2.55)
5 Gazebo (3.04)
6 Shake It (2.58)
7 Spangle (3.12)
8 It's A Gas (3.28)
9 Swimming Pools, Movie Stars (3.07)
10 Big Rat (3.33)
11 Catwoman (6.55)
12 Hot Pants (2.02)
Total Time: 41.47

Sleeve

So Long, Baby No, this is me!
Well are you still there?
Well tell me now, who did you think it would be?
Oh, why do I care?

I'm just kidding myself
Stop trying to be kind
Well you really thought it was somebody else
Oh never mind

I got it all wrong, maybe
But I'm saying "so long", baby!

Aside from all that I still think you're dreamy
You'll say you'll try harder
We both know you won't
But where are you at girl, why won't you see me?
Maybe you love me
And maybe you don't

I don't want to fight
But we've got things to discuss
Like why you don't come home every night
And what about us?

You're not going to win
I know you too well
You've already been to bed with him
Oh I can just tell

I got it all wrong, maybe
But I'm saying "so long", baby!

Aside from all that I still think you're dreamy
You'll say you'll try harder
We both know you won't
But where are you at girl, why won't you see me
Maybe you love me
And maybe you don't

Click Click I really need to ask you whether
You and I can sleep together
I guess I never thought it mattered
Now, suddenly, I'm feeling flattered

Here's every last bit of me
No inbetween
Just take whatever you see
I need you to love me
And no one could mean
As much as you do to me

Come to me
I want to breathe the air that you breathe
Come to me
I want to follow you when you leave
Come to me
I want to take you home and hide you
Come to me
I always want to be inside you

Every last bit of me
No inbetween
Just take whatever you see
I need you to love me
And no one could mean
As much as you do to me

Every last bit of me
No inbetween
Just take whatever you see
I need you to love me
And no one could mean
As much as you do to me

Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah I really don't believe that this is happening
I've tried and tried and tried to think it through
Oh, I heard what you said, I'm just not answering
I guess I'm scared of what I'll have to do

Because you know that I'll come running to you, when you call
You know I'll come whatever you've got planned
You know you mix me up, I can't think straight at all
My head tells me I shouldn't be here and my heart says "yeah!"

Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah

You've hypnotised me with those crazy eyes of yours
You've cracked me open like a coconut
You've got me crawlin' round and round you on all fours
My head tells me I shouldn't be here but my heart says "yeah!"

Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah

I want you now, let's just take it all the way
I don't care how, I'll do anything you say
I want you now, let's just take it all the way
I don't care how, I'll do anything you say

And how on earth did I get myself into this?
And how much stranger is it going to get?
And how do you hold me prisoner with just a kiss?
My head tells me I shouldn't be here yet my heart says "yeah!"

Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah

My heart says "yeah!"

Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
Yeah yeah yeah yeah yeah
Yes yes yes yes yes

Let Him Have It Give it to him
Give it to him
Give it to him
Give it to him

I don't want it
I don't need it
I don't really care enough about it
I don't want it
I don't need it
I don't really care enough about it
The light is getting dim

Give it to him
Give it to him
Give it to him
Give it to him

You don't want me
You don't need me
You don't really care enough about me
You don't want me
You don't need me
You don't really care enough about me
The light is getting dim

Give it to him
Give it to him
Give it to him
Give it to him

I don't want it
I don't need it
I don't really care enough about it
I don't want it
I don't need it
I don't really care enough about it
The light is getting dim, give it to him
The light is getting dim

Give it to him
Give it to him
Give it to him
Give it to him

Gazebo I knew it was you from the minute
You strolled into the gazebo like you'd never been gone
And if this is a game, well you'll win it
Oh, there were others, but you're still the first one
Your chair's right there, I guess you've seen it
It's funny how the years have gone and slipped away
Oh, but you haven't changed a bit...no, I mean it!
And you still say things that no one else would say

Oh, sure, you amused me
But you also confused me
Then you turned round and used me
I thought I'd forget you
I didn't want to upset you
So you went and I let you

You wouldn't believe all the time that I've waited
Staring at the photographs you sent to me
But I remember, oh, exactly how you tasted
And just how much you really meant to me
Oh no, I'm seeing someone here, you don't know her
She's one in a million but she isn't you
And it could never be, well, quite as close as we were
I hate to say it, but I think it's true

Oh, sure, you amused me
But you also confused me
Then you turned round and used me
I thought I'd forget you
I didn't want to upset you
So you went and I let you

Shake It I've been through this already
And I don't care what you've seen
I've changed so much since then
You want to take it steady, sure
But how long does that mean?!
Don't go home again

Why don't you keep your eyes closed
And just take a giant bite
What makes you so scared?
Well, I guessed he just supposed that
You'd be sleeping here tonight
I don't think he really cared

Now won't you please give in
And say you'll stay
You can't win if you won't play

Shake it, you've got to shake it
We've got to make it, make it tonight
Undress me, darling, caress me
I'll die unless we make it tonight

There's so much I need to tell you
But I just can't find the words
I've never felt like this before
And if I say "I love you"
You pretend that you've not heard
What are you waiting for?

Oh won't you please give in
And say you'll stay
You can't win if you won't play

Shake it, you've got to shake it
We've got to make it, make it tonight
Undress me, darling, caress me
I'll die unless we make it tonight

Shake it, you've got to shake it
We've got to make it, make it tonight
Undress me, darling, caress me
I'll die unless we make it tonight

Spangle I'm glad you found the time to ring
Oh, no, I just spent all day waiting
I need to know what's happening
Well, at least we both agree

I really don't know where to start
Well, did you say you met some neighbour
I guess I'm heading for a broken heart
Why are you doing this to me?

It's all clear, I can hear
And I'm not going to share you with no one
Well surprise, I've got eyes
Now goodbye

How long have you had this planned?
I guess it shows how much you care
No, I understand
I just played the fool

Oh, sure I'm going to let you go
Well I was wrong to ever trust you
But I don't think that I'll ever know
How you could be so cruel

It's all clear, I can hear
And I'm not going to share you with no one
Well surprise, I've got eyes
Now goodbye

It's all clear, I can hear
And I'm not going to share you with no one
Well surprise, I've got eyes
Now goodbye

It's A Gas The sun's already rising
I guess that's not surprising
Because I find you mesmerizing
We're moving fast
But kissing and caressing
And watching you undressing
Shouldn't be depressing
I know at last

That it's a gas, but my best friend's waiting
So I'm going to pass, but it's so frustrating

I know how you're feeling
Oh sure, you're most appealing
But I'm not double dealing
We're moving fast
You've given me a fever
But I will not deceive her
I'm never going to leave her
I know at last

That it's a gas, but my best friend's waiting
So I'm going to pass, but it's so frustrating

The answer's no, I've got to go, well I told you so,
You won't use me
I couldn't do what you want me to, because I don't love you
You just amuse me

I hope you're not offended
Because I never pretended
I guess this night just ended
I know at last

That it's a gas, I'm not hesitating
I'm just going to pass, it's so frustrating
Because it's such a gas, but my best friend's waiting for me now.

Swimming Pools, Movie Stars I'll stand over here and when
You walk past me again I'll try and say "hello"
It doesn't look like you are here with anyone
Maybe they've already gone, oh I don't know

I've thought of nothing else today
The things I'd love to say if I got the chance
And oh, how grateful I would be
If you could just give me a second glance

And that's because tonight
I've seen you in a different light
Bunny girls and motor cars
Swimming pools and movie stars

Just don't amuse me anymore
And I'm not even sure I liked them then
I feel like I'm awakening
And I'll do anything, please just say when!

Oh it's all because tonight
I've seen you in a different light
Bunny girls and motor cars
Swimming pools and movie stars

They can keep it
They can keep it all
If only you would call

Tonight I've seen you in a different light
Bunny girls and motor cars
Swimming pools and movie stars

They can keep it
They can keep it all
If only you would call

Yes they can keep it
They can keep it all
If only you would call

Big Rat And there's something I've got
To tell you and I'm not
Sure how to put it in words
I had a feeling you might
Have guessed that something's not right
Maybe you've already heard

I don't know
I don't know
I don't know

Oh please don't start crying
I've not been lying
I just didn't tell you it all
We just talked but then she
Stopped smiling when she
Asked me to give her a call

I don't know
I don't know
I don't know

I'm a big rat, but I get scared
When you start talking like that
Why won't you see that she meant
Absolutely nothing to me

I can't remember just what
Happened next but I'm not
Sure I even had any fun
Oh, she's amusing...
But I was so scared of losing you, well
After all that I've done

I don't know
I don't know
I don't know

I'm a big rat, but I get scared
When you start talking like that
Why don't you see that she meant
Absolutely nothing to me

I'm a big rat, but I get scared
When you start talking like that
Oh why can't you see that she meant
Absolutely nothing to me

 

Catwoman No I'll just lie here in your warm fur
Oh look, I'm trembling still
I didn't mean to hurt her
Oh but I guess I will

Because the pussycat in you
Brings out the man in me

Oh no I told her last night
She said: "I don't care!" (I'm joking, of course)
But you know something's not right
Well, for a start, I don't feel any remorse

But how can I resist
When she doesn't even know you exist?

You know I never made love
Like that before
There's nothing else to think of
I just want more and more

Because the pussycat in you
Brings out the man in me
Hey!

Hot Pants (instrumental)

©2005 Chester Severien (Chester@Severien.nl)