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    The Specials / Lyrics

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    "Running Away" Lyrics

    The Specials feat. Fun Boy Three

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    When you look, what do you see?
    You only see the monkey not the man in me
    But now I'm back, and that's a fact
    Gonna show the next generation where I'm at

    What I mean is to say
    The way that I was is the same as I am today
    Now if you're white, or if you're black
    Remember you can't get the monkey off your back

    And now you're running and you're running and you're running away
    You're running from the monkey man
    And now you're running and you're running and you're running away
    You're running from the monkey man

    I was lost, but now I'm found
    Some might even say that I've been around
    With the crowd I would move
    Mr. sophisticated just can't lose

    Now in the style that I was dressed
    I was the steady reason no-one could test
    Yeah I was smart and I was cool
    No matter how hard they tried I was no-ones fool

    And now you're running and you're running and you're running away
    You're running from the monkey man
    And now you're running and you're running and you're running away
    You're running from the monkey man

    Did you hear what I say?
    Now did you hear what I say?

    When you look, what do you see?
    You only see the monkey not the man in me
    But now I'm back, and that's a fact
    Gonna show the next generation where I'm at

    What I mean is to say
    The way that I was is the same as I am today
    And if you're white, or if you're black
    Remember you can't get the monkey off your back

    And now you're running and you're running and you're running away
    You're running from the monkey man
    This song was submitted on December 3rd, 2013 and last modified on October 18th, 2016.
    Copyright with Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group.
    Written by ROBERT GABRIEL COOK, JACK COOK, NICK MILLS, GRAHAM SMITH, COLIN STRATON.
    Lyrics licensed by LyricFind.

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