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Cheat
(Strummer/Jones)

Lyrics

I get violent when I'm fucked up
I get silent when I'm drugged up
Want excitement, don't get none I go wild

I don't know what can be done about it
If you play the game you get nothing out of it
Find out for yourself, try bein' a goodie-goodie

You better cheat, cheat
No reason to play fair
Cheat, cheat, or don't get anywhere
Cheat, cheat, if you can't win

Nobody knows what they are doing
Beyond your control, and Friday night's a ruin
If you wanna survive you better learn how to lie

You better cheat, cheat
No reason to play fair
Cheat, cheat, or don't get anywhere
Cheat, cheat, if you can't win

Don't use the rules
They're not for you, they're for the fools
And you're a fool if you don't know that
So use the rule, you stupid fool!

 

Release Date: 1977
Label: Epic

BAND MEMBERS
Joe Strummer: Vocals & Rhythm Guitar
Mick Jones:Vocals & Lead Guitar
Paul Simonin: Bass & Vocals
Terry Chimes: Drums

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