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Get 'Em Out By Friday Lyrics

"Get 'Em Out By Friday" was written by Gabriel, Peter / Banks, Anthony / Collins, Phil / Hackett, Steven / Rutherford, Michael.
"Get 'Em Out By Friday" was written by Gabriel, Peter / Banks, Anthony / Collins, Phil / Hackett, Steven / Rutherford, Michael.

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Get 'em out by Friday
You don't get paid
Till the last one's well on his way
Get 'em out by Friday
It's important that we keep to schedule
There must be no delay

I represent a firm of gentlemen
Who recently purchased this house
And all the others in the road
In the interest of humanity
We've found a better place for you
To go, go, oh, go, oh

Oh no, this I can't believe
Oh Mary, they're asking us to leave

Get 'em out by Friday
I've told you before
It's good many gone if we let them stay
And if it isn't easy
You can squeeze a little grease
And our troubles will soon run away

After all this time, they ask us to leave
And I told them we could pay double the rent
I don't know why it seemed so funny
Seeing as how they'd take more money

The winkler called again, he came here this morning
With four hundred pounds and a photograph of the place
He has found a block of flats with central heating
I think we're going to find it hard

Now we've got them
I've always said that cash
Cash, cash can do anything well
Work can be rewarding
When a flash of intuition
Is a gift that helps you excel, sell, sell, sell

Here we are in Harlow New Town
Did you recognize your block
Across the square, over there?
Sadly since last time we spoke
We've found we've had to raise
The rent again, just a bit

Oh no, this I can't believe
Oh Mary and we agreed to leave

This is an announcement from Genetic Control
It is my sad duty to inform you of a four foot
Restriction on humanoid height

I hear the directors of Genetic Control have been buying all the
Properties that have recently been sold, taking risks oh so bold
It's said now that people will be shorter in height
They can fit twice as many in the same building site
(They say it's alright)

Beginning with the tenants of the town of Harlow
In the interest of humanity, they've been told they must go
Told they must go, go, go, go

I think I've fixed a new deal, a dozen properties
We'll buy at five and sell at thirty four
Some are still inhabited
It's time to send the winkler to see them
He'll have to work some more

With land in your hand, you'll be happy on earth
Then invest in the Church for your heaven

Songwriters
GABRIEL, PETER / BANKS, ANTHONY / COLLINS, PHIL / HACKETT, STEVEN / RUTHERFORD, MICHAEL

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