Time Honoured Tradition Lyrics

Kaiser Chiefs


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Nicholas Hodgson, Charles Richard Wilson, Nicholas Baines, James Rix, Andrew Robert White
album: Track 10 in album Employment
release date: 2005-3-7
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length: 2:46
engineer: Ewan Davies
mastering: Simon Francis
producer: Steve Harris
composer: Simon Rix, Ricky Wilson, Andrew White, Nick Hodgson, Nick Baines
lyricist: Ricky Wilson, Andrew White, Simon Rix, Nick Baines, Nick Hodgson

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Well it's a time honored tradition
To get enough nutrition
Stay alive until you die and that is the end of you
And I pity the fools
Who don't recognize the rules
You cannot cheat the reaper's reap
And that is the end of that
That is the end of that [Repeat: x3]

Well it's not an old wive's tale
Too much red meat and ale
Will make you pay
Get five a day
Or that is the end of you
And it's a common misconception
But true without exception
These nights of booze catch up with yous
And that is an actual fact
That is the end of that [Repeat: x3]

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Oh la la la la la la la

Oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh
Oh oh oh oh oh oh oh oh
Oh la la la la la la la
Oh la la la la la la la

It's a time honored tradition
To get enough nutrition
Stay alive until you die and
That is end of you
I pity the fools who
don't recognize the rules
You cannot cheat the reaper's reap and that's the end of that!

Track Listing

  • 1 Everyday I Love You Less and Less
  • 2 I Predict a Riot
  • 3 Modern Way
  • 4 Na Na Na Na Naa
  • 5 You Can Have It All
  • 6 Oh My God
  • 7 Born to Be a Dancer
  • 8 Saturday Night
  • 9 What Did I Ever Give You?
  • 10 Time Honoured Tradition
  • 11 Caroline, Yes
  • 12 Team Mate