Lola

The Kinks

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I met her in a club down in old Soho
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Where you drink champagne and it tastes just like Coca-Cola. C-O-L-A Cola
    E
She walked up to me and she asked me to dance
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I asked her her name and in a dark brown voice she said Lola
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L-O-L-A Lola la-la-la-la Lola

      E
Well, I'm not the world's most physical guy
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But when she squeezed me tight she nearly broke my spine, oh my Lola, la-la-la-la Lola
      E
Well, I'm not dumb, but I can't understand
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Why she walked like a woman but talked like a man, oh my Lola
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La-la-la-la Lola, la-la-la-la Lola

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Well we drank champagne and danced all night under electric candlelight
    A
She picked me up and sat me on her knee and said, "Dear boy, won't you come home with me?"

      E
Well, I'm not the world's most passionate guy
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But when I looked in her eyes, well I almost fell for my Lola
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La-la-la-la Lola, la-la-la-la Lola
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Lola, la-la-la-la Lola, la-la-la-la Lola

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I pushed her away, I walked to the door
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I fell to the floor, I got down on my knees
     B
Then I looked at her and she at me

      E
Well, that's the way that I want it to stay
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And I always want it to be that way for my Lola, la-la-la-la Lola
E
Girls will be boys and boys will be girls
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It's a mixed up, muddled up, shook up world except for Lola, la-la-la-la Lola

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Well I left home just a week before and I'd never, ever kissed a woman before
    A
But Lola smiled and took me by the hand and said "Little boy, I'm gonna make you a man"

      E
Well, I'm not the world's most masculine man
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But I know what I am and I'm glad I'm a man but so is Lola
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La-la-la-la Lola, la-la-la-la Lola
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Lola, la-la-la-la Lola, la-la-la-la Lola (repeat and fade)