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Waking Up (Frischmann/Burnel/Duffy/Greenfield/Cornwell/Elastica)
Published by EMI Music.
This is the album version. Other versions: Evening Session.

Justine: "I have a friend who's a bit of an underachiever. She's beautiful, intelligent, and gifted - but she can't get out of bed. She'd rather do nothing than something imperfect."


i'd work very hard but i'm lazy
i can't take the pressure and it's starting to show
in my heart you know how it pains me
a life of leisure is no life you know

waking up and getting up has never been easy
oh oh i think you should know
waking up and getting up has never been easy
oh oh i think you should know
oh oh i think you should go
make a cup of tea and put a record on

i'd work very hard but i'm lazy
i've got a lot of songs but they're all in my head
i'll get a guitar and a lover who pays me
if i can't be a star i won't get out of bed

waking up and getting up has never been easy
oh oh i think you should know
waking up and getting up has never been easy
oh oh i think you should know
oh oh i think you should go
make a cup of tea and put a record on

waking up and getting up has never been easy
oh oh i think you should know
waking up and getting up has never been easy
oh oh i think you should know
oh oh i think you should go
make a cup of tea and put a record on

Dan Abnormal on keyboards

Produced by Marc Waterman/Elastica
Engineered by Marc Waterman
Mixed by Miti

Available on:
Elastica
Elastica (ltd. UK ed.)
Elastica (UK ed.)
Waking Up (7" MC/UK)
Waking Up (CD+12"/UK+EU+AUS)