Monday, April 4, 2011

Dire Straits, “Private Investigations”


“It's a mystery to me, the game commences.
For the usual fee, plus expenses.
Confidential information, it's in a diary.
This is my investigation,
it's not a public inquiry.

I go checking out the reports,
digging up the dirt.
You get to meet all sorts in this line of work.
Treachery and treason,
there's always an excuse for it,
And when I find the reason,
I still can't get used to it.

And what have you got at the end of the day?
What have you got to take away?
A bottle of whiskey and a new set of lies,
Blinds on the window and a pain behind the eyes.

Scarred for life - no compensation,
Private investigations.”

Dire Straits, “Private Investigations”

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