Paralysed Song Lyrics

Gang of Four


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: John Charles Sunderland, Gavin Anthony King, Alex Cummins, Lee Churchill, Graham Butt
album: Track 1 in album Solid Gold
release date: 1981-3
popularity : 62 users have visited this page.
genres: Rock
styles: No Wave/Art Rock/Experimental
length: 3:23
producer: Jimmy Douglass, Dave Allen, Hugo Burnham, Jon King and Andy Gill
arranger: Gang of Four
composer: Andy Gill
lyricist: Jon King, Andy Gill

Album Information

label: EMI
country(area): United Kingdom
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Gang Of Four Solid Gold cover art


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Blinkered, paralyzed
Flat on my back

They say our world is built on endeavor
That every man is for himself
Wealth is for the one that wants it
Paradise, if you can earn it

History is the reason
I'm washed up

Blinkered, paralyzed
Flat on my back

My ambitions come to nothing


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Paralysed
  • 2 What We All Want
  • 3 If I Could Keep It for Myself
  • 4 Outside the Trains Don’t Run on Time
  • 5 Why Theory?
  • 6 Cheeseburger
  • 7 The Republic
  • 8 In the Ditch
  • 9 A Hole in the Wallet
  • 10 He’d Send In the Army