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Back in the Manchester days
Cycling round and round the estate
13th birthday and I’m buying a cake
And some potatoes from Hugh Fays

Hop in the taxi with my dad again
He’s got to pick up Mrs. Potato Head
Put that spaz in a wheelie bin
If he starts to get out of hand

Drive past the old horse in the lounge
Been saving up money from my paper round
To buy a Christmas gift for my mum
A hideous gnome named Victoria Plum

Oh, Manchester--so much to answer for

My sister’s had another baby again
It looks just like all her other kids
Me brother’s moving in on the sergeant’s missus
Everyone on this estate’s got big eyelids

Watching two tellys with Alf and Tattoo Stan
Mancunians are the strangest people in the land
Big head lads with webbed hands
And Miss Piggy pushing around her pram

A magpie is my only friend in this town
It pops my bike tires and pecks my head 'til it’s round
The hair that I’ve got looks like a Chinaman’s
According to the barber on the railway bridge

My boss said “Pilkington, I’m gonna sack you.”
But these trainers I’m wearing are brand new
I’m stuck in a lake behind Cordon Bleu
And there’s nothing I can do.... No, there’s nothing I can do

Oh, Manchester--so much to answer for




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Hugh Fays is a band making music dedicated to the genius of Karl Pilkington. Hugh Fays is in no way affiliated with Karl Pilkington. We just feel the need to preach the gospel of KP.

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