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The Leader Lyrics

Artist: The Clash
Album: Clash On Broadway

Atom secrets, secret leaflet
Have the boys found the leak yet?
The molehill sets the wheel in motion
His downfall picks up locomotion

The people must have something good to read on a Sunday

The leader's wife takes a government car
In the dark to meet her minister
But the leader never leaves his door ajar
As he swings his whip from the Boer War

He wore a leather mask for his dinner guests
Totally nude and with deep respect
Proposed a toast to the votes he gets
The feeling of power and the thought of sex!

Now the girl let the fat man touch her
Vodka fumes and the feel of a vulture
The driver waited in the embassy car
The fat man's trap was set for capture
So the girl let the thin man touch her
Mixing questions, drunken laughter
The ministry car was waiting there
A minister knows his own affair

The people must have something good to read on a Sunday
Comments/Interpretations
by kelly on 12/7/2008 3:42pm
The Clash is a great band, and this is one of my favorite songs by them. They have a lot of songs directed at the corruption in politics; this one must be about some event that was happening in the news in england at the time it was written.


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