a short site about The Divine Comedy

French version

Generation Sex

Album version (3:31)

Katie Puckrick: Well, there’s nothing wrong with a woman having two men. Every woman should have at least two men, if you don’t, there’s something wrong. I mean, guys do it all the time, guys have a woman in this side of town, the other side of town, they have a woman in another city. Why shouldn’t we? I mean, it’s the nineties!

Generation sex
The rights
Of girls
Who want to take their clothes off.
As long as we can all watch
That’s okay.
And generation sex
The type
Of guys
You wouldn’t leave your kids with
And shouts “off with their heads” if
They get laid.

Lovers watch their backs
As hacks
In Macs
Take snaps
Through telephoto lenses
Chase Mercedes Benz’
Through the night.
A mourning nation weeps
And wails
But keeps
The sales
Of evil tabloids healthy.
The poor protect the wealthy
In this world.

Generation sex Generation sex
The sperm
Of worms
Into the eggs of field-mice Generation
So you can look real nice Generation
For the boys
And generation sex Generation sex
Is me
And you
And we
Should really all know better Generation
It doesn’t really matter Generation
What you say.

Katie Puckrick: It doesn’t matter what colour you are as long you’re happy, you know. Lovin’ has no colour. You know I’d rather be with someone who’s white and keeps making me happy than with someone my same colour and making me miserable the rest of my life. [...]