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FLICK OF THE SWITCH

 

RISING POWER

Flick Of The Switch (1983) (Young, Young, Johnson)

Dog day, it's Tuesday Hope that girl she'll come today Hard life, it's a city life Sweat keep pourin' down I got my feet up, like to love Through the dawn till I've blown All I want's her lovin' now I love the way she move around Need no excuse To let it all hang loose My body's for abuse CHORUS: Rising power, we'll raise the night Rising power Rising power, we'll wake the dead Rising power (You got it) Love life, up all night Darkest hour at the dead of night Seen her walkin' down the street The kind of woman that brings on heat Love her dusk till dawn Come the morning, she was gone Took me all to my surprise Money gone, left high and dry Need no excuse To let it all hang loose My body's for abuse CHORUS (Gonna end up torn to shreds) Don't need no excuse My body's for abuse CHORUS Rise, rise I'm gonna rise Rising power The power rise from you

 

THIS HOUSE IS ON FIRE

Flick Of The Switch (1983) SINGLE: Nervous Shakedown-Rock And Roll Ain't Noise Pollution(live)/ Sin City(live)-This House Is On Fire(live) (1983) (Young, Young, Johnson)

Yonder she walked Yonder she walked, hittin one of dream A little tongue in cheek, hot poisonality She bring on the flames, and it's burning and burning My body's aching, tossing and turning House is on fire House is on fire This house is on fire And the flame is gonna burn you, you She got me running for shelter Needin' quarantine She got me red hot and wired Call an emergency She bring on the flames, and it's burning and burning My body's aching, tossing and turning House is on fire House is on fire This house is on fire And the flame is gonna burn you, you You got me burning and burning You got me tossing and turning Burn, burn, burn This house is on fire, House is on fire This house is on fire, House is on fire This house is on fire, This house is on fire House is on fire And the flame is gonna burn you, The flame is gonna burn, You're gonna burn you

 

FLICK OF THE SWITCH

Flick Of The Switch (1983) (Young, Young and Johnson)

Well there's a love gone down on mine Suicidal voltage line She sends signals outta distress She devil, she evil She got you reelin' on a rockin' machine CHORUS: With a flick of the switch With a flick of the switch she'll blow you sky high With a flick of the switch With a flick of the switch she can satisfy She gonna blow you all sky high Flash the eye, electrify A power force you should feel She devil, she evil She got you screaming on a lightnin' machine CHORUS (Give you pain, blow your brain) Flick the switch, flick the switch With a flick of the switch, she'll blow you sky high With a flick of the switch, she can satisfy With a flick of the switch, razed to the ground With a flick of the switch With a flick of the switch With a flick of the switch, she gonna give you pain With a flick of the switch, she gonna blow your brain, blow your brain She gonna put the light out on - you

 

NERVOUS SHAKEDOWN

Flick Of The Switch (1983) SINGLE: Nervous Shakedown-Rock And Roll Ain't Noise Pollution(live)/ Sin City(live)-This House Is On Fire(live) (1983) (Young, Young, Johnson)

"Freeze", said the man cruisin' the beat "You get your hands up and spread your feet" "Don't you move an inch", I heard him say "Or you'll be doin' time until the judgement day" And he said, "Don't tell me no lies, give me alibis 'Cause if you cross my path, you'll be doin' life" It's a dirty lie CHORUS: It's a shakedown And it's a nervous shakedown A nervous shakedown Another nervous shakedown It's a shakedown And it's a nervous shakedown We got a shakedown Another nervous shakedown (It's more like a set-up) "Take a dime", said the man, "you can make one call You got a one-way ticket to the County Hall" Well, the judge looked high and I looked low And when he smiled at me it was a one-man show He said, "Two to five, the jury decides Double parole if you survive" It's a dirty lie CHORUS Law is gonna get you this time And throw away the key CHORUS Shake you down, shake you down And it's another shakedown Well it's a shakedown Another nervous shakedown Shake you down, shake you down And it's a nervous shakedown It's a shakedown It's a shakedown on - you, yes

 

 

LANDSLIDE

Flick Of The Switch (1983) SINGLE: Guns For Hire/Landslide (1983) (Young, Young, Johnson)

I want you to hear me out there This is for all you bad boys This is a story of the satan rock 'n' roll I want you to put your hands in your pocket Take ten dollars out and send it to me, ha ha You're the man, a main man Listen to me baby, I'm gonna say it again When Momma done school her son for what he didn't do 'round there Daddy don't take a no, no, no Sends him to a (bullet affair?) This boy is lost It's a living nightmare It ain't fair CHORUS: That boy he don't know how to lose He's out to win He got the lot to call the last shot Shaker, he's a breaker, he's a maker He's a landslide, landslide Walking, talking, rocking landslide Now Momma he ain't no toy And never ever gets his share (Daddy expecting to ???? his son?) ???? room for air This boy is lost It's a rocking double dare He's out to stare CHORUS Landslide Landslide Landslide Landslide (Preacher) done say his prayer Take him to the promised land Momma don't love, gonna give him hell Never gonna get him down This boy is lost like a river, follow the course But he's the boss CHORUS Landslide, walking talking rocking landslide Landslide, Landslide That man's a one man landslide Landslide Landslide Landslide That man's a one man landslide That boy's a walk talk rocking landslide, he's gone

 

GUNS FOR HIRE

Flick Of The Switch (1983) SINGLE: Guns For Hire/Landslide (1983) SINGLE: Who Made Who/Guns For Hire (1986) (Young, Young, Johnson)

The word is out That I'm about And I've come gunning for you I'm a real entertainer A mischief maker A lover of no fixed abode Quick draw on the floor No law give you more Sweet talker, lover of sin You are what you got You get what you want Look out woman - I got guns for hire Shoot you with desire The guns for hire Shoot you with desire I'm a wanted poster A needed man Running right across the land I'm a smooth operator A big dictator Gonna mark you with my brand My gun's for hire Shoot you with desire Got gun's for hire Shoot you with desire (Quick draw on the floor, big shot) Hot to trot, big shot Take a lot Never get the drop on me I'm a real entertainer Mischief maker Lover in seven languages CHORUS My gun's for hire Shoot you with desire This gun's for hire Shoot you with desire Shoot you with desire Shoot you with desire A gun's for hire Shoot you with desire What you get, but shot You can't get the drop on me, girl

 

DEEP IN THE HOLE

Flick Of The Switch (1983) (Young, Young and Johnson)

 

I've been enchained She got shackles on me That woman to blame For the hell and misery Can't find my way outta here Shoot me down in a burnin' fear Goin' down for a stretch of years Way down below CHORUS: I'm deep in, deep in, deep in the hole Deep in, deep in, deep in the hole I'm down in, down in, down in the hole Well I'm deep in, deep in That woman got me deep in the hole I'm sinking down She got me down on the floor Can't touch both walls The further down I go Pulls the strings on my violin bow Makes me sing when she fire my load Ain't no slave, you do what you're told You sold your soul CHORUS I'm deep in, deep in, deep in the hole Deep in, deep in, deep in the hole I'm down in, down in, down in the hole I'm down in, down in, down in the hole Deep in the hole, firing your load Deep in the hole, sell your soul Deep in, deep in, deep in the hole Deep in, deep in That woman got me deep in the hole Deep in the hole, down in the hole, I'm deep in the hole

 

BEDLAM IN BELGIUM

Flick Of The Switch (1983) (Young, Young, Johnson)

The blood in my veins Was running right through my brain There was a cop with a gun Who was running around insane Three fifty arrests No bullet proof vest Now ain't that a shame We wanted to play Play for the crowd "No", said the wankers "You're on your way out" Bedlam in Belgium Bedlam in Belgium The place was a jumpin' And the booze was going down There's a curfew in town You've been working overtime We don't play just for pay So we'd like to stay Stay just the same He gave me a crack In the back with his gun I bled so bad I could feel the blood run Bedlam in Belgium It was bedlam in Belgium Bedlam in Belgium Came for a good time Left on the run. Bedlam in Belgium Who's to blame, it's a shame Bedlam in Belgium It was bedlam You gonna run out Stage was stage Cops enraged Crying for more It was war, war, war Bedlam in Belgium It was bedlam in Belgium Bedlam in Belgium Came for a good time Left on the run. Bedlam in Belgium It was bedlam in Belgium There was bedlam in Belgium It was bedlam And the law got the drop on me

 

BADLANDS

Flick Of The Switch (1983) (Young, Young, Johnson)

I am a pistol packin' man with a gun in my hand Looking for a woman that will understand You like to roll and I like to ride I'll stop at nothing, never take me alive I'm a man with a fast hand Loving on a last stand Outlaw, quick draw Evil talking bandit man In the badlands In the badlands I got a .45 that'll make you fry Burn your saucy ass up like the Fourth of July I ride it hard, I ride it high Make love to you till you reach for the sky I'm a man with a fast hand Loving on a last stand Outlaw, quick draw Evil talking bandit man In the badlands In the badlands In the badlands In the badlands Well I'm gonna set up my six pack Ain't gonna back track I shoot loaded Come on girl, gonna give you a thrill In the badlands In the badlands In the badlands In the badlands In the badlands In the badlands Not for a woman In the badlands Look man, there's me In the badlands John (?) take it with me In the badlands, yeah

 

BRAIN SHAKE

Flick Of The Switch (1983) (Young, Young, Johnson)

Alright, hold tight I want to ball tonight On my fender, no space defender I enjoy it on the floor, I get it tight Toe to toe with a black widow Fee Fia Foo smell the blood of rock 'n' roll All night drive on the rockin' suicide My feet are jumping, she's a joy to ride Joy to ride, a joy to ride She's an all night drive on the rockin' suicide And it's a brain shake, brain shake, brain shake All I can take Brain shake, brain shake, brain shake She's a mean lean rocking machine A hip hugging blue jean dream She's a one course dinner, with a sweet sweet kiss Her hips are right around me And it's toe to toe with a black widow Fee Fia Foo smell the blood of rock 'n' roll All night drive on the rockin' suicide My feet are jumping, she's a joy to ride Joy to ride, a joy to ride She's an all night drive on the rockin' suicide And it's a brain shake, brain shake, brain shake Ready to shake Brain shake, brain shake, brain shake It's a brain shake brain shake brain shake For mercy sake It's a brain shake, brain shake, brain shake She's a joy to ride Joy to ride, a joy to ride She's an all night drive on the rockin' suicide Brain shake x3 Ready to shake Brain shake x3