Who Sang Susan? Subhumans

Subhumans Time Flies... But Aeroplanes Crash / Rats cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1990
length: 3:05
susan finished school at 16
wants to be a secretary
2 years later she's got
ends up in a factory
making matches it's so boring
she gets sad and
so depressed
hears her doctor smugly tell her
take these pills
and get some
but she takes it one step further
parents rescue her in time
smile and
tell her when you're married
everything will be just fine
she recovers andgets married further shuts the closing door
though he says I really love you
she feels worse off than before
9 months later she's a mother
it's a bouncing
baby boy
oh how super say her parents
but for her there is no joy
words like
mummy don't mean nothing
it's all she hears from 9 to 5
all alone at number
every single day she dies
19 years of hollow cliches
now she wants to endit all
bored to death from doing nothing
family drives her up the wall
swinging susan hanged herself
she couldn't live her pointless life
he comes
home to see through tears
the rigid corpse that was his wife
the life andtimes of susan strange
ended in that tragic way
wit the money from insurance
the family went on holiday
nothing left but rotting flowers
on an unattendedgrave
the epitaph has faded badly
no-one reads it anyway

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Get Out of My Way
  • 2 First Aid
  • 3 Word Factory
  • 4 People Are Scared
  • 5 Susan
  • 6 I Don't Wanna Die
  • 7 Everyday Life
  • 8 Work Rest Play Die
  • 9 Joe Public
  • 10 Labels
  • 11 When the Bomb Drops
  • 12 Rats