The Elevator

UB40

credits


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Roba Music, Ultra Tunes, Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Jim Brown, Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Brian Travers, Michael Virtue, Terrence Oswald Wilson
album: Track 4 in album Rat in the Kitchen
release date: 1986-7-28
popularity : 6 users have visited this page.
genres: Electronic Reggae
styles: Dub/Synth-pop/Reggae-Pop
length: 3:25
producer: UB40
guest: Mo Birch
composer: Jim Brown, Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Brian Travers, Michael Virtue, Terence Wilson
lyricist: Jim Brown, Ali Campbell, Robin Campbell, Earl Falconer, Norman Hassan, Brian Travers, Michael Virtue, Terence Wilson

Album Information

label: DEP International
country(area): United Kingdom
format: CD
barcode: 5012981001124
script: Latin

Cover Art

UB40 Rat in the Kitchen cover art

Lyrics

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1st floor decide what you'll be one day
With a head full of comment and nothing to say
2nd floor mixed up it happens that way
Soon you realize that listening don't pay
3rd floor in limbo, no easy moves
Up or down it's time to choose

[Chorus]
The elevators going up
Quick the door's about to shut
Too late we're full just hang around
It won't be long - it won't be long before it's down

4th floor the job hunt and all that you ask
Is an honest day's pay for an honest day's graft

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Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 All I Want to Do
  • 2 You Could Meet Somebody
  • 3 Tell It Like It Is
  • 4 The Elevator
  • 5 Watchdogs
  • 6 Rat in Mi Kitchen
  • 7 Looking Down at My Reflection
  • 8 Don’t Blame Me
  • 9 Sing Our Own Song