(Serge Gainsbourg)

You've heard the story of Jesse James
Of how he lived and how he died.
If you're still in need of something to read, then fine.
Here's the story of Bonnie & Clyde.

Here 'tis Clyde had a petite amie
She was beautiful and her name was Bonnie
Together they had left the straight and narrow
A gang two: B. Parker and C. Barrow

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I've known Clyde since we were young and carefree
He was always laid out bright and clean
For you must see that it was society
That drove me to a life of crime and misery

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The newspapers think they had our measure.
They say we killed for cold blooded pleasure.
Well, that's not true, but sure it's in our nature.
To shoot first and ask the questions later.

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If a Dallas cop is killed or maimed,
And they have no suspect they can blame,
For the police there's nothing mysterious,
They hang it on Clyde Barrow and his mistress.

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There's no point in trying to settle down
To find a little house in a quite town.
By the third day there's a tac tac tac tac
Of machine guns making a sneak attack.

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One of these days they will take my life,
But I just hope that Bonnie will survive.
No I don't mind how they make me pay.
Bonnie here just hopes that Clyde can get away.

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Ambushed on a road, their end was nigh.
The only way out for them was to die.
But more than one of them went down below.
And they died Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow.

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Bonnie & Clyde Lyrics

P.J. Harvey – Bonnie & Clyde Lyrics