Envy

1, 2, 3, 4
Here’s a taste of the seven sins

Driven to distraction, waiting on your call
I am getting trigger happy but it doesn’t help at all
No, and I can’t even think, with you still in my head
No, and I cannot do anything, I want you in my head

Envy, envy, envy
Envy, envy, envy

Breathless, weak I’m distracted, I wanna get under your skin
Like a fever, you leave my mouth dry, but I can’t do anything

Can’t stop this burning from within
C’mon baby, c’mon baby, c’mon baby, c’mon

Fingertips in the honey dipped, you know it set my soul on fire
From her sultry hips, to her velvet lips
You know I couldn’t get much higher
I lose my concentration, I walk around in a dream
So come on give me some of your reaction
I wanna know explicitly
How it feels, so dirty sweet, come on

Envy, envy, envy
Envy, envy, envy

C’mon baby, c’mon baby, c’mon baby, c’mon
Too much! too much!

Got struck by a lightning bolt
Between the eyes, got paralysed
Way before I realised, hypnotised
Conspiracy, mystery, the air she breathes
Controversy, I’m heading for the deep freeze

Envy, envy, envy.
Envy, envy, envy.

From the east to the west
The north to the south
I want you so bad
Wanna turn you inside out
I wanna all night long
Feel the sweet sensations
Sassy temptations
Of her hot vibrations

Song Notes

“Envy” was first debuted at a low key gig at London’s Water Rats in March 2000, and played again in July 2000 at London Docklands as part of the Lost Weekend Festival. The track vanished for a while and wasn’t recorded or included on the bands third album Free All Angels. The band eventually recorded it in New York in 2002, with Manic Street Preachers producer Dave Eringa. The track was released as a single in the UK to promote the greatest hits package Intergalactic Sonic 7”s.