a short site about The Divine Comedy

French version

Mystery Man

Original version (4:05)

Thomas Walsh - Neil Hannon - Thomas Walsh + Neil Hannon

He’s a mystery man, you just can’t pick him He’s a mystery man, you just can’t pick him
He ain’t nobody’s fool He ain’t nobody’s fool
He’s a mystery man, you just can’t pick him He’s a mystery man, you just can’t pick him
He doesn’t play by the rules He doesn’t play by the rules
He’s a mystery man, you just can’t read him He’s a mystery man, you just can’t read him
He’ll beat you every time He’ll beat you every time
He’s a mystery man, you just can’t read him HHe’s a mystery man, you just can’t read him
You never know what’s going on his mind You never know what’s going on his mind

Wrist spin, top spin, leg spin, off spin Wrist spin, top spin, leg spin, off spin
In-swinger, out-swinger, shake it all about swinger In-swinger, out-swinger, shake it all about swinger
What’s it gonna be, aw-haw What’s it gonna be, aw-haw
Yorker, seamer, bouncer, beamer Yorker, seamer, bouncer, beamer
Doosra, slider, just can’t decide-er Doosra, slider, just can’t decide-er
What’s it gonna be, aw-haw What’s it gonna be, aw-haw

He’s a mystery man, you just can’t pick him He’s a mystery man, you just can’t pick him
He ain’t nobody’s fool He ain’t nobody’s fool
He’s a mystery man, you just can’t pick him He’s a mystery man, you just can’t pick him
He doesn’t play by the rules He doesn’t play by the rules
He’s a mystery man, you just can’t read him He’s a mystery man, you just can’t read him
He’s a mystery man
He’ll beat you every time He’ll beat you every time
He’s a mystery man, you just can’t read him He’s a mystery man, you just can’t read him
He’s a mystery man
You never know what’s going on his mind You never know what’s going on his mind

Will it be a full toss or left arm orthodox Will it be a full toss or left arm orthodox
Leg break, off break, genuine or fake Leg break, off break, genuine or fake
What’s it gonna be, aw-haw What’s it gonna be, aw-haw
Fast ball, slow ball, arm ball, no ball Fast ball, slow ball, arm ball, no ball
Off cutter, in dipper, maybe slipping in the flipper Off cutter, in dipper, maybe slipping in the flipper
What’s it gonna be, aw-haw What’s it gonna be, aw-haw

Wrist spin, top spin, leg spin, off spin
In-swinger, out-swinger, shake it all about swinger
Yorker, seamer, bouncer, beamer
Doosra, slider, just can’t decide-er
Will it be a full toss or left arm orthodox
Leg break, off break, genuine or fake
Fast ball, slow ball, arm ball, no ball
Off cutter, in dipper, maybe slipping in the flipper

Matt Berry: Here are the scores at the end of the second day's play:
T.W.P. Walsh: 62. Caught, bowled Emery;
E.N.A. Hannon: 63. Leg before wicket, bowled Ambrose;
A.T.C. Flood: 4. Retired hurt.
T.J. Weller: 3. Caught Panesar, bowled Small;
N.M. Seymour: 150. Caught Gilchrist, bowled Warne;
S.M. Little: 40. Run out Flintoff, bowled Willey;
J.M.G Fitzgerald: 36. Stumped Russell, bowled [...];
C.J. Davey: 244. Not out;
A.J. Skeet: 99. Leg before wicket, bowled McGrath;
W.D.B. Cooper: 50. Caught Anderson, bowled Swan;
G.M. Massey: 0. Trod on wicket.