KING LEER

Your boyfriend, he
Went down on one knee
Well, could it be
He's only got one knee ?

I tried to surprise you
With Vodka
Or Tizer
I can't quite quite remember
But you didn't thank me
You didn't even thank me
Because you never do

Your boyfriend, he
Has the gift of the gab
Or, could it be
The gift of the grab ?
I tried to surprise you
I lay down beside you
And ... nothing much happened
And you didn't phone me
You didn't even phone me
Because it's not your style
To dial

Your boyfriend, he
Has displayed to me
More than just a
Real hint of cruelty
I tried to surprise you
I crept up behind you
With a homeless chihuahua
You "coo"-ed for an hour
You handed him back and said :
"You'll never guess - I'm bored now"


The controversies continue on this song, often cited as Morrissey's lyrical nadir. It's hard to accept that Morrissey wasn't intending to produce some of the most cringeworthy puns of his career in this song, and indeed, that may have been his intent. This idea is only bolstered by the truly dire pun in the title.
The bizarre imagery of the previous track continues as the author laments his failed canine gift attempt.

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