Who Sang Predictable? The Kinks

The Kinks Give the People What They Want cover art

Some other versions of "Predictable"
publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Peermusic Publishing
release date: 1981-8-26
genres: Rock
styles: Pop Rock/Arena Rock/Classic Rock
length: 3:22
Don't know why I'm even bothering.
Yeah, that's the mood I'm in.
Go out for a walk then I come back in.
Yeah, the mood that I'm in.
Every day of my life
Can't even communicate with my wife
That's the word of the year
All I see, all I hear.

Go to my office, sit at my desk,
Predictably just like all of the rest.
I sit and I dream about far away places,
Away from the people with frowns on their faces.
All of my life is monotony
I'd go out for a walk but I know it would be
Sure as the nose on my face
Same for the whole human race

Once we (once we) had so many options
Once we (once we) had dignity and grace
Now we (now we) have got nothing but our own time to waste.

Yeah, that's the word of the year
All I see, all I hear
Why can't it be like never before?
Yeah, ain't life a bore
Life gets more and more...
Just like I've heard it all somewhere before.
Sure as the nose on my face
Same for the whole human race

One day (one day) it's gonna get better some way (some way)
I wish it would get worse any way (any way)
What can I lose, it might turn into something better.

It gets harder and harder the harder I try
Feels like a good time to die
I kiss you hello then I kiss you good-bye
Just like the stain on my tie
Just like the jacket I wear
The way that I'm combing my h

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Around the Dial
  • 2 Give the People What They Want
  • 3 Killer's Eyes
  • 4 Predictable
  • 5 Add It Up
  • 6 Destroyer
  • 7 Yo-Yo
  • 8 Back to Front
  • 9 Art Lover
  • 10 A Little Bit of Abuse
  • 11 Better Things

  • Album Information
    label: Arista
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    barcode: 078221956710
    script: Latin