Gang of Four - Muscle for Brains Lyrics

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[Chorus]
Don't help me I can save myself
If I'm incomplete don't fill the gaps
Save me from the people who would save me from myself
They got muscle for brains

For reasons that are not mysterious
The weak are sent to the wall
They have reservations in heaven
Down here they're not so fashionable

[Chorus]

For reasons that are not mysterious
Morality's used as a tool
The poor are told to be contented
But in this life they've no choice at all

[Chorus]

For reasons that are not mysterious
The weak are sent to the wall
They have reservations in heaven
Down here they're not so fashionable

[Chorus]

Save me from the people who would save me from my sin
They got muscle for brains

Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Call Me Up
  • 2 I Love a Man in a Uniform
  • 3 We Live as We Dream, Alone
  • 4 It Is Not Enough
  • 5 Life! It’s a Shame
  • 6 I Will Be a Good Boy
  • 7 The History of the World
  • 8 Muscle for Brains
  • 9 Of the Instant


  • Credits
    publisher: ©CARLIN AMERICA INC
    writers: Andy Gill, Jon King
    album: Track 8 in album Songs of the Free
    release date: 1982
    popularity : 131 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock Funk / Soul
    styles: Leftfield/Alternative Rock/Disco
    length: 3:20
    Album Information
    label: EMI
    country(area): United Kingdom
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin