Don't be bitchin' honey
'Cos you're holding all the money
And now we're outlaws, running scared
And I don't think it's funny
Keep your foot on the gas now baby
Don't you let 'em in
'Cos we just thieves and I don't need
To be back on that chain again

Don't you be complaining
'Cos you're gonna do my brain in
We just trying to cop a feel
And I think the cops are gaining
Got that petal to the metal baby
Don't you let 'em win
'Cos we just thieves, and I don't need
To be back on that chain again

Don't shoot me down, I ain't no violent man
Don't put a .45 in my hand
I ain't gonna do no time
I know I've been a fool
But please don't send me down
I don't want to spend my life locked up
Without no women around

Now we're back on the street
In love with every whore I meet
'Cos money walks and money talks
And I can hardly keep my feet
Keep lookin' over your shoulder baby
In case they zero in
'Cos we just thieves and I don't need
To be back on that chain again

Police don't shoot me down
I don't want to die in the dust
I can't make the scene where I die like a dog with the crowd looking on in disgust
We're just kids with guns
American as apple pie
So don't you put that hurt on me
I ain't gonna do no time
We were just running scared
Everybody but us knew the game
We never had no reason to kill
But those people are dead just the same
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Back On The Chain Lyrics

Motorhead – Back On The Chain Lyrics

Songwriters: Kilmister, Ian Fraser / Campbell, Philip Anthony / Delaoglou, Micael Kiriakos
Back On The Chain lyrics © Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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