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Men Called Uncle Lyrics

from Get Happy!!

"Men Called Uncle" is track #10 on the album Get Happy!!. It was written by Costello, Elvis.
"Men Called Uncle" is track #10 on the album Get Happy!!. It was written by Costello, Elvis.

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Now there's newsprint all over your face
Well, maybe that's why I can read you like a book
Just when I thought I was getting my taste to bite
I go and lose my appetite

Look at the man that you'd call Uncle
They'd like to sink their teeth into you
For the pride and the pleasure
And the privilege of having you

If I say, you're the one, do you think that I'm serious?
You get that kind of talk from older men
If I say, I love you, then I must be delirious
So why are you trying to put my temperature up again?

Look at the man that you'd call Uncle
Having a heart attack round your ankles

When you wake up with X-rated eyes
When you wake up still shaking
How can I apologize?

As you check your effects
And check your reflection
I'm so affected in the face of your affection

Look at the man that you'd call Uncle
Having a heart attack round your ankles

I could swear, I could promise that I'll always be true to you
But we may not live to be so old
I could even say, I'm going to do something new to you
Now, the girls I see, just leave me cold

Look at the man that you call Uncle

Songwriters
COSTELLO, ELVIS

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Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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