Wednesday, 15 July 2015

The Benefit Cheats - BNP Bingo

  Originally from Darwen in Lancashire but currently based in Kingston Upon Thames, London, The Benefit Cheats claim to have been around some blocks but as a unit they've only been together for 3 or 4 years and last year's album, Itch, was their first recording together...... http://thebenefitcheats.bandcamp.com/album/itch

  The line up features Punky Pete (vocals), Jimmy Lean Cheat (guitar), Pasty (bass) and OJ (drums). They play old school punk rock, attract comparisons with bands like Rancid and The Clash, and sing about social and political issues and the plight of the downtrodden underclass of society.

  They're currently rehearsing new material but whilst we await a new record, this is from their debut album, it's called BNP Bingo.....


Dirty Gertie years ago 
You could have it any colour you like 
As long as it was black that's what Henry said 
And we all had a reason to get out of bed 
But there was Kelly's eye production line 
That wasn't enough to move with the times 
So the foreman said come and get your stuff 
Now we work when we can but there's never enough 

And the buzz and the bustle that used to hang around 
All upped and went when the money left town 

So it's eyes down for a council house 
At the BNP 
BNP bingo 
Minor thug dealers selling hate by the ounce 
At the BNP 
BNP bingo 
Discontent parasites ready to pounce 
At the BNP 
BNP bingo 

Nothing for a middle line 
But the right side up suits them just fine 
You get your's and I'll get mine 
Let's go 

I can count to one in Cameron's den 
Live in a nation run by white men 
Every time something goes just a little bit wrong 
Stupid starts singing the same old song 
They took our house and took our jobs 
They eat weird meat and don't believe in god 
Got a nuclear threat from outer space 
If they could do that why aren't they running the place 

But the half light, half truth, half wit boys 
Give you heat not light and hopeless noise 

So it's eyes down for a council house 
At the BNP 
BNP bingo 
Minor thug dealers selling hate by the ounce 
At the BNP 
BNP bingo 
Discontent parasites ready to pounce 
At the BNP 
BNP bingo 

Nothing for a middle line 
But the right side up suits them just fine 
You get your's and I'll get mine 
Let's go 




5 comments:

  1. Cheers Mick you're a gent. Jimmy Lean Cheat.

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  2. You're welcome Jimmy. It's a great song

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  3. Punky Pete on the airwaves. ....
    Cheers Mick....:)

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