Sono questi giorni smithsiani. Non tanto dal punto di vista musicale quanto esistenziale. Perciò invece di raccontare lascio la parola a Morrissey, che certe cose le sa dire meglio di me che tra l’altro non voglio parlare.

Take me out tonight
Where there’s music and there’s people
And they’re young and alive
Driving in your car
I never never want to go home
Because I haven’t got one
Anymore

Take me out tonight
Because I want to see people and I
Want to see life
Driving in your car
Oh, please don’t drop me home
Because it’s not my home, it’s their
Home, and I’m welcome no more

And if a double-decker bus
Crashes into us
To die by your side
Is such a heavenly way to die
And if a ten-ton truck
Kills the both of us
To die by your side
Well, the pleasure – the privilege is mine

Take me out tonight
Take me anywhere, I don’t care
I don’t care, I don’t care
And in the darkened underpass
I thought Oh God, my chance has come at last
(But then a strange fear gripped me and I
Just couldn’t ask)

Take me out tonight
Oh, take me anywhere, I don’t care
I don’t care, I don’t care
Driving in your car
I never never want to go home
Because I haven’t got one, da …
Oh, I haven’t got one

And if a double-decker bus
Crashes into us
To die by your side
Is such a heavenly way to die
And if a ten-ton truck
Kills the both of us
To die by your side
Well, the pleasure – the privilege is mine

Oh, There Is A Light And It Never Goes Out
There Is A Light And It Never Goes Out …

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2 thoughts on “

  1. Morrissey ha sempre ragione. Se un giorno dovessi incontrarlo, magari in giro per Roma, prima lo abbraccio e poi lo ammazzo. O viceversa.

  2. Ho aperto così per caso questa pagina e mi sono ritrovata faccia a faccia con il testo di Questa canzone.
    Roba da rimanere senza fiato per qualche secondo.

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