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French Possession: Music

The Courtneys of Ballantry

(French Possession)
May 15, 2007
Steve Jones
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We used to laugh; we used to sing
We used to try a little bit of everything
But now they're here, we live in fear: that's not for me
I think that I will run away and move to Lower Littlehampton by the Sea

The Courtneys of Ballantry coming over here
Bringing trouble to the masses, drinking everybody's beer
Life here used to be so pleasant, now I shed a bitter tear
Any minute they'll come banging on the door
It's no longer safe to go out anymore

We used to swim; we used to climb
We used to leave the windows open all the time
Now this old town is all nailed down – that's not for me
I think that I will run away and move to Lower Littlehampton by the Sea

The Courtneys of Ballantry coming over here
Bringing trouble to the masses, drinking everybody's beer
Life here used to be so pleasant, now I shed a bitter tear
Any minute they'll come banging on the door
It's no longer safe to go out anymore

Any minute they'll come banging on the door
It's no longer safe to go out anymore
It's no longer safe to go out anymore