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Industrial Disease

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"Industrial Disease" (2006)

"Industrial Disease" Videos

Dire Straits - Industrial Disease  (1982)
Dire Straits - Industrial Disease (1982)
Dire Straits - Industrial Disease
Dire Straits - Industrial Disease
Dire Straits - Industrial Disease (Live, The Final Oz, Australia, 1986)
Dire Straits - Industrial Disease (Live, The Final Oz, Australia, 1986)
Industrial disease — Dire Straits 1986 Sydney LIVE pro-shot [RARE SONG!]
Industrial disease — Dire Straits 1986 Sydney LIVE pro-shot [RARE SONG!]
Industrial Disease
Industrial Disease
Dire Straits: Industrial Disease Lyrics
Dire Straits: Industrial Disease Lyrics
Dire Straits - Industrial Disease - Main Street Tribute Live 2016
Dire Straits - Industrial Disease - Main Street Tribute Live 2016
Dire Straits - Industrial Disease (Paris 83)
Dire Straits - Industrial Disease (Paris 83)
Industrial Disease ~ Dire Straits ~ KSHE Classic Really Cool Stuff Shop Video
Industrial Disease ~ Dire Straits ~ KSHE Classic Really Cool Stuff Shop Video
Dire Straits - Industrial Disease [Live In Zagreb '83]
Dire Straits - Industrial Disease [Live In Zagreb '83]
Dire Straits | Industrial Disease
Dire Straits | Industrial Disease
Dire Straits - Industrial Disease [Live in Novara '83]
Dire Straits - Industrial Disease [Live in Novara '83]
Dire Straits live 1986 Industrial Disease.
Dire Straits live 1986 Industrial Disease.
Dire Straits - Industrial Disease (Vinyl LP Lossless Upload) HQ
Dire Straits - Industrial Disease (Vinyl LP Lossless Upload) HQ
Dire Straits "Industrial disease" 1983-06-22 Paris [AUDIO ONLY]
Dire Straits "Industrial disease" 1983-06-22 Paris [AUDIO ONLY]
Industrial Disease
Industrial Disease
Industrial disease — Dire Straits 1983-APR-03 Tokyo LIVE [audio only]
Industrial disease — Dire Straits 1983-APR-03 Tokyo LIVE [audio only]
Dire Straits - Industrial Disease ( Edited From Bananas German TV 1982 Vinyl 33 Rpm Remastered )
Dire Straits - Industrial Disease ( Edited From Bananas German TV 1982 Vinyl 33 Rpm Remastered )
Dire Straits - Industrial disease [Live in Birmingham '82]
Dire Straits - Industrial disease [Live in Birmingham '82]
Industrial Disease — Dire Straits 1983 Zagreb LIVE [audio only]
Industrial Disease — Dire Straits 1983 Zagreb LIVE [audio only]

Lyrics

Warning lights are flashing down at quality control
Somebody threw a spanner and they threw him in the hole
There's rumours in the loading bay and anger in the town
Somebody blew the whistle and the walls came down
There's a meeting in the boardroom they're trying to trace the smell
There's leaking in the washroom there's a sneak in personnel
Somewhere in the corridors someone was heard to sneeze
'goodness me could it be industrial disease? '

The caretaker was crucified for sleeping at his post
They're refusing to be pacified it's him they blame the most
The watchdog's got rabies the foreman's got the fleas
And everyone's concerned about industrial disease
There's panic on the switchboard tongues are ties in knots
Some come out in sympathy some come out in spots
Some blame the management some the employees
And everybody knows it's the industrial disease

The work force is disgusted downs tools and walks
Innocence is injured experience just talks
Everyone seeks damages and everyone agrees
That these are 'classic symptoms of a monetary squeeze'
On itv and bbc they talk about the curse
Philosophy is useless theology is worse
History boils over there's an economics freeze
Sociologists invent words that mean 'industrial disease'

Doctor parkinson declared 'i'm not surprised to see you here
You've got smokers cough from smoking brewer's droop from drinking beer
I don't know how you came to get the bette davis knees
But worst of all young man you've got industrial disease'
He wrote me a prescription he said 'you are depressed
But I'm glad you came to see me to get this off your chest
Come back and see me later - next patient please
Send in another victim of industrial disease'


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