I Found That Essence Rare Song Lyrics

Gang of Four

Gang Of Four Entertainment! cover art
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Aim for the body rare, you'll see it on TV
The worst thing in 1954 was the Bikini
See the girl on the TV dressed in a Bikini
She doesn't think so but she's dressed for the H-Bomb
(For the H-Bomb)

I found that essence rare, it's what I looked for
I knew I'd get what I asked for
Aim for the country fair you read it in the papers
The worst happens any week a scandal on the front page
See the happy pair smiling close like they are monkeys
They wouldn't think so but they're holding themselves down
(Hold themselves down)

I found that essence rare, it's what I looked for

Track Listing


12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Ether
  • 2 Natural’s Not in It
  • 3 Not Great Men
  • 4 Damaged Goods
  • 5 Return the Gift
  • 6 Guns Before Butter
  • 7 I Found That Essence Rare
  • 8 Glass
  • 9 Contract
  • 10 At Home He’s a Tourist
  • 11 5.45
  • 12 Anthrax


  • credits


    publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
    writers: David Allen, Hugo Burnham, Andrew Gill, Jonathan King
    album: Track 7 in album Entertainment!
    release date: 1979-9
    popularity : 50 users have visited this page.
    length: 3:14
    producer: Andy Gill, Rob Warr and Jon King
    drums: Hugo Burnham
    lead vocals: Jon King
    engineer: Rick Walton
    recorded by: Davy Phee and Edwin Cross
    arranger: Gang of Four
    guitar: Andy Gill
    additional engineer: Davy Phee and Edwin Cross
    bass guitar: Dave Allen
    writer: Dave Allen, Andy Gill, Jon King, Hugo Burnham

    Album Information

    label: Warner Bros. Records
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin