The Streets - The Irony of It All (HQ + LYRICS IN VIDEO!) MUST SEE





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Published on Oct 11, 2012

Lyrics also in description. Amazing video and lyrics! I thought there should be a video where people can see the cool clip and read the great lyrics at the same time. So now we have it. Enjoy!

My names Terry and I'm a law abider
There's nothing I like more than getting fired up on beer
And when the weekends here I to exercise my right to get paralytic and fight
Good bloke fairly
But I get well leery when geezers look at me funny
Bounce 'em round like bunnies
I'm likely to cause mischief
Good clean grief you must believe and I ain't no thief
Law abiding and all, all legal
And who cares about my liver when it feels good
What you need is some real manhood
Rasher Rasher Barney and Kasha putting peoples backs up
Public disorder, I'll give you public disorder!
I down eight pints and run all over the place
Spit in the face of an officer
See if that bothers ya
Cause I never broke a law in my life
Someday I'm gonna settle down with a wife
Come on lads lets have a little fight

Eh hello. My names Tim and I'm a criminal
In the eyes of society I need to be in jail
For the choice of herbs I inhale
This ain't no wholesale operation
Just a few eighths and some Playstations my's vocation
I pose a threat to the nation
And down the station the police hold no patience
Let's talk space and time
I like to get deep sometimes and think about Einstein
And Carl Jung
And old Kung Fu movies I like to see
Pass the hydrator please
Yeah, I'm floating on thin air
Going to Amsterdam in the New Year - top gear there
Cause I take pride in my hobby
Home made bongs using my engineering degree
Dear Leaders, please legalise weed for these reasons.

Like I was saying to him!
I told him: "Top with me and you won't live"
So I smacked him in the head and downed another Carling
Bada Bada Bing for the lad's night
Mad fight, his face's a sad sight
Vodka and Snake Bite
Going on like a right geez, he's a twat
Shouldn't have looked at me like that
Anyway I'm an upstanding citizen
If a war came along I'd be on the front line with em
Can't stand crime either them hooligans on heroin
Drugs and criminals those thugs are the pinnacle of the downfall of society
I've got all the anger pent up inside of me!

You know I don't see why I should be the criminal
How can something with no recorded fatalities be illegal?
And how many deaths are there per year from alcohol?
I just completed Gran Tourismo on the hardest setting
We pose no threat on my settee
Ooh, the pizza's here, will someone let him in please
We didn't order chicken, not a problem we'll pick it out
I doubt they meant to mess us about
After all we're all adults not louts
As I was saying, we're friendly peaceful people
We're not the ones out there causing trouble
We just sit in this hazy bubble with our quarters
Discussing how beautiful Gail Porter is
MTV, BBC 2, Channel 4 is on until six in the morning
Then at six in the morning the sun dawns and it's my bedtime

Causing trouble, your stinking rabble
Boys saying I'm the lad who's spoiling it?!
You're on drugs! it really bugs me when people try and tell me I'm a thug
Just for getting drunk
I like getting drunk
Cause I'm an upstanding citizen
If a war came along I'd be on the front line with em

Now Terry you're repeating yourself
But that's okay drunk people can't help that
A chemical reaction happening inside your brain causes you to forget what you're saying

What?! I know exactly what I'm saying
I'm perfectly sane
You stinking student lameo
Go get a job and stop robbing us of our taxes!

Err, well actually according to research
Government funding for further education pales in insignificance
When compared to how much they spend on repairing
Leery drunk people at the weekend
In casualty wards all over the land

Why you cheeky little swine come here
I'm gonna batter you
Come here!

  • Category

  • Song

    • The Irony Of It All
  • Artist

    • The Streets
  • Album

    • Original Pirate Material (US version)
  • Writers

    • Mike Skinner
  • Licensed to YouTube by

    • WMG (on behalf of 679 Recordings Ltd); UMPG Publishing, ASCAP, UMPI, CMRRA, UBEM, and 4 Music Rights Societies


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