Yours Sincerely

from by Robert Childs Elastic Band

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YOURS SINCERELY (Words and Music - Robert Childs)

Dear Kate
I masturbate
And I think I'm going blind
I swing on the chandeliers and peer into the lights
And nothing seems to be unkind
Those thousand watt bulbs are hot to the touch
But my sister makes me go on and on
I remain your frustrated and confused
Big Brother John

Dear John
I remember you
I picked you up when I was twenty two
You were nice and warm and good for a laugh
But right now I suggest you take an ice long bath
There are so many things a young person can do
If you persist I'm sure you'll pull through
If this doesn't work blame your mother but clear me
Yours sincerely
Kate Sempreri

Dear Kate
Am I too late?
Last night I had this heavy scene
My boyfriend came kissing my shame
Kate, the thrill was so obscene
I think I'm pregnant but I don't know for sure
Please tell me Kate I need an instant cure
I'm helpless and desperate, I just don't know how to go on
Signed our desperate lover

Dear John (my son)
I remember you
I picked you up in the zoo
You were in the monkey cage with an elephant
You looked so romantic with that tropical plant
I know a surgeon who can give a cure
But the most important thing is to always think pure
You can always count on me, dearie
Yours sincerely
Kate Sempreri

Dear Kate
I'm thirty eight
And I think I'm going mad
My lover is unfaithful, my ten year old daughter's on the pill
And I've passed the best years I've ever had
And now my sister's writing in the national press
What I think's an obscene and pornographic column
I don't think I can take very much more of this
Your Concerned Parent of Eight
Father John

Dear John (I'm getting warm)
I agree with you
I'm thoroughly sickened by the things that people do
Let's swing into action let's show people we can see
Uphold the family and the monarchy
I can understand your life is like a kettledrum
(Haven't you ever heard of Valium?)
Please write again and don't fear me
Yours Sincerely
Kate Sempreri


from Revenge, released April 20, 1994
Robert Childs - vocals; guitar
George Will - bass
Ren Forsaith - drums
Adrian Miller - keyboard
Ben Ford-Davies - electric guitar

Engineer - Geoff Prideaux
Recorded at The Sound Workshop, Adelaide Festival Centre, South Australia.
Mastered by Neville Clark at Disk-Edits.



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Robert Childs wrote his first song when he was about 10, continued writing and made a couple of demo albums before he founded SCALA (Songwriters, Composers And Lyricists Association) in 1987. He released his debut album Revenge (with the Robert Childs Elastic Band) in 1994. He was awarded an OAM (Medal of the Order of Australia) for his services to music in 2004. ... more

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